Intensive Italian Course

Our Intensive Italian courses are designed to provide the opportunity to improve fast your Italian language skills, in the enchanting surroundings of the city of Siracusa. Our school and our city has already been described by so many of our students as the ideal place to study Italian, thanks to its quiet, friendly atmosphere and fascinating history and charm. Come join them in your journey learning Italian in Italy.

All our courses adhere to the Common European Framework of Reference for languages (A1 – beginners to C1 – Advanced).

This course is suited to all, from absolute beginners to fluent speakers: it is designed to offer you a course which reflects your personal learning needs. Our teaching method is based on the communicative approach, which allows to practice your spoken fluency, develop your language comprehension, extend your use of Italian vocabulary and enhance your understanding of grammatical structure.

C1 - Advanced
85%
B2 - Upper Intermediate
60%
B1 - Intermediate
40%
A2 - Elementary
25%
A1 - Beginners
15%
Absolute Beginners
1%

PERSONALIZE YOUR COURSE:

CHOOSE THE FOCUS OF YOUR INTENSIVE COURSE

  • GRAMMAR

  • CONVERSATION

  • LITERATURE

  • CULTURE

  • BUSINESS

  • ACADEMIC

  • EXAM PREPARATION

  • TEACHER TRAINING

  • PROFESSIONAL AND EXECUTIVE

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All the teachers at the Italian Academy are highly qualified (DITALS II certified), native speakers who aim to make the experience of studying Italian as enjoyable and productive as possible.

Upon request we also offer targeted preparation for the CILS certification of the University of Siena, which is a prestigious and widely recognised certification of Italian language competence. The Italian Academy is also an accredited CILS examination centre, so you may decide to sit the exam upon course completion.

Course Information

Course structure: 30 lessons (22.5 hours)

  • 4 group lessons per day + 2 private lessons per day 
  • Supervised study support and additional academic resources are available to students taking the intensive course

Group Size: 4 students (average); 9 students (max)

Private lessons: students may choose which topics to focus on; max. 2 students at the same level

Course Duration: from 1 to 48 weeks. Long-term discounts apply. Students may start our courses every Monday all year-round.

Class Hours: Monday to Friday =  9.00 – 12.30 (group lessons) /13.30 – 15.00 (private lessons)

 

Students who attend our Intensive Italian course can also choose each week from a wide range of optional afternoon, evening and weekend activities and join our free tandem language exchange program with local students

PRICE LIST

  • INTENSIVE ITALIAN COURSE
    360 per week
    • 30 Lesson
    • Study materials
    • Personalized focus
    • 24/7 student support
    • Welcome pack & Orientation
  • INTENSIVE COURSE + PRIVATE APARTMENT
    640 per week
    • 30 Lessons
    • Study materials
    • Personalized focus
    • 24/7 student support
    • Welcome pack & Orientation
    • Independent Apartment
    • Accommodation service
  • INTENSIVE COURSE + HOMESTAY
    680 per week
    • 30 Lessons
    • Study Materials
    • Personalized Focus
    • 24/7 student support
    • Welcome pack & Orientation
    • Single Room in Homestay
    • Half-board Breakfast

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“A different language is a different vision of life.”

Italian film director Federico Fellini