Italian lessons in Sydney
The Italian community in Australia is one of the largest ethnic communities in the country. According to the 2016 census, there are over 1 million people in Australia claiming Italian ancestry, with 204,160 living in Sydney alone. Italians have been migrating to Australia for a considerable length of time. Back in 1881, Italians made up the largest group of non-British immigrants in Australia and their community would later be named La Bella Venezia; although today, it is more commonly known as New Italy. By taking Italian classes in Sydney, you are investing in your future. Opportunities for travel are abundant for business and personal reasons, and it is always more interesting to join in the many festivals, shows and other celebrations when you have at least a basic level of Italian.
Why Study Italian in Sydney
For Travel: One of the reasons Italians lessons in Sydney have become so popular is a resurgence in Italian-Australians reconnecting with their heritage. Cheaper airfares have increased the number of people going back to visit their "motherland" and it is estimated that 195,700 people departed Australia in 2016 to visit Italy, specifically. So, if you are interested in travelling to this fascinating country, you will be glad to know there are affordable flights via Etihad, China Airlines and Qantas. Even though the flight is long, it is definitely worth the effort! Soon enough, you will be in Rome, visiting magnificent buildings and ordering food with the Italian pronunciation you acquire with us at Language Trainers!
For Work: Also, Australia is a major importer of Italian goods, including food, fashion and cars. Bilateral trade figures between Australia and Italy topped an impressive $6.7 billion in 2018. The two countries also work together on a number of projects in both Australia and Italy, so Italian courses in Sydney have become an integral business tool for many multi-national companies. So, if you are looking to network with Italian entrepreneurs, you can contact the Italian Chamber of Commerce in Sydney on William St. It was established in 1922 with the objective to promote trade and commerce between Italy and New South Wales and, since then, it has helped countless companies in both Italy and Australia to succeed in their business ventures.
For Culture and Social: The Italian culture is also very prevalent in Sydney and Australia, in general. There are hundreds of Italian-influenced cafes and restaurants all over Sydney, such as Vapiano on King Street or the Pendolino on George Street, where you can order different types of pasta, pizza and cagnoli! For a truly authentic experience, there are a lot of excellent Italian festivals held in Sydney each year, allowing non-Italians to experience a little piece of Italy at their local level. One of them is the Norton Street Italian Festa, which is completely transformed by colour, sound and the cooking aromas of great Italian food, and by street activities and on-stage entertainment celebrating all things Italian. And if you would like to share all of these amazing cultural activities with others passionate about Italy, you can join The Best Italian Meetup Group (Sydney). They organise regular events where members can chat and socialise in Italian, including meetings at restaurants and bars. Take advantage of these opportunities and put into use what you learn in your lessons with us at Language Trainers!
Where to Learn Italian in and around Sydney
Learning Italian in Sydney is a good investment and, at Language Trainers, we work to ensure you reach your goal. Our native teachers can go to your home or office, or you can take your classes in a public place if you prefer. Some options around Sydney are Town Hall Library Express on Kent St, Georgia Cafe and Deli on Seaport PI or Quince Cafe and Ice Cream on Beacon Avenue.
If you are living in the outskirts of the city, you can still book an Italian course with us. We have excellent instructors ready to start teaching in Bankstown, Bondi Beach, Chatswood, Liverpool, Wollongong and Newcastle.
So, what are you waiting for? Let’s go, andiamo! If you have some knowledge of Italian, please take our free Italian Level Test so we can gauge your current ability. Then, contact us and we will start designing a customized course suitable for your skills and needs!
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1-on-1 General Italian Course in Sydney
Our general one-on-one courses in Sydney 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 Sydney
Our Italian courses in Sydney 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 Sydney (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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Language Teachers in Sydney
A native English speaker with years of teaching experience, Penelope is qualified to teach learners of many different backgrounds and skill levels. She holds a CELTA certificate, and has taught learners in both private settings and group classes.
Mariana is a qualified Portuguese teacher who has over five years of experience giving lessons to learners of various backgrounds. She has obtained a Diploma in Business and Marketing, and is thus particularly suited to teach those with business needs.
Our clients include:
Irish Red Cross
Mizuho Corporate Bank Ltd
Tokyo Electron Europe
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How to Book
Take our Italian Language Level Test.
Let us know why you need to learn Italian and include the time and location that best suit you.
Review our quote and, if you are happy with it, receive our invoice and Agreement form.
Sign our Agreement form and submit a deposit* for the course.
Receive confirmation from our team with your Italian tutor’s details.
Begin your Italian training and receive your Italian course book.
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”Thank you for all you help getting me started with my Italian. I’m loving it!”Italian course in Sydney, Coordinator, IPDA
”We are really enjoying our lessons. The teacher has been absolutely wonderful and is flexible around scheduling our classes to fit in with 5 people (which is no easy feat).”Italian course in Gold Coast