Italian Language COURSES

Italian Language Courses

Our courses of Italian focus on the learner and the knowledge and language skills previouly acquired.

What we aim at is that students attending our Italian classes should learn to express themselves correctly and effectively and be able to interact with Italians in every type of communication and cultural context.

The Standard Italian language course is suitable for students who wish to improve their overall level of Italian, practising the four basic skills: speaking, listening, reading and writing as well as widen their vocabulary and their understanding of grammar rules.

Particular emphasis is placed on the spoken Italian language to cover a wide range of day-to-day communicative situations.

Students will be placed in small groups according to their actual level of Italian language proficiency.

The school offers all language levels as foreseen by the CEFR:

A1 – Beginner
A2 – Elementary
B1 – Intermediate
B2 – Upper Intermediate
C1 – Advanced
C2 – Proficient

Our teachers will arrange the course according to the students’ skills and will use the method best suited to the course participants, creating lessons designed and built specifically for the students present in the course.

Starting from the basic courses, students will practice a lot of conversation and be involved in a variety of activities through the use of authentic and audio-visual materials.

good grammar basis is the right ingredient to speak accurately and express yourself correctly and appropriately in every situation.
So in your Italian course you will learn the right amount of grammar functional to the communication of your level.

The Intensive Italian language course is a practical course designed to give you the knowledge, skills and fluency to interact with Italians in Italy.

We use dynamic teaching techniques to deliver motivating lessons which will meet your individual needs and goals.

The course is designed for motivated students who wish to gain confidence and develop their ability to use Italian in a range of situations. Course participants frequently need to improve their Italian for workstudy and travel reasons or simply to spend more time or even live in Italy.

Two hours of extra one-to-one tuition per day combined with the standard course, will help our students gain the maximum benefit from their study-holiday in Italy, allowing our Italian language school’s student to have a dedicated teacher who can respond to particular needs and interests such as improving reading and writing or listening and speaking skills.

Flexibly designed to meet the particular requests of each participant.

The combined Italian language course gives you the opportunity to learn Italian in a small group and also have a dedicated teacher for your daily extra hour of one-to-one tuition.

You can choose to deepen your understanding of the rules of grammar as well as work further on vocabulary, select some topics for discussion or simply to chat about various topics with your teacher to become even more familiar with everyday spoken Italian.

Your teacher will provide personal attention and advice, and will help you focus on areas you need or wish to work on. He/She will plan the course to suit your interests and learning style and will use a wide range of materials, including audio-visual media, to ensure you will always learn “real Italian”.

This course is intended for professionals who already have a basic knowledge of the Italian language and want to improve both their social Italian and the language they need for their professional life and in the interaction with professional partners in Italy The course is tailor-made to respond to the students’ professional needs.

This course comprises attendence of the standand course plus two extra hours of specialist teaching..

Italian for flight attendance and cabin crew

The course for flight attendance and cabin crew is designed for students interested in increasing their knowledge of aviation-related topics. We will help you develop stronger communication and listening skills necessary to carry out all on board duties and to interact with the passengers.

You will learn the common terms/expressions used during a flight and the polite formulas you need to communicate in various situations with passengers and how to deal, in the most appropriate language, with their queries and requests.

Italian for business

This course aims to familiarise the student with the specific terminology used most frequently in Italy in the business world.

We will focus on useful language to improve your spoken communication skills in Italian for a wide range of professional situations and on specific topics such as writing emails, job interviews, writing resumes, analysing and summarising business data and much more.

Italian for tourism

This course is tailored to professionals of the tourism sector and focuses on main language points and important vocabulary through a variety of topics related to the travel and hospitality industry.

You will learn how to interact effectively with clients, and cope with the most frequent conversations and situations such as, for example, make, accept or delete reservations orally or in writing; communicating information to customers; provide tourist information; describe menu, dishes, recipes and wines.

Italian for medicine

The course is designed to help doctors, medical researchers and students to improve their fluency and build confidence in understanding and speaking Italian in medical contexts.

We will help you learn some basic expressions and vocabulary related to the medical field. You will also learn how to talk to the patients and patients’ relatives and communicate with other medical staff in appropriate Italian.

Italian language 50 + Programme at Culturforum provides the perfect setting to learn Italian or improve your existing Italian skills and to meet similar aged students from different countries who share an interest in Italian history, culture, cuisine and daily life.

You can enjoy Sicily’s spectacular natural scenery in good company and get to know how sweet life can be in a Mediterranean land full of light, warmth, colour and vitality.

Our language courses aim to develop students’ overall knowledge of the Italian language and give them more confidence in spoken Italian. Particular emphasis is placed on improving your communication skills and you will have ample opportunity to practice outside of the class in your day-to-day interactions with the friendly Sicilian people.

In the mornings we offer our Standard Course of Italian in groups of no more than 8 students (or, on request a Combined Course, an Intensive Course, a Professional Course or Individual Lessons).

In the he afternoons, you can join in a number of proposed excursion and activities such as visits to historic locations and archeological sites, walks in the naturecooking courses, wine tasting, and much more.

If you would like to attend Culturforum together with a group of friends or colleagues with a similar level of Italian, we can organize a tailor-made course for you including a programme of excursions and activities at a special price.

Entrance test

Class Course

Didactic material

Welcome Coffee

Visit of the city

free wifi

info point

Cinema e Docs

Certificate of attendance

Italian Culture Courses

If you wish to make more rapid progress in the study of the Italian language and get fluent faster you can add individual lessons to your Standard Course by choosing either the Combined Course or the Intensive Course.

This will provide you with a dedicated teacher who can respond to your specific needs and requirements.

If you wish to deepen your knowledge of Italian languagehistoryartculturecinema, or literature, add to your course of Italian one of our Culture courses.

Corsi di Cultura Italiana per Stranieri in Sicilia

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