Minimum entry requirements
- Minimum age: 17
- Italian level: A2: Elementary /
- Length of study: From 2 weeks
- Lessons per week: 22
- Maximum class size: 12
- Typical student age: 19 - 61
Typical student mix:
27% North American, 31% European, 19% Far Eastern, 4% Middle Eastern, 19% Australasian
Dates and fees
- Start dates:
Tuition fees: From 825.00 EUR
Tuition length options
- Our admin fee: 49 EUR
- Enrolment fee: 80.00 EUR
- Other expenses:
Italian Cookery Module - Mamma Mia !
Cookery lessons take place twice a week and each lesson lasts for three hours. This gives students the opportunity to enjoy some of the other wonderful attractions that Florence has to offer on days when there are no cookery classes.
Lessons are devoted to the preparation of a complete menu of Italian cuisine, focusing step by step on how a 4 course meal is built and how to select and combine traditional Italian ingredients.
The class begins with the teacher introducing the region of cuisine, together with an illustration of the techniques. Students then go on to prepare a four course menu under the watchful eye of their tutor.
Lessons focus on a specific theme of cuisine, common to all regions in Italy, with special attention being paid to Tuscan cuisine.
At the end of the course students receive a complimentary folder with all the recipes that have been covered in the classes together with a personal apron.
Italian Language Module.
In the morning study is in a small group and covers all aspects of the language with a particular emphasis on developing communicative skills in speaking and writing.
Each group is usually taught by two teachers a day in order to ensure more varied and stimulating instruction.
Classes are lively, stimulating and most of all enjoyable. Students are provided with useful vocabulary and relevant grammar presented in a modern and interesting way.
Afternoon activity programme
On days when you are not creating some wonderful gastronomic dish to tickle the taste buds; the school offers other excursions and activities for you to choose from.
- An art historian will take you on excursions to visit museums, Visits to world-renown works of art and places of historical interest.
- Field trips are arranged to other cities in Italy or to local spots known for their beauty.
- Afternoon lectures on Italian customs and current events or watch Italian films.
- Learn how to prepare delicious dishes of Italian cuisine.
- Practice some sports
- Enjoy evenings out for dinner
Note: Some of the above activities are free others there is small charge