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Istituto Galilei in Florence - Italy - Italian Language School for foreign students

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Tuscany
Tuscany
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Istituto Galilei
Address:via Alfani, 68
Locality: Firenze (Florence)

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(Using public transportation)
Seaside: 60 minutes
Airport: 20 minutes

Attractions near Firenze

Florence, birthplace of the Renaissance, is one of the most visited cities in the world for the beauty of places of artistic and historical interest. Among the innumerable attractions to visit there are many churches, museums, parks and Medici's Palaces. The history of Florence is closely connected to the Medici family, so for those who are fascinated by the history of this family we can suggest to participate to one of our courses of history of Florence to live the historical places in the... more
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ITALIAN COOKING CLASS
Locality:Florence Region:Tuscany
Genre: Wine And Food
from: 19 September 2017
to: 30 September 2017
The menus for the cooking classes will change every Tuesday and Thursday, so you will be able to experience and learn different dishes. Normally a standard lesson includes two first courses (homemade pasta, risotto, flans, soups. ) and a dessert. The specific menu for each day will be available only further on, as it is decided according to fresh ingredients availability.
Guided tours
Locality:Florence Region:Tuscany
Genre: Art
from: 14 September 2017
to: 10 October 2017
This program of guided visits to the main museums, churches and palaces of Florence is included at no additional cost in our four-week Art History course. You can participate in one or more of these visits even if you are not enrolled in the art history cours or any other course at the Galilei Insitute. The visits can either be followed in the morning or in the afternoon and are recommended for anyone who is seeking stimulating and less standard information on the greatness of the Renaissance period.
Istituto Galilei

Among the schools for Italian language and culture in Italy, the Galilei Institute is unique in its exclusive specializing in One-to-One, personalized and Small group (max 4 people) full immersion courses specifically designed for professionals, students and everybody who has little time to study but wishes to acquire significant results in a short period of time. Established in 1985 in the centre of Florence (5 minutes walking from the Cathedral/Duomo), the Galilei Institute attained the highest prestige in Italy by providing its first class services.

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Courses

Language Individual Italian language course
Region: Tuscany Locality: Florence
from: 25 September 2017 Duration: 1 weeks
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Our 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. 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.
Language Individual Italian language course
Region: Tuscany Locality: Florence
from: 11 September 2017 Duration: 1 weeks
Availability and Prices Request
Our 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. 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.
Language Italian course of survival for tourists
Region: Tuscany Locality: Florence
from: 11 September 2017 Duration: 2 days
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This course has a very flexible duration (minimum 2 days), as it is organized according to the needs and requests of every participant. The lessons can be of only 1 or 2 hours per day and can take place both in class, as well as outside, while visiting the most important monuments and museums of Florence. You will learn how to communicate with native speakers in daily situations – bar, restaurant, shops, market, etc – Our courses are easy and fun, open to students of every age and nationality!
Language Art and photography course in Florence
Region: Tuscany Locality: Florence
from: 11 September 2017 Duration: 2 weeks
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Since large part of the lessons takes place directly "on site", so as to give an opportunity for our students to practice "capturing" the most beautiful and artistic city, this course can also be combined with some lesson of Art History or History of Florence. In this way, participants will be able to totally immerse themselves in the magical atmosphere of a city that has many secrets and anecdotes to reveal. By choosing to match our photography course with one of our courses in art history or history of Florence you can take advantage of a special discount of 10% on the total fee.
Language INTENSIVE ITALIAN LANGUAGE COURSE IN PAIRS
Region: Tuscany Locality: Florence
from: 11 September 2017 Duration: 2 weeks
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The classes are composed by 2 students and 1 teacher. These courses allow you to learn Italian quickly and in a fun way. They are primarily aimed at developing spoken language using role play, playful activities, guided tours etc. The lessons assure both students active participation at the lesson, and working in pairs you get great results even in a period as short as 1-3 weeks. The program can be customized according to the needs of the participants to deepen linguistic topics of their interest. Our programs have never rigid or equal to everyone, but establishes a personal study plan to allow everyone to achieve the results you want. Students may request to include in the course the vocabulary they use in their profession or for personal interest. The course schedules are flexible and can be customized according to the needs of the participants.
Language Italian Senior course 50+
Region: Tuscany Locality: Florence
from: 11 September 2017 Duration: 2 weeks
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Thanks to our specialization in personalized courses for international companies, our students are mostly adult people. Our senior courses 50+ are completely customisable, created on the student's needs and requests. You will be followed personally by one of our experienced teachers, who will proceed in the course program according to your learning speed and daily results. In this way the studies will develop in a fun and pleasant way, without stresses or overloads. The Senior course prices include a weekly visit to Museums/Churches, 1 cooking course with dinner, a visit to a famous Florentine Market (San Lorenzo Market) with the teacher, 1 evening per week artistic/concert activity. Our school is small-sized, so that it offers a familiar atmosphere and allows us to follow each student in his/her study program and help him/her in having a good stay in Florence/Italy.
Art Drawing and painting courses
Region: Tuscany Locality: Florence
from: 11 September 2017 Duration: 2 weeks
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Have you ever dreamt of studying in the art studio of an artist? To learn directly from the "Maestro" the techniques and how to improve your artistic ability and expressiveness? Our drawing and painting courses give you this opportunity. We offer one-to-one and small group courses (with 3-4 participants) which are held by experienced artists directly in their art studios. Our drawing and painting courses in Florence are restricted to a few participants so that the "Maestro" can follow every student personally supporting his/her individual studying and working process. In this way, it is possible to give the students flexibility within the program. Usually, the painting instruction starts by preparing a drawing, which is then transferred to canvas and completed with watercolours, acrylics or oil colors. The teacher guides each student individually, and helps each person to find the most appropriate subject, style and technique according to his or her artistic experience, preferences and inspiration. Developing a personal style and expression is encouraged.
Culture Italian literature courses
Region: Tuscany Locality: Florence
from: 11 September 2017 Duration: 2 weeks
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OUR ITALIAN LITERATURE COURSES CAN BE FOLLOWED BY ANYONE: Students who wish to know the Italian literature for personal or study reasons Literature lovers who already know it and wish to deepen some topics In order to attend our Italian literature courses it is necessary to have an intermediate level (B1) of Italian language knowledge. However no enrollments in our Italian language courses is requested. During the lessons the studied topics will be focused with readings and videos. According to the program chosen, the courses can be integrated with guided visits in Florence. It is possible to create personalized programs for students who have to take Italian literature exams, according to their requests and need.
Art Art history courses
Region: Tuscany Locality: Florence
from: 11 September 2017 Duration: 2 weeks
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The courses begin with an introductory part, followed by church and museums visits that will allow you to experience art history first hand, and to see with your own eyes some of the masterpieces of the greatest Italian artists. The program encompasses art from Ancient Greece to Modern Art to provide context to the primary study of the art history of the Renaissance period, represented in Florence by some of the most important artists of all times. The masterpieces of the 15th and the 16th centuries will be analyzed and interpreted. In addition, you will study the lifestyles and philosophy of artists like Giotto, Masaccio, Botticelli, Brunelleschi, Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci and Raphael. Artists are reviewed in terms of their working environments, life events, and their personal styles and characteristics. The social context of the period will also be considered in order to better understand the development of the artists' culture and way of thinking.
Cooking Italian cooking courses
Region: Tuscany Locality: Florence
from: 11 September 2017 Duration: 1 weeks
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Our Italian cooking courses organized as one-to-one or in small groups, held in the kitchens of some of the best restaurants in Florence. They are practical courses: the students prepare the dishes studied together with the chef. The chefs who teach the courses are professional cooks with a special flair for teaching, and the courses are suitable for beginners as well as chefs who want to specialize in Italian cuisine. The only thing requested for taking our cooking courses, is that you enjoy cooking. No particular requirements nor enrollment in our Italian courses are requested to attend this program.
Art Photography course
Region: Tuscany Locality: Florence
from: 4 September 2017 Duration: 2 weeks
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The aim of this photography course in Florence is to help you create a beautiful "friendship" between you and your camera. Our teachers will reveal some "tricks and secrets” used by large professional photographers so to let your shots become more interesting and captivating, and will guide you to discover the potential of your cameras. Our photography courses offer the right balance between the development of artistic sensitivity and the deepening of photographic techniques. The photography course provides a basic introductory theory in class, during which topics of basic photoshooting and post-production are approached. Therefore the course is held mainly outdoors, so you can learn directly on field, "camera at hand", the basics of exposure, sensitivity and time, alternating both static and dynamic shots, portraits, artistic photos and studies on light.
Language Intensive Italian weekend course
Region: Tuscany Locality: Florence
from: 1 September 2017 Duration: 3 days
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The program is designed for the needs of those who don't have time during the week and, nevertheless, wish to improve or to learn as much Italian as they can in the few days they have at their disposal. The formula of our weekend crash course in Florence, a three-day full immersion program from Friday afternoon to Sunday provides this opportunity.
Language Lessons of Legal Italian
Region: Tuscany Locality: Florence
from: 4 September 2017 Duration: 2 weeks
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Our one-to-one courses give the opportunity of focusing on a specific aspect and vocabulary of the Italian language. This is why many persons, who are looking for Italian business courses or language specialization courses, are choosing an Italian one-to-one course with the deepening of the specific vocabulary: • For lawyers and social workers vocabulary lessons are given by an expert in jurisprudence. These lessons illustrate Italian civil and criminal law as well as the laws relevant to the legislation of commerce (contracts, bankruptcy, agreements) and to the family (marriage, adoption, divorce, inheritance).
Language Intensive language course at Christmas
Region: Tuscany Locality: Florence
from: 18 December 2017 Duration: 2 weeks
Availability and Prices Request
Our courses are open for Christmas and New Year festivities! The Italian one-to-one and small group courses (max. 4 students) enable the students to put the learned grammar structures directly into practise as they assure a high degree of active participation at the lesson. In terms of results, this is the reason why 1 week in one of our Italian one-to-one courses corresponds to approximately 1 month in class with a regular size group of students. A 2-week course of a small group course corresponds to approximately 1 month in a normal size class. The one-to-one course you chose will be tailored to fit the student's needs. Particular aspects of the language such as grammar, conversation, syntax, etc. Can be explored or emphasized according to him/her wishes. In addition, the students can request to be trained in the vocabulary of their occupation or area of interest



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