General Courses

 
Study and learn Italian language at A door to Italy in Genoa
A door to Italy offers a wide range of Italian language courses, geared to the specific needs of our students.

Courses are gathered for groups or individuals.

 
 
Students come from all over the world, they are of different ages,  with different goals but joined by the passion for Italian language.  

Lessons are available all year round.

We offer:

  • General Italian language and Culture Courses
  • Italian language Courses for the Internationally recognized certifications (CELI, CILS, PLIDA)
  • Long term Courses (Three months - Semester - Academic year)
  • Italian language Courses for professional use (Italian for Interpreters, for business, for law, for healthcare,  for hoteliers and for the tourist industry etc...)
  • Specialized Courses (combining the study of the language to specific purposes such as cooking course, libretti for opera singers, photografy workshop, diving certificates)
  • Cultural Courses (combining the study of the language to specific cultural programmes: Italian Cinema, Italian songs and song writers, local culture of Genoa and the region)
Our Italian language courses can also be held in companies or at student's accommodation.
Courses start following an official calendar and are available all year round for all levels, from beginners to advanced, with the exception of courses for professional use and cultural courses, whose minimum level requested is low Intermediate (B1)
All these courses can be held for individual students or in small groups of minimum 4 students.
To deep into each course please click the below list:
 

Standard Course 20 language lessons a week at A door to Italy Italian language school in Genoa

a door to italy classroomSTANDARD COURSE

Lessons are held in small groups (minimum 4 students)
20 lessons from Monday through Friday

The Standard Course is the best way for students of all six ability levels, from the beginner to the advanced, to join grammar and conversation. 
Groups are heterogeneous, multilingual and small and this helps to ensure that the students are given personal attention and the opportunity for self expression. 
The teacher, using the communicative method, succeeds in fairly comparing with every student.  


STANDARD COURSE - Code: SG
20 group lessons per week
1 week 220,00
2 weeks 360,00
3 weeks 485,00
4 weeks 590,00
Extra week 130,00
LONG TERM COURSES
20 group lessons per week
Three Month Semester Academic Year
All-in price 1500,00 2700,00 4800,00
Extra week 120,00 110,00 100,00
 

Italiano facile at A door to Italy Italian language school in Genoa

 

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ITALIANO FACILE

This is an extensive Italian language course for people who cannot attend the group course every morning.
It consists in 3 mornings per week, at your choice, 9:15 to 12:45, for a total of 12 lessons per week.
We suggest Italiano Facile to the people that already have some Italian knowledge. 

ITALIANO FACILE

12 group lessons

1week 150,00
2 weeks 240,00
3 weeks 325,00
4 weeks 395,00
Extra week 85,00
 

Intensive Course at A door to Italy Italian language school in Genoa

school6INTENSIVE COURSES

Lessons are held in small groups in the morning and are combined with individual lessons in the afternoon: 4, 6, 8 or 10 individual lessons per week.

The intensive italian languare course is the best solution for all students who desire to learn as much as possible in a short period of time.
The intensive programs have always been successful because the individual lessons are very good at establishing and fixing new aspects of the language.

During private lessons teachers pay attention to student's particular difficulties that can be faced during the study of the Italian language and it will be followed a tailor made program.

INTENSIVE COURSES
20 group lessons + individual lessons (60 min each)
Code: Int4 Code: Int6 Code: Int8 Code: Int10
1 week 335,00 395,00 450,00 510,00
2 weeks 590,00 705,00 825,00 940,00
3 weeks 835,00 1005,00 1180,00 1355.00
4 weeks 1055,00 1285,00 1515,00 1750,00
Extra week 245,00 305,00 360,00 420,00
 

Individual or Duo Course at A door to Italy Italian language school in Genoa

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Italian language lessons are 'one-to-one' or in very small groups of two students with similar language ability. The program can be completely personalized.

The program is constructed around the students' knowledge and needs.
Considering the extreme flexibility of the schedule and attendance, it is particularly suitable for busy people. The individual course or duo course are also suitable for those people who attend a standard course, but having little time to stay in Italy, they desire to use the individual hours to dive as deep into the language as possible.

Individual and semi-individual classes can also focus on cultural programs or on business Italian. 

INDIVIDUAL COURSE
One to One Program
1 hour 35,00
10 hours 340,00
1 hour over 10 33,00
20 hours
640,00
1 hour over 20
30,00
 
DUO COURSE
Only 2 Students - Price per Person
1 hour 25,00
10 hours 220,00
1 hour over 10 20,00
20 hours 360,00
1 hour over 20 16,00
 

Evening courses

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In fall and winter season extensive evening italian language group courses are held for three levels' students: Beginners - Intermediate - Advanced.

Lessons are held at school on Tuesdays and Thursdays, from 18:30 to 20:00 for a total of 3 hours per week.

 
HINTS
  • Small classes (min. 4 - maximum 10 students each group)
  • Mixed nationalities 
  • Evening schedule to let workers attend lessons
CALENDAR OF THE COURSES
1st session (36 hours/12 weeks)
from Tuesday 26th September to Thursday 14th Dec. 2017
 
2nd session (36 hours/12 weeks)
from Tuesday 9th Jan. 2018 to Thursday 29th Mar. 2018
 
3rd session (36 hours/12 weeks)
from Tuesday 3rd April 2018 to Tuesday 26th June 2018
 
PRICES
295,00 Euro - Each further 12 weeks session (after the first session) 265,00 euro
 
ENROLMENT
Reduced fee 25€ (didactic material is included - validity 12 months)
 

Certification courses CELI, CIC, CILS, PLIDA

istantanea video 18PREPARATION TO ITALIAN CERTIFICATION EXAMS CELI - CIC - CILS - PLIDA

Our school proposes specific individual courses which aim is to prepare the student to the exam through the study of the past papers.

Individual lessons are available all year round depending on student's needs and plans.

Lessons are held in the afternoon so that the preparation course can be easily combined to the standard language course in the morning.
 

PREPARATION TO CELI - CIC - CILS - PLIDA
Individual Course 
1 hour 35,00
10 hours 340,00
1 hour over 10 33,00
20 hours 640,00
1 hour over 20 30,00
 
 

Long term courses

 

LONG TERM COURSES OF ITALIAN LANGUAGE AND CULTURE
3 MONTHS COURSE - SEMESTER COURSE - ROUND YEAR COURSE

Lessons of Italian language are held in small groups of minimum 4 students.
20 hours of lessons from Monday through Friday.
The ideal minimum stay for a language course should be 12 weeks: during this period the student will have more confidence in the language skills throughout a complete full immersion in the Italian culture and way of life.
With a long-term course students acquire the minimum level necessary to enter Italian University if they need and they can also take advantage of their Italian long-term course by taking an internationally recognized certification (CELI, CILS, PLIDA) while living in Italy.
LONG TERM COURSES
20 group lessons / week general language and culture
Three months Semester Academic Year
All-in price 1500,00 2700,00 4800,00
Extra week 120,00 110,00 100,0
 

Italian language aged 50plus

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"50 plus" SPECIAL PROGRAM

This course is thought for over-fifties that desire to get deeper into italian language and discover Genoa and its surroundings.

It is a pleasant 2 weeks intensive program which includes Italian lessons and cultural and gastronomic actvities:

  • 40 Italian language lessons in the morning, in small groups of different ages
  • welcome cocktail 
  • 1 guided tour in the historical centre in Genoa
  • 1 pottery class and tour of artisan old shops of Genoa
  • 2 cultural seminar with discussion  
  • 1 half day excursion in Genoa surroundings (Nervi, Portofino, Camogli) 
  • 1 full day trip to Cinque Terre or Portofino 
  • 1 wine tasting 
  • 1 dinner in typical Genoese restaurant 

All of these activities are in italian language always accompanied by a one person from A Door to Italy's staff.

"50 plus" SPECIAL PROGRAM
20 Group lessons per week + seminars + activities
2 weeks 655,00

Price includes: 

  • Enrolment fee 
  • Books and certificate of attendance
  • Welcome kit with map and guide of the town 
  • Internet point and free Wi-Fi at school
  • Student's card offering many discounts in shops and restaurants in town
  • Accommodation booking service

2018 Starting dates for "50 plus" Program:

Tuesday 3rd April 2018 *
Monday 30th April 2018 **
Monday 10th Sept. 2018
 
* the course will start on Tuesday 3rd as the 1st of April is Monday of Easter and consequently the price is reduced at 625,00 euro.

** the price is reduced at 625,00 euro because of the holiday of the 1st of May

 

Weekend Courses

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The week-end course is a very good opportunity to improve italian language and conversation in a very short time.
There are different possibilities to study from Friday afternoon or from Saturday until Sunday afternoon.
Lessons can take place at the school, at the student's accommodation or outdoor around the city centre, at the market, at the bars or maybe walking across the streets and the characteristic "vicoli" of Genoa as per your preference.

WEEK END COURSES
LONG WE - FRI/SUN SHORT WE - SAT-SUN
  STANDARD CRASH STANDARD CRASH
12 h 16 h* 8 h 12 h*
1 Person 450,00 650,00 300,00 500,00
2 People 600,00 880,00 400,00 680,00

 

 

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