Italian in Milan

Adult learners | All levels

Learn Italian with LINGUAVIVA - Milan

Milan

Italy’s richest and second largest city, best-known for being the fashion and design capital of Italy, Milan is Italy's most cosmopolitan city and top study destination for Fashion, Design, Architecture, Engineering, Music, Economics, Fine Arts. Here you have the opportunity to learn Italian, receive a very good preparation for your further academic or professional studies, while discovering a very stimulating and dynamic city.

Our programs

The school promote and encourage international students to learn Italian, to know Italian culture and to experience Italy, offering the best possible learning resources, school facilities and courses in Milan, icon of made in Italy which sums up creativity and technology.

Standard course Adults

  • 20 lessons of 45 minutes in small group size

Develop your kills (listening, speaking, reading and writing) with a range of teaching techniques including whole class teaching and group and pair work. Starting on any Monday except for complete beginners

Super Intensive course Adults

30 lessons:

  • 20 group lessons (4 lessons/day in the morning)
  • 10 individual lessons (2 lessons/day in the afternoon)  

Learning in a group is stimulating and challenging and the individual tuition provides maximum concentration on special subjects according to the students requirements and needs. Starting on any Monday except for complete beginners.

Italian + Fashion designAdults

28 lessons:

  • 20 Italian group lessons/week
  • 8 afternoon lessons/week

FASHION DESIGN
Students will learn about the creative process and how to conceive a fashion collection. No previous experience in fashion is requested.

INTERIOR DESIGN
A mixture of in-class presentations and practical assignments to learn about trends in contemporary interior design and improve aesthetic sense and skills in décor. Students will explore the history of Italian Design over the last century.

An elementary knowledge of Italian language is required as the design programs are held in Italian. Starting on any Monday except for complete beginners

One –to-one lessons

  • 20, 30 or 40 lessons/week

fully personalized language training particularly suited to professionals and executives, tailored to meet needs and requirements in specific language areas.

Individual preparation course for CILS

  • 10 Lessons per week

In cooperation with Università per Stranieri di Siena, students will study in order to pass the examination to get CILS certification which assesses 6 levels of Italian language knowledge according to the Common European Framework: A1, A2, B1, B2, C1, C2, recognized by the Italian Ministry of Education and required in any Italian University or higher education institution in Italy.

Intensive courseAdults

30 group lessons per week:

  • 4 lessons in the morning
  • 2 lessons in the afternoon

Focus on spoken communication through discussions, role plays, conversations with an insight into Italian culture and lifestyle through lectures and practical language activities. Starting on any Monday except for complete beginners.

Our accomodation

Linguaviva propose the following types of accomodations:

Shared flat

High quality accommodation close to our schools, never more than 30 minutes journey by public transport,  in order to have complete freedom.
Single or twin rooms (available only for two students coming together) in a completely furnished flat with 3 or more bedrooms, kitchen and bathroom to be shared with other students.
The other guests in the flat will speak a different language to you, so you will have plenty of opportunity to practice Italian.

Rooms: single or twin (only available for two students travelling together).
Bathroom to be shared with other students in the apartment. Sheets and towels are provided.
Internet WI-FI: available in most flats.
Utilities: heating, electricity, water are included in the accommodation fee.
Duration: from Sunday to Saturday for a minimum of 2 weeks.
 

Independent flat

This option is suitable for those who prefer more privacy and independence. For this accommodation option the minimum age required is 18+.
The flats can be furnished studios or small apartments for one or two people, of varying size and category, fully equipped and you can book through our carefully selected estate agency.
 

Bathroom to be shared with other students in the apartment.
Kitchen tools, sheets and towels are provided.
Internet WI-FI: available in most flats.
Utilities: heating, electricity, water are included in the accommodation fee.
Duration: from Sunday to Saturday for a minimum of 2 weeks.

Families

High quality accommodation close to the school – often just a short walk, and never more than a 15-minute journey by public transport. Carefully selected, many of them have been working with us for several years.
We have a wide variety of families (young couples with or without children, single parent families and others are widows living alone). Living with an Italian family will be very helpful for practicing your Italian. You may not be the only guest staying in this accommodation (usually of different nationality).

CAMPLUS TURRO
Superior student residence

Located in the Northwest part of the city, a few stops from Duomo and Stazione Centrale (main Train Station) and 20 minutes by bus or metro from Corso Buenos Aires, one of Milan’s most famous shopping streets where the school is located. There are 120 rooms, single or double, and can accommodate 165 students.

Rooms: single and double rooms well-equipped with bed, wardrobe, desk, chairs, bookshelf, bathroom with shower, telephone, internet connection, independent heating and air conditioning. Cleaning of the room once a week; changing of bed and bath linen once a week.
Facilities: self-service restaurant; garden terrace, 5 luminous study rooms equipped with internet connection, heating and air conditioning; common area with TV and videogames, fully equipped gym; laundry facilities with pay-per-use washer-dryers.
Security: reception open 24 per day and has a video surveillance system active 24 hours per day. Entrance only with swipe card.
Internet: broadband internet is available in each room. Wireless internet is also available in the common areas of the residence.
Meals: hot meals are available daily with extra cost; a common kitchen is also available

RESIDENCE GORLA
Budget student residence

Just a few stops from Duomo and Stazione Centrale (main Train Station) and only 20-30 minutes by bus and underground to our school, the residence features 56 single rooms and 4 double rooms all with en-suite private bathroom. There are 4 common kitchens (one on each floor) and living areas available for the students. All the rooms and the common areas are non-smoking and pets are not allowed.

Rooms: single and double rooms equipped with desk and chair, closet; private en-suite bathroom with shower, toilet and basin. Bed linen and towel provided; Weekly room cleaning and weekly change of linen; Internet connection with cable; Air conditioning / heating; Mini-fridge.
Facilities: laundry facilities with pay-per-use washer-dryers; terrace.
Security: 24-hour security with swipe card entry.
Internet: broadband internet available in each room. Wireless internet also available in the common areas of the residence.
Meals: there are 4 fully equipped common kitchens for the guests.

TIPS FOR TRAVELERS

Public Holidays:
The school is closed on public and national holidays: 6th January, 6th April, 1st May, 2nd June, 24th June, 8th December and from 21st Dec 2015 to 2nd Jan 2016.

Registration Fee: 80 €

Temperatures

  • Winter1-13º C
  • Spring 10-20º C
  • Summer 20-28º C
  • Fall 10-20º C

Moving around
City Buses
Taxis
Cars

Average prices

  • a cappuccino: 1,40€
  • a cold drink : 2,20€
  • a sandwich : 5,50€
  • a lunchtime meal in inexpensive restaurant : from 15,00€
  • Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course: from € 70.00
  • Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar: € 7.30
  • One-way Ticket (Local Transport): € 1.50
  • Monthly Pass (Regular Price): € 35.00
  • Taxi Start (Normal Tariff): € 3.20
  • Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff): € 1.00