Italian Courses

Italian is a language which in a globalized world has become a necessity. Learning to speak Italian is knowing a literary heritage of great importance to the history of Europe; it is knowing culture and science.

  • Children: from 5 to 10 years’ old
  • Teenagers: from 11 to 17 years’ old
  • Adults: over 18 years old

Children

From 5 to 10 year olds: 
1 hour twice a week or 2 hours once a week. The course objective is not only to build knowledge of both vocabulary and grammar but also to gain confidence in speaking and writing in English.

Teenagers

From 11 to 17 year olds: 
1st option – 1 hour or 1h30min twice a week. 2nd option – 2 or 3 hours once a week. These classes are focused on improving students speaking and linguistic skills in an altogether positive, comfortable and stimulating environment.

With regular homework assignments with teacher support and the possibility to change levels according to each student’s individual progress.

During the academic year, parents will receive student progress reports and may book meetings with the teacher any time during the year. 

Adults

Over 18 years old: 
1st option – 1 hour or 1h30min twice a week. 2nd option – 2 or 3 hours once a week. (As well as mornings and after working hours). Classes with a more communicative approach and more interaction between colleagues and teacher.

Levels

Centro de Linguas de Cascais uses CEFR (*the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages) as a level defining system A-Basic User B-Independent User C-Proficient User

Níveis Università per Stranieri Perugia Università per Stranieri di Siena Università degli Studi di Roma Tre Società Dante Alighieri
C2 CELI 5 CILS Quattro IT PLIDA
C1 CELI 4 CILS Tre PLIDA
B2 CELI 3 CILS Due INT.IT PLIDA
B1 CELI 2 CILS Uno ELE.IT PLIDA
A2 CELI 1 CILS PLIDA
A1 CELI 1 CILS PLIDA

Centro de Linguas de Cascais uses CEFR (*the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages) as a level defining system A-Basic User B-Independente User C-Proficient User

 

This table describes the linguistic capability in levels, from A1 for beginners to C2 for those who master the language.

Students will be prepared for a variety of internationally recognized examinations and may be completed at Perugia University

 

CILS - Certificazione di Italiano come Lingua Straniera

CELI - Certificato di Conoscenza della Lingua Italiana

PLIDA - Progetto Lingua Italiana Dante Alighieri

ELE. IT Certificato di Competenza Elementare in Italiano come Lingua Straniera

IT - Certificato di Italiano come Lingua Straniera

INT IT Certificato di Competenza Intermedia in Italiano come Lingua Straniera

 

Annual Courses, from September to July and Intensive Courses which begin every month.