Florence is the capital of the Tuscany region of Italy. It is a city filled with a rich cultural, historical, and architectural past with plenty of modern day activities for students and travelers to enjoy as well. It was the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance and many of Florence's...
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Florence is the capital of the Tuscany region of Italy. It is a city filled with a rich cultural, historical, and architectural past with plenty of modern day activities for students and travelers to enjoy as well. It was the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance and many of Florence's great minds also aided in fueling the "Age of Discovery". Originally established by Julius Caesar, Florence dates back to 59 BC. Students who plan to study Italian courses in Florence should not miss the opportunity to view the city's best kept works of art and architecture; they can visit the magnificent Il Duomo Cathedral (officially known as Basilica di Santa Maria del Fiore), stroll through the many piazzas, parks, and gardens, or visit one of the many small villages of the city, with their individual flare and flavors. Florence is such a magnificent and historically rich city, that it attracts millions of visitors every year and has been a UNESCO World Heritage site since 1982.
This course is designed for all those planning to learn Italian or expand on and improve their knowledge of the language.
The emphasis is placed on linguistic development, as well as on increasing oral and written communication skills - exactly what is needed to get along in every day life in Italy.
Italian cuisine and Italian wines are famous all over the world, and more and more students wish to learn the Italian language and Italian cuisine together.
Scuola Toscana offers you two different cooking courses, one where you can study Italian socializing and having fun with cooking classes in Italy, and one more complete and intensive, with a lesson and a different menu every day.
2 hours a day.
In the communication and conversation courses the student is introduced to Italian conversational structures, from survival Italian up to more confident and effective use of the language.
The Standard course offers students the perfect balance between language training and leisure time. A communicative approach developing fluency in speaking, listening, reading and writing ensures that the grammar, vocabulary and pronunciation components are applied to actual language use.
30 LESSONS / WEEK
- 2 grammar group lessons/day , 2 conversation group lessons/day in the morning and 2 group lessons/day in the afternoon, both grammar and conversation.
Students will work on grammar, pronunciation, vocabulary, reading, writing, speaking and listening.
For students over 50 who want to study Italian and learn more about Italian and Florentine culture, the ABC School offers 1 or 2 week-programs.
20 ITALIAN LANGUAGE LESSONS/WEEK
(2 grammar group lessons + 2 conversation group lessons a day) and a CULTURAL PROGRAM (3 activities a week):
Sample of program:
- Florence city guided tour
- Visit: San Miniato church and Piazzale Michelangelo
- Cooking course and dinner at the teacher’s house
- Excursion on Saturday to Siena or Lucca or Pisa or Arezzo (with all the...
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Italian course “A”
4 hours of Italian language per day, from 9am to 1pm or from 3pm to 7 pm. This course is basic and advisable for those who wish to have free time in the afternoon or in the morning for visiting Florence and the Tuscany or for other activities.