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ABOUT US AND CONTACTS

THE COURSES WE OFFER

ITALIAN FOR SPECIAL PURPOSES

COURSES FOR ITALIAN LANGUAGE TEACHERS

ITALIAN LANGUAGE CERTIFICATIONS

Italian language school Porta d'Oriente
Italian language courses at the seaside

Officially recognized by the University for Foreigners of Siena
Officially recognized by the University for Foreigners of Perugia
Officially recognized by the Swedish Authorities (CSN)


   The most important point to understand about our Italian language school is the emphasis we place on personalised attention, which means that you are guaranteed a rewarding Italian-immersion experience in the classroom and through our comprehensive extra-curricular activities. Our school offers a friendly, personal and attentive approach to learn Italian. Our school was founded in 1999 and was one of the first Italian language schools in Apulia region. It is small-scale and friendly, staffed with experienced teachers having a sincere desire to help you to learn in an atmosphere of relaxed, but attentive, individual support. Be warned however that you may find yourself gently seduced by our passion for the music of the Italian language... >>>

CLASSROOM TUITION

   We offer a variety of Italian language courses to suit all requirements. For example you can attend an Italian language course (Intensive courses, Intensive-plus, conversation courses or a individual courses) featuring a choice of intensities; or you can attend a Business Italian course, Italian for law, or a course about Italian art and about italian literature. We organize also courses for teachers of italian, CILS certificate preparation course and CELI certificate preparation courses, courses about the regional and the Italian cooking and Italian language courses for children.

THE LOCATION

    The location of our school, in the historic and artistic seaside town of Otranto, is very conducive to the whole Italian learning experience. I Borghi più belli d'ItaliaIn 2002, 2003, 2004 and 2010 Otranto won "the five flags" prize for the cleanest sea of Italy by "Legambiente" and "Touring Club" (Italian associations about environment and Tourism), and the ANCI (National Association of the Italian Towns) listed Otranto among the 15 most beautiful small villages in Italy. Borgo Antico - Sito messaggero di paceOtranto won also in 2010 UNESCO recognition. Its small modern port, adjacent to massive ancient stone fortifications, adds a vibrancy supplementing an excellent array of shops, restaurants and visitor facilities. However Otranto still manages to maintain a quiet and sophisticated atmosphere, totally uncharacteristic of typical tourist towns. Local people are warm and welcoming; you will find their smiles to be infectious. There is virtually no English spoken locally, so our students have an undiluted stunning stage on which to practice their new-found Italian skills!
   Indeed we encourage all our students to engage in extra-curricular activities as an essential part of their organic learning experience. Through our adaptable cultural program and guided tours of the magnificent Salento region (the romantic coast, the culturally rich Lecce in Apulia, the Greek area), your classroom instruction will gain heightened relevance. It is our intention that you will return home carrying memories animated with intense images and sounds of the real Italy!

The School Porta d'Oriente is:

- Official seat and preparation center (recognized by the University for Foreigners of Siena) for the CILS diploma and DITALS examination (for foreigners and Italian teachers who want to teach Italian)
- Official seat and preparation center (recognized by the University for Foreigners of Perugia) for the CELI certificate and DILS-PG exam (for foreigners and Italian teachers who want to teach Italian)

CELI and CILS certifications of Italian as foreign language are recognized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
- Officially recognized by the Swedish and German authorities for Education
- Our school is also in contact with the National Agencies Socrates/Comenius for the training of the foreign teachers and especially for the teachers of Italian as a foreign language.

The Italian Language School Porta d'Oriente is officially recognized by the Swedish Authorities
(Vår skola är godkänd av Vår skola är godkänd av CSN och Högskoleverket och Högskoleverket)

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Officially recognized by the University for Foreigners of Siena as Seat for DITALS exam
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Officially recognized by the University for Foreigners of Perugia as Seat for CELI certificate and DILS-PG exam

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