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Reviews of Omnilingua, Sanremo, Italy

Total number of reviews: 77
NOTE: All reviews are authentic. Only students who booked their course through us can publish evaluations here, and only after the end of their programme. These evaluations then are not manipulated in any way, neither by us nor by the school, and can be trusted as honest opinions about personal experiences with the school.

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Omnilingua, Sanremo, Italy
4.1/5.0 
(77 reviews)
City 4.1/5.0 
Organisation 4.0/5.0 
Facilities 3.6/5.0 
Social activities 3.6/5.0 
Course quality / Progress in language 4.4/5.0 
Value for money 4.1/5.0 
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Shared Flat 3.7/5.0 
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Individual Reviews
6. Sep. 2016
1. (55 years)  - 
1. Senior 50+ - 2 weeks

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2. Jul. 2016
2. Tone (52 years)  - 
2. Standard - 2 weeks

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3. May. 2016
3. (70 years)  -  France
3. Senior 50+ - 1 week

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Hotel 2-3 stars
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Excellent teachers and warm welcome each day. Very helpful staff.
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Do the cookery lesson- it's great!
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I really enjoyed my course and will certainly return there again. It was an excellent learning environment.
8. Feb. 2016
4. (56 years)  -  Finland
4. Standard - 2 weeks

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flexibility, availability, teaching
22. Dec. 2015
5. (67 years)  - 
5. Standard - 6 weeks

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8. Dec. 2015
6. (55 years)  -  Finland
6. Italian & Tennis - 1 week

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Valeria is a really good teacher. Chiara is a bit too outspoken and unfriendly, and should act more professionally. Manuela is also a good teacher.
23. Nov. 2015
7. (73 years)  - 
7. Standard - 3 weeks

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21. Sep. 2015
8. (58 years)  -  Sweden
8. Senior 50+ - 2 weeks

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Hotel 2-3 stars
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Good lessons
1. Sep. 2015
9. Viktoria (27 years)  - 
9. Standard - 1 week

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4. Aug. 2015
10. (42 years)  - 
10. Italian + Cooking & Wine - 1 week

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29. Jun. 2015
11. (56 years)  -  United Kingdom
11. Standard - 4 weeks

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easy to find and good teachers
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could use more facilities such as library materials and audio etc.
15. Apr. 2015
12. (53 years)  -  United Kingdom
12. Senior 50+ - 1 week

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The friendly atmosphere, great teachers, central location and interesting additional learning experiences
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Do the wine tasting and the Italian cooking experience. Wonderful.
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I am really looking forward to the next time I can take a course.
24. Oct. 2014
13. (48 years)  - 
13. Italian + Cooking & Wine - 2 weeks

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29. Sep. 2014
14. (62 years)  - 
14. Standard - 2 weeks

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7. Dec. 2013
15. (71 years)  -  United States
15. Intensive - 4 weeks

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Daniela and the staff
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I didn't think the afternoon classes were well-organized. I think my time would have been better spent going to the beach and outings with other students. It is good to stay with a family. It adds a lot of Italian to your knowledge of the language.
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This was a friendly and easy going place. Although the course is basically communicative with some coverage of grammar, the placement tests are all grammar and should have had an oral part to them. I enjoyed it and would go back again if the dollar wasn't so low compared to the Euro. It is quite expensive there for Americans. Great experience.
17. Sep. 2013
16. (54 years)  -  Poland
16. Senior 50+ - 2 weeks

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Hotel 4 stars
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atmosphere
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cooking lessons
4. Sep. 2013
17. (49 years)  -  Ireland
17. Intensive - 2 weeks

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Very good exercise books and nice mixture of origins of students. I loved the fact that English was not used at all during the classes!!
2. Jan. 2013
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18. Intensive - 2 weeks

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Teachers very friendly
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Cooking courses were great.
15. Oct. 2012
19. (56 years)  - 
19. Italian + Cooking & Wine - 1 week

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small groups, good professor
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Bike lane near the sea
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Unfortunately, some social activities were cancelled on short notice, probably due to the end of season.
30. Aug. 2012
20. (28 years)  - 
20. Standard - 1 week

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Confidently organised, the staff were always willing to take that extra step to ensure that everyone studying at the school was happy. The quality of the teaching was fantastic (Thank you Irma!) and I can truly say I enjoyed each and every lesson. Social activities were readily available but I always felt like it was my choice to go or not, no pushing selling like at some other language schools. Friendly and knowledgeable staff!
Insider tips about what future students should not miss
Take the cycle route to San Lorenzo in your spare time. Return to San Remo over the Poggio if you are brave!
Other comments
A fantastic language school! Thank you!
25. Aug. 2012
21. (43 years)  -  Sweden
21. Standard - 3 weeks

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i loved it.
2. Jul. 2012
22. (57 years)  -  Canada
22. Standard - 1 week

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Hotel 4 stars
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instruction focused on speaking. I liked the fact that we were required to speak only in Italian
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I found the school very helpful and well organized. My instructor was very knowlegable and capable of keeping the class focused on Italian and our lessons while being supportive.
29. May. 2012
23. (69 years)  - 
23. Senior 50+ - 2 weeks

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The school should be equipped with quality audio/video. The exercises were inaudible.
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Too many students per group. We were 9, which leaves few opportunities to express oneself.
8. May. 2012
24. Ingrid (49 years)  - 
24. Standard - 1 week

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6. Oct. 2011
25. (61 years)  - 
25. Standard - 2 weeks

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The friendly staff and teachers, Dani's well prepared lessons, she is patient and reassuring. I liked that.
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Since I live here (Badalucco), I could not participate in the leisure activities. But I could see that the group cohesion was very nice, when the students took part in joint activities. Perhaps this should be recommended. If you book two weeks, it's always very nice to establish some contacts.
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Is there a grammar section for the book? I would have wanted the CD as well ...
7. Feb. 2011
26. (70 years)  - 
26. Standard - 2 weeks

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People are friendly and welcoming. The teaching was at the level I needed and no time was wasted. My tutor was very committed and I enjoyed my hours with her. The time, for me, went very quickly each day, even though it was 2 hours of conversation with my tutor who was very patient and encouraging.
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The Sanremo Language school suited me very well since it is situated in Sanremo, a very pleasant town, not too big. I have been at the school before, I was pleased with the teaching and so I had no hesitation in returning there for another course.
15. Dec. 2010
27. (62 years)  - 
27. Italian + Cooking & Wine - 4 weeks

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Small groups, friendly tone, qualified teachers
3. Dec. 2010
28. (52 years)  - 
28. Standard - 1 week

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Conviviability. Very friendly and cosmopolitan atmosphere.
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Kitchening night at Taggia's place
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The teacher (a lovely young woman) was charming. And so was the Secretary. Macino, the guy who welcomed us was also nice, he gave us the keys of the keys when we arrived late
2. Dec. 2010
29. Jacques (49 years)  - 
29. Standard - 1 week

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cooking courses
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change the bell of the school. Should provide more information on things to do around the area.
11. Aug. 2010
30. (55 years)  -  Switzerland
30. Standard-PLUS (20 group + 5 individual) - 2 weeks

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private lessons, very good teacher
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accomodations are very loud
3. May. 2010
31. (65 years)  -  Sweden
31. Standard - 2 weeks

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Good organization and excellent teachers. Very good atmosphere
3. May. 2010
32. (68 years)  -  Sweden
32. Standard - 2 weeks

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Excellent teacher.School staff really helpful.
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Well worth its price.
26. Oct. 2008
33. (32 years)  - 
33. Standard - 2 weeks

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The kindness of the staff and teachers.
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Please use more interactive and modern teaching methods. Use video, music, media for comprehension.
27. Oct. 2007
34. (26 years)  - 
34. Standard - 1 week

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personal atmosphere, good organisation
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italian cooking
25. Oct. 2007
35. Michelle (26 years)  - 
35. Standard - 1 week

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19. Jul. 2007
36. (57 years)  - 
36. Standard - 1 week

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the whole team is presented the first day. every member of the team is willing to give all kinds of explantations, if needed. Selena is a good teacher.
5. Jul. 2007
37. (46 years)  -  Norway
37. Standard - 1 week

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Italian teacher
13. Jun. 2007
38. (40 years)  - 
38. Standard - 1 week

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very nice teacher
21. Feb. 2007
39. Sonja (52 years)  - 
39. Standard - 2 weeks

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27. Sep. 2006
40. Kai (29 years)  - 
40. Intensive - 3 weeks

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15. Jun. 2006
41. (29 years)  - 
41. Individual lessons / Standard Plus - 2 weeks

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19. Dec. 2005
42. Theresa  - 
42. Intensive - 2 weeks

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19. Dec. 2005
43.  - 
43. Standard - 1 week

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They're very nice, well organised and flexible.
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The scool provides internet access. It's very appreciable because sometimes the access in town is rare and very expensive. And Internet is very usefull for foreign people.
19. Dec. 2005
44.  -  London
44. Standard - 4 weeks

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Committed staff and teachers
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Not all banks change travellers cheques. Deutsche Bank are the closest to the school who do.
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Friendly and helpful staff. Good atmosphere.
8. Sep. 2005
45. (19 years)  -  Ireland
45. General

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Everyone is so friendly, the teachers are like your friends. Also, all the students were from all over the world.
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the extra activities, for example beach volleyball. A great way to get to know people, and have lots of fun.
26. Aug. 2005
46. (29 years)  - 
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We could go on the beach easily. It is very nice and relaxing, and it takes only 5 mins. from the school. I enjoyed going to the sea, to churches, to downtown, to the museum, etc. And it is the most enjoyable experience to spend a time with my new friends who came from various countries.
Insider tips about what future students should not miss
Be friendly to the other students and get to know each other soon. Meeting new people makes your stay very nice and memorable.
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My Sanremo stay in this summer was absolutery fantastic!!! Ciao!
25. Aug. 2005
47. (22 years)  -  England
47. General

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The teachers and the friendliness of the whole organisation
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Stay for at least 3 weeks as there is so much to do along that coastline.
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Its a small, relaxed school and because of this your Italian will improve rapidly as you have plenty of opportunity to practice conversation in the classes. The staff were also really friendly and always willing to help you with anything even things outside of the school. I would definitely consider going back again next year. In fact some of the students there this year also did a course there last year.
21. Oct. 2004
48. Anonymous (36 years)  - 
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21. Oct. 2004
49. Robert (66 years)  - 
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27. Sep. 2004
50. (29 years)  -  England
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