Italian courses

TaalTaal offers quality Italian courses on several levels. Our groups are small and dynamic, so you will have lots of personal attention and guidance.

The new season starts in the week of 23 January 2017 and consists of 11 lessons of 90 minutes.

It is possible to sign up for a course that is already running. Please take into account about 2.5 hours of self-study next to the regular courses.

Are you interested in signing up? Please use the sign up buttons located under each course description. If you have any questions, you're welcome to call us, send an e-mail or use the contact form.

NOTE: if you prefer all instruction and lesson materials to be in English, you can sign up for the "Italian/EN" courses, which may be beneficial for beginner levels.

Please note: private lessons and intensive courses can be started at any time.

Course overview

week commencing 23 January

Italian Level 1 (A0+)

€238

Result after the course:  You know how to introduce yourself, exchange personal information and order at a restaurant. You've been introduced to plurals, articles and regular verbs at the present tense. You are able to have short conversations in Italian.

Frequency, duration, day and time:  Once a week during 11 weeks: Wednesday between 18:30 and 20:00 hrs

Advice for new students: if you are not sure which course will be the best for you, we would like to advise you to plan an intake. The intake is to assess your level and recommend which course you can follow. Please contact us by phone 070-3226091 or send an email to info@taaltaal.nl

Lesson method: The book (exclusive) can usually be used for multiple courses. You can easily order via bol.com and intertaal.nl.

Azzurro 1 Tekstboek €32.00

(ISBN: 9789054518495)

week commencing 23 January

Italian Level 2 (A0-A1)

€238

Result after the course:  You can speak about your family, describe yourself and others, talk about hobbies, preferences, habits and the time. You have learned some irregular verbs at the present tense, prepositions and possessives. You can now read and write simple texts about very familiar topics.

Frequency, duration, day and time:  Once a week during 11 weeks: Thursday between 18:30 and 20:00 hrs

Advice for new students: if you are not sure which course will be the best for you, we would like to advise you to plan an intake. The intake is to assess your level and recommend which course you can follow. Please contact us by phone 070-3226091 or send an email to info@taaltaal.nl

Lesson method: The book (exclusive) can usually be used for multiple courses. You can easily order via bol.com and intertaal.nl.

Azzurro 1 Tekstboek €32.00

(ISBN: 9789054518495)

week commencing 23 January

Italian Level 3 (A1+)

€238

Result after the course:  You are able to ask and give directions, buy tickets for public transports, make a hotel reservation, ask about pricing and tell about personal events using the past tense. You know how to use modal verbs, passato prossimo, comparatives and superlatives.

Frequency, duration, day and time:  Once a week during 11 weeks: Friday between 18:30 and 20:00 hrs

Advice for new students: if you are not sure which course will be the best for you, we would like to advise you to plan an intake. The intake is to assess your level and recommend which course you can follow. Please contact us by phone 070-3226091 or send an email to info@taaltaal.nl

Lesson method: The book (exclusive) can usually be used for multiple courses. You can easily order via bol.com and intertaal.nl.

Azzurro 1 Tekstboek €32.00

(ISBN: 9789054518495)

week commencing 23 January

Italian Level 4 (A1-A2)

€238

Result after the course:  You are now in state of talking about past events and experiences. You can not only ask for information, but also communicate on a more personal and professional level. You begin to master the different past tenses and you can understand informative texts (newspaper, websites).

Frequency, duration, day and time:  Once a week during 11 weeks: Friday between 12:00 and 13:30 hrs

Advice for new students: if you are not sure which course will be the best for you, we would like to advise you to plan an intake. The intake is to assess your level and recommend which course you can follow. Please contact us by phone 070-3226091 or send an email to info@taaltaal.nl

Lesson method: The book (exclusive) can usually be used for multiple courses. You can easily order via bol.com and intertaal.nl.

Azzurro 1 Tekstboek €32.00

(ISBN: 9789054518495)

week commencing 23 January

Italian Level 5 (A2)

€238

For whom:  You can talk about future plans, express wishes and opinions. You are able to master all the tenses of the indicativo and to read and understand short complex texts. You can now express yourself and understand other people's opinions and preferences.

Result after the course:  Advice for new students: if you are not sure which course will be the best for you, we would like to advise you to plan an intake. The intake is to assess your level and recommend which course you can follow. Please contact us by phone 070-3226091 or send an email to info@taaltaal.nl

Frequency, duration, day and time:  Once a week during 11 weeks: Wednesday between 20:00 and 21:30 hrs or Friday between 10:00 and 11:30 hrs

Lesson method: The book (exclusive) can usually be used for multiple courses. You can easily order via bol.com and intertaal.nl.

Azzurro 1 Tekstboek €32.00

(ISBN: 9789054518495)

week commencing 23 January

Italian Level 6 (A2+)

€238

Result after the course:  You can have conversations about work, study and society. Your language becomes more complex and fluent. The grammar acquired supports you in expressing relations of cause-effect, making hypothesis etc.The course starts to touch topics about contemporary Italian society and culture.

Frequency, duration, day and time:  Once a week during 11 weeks: Friday between 18:30 and 20:00 hrs

Advice for new students: if you are not sure which course will be the best for you, we would like to advise you to plan an intake. The intake is to assess your level and recommend which course you can follow. Please contact us by phone 070-3226091 or send an email to info@taaltaal.nl

Lesson method: The book (exclusive) can usually be used for multiple courses. You can easily order via bol.com and intertaal.nl.

Azzurro 2 Tekstboek €32.00

(ISBN: 9789054518518)

week commencing 30 January

Italian Level 7 (A2-B1)

€238

Result after the course:  You are able to deal with complex situations (accidents, misunderstandings) while travelling in Italy. You are now familiar with some pronominal verbs (farcela, metterci, volerci), combined pronouns and irregular comparative and superlative. You start getting acquainted with the conditional clause (conditional and subjunctive tenses).

Frequency, duration, day and time:  Once a week during 11 weeks: Wednesday between 20:00 and 21:30 hrs

Advice for new students: if you are not sure which course will be the best for you, we would like to advise you to plan an intake. The intake is to assess your level and recommend which course you can follow. Please contact us by phone 070-3226091 or send an email to info@taaltaal.nl

week commencing 23 January

Italian Level 8 (B1)

€238

Result after the course:  You can easily join conversations on everyday life topics. You can also express your ideas about films, exhibitions, cultural events. You can use better the conditional and subjunctive tenses. You are able to make hypothesis too. You know now a wider range of irregular nouns and some pronominal verbs (cavarsela, andarsene).

Frequency, duration, day and time:  Once a week during 11 weeks: Friday between 18:30 and 20:00 hrs

Advice for new students: if you are not sure which course will be the best for you, we would like to advise you to plan an intake. The intake is to assess your level and recommend which course you can follow. Please contact us by phone 070-3226091 or send an email to info@taaltaal.nl

week commencing 23 January

Italian Level 9 (B1+)

€238

Result after the course:  you can write and talk describing experiences and impressions, narrate a story or briefly give reasons and explanations for your opinions and plans. You have learned how to use relative pronouns to connect sentences. You are able to use almost all the forms of Italian verbs.

Frequency, duration, day and time:  Once a week during 11 weeks: Friday between 20:00 and 21:30 hrs

Advice for new students: if you are not sure which course will be the best for you, we would like to advise you to plan an intake. The intake is to assess your level and recommend which course you can follow. Please contact us by phone 070-3226091 or send an email to info@taaltaal.nl

week commencing 23 January

Italian/EN Level 1 (A0+)

€238

For whom:  For those students that prefer to study in English rather than Dutch.

Result after the course:  You now know how to have a basic conversation in Italian. Topics that have been discussed during the course are: introducing yourself, exchanging personal information, food and drinks, family, friends and hobbies.

Frequency, duration, day and time:  Once a week during 11 weeks: Thursday between 18:30 and 20:00 hrs

Advice for new students: if you are not sure which course will be the best for you, we would like to advise you to plan an intake. The intake is to assess your level and recommend which course you can follow. Please contact us by phone 070-3226091 or send an email to info@taaltaal.nl

Lesson method: The book (exclusive) can usually be used for multiple courses. You can easily order via bol.com and intertaal.nl.

Azzurro 1 Tekstboek €32.00

(ISBN: 9789054518495)

week commencing 23 January

Italian/EN Level 3 (A1+)

€238

For whom:  For those students that prefer to study in English rather than Dutch.

Result after the course:  You are able to ask and give directions, buy tickets for public transports, make a hotel reservation, ask about pricing and tell about personal events using the past tense. You know how to use modal verbs, passato prossimo, comparatives and superlatives.

Frequency, duration, day and time:  Once a week during 11 weeks: Thursday between 20:00 and 21:30 hrs

Advice for new students: if you are not sure which course will be the best for you, we would like to advise you to plan an intake. The intake is to assess your level and recommend which course you can follow. Please contact us by phone 070-3226091 or send an email to info@taaltaal.nl

Lesson method: The book (exclusive) can usually be used for multiple courses. You can easily order via bol.com and intertaal.nl.

Azzurro 1 Tekstboek €32.00

(ISBN: 9789054518495)

week commencing 23 January

Italian Language and Culture (B2)

€238

Description:  Questo corso è pensato per gli studenti che vogliono sapere di più sull’Italia di tutti i giorni. Nello specifico, verranno mostrate le differenti tradizioni e culture regionali. Il corso Italiaans Taal en Cultuur è ideale per gli studenti che hanno raggiunto un buon livello in italiano, ma che vogliono ampliare la loro conoscenza del Paese e della lingua.

For whom:  In order to access this course the student must have at least a B2 level of Italian.

Frequency, duration, day and time:  Once a week during 11 weeks: Thursday between 20:00 and 21:30 hrs

Advice for new students: if you are not sure which course will be the best for you, we would like to advise you to plan an intake. The intake is to assess your level and recommend which course you can follow. Please contact us by phone 070-3226091 or send an email to info@taaltaal.nl

Intensive Italian Course

€975

Description: An intensive course is given privately (for 1 person) and consists of 15 contact hours divided over 1 or 2 weeks, for example 5 consecutive days of 3 hours each. The exact configuration can be discussed with the teacher for best possible results. Please do take into account time needed for self-study and homework.

Frequency, duration, day and time:  flexible

Lesson method: Any lesson method may be used, but as an indication, you can consider one of the following standard books.

Azzurro 1 Tekstboek €32.00

(ISBN: 9789054518495)

Azzurro 2 Tekstboek €32.00

(ISBN: 9789054518518)

Our Philosophy

* Quality education by experienced teachers * Focus on practical results * Lots of conversation * Excellent return on price + time investment * Excursions with teacher and fellow students (on request) * Accelerated courses available *