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Leave for a new journey: learn a language!

learning a language abroad

There's a wonderful trip waiting for us and it won't have to be postponed for any reason. This time, however, the program is a little different than usual. The destination is not a new country, but a new language! It may seem strange, but in reality there are many similarities between learning a language and travelling, let's discover them together.

Italian is the fourth most studied language in the world

Italian is the fourth most studied language in the world

Art, literature, and architecture are the fields for which Italy is traditionally known throughout the world. A city of beauty par excellence, Florence is one of the top destinations chosen by international students, especially Americans, who last year were more than 15 thousand to arrive in the Tuscan capital. However, that's not all: in fact, the Italian language is among the most studied in the world. . Let's find out why.

The question of language

dante alighieri and the italian language

"Si tuscanas examinemus loquelas non restat in dubio quin aliud sit vulgare quod querimus quam quod actingit populus Toscanorum". It is Dante, in his "De vulgari eloquentia" speaking, the father of the Italian language, reflecting on the illustrious vernacular as a linguistic model for Italian, stating, "if we examine the Tuscan dialects there is no doubt that the vulgar we seek is that to which the Tuscan people draw from”.

Figures Of Speech And Words To Know To Express Yourself As A True Florentine

modi di dire dante

Florence is the cradle of the Renaissance, the city of art, the homeland of Dante, the language of a true Italian, but did you know that the Florentine dialect has terms and figures of speech that are very different from Italian? Since our Accademia is based in this beautiful city, we decided to reveal these Florentine ways of speaking to you that will put you in direct contact and allow you to integrate even more with the culture and with all the people who live here.