Children’s Courses

Our children lessons are stimulating and entertaining: children have fun while learning.

Melbourne’s Best Children Italian Classes

Children are encouraged to experiment the language through a wide range of engaging activities and start speaking Italian in a very natural way.

Our lively and creative program helps children feeling the excitement of learning Italian and gives them an insight into Italian culture.

RECOGNISED EXPERT

The Centre of Italian Studies has developed a number of highly successful children’s courses such as ‘Avanti’ and ‘Forza’ that are widely used throughout Australia and around the world.

LEARNING ITALIAN IS FUN

Our Centre comes alive with the sound of little voices, many as young as 3 years of age, singing and chattering in Italian. We make sure that your children will have fun learning Italian.

Features

Lively program

Specific age-appropriate materials for young learners are used to encourage their motivation. Our creative classes help children feel the excitement of learning Italian in a dynamic and active way.

Italian immersion

The classes are conducted almost entirely in Italian to guarantee a full immersion. However, every care is taken to meet the specific needs and abilities of each child.

Expert teachers

Our teacher are all native and qualified. We make sure that they are screened with a face to face interview and they are all  “working with children” checked.

Italian culture

While developing and enhancing their language’s skills, our teachers will give young students an insight into Italian culture, art and history.

Fun Activities

We offer a wide range of activities relevant to each age level. Games, songs, role-plays will encourage students to communicate in Italian in a fun way.

Multi-age classes

CIS offers Saturday morning classes at various levels for students from the age of 3 to 14. See the chart below.

Timetable

CLASSTueWedThursdaySat
6mo-3yo Toddler10:30-11:20am4:30-5:30pm11:40-12:30pm12:30-13:30pm
3-5 yo Preschool10:30-11:30am4:30-5:30pm9:00-10:00am
10:10-11:10am
11:20-12:20pm
12:30-1:30pm
year 1 & 24:30-5:30pm9:00-10:00am
10:10-11:10am
11:20-12:20pm
12:30-1:30pm
year 3-54:30-5:30pm9:00-10:00am
10:10-11:10am
11:20-12:20pm
12:30-1:30pm
year 6-8
Beginners
4:30-5:30pm9:00-10:00am
11:20-12:20pm
year 6-8
Advanced
4:30-5:30pm11:40-1:10pm