Italian for Foreigners Courses Milan Turin Italy
All courses can be done in groups, semi-individuals (2 students) or individual according to the student’s needs and can be attended on a weekly basis or intensive. This last option is intended for students wishing to learn or rapidly perfect their Italian
Our courses include:
lessons held by qualified trainers and the performance of two tests: an initial one to evaluate the knowledge of the student and a final one to check the progress.
The trainer will compile an evaluation of the student considering the different parts of the language: oral production, written skills, pronunciation and grammar.
Italian courses are for foreigners, students, managers or tourists that want to enrich their experience in Italy.
Standard courses examples:
Intensive course 8 hours per day 40 hours
Course based on twice a week attendance or as the Client prefers 50 hours
Levels of study
There are six different levels of study, from beginner through advanced in accordance with the criteria established by the European Council. A placement test helps us find the best class level for each student. At the end of the course, each student will receive a written evaluation and have a one-on-one with their teachers. This is how we help you monitor your progress. Italian culture – art, cuisine, cinema, lifestyles, music, literature, fashion, politics – creates an inspirational starting point for discussions in classes. Through readings, listenings, conversation and games, students will both enrich their knowledge of Italy and build a larger vocabulary with which to enjoy the country and its people.
The following descriptions will give you a general idea of the objectives normally achieved in every level:
Beginner course: this course is Designed for students with little or no prior knowledge of Italian. At the end of the course students will be able to read and construct basic sentences like asking for information, introduce themselves, managing to order in a bar or restaurant, at the post office and expressing wants, preferences, likes and dislikes.
Elementary: in this course students will learn to express ideas in the past and describe evens, give instructions, read and understand simple texts, Find information you need from ads, menus and timetables, Write short basic descriptions of events, past activities and personal experiences
Pre-intermediate level allows students to ask and answer questions on familiar topics, understand and communicate in everyday tasks, have short social conversations, understand the topic of conversation, write short basic descriptions of events, past activities and personal experiences.
Intermediate: students will manage to narrate and comprehend stories, use comparative language use specific terminology based on common situations and write compositions. Reading skills strategies including intensive skimming and scanning development tasks, as well as intensive reading exercises
Upper –intermediate: Students of this class will understand implied meanings and suggestions, will be able to use formal / informal language appropriately in a wide range of situations, speaking fluently with a limited number of grammatical mistakes
Advanced: This curriculum is specifically designed to boost language skills. Students will be able to fully harness their communication abilities at work and in professional and personal situations.This program is designed to complement people’s technical expertise in Italian and strengthen the effectiveness of their speech.