The combined courses are intended for students who seek to improve their Italian language knowledge in a short time to achieve personalised results.
Individual lessons include the in-depth study of topics and themes selected by students or managers who need to communicate with Italian companies.
The combined courses include 4 group lessons in the morning to practice grammar and conversation and individual lessons in the afternoon, to hone the student’s language skills.
The Superior Combined Italian language course is intended for all students wishing to take the CELI or CILS Italian language exam. During the afternoon lessons, students can carry out activities and exercises to understand the dynamics of the CELI or CILS Italian language examination.
There are 2 types of combined courses, Combined A and Combined B (intensive).
The Combined A course includes 20 group lessons in the morning and 5 individual Italian language lessons each week.
The Combined B intensive course includes 20 group lessons in the morning and 10 individual Italian language lessons each week.
The cost of the course includes all of the extra-curricular activities which take place in the afternoon: walks with a tutor around the city of Florence, conferences, visiting churches, museums, workshops, and screenings of Italian films.
Further events and activities are also scheduled on the weekends: visits and guided tours in other cities (such as Siena, Pisa, Venice, and Rome), cooking classes and more. These are Istituto Italiano’s characteristic features that make our students’ stay in Florence and at our school more fun and enjoyable.
Students will receive a certificate of attendance at the end of the course.
At the end of each level, students can sit an exam to attest their knowledge of the Italian language. Certifications are recognised throughout the world: CELI*, CILS* and CERT.IT*.
The course includes
- Teaching materials: textbooks, notebook, enrollment certificate
- IT Card (discount card for restaurants, discos, and pubs)
- Assistance in finding accommodation
- Wi-Fi available throughout the Institute
- CEFR Italian Language Certificate
Italian Language Certification
CELI, CILS, and CERT.IT are the Italian language certifications that are recognised all over the world, certifying the Italian language knowledge of a non-native speaker.
In particular, the CELI, CILS, and CERT.IT certifications reveal the degree of linguistic-communicative knowledge and the ability to use the Italian language.
For any students who wish to obtain a CELI, CILS or CERT.IT certificate, we recommend registering for the combined Italian courses «A» and «B».
These Italian language courses allow students to take CELI, CILS, and CERT.IT practice exams and tests during the afternoon classes. IT.
These certifications adopt the system of 6 levels of competence, proposed by the CCER – European Common Chart of the Council of Europe.
These certificates are recognised by both employment and academic fields.