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Babilonia , Taormina, Italy

4.3

Rating: 4.3/5.0

Via Timoleone 10 - 98039 Taormina - see on map

What we like about the school

  • Easy access to the beach and the historical heritage and natural beauties of Sicily
  • Free assistance in applying to college/university programmes by a qualified consultant.
  • Free assistance in finding flats for long-term students.
  • Electronic whiteboards in all classrooms.

What we dislike about the school

  • Younger students should consider that the average age of students at this school is significantly higher than at most other schools.

Italian Courses

General Language
Private
Business
Exam Preparation
Language Plus Activity
Information for all courses offered by Babilonia
Comments about courses:All the accommodation options are available from weekend to weekend, with arrival on Saturday or Sunday before the course starts and departure also on Saturday or Sunday after the course ends.
Lesson duration: 45 minutes
Level testA test to assess your exact language level takes place before the start of the course via email.
Individual classesSingle individual lessons of tuition can be reserved at 38 €. The combination of group and individual lessons is highly recommended. Individual lessons will encourage you to actively speak the foreign language and will offer you the opportunity to discuss individual problems and weaknesses.
Days without class
In 2022 (including national and regional bank holidays):
06 Jan. 2022, 18 Apr. 2022, 25 Apr. 2022, 01 May 2022, 02 Jun. 2022, 15 Aug. 2022, 01 Nov. 2022, 08 Dec. 2022, 25 Dec. 2022.
School policy regarding bank holidays:Full corresponding tuition fees are reimbursed

Our price includes

  • INCLUDED Organized activities
  • INCLUDED Internet access and use of school computers
  • INCLUDED Wireless LAN zone at school
  • INCLUDED Free certificate of course attendance
  • INCLUDED Language level placement test at first day of classes
  • INCLUDED For adult courses: a minimum of one free organized leisure activity per week
  • INCLUDED Free consultation about suitable college/university programs by a qualified consultant
  • INCLUDED Free assistance in applying to college/university programs by a qualified consultant
  • INCLUDED Free assistance in finding flats for long-term students

Course material

Generally course material is distributed free to students and will stay in student property.
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Babilonia


    • Location: The Centre is located in the heart of the world-famous town of Taormina, the most beautiful town in Sicily. Courses and programs are held at “Casa Silva”, a historic villa, built-in 1817 just 200 metres away from the Greek Theatre: an architectural, natural and historical treasure that Taormina has miraculously managed to conserve. ...
    • The villa still today boasts a luxurious botanical garden filled with citrus trees, Mediterranean plants, centuries-old palms, monkey puzzle trees and magnolias, as well as many other exotic trees and plants.
      • The language school Babilonia was founded in Taormina, Italy in 1992.
      • Legal name / parent company: Babilonia SRL
      • Tax registration ID: IT04041230873
      • Covid-19 Status: School currently open

Accreditations and Quality seals

Preferential Terms in Case of Visa RefusalUniversity for Foreigners of Perugia

Italian teacher qualifications

  • 100% hold a university degree
  • 100% hold a recognised language teaching qualification

First day of course:

Students should arrive at 8:30

Languages spoken by school staff (cannot be guaranteed by school):

  • Cafeteria

  • Restaurant

  • Computer lab

  • Library

  • Movie room

  • Garden

  • Student support desk

  • Copy machine

  • Printer for student use

  • Free WIFI

  • Classroom equipment

    • TV in all classrooms

    • Electronic whiteboard in all classrooms

    • Air conditioning in all classrooms

    • Heating in all classrooms

    • Ample natural light in all classrooms

    Number of classrooms: 9
    Number of public PC workstations: 3

    Facilities for disabled students

    • Adapted for students with learning difficulty

Offer for returning students

You will be refunded/waived the school's administration fee If you already attended previously a course at Babilonia and you book here.

Payment methods accepted for payments made directly to the school

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  • PayPal - logo
  • Bank Transfer - logo

Student Age / Nationality

Minimum age of students

  • 17 years

Average number of levels

  • Adult courses In summer: 7
  • Adult courses Throughout the year: 7

Average age of students

Top student nationalities

Age of students

Visa Documents

Nationals from USA do not require a visa to study short term courses up to 90 days. Check visa requirements for nationals from other countries.
Nationals from countries that require a visa will receive documents from the school, related to booking confirmation, which is required for the visa application.
Full payment of all fees required before school dispatches documents required for visa application:
No
Free shipment via regular mail.
Preferential cancellation terms in case of visa refusal:
School agreed that students booking online on this site will benefit from preferential cancellation fees in case of visa refusal, and in this case will never exceed EUR 180.

Leisure activities

activity possibledistance from school
Ballet-
Basketball-
Cooking-
Dancing-
Diving7 km
Football (soccer)-
Golf50 km
Horse riding15 km
Mountainbiking-
Music-
Sailing-
Skiing-
Swimming-
Tennis-
Volleyball-
Yoga-
Leisure programme for adults (sample):
Example of Social Activities 2022
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