COURSE

Individual courses are especially structured according to specific requests of those who, taking advantage of the teacher’s full attention and in a cordial and friendly atmosphere, have a chance to learn and deepen their knowledge of the language (Italian or foreign) and the specific area in which they address their interests or their profession (jargons, use of programs of architectural design, design and graphics).

GROUP COURSE

Group courses are held throughout the year in four different levels: beginner, elementary, intermediate and advanced (see specific conditions for each course). Through the guidance of professionally trained teacher, motivated and with many years of experience, students have the opportunity to learn and to master progressively the Italian language or the subject studied.

OUR COURSES



 

Photoshop

 

Increase your creativity and productivity.

Intensive Individual or Group - Editor of digital images and image pre-press, is the most widely used software among professionals in the industry.

Allows you to create images, retouch photos and draw through specific commands and precision instruments. You can retouch your holiday photos, refine their work and enhance moods. It is easy to apply motion effects, color and pictorial. Allows both to correct small errors that create illustrations and images according to your creativity.

The course is basic and intermediate.

 



Illustrator 

 

Draw with your imagination .

Intensive Individual or Group This is a vector graphics program which allows you to create, draw and illustrate everything that comes from your inspiration.

It gives you control of drawing and painting, artistic effects, textures, shadows, text editor and an infinite range of colors. Grow professionally by constructing your projects quickly and with precision, ready for any type of media.

The course is basic, intermediate and / or advanced.

 



Indesign

 

Refine your job, page by page.

Intensive Individual or Group It allows you to create, compose and edit pages for magazines, newspapers, books, ads, etc.. You can prepare your report to be printed in a creative, flexible and accurate way. There are specific commands on how to edit text, place images, tables, create headers and footers, that will enrich your job, gaining time by allowing you to build pages that suits your needs and your creativity.

The course is basic, intermediate and / or advanced.

 



 

 

Revit

 

Intensive Group Course - The course has been designed for those who meet this software for the first time and want to learn how to use it and how to produce technical drawings, complete with plans, elevations, sections, 3D views, architectural details and constructive, comparative tables (in fact been / state of the project), calculations and renderings.

It is a complete and fundamental course: you will learn the software starting from zero. You do not need knowledge of AutoCAD or other CAD programs, you only have to know how to use the computer-mouse and key commands (copy, paste, drag, save as, etc..).

 

It is an intensive course, concentrated in two or three weeks (half a day), so as to optimize learning without dispersion in time.

Revit has one of the best learning method: it allows the user to learn in a very natural design system that gives great results in a short time.

 

The course is entry-level and / or intermediate.              Program

 

Web Design

 

Create your site in a week

Intensive Individual or GroupThe Web Design course is aimed at those who would like to learn the design and construction of a website. It’s a basic course which teaches the basics on how to build a website without knowing programming languages ​​and the use of codes. The particular feature of our course is found in the practical and immediate approach. You’ll face a real case ... the creation of your personal website!

The course is at basic level.

 

Italian language

 

Individual Course -The lessons are primarily aimed at those who want a personalized course, suited to their particular needs, from the linguistic point of view (with the intensive learning Italian or with the deepening of the knowledge of specific language or jargons related to their interests or profession) and in terms of flexibility in working hours.

The course includes daily lessons, lasting two or three hours each (see Table lectures and prices).

The program is agreed with the teacher based on the needs of the person concerned



​Group Course - This course is primarily aimed at those who want to learn Italian quickly, and those who, having learned the language without having studied it in a methodical way, decide to revise their knowledge.

The course is structured in several levels, from beginner to advanced, and includes daily lessons, each lasting two or three hours (see Table lectures and prices).

During the lessons are developed and strengthened the four language skills (speaking, listening, reading, writing) through a variety of activities which include the game and the simulation of real situations.

The educational approach is essentially communicative, in order to provide the participant all the necessary tools to actively use the Italian language in different contexts: daily life, work, social life



History of Italian Cinema

 

Individual or Group course - The Cinema course aims to familiarize with the main moments and trends which have marked the history of Italian cinema, from Neorealism (perhaps the highest moment and most innovative Italian film wave, in which a new perspective of thought and eyes, that occur at the level of processes both narrative and thematic, has been introduced) to the Italian comedy (which has a characteristic element of costume and critical reading of Italian history through lens of irony). There will also be meetings focused on the most representative authors of Italian cinema, from the "classics" (Federico Fellini, Michelangelo Antonioni, Luchino Visconti, Sergio Leone, the Taviani brothers) to those who have established themselves for their originality and their poetics in recent years (including all Paolo Sorrentino).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

History of Design and Applied Design

 

Individual or Group Course - The course is partly theoretical (History of Design) and takes about 40% of the prescribed lessons and the remaining 60% will be dedicated to practical applications (for instance on home decor project for an apartment and / or the development of a project of an object or mobile). This is to stimulate the creativity of attendees and enable them to apply what they learn from communication theory. In addition to lectures and practical tutor, the participant will have to work independently on the project to develop it and bring it to more advanced stages: this will take about the same time of lessons. The techniques of representation and realization of the project are free, so if students already knows to use a dedicated software will have to bring and use their own laptop.

The topics will cover communication theory, after an introduction to the design, the experience of the Bauhaus, the modern movement, and the case Thonet Gropius, Loos and Wright, Mies and Le Corbusier, Gio Ponti and 900, the Italian way to modernity, the years '20 - '40, made in Italy, the phenomenon of design and the house, the 50s-70s Zanuso and Castiglioni, Mari and Munari, between rationalism and organic design, Eames and Alvar Aalto, Saarinen and Mollino.

The course is entry-level and / or intermediate.

Portuguese Language

 

Individual Course - Lessons are aimed at those who want a personalized course, "tailor", which is suited to their particular needs, from the linguistic point of view (with intensive learning of the Portuguese (Brazilian) or with the deepening of knowledge tongue) both in terms of flexibility in working hours.

The program is agreed with the teacher based on the needs of the person concerned.



Course Group - The course is aimed at those who want to learn Portuguese (Brazilian) quickly.

The course is structured into three levels, beginners, intermediate and advanced, and includes daily lessons (see Table lectures and prices).

During lessons the four language skills (speaking, listening, reading, writing) are developed and strengthened, through a variety of activities that include music and simulation of real situations.

The educational approach is essentially communicative, in order to provide the participant with all the necessary tools to actively use the Italian language in different contexts: daily life, work, social life.

Lesson duration: 60’ (sixty minutes)


Minimun course duration: One week (monday to friday) - Star every monday

 

The courses are individual or group (maximum of five participants if the same level)


Classes begin at ore 9,00 a.m. On request can be agreed and eventually at home.

 

At the end of the course a Certificate of Partecipation will be released.

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