Learn Italian in Sicily, Italy

Location: Italy: Taormina

Dates: Weekly/Monthly/Academic Term/Winter Interim

The National Registration Center for Study Abroad


PO Box 1393 Milwaukee, WI 53201 United States

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Phone: 414 278 0631

Fax: 414 271 8884


Broaden your communication skills in the Italian language through this program offered by The National Registration Center for Study Abroad in Sicily. Founded over two decades ago, participants get the chance to attend the only Italian language and cultural center which is acknowledged by the Association of language schools of Italian as a foreign language. The school is housed in a renovated four-story 19th century building which faces the community tennis courts, the lush public gardens, the Bay of Naxos and Mount Etna. The roof-top terrace and student lounge offer one of the most amazing views available in Taormina.

Teachers take advantage of the regularly scheduled teacher training seminars and workshops offered through a variety of qualitative language instruction associations. In addition, each teacher takes part in an organized in-house teacher training program.


1. The NRCSA Center is situated in the heart of Taormina, one of the most popular and most important towns in Sicily.

2. Taormina is perfectly situated to offer students easy access to the beautiful and historically important treasures of Sicily.

3. The town is also home to one of the most famous Greek Theaters in the world, where the main events of the summer Film, Music, Dance and Theater International Festival of "Taormina Arte" are held.

4. Each classroom is equipped with an individual student desk-chairs, a magnetic white board, visual displays, a cassette recorder-player, and headphones. The student library, lounge and computer room provide all students with access to the internet, CD-Rom programs for self-study, satellite television, VCR, stereo with cassette players, CD players, and a varied collection of music, films, magazines, and books.

5. The local staff is dedicated to developing a close, personal relationships with each student. All teachers are university graduates, and speak at least two other languages. Each teacher has studied their spoken languages at a university and/or language school abroad. Additionally, each teacher has been specially trained to teach Italian as a second/foreign language.

  • Italian

Languages Used as a Medium of Teaching
  • Italian

Cost in US$:

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Cost Includes:

Cost Include Description:

* Tuition
* Lodging - Single Room in Shared Apartment
* Meals - No Meals Included
* Cultural Programs
* Orientation (covering attractions, how to, health safety, entertainment)
* Academic Assessment (placement-exit tests, achievement certificate)
* International Emergency & Medical Insurance
* Emergency Hotline Staffed 24/hrs day (call collect anywhere in the world)
* Texts and Materials
* Program Monitoring
* Use of Kitchen

Credit Available


This Program is open to

Worldwide Participant.

Participants Travel to Italy

Independently or in Groups

Application Process Involves
  • Written Application
Typically The Application Process Time is
3 business days
The National Registration Center for Study Abroad's Mission Statement

To improve international understanding through educational exchanges. NRCSA welcomes participants of all ages, nationalities, and occupations.

Year Founded