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

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

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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
Events posted by this school
Locality:Florence Region:Tuscany
Genre: Wine And Food
from: 9 March 2020
to: 10 April 2020
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.
Visit to the famous mark
Locality:Florence Region:Tuscany
Genre: Wine And Food
from: 2 March 2020
to: 3 April 2020
Guided tour to the famous San Lorenzo market in Florence with tasting of typical products. On request it will be possible to include the lunch with the guide in one of the characteristic bistro inside of the Market, so to have the chance to taste fresh and authentic products of Tuscany!
Guided tours
Locality:Florence Region:Tuscany
Genre: Art
from: 2 March 2020
to: 3 April 2020
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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Region: Tuscany Locality: Florence
from: 16 March 2020 Duration: 2 weeks
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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 Culture Italian literature course
Region: Tuscany Locality: Florence
from: 16 March 2020 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 Drawing and painting course
Region: Tuscany Locality: Florence
from: 9 March 2020 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.
Language Exam preparation course
Region: Tuscany Locality: Florence
from: 9 March 2020 Duration: 2 weeks
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Institute Galilei organizes Italian language courses for foreigners offering a specific preparation aimed at the achievement of the CILS, CELI, PLIDA certification. These courses are designed to give the student a thorough and personalized teaching program: our teachers will take care to let you be prepared in all the various skills required for the exam with a personalized teaching method based on what your linguistic needs and goals are.
Cooking Cooking courses
Region: Tuscany Locality: Florence
from: 9 March 2020 Duration: 2 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 course program of one-to-one courses is always adapted to the level and the needs of the student and can last from 1 day to 2 weeks. The small group courses (3-4 participants) last for a minimum of one week. The period of study for the one-to-one courses is very flexible. 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 Culture Photography course
Region: Tuscany Locality: Florence
from: 2 March 2020 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. How many times have you said "I wish this moment would last forever! "? Well, a way to extend and revive our emotions exists - a picture "caught at the right moment". The goal of this course is in the lens of your machine! To take a picture and to "see" a picture before taking the photo are two different things. In our photography course we will provide you useful information and practical tips to allow you get the most from your potential and to be able to make of photography an expression of your creativity and personal taste. 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 Italian Senior course 50+
Region: Tuscany Locality: Florence
from: 2 March 2020 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.
Language Individual Italian language course
Region: Tuscany Locality: Florence
from: 2 March 2020 Duration: 2 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.

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Italian Cooking Recipes

Italian Recipes: Spaghetti Sicilian
Italian Pesto
Lentil soup
Spaghetti with roses
Beef carpaccio
Spring Risotto
Spaghetti Amatriciana
Bucatini amatriciana
Ammatriciana Spaghetti
Bucatini Amatriciana
Traditional Tuscan Pappa al Pomodoro
Risotto Primavera
Pasta al Baccalà
Prosciutto Roses with Melon Hearts
The Easter Dove
Fish Fingers and Sweet Potato Oven-Fries
Risotto Primavera
Italian Ossibuchi
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