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The Complete group course contains a grammar part and a conversational language course at our Italian language school are classical Italian language courses.

These classical Italian courses can be started every Monday. As in the other Italian language courses, each student takes a written and an oral test on the first morning of the course so his/her level of competence in the Italian language can be defined precisely. This procedure guarantees the participants of our Italian courses a high efficiency of learning by being placed in one of our 15 efficiency level groups according to language competence.

The Complete course is the most favourite Italian course, booked by the majority of our students of all ages and all language levels.


Size of groups

The Complete courses are carried out in small groups of 3 to 8 course participants.

max. 8 studenti
Course start

Every Monday

Age group

All classical language courses are open to students from 16 years.
However, unaccompanied students who have not yet completed 18 years at the moment of the start of the course, are minors and need to present an authorization form signed by their parents or legal guardian.

Course levels

Perfect for all language levels, including total beginners

Number of lessons

4 lessons daily (each 55 minutes), 5 days a week (according to the regulation of group courses)

The lessons are divided into 2 units of 2 lessons each, with a 20-minutes break in between. Each unit is executed by a different teacher. The first part is dedicated to grammar and the second part to conversation. Both parts are performed in a communicative approach. Please read more about teaching method and didactics by clicking on the link.


Monday to Friday
– 1st part from 09:00 am – 10:50 pm or from 2:00 pm – 3:50 pm
– 2nd part from 11:10 am – 1:00 pm or from 4:10 pm – 6:00 pm


The focus of the content is on the structure and rules of grammar, practical exercises such as forming sentences, games, quizzes and written texts, expanding vocabulary, idioms, reading texts on the various topics of Italian culture such as cooking, wine, music, cinema, roleplays, acted out everyday situations, conversation and the use of different methods of communication, direct listening, analysis of the different faces and facets of Italy.
For intermediate and advanced participants active newspaper readings are used. Discussions about topics from the world of art, culture, current affairs, politics and society. As a rule, the 4 hours daily are divided into 2 hours of grammar and 2 hours of conversation, so the language student gets to know and immerses himself in the 4 pillars of language optimally: speaking, understanding, reading, writing!

  • Development of the ability to understand a discussion
  • Development of the ability to interact in a discussion
  • Development of competence in reading and writing

On the last day of the course, students receive a certificate confirming the participation of the course.
Read more details about the participation certificate, by clicking on the link.

Course duration

1 – 52 weeks (extension is possible).
Special prices for long term language students!


1 week 2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks 5 weeks 6 weeks 7 weeks 8 weeks +9 weeks
255 460 655 840 1020 1195 1370 1540 175


  • Elisabeth from Germany

    Ich hatte 4 Stunden Unterricht: 2 Stunden Grammatik und 2 Stunden Konversation am Tag. Die Zeit verging sehr schnell und am Nachmittag war genügend Zeit für Aktivitäten, Schwimmen, Ausflüge. Es war super, Ferien und Schule kombiniert.

  • Isabel from Germany

    Die Kurse waren anspruchsvoll aber haben auch Spaß gemacht.
    2 Stunden Grammatik und 2 Stunden Konversation pro Tag. Glücklicherweise hatte ich beide Kurse am Vormittag und genug Zeit zum Essen, Baden und für Ausflüge – sehr zu empfehlen!

  • Yulia from Russian Federation

    Exceptional quality language course by the sea. Highly recommend the school for those who would like to improve their Italian fast & easy. During my 2 weeks course I was pleasantly surprised how effectively it is organized & by the quality of the program overall. It takes you only 4 hours a day and you have plenty of time left to enjoy your vacation & discover diverse weekly cultural programs of the school or otherwise explore Tropea with its crystal clear water, sandy beaches & lovely local restaurants on your own.