Italian Language Course in Florence with Internship Option

Location: Italy: Florence

Term: Throughout the year

Dates: Course starts every Monday (except beginners)

2956 Florence Dr SW Grand Rapids, MI 49418-9736 United States

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Phone: 1-616-827-7525

Fax: 1-616-777-5278


Linguaviva Italian language school has been offering international students the opportunity to learn Italian in Florence in a friendly and thoroughly enjoyable atmosphere since 1976.

- Our modern communicative approach is conceived to stimulate your interest in learning Italian language
- The course contents cover all aspects of grammar, vocabulary, speaking, listening, reading and writing
- We usually concentrate on grammar in the first part of the classes with freer practice and skills work in the later parts

Key Features:
- LINGUAVIVA since 1976 has been offering international students the opportunity to study Italian in Florence, to know our culture and to experience Italian life
- The school is centrally located, in a quiet street next to the main railway station.
- 18 comfortable, well-equipped classrooms where you will learn Italian language, provided with audio and video equipment
- The Italian language courses organized by Linguaviva are attended by international students from more than 60 different countries, thus creating a very stimulating international atmosphere
- Linguaviva offers students the possibility to study in Italian language and to communicate in this international context
- Study Italian in Florence, in the heart of the Italian language: the best way to learn it
- Three storeys of a 19th century building
- 17 comfortable, well-equipped and air conditioned classrooms where you will learn Italian language, provided with audio and video equipment
- Small garden
- Free internet and wireless access
- Student age +16
- Excellent social activities program
- High-quality accommodation walking distance of the school
- Minutes walk to the historic centre of Florence


Standard Course Description:
- Work is in a small group and covers all aspects of the language with a particular emphasis on developing communicative skills in speaking and writing
- Each group is taught by two teachers a day in order to ensure more varied and stimulating instruction
- Each level can be completed in 4 weeks
- At the end of each course after successful completion of a test you can progress to the next level

- 20 lessons per week, 4 lessons per day Monday through Friday
- Each lesson lasts 45 minutes. Duration 2 - 48 weeks
- Groups Max. 12 students
- Levels - there are 10 available levels from absolute beginner to advanced, corresponding to CEF A1, A2, B1, B2, C1 levels
- Starting dates - students having some previous knowledge of Italian may enroll to begin their course on any Monday
- Discounts of 20 EUR off every week when studying 12 or more weeks
- Discounts of 30 EUR off week when studying 24 or more weeks


Throughout the year we offer you the opportunity of participating in day-to-day business activities and practice your Italian skills in real-life situations through an unpaid internship experience in an Italian company or organization.

The first part of the Programme foresees an intensive language preparatory course to improve your Italian skills at one of our centres in Florence or Milan

In the second part of the Programme you will be placed in a company or organization in your field of interest

Requirements for Internship:
- Italian language knowledge at an intermediate level
- diploma/university degree or professional experience in the chosen field

Internships are available in the following fields:
- Tourism: hotels, travel agencies
- Fashion
- Trade: sales employee
- Restaurants and bakeries
- Textile: clothes manufacturing, dressmaking workshops
- Leather industry
- Import - Export trade
- Professional offices: architects, engineers, lawyers
- Design and photography studios
- Arts & Crafts: ceramics, terracotta, sculpture
- Restoration: workshops for wood, painting and stone restoration

Intern Types
  • Art History
  • Art & Fine Arts
  • Business
  • Communications
  • Computer Science
  • Education
  • Fashion Business
  • Fashion Design
  • Finance
  • Information Systems
  • Interior Design
  • International Relations
  • International Trade
  • Liberal Arts
  • Linguistics
  • Media
  • Public Administration & Government
  • Sociology
  • Web Design
  • Italian

Languages Used as a Medium of Teaching
  • Italian

Cost in US$:

Price from: USD 239 a week

Cost Includes:

Cost Include Description:

- Lessons
- Accommodation placement service
- Full orientatio upon arrival
- Placement test
- Academic counselling for Italian Universities, Career Schools and Vocational Programmes
- Certificates
- Linguadue's examination fee

Not Included:
- Textbooks
- Accommodation
- Airport Transfers
- Bank Charges
- Insurance
- Social Activities

Credit Available


This Program is open to

Worldwide Participant.

Application Process Involves
  • Online Application
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