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At our Italian language school also specialises in Italian for tourism.

We offer intensive language training either in mini groups or as individual lessons for the staff of hotels, restaurants, travel agencies, tour guides and other branches of tourism. After consulting you about your language needs, your language course is put together just for you!

This special Italian for tourism course is held either as individual lessons or as an intensive course.

There are special conditions available all year at our language school round for company groups from the tourist industry. Because of the location of our language school by the sea, an even higher level of learning efficiency is achieved due to the relaxing surroundings. At our Italian language school, employees will be encouraged to learn according to their needs and will return to the workplace newly motivated and inspired!

Course location

This course can take place either at our school in Trieste, at our school in Tropea, as in-house-company training or online!

Course start

Every Monday

Minimum level

An intermediate level is required to attend this sector specific course.


Job related specialisations for tourism cover a wide range of topics. The student chooses which aspects are most important for his language needs. The most requested job related courses in tourism and the hotel and restaurant industry are:

  • Italian on the phone
  • Italian as a service language
  • Formal correspondence in Italian
  • Italian tourism terminology
  • Drink lists and food menus in Italian language
  • Italian in the hotel and restaurant industry
  • Italian for the tourist industry
  • Tourism in Italy
  • Italian in sales

-If you decide to attend this course on an individual basis, we will tailor for you its content!

  • Development of linguistic skills in a specialized field;
  • Raising awareness in the field of tourism;
  • Acquisition of knowledge and language acquaintance of tourism terminology.
Size of groups

Individual lessons or small groups of 3 to max 8 students

Individual or max.8
Type of course

Individual lessons: you may choose our one-to-one or two-to-one packages of individual lessons.
This way you are completely flexible concerning the timetable and the number of lessons booked.

Intensive course: Individual lessons + classes carried out in small groups of 3 to 8 students. If you want to attend this course the number of lessons is 4 lessons daily, 5 days a week (according to the regulation of group courses) + 2 private lessons, 3 days a week = 20 group lessons + 6 private lessons
The group 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 the teaching method and didactics by clicking on the link.
Then during the additional individual lessons, the teacher will focus cleary on business and trading terminology, which will be tailor-made completely to your particular needs.


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

Course duration

1 – 52 weeks (extension is possible).

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