Italian Summer 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 18 July 2022 and consists of 7 lessons of 120 minutes (unless noted otherwise).

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

Italian Level 1 (A0+)

week commencing 18 July
€235

Result after the course:  You know how to introduce yourself, exchange personal information, describe somebody’s character and appearance. You are familiar with plurals, articles, regular and some irregular verbs in the present tense. You are able to have a short conversation in Italian.

Frequency, duration, day and time:  Once a week during 7 weeks: Wednesday between 20:00 and 22:00 hrs or Friday between 18:00 and 20:00 hrs (ONLINE) or Friday between 10:00 and 12:00 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.

Al dente 1 - Libro dello studente + esercizi €33.00

(ISBN: 9789463250252)

Italian Level 2 (A0-A1)

week commencing 18 July
€235

Result after the course:  You can talk about hobbies, preferences and habits. It’s not a problem for you to do groceries, order food or drinks at a restaurant and ask the time. You have learned some reflexive verbs, prepositions and possessives. You can now read and write simple texts about very familiar topics.

Frequency, duration, day and time:  Once a week during 7 weeks: Tuesday between 18:00 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.

Al dente 1 - Libro dello studente + esercizi €33.00

(ISBN: 9789463250252)

Italian Level 3 (A1)

week commencing 18 July
€235

Result after the course:  Travelling in Italy will become easier for you. You are able to ask and give directions, make a hotel reservation and have a conversation in a shop. You can use the past tense. You are familiar with modal verbs, regular and irregular participles and imperative.

Frequency, duration, day and time:  Once a week during 7 weeks: Friday between 18:00 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.

Al dente 1 - Libro dello studente + esercizi €33.00

(ISBN: 9789463250252)

Italian Level 4 (A1+)

week commencing 18 July
€235

Result after the course:  You are now able to talk about past events and experiences. You can speak about problems and difficulties, express your opinion and preference. You have begun to master the different past tenses, comparatives and superlatives. You can understand newspaper articles and interviews on familiar topics.

Frequency, duration, day and time:  Once a week during 7 weeks: Monday between 10:00 and 12:00 hrs or Wednesday between 18:00 and 20:00 hrs (ONLINE) or Friday between 20:00 and 22:00 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.

Al dente 2 - Libro dello studente edizione internazionale €35.00

(ISBN: 9788416657759)

Italian Level 5 (A1-A2)

week commencing 18 July
€235

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 7 weeks: Wednesday between 12:30 and 14:30 hrs

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

Al dente 2 - Libro dello studente edizione internazionale €35.00

(ISBN: 9788416657759)

Italian Level 6 (A2)

week commencing 18 July
€235

Result after the course:  You can have a conversation about work, study and society. Your language has become more complexed and fluent. The grammar acquired supports you in structuring your argumentation, speaking about cultural heritage and citizenship. The course touches topics such as the contemporary Italian society and culture.

Frequency, duration, day and time:  Once a week during 7 weeks: Monday between 20:00 and 22:00 hrs or Wednesday between 18:00 and 20:00 hrs (ONLINE)

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.

Al dente 2 - Libro dello studente edizione internazionale €35.00

(ISBN: 9788416657759)

Italian Level 7 (A2-B1)

week commencing 18 July
€235

Result after the course:  The following aspects will be covered during this course: - talking about familiar topics - understanding main ideas of simple texts - expressing your personal opinions in a simple way - writing texts about familiar subjects. Emphasis will be placed on oral communication. Of course reading, listening and writing will of course be discussed. You will also learn more about the Italian culture and language including more complex grammatical structures, such as the mood of verbs expressing emotions and feelings, comparatives and superlatives, etc.).The following aspects will be covered during this course: - talking about familiar topics - understanding main ideas of simple texts - expressing your personal opinions in a simple way - writing texts about familiar subjects. Emphasis will be placed on oral communication. Of course reading, listening and writing will of course be discussed. You will also learn more about the Italian culture and language including more complex grammatical structures, such as the mood of verbs expressing emotions and feelings, comparatives and superlatives, etc.).

Frequency, duration, day and time:  Once a week during 7 weeks: Wednesday between 12:30 and 14:30 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.

Al dente 3 - Libro dello studente edizione internazionale €35.00

(ISBN: 9788416943302)

Italian Level 8 (B1)

week commencing 18 July
€235

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 7 weeks: Friday between 20:00 and 22:00 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.

Azzurro 2 Tekstboek €40.00

(ISBN: 9789054518518)

Italian Level 9 (B1+)

week commencing 18 July
€235

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 7 weeks: Monday between 18:00 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.

Azzurro 2 Tekstboek €40.00

(ISBN: 9789054518518)

Italian Language and Culture (B1-B2)

week commencing 18 July
€235

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 7 weeks: Tuesday between 20:00 and 22:00 hrs (ONLINE)

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.

Nuovo Contatto B1 €53.70

(ISBN: 9788858308653)

Italian/EN Level 1 (A0+)

week commencing 18 July
€235

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

Result after the course:  You know how to introduce yourself, exchange personal information, describe somebody’s character and appearance. You are familiar with plurals, articles, regular and some irregular verbs in the present tense. You are able to have a short conversation in Italian.

Frequency, duration, day and time:  Once a week during 7 weeks: Thursday between 18:00 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.

Al dente 1 - Libro dello studente €36.00

(ISBN: 9788416657728)

Italian/EN Level 2 (A0-A1)

week commencing 18 July
€235

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

Result after the course:  You can talk about hobbies, preferences and habits. It’s not a problem for you to do groceries, order food or drinks at a restaurant and ask the time. You have learned some reflexive verbs, prepositions and possessives. You can now read and write simple texts about very familiar topics.

Frequency, duration, day and time:  Once a week during 7 weeks: Tuesday between 18:00 and 20:00 hrs (ONLINE) or Thursday between 20:00 and 22:00 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.

Al dente 1 - Libro dello studente €36.00

(ISBN: 9788416657728)

Italian/EN Level 3 (A1)

week commencing 18 July
€235

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 7 weeks: Thursday between 18:00 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.

Al dente 1 - Libro dello studente €36.00

(ISBN: 9788416657728)

Accelerated Italian/EN 1 (A1)

week commencing 18 July
€770

Frequency, duration, day and time:  Twice a week during 9 weeks: Monday and Thursday between 12:30 and 14:55 hrs

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

Al dente 1 - Libro dello studente €36.00

(ISBN: 9788416657728)

Accelerated Italian/EN 2 (A2)

week commencing 18 July
€770

Frequency, duration, day and time:  Twice a week during 9 weeks: Monday and Thursday between 12:30 and 14:55 hrs

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

Al dente 2 - Libro dello studente edizione internazionale €35.00

(ISBN: 9788416657759)

Accelerated Italian/EN 3 (B1.1)

week commencing 18 July
€600

Frequency, duration, day and time:  Twice a week during 7 weeks: Tuesday and Friday between 12:30 and 14:55 hrs

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

Al dente 3 - Libro dello studente edizione internazionale €35.00

(ISBN: 9788416943302)

Accelerated Italian/EN 4 (B1.2)

week commencing 18 July
€600

Frequency, duration, day and time:  Twice a week during 7 weeks: Tuesday and Friday between 12:30 and 14:55 hrs

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

Al dente 3 - Libro dello studente edizione internazionale €35.00

(ISBN: 9788416943302)

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 €40.00

(ISBN: 9789054518495)

Azzurro 2 Tekstboek €40.00

(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 *