Italian Courses

World heritage, art, football, fashion, delicious food and wine ... Why don't you study Italian language and culture with many charms?

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Introduction to the course

 

At Tiempo, we offer level-specific Italian lessons from beginner to advanced level.
We will carefully teach from the basics to those who are new to Italian and people who have an advanced level.Currently, we do not offer group lessons, but we will open new classes at any time when 4 people or more register. Please feel free to contact us.

1 class   80 minutes

Course system   You can choose the class that suits you better from our schedules.
Contact the Head Office if you cannot take lessons at a fixed time every week due to work or other reasons.
* The classes are opened with 4 people or more.
* Make-up classes available.

Special benefits if you take group lessons at Tiempo!
1. Member discounts available for various events.
2. Dinner at Sancho Panza is 5% off by showing your membership card!

Semi-private class of 2 to 3 people is ideal for studying with friends. If the number of people gathers, feel free to contact us to inform about the day and time you would like to attend. With your friends you can enjoy learning Italian at the same level and pace.

1 class   2 or 3 people (60 minutes)

Attendance system   We will coordinate the schedule and time with the teacher. We will prepare a schedule of 2 lessons or 4 lessons a month.

Tuition fee

A special class in which the teacher creates a curriculum just for you! Teachers with a broad teaching experience will customize lessons according to your learning pace, purpose, and level.They will use the latest teaching materials to comprehensively teach grammar, practice conversation, listening and reading comprehension toward your learning objectives.These lessons are recommended for those who cannot attend a weekly class due to work reasons, those who want to study at their own pace, and those who want to intensively study for their own purposes such as studying or residing abroad.

1 class   60 minutes

Class system   We will coordinate the schedule and time with the teacher.

Tuition fee

“Class to learn Italian from zero” by a native teacher.

Lessons by native teachers with a broad teaching experience in Japan. Group lessons according to level are enriched!! There are conversation classes aimed to improving conversation skills.

Recruiting new students’ class

Fridays at 15:00 and Saturdays at 16:00 (Teacher: Isidoro)

* Aimed to beginners
* Please make your reservation in advance.

Enjoy the program starring Tiempo's director Santiago!

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Schedule of the lessons

August, 2020.

12 blocks per year, 4 lessons per block. Every tuition fee is per block. ( The schedule would be changed.)   Lesson Plan 2020

*We currently do not offer group lessons, but we will open new classes with 4 people registered. Please feel free to contact us.

• For private lessons and conversation lessons, please contact the secretariat to inform about your desired date and time.

Workshop & event related to Languages

Level up your understanding and conversation skills in Spanish!

Mrs. Monica Alvear, presently, Tiempo’s honorary chair, is also one of the center’s founding members and lecturers. Born in Santiago, Chile, she majored in education at the Preschool Faculty at the University of Education in Santiago.She is a veteran lecturer who has been teaching Spanish for ten years at Fukuoka University, Kyushu Sangyo University and Daiichi Keizai University, etc. after coming to Japan. Alvear not only teaches Spanish but also about Chilean dishes. Her “Monica's Cooking Class in Spanish", held every month, is also very popular.Now she is also in charge of a new kind of class in Spanish about classical to contemporary Spanish literature!
Would you like to improve your Spanish skills through literature and conversation in a relaxed atmosphere in the morning?Improve your reading comprehension and vocabulary while reading various authors' works, from classical literature such as Pablo Neruda, Garcia Márquez, Gustavo AdolfoBecquer to contemporary Spanish literature!
In addition, she will cultivate the ability of expression in Spanish through commentary, book reviews, and consideration of different works. Each topic is completed in one session at a time, so you can participate only on convenient days. Feel free to take the classes.
Join us for a Spanish lesson while reading aloud with Monica!

Saturdays, August 1st and 18th, 2020.   11:00 - 12:20
1 class: 2,600 yen / 2,400 yen (T.I. Member)
* Aimed to experienced Spanish speakers.

Professor: Monica Alvear

Monica's Cooking Class in Spanish

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Born in Santiago, Chile and as a long time Spanish language instructor, Monica Alvearalso has broad experience and knowledge of cooking, food culture and food coordination.In addition to learning recipes and cooking techniques, while using Spanish, you can learn about ingredients and kitchen utensils as well as table manners and table settings of various countries.Anyone can participate regardless of their cooking experience or level of Spanish! Men are also encouraged to participate.

Saturdays, July 11th, 25th, August 8th and 22nd, 2020.  11:00 - 13:00

1 class: 2,600 yen / 2,400 yen (T.I. Member)

* Ingredients fee: 800 yen
* Anyone can participate.

Professor: Monica Alvear

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Saturdays, July 11th, 25th, August 8th and 22nd, 2020.  11:00 - 13:00

1 class: 2,600 yen / 2,400 yen (T.I. Member)

* Material cost separately: 800 yen
* Anyone can participate.

Professor: Monica Alvear

Teachers Profiles

We are offering lessons in a fun and cheerful atmosphere with unique teachers.

Isidoro Díaz Flores
(Spain)

Appointed in 2005 as Tiempo’s Education Division Director, holds a Master of Linguistics from the University of Salamanca, the oldest university in Spain. He also teaches Spanish at Fukuoka University.His polite lessons developed from rich experience are very popular from beginners to experienced people. He also has extensive experience teaching Italian.

Tuition fees

Group lessons   (4 times/month, 1 class: 80 minutes tax included)

  Basis price Daytime Discount Student Discount Senior Discount
Monthly amount 9,500 yen 7,660 yen 4,750 yen 7,600 yen

• Daytime Discount: Group lessons for 4 people or more that finish by 6:30 p. m, from Monday to Friday. Make-up classes are available.

• 12 blocks per year, 4 lessons per block. Every tuition fee is per block.

• Those who take group lessons must be registered as Tiempo’s members. Non-members are required to pay an admission fee of 3,000 yen.

• The collection of tuition fees is outsourced to the Fukuoka Bank, and a withdrawal fee of 140 yen will be added each month.

 

Semi-private Lessons   (1 class: 60 minutes tax included)

  Basis price Daytime Discount Student Discount
2 to 3 people (4 times/month) 14,800 yen 11,860 yen 9,430 yen
2 to 3 people (2 times/month) 7,500 yen - -

• Those who take group lessons must be registered as Tiempo’s members. Non-members are required to pay an admission fee of 3,000 yen.

• Pay the fee in cash at Tiempo’s reception before the lesson starts.

 

Private Lessons   (1 class: 60 minutes tax included)

  Basis price Daytime Discount Student Discount
1 class 5,300 yen 4,790 yen 4,790 yen

• Those who take group lessons must be registered as Tiempo’s members. Non-members are required to pay an admission fee of 3,000 yen.

• Pay the fee in cash at Tiempo’s reception before the lesson starts.

Discounts

50% off for students up to 25 years old for all courses.

• Language (Spanish, italian or Portuguese): 9,500 yen 4,750 yen
• Latin dance / Arabian dance: 8,500 yen 4,250 yen
• Tango / Flamenco: 12,600 yen 6,300 yen

Applied to 65 years old or older members.

In addition, if you attend a class that ends by 18:30 on weekdays (Monday to Friday), you will receive a 35% discount together with a daytime discount and the senior discount.

• Language (Spanish, italian or Portuguese): 9,500 yen 6,180 yen
• Latin dance / Arabian dance: 8,500 yen 6,080 yen
• Tango / Flamenco: 12,600 yen 8,640 yen

The second course fee will receive a maximum discount of 51%.

DUO 1  Language Course + Dance Course
(22% discount from the total tuition fee)

Communication is important.
If you know a language, you will enjoy dance lessons even more.
For example, if you are a flamenco student and you are attending a Spanish language lesson, the cost is the following:

Flamenco 12,600 yen + Spanish 9,500 yen
Total 22,100 yen
However, with the Duo Discount of 22%, the cost will be 17,240 yen
In other words, the second course (Spanish) will be about half the price (4,640 yen)!!

DUO 2  Dance Course + Dance Course
(20% discount from the total tuition fee)

Latin dance, Tango, flamenco and or Arabian dance.
For students that want to take many courses, we recommend this discount!
For example, if a tango student attends Latin dance classes the cost will be as the following:

Tango 12,600 yen + Latin dance 8,500 yen
Total: 21,100 yen with 20% discount, the cost will be 16,880 yen
In other words, the second course (Latin dance lesson) will be about half the price (4,280 yen)!!

If you take two classes in each course, you will receive the discount.

7% discount on total family tuition.

The first family member (all courses) + second family member (all courses) + 3rd...
A 7% discount on the total tuition fee for all students, such as couples, parents or family members.

* The tuition fee will be withdrawn, however, from a common bank account.
* This discount can also be used in with other kinds of Tiempo discounts. (Ex. Student and senior discount.)

For example: Spanish + Tango + Latin Dance
In this case, the third Latin dance tuition will receive a 90% discount!!

Spanish 9,500 yen + Tango 12,600 yen + Latin Dance: 8,500 yen

Total Tuition: 30,600 yen
However, with the 25% discount, the cost will be: 22,950 yen
In other words, the Latin dance tuition fee will be from 8,500 to 880 yen!!

We will provide a 3,000-yen coupon for members who introduced Tiempo to their friends!

Please introduce us to your friends! If your friends start any group lesson at Tiempo, you will receive a 3,000-yen coupon that can be used for workshops.

* Current Tiempo’s member
* Coupons cannot be used to pay group lessons fees.

If you are interested in receiving information from Tiempo, please subscribe and select from our list of subscription topics.

  Latin dances

  Famenco

  Tango

  Bellydance

  Folklore

  Fine arts

  Conference

  Gastronomy

  Others

Contact

Please contact us about the date and time you would like take a trial lesson.
Also advise your name and the kind of lesson/s you wish to try.


(NPO Tiempo Iberoamericano)

3F Daimyo11511 Bldg., 1-15-11 Daimyo,
Chuo-ku, Fukuoka 810-0041

+81 92-762-4100
+81 92-762-4104

Email: clasestiempo.jp

https://tiempo.jp/

Weekday: 12:00 - 22:00
Sat., Sun. and Natinal holidays: 11:00 - 18:00

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3F Daimyo11511 Bldg., 1-15-11 Daimyo, Chuo-ku, Fukuoka 810-0041

How to Access

[Nishitetsu Tren (Tenjin Ōmuta Line)]
  - 7 minutes' walk from "Fukuoka" station.

[Subway]
  - 10 minutes' walk from "Tenjin" station.
  - 7 minutes' walk from "Tenjin Minami" station of Nanakuma Line.

[JR - Japan Railways]
  - JR "Hakata" station Nishitetsu Bus to "Kego 1 cho-me" or "Imaizumi 1 cho-me".
  - JR "Hakata" station Subway to "Tenjin" station. →10 minutes' walk from "Tenjin" station.

[Nishitetsu Bus]  The nearest bus stop are "Kego 1 cho-me" or "Imaizumi 1 cho-me".

[Highway Bus]  7 minutes' walk from "Tenjin Bus Center".