At CIS, we are committed to providing
the best possible service to all our students.
CIS offers a comprehensive Italian
language program with an extensive timetable designed to allow
students maximum flexibility.
Each term, students attend 1 class of
1 ½ hours per week (Standard) or 3 hours per week (Semi-Intensive)
for 10 weeks. In addition, after the third week of each term,
students are free to attend as many additional standard classes as
they wish at no extra cost.
By attending additional classes or
enrolling in the semi-intensive course, students have the
opportunity to practice more often and progress at a much quicker
Our extensive timetable also means
that students who are unable to attend their regular class have the
option of attending any of the numerous other classes.
Would you like to have a look at our
The main objective is to enable our
students to communicate effectively in Italian, so students are
encouraged to take an active part in the lessons.
Conversation is the main focus of all
CIS classes. Grammar, reading and writing skills are also taught
thoroughly, but always with a view to applying them in practical,
real-life situations. A variety of resources such as games, songs
and dvds are also used to develop students' comprehension and
At CIS there are 8 different
Beginners (Levels 1-4)
Intermediate (Levels 5-7)
Advanced (Level 8)
Would you like to be able to communicate with your Italian
Or with your Italian business partner?
Would you like to expand your business on the Italian market?
Or are you preparing an opera and your singers need to sound like
Maybe you'd like to organise a fun and enjoyable team building
exercise for your company?
With over 30 years experience, CIS can organise the ideal program
for your company.
All courses are designed to suit the specific requirements of each
group. All aspects of the course, including content, method, time
and duration of classes, frequency, location etc. are discussed in
detail before preparing an obligation free sample program for
Types of courses range from General Language and Culture courses to
specialist courses for Travel, Business, Health Care Industry and
much more. Classes can be held either at CIS or in the
Please contact the school or fill in the enquiry form and a staff
member will contact you.
SAMPLE CORPORATE COURSE
Please note that this is a sample course only. Each Corporate
Course is designed to cater for the specific requirements of each
||Level 1 -
language and culture
objective is to enable our students to communicate effectively in
Italian, so students are encouraged to take an active part in the
||10 lessons of
||1 lesson per
week for 10 weeks
2.30pm to 4pm or 6pm to 7.30pm - To be confirmed (TBC)
student for a minimum of 8 students (This cost includes GST)
||"Ci siamo" text
& workbook. These books are also used for Levels 2, 3 & 4
should students choose to continue
entertaining and practical course which will have students
communicating in Italian from Day 1. It is based on sound
educational principles and the latest methodology.
the main focus of these classes. Grammar, reading and writing
skills are also taught thoroughly, but always in a cultural context
and with a view to applying them in practical, real-life
situations. A variety of resources such as games, songs and DVDs
may also be used to develop students' comprehension and
By the end of the course, students will have a basic ability to
perform the following communicative tasks and more:
Introduce and describe yourself and other people
Say where you are from and how you feel
Use the formal and informal way of speaking
Say where you live
Say what you like and dislike
Talk about what people are like
Ask & answer simple questions
Order something to drink or eat
Express a simple opinion
Have a conversation on the phone
Organise a day or night out