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Florence - ITALIAN COURSES, CULTURE, ARTS
 
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Study Italian, and much more, in the San Lorenzo quarter in the heart of the old part of the Florence, just a few steps away from the Medici Chapels and the famed central market area. Enroll in our partner school, LDM, where they’ve been teaching Italian for over 30 years! Your classes take place in a former convent dating back to the medieval period. The building has been modernized to include a wide range of conveniences such as a cafeteria, air-conditioning, reading rooms and an attractive courtyard garden.

Prices include all educational material, final certificate and most recreational activities (at least 20 hours per month).  No enrollment fees.

Start dates:  Start any Monday, except complete Beginners.

Complete Beginners can only start on the following dates:

05 January
02 February
01, 29 March
26 April
24 May
28 June

02 August
06 September
04 October
07 November
29 November


Instant email inquiry:

ItalianLanguage@eduvacations.com

Minimum age:

16

Getting there:

Florence airport.


For air, hotels, cars, trains, phones and more:
check our AutoEurope link.

 

Program Information
 
Program Details
 
Group Italian Courses
Individual Courses
Combination Italian Courses
Drawing, Photography, Watercolor under the Tuscan Sun
 
Special Deals

Breakfast or light lunch at the cafeteria for 1 week.

 
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Cultural & Recreational Activities

Guided visits, films, parties, seminars, sport events. Each month a list of activities is posted.

Accommodation Choices

Host-families and shared student apartments. Or your own apartment for one or two people; list of pensions/hotels upon request.

The bedrooms (both in a family and in an apartment) are usually double: it is advisable to reserve single rooms well in advance.

The apartments are generally modest, but clean and adequate for the student’s needs. The rent period begins the day before the beginning of classes and ends the day after the last day of class.

For housing reservation, a deposition of € 150 is required.

Housing in family

Single room

with breakfast

from € 25 to € 30 per day

half board

from € 35 to € 40 per day

Double room

with breakfast

from € 20 to € 25 per day

half board

from € 30 to € 35 per day

Shared apartments

Single room

from € 350 to € 450 per month

Double room

from € 300 to € 400 per month

For easy hotel bookings, use our AutoEurope link.

Upon booking your course, you will receive contact details for a couple of small two-star “eduVacations favorites.” Also, you can e-mail us for a Florence hotel & pensions list.

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Program Details
 
Italian Group Courses

Courses are called Rapido, Diretto and Rapido+Diretto, and Locale, like the Italian trains. The courses are organized and structured by their different speeds and intensities. Each class consists of an average of 8 students (maximum 12). It is possible to combine the group course with a one hour private lesson daily (see c below).

Rapido: 20 hours per week
Minimum Stay:  one week

All prices are quoted in Euros (€)

Duration of course

Cost

1 week

€ 0200

2 weeks

€ 0330

3 weeks

€ 0460

Extra week

€ 0130

1 month

€ 0590

3 months

€ 1590

6 months

€ 2830

Deposit = 20% of course price
There is no registration or enrollment fee.
Airport transfer = € 60

Diretto:  10 hours a week
Minimum Stay:  1 month

All prices are quoted in Euros (€)

Duration of course

Cost

1 month

€ 0310

3 months

€ 0835

6 months

€ 1485

Deposit = 20% of course price
There is no registration or enrollment fee.
Airport transfer = € 60

Rapido + Diretto:  30 hours per week
Minimum stay:  1 week

All prices are quoted in Euros (€)

Duration of course

Cost

1 week

€ 270

2 weeks

€ 480

3 weeks

€ 690

1 month

€ 900

Extra week

€ 210

Deposit = 20% of course price
There is no registration or enrollment fee.
Airport transfer = € 60

Locale 3:
3 hours per week
From February to May or from September to December

All prices are quoted in Euros (€)

Duration of course

Cost

14 weeks

€ 400

Deposit = 20% of course price
There is no registration or enrollment fee.
Airport transfer = € 60

Locale 6:
6 hours per week
From February to May or from September to December

All prices are quoted in Euros (€)

Duration of course

Cost

14 weeks

€ 800

Deposit = 20% of course price
There is no registration or enrollment fee.
Airport transfer = € 60

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Individual Italian Courses

Individual Italian Courses
The following courses are tailored to your needs and are organized to meet your objectives in the best possible way. Suitable for executives and employees of international companies.

Individual Italian Courses

All prices are quoted in Euros (€)

Name of course

Duration

Cost

Individual 1

4 hours of lessons per day for 1 week

€ 0700

Individual 2

6 hours of lessons per day for 1 week

€ 1050

Individual 3

6 hours of lessons per day,
lunch with teacher included, for 1 week

€ 1300

Individual 4

8 hours of lessons per day for 1 week

€ 1400

Individual 5

8 hours of lessons per day,
lunch with teacher included, for 1 week

€ 1650

Language,
Art and Culture

8 hours of lessons per day (lunch with teacher included).  Combine your individual language classes with walking tours that take in Florentine monuments, and include guided visits to museums and churches, and breaks in famous café-bars of historical interest.   The whole schedule can be tailored to your special interests and needs.

€ 1650

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Combination, Italian

Eurostar 5:  Combine the Rapido course with a one hour private lesson daily from Monday to Friday.
Minimum Stay: 1 week.

Eurostar 5

All prices are quoted in Euros (€)

Duration of course

Total hours of lessons

Cost

1 week

4  hours of group lesson +
1 hour of individual lesson for day

20 hours of group lesson +
5 hours of individual lesson

€ 340

Extra week

€ 270

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Eurostar 7:  Combine Rapido + Diretto + a one hour private lesson daily from Monday to Friday. Minimum Stay: 1 week.

Eurostar 6

All prices are quoted in Euros (€)

Duration of course

Total hours of lessons

Cost

1 week

6 hours of group lesson +
1 hour of individual lesson for day

30 hours of group lesson +
5 hours of individual lesson

€ 410

Extra week

€ 350

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Drawing, Photography, Watercolor (summer, for credit)

Each course is 90 contact hours (6 credits), and all 3 are taught in English. No previous drawing, painting or photography experience is required. Spend the first week in the Chianti countryside where you’ll be involved full time with your workshop. The culture and history of the Chianti region will be analyzed for a better understanding of the human and architectural environment. Then the following 3 weeks will take place in Florence. In Chianti you will practice through daily field trips in the magnificent scenery of the Sienese Chianti region, hiking along the trails of the one of the most famous and spectacular country sides of the world. Students will work on assignments/projects, given by the professor, that will be critically reviewed each week.

  • Sketchbook Under the Tuscan Sun, May 22-29 (SA PD FC 280)
    Learn to draw, sketch and paint in the Tuscan countryside. The method will consist of practical field work and theoretical lectures. You will practice through daily field trips. The successive three weeks will be held in Florence, both at school and around the city. Research the traditional form of sketching from works in the museums and streets of Florence as artists have done for centuries. Work from sculptures, paintings, architecture, formal gardens, as well as drawing from life in the street and markets. You will be encouraged to write notations and observations as well as research your areas of interest. Develop a final drawing and sketchbook portfolio.
  • Photography Workshop Under the Tuscan Sun, May 22-29,
    June 26-July 3 (SA CM PH 185)
    You will learn how to correctly use the camera, how to expose film, the basic principles of photography and composition. An introductory outline about the history of photography will be given. The method will consist of practical field work and theoretical lectures, videos and slide projections. You will practice through daily field trips in Chianti. The successive three weeks will be held at the school premises in Florence and will focus on acquiring good skills in darkroom work. The students will work on three assignments/projects given by the professor that will be critically reviewed every week. You’ll develop a final portfolio. The entire course will be based on B/W photography.
  • Watercolor Under the Tuscan Sun, June 26-July 3 (SA PD WC 210)
    This course focuses on observation. Emphasis is on the creative interpretation of the figure, object compositions, nature and open air painting. Learn how to draw, sketch and paint in the Tuscan countryside. The method will consist of practical field work and theoretical lectures. Practice through daily field trips. The successive three weeks will be held at the school premises in Florence, continuing the study and practical work of watercolor techniques.

For upcoming dates and prices, please inquire:  ldm@eduvacations.com

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