South Belfast Lingotot Centre

South Belfast Lingotot Centre

Ciao! Bonjour!

Welcome to Lingotot South Belfast!

My name is Grazia and I’m thrilled to bring Lingotot to Belfast. I was born and raised in the Abruzzo region of Italy, & I left home to travel and discover the beauty of other countries, culture and ultimately other languages.
Languages have always been a huge part of my life. I have lived in Ireland & France before Belfast became my home in 2006 where I now live with my northern-Irish husband and my two boys who are 6 and 4. 

I have worked in Graphic Design at home in Italy & Dublin Ireland, Ticketing at Disneyland-Paris in France, Multilingual IT Customer Service & my latest role as Payroll/Bookkeeping in Belfast. I love working with the general public however I always felt that something was missing. Being a mum, I wanted an opportunity to spend more time with my young children as they grow and also increase language time with all the family. Finding Lingotot has meant that I can run my own business around the needs of my children and help a new generation develop that same passion for languages.
There are so many reasons for children to learn a language in their early years. Our award-winning Lingotot classes are fun and interactive with songs, games, stories and crafts all designed to help children learn naturally, without them even realising they’re doing so.

We are currently offering Italian and French, but plan to expand our team to have at least another language. 
Lingotot sessions are run in nurseries, community classes, nurseries, primary afterschool clubs, holiday clubs & online. If your child's pre-school or primary school is not on our list and there isn't a community class near you, why not contact us and we will do our best to change that !
So watch this space and don’t forget to keep up to date with everything we’re doing on Facebook by following 'Lingotot South Belfast' ( and please don’t hesitate to send me a message if you have any questions!

We are not recruiting immediately but if you would like to be considered as tutor (one or more of the following languages: Italian, Spanish, French, Irish, German, Chinese Mandarin, Arabic) for approx 0-5 hours weekly, please send your cv to . You would need to be brilliant with kids, bubbly, confident singing nursery rhymes and have your own transport. Also highlight your personal hobbies.

A presto! À bientôt! 

Grazia x


  • From parents
  • From schools

French Family yoga

I attended a yoga session at Maitri studio with my son. The session was great, my son really enjoyed and so did I. The activities were well planned and included yoga animal poses, while learning their names in French. Julie, lead the class and kept everyone engaged with games, phisical movement and music. Can't wait to go back after the holiday break.


French Lingochat - Adult One to One

Julie is very engaging. I really enjoyed the sessions with her. Highly recommended for adullt one to one and group sessions.


Italian Mini-camp July 2021

Brilliant outdoor mini-camp. Grazia organizes lots of brilliant activities to keep the children active. My daughter came back every time superchatty telling me about all things they did. Highly recommended!


French 2 days holiday camp

My daughter loved the French holiday mini-camp in May. She didn't want to come home. We hope there will be more camps and we'll definitely join again.


Weekly Online French 03/03/2021

My boys look forward to the class every week!


Italian Online weekly lesson 20/02/2021

I've just signed C. up for the next block.

She loves it!


Italian Online weekly class - Generations Connect (all grandparents invited)

Funny and effective method to learn Italian language.
Grazia is a smiling and engaging teacher and children are very happy to learn with her.


Italian Online weekly lesson 07/12/2020

Thanks Grazia, it was lovely tonight!
E. really enjoyed it.

He sings 'Twinkle Twinkle' in Italian :)


FREE Taster Italian Online 21/09/2020

It was amazing!!! Thank you Grazia.

A. and V. loved it!!! You could see their smiley faces! See you next week!


School 6 weeks pilot programme

The lessons are interactive and engaging. The children thoroughly enjoyed the sessions.

There was good repetition of the vocabulary and this allows the children to easily recall the new words that were introduced.

The activities were active and involved physical movement. This is great as nobody gets bored or loses concentration however sometimes the children needed a little reminder that the whole point was to reinforce the French words. The excitement levels got a little high occasionally and it was good that you were able to stop and remind everyone what they needed to do!

The 6 week session was perfect and I liked the way that you were able to introduce other vocabulary such as Colours, Greetings and Numbers as well. This means that the children are actually learning more than just the Animals vocabulary.

The workbooks are excellent and would compliment the sessions beautifully. I think that perhaps these may be a little long for our own needs but I can see how they may be partly used or broken down into smaller chunks to use from time to time.

Mrs Halpin - St Joseph Carryduff P.S.

Contact South Belfast

Tel: 0845 680 8148

Current Classes

ITALIAN Online age 4-10

Total course price: £10.00

2 sessions starting on
Tue, Dec 7, 2021 5:30 PM

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FRENCH Online age 5-10

Total course price: £10.00

2 sessions starting on
Wed, Dec 8, 2021 5:30 PM

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FRENCH Babies &Toddlers (Slot1)

Total course price: £20.70

3 sessions starting on
Fri, Dec 3, 2021 11:00 AM

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FRENCH Christmas session

Total course price: £25.00

1 session starting on
Sat, Dec 11, 2021 1:30 PM

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ITALIAN Christmas session

Total course price: £25.00

1 session starting on
Sun, Dec 12, 2021 1:30 PM

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FRENCH Yoga - age 3-7

Total course price: £20.70

3 sessions starting on
Sat, Jan 15, 2022 12:45 PM

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FRENCH Babies & Toddlers (Slot2)

Total course price: £20.70

3 sessions starting on
Mon, Jan 17, 2022 10:30 AM

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Total course price: £0.00

1 session starting on
Thu, Jan 20, 2022 11:00 AM

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FRENCH Adult class - Interest list

Total course price: £0.00

3 sessions starting on
Tue, Jan 11, 2022 7:30 PM

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