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Istituto Il DavidFlorence, Italy

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4.5

Rating: 4.5/5.0

Overall school rating of Istituto Il David, Florence
Ranked #7 of 16 Italian schools in Florence
School
Location of the school
5.0 

Rating: 5.0/5.0

Facilities
4.1 

Rating: 4.1/5.0

Social activities
4.2 

Rating: 4.2/5.0

Organisation
4.4 

Rating: 4.4/5.0

Course
Quality of teaching
4.4 

Rating: 4.4/5.0

Value for money
4.4 

Rating: 4.4/5.0

Accommodation
Homestay
4.4 

Rating: 4.4/5.0

Shared Flat (apartment)
3.6 

Rating: 3.6/5.0

Overall school rating by student age group
Students < 18 years
5.0 

Rating: 5.0/5.0

(2)
Students 18-30 years
4.2 

Rating: 4.2/5.0

(18)
Students 31-49 years
4.7 

Rating: 4.7/5.0

(17)
Students 50+ years
4.5 

Rating: 4.5/5.0

(14)
What we like about the school
  • Excellent nationality mix. No student nationality makes up more than 15% of students.
  • Free assistance in finding flats for long-term students.
How we create the points regarding what we like/dislike about a school

Location: Istituto II David is located in the birthplace of the renaissance, Florence, Italy. Hailed for its architecture, rich cultural history, beauty and art, Florence is a unique city, with Istituto II David located right in the middle. The school is housed just a moment's walk from such famous sites as the Piazza Della Republica, the Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, Ponte Vecchio and multiple museums, including the Uffizi Gallery. The Santa Maria Novella railway station is also only a short walk away, ensuring students have all they need to enjoy Florence and the surrounding areas during their time at school.

School facilities: Istituto II David has over 35 years of experience in teaching Italian as a foreign language. Its facilities, central to the city, offer students all they need to reach their language goals, in a comfortable and friendly environment. These facilities include a rooftop terrace, library, lounge area, movie room and a student support desk for any questions or queries that may arise. All classrooms are equipped with air conditioning, heating and ample natural light to create an optimal learning environment.

Course selection: Course selection offers something suitable to students of all levels, with Part-time, Full-time and Summer programmes available over several schedules and intensities. Programmes combining Italian with Culture or Cooking, are also popular and available the whole year-round. The school also offers courses to learn English.
  • The language school Istituto Il David was founded in Florence, Italy in 1983.
  • Legal name / parent company: Istituto Il David SRL
  • Tax registration ID: IT05198360488

Italian Courses

General Language
Private
Business
Language Plus Activity

Information for all courses offered by Istituto Il David

Lesson duration
55 minutes
Course material
Generally course material is distributed free to students and will stay in student property.
Individual classes
Single individual lessons of tuition can be reserved at 40 €. 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.
Days without class
In 2024 (including national and regional bank holidays):
01 Jan 2024 - 07 Jan 2024, 01 Apr 2024, 25 Apr 2024, 27 Apr 2024 - 05 May 2024, 24 Jun 2024, 15 Aug 2024, 24 Aug 2024 - 01 Sep 2024, 01 Nov 2024, 21 Dec 2024 - 31 Dec 2024.
School policy regarding bank holidays:Private classes are recuperated or refunded. Same as for nearly all language schools, group classes falling on bank holiday are not refunded and not recuperated.
Level test
A test to assess your exact language level takes place before the start of the course via email.

Lessons needed per Italian language level

Level (CEFR) LESSONS needed per level WEEKS needed
(20 lessons per week)
A1 Beginner A1 to A2 80 4
A2 Elementary A2 to B1 160 8
B1 Intermediate B1 to B2 180 9
B2 Higher Intermediate B2 to C1 200 10
C1 Advanced C1 to C2 220 11
C2 Proficiency
Data above gives some guidance. For more details consult our page How long does it take to learn a language or reach a specific level.

Our price includes

  • INCLUDED Organized activities
  • INCLUDED Internet access and use of school computers
  • INCLUDED Wireless LAN zone at school
  • INCLUDED Free certificate of course attendance
  • INCLUDED Language level placement test at first day of classes
  • INCLUDED For adult courses: a minimum of one free organized leisure activity per week
  • INCLUDED Free assistance in finding flats for long-term students
Note: All courses offered by Istituto Il David, Florence can be reserved online with LanguageCourse.Net at a lower price than what you pay when booking directly at the school or at the school's website. In case a course is not listed above, just let us know.

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  • Exploring Florence
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Istituto Il David

Accreditations and Quality seals
EDUITALIALICETPreferential Terms in Case of Visa Refusal
Italian teacher qualifications
100% hold a university degree
100% hold a recognised language teaching qualification
Languages spoken by school staff (cannot be guaranteed by school)
First day of course
Students should arrive at 8:45
Student gender mix
22% male / 78% female
Offer for returning students
You will be refunded/waived the school's administration fee If you already attended previously a course at Istituto Il David and you book here.
Payment methods accepted for payments made directly to the school
Visa - logoMastercard - logoEurocard - logoAmerican Express - logoMaestro - logoCash payment - logoVisa Debit - logoBank Transfer - logo

General school facilities

  • Snack vending machine

  • Drink vending machine

  • Library

  • Movie rental

  • Movie room

  • Lounge

  • Rooftop terrace

  • Student support desk

  • Copy machine

  • Printer for student use

  • Free WIFI

  • Smoking zones (outdoors)

  • Tourist information

  • Classroom equipment

    • TV in most classrooms

    • Air conditioning in all classrooms

    • Heating in all classrooms

    • Ample natural light in all classrooms

    Number of classrooms: 6
    Number of public PC workstations: 2

Student Age / Nationality

Minimum age of students
16 years
Average number of levels
Adult courses In summer: 5
Adult courses Throughout the year: 5
Average age of students
In summer: 25 years
Throughout the year: 35 years

Top student nationalities

Age of students

Airport transfer

Florence Peretola Airport:
88 € one way
176 € return (both ways)
More information about airports around Florence and how to get from the airport to Florence on your own here on our Florence page.

Visa Documents

Nationals from USA do not require a visa to study short term courses up to 90 days.
Check visa requirements for nationals from other countries.
Nationals from countries that require a visa will receive documents from the school, related to booking confirmation, which is required for the visa application.
Full payment of all fees required before school dispatches documents required for visa application
Yes
Express shipment fee (via courier)
Europe: 30 €
,
North America: 40 €
,
South America: 50 €
,
Africa: 60 €
,
Oceania: 70 €
,
Asia: 60 €
Free shipment via regular mail
Yes
Preferential cancellation terms in case of visa refusal
School agreed that students booking online on this site will benefit from preferential cancellation fees in case of visa refusal, and in this case will never exceed EUR 180.

Leisure activities

activity possible
Ballet
Basketball
Cooking
Dancing
Football (soccer)
Golf
Horse riding
Mountainbiking
Music
Squash
Swimming
Table Tennis
Tennis
Volleyball
Yoga

Examples of leisure activities organized by the school

Adults - Free activities

- Walking tours: in the center of Florence, Piazzale Michelangelo, Oltrarno
- Short lessons about Italian culture in our school: the history of Florence, Italian cuisine, Dante and the Italian language, Italian body language, Italian habits and traditions
- Movies with Italian subtitles at school
- Italian music karaoke at school
- International dinners and watermelon on the terrace
- Treasure hunt and group games

Adults - Paid activities

- Excursions: the Certosa, Fiesole, the park of Pratolino, Villa Petraia

Accommodation

Ratings of Istituto Il David compared to ratings of all schools in Italy

 Istituto Il David FlorenceAverage of all other schools in Italy
Overall school rating4.5

Rating: 4.5/5.0

4.5

Rating: 4.5/5.0

Location of the school5.0

Rating: 5.0/5.0

4.8

Rating: 4.8/5.0

Facilities4.1

Rating: 4.1/5.0

3.9

Rating: 3.9/5.0

Social activities4.2

Rating: 4.2/5.0

4.0

Rating: 4.0/5.0

Organisation4.4

Rating: 4.4/5.0

4.5

Rating: 4.5/5.0

Quality of teaching4.4

Rating: 4.4/5.0

4.5

Rating: 4.5/5.0

Value for money4.4

Rating: 4.4/5.0

4.3

Rating: 4.3/5.0

Homestay3.9

Rating: 3.9/5.0

4.2

Rating: 4.2/5.0

Shared flat3.9

Rating: 3.9/5.0

4.2

Rating: 4.2/5.0

Student opinions about Istituto Il David, Florence

Verified reviews only, uncensored. All student opinions from students who booked a course at the school with LanguageCourse.net.
Liked
Simply great teachers. I spent 12 weeks at the school and had the chance to learn with 3 different teachers. They were all excellent, attentive and really cared that we’d do well. The teachers and the rest of the staff were also very happy to asnswer any question and assist with any need - educational or other. During my stay students mix was also very good.
Disliked
Classrooms were a bit noisy.
Insider tips about what future students should not miss If you are into art and history, I strongly recommend you find a good podcast to help you better navigate in Florence. I personally listened to Dr. Rocky Ruggiero’s “rebuilding the renaissance”. It was great. Very knowledgeable and funny. Because it’s about a period (the renaissance) and not about Florence, you need to spend some time finding the relevant episodes, but it’s more than worth the trouble.
Overall rating
5.0

Rating: 5/5.0

Value for money
5.0

Rating: 5/5.0

City/place
5.0

Rating: 5/5.0

Facilities (library, classrooms)
4.0

Rating: 4/5.0

Quality of teaching / language progress
5.0

Rating: 5/5.0

School organization
5.0

Rating: 5/5.0

Social activities
4.0

Rating: 4/5.0

Course: Standard Course - 12 weeks
3. Apr. 2023
Liked
Very friendly, happy and competent teachers who put a good emphasis on communication, clarify all questions, explain rules and exceptions well. I was only here for a week, which I liked a lot, but is definitely too short. Ideally, next time I would book one week again, then travel for 1 week to relax and then again take a 2-3 week language course.
Overall rating
5.0

Rating: 5/5.0

Value for money
4.0

Rating: 4/5.0

City/place
5.0

Rating: 5/5.0

Facilities (library, classrooms)
3.0

Rating: 3/5.0

Quality of teaching / language progress
5.0

Rating: 5/5.0

School organization
5.0

Rating: 5/5.0

Social activities
4.0

Rating: 4/5.0

Homestay
5.0

Rating: 5/5.0

Course: Standard Course - 1 week
18. Oct. 2021
Liked
There is a thorough placement course. The schedule is two hours of grammar, a short break, then two hours of conversation. I think that's just perfect. The school has its own textbook. There are some typos in it, but they are easy to spot, so it is not really a problem.
Overall rating
5.0

Rating: 5/5.0

Value for money
5.0

Rating: 5/5.0

City/place
5.0

Rating: 5/5.0

Facilities (library, classrooms)
4.0

Rating: 4/5.0

Quality of teaching / language progress
5.0

Rating: 5/5.0

School organization
5.0

Rating: 5/5.0

Social activities
4.0

Rating: 4/5.0

Shared Apartment
5.0

Rating: 5/5.0

Course: Standard Course - 2 weeks
28. Feb. 2022
Liked
Very nice and committed teachers, I had Giulia in grammar and Giada in conversation and I learned and laughed a lot. I can highly recommend the guided tour that is organized in the afternoon, you learn a lot of details that most guides certainly don't contain.
Disliked
This has nothing to do with the school itself, but if you only book one week, you should think twice about doing more lessons in the afternoon. It was too much for me, I was very tired in the evenings. But like I said, this is my personal experience.
Insider tips about what future students should not miss You should definitely visit other places in Tuscany too, I found Lucca really great.
Overall rating
5.0

Rating: 5/5.0

Value for money
5.0

Rating: 5/5.0

City/place
5.0

Rating: 5/5.0

Social activities
5.0

Rating: 5/5.0

School organization
5.0

Rating: 5/5.0

Quality of teaching / language progress
5.0

Rating: 5/5.0

Homestay
3.0

Rating: 3/5.0

Quality of teaching / language progress: It was a bit long-winded, with me, another student and the teacher, two hours of conversation can seem long.
Course: Intensive Course - 1 week
28. Mar. 2023
Liked
Top location incl. beautiful sunny terrace, top organisation of placement test, allocation and lessons, teaching staff very informal, authentic and friendly, students from various nations with different ages (16-75 years).
Disliked
More breaks, but shorter ones
Overall rating
5.0

Rating: 5/5.0

Value for money
5.0

Rating: 5/5.0

City/place
5.0

Rating: 5/5.0

Facilities (library, classrooms)
4.0

Rating: 4/5.0

Quality of teaching / language progress
3.0

Rating: 3/5.0

School organization
5.0

Rating: 5/5.0

Social activities
4.0

Rating: 4/5.0

Course: Standard Course - 1 week
18. Apr. 2022
Liked
The teachers were all very competent and very friendly. I really made a lot of progress in that time. The roof terrace was also very nice and the air conditioning in each classroom was a great advantage as well.
Insider tips about what future students should not miss You should definitely also explore the surrounding area a bit (Siena, Lucca, Pisa and so on).
Overall rating
5.0

Rating: 5/5.0

Value for money
5.0

Rating: 5/5.0

City/place
5.0

Rating: 5/5.0

Facilities (library, classrooms)
5.0

Rating: 5/5.0

Quality of teaching / language progress
5.0

Rating: 5/5.0

School organization
5.0

Rating: 5/5.0

Social activities
4.0

Rating: 4/5.0

Homestay
5.0

Rating: 5/5.0

Quality of teaching / language progress: The test at the beginning helped to ensure that I ended up in the right course. It was also nice to see that you could always change courses afterwards if the level wasn't right.
Other comments Keep it up! Happy to do it again and again!
Course: Standard Course - 2 weeks
20. Jun. 2022
Liked
Teachers were amazing and great at keeping the classes interesting. Learnt a lot more than expected in a short period of time. Homestay was also amazing. My host was super sweet and welcoming.
Overall rating
5.0

Rating: 5/5.0

Value for money
5.0

Rating: 5/5.0

City/place
5.0

Rating: 5/5.0

Facilities (library, classrooms)
5.0

Rating: 5/5.0

Quality of teaching / language progress
5.0

Rating: 5/5.0

School organization
5.0

Rating: 5/5.0

Social activities
5.0

Rating: 5/5.0

Homestay
5.0

Rating: 5/5.0

Course: Standard Course - 2 weeks
29. Jul. 2022
Liked
My experience at Istituto Il David was excellent; I really liked both my teachers and the social activities were also great. I would definitely go back when I have the chance.
Disliked
Nothing comes to mind.
Overall rating
5.0

Rating: 5/5.0

Value for money
5.0

Rating: 5/5.0

City/place
5.0

Rating: 5/5.0

Facilities (library, classrooms)
5.0

Rating: 5/5.0

Quality of teaching / language progress
5.0

Rating: 5/5.0

School organization
5.0

Rating: 5/5.0

Social activities
5.0

Rating: 5/5.0

Course: Standard Course [Italian] - 1 week
30. Mar. 2023
Liked
The teachers loved what they do and that makes it fun. They take their job seriously and are very kind and patient with the students. The activities were also very engaging.
Disliked
There were no real weaknesses. I know it's hot during the summer months and I'm not sure of the cooling policy but it was a little hot at times but nothing I couldn't handle.
Overall rating
5.0

Rating: 5/5.0

Value for money
4.0

Rating: 4/5.0

City/place
5.0

Rating: 5/5.0

Facilities (library, classrooms)
4.0

Rating: 4/5.0

Quality of teaching / language progress
5.0

Rating: 5/5.0

School organization
5.0

Rating: 5/5.0

Social activities
5.0

Rating: 5/5.0

Course: Standard Course [Italian] - 2 weeks
18. Jul. 2023
Liked
Our teachers were absolutely brilliant and we learned a lot. The school is located right in the city centre, which makes it very attractive to explore the city after class.
Disliked
The placement test could have been online
Insider tips about what future students should not miss Try out "Grotta del Leo" for food, very tasty. Instead of panoramic pictures of Piazzale Michelangelo (a car park) go 5 minutes further to San Miniato al Monte, much nicer and not so crowded.
Overall rating
5.0

Rating: 5/5.0

Value for money
5.0

Rating: 5/5.0

City/place
4.0

Rating: 4/5.0

Facilities (library, classrooms)
4.0

Rating: 4/5.0

Quality of teaching / language progress
5.0

Rating: 5/5.0

School organization
4.0

Rating: 4/5.0

Social activities
5.0

Rating: 5/5.0

Shared Apartment
3.0

Rating: 3/5.0

Quality of teaching / language progress: Personally, I would have liked more grammar, but the course was great, especially thanks to our teachers.
Course: Standard Course [Italienisch] - 2 weeks
29. Aug. 2022
Liked
The teachers were very friendly and kind. The school was well organised. I was very happy and would recommend it to others or go again at any time :)
Disliked
The lessons could have been a bit more exciting and diverse. The 4 hours of lessons per day were divided into 1.5 h grammar and 1.5 h "speaking". The grammar was good, the speaking lessons rather boring. The time almost didn't pass. It would have been good to have more breaks.
Overall rating
5.0

Rating: 5/5.0

Value for money
5.0

Rating: 5/5.0

City/place
4.0

Rating: 4/5.0

Facilities (library, classrooms)
5.0

Rating: 5/5.0

Quality of teaching / language progress
4.0

Rating: 4/5.0

School organization
5.0

Rating: 5/5.0

Social activities
5.0

Rating: 5/5.0

Course: Standard Course - 1 week
22. Apr. 2022
Liked
Very nice teachers, very interesting course participants, lots of social contacts, great roof terrace, several social activities per week.
Disliked
I was placed in a slightly too low level, grammar could have progressed a little faster
Overall rating
4.0

Rating: 4/5.0

Value for money
4.0

Rating: 4/5.0

City/place
5.0

Rating: 5/5.0

Facilities (library, classrooms)
3.0

Rating: 3/5.0

Quality of teaching / language progress
4.0

Rating: 4/5.0

School organization
4.0

Rating: 4/5.0

Social activities
5.0

Rating: 5/5.0

Shared Apartment
4.0

Rating: 4/5.0

Course: Intensive Course - 2 weeks
30. May. 2022
Liked
I would definitely recommend Instituto il David on all levels. By far the best school I have used for studying Italian.
Insider tips about what future students should not miss School has a sun terrace for eating lunch.
Overall rating
5.0

Rating: 5/5.0

Value for money
5.0

Rating: 5/5.0

City/place
5.0

Rating: 5/5.0

Facilities (library, classrooms)
5.0

Rating: 5/5.0

Quality of teaching / language progress
5.0

Rating: 5/5.0

School organization
5.0

Rating: 5/5.0

Social activities
5.0

Rating: 5/5.0

Homestay
5.0

Rating: 5/5.0

Quality of teaching / language progress: The teachers were amazing; helpful, patient, understanding, friendly, knowledgeable and generally fantastic. The school is run by Assunta who is amazing.
Course: Intensive course - 4 weeks
11. Mar. 2019
Liked
Students have the opportunity to get to know other participants. Afternoon activities are arranged by the instructors.
Overall rating
Value for money
4.0

Rating: 4/5.0

City/place
5.0

Rating: 5/5.0

Facilities (library, classrooms)
2.0

Rating: 2/5.0

Quality of teaching / language progress
5.0

Rating: 5/5.0

School organization
4.0

Rating: 4/5.0

Social activities
5.0

Rating: 5/5.0

Homestay
5.0

Rating: 5/5.0

Other comments Information about art classes and other activities on the website are misleading. These need a week's notice, not conducted in the area and are expensive.
Course: Standard Course [Italian] - 2 weeks
25. Nov. 2019
Liked
The teachers were all great, they are clear, fun and patient. Everyone in the school was incredibly nice!
Overall rating
5.0

Rating: 5/5.0

Value for money
5.0

Rating: 5/5.0

City/place
5.0

Rating: 5/5.0

Facilities (library, classrooms)
5.0

Rating: 5/5.0

Quality of teaching / language progress
5.0

Rating: 5/5.0

School organization
5.0

Rating: 5/5.0

Social activities
5.0

Rating: 5/5.0

Course: Standard Course - 2 weeks
28. Jul. 2020
Liked
The reception and the quality of the courses a good pedagogy of the teachers
Disliked
Nothing to say
Overall rating
5.0

Rating: 5/5.0

Value for money
5.0

Rating: 5/5.0

City/place
5.0

Rating: 5/5.0

Quality of teaching / language progress
5.0

Rating: 5/5.0

School organization
5.0

Rating: 5/5.0

Homestay
3.0

Rating: 3/5.0

Course: Standard Course [Italien] - 1 week
24. Dec. 2021
Liked
Excellent teachers, interested in you and your requirements.
Disliked
Nothing
Overall rating
5.0

Rating: 5/5.0

Value for money
5.0

Rating: 5/5.0

City/place
5.0

Rating: 5/5.0

Facilities (library, classrooms)
5.0

Rating: 5/5.0

Quality of teaching / language progress
5.0

Rating: 5/5.0

School organization
5.0

Rating: 5/5.0

Social activities
5.0

Rating: 5/5.0

Quality of teaching / language progress: Well thought through, great teachers who are interested in you, as a person, and your needs.
Other comments Great location, easy access.
Course: Intensive Course - 4 weeks
4. Jul. 2022
Liked
Very motivating teachers, quality of teaching, group size
Disliked
There are no weak points
Overall rating
5.0

Rating: 5/5.0

Value for money
5.0

Rating: 5/5.0

City/place
5.0

Rating: 5/5.0

Facilities (library, classrooms)
5.0

Rating: 5/5.0

Quality of teaching / language progress
5.0

Rating: 5/5.0

School organization
5.0

Rating: 5/5.0

Social activities
4.0

Rating: 4/5.0

Homestay
4.0

Rating: 4/5.0

Course: Standard Course - 2 weeks
29. May. 2023
Liked
They listen and teach to your level. Great teachers.
Disliked
Needs sound proofing between classrooms, sometimes made it very noisy if another class were listening to music or a film.
Overall rating
5.0

Rating: 5/5.0

Value for money
5.0

Rating: 5/5.0

City/place
3.0

Rating: 3/5.0

Facilities (library, classrooms)
5.0

Rating: 5/5.0

Quality of teaching / language progress
5.0

Rating: 5/5.0

School organization
5.0

Rating: 5/5.0

Social activities
5.0

Rating: 5/5.0

Course: Intensive Course - 4 weeks
28. Nov. 2023
Liked
Everyone was so friendly and welcoming.
Overall rating
5.0

Rating: 5/5.0

Value for money
5.0

Rating: 5/5.0

City/place
5.0

Rating: 5/5.0

Facilities (library, classrooms)
5.0

Rating: 5/5.0

Quality of teaching / language progress
5.0

Rating: 5/5.0

School organization
5.0

Rating: 5/5.0

Social activities
5.0

Rating: 5/5.0

Homestay
4.0

Rating: 4/5.0

Quality of teaching / language progress: The standard course was perfect to learn Italian and still explore Florence and Tuscany in the afternoons. I really enjoyed my course.
Other comments The teachers were so enthusiastic and patient as well as encouraging. Their lessons were interesting and engaging. I would love to go back!
Course: Standard Course - 3 weeks
2. Sep. 2019
Liked
Very friendly teachers and all staff.
Disliked
Cancelled some afternoon activities cause less people.
Insider tips about what future students should not miss A lot of cultural places that you must to see.
Overall rating
5.0

Rating: 5/5.0

Value for money
5.0

Rating: 5/5.0

City/place
5.0

Rating: 5/5.0

Facilities (library, classrooms)
3.0

Rating: 3/5.0

Quality of teaching / language progress
4.0

Rating: 4/5.0

School organization
5.0

Rating: 5/5.0

Social activities
3.0

Rating: 3/5.0

Quality of teaching / language progress: Very intensive.
Other comments Great place to learn Italian.
Course: Standard Course - 1 week
15. Nov. 2021
Liked
Top location, nice teachers
Disliked
Group too big, room too dark and poorly ventilated, management unfriendly, some poor copies
Overall rating
4.0

Rating: 4/5.0

Value for money
5.0

Rating: 5/5.0

City/place
5.0

Rating: 5/5.0

Facilities (library, classrooms)
3.0

Rating: 3/5.0

Quality of teaching / language progress
3.0

Rating: 3/5.0

School organization
3.0

Rating: 3/5.0

Social activities
3.0

Rating: 3/5.0

Shared Apartment
4.0

Rating: 4/5.0

Quality of teaching / language progress: Was perfectly adequate
Other comments I found the placement test very daunting. 1 hour sitting in a room without air-conditioning and the person was extremely unfriendly. The first day could be made more inviting and better.
Course: Standard Course [Italienisch] - 1 week
19. Sep. 2022
Liked
The teachers are the best!
Disliked
Some of the classroom walls aren't soundproof, I also wish some of the activities were a little more interesting.
Overall rating
5.0

Rating: 5/5.0

Value for money
5.0

Rating: 5/5.0

City/place
4.0

Rating: 4/5.0

Facilities (library, classrooms)
3.0

Rating: 3/5.0

Quality of teaching / language progress
5.0

Rating: 5/5.0

School organization
5.0

Rating: 5/5.0

Social activities
4.0

Rating: 4/5.0

Shared Apartment
4.0

Rating: 4/5.0

Course: Standard Course [Italian] - 4 weeks
28. Feb. 2022
Liked
Teachers
Disliked
Queueing at the restroom
Overall rating
4.0

Rating: 4/5.0

Value for money
4.0

Rating: 4/5.0

City/place
4.0

Rating: 4/5.0

Facilities (library, classrooms)
4.0

Rating: 4/5.0

Quality of teaching / language progress
4.0

Rating: 4/5.0

School organization
5.0

Rating: 5/5.0

Social activities
4.0

Rating: 4/5.0

Shared Apartment
5.0

Rating: 5/5.0

Course: Intensive Course - 2 weeks
16. Apr. 2023

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Via de Vecchietti, 1 - 50123 Florence
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Questions and answers about Istituto Il David

  • To book the course as educational leave, the information about the federal state you are employed in, is important. The school is not certified for all federal states. The certificates are often only valid for a specific time. If you are interested in educational leave, please indicate the state in which you are employed. Then we can check the certification with the school. Note: For educational leave, a certain, fixed number of lessons per week is required.
    Tanja, Languagecourse.Net - Nov 22, 2022
  • With previous knowledge, you can start every Monday actually. For complete beginners, the school often offers fixed dates.
    Tanja, Languagecourse.Net - Nov 22, 2022
  • The school offers accommodation in a shared apartment with other students or homestay accommodation. Private apartments are not available.
    Ana Carolina Dos Santos, LanguageCourse.Net - Mar 12, 2023
  • The address of the accommodation is sent 10 days prior to arrival.
    Ana Carolina Dos Santos, LanguageCourse.Net - Mar 12, 2023

FAQ about Istituto Il David,

  • Florence is not a big city, so it is quite safe everywhere.
    We have several host families in a safe area in the center at 5-20 minutes walk from our school, and we can book the closest family available when we receive the booking.
    Carlo, Employee from Istituto Il David - Feb 04, 2022
  • The standard courses start at 09:00 at the earliest.
    Louise Granath, Language Travel Consultant from LanguageCourse.Net - Aug 18, 2023
  • Yes. The school offers pickup from Florence Peretola Airport (88 €)
  • Depending on the chosen course, the maximum number of students at Istituto Il David varies from 1 students (Private Course 15) to 12 students (Intensive Course)
  • 100% of teachers at Istituto Il David hold a university degree. 100% hold a recognized language teaching certificate.
  • The highest Nationality percentage at Istituto Il David comes from Germany with a 12% representation, followed by students from USA (10%) and England (7%).
  • Yes, there is an exclusive discount that only applies when booking online here.
  • Istituto Il David offers courses from 16 years to 99. Average age is 25 during the summer and 35 for the rest of the year.

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