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Italian language courses in Florence from 1978

SEMI-INTENSIVE COURSES

Choose between semi-intensive 40-hour courses and intensive 80-hour courses

(The duration of the didactic hour is 50 minutes)

Free placement test is required to enroll

DATES AND TIMES

TIMETABLE

From Monday to Friday:

  • 09:00 (elementary – intermediate)
  • 11:00 (intermediate – advanced)
  • 19:00 (elementary – intermediate)

ON DEMAND COURSES

From Monday to Friday

Available times: 09-11; 11-13; 15-17; 17-19; 19-21

START – END DATES

2020

Round 9  31/08 – 25/09
Round 10  28/09 – 23/10
Round 11  26/10 – 20/11
Round 12  23/11 – 18/12

2021

Round 1  11/01 – 05/02
Round 2  08/02 – 05/03
Round 3  08/03 – 02/04

Round 4  12/04 – 07/05
Round 5  10/05 – 04/06
Round 6  07/06 – 02/07
Round 7  05/07 – 30/07
Round 8  02/08 – 27/08
Round 9  30/08 – 24/09
Round 10  27/09 – 22/10
Round 11  25/10 – 19/11
Round 12  22/11 – 17/12

PRICES

Single course price is 190 € all-included:

  • placement test
  • textbook
  • tutoring service
  • certificate of attendance and competence

Discounted packages: buy more than one course and get a discount on each one!

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GOALS

  1. Develop the 4 essential language skills: listening, speaking, reading and writing
  2. Reach your target level: A1, A2, B1, B2, C1, C2 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR)

CILS TRAINING COURSES

Get ready with us for your italian certification exam!

40-hours course

(The duration of the didactic hour is 50 minutes)

Available levels: B2 – C1

DATES AND TIMES

TIMETABLE

From Monday to Friday

  • 09:00
  • 19:00

START – END DATES

From 26/10/2020 to 20/11/2020

From 10/05/2021 to 04/06/2021

PRICES

Course price is 195 €

Learning materials included

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GOALS

1. Get a comprehensive overview of the exam’s structure

2. Practise for the exam by answering real questions from past papers

3. Gain the language skills you need to pass the exam

ONLINE COURSES

Free placement test is required to enroll

DATES AND TIMES

TIMETABLE

  • 4 WEEKS
  • From MONDAY to FRIDAY
  • 2 HOURS PER CLASS (LIVE GROUP CALL + OFFLINE ACTIVITIES)

START – END DATES

2020

Round 9  31/08 – 25/09
Round 10  28/09 – 23/10
Round 11  26/10 – 20/11
Round 12  23/11 – 18/12

PRICES

The price for the 4-week course is 190 € all-included:

  • placement test
  • e-mail tutoring service
  • certificate of attendance and competence
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GOALS

  1. Develop the 4 essential language skills: listening, speaking, reading and writing
  2. Reach your target level: A1, A2, B1, B2, C1, C2 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR)

 PRIVATE CLASSES

Classic one-on-one lessons or small group classes to meet your specific needs!

Learning materials included in the price

Advance payment is required in full

DATES AND TIMES

AVAILABLE ALL YEAR ROUND

FLEXIBLE SCHEDULE

PRICES

Individual classes

5 hours           30 €/h     150 €

10 hours          28 €/h     280 €

20 hours         25 €/h     500 €

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Small group classes (2-3 people)

10 hours (min)   19 €/h per person

PRICES - ONLINE (NEW!)

Individual classes

5 hours           24 €/h     120 €

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Small group classes (2-3 people)

10 hours (min)   15 €/h per person

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GOALS

  1. Focus on the topics that interest you based on your needs
  2. Get more results in less time
  3. Plan your own class schedule

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Choose the course that suits you best!

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  • 190
  • 40 hours
  • From 6 to 12 students
  • Placement test, textbook, tutoring service, certificate of attendance and competence
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  • 40 hours
  • From 6 to 12 students
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  • ONLINE COURSES
  • 190
  • 40 hours
  • From 4 to 12 students
  • Zoom app for computer or smartphone is required
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CENTRO INTERNAZIONALE STUDENTI “GIORGIO LA PIRA”

Via de’ Pescioni, 3 (II floor) – 50123 Florence

Our history

Founded in 1978, a few steps from Florence Cathedral, our school offers italian language courses for foreigners, held by highly trained and experienced teachers.

Italian in Florence is recognized by Foreigner University of Siena as an official examination site for CILS (Certification of Italian as a Foreign Language). The school is also a well-know teaching training centre and DITALS official examination site.

Our goal is to guarantee an high teaching standard at a reasonable price, in order to promote italian language and culture throughout the world and help the integration of foreign students interested in a long-term life project in Italy. Italian in Florence is indeed the language school of Centro Internazionale Studenti Giorgio La Pira, a place of hospitality and dialogue, that offers training programs and cultural activities in order to promote the ideal of universal fraternity of Giorgio La Pira, major of Florence from 1951 to 1965.

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TESTIMONIALS

What students say about us

An amazing international experience, students in my class came from 6 different countries! Highly recommended

YorickGabon

Los profesores son muy buenos, aprendí el idioma rápidamente. Saludos a todos!

JanilethPanama

毫不夸张的说,这是我心目中佛罗伦萨最好的语言学校,没有之一。耐心的教师和良好的气氛,让我在这里的6个月,深深爱上了意大利语这门语言。

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BONUS

ITALIAN CUISINE AND FOOD CULTURE

(COMING SOON)

Deepen your knowledge of italian culture and improve your cooking skills!

  • ICECREAM CLASS
  • COOKING CLASS
  • PIZZA MAKING

Extra activities not included in the language course’s price

CILS EXAMS

Our school is an official examination site in Florence for CILS certification (Certification of Italian as a Foreign Language) a qualification offered by the Foreigners University of Siena.

Next CILS exam dates:

  • December 3rd 2020 (registration before November 3rd): Levels*: B2 – C1
  • June 10th 2021 (registration before May 1st): Levels*: B2 – C1

* Level A2 for permit to stay and B1 for italian citizenship are also available

To enroll or get more information about registration, prices and levels, please contact us at accoglienza@cislapira.it.

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