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Press Releases from Scuola Leonardo da Vinci (27 total)

La Dolce Vita Courses are waiting People of any Age for Learning Italian

After almost ten years of great popularity, the special program La Dolce Vita will come back in September in all the venues of Scuola Leonardo da Vinci. Scuola Leonardo da Vinci is among the most renowned schools that offer Italian language and culture courses to foreign people from all over the world. The four venues are located in Florence, Milan, Rome and Siena. Founded in Florence in 1977, the school guarantees a

La Dolce Vita Courses start again: Discovering Italian Language and Cultural Tra …

Once again, this year Scuola Leonardo da Vinci, an experienced school teaching Italian language to foreign students, offers a wide range of interesting Italian language courses in Italy, such as the one called “La Dolce Vita”. This Italian language course can have a duration of 1 or 2 weeks and was conceived for those students who are not so young anymore but it s open to all students who would like

The New Course “Italian Tour” offered by Scuola Leonardo da Vinci

When it comes about Italy many people imagine pizza, pasta, fashion, loud people, dramatic temperament and thousands of years of history. Actually they are not far from the truth but Italy has so much more to offer. To have a real taste of Italy you need to live the South and North and experience as many as possible contrasts between the different Italian regions. The school created a new program

“Study Italian in Siena”. The New Video by Scuola Leonardo da Vinci

For years, the Italian language school Scuola Leonardo da Vinci has been providing many different courses conceived for foreign students who wish to learn or improve Italian language and also know Italian culture and traditions. In addition, Scuola Leonardo da Vinci is up with the times: as a matter of fact, the school has a YouTube channel - http://www.youtube.com/user/italianinitaly - where, periodically, it uses to post videos telling about its schools

Italian Language Certificates issued by AIL and Scuola Leonardo da Vinci

Accademia Italiana di Lingua (AIL) is a professional association of schools, institutions and experts in the field of teaching Italian as a foreign language. The association guarantees its members high standards of education and represents a variety of institutions in Italy and abroad. Its main office is located in Florence, Italy. The Accademia Italiana di Lingua - http://www.scuolaleonardo.com/Italian-language-exam-courses.html - issues the first certificate of modern Italian that effectively tests the language

How to become Teachers of Italian as a Foreign Language

Teaching a foreign language is a very stimulating and interesting experience. Those who are working in that sector know from personal experience how difficult it could be to be the link between the students and their culture and the culture of the language which is object of the teaching. It becomes even more complex when the activity is exported abroad and the teacher is sharing the same culture and habits

Academic School Year in Italy at Scuola Leonardo da Vinci

Studying a foreign language is a total experience, especially if the goal is to reach that level of proficiency when even the nuances and variations are mastered. Everyone knows that to go that far, the pure linguistic element is not enough, it is essential to add cultural studies, which enrich the content of such an experience. All this is true especially for a language like Italian, suspended between the past and

Italian language Certifications with AIL

The AIL (Accademia Italiana di Lingua) is a non-profit association of schools and educators that was founded in 1984 to foster a program of certification in the Italian language. The certifications offered correspond to and reflect all the levels of communication recognized by the European Portfolio (ELP). Scuola Leonardo da Vinci, with centres in Florence, Milan, Rome and Siena, is a founding member of the AIL and offers preparatory courses for

Studying Scientific Subjects before entering an Italian University: Medicine of …

In the age of globalization a study abroad experience is more than ever a great crucial turning point for young students. Indeed such an experience has almost become a must for the CV of an young adult starting a job career. Studying the subject of your choice in a foreign country means to build up your future while you learn a different language and, more important, you start to merge

Italian Language Summer Courses 2010

Scuola Leonardo da Vinci is located in four of the most beautiful Italian towns: Florence, Rome, Milan and Siena. Teachers and staff are professional and long experienced, the organization well geared to meet all the needs and expectations of students of any nationality. Therefore, the Leonardo schools are recognized among the most prestigious in Italy. They offer not only group or individual language courses at any level, but also courses of

Studying History of Art in Rome

Rome is the only and true Eternal City with its 28 centuries of history still visible in the unique complex of masterpieces that have survived the passage of centuries. A place where each new civilization overlapped the old one, a multilayered open air museum where visitors can see a medieval church next to imperial roman ruins and with Renaissance and Baroque art masterpieces decorating its inside. A city whose urban richness has

Junior Summer Camps for Teens. In Italy

Summer is getting near and with it also a long vacation for all school kids. The summer break is a perfect time for the family to stay together enjoining their free time but, in most cases, parents must work and they have to plan on time how their kids will spend the vacation. One of the possible solutions could be to participate in one of many Junior Summer Camps (http://www.scuolaleonardo.com/junior-summer-camp.html) that are

Discovering Siena and Tuscany by Learning Italian Language

Students and lovers of the Italian culture who are looking for the ideal place to study, one of the world’s most beautiful languages, need look no further than the Leonardo da Vinci language school in Siena, one of the jewels of Tuscany, the very cradle of the Italian spoken and written word. Siena combines all the neighborliness of small-town life with the attractions of a world-renowned cultural center and the

A Video showing the First Day of a Foreign Student in Florence

Every year, many students decide to leave and go abroad for studying a foreign language and know a different culture. With no doubt it is an unmatched experience to try at least once in the life and in recent years, more and more students decide to come to Italy to learn Italian language, so they attend an Italian language course in a school specialized in Italian language teaching to foreign

Learning Italian and Studying in a prestigious Fashion & Design Academy

Working in a big fashion company, in an Italian “maison” like Prada or Gucci is the dream on many guys. Becoming a famous stylist like Armani or Dolce and Gabbana is not easy, but it can be possible thanks to high quality training, especially in an Italian fashion and design academy. To make their dreams come true, students should come to Italy where everything tells them of fashion and attend one of

Preparation Courses for AIL Exams

The Italian language school Leonardo da Vinci announces the opening of the preparation course for the winter session of Accademia Italiana di Lingua (AIL) exams on March 1st. Scuola Leonardo da Vinci is a founder member of AIL, the professional association of schools, institutions and experts in the field of teaching Italian as a foreign language (www.acad.it). The AIL exams (http://www.scuolaleonardo.com/Italian-language-exam-courses.html) will take place in all Leonardo da Vinci schools

Preparatory Courses to Italian Universities

A large number of students coming from all over the globe come to Italy every year to start their University studies. These students have a big need to learn Italian or else it would be very hard for them to pursue their field of study since the major part of Italian universities require the students to take and pass an entrance exam especially if the students is thinking to enroll

An Itinerary into Taste

Coming to Siena means to discover its art and its history, but also to get in touch with its famous and worldwide celebrated cookery: ancient recipes still prepared nowadays with high quality products. Culinary Traditions and Gastronomy (http://www.scuolaleonardo.com/Italian-language-general-courses.html#Culinary_Traditions) course combines Italian language classes in the morning with special activities in the afternoon, in order to help students to appreciate this territory’s tastes, always accompanied by a brilliant and expert teacher. Students improve

Learning Italian to access to Italian Universities

The School Leonardo da Vinci, for many years now engaged in Italian language teaching for foreigners, offers all the guys who decided to face their University studies in the Italian country, the chance to prepare themselves at best to stand the entrance test of the University faculties of Architecture and Medicine, in Rome and Milan. “The Preparatory Course for Italian University” has a duration which varies between 2 and 24

New Italian Language Courses for 2009

Every year the School Leonardo da Vinci in Florence, leader in the field of Italian language teaching for foreigners, offers a rich programme full of courses of any kind, which introduce students in a complete study of Italian culture and language. But for the year 2009, the school has enriched its calendar with some new courses. The brand new courses of this year are "La Dolce Vita" and "Professional Italian Cooking

Italian Fashion Courses in Milan

The Italian language school for foreigners Leonardo da Vinci in Milan dedicates to all the guys who are fans of fashion but most of all of “made in Italy”, a special course: Fashion Show. For the first time in Italy, in fact, a school for foreigners suggests to guys a peculiar way to learn Italian, especially Italian for fashion. Thanks to the course Fashion Show, the guys will find themselves in close

Become a member of Scuola Leonardo da Vinci foreign students communities

For over 30 years, Scuola Leonardo da Vinci has been one of the best Italian language schools in Italy thanks to its experience and its wish to constantly innovate. To teach and learn in a better way is Scuola Leonardo da Vinci’s aim. We have always taken care of our students, and their relationships in and outside the classroom. After the great success of the Italian language lessons on ‘Second

Italian Language and Music with Courses for Musical Specialization

The Italian institute for foreigners Leonardo da Vinci, with the cooperation of the most important schools of music in Italy, presents to all the students interested in the “alternative” study of Italian language, the new Courses for Musical Specialization in Florence, Milan and Rome. Each venue of the school in fact offers several musical specializations, and students will have the opportunity to choose their favourite kind of course and specialization to

Spend a Gap Year in Italy

The Italian language School Leonardo da Vinci again this year organizes the “Academic School Year” or “Gap Year” courses in its schools located in the most beautiful and charming cities in Italy: Florence, Milan, Rome and Siena. The “Academic School Year” (http://www.scuolaleonardo.com/gap-year-in-italy.php) is an Italian language course, thought for beginner and elementary students, which lasts for 32 weeks and leads to the internationally-recognized AIL (Accademia Italiana di Lingua) diplomas (DILI-Intermediate and

Waiting for Christmas to Learn Italian

For those who would like to discover the typical Italian Christmas, this year the Italian language schools Leonardo da Vinci have organized peculiar and suggestive courses for the occasion: the “Christmas Special Courses” in the international cities of Rome and Milan. During this course, it will be possible to discover all the small details and curiosities about Italian Christmas traditions, enjoying most of all the delightful Italian cuisine, and learning and

Training Courses for AIL exams start again

To become a teacher of Italian language as a foreign language, it is necessary to have an excellent training, and a continuous updating. This means to trust institutes which are specialized in vocational training for teachers of Italian language as a foreign language, and which can certify teachers’ qualification. Scuola Leonardo da Vinci of Florence, is a certified quality organization guaranteed by AIL (Accademia Italiana di Lingua “Accademy of Italian Language”),

Intensive Course of Basic Training for Italian Language Teachers

The "Scuola Leonardo Da Vinci" in Florence and Rome, leader in the field of Italian teaching as foreign language, organizes some "Intensive Courses of Basic Training for Italian language teachers". The course will start in the month of October at "Scuola Leonardo Da Vinci", in Rome (from 6th October to 17th October) and Florence (from 20th October to 31st October). It will last 70 hours (54 lessons of theory and