Our Italian language school for foreigners ABC ELBA in Porto Azzurro, on the Island of Elba, is located in an Italian villa of the late 1800s with park and swimming pool, where students can also stay.
Situated in a quiet location 500 meters from the village center and the beach Barbarossa, the villa is divided into several apartments, each of which has a living room with dining area and kitchenette, double bed with possibility of extra bed, bathroom / shower.
The mild climate of the island of Elba allows you to study Italian in the open air, in the shade of the oaks and eucalyptus trees in the middle of our beautiful park with swimming pool, which surrounds the ancient Villa Teresa, the seat of our italian language school.
Studying the Italian language on the Island of Elba is the perfect combination of beach vacation and learning Italian language and culture.
The Italian language school ABC Elba offers an open and friendly environment that not only facilitates learning, but also creates the basis for lasting friendships and unforgettable experiences during the students' stay on Elba. The language course, supplementary activities and excursions offer students a complete picture of Porto Azzurro and the Island of Elba.
From mid-May to the beginning of October, all those who wish to learn Italian at the school ABC ELBA have the opportunity to choose the course that best suits their needs and Italian language skills.
- Group Course (20 lessons per week)
- Group Course (30 lessons per week)
- Group Courses + 3, 5 or 10 weekly individual lessons (Individual lessons give the possibility to personalize the program by giving greater importance to conversation or grammar. On request, subjects such as tourism and hotel, marketing, web marketing, finance, vocabulary for airline staff, business, art history.
- Individual courses with a number of hours chosen by the student with maximum flexibility both for the timetable and the program to be carried out.
- Combinations with cooking classes, art and culture.
- 30+ adult program (with a large program of supplementary afternoon activities)
- Course for families with children / teens
- Online courses
- Combined courses ELBA and Florence
Based on a written and oral level test, course participants are included in the classes based on their language skills, with levels available from absolute beginner to advanced (from A1 to C1).
Classes consist of a minimum of 3 to a maximum of 8 students.
Our courses for small groups and individuals are taught by mother tongue teachers with many years of experience in teaching Italian to foreigners and with excellent communication skills, thanks to which the lessons are interesting, effective (active) and well organized. All this allows students a fast and very pleasant learning.
The school ABC ELBA offers a vast program of supplementary activities in the afternoon; visit to the Napoleonic villas, visits to the Elban farms with tasting of the Elban wines, visits to the Elban villages, walks and light trekking, seminars of Italian culture, film screenings, aperitifs and dinners together.
Our secretary is at your complete disposal to satisfy any type of accommodation request.
We can easily confirm all the accommodations, including single rooms, double rooms in apartments or 3, 4-star hotels, independent apartments, campsites (even in high season and last-minute requests).
We gladly accept reservations for accompanying persons (friends, family, etc.) who are not participating in the course.
VILLA TERESA - Porto Azzurro – seat of the school on Elba - In addition to the main house there are also some new modern two-bedroom villas located around the pool with modern furnishings and equipped outdoor space. The Residence has a 7 × 14 m swimming pool.