Who is the course for?
This Italian language and cultural course in Florence is suitable for people over 50 who would like to combine a pleasant holiday in Italy and enjoy the opportunity of discovering fascinating cultural itineraries in Florence and Tuscany.
In Spring and Autumn Linguaviva offers a 2 weeks-Italian holiday language course in Florence for mature students. It is an inspiring way to learn Italian in Italy, to enjoy Italian lifestyle and meet like-minded people from all over the world.
The programme is a pleasant mixture of:
- 36 lessons of Italian tuition
- excursions to the most interesting places of Tuscany
- visits to artistic and historical centres
- cooking lessons
- lectures on cultural subjects
- food and wine itineraries.
ITALIAN LANGUAGE CLASSES
Classes are kept small and tuition covers practical aspects of the languages with a particular emphasis on oral communicative skills. The course foresees following levels: Elementary – Intermediate – Advanced.
On first day participants will take a written and oral placement test, in order to place them in the appropriate level. A basic knowledge of the Italian language is required (no complete beginners) as all activities will be in Italian.
ACTIVITIES INCLUDED IN THE PROGRAMME
ART HISTORY VISITS Linguaviva cultural programme includes visits to famous museums, academies, monuments, churches, gardens and historic villas. All entrance tickets and guided tour with an Art History teacher are included in the price.
EXCURSIONS Linguaviva’s programme proposes classic itineraries to discover the fascinating mix of history, culture art and scenery for which Italy is universally famous, and in particular Tuscany. All excursions are supervised by the Linguaviva teachers. Transportation, guided tours, entry fees are included in the price, meals are not included.
FOOD AND WINE While staying in Florence participants can have the possibility of discovering the secrets of Italian cuisine and wine undertaking two lessons at one of the most renowned cooking schools in Florence. You will also enjoy lectures on culinary topics and a visit to a winery in Chianti.
|KEY FACTS||ITALIAN LANGUAGE|
|Lessons||4 lessons per day in the morning. Each lesson lasts 45 minutes|
|Groups||Max 14 students|
|Requirements||Elementary level of Italian. Not suitable for beginners|
|Starting dates 2019
||6th May, 9th September|
STANDARD SAMPLE PROGRAMME
to Siena and
at the Outlet
|Visit to the
Pisa or Lucca
of Santa Croce
I vini italiani
|AFTERNOON||Visit to a
|Visit to the
to a winery
Contact us for detailed information on the activities included in this programme.
|TUITION FEE 2019|
|Cultural Programme for Seniors|
|2 weeks|| € 900
Included in the tuition fee
- Full activity programme
Not included in the tuition fee