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Learning Italian in Florence with caffè e giornale!

The British Institute of Florence is a University of Cambridge ESOL Examinations Platinum Centre.

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Italian language courses

Learn Italian at the British Institute of Florence. We aim to get you speaking and thinking in Italian: you will be immersed in the Italian language from the very first day.

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A2 overview course

Intensive Italian course to help prepare students for the A2 Italian language exam

AS overview course

Intensive Italian course to help prepare students for the AS Italian language exam

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History of art courses

Study History of Art on-site and in context through our month-long courses on renaissance art, or shorter courses on a theme.

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Fine art courses

We offer Life & Cast Drawing with the Charles Cecil Studios.

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Study abroad

We offer a number of study abroad programmes in collaboration with our partner institutions.

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English language courses

We offer English language courses at all levels, as well as business English and preparation courses for the Cambridge ESOL exams. We also offer intensive summer courses.

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Exams

The British Institute of Florence is the principal authorised centre for the Cambridge University ESOL exams in Tuscany.

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Exam preparation courses

Preparation courses for Cambridge ESOL exams

IELTS International English Language Testing System

Preparation courses for Cambridge ESOL exams

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Cultural Centre

Thursday, November 20, 2014 - Saturday, November 22, 2014

Ubu and the Truth Commission by the Handspring Puppet Company

November 20, 21 and 22 at the Teatro della Pergola: special prices for British Institute students and users.

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

An evening of music by Sir Edward Elgar and Johannes Brahms

With Warwick Lister (violin) and James Gray (pianoforte).

This concert will be dedicated to the memory of Sara Milne, Director of the British Institute of Florence from 2011 to 2012, who died earlier this month.

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Film: ITALIAN FOR BEGINNERS

by Lone Sherfig, 2000

Thursday, November 27, 2014

Film: War Requiem (GB, 1989)

by Derek Jarman presso l'Institut Français di Firenze.

Free entry

Monday, December 01, 2014

Conference: The Medici Archive Projectís Graduate Workshop 2015: Material Diplomacy in Sixteenth-Century Italy

The Medici Archive Project's Graduate Workshop 2015: Material Diplomacy in Sixteenth-Century Italy at The Harold Acton Library, The British Institute of Florence - Lungarno Guicciardini 9, Firenze

Tuesday, December 02, 2014 - Thursday, December 04, 2014

Falstaff di Giuseppe Verdi

In esclusiva per gli iscritti del British Institute biglietti di Platea al 50% di sconto per gli spettacoli del 2 e del 4 dicembre 2014, in vendita presso la Biglietteria del Teatro Comunale (martedì/sabato ore 10/18)

Wednesday, December 03, 2014

Lecture: David Mayernik

The challenge of emulation in art and architecture

Wednesday, December 03, 2014

Film: LOST IN TRANSLATION

by Sofia Coppola, 2003