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Individual Italian courses at the Galilei Institute in Florence – study programs tailored on the student’s needs

Individual Italian courses in florence

About our Individual Italian courses

The individual Italian courses are the best solution for all those who need to achieve good (optimal) results without waisting their time.

Therefore our individual Italian courses are often requested for business reasons, exam preparation, by students of all ages and simply passioned people.

The courses take place at our school in Florence downtown, 5 minutes walking from Duomo and 15 minutes from central train station Santa Maria Novella

Each lesson hour lasts 60 minutes.

All our individual Italian courses in Florence are taught by experienced mother tongue teachers.

Courses can also take place on weekends and holidays, as well as weekdays.

Some idea about our prices

Individual lessons
from 36,00€ / hour
see all prices /discounts
1 hour lesson60 minutes
Availabilityall year
including both weekend and holidays
LocationFlorence downtown

Individual Italian courses: personalized programs

Since 1985 the Institute Galilei in Florence has been specializing in individual Italian courses to meet the needs of all those who wish to make most of their time and/or need to study specific aspects of the language for their work/studies – business people, students and private persons of all ages.

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individual Italian courses

Our one-to-one Italian courses in Florence are characterized by the individual study programs, which are tailored to the linguistic needs and the profile of each student taking into consideration his/her linguistic background, age, motivation and learning structure.
Therefore, it is possible to focus also on particular aspects of the language, such as grammar, conversation, pronunciation etc. and/or to include the vocabulary of the Italian language you use for your work / study. In order to know more, read the page on “language specialization & business courses”.

THE INDIVIDUAL ITALIAN COURSES - the fastest way to learn the language!

In the process of learning a language, the fact of being continuously followed by an experienced teacher and practicing the Italian structures actively during this time permits to accelerate a lot the speed of learning.  The study program is developing according to the daily impoving.

As a result, one week of our one-to-one italian courses corresponds to about a month with a regular size group class.

All our teachers are specialized in one-to-one teaching and know how to tailor the programs to the single student. In order to know more about the teaching method and structure of the one-to-one lessons, please click here >>>

Non-beginners are asked before the beginning of the course to complete our Italian language test and send it to us so that we can ascertain their specific knowledge. The Italian test serves as an aid to structure the student’s course, and to choose from our team of Italian language teachers, those with the expertise best suited for each student’s needs.

The individual Italian courses may start and finish on any day requested. On request, the courses can continue also during the weekend and on holidays in order to take full advantage of your stay in Florence. For whom has time only on a weekend, we offer special weekend crash courses.


Following, you can find an overview on our one-to-one programs. Still, they give a big flexibility in terms of the schedule, which can be adapted to your needs.

Cours typeHours / dayMorningLunch
One-to-one course “A”4 hours / day9am – 1pm   
One-to-one course “B”6 hours / day9am – 1pm 2pm – 4pm 
One-to-one course “C”6 hours / day
incl. lunch at the restaurant
9am – 1pm1pm – 3pm  
One-to-one course “D”8 hours / day9am – 1pm 2pm – 6pm 
One-to-one course “E”8 hours / day
incl. lunch at the restaurant
9am – 1pm1pm – 3pm3pm – 5pm 
One-to-one course “F”5 hours / day
incl. dinner at the restaurant
  5pm – 8pm8pm – 10pm

Individual Italian course “A” 
4 hours of Italian language per day, from 9am to 1pm. This course is basic and advisable for those who want to have free time in the afternoon for visiting Florence and the Tuscany or for other activities.

Individual Italian courses “B” and “D” 
Course “B” is of 6 hours per day, course “D” of 8 hours per day. The lessons in the morning (9am – 1pm) emphasize on grammar and language structure, while the hours in the afternoon concentrate on the practical use of the language. 
These courses are acknowledged as Bildungsurlaub.

Individual Italian courses “C” and “E” 
6 respectively 8 hours of Italian per day, including lunch with the teacher at the restaurant*. The lessons continue without interruption with two different teachers and allow the student undiluted exposure to the Italian language inside and out of the school. These courses are indicated especially to whom already knows some Italian.

Individual Italian course “F” 
evening course of 5 hours Italian a day, including dinner with the teacher at the restaurant*. Course “F” has been structured for those who prefer to take advantage of the day time hours for business or sightseeing.


The individual Italian courses in Florence may start and finish on any day requested.

For courses with a personalized schedule (e.g. 2-3 hours per day; lessons only on 2-3 days per week, etc.), the prices are calculated mathematically.

On Saturdays, Sundays and holidays as well as for lessons after 6pm a supplement of 10% is applied. Please note that all supplements/discounts are applied only on the rate of the hours (courses including lunch/dinner).


  • For a 3-week course, the weekly rate is discounted 8%
  • For a 4-11 week course, the weekly rate is discounted 10%
  • For a 12-week course or longer, the weekly rate is discounted 15%
  • For 2 participants in the same course, discount of 20% on the rate for each
  • During the months of February and March, discount of 10% (not combinable with other discouts)
Individual Italian courses

Check out all our current offers at the following page: Last minute offers >>>


  1. textbooks and notebooks
  2. use of video tapes and DVD
  3. lodging placement service
  4. certificates and diplomas
  5. examination fee

* The restaurants (Dino, I 4 Amici, Paoli, Taverna del Bronzino, Tavernetta della Signoria) are amongst the best in Florence. During the month of August some of these restaurants are closed for vacation

1 hour = 60 minutes

At our school each lesson hour lasts 60 minutes. In many other schools the lesson hour lasts 45 or 50 minutes and the prices of their courses, apparently lower, are actually higher of 25% (or 20%) of those written on their brochure.

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