Scuola Toscana

Officially recognized by Italian Ministry of Education
Italian Language School SCUOLA TOSCANA

ITALIAN LANGUAGE COURSES - COURSE LEVELS

ITALIAN LANGUAGE COURSES

Every italian language course is in small classes (maximum 8 students): this allows the teacher to follow every student personally, and the student to really practice the italian language.

When you come to the scuolatoscana you are among students from all over the world, of all ages and with different interests: you will find good friends, may-be for the rest of your life!

The students of the scuolatoscana may sit for all the italian language examination of

  • AIL (Accademia Italiana di Lingua)
  • CILS (Università per stranieri di Siena)

At the beginning of every course a placement test is given to determine which class is best for you. At the end of the course another test is carried out for admission the next level and/ or for a proficiency evaluation once the course is completed.

Direct method of teaching for the six levels of all our italian language courses :

ABSOLUTE BEGINNERS, FALSE BEGINNERS

ABSOLUTE BEGINNERS, FALSE BEGINNERS

By the end of this programme, you will have learned how to exchange simple information, make basic conversation, say hello and goodbye, understand simple instructions and explanations, describe places and people, "survive" in an Italian environment.

You can reach the levels A1 and A2 of the European Language Portfolio.

INTERMEDIATE 1 AND 2

INTERMEDIATE 1 AND 2

By the end of this programme, you will have learned to give opinions, agree and disagree, talk about yourself and your experience, write personal letters, read simple articles from the press, carry out phone conversations.

You can reach the levels B1 and B2 of the European Language Portfolio.

ADVANCED AND PERFECTING

ADVANCED AND PERFECTING

By the end of this programmes, you will have learned to take part in a conversation with a native speaker, read Italian magazines, newspapers, novels, understand TV and radio broadcasts, write reports and different kind of texts.

You can reach the levels C1 and C2 of the European Language Portfolio.