Unless you live a long way from anywhere, it’s not usually hard to find an Italian language course.
Maybe a nearby community college or adult education center offers them. Or you could probably find an Italian tutor on Craigslist, or look for a summer school at your local university.
Any or all of those options could work out just fine for you.
But why take a chance?
If you want to be sure to invest your time and money wisely…
12 reasons to choose a professional Italian language school
Any organisation can find a teacher and organise a course, but it takes a professional Italian language school to ensure that:
- You’ll be treated like an adult, with unique needs and preferences
- The teacher(s) will help you develop the skills and habits you need to learn Italian
- You’ll be given every opportunity to speak Italian in class
- You’ll be encouraged to learn about Italian life and culture
- The school will arrange your accommodation
- There’ll be flexibility in course length and start dates
- The teachers will have the right qualifications and experience to ensure your success
- There’ll be social events at which you can speak Italian and make new friends
- Homework/self-study opportunities will be provided (for those who want them)
- Lessons will be planned according to a syllabus which combines new language and the chance to practice
- You’ll be taught in a class with other students at the same level
- You can take follow up lessons via the Internet with your favorite teachers once you return home
Have your say!
If you’re reading this article, chances are you’ll have taken an Italian course at some point in the past (or would like to do one in the future.)
So what aspects of a language course are most important for you?
And do you agree that finding the right Italian course can be a bit of a gamble?
Watch out for the ‘2014 Summer Offer’, details of which will be out very soon!
For the last couple of weeks of May, anyone booking an Italian course in Bologna to begin during July, August or September 2014 will be entitled to a special extra benefit!
Find out here next week!