Italian Language School in Florence & Calabria, Italy
Since 1987, Centro Lingua Italiana Calvino (CLIC) has been offering Italian
courses for international students in Florence, throughout the year. The school is
centrally located, in the heart of the Santa Maria Novella quarter, next to the main
railway station. The school has a comfortable and bright lounge area for the students,
offering music, newspapers, a piano and so on. Each classroom features a small terrace; in
addition there are two wide panoramic terraces from which they can enjoy a magnificent
view of the city and the surrounding hills.
CLIC also offers residential Summer courses in Calabria, in
the south of Italy. It is situated in Capo Vaticano, a steep foothill, a few
kilometres south of the medieval town of Tropea with its picturesque 12th century
cathedral. The school is located in an orange grove in the little village of Santa
Domenica di Ricadi, just 700 meters from the beach. The homes where the students stay are
also surrounded by orange trees.
choose to attend Italian lessons 2, 4 or 6 hours per day, from Monday to Friday.
Courses are organized in small groups (no more than 10 students per class, in Florence) at
eight different language levels. Teachers are university graduates and have completed
special training for teaching Italian as a foreign language. Texts are combined with
other materials and activities during the sessions. In addition to regular
instruction, there are also special courses designed to reinforce some specific apects of
the student's learning process, such as the Grammar & Conversation course, COMBI
course (group lessons with additional private tuition) and the part-time course (for
working students and au-pair). Other specialized programs are Language &
Internship, Language & Cooking and Language & Painting.
CLIC also organizes parties, dinners, games, lectures, concerts and evenings at the
cinema, which encourage the students to meet new friends, experience cultural activities
and practice ther language skills.
Acommodation in Florence is offered by the school in homestay
with Italian families, shared lodging with Italian or foreign students and in apartments.
FOR FURTHER DETAILS:
CLIC Centro Lingua Italiana Calvino
Viale Fratelli Rosselli 74
50123 Florence Italy
Tel. +39 055 288081
Fax +39 055 288125
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