Italian language and culture courses in Italy, Sicily, Cefalu
A small quality Italian language School
courses at our Italian language school last two weeks on average, but
we are happy to arrange Italian courses of one week to six months.
Classes at our Italian language school are held in the mornings from
Monday to Friday. The afternoons are free for students to take part
in excursions and free
activities organised by our language school,
socialise or enjoy the wonderful beach.
Class sizes range from four to eight students on average.
the teacher to monitor participants in our Italian language courses
with particular care, and
guarantees each student an active
participation in the learning
The first day of the course at Kulturforum Italian
students are first welcomed by the director and the teachers and soon
afterwards take a preliminary test
written grammar test and an interview) to identify their general level
and the specific area of language they need to improve and determine
the appropriate level
of their Italian course.
We also organise courses for teachers
of Italian as L2.
Preparation for the university exams
in Italian as a foreign language (
CILS; CELI) is also available.
At the end of the Italian language
course students receive a Certificate
Each one-hour lesson runs for 50 minutes.
NB: in groups with fewer than five
students the hours are reduced to
15hrs a week; with one student per class they are reduced to 10hrs a
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
to cover a wide range of day-to-day communicative
The standard Italian language course consists of 20 hrs of lessons per
week, a study hour being of 50 minutes duration.
Italian language course,
with 1 hour of extra one-to-one
tuition per day combined with the
standard course, allows our Italian language school's student to
have his/her individual teacher
who can respond to particular needs and interests.
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 things with your teacher so as to
become even more familiar with everyday spoken Italian language.
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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
This course comprises attendence of the standand course plus two extra
hours of specialist teaching.
||Ready steady cook
course aims to familiarise the student with
the specific teminology used most frequently in Italy in the business
course is tailored to those working in the
tourist and hotel industries and focuses on the language needed to deal
with real work situations.
|| Course for chefs and lovers
Italian cuisine who
wish to learn the language of cookery and discover the rich and varied
Italian gastronomic tradition.
The course includes practical cookery lessons with qualified chefs.
tailored to suit your specific
Course topics and content are decided directly with the teacher who
will help you identify your needs and meet your objectives.
Number of study hours and length of your Italian individual course are flexible.
One-to-one tuition can take place, on request, in your hotel or
course is for
students who wish to attend an intensive
Italian language course in a
group of two.
Even in this case our students of Italian have the opportunity to
decide the number of study hours and the content of their Italian
course, if they prefer to focus on some specific topics or relay on our
teachers' competence to let them
elaborate a personalised didactic
The Learning Duo must be booked by two people at the same time.
simple but extremely effective method, a fast and pleasant way to learn
or improve a foreign language through exchange: “ I will help you
learn my language and you will teach me yours”. The school
organises a meeting between our foreign students and the Italian
students attending our English, German, French, Spanish and Japanese
courses. This new communicative
approach, thanks to its intercultural
character, gives both students the opportunity not only to
converse in the two languages but also to gain more insight into each
other's culture and lifestyle through direct communication. It is a
modern way of learning that will give you the opportunity to make new
friends in Italy with whom you can keep in touch even after leaving
Io~Tu is free
for students attending the Italian Language
Courses at our Italian Language School.
find out more about Io~Tu
COURSES FOR CHILDREN
you visit Sicily and Cefalu
children, they can also learn Italian in an atmosphere of fun through
courses tailored for them, where they can learn in a creative and
stimulating way through drama, play, drawing, and games.
language school can
also provide a qualified babysitting
service to take care of your
children while you are attending your Italian language course.
school offers a
series of seminars which can be combined with your Italian language
The goal of these seminars is not only the study of the Italian
also an in- depth discussion of topics relating to diverse aspects
of life and culture in Italy or
Speaking without words:
Italian 'sign language' and gestures.
Puppet theatre:an old
Find out the history of the theatre, meet the puppeteers and enjoy the
2 + performance
Italians: a nation of
The Italian language through songs.
"I know nothing, I saw
to know anything": Let's talk about the mafia.
Island of contrasts:
History of Sicily from ancient to modern times.
Let's read some Italian
Sciascia: A ciascuno il suo
- G. Tomasi Di
Lampedusa: Il gattopardo
- Dino Buzzati:
L’invasione degli orsi in Sicilia
- Carlo Goldoni:
- Italo Calvino:
Il barone rampante
- Autori Vari:
Un racconto al giorno
suggestion from you
History of the Italian
History of Italian
History of Italy from
to the present day.