Our school is located in the heart of Arezzo, one of Tuscany’s most beautiful cities. We offer students the opportunity to improve their language skills through flexible and personalized courses in a relaxed, familiar and at the same time professional atmosphere. The school offers intensive courses, private, semi-private lessons and afternoon and evening courses. Our weekly intensive courses are the most popular option for our students. These are taught in small groups, max 10 students per class, ideal number to give everyone the opportunity to participate actively in the course. The extracurricular activities in the afternoon (visits to the city of Arezzo or small villages in the province, wine tastings, visits to local craftsmen…) provide students practice Italian language all day and discover our region and culture. There are also several optional extras including cooking, drawing and singing courses.
Standard Group Courses
Duration: from 1 to 52 weeks
Lessons per week: 20 h (An hour of lesson corresponds to 50 minutes.)
Description: the intensive courses are designed for groups of 5 – 10 students of a similar level and include lessons every morning and extracurricular activities two or three afternoons during the week to practice the language outside of the classroom and discover the beauty of our region.
Classes are conducted by professional teachers with experience in teaching Italian as a foreign language. Particular care is given to the use of the language, oral expression, comprehension and the ability to express oneself in particular situations.
Duration: the students can choose the duration of the course.
Lessons per week: the students can choose the starting date of the course.
Description: individual courses intensifies rapid learning because teachers can devote themselves to the specific learning needs of the student. According to the student’s interests, the teacher can choose specific subjects to discuss (art, literature, music, cinema, poetry, history, Italian cultural and social life, business, etc.), always with the view of helping the student to learn Italian and to get to know the Italian culture better.
Duration: LANGUAGE AND COOKING: minimum 2 weeks. COURSE OF ITALIAN LITERATURE AND CINEMA: 2 weeks. LANGUAGE AND MUSIC / LIRIC SONG: the student can choose the duration of the course.
Lessons per week: LANGUAGE AND COOKING: 3 lessons per week (from Monday to Friday). COURSE OF ITALIAN CINEMA AND LITERATURE: 4 hours a day (from Monday to Friday). LANGUAGE AND MUSIC / LIRIC SONG: the student can choose the duration of the course.
LANGUAGE AND COOKING
Ex. 2 weeks Intensive Language course + cooking lessons (2 people – 3 cooking lessons per weeks) Price: € 740
COURSE OF ITALIAN CINEMA AND LITERATURE
3-4 people: € 595 per person
LANGUAGE AND MUSIC / LIRIC SONG
Ex. 2 weeks Intensive Language course + music lessons (3 hour s of lesson per week)
Price: € 770
Description: LANGUAGE AND COOKING The program includes language lessons in the morning and cooking lessons in the afternoon.
The program provides a general course in order to acquire the basic skills necessary to prepare authentic Italian and Tuscan dishes.
COURSE OF ITALIAN CINEMA AND LITERATURE The course includes the analysis of a literary text and the film based on it. The course analyzes the sequences of the film and the students can compare the screenplay with the corresponding literature.
LANGUAGE AND MUSIC / LIRIC SONG The program includes language lessons in the morning and music or singing lessons in the afternoon.
Combined Courses: On request
Business Italian: On request
Long-Term Italian Courses: Afternoon and evening courses (twice or four times a week)
Italian for companies: On request
Lessons on Skype
Preparation of the CILS exams
Italian Language Courses in Agriturismo
Cultura Italiana Arezzo can find accommodation for students either in the city of Arezzo or in the Tuscan countryside. We have several types of accommodation: rooms in a family, shared apartments with other students, independent flats, hotel, B&B or agriturismi in the country.
At weekends the school organizes trips to the most famous art towns in Tuscany in order for you to discover the beauties of our region. Thanks to its central position, Arezzo is a town from which it is easy and quick to reach arts and cultural destinations famous all around the world.
The school is a member of Eduitalia and is recognized by the following Länder of the Federal Republic of Germany for the BILDUNGSURLAUB:
– Mecklenburg Vorpommern
It has also been recognized by CSN (Swedish National Board of Student Aid), a national organization supporting adult education and it is also a Ditals (Certification of competence in teaching Italian as a foreign language of Università per gli Stranieri di Siena) centre where courses and exams are held