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Oh, how I wish I could just pick up and live a few months in Italy... Why not? Live with an Italian family, tutor conversational English lessons for 15 hours per week, your Italian life!

What's Included?

Highlights

Pre Departure Services

Advising

Orientation Materials and Resources

Access to International Phone Plans

API Alumni Network

Social Networking

On Site Services

Housing with Local Host Family (participants may stay with one or two families throughout their stay)

Medical, Life Travel Insurance

Train Station Pick-Up / Arrival Assistance

Meals (3 per day Monday-Saturday; 2 per day on Sundays)

On-Site Support from Partner and Host Family

Italian Lessons (may be possible on-site; inquire with API after placement)

Re-Entry Services

Re-Entry Materials and Support

Post-Program Evaluation

Alumni Network and Global Leadership Academy

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Application Requirements

  • Minimum 21 years old
  • Basic knowledge of Italian
  • Background check
  • Cover letter including: Your goals/motivations for choosing this particular program. Background skills, training or experience you have that may be relevant. Special hobbies/interests. Prior international study/travel/volunteer/work experience.
  • Your goals/motivations for choosing this particular program.
  • Background skills, training or experience you have that may be relevant.
  • Special hobbies/interests.
  • Prior international study/travel/volunteer/work experience.
  • Résumé/CV
  • $150 deposit (considered a portion of the total program cost)

What You’ll Study

Oh, how I wish I could just pick up and live a few months in Italy...

Why not? Live with an Italian family, tutor conversational English lessons for 15 hours per week, your Italian life!

Staff & Coordinators

PLACEMENT INFORMATION

Fully immerse yourself in Italian culture, living with families or households in small towns and cities scattered across the country. In exchange for 15 hours of conversation lessons per week, receive full accommodations and meals while acting as a live-in English tutor to your Italian family.

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Highlights
  • Guaranteed position - unpaid, full accommodations and meals included
  • Minimum 1 month, maximum 3-month commitment
  • Various start dates possible (runs throughout entire year)
  • 15 hours/week tutoring member(s) of the family in conversational English, may help with homework
  • Placements located in cities and towns throughout Italy
  • Full Italian cultural immersion living, planning and sharing with a family

Participants will be housed with an Italian host family, where they will have a private room, and be provided with all meals (for Teacher’s Assistants, lunch is taken at school during the week).

Our host partners work with API to individualize start dates throughout the year, for this reason, applications are accepted on a rolling basis. We recommend you apply at least 12 weeks before your program start to have sufficient time to get your placement and make your plans.

Specified dates are group enrollment dates. Please contact your Program Coordinator to customize a start date.

Prices below are for 1-month programs. Each additional month incurs a $480 price per month.

Session Program Dates Program Cost Application Deadline Payment Deadline
Fall Sep, 2019 $1,490 May 1, 2019 Aug 1, 2019
Spring Jan, 2020 $1,490 Sep 1, 2019 Dec 1, 2019
Spring Jan, 2019 $1,490 Sep 1, 2018 Dec 1, 2018