A Testimonial from 2 senior students from the Usa
t   Your  teacher  is highly qualified and has also obtained a specific Master degree Itals (at Ca Foscari University - Venice- Italy) that is to say an MA in Teaching and promoting Italian language and culture to foreign students.

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Italian FAMILY Homestay courses at your teacher's house: info , courses,dates, events. for
2018 and 2019

 

Italian Courses . Homestay Italian at your teacher's Full board Italian classes. Intensive courses  in Italian at any level                                        

  

Italian courses: dates, events and info--2018 and 2019

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Our Calendar for this year  appears both on this page in the chart below and on a Pdf document.Scroll down this page for our Provisional Calendar in 2019

 

Homestay teaching. Italian language courses
We offer Italian courses on Homestay basis for a minimum of 6 days to a max of 14 days.

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Levels and special events for each month will also appear in 2 different charts after the courses chart . We offer Italian courses at 6 different levels : Absolute beginners, Postbeginners, Low Intermediate- Intermediate- Upper Intermediate and Advanced and not just 3 as in most schools.

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Learning Italian in our School/Villa makes a difference. Enjoy the freedom of a 5000sqm garden rather than being in an apartment  or in an hotel room on your own .Being with us means having the chance to practise your Italian as much as you like Practise the language with your teacher, her family and friends. Guided excursions ,  shopping together, visit to local markets, Italian cookery lessons will  also be part of your days spent with us and  all already included in the course's price.

 

Italian traditional cookery lessons are included in the price of all our Italian and specialised courses We also organise Gcse revision courses.

Italian Homestay seniors courses (50+) are also available

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Our recommended courses in England ( Bucks )

1) Italian Advanced Conversation Day Friday the 9th of November 10 to 4.30 pm

2) Italian Day. Intermediate Conversation on Thursday the 8th of November

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And in autumn

 

1)Beginners/ Postbeginners  from Monday the 29th of October to Sunday the 4th of November inclusive ( 7 days). Last minute special!!!!

2) Intermediate from Tuesday the 20th of November to Monday the 26th inclusive( 7 days)

 

General info followed by Courses 's Calendar

 

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For

less than a price of  a 3 star hotel( bed and breakfast only) per day you will have  an all inclusive package( except flights) with not hidden costs.A 10 days course for example will include

*Airport transfers from and to the school

*Accommodation in a spacious single room facing a wonderful garden . En suite rooms also available at the bed and breakfast

* 3 meals per day with drinks included

* 4  hours Italian tuition for 8 days with your highly qualified Professor with  an MA in Teaching and Promoting Italian language and culture to Foreign students( Ca Foscari University- Venezia- Italy)

*Guided excursions to Rome and surrounding areas in an 8 seats minibus.

* entrance to selected museums included

* English speaking hosts  perfectly bilingual

*Free wifi

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Information on available courses
1 The following Italian Residential courses planned for 10 days can also be taken for 5,7, 12 or 14 days.
2 Students arrival cannot be accepted on Sundays. For 10 days courses departure it is usually on the 11 th day
3 These courses, for a small group ( 1 to 5 students max) include in their price: airport transfers from and to the airports of Rome, accommodation, 3 meals per day with drinks included, 4 hours Italian tuition daily , guided excursions to Roma and surrounding areas with entrance to museums and sites included, Italian cookery traditional lessons
4 Further dates are available on request
5 We would be happy to organize special courses for companies, airlines, Embassies, Ou students and also Italian Gcse revision courses,.

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Flights are not included.

Drinks and snacks during our trips are not included


 

Course Schedule 2018 (download PDF)

 

Courses 2018
Wednesday 29 Aug – Friday 7 Sep *10 days
Advanced conversation, cinema, culture and society  
Monday 10 Sep – Wednesday 19 Sep *10 days
Intermediate  
Friday 21 Sep – Thursday 27 Sep *7 days
Intermediate  
Saturday 29 Sep – Monday 8 Oct *10 days
Upper intermediate Harvest of the grape
Wednesday 10th  Oct– Friday 19th October * 10 days
Low Intermediate  
Monday the 29 Oct – Sunday 4th Nov  *7 days
Beginners  
Tuesday 20 Nov – Monday 26 Nov *7 days or 10 days

Intermediate

 
Tuesday 27 Nov – Sunday 2 Dec *6 days
   

Courses 2019
Provisional Calendar

Tuesday 27 Feb – Monday the 5 Mar *7 days

Beginners

 
Wednesday 20 Mar – Friday the 29th March( 10 days)
Intermediate
Monday 8 Apr – Tuesday 16 Apr *9 days
Low intermediate  
Wednesday 17 Apr – Wednesday the 24th of April ( 8 days)
Upper intermediate Conversation Course Spend Easter with us
Monday 29 Apr – Wednesday 8th May *10 days
Advanced Conversation course: Cinema, culture and society  
Monday 13 May – Wednesday 22 May *10 days
Intermediate  
Friday 24 May – Thursday 30 May *7 days
Post beginners-Low intermediate  
Wednesday 19 Jun – Friday 28 Jun *10 days
Post beginners-Low intermediate  
Wednesday 19 Jun – Thursday the 28th of June *9 days
Postbeginners  
Friday 5 Jul – Thursday 11 Jul *7 days
Low intermediate-Intermediate  
Friday 12 Jul – Wednesday 16 Jul *6 days
Beginners  
Wednesday 17 Jul - Tuesday 27 Aug

School closed

Wednesday 28 Aug – Friday 6 Sep *10 days
Intermediate  
Monday 9 Sep – Wednesday 18 Sep *10 days
Advanced Conversation. Cinema, culture and society  
Thursday 19 Sep – Saturday 28 Sep * 10 days
Beginners  
Monday the 30th of September to Wednesday the 9th of October
Intermediate Harvest of the grape
   
TO BE UPDATED
   

 

 
 
   

Level

- Beginners -

No previous knowledge of Italian at all.

- Post beginners -

The students have already followed 6 months or 30 hours of a beginners class.

- Low-intermediate -

The students have followed one full year of a beginners class.

- Intermediate -

Students may have already completed 2 years.

- Upper-intermediate -

Students have already studied the language for 3 years and are able to use more complicated structures and a wider vocabulary.

- Advanced -

Students have already studied the language for 4 or 5 years and are fairy fluent and confident ( though not perfect!!!) in written and spoken language. Are able to follow most of a news broadcast for example and discuss everyday topics. Eg immigration, society etc.


Events 2018
We are including in this column a list of events in our area according to the month in which they take place. For example if you choose a course in February in this column you will find Carnevale.

January

Winter sales start on the 5th of January in Rome

February

Carnival Parade on Saturdays and Sundays for 2 o 3 weeks in Velletri ( Roma)
  Winter sales in shops

March

Camellia's flower Festival in Velletri ( third week in March)

April Spend Easter with us on Sunday the 1st of April
   
May First Saturday of May "La processione della Madonna dei ceri" a 333 years old religious  tradition in Velletri
  Traditional Fair/ market in Velletri. First Sunday in May
  Third week in May. The artichoke Festival in Velletri
   

May/June

Historic groups Festival at Genzano di Roma. A parade where the groups, wearing old costumes will dance and play music all around Genzano's town.
 

The Corpus Domini celebration, including the Flower Decking in Genzano di Roma will take place  in June

July/August

Enjoy a day  at the seaside with us
  Summer sales in shops

September

Enjoy a day at the seaside with us
  The religious Festival in Velletri " La Madonna della Carità  "

October

The harvest of the grape in our land. Experience how to make wine. Wine festival in Velletri and Frascati
  Il Palio delle Decarcie. A medieval Tradition in Velletri
   

November and December

Visit to a local olive mill. Harvest of the olives in our land
   
 

Enjoy your Christmas shopping in Rome with us and a visit to a Christmas market in Piazza Navona.

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