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Istituto Il DavidLearning italian in florence

The language school

The Istituto Il David is a school specialized in teaching the Italian language and culture to foreign learners. The school, which owes its name to Michelangelo's famous sculpture, is located in Florence and it is open all year round. It was set up in 1983 and it is one of the first Italian language schools in Italy. Our vast experience in the field of language teaching guarantees our students both good results and a pleasant stay in Florence. One of the strong points of the school is itsfriendly and relaxedatmosphere. This helps our students feeling at home during their whole stay in Florence and gives them the chance to get to know people and places. Learning Italian not only means acquiring the mere ability to talk and understand the language but also "to live" it, that is, participating in the Italian life, getting to know the country and its people. An Italian language course at the Istituto Il David broadens our students' horizons and it is an unforgettable experience in a city boasting an ancient artistic and cultural history.

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Location

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The Istituto Il David is situated in the historical center of Florence, on the third floor of a bourgeois palace (with a lift) built at the end of the 19th century and recently renovated. It is located in the area that houses banks and world-wide famous fashion shops. The Cathedral, the railway station, the main monuments and museums are all within walking distance from the school.

The terrace

learning italian in Florence, the terrace

On the top floor of the school there is a wonderful terrace, from which you can enjoy a breath-taking view of Florence and where, from April to October, the school regularly organizes dinner parties with its students.
Course participants often ask for classes to be held on the terrace. Students can also sit, read, study, meet friends and relax between or after language classes.

Assistance for students

The staff is always at the students' disposal, ready to help them solve any problems that may arise during their stay in Florence.
Our students are regularly informed on cultural events taking place in Florence and elsewhere in Italy.
The school offers a free booking service for Florentine museum tickets.

The rooms

All our rooms are provided with air conditioning, they are spacious and bright with big tables and comfortable chairs. All that is necessary has been provided, so that the students can feel comfortable and energetic during their lessons.

Internet and WiFi

Free wireless connection in all school rooms. A computer at the school is available from 9.00 AM to 6 PM, and only for our students, to use the Internet, check and send e-mails. 

Italian language school in Florence

Istituto Il David is a school of italian language and culture for foreigners located in Florence, which specializes in italian language courses for foreign students of every nationality. We are an italian language and culture school recommended by the italian ministry of foreign affairs with the goal to incline foreigners towards italian language and culture in a pleasant and funny environment. Our italian language courses in florence provide a multicultural and diverse environment; students from nearly 50 countries learn at our italian language institute. It was set up in 1983 and it is one of the first Italian language schools in Italy.

For italian language studies, there’s no better place to learn than italy. If you want to fully understand the rich and complex italian language and culture, the absolute best way to do it is to study italian in Italy. Istituto Il David offers its students of italian language an opportunity to experience the unique culture, customs and climate of central italy.

Our vast experience in the field of language teaching guarantees our students both good results and a pleasant stay in Florence. The Istituto Il David offers italian language and culture classes designed to fullfill international students different needs. Our highly qualified teachers of our italian language courses in Florence have extensive and varied experience of teaching the italian language. While comprehensively covering all key grammar areas, our italian language courses in Florence will focus on language for real life situations, from ordering a coffee or asking for directions to discussing the latest news stories or italian film. In addition to all the standard varieties of the italian language courses available in Istituto il David, we offer you a chance to create a course that suits you perfectly, according to your own needs, affinities, free time, goals, etc.

Learning Italian not only means acquiring the mere ability to talk and understand the language but also "to live" it, that is, participating in the Italian life, getting to know the country and its people. An Italian language course at the Istituto Il David broadens our students' horizons and it is an unforgettable experience in a city boasting an ancient artistic and cultural history. Beside the courses of general italian, Istituto Il David offers italian language courses for those who wish to study at an italian university or study in fashion and design, music and opera, economy, law and technology schools or work in these businesses. Istituto Il David offers also various leisure time activities, which are all kept exclusively in italian language.

You have the opportunity to study in one of the most beautiful cities in the world and this school is perfect to learn you the italian language and culture. Travel to the heart of the Reinassance and choose from a wide range of italian language and culture courses with international programs.

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Our students say

  • This was a very fulfilling experience for me. I feel like I learned so much in this class! The method of teaching was very effective and I thought ...
    Julia Jorgensen , US 15 May 2016

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OUR ADVANTAGES

  • Right in the city centre of Florence

    The Italian language school is located in the heart of Florence, within walking distance of all the most important monuments and the central station.

  • 30 years of teaching

    The school was established in 1983, one of the first Italian language schools in Italy. The experience of over 30 years is a guarantee of professionalism and reliability.

  • Quality of the courses at affordable prices

    Our all inclusive prices are among the best even if you consider that we provide also accommodations, all in the city center.

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