Who We Are
English in Italia brings together people from around the world for language and cultural experiences and exchanges which grow and foster relationships and learning. Located in the majestic beauty of the Italian countryside, English in Italia delivers cutting edge English language services for local Italian families and businesses in partnership with native English speakers. We also provide immersive Italian language and cultural experiences in these local communities both in-country and online.
English Language & Cultural Service
Italian Language & Cultural Service
OWN YOUR OWN PIECE OF “LA DOLCE VITA”
The dream of living “la dolce vita” is one that so many tourists and visitors to Italy take back with them after spending time in this amazing country. However, the dream suddenly seems impossible when you start searching for your perfect Italian property. Uncertainty about location, costs, maintenance, legal issues, language barriers, security, Italian bureaucracy, the list goes on and on. We’ve created an innovative opportunity that takes all these concerns away!
We have grown from our community roots and our purpose is to meet the needs of the community and all those who have a passion for bella Italia.
To deliver innovative, affordable, accessible and effective language and cultural exchange services that benefit the local community.
To be a global leader in the development of innovative, sustainable, community-based programs that benefit all involved.
Our values are founded on the traditions and beliefs of generations of Italians and from the depth of passion and culture that is Italy.
FAMILY – Our communities, employees, clients, students and suppliers are our family.
GRATITUDE – We demonstrate gratitude in everything we do.
PERSERVERANCE – In consistently listening to the needs of our communities and developing programs to meet these.
COURAGE – To pave new roads by delivering innovative products that benefit all involved.
SERVICES WE OFFER
Our range of English language services includes a Direct Method English Language learning program for children, teenagers, adults and businesses, in-house English language programs for companies, associations and organisations, a Pronti per Cambridge program for Day-care Centres and Kindergartens, and a range of translation and interpreter services. Our team is made up of native / mother-tongue English teachers and translators and we work within our communities offering services to local schools, businesses and councils.
Our range of Italian language services includes a Direct Method Italian Language learning program for adults and a range of translation and interpreter services. Our Italian Language and Cultural Camps provide an opportunity to meet and learn with local, native / mother-tongue Italian students in small regional communities. Our team is made up of native / mother-tongue Italian teachers and translators and we work with our partners in the US, UK and Australia to create innovative programs to offer language and cultural exchanges.
We create innovative cultural exchange programs to enable native / mother-tongue English speakers to experience life in small, medieval, regional towns and villages. By establishing our English Language Cultural Centres in regional Italy we’ve become part of the community so when you come on one of our cultural exchange programs you too will enjoy the benefits of living like a local and experiencing “the real Italy”.
We provide a range of corporate language services to local businesses, organisations and associations, including in-house Direct Method English Language programs for adults, business translation services, interpreter services and more. We tailor our services to meet our Corporate client’s needs.
Peta L Lowry
Owner / Founder / CEO
Entrepreneur – Visionary
Ian M Sinclair
Director / CFO
BASc. / TEFL
Hamish M Sinclair
Director / Head of Regional Teams
Bilingual – English / Italian
Director Strategic Partnerships
OUR ADVISORY COMMITTEE
The English in Italia Advisory Committee is a distinguished group of global professionals entrusted to jointly provide advice, insight and guidance to the business, its strategic planning and future business development plans. The Advisory Committee ensures innovation for a comprehensive end-to-end approach for our students, clients and participants.
Ms. Sumedha Bhari
J.D. / BS.Eng.
(Attorney & Engineer)
Mr. Henry Dehilinger
Dr. Will Dubyak
Artificial Intelligence Expert / PhD Statistics / Technology Exec.
Mr. Orlando James
Professional Athlete / Fitness Trainer
Ms. Lauren Kravetz
Linguist & Attorney
Dr. Collen Krieger
Endodontist & Retired Army Colonel
Dr. Peter Shull
Professor of Engineering / Author
Mr. Scott A. Spiers
Wealth Manager & Financial Advisor
Ms. Mariangela Stagnitti
Founder - Italian Business Women's Network
Organisations that directly support and contribute to the English in Italia programs are instrumental to our success. They bring a depth of subject matter expertise, knowledge and resources into our programs.
Affiliations with academic institutions and professional and trade associations are an important part of our business. This network of relationships provides an ecosystem to hire world-class talent to teach, inspire, manage and support our business.