Beginner(A1): No knowledge or understand only few basic words/phrases Elementary(A2): Can understand and speak about simple topics: i.e. family, shopping, hobby. Lower Intermediate(B1): Can speak about future and past events, give reasons and explanations for a situation. Upper Intermediate(B2): Can speak about abstract topics, produce clear, detailed text on many subjects. Advanced(C1): Can use language flexibly and effectively. Proficiency(C2): Can express himself/herself spontaneously, very fluently and precisely.
The language school Trieste Language School was founded in Trieste, Italy in 1995. Classes are hosted in the centre of Trieste, in the convent of Santa Maria Maggiore, a historic building with a great view overlooking the harbour.
Accreditations and Quality seals
Student support desk
TV in some classrooms
Heating in all classrooms
Ample natural light in all classrooms
Number of classrooms:
Number of public workstations:
Internet access and use of school computers
Wireless LAN zone at school
Free certificate of course attendance
Language level placement test at first day of classes
For adult courses: a minimum of one free organized leisure activity per week
Free assistance in finding flats for long-term students
Generally course material is distributed free to students and will stay in student property.
Average number of students
Adult courses in summer: 50
Adult courses throughout the year: 50
Average age of students
in summer: 30 years
throughout the year: 35 years
Average number of levels
Adult courses in summer: 4
Adult courses throughout the year: 4
Minimum age of students
Italian teacher qualifications
100 % hold a university degree
100 % hold a recognised language teaching qualification
Languages spoken by school staff (cannot be guaranteed by school):
Best arrival airport is Ronchi Dei Legionari (TRS). It takes 40 minutes by train to school.
Language school closed
In 2016 (including national and regional bank holidays): 01.Jan.2016 - 25.Apr.2016, 02.Jun.2016, 15.Aug.2016, 01.Nov.2016, 26.Dec.2016 - 31.Dec.2016 In 2017 (including national and regional bank holidays): 01.Jan.2017 - 08.Jan.2017, 17.Apr.2017, 01.May.2017, 02.Jun.2017, 15.Aug.2017, 01.Nov.2017
Supplement for lessons held on Saturday or Sunday: 6€ per lesson.
Also available for people travelling together with the same level of Italian:
Two-to-one: 52€ per lesson.
Three-to-one: 56€ per lesson.
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General course schedule
Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level: Afternoon: 13:30 - 19:00
Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level: Morning: 9:00 - 13:00 Afternoon: 13:30 - 15:30
Required language level
Beginner (A1) - No previous knowledge required
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Lesson duration: 55 minutes
Individual classes Single individual lessons of tuition can be booked at 40 €. 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.
Comments about courses: During the winter months (from the end of October until the end of April) private courses are available upon request.