Refresher Courses for Teachers

Course description:

Our teacher refresher courses are aimed at teachers of the Italian language who wish to update their teaching methodologies, tools and skills.

Courses combine practical activities and use of ICT in the classroom together with the analysis of recent publications, project work and other materials.

The linguistic programme is created on the basis of participants’ needs and includes study of the Italian vocabulary, syntax and linguistic evolution.

The course also covers Italian culture and every day life including literature, music, cinema and art.

Other elements of the programme include: Methods for preparing a successful learning programme; Various types of educational approaches; Creation of an ideal learning environment; Understanding students’ learning problems; European Common Framework of Reference; New methods for learning teaching; Use of theatre techniques, songs and new technologies; Managing interaction; Monitoring and revision techniques.



Course duration: 2 weeks


Number of lessons: 25


1 lesson = 50 minutes


Language enhancement

Language refreshment program, according to the needs of the participants. Study of the syntax and particularities of Italian vocabulary and language evolution.


Culture and everyday life

Italy in the present day, literature, music, cinema, art.


Teaching and enhancement

Methods for the preparation of an effective educational program; various types of educational approaches; creation of an ideal setting for learning; awareness of the learning problems of the students; judgment of the results according to the standards of the European Community.


Practical ideas and refreshments

New methods of language teaching; use of theatrical techniques, songs and new technologies; steps of progression; management of interaction activities; monitoring and revision techniques.

It is possible to apply for an Erasmus+* study grant in order to attend our course.

* Erasmus + is the new EU programme for education, training, youth and sport for the period 2014-2020. For further information on how to apply for an Erasmus+ study grant please contact your National Agency.

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