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italian language

Learn with my Italian language workshops & events, and discover the secrets of food, cinema, music, and slang.

A truly amazing experience to learn Italian and find friends.

Cook and eat Italian food, watch unforgettable movies, never miss an Italian joke anymore, travel to Italy with us.


Be Italian: Culture, Gestures, Traditions

Be Italian

๐™ถ๐š˜ ๐šŠ๐š ๐šŠ๐šข! ๐™ธ ๐š๐š˜๐š›๐š๐š˜๐š! ๐™ธ ๐š•๐š˜๐šŸ๐šŽ ๐šข๐š˜๐šž! ๐™ธโ€™๐š– ๐šœ๐š•๐šŽ๐šŽ๐š™๐šข! ๐™ธ ๐š๐š’๐šŸ๐šŽ ๐šข๐š˜๐šž ๐š–๐šข ๐š ๐š˜๐š›๐š! ๐šˆ๐š˜๐šž ๐šŠ๐š›๐šŽ ๐š๐š›๐šž๐š—๐š”!โ€ฆ ๐™Ž๐™–๐™ฎ ๐™ž๐™ฉ ๐™ฌ๐™ž๐™ฉ๐™ ๐™– ๐™จ๐™ž๐™ฃ๐™œ๐™ก๐™š ๐™œ๐™š๐™จ๐™ฉ๐™ช๐™ง๐™š!

๐— ๐—ฎ๐˜†๐—ฏ๐—ฒ ๐˜†๐—ผ๐˜‚ ๐˜„๐—ฎ๐—ป๐˜ ๐˜๐—ผ ๐—ธ๐—ป๐—ผ๐˜„ ๐—บ๐—ผ๐—ฟ๐—ฒ ๐—ฎ๐—ฏ๐—ผ๐˜‚๐˜ ๐—œ๐˜๐—ฎ๐—น๐—ถ๐—ฎ๐—ป ๐—ณ๐—ฎ๐˜€๐—ฐ๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ฎ๐˜๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ด โ€“ ๐—ฏ๐˜‚๐˜ ๐˜€๐˜๐—ฟ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ด๐—ฒย  โ€“ ๐—ฟ๐—ถ๐˜๐˜‚๐—ฎ๐—น๐˜€ ๐—ฎ๐—ฏ๐—ผ๐˜‚๐˜ ๐—ณ๐—ผ๐—ผ๐—ฑ, ๐—ฑ๐—ฟ๐—ฒ๐˜€๐˜€, ๐—ณ๐—ผ๐—ฟ๐˜๐˜‚๐—ป๐—ฒ, ๐—ฟ๐—ผ๐—บ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐˜๐—ถ๐—ฐ ๐—ฑ๐—ฎ๐˜๐—ฒ๐˜€ ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฑ ๐—ณ๐—ฟ๐—ถ๐—ฒ๐—ป๐—ฑ๐˜€โ€™ ๐—ฟ๐—ฒ๐˜‚๐—ป๐—ถ๐—ผ๐—ป๐˜€.

สŸแดแด๊œฑแด‡ สแดแดœส€๊œฑแด‡สŸ๊œฐ! ๊œฐแดส€ษขแด‡แด› ๊œฐแดส€ แด€ ๊œฑแด‡แด„แดษดแด… แด€ส™แดแดœแด› ส™แดส€ษชษดษข ษขส€แด€แดแดแด€ส€ แด„แดษดแด„แด‡แด˜แด›๊œฑ.

Be happy, be Italian!

Read: Italian Services Be Italian The Reading Italian School Terms and Conditions.

Italian culture, gestures and tradition.ย 
Virtually, no boring grammar.

Topics vary according to the level of participants.


6 Tuesdays,
from 29th June to 3rd August
ย  ย  ย  ย  ย  ย  ย  ย  ย  5:30-7 pm

orย  ย  ย  7-8:30 pm

Early bird (by 30th May, Italian Services’ current students): ยฃ80

After 30th May: ยฃ 110

Pay-per-workshop: ยฃ30

Italian Grammar

Online apps and improvised teachers taught you to talk like parrots: start this journey under the guidance of Il Maestro and become your own tutor.

The course consists in 4 workshops of 90-mins each.

Ideal for those who have taken a beginner course and for those who need to refresh knowledge previously acquired.


1. Tense agreement

2. Direct & Indirect Speech

3. Fare + infinito

4. Conjunctions

ยฃ80 (for 4 workshops)

ยฃ30 pay-per-workshop


1st, 8th,15th, 22nd June


Italian & Cinema

๐ŸŽฌ Fascinated by Italian Cinema? Do you want to learn a few useful techniques to understand more? Do you want to expand your knowledge and vocabulary? ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ“น
๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น*๐™ฟ๐š•๐šŠ๐šŒ๐šŽ๐šœ ๐š˜๐š— ๐š๐š‘๐šŽ ๐š ๐š˜๐š›๐š”๐šœ๐š‘๐š˜๐š™๐šœ ๐šŠ๐š›๐šŽ ๐š˜๐š๐š๐šŽ๐š›๐šŽ๐š ๐š˜๐š— ๐šŠ ๐š๐š’๐š›๐šœ๐š-๐šŒ๐š˜๐š–๐šŽ-๐š๐š’๐š›๐šœ๐š-๐šœ๐šŽ๐š›๐šŸ๐šŽ๐š ๐š‹๐šŠ๐šœ๐š’๐šœ; ๐šŠ๐š—๐š ๐š๐š‘๐šŽ๐šข ๐šŠ๐š›๐šŽ ๐š˜๐š—๐š•๐šข ๐šœ๐šŽ๐šŒ๐šž๐š›๐šŽ๐š ๐š‹๐šข ๐š™๐šŠ๐šข๐š–๐šŽ๐š—๐š ๐š’๐š— ๐š๐šž๐š•๐š•.๐ŸŽฌ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น
สœแด‡ส€แด‡ ษช๊œฑ แด›สœแด‡ แด˜ส€แดษขส€แด€แดแดแด‡:
๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น๐ŸŽฌ ๐Ÿบ๐š๐š‘ ๐™ผ๐šŠ๐šข – ๐™ธ๐š—๐š๐š›๐š˜๐š๐šž๐šŒ๐š๐š’๐š˜๐š— ๐š๐š˜ ๐šŒ๐š’๐š—๐šŽ๐š–๐šŠ ๐šŠ๐š—๐š “๐™ป๐šŠ ๐šŸ๐š’๐š๐šŠ รจ ๐š‹๐šŽ๐š•๐š•๐šŠ” ๐š‹๐šข ๐š. ๐™ฑ๐šŽ๐š—๐š’๐š๐š—๐š’
๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น๐ŸŽฅ๐Ÿท๐Ÿท๐š๐š‘ ๐™ผ๐šŠ๐šข –
๐™ฝ๐šž๐š˜๐šŸ๐š˜ ๐™ฒ๐š’๐š—๐šŽ๐š–๐šŠ ๐™ฟ๐šŠ๐š›๐šŠ๐š๐š’๐šœ๐š˜
๐š‹๐šข ๐™ถ. ๐šƒ๐š˜๐š›๐š—๐šŠ๐š๐š˜๐š›๐šŽ
๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ“ฝ๐Ÿท๐Ÿพ๐š๐š‘ ๐™ผ๐šŠ๐šข – ๐™ธ ๐šŒ๐šŽ๐š—๐š๐š˜ ๐š™๐šŠ๐šœ๐šœ๐š’ ๐š‹๐šข ๐™ผ. ๐šƒ. ๐™ถ๐š’๐š˜๐š›๐š๐šŠ๐š—๐šŠ
๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น๐ŸŽž๐Ÿธ๐Ÿป๐š๐š‘ ๐™ผ๐šŠ๐šข – ๐™ฟ๐šŽ๐š›๐š๐šŽ๐š๐š๐š’ ๐šœ๐šŒ๐š˜๐š—๐š˜๐šœ๐šŒ๐š’๐šž๐š๐š’ ๐š‹๐šข ๐™ฟ. ๐™ถ๐šŽ๐š—๐š˜๐šŸ๐šŽ๐šœ๐šŽ

4th, 11th, 18th, 25th May, 6-7:30 pm

Early bird (by 5th Apr.): ยฃ80

After 5th Apr.: ยฃ 100

Speak Like You Eat

A fantastic food-and-wine journey to learn Italian through the discovery Italian cuisine and culture.ย 

๐…๐จ๐ซ๐œ๐ž๐ ๐ญ๐จ ๐ฌ๐ญ๐š๐ฒ ๐ก๐จ๐ฆ๐ž? Want to do something with yourย ย ๐—ป๐—ผ๐—ป๐˜€๐—ฝ๐—ฒ๐—ฎ๐—ธ๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ด ๐—œ๐˜๐—ฎ๐—น๐—ถ๐—ฎ๐—ป ๐—ต๐—ผ๐˜‚๐˜€๐—ฒ๐—ต๐—ผ๐—น๐—ฑ ๐—บ๐—ฒ๐—บ๐—ฏ๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐˜€?ย 

Take part in our 5 workshops and
ย win ๐—ฎ ๐—ฏ๐—ผ๐˜๐˜๐—น๐—ฒ ๐—ผ๐—ณ ๐˜€๐—ฝ๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐—ธ๐—น๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ด ๐˜„๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ฒ (sponsored by our friendย Stanlake Park) ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฑ ๐—ฎ ๐—ฆ๐—ฝ๐—ฒ๐—ฎ๐—ธ ๐—Ÿ๐—ถ๐—ธ๐—ฒ ๐—ฌ๐—ผ๐˜‚ ๐—˜๐—ฎ๐˜ ๐˜๐˜€๐—ต๐—ถ๐—ฟ๐˜ ๐˜„๐—ถ๐˜๐—ต ๐˜†๐—ผ๐˜‚๐—ฟ ๐—ฐ๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐—ถ๐—ฐ๐—ฎ๐˜๐˜‚๐—ฟ๐—ฒ ๐—ผ๐—ป ๐—ถ๐˜.

Ideal for those who have attended at least a beginners course.

Italian Services, Terms and Conditionsย apply.

Read Speak Like You Eat, Game rules and more info

Send us the Participant Form


a. Wine making activity, History of Wine and a virtual tour of Pompeii.

b.ย ๐‹๐ž๐š๐ซ๐ง ๐ฌ๐จ๐ฆ๐ž ๐ˆ๐ญ๐š๐ฅ๐ข๐š๐ง ๐ฐ๐ข๐ญ๐ก ๐จ๐ฎ๐ซ ๐Ÿ๐จ๐จ๐๐ซ๐ž๐ฅ๐š๐ญ๐ž๐ ๐ˆ๐ญ๐š๐ฅ๐ข๐š๐งย ๐ฅ๐š๐ง๐ ๐ฎ๐š๐ ๐žย andย  ย ๐œ๐ฎ๐ฅ๐ญ๐ฎ๐ซ๐žย ๐ฐ๐ข๐ญ๐ก ๐ˆ๐ฅ ๐Œ๐š๐ž๐ฌ๐ญ๐ซ๐จ.

c. Another food-related Italian language & culture with Il Maestro.

d.ย ๐˜Š๐˜ฐ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฌ ๐˜ธ๐˜ช๐˜ต๐˜ฉ ๐˜ถ๐˜ด ๐˜ข๐˜ฏ๐˜ฅ ๐˜ญ๐˜ฆ๐˜ข๐˜ณ๐˜ฏ ๐˜ด๐˜ฐ๐˜ฎ๐˜ฆ ๐˜ฏ๐˜ฆ๐˜ธ ๐˜ค๐˜ฐ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฌ๐˜ช๐˜ฏ๐˜จ ๐˜ต๐˜ณ๐˜ช๐˜ค๐˜ฌ๐˜ด.

e.ย ๐“๐š๐ค๐ž ๐ฉ๐š๐ซ๐ญ in ๐จ๐ฎ๐ซ final ๐ช๐ฎ๐ข๐ณ about Italian language, food and wine.ย 

Topics vary according to the level of participants.


a. Sat. 28th Nov.,ย  ย  ย  ย  ย  ย  ย  ย  ย  ย 3:30-4:45 pm

b. Thurs. 3rd Dec.,ย  ย  ย  ย  ย  ย  ย  ย  ย 6-7:30 pm
c. Thurs. 10th Dec.,ย  ย  ย  ย  ย  ย  ย  ย 6-7:30 pm

d.ย Sat. 12th Dec.,ย  ย  ย  ย  ย  ย  ย  ย  ย  11-1 pm

e. Thurs. 17th Dec.,ย  ย  ย  ย  ย  ย  ย  6-7.:15 pm

Early bird (by 5th Nov.): ยฃ80

After 5th Nov.: ยฃ 100

Overcome the Speaking Block

These three sets of workshops about Italian Music, Slang and Conversation will help you learn how to speak Italian more fluenty while boosting creativity and spontaneity.  

It is a real full immersion into Italian language and culture.

Ideal for those who have attended at least a beginners course.

Spaces are limited to 8 participants.

Are you going to miss a lesson? No problem, lessons will be recorded.

Topics vary according to the level of participants.

These workshops are very interactive, therefore group activities are at the heart of the whole experience.

Italian & Music, 5.45-7.15pm, 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd September.

Italian Chats, 6.30-8pm, 8th, 15th, 22nd, 29th October.

Talk Italian Slang, 9.30-11am, 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th November.

Early bird (by 15th Aug.) ยฃ240

After 15th Augustย  ย  ย  ยฃ270

Pay-per-themed workshopsย  ย  ย  ย  ย  ย  ย  ย  ย  ย  ย  ย  ยฃ90

Italian & Cinema


Learning Italian with the aid of the most famous movies is not fun and useful but also highly recommended to boost listening and speaking skills.

4 workshops to learn to speak Italian with Sofia Loren, Marcello Mastroianni, Roberto Benigni and all the greatest Italian actors.

Ideal for those who have attended at least a beginners course.

Amongst the Italian language workshops & events is definitely the one that really gives you an insight into the Italian Dolce Vita.

After watching short extracts fromย La Dolce Vita, Life is Beautiful,The Postman,The Great Beautyย and many others, discussions, exercises and interactive activities will followย  under the supervision of Il Maestro. Optional homework will be set to strengthen the four skills (listening, speaking, writing and reading) that have been practised in class.

Next workshops will be in July.ย 

Express your interest and you will be re-contacted.


Italian & Music

The Reading Italian School, Il Maestro

Learning Italian with songs is a real full immersion into Italian language, music and culture.

5 workshops to learn more about the most famous Italian songs and singers (not only Pavarotti and Bocelli).

Ideal for those who have attended at least a beginners course or have good listening skills.

Fun is guaranteed with my Italian language workshops & events. But this one… is the funniest!

Do not ask me to sing: I am tone-deaf! ๐Ÿ˜€

Every workshops is different as it is organised by taking into account participants’ number, age, personal taste and more.

Next workshops will be in July.ย 

Express your interest and you will be re-contacted.


Italian Chats

The Reading Italian School, Il Maestro

Feel you know quite a lot but you cannot put words together out of your mouth?ย 

Your grammar is ok, but you lack of basic vocabulary.

Join Il Maestro in these 5 workshops of 75 minutes each.ย 

Improve your speaking skills by learning useful techniques with Il Maestro.

Ideal for those who have attended at least a beginners course.

Every single workshop has a specific aim (for instance, improving our ability to talk about past experiences, future plans or desires and wishes).

Next workshops will be in July.ย 

Express your interest and you will be re-contacted.


Talk Dirty Italian

It is time we learn together what you have been missing from the most good laughs that your Italian friends and partners have around you.

4 workshops to master the dirty talks.

Ideal for those who have attended at least a beginners course.

We will learn curses, slang, on the streets and between the sheets lingo.

With the aid of extracts from movies and song as well as reading materials, Il Maestro will provide participants with a good understanding of Italian slang to speak the real-day-to-day Italian language.

The next workshops will be in June.

Drop me an email, and I will contact you with dates, time and all the details you need to join us.


Discover Italy

Study, explore and discover Italy’sย hidden beautiesย with a group of like-minded friends. Historical places, wine tastings andย cooking activities, sunny beaches and crystal seas. This and much more…

Everything is organised for you: don’t forget the suitcase!ย 

Join us for a study-holiday with the friends you made along the way whilst learning Italian with Il Maestro.

9 hours of lessons, 7 days of pure relax, joy, relentless discoveries, cooking activities, wine tastings, breathtaking scenarios.

You guessed right. Our next destinations is Naples, Pompei, Sorrento, Capri, Caserta and Benevento.

Ideal for those who like making unforgettable memories.

A fantastic journey into the secrets of Naples and its lively and colourful streets where History marries Art, Fun and Food. Travel to the magnificence of Pompei and then eat some amazing gelato in the elegance of Sorrento. Get lost and bathe in the isle of mermaids in Capri. Enjoy the silence and the splendour of the Royal Palace in Caserta. Cook and dine, taste wine in wine cellars, make ricotta cheese and explore vineyards in Benevento, one of the most beautiful ancient Roman city in Italy.ย 


Coming soon.

Speak like you eat

When we think of the many things that set mankind apart from the natural world: the human relationship with food is perhaps the most significant. Food is creation for the eye and for the heart. It brings joy, sparks debates, laughs, jokes, sayings and old stories.

There is only one other thing which identifies who we are, where we come from and the history of our people: language. And this what we try to do: when you are with Italians, do as the Italians do.


Learning Italian has never been easier