The Italian Academy

Via S. Giovanni alle Catacombe
Siracusa, 96100
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In the heart of the enchanting city of Siracusa, a unique range of courses: general Italian, cooking and wine tasting, history and exciting eco-tours. 30 years experience. Highly qualified teaching team.


The School

·      30 years experience. Accredited by the MIUR, Italian Ministry of Education.

  • Highly qualified teachers.
  • Centrally located, modern premises
  •  WIFI and air-conditioning throughout, media centre and computer lab
  • Rich program of excursions and cultural activities
  • 24/7 student support
  • Optional Tandem language exchange program with local students
  • CILS  and DITALS (University of Siena Certification of Italian for students and teachers) preparation and examination centre .


Our courses

All year round General Italian courses, structured in line with the Common European Framework. All levels from A1 to C2. Unique range of focused Italian+ courses: “Food and Wine”, “History, Myths and Culture” and “The Sicilian Adventure”.


Our teaching method


Based on the communicative approach. Classes focus on developing the 4 language skills, with emphasis placed on interactive communication and an attentive analysis of each student’s needs. Topics covered in class are closely related to the rich program of activities.

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