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Program Details - Ibla!*Italian-language-school - Ragusa Ibla, Italy

Primary Mailing Address

ATTN: Andrea Conigliaro - Rocco Rossitto
Address: Piazza Duomo, 3-5.
City / Province: Ragusa Ibla
Postal Code 97100
Country: Italy

Primary Contact Information

Phone: ++ 39 0931 465 214

General Program Information

Ibla! Italian Language School is located in culturally-rich Ragusa, the southernmost district of Sicily. We offer a wide range of quality Italian courses for individuals and groups. Our teachers are graduates of the Italian language and literature or foreign languages, and are young, friendly, professional, patient, and have experience of teaching in Italy and abroad. The strong relationship between students and teacher is a core part of our methodology.

Ibla! Italian Language School is proudly situated in the heart of the Baroque architecture region of south eastern corner of Sicily at Ragusa Ibla, a small, ancient town in the core of the Val di Noto area of south east Sicily, and a Unesco World Heritage site. Ibla is the ancient part of Ragusa. Our school is located inside the restored palace of Arezzo di Donnafugata. All rooms are air conditioned, with internet availability.

Some of the most attractive Sicilian highlights, are just a few miles away from Ragusa Ibla, namely; Noto, Modica, Scicli, Palazzolo Acreide and the castle of Donnafugata. There are also day excursions to Caltagirone, Siracusa, Catania and Mount Etna volcano (see below).

Courses: We provide 6 levels of language instruction, in line with the Common European Framework published by the European Council.

Individual and group courses:
1) Small: 2hours per day in a group
2) Standard: 4hours per day in a group
3) Standard2: 4 hours per day in a group + 1 hour individual classes per day
4) Extra: 4 hours per day in a group + 2 hours individual classes per day
5) Individual Italian lessons: 1 or 2 persons.

Culture Courses: Contemporary Italian Literature; Sicilian literature; History of Sicilian Art; History of Sicily.

Special weeks - Rome & Ragusa Ibla: With our partner school in Rome, we also offer a unique opportunity of a double period of study and vacation in Italy - 2 weeks (one in Rome & one in Ragusa Ibla) or 4 weeks (two in Rome & two in Ragusa Ibla).

The school organizes trips to discover lesser-known places in the Ragusa area, old buildings with ancient architecture, local food and culinary traditions. This is one of the most important dairy region of southern Italy as well as the real farming land of Sicily. Wines, milk, cheese, olive oil, vegetables, chocolate and many others products are among the most popular products of this region.

Every Saturday can be arranged excursions to Siracusa, Catania , Taormina, Agrigento and Temples, Palermo, Cefal´┐Ż, Piazza Armerina, Enna, Mount Etna, Erice, Trapani and many others wonderful sites.

Beautiful beaches can be reached in 20 minutes by car. Bike and trekking are also possible. Seminars and movies are also used at our school, to help give students a better knowledge of Italian culture, population and territory.
Programs For
Univ. Age
Mature Adults
All Age Adults

Subject Taught
Teacher Workshops
Language & Culture
Handicapped Facilities

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