Italian courses to prepare for entering university studies in Viareggio, Italy
Location: Language School
Type of Pathway Programme: Universal, non-specific to area of study
|90%||Italian language lessons|
|10%||General academic skill training|
Comments: • Linguistic element: 380 lessons of the Standard language course; 80 lessons of exam preparation, choosing between two language Diplomas «Firenze» AIL.
• Academic element (80 lessons): Italian Civilisation and History; Art History; Business Italian; History of Italian Fashion and Design.
• Final research: 10 contact hours of tutoring.
Events in ViareggioBest time to take a language course in Viareggio
Feb. 2017Autumnal half marathon held every year in Viareggio. The course is just over 21 kms and runners are surrounded by the city's famous Art Nouveau architecture.
05 Feb. 2017 - 28 Feb. 2017The Viareggio Carnival is the largest-scale folk tradition in Italy. The main event is a parade of allegorical floats and masked participants portraying political and popular figures. These same politicians and celebrities come every year to see their efigies and join the celebrations.
01 Jul. 2017 - 31 Aug. 2017International Theatre Festival organised by the Versiliana Foundation in Marina di Pietrasanta just north of Viareggio. Alongside the amazing dramatic presentations, there is also a festival for children and a series of café talks.
14 Jul. 2017 - 31 Aug. 2017Annual opera festival held every summer devoted to the works of the famed Italian composer Giacomo Puccini. The festival takes place in Torre del Lago, only 4 kms from Viareggio.
08 Aug. 2017 - 09 Aug. 2017The Summer Carnival is an attempt to share the joy and wonder of Carnival with the summer crowds Viareggio is famous for. The city hosts a free costume party and a small parade with a few of the floats from February's Carnival.