Italian Language in Salerno

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    Study in Salerno (Amalfi Riviera)
    Italian Language & Culture: 20 hrs / wk

    2 weeks: $995 / 4 weeks: $1995 USD
    Start any Monday – Minimum age 16 yrs

    The Program

    Study Italian on the Mediterranean coast. 20 hrs per week, 4 hrs per day M-F. Small class size. 2 week minimum stay. All levels offered. Begin on start dates listed below. Minimum age is 16.

    Location

    Salerno, Italy. Surroundings include Amalfi Coast, Pompei, Positano, Sorrento, Capri, Ischia, and Cilento.

     

     

    Activities

    Program offers a variety of activities….cultural and recreational….included in the cost of the courses. There may be a small fee required for entrance fees and transportation.

    Housing

    Housing is provided in student residence, nearby flats (apts), or local Italian host family. Select your housing type on the registration form. CSA will book it. You pay there upon check-in.

    Student residence or flat (apts), and Italian home will cost approx $250 USD per week. Breakfast with host family. Can cook own meals, or eat at school cafeteria or local places. Can arrange for dinner at host family if desired.

    Also, you can arrange own housing if you prefer. Stay with a relative, friend, or book your own housing is okay with CSA.

    Again, select your housing type on the registration form online.

    Courses

    Italian Art and Culture Courses: combined with language courses and offered year-around.

    Start usually every 2 weeks. Taught in afternoons. Obtain schedule upon arrival check-in orientation.

    Courses offered may include: Literature, History of Art, Italian for Business, Italian for Opera, Ceramics, Italian Cooking, and Jewelery.

    * Non-beginners can start on any Monday.

    Level 1: Basic grammar and sentence structure. Essential vocabulary. Phonetics. Listening comprehension exercises. Conversation. Dictations. This course establishes the basis for a self-assurance conversation leading to independence in essential situations.

    Level 2: Development of basic grammar. Vocabulary building. Phonetics. Dictations. Exercises in oral summarizing. Conversation. Elementary readings.

    Level 3: Completion of basic grammar and its application. Vocabulary building. Written composition. Readings from contemporary authors (Calvino and Pratolini, for example). In this course, the student reaches a good level of competence and is capable of coping with normal situations in an Italian environment.

    Level 4: Syntactic structures and their use. Idiomatic expressions. Written composition. Conversation and discussion. Readings from contemporary authors (Moravia and Montale, for example). Readings from newspapers and magazines. A good level of expression is attained in this course.

    Level 5: Special syntactic structures. Synonyms and idiomatic expressions in everyday speech. Special topics in grammar morphology. Conversation and discussion on current topics. Readings from contemporary authors. Reading and analysis of newspaper and magazine articles. In this course, fluency is attained.

    Level 6: Analysis, assimilation and use of more complex structures of the language. Topics of interest to the class. Contemporary readings. This course is the top level (Superior), and aims at general excellence.

    Dates and Fees

    Pricing in US Dollars

    2 Weeks $995 USD
    3 Weeks $1495 USD
    4 Weeks $1995 USD

    Addtl week = $500 USD per week extra. Housing not included.

    Requirements: Minimum age is 16. 15 years with parent.

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