Italian Immersion & Luxury Vacation In Rome

The Eternal City never disappoints, with ancient ruins, artistic heritage, romantic squares, delightful cuisine, Michelangelo, Bernini, and the Pope. La dolce vita!
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Learn to Speak Italian in Rome

Are you looking for a language immersion program that can also serve as a luxury vacation? Learn to speak a new language in style with your private one-on-one language instructor at some of the greatest destinations and finest luxury locations.

About Rome

La “dolce vita”, the sweet life, most aptly describes Rome! Overflowing with art, culture, ruins, and a vibrant street life, the Eternal City is easily one of the world’s most romantic and inspirational places.

From the café culture, to the great monuments, artistic heritage, and world class museums. Reminders of Rome’s 3000 year history are the ancient monuments such as the Colosseum, Roman Forum and Pantheon, as the Romans considered their city the “caput mundi” or world capital for centuries.

Add to that Rome’s historical role as seat of the Catholic Church with St Peter’s Basilica as the Vatican’s showy Renaissance cathedral and you have a unique cultural and historic paradise!

Artistic Heritage of Rome

Throughout history Rome has attracted top artists, leaving priceless treasures throughout the city, including ancient statues, churches adorned with intricate mosaics and frescoes, Michelangelo sculptures, Bernini fountains, frescoes by Raphael, etc., all easily accessible and part of the Romans’ daily lives.

Eating out is a real delight in Rome with the combination of romantic settings and fantastic food guaranteeing a superlative experience. Live like a local and hit the pizzerias or neighborhood trattorias; learn to ask the waiter’s recommendations for food and wine and you’ll get the best on the menu! Finish the experience with Roman Gelato and a “café”, which is always expresso unless otherwise specified.

Beyond Rome

While there’s no necessity to leave Rome, one can easily venture out to the north or south by trains, planes and automobiles to Tuscany, Liguria, Amalfi Coast, Puglia, etc., any number of welcoming destinations.

Weather year round is pleasant although Roman summers can be a bit stifling with average July temperatures close to 80 degrees. December temperatures average around 45 degrees with three to four inches of rain, making it the wettest month of the year.

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Testimonial

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I thoroughly enjoyed my time in the romantic city of Rome. The charm of the ancient world brought me to tears. And I left my heart there coming out speaking better Italian than I ever could imagine!

Julie Camp - Dallas, Texas

Frequently Asked Questions

Every Language & Luxury experience is a hand-tailored private journey to learn a foreign language, with a Personal Language Instructor, one on one, in some of the world’s cities and towns. If you ever have any questions, do not hesitate to contact us.

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How can I prepare in advance for my Luxury Language Learning Experience?
The truth is that you don’t have to do anything other than bringing an open mind and a positive attitude, and our experienced language instructors, cultural immersion activities, and time will do the rest!  But if you would like to get a jump on things we suggest the following:

1. Practice your listening skills using one or both of the following methods:
a. If your TV service provider has any programming in the language that you plan to learn, watch and listen to those programs! News programs are best because they identify a theme and stick to it for a while, compared to movies or sitcoms that have more complex themes and dialogue.  But any exposure is good.

b. There are mobile applications that allow you to listen to radio stations from all over the world. One example is an iPhone app called “TuneIn”.  Thus, if you’re learning Italian, for example, you can listen to Radio Rai or another Italian station.  Sometimes it’s news, other times it may be a soccer match, but plug in your headphones and go for a walk and let your mind do the rest! In both cases it’s not a problem if you don’t understand, just pay close attention and your mind will start to decipher repetitive sounds.  Pick out a word and look it up if you can; be interactive.

2. Read up on your destination and become familiar with the sites and customs. The more interest you take in the culture the more natural it will feel to begin learning and practicing the language.
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Every individual’s language level is different and we also each learn differently. How can language instructors possibly sort this all out?
Having a personal one-on-one language instructor solves a lot of issues as that’s exactly what they are trained to do, namely, evaluate the student’s level and understand how they learn (and what are their interests).  Our language instructors are each unique but share certain traits such as:

They are handpicked and very experienced in teaching adults. There will be an evaluation, either prior to departure or once on site, to establish the language learning level. They focus heavily on conversation, and cover grammar as is needed to address practical needs and uses throughout the day; the curriculum and activities are designed for practical use. And they will adapt to every individual’s way of learning and interests as they get to know them over time.
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What is the recommended length of stay in a destination?
One to three months is ideal to realize significant language improvement, but we will build a Customized Experience for as little as two weeks if necessary. Another option would be to concentrate on one language but spend time in two locations, such as Paris and Bordeaux, Madrid and San Sebastian, Rome and Siena, etc.
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Do you book flights?
We do not so flights should be booked through your travel agent, travel website, or directly with the airlines.
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Do you book train tickets?
We do not book train tickets, though we can advise on trains when that is your choice for in-country travel.  You may also get help through the dedicated concierge once onsite.
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How can I pay?
You may pay by credit card or bank/electronic wire transfer.
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Do I need travel insurance?
Travel insurance is for your protection, in case of unforeseen events causing trip cancellation/interruption, or any medical expenses during your trip. We strongly recommend that you purchase comprehensive travel insurance, which may include coverage options from basic trip cancellation insurance to full coverage with emergency medical assistance. Travel Insurance gives you peace of mind and safeguards your investment in the event of a cancellation prior to or during your trip.  You can find travel insurance plans with any of the following:  Travel Guard, Allianz, and Travelex.
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What are the departure dates for your language programs?
Key to the success of the Language & Luxury methodology is one on one language instruction, so the program is a customized experience rather than a group tour.  Thus, the dates are flexible and totally up to you.  You simply select the destination and provide us the arrival and departure dates.
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Are meals included with your language program?
We do not include meals in the standard package, as enjoying food is one of the best ways to immerse yourself in the local culture!  We do provide restaurant guides and a dedicated concierge service for restaurant recommendations and reservations.

And as part of the customization, we will offer other options for dining, such as a private chef, cooking courses and wine tastings; and, of course, our properties are equipped with full kitchens.
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Will I be able to fully speak a foreign language?
It can take many months to become truly fluent in a language depending on the individuals ability, motivation and dedication. Our language learning methodology is superior to traditional language learning methods and you will learn faster by using the one on one language instruction and cultural immersion that Language & Luxury™ provides.
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Are you looking For A Private One On One language immersion program that Also serves as a luxury vacation?

THIS IS A PRIVATE LANGUAGE IMMERSION PROGRAM. NO CLASSROOMS. NO GROUPS OR STRANGERS. JUST YOU OR YOUR EXCLUSIVE SMALL GROUP OF FRIENDS & FAMILY.

We take care of all the details, from transportation to accommodations and excursions. All you need to do is sit back, immerse yourself in the local culture and relax.

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