Due to COVID-19, at the moment, our services are delivered online. 

FOUNDATION COURSES

Each of my Italian language courses online and in Berkshire is 9-weeks long and covers a wide range of subjects
in order to enable you to communicate in Italian for leisure or business.
Individual and customised courses are also available on request.

Beginners

If you have never taken Italian language courses before, we recommend you attend this course. 

Suitable for absolute beginners or very basic knowledge of the language grammar and vocabulary. By the end of this course you will be able to understand and use everyday expressions, basic phrases to greet people, introduce yourself, ask and answer questions about personal details and likes and dislikes.

  • Personal information (e.g. nationality, family, occupation); 
  • Eating and drinking (e.g. ordering food and drinks in cafés and restaurants); 
  • Shopping and services (e.g. post office, hotel booking, directions, travelling); 
  • Introduction to the language alphabet (for non-Roman script languages); 
  • Formal and informal language if appropriate; 
  • Negative structure; 
  • Words used to link ideas, e.g. and, but, also; 
  • How to ask questions; 
  • The basic rules of pronunciation; 
  • Simple structures to express like / dislike; 
  • Present tense / timeframe with frequently used verbs / structures; 
  • Basic numerical data. 

Every Monday, 6.30-8pm 

£180

Post-beginner

Ideal for those who have taken an Italian language course at beginner level and for those who need to refresh knowledge previously acquired. 

By the end of this course you will be able to understand and communicate using simple sentences and frequently used expressions related to areas of most immediate relevance. You will learn more complex tenses using the present continuous, the simple past, the present perfect, the near future.

  • describe your city/home, the weather;
  • talk about your feelings;
  • give opinions;
  • talk about relationships;
  • talk about your plans;

Every Wednesday, 6-7.30pm

£180

Intermediate

For those with a good grasp of basic grammar and wishing to put into practise their speaking, writing and reading and comprehension skills. 

Students must have completed at an Italian language course at post-beginner level or have already a general command of Italian grammar, and a good vocabulary base. By the end of this course, students will achieve a certain level of fluency and spontaneity in the language.

  • Understand and communicate in familiar situations, using sentences; 
  • Start to manage most situations related to living and travelling, to describe or express your opinion on topics of personal interest such as experiences, events, hopes and ambitions, and express opinions, reasons, and plans; 
  • Read and understand information on familiar topics; 
  • Write simple formal letters and text on familiar matter. 

Every Saturday, 9:30-11am

£180

Stefano is a fantastic teacher his lessons are fun and engaging. no matter your learning style he will find a way for you to understand. The best thing about the lessons is he makes them seem like friends getting together and learning from each other than it being like at school. Stefano is not only a great teacher he is now a good friend

Daniel

Online Lessons

Bored of learning in an old-fashioned way? Annoyed by improvised tutors who lack creativity? Take online learning Italian to the next level. Whether you choose a standard course or dive into one of our language-themed workshops about Italian Cuisine, Cinema and Slang, you will be surprised about how fun can be learning Italian from your sofa.