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Linguaviva, Florence

From 1820.- EUR
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The school

Beginner to Advanced
School size
Host family, Shared apartment
WiFi is free

The students

Minimum age
18 years
Average age
23 years
Nationality mix
United States, China, Brazil, etc..
1 authentic opinion

Located in a quiet street, right by the central station and a few minutes from the historic centre of the city, our Italian language school in Florence occupies a three-storey building dating from the 19th century. Offering optimal conditions for learning Italian, the Linguaviva school has 17 comfortable, air conditioned classrooms equipped with audio and video material. The language school also offers free Internet access. For relaxing during breaks or after your Italian lessons, you can enjoy the school’s garden, unless you would prefer to head for the centre of Florence, which is just a few minutes’ walk away.

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Standard course + internship

Beginner to Advanced, 4 - 48 week(s)
4 week(s) - From 1820.- EUR
20 of 45 minutes
Course duration
4 - 48 week(s)
Beginner to Advanced
max. 14
Minimum age
18 years

Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board
Shared apartment, single room, no meals
1820 EUR
2900 EUR
2480 EUR
2220 EUR
3840 EUR
3210 EUR
2620 EUR
4780 EUR
3940 EUR
3120 EUR
6360 EUR
5100 EUR
3820 EUR
8140 EUR
6460 EUR
4980 EUR
11460 EUR
8940 EUR
Extra week (24+)
165 EUR
435 EUR
330 EUR
All prices are in EUR.  
Starting dates
Every week, throughout the year
Bank holidays
22.04 / 25.04 / 01.05 / 15.08 / 01.11.2019
23.12.2018 - 05.01.2019
22.12.2019 - 06.01.2020

Arrival day: Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Saturday following course end


Course material (varies according to level and duration of course)
25 EUR
Work experience placement (12 weeks) 220 EUR
Work experience placement (16 weeks) 450 EUR
One-to-one course (20 lessons/week) 960 EUR
One-to-one course (30 lessons/week) 1440 EUR
Accommodation deposit (to be paid on site) (Host family, Shared apartment) 100 EUR
Accommodation during work placement (per week)
Host family, single room, half board
270 EUR
Accommodation during work placement (per week)
Shared apartment, single room, no meals
165 EUR
Airport transfer (on arrival) (Firenze) 55 EUR

Other accommodation options

Host family, single room, breakfast
Host family, double room, half board
Host family, double room, breakfast
Shared apartment, double room, no meals

Course info

100% authentic opinions

These students attended a course in this school through ESL – Language studies abroad and their evaluation has been checked. Students' opinions don't necessarily correspond to those of ESL – Language studies abroad, but reflect the individual experience of those participants. This is meant to provide you with further information about this school.

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1 students gave their opinion about this school

26 years old - Switzerland
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Ich habe eine supertolle, interessierte und freundliche Gastfamilie hier in Florenz! Ich fühlte mich schon nach wenigen Tagen hier wie zu Hause, wurde sehr herzlich in der Familie aufgenommen. Das Essen ist sehr lecker und die gemeinsamen Mahlzeiten der Höhepunkt des Tages. Kann es sehr empfehlen die Unterkunft bei einer Familie zu buchen!
6 weeks, March – April 2016
Value for money (4 / 5)
Destination (5 / 5)
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School (3.5 / 5)
School location
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Teaching (5 / 5)
Classroom atmosphere
Accommodation (5 / 5) (Host family)
Shower / Bathroom
Leisure (3.7 / 5)
Leisure activities offered by the school
Trips offered by the school
Staff availability
Do you think you've made progress?
« Sprachliche Fortschritte habe ich auf jeden Fall gemacht. Natürlich kommt es auch drauf an wie sreng man mit sich selber ist und z.B. mit gleichsprachigen Mitstudenten in der Freizeit dann auch italienisch spricht.Persönlich lernt man sich besser kennen, wenn man längere Zeit alleine im Ausland ist. Es öffnet einem den eigenen Horizont und man lernt viel über andere Kulturen. »

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Host family
This is the ideal option for those who want to experience the Italian way of life and improve their Italian in a friendly atmosphere. All types of families offer accommodation about 15 minutes by bus from the school. Whether you stay in a large family or with just one person, you will have your own single room (double only if you are traveling with another student) and can choose between half-board or breakfast only.

Shared apartments
Our partner school in Florence also offers accommodation in apartments, shared with other students, about 15 minutes' walk from the school itself. You can choose either to have your own room, or to share if you are traveling with a friend. The apartments each have three bedrooms or more and are fully equipped: a kitchen where you can make your own meals and a bathroom (towels and sheets are provided) are shared. This accommodation option is ideal for meeting international students and sharing with them the unique experience of learning Italian in the heart of one of Italy's most beautiful cities.
On request, our partner school also offers accommodation in private apartments (1 or 2 people).

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