cils B1 cittadinanza exam

Italian Teacher Webinar – 27th November 2020

Ready for a new webinar about the CILS B1 cittadinanza exam? The CILS B1 cittadinanza exam is a relatively new exam, created by the University for Foreigners of Siena in 2019 after an important change about the requirements to apply for the Italian citizenship. In June we did a webinar for Italian teachers about some […]

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Our First Online DITALS Course

Our first online DITALS course was a totally new experience! Following the Covid-19 emergency guidelines, we were not able to deliver our usual DITALS course in presence. Therefore, we moved it online and chose Zoom as the best platform do to it. Students from different cities could take part in the course and continue their […]

Italian Teacher Webinar

Italian Teacher Webinar – 6th June 2020

A fantastic Italian teacher webinar about CILS B1 Cittadinanza! Our Italian teacher webinar in collaboration with Ornimi Editions took place on the 6th June 2020. Ornimi Editions is a publishing house specialised in textbooks of Italian as a foreign language. As more and more students take the CILS B1 Cittadinanza exam in order to apply […]

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Teaching Italian in Central Europe: Tips and Useful Advice

Where is a good place for teaching Italian in Central Europe? Are you browsing the map to decide where to go next? Well, the good news is that there is plenty of opportunities out there! Depending on your preferences and on the type of job experience you are looking for, you can select the best […]


DITALS I: How to Choose The Learner Profile

Have you already chosen among the DITALS I learner profiles? As you probably know, this exam is structured on a specific learner profile which is related to teaching/learning context, student’s age and personal motivation. Here you have a list of all the profiles: if you specialize in a profile, you will be able to better […]

Ditals Base

What To Expect From The DITALS Base Exam

The DITALS Base exam is perfect to get the certification to teach Italian as a foreign language for those who are non-natives with a B2 Italian language certification or for people who are natives but have just started this job and don’t have much experience. What does the exam consist of? It includes three sections, let’s see […]


DITALS II Exam 2020: Which Books Do I Have to Study?

Have you just started your preparation to take the DITALS II exam? As you saw, the bibliography for the DITALS II is quite rich, so it might be useful to focus on the basics. Here you have the list of books recommended by the University of Foreigners of Siena: for each section you have to […]

Ditals Base

DITALS Base Preparation 2020: What To Study For The Exam

The DITALS Base is the certification released by the University for Foreigners of Siena to teach Italian as foreign language for non-natives with a certified B2 Italian level of competence or for those who have just approached the teaching path. Let’s go through the minimum bibliography in order to understand what to study! Italian Linguistics […]


DITALS I Preparation 2020: What Do I Have to Study?

Have you just had a look at the DITALS I bibliography? As you can see there is a long list: we will go through the essentials, but don’t forget that there are also suggested books to improve your knowledge about specific topics. Let’s have a look! Italian linguistics (one book between the following options): D’Achille […]

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How To Become an Italian Teacher

In recent years the interest in the Italian language has grown considerably. A recent research said that Italian is the language most chosen as fourth language to be studied globally. Along with the request to study Italian is also growing the offer of Italian teachers. Many write to us asking what they need to do […]