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Italian Certificates

Want to have an Italian certificate and live abroad? Find your ideal destination in Italy!

Official Italian Exams and Certificates

Recognised internationally, Italian certificates will benefit anyone hoping to develop relationships with Italian businesses or undertake studies in a higher education institution in Italy.

To prepare for the CILS Exam, you should follow these steps:

  1. Familiarize yourself with the exam format: The CILS Exam is divided into five levels, ranging from A1 (basic) to C2 (advanced). It tests your listening, speaking, reading, writing, and grammar skills.
  2. Study the language: Brush up on your Italian vocabulary, grammar, and comprehension skills. Make sure to focus on the specific skills tested on the CILS Exam.
  3. Practice, practice, practice: Take practice exams and use online resources to simulate the test environment. This will help you become familiar with the format of the test and build your confidence.
  4. Focus on pronunciation: Italian pronunciation is an important aspect of the CILS Exam. Listen to Italian speakers and practice speaking with native speakers to improve your pronunciation.
  5. Manage your time wisely: During the exam, you will have limited time to complete each section. Practice managing your time and completing tasks quickly, but also accurately.
  6. Stay relaxed: On the day of the exam, stay calm and relaxed. Get a good night's sleep, eat a healthy breakfast, and arrive at the testing center early to reduce stress and anxiety.

By following these steps and putting in the necessary effort and time, you can be well-prepared for the CILS Exam and increase your chances of passing.

CILS Exam preparation

The University for Foreigners Siena issues the CILS Certificate (Certificate of Italian as a foreign language), which is recognised by the Italian state. The CILS is an official diploma for measuring the level of competence in communicating in Italian as a foreign language.