Learning a foreign language in its immediate environment, in a "native" country, together with a direct carrier, which is also a qualified experienced teacher - what could be better? The uniqueness of the programs Home Language International (the company was founded in 1979) is that students who come to study in another country stay in the teacher's family, in his own home. In addition to individual lessons, students are constantly sent along with the teacher on excursions and walks, visit the most interesting tourist places and routes, communicate with his family and go to visit friends. This technique is incredibly effective: students of any age category, with any level of preparation can enter the course - a suitable option is available for everyone!
Individual lessons held in the teacher's home will fully comply with your requirements and wishes: you can determine their intensity, theme and direction. The teacher carefully monitors your progress and achievements, draws attention to difficult topics or aspects that require more detailed consideration, focuses on your pace of memorization and assimilation of information.
Learn Italian in a hospitable, beautiful, unusual Italy - what can be better and more pleasant? In this country courses are available in several cities:
You can choose a city of your choice, tastes and interests: check out the program options that are offered in each of them. We do not doubt that for every student there is a suitable option!
The course provides many additional options that you can choose as you wish:
Italian + culture
A wonderful opportunity not only to learn the Italian language, but also to absorb the amazing culture of this unique country, to get acquainted with landmarks, monuments of architecture, churches and cathedrals, museums and ancient manors. Academic load - 10 hours a week, accommodation and meals - full board. The complex of cultural events depends on the selected city:
This amazing city is often called an open-air museum - and it is absolutely deserved: here you can not count various monuments, attractions, museum exhibits and the world art treasures. Together with the teacher and tourist groups, you can stroll along Lungarno Street and the Ponte Vecchio Bridge, visit the Basilica of Santa Croce and the Baptistery, Santa Maria del Fiore and Piazza del Duomo, relax in Piazza della Signoria and stroll through the Uffizi Gallery.
You can visit the famous art gallery "Pinacoteca Brera", see the exhibits of the museum of La Scala and the castle of Sforza.
Here, students are offered even a few excursions, among which you can choose the most suitable and interesting - orient yourself to the most noteworthy objects that you would like to see! You can choose from 2 of 4 sights: the historical center + the Naples cathedral; Port of Alba + archaeological museum; The Royal Palace + Piazza del Plebiscito; Underground museum of Naples, walks around the city and shopping.
In addition to the legendary bent tower, you can visit the city cathedral and the Baptistery, the monumental ancient cemetery, the amazing beauty of the Opera Museum and the unusual museum of the Sinopians.
In the capital of Italy, the most notable are the legendary Colosseum and the Roman Forum, as well as the Sistine Chapel. You will be able to see the most striking landmarks on the bus sightseeing tour, which ends with a visit to the Castle of Saint Angel and the Basilica of St. Peter.
Take a ride on the canals on the beautiful gondola, visit the most famous scuero (workshops for the production of nacels), relax on St. Mark's Square and visit the Ka'Rezzonico Museum.
) Italian + entertainment
Do you want to spend time not only with benefit, but also with pleasure? Then this program is for you! During the week the student attends 10 lessons of the Italian language (individual lessons in the teacher's house), and the rest of the time is spent for various entertainments, master classes, walks, sports and creativity. For example, in any city in Italy you can attend cooking classes and learn how to prepare the most delicious dishes of Italian cuisine according to traditional recipes (1130 € / week).
Italian + multipurpose events
This course will suit any category of students - both teenagers and adults, with any level of language and academic skills. Living in the teacher's house, you will attend 10 individual lessons weekly, and the rest of the time will be devoted to walks, entertainment, excursions and creativity, sports. The whole program is individually negotiated upon the arrival of the student. The cost is:
1) In Tuscany, Milan and Genoa:
2) In Venice, Naples and Rome:
Universal activities (without Italian lessons)
This version of the course will allow you to learn the language directly in the process of live communication, entertainment and excursions. It is not possible to teach Italian directly: after the arrival of the student a plan of activities and walks is prepared (all expenses are already included in the cost of the program), and together with the teacher you can devote time to acquaintance with the Italian culture, art and national peculiarities of the country and its inhabitants.
1) In Tuscany, Milan and Genoa:
2) In Venice, Naples and Rome:
In addition, you can select additional program options. For example, book only accommodation in the teacher's home (half board and full), or just lessons (the teacher will come to you for individual lessons). English language programs are also offered online - lessons are conducted using Skype.
The transfer fee is paid separately: for an adult student = 75 € / one way, for students under 18 years - 80 € / one way.
The cost of the course is (for 1 week for one Student, with accommodation - full board):
1) Education and living in Genoa, Tuscany or Milan:
2) Teaching and living in Venice, Naples or Rome:
Required documents, depending on the type of institution:
|camp / language school |
|private school, boardinghouse|
|Language courses, schools and children's language camps||Primary and secondary education - private schools||Preparation programmes for entering universities - higher education||Higher education (after completing accredited programs A-level, IB, High School) - Bachelor, Master, MBA|
| - we recommend to apply 6-9 months before the start of the course (some camps and schools offer discounts for early booking or for lengthy study programs) |
- there are some very popular and high demand children's camps, where the applications need to be submitted 1 year in advance (in particular Switzerland , Great Britain , USA , Canada , Austria)
| - we recommend to apply one year before the start of the training program, |
- some schools have a specific time frame (September-November - please specify an individual school)
- some schools require tests in several stages (UKISET, internal tests of the school: English, mathematics, logics, subjects, interview, some require a personal visit)
| - we recommend to apply one year before the start of the program, |
- for Foundation and Pathway programs, IELTS and TOEFL certificates are usually required, respectively
| - recommended submission one year before the start of the program, |
- the deadline normally closes in January, for TOP HEIs and, as a rule, in March in other universities
- for a bachelor, a Foundation or Pathway preparatory program a completed A-level, IB, High School + IELTS / TOEFL are required
- for Masters you need a graduated higher education, in some cases you need a pre-Masters program
- MBA requires completed higher education, work experience preferably at least 2-3 years, etc.