Studying Italian in Sicily Beyond any Stereotype!

by Grant Rocco, student at Centro BABILONIA in Taormina, Sicily My time in Taormina, at the Italian language school Babilonia, was unique for a few reasons: it was my second time studying Italian at Babilonia, it was during COVID epidemic, and I was there to prepare for the CELI exam.  Most Babilonia students have not…

Best time to visit italy

If you’ve ever wondered this, then this is the article for you. In this article, you will discover all the secrets to how you can choose the best time for your trip as we explore each season’s advantages and disadvantages.Whilst Italy’s stunning coastlines make summer perfect for sun worshippers and beach lovers, its snow-capped mountains,…

Italian gestures

Our guide to Italian gestures Learning a language is not just learning grammar rules. A language is so much more then grammar rules. Every language is the mirror of a culture. Learning Italian is also learning how to use our hands to add meanings to what we say, to visualize what we mean. Here you…

What to do in your free time in Taormina

by Steven Jacobs Let’s face it. You aren’t coming to Sicily just to study. The pristine beaches, tropical climate, breathtaking landscapes, and cannoli galore play an important and fundamental role in your decision to haul your portly luggage over to this strange, triangular island. Although small, Taormina and the surrounding area offer a plethora of…

Spring Has Sprung! A Walk to Babilonia

by Steven Jacobs As my semester abroad studying Italian language and culture at Babilonia comes to an end, I have noticed a change in Taormina. The place that I have called home for the past four months has been coming to life. In perfect polyphonic harmony with the blooming of the almond blossoms, wisteria, and…

Best place to learn Italian

Are you looking for the cheapest or best place to learn Italian? Choosing an Italian school is never easy especially when you want to choose the right schoolfor you. The first questions you need to ask yourself are : Are you looking for the best school or the cheapest school? What factors do you need…