Students can achieve their goal by working for a period as an apprentice. Students will also attend a regular language course, focused on basic Italian business expressions and sentences. Set Up: 4 week Italian course (4 hrs/day + 1 hr one-to-one lesson per day). The course will be completed by a 4 week apprenticeship in a firm or an office or service center. You can always find a member of the school nearby in case of need. In your one-to-one lesson you will develop the required business language as well as the contents regarding your future working sector. This is a wonderful combination of everyday spoken and business Italian language.
Our Italian language courses are designed and structured by qualified teachers and mother-tongue linguistics, with many years of experience in teaching Italian to foreigners. They also bring themselves regularly up to date. Every student, even those who have a very basic knowledge of Italian, is tested at the beginning of the course, and is then put into a group of the correct level, determined by the results of the test. As a result our company guarantees language courses in small groups and of an appropriate level. Language classes are in the morning, from Monday to Friday, leaving the afternoon free to take a trip around the island or simply relax at the beach. Textbooks and other necessary material are loaned to the students for the entire period of the course for free, and at the end of the language course the students receive a certificate. There are no classes on December 25, on Easter Monday and on August 15.
Discover Sicily and discover the world. The world's first multicultural society, Sicily is Italy's (and Europe's) most historically cosmopolitan region, having been ruled by Asians, Africans and Europeans. There's no other place on Earth like Sicily. Our island is a unique place full of art, archeology, history, folklore and breathtaking scenery. And, of course, great food. Sicily is almost a nation unto itself. The enchanting land where Archimedes taught and Saint Paul preached was a Greek colony, a Roman province, an Arab emirate and a Norman kingdom. The Phoenicians, Carthaginians, Swabians, Angevins and Aragonese made Sicily their own, leaving behind an eclectic history that you can still touch today. And Sicily will touch you. Sicily is Europe, Africa and Asia on one island. We have been organizing our language courses for 20 years in two places here in Sicily.
Our school organizes a free excursion to the ancient remains of Solunto which was one of the main Punic towns in western Sicily, along with Motia and Palermo. According to the students' interests, the school offers cheap entertaining activities such as a Sicilian cookery course, excursions by mountain bike, guided tours in the surrounding mountains, trips by boat, a pottery course, diving course and a guided social cultural tour of Palermo; in addition, the students will also be able to practice some sports and, upon request, we will be glad to organize trips to Erice, Segesta, Etna, Taormina, Agrigento, etc. The mildness of Sicily's climate and the original character of the Sicilian people will make the stay in Sicily a unique and fascinating experience.
* Aspra: Language class participants stay in holiday houses in Aspra/Mongerbino or Santa Flavia, two coastal towns, approximately 15km east of Sicily's mystical capital Palermo. Those who choose to stay in our holiday houses will be living right next to an incredibly clean sea! The hospitable apartment along with the wonderful view of the gulf of Palermo and the many available activities will make your stay unforgettable! In the nearby fishing village of Aspra or in Santa Flavia you can find restaurants, bars, ice-cream parlours, open air cinemas and much more, all which can be reached on foot.
* Cefalu: The structure and teaching of the lessons correspond to those in Mongerbino. Here the courses take place in the rooms of an old convent, which was transformed into a study center where our Italian language branch resides. The school overlooks one of the most important streets in Cefalu, close to the city center.
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Our Language School in Sicily has been working successfully for more than 22 years aiming at offering highly qualified Italian courses in a friendly atmosphere at favorable prices. Our participants stay in very charming holiday houses in a small bay about 15 km from Palermo.
As we enjoy a pleasant climate all year...
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