Learn Italian Language in Rome

By: Luca Cusi

This article is written to be a guide for all those people who are interested in learning Italian in Rome, following a course in an italian language school and knowing something about the Eternal City.
There are four language skills: reading, writing ability, knowing how to listen and ability to speak. All those things must be developed since the first level of expertise in order to achieve the ability to understand and express themselves
in authentic communication's situations. Travel in Rome and staying in Italy for a medium period, can give the opportunity to learn italian language together with the history and culture of one of the greatest civilizations of all time:
the Romans Places to discover and learn in Rome are so many. We want introduce the most important places to visit of this singular and unique city in the world that match contrasting styles and live art and life: Imperial Rome and Baroque Rome, worldclass Rome and less-style Rome.
Colosseum - Is the most important monument of ancient Rome, built in 75 A.C.

and opened in 80 A.C.The area of about 19,000 square meters was organized into four orders, each of which could contain up to 70,000 spectators. At center stage was placed the Empire, who with a single gesture could decide the life or death of gladiators. In underground were organized and carried out the scenery of the games. In 438 a.c. games were banned and Coliseum was gradually abandoned.
Roman Forum - The Roman Forum was founded in the sixth century B.C. On swampy land that was drained by the built of a sewerage system. In a short time it became the center of political and social life of ancient Rome, enriching century
after century of new buildings, statues, temples, courts. From Via Salaria (parallel to the Via dei Fori Imperiali) you have access to this incredible archaeological area, almost a city within the city.
Circous Maximus - This huge structure was used as entertainment shows such as exciting race with "bighe", much loved by the Romans. The building was able to accommodate up to 250,000 spectators and is one of the oldest in Rome.Other
places to visit are Domus Aurea,Pantheon,Terme di Caracalla, Ara Pacis Augustae,Piramide Cestia,Castel Sant'Angelo,Circo di Massenzio,Cloaca Massima,Ludus Magnus and so much others. The most important Square of Rome are : Piazza di Spagna, Piazza Navona, Campo de Fiori, Piazza Venezia, Piazza del Popolo and Piazza Barberini.
It's very easy find a good accomodations in Rome: Bed & Breakfast and hotels are the most usefull housing but you can also have an accommodation with host-families or in flats where sleep in single or double rooms and have free use of the bathroom and kitchen.
Finally something about the position and Logistics: Rome is located in the centre of Italy, 20 minutes from the sea tirreno. It has two airports: Leonardo da Vinci (Fiumicino), located 32 km from the city centre and Ciampino,
15 km. The main railway station in Rome is Termini Station, located in the heart of the city. There are two subway lines and so many bus-lines.

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