Centro Koinè, Lucca, Italy

Centro Koinè

Students rated Centro Koinè, Lucca : 4.5/5.0   (30 reviews)

1. Lucca  

2. Centro Koinè

General Information

The language school Centro Koinè was founded in Lucca, Italy in 1980. The classrooms are in a historic building in downtown Lucca, close to the well known Piazza San Michele and Piazza Napoleone.

The school address is: Via dei Tabacchi, 5, 55100 - Lucca (Italy).


Facilities

Daily press, movie rental, movie room, student support desk, copy machine, printer for student use, free WIFI


Classroom equipment

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


Accreditations and Quality seals




Italian Ministry of Education


Airport transfer

Best arrival airport is Pisa International Airport Galileo Galilei (PSA).  It takes 30 minutes by taxi to school.


Average no. of students: Adult courses in summer: 50
Adult courses throughout the year: 40
Average no. of levels: Adult courses in summer: 5
Adult courses throughout the year: 5
Number of classrooms: 9
Italian teacher qualifications: 100 % hold a university degree
100 % hold a recognised language teaching qualification
Average age of students: in summer: 25 years
throughout the year: 35 years
Minimum age of students: 15 years
Student nationalities: Brazil 2 %
China 2 %
Germany 10 %
England 10 %
France 10 %
Holland 12 %
Russia 2 %
 
Japan 5 %
Korea 2 %
Switzerland 8 %
Spain 8 %
USA 22 %
 

All prices in € (convert currency). Below the original school prices are displayed.  The 5% DISCOUNT on the tuition fee will automatically be deducted on receipt of your registration.

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Weeks 1 2 3 4 6 8 10 24 36 48 [+]Price for additional week
Price in € 230 350 470 600 870 1140 1410 2600 3800 4900 140
Starting dates Every Monday .
Beginner level start only: 07.Jan.2014, 20.Jan.2014, 03.Feb.2014, 17.Feb.2014, 03.Mar.2014, 17.Mar.2014, 31.Mar.2014, 14.Apr.2014, 28.Apr.2014, 12.May.2014, 26.May.2014, 09.Jun.2014, 23.Jun.2014, 07.Jul.2014, 21.Jul.2014, 04.Aug.2014, 18.Aug.2014, 01.Sep.2014, 15.Sep.2014, 29.Sep.2014, 13.Oct.2014, 27.Oct.2014, 10.Nov.2014, 24.Nov.2014, 09.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 € 325 650 975 1300 1600 1920 2240 2560 3200 3840 320
Students can choose to use the lessons to concentrate on specific terminology such as economics, business, medicine, banking, history, art or architecture.
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 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
Students can choose to use the lessons to concentrate on specific terminology such as economics, business, medicine, banking, history, art or architecture.
Starting dates Every Monday .
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 € 1595 3190 4780 5640 7210 8780 10350 11920 15060 18200 1570
The course price includes lunch every day in a restaurant with the teacher.
Starting dates Every Monday .
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 € -- 1600 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Course price includes accommodation: Homestay, Single room, Half board on weekdays, Full board on weekends

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

Price includes: Airport transfer (return trip)
Starting dates 2014: 04.Aug.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 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 Day .
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 € 475 880 1270 1645 2056 2467 2852 3161 3952 4606 384
4 group lessons each morning + 2 individual lessons each afternoon.
Starting dates Every Monday .
Beginner level start only: 07.Jan.2014, 20.Jan.2014, 03.Feb.2014, 17.Feb.2014, 03.Mar.2014, 17.Mar.2014, 31.Mar.2014, 14.Apr.2014, 28.Apr.2014, 12.May.2014, 26.May.2014, 09.Jun.2014, 23.Jun.2014, 07.Jul.2014, 21.Jul.2014, 04.Aug.2014, 18.Aug.2014, 01.Sep.2014, 15.Sep.2014, 29.Sep.2014, 13.Oct.2014, 27.Oct.2014, 10.Nov.2014, 24.Nov.2014, 09.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: 07.Jan.2014, 20.Jan.2014, 03.Feb.2014, 17.Feb.2014, 03.Mar.2014, 17.Mar.2014, 31.Mar.2014, 14.Apr.2014, 28.Apr.2014, 12.May.2014, 26.May.2014, 09.Jun.2014, 23.Jun.2014, 07.Jul.2014, 21.Jul.2014, 04.Aug.2014, 18.Aug.2014, 01.Sep.2014, 15.Sep.2014, 29.Sep.2014, 13.Oct.2014, 27.Oct.2014, 10.Nov.2014, 24.Nov.2014, 09.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: 16.Jun.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 2014: 03.Mar.2014, 10.Mar.2014, 17.Mar.2014, 24.Mar.2014, 31.Mar.2014, 07.Apr.2014, 14.Apr.2014, 21.Apr.2014, 28.Apr.2014, 05.May.2014, 12.May.2014, 19.May.2014, 26.May.2014, 09.Jun.2014, 16.Jun.2014, 23.Jun.2014, 30.Jun.2014, 07.Jul.2014, 14.Jul.2014, 21.Jul.2014, 28.Jul.2014, 04.Aug.2014, 11.Aug.2014, 18.Aug.2014, 25.Aug.2014, 01.Sep.2014, 08.Sep.2014, 15.Sep.2014, 22.Sep.2014, 29.Sep.2014, 06.Oct.2014, 13.Oct.2014, 20.Oct.2014, 27.Oct.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 € 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: 07.Apr.2014, 12.May.2014, 09.Jun.2014, 07.Jul.2014, 15.Sep.2014, 13.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
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: 07.Jan.2014, 20.Jan.2014, 03.Feb.2014, 17.Feb.2014, 03.Mar.2014, 17.Mar.2014, 31.Mar.2014, 14.Apr.2014, 28.Apr.2014, 12.May.2014, 26.May.2014, 09.Jun.2014, 23.Jun.2014, 07.Jul.2014, 21.Jul.2014, 04.Aug.2014, 18.Aug.2014, 01.Sep.2014, 15.Sep.2014, 29.Sep.2014, 13.Oct.2014, 27.Oct.2014, 10.Nov.2014, 24.Nov.2014, 09.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 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
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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, 15.Aug.2014, 08.Dec.2014, 25.Dec.2014, 26.Dec.2014
In 2015 (including national and regional bank holidays):
01.Jan.2015, 06.Jan.2015, 05.Apr.2015, 06.Apr.2015, 25.Apr.2015, 01.May.2015, 02.Jun.2015, 08.Dec.2015, 25.Dec.2015
Languages spoken by school staff (cannot be guaranteed by school): German, Italian, French, English
Comments about courses: On the first day students receive a folder containing the weekly programme of activities and excursions, a map of the city and a small guide with useful addresses in Lucca.

Orientation, tour of the town, welcome party and two afternoon activities per week included in course price. Extra charge for food and drink only.

4. Accommodation

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Price in € 175 285 370 450 117
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 walking
Includes: TV, Bedding/linen, Kitchen, Heating, No meals, Shared bathroom.
Age of students: Minimum age of students: 0
Maximum age of students: 0
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Price in € 262 476 680 869 225
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Saturday
Price per person
Price extra night: 44 € (Individual extra nights bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy: Single room.
Distance from school: 15 minutes walking
Includes: TV, Bedding/linen, Weekly cleaning, Kitchen, 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 € 165 265 370 445 115
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 walking
Includes: TV, Bedding/linen, Weekly cleaning, Heating, Breakfast, Shared bathroom.
Age of students: Minimum age of students: 0
Maximum age of students: 0
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Price in € 237 421 610 765 198
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 walking
Includes: TV, 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 € 190 320 440 545 141
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Saturday
Price per person
Price extra night: 32 € (Individual extra nights bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy: Single room.
Distance from school: 15 minutes walking
Includes: TV, Bedding/linen, Weekly cleaning, Heating, Breakfast, Shared bathroom.
Age of students: Minimum age of students: 0
Maximum age of students: 0
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Price in € 150 230 300 350 --
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 walking
Includes: TV, 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 € 402 871 1340 1809 469
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Saturday
Price per person
Price extra night: 67 € (Individual extra nights bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy: Single room.
Distance from school: 10 minutes walking
Includes: TV, Phone, Daily cleaning, 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 € 294 637 980 1323 343
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Saturday
Price per person
Price extra night: 49 € (Individual extra nights bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy: Double room (only for 2 people travelling together).
Distance from school: 10 minutes walking
Includes: TV, Phone, Daily cleaning, 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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Price in € 540 1170 1800 2430 630
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Saturday
Price per person
Price extra night: 90 € (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, Access to Wifi (wireless LAN) in building, 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 € 420 910 1400 1890 490
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Saturday
Price per person
Price extra night: 75 € (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, Daily cleaning, Towels, Bedding/linen, Access to Wifi (wireless LAN) in building, 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 € 390 845 1300 1755 455
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Saturday
Price per person
Guest houses with pleasant atmosphere in the city centre, inside the walls.
Price extra night: 65 € (Individual extra nights bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy: Single room.
Distance from school: 15 minutes walking
Includes: TV, Daily cleaning, 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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Price in € 240 520 800 1080 280
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Saturday
Price per person
Guest houses with pleasant atmosphere in the city centre, inside the walls.
Price extra night: 40 € (Individual extra nights bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy: Double room (only for 2 people travelling together).
Distance from school: 15 minutes walking
Includes: 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: Pisa International Airport Galileo Galilei (PSA): for 65 € (one way)
Florence Airport Peretola (FLR): for 130 € (one way)

5. Leisure activities

Leisure activities: activity possible course possible organized by school distance from school
Ballet      
Basketball      
Cooking      
Dancing     5 km
Diving     50 km
Football (soccer)     7 km
Horse riding     5 km
Mountainbiking     5 km
Music      
Sailing     15 km
Skiing     50 km
Swimming      
Table Tennis      
Tennis     5 km
Yoga      

6. Reviews

 
Overall rating 4.5/5.0 
(30 reviews)
City 4.9/5.0 
Organisation 4.6/5.0 
Facilities 4.0/5.0 
Social activities 4.2/5.0 
Course Quality / Progress in language 4.4/5.0 
Value for money 4.6/5.0 
Accommodation
Host Family 4.5/5.0 
Shared flat (apartment) 4.5/5.0 
Other 4.7/5.0 
Students liked about Centro Koinè, Lucca
"The relaxing but imaginative classroom activities." - (66 years)
"Excellent Teaching and materials" - (68 years)
"Its small and they are friendly" - (40 years)
"The staff - friendly, professional and first rate teachers " - (48 years)
"The excellent tutors who quickly understood the level of tuition required. " - (48 years)
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Prices include:
  • Organized activities
  • Wireless LAN zone at school
  • Free certificate of course attendance
  • Free airport pickup for all junior courses (both ways)
  • Language level placement test at first day of classes
  • For junior courses: every afternoon free organized leisure program
  • For adult courses: a minimum of one free organized leisure activity per week
  • Free assistance in finding flats for long-term students
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