Program Details

Holiday program:2 lessons daily (10 lessons per week) or Standard program: 4 lessons daily (20 lessons per week) or Intensive program: 6 lessons daily (30 lessons per week) or Combined program: 4 group lessons PLUS 1 private lesson daily (25 lessons per w
Location:
Taormina, Italy
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Degree Level:
Undergraduate
Term:
Academic Year, Fall Semester, MayMester Intersession, Rolling Starts, Spring Break, Spring Semester, Summer, Winter Semester, Year Round

Program Overview

Program Description:
Our school, is located in the heart of Taormina, housed in a typical styled four story building, which offers amazing views of the Bay of Naxos and Mount Etna, from its roof top terrace. The school offers a relaxed family atmosphere with professional teachers. The school also overlooks the community tennis courts, lush public gardens and the Ionian Sea. School facilities include air conditioning in all its classrooms, student lounge with library, TV, VCR, stereo, video & audio tapes, free internet access for all students, coffee machine and the top floor terrace overlooking the Bay, were students can relax during breaks or after class. The school is the only Italian language school in Sicily recognized by the Italian Ministry of Education and A.S.I.L.S. (Association of Schools of Italian as a Second Language)and Germany's Bildungsurlaub. It is also accredited by the University for foreigners of Perugia as an Authorized Exam Center (exams are held in June and December) and accredited by the University "Ca' Foscari" of Venice as a recognized teacher training center for decreeing teachers of Italian as Foreign Language at "Ca' Foscari" University.

Holiday program:2 lessons daily (10 lessons per week) or Standard program: 4 lessons daily (20 lessons per week) or Intensive program: 6 lessons daily (30 lessons per week) or Combined program: 4 group lessons PLUS 1 private lesson daily (25 lessons per week)

Program as chosen * Use of teaching materials as needed. * Maximum class size: 12 students. * Host family or apartment accommodation, private rooms. * Cultural and social activities. * Language proficiency certificate at end of program upon request.
Setting Description:
Strategically situated between Italy and North Africa, Sicily has a rich history. The island is famous for its citrus fruit, almonds, olives, vegetables, wine (including Marsala) and great fishing including (anchovies, tuna, cuttlefish and swordfish). Many people do not realize how much Sicily has to offer, with its sunny days, beautiful beige pebble and sandy beaches, warm aqua blue Mediterranean sea, famous snow topped volcano Mount Etna, mature forests, rolling golden hills and its history. Taormina, is a picturesque and immensely popular sea town, perched on a cliff within sight of Mount Etna. This beautiful town is full of history and culture, including historically important treasures such as a well preserved Greek Theater, Castle and a Cathedral. Every major Mediterranean power has left its mark on Taormina and you will find many archaeological sites, and artistic, architectural, and cultural remains are visible everywhere.
Cost:
2 Weeks Standard Course: $748.44 USD 2 Weeks Intensive Course: $1324.40 USD

Additional Program Information

Scholarships:
No

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