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Linguaviva, Florence, Italy

Students rated Linguaviva, Florence : 4.2/5.0   (13 reviews)

1. What we like about the school  

Apartment - shared / Residence accommodation very close to school

2. Florence  

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3. Linguaviva

General Information

The language school Linguaviva was founded in Florence, Italy in 1976. The school is situated near the central railway station in the city centre of Florence, close to all the shops and restaurants.

The school address is: Via Fiume 17, 50123 - Florence (Italy).


Facilities

Snack vending machine, Drink vending machine, garden, copy machine, printer for student use, free WIFI


Classroom equipment

TV, air conditioning, heating, ample natural light in all classrooms.


Accreditations and Quality seals





Airport transfer

Best arrival airport is Firenze / Peretola Airport (FLR).  It takes 30 minutes by taxi or shuttle bus to school.


Average no. of students: Adult courses in summer: 250
Adult courses throughout the year: 130
Junior courses in summer: 160
School Size
XL
Average no. of levels: Adult courses in summer: 9
Adult courses throughout the year: 9
Number of classrooms: 16
Number of public workstations: 2
Italian teacher qualifications: 100 % hold a university degree
99 % hold a recognised language teaching qualification
Average age of students: in summer: 23 years
throughout the year: 25 years
Minimum age of students: 16 years
12 years for specific Junior courses
Student nationalities: Brazil 15 %
China 3 %
Germany 4 %
England 1 %
France 1 %
Holland 1 %
Russia 5 %
Sweden 1 %
 
Japan 7 %
Korea 4 %
Switzerland 5 %
Spain 1 %
USA 14 %
Turkey 5 %
Israel 10 %
 

4. Courses

All prices in € (convert currency). Below the original school prices are displayed.

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1
Standard Popular <Italian> course
Lessons per week: 20  | Max. group size: 12
186 € per week (Based on the price of 4 weeks)
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 12 24
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Starting dates Every Monday .
Beginner level start only: 04.Jan.2016, 01.Feb.2016, 29.Feb.2016, 29.Mar.2016, 26.Apr.2016, 23.May.2016, 20.Jun.2016, 04.Jul.2016, 01.Aug.2016, 29.Aug.2016, 26.Sep.2016, 24.Oct.2016, 21.Nov.2016
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Morning: 9:00  - 12:30
Afternoon: 13:30  - 17:00
Required language level Beginner (A1) - No previous knowledge required
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Intensive Popular <Italian> course
Lessons per week: 30  | Max. group size: 12
285 € per week (Based on the price of 4 weeks)
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 12 [+]Price for additional week
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Starting dates Every Monday .
Beginner level start only: 04.Jan.2016, 01.Feb.2016, 29.Feb.2016, 29.Mar.2016, 26.Apr.2016, 23.May.2016, 20.Jun.2016, 04.Jul.2016, 01.Aug.2016, 29.Aug.2016, 26.Sep.2016, 24.Oct.2016, 21.Nov.2016
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Morning: 9:00  - 12:30
Afternoon: 13:30  - 15:00
Required language level Beginner (A1) - No previous knowledge required
3
One-to-One 20
Lessons per week: 20  | Max. group size: 1
893 € per week
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 12 [+]Price for additional week
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Starting dates Every Monday .
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Morning: 9:00  - 12:30
Afternoon: 13:30  - 17:00
Required language level Beginner (A1) - No previous knowledge required
4
Preparatory for Italian University
Lessons per week: 30  | Max. group size: 15
298 € per week (Based on the price of 8 weeks)
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Price in € -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 2500
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For students who wish to attend an Italian University and pass the entrance examination for Architecture, Academy of Fine Arts, Medicine, Veterinary science, Dentistry, Pharmacy, Engineering.
Course material included.
Starting dates 2016: 06.Jun.2016.
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Morning: 9:00  - 12:30
Afternoon: 13:30  - 14:15
Required language level Lower intermediate (B1)
5
Lignano Summer School for juniors (12-18 years)
Lessons per week: 20  | Max. group size: 12
800 € per week (Based on the price of 4 weeks)
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Price in € -- 1640
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Course price includes accommodation: On campus, Triple room, Full board (breakfast + lunch + dinner)

Also included: course material, sports and leisure activities (attended by our staff). Laundry service once a week. Every student is insured against accidents and unintentional damages caused to others.

Price includes: Supervision 24/7

This course takes place in a different location than main address of the school:
Viale Centrale, 29, 33054, Lignano Sabbiadoro - UD
Starting dates 2016: 26.Jun.2016, 03.Jul.2016, 10.Jul.2016, 17.Jul.2016.
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Morning: 9:00  - 12:15
Required language level Beginner (A1) - No previous knowledge required
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Cultural Programme for Seniors
Lessons per week: 18  | Max. group size: 10
475 € per week (Based on the price of 2 weeks)
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It includes activities like cooking lessons, excursions, lectures, food and wine itineraries.
Starting dates 2016: 02.May.2016, 05.Sep.2016.
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Morning: 9:00  - 12:30
Required language level Elementary (A2)
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Super-Intensive (20 group + 10 individual)
Lessons per week: 30  | Max. group size: 12
627 € per week (Based on the price of 4 weeks)
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Starting dates Every Monday .
Beginner level start only: 04.Jan.2016, 01.Feb.2016, 29.Feb.2016, 29.Mar.2016, 26.Apr.2016, 23.May.2016, 20.Jun.2016, 04.Jul.2016, 01.Aug.2016, 29.Aug.2016, 26.Sep.2016, 24.Oct.2016, 21.Nov.2016
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Morning: 9:00  - 12:30
Afternoon: 13:30  - 15:00
Required language level Beginner (A1) - No previous knowledge required
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Italian + Cooking (20+6)
Lessons per week: 26  | Max. group size: 12
331 € per week (Based on the price of 4 weeks)
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Cooking classes: 2 afternoon sessions of 3 lessons per week.
Starting dates 2016: 04.Jan.2016, 01.Feb.2016, 29.Feb.2016, 29.Mar.2016, 26.Apr.2016, 23.May.2016, 20.Jun.2016, 04.Jul.2016, 01.Aug.2016, 29.Aug.2016, 26.Sep.2016, 24.Oct.2016, 21.Nov.2016.
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Morning: 9:00  - 12:30
Afternoon: 14:00  - 17:00
Required language level Lower intermediate (B1)
9
Italian + Arts (20+8)
Lessons per week: 28  | Max. group size: 12
345 € per week (Based on the price of 4 weeks)
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Art lessons: photography, fashion design, interior design OR painting.
Starting dates 2016: 04.Jan.2016, 01.Feb.2016, 29.Feb.2016, 29.Mar.2016, 26.Apr.2016, 23.May.2016, 20.Jun.2016, 04.Jul.2016, 29.Aug.2016, 26.Sep.2016, 24.Oct.2016, 21.Nov.2016.
Beginner level start only: 04.Jan.2016, 01.Feb.2016, 29.Feb.2016, 29.Mar.2016, 26.Apr.2016, 23.May.2016, 20.Jun.2016, 04.Jul.2016, 01.Aug.2016, 29.Aug.2016, 26.Sep.2016, 24.Oct.2016, 21.Nov.2016
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Morning: 9:00  - 12:30
Afternoon: 16:00  - 19:00
Required language level Elementary (A2)
10
Art History
Lessons per week: 7  | Max. group size: 12
91 € per week (Based on the price of 2 weeks)
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Price in € -- 190
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Afternoon course, only in combination with a group or one-to-one course. It focuses on Florentine Renaissance and foresees theoretical lessons and some classes on site (museums, churches, buildings).
Starting dates Every Monday .
Required language level Lower intermediate (B1)
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Italian + Arts (20+12)
Lessons per week: 32  | Max. group size: 12
0 € per week
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 16
Price in € -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 5400
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2 courses held in English between the subjects offered in our catalogue
Starting dates 2016: 04.Jan.2016, 29.Aug.2016.
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Morning: 9:00  - 12:30
Afternoon: 14:00  - 17:00
Required language level Elementary (A2)
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Lesson duration (minutes): 45 minutes
School's administrative fee: 80.00  €
Individual classes: Single individual lessons of tuition can be booked at 47 €. The combination of group and individual lessons is highly recommended. Individual lessons will encourage you to actively speak the foreign language and will offer you the opportunity to discuss individual problems and weaknesses.
Exams offered: CILS
Average examination results: 95% at CILS
Language school closed: In 2016 (including national and regional bank holidays):
01.Jan.2016 - 03.Jan.2016, 06.Jan.2016, 28.Mar.2016, 25.Apr.2016, 02.Jun.2016, 15.Aug.2016, 07.Dec.2016, 08.Dec.2016, 17.Dec.2016 - 31.Dec.2016
Languages spoken by school staff (cannot be guaranteed by school): Russian, Spanish, German, Italian, English

5. Accommodation

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Shared flat
Single room, No meals  | Minimum stay in weeks: 2
From 660 € per month
weeks 1 2 3 4 [+] Price for additional week Deposit (refundable)*
Price in € -- 330 495 660 165 100
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Saturday
Price per person
Price extra night: 23 € (Individual extra nights bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy: Single room.
Distance from school: 15 minutes walking
Includes: TV, Towels, Bedding/linen, Kitchen, Heating, No meals, Shared bathroom.
Age of students: Minimum age of students: 18
Maximum age of students: 0
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Homestay
Single room, Half board  | Minimum stay in weeks: 2
From 1080 € per month
weeks 1 2 3 4 [+] Price for additional week Deposit (refundable)*
Price in € -- 540 810 1080 270 100
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Saturday
Price per person
Kitchen cannot be used to prepare meals.
Price extra night: 37 € (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, Heating, Half board, Shared bathroom.
Age of students: Minimum age of students: 0
Maximum age of students: 0
3
Homestay
Single room, Breakfast  | Minimum stay in weeks: 2
From 700 € per month
weeks 1 2 3 4 [+] Price for additional week Deposit (refundable)*
Price in € -- 350 525 700 175 100
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Saturday
Price per person
Kitchen cannot be used to prepare meals.
Price extra night: 24 € (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, Heating, Breakfast, Shared bathroom.
Age of students: Minimum age of students: 18
Maximum age of students: 0
4
Homestay
Double room (only for 2 people travelling together), Breakfast  | Minimum stay in weeks: 2
From 520 € per month
weeks 1 2 3 4 [+] Price for additional week Deposit (refundable)*
Price in € -- 260 390 520 130 100
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Saturday
Price per person
Kitchen cannot be used to prepare meals.
Price extra night: 24 € (Individual extra nights bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy: Double room (only for 2 people travelling together).
Distance from school: 15 minutes by public transport
Includes: TV, Towels, Bedding/linen, Heating, Breakfast, Shared bathroom.
Age of students: Minimum age of students: 18
Maximum age of students: 0
5
Homestay
Double room (only for 2 people travelling together), Half board  | Minimum stay in weeks: 2
From 860 € per month
weeks 1 2 3 4 [+] Price for additional week Deposit (refundable)*
Price in € -- 430 645 860 210 100
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Saturday
Price per person
Kitchen cannot be used to prepare meals.
Price extra night: 37 € (Individual extra nights bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy: Double room (only for 2 people travelling together).
Distance from school: 15 minutes by public transport
Includes: TV, Towels, Bedding/linen, Heating, Half board, Shared bathroom.
Age of students: Minimum age of students: 0
Maximum age of students: 0
6
Shared flat
Double room (only for 2 people travelling together), No meals  | Minimum stay in weeks: 2
From 480 € per month
weeks 1 2 3 4 [+] Price for additional week Deposit (refundable)*
Price in € -- 240 360 480 115 100
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Saturday
Price per person
Price extra night: 23 € (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: TV, Towels, Bedding/linen, Kitchen, Access to Wifi in building (free WIFI), Heating, No meals, Shared bathroom.
Age of students: Minimum age of students: 18
Maximum age of students: 0
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Max. 1 student of each nationality possible? yes
Single room always
Optional airport transfer: Firenze / Peretola Airport (FLR): for 55 € (one way)
Taxi costs about 30 € to the city center

6. Reviews

 
Overall rating 4.2/5.0 
(13 reviews)
City / State 4.3/5.0 
Organisation 4.6/5.0 
Facilities 3.6/5.0 
Social activities 3.9/5.0 
Course quality / Progress in language 4.6/5.0 
Value for money 3.9/5.0 
Accommodation
Host Family 4.4/5.0 
Shared Flat (apartment) 3.7/5.0 
Other 4.7/5.0 
Students liked about Linguaviva, Florence
"The quality of instruction; the friendly, supportive staff; the interesting mix of student nationalities." - (59 years)
"Great international experience, wonderful instructors, complete immersion." - (23 years)
"Teachers were excellent, helpful, and friendly." -
"Staff, social activities, everything was well organised" - (31 years)
"Commitment of all the staff" - (65 years)
All 13 reviews of Linguaviva

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