Centro Koinè, Florence, Italy

Centro Koinè

Students rated Centro Koinè, Florence : 4.3/5.0   (20 reviews)

1. Florence  

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2. Centro Koinè

General Information

The language school Centro Koinè was founded in Florence, Italy in 1980. The school is situated in the historic centre of Florence, close to Piazza Santa Croce, just a few hundred meters away from the Sant'Ambrogio market and the flea market. Many popular bars and restaurants are found in this area, and the University of Florence and the largest public libraries in the city are within walking distance. Classes are held in Mori Ubaldini degli Alberti, a Renaissance palace.

The school address is: Borgo Santa Croce,17, 50122 - Florence (Italy).


Facilities

Movie rental, lounge, student support desk, copy machine, printer for student use, free WIFI


Classroom equipment

Heating, ample natural light in all classrooms.
TV in some classrooms.


Accreditations and Quality seals




Italian Ministry of Education.


Airport transfer

Best arrival airport is Florence Vespucci Airport.  It takes 20 minutes by taxi to school.


Average no. of students: Adult courses in summer: 80
Adult courses throughout the year: 30
Average no. of levels: Adult courses in summer: 5
Adult courses throughout the year: 5
Number of classrooms: 5
Number of public workstations: 2
Italian teacher qualifications: 100 % hold a university degree
100 % hold a recognised language teaching qualification
Average age of students: in summer: 26 years
throughout the year: 35 years
Minimum age of students: 16 years
Student nationalities: Brazil 2 %
China 2 %
Germany 15 %
England 5 %
France 10 %
Holland 10 %
Russia 2 %
Sweden 5 %
 
Japan 10 %
Korea 2 %
Switzerland 5 %
Spain 10 %
USA 15 %
 

3. Courses

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Weeks 1 2 3 4 6 8 10 24 36 48 [+]Price for additional week
Price in € 210 320 430 540 784 1028 1272 2600 3800 4900 122
Starting dates Every Monday .
Beginner level start only: 13.Jan.2014, 27.Jan.2014, 10.Feb.2014, 24.Feb.2014, 10.Mar.2014, 24.Mar.2014, 07.Apr.2014, 22.Apr.2014, 05.May.2014, 19.May.2014, 03.Jun.2014, 16.Jun.2014, 30.Jun.2014, 14.Jul.2014, 28.Jul.2014, 11.Aug.2014, 25.Aug.2014, 08.Sep.2014, 22.Sep.2014, 06.Oct.2014, 20.Oct.2014, 03.Nov.2014, 17.Nov.2014, 01.Dec.2014
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Morning: 9:00  - 13:00
Required min. language level Beginner (A1) - No previous knowledge required
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 12 [+]Price for additional week
Price in € 630 1260 1890 2520 3150 3705 4322 4940 6176 7411 617
Starting dates Every Day .
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Morning: 9:00  - 13:00
Required min. language level Beginner (A1) - No previous knowledge required
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Price in € 325 650 975 1300 1600 1920 2240 2560 3200 3840 320
Starting dates Every Day .
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Afternoon: 14:00  - 16:00
Required min. language level Beginner (A1) - No previous knowledge required
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 12 [+]Price for additional week
Price in € 1595 3190 4780 5640 7210 8780 10350 11920 15060 18200 1570
The price includes lunch in a restaurant with the teacher every day.
Starting dates Every Day .
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Morning: 9:00  - 13:00
Afternoon: 13:00  - 17:00
Required min. language level Beginner (A1) - No previous knowledge required
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Price in € 1220 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Course price includes accommodation: Homestay, Single room, Half board

It includes 4 organised activities (programme will include the most interesting possibilities and reflect the interests of the student).
Starting dates Every Monday .
Required min. language level Beginner (A1) - No previous knowledge required
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Price in € -- 1600 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Course price includes accommodation: Homestay, Double room, Full board (breakfast + lunch + dinner)

It includes: excursions; afternoon and evening program of sports, cultural and recreational activities; personal laundry once a week, transfers from/to Airport Firenze for specific arrivals.

Price includes: Airport transfer (return trip)
Starting dates 2014: 14.Jul.2014.
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Morning: 9:00  - 13:00
Required min. language level Beginner (A1) - No previous knowledge required
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 12 [+]Price for additional week
Price in € 480 860 1240 1620 2025 2430 2800 3078 3840 4530 378
Starting dates Every Monday .
Beginner level start only: 13.Jan.2014, 27.Jan.2014, 10.Feb.2014, 24.Feb.2014, 10.Mar.2014, 24.Mar.2014, 07.Apr.2014, 22.Apr.2014, 05.May.2014, 19.May.2014, 03.Jun.2014, 16.Jun.2014, 30.Jun.2014, 14.Jul.2014, 28.Jul.2014, 11.Aug.2014, 25.Aug.2014, 08.Sep.2014, 22.Sep.2014, 06.Oct.2014, 20.Oct.2014, 03.Nov.2014, 17.Nov.2014, 01.Dec.2014
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Morning: 9:00  - 13:00
Afternoon: 14:00  - 16:00
Required min. language level Beginner (A1) - No previous knowledge required
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Price in € -- 1170 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Course price includes accommodation: Homestay, Single room, Breakfast

1 week in Camogli (15 private lessons, accommodation in the teacher's home) + 1 week in Florence (20 group lessons, accommodation in a host family).
Starting dates Every Monday .
Beginner level start only: 13.Jan.2014, 27.Jan.2014, 10.Feb.2014, 24.Feb.2014, 10.Mar.2014, 24.Mar.2014, 07.Apr.2014, 22.Apr.2014, 05.May.2014, 19.May.2014, 03.Jun.2014, 16.Jun.2014, 30.Jun.2014, 14.Jul.2014, 28.Jul.2014, 11.Aug.2014, 25.Aug.2014, 08.Sep.2014, 22.Sep.2014, 06.Oct.2014, 20.Oct.2014, 03.Nov.2014, 17.Nov.2014, 01.Dec.2014
Required min. language level Beginner (A1) - No previous knowledge required
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Price in € -- 380 510 600 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Painting and/or drawing lessons for small groups are offered two afternoons per week and last 3 hours each. Basic materials are included in the course fee.
Starting dates Every Monday .
Beginner level start only: 13.Jan.2014, 27.Jan.2014, 10.Feb.2014, 24.Feb.2014, 10.Mar.2014, 24.Mar.2014, 07.Apr.2014, 22.Apr.2014, 05.May.2014, 19.May.2014, 03.Jun.2014, 16.Jun.2014, 30.Jun.2014, 14.Jul.2014, 28.Jul.2014, 11.Aug.2014, 25.Aug.2014, 08.Sep.2014, 22.Sep.2014, 06.Oct.2014, 20.Oct.2014, 03.Nov.2014, 17.Nov.2014, 01.Dec.2014
Required min. language level Beginner (A1) - No previous knowledge required
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Price in € -- 510 630 850 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Painting and/or drawing lessons for small groups are offered three afternoons per week and last 3 hours each. Basic materials are included in the course fee.
Starting dates Every Monday .
Beginner level start only: 13.Jan.2014, 27.Jan.2014, 10.Feb.2014, 24.Feb.2014, 10.Mar.2014, 24.Mar.2014, 07.Apr.2014, 22.Apr.2014, 05.May.2014, 19.May.2014, 03.Jun.2014, 16.Jun.2014, 30.Jun.2014, 14.Jul.2014, 28.Jul.2014, 11.Aug.2014, 25.Aug.2014, 08.Sep.2014, 22.Sep.2014, 06.Oct.2014, 20.Oct.2014, 03.Nov.2014, 17.Nov.2014, 01.Dec.2014
Required min. language level Beginner (A1) - No previous knowledge required
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Price in € 280 380 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
First week: theoretical lectures and workshops (30 lessons).
Second week: teaching practise and peer-teaching to students of Italian as foreign language (20 lessons).
Starting dates 2014: 14.Apr.2014, 04.Aug.2014.
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Morning: 9:00  - 13:00
Afternoon: 14:00  - 16:00
Required min. language level Proficiency (C2)
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Price in € -- 490 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
General Italian course (20 lessons); lessons in tuition methodology (mostly one-to-one, 10 lessons); teaching practice sessions (20 lessons); afternoon activities.
Starting dates Every Monday .
Course not available: 24.Oct.2014 - 31.Dec.2014
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Morning: 9:00  - 13:00
Afternoon: 14:00  - 16:00
Required min. language level Proficiency (C2)
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Price in € -- -- -- 440 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Lessons spread over 3 afternoons per week.
Starting dates Every Monday .
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Afternoon: 14:00  - 16:00
Required min. language level Advanced (C1)
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Price in € 680 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Course price includes accommodation: Homestay, Single room, Breakfast

It includes 4 cooking lessons at home with the landlady (the mamma) as a teacher.
Starting dates Every Monday .
Beginner level start only: 13.Jan.2014, 27.Jan.2014, 10.Feb.2014, 24.Feb.2014, 10.Mar.2014, 24.Mar.2014, 07.Apr.2014, 22.Apr.2014, 05.May.2014, 19.May.2014, 03.Jun.2014, 16.Jun.2014, 30.Jun.2014, 14.Jul.2014, 28.Jul.2014, 11.Aug.2014, 25.Aug.2014, 08.Sep.2014, 22.Sep.2014, 06.Oct.2014, 20.Oct.2014, 03.Nov.2014, 17.Nov.2014, 01.Dec.2014
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Morning: 9:00  - 13:00
Afternoon: 17:00  - 20:00
Required min. language level Beginner (A1) - No previous knowledge required
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Price in € 890 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Course price includes accommodation: Homestay, Single room, Breakfast

It includes 10 private Italian lessons, 1 excursion and 4 cooking classes in the evenings.
Starting dates Every Monday .
Required min. language level Beginner (A1) - No previous knowledge required
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Price in € 520 790 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Italian language lessons in the morning combined with cooking courses, wine tastings and guided tours to vineyards in the area surrounding Florence.
Starting dates 2014: 05.May.2014, 08.Sep.2014, 06.Oct.2014.
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Morning: 9:00  - 13:00
Afternoon: 16:00  - 20:00
Required min. language level Beginner (A1) - No previous knowledge required
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Lesson duration (minutes): 55 minutes
Language school closed: In 2014 (including national and regional bank holidays):
01.Jan.2014, 06.Jan.2014, 21.Apr.2014, 01.May.2014, 02.Jun.2014, 24.Jun.2014, 15.Aug.2014, 08.Dec.2014, 25.Dec.2014, 26.Dec.2014
Languages spoken by school staff (cannot be guaranteed by school): Italian, French, English
Comments about courses: On the first day of the course each participant will receive a folder, containing a list of cultural activities and excursions, a guide with useful addresses for a stay in the city and a map of the city.

Orientation tour of the city and welcome party included in course price.

4. Accommodation

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weeks 1 2 3 4 [+] Price for additional week
Price in € 175 285 370 450 112.5
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Saturday
Price per person
Apartment shared with other students or with Italians.
Price extra night: 29 € (Individual extra nights bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy: Single room.
Distance from school: 15 minutes by public transport
Includes: TV, Towels, Bedding/linen, Kitchen, Heating, No meals, Shared bathroom.
Age of students: Minimum age of students: 0
Maximum age of students: 0
weeks 1 2 3 4 [+] Price for additional week
Price in € 262 476 680 869 189
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Saturday
Price per person
Price extra night: 43.5 € (Individual extra nights bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy: Single room.
Distance from school: 15 minutes by public transport
Includes: Phone, Towels, Bedding/linen, Weekly cleaning, Heating, Half board, Shared bathroom.
Age of students: Minimum age of students: 0
Maximum age of students: 0
weeks 1 2 3 4 [+] Price for additional week
Price in € 190 320 440 545 105
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Saturday
Price per person
Price extra night: 31.5 € (Individual extra nights bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy: Single room.
Distance from school: 15 minutes by public transport
Includes: TV, Phone, Towels, Bedding/linen, Weekly cleaning, Heating, Breakfast, Shared bathroom.
Age of students: Minimum age of students: 0
Maximum age of students: 0
weeks 1 2 3 4 [+] Price for additional week
Price in € 165 265 370 445 75
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Saturday
Price per person
Price extra night: 27.5 € (Individual extra nights bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy: Double room.
Distance from school: 15 minutes by public transport
Includes: TV, Phone, Towels, Bedding/linen, Weekly cleaning, Heating, Breakfast, Shared bathroom.
Age of students: Minimum age of students: 0
Maximum age of students: 0
weeks 1 2 3 4 [+] Price for additional week
Price in € 237 421 610 765 155
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Saturday
Price per person
Price extra night: 39.5 € (Individual extra nights bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy: Double room.
Distance from school: 15 minutes by public transport
Includes: TV, Phone, Towels, Bedding/linen, Weekly cleaning, Half board, Shared bathroom.
Age of students: Minimum age of students: 0
Maximum age of students: 0
weeks 1 2 3 4 [+] Price for additional week
Price in € 150 230 300 350 87.5
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Saturday
Price per person
Apartment shared with other students or with Italians.
Price extra night: 25 € (Individual extra nights bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy: Double room.
Distance from school: 15 minutes by public transport
Includes: TV, Towels, Bedding/linen, Kitchen, No meals, Shared bathroom.
Age of students: Minimum age of students: 0
Maximum age of students: 0
weeks 1 2 3 4 [+] Price for additional week
Price in € 420 910 1400 1890 490
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Saturday
Price per person
Price extra night: 70 € (Individual extra nights bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy: Single room.
Distance from school: 5 minutes walking
Includes: TV, Phone, Towels, Bedding/linen, Heating, Breakfast, Private bathroom.
Age of students: Minimum age of students: 0
Maximum age of students: 0
weeks 1 2 3 4 [+] Price for additional week
Price in € 309 669.5 1030 1390.5 360.5
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Saturday
Price per person
Price extra night: 51.5 € (Individual extra nights bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy: Double room (only for 2 people travelling together).
Distance from school: 5 minutes walking
Includes: TV, Phone, Towels, Bedding/linen, Heating, Air conditioning, Breakfast, Private bathroom.
Age of students: Minimum age of students: 0
Maximum age of students: 0
weeks 1 2 3 4 [+] Price for additional week
Price in € 630 1365 2100 2835 735
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Saturday
Price per person
Price extra night: 105 € (Individual extra nights bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy: Single room.
Distance from school: 5 minutes walking
Includes: TV, Phone, Towels, Bedding/linen, Heating, Air conditioning, Breakfast, Private bathroom.
Age of students: Minimum age of students: 0
Maximum age of students: 0
weeks 1 2 3 4 [+] Price for additional week
Price in € 375 812.5 1250 1687.5 437.5
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Saturday
Price per person
Price extra night: 62.5 € (Individual extra nights bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy: Double room (only for 2 people travelling together).
Distance from school: 5 minutes walking
Includes: TV, Phone, Towels, Bedding/linen, Heating, Air conditioning, Breakfast, Private bathroom.
Age of students: Minimum age of students: 0
Maximum age of students: 0
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Max. 1 student of each nationality possible? no
Single room on request
Optional airport transfer: Peretola (FLR): for 65 € (one way)
Taxi costs about 25 € to the city center

5. Leisure activities

Leisure activities: activity possible course possible organized by school distance from school
Ballet     1 km
Baseball     5 km
Basketball     1 km
Cooking     0.5 km
Cricket     10 km
Dancing     1 km
Football (soccer)     1 km
Golf     10 km
Horse riding     10 km
Mountainbiking     5 km
Music     1 km
Rugby     6 km
Squash     10 km
Swimming     0.5 km
Table Tennis     2 km
Tennis     1 km
Volleyball     1 km
Yoga     1 km

6. Reviews

 
Overall rating 4.3/5.0 
(20 reviews)
City 4.7/5.0 
Organisation 4.4/5.0 
Facilities 3.7/5.0 
Social activities 3.8/5.0 
Course Quality / Progress in language 4.3/5.0 
Value for money 4.3/5.0 
Accommodation
Host Family 4.9/5.0 
Shared flat (apartment) 4.6/5.0 
Other 4.6/5.0 
Students liked about Centro Koinè, Florence
"Small class, nice host family." - (33 years)
"Good teaching method, dynamic and participatory" - (40 years)
"The teacher Marco" - (29 years)
"They really know what they're doing both in the classroom and out of it. Marco is a great teacher who really helped me improve." - (57 years)
"Teachers were excellent, secretary/admin ppl were great" - (28 years)
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