|Siena is a beautiful, compact historic town and appeals to mature students looking to follow a relaxed, interesting Over 50 Course in Spring or Autumn, each year.|
|Levels offered||Beginner to Advanced|
|Age range||50 yrs+|
|Course duration||1 or 2 weeks|
|Number of lessons||20 lessons per week|
|Lesson duration||45 minutes|
|Maximum per class||12 students|
Combining your language studies with a busy activity programme creates a fun, rewarding course. Ideal for mature students looking to improve their Italian language skills (speaking, listening, reading and writing) in morning classes.
|CESA admin fee € 50.00 per person|
|Tuition||1 week €520.00||2 weeks €960.00|
|Italian Host/ess Single room|
|B&B||1 week €204.00||2 weeks €306.00|
|Half-board||1 week €276.00||2 weeks €462.00|
|Italian Host/ess Shared rm (couples or friends only)|
|B&B||1 week €156.00||2 weeks €241.00|
|Half-board||1 week €228.00||2 weeks €397.00|
|15 May||19 Jun||28 Aug||25 Sept|
Public Holidays: Whilst there are public holidays during the year, they don’t coincide with the Over 50 course dates.
– Where a language group of the correct level cannot be made up of just students on the Over 50 course, students are incorporated into the open classes of the Standard Course, offered to all language levels
– Accommodation is carefully chosen and is generally within 20-30 minutes of the school by foot or public transport
– All activities are guided and commentary is provided in Italian
Arrival at school for everyone (whatever their language level): 08.30 hrs
Language level tests are held first thing to determine your class placement.
In the afternoon the class lists and timetables will be made available on the notice-board.
Beginners will start their course on the first Monday, other students will begin on Tuesday.
You are welcome to choose from a range of accommodation choices:
Please note it is not possible to offer a private bathroom with host accommodation in Siena. If this is important to you, please discuss this with the CESA staff.
Arrive: Sunday PM
Depart: Saturday AM
We recommend students fly to Florence’s Intl airport or Pisa Intl airport and then take the train to Siena. You can then take a taxi to your accommodation.