Specialist bookshop for Italian as a Foreign Language or Second Language

The CiaoItaly bookshop was born from the need to offer the school's students a choice of interesting books accessible to all levels of Italian language knowledge. Given the experience the school has acquired in teacher training, it will still be possible to obtain specific advice in relation to preparation for university certificates such as DITALS, CEDILS, DILS-PG.

Therefore, at CiaoItaly you will find a wide selection of:

  • Grammar books
  • Manuals
  • Language education manuals
  • Exercise books
  • Dictionaries
  • Graded readers
  • Novels and tourist guides on Turin
  • Films
On request, other kinds of books can be ordered at promotional prices.
Opening hours correspond to those of reception: from Monday to Friday from 9.30 to 13.30 and from 15.00 to 18.30.
Books Distribution



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Scholarships and bursaries

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Group courses

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About us

  • sheIt's the cheerful, friendly atmosphere that I like. A warm welcome - and by name! Everytime! It’s what helps to make me feel a part of the school and not just another number in the cash register!

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  • I arrived in Torino in September 2009. Not my first time in this gem of a city. Had spent several months there previously, but never found the energy to take formal Italian lessons.

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Special courses

Cultural courses
You cannot learn Italian in Turin without getting to know the city, which as Italy’s first capital has played an important role in the country’s history. Read more
Courses for Large groups
Ciao Italy can accommodate large groups of students. Read more
Turin Spotlight
Discover Turin in the company of a specialised tourist guide selected by CiaoItaly. Read more


Conservatorio Giuseppe Verdi di Torino