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Learn Italian in Sorrento, Italy

Sorrento is a beautiful town, with spectacular views over the bay of Naples, an incredible location in which to learn Italian. A very historic town, dating back to Roman times, Sorrento is full of winding streets, beautiful buildings and quiet corners in which to sit and take in the incredible views. Lying on the Amalfi coast, Sorrento has a warm sunny climate all year, and is the ideal base from which to explore Naples, Salerno, Pompeii and the islands of Capri and Ischia. History-lovers will enjoy the cathedral and the Franciscan church in Sorrento, and all who learn Italian on a course in Sorrento will simply love the town’s excellent restaurants, cafes and beaches, enabling you to experience the very best of the Italian lifestyle while you learn Italian at our school.

Our school in Sorrento

Our school in Sorrento is located in a 16th century palazzo in the very center of Sorrento, just minutes away from the beach. In addition to 6 comfortable and well-equipped air-conditioned classrooms, the school has a student common room with free Internet access.

School facts 
Lesson length:50 mins
Number of classrooms:12
Average class size:12
Minimum age:18
Course materials included:Yes
Average number of students: Summer (40) - Winter (15) per week
Disability access:Yes
Air conditioning:Yes
WiFi available:Yes
Affiliations:Italian Ministry of Public Education. EduItalia. ASILS. NAFSA, Exam Centre for CELI, DILS. AAIS.
Included in fees:Italian classes, cultural lessons
Typical activities:Excursions to: Archaeological Museum of Naples, Positano-Amalfi-Ravello, Visit to Pompeii’s ruins, Visit to Herculaneum ruins, Capri, Naples, Activities: Visit to the Museum of “Tarsia”, Visit to the Mozzarella cheese factory, Cooking courses, Ceramic courses, Visit to the olive oil factory, Visit to ice-cream (gelato) Laboratory, Visit to the Limoncello Factory, Visit to the Coffee roasting factory. Cultural lessons about italian culture, traditions, gestures, about history, archaeology, italian films.
Paid activities:All the excursions and activites listed above (except for cultural courses). Price range: 10-110€ per person
School closed on:14/02, 21/04, 25/04, 01/05, 02/06, 15/08, 01/11, 08/12
Christmas holiday: 23/12/2014 to 06/01/2015

Courses

You can learn Italian on a ‘Standard’ Italian course of 20 lessons/week, or on a ‘Combined’ Italian course, which is a combination of the ‘Standard’ course and 5 or 10 private lessons/week. There is also an ‘Italian and Cookery’ course, combining 20 Italian language lessons/week, with 3 Italian cooking lessons/week and 2 excursions.

Or, if you are an experienced diver, you can do an ‘Italian and Diving’ course, combining 20 Italian lessons/week with 3 diving sessions per week. Our school in Sorrento also arranges Work Experience in local companies, for students who wish to stay on in Italy after completing their Italian course.

Accommodation

Our Sorrento school can arrange accommodation in shared self-catering student apartments, or else with carefully selected Italian host families. Host families are ideal for students who want to learn as much Italian as possible during their stay, as the families talk to students in Italian, giving you lots of extra practise with the Italian you learn on the course.

Activities

Whilst you are studying in Sorrento, why not take the opportunity to visit some of the other places of interest close by, such as Naples, Capri, Ischia, Pompeii and the Amalfi Coast? For a small additional charge, our school can arrange such excursions.

How to get there

The best airport to fly to is Naples. There is direct train from Naples to Sorrento, or our school in Sorrento can arrange an airport collection for you.

My time in Sorrento!

Ciao a Tutti!

My name is Paula and I am an American student who has been studying in Sorrento for the last 4 weeks . I was looking for a great study abroad experience and this is the perfect example! The school in Sorrento is a small school for students of all origins and age. I think that things like that are the best. I have taken Italian classes with other people from the Netherlands, Austria, and Russia!

Since I am here for the full semester, I have a concentrated Italian class with another student from America twice a week. In that class we learn grammar and verb tenses, things that will help us to communicate with the local Sorrentini. However my favorite class is definitely Italian conversation class, because that's where I can put to test what I have learned in class.

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