LISA! Study Abroad
ITALIAN LANGUAGE COURSES FOR ADULTS IN TRIESTE
Trieste, located in Northeast Italy, is home to cheerfully gesticulating Italians who meet for an espresso amongst the city's ancient buildings. This fascinating town connects Italian culture with old Austrian traditions and influences from the Balkans.
3 REASONS TO CHOOSE TRIESTE:
- Top location: dynamic city where Italian, Austrian and Slavic culture meet
- Quality: classes in small groups, friendly atmosphere, intensive learning
- Perfect for families: babysitting service available on request
This charming city on the Adriatic coast connects Italian laid-back lifestyle with Austrian ‘Café Culture’ and culinary influences from the Balkans. The deep blue water of the Adriatic reflects white cliffs and the sea breeze carries the intense scent of wild plants. From the 14th century to 1918 the city belong to Austria and traces of the former “k.u.k Monarchie” can still be found in splendid art nouveau buildings, cafés with Viennese charm and statues of Princess Sissi. Trieste’s unique beauty fascinated and inspired authors like james Joyce, Italo Svevo, Rainer Maria Rilke or Franz Kafka. Our language school is located in the city centre, a couple of minutes far from Piazza dell’Unità d’Italia. Among the countless cafés and bars on the nearby streets you can experience the authentic Italian lifestyle. At any time you can find people talking while gesticulating, laughing and, of course, eating. The promenade along the steep coasts will lead you directly to the white Miramare Castle. At night, students meet in the city centre or on Viale XX Settembre for an “Aperitivo” with local wines and to party until dawn.
LISA! Language courses >>
Our LISA! Language courses in Trieste are high-quality Italian courses hold by competent teachers, who adopt an efficient and modern teaching method.
Classes start every Monday. If the beginning day is on a public holiday, the course will start on Tuesday. Our language courses are suitable for students and professionals, both beginners and advanced speakers. During the course, your accommodation will be in a school-owned shared flat, in a studio or in a friendly host family.
With more than 20 years of experience, LISA! Study Abroad is today one of the best agencies offering organised language programs. Our language school is accredited by the Italian Ministry of Education and is a member of the organisations EDUITALIA and IALC. Lessons take place in small groups: this guarantees a quick and efficient learning. All our teachers are mother-tongue speakers and specialized in teaching Italian as a foreign language.
Your language course in Trieste >>
During your first day at school, you will be assigned to the suitable level class according to your language knowledge. This guarantees an excellent and successful learning.
After classes, you will have plenty of time to explore the city and its surroundings. Our LISA! language school offers several organised activities during the week and our friendly school team will surely give you good tips and suggestion on the city’s highlights. They will also recommend you the best places to do shopping, to have a coffee and to party with friends.
You can also explore the city on your own. You will surely find fellow-travelers
wishing to join you during your tours.
The best way to improve your knowledge of a foreign language is getting in touch with the local people.
We recommend you to take a flight to Trieste. Our return transfer service from Trieste airport to the school-owned flat, studios or host family is included. If you reach Trieste by train, the return transfer from the train station to the school-owned flat and to the host family is included. You can reach your studio from the train station by taxi, that will cost you approximately 5-10€. For further information we invite you to contact us per telephone or e-mail.
Things to do in Trieste:
enjoy the sun on small and picturesque bays
enjoy the amazing view of the city during a walk on the ‘Napoleonica’ promenade
taste pralines, cakes and chocolate in the art nouveau confectioner’s ‘La Bomboniera’
relive Austrian history visiting the Miramare Castle
watch the sunset from the pier ‘Molo Audace’
have an ‘Aperitivo’ on Viale XX Settembre
retrace the steps of the poet Rainer Maria Rilke walking on the ‘Rilke Promenade’
ride a bike along the beautiful cycling path from Trieste to Sistiana
taste local wines and food in a typical ‘Osmiza’
We will be glad to help you finding the language course which best meets your needs. We give you advice on the best time to travel, the ideal duration of your language course, information about the respective entry requirements and about how to get to your accommodation. Our information service is free of charge. You can book your language course by phone, e-mail or by filling out our online booking form.