Accademia Italiana offers Italian courses all year round since 1997. The school is one of the most accredited in italy: Italian Ministry of Education, University for Foreigners of Siena and of Perugia for the official Italian Certifications. It is also member of IALC (International language Centres worldwide) and ASILS (Italian Association of High Quality Schools). Courses are recognised as Bildungsurlaub in Germany and CSN in Sweden. The school of the highest quality is situated in the South of Italy (Campania Region) in a beautiful and traditional city by seaside like Salerno famous for its wonderful Amalfi Coast and surroundings (Pompei, Positano, Sorrento, Capri, Ischia, Cilento, etc). Accademia Italiana offers General Italian Courses and Special programs: 1 week, 50Plus. Language Courses are combined with Culture and Art: Ceramics, Jewellery, Cooking, Literature, Art, Cinema, Theater, Italian Opera, Singing, Musical Instruments. Special Training and Glottodidactic Courses for Teachers with the official DITALS certification are also offered, as well as tailor-made Courses for Professionals at school and in prestigious private Villas on the Amalfi Coast. Students get the Official Italian Certificates directly at the school. Accommodation in Salerno is provided in selected host-families, shared apartments or hotels all situated walking distance. We also offer pick-up service from the nearest airport and stations.
Medium, 6-10 students, One-to-One, Small, 2-5 students
Relaxed 10-15 hrs/wk, General 15-25 hrs/wk, Intensive 25+ hrs/wk
Italian General Courses e run all year round with a programme divided into 6 levels, according to the Common European Framework, from absolute beginners to advanced level (A1-C2).
All the courses develop practical communication skills . Students can learn and practice Italian in structured and imaginative lessons which include, grammar, vocabulary and conversation.
All our courses are recognized by the University for Foreigners of Siena. The Italian course also includes a lot of social and cultural activities.
The school social programme offers further opportunities to practice Italian while getting to know other students and teachers.
Every afternoon you can choose from a variety of activities: city-tour, cultural seminars, film club,etc. Students aged 16 are accepted and the minimum attendance is 1 week.
The classes are made up of a minimum of 4 and a maximum of 10 students, therefore creating a friendly and supportive environment in which the teacher can review the linguistic progress of each individual student.
Participants are divided into language classes according to their initial level of Italian and to their nationalities. All classes have a good nationality mix so that students are encouraged to use Italian as their official language. Our highly trained teachers review students' progress with a weekly test and homework.
ASSESSMENT TEST: The first day of the course at 8.30 a.m. students who are non-beginners do a written and oral entry test to assess their ability and to decide which study group they will be placed in.
CERTIFICATES: At the end of each course students receive a certificate showing the length of the course and the language level achieved. At the end of the sixth level students receive the special Diploma of the "Accademia Italiana"
Accademia Italiana in an Authorised Examination Centre of the University for Foreigners of Siena and Perugia for CILS and CELI official certificatons, recognized by Council of Europe and for the AIL certification.
The CILS is an official certification released by the University for foreigners of Siena. It assesses the competence of the Italian language (A1-C2). It is particularly useful for those who want to work or study in Italy or in any other country which requires a certain level of Italian. The Accademia Italiana is an authorized exam centre for the University for foreigners of Siena and organizes preparation courses for the exams which are held twice yearly in June and December.
The Celi is an official certification released by the University for foreigners of Perugia. It assess the knowledge of the Italian language (A2-C2). These exams take place in two sessions a year at The Accademia Italiana which is an Authorised Examination Centre of the University for Foreigners of Perugia. The Accademia Italiana also organizes special preparation courses for the exams. Enrolment must be submitted 60 days before the exam and students are assessed by an entry test.
DELI -DILI- DALI
DELI A2 - DILI B1 /DILI B2 and DALI C1 are certifications released by the AIL (Accademia Italiana di Lingua- Firenze).The exams take place in 4 sessions a year at The Accademia Italiana which is an Authorised Examination Centre. The Accademia Italiana also organizes special preparation courses for the exams.
Our preparation courses include intensive practice in examination techniques and practice examinations with feedback from our teachers. These courses are tailor made and are usually individual in order to fulfill students' needs
Course Description:20 or 30 individual (1-to-1) or semi-individual lessons (2/4 –to-1) minimum 1 week from Monday to Friday, 4-6 lessons a day (45 minutes each lesson)
These courses are for professional people who need to improve the Italian language for their work, developing their knowledge of general language and studying the specialized language of their business field.
Tailor-Made Individual (1-to-one) or SEMI-INDIVIDUAL (2/3/4 – to-one) LESSONS are offered with a personalized didactic program held by high qualified Italian teachers trained in all business fields: trading, administration, law, medicine, banking, diplomacy, HR, military, airline, etc.These courses are available for a minimum of 1 week/20-30 lessons and more
Students can start on any Monday. A detailed questionnaire ensures that the program is fully tailor-made to meet the professional 's individual requirement.
Medium, 6-10 students, One-to-One, Small, 2-5 students
50 Plus, Language food & wine, Families, Seasonal Program ( Easter Program - Summer Program - New Year Program)
50 plus: This program is designed for mature learners who want to experience Italian language and culture together with other students of a similar age.
Language food & wine: The program is designed for people who want to learn Italian experiencing the local culture, cooking, food and wines of the Campania Region (South-Italy).Language lessons are held in the morning, with a whole range of cultural activities, cooking lessons, special visits with tasting of food and wines and excursions in the afternoons and at weekends.
Families: The Family Program is designed for parents with children (7 to 16 years) who want to combine a holiday in Italy with the study of the Italian language while experiencing the culture of the South-Italy. The program teaches both parents and/or children (minimum age 6 for tuition). Language lessons are held in the morning, with a whole range of cultural activities and excursions in the afternoons and at weekends.
Seasonal Programs: These programs run on fixed dates in different seasons of the year. They include the Italian language course and a wide range of activities and cultural excursions which allow the participants to know more about the local traditions and celebrations of the most important Italian holidays.
Our International Junior Summer Camp is a unique educational experience to learn Italian or English in the beautiful setting of Cilento Coast, in a seaside destination, with international students aged 11–16 coming from all over the world.
By attending this program they will experience the History, Art, Music, Ceramics, Theater, Cooking and enjoy the beautiful beaches and landscapes in Cilento, in a traditional and real-life setting.
Participants, Italian or English, will attend an Italian group course for 4 lessons a day, from Monday to Friday (20 lessons a week) together with a series of high-impact recreational activities. Furthermore they can enjoy all the activities arranged in the village: entertainment, private entrance to the beach, Tv room, traditional food, etc.
ACCOMMODATION: 2 weeks/ 13 nights at the Elea Club Village in Ascea in the beautiful Park of Cilento from Sunday to Saturday (14 days/13 nights). In a four-bed bungalows with private bathroom with full board: buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner (beverages not included)
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