Intensive courses

Intensive Italian courses  2020

 Week  Tue 26th May – Sat 30th May 2020

Week Mon 26th Oct – Fri 1st Nov 2020

 Adults Improvers course: 2 – 4 pm  (Every day from Monday to Friday)

Adults Beginners course: 4.30pm – 6.30pm  (Every day from Monday to Friday)  

Adults  Intermediate course:  7 pm – 9 pm  (Every day from Monday to Friday)      

New Intensive courses for Children too: 10 am – 12pm  ( Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday)

Our courses are exactly what you need if you are planning to travel to Italy and you finally want to be able to ask for directions, order your favourite ravioli or spaghetti alla marinara, go shopping for fancy Italian shoes and enjoy an aperitivo al fresco in the main piazza.

As a beginner student by the end of the course you will learn how to:

  • Introduce yourself
  • Talk about your interests
  • Express what you like and dislike
  • Ask for directions
  • Use practical expressions when travelling to Italy: order at a restaurant, ask for the bill, ask for directions, etc…
  • Go to the restaurant, at the station, at the airport, find your favourite aperitif place in town, and a lot more

As an Improver student you will learn words and expression related to:

  • Shopping (asking for the price, for a specific item, size, trying something on, etc., and other useful questions/sentences when you go shopping)
  • Hotels and reservation (useful questions/sentences when you go to a hotel, formal vs. informal way)
  • Ask for directions and time
  • Gender for nouns and adjectives in Italian
  • Present tense + speaking about daily routines

As an Intermediate student you will learn how to:

  • Talk about your experiences (past tenses)
  • Express your opinion, your doubts and your concerns (subjunctive)
  • Make wishes and talk about your future projects or regrets (hypothetical clauses)
  • Use the proper language for travelling, work, and phone conversations
  • Read and tell short stories and share your opinion about Italian books, films or facts

Sign up now: or call us 01223 315191

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St. Valentine’s Gift 2017

1 week Intensive Course for Beginners
10 hours, 2 hours a day

only £80

This course is ideal for those who wish to try a new language or are planning to travel to Italy for a romantic St. Valentine’s weekend. By the end of the course you will learn how to:

  • introduce yourself
  • talk about your interests
  • use practical expressions when travelling to Italy: how to order at a restaurant, ask for the bill, ask for directions,…
  • express what you like/dislike

Monday to Friday
13th-17th February 2017, 7-9pm



Intensive Italian course for beginners

This course is ideal for those of you who wish to try a language first, before committing to a longer course.

7 weeks
from 2nd November 2016
to 14th December 2016
Wednesday evening 7-9pm
or Tuesay 10-12noon

Special offer:

During the course you will also benefit from the membership:

  • Free conversation classes
  • Film club night
  • Cultural events


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Che buono – Intensive course on Italian food and traditions

18th-23th July 2016
From Monday to Friday 10am-12noon or 7-9pm
Hands on cooking session on Saturday 23rd July, 10am-2pm (ingredients included)
Cooking session also available for inviting friends and relatives, please enquire for extra cost.

Italy is a mosaic of rich food traditions. Discover the ancient Italian recipes and the secret of the Italian menus. Join a week of Italian cuisine and then prepare a typical Italian lunch with us.

Taste the difference!

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Ciak si gira!
Intensive Italian course based on Italian cinema

25th-29th July 2016
Monday to Friday 10am-12noon or 7-9pm

A taste of Italian comedy from the principe della risata with Toto’s cunning Neapolitan character to a more surreal Fantozzi with paradoxical and grotesque characters that speak for themselves. We’ll cover the comicity of the pastasciutta character in Americano in Roma which became a classic.
This intensive cinema course is suitable to students with a B1+ level of those who have studied Italian for at least six months.

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Contact US

+44 (0)1223 315191