A Door to Italy, Genoa, Italy

A Door to Italy

Students rated A Door to Italy, Genoa : 4.2/5.0   (44 reviews)

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2. A Door to Italy

General Information

The language school A Door to Italy was founded in Genoa, Italy in 2002. The school is situated in an elegant and fascinating building of the 19th century and easily reachable by bus or train. Located in the heart of Geneva, the school is just a few steps from the main touristic attractions.

The school address is: Via Caffaro 4/7, 16124 - Genoa (Italy).


Facilities

Cafeteria, computer lab, library, daily press, movie rental, free after-class access to language learning software, movie room, lounge, auditorium, balcony / terrace, student support desk, copy machine, printer for student use, free WIFI


Facilities for disabled students

Adapted for deaf students, adapted for students with learning difficulty


Classroom equipment

Heating, ample natural light in all classrooms.
TV in some classrooms.


Accreditations and Quality seals





Airport transfer

Best arrival airport is Cristoforo Colombo Genova.  It takes 15 minutes by bus to school.


Average no. of students: Adult courses in summer: 40
Adult courses throughout the year: 25
Average no. of levels: Adult courses in summer: 6
Adult courses throughout the year: 6
Junior courses in summer: 6
Junior courses throughout the year: 6
Number of classrooms: 6
Number of public workstations: 4
Italian teacher qualifications: 100 % hold a university degree
100 % hold a recognised language teaching qualification
Average age of students: in summer: 25 years
throughout the year: 35 years
Minimum age of students: 16 years
Student nationalities: Brazil 4,5 %
Germany 11 %
England 7 %
France 6.5 %
Holland 1.3 %
Russia 16,00 %
Sweden 2.6 %
 
Japan 3.2 %
Korea 2 %
Switzerland 2.5 %
Spain 2.5 %
USA 6,3 %
 

3. Courses

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Weeks 1 2 3 4 6 8 10 24 26 28 [+]Price for additional week
Price in € 220 360 485 590 850 1110 1370 2700 2940 3180 120
Starting dates Every Monday .
Beginner level start only: 07.Jan.2014, 03.Feb.2014, 03.Mar.2014, 31.Mar.2014, 28.Apr.2014, 26.May.2014, 23.Jun.2014, 21.Jul.2014, 18.Aug.2014, 15.Sep.2014, 13.Oct.2014, 10.Nov.2014, 09.Dec.2014
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Morning: 9:10  - 13:00
Required min. language level Beginner (A1) - No previous knowledge required
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Price in € 450 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Lessons on Friday afternoon (4 hours, from 15:00 to 19:00 or later according to your arrival), Saturday (4 hours, in the morning according to your preference from 09:30 or from 10:00) and Sunday (4 hours, in the morning according to your preference from 09:30 or from 10:00).
16 hours also available for 650€
Starting dates Every Day .
Required min. language level Beginner (A1) - No previous knowledge required
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 12 [+]Price for additional week
Price in € 150 240 325 395 480 565 650 735 905 1075 85
Italian language morning group lessons with 3 days of attendance for a total of 12 hours/week.
Starting dates Every Monday .
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Morning: 9:10  - 13:00
Required min. language level Elementary (A2)
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 12 [+]Price for additional week
Price in € 220 360 520 680 840 1000 1167 1320 1640 1960 160
For 2 students with the same linguistic level.
Starting dates Every Day .
Required min. language level Beginner (A1) - No previous knowledge required
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 12 [+]Price for additional week
Price in € 340 640 940 1240 1540 1840 2140 2440 3040 3640 300
The course can start every day of the year upon student's request.
Starting dates Every Day .
Required min. language level Beginner (A1) - No previous knowledge required
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 12 [+]Price for additional week
Price in € 390 720 1060 1400 1740 2080 2420 2760 3440 4120 340
Focused on the sectorial language requested by the client such as: law, engineering, medicine, business, tourism and management.
Starting dates Every Day .
Required min. language level Lower intermediate (B1)
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 12 [+]Price for additional week
Price in € 490 940 1400 1860 2320 2780 3244 3700 4620 5540 460
Starting dates Every Monday .
Required min. language level Lower intermediate (B1)
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 12 [+]Price for additional week
Price in € 335 590 835 1055 1300 1545 1790 2035 2525 3015 245
This course combines group course in the morning plus individual lessons in the afternoon. Individual lesson: 60 min. each
Starting dates Every Monday .
Beginner level start only: 07.Jan.2014, 03.Feb.2014, 03.Mar.2014, 31.Mar.2014, 28.Apr.2014, 26.May.2014, 23.Jun.2014, 21.Jul.2014, 18.Aug.2014, 15.Sep.2014, 13.Oct.2014, 10.Nov.2014, 09.Dec.2014
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Morning: 9:10  - 13:00
Afternoon: 14:00  - 16:00
Required min. language level Beginner (A1) - No previous knowledge required
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 12 [+]Price for additional week
Price in € 395 705 1005 1285 1590 1895 2200 2505 3115 3725 305
This course combines group course in the morning plus individual lessons in the afternoon. Individual lesson: 60 min. each
Starting dates Every Monday .
Beginner level start only: 07.Jan.2014, 03.Feb.2014, 03.Mar.2014, 31.Mar.2014, 28.Apr.2014, 26.May.2014, 23.Jun.2014, 21.Jul.2014, 18.Aug.2014, 15.Sep.2014, 13.Oct.2014, 10.Nov.2014, 09.Dec.2014
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Morning: 9:10  - 13:00
Afternoon: 14:00  - 16:00
Required min. language level Beginner (A1) - No previous knowledge required
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 12 [+]Price for additional week
Price in € 450 825 1180 1515 1875 2235 2595 2955 3675 4395 360
This course combines group course in the morning plus individual lessons in the afternoon. Individual lesson: 60 min. each
Starting dates Every Monday .
Beginner level start only: 07.Jan.2014, 03.Feb.2014, 03.Mar.2014, 31.Mar.2014, 28.Apr.2014, 26.May.2014, 23.Jun.2014, 21.Jul.2014, 18.Aug.2014, 15.Sep.2014, 13.Oct.2014, 10.Nov.2014, 09.Dec.2014
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Morning: 9:10  - 13:00
Afternoon: 14:00  - 16:00
Required min. language level Beginner (A1) - No previous knowledge required
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 12 [+]Price for additional week
Price in € 510 940 1355 1750 2170 2590 3010 3430 4270 5110 440
This course combines group course in the morning plus individual lessons in the afternoon. Individual lesson: 60 min. each
Starting dates Every Monday .
Beginner level start only: 07.Jan.2014, 03.Feb.2014, 03.Mar.2014, 31.Mar.2014, 28.Apr.2014, 26.May.2014, 23.Jun.2014, 21.Jul.2014, 18.Aug.2014, 15.Sep.2014, 13.Oct.2014, 10.Nov.2014, 09.Dec.2014
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Morning: 9:10  - 13:00
Afternoon: 14:00  - 16:00
Required min. language level Beginner (A1) - No previous knowledge required
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Price in € 60 120 180 240 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Cultural and specialised courses about Italian cinema, Italian songs and the local traditions of Genoa. This course must be addeed to one of the morning group courses.
Starting dates Every Monday .
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Afternoon: 14:00  - 16:00
Required min. language level Lower intermediate (B1)
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Price in € -- 410 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
It can be easily combined with the Standard Course. Students can take the exam in Genova. Deadline for enrolment for the exams: 1 month before the exam. Exam fee is NOT included.
Starting dates 2014: 17.Feb.2014, 03.Jun.2014, 10.Nov.2014.
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Afternoon: 14:00  - 16:00
Required min. language level Elementary (A2)
Exam dates 08.Mar.2014, 16.Jun.2014, 24.Nov.2014
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Price in € 445 810 1160 1490 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
The Italian language course is held in the morning in small group of max 12 students. Cooking classes are held in the afternoon and are individual classes or smal group of maximun 3 students.
Starting dates Every Monday .
Beginner level start only: 07.Jan.2014, 03.Feb.2014, 03.Mar.2014, 31.Mar.2014, 28.Apr.2014, 26.May.2014, 23.Jun.2014, 21.Jul.2014, 18.Aug.2014, 15.Sep.2014, 13.Oct.2014, 10.Nov.2014, 09.Dec.2014
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Morning: 9:10  - 13:00
Afternoon: 15:00  - 18:00
Required min. language level Beginner (A1) - No previous knowledge required
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Price in € 560 995 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Individual single lesson: 60 min. The course has to be combined with a general Italian course, not included in the price.
Starting dates Every Monday .
Beginner level start only: 07.Jan.2014, 03.Feb.2014, 03.Mar.2014, 31.Mar.2014, 28.Apr.2014, 26.May.2014, 23.Jun.2014, 21.Jul.2014, 18.Aug.2014, 15.Sep.2014, 13.Oct.2014, 10.Nov.2014, 09.Dec.2014
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Morning: 9:10  - 13:00
Afternoon: 14:00  - 16:00
Required min. language level Beginner (A1) - No previous knowledge required
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Price in € -- 785 1175 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
It is possible to take the Open Water Dive Certificate (for those who have not dived before) or the Advanced Open Water Dive certificate, with PADI instructors.
All didactic materials and the diving equipment are provided by the diving school and included in the price.
Starting dates Every Monday .
Beginner level start only: 07.Jan.2014, 03.Feb.2014, 03.Mar.2014, 31.Mar.2014, 28.Apr.2014, 26.May.2014, 23.Jun.2014, 21.Jul.2014, 18.Aug.2014, 15.Sep.2014, 13.Oct.2014, 10.Nov.2014, 09.Dec.2014
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Morning: 9:10  - 13:00
Afternoon: 16:00  - 18:00
Required min. language level Beginner (A1) - No previous knowledge required
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Price in € 445 810 1160 1490 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Italian lessons in the morning + practical and theoretic photography lessons in the afternoon. The teacher is a professional photographer.
Starting dates Every Monday .
Beginner level start only: 07.Jan.2014, 03.Feb.2014, 03.Mar.2014, 31.Mar.2014, 28.Apr.2014, 26.May.2014, 23.Jun.2014, 21.Jul.2014, 18.Aug.2014, 15.Sep.2014, 13.Oct.2014, 10.Nov.2014, 09.Dec.2014
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Morning: 9:10  - 13:00
Afternoon: 15:00  - 18:00
Required min. language level Beginner (A1) - No previous knowledge required
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Lesson duration (minutes): 55 minutes
School's administrative fee: 20.00  €
Individual classes: Single individual lessons of tuition can be booked at 35 €. The combination of group and individual lessons is highly recommended. Individual lessons will encourage you to actively speak the foreign language and will offer you the opportunity to discuss individual problems and weaknesses.
Exams offered: CELI - CIC - CILS- PLIDA
Average examination results: 98% at CELI - CIC - CILS- PLIDA
Language school closed: In 2014 (including national and regional bank holidays):
01.Jan.2014, 06.Jan.2014, 20.Apr.2014, 21.Apr.2014, 25.Apr.2014, 01.May.2014, 02.Jun.2014, 15.Aug.2014, 01.Nov.2014, 08.Dec.2014, 25.Dec.2014, 26.Dec.2014
Languages spoken by school staff (cannot be guaranteed by school): Polish, Russian, German, Italian, French, English
Comments about courses: The school is official Exam Center CELI - officially nominated by the University for foreigners of Perugia.

4. Accommodation

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weeks 1 2 3 4 [+] Price for additional week Deposit (refundable)* One-time fee
(charged by school)
Price in € 130 255 375 440 110 100 25
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Sunday
Price per person
Compulsory cleaning at the end: 25€.
Price extra night: 25 € (Individual extra nights bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy: Single room.
Distance from school: 15 minutes walking
Includes: TV, Bedding/linen, Access to laundry service, Kitchen, Heating, No meals, Shared bathroom.
Age of students: Minimum age of students: 0
Maximum age of students: 0
weeks 1 2 3 4 [+] Price for additional week
Price in € 250 500 660 880 220
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Sunday
Price per person
Half board supplement: 95€ per week.
Price extra night: 49 € (Individual extra nights bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy: Single room.
Distance from school: 10 minutes walking
Includes: TV, Daily cleaning, Towels, Bedding/linen, Weekly cleaning, Access to laundry service, Kitchen, Heating, Breakfast, Shared bathroom.
Age of students: Minimum age of students: 0
Maximum age of students: 0
weeks 1 2 3 4 [+] Price for additional week
Price in € 195 390 501 668 167
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Sunday
Price per person
Half board supplement: 100,00 € per week.
Price extra night: 40 € (Individual extra nights bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy: Single room.
Distance from school: 15 minutes walking
Includes: TV, Daily cleaning, Towels, Bedding/linen, Weekly cleaning, Access to laundry service, Kitchen, Heating, Breakfast, Shared bathroom.
Age of students: Minimum age of students: 0
Maximum age of students: 0
weeks 1 2 3 4 [+] Price for additional week
Price in € 150 300 414 552 138
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Sunday
Price per person
Half board supplement: 100,00 € per week.
Price extra night: 40 € (Individual extra nights bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy: Double room (only for 2 people travelling together).
Distance from school: 15 minutes walking
Includes: TV, Daily cleaning, Towels, Bedding/linen, Weekly cleaning, Access to laundry service, Kitchen, Heating, Breakfast, Shared bathroom.
Age of students: Minimum age of students: 0
Maximum age of students: 0
weeks 1 2 3 4 [+] Price for additional week
Price in € 306 612 777 1036 259
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Sunday
Price per person
Half board supplement: 100,00 € per week.
Price extra night: 55 € (Individual extra nights bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy: Single room.
Distance from school: 10 minutes walking
Includes: TV, Daily cleaning, Towels, Bedding/linen, Weekly cleaning, Access to laundry service, Kitchen, Heating, Breakfast, Private bathroom.
Age of students: Minimum age of students: 0
Maximum age of students: 0
weeks 1 2 3 4 [+] Price for additional week
Price in € 237 474 630 840 210
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Sunday
Price per person
Half board supplement: 100,00 € per week.
Price extra night: 42 € (Individual extra nights bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy: Double room (only for 2 people travelling together).
Distance from school: 10 minutes walking
Includes: TV, Daily cleaning, Towels, Bedding/linen, Weekly cleaning, Access to laundry service, Kitchen, Heating, Breakfast, Private bathroom.
Age of students: Minimum age of students: 0
Maximum age of students: 0
weeks 1 2 3 4 [+] Price for additional week
Price in € 199 398 540 720 180
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Sunday
Price per person
Half board supplement: 100,00 € per week.
Price extra night: 49 € (Individual extra nights bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy: Double room (only for 2 people travelling together).
Distance from school: 10 minutes walking
Includes: TV, Daily cleaning, Towels, Bedding/linen, Weekly cleaning, Access to laundry service, Kitchen, Heating, Breakfast, Shared bathroom.
Age of students: Minimum age of students: 0
Maximum age of students: 0
weeks 1 2 3 4 [+] Price for additional week One-time fee
(charged by school)
Price in € 440 880 1200 1600 400 80
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Sunday
Price per room
Compulsory cleaning at the end: 80€.
Price extra night: 80 € (Individual extra nights bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy: Single room.
Distance from school: 10 minutes walking
Includes: TV, Towels, Bedding/linen, Access to laundry service, Kitchen, Heating, No meals, Private bathroom.
Age of students: Minimum age of students: 0
Maximum age of students: 0
weeks 1 2 3 4 [+] Price for additional week Deposit (refundable)* One-time fee
(charged by school)
Price in € 360 720 1080 1350 340 300 60
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Sunday
Price per room
Compulsory cleaning at the end: 60€.
Price extra night: 75 € (Individual extra nights bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy: Single room.
Distance from school: 10 minutes walking
Includes: TV, Towels, Bedding/linen, Access to laundry service, Kitchen, Heating, No meals, Private bathroom.
Age of students: Minimum age of students: 0
Maximum age of students: 0
weeks 1 2 3 4 [+] Price for additional week Deposit (refundable)* One-time fee
(charged by school)
Price in € 98 190 280 330 82 100 20
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Sunday
Price per person
Compulsory cleaning at the end: 20€.
Price extra night: 19 € (Individual extra nights bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy: Double room (only for 2 people travelling together).
Distance from school: 15 minutes walking
Includes: TV, Bedding/linen, Access to laundry service, Kitchen, Heating, No meals, Shared bathroom.
Age of students: Minimum age of students: 0
Maximum age of students: 0
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Comment 3-4-5 star hotel available on request at convenient rates for our students.
Max. 1 student of each nationality possible? no
Single room always
Optional airport transfer: Cristoforo Colombo (GOA): for 40 € (one way)
Taxi costs about 35 € to the city center

5. Leisure activities

Leisure activities: activity possible course possible organized by school distance from school
Dancing     5 km
Diving     5 km
Golf     20 km
Horse riding     20 km
Mountainbiking      
Music     1 km
Sailing     5 km
Skiing     200 km
Squash     5 km
Tennis     5 km
Volleyball     5 km
Windsurfing     5 km

6. Reviews

 
Overall rating 4.2/5.0 
(44 reviews)
City 4.5/5.0 
Organisation 4.1/5.0 
Facilities 3.5/5.0 
Social activities 3.6/5.0 
Course Quality / Progress in language 4.4/5.0 
Value for money 4.1/5.0 
Accommodation
Host Family 4.3/5.0 
Shared flat (apartment) 4.1/5.0 
Other 4.1/5.0 
Students liked about A Door to Italy, Genoa
"Hospitality of the staff,courses and the city,when the weather was nice." - (24 years)
"The quality of teachers is high. Fun lessons. Information booklet by the school(with the information of hospitals, taxi, bus etc.) is helpful. " - (34 years)
"Variety of teachers, their positive personalities and professionalism " -
"The lesson structure, the teachers" - (31 years)
"The lessons with my teacher Federica, the very good atmosphere in the school." - (56 years)
All 44 reviews of A Door to Italy

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  • Organized activities
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  • Wireless LAN zone at school
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  • Language level placement test at first day of classes
  • For junior courses: every afternoon free organized leisure program
  • For adult courses: every afternoon free organized leisure program
  • For adult courses: a minimum of one free organized leisure activity per week
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