Parola. Italian Language School in Florence

Professional Italian Language Courses at a Reasonable Price

Parola is an Italian language school in Florence that offers a very good variety of language courses at an affordable price taught year-round by experienced, professional, and friendly mother tongue teachers.

Thanks to the quality of our engaging Italian language courses in Florence, learning Italian is enjoyable and with effective results.

Moreover, our Italian language institute is accredited by the University for Foreigners of Siena (Università per Stranieri di Siena) for the CILS certification: the official Italian language certificate that is recognized worldwide for institutional and work purposes.

A Wide Choice of Courses to Learn Italian Flexibly

All international language students appreciate Parola school for its welcoming and friendly environment and its teaching flexibility. Furthermore, our Italian language center offers an excellent variety of language learning programs through Italian language courses organized until late evening, both on-site and online.

Very importantly, our Italian language school provides students with a flexible course schedule and practices an effective teaching methodology designed to help students learn Italian and see results.

In addition to that, Parola language institute also offers specific methods for its online Italian courses to make remote Italian lessons engaging, enjoyable, and fruitful.

Learn Italian in Small Groups of Students

Parola school offers Italian language courses in small groups. Our classes hold no more than 12 students, with an average of 6 – 7 students per class, and no more than 5 participants for the online Italian lessons.

Without a doubt, small classes allow students to understand, speak, and learn Italian with visible results.

Group Italian language courses with limited students make grammar learning more manageable, and conversation lessons are more productive.

Moreover, our Italian language school offers combined Italian courses consisting of group Italian language classes with a small number of participants, followed by one-on-one lessons in the afternoon.

Italian language students at Parola school

Expertise and Friendliness of Our Italian Language School

Our language professors are native Italian speakers who have advanced degrees and have experience teaching the Italian language. Therefore, our language instructors provide their expertise and positive encouragement to guarantee a pleasant and rewarding language experience in Italy.

Very importantly, Parola Italian language school provides quality teaching in its Italian language courses and affordable course prices for all its students.

Learn Italian Online with Our Enjoyable and Engaging Courses

Study Italian from home with our engaging and quality distance language lessons. Parola school’s online Italian courses are held by expert and friendly teachers who create an amicable atmosphere and offer lessons with rewarding results.

Most importantly, our school offers online Italian courses with one-on-one lessons or group language classes (no more than 5 students per lesson), all year round, from Monday to Friday, with native teachers and affordable prices.

Learn Italian from your own home with Parola. Call +39 055 242182 or write to for further information on our online language programs.

Students in a language class at Parola Italian language school

Evening Italian Language Courses and Extracurricular Lessons

In addition to its morning Italian lessons, our language center offers evening Italian courses in Florence until 8:00 pm as an option for workers and students who can only learn Italian in the afternoon and evening.

Furthermore, it is also possible to take evening Italian language courses remotely. For further information about our virtual lessons, contact Parola school.

Moreover, our Italian language school combines group classes with extracurricular lessons to improve students’ Italian conversation competence and teach the Italian culture through our activities about Florence, Tuscany, and Italy’s society and history.

On-Site and Online Individual Italian Courses

Parola school arranges individual Italian courses in Florence and online private Italian courses with its professional mother-tongue teachers. Please note that private language lessons at our headquarters are mainly held in the afternoon and the evening. 

As mentioned above, we also hold online Italian courses with the expertise and friendliness of our native teachers. Notably, in its virtual individual language lessons, Parola school can offer online private tutoring from 9:00 am to 8:00 pm, from Monday to Friday, and all year round.

Learn the Italian Language in a Multicultural Environment

Parola school offers a broad selection of Italian language courses with quality language training.

Moreover, our Italian language classes in Florence provide a multicultural and diverse environment. Therefore, at Parola, international students enjoy the hospitality, expertise, and friendliness that we offer in our school.

Located in a Historical District of Florence

Course participants enjoy the environment of Parola’s language classes, which are held in a Renaissance building in the historic center of Florence (Borgo Santa Croce, 4 – 50122).

Our Italian language school is at a short distance from world-renowned monuments and important locations such as the Church of Santa Croce, the Uffizi, or Ponte Vecchio.

Authorized Examination Center for the CILS Certification in Italy

CILS certified center in Florence

Parola Italian language school is an accredited CILS exam center in Italy. The CILS is an official certificate of the Italian language as a foreign language certified by the Università per Stranieri di Siena.

The CILS certification exam is taken, twice a year, at our headquarters in Florence in Borgo Santa Croce, 4.

Moreover, Parola Italian language institute also offers a preparation course for the CILS certificate in Florence to provide students with goal-specific grammar tutoring to pass the examination.

Language students in an Italian class at Parola school

Teaching Methodology in Our Italian Language Courses

In Parola’s Italian language courses, teachers utilize a comprehensive and flexible teaching methodology.

Most importantly, Italian language classes at our school are designed to allow students to socialize, interact, and work together as they learn Italian.

In short, our Italian language courses provide a rewarding and effective learning experience due to the combination of grammar and Italian conversation.

On the other hand, at Parola school, we also use mass-media tools during our Italian language classes. Finally, our Italian language courses in Florence are proficiently taught with grammar and exercise books edited by our school.

Parola School Teachers’ Experience with Online Italian Courses

Parola school’s language teachers offer their great expertise for our online Italian courses. Parola’s native Italian teachers have been holding distance lessons for several years.

Most importantly, our language center always tries to make our distance Italian courses engaging and educationally rewarding through an appropriate online teaching methodology.

Request a Free Trial Lesson of Our Online Italian Courses

Please fill in the following form to request a free lesson of Parola’s online Italian lessons or receive further information on our distance Italian courses.

Online Italian language students smiling in a course

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Full Coverage of Italian Language Grammar Levels

Parola school follows the rules of Italian language training set by the EU. It offers the opportunity to learn Italian with a nice variety of Italian language courses at 6 language levels: Level A1, A2, B1, B2, C1, C2. 

According to these language learning guidelines, our Italian language institute enables students to understand and speak Italian from a basic to an advanced level.

In addition to its usual language lessons, for those students who want to get an official certificate of the Italian language, Parola can offer preparation courses for the CILS certification. In fact, as mentioned above, it is a certified center to take the CILS exam at its headquarters in Florence.

Activity of Parola Italian language school in Florence

Free Time Activities in Florence and Tuscany

Learning Italian at Parola school allows students to get to know Italy through educational excursions, presentations on Italy, and formal Italian language classes.

Our free time activities (offered after our Italian language training in Florence) include excursions, Italian movies, visits to artisan workshops, and walking tours throughout Florence’s artistic center.

Moreover, our language school organizes sightseeing excursions in Central Italy to expose language students to Italy’s artistic and cultural legacy.

In other words, Parola Italian language school in Florence encourages a social environment that increases the learning and comprehension of the Italian language while creating friendships and memorable experiences.

Extracurricular Classes and Supplementary Courses in Italian

In addition to its language programs, our Italian school provides students with after-school educational activities in Florence.

At Parola Italian language institute, we provide more than just language training. As a matter of fact, our language school also offers art lessons in Italian and Italian cooking courses; Italian language classes combined with the Italian language, extracurricular classes, and free guided-learning activities in Florence.

These lessons can be accompanied by our Italian language instruction or taken separately as instructional courses.

Enroll in One of Our Italian Language Courses in Florence

If you are planning to enroll in one of our Italian language courses to learn Italian in the heart of Florence, you can register using our registration form. Our language school will promptly return your email.

After registering for your Italian language course, you must complete the course downpayment to finalize the enrollment with Parola school.

Contact Parola Italian Language School in Florence

Contact Parola Italian language school in Florence for further information about our Italian language courses: our face-to-face or online classes, our individual Italian lessons, and the variety of language programs that are offered at our school.

You can also call our office in Florence directly at +39 055 242182 or use WhatsApp at +39 328 8997420.


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Don’t miss the chance to learn Italian with our language courses. Parola is an Italian language school in Florence that mainly offers 3 types of learning programs: group Italian language classes, private Italian language lessons and a series of combined programs of Italian (group plus private) with experienced and friendly teachers.

Our Italian language institute is able to provide stimulating yet entertaining and fun language lessons in the heart of Florence for the study of both written and verbal Italian in Italy.


Scorcio di Firenze e il fiume Arno

Our language school is centrally located in a XVI building designed by Giorgio Vasari (the architect of the Uffizi Gallery).

Parola school is around all of the most important art and cultural attractions of Florence such as the Uffizi Gallery, Ponte Vecchio, the Santa Croce Church and Piazza Della Signoria.

Moreover, our language center is situated in one of the most lively areas of Florence. Around Parola Italian language school, students can socialize with Italians and other foreign students, thanks to excellent coffee shops and restaurants.

Students showing grammar books of Parola Italian language school

Learn Italian flexibly through our language courses.

Parola’s students can have a lot of learning flexibility because our language institute offers morning, afternoon and evening courses in the historic center of Florence until late afternoon.

Our Italian language school for foreigners, together with its standard courses, holds specialized language classes, such as Italian language courses for Au Pairs, Italian language and cooking lessons, Italian language, and painting courses.

Moreover, our language center is particularly renowned for individual language lessons for workers and university students in Tuscany.


Language course with Parola's students

Parola Italian language school offers language courses with a maximum of 12 students, which allows teachers to completely monitor the students learning progress.

Moreover, our Italian language courses have homogeneous classes from the grammatical point of view. In fact, the students take an assessment test before being placed in the language class, which is then evaluated by our teachers.