Interview with Director "Marco Di Agostino"
Why choosing OrbitLingua to study Italian?
OrbitLingua is an expanding dynamic language school located in Orbetello, a characteristic seaside town on the southern coast of Tuscany, in the heart of the Maremma region. Its exceptional location at the centre of a sparkling lagoon surrounded by kilometres of enchanting beaches, protected natural reserves and beautiful islands at less than 2 hours from Florence, Rome, Siena and Pisa provides an ideal setting to learn the Italian language and enjoy a wonderful holiday.
What is the philosophy behind your school?
Our philosophy is offering our students the possibility not only to learn the Italian language or improve their language skills in the shortest time possible, but also to discover the Italian culture, get to know the country and the people and spend an interesting and pleasant stay in Orbetello at an inexpensive price.
What makes your school different?
We accept a limited number of students at one time, this guarantees the high quality of our services, the friendly atmosphere and a continuous assistance to the students' needs and requests. Additionally we organise a carefully studied and varied programme of extracurricular activities, including seminars excursions and special evenings which enable students to discover the many aspects of the Italian culture.
Where do the majority of your students come from?
The major part of our students comes from all over Europe but we also have lots of students coming from the USA and 10% come from other countries.
What are the qualifications of your teachers?
All our teachers are mother-tongue speakers and are university graduates. They are qualified, updated and are specialized in the teaching of Italian as a second language. Teaching in Orbitlingua means working in a friendly atmosphere with small groups of students. This enables our teachers to interact better with every student and organise lively, interesting and entertaining lessons.