Dante Alighieri Society - The Italian School in Rome

DANTE ALIGHIERI SOCIETY – ITALIAN SCHOOL OF ROME

Since 1889, the historic mission of Dante Alighieri Society is to spread interest and passion for Italian language and Culture among foreign learners. The Italian Language School of Rome is situated in the heart of the city, in the gorgeous sixteenth-century building “Palazzo Firenze”, nearby the most famous monuments and touristic attractions like Piazza di Spagna, Piazza Navona and Phanteon, allowing students to experience from a privileged perspective the artistic beauty of the Italian Capital City. Due to its strategic position, the School of Rome is easy to be reached by any public transportation and train stations.

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CURRICULUM AND CLASSROOM ACTIVITIES

The School of Rome organizes a well-structured calendar of monthly Italian language courses for students of all levels and walks of life, ranging from Beginner to Advanced level in accordance with the six levels laid out in the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages of the Council of the European Union (levels A1-C2). The structure of each course is flexible in terms of number of hours and contents, thus able to meet every students’ need (e.g. 64 hours - Intensive, 48 hours - Semi-intensive, 32 hours - Ordinary, 20 hours - Conversation and tailor-made one-on-one private packages). During the lesson the four linguistic skills (speaking, listening, reading and writing) are developed and improved through different types of activities, including simulations of real-life situations. The educational approach is based on communication (Communicative approach) to make the learning experience interesting, motivating and dynamic in order to provide learners the skills needed to practice Italian language actively in several contexts, including daily life, school, work and social interaction. The high quality standard of our Italian language courses is ensured by our teachers’ skills: all native Italian speakers, highly qualified and competent to teach Italian as foreign language, with several years of training experience. Every course complies perfectly with each student’s requirement.

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At the end of each course students will receive an attendance certificate corresponding to the course level attended, called ADA certificate (Dante Alighieri Certificate). ADA’s course plan is the curricular and educational planning system of the Dante Alighieri Society. The Italian language school of Rome is a PLIDA certification center. The PLIDA Certificate confirms competence in Italian as a foreign language in accordance with the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages of the Council of the European Union and allows its holders to register in an Italian University without having to take the Italian language exam (level B2 or C1) or to obtain the residency permit or the long residency permit (level A2 et seq).

SUPPORT AND CARE FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

To gauge the level of the course most suited to your current knowledge of Italian language, before registration the School will arrange a placement test. The enrolment certificate provided by our School can also be used to obtain a study visa, when this is possible as specified by current legislation. In addition, the School will assist students upon their arrival to identify a suitable accommodation both with local families or private rooms in shared or private apartments.

SCHOOL ACTIVITIES

Our language School offers a well-structured calendar of cultural events allowing students to discover the hidden beauties of Italy. These activities are extremely important for the student’s learning path, since they will get the chance to experience the authentic Italian life, and consequently to enrich their cultural background. A beautiful library is at total disposal of enrolled students with the following timetable: Tuesday and Wednesday from 9:30 to 12:30 and from 15:30 to 18:00 and Thursday from 9:30 to 12:30.

WHY ENROLL WITH US?

The School of Rome is the best choice for those who want to learn Italian in a friendly, motivating and authentic environment with high quality standards in terms of experienced teachers, structured course outline and facilities, where learners are supported and motivated to reach their goals.

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OUR COURSES: Schedule of May-August 2017

  • COMPLETE COURSE € 3.300

From Pre-Beginners to Proficiency

7 months - 84 hours per month

  • ORDINARY COURSES € 220

32 hours for 2 months - 2 hours, 2 times per week

(Monday and Wednesday or Tuesday and Thursday -

depending on the level)

Courses from 09.00 to 11.00 -> Beginning: first days of June, August (1).

Courses from 18.00 to 20.00 -> Beginning: first days of

May, July (1).

  • SEMI-NTENSIVE COURSES € 240

48 hours for 1 month - 3 hours, 4 times per week

Beginning: 2nd May, 5th June, 3rd July, 1st August (1).

  • INTENSIVE COURSES € 360

64 hours for 1 month - 3 hours, 3 times per week

plus 3 and a half hours twice per week

Beginning: 2nd May, 5th June, 3rd July, 1st August (1).

  • 16 HOURS PROFICIENCY COURSE € 120

16 hours for 1 month - 2 hours, twice per week

(Mondays and Wednesdays)

Beginning: the first Monday or Wednesday of each month.

  • CONVERSATION COURSES € 150

20 hours for 1 month

Courses from 9.00 to 11.00 and from 15.30 to 18.00

Beginning: first days of each month.

(1) The course schedules are subject to variation.

  • COURSES FOR PREPARATION OF THE PLIDA CERTIFICATION EXAM € 150

8 lessons of 2 hours each

Courses from 11.00 to 13.00

(On Tuesdays or Thursdays depending on the level).

  • INDIVIDUAL TUTORIALS/SMALL GROUPS

1 student - 1 lesson € 50

2 students - 1 lesson (per person) € 30

3 to 5 students - 1 lesson (per person) € 20

The lesson duration is 60 minutes.

Discounts are available for packages exceeding 10 hours.

PROMOTION

Save up to 5 - 10%

  • By showing your WIR Card during registration you will get a 5% discount on the regular fee for our Ordinary courses (32 hours)
  • By showing your WIR Card during registration you will get a 10% discount on the regular fee for our Intensive courses (64 hours)

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HOW TO ENROLL

To enroll to our language courses you shall pay € 60,00* for the Dante Alighieri Membership card (for a duration of 365 days) and the enrollment fee. Payment for course costs may be made at the Secretarial Office of the Italian School or by bank transfer at any international bank, with all charges to be borne by the sender.

 

Please find the relevant details below:

SOCIETÀ DANTE ALIGHIERI

IBAN: IT28 F 05034 03221 000000000536

BIC SWIFT: BAPPIT21506

BANCA POPOLARE DI NOVARA AG.17 - ROMA

OUR LOCATION:

Piazza di Firenze 27, 00186 Rome. Tel/Fax +39 06 6873722

INFO: www.roma.ladante.it; info@roma.ladante.it

OPENING HOURS:

The Secretarial Office is open from Monday to Friday:

  • From Monday to Tuesday from 10:00 to 12:30 and from 17:00 to 18:30 and Friday from 10:00 to 12:30

How to reach us by Public Transportation:

Bus

116: Via dei Prefetti bus stop

70 - 81 - 87 - 186 - 280 - 492 - 628: Lungotevere Marzio bus stop

52 - 53 - 62 - 63 - 71 - 80 - 83 - 85 - 116 - 119 - 492: Largo Chigi bus stop

52 - 53 - 62 - 63 - 71 - 80 - 83 - 85 - 160 - 492: Piazza San Claudio bus stop

226 - 913: Piazza Augusto Imperatore bus stop

Metro

Linea A: Piazza di Spagna metro stop

Wanted in Rome card offers:

Save up to 5 - 10%

Save up to 5 - 10%

Save up to 5 - 10% By showing your WIR Card during registration you will get a 5% discount on the regular fee for our Ordinary courses (32 hours) By showing your WIR Card during registration you...

Save up to 5 - 10%

  • By showing your WIR Card during registration you will get a 5% discount on the regular fee for our Ordinary courses (32 hours)
  • By showing your WIR Card during registration you will get a 10% discount on the regular fee for our Intensive courses (64 hours)

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