CELI (Certificate of knowledge of the Italian Language)
The Examination is assessed directly by the University of Perugia. The University will inform if the examination has been passed or failed. If a section of the examination has been failed, you are given the opportunity to retake that section within a year ($245). Registrations need to be received two months prior to the exam date. It is suggested to take a test to establish your level before officially sign up.
STRUCTURE CELI 2 Cittadinanza: A – Reading Comprehension, B – Writing, C – Listening, D- Speaking. 2h plus Oral Exam. For more info, check the official link from Universita’ di Perugia.
SESSIONS 2021: March 8, June 22, November 22
CELI 2 Cittadinanza $215 ($175 Exam + $50 Center Fee
CELI $275 (for all other levels)
Applicants can access the result of their exam on the website of the Università per Stranieri di Perugia (https://www.cvcl.it/home-cvcl), by keying in their “numero di matricola” and their date of birth in the area studenti section.
The Certification of Italian as a Foreign Language (Certificazione di Italiano come Lingua Straniera or CILS) is a qualification offered by the Foreigners University of Siena for foreign speakers of the Italian language, recognizing various levels of language proficiency.
Each part of the examination is evaluated independently, so to pass the exam you must have obtained the necessary grade in each section. If this is not the case, then it is possible to retake the necessary sections.
STRUCTURE CILS B1 Cittadinanza: Reading comprehension (2 parts), Listening (2 parts), Writing (2 parts), Speaking (2 parts). 2h plus Oral Exam. NOTE: saving your partial score is not possible for this exam For more info check the official link from Universita’ di Siena.
SESSIONS 2021: Feb 25, Apr 15, Jun 10, Jul 22, Oct 21, Dec 2
EXAM FEE CILS A1-A2 $110
CILS B1 $170
CILS B2 $185
CILS C1 $225
Applicants can access the result of their exam on the website of the Università di Siena (https://online.unistrasi.it/riscils.asp), by keying in their “numero di matricola” and their date of birth.
The AP Italian Language and Culture course emphasizes communication (understanding and being understood by others) by applying interpersonal, interpretive, and presentational skills in real-life situations. This includes vocabulary usage, language control, communication strategies, and cultural awareness. There are no prerequisites; however, students are typically in their fourth year of high-school-level study. In the case of native or heritage speakers, there may be a different course of study leading to this course.
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