Italian in Birmingham
Who doesn't love pizza, pasta or gelato? Like many places in the world, Italian immigrants have shared their culture and cuisine with their new neighbours, and Birmingham is no different. But the Italian influence in Birmingham is much deeper than you might think! The population of Italians in the UK, according to the 2011 census, is approximately 600,000 (fondly referred to as Britalians), and 5,000 of them live in Birmingham. If you would like to interact with this growing community on another level, broaden your professional horizons and even make the most out of your trips to Italy, then taking Italian classes is a great idea. Contact us at Language Trainers today, so we can start designing a personalised programme for you!
Why Study Italian in Birmingham
Learn Italian for Work: Perhaps you are considering entering the dynamic world of international business. If so, you really should consider enrolling in Italian courses in Birmingham. Italy and the UK enjoy a relatively prosperous trade relationship, with bilateral trade of £27.7 billion in 2020. Even with Brexit, trade is still thriving and Britons just can't seem to get enough of Italian products, whether food, fashion or cars. And if you are in the real estate industry, you should attend a networking event, organised by the Italian Chamber of Commerce, called a Place in the Sun Live. It takes place annually in the NEC Birmingham on North Ave, and it is the perfect place to meet potential clients interested in purchasing properties in Italy for leisure, holidays, retirement, relocation or investment.
Learn Italian for Travel: Perhaps travel is your motivation for signing up for Italian classes in Birmingham. Do you want to travel to Italy? Or do you work in the UK's tourism and hospitality industry and would like to make Italian guests feel more at home by greeting them in their native language? Both Italy and the UK have long and fascinating histories, with many ancient and historic landmarks throughout their respective territories. On average, 1.9 million Italian tourists visit the UK each year and 3.3 million British people visit the heart of the ancient Roman Empire. Why not learn the language and speak with Italians, whether you decide to travel to Italy or welcome Italian visitors to the UK? Either way, knowing both languages will enhance your experience.
Learn Italian for Culture: By taking Italian lessons in Birmingham, you can also enjoy the full Italian experience in this vibrant city. Learn how to order your favourite food like a pro or have a chat with one of the Italian locals. Join in the festivities of the Feast of Saint Mark Italian Festival at Saint Mark’s Basilica and enjoy the authentic atmosphere of Italy in the heart of The Midlands of England. And if you love art, you will be happy to know that the Birmingham Museum of Art has a section dedicated to Italian works. Some of their audio guides are in Italian as well, so it is a great opportunity for you to test the listening skills you learn in your course with us at Language Trainers!
Where to Learn Italian in and around Birmingham
Why don’t you get started with Italian today? It’s very easy to set up a meeting with one of our tutors at Language Trainers. Just send us a quick enquiry and we will arrange for a native Italian teacher to go to your home or your workplace, as you prefer. If that does not suit you, you can also meet at a public place, such as the Library of Birmingham on Broad Street, or nice coffee shops, like 200 Degrees Coffee Shop on Colmore Row and Six Eight Kafe on Curzon Street.
If you are not exactly based in Birmingham but live near the city, do not hesitate to contact us. We have wonderful tutors waiting to start teaching Italian in Coventry, Dudley, West Bromwich, Walsall and Solihull.
Send us a message and get to know more about our Italian courses in Birmingham. Let’s go, andiamo! And if you have some knowledge of Italian, you can take our free Italian Level Test so we can gauge your abilities and offer you a course package tailored to your needs.
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1-on-1 General Italian Course in Birmingham
Our general one-on-one courses in Birmingham will help students improve their Italian level quickly and efficiently, whatever their needs. One of the most exciting aspects of our courses is that they are developed entirely around the needs of the students. The fact that we offer our Italian classes on a One-on-One basis means that you can learn the words and phrases you need in a comfortable and relaxed environment.
1-on-1 Business Italian Course in Birmingham
Our Italian courses in Birmingham are taught on a one-on-one basis and will help you improve your business communication skills immensely. No matter what level you begin at we will soon have you dealing with business introductions comfortably before moving onto other matters. Beginner level students can expect to finish the course with basic telephone Italian and email skills, as well as a level of survival Italian, granting them the ability to work in a country where Italian is the native tongue.
2-to-1 and Small Group
Italian Courses in Birmingham (closed group)
Our Italian courses are also available for small groups studying together (Two-to-One Italian Course or In-Company Small Group Italian Course). All participants must have the same language needs, be able to study at the same time at the same place and be at the same level. All participants should be booked at the same time. Language Trainers suggest that you do not look for classes with more than 8 students at one time. However, an In-Company Taster Italian Course can contain a maximum of 12 people.
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Some of our Language Teachers in Birmingham
Matthew is a qualified English teacher who has taught English to learners in the UK and Italy. He holds a Diploma in Teaching in the Lifelong Learning Sector (DTLLS) as well as his CELTA certificate. He is experienced in teaching English in both private lessons and groups.
Born and raised in Brazil, Simone is a native Portuguese speaker who has vast experience in language teaching and interpretation. She has taught both Portuguese and English to students in the UK and Brazil. Her clients as an interpreter have included the NHS. She has also worked for Derby City Council applying speaking tests for students taking GCSE exams in Portuguese.
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