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Learn Italian in Florence, Italy

If you want to learn Italian, Florence is a natural choice. Our Italian language school in Florence is one of our most popular schools in Italy. Students who choose to learn Italian in Florence on an Italian language course at our school, study in the centre of Florence, surrounded by Italian culture and history. Florence is a city with so much to do and see that when you are not in class on your Italian course at our school, you will always have places to go and new parts of Florence to explore. Our Italian language school is ideally located, in the historic centre of Florence, just 5 minutes’ walk from the most famous bridge in Italy – the Ponte Vecchio.

Our school in Florence

Our Italian school is located in a refurbished 17th century palace, on the banks of the River Arno, in the very centre of Florence, just 5 minutes’ walk from the world-famous Ponte Vecchio Bridge. There are 10 well-equipped classrooms in the school, all with air-conditioning and several with magnificent views over Florence. As a student on an Italian course in Florence, you'll have a free optional grammar class once a week and free Internet access.

School facts 
Lesson length:50 mins
Average class size:12
Minimum age:17
Course materials included:No
Average number of students: Summer (120) per week
Disability access:No
Air conditioning:No
WiFi available:No
Affiliations:MIUR (Italian Ministry of Education), IHWO (International House World Organisation),CSN ( Swedish National Board of Student Aid), ELITE ( Excellent Language Institutions Teaching in Europe) PROFIL (Professional Institutes of Languages) EDUITALIA International Education
Typical activities:Guided visits to museums, monuments and places of special historic and artistic interest; excursions to famous places near Florence - Siena, Pisa, Lucca, Volterra, S.Gimignano and the beautiful Chianti hills ,- are some of the most popular among our students; Italian films at the school; concerts of classical, jazz and rock music, ballets, opera and theatre, and the famous Maggio Musicale Fiorentino.
School closed on:01/01, 06/01, 21/04, 25/04, 01/05, 02/06, 24/06, 15/08, 01/11, 08/12, 25/12, 26/12

Courses

You can learn Italian on an Intensive Italian language course of 20 lessons/week, or if you want to learn as much Italian as possible during your course in Florence, study on a Super Intensive Italian language course of 24 or 30 lessons/week. If you want to learn Business Italian, you can do so on a Business Italian Course, or else you can choose an Examination Preparation Course to study for the internationally recognized CILS and CELI Italian language exams.

Our school in Florence also runs ‘Italian Club 50+’ courses, for students in their fifties and above who prefer to learn Italian with students of a similar age and with similar interests.

Accommodation

Our Italian language school in Florence arranges accommodation in self-catering apartments, shared with students from our school, in private studio apartments and in carefully selected Italian host families. Several of the studio apartments are located just 5 minutes’ walk from the school. Our school advises students who want to learn Italian as quickly as possible to stay in Italian host families, as the families speak Italian to the students, helping students to learn the language skills they study in class.

Activities

Like our other schools in Italy, our school in Florence also offers an extensive cultural program, with guided tours of Florence, Italian film evenings in the school, trips to the theatre and full day excursions to other locations in Tuscany. This program ensures that students enjoy their time in Florence, as well as helping them practice out of class the Italian that they learn at our school. Because of its excellent location, high level of student care and first-rate Italian language courses, our school in Florence in one of our most popular schools in Italy.

How to get there

Our Italian language school in Florence can arrange airport transfers from Florence Airport, if you would like to be met on arrival and taken to your accommodation. The same service is available from Pisa Airport.

Missing Florence...

I really enjoyed the course. There was a small group of just 6 us in class for two weeks, then 3 or 4 in the group for the following 2 weeks. With this small class size, we had plenty of opportunities to speak Italian individually.

The teacher, Enrica, was very skilful at drawing us out and was very nice. We all liked her a lot. The course was a mixture of discussion, speaking, using grammar, verbs, etc. We also had quite a lot of homework, which was good for reinforcement.

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