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Here we gather all the information that might be useful to you, trying to answer your questions about life in Florence and the experiences here at Europass, and will tell you all about life in our small and welcoming school.

We are going to share all those little moments that help to curate the atmosphere of a place, which everyone who comes here loves and is surprised by!

CEFR Levels: A1, A2, B1, B2, C1 and C2

Common European Framework of References for Languages (CEFR) levels

Common European Framework of References for Languages (CEFR) : what are they? Why are they important? How to test your level in Italian? CEFR Levels In the language- learning community in Europe, we often hear people talking about their level in the language. They can say: “I speak French at a B1 level” or “I […]

Coronavirus: Adjusting your Italian Course Plans

As recently acknowledged by the World Health Organization, the threat caused by Coronavirus (COVID-2019) has reached by now the level of pandemic. In such difficult and delicate circumstances, at Europass Italian Language School we express our solidarity to all the people whose life is affected by the present crises and are positive that we will […]

Learn the Italian Alphabet with this Old Funny Song

You know, once more than now it was enough to line up a few musical words to make a successful song. It was the time of the “Be-bop-a-Lula“, the times of the explosion of fun and post-war freedom and the rock’n’roll and rythm’n’blues music dealt with nothing but celebrating life. In Italy at that time […]

When Europass Was a “Horror” School [A Funny Video from 1993]

Our Italian language school was already a bit ‘crazy, from the earliest years of foundation. In 1993, just one year after the birth of our school, the teachers and our students all had fun together making this ironic video. It is, in fact, a “horror” video, in which Europass appears as “una scuola particolare“, where […]

The Art and Science of Teaching, at Europass

Many of our students in the reviews leave a lot of positive comments about the preparation and updating of our teachers, and this always gives us great satisfaction. Also because it is certainly not accidental, but it is the result of the activities that the whole Europass school carries out in its entirety. The answer […]

The Stendhal Syndrome: Origin, Scientific Research, Film & Literature

Stendhal syndrome

Have you ever heard of Stendhal Syndrome? It’s a psychosomatic condition that can happen while visiting a museum or a city full of art just like Florence. Be aware of rapid heartbeat, dizziness, fainting, confusion or even hallucinations, everyone can experience this syndrome! However, Italians seem to be almost immune to it because beauty and […]

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