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group courses

Italian courses in L'Aquila

Group courses are for those who like to learn Italian in a group of people from around the world. Interacting with other students will increase occasions for learning.

Learning is more fun when it's shared

Groups are small, in this way you have time and plenty of opportunities to practice with your classmates and to be involved in the class group. 

All the four functions of language are trained (reading, speaking, listening and writing). A special attention is given to conversation. You will be involved in task-based activities, which will be of help in improving your Italian by doing and solving various tasks.

Lessons will also include outdoor daily life experiences together with your teacher, Daniela. This will help you to practise out of the class the Italian that you have learnt during the indoor lessons and discover some aspects of the Italian culture and society.

Daniela will be the language facilitator of the group: she creates occasions for the group to get in touch and to interact with locals in Italian. In a very relaxed and fun way, you will finally get out of your language comfort zone and make significant progress!

Some examples of outdoor activities: going to the shops; conversing with locals in the streets, discovering habits and traditions; enjoying the best gelato in town; practising Italian over a good cup of coffee.

People in Abruzzo are welcoming and happy to share stories with foreigners. 

group courses offer

Regular Courses

13 weeks - once a week

Regular group courses are made of 13 lessons of 1,5 hours each. Lessons take place once a week. 

For whom? 

These courses are perfect if you live in Abruzzo and you want to constantly work on your Italian. 

The course will start with a minimum number
of 4 participants.

Intensive Courses

1 week - every day

Intensive group courses are made of 5 lessons of 2 hours each. Lessons take place every day from Monday to Friday. If you want to have lessons for a longer time, it’s possible to continue with individual lessons on request.

For whom? 

These courses are perfect if you will be in Abruzzo for a limited period of time and you would like to take the best out of your stay.

The course will start with a minimum number
of 4 participants.

Regular Courses

A1.1 level group course

Wednesday 08:30 - 10:00

13 weeks

From January 17th 2023 to April 10th 2024

This course is for beginners who are not completely new to the Italian language. 

You will be able to talk about your day, your preferences, habits and family. You will learn how to buy something in an Italian shop and we will talk about Italian traditions. At the end of the course you will also be able to talk about past events, health and weather.
When it comes to grammar, you will learn: reflexive verbs, the structure of the verb piacere, the past tense (passato prossimo), possessive adjectives, direct pronouns.  We will cover the topics of the second half of the A1 level book

340 €

+ Registration fee of 50 € to be paid the first day of lesson (it includes the book, shopping bag, other didactic material and certificate of attendance.

The course will start with a minimum number
of 4 participants.

Deadline for registration:
January 8th 2024

A2.1 level group course

Tuesday 08:30 - 10:00

13 weeks

From January 12th 2023 to April 13th 2023

This course is for those who have already followed the whole A1 Italian course or who already have a solid base of the language (for example you can already make sentences in present and past tenses, you can talk about yourself, your job, your free time and family, you can describe a city and ask for directions in Italian). During the course you will learn to talk about past habits and childhood; to make, accept or refuse a suggestion; to give and understand advice and instructions. At the end of the course you will be also able to buy something in a shop, how to give and ask for advice and how to describe the appearance and personality of somebody in Italian.
When it comes to grammar, these are some of the topics that will be covered: the imperative form, comparatives, the imperfetto past tense, the verbs sapere and potere, indirect pronouns combined with passato prossimo, present conditional. We will cover the topics of the first half of the A2 level book.

340 €

+ Registration fee of 50 € to be paid the first day of lesson (it includes the book, shopping bag, other didactic material and certificate of attendance)

The course will start with a minimum number
of 4 participants.

Deadline for registration:
December 28th 2022

A1.2 level group course

Thursday 08:30 - 10:00

13 weeks

From September 21st 2023 to December 21st 2023

This course is for beginners who are not completely new to the Italian language. 

You will be able to talk about your day, your preferences, habits and family. You will learn how to buy something in an Italian shop and we will talk about Italian traditions. At the end of the course you will also be able to talk about past events, health and weather.
When it comes to grammar, you will learn: reflexive verbs, the structure of the verb piacere, the past tense (passato prossimo), possessive adjectives, direct pronouns.  We will cover the topics of the second half of the A1 level book

340 €

+ Registration fee of 50 € to be paid the first day of lesson (it includes the book, shopping bag, other didactic material and certificate of attendance.

The course will start with a minimum number
of 4 participants.

Deadline for registration:
September 15th 2023

A2.1 level group course

Tuesday 08:30 - 10:00

13 weeks

From January 12th 2023 to April 13th 2023

This course is for those who have already followed the whole A1 Italian course or who already have a solid base of the language (for example you can already make sentences in present and past tenses, you can talk about yourself, your job, your free time and family, you can describe a city and ask for directions in Italian). During the course you will learn to talk about past habits and childhood; to make, accept or refuse a suggestion; to give and understand advice and instructions. At the end of the course you will be also able to buy something in a shop, how to give and ask for advice and how to describe the appearance and personality of somebody in Italian.
When it comes to grammar, these are some of the topics that will be covered: the imperative form, comparatives, the imperfetto past tense, the verbs sapere and potere, indirect pronouns combined with passato prossimo, present conditional. We will cover the topics of the first half of the A2 level book.

340 €

+ Registration fee of 50 € to be paid the first day of lesson (it includes the book, shopping bag, other didactic material and certificate of attendance)

The course will start with a minimum number
of 4 participants.

Deadline for registration:
December 28th 2022

Intensive Courses

Beginner
Intensive courses


November 14th-18th 2022

January 16th-20th 2023

08:45-10:45

These courses are for beginners who want to get a grounding of the Italian language in a short period of time. During the course you will work on your Italian, learn more and develop new communicative skills. You will also discover some aspects of the culture and society in Abruzzo.

240 €

+ Registration fee of €50 to be paid the first day of lesson (it includes the book, shopping bag, other didactic material and certificate of attendance)

Intermediate
Intensive courses


November 21st-25th 2022

January 23rd-27th 2023

08:45-10:45

These courses are for those who already have a base of the language and want to learn more in a short period of time. During the course you will work on your Italian, learn more and develop new communicative skills. You will also discover some aspects of the culture and society in Abruzzo.

240 €

+ Registration fee of €50 to be paid the first day of lesson (it includes the book, shopping bag, other didactic material and certificate of attendance)

Common questions

During the year, group courses of different levels will start. Before registering it is recommended to take a test to determine your level of proficiency. Please click below to take the test.

Excursions of the city and the surrounding villages can be organised on request with qualified and expert tour guides.

Daniela does not provide any service other than the Italian lessons. Arrangements, for example, for accommodation, restaurants, transportation, etc. need to be made and paid by the students themselves.
Once you have sent your registration, you will receive a document with some recommended accommodations.
If you need any more information, Daniela is happy to reply to all the questions that you may have.

Start your journey in Abruzzo
towards Italian fluency

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