Italian Courses in Sicily
LOCATIONTrapani
MAX ATTENDEES1 or 2 people
DELIVERY1-to-1 or 2-to-1
LESSONS PER WEEK15 or 20
CULTURAL ACTIVITIES10
AGE16+
DURATION1 week minimum

Our Italian immersion programs in Sicily

Our Italian courses in Sicily take place in the beautiful seaside resort of Trapani.
They are aimed at anyone you wants to learn Italian and experience the true Sicilian way of life, culture, local products, and a rich heritage.

Trapani is a peaceful but lively coastal town with about 70,000 inhabitants. It boasts naturalistic spots with steep cliffs, endless beaches and clear warm summers.

You might find yourself wanting to spend more time sunbathing, meeting the locals or enjoying the nightlife than finding the time to do your Italian courses homework!

For many centuries, Trapani has been a key shipping hub and strategic military outpost at the centre of the Mediterranean sea.The city is famous for its beautiful historic centre – with several monuments dating to different epochs, and showcasing unique and fascinating collections.

We know you will enjoy the sun, the sand, the food, the traditions and the cultural heritage of this beautiful part of Sicily.

Who is it for?

All our Italian immersion programs in Sicily are for anyone, from Beginner to Advanced Levels, who believes a customised one-to-one tuition is the most effective option to study the language versus group courses.

We offer a wide range of courses for:

  • Juniors from 16 years old
  • Adults
  • Professionals

Our One-to-One & Two-to-One Italian courses in Sicily

  • General Italian studies from Beginner to Advanced Level
  • Exam preparation Italian courses (DELE, SIELE, Italian A Level, Italian for Abitur, Matura, International Baccalaureate…)
  • Business Italian communication and technical terminology
  • Italian for interpreters and translators
  • Teachers of Italian refresher courses
  • Learn to speak Italian for Travellers” – a program for beginner and elementary levels
  • Italian for every day situation

Total cultural immersion

Our Italian immersion programs in Sicily guarantee that you will be using the Italian language during most of your day with your host family and private tutor.

You will be given the opportunity to practice Italian almost all the time during meals, during your host family’s social life and the cultural activities includede in your program.

Our program in Trapani is designed in a way that will allow you to spend time and interact with local people, share their way of life and traditions, their food, their social activities, events and festivities.

We provide:

  • A qualified and experienced teacher passionate about teaching Italian to foreign students
  • Stimulating practice sessions
  • Enriching cultural activities tailored to your language ability and personal interests
  • A comfortable accommodation with a warm-hearted and convivial host family

Socio-cultural activities

At the beginning of your stay, your teacher will create a program of cultural activities according to your level in Italian and your personal interests.
Please note: some entrance fees to museums/events/activities for the participating student and the teacher must be paid by the student. The price of the package only includes the time spent by the accompanying teacher or by a member of the host family or a professional guide or instructor.

Examples of activities offered:

  • Food markets, local food & wine tastings, and Sicilian gastronomy.
  • Cultural events, exhibitions and visits to picturesque places in and around Trapani
  • Meeting with a local artisan, an artist, visits to various local museums and discovery of the cultural life and events in Trapani
  • Discovery of the old town, di San Lorenzo cathedral, Sant’Agostino (Chapel of the Knights Templar).
  • Salt fields and the salt artisans, the Museo delle Saline.
  • Mozia Island and the Egadi Islands, e altro ancora…!

Example of a typical week

DAYMORNINGAFTERNOONEVENING
SundayArrival at your host family’s between 3pm and 9pm.
Introduction to the program of the week.
Settling in.
Optional walk in the neighbourhood, dinner, conversation with your host family.
MondayBreakfast
Morning lessons.
Enjoy your private Italian courses in Trapani.
Note: some courses may take place at the host family’s house or in Trapani for a more contextual and practical learning approach (e.g. going to market).
Lunch – Optional afternoon Italian lessons.

Free time or cultural activities.

Dinner – Outing or free time or social time spent with your host family.
TuesdayBreakfast
Morning lessons.
Enjoy your private Italian courses in Trapani.
Lunch – Optional afternoon Italian lessons.

Free time or Cultural activities.

Dinner – Outing or free time or social time spent with your host family.
WednesdayBreakfast
Morning lessons.
Enjoy your private Italian courses in Trapani.
Lunch – Optional afternoon Italian lessons.

Free time or leisure activities

Dinner – Outing or free time.
ThursdayBreakfast
Morning lessons.
Enjoy your private Italian courses in Trapani.
Lunch – Optional afternoon Italian lessons.

Free time or leisure activities.

Dinner – Outing or free time.
FridayBreakfast
Morning lessons.
Enjoy your private Italian courses in Trapani.
Lunch – Optional afternoon Italian lessons.

Remittance of the certificate of attendance & comment on your course achievement.

Advice on your future Italian language studies – Free time or Cultural activities

Dinner – Outing or free time or social time spent with your host family.
SaturdayBreakfast – Departure
(in the case of 1 week course)
Free time or excursion.Dinner – Outing or free time or social time spent with your host family.
Say hello to our teachers

Our Teacher

Our Italian teachers have taught Italian as a foreign language for many years. They use teaching methods that are always fun, dynamic, practical and effective.

They are very knowledgeable and passionate about the Italian and Sicilian culture and civilisation.

Their teaching approach enables participants to study grammar, vocabulary, oral and written structures allowing them to understand and learn the language in an easy and pragmatic way.

Our teachers are friendly, warm and caring. They’re very dedicated to designing their programs ensuring you make maximum progress in the easiest way possible.

Our Packages

One-to-One

Italian courses in Sicily
Duration: 6 days
Max attendees: 1
Tuition: 15 hours
Cultural activities: 10 hours
Accommodation: Half-board family accommodation

Accompanying person sharing your room without taking lessons but participating to the cultural activities: 20% discount

€1.350

Extra 5 lessons: €190
Additional week: €1.150

Two-to-One

Italian courses in Sicily
Duration: 6 days
Max attendees: 2
Tuition: 15 hours
Cultural activities: 10 hours
Accommodation: Half-board family accommodation

Receive all of the benefits of a one-to-one course while sharing the costs with your partner, a friend or a family member.

€900/person

Extra 5 lessons: €120/person
Additional week: €825/person

What’s Included?

  • Individual tuition (number of hours as requested)
  • Your language competency assessment at the start of the course
  • The course materials
  • Approximately 30 to 60 mins personal work each day
  • A progress report and recommendation for future study
  • A certificate of course completion
  • Host family accommodation with a single bedroom and half-board accommodation (2 meals/day)
  • A program of socio-cultural activities
  • Free internet access and 7/7 support from our local coordinator

What’s Not Included?

  • Travel fare from and to your country of residence
  • Airport/train station/bus terminal transfers to & from the family/accommodation
  • Some entrance fees (museums, local events, …)
  • Passport and visas
  • Comprehensive travel insurance
  • Personal expenses (other than specified in the programme)