THE TEACHERS PARTECIPATE IN ALL ACTIVITIES. SO YOU'LL ALWAYS HAVE THE OPPORTUNITY TO SPEAK ITALIAN!
Morning: (Monday to Friday from 9.00 to 13.00)
INTENSIVE COURSES IN ITALIAN LANGUAGE AND CULTURE: 80 hours of classes of max. 14-16 students, helping you to learn and speak Italian quicker. The teachers are all young and friendly. We have students from all around the world and of all ages!
LEVELS: All levels from beginner to advanced are available.
In summer refresher courses for teachers are available. We also can arrange classes for: individual conversation, grammar, business Italian, Italian for opera singers, Italian for tourism and hotel industry, preparation courses for admission to Italian universities, courses for Erasmus students.
LESSONS IN ITALIAN CULTURE, EXCURSIONS AND RECREATIONAL ACTIVITIES
Sports activities, linguistic games, cultural lessons, coach trips to discover the nearby historic towns, villages, natural sights such as the Frasassi caves, or visits to the businesses that produce some of the Marche’s traditional food and drink (wine, pasta, honey, cheese, salami etc) Always talking in Italian and always accompanied by your teachers!
Once or twice a week the school organizes evening events with the students such as welcome cocktail, international dinner, Italian music and song evening, an enchanting dinner — party in a medieval castle, screening of some Italian, a nice buffet for the end of courses. And all that is to better know your schoolmates and meet new Italian friends.
We will take you to some of Italy’s most beautiful cities: Florence, Rome or Venice, Perugia, Assisi, Ancona, San Marino, Siena, Urbino etc.
Our excursions in comfortable tourist coaches always include the teachers, too.
The study holiday here in Recanati is full of things for you to do when you’re not in class, there’s a vast range of cultural and social activities to take part in, or you can decide for yourself what to do in your free time. Recanati is a small quiet town immersed in lush green scenery, yet strategically positioned and well connected to the rest of Italy. Pizzerias, restaurants and bars are open until late at night. Everything in Recanati is within walking distance, the people in town are used to see students from all over the world and are welcoming and helpful, it is a great way to meet people and practice your Italian in a friendly and safe environment.
There are excellent facilities for sports lovers in Recanati. The hills around our school are a walker’s paradise, as well as walking and hiking in the countryside there’s:
- Mountain biking — Jogging
- Tennis (both indoor and outdoor)
- Football — Basketball — Volleyball
- Bocce (a very traditional Italian pastime)
- Skiing (70 km from the school)
- Canoeing (the lake is only 10 km from the school)
IF YOU WANT TO DO SOME TRAVELLING ON YOUR OWN:
- The train from Recanati station is perfect for connections all over Italy (the direct bus takes you to the beach in only 10 minutes!)
- Buses go to all major nearby towns
- Car hire (EuropCar, AVIS)
- Ancona-Falconara airport is only 40 km from the school with low-cost flights to Sicily, London, Paris and Barcelona.
- Ferries from Ancona port leave every day for Greece and Croatia.
The Marche is a fantastic place for those who love to shop at bargain prices, some of the most famous Italian designers have factory outlets here such as Armani, Prada, Tod’s, Diego della Valle, Gabrielli, Guzzini, Biblios and the Marche’s speciality — shoes from some of the very best names in Italy.