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A world leader in teaching Italian for over 43 years.

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Our flexible and extensive timetable offers over 90 adult Italian classes, children's classes and VCE preparation courses.

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Our standard classes, levels and books

How do the different levels work? What am I going to study in class? How do I know which class is the right one for me? Click below to find all the information you need about our standard courses available in Carlton and online.

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Caffè e Giornale and Cinema Club in July

Learn Italian unconventionally! Study while having an Italian breakfast at Brunetti Classico, or watching Italian movies at CIS.

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Winter Intensive Courses in July

Learn Italian fast! Our fast-track offering is perfect if you need to reinforce and consolidate your knowledge of the Italian language, or if you are a beginner and would like to cover this level in only one week.

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All our teachers are native Italian speakers,
keen to share their love of Italian and Italy.

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