The ABC School has been teaching the Italian Language and Culture to students from all over the world and has its main office in Florence since 1982.
In 2015 we opened a new office in the enchanting Baia del Silenzio (Bay of Silence) in Sestri Levante (Genoa), one of the most beautiful beaches in Italy.
Also known as the city with two seas, Sestri Levante is set on a promontory extended on the sea originating two bays, the Bay of Silence and the Bay of the Fairy Tales, so called in honor of Hans Christian Andersen who lived here 1833.
Sestri Levante offers many opportunities, including: nature trails with breathtaking views on the sea; sailing classes; diving centres as well as excursions to Cinque Terre and Portofino.
Description: 20 LESSONS / WEEK - 2 grammar group lessons/day and 2 conversation group lessons/day in the morning. Maximum of 6 students per class.
Duration: minimum one week
Description: if you want to meet specific linguistic and professional requirements and you prefer to attend personalized lessons, you can choose an INDIVIDUAL COURSE. Timetable and starting dates by arrangement. One lesson 55 minutes. One teacher and one student.
INDIVIDUAL INTENSIVE 30 COURSE 30 ONE-TO-ONE LESSONS A WEEK If you don’t have much time and want to make the most of your Italian classes, try our “30 one-to-one lessons a week”! Programme: 3 one-to-one classes in the morning + 3 one-to-one classes in the afternoon. Timetable and starting dates by arrangement. One lesson 55 minutes.
ITALIAN OPERA AND SINGER SONGWRITERS CLASSES Music represents one of the most famous Italian symbols in the whole world. Italy can boast great classic composers, as well as musicians and traditional singers and songwriters.
If you love opera, enjoy pop or traditional songs and would like to know about music, history, lyrics and notes, try our opera and classic singer-songwriters classes.
Music classes, conducted by a qualified teacher, take place in the afternoon and can be matched with any other Italian language class.
Art classes are held in the afternoon and can be matched with any other Italian language classes. We supply all types of classes: drawing, watercolour, painting “en plain air”, oil painting, acrylic painting, charcoal drawing, watercolour wax painting, chalk drawing. Art classes are conducted by Monica Marcenaro, a qualified teacher who will follow you step by step.
Italian for Business
Italian and music
Italian and painting
– Single and double room with use of kitchen - Single and double room with breakfast
– Independent apartment
– Bed & Breakfast.
After class, the school periodically organizes excursions to Cinque Terre and Portofino; dinners together at local pizzerias or restaurants as well as aperitivi.
The ABC school is - officially authorised by the MIUR, Italian Ministry of Education (Document n. 1052/C20) - recognised by CSN - recognised for “Bildungsurlaub” - authorised exam center of AIL (The Italian Language Academy) - authorised exam center of CILS (University for foreigners in Siena).