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Madrelingua Scuola di Italiano

Via Altabella 11, 40121 Bologna, Italy
+39 051 267822
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a good choice for serious, open-minded students who truly want to learn Italian language and culture

I have taken classes at Madrelingua on several occasions over the past 4 or so years, when life and... read more

Reviewed October 11, 2017
polyglotticusmaximus
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Ixelles, Belgium
Not a school for serious students

I studied at this school for 8 weeks. The teachers never planned their classes. A lot of the... read more

Reviewed October 1, 2017
stephenclarke2017
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Bologna, Italy
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Come to Bologna and study Italian with us. Choose a one-day introductory course, or study for longer and learn more!
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  • Very good4%
  • Average0%
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  • Terrible2%
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Via Altabella 11, 40121 Bologna, Italy
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Reviewed October 11, 2017

I have taken classes at Madrelingua on several occasions over the past 4 or so years, when life and work have taken me to Bologna (a few months here, a few weeks there): at all times, I have been impressed immensely by the quality of...More

2  Thank polyglotticusmaximus
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stefania z, Proprietario at Madrelingua Scuola di Italiano, responded to this reviewResponded October 26, 2017

THANK YOU for your nice feedback, it warms our hearts to hear that you find what we do useful and professional. Grazie di cuore, e grazie a studenti come te continueremo a dare il nostro meglio!!!

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Reviewed October 1, 2017

I studied at this school for 8 weeks. The teachers never planned their classes. A lot of the classes were a mix of different levels (Total beginners with elementary and above etc.). There was a café section of classes after the first lesson which consisted...More

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Reviewed August 7, 2017

I spent a week doing an intensive course at Madrelingua in May, after a bit more than a year of weekly classes in Cambridge. I was lucky to be able to stay in Bologna free of charge with a niece and her Italian husband (both...More

1  Thank DebbieE186295
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Management response:Responded August 9, 2017

Thank you for your nice words. The most important thing is that you are feeling confident when speaking Italian now, and that you achived it while enjoying yourself. Thank you! We are looking forward to seeing you again next year!!

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Reviewed June 29, 2017

My wife and I attended a two week intensive course in March 2017. It was like being students again, only this time it was much more enjoyable. The teaching was excellent and whilst naturally it was all in Italian we realised the benefits towards the...More

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Management response:Responded June 30, 2017

Thank you so much! We are really happy that you enjoyed the course and found it useful Ci vediamo in gennaio, vi aspettiamo!!!

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Reviewed February 15, 2017 via mobile

Excellent italian language school! I strongly recommend! Highly qualified teachers and very friendly staff!

1  Thank Monica L
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Management response:Responded February 19, 2017
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Grazie! Siamo molto contenti che ti sia trovata bene a studiare italiano con noi! SPeriamo di rivederti presto!!

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Reviewed December 21, 2016

Outstanding school with outstanding teachers. I have been coming to this school for several summers now and I can truly say the teachers are completely engaged with their students. The school itself is located in the historic city center only steps away from Piazza Maggiore....More

1  Thank riff-raffkind
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Management response:Responded December 23, 2016

Thank you so much for your comments. It is always a pleasure to see you again at our school, and to know that you find the courses useful and enjoyable. We hope to see you again and wish you all the best!!! Stefania

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Reviewed November 22, 2016

I've been returning to Madrelingua regularly since my first three week course there in May 2014. What a wonderful experience and confidence boost it was! I realized that I COULD speak Italian after all! :-) I cannot praise enough the language teachers - so professional,...More

Thank Ieva U
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Management response:Responded November 23, 2016

Thank you!!! It is always a pleasure to see you for your course, and really, your Italian has become almost perfect!! We are all happy to hear that you enjoy your stays here and that you find them useful. We hope to see you again...More

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Reviewed September 30, 2016

I've so far spent 3 weeks studying Italian at Madrelingua and I'll likely extend for another two months! This is how wonderful the experience has been, and a testament to how much I am getting out of it. I've taken some language classes in New...More

2  Thank Kevin K
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Management response:Responded November 3, 2016

Thank you for your nice comments, we are very happy that you feel at home here with us and that you find the course useful. It's a pleasure for us to have you as our student!!

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Reviewed September 11, 2016

My family spent three weeks learning Italian with Madrelingua. From the very first email contact I made with the school, the communication was helpful and clear and accommodating. We brought our two school-aged children with us for lessons, and the school offered them private lessons...More

2  Thank Kelly M
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Management response:Responded September 14, 2016

THANK YOU! You know how very special your visit has been for us too.... we missed you so much when you left! I am happy you enjoyed your stay at Madrelingua and that you found the courses useful. We all hope to see you soon...More

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Reviewed September 8, 2016

Learning Italian at a high level isn't easy, but the teachers of Madrelingua Italian language school makes the difference. You forget that you are doing a hard job and they are the guides in your Italian story. Therefore I have come back since 4 years...More

1  Thank c0nsult4italy
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Management response:Responded September 14, 2016

Thank you for your feedback, I am happy to hear that the courses are effective and enjoyable. Our teachers are the heart of the school and I know they really care about students' satisfaction... so it's good to have a confirmation that it works! Thank...More

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