SANT’ANNA INSTITUTE SORRENTO
Experience Italian in Sorrento
SANT’ANNA INSTITUTE SORRENTO
Sant’Anna Institute is recognized for excellence in the field of Italian Studies for adult students coming from all the countries of the world, and study abroad programs in partnership with American Universities. Sant’Anna Institute is an international community of constant cultural exchange between faculty, staff and students. It is located in Sorrento
(Southern Italy) in an impressive historic structure perched on the cliffs of the Amalfi coast, overlooking the fishing village of Marina Grande and is a short walk from the city center.
WHY CHOOSE SORRENTO?
Sant’Anna Institute offers their students of Italian language an opportunity to experience the unique culture, customs and climate of southern Italy.
Sorrento is situated on the west coast of Italy, twenty miles south of the city of Naples, on the spectacular Amalfi Coast.
Within easy reach of Sorrento are the: • Stunning islands of Capri and Ischia and the beautiful villages of the Amalfi Coast (Positano, Amalfi and Ravello). • Baroque splendor and world-famous collection at the National Archaeological Museum in Naples. • Majestic Greek temples at Paestum and historic Roman ruins of Pompeii and Herculaneum. • World’s best known volcano, Mount Vesuvius.
SANT’ANNA INSTITUTE SORRENTO
WHERE WE ARE
Sorrento is: • A safe, walkable and picturesque center of international tourism with an international population. • A small town yet with a cosmopolitan feel. • Friendly, gracious people; southern hospitality, Italian style. • Elegant hotels and quaint, family-owned restaurants. • Bustling shopping streets and quiet, stone-paved alleyways. • A mild, sun-drenched Mediterranean climate. • A meeting place for artists, writers, musicians, architects, philosophers, poets and religious figures from around the globe. • Home to some of the best pizza and gelato you will find anywhere.
THE ITALIAN DEPARTMENT
Sant’Anna Institute offers individual and group Italian language courses, as well as tailor-made programs for students with particular requirements (e.g. preparation for enrolment at an Italian university, Italian for business...). Online Italian lessons, cultural courses (e.g. cookery, ceramics, literature, art), and teacher training programs, all in the friendly, sun-kissed town of Sorrento.
As well as traditional classroom methods of education, Sant’Anna Institute offers all students the chance to put their knowledge into practice through full immersion in an Italian environment. We consider constant contact with mother-tongue speakers to be of vital importance for a true understanding of our language and customs.
Our students’ training includes constant assessment of the level of learning, using tests and exams to check progress, feedback sessions, and actual level achieved. A certificate of attendance and instructions is provided.
SANT’ANNA INSTITUTE SORRENTO
TOTAL HOURS 20 h* 40 h* 60 h* 80 h* PRICE € per person 220 400 560 733
COURSE DESCRIPTION Consists of 20 group lesson hours per week, and lasts a minimum of 1 week (Monday to Friday). There is a maximum of 12 students, with a normal average of 10 students per class. Lessons start at 09:00 and finish at 12.40 09.00 – 10.40 Grammar 10.40 - 11.00 Break 11.00– 12.40 Conversation Consists of 20 group lesson hours per week, from 09:00 until 12.40, and 5 individual afternoon hours per week with a focus on conversation or culture.
ITALIAN COURSES PRICE LIST
TYPE OF COURSE CODE WEEK 1 2 3 BASIC B 4
Extra Week 1 SUPER INTENSIVE “A” 2 IA 3 4 Extra Week 1 SUPER INTENSIVE “B” 2 1B 3 4 Extra Week 10 h* 20 h* INDIVIDUAL IND 30 h* 10 h* TWO TO ONE TTO 20 h* 30 h* 100 h* 30 h* 60 h* 90 h* 120 h* 25 h* 50 h* 75 h*
198 375 727 1070 1405 337 520 1000 1460 1935 468 400 800 1200 250 500 750
Consists of 20 group lesson hours per week, from 09:00 until 12.40, and 10 individual afternoon hours per week with a focus on conversation or culture.
One teacher - one student Tailored to fit student’s specific needs. Lessons are adapted according to individual needs and area of interests. *1 hr=50 minutes One teacher - two students Tailored to fit students’ specific needs.Lessons are adapted according to the specific needs and area of interests. *1 hr=50 minutes
*1h = 50 minutes All the courses start every Monday (Total Beginner Classes start on the first and third Monday of the month). All the courses are available online (one-to-one or two-to-one lessons on skype). Enrollment fee: 75€ per person
Italian & Ceramics: consist of 20 language lesson per week, 3 Ceramics lessons per week (2hr per lesson), 2 Excursions per week. Accommodation is also with a host family (single room, bed & breakfast). Italian & Cooking: consist of 20 language lesson per week, 3 afternoon cooking lessons per week, 2 Excursions per week. Accommodation is also with a host family (single room, bed & breakfast). Italian & Voice: consist of 20 language lesson per week, 3 afternoon voice-training lessons per week, 2 Excursions per week. Accommodation is also with a host family (single room, bed & breakfast (Both for professional and beginner singers). Italian & Diving: consist of 20 language lesson per week, 2 afternoon diving lessons per week, 2 Excursions per week. Accommodation is also with a host family (single room, bed & breakfast). Both for professional and beginner divers.
Price list for combination classes
1 Week Italian & Ceramics Italian & Cookery Italian & Voice Italian & Diving € 992 € 942 € 1376 € 1167 2 Weeks € 1841 € 1633 € 2668 € 2061 3 Weeks € 2721 € 2382 € 3860 € 2984 4 Weeks € 3302 € 3068 € 4942 € 4024 Extra € 892 € 848 € 1238 € 1050
SPECIAL PROGRAMS: 50+
The program is designed for people who want to learn Italian and experience the local culture with other students of a similar age and interests. Available in October and in April. 2-weeks 50 + Italian language and culture program (also with a 4-weeks option upon request). The program includes: • Accommodation: family, single room, B&B*. On request we offer a multitude • 1 Tour of Sorrento. • 2 Excursions (Pompeii and Naples). • 2 afternoons of school activities, such as Italian film and class cultural lessons. • 1 Visit to Lemoncello Factory followed by tasting. • 1 Make your own Gelato and enjoy. • 1 Typical Sorrentine cooking class. *On request a multitude of different accommodation arrangements including: shared apartments, apartment rentals, and hotel reservations. Optional Excursions: during your free time you can enjoy excursions to Capri, Ischia, the Amalfi Coast, Positano, the Royal Palace of Caserta, Paestum, Mount Vesuvius. Something Special on the Weekends. Sant’Anna Institute organizes excursions to Rome, Florence,Siena and more. Students can also enjoy a refreshing and rejuvenating experience at a local wellness center and health Spa. Price: 1147 € per person (two weeks)
Experience Christmas in Sorrento and study Italian! The Program includes: • Italian Basic course for 1 week (4hrs per day/5 days per week). • Family accommodation single room H/B (breakfast and dinner). • Orientation Tour of Sorrento. • Afternoon activities at school. • Excursion to Naples to visit the historical center and in particular San Gregorio Armeno, the street of the “figurari”, in reference to those artisans who craft the popular figurines and sets used in the typical Neapolitan Christmas manger scene, the presepe. • Visit of Sorrento Monuments and Churches. • 3 Cooking Lessons with the host family on the 23rd, 24th and 25th of December. Price: 1,329 € per person
HIGH SCHOOL PROGRAMS
For our High School programs we can organize: • Airport Transfers. • Accommodation. • Italian and/or Latin lessons. • Cultural lessons including Geography, History, Art History, etc. • Cooking, pizza, ice cream and ceramic-making lessons. • Field trips to museums and other points of interest. • Excursions to Pompei, Herculeanum, Paestum, Archaeological Museum of Naples, Amalfi Coast towns, Capri and more. • Tandem exchange program with local Italian high school students. • Sports Activities.
Sant’Anna Institute has over 11 years of experience in providing services to students from all around the world. Our students enjoy: • Free internet access (via student computer lab and wireless access). • Language Lab. • Administrative assistance with visas and permits of stay in Italy. • Sant’Anna Institute discount card for special discounts in shops, bars and restaurants. • 24hr emergency assistance. • Orientation Tour of Sorrento. • Culture Courses. • Healthcare referrals. We can also organize: • Accomodation in homestays, apartments or Hotels. • Airport transfers. • Group or private excursions guides to Capri, Naples, Positano, Amalfi, Ravello, Paestum, Pompei, Herculaneum and Rome and more! • Cell phone rental.
Sant’Anna Institute students have the option of staying with a host family or in a shared apartment. Family Accommodation
SINGLE ROOM - Half Board (Breakfast & Dinner) Duration 1 week (6 nights) 2 weeks (13 nights) 3 weeks (20 nights) 4 weeks (28 nights) Price per Night Price in Euro (€) 258 559 860 1204 43 € per night
DOUBLE ROOM - Half Board (Breakfast & Dinner) Duration 1 week (6 nights) 2 weeks (13 nights) 3 weeks (20 nights) 4 weeks (28 nights) Price per Night Price in Euro (€) 222 481 740 1036 37 € per night x person
SINGLE ROOM - Bed & Breakfast Duration 1 week (6 nights) 2 weeks (13 nights) 3 weeks (20 nights) 4 weeks (28 nights) Price per Night Price in Euro (€) 192 416 640 896 32 € per night
DOUBLE ROOM - Bed & Breakfast Duration 1 week (6 nights) 2 weeks (13 nights) 3 weeks (20 nights) 4 weeks (28 nights) Price per Night Price in Euro (€) 150 325 500 700 25 € per night per person
TYPE OF ACCOMMODATION Single room in Shared Apartment Double room in Shared Apartment Private Apartment Price in Euro (€) per week From 225 to 286 From 184 to 215 From 306 to 714*
* The cost of the Private Apartment depends on the location, the season and the number of rooms and facilities
OUR STUDENTS ARE SAYING
“I came to Sorrento two years ago and fell in love.” “When i first arrived i did not speak or understand one word of Italian, now i can communicate with italian people…” “At Sant’Anna Institute i met people from all over the world and have gained many friends.” “I can not express what a great experience studying at Sant’Anna Institute has been for me.” “We are very impressed with the service Sant’Anna Institute provides for the students…” “I think Sant’Anna Institute is a very good language school…” “Staff members and tutor are bright, friendly, capable.” “Communication before and during the course was efficient and easy!!!”