Italian courses in Rimini, Italy
Rimini is justly proud of its rich historical heritage, which dates back to pre-Roman times. It is an important seaside resort located on the northeastern Adriatic coast of Italy, surrounded by beautiful countryside. It enjoys a mild climate in the autumn and winter months. This city offers foreign students all the right ingredients for a pleasant stay and successful introduction to Italian language and life: bustling street markets, lively sidewalk cafes, fascinating craft workshops, the harbor with its fish market, and the splendid sandy beaches. The people of Rimini are famous for the warmth, sincerity and hospitality with which they welcome all visitors.
Italian courses in Rimini at I Malatesta
“I Malatesta,” the Italian Language and Cultural Center, organizes Italian courses in Rimini for students over 14 years of age all year round. It’s a private school of further education, teaching Italian at all levels, from elementary to advanced, as well as providing a knowledge of Italian culture. Lessons take place every morning from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. from Monday to Friday, but our students can take advantage of the free time activities organized by the school staff to increase their Italian knowledge. At “I Malatesta” you will find high-quality teaching, a friendly and studious atmosphere, and personalized pedagogical supervision.
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I Malatesta – Italian Courses in Rimini 2013
(All programs: Please add USD 100.00 Lingua Service Worldwide Application fee. See Application Procedures.)
Standard Italian Course – Group 10 — 20 Italian Group Lessons per week.
Intensive Italian Course – Group 10 PLUS 5 — 20 Group lessons per week PLUS 5 private lesson.
Additional Courses Offered:
ITALIAN CULTURAL STUDIES (4 lessons per week) These afternoon courses can be attended by all students who have a sufficient understanding of the Italian language (only available during June, July and August!).
- History of Art: Italian Art from the Romanesque period to the Renaissance. Particular reference is made to the artistic heritage of Rimini and the surrounding area.
- Italy Today: Contemporary Italian History .
- History of Opera.
- Italian for Tourism.
- Italian Language for Libretti.
Cooking Lessons: 4 lessons per week, only available during June, July and August!.
|Course||One week||Two weeks||Three weeks||Four weeks||Extra weeks|
|Standard Italian Course:||$339||$598||$743||$916||$216|
Intensive Italian Course- Group 10 PLUS 5 :
|ITALIAN CULTURAL STUDIES (4 lessons per week)||---||$130||---||$235||---|
|Italian Cooking Lessons::||---||$175||---||$290||---|
Starting dates 2013: Starting dates for beginners: 3, 17 June / 1, 15, 29 July / 5, 9 August. All other levels: any Monday.
Holidays 2013: 1 April to 9 April, 2 June, 1 November and 8 December. School is closed from 13 Dec. 2013 to 31 January 2014.
I Malatesta – Accommodations 2013
Accommodations are offered in host families, and apartment shares. Double room rates are available for students traveling together, please contact us for details.
|Housing Description||Per week||Per night|
|Host Family: Private room, breakfast:||$235**||---|
|Student Flat: Private room, Shared Bath, no meals||$240**||---|
**Important notes: a 10% High Season surcharge will be applied to all types of accommodation during July and August.
Every Monday students are informed of the Center’s activities and events taking place in Rimini during the week. Groups are organized for those interested in participating.
Excursions: The school organizes optional excursions every two weeks, on Saturdays or Sundays, to a number of towns and cities of exceptional historical interest. These include Venice, Florence, Pisa, Ravenna, Verona, San Marino, Urbino and Siena.
Guided Tour of Rimini: One afternoon a week the History of Art teacher accompanies students on a guided tour of Rimini which includes visits to the Civic Art Gallery, several museums, churches and the city center.
Local Events: There are many interesting traditional festivals in the Rimini area, and the school organizes visits to these events. An updated list is published weekly.
Weekly Dinner: Every Thursday evening students and teachers meet for dinner in a local restaurant. The evening’s entertainment continues with music and dancing, and includes traditional folk dances of the Rimini area.
Arts and Crafts: There are many craftsmen in the Rimini area who still practice traditional crafts such as woodcarving and pottery. The school and the city’s tourist organizations arrange visits to the workshops of these craftsmen on Saturdays and Sundays.
Films: Italian films are shown once a week at the school, and are free for all students. Each film is presented by one of the teachers.
The Beach: Rimini’s splendid sandy beach welcomes holiday makers and enthusiasts of sea sports from April right through to October. An enormous range of sporting activities, entertainment and leisure facilities are available, and the school can provide full information. Rimini enjoys a mild climate in the autumn and winter months, and the beach is the ideal place for long and invigorating strolls.
Music and Dancing: Music and dancing are deeply ingrained in the hearts of the people of the Rimini area. Innumerable opportunities are thus offered for entertainment and enjoyment, ranging from modern and fashionable discotheques to traditional venues with live dance bands and a friendly local atmosphere.
Goodbye Party: At the end of each course the school organizes a special party, to which friends and relatives who are with students in Rimini are also invited. It is a perfect occasion to say Arrivederci to fellow students, teachers and to the many friends made on this visit to Rimini.
Cycling: Rimini’s coast and countryside offer many of opportunities for interesting excursions, and students of the school can obtain special reductions for the hire of bicycles for short or long periods. Since Rimini is particularly flat, bicycles are also an ideal means of environment-friendly local transport.
Riding: Country rides on horseback is an experience not to be missed. There are several riding centers near Rimini, and these also offer lessons for beginners. The school can provide all relevant information, and can organize interesting excursions for groups of students.
IMPORTANT NOTE: Prices are subject to change due to fluctuating foreign currency rates.