ELLCI's standard course in Italian language and culture focuses on developing the student's writing, reading, listening and speaking skills. What makes ELLCI unique is that through it's course it cultivates a "5th ability" in its students - they develop the skill of learning Italian language and culture through non-verbal language and communication codes.
The standard course includes 20-hour-per-week (4 hours a day) in courses the intensity of which helps students progress quickly. All textbooks and educational materials are included in the enrollment fee price. The price of the course also includes 2 field trips per month, organized by the school and lead by the teachers (also qualified tourist guide). Each course is taught by 2 teachers.