LISA! Study Abroad
LISA! ITALIAN LANGUAGE COURSES IN SICILY FOR ADULTS
Taormina is located on the sun-drenched Sicilian coast, looking up to Mount Etna. Italian language courses for adults of all ages are held in this historic city. Our Italian courses begin every Monday and are suitable for both complete beginners and more advanced Italian learners. Our students come from all four corners of the world.
Price for 2 weeks in Taormina: £1169 - All prices can be found in our price table here
REASONS TO TAKE A LISA! ITALIAN LANGUAGE COURSE IN TAORMINA:
Amazing course location:
On a LISA! Italian Language Course in Taormina, a medieval city with Greek, Roman, Spanish and Moorish cultural heritage awaits. The famous ancient theatre of Taormina is just a few steps away from the school – a theatre loved by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe. From there you can look out across cypress and pear trees, the glittering blue sea and Mount Etna’s summit. The sea is not far away and can be reached in 25 minutes on foot or in 2 minutes in a cable car. In the narrow city streets, you can find plenty of craft shops and cafés.
Course participants and diversity:
The majority of our course participants travel alone and meet their friendly fellow language learners from all over the world on their first day at our LISA! Language School. Participants are typically students and young professionals between the ages of 20 and 35, as well as professionals between the ages of 35 and 45. Over-50s particularly enjoy our combined language and culture course.
The language school itself:
Our language school is centrally-located in Taormina town centre, within walking distance of the ancient theatre and the school itself is an old villa from the 19th century, surrounded by a large garden. Here you will find fragrant lemon trees, magnolias, pear trees, palm trees and various other exotic plants. Classes often take place in this garden.
We employ the Direct Method when teaching Italian and our teaching methods are recommended by the European Union. Within the first week you will see noticeable improvements in both your written and spoken Italian. We employ a selection of the world’s best Italian teachers.
During your time in Taormina you will either stay with a host family, together with other students in a flat share, individually in a studio flat or in a hotel – all of which are within walking distance of the language school, the beach and the city. Various free time activities and excursions are organised around the language course.
If you book an Italian language course in Taormina, the cost after 2 weeks will be discounted. This discount is already accounted for in the price table.
Our language school is Taormina is recognised by the Italian Education Ministry and a member of the IALC; ASILS and EDUITALIA. We employ a selection of the world’s best Italian teachers – all of which are native speakers qualified in teaching Italian as a foreign language. Our language courses in Taormina are suitable for both complete beginners (A1) all the way up to advanced Italian learners (C2).
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Book your language course over the phone with one of our specialist advisors free of charge (UK: 01256-808212) or click on your preferred price in the Price Table. An online booking form will then open.
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An outline of your language course
Fly to Catania
Friendly reception at the airport
Transfer to accommodation
Arrival and relaxation
Meet fellow Italian learners at the LISA! Language School
Language proficiency test
Placement into an appropriately-levelled class
Enjoy your holiday in Sicily
Final day of classes
Pack and prepare for departure
Depart the following day
After class - things to do in Taormina:
Buy a sicilian souvenir on the Corso Umberto
Take a cable car ride from Taormina to Lido Mazzaro
See an original Italian film at the cinema
Enjoy a concert in the ancient theatre
Hike around Etna's craters
Take a sulphur bath on the island of Vulcano
Discover the island by boat
Marvel at ancient Greek monuments and ruins in the Valley of the Temples
When do I have to book by?
We can usually make bookings at short notice, depending on flight availability. We recommend booking at least 2 weeks in advance.
How much does a language course in Taormina cost?
A 2-week language course in Taormina with 20 Italian lessons per week, including a single room with a host family (half-board) costs £1169
Is this course also suitable for under-18s?
The information on this page pertains to our language courses in Taormina for adults. Information about our language courses in Italy for under-18s can be found here: Language courses in Italy for under-18s
Will there be a language proficiency test at the beginning of the course?
Yes. There will be a language proficiency test on the first day and you will then be placed into an appropriately-levelled class, ranging from A1 to C2.
Can I choose to book the language course without accommodation?
Of course! We’ll happily advise you on the cost of the language course alone.
When do I have to pay by?
Upon finalising the contract (after we have received travel confirmation and all relevant documents), a down payment in the amount of 20% of the cost of the trip, but at least £200, plus any insurance premiums is payable. The remaining balance is to be paid 28 days before departure.
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Getting there and services we provide:
We are happy to advise you free of charge on the best time to travel, how long your trip should be, as well as the types of language courses we offer and how to get there. Give us a call on 01256-808212 or send us an email at email@example.com