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Dante Alighieri, Siena, Italy

Dante Alighieri

Students rated Dante Alighieri, Siena : 4.2/5.0   (55 reviews)

1. What we like about the school  

Excellent rating of host family accommodation
Rooftop terrace

2. Siena  

Other Italian schools in Siena offering Italian coursesScuola Leonardo da Vinci 4.4/5.0 

3. Dante Alighieri

General Information

The language school Dante Alighieri was founded in Siena, Italy in 1979. The school is located in a renovated building in the Castelvecchio area of Siena, in the historical town centre, just a 10 minutes walk from the Piazza del Campo.

The school address is: Via Tommaso Pendola 37, 53100 - Siena (Italy).


Facilities

Snack vending machine, Drink vending machine, library, movie rental, movie room, games room, rooftop terrace, balcony / terrace, copy machine, free WIFI


Classroom equipment

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


Accreditations and Quality seals





Airport transfer

Best arrival airport is Florence.  It takes 90 minutes by bus to school.


Average no. of students: Adult courses in summer: 160
Adult courses throughout the year: 80
School Size
XL
Average no. of levels: Adult courses in summer: 6
Adult courses throughout the year: 6
Number of classrooms: 20
Number of public workstations: 1
Italian teacher qualifications: 100 % hold a university degree
100 % hold a recognised language teaching qualification
Average age of students: in summer: 23 years
throughout the year: 35 years
Minimum age of students: 18 years
Student nationalities: Brazil 8 %
Germany 12 %
England 4 %
France 5 %
Holland 4 %
Russia 3 %
Sweden 1 %
 
Japan 8 %
Korea 1 %
Switzerland 12 %
Spain 2 %
USA 28 %
Turkey 1 %
Israel 8 %
 

4. Courses

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Price in € -- 550
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ONLY for German students, employed in Hamburg, Hessen, or Berlin.
Starting dates Every Monday .
Beginner level start only: 11.Jan.2016, 25.Jan.2016, 08.Feb.2016, 29.Feb.2016, 14.Mar.2016, 04.Apr.2016, 18.Apr.2016, 02.May.2016, 16.May.2016, 30.May.2016, 13.Jun.2016, 20.Jun.2016, 27.Jun.2016, 11.Jul.2016, 18.Jul.2016, 25.Jul.2016, 08.Aug.2016, 22.Aug.2016, 29.Aug.2016, 05.Sep.2016, 12.Sep.2016, 26.Sep.2016, 10.Oct.2016, 24.Oct.2016, 07.Nov.2016, 21.Nov.2016, 28.Nov.2016
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Morning: 9:00  - 13:00
Afternoon: 14:30  - 17:00
Required language level Beginner (A1) - No previous knowledge required
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Starting dates Every Monday .
Beginner level start only: 11.Jan.2016, 25.Jan.2016, 08.Feb.2016, 29.Feb.2016, 14.Mar.2016, 04.Apr.2016, 18.Apr.2016, 02.May.2016, 16.May.2016, 30.May.2016, 13.Jun.2016, 20.Jun.2016, 27.Jun.2016, 11.Jul.2016, 18.Jul.2016, 25.Jul.2016, 08.Aug.2016, 22.Aug.2016, 29.Aug.2016, 05.Sep.2016, 12.Sep.2016, 26.Sep.2016, 10.Oct.2016, 24.Oct.2016, 07.Nov.2016, 21.Nov.2016, 28.Nov.2016
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Morning: 9:10  - 13:00
Required language level Beginner (A1) - No previous knowledge required
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In addition to the lessons, students can book lunch with the teacher (extra fee).
Starting dates Every Day .
Required language level Beginner (A1) - No previous knowledge required
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Course price includes accommodation: Teacher's home, Single room, Full board (breakfast + lunch + dinner)

Registration fee: 70€
Live and learn in your teacher's comfortable home. The beautiful Etruscan city of Viterbo (175 kilometres from Siena) is conveniently located not far from Rome, many important Etruscan centres and the sea.
3 hours of language, grammar and culture in the morning, 5 days a week, PLUS:
One afternoon per week students will be accompanied by the teacher on a cultural visit.
Every Wednesday afternoon will be free, without planned activities.
Other afternoons, the students can choose between one of the following 2-3 hour workshops, according to their current level. These workshops must be chosen when booking the course and followed for the entire week, with the possibility of changing workshops at the end of each week:
Reading workshop – 2 hours – elementary, intermediate and advanced level
Writing workshop – 2 hours - intermediate and advanced level
Literature workshop – 2 hours - elementary, intermediate and advanced level
Grammar workshop – 2 hours - elementary, intermediate and advanced level
Cinema workshop – 2 hours - advanced level
Italian culture and geography workshop – 2 hours - elementary, intermediate and advanced level
Italian history workshop – 2 hours - advanced level
Italian opera workshop – 2 hours - advanced level
Workshop on authentic Italian popular music (listening, reading and comprehension) – 2 hours - intermediate and advanced level
Art History workshop – 2 hours - intermediate and advanced level
Language of economics workshop – 2 hours - advanced level
Reduced rate for two students (same level): 1050€ Euro per week, per person.
Course price includes accommodation in separate quarters within the teacher's home equipped with private bathroom, queen size bed, TV, internet connection, air conditioning, private sitting room and full board.

This course takes place in a different location than main address of the school:
Viterbo
Starting dates Every Monday .
Beginner level start only: 11.Jan.2016, 25.Jan.2016, 08.Feb.2016, 29.Feb.2016, 14.Mar.2016, 04.Apr.2016, 18.Apr.2016, 02.May.2016, 16.May.2016, 30.May.2016, 13.Jun.2016, 20.Jun.2016, 27.Jun.2016, 11.Jul.2016, 18.Jul.2016, 25.Jul.2016, 08.Aug.2016, 22.Aug.2016, 29.Aug.2016, 05.Sep.2016, 12.Sep.2016, 26.Sep.2016, 10.Oct.2016, 24.Oct.2016, 07.Nov.2016, 21.Nov.2016, 28.Nov.2016
Required language level Beginner (A1) - No previous knowledge required
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Price in € 1200
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Course price includes accommodation: Homestay, Single room, Full board (breakfast + lunch + dinner)

It includes cultural activities and didactic material. Inscription fee: 70,00 €.

This course takes place in a different location than main address of the school:
Sovicille ( Siena )
Starting dates Every Monday .
Required language level Beginner (A1) - No previous knowledge required
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Starting dates Every Monday .
Beginner level start only: 11.Jan.2016, 25.Jan.2016, 08.Feb.2016, 29.Feb.2016, 14.Mar.2016, 04.Apr.2016, 18.Apr.2016, 02.May.2016, 16.May.2016, 30.May.2016, 13.Jun.2016, 20.Jun.2016, 27.Jun.2016, 11.Jul.2016, 18.Jul.2016, 25.Jul.2016, 08.Aug.2016, 22.Aug.2016, 29.Aug.2016, 05.Sep.2016, 12.Sep.2016, 26.Sep.2016, 10.Oct.2016, 24.Oct.2016, 07.Nov.2016, 21.Nov.2016, 28.Nov.2016
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Morning: 9:10  - 13:00
Afternoon: 14:00  - 15:40
Required language level Beginner (A1) - No previous knowledge required
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Starting dates Every Monday .
Beginner level start only: 11.Jan.2016, 25.Jan.2016, 08.Feb.2016, 29.Feb.2016, 14.Mar.2016, 04.Apr.2016, 18.Apr.2016, 02.May.2016, 16.May.2016, 30.May.2016, 13.Jun.2016, 20.Jun.2016, 27.Jun.2016, 11.Jul.2016, 18.Jul.2016, 25.Jul.2016, 08.Aug.2016, 22.Aug.2016, 29.Aug.2016, 05.Sep.2016, 12.Sep.2016, 26.Sep.2016, 10.Oct.2016, 24.Oct.2016, 07.Nov.2016, 21.Nov.2016, 28.Nov.2016
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Morning: 9:10  - 13:00
Afternoon: 14:00  - 15:40
Required language level Beginner (A1) - No previous knowledge required
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 [+]Price for additional week
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20 Italian language group lessons + 4 cultural lessons per week + 2 cooking lessons + 1 wine tasting + 1 excursion per 2 weeks programme.
Starting dates Every Monday .
Beginner level start only: 11.Jan.2016, 25.Jan.2016, 08.Feb.2016, 29.Feb.2016, 14.Mar.2016, 04.Apr.2016, 18.Apr.2016, 02.May.2016, 16.May.2016, 30.May.2016, 13.Jun.2016, 20.Jun.2016, 27.Jun.2016, 11.Jul.2016, 18.Jul.2016, 25.Jul.2016, 08.Aug.2016, 22.Aug.2016, 29.Aug.2016, 05.Sep.2016, 12.Sep.2016, 26.Sep.2016, 10.Oct.2016, 24.Oct.2016, 07.Nov.2016, 21.Nov.2016, 28.Nov.2016
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Morning: 9:00  - 13:00
Afternoon: 14:00  - 15:40
Required language level Beginner (A1) - No previous knowledge required
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20 Italian language grp lessons + 4 culture lessons per week museums entrance tickets are included
Starting dates Every Monday .
Beginner level start only: 11.Jan.2016, 25.Jan.2016, 08.Feb.2016, 29.Feb.2016, 14.Mar.2016, 04.Apr.2016, 18.Apr.2016, 02.May.2016, 16.May.2016, 30.May.2016, 13.Jun.2016, 20.Jun.2016, 27.Jun.2016, 11.Jul.2016, 18.Jul.2016, 25.Jul.2016, 08.Aug.2016, 22.Aug.2016, 29.Aug.2016, 05.Sep.2016, 12.Sep.2016, 26.Sep.2016, 10.Oct.2016, 24.Oct.2016, 07.Nov.2016, 21.Nov.2016, 28.Nov.2016
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Morning: 9:10  - 13:00
Afternoon: 14:00  - 15:40
Required language level Beginner (A1) - No previous knowledge required
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
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Starting dates 2016: 04.Apr.2016, 02.May.2016, 23.May.2016, 08.Aug.2016, 14.Nov.2016.
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Afternoon: 14:00  - 17:00
Required language level Upper intermediate (B2)
Exam dates 20.Apr.2016, 18.May.2016, 08.Jun.2016, 24.Aug.2016, 30.Nov.2016, 01.Dec.2016
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
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11.04 Spring Cuisine 16.05 Bread &Dessert 11.07 Mediterranean cuisine 22.08 Summer Palate 12.09 A journey through Italy 28.11 Christmas festivities As part of the programme, participants will also visit a vineyard, a wine cellar, a butcher’s shop and other retail and wholesale shops.
Culinary lessons are held in Italian and English. They can also be taught in German, French, Japanese and Chinese upon request at no additional charge.
Starting dates 2016: 11.Apr.2016, 16.May.2016, 11.Jul.2016, 22.Aug.2016, 12.Sep.2016, 28.Nov.2016.
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Morning: 9:30  - 14:00
Required language level Beginner (A1) - No previous knowledge required
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Lesson duration (minutes): 50 minutes
School's administrative fee: 20.00  €
Individual classes: Single individual lessons of tuition can be booked at 48 €. 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: PLIDA
Language school closed: In 2016 (including national and regional bank holidays):
01.Jan.2016, 06.Jan.2016, 25.Mar.2016, 25.Apr.2016, 02.Jun.2016, 15.Aug.2016, 01.Nov.2016, 08.Dec.2016, 09.Dec.2016 - 31.Dec.2016
Languages spoken by school staff (cannot be guaranteed by school): Japanese, Chinese, German, Italian, French, Spanish, English
Comments about courses: Internships available.

5. Accommodation

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weeks 1 2 3 4 [+] Price for additional week One-time fee
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Price in € 210 345 480 615 135 50
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Saturday
Price per person
Price extra night: 28 € (Individual extra nights bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy: Single room.
Distance from school: 11 minutes walking (average reported by our former students)
Includes: TV, Towels, Bedding/linen, Kitchen, Heating, No meals, Shared bathroom.
Age of students: Minimum age of students: 0
Maximum age of students: 0
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Price in € 250 480 710 940 230 50
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Price per person
Price extra night: 40 € (Individual extra nights bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy: Single room.
Distance from school: 30 minutes by public transport
Includes: TV, Towels, Bedding/linen, Heating, Half board, 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
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Price in € 220 410 600 790 190 50
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Saturday
Price per person
Price extra night: 35 € (Individual extra nights bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy: Double room (only for 2 people travelling together).
Distance from school: 30 minutes by public transport
Includes: TV, Towels, Bedding/linen, Half board, 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 € 230 405 580 755 175 50
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Saturday
Price per person
Price extra night: 35 € (Individual extra nights bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy: Single room.
Distance from school: 30 minutes by public transport
Includes: TV, Towels, Bedding/linen, 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 € 170 310 450 590 140 50
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Saturday
Price per person
Price extra night: 25 € (Individual extra nights bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy: Double room (only for 2 people travelling together).
Distance from school: 30 minutes by public transport
Includes: TV, Towels, Bedding/linen, 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 € 145 270 395 520 125 50
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Saturday
Price per person
Price extra night: 18 € (Individual extra nights bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy: Double room (only for 2 people travelling together).
Distance from school: 30 minutes by public transport
Includes: Towels, Bedding/linen, Kitchen, No meals, Shared bathroom.
Age of students: Minimum age of students: 0
Maximum age of students: 0
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Comment Other accommodations options available: private apartment, mini apartment in Residence, room in Hotel, or Bareto estate. Price quotes available upon request.
Max. 1 student of each nationality possible? yes
Single room on request
Optional airport transfer: Peretola (FLR): for 150 € (one way)
Leonardo da Vinci International (Fiumicino) (FCO): for 350 € (one way)
Pisa: for 190 € (one way)

6. Leisure activities

Leisure activities: activity possible course possible organized by school distance from school
Ballet     3 km
Basketball     2 km
Cooking      
Dancing     12 km
Horse riding     10 km
Rugby     2 km
Swimming     2 km
Tennis     4 km
Volleyball     2 km
Yoga     4 km

7. Reviews

 
Overall rating 4.2/5.0 
(55 reviews)
City / State 4.7/5.0 
Organisation 4.5/5.0 
Facilities 3.8/5.0 
Social activities 4.0/5.0 
Course quality / Progress in language 4.5/5.0 
Value for money 4.0/5.0 
Accommodation
Host Family 3.8/5.0 
Shared Flat (apartment) 3.7/5.0 
Other 3.9/5.0 
Students liked about Dante Alighieri, Siena
"High Quality of Teaching" - (63 years)
"Very friendly athmosphere and the teachers were excellent" - (56 years)
"The setting of the school in the old town and the warm and friendly staff. Friends said that the cooking and singing classes are really worth while if you are interested in cooking or singing." - (27 years)
"Great learning experience." - (66 years)
"All staff and teachers very friendly but at the same time very professional. Hand picked teacher who knew what she was doing (Ilenia and Andrea my guide too)" - (72 years)
All 55 reviews of Dante Alighieri

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