Qualified native-speaking teachers, simple and effective teaching methods, small groups of 6-8 students in a fun and stimulating atmosphere.
The primary aim is to improve in a short time the student’s communication skills in all the different parts of the Italian language (grammar, vocabulary, reading and comprehension) with particular emphasis on conversation.
The method adopted encourages active participation and interaction in the classroom, promoting the student’s integration, both linguistic and cultural.
A friendly and helpful staff will be at your disposal for any request for information or assistance.
The Italiano in Riviera‘s courses have 4 educational objectives:
We provide each student with teaching material relating to the learning modules carried out during the lessons.
The levels are: Elementary, Pre-intermediate, Intermediate and Advanced.
It is the basic course to improve your Italian in a group, the most suitable course if you want to put together a study experience without affecting too much the free time of the holiday.
4 lessons per day, Monday to Friday, for 20 lessons per week.
How’s the typical course day?
The General Course is excellent for learning Italian with other students.
But, if you want to deepen your knowledge of the language, individual lessons exclusively with the teacher are also very useful.
The Combined Course combines in a perfect way the advantages of the group course and the ones of personalized learning: 20 group lessons in the morning of the General Course + 5 individual lessons in the afternoon, still in the classroom, to be agreed directly with the teacher.
A course to make the most of the week of study of the Italian language.
The “Combined Course 2” retains all the advantages of the “group learning + individual learning” mix of the Combined Course, but gives even more room for one-to-one lessons with the teacher.
The course includes: 20 group lessons in the morning of the General Course + 10 individual lessons (two per day) in the afternoon, always in the classroom, to be agreed directly with the teacher.
This is the course dedicated, in particular, to those who work in Germany and want to take from their employer the Bildungsurlaub, the training leave recognized by the German Länder.
Italiano in Riviera is an accredited school with all the Länder for the recognition of the Bildungsurlaub; detailed lesson plan available on request.
The course is 30 hours per week: 20 grup lessons of the General Course + individual lessons in the afternoon.
“The way you eat in Italy, you won’t anywhere else”: it’s not just us Italians who say it, but the whole world!
The passion for cooking and the variety of traditional dishes, in Italy, indeed, has no limits.
Could a course to teach you Italian at the table be missing?
Italian & Cooking is the most appreciated, tastiest, and most popular course: an Italian course and a cooking course, together.
At Celeste’s house, a typical, good Italian housewife, you too will have the opportunity to put your hands in the dough and in the kitchen to learn live the recipes of some of the most delicious, genuine and famous dishes of our country.
The course includes, in addition to the 20 lessons of the General Course, two evenings (about 2-3 hours each) of home cooking course, with final dinner at home.
Three thousand years ago, in Sardinia, the Nuraghic people cultivated vines and produced wine.
They, the mysterious and ancient inhabitants of our island, were the first producers of Mediterranean red wine already in the Iron Age, between 900 and 750 BC.
A winemaking tradition that has its roots in the mists of time and that continues successfully to this day: many awards received in recent years by Sardinian wines, nationally and internationally. It is a real pleasure to get to know, taste and appreciate them.
Italian & Wines offers you such opportunity with a program that combines two evening tasting sessions per week, to 20 lessons of the General Course.
Many of you like this course a lot: because it gives joviality, good humor and joy to converse amiably with sommeliers, expert winemakers and companions in front of a good glass of wine.
The sea of the Riviera del Corallo offers endless emotions: let yourself be embraced, lulled and pushed into its crystal clear blue waters. And live it with passion!
Sailing, windsurfing and scuba diving are the activities you can dedicate yourself to, followed by expert instructors: a truly splendid opportunity to experience Italian in contact with the waves and the wind, in an extraordinary marine setting.
Do you choose sailing or scuba diving? Two minutes walk from the school, in a yacht club in the heart of the marina, qualified and certified instructors will accompany you with theoretical and practical lessons in practicing your favourite activity in the water.
If you choose windsurfing, however, the appointment with the instructors is just beyond, at the Lido of Alghero, near the beautiful beach of Maria Pia.
Are you a tennis fan and would like to continue playing tennis on holiday?
Use the matches on the court to train with the Italian!
With Italiano in Riviera, in addition to the General Course, you have the opportunity to take tennis lessons at the Tennis Club Alghero with certified FIT teachers and instructors.
6 concrete courts and 2 clay courts, gym, changing rooms, bar and restaurant: an equipped and multifunctional facility, of international level, perfect for those who love to combine the practice of tennis a recreational moments.
The Tennis Club Alghero is located in the Maria Pia sports area (near the beach of the same name), a 20-minute walk from the centre. Tennis lessons in the afternoon or evening (reservation required through our school).
The course consists of 4 lessons per day of General Course in the morning plus 2 seminars per week plus a guided tour per week to sites of historical, archaeological and artistic interest in Sardinia. The duration of the course is from 1 to 4 weeks.
The course takes place every day from Monday to Friday and consists of 4 daily lessons in the morning from 9.15 to 12.55.
The seminars take place in the afternoon and concern:
– the history, culture, traditions and art of Sardinia
– the life and works of some of the protagonists of Italian painting and figurative arts of the Middle Ages and Renaissance.
The guided tours will focus on the discovery of sites of great historical, artistic and archaeological interest such as the fantastic Prehistoric Altar of Monte d’Accoddi (the only example of construction linked to the Babylonian Ziqqurat in the Mediterranean basin), the suggestive nuraghic palaces of Palmavera and Torralba (among the best preserved nuraghic complexes in Sardinia – the Nuraghe were stone buildings typical of a fascinating and mysterious civilization that lived and prospered in Sardinia before the arrival of the Romans) and a visit to the enchanting Basilica of Saccargia with its black and white marble supreme example of Pisan-Romanesque style in Sardinia.
The Italian & Latin Course consists of 4 lessons of the General Course in the morning every day from Monday to Friday plus one individual Latin lesson per day.
This course allows you to combine the advantages of holding an Italian group course with the opportunity to deepen the common language of origin of the Romance languages (Latin in fact), fundamental to know the common substratum and “the soul” of the Italian language itself and the other Neolatine languages.
Through this course it is therefore possible to gain a better understanding of the modern Italian language, the meaning of most of its words or simply enjoy the study of one of the two classical languages par excellence.
Are you coming to Alghero with your family? Why not take advantage of it to involve everyone, including children, in an immersion in the study of the Italian language?
A very simple formula: dad and/or mom follow the General Course while the children, in a separate class, begin to become familiar with our language with games, songs and other fun educational activities, followed by our teachers.
A valid alternative to Italian lessons in class for children can be the program proposed by a summer camp that organizes, under the watchful eye of coordinators and animators, a series of games and fun activities on the beach involving Italian and foreign children aged between 5 and 15 years.
The program consists of a short class seminar on the history of Sardinia and its ancient food and wine specialties. During the seminar it will be offered a taste of high quality Sardinian gastronomic products.
An excursion will follow at an extraordinary archaeological site symbol of the history of the island: the Nuraghe Palmavera; then a guided visit to one of the most important social wineries in the region (located near Alghero) and, to finish, a typical Sardinian complete dinner in a Restaurant / Trattoria in the historic center of Alghero.
See our page about the prehistory and history of Sardinia