Via Lamarmora 31
Tel. +39 011 59.38.72
Fax +39 011 50.41.53
CiaoItaly opened in Turin in 2008 as a language school specialising in the teaching of Italian to foreigners.It is a member of the following sector associations: ASILS, AIL, Eduitalia, and is accredited by CSN Lund-Sweden and Bildungsurlaub for the delivery of their courses. The school is also an authorised assessment centre for the «Firenze» examinations, run by the Italian Language Academy (AIL) and for the CILS examinations, run by Siena’s University for Foreigners. Since 2012, the school has been running a Master’s course in the pedagogy of Italian as a foreign and as a second language and has been one of the centres authorised by Siena’s University for Foreigners to deliver preparatory courses for the DITALS examinations.
The school guarantees the highest possible standards through individual, group and intensive courses. Access to each course is gained via an entry test in order to form classes of students of the same level. Lessons are taken by dynamic and highly qualified teachers.
The schools encourages its students to discover the cultural and artistic wealth of the area through a number of recreational activities: cookery courses, wine and food tasting, theme dinners, guided tours of Turin, museum visits, evenings in local bars and restaurants, excursions to discover Piedmont.
Standard Group Courses
Duration: from one week to one year
Lessons per week: 20 hours per week
Prices: 1 week: € 190 (€150 for university students), 2 weeks: € 380 (€300 for university students), 4 weeks: € 700 (€580 for university students), 8 weeks: € 1.280 (€1.120 for university students, 6 months: € 3.240 (€2.880 for university students), 1 year: € 6.250 (€6.000 for university students). Registration fee: 80€ (first learning kit included).
Description: they are organised for all levels and begin on each Monday of the month, with the exception of absolute beginners, whose courses begin on the first Monday of the month. They are composed of between 5 and 12 people, and are aimed at students who wish to learn in a fun and dynamic environment.
Students acquire linguistic skills corresponding to each specific level: grammatical structures, expansion of vocabulary, learning and perfection of pronunciation, conversation, comprehension, reading and writing.
Duration: from one week to one year
Lessons per week: from 1 to 30 hours/week. Lessons of 60 minutes
Description: designed for those who wish to learn Italian with a customised programme, they are particularly suitable for those with professional needs. These courses are available at all levels, and their flexibility allows them to be arranged at any time of day and at any time of year. They can be organised intensively (with daily lessons) or according to a timetable proposed by the student.
Duration: modules of 4 hours
Lessons per week: 2 two-hour lessons per week
Prices: prices are for each four-hour module: 1 participant: 160,00€; 2 participants: 100,00€ per person; 3-4 participants: 80,00€ per person; 5-12 participants: 50,00€ per person.
Description: one cannot learn Italian in Turin without discovering a city which was Italy’s first capital and which has played a significant role in the country’s history. Therefore, a programme has been drawn up which aims to present its various historical periods through an approach embracing art, music, literature and cinema. The courses foresee two two-hour lessons comprising classroom work and guided tours. Workshops can be organised even for a single student. One can choose from: Egypt in Turin, Roman Turin, Medieval Turin, Baroque Turin, Turin and the Risorgimento, Liberty Turin, Contemporary Turin, Turin Vertically, Turin and Cinema, Delicious Turin, Italian Cinema, Italian Literature and Italian Music.
Master in Italian Language Teaching as LS and L2
Preparatory courses for DITALS exams
Marco Polo and Turandot programs for Chinese students
Students’ accommodation is linked to the type of course.
The school can offer students a mediation service putting them in touch with hotels, bed&breakfasts, self-catering apartments and rented apartments with special discounts. On request, accommodation can be found with rigorously selected host families.
Prices depend on the student’s choice (category of hotel, type of room etc.) and the length of the student’s stay.
The school organises guided tours of the city every week and informs students of all the special offers available in the city (local tour operators, cookery courses, food and wine tasting) as well as helping them to book their preferred activity.
The school organises an airport pick-up service and helps students with their applications for residence permits (for an additional fee)