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Koinè, named after a Greek word meaning “common language”, is a special kind of school set up in 1980 as an association of teachers, all with personal and professional experience in the area of teaching Italian as a foreign language. These teachers decided to create a new type of organization which would differ from other private schools in its style of working and teaching methods.

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Today Koinè has developed teaching materials, books, and audiovisual tools, whilst also organizing seminars and teacher orientation courses. All of our teachers are specifically trained in these didactic methods. The lessons are not limited purely to language teaching, but completed by a series Photo of Contact Page - Art School in Florence, Italyof introductory courses and guided visits to show our country’s landmarks.

Koinè has expanded over time from its main school in Florence, with schools in Lucca, Cortona, Rio Marina on the Island of Elba and Bologna, the capital city of the Emilia-Romagna region in northern Italy.

Koinè offers a wide range of language and culture programs to cater for all levels and interests. The following art courses are offered by the school and are usually combined with language classes:

- Painting and Drawing Courses
- Photography
- Language, Art and Archaeology
- Ancient books restoration and Italian language
- Gold, Silver and Language

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Address: Via de' Pandolfini 27 I, Florence, Italy
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• Our programs can be divided into six discrete and sequentially progressive modules, each of which can be studied from one week to one month or longer. Alternatively, each module can be taken as a stand-alone course.

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