Italian Language school "Sicilia" offers Italian language courses for foreigners of all linguistic levels, from beginners to advanced who want to specialise their skills.
Our levels make reference to those of the Common European Framework: A1–A2; B1-B2; C1-Advanced.
The Italian language courses are suitable for all foreigners who want to learn Italian language in Palermo, Sicily, and deepen their knowledge in a different and unique way by staying on a Mediterranean island.
An unforgettable experience to improve your knowledge of Italian, expand vocabulary and understand the grammatical forms and structures which are presented and analysed in the order of their complexity and frequency of use.
Attention is focused mainly on the spoken language in Italian in order to put you in a position to deal with a wide variety of communicative situations daily.
Program and method of our Italian courses: The Communicative method is used to improve in the Four Language Skills: Listening, Speaking, Reading and Writing.
The first day of the course begins with an entrance test which will determine your language level and the division of the various students into small groups of 2 to 10 participants.
All courses are held from Monday to Friday, generally in the morning, for individual courses there may be additional classes in the afternoon.
Booking fee: 20,00 € for every type of Italian course.
Join us and learn italian in Sicily.
The price of the Italian courses includes:
Group Italian Language Courses
For those who would like to learn Italian in the company of other international students. You can immediately start speaking without solely concentrating on the grammar.
These courses are available for all levels, from Beginners to Advance.
Course materials included: notebook, pen and photocopies. Book on request: 22,00 €.
|Starter||Course for beginners. The course takes place in 5 days, 2 hours a day.||10 hours - 1 week||100.00|
|Intermediate||The course takes place in 5 days, 4 hours a day.||20 hours - 1 week||200.00|
|Advanced||The course takes place in 5 days, 5 hours a day.||25 hours - 1 week||243.00|
|Level A1||The student is able to understand and use familiar expressions of everyday use and very common formulas to meet needs of a concrete nature.|
He can present himself / herself and others and is able to ask questions about personal information and answer similar questions (the place where he lives, the people he knows, the things he owns).
It is able to interact in a simple way as long as the contact person speaks slowly and clearly and is willing to cooperate.
|level A2||The student is able to understand isolated phrases and expressions of frequent use in areas of immediate relevance (eg basic information about the person and family, purchases, local geography, work).|
It can communicate in simple and routine activities that require only simple and direct information exchange on familiar and customary topics. It can describe in simple terms aspects of your own life and environment and elements that relate to immediate needs.
|Level B1||It is able to understand the essential points of plain language messages on familiar topics that normally address work, school, leisure, and so on.|
If you hunt it in many situations that you can present traveling to a region where the language is spoken. How to produce simple and coherent texts on subjects that are familiar to him or are of interest to him.
He is able to describe experiences and events, dreams, hopes, ambitions, briefly expose reasons and give explanations on opinions and projects.
|Level B2||The student is able to understand the fundamental ideas of complex texts on both concrete and abstract topics, including technical discussions in their field of specialization. It is able to interact with relative looseness and spontaneity, so that interaction with a native speaker develops without excessive fatigue and tension.|
How to produce clear and articulate texts on a wide range of topics and express an opinion on a topical topic, exposing the pros and cons of the different options.
|Level C1||The student is able to comprehend a wide range of complex and rather long texts, and it can also derive implicit meaning.|
It is expressed spontaneously and spontaneously, without excessive effort to search for words. Use your language flexibly and effectively for social, academic, and professional purposes.
How to produce clear texts, well-structured and articulated on complex topics, showing how to control discursive structures, connective and cohesion mechanisms.
|Level C2||It can effortlessly comprehend practically everything you listen to or read. He can summarize information from different sources, both oral and written, by restructuring a coherent text of the arguments and the informative parts.|
It is expressed spontaneously, in a very smooth and precise manner and makes distinctly subtle nuances of meaning even in somewhat complex situations.
Individual Italian Language Courses
|One to One||Individual lessons at each level. The student will be able to decide day and time and will always have the same teacher.||minimum 10 hours||16.00 Per hour|
|ALIS Pack Sicilia||Individual courses are recommended from level A2 onwards. It is a course for those seeking complete preparation up to level B2.||80 hours||830.00|
|Combined course||10 hours individual lessons + 10 hours group lessons||20 hours||270.00|
Preparation for CILS examen
CILS, a certificate of Italian as a second language, measures and assesses the level of competence a student has reached in Italian language.
It is useful for those whose work and study put them in daily contact with Italy, or simply for those who wish to evaluate their competence in the Italian language.
Awarded by the prestigious Università per Stranieri di Siena, the certificate is legally recognized as an official certification of linguistic competence.
The Foreign Ministry, through various cultural institutions abroad, coordinates examination centers worldwide for those wishing to take the CILS exam.
Course materials included: notebook, pen and photocopies. Book on request: 28,00 €
|CILS A1||30 hours||330.00|
|CILS A2||30 hours||335.00|
|CILS 1-B1||30 hours||335.00|
|CILS 2-B2||30 hours||340.00|
|CILS 3-C1||30 hours||345.00|
|CILS 4-C2||30 hours||350.00|