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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
Italian cooking class
Locality:Florence Region:Tuscany
Genre: Wine And Food
from: 28 August 2018
to: 12 October 2018
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 in Florence
Locality:Florence Region:Tuscany
Genre: Art
from: 25 August 2018
to: 12 October 2018
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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Language Individual Italian course
Region: Tuscany Locality: Florence
from: 27 August 2018 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.
Language Italian weekend course
Region: Tuscany Locality: Florence
from: 17 August 2018 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.
Region: Tuscany Locality: Florence
from: 27 August 2018 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 short period.
Art Drawing and painting course
Region: Tuscany Locality: Florence
from: 27 August 2018 Duration: 2 weeks
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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 course
Region: Tuscany Locality: Florence
from: 27 August 2018 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.
Cooking Italian cooking course
Region: Tuscany Locality: Florence
from: 13 August 2018 Duration: 3 days
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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.
Language Intensive italian course in small groups
Region: Tuscany Locality: Florence
from: 13 August 2018 Duration: 2 weeks
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Course in a small group (3-4 students) with a program tailored to the needs of each student, which allows you to learn the new structures, correcting recurring errors, set the pronunciation. Our courses in small group allow high degree of participation in the lesson and, consequently, give excellent results in a short time.

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Offered Courses:

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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
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