Learn Italian in Florence or Ravenna

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Do you want to learn Italian quickly? Then join a language school in Italy with Globalong!

 

All you have to do is to choose between Florence and Ravenna!

 

Go to Italy and learn the Italian or improve your current level!

 

You should arrive on a Sunday as the programmes start on a Monday.

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Learn more about Florence:

At about 200 kilometres north of Rome, in the region of Tuscany you will find the city of Florence, known as an artistic mecca with churches, museums and palaces.

It is a UNESCO World Heritage centre, and its past has influenced European art and history through time. Known as the Cradle of the Renaissance, Florence saw the birth of Great masters art such as Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo and Dante.

Today Florence boasts highly animated student areas, a remarkable historic centre and the impressive commercial areas. You will find the most important museums in the world and a pervasive artistic life, whether in the field of fashion, art, music or history.
 

The school in Florence - Globalong

If during your stay you are tired of city life, you can easily escape into the mountains where you will find picturesque villages, overlooking the Chianti region. 

The Italian School in Florence :

The school, which is officially recognized, was founded in 1981. The premises are user-friendly and it has a comfortable and pleasant atmosphere. Students come from all over the world, and the international atmosphere helps to make the stay unique. The School is located in the historic centre, close to shops, museums, bars and restaurants. There is WIFI access for students on the premises. The teaching follows the "Direct Teaching Method", and speaking is preferred in order to learn to speak naturally.

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The school provides all equipment; you just need to bring your own dictionary. In addition to a textbook, teachers use daily newspapers, magazines and movies to enrich the vocabulary of students. 

Activities in Florence :

To provide opportunities for students to enjoy their stay to practice Italian and explore the area, the school organizes numerous excursions and optional activities in Florence and the surrounding area. Outings could be visits to museums, visits to villages, theatres, cinemas etc. and are led by professional guides. Teachers regularly organize informal buffet evenings at the school or outings to restaurants with the students; a user-friendly way to get to know other students practicing Italian.

Once a month, an outing to a vineyard in the Chianti region where wine tasting is organized. This is followed by a visit to a high-class bakery and a night out in cafes and local nightclubs. Before starting out, you will prepare yourself in class in order to acquire the vocabulary necessary to understand the visit. All students will be given a student card, which entitles you to attractive discounts in restaurants, shops, fitness centres, swimming pools etc.

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Learn more about Ravenna !

Discovering Ravenna - Globalong

At about 80 kilometres from Bologna, you will find the city of Ravenna, known for its mosaics, art and masterpieces that inspired Dante and Boccaccio among others. 

It is the ideal place for those who wish to combine language lessons in a historic town with a relaxing seaside resort.

You will find many bars, restaurants, theatres, concert venues or opera performance. In June each year, the city hosts "festival of Ravenna," and you can listen to free concerts in the streets of the city. In summer, 6 cinemas in the city close down and become open air cinemas on the beaches. 

Mosaïc Ravenna - Globalong

The Italian school :

The school is located in the historical centre, in a 19th century building. It is a school on a human scale, with 13 classrooms, which can accommodate a maximum of 60 students. The premises are fully air-conditioned and the equipment is modern, everything was completely renovated in 2007. Wi-Fi access is available for students.

The teaching is based on an integrated approach and focuses on communication, grammar, culture and Italian culture. Teachers use conventional textbooks, but also incorporate other sources such as newspaper articles or audio-visual material to ensure that students learn useful vocabulary in everyday life. 

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Activities in Ravenna :

During your leisure time, you can enjoy the activities offered by the city; pool, beach, water skiing, surfing, volleyball and golf.

Every week, the school also organizes a guided city tour accompanied by a professional guide. All students will be given a student card, which entitles you to attractive discounts in restaurants, shops, fitness centres, swimming pools etc. One of the largest amusement parks is also located in Ravenna: www.mirabilandia.it.

 

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Useful Information to your language stay in Italy

Ravenna after hours - Globalong

Included in Italy's programme :

Initial membership fee (200 €) enrolment as a member of the GlobAlong Association is valid for a period of 9 years (renewable).

Accommodation :

  • Laundry

Program, follow-up and customization :

  • Help and guidance from our team in Europe before your programme starts
  • Accommodation with a host family (apartment optional in Florence)
  • Oral and written language test
  • Half-board for the duration of your stay (in Ravenna)
  • Free access to the kitchen in Florence (half-board optional)
  • Customization of your programme
  • Access to the library and Internet
  • Italian classes
  • Learning materials
  • 7/7 support from the local coordinator
  • Support from the Globalong team during your entire stay
  • Personal blog on our network
  • Advise on how to get a visa (if needed)
  • Traveller’s guide
  • accomodation in Florence - GlobalongCertificate of attendance confirming your language level
  • Organization fees

Not included Italy's programme :

  • Flights to and from Italy
  • Optional half board in Florence
  • Airport pick up and drop off
  • Travel  and cancellation insurance (mandatory)
  • Personnal expenses
  • Extra Outins

Climate in Italy :

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Programmes

  • Florence - Standard courseDetails
  • Florence - Intensive courseDetails
  • Florence - Standard and one to one lessonsDetails
  • Florence - Lessons + exam preparation Details
  • Florence 50+ courseDetails
  • Ravenna - Standard courseDetails
  • Ravenna - Standard and one to oneDetails
  • Ravenna - One to one lessons Details
  • Ravenna - Standard and Italian cuisineDetails
  • Ravenna 55+Details
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