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Active Silver program: Italian course for seniors

Our school offers a special Italian language course for senior students in our school in Tropea.

This 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 Tropea, where sun meets breathtaking beaches and crystal clear sea, will be a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. Don’t miss our Italian language course for senior students!

Course start and duration

Students can choose to start this course either
from 15/03/2020 to 29/03/2020 or
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
  • 8:00 Presentation of the school with welcome drink
  • 9:00 Eating Italian pizza together to get to know each other.

Monday:

  • 8:00-8:30 Written grading test
  • 8:30-10:00 Oral grading test
  • 11:10-13:00 Italian course
  • Free afternoon
  • 18:00 Introduction to the extracurricular programme

Tuesday:

  • 09:00-13:00 Italian course (with 20 min. break)
  • 15:00 Guided historical city tour through Tropea
  • 16:00 Half-day excursion;
  • Visit Torre Marrana and Capo Vaticano with a nice walk

Wednesday:

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

Thursday:

  • 09:00-13:00 Italian course (with 20 min.break)
  • 14:00-20:00 Half-day excursion: Vibo and Pizzo
  • After the city tour in Pizzo, the possibility to taste the typical Tartufo ice cream

Friday:

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

Saturday: 

  • 07:30-20:00 Full-day excursion: Sibari and Corigliano
  • Possibility of lunch in a typical agriturismo. In spring you may admire the almond, cherry and peach trees in blossom!
Detailed programme (2nd week)

Sunday: 

  • Full day off

Monday:

  • 9:00-13:00 Italian course (with 20 min.break)
  • Free afternoon

Tuesday:

  • 09:00-13:00 Italian course (with 20 min. break)
  • Free afternoon
  • 16:00-22:00 Mediterranean cooking lesson with dinner

Wednesday:

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

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)
  • Free afternoon
  • 20:00 Dinner at a local restaurant with Italian music (dinner is not included)

Saturday: 

  • 07:30-20:00 Full-day excursion to visit Sicily (Messina and Taormina)
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%.

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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 guided city tour, 4 half-day excursions, 2 full-day excursions, 1 cooking lesson, 2 evenings watching Italian classic movies)
  • Inscription fee (return transfer airport – Tropea, schoolbag, pen, writing pad, teaching material, written and oral grading test, participation certificate, city map and information about Tropea, club card)
  • Accommodation as booked

PROGRAMME RATE including indicated accommodation option

Single room (Shared apartment) Single room (Studio flats) Double room (Shared apartment) Double room (Studio flats)
1030€ 1150€ 970€ 1060€

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