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Italian for Beginners to Advanced in Florence

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Scuola Portofino - Language School in Florence:
Located in the heart of Florence, just a short walk from the Piazza Duomo, Scuola Portofino provides beginner to advanced level Italian language classes to students from around the globe. Study options include General / Standard Italian, Intensive Italian lessons, and Italian Holiday classes.

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Why Choose Scuola Portofino?


-  Qualified / Experienced Teachers
Our teachers are experts and qualified to teach Italian language for foreigners.

-  Government Endorsed
Scuola Portofino is a school of Italian language and culture in Italy endorsed by the Italian Department of Foreign Affairs.

-  Energetic & Professional Approach
Expertise and friendliness play an important role in our language courses. The energetic and professional approach implemented by our staff benefits our students as they learn the Italian language.

-  Fast, Efficient Learning
The Italian language courses offered by Scuola Portofino are for small groups of students and care for the needs of each student, granting a fast and efficient learning.

Friendly & Relaxed Atmosphere:

One of the strong points of the school is its friendly and relaxed atmosphere. 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.

Small Class Sizes:
We have a maximum of 12 students in each class (5 – 7 students on average), and lessons are available for international students of all ages.

Italian Language Courses:
- Beginner to advanced levels

- Italian Standard Course (15 Lessons Per Week)
- Italian Standard Course (20 Lessons Per Week)
- Intensive Italian Course (30 Lessons Per Week)
- Holiday Italian Courses - Ma Che Bella Vita!

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Address: Via Giuseppe Giusti n.9, Florence, Italy
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Courses / Programs
Scuola Toscana is an Italian language school located in the historical centre of Florence in the Tuscany region of Italy (approximately 3 hours north of Rome).

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Student Testimonial:
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- Dawn
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