Our Italian Language Courses in Florence
Learn Italian With Flexibility And a Wide Array of Courses
Choose from the many Italian courses that our language school can offer in the historic center of Florence.
Our students can pick from a variety of Italian language courses to fit their learning preferences, from group to individual lessons up to combined classes (group plus private): a student can thus learn Italian with flexibility and results at Parola school in Florence.
Our language center offers Italian language courses to learn Italian in Florence with professionalism and competence across 6 grammar levels, from A1 to C2 level.
3 Main Language Programs and Special Tailor-Made Lessons
Our Italian language offer consists of 3 main linguistic programs: group Italian language courses, individual Italian language lessons, and combined Italian language classes.
We also distinguish ourselves by giving our language students engaging and effective tailor-made Italian lessons in Florence.
Please, you can contact us for a specific request about your course.
Flexibility and Variety In Our Language Programs in Florence
Parola Italian language school offers an excellent choice of Italian language courses and provides students with didactical flexibility, thanks to group language programs that have a teaching time that ranges from 6 hours a week to 20 hours a week, for a minimum of 1 week and a maximum of 8 months, and individual or combined courses that can be arranged in agreement with the student.
Our language courses are divided into three main didactical typologies:
- Group Italian language program, group lessons include an Italian grammar session and a conversation session.
- Individual Italian language program, one-on-one Italian language lessons with great flexibility for the student.
- Combined Italian language programs, group Italian language class and individual lessons for intensive learning.
CILS Examination Courses in Italy
Our school is a certified center for the CILS certificate. Therefore, our language institute has special language programs to prepare students for the CILS examination in Florence.
About Parola Italian Language Courses in Florence
The following is a general overview of our Italian language courses at Parola Italian Language School. All classes are held every weekday unless otherwise specified. The hours that are written are the total hours of class per week.
The Benefits of Our Language Courses
Our Italian language courses in Florence offer the following benefits to language students who have chosen Florence for their Italian language studies:
- Classes are kept to a maximum of 12 language students but normally average between 6 -7 students.
- Lessons are usually held Monday through Friday, from 9 am to 1 pm with a break between 10:50 am and 11:10 am.
- All class materials are provided and included in the cost of the course.
- Six levels of language instruction are offered: Beginners, Intermediate I & II, Advanced I, II, & III.
- Our language courses can be combined with art and cooking lessons.
All our Italian language courses can cover the six levels of the Italian language grammar chart of the European Union.
Language Course Variety All Year-Round
The Italian language courses at Italian school Parola are held year-round, Monday through Friday, and are open to students of all ages.
Parola school also offers language courses in the evening for those working or studying in Florence or for our language students who desire to deepen the knowledge of Italian language after 6 o’clock PM.
Our Italian school provides a wide selection of Italian language courses: from group Italian language classes to one-on-one classes, as well as specialized Italian courses.
These courses include Italian pronunciation, Italian CILS preparation lessons, and online Italian language courses taught at our school in Florence.
6 Grammar Levels at Parola School
We offer a range of Italian language courses across six Italian grammar levels at Parola School.
On average, it takes 4 weeks to complete one level of grammar in a group course; classes can be taken for up to eight months.
Free Grammar Recovery Lessons On Fridays
Upon request, Parola offers our students a 1-hour recovery grammar lesson for free once a week.
These recovery classes are held each Friday, after the morning Italian courses at our school. The hour is used to clarify, focus and fine tune the grammar rules that have been discussed in class throughout the week.
A General View of Our Italian Language Courses
Group Italian Language Courses in Florence
The group Italian courses are for students who prefer to learn Italian in a group setting. The benefit of group classes is that students have the opportunity to meet other students from around the world who are on the same level of Italian.
Please note that our school requires at least 3 students to form a group language class.
Individual Italian Courses in Florence
Our individual Italian courses are designed for students who wish to achieve maximum results in the shortest amount of time. Adults or students studying other subjects in Florence may prefer to take this type of course; one-on-one lessons are also requested by students who require greater knowledge of the Italian language for business purposes in Italy.
Combined Italian Courses (Group Lesson + Individual lesson)
The combined Italian language courses match group classes of Italian with individual Italian language lessons. This combination allows the student to take advantage of the benefits of a group class while focusing on their personal language needs in the one-on-one sessions. This type of instruction also improves the student’s Italian vocabulary and understanding.
Evening Italian Language Courses in Florence
We provide evening Italian language courses at our school in the center of Florence. These language lessons are on an individual basis and are offered between 4 pm and 8: 30 pm Monday through Friday, as determined by the student.
Extracurricular Courses at Parola School
Our school also offers supplementary courses, which focus on the cultural heritage and society of Italy.
These cultural courses are separate from the Italian language courses offered by Parola and require at least 3 participants. For an individual supplementary course please contact Parola School, as prices vary.
Learn Italian With Our On-Line Language Courses
Our language school also offers online Italian courses for students who want to learn Italian from home.
Many former Parola students wish to continue learning from their home country with online lessons given by native Italian speakers that have become certified professors.
The online Italian lessons offered by Parola are the perfect way to get a quality education before or after coming to Italy.
Au-Pair Language Courses With Parola School
Parola also offers an Italian language program for Au-Pairs in Florence and Tuscany. Students who are registered with Parola Italian language school and the Euro Au-Pair agency are entitled to a discount on our Italian language courses for Au-Pairs.
Please contact our Florentine office for detailed information about our Au-Pair program in Florence.
Teaching Hours and Location of Our Language School
The Italian language courses at Parola school in Florence are held between 9:00 am and 8:00 PM. Individual Italian language lessons can be taken in the morning or in the afternoon, depending on students’ needs. Please, note that the school can not guarantee availability for morning courses because of the Italian group classes.
Classes are all held at our school in the historic center of Florence near Piazza Santa Croce. Parola is within walking distance of all of the major sights and monuments in the city of Florence.
Italian Grammar Placement Test on The First Day at Parola School
If the language student is not an absolute beginner, on the first day of class, there will be an informal written Italian grammar test.
Following the test, the Italian language student will be placed in the appropriate grammar level at our school.
Parola’s grammar test follows the standard Italian language levels set by the European Union (CEFR).
Contact For Further Information About Our Italian Language Courses
Please, contact our office to receive further information about our specialty courses and all of our Italian language programs in Florence.
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