Language Groups


There are opportunities for members to begin learning Italian or to practise language skills already acquired. Our language groups are only available to subscribing members of Friends of Ravenna.

Cristina Taylor, a native speaker and experienced teacher of Italian runs four classes:
Advanced Group – Tuesdays 10.00 – 11.30
Intermediate Group 1 – Tuesdays 2.30 – 4.00
Intermediate Group 2 – Wednesdays  10.00 – 11.30
Upper Intermediate Group  – Wednesdays 2.00 – 3.30
Intermediate Group  –  Thursdays 12.00 – 1.00

Cristina can be contacted on 01243 788804

Andrea Hill, an experienced teacher of languages, runs two classes:
Beginners Group – Thursdays   15:30 – 16:30
Second year Group  – Tuesdays  16.00 – 17.00

A new Beginners class will start in September if there is enough interest. Members interested in joining the Beginners Group should contact Andrea directly via email at

There are two groups, one advanced and one intermediate, that meet informally for Italian conversation once a month on a Thursday at 17.30. Both groups are currently full, but if you would like to be placed on a waiting list, again please contact Andrea by email as above.


If you are interested in becoming a member more information can be found here …