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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 […]

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 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 […]


An interview with Giulia

  A quick chat with Giulia Baronti, who attended the DITALS II Training Course at Happy Languages in October 2016 and did the exam in February 2017. We asked her some questions to understand more about why she chose the DITALS preparation course and how it went. Enjoy!   Tell us about your education and previous […]

Italian Teacher Workshop

Space Management in Language Teaching

In modern language teaching one of the most important aspects which teachers must consider is the space management. Space management is not only related with the simple arrangement of the students (in a semicircle, small groups), but also to the way the students occupy the space during our activities. If we assume that our students […]

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How to Choose the Right Textbook

When you constantly focus on how to improve your teaching skills and how to make your classes more interesting you should always be updated with news. That means that you have to get ready to change everything in your teacher’s practices, including the material you use. Textbooks are considered the death of teachers’ imagination, but […]

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What is the European Profiling Grid for Teachers?

Do you know what the European Profiling Grid for Teachers is? During one of the teacher trainer courses held by the Università per Stranieri di Siena, among many other topics we discussed the European Profiling Grid for Teachers’evaluation. We came back to our job and we are still focusing on the “eGRID”: training and qualifications, […]

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DITALS II Training Programme: What We Do

Do you want to find out more about the DITALS II training  programme? Our DITALS II training programme covers all the main topics in order to help candidates study towards the exam. Considering that the DITALS II exam is not only based on theory but consists of some practical sections, we include many individual or […]