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The Most Wonderful Learning Experience !

I was so excited for my first visit to Il Sasso, and it was even more than I expected it to... read more

Reviewed 12 July 2016
dianegenzale
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San Diego
The third visit

Il Sasso is a wonderful school. I have been studying Italian in the US for about four years, but... read more

Reviewed 2 July 2016
SDWW
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San Diego, California
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The Italian language school Il Sasso is located in Montepulciano, a beautiful, renaissance town that stands on a hill surrounded by vineyards and olive groves in southern Tuscany. The school was founded in 1983 by people who are still running it...more
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Via di Gracciano Nel Corso 2 | Incrocio Piazza Delle Erbe, 53045, Montepulciano, Italy
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All reviews learn italian recommend il spent weeks three weeks minute break fellow students perfect place to learn great progress ivy league learning environment extra curricular activities an exceptional experience a lot of fun this past october tuscan hill town beautiful location grammar
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Reviewed 12 July 2016

I was so excited for my first visit to Il Sasso, and it was even more than I expected it to be. Silvia, the administrator was great. She made it so comfortable for me to ease into my classes. My teachers, Sara, Elenora and Cinzia...More

Date of experience: April 2016
2  Thank dianegenzale
Reviewed 2 July 2016

Il Sasso is a wonderful school. I have been studying Italian in the US for about four years, but studying and spending time in Italy makes a giant difference. This was my third time attending classes at Il Sasso: 2013 for two weeks, 2015 for...More

Date of experience: April 2016
3  Thank SDWW
Reviewed 28 May 2016

I looked at many of the options to try and learn a little of the Italian language and which schools might work best for me. The size of the town Montepulciano and the size and mix of the classes at il Sasso convinced me that...More

Date of experience: April 2016
3  Thank Darwin25
Reviewed 16 May 2016

I registered for a week at Il Sasso as part of a two week vacation in Italy. Of course you don't learn a language in a week and this was more of a test for me to see how this works. Well, it definitely works!...More

Date of experience: May 2016
3  Thank JaneTelAviv
Reviewed 7 May 2016

I spent four weeks at Il Sasso in March and April 2016. I had a fantastic experience! I was fortunate to experience numerous instructors during my stay and each was equally as professional as the other. I found all instructors able to assess my level...More

Date of experience: April 2016
3  Thank Tuolumnezini
Reviewed 21 April 2016 via mobile

I can only echo what so many others have said about what a great school IL Sasso is. The teachers are so talented at identifying what students need to do and giving us the confidence to speak. Thanks to Costanza and Cinzia for this year....More

Date of experience: April 2016
4  Thank Alison J
Reviewed 22 March 2016 via mobile

My teenage daughter (13) needed a boost for her school marks. First test after Sasso. ..9.5 outof 10 ! I also totally enjoyed my tailor made course. Serious learning in fun atmosphere.

Date of experience: March 2016
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Reviewed 7 February 2016

I cannot imagine a better choice than Il Sasso for Italian immersion studies. I returned for the third time this past October (2015), stayed for a month and cannot wait to go again. Learning a foreign language can be a vulnerable experience, but the entire...More

Date of experience: October 2015
5  Thank Josezinho
Reviewed 5 February 2016

It could be a very daunting task as an adult, to start learning a language from scratch. However, even on the first day of a course at Il Sasso, any fears will soon be put to rest. The staff are all dedicated to provide students...More

Date of experience: September 2015
2  Thank maryfknight
Reviewed 15 December 2015

As a former diplomat I've been exposed to a lot of language instruction. The staff at Il Sasso are easily in the top 95% of instructors I've encountered. Excellent at sizing up strengths/weaknesses and developing individualized teaching strategies. The family accommodations Il Sasso facilitates are...More

Date of experience: November 2015
3  Thank mark p
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