Italian Language and Culture for Educators

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Description

Are you an enterprising teacher? Are you a curious student?  This course is for you!

The Italian Language and Culture course will give you the chance to taste real Italian language and to dive into Italian culture, beyond academic versions or stereotypes.

The course will bring a gust of fresh air in your profession: by stepping into a student’s shoes, you will observe new methods and critically reassess your professional attitudes.

You will have the opportunity to attend language courses and seminars about Italian culture. The former include 20 hours morning sessions tailored to your language competences and needs: you can start your exploration with us if you are a beginner or you can dig deeper into the most problematic and interesting issues if your level is advanced. In the afternoon, you will take part in cultural activities, guided tours and excursions about Italian Culture. 

By the end of this course, you will have expanded your knowledge about Italian language and culture by observing and absorbing authentic communication practices directly on the spot, supported by local professional tutors. Your school-kit will be enriched with new tools to teach: you will be able to reflect on your profession in a more critical, productive and enthusiastic way, to compare different learning and teaching practices and to choose the one that best fits your inclinations.

Extra curricular activities

This course includes these activities:

  • 3 City Guided Tours
  • 1 Cooking Class
  • 1 day Excursion in Tuscany (course in Florence) or in Veneto (course in Verona).

Target audience

  • Teachers (primary, secondary, vocational, adult, special needs);
  • Teacher trainers;
  • Careers officers, educational guides and counsellors;
  • Headteachers;
  • Principals;
  • Managers of schools/organisations offering adult education.

Head teacher of languages courses: Sheila Corwin

Do you want to take more than one course? Build your own 2-week Course!

Is there any doubt you want to clarify? Contact us (teachertraining@europass.it); we will try to answer all your questions as soon as possible.

Details, locations and dates

  • Price: 420€
  • Activities included: if not otherwise specified all courses includes at least one city guided tour and one full day excursion.
  • Lessons are from Monday to Saturday, if not stated otherwise.
  • Class Schedule: class activities will take place in Morning (9 – 13:45) or in the Afternoon (14:00 – 18:45).

Next courses in Florence

  • 7-12 October 2019
  • 21-26 October 2019
  • 4-9 November 2019
  • 18-23 November 2019
  • 2-7 December 2019
  • 16-21 December 2019
  • 30 December - 4 January 2020
  • 6-11 January 2020
  • 20-25 January 2020
  • 3-8 February 2020
  • 17-22 February 2020
  • 2-7 March 2020

Next courses in Verona

  • 7-12 October 2019
  • 14-19 October 2019
  • 11-16 November 2019
  • 9-14 December 2019
  • 30 December - 4 January 2020
  • 13-18 January 2020
  • 10-15 February 2020
  • 9-14 March 2020
  • 30 March - 4 April 2020
  • 13-18 April 2020
  • 11-16 May 2020
  • 8-13 June 2020

Not a EU teacher? This course is for you too!

Our courses are designed to fit the Erasmus+ program of the European Union, but are available also for teachers from all non EU countries.

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Reviews about this course

Il corso è stato stimolante sia dal punto di vista didattico che umano. L’insegnante si è rivelato molto disponibile a chiarimenti di ogni tipo. In sintesi, ho trovato quest’esperienza utile per la mia crescita personale.

Petra V.

Germany

Very well managed language school with experienced professionals and a warm, lovely atmosphere. Cultural program very varied and interesting with excellent guides and easy to follow with basic Italian. It was a very rewarding personal, cultural and personal experience.

Rita F-L

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