The ABC School of Florence has been teaching the Italian Language and Culture to students from all over the world since 1982. In all these years we have improved our offerings to better face the real needs of our students. The ABC School of Florence carries out research in the field of linguistics and pedagogy according to the “Direct Teaching Method”: from the first day on, in all levels, only Italian will be spoken. Students are encouraged to practice verbal communication with their teachers so that they may learn Italian naturally, increasing their knowledge quickly and with confidence. With their teacher students practice their spoken Italian in real-life situations. Classes of maximum 8 students, a wide range of courses (Standard or Intensive courses for beginners, intermediate and advanced levels, professional courses, cultural courses and art courses, preparation for exams...), interesting and enriching activities conducted by our teachers, visits to museums and churches in Florence with our teachers who are also licensed tour guides and its position in the heart of Florence make of the ABC the ideal school to study Italian.
In the past 20 years, more than 10000 foreign students have discovered the Italian language and the Italian culture at the Scuola Toscana, and time and again we hear from them that their fondest school memories involve the human element: fellow students, teachers, guides, staff, people met during the activities. Scuola Toscana students have friends all over the world, and return to visit them again and again. Scuola Toscana is recognized by the Italian Ministry of Education. Our italian language school is situated in Florence, the city of the Renaissance, the heart of Tuscany: surrounded by the beautiful Chianti hills. You will tell you have walked the streets where Michelangelo, Dante Alighieri, Leonardo da Vinci walked. Come to the Scuola Toscana: Italian Language as its best in its very place, Florence. Study a foreign language and gain an unbeatable tool: to have a concrete knowledge of the Italian language. THE ADVANTAGES OF THE Scuola Toscana ARE: - a maximum of 8 students per class; - starting dates available every two weeks, 12 months a year; - courses from one week up to three years; - complete assistance for Visa procedure for long duration courses - the accommodation programme: a wide choice of apartments and selected families in Florence (no commission) - proficiency evaluation once a course is completed, various Certificates and Diplomas (Accademia Italiana di Lingua and Università per Stranieri di Siena). - customer service: assistance and courtesy, "no surprise" prices. - Middle size school; not too small, not too big, from 60 to 100 students a month The Scuola Toscana is a school of Italian Language and Culture for Foreigners, located in the heart of the historical centre of Florence. The Scuola Toscana, recognised with Presa d'Atto of the Italian Ministry of Education, is a proud member of: - A.I.L. (Accademia Italiana di Lingua); - ASILS (the Association of the Schools of Italian as a Second Language). The school also co-operates with the Adult Education Department of the Florence City Council. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Every italian language course is in small classes (maximum 8 students): this allows the teacher to follow every student personally, and the student to really practice the italian language. When you come to the Scuola Toscana you are among students from all over the world, of all ages and with different interests: you will find good friends, may-be for the rest of your life! Direct method of teaching for the six levels of all our italian language courses
语言学校欧洲通票蔓延，自 1992 年以来教的意大利语言和文化。学校坐落在佛罗伦萨历史中心。明亮、 沉默和空调教室是完美的意大利语言的研究。浪漫阳台和一个宽敞的休息室邀请您进行对话、 观看电影或只是为了放松你的思想。认可并由托斯卡纳地区提供高质量学校程序为大家 14 和 99 之间。微的分类法有六个级别的学习： 初学者 (A1-A2);中级 （B1、 B2) 和高级 (C1-C2)。类由不同国籍的最低 2，最大 12 学生组成。类的小尺寸保证所需的个别注意保持高标准的教学。教学方法基于现代和创新性的原则。学生都立即有机会沟通在日常生活中的轻松和自信。因此课是具有挑战性、 有效和结构清晰。所有教师都是意大利人的母语和高度合格的教学作为一门外语意大利语中。此外他们获得了长期经验领域的历史、 艺术、 音乐和文学使他们对任何人都希望接触意大利语言和文化的理想参考线。
The school, which owes its name to Michelangelo's famous sculpture, was set-up in 1983, it is officially authorized by the Italian Ministry of Education and it is open all year round. It is situated in the heart of the historical center of Florence, on the third floor of a bourgeois palace (with a lift) built at the end of the 19th century and recently renovated. It is located in the area that houses banks and world-wide famous fashion shops. The Cathedral, the railway station, the main monuments and museums are all within walking distance (5-10 minutes walk) from the school. All the rooms are provided with air conditioning, they are spacious and bright with big tables and comfortable chairs. All that is necessary has been provided, so that the students can feel comfortable and energetic during their lessons. The school is provided with wireless connection which the students can use for free. On the top floor of the school there is a wonderful terrace, from which the students can enjoy a breath-taking view of Florence. All the teachers are Italian mother-tongue speakers and have a degree. Classes have a maximum of 12 and a minimum of 4 students, the average number of learners per class is 7/8. The school offers various and interesting program of leisure activities , about 20-30 per month. The school offers students and a free accommodation search for any kind of request and for the duration of the stay in Florence. The school offers various courses of Italian language and culture. Group courses from 2 to 6 hour lessons per day, lessons for couples, lessons for scholastic groups, individual lessons, combined courses of Italian, Art History, Italian business, Italian cooking, Italian fashion, Art and Crafts, combined courses with internship, summer courses. The courses of Italian language are divided into six levels of language competence. Classes have a maximum of 12 and a minimum of 4 students, the average number of learners per class is 7/8. All the teachers are Italian mother-tongue speakers and have a degree.
Learn Italian & live in your private teacher's home around Florence with Home Language International! Home Language International (HLI) is a family-run business offering language courses in more than 20 languages in over 30 countries worldwide, including Italian lessons at an experienced private teacher's home in Italy. More than 5,000 students take advantage of our services every year. Ian Josephs, Danielle Josephs, their 5 adult children and an expert team of dedicated staff all put in very long hours for HLI. You stay in an experienced teacher's family home, have one-to-one Italian lessons and then continue to use the language during the rest of your stay in Florence. Because you are the only student, you are guaranteed individual attention. The lessons are completely designed for you, so the teacher will focus exactly on what you need. Mealtime conversation, television and social contacts are all in Italian. All of our teachers in Italy have a university degree (or equivalent) and/or a recognised teaching certificate. All teachers have been visited by one of our local organisers. Their qualifications have been checked and their homes throughly inspected. During your stay in Florence, a local organiser will monitor your progress and make sure your experience is both happy and successful. Home Language International (HLI) is accredited by the Accreditation Body for Language Services (ABLS), Association of Language Travel Organisations (ALTO), and UNOSEL.
Centro Koinè - one of the longest established Italian language schools in Italy - offers a unique, natural and conversational approach to language learning. The flexible, varied, and effective classes and afternoon activities are designed to make serious study fun. Teaching of the highest quality and the commitment of the entire Koinè staff have become the school's trademark. Our policy is to have several schools in different locations, so that we can offer a wide range of choice of both locations and courses and at the same time maintain a pleasant and friendly atmosphere due to the size of the schools. Koinè now has 3 schools located in the historical centres of Florence, Lucca and Bologna, each location renowned for outstanding historical heritage, culture, landscape, architecture and lifestyle and each offering you the opportunity to be immersed in the Italian way of life. Our locations are the perfect base for your stay, with many things to do and see either in the context of our “Italian Language and Culture Programme” or independently. The courses are offered all year round. Our aim is to offer you the best start to your exploration of Italy and Italian culture. We will be delighted to equip you with a tool that will allow you to enjoy our country and our culture on a much deeper level: the Italian language. Look on the language as a key that opens the many doors to our way of life. Centro Koinè is officially authorized by the Italian Ministry of Education
The language school in Florence is situated in a 16th century Renaissance palace in the middle of the Tuscan metropolis. You can really feel the artistic aura. Even in the classrooms, there are frescoes on the walls that remind you of where you are: in the cradle of the Italian Renaissance with its famous representative, the wonderful Michelangelo. The language school in Florence has been offering students from all over the world the perfect framework for learning Italian, the language of fine arts, since 1957. Thanks to the many years of experience, a wide range of teaching material and equipment is available to help you learn: A well-equipped library, a modern technological infrastructure with audio and video teaching material, and wi-fi throughout the premises are all services that the students appreciate.
Upon arrival in Firenze, students are asked to go directly to their apartment or host family. The accommodation address is communicated in advance to the student or travel agency together with a phone number of the family/landlord and an emergency phone number. If delayed, the student should call these numbers to inform the host family/landlord. The school is closed on Saturday and Sunday. The school is situated on the 2nd floor of the building, in the heart of the ancient city center of Firence. There is a lounge where students can spend time during their breaks or after lessons, a library with books and DVDs, a piano and an internet corner. The 16 large airconditioned classrooms are equipped with video projectors and wireless internet. The residence is located within the school premises.
Centro Fiorenza - International House Florence is located in a city deeply rooted in artistic tradition. The school offers a variety of courses tailored to students' needs and arranges cultural and social activities including excursions to other cities in Italy. There are several accommodation options available including homestay and shared student apartments. Classes at IH Florence are limited to 10 students, which allows the teaching staff to provide more personal attention to students. Centro Fiorenza has been accredited by the University for Foreigners of Siena and is now an official examination center for the CILS certification. The CILS certification is a diploma officially recognized by the Italian Ministry of Education and is based on the Common European Framework of Reference of the Council of Europe. The CILS certification attests to the student’s degree of linguistic and communicative competence in Italian as a second language. Examination fees vary according to the level. Application needs to be effected 40 days before the exam date. Exams take place in June and December.
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The intensive Italian Language courses offered by the Galilei Institute in Florence are especially designed for those who have only little time to study, and want to make the most out of it: - private people of all ages, who study Italian for their personal needs or for passion - language students, who need to prepare for their Italian exams - business people who need the Italian language for work The one-to-one courses are characterized by the individual study programs, which are tailored to the linguistic needs and the profile of each student taking into consideration his/her linguistic background, age, motivation and learning structure. In this way, it is possible to focus also on particular aspects of the language, such as grammar, conversation, pronunciation etc. and/or to include the vocabulary of the Italian language you use for your work / study. In the process of learning a language, the fact of being continuously follow by an experienced teacher and practicing the Italian structures actively during this time permits to accelerate a lot the speed of learning. One week of our one-to-one courses corresponds to about a month with a regular size group class. The study program is developing according to the daily results. Our one-to-one Italian language courses may start and finish on any day requested. On request, the courses can continue also during the weekend and on holidays in order to take full advantage of your stay in Florence. THE TEACHING METHOD WITH PERSONALIZED PROGRAMS: --Evaluation of the student’s linguistic needs and characteristics. According to the student’s profile decision on whether to favour a more conversational or technical-syntactical approach of teaching; --Individualization of the student’s personal interests in order to assure that the course contents (subjects of conversations, readings, writings, etc.) are of his/her interest, which helps to facilitate the process of learning; --Selection of the most appropriate instruments and their way of utilisation, such as conversational activities, audio-visual material, articles from newspapers or reviews, etc.; --Controlling of the process of learning: small tests, guided conversations, graduated exercises in order to verify the results of the various stages of learning, and to decide on the exact ongoing of the studying program; --Interpretation of the achieved results so that the student is aware on what he/she has learnt. FACILITIES The rooms of our school are equipped with air conditioning, audio-visual system, stereo recording facilities and a computer to practice the grammar and to connect to Internet.
The Centro Toscano di Lingue e Cultura believes that the study of language enhances communication, understanding and knowledge and that language and culture are inseparable. We are dedicated to the concept of intercultural exchange through language with the intention to provide deeper cultural understanding and awareness through our language teaching. Therefore, we are committed to offering a range of services that encompass our vision. We believe that language teaching and learning and cultural understanding go beyond the textbook and the classroom, and we seek to provide authentic experiences that will impact individuals as students, future teachers and world citizens. Our goal is to instill a capacity for cultural sensitivity that transcends individuals' experiences at The Learning Center of Tuscany. Our hope is that this will become and remain fundamental in many aspects of their lives, including career, relationships, travel, and understanding of their individual role in a global society.
The school offers Italian language courses, practical art and artisan courses, Italian cooking courses. The atmosphere is cheerful and informal as required when communication is aimed at a specific purpose. Our teaching staff is carefully selected, highly trained and periodically updated. All the educators have years of experience which allow them to optimally deal with students of different ages, cultural backgrounds and motivations. Our teachers are able to turn multicultural classes into intercultural ones, while at the same time they having a role as entertainer, consultant and linguistic facilitator. Recognized consultancy and training organisation for lifelong learning accredited by the Region of Tuscany, Italy. (DGR 5879, 10/12/2008). Sponsor and partner on projects as part of education and training, financed by the European Commission, the region of Tuscany and the European Social Fund. Since 1988 it has been part of Tandem International, an international network of schools committed to the research and application of methodology based on linguistic and cultural exchange. In 2003 it obtained Official recognition of the Ministry of Education, University and Scientific Reserch (Prot. N° 3762). In 2005 it obtained Quality Certification in accordance with ISO standards (ISO 9001:2008). At the same time it becomes accredited with SCN Sweden (Swedish students are eligible for financial assistance through CSN to study the Italian language at our Centre) and for Bildungsurlaub for the regions of Hamburg and Berlin. The Centre furthermore is under the aegis of the Town of Florence for the participation in linguistic projects aimed at citizens outside the European Union.
班级很好。完全在意大利, 这是唯一的方式来教语言。所有的老师都很优秀。所有年轻的女人和迷人的。设施很好-你不需要超过一个教室和白板。这些课程都是很小的承诺, 这是伟大的。位置很好-距离市中心很近。我特别喜欢佛罗伦萨的旅游, 只有两个学生和一个老师。在历史背景下教意大利语的好方法。我的住处是一间离学校大约15分钟的小公寓。酒店靠近餐厅和杂货店, 非常完美。还有谁能说他们在意大利的天花板上睡过!我想不出有什么负面的东西。他们可以有一个更好的咖啡机-但这是微不足道的。 more