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LIS Lucca Italian School - Italian language

Via Sant'Anna 14, 55100 Lucca, Italy
+39 0583 311051
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Ranked #4 of 36 Activities in Lucca
Type: Classes/Workshops
Owner description: LIS is a school of Italian language and culture located at walking distance from the city center, adjacent to the walls outside S. Anna Gate. We offer... more » Owner description: LIS is a school of Italian language and culture located at walking distance from the city center, adjacent to the walls outside S. Anna Gate. We offer group courses and individual classes of Italian for students any age and level, and recreational activities (like excursions, cooking lessons, bike trips, seminaries on Italian cinema or music). Our mission is to provide our students, beside teaching them our language, with a practical and enjoyable experience of our way of life, aiming at a mutually enriching cultural exchange. « less
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

What a perfect way to spend two weeks in August - learning Italian at Lucca Italian School. Right from the start there was a lovely, caring atmosphere. i was placed in a small class each week with people of similar ability and learning needs. The teaching was of a very high standard with a constant variety of activities, speaking, listening... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

It was my first experience with the Lucca Italian School and I was in the beginners' group. I had done a bit of Italian before although it didn't amount to much; I had never really put it to use and much was forgotten. My motives for learning the language were prompted by the recent purchase of an apartment just outside... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

The Lucca Italian school is absolutely wonderful. I booked two weeks of Italian lessons as a complete beginner. By the end if the two weeks I could communicate in Italian!!!!The school teaches almost entirely through the target language. The teachers use a variety of tasks and activities to stimulate learning. There is a can do spirit which encourages learning in... More

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Sausalito, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

It is my second time at LIS. First of all, there is no more beautiful city in Europe than Lucca. The scale of the city is perfect for a language school. LIS is just outside the city walls, a nice morning walk from the center of the city. The teachers of the school are great as is the administration. There... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

I spent 10 days at LIS Lucca Italian School and absolutely loved it. The teachers are very talented, personable, and fun! There were tons of opportunities to immerse ourselves in the language and in the Lucchese culture. After morning language classes, there were afternoon and evening activities such as cooking classes and visits to local wineries which allowed us to... More

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San Francisco, California
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19 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

I highly recommend Lucca Italian School! I just returned from Lucca, where in collaboration with Lucca Italian School, I organized a group to study at the school for 10 days. The teachers are all personable, welcoming and FUN! The classes are interesting and informative and we had plenty of conversation practice. My group had the best time immersing in language... More

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Toronto
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

If you have a desire to learn Italian in a lovely school in a lovely town in Italy, the LIS is the place. Excellent teachers in a relaxed, fun atmosphere accompanied by interesting fellow students from around the globe. Highly recommended

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State College, Pennsylvania
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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

Loved my two weeks at LIS. My instructors were great and I feel I made progress by learning some new things and also cementing some prior knowledge. The teachers and staff create a welcoming environment; I found my fellow students to be very supportive of everyone's efforts in class and I think this is due to the atmosphere that LIS... More

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Lucca, Toscana, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

I moved to Lucca this year & headed straight to LIS due to recommendation of my Italian neighbour who works in the tourism area in this town. What a great experience I've had! Going from knowing only very basic italian to having basic conversations! All of the teachers are very patient & the techniques used are proved to be successful.

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Waverly, Pennsylvania
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

I am a beginner + student and studied at Lucca Italian School for 3 weeks.The best thing I can say is that I felt comfortable there. The teachers were friendly, experienced and patient. I liked their style of teaching combining listening, reading and speaking. They had several levels of classes to suit everyone's needs and abilities. Several times a week... More

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