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Italian Programs for Teenagers in Florence, Italy

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EUROPASS, Centro Studi Europeo:
Situated in Florence, Italy, EUROPASS, Centro Studi Europeo is an accredited Italian language and culture school. Our popular Junior Programme for teeenagers ages 14-17 combines Italian language courses with outdoor activities, cultural outings, and a homestay with a local Italian family. Available at Easter and throughout Summer, students can avail of 1, 2, 3, and 4-week packages.

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About EUROPASS Centro Studi Europeo:

Europass Centro Studi Europeo is an ISO certificated Italian Language school and cultural Centre for Foreigners and an Educational Institution accredited by the Region Tuscany. Our language school specializes in planning and providing educational courses and activities.

Since 1992, in addition to Junior Programme, we offer a wide range of Italian language and culture courses, sector-based Italian language courses (economics, legal, architectural etc.), culture courses (history, art history, literature etc.), art courses (painting, sculpture, fresco painting etc.), cooking courses and music courses.

Personal & Professional Teaching Philosophy:
Owned and managed by teachers, EUROPASS believes that a pleasant and supportive atmosphere is fundamental for a successful education. Our teaching philosophy "personal and professional" is embodied by our staff and reflected in our method of instruction.

Italian Language & Culture Programme for International Students (Ages 14-17):

With our Junior Programme, our aim is to provide a safe and healthy environment in which your child can learn and experience something new every day. Over the last years, our programme has gained a strong reputation and attracts many teens from all over the world who return year after year.

In addition to daily Italian language classes, we offer a rich extracurricular programme full of culture, sport and fun - including days at the beach, parties and trips around Tuscany.

Features include:
- 1 to 4-week study options
- Available at Easter & Summer
- Includes 20 Italian lessons per week
- Homestay with a local Italian family
- Rich extracurricular programme
- Trips to Tuscany, beaches, historical attractions...

Homestay Accomodation with a Local Host Family:

- Carefully Selected Families
During your stay here in Florence you’ll be living with an Italian family, carefully selected by our school’s staff. Rooms will be shared with another student of the same gender, normally of a similar age.

- Prepared Meals
Your host family will prepare breakfast for you in the morning before school, as well as providing you with an evening meal; an opportunity to interact with your family in a relaxed atmosphere and practise your language skills! From Monday to Friday, lunch will be organised by the school.

- Close Proximity to the School
Should we go on a trip on the weekend, your host family will provide you with a packed lunch. Most families live in close proximity of the school, however it is possible that some require the use of public transportation.

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Address: Via Sant'Egidio, 12, Florence, Italy
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