Piccola Università Italiana | Boutique Italian Language Schools in Fantastic Locations


Active Silver program: Italian course for seniors

Piccola Università Italiana  offers an Italian language course for senior students in its school in Trieste.

This special course is addressed to senior students belonging to the age group 6o+

Our school will offer you the great possibility to learn Italian along with a broad range of activities such as social activities, excursions and cultural field trips. We will provide you with a comfortable accomodation as well!

Studying Italian in the great atmosphere of Trieste will be a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. Don’t miss our Italian language course for senior students in Tropea!

Course start and duration

Students can choose to start this course between the following dates:

  • from 26/01/2020 to 09/02/2020
  • from 15/03/2020 to 29/03/2020
  • from 18/10/2020 to 01/11/2020

Arrival and departure day is on Sunday.

Our Active Silver 60+ programme lasts 2 weeks (4o lessons).

Detailed programme (1st week)

Sunday: 

  • Arrival and transfer

Monday:

  • 8:00-8:30 Written grading test
  • 8:30-10:00 Oral grading test
  • 11:00-13:00 Italian course
  • 18:00 Introduction to the extracurricular programme
  • 19:00 Eating Italian Pizza (to get to know the group, not included)

Tuesday:

  • 09:00-13:00 Italian course (with 20 min. break)
  • 15:00-17:00 Guided historical city tour through Trieste, followed by a coffee in a famous historical cafe

Wednesday:

  • 09:00-13:00 Italian course (with 20 min. break)
  • 14:00 Half-day excursion: Visit of a wine estate with wine and oil tasting

Thursday:

  • 09:00-13:00 Italian course (with 20 min.break)
  • 14:00-19:00 Half-day excursion to Cividale

Friday:

  • 09:00-13:00 Italian course (with 20 min.break)
  • Free afternoon
  • 16:00-18:00 Watching an Italian classic movie

Saturday: 

  • 09:00-18:00 Full-day excursion to Udine with guided tour. Visit of the Fresco from the famous painter Tiepolo/Possibility to have lunch in a typical Osteria
Detailed programme (2nd week)

Sunday: 

  • Full day off

Monday:

  • 9:00-13:00 Italian course (with 20 min.break)
  • 15:00-17:00 Guided visiting tour of the museum Revoltella

Tuesday:

  • 09:00-13:00 Italian course (with 20 min. break)
  • 15:00-17:00 Guided historical city tour through Trieste, followed by an Aperitivo Spritz in a famous historical cafe

Wednesday:

  • 09:00-13:00 Italian course (with 20 min. break)
  • 13:30-20:00 Half-day excursion to Aquileia

Thursday:

  • 09:00-13:00 Italian course (with 20 min.break)
  • Free afternoon
  • 16:00-18:00 Watching an Italian classic movie

Friday:

  • 09:00-13:00 Italian course (with 20 min.break)
  • 15:00-19:00 Guided visiting tour of the Castle of Duino, followed by the visit of a traditional Osmiza in the Karst mountain range (with wine and snack)

Saturday: 

  • Full day off
Objective

Developing speaking, writing, listening and reading skills while being immersed in a magical atmosphere.

Size of groups

This course will be carried out in small groups of 3 to 8 participants. In case a group of 3-8 cannot be formed, the student will be placed in a 1-2 student to teacher ratio setting. If this occurs, the number of lessons will be reduced by 50%.

Minimum amount of participants is 6 students per course date.

max.8
Certificate

On the last day of course students receive a certificate confirming participation of the course.
Read more details about the participation certificate.

Price details

The price includes:

  • Special senior group course (40 lessons of 55 minutes) according to the course regulation
  • Extracurricular programme (1 welcome drink, 1 aperitivo, 1 guided city tour + coffee, 1 museum visit, 4 half-day excursions, 1 full-day excursion, 1 afternoon excursion with snack + watching an Italian classic movie)
  • Inscription fee (Return transfer airport – Trieste, schoolbag, pen, writing pad, course book and teaching material, written and oral grading test, participation certificate, city map and information about Trieste)
  • Accommodation as booked

PROGRAMME RATE including indicated accommodation option

Single room (Residenza PUI - Shared apartment) Single room (Studio flat in a residence) Double room (Residenza PUI - Shared apartment) Double room (Studio flat in a Residence)
1100€ 1320€ 990€ 1080€

Request more details about this course!

REQUEST NOW!