Homestay Courses Italiano

Oakfield Umbria Italian Holiday

Come to the green heart of Italy for your Italian homestay holiday with us at Campo delle Querce

We want to welcome you to our Italian home, where we offer

– courses for all needs and interests – you’ll never be bored!
– personalised Italian lessons created just for you – we’re all unique
– expertise in language learning – no tutors, REAL teachers
– up to 10 hours Italian per day – maybe more maybe less – it’s up to you!
– time to discover Umbria and Tuscany – there’s so much to see
– accommodation at Campo delle Querce – our beautiful restored farmhouse
– homemade meals with your teacher/s – made with love and local ingredients

Where are we?

Our Italian home ‘Campo delle Querce’ (Oakfield) is a restored farmhouse on an Umbrian hillside. It’s one of the most peaceful places you’ll ever visit. This means it’s the perfect setting to relax, learn and enjoy. Located in the Niccone Valley, Read More

What is Oakfield Umbria?

Oakfield Umbria is a very special part of Oakfield Training, a company with more than 25 years of experience in language training, based in Barcelona. During the summer months we leave the beach behind and head to the green heart of Italy so you can come and enjoy a language holiday with us in Umbria. (Learn more about OAKFIELD)

Oakfield Italian homestay holiday

Benvenuti a Oakfield Umbria!

We’re Emma and Ezio. Since 2015, we have been offering homestay holidays to people wanting to learn Italian or English during the summer: one to one, families or small groups of friends. We’ll give you a 100% language experience with lessons specifically designed to achieve your language goals as well as time to discover and fall in love with this wonderful part of Italy.

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Oakfield, Umbria Italy

RELAX

The green countryside of Umbria is the perfect place to have fun, relax and let go

LEARN

You’ll have fun and learn a lot in our challenging Italian classes

ENJOY

Discover Umbria and Tuscany together and experience the food, culture, and language

What do they say about us?

“Gorgeous place – so peaceful and relaxing. Ezio cooked some great meals and we discovered many new Italian dishes. We also enjoyed relaxing by the pool while Emma served us an aperitivo! Looking forward to coming back.”

Emma and Richard, Brighton

“Best experience I’ve ever had! A mix of culture, languages, delicious meals and beautiful places! In my case, this Summer course gave me enough confidence to make an upgrade at work and say goodbye to my fears!
Thanks Emma, the best teacher (and drinker of Spritz as you can see!) for this amazing experience last year”

Olga, Barcelona

The House

2 people / couples can be accommodated during your Italian homestay holiday at our house. Each room is a double bedroom with en-suite bathroom.

There are also many other alternative accommodation options in the area to suit all needs. Early booking is recommended.

Courses

What kind of course would you prefer? Take a look below at of our Super Intensive and Intensive courses to get the most out of your language holiday with us. We also design courses specifically for professionals, families and small groups of friends. Whatever you want, we can organise it!

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Oakfield Italian homestay holiday

Super Intensive


• 5-day course
• 1 – 4 students*
• 10 hours contact with Italian per day
• Personalised plan to reach your specific goals
• Experienced trainers
• Improve your communication skills, listening, knowledge of grammar and widen your vocabulary
• Specific business language training offered
• Discover Umbria and Tuscany with your trainer/s (and continue using Italian in social situations)
• Live with your trainer/s*
• Enjoy meals with your trainer/s

* We can offer two rooms with en-suite bathrooms at Campo delle Querce.

Oakfield Italian homestay holiday

Intensive


• 5-day course
• 1 – 4 students*
• 5 hours contact with Italian per day
• Personalised plan to reach your specific goals
• Experienced trainers
• Improve your communication skills, listening, knowledge of grammar and widen your vocabulary
• Specific business language training offered
• Live with your trainer/s *
• Enjoy homemade lunches with your trainer/s
• Discover Umbria and Tuscany in your free time


* We can offer two rooms with en-suite bathrooms at Campo delle Querce.

Family having fun in Oakfield Umbria

Family Fun

• Learn Italian all together or separately (depending on age / needs)
• Spend the mornings learning Italian
• Personalised plan to meet all the family’s needs and interests
• Teachers with experience teaching adults and children
• Enjoy homemade meals together with your teacher/s
• Fun lessons for all the family
• Discover Umbria and Tuscany in the afternoons
• Enjoy outdoor activities: horse-riding, canoeing, mountain-biking, walking in your free time

Oakfield Italian homestay holiday

Non-residential

If you’re lucky enough to already live or spend time in this wonderful part of Italy and want to do a non-residential Italian course, we can organize some lessons here at Oakfield Umbria, at your home or spend time exploring the area together while practising the language. You can choose the formula that suits you best: a couple of hours of Italian per day for a week, lessons every week throughout the summer, a morning spent in Perugia practising your Italian while enjoying this lovely town. Whatever you have in mind, we can do it!

 

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Programme

We’ll organise the programme to suit your needs and interests but one thing you can be sure of: you’ll be immersed in Italian in a fun and relaxing way all day. As well as your lessons with an experienced teacher/s, we’ll start each day practising Italian over breakfast. We’ll also be watching TV and films together, chatting over tea or coffee in the garden during the afternoon or a glass of wine before dinner, visiting some of the beautiful small hill towns of Umbria and Tuscany and of course tasting some of the magnificent local cuisine. It’s a total immersion into the language but we do it in a way that will be totally relaxing and enjoyable.

Here is an example of the Learning and Fun Programme for the Super Intensive course.

Depending on the local ‘sagre’ (food festivals) and other events going on, we may adapt your Italian homestay holiday programme to offer different activities. We love these events and are sure you will too.

We also provide the choice between lessons only or a mix of lessons and activities for the Intensive and Family Fun courses. We will send you our proposal once you sign up.

Arrival, Day one:
Arrival at 18.00 (approx.). Settle in to your accommodation and then join us for an aperitivo and welcome dinner. Your first taste of Umbria and Tuscany!

Day Two:
Breakfast in Italiano…Naturally! Lessons in the morning (approx. 3 hours) followed by lunch together at home. In the afternoon you will have some free time to relax and review what you were studying in the morning before starting 2 more hours of lessons. Dinner will be at the Trattoria del Pescatore near the lake in Passignano sul Trasimeno, where Serena and Carlo will explain some of the local specialities their family has been cooking at the Trattoria for several generations.

Day Three:
Breakfast in Italiano, lessons in the morning (approx. 3 hours), then lunch together at home. Afternoon excursion to Cortona, Tuscany. Read More

Oakfield Umbria
Località Pian di Marte, 15
06065 Passignano sul Trasimeno
(Perugia) Umbria Italy

43°12’31.3″N 12°12’28.9″E

Getting here

From the UK you can fly to Perugia. Otherwise the nearest airport is Florence. We recommend that you hire a car from the airport you arrive at. You can also fly-drive from Pisa, Rome, Ancona, Bologna… In this way, you can combine your stay at Oakfield Umbria with the opportunity to explore Umbria fully or even visit another part of Italy.

If you arrive at Perugia airport, Passignano sul Trasimeno train station or Terontola-Cortona train station, we can come and pick you up on Sunday afternoon and take you back on Friday afternoon.

Oakfield Italian homestay holiday

Having fun at a “sagra” in Tuscany

Italian Homstay Courses

Discovering Assisi

Oakfield Italian homestay holiday

Visiting Cortona On The Move photo festival

Prices and Booking

We look forward to welcoming you on your Homestay Course soon. Click on BOOK NOW and fill in the reservation form so we can start organising your unique experience today.

2020 HOMESTAY DATES

From 19 July to 24 July – From 26 July to 31 July – From 02 August to 07 August –  From 09 August to 14 August – From 16 August to 21 August

SUPER INTENSIVE
(price per person)

One Person €1990,00

Two people €1490,00

Three people €1090,00

Four people €890,00

INTENSIVE
(price per person)

One Person €1590,00

Two people €1190,00

Three people €890,00

Four people €790,00

FAMILY FUN
(total price)

Family fun €1790,00
(whole family class)

Family fun €2390,00
(parents/children separate classes)

NON-RESIDENTIAL
According to your needs and number of hours/days, we’ll prepare an offer just for you.

YOUR HOMESTAY EXPERIENCE INCLUDES:

  • Personalised Italian course
  • Accommodation at Campo delle Querce
  • Pre-course assessment of level, needs, interests
  • All lesson materials
  • All meals at the house (including wine and other drinks)
  • Excursions with your teacher/s and related activities (if included in your course choice)
  • Pick up from Perugia Sant Egidio airport / Perugia Train Station / Terontola-Cortona Train Station
  • Follow-up recommendations at the end of the course

NOT INCLUDED:

    • Air fares /train or coach travel to Umbria
    • Travel insurance
    • Transfers EXCEPT FROM Perugia Sant Egidio, Perugia Train Station, Terontola-Cortona Train Station
    • Meals in restaurants
    • Any additional expenses whilst on excursions: museum entrance fees, snacks, souvenirs, drinks etc.

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Who we are

Emma and Ezio at Oakfield Campo delle querce Umbria

Ciao! We’re Emma and Ezio! We met in Bergamo, where Ezio comes from and Emma had been working as a Business English Trainer and Director of Studies since 1993. In 2006 we moved to Barcelona and Oakfield was born in 2012. Every summer and any other holidays, we spend time at our Italian home: Campo delle Querce (Oakfield), Umbria. This was a ruin which Emma’s family bought in 1999 and then completely restored.

Since 2015, we have been welcoming people here on our language holidays to learn Italian and to enjoy the peace and quiet of the green heart of Italy. Emma is the main teacher for all the courses, while Ezio will tell you more about Italian culture and traditions. He also prepares the delicious meals we’ll have together and joins in all mealtime conversations.
We share a love of good food and good wine and look forward to sharing this Italian experience with you.
A presto!

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