Among Italian language schools for foreigners, the Galilei Institute is unique in its exclusive specializing in one-to-one, personalized, full immersion courses specifically designed for professionals and students. Established in 1985, the Galilei Institute attained the highest prestige among language schools in Italy by providing its services to the leading companies of the world. Please take a moment to review our list of clients.
Location of the school
Intensive italian language courses in Florence - Intensive Italian one-to-one courses and small group courses.
About our Intensive courses
Our intensive Italian courses in Florence are designed for people of all ages, students and businessmen. 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. Both group and individual courses are held by experienced mother tongue teachers.
Courses can also take place on weekends and holidays, as well as weekdays.
The intensive Italian courses in Florence offered by the Galilei Institute are especially designed for those who have only little time to study, and want to make the most out of it:
private people of all ages, who study Italian for their personal needs or for passion
language students, who need to prepare for their Italian exams
business people who need the Italian language for work
In terms of results, 1 month in a regular size group corresponds to 2 weeks a in a small group course or to 1 week in one our Italian one-to-one courses. In order to know for how long you should plan your study to achieve a certain level of knowledge, click here The high degree of personalization in our intensive Italian courses in Florence enables our students to efficiently achieve their goals.
Please choose here below the INTENSIVE ITALIAN COURSE that suits better your linguistic needs and the time at your disposal.
The Italian individual courses enable the students to put the learned grammar structures directly into practise because they assure a high degree of active participation at the lesson.
In fact, the experience showed us that the key factors for quick and in-depth results are a rigorous attention of the teacher to each student, a studying program tailored to the individual linguistic needs as well as a continuous practise of the learned structures under the guidance of an experienced teacher.
It is stated that, in terms of results, 1 week in one of our Italian one-to-one courses corresponds to approximately 1 month in class with a regular size group of students. In order to learn more about the main differences of studying the Italian language in a one-to-one courses, a small group or bigger groups, please consult the page “considerations”
The program of our Intensive italian courses with Individual program is completly customizable, it is build basing on your daily results and it takes in consideration your language level, mothertongue, age and personal interests. The only thing you have to do is to choose the main topic of your course, specifying it in your request (business, exam preparation, other), the number of hours per day and the dates of your course. The courses that have more than 4 hours per day are taught by 2 teachers. Some of our courses include the lunch with the teacher.
If you wish to see more detailed information about our individual intensive courses, please go here!. Otherwise you can directly proceed with the enrollment
All our Intensive Italian courses are offered all year round (for one-to-one courses also during Christmas and Easter vacations). On request, the courses can be scheduled also during the weekend and holidays in order to take full advantage of the time at your disposal.
For people who have time only during weekend/s, we offer the special intensive weekend crash courses. These courses start on Friday (4pm) and finish on Sunday (at 1pm). You can choose between the “Basic weekend” that includes Italian lessons only (16 hours in total) or “Intensive weekend” (20 hours in total) where are included lunch and dinner with the teacher and where you may decide to replace 2 hours of Italian with 2 hours of a guided visit downtown Florence.
If you wish to see more detailed information about our intensive Italian courses during the weekend, please visit the following page >>> Otherwise you can directly proceed with the enrollment.
Our intensive italian courses in small groups are the best choice for those who prefer a group course but in the same time would like to participate very actively in the lessons having a lot of teacher’s attention.
The program of these courses is established according to all participants’ requests and needs. The classes are organized for all levels from beginners to advanced users. Thanks to the fact that our intensive small group courses have max 4 students per class, 2-weeks of a such small group course, in term of results, correspond to approximately 1 month in a regular size class (with 7-10 students). Our small group courses are organized for 4, 6 or 8 hours per day. In order to know for how long you should plan your study to achieve a certain level of knowledge, click here. If you with to see more detailed information about our small group italian intensive courses, please visit the following page>>> Otherwise you can directly proceed with the enrollment.
For those who plan to stay for several months in Florence and so have more time at their disposal for their Italian language studies, we have created the “Italiano Insieme” program (regular size group courses with 7-12 students per class).
These courses are scheduled from 9am to 1pm in order to be easily combinable with any our cultural courses (link) or some individual conversation lessons in the afternoon. If you wish to see more detailed information about regular size Italian group courses, please visit the following page>>> Otherwise you can directly proceed with the enrollment.
Characteristics of our intensive italian language courses
Rapid and thorough assessment of the student’s needs
Course programs tailored to those needs (one-to-one courses)
Assurance of a productive instruction environment
Flexible schedules (one-to-one courses)
Reduction of amount of time required in order to learn/improve in the language
Exclusive attention of qualified and specialized teachers
Italian for various professional fields and their specific terminology – business courses (one-to-one courses)
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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