Simultaneous interpreting

Interpreting while the delegate is speaking. The interpreter works in a soundproofed booth with at least one colleague. The speaker in the meeting room speaks into a microphone, the interpreter receives the sound through a headset and renders the message into a microphone almost simultaneously. The delegate in the meeting room selects the relevant channel to hear the interpretation in the language of his/her choice.

One-to-one Italian language courses

Corsi individuali

Suitable for those who want to further develop one specific skill (reading, writing, listening, speaking), to acquire professional skills in specific areas, either at work or at school, and to fine-tune their knowledge of the language or correct past errors. It is the ideal solution for those who have tight schedules and cannot attend regular group courses. The pace of study is tailored to the needs and level of the → Details

One-to-one language courses

Corsi di lingua individuali

One-to-one or small group courses suitable for those who need flexible hours and can not adapt to a regular group course and for those with special language requirements, who need to prepare for an exam or expand their skills in specific areas for either their work or their studies. They are therefore specifically tailored to the needs and language level of the student. The courses are taught by native or → Details

Language group courses in downtown Rome

These courses are based on the communicative approach, without neglecting the content of grammar. Aimed to beginners, intermediate and advanced students they are suitable for those who have no previous knowledge of the language or those advanced students who want to improve their proficiency. These general courses are aimed to making students self sufficient in different communicative situations, either in their work or for  study or traveling. At the end → Details

Whispered interpreting

The interpreter is seated or standing among the delegates and interprets simultaneously directly into the ear of the delegates. Whispered interpretation can be used only for very few delegates sitting or standing close together. It is used mainly in bilateral meetings or in groups where only a few delegates do not share a common language. Whispering is often used instead of consecutive in order to save time. Sometimes, the whispering → Details

Translations to and from the Italian language

Our translation services complete the range of language services offered by the Centro Studi Cassia. Our translation team offers professional quality translation services in the main European language pairs, through the adoption of specific technical tools, such as translation memory tools, indexing and search tools, glossaries. All translations are proofread to ensure consistency, quality and optimal terminology. Feel free to request a free estimate.

Consecutive interpreting

Interpreting after the speaker has finished. The interpreter sits with the delegates, listens to the speech and renders it, at the end, in a different language, generally with the aid of notes. In the modern world consecutive interpreting has been largely replaced by simultaneous, but it remains relevant for certain kinds of meetings (e.g. highly technical meetings, working lunches, small groups, field trips). Well-trained interpreters can render speeches of 10 → Details

Italian language group courses

Corsi collettivi di lingua italiana

This course is held in small groups with a pleasant informal atmosphere. Students are involved in a variety of activities aimed at enhancing learning through games, songs, roleplays of common daily life situations. You will learn more about the Italian food, and art (with art visits), short films or selected scenes from films that are relevant to the Italian life. Location: Centro Studi Cassia Date: Starts every monday Time: 10:00-11:30 → Details

Italian language and art courses

Are you interested in art? Do you want to improve your Italian? Visit Rome with us and we will show you both the well-know attractions and the hidden places that tourists do not normally visit. Our guide is specialized in art history and has extensive experience in language teaching. She will show around in a clear easy Italian that will be understandable to everyone, even to those who have a limited → Details

English language courses for kids

Corsi di lingua per bambini

Whether your child is learning English for the very first time or has studied the subject before, our unique approach gives children all the opportunities they need to express themselves in a relaxed, supportive atmosphere. Building their English skills and confidence through games, group activities, stories and creative projects, your child will learn to use a broad range of vocabulary and grammar, enhance their fluency in speaking and writing through → Details