Italian in Adelaide
Italian Australians comprise the sixth-largest ethnic group in Australia, with the 2016 provisional census declaring one million people claim Italian as their first language. Most Australian residents born in Italy are now concentrated in cities like Adelaide, with more than 25,000 Italian speakers living in the east and west suburbs of Fulham, West Lakes, Newton, Payneham, Campbelltown and Torrensville. Naturally, these places enjoy a heavy Italian influence and you can find shops, stores, museums featuring Italian artists and many language exchange groups that gather together those who want to practise Italian with friends. If you would like to become one of them, just get in touch with us at Language Trainers and we will start designing a personalised Italian programme for you!
Why Study Italian in Adelaide
For Work: Those looking to expand their professional horizons will find that Italian can be an asset in Adelaide. Many local companies, such as Excel Recruitment, Bene Aged Care and Southern Cross Care, are looking to expand to overseas markets, including to Italy. To achieve this, they require bilingual speakers to do business with their clients and partners abroad. And if you are looking to connect with entrepreneurs of Italian origin, you can get in touch with the Italian Chamber of Commerce in Adelaide on Carrington Street. Established in 1922, with an objective to promote trade and commerce between Italy and New South Wales, this chamber has helped a countless number of companies in both Italy and Australia to become successful in their business ventures by providing helpful trade services and facilities.
For Culture: The Italian culture is very much alive in Adelaide and you can experience it by attending cultural events, such as the Australia with Calabria Family Day. This event features Italian-inspired activities, like passata-making demonstrations, sports performances, delicious food and live music. Sing along to songs using the pronunciation you acquire in your lessons with Language Trainers! You can also take part in the Aperitivo Italiano event (part of the Settimana della Cucina Italiana) under the auspices of the Consulate of Italy in South Australia. Have a taste of excellent prosecco and enjoy a wide array of Italian stuzzichini, prepared by award-winning teams who come all the way from Italy. Why not try to put your Italian skills to use and impress them by speaking with them in their own language? Who knows, maybe they will even reveal some of their cooking secrets to you!
For Social: Culture aside, you will also be able to make new friends in Adelaide using the Italian skills you acquire in your language course. For example, you can join the Adelaide Italian Conversation Group / Parliamo in Italiano! As the name demonstrates, this is a language exchange group intended for those who speak Italian and want to practise in a relaxed, friendly environment. The point is to chat and converse with other Italian speakers, so they welcome anyone with an interest in the language and culture of Italy, no matter their age or proficiency level. Take advantage of this opportunity to put what you learn in your lessons with Language Trainers to use! Most of their meetings are held in cafés or themed restaurants, like the Messy Tomato on Flinders Street, where they serve fresh, home-made Italian food, such as focaccia or gnocci. Another place where you can have a taste of Italian cuisine is La Tombola on Unley Road, with mouth-watering daily specials that suit any palate. Its menu is entirely in Italian with English translations, which we are sure you will not need after taking some lessons with us!
Where to Learn Italian in and around Adelaide
Studying Italian with us at Language Trainers is easier than ever. You are in complete control of the schedule and location of your lessons, so you get to choose if you want to study at your home, office or in a public place around the city. Some options where you can meet your native-speaking instructor are the State Library of South Australia on North Terrace & Kintore Avenue, Café Troppo on Whitmore Square or UR Caffé on Melbourne St.
Are you based on the outskirts of Adelaide but you still want to book Italian lessons with us? Don’t worry, we have got you covered. Our excellent teachers are waiting to get started in areas like Hahndorf, Morphett Vale, Gawler and Virginia.
Take the plunge today and start your language journey! Let’s go, andiamo! And in case you have learned Italian before, take our free Italian Level Test, so we can gauge your current skills and then prepare a programme that truly suits your requirements.
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1-on-1 General Italian Course in Adelaide
Our general one-on-one courses in Adelaide will help students improve their Italian level quickly and efficiently, whatever their needs. One of the most exciting aspects of our courses is that they are developed entirely around the needs of the students. The fact that we offer our Italian classes on a One-on-One basis means that you can learn the words and phrases you need in a comfortable and relaxed environment.
1-on-1 Business Italian Course in Adelaide
Our Italian courses in Adelaide are taught on a one-on-one basis and will help you improve your business communication skills immensely. No matter what level you begin at we will soon have you dealing with business introductions comfortably before moving onto other matters. Beginner level students can expect to finish the course with basic telephone Italian and email skills, as well as a level of survival Italian, granting them the ability to work in a country where Italian is the native tongue.
2-to-1 and Small Group
Italian Courses in Adelaide (closed group)
Our Italian courses are also available for small groups studying together (Two-to-One Italian Course or In-Company Small Group Italian Course). All participants must have the same language needs, be able to study at the same time at the same place and be at the same level. All participants should be booked at the same time. Language Trainers suggest that you do not look for classes with more than 8 students at one time. However, an In-Company Taster Italian Course can contain a maximum of 12 people.
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Some of our Language Teachers in Adelaide
Elena is a native Italian speaker who has experience teaching both Italian and English to language learners. She has worked as a language trainer for institutions in Italy, Switzerland, and Australia. Elena has over twenty years of teaching experience.
Haysam is an Arabic-English bilingual with an impressive academic background. He is familiar with all dialects of the Arabic language. In addition to his Bachelor's in Law, he holds a Master's degree in International Relations and Security Studies. His academic work has been published in several online and print journals.
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”My teacher is all I had hoped for: intelligent, resourceful, supportive and creative. It has been a very fruitful course.”Italian course in Adelaide
”Our lessons with Carlo are going very well. He is extremely comprehensive and knowledgable. We are enjoying practicing to speak in Italian throughout our lessons. ”Italian course in Perth