Summer and Autumn sessions

No week is the same. The programme varies to include festivals, local events, seasonal activities, and our host’s personal availabilities.

You are welcome to come for any combination of weeks if the start dates don’t suit you. Get in touch and we can discuss. More than 2 weeks - discounts apply.

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SESSION START DATES 2019 (based on 2 week programme)


Session 1: 15 - 29 June

Session 2: 31 August - 7 Sept (*1 week only)

Session 3: 7 - 21 September

Session 4: 28 September - 12 October


… has been specifically designed to get you learning in the classroom, but just as much, or more, outside of it. Practise by immersing yourself in the lives of the local community, discovering their history and traditions, and cooking and sharing meals.

Take a look at our sample programme for a guide to what to expect, but remember, no two weeks are the same; activities and encounters vary depending on local events, festivals and the seasons.

Lessons & Learning

Transform hard won knowledge of Italian into fluent expression and every day colloquialisms. Revise and refresh what you already know - and communicate. We study grammar, of course, but teaching you loads of new rules is not our focus - it’s on getting you to put into practise what you kind of know, but are maybe not so sure of.

  • Ample opportunity to meet local people
  • Small groups of between 3 and 5 students
  • Maximum of 12 in the total group 

A2 - elementary | B1 - intermediate | B2 - upper intermediate

Extra 1-1 or small group conversation classes can be organised directly with the teachers.

Included in the full package:

  • Coach travel to and from Rome Airport
  • 15 hours (1 week), 30 hours (2 weeks) Italian tuition and learning
  • 9 hours (1 week), 18 hours (2 weeks) conversational tours, visits and talks, cooking and sharing meals with Italian hosts
  • Italian film screenings
  • Accommodation for 7 nights (1 week), 14 nights (2 weeks), with en-suite bathrooms
  • 7 or 14 breakfasts and main meals, with wine and coffee
  • Visits to local towns for events and dinner, including country Agriturismo
  • Sightseeing tour of historical sites of interest and outlying areas

Not included in the package:

  • Air fares to and from Rome airport
  • Travel insurance
  • One meal per day (usually a light lunch)
  • Snacks and drinks
  • Writing materials for Italian study

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