Italian Language Course Through Fine Arts

This italian language course in Florence combines an easy learn by doing method with lessons about Italian culture with the chance to breathe the Tuscan creativity. This course allow you to learn Italian dealing with specific art topics.

This course offers a wide choice of solutions and provides italian language students with a flexible teaching schedule based on group of specific interests.

Teachers are native Italian speakers who have advanced degrees in humanities and experience in teaching the Italian Language.

Learning Italian at Florence Design School allows students to get to know Italy through educational excursions, presentations on italian cultural heritage.

Free time activities include excursions to see italian movies, visits to artisan workshops and walking tours throughout Florence’s center. It will be possible furthermore to organize through travel agencies visits in main italian touristic destinations and cities.

The Levels

This Italian language course is developed within three levels of depth.

Depending by the level, students will learn basic, medium and pro proficiencies.

Here you have the main subjects divided by module:

MODULE BASIC SUBJECTSMODULE MEDIUM SUBJECTSMODULE PRO SUBJECTS
– Introduction to basic italian common sentences.

– Introduction to Italian words used in Arts.

– Key basic grammatical structures

– The students will use the exercise book to carry out grammar exercises at home, which will then be corrected in class.

– Listening to audiotapes and videos both in and outside the class.

– Key grammatical areas including: the present tense, the future, the gerund, and basic pronouns.

– Accademia della Crusca Visit

– Learning a medium level of Italian through Art Topics.

– General and historical lists: The Romanesque period.

– The XIII century: Architecture – passage of the French.

– The architectural and urban transformation between the XIII and the XIV century.

– Uffizi Gallery Visit

– Learning an high level of Italian through Art Topics.

– Florence and Siena in the XIV century:
Cimabue and Duccio, Giotto, Simone Martini and the Lorenzetti brothers, Florence in the second half of the century, traces of international Gothic.

– Brunelleschi and the revolution of perspective:
The three fathers of the Italian Renaissance: Brunelleschi, Donatello, Masaccio.

– The three fathers of the Italian Renaissance: Leonardo, Michelangelo, Raffaello.

– The first Renaissance:
Florence in the first half of the XV century

– Florence in the second half of the XV century:
The cultural environment of Lorenzo il Magnifico and Botticelli

– Accademia Museum Visit

REQUIREMENT: NONEREQUIREMENT: DEMONSTRABLE ITALIAN SPEAKING FLUENCYREQUIREMENT: DEMONSTRABLE ITALIAN SPEAKING AND WRITING PROFICIENCY

The official SYLLABUS will be issued once you confirm your enrollment. A SYLLABUS is a detailed document revealing your daily activity.

Description

The course is held completely in italian language teaching the Italian Culture and “Made in Italy.

During the course the teacher will suggest web sites and other sources where the students may find topics of interest. So every student will be able to have an additional comparison.

A student completing Italian Language short course with Florence Design School will be able to speak and read about themes concerning creative arts, design and fashion. Studies shall become a professional in the field of automotive sector thereby enhancing his skills in varied areas of interest like engineering, ergonomics, design and performance with environmental sustainability.

One visit included for each module:

  • Accademia della Crusca
  • Uffizi Museum
  • Accademia Museum

Florence Design School was founded by an entrepreneurial project of the founding members of the LABA, a reality in constant and progressive growth from fifteen years in Florence. Florence Design School uses the same laboratories and equipment supplied to three-year degree courses students of LABA (Bachelor’s degree). Florence Design School professors are skilled teachers at LABA (en.laba.biz)

 

Facilities

ACCOMMODATION ASSISTANCE

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We can facilitate you in finding the best accommodation depending on your needs. We have a list of accomodation in a private page that we will send you after your apply. Here you have a sample of accommodation that we can provide.

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BIKE in SUPPLY

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We wil provide you a bike for you transfers from and to the Florence Design School. All of our bikes are designed specifically for city riding comfortable and classy, easy, fun and comfortable to use and ride. They feature a wide range of heights. To adjust the seat height, follow the seat post down to where it fits into the bike frame and flip to open the quick release lever.

You can easily take a ride on the “viali bicycle path” and make a trip to sights in the surroundings of Florence, like Fiesole village or chiantigiana road.

It works with a preauthorization hold of $50 per bike that is placed on your credit card account. This is a not a settled charge against your account. It serves as a security deposit and will be released when the hold expires. You can also deposit the same amount by cash.

 

Italian Language, Included For Free

FAC SIMILE CERTIFICATE

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Three levels of depth

MODULE BASIC

Basic overview and first theme approach.

MODULE MEDIUM

Follow up to BASIC course. Implementation. Qualification required.

MODULE PRO

Follow up to medium course. Advanced themes & professional skills acquisition. Qualification required.

TAILORED MODULE

Contents based up on specific topics. Minimum 8 people.

MODULE BASIC
Learning Outcomes:
Gain knowledge of the basic italian words.
Improve their capability to relate and speaks about basic travel needs.
Produce text in italian describing itself and an easy text to pleasure.
– Have knowledge of key basic grammatical structures will be taught through the means of purpose-designed Italian language course books.
Use the exercise book to carry out grammar exercises at home, which will then be corrected in class.
Practice their aural skills by listening to audiotapes and videos both in and outside the class.
Learn how to write and speak in Italian by acquiring new vocabulary, key grammatical points and by carrying out role-plays / presentations.


MODULE MEDIUM
Learning Outcomes:
Gain knowledge of the grammar of verbs, words and sentences.
Experience a new way of learning by doing.
Write in order to tell a story and build a cohesive sense.
Improve their capability to creatively interpret and criticize contemporary art pieces.
Consolidate and expanded their knowledge of the grammar and structure of the language.
Achieve a high level of skill in speaking, listening, reading, writing and translation.
Gain familiarity with sources of information which will be useful during the year abroad.
– Analyze italian passages, extracting arguments, summarizing content and expressing opinions in response.
Converse with a native speaker of Italian on current issues and course topics.
Practice oral and written comprehension, paraphrasing and translation to Italian.
Increase their awareness of the history and culture of Italy through the study of appropriate texts and have gained the ability to speak, read and write Italian more fluently.


MODULE PRO
Learning Outcomes:
Gain knowledge of the grammar of verbs, words and sentences.
Experience in reading italian newspapers.
– Write in order to tell a story and build a cohesive sense.
Improve their capability to creatively interpret and criticize contemporary creativities.
Increase their vocabulary and improved their knowledge and critical understanding of Italian grammar and language.
Perfect their skills in Italian speaking, listening, reading, writing and translation.
Gain familiarity with sources of information which will be useful during the year abroad, i.e. learned how to apply their knowledge and understanding of the language in new and varied contexts.
Acquire a sophisticated knowledge of Italian through weekly exercises of translation and essay writing, and by summarizing and expressing opinions on a variety of topics.
Converse with a native speaker of Italian on current issues and course topics.
Develop the ability to write in a good and grammatically correct Italian, using a variety of registers and a complex vocabulary, paraphrasing and translating from English to Italian.

The Rates

  • ONE MODULE
  • NO enrollment fee. A visit included.
    680 €
  • TWO MODULES
  • NO enrollment fee. Two visits included.
    1200 €
  • THREE MODULES
  • NO enrollment fee. Three visits included.
    1800 €

  • FREE MODULE
  • Depending by specific need of groups the module will be set up. Cost is Variable.

Price includes: Registration fee, Assistance in finding lodging, Value added tax (VAT), Certificates & Diplomas

Dates

  • DATES
    2016
  • FROM 23 OF JUNE to 11 of JULY
  • FROM 13 OF JULY to 1 of AUGUST
  • FROM 2 of AUGUST to 22 of AUGUST
  • FROM 24 of AUGUST to 12 of SEPTEMBER
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The official SYLLABUS will be issued once you confirm your enrollment.

Final Certification

All the students will receive a certificate of attendance.

During the last day of courses the school will organize an internal show with all student artworks. At the end of each course students will be issued with an attendance certificate in a ceremony.

Final Certification

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