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Language Certification

 

Language Certification

Registration for the December 3 session is closed.


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The Italian Cultural Institute of Los Angeles offers the opportunity to take the official exams for the Certification of Italian as a Foreign Language (CILS) managed by the Università per Stanieri di Siena at the headquarters of the Institute itself.

Certification of Italian as a Foreign Language at the Italian Cultural Institute of Los Angeles

Enrollment Form

Universita’ per Stranieri di Siena- Information for candidates

For CILS B1 Citizenship Prep Course click here 

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Certification of Italian as a Foreign Language

The Certificates of Italian are titles attesting the degree of communication skills in Italian as a Foreign Language. Potential recipients include foreign citizens, Italian citizens residing abroad (of Italian origin), and foreign immigrants in Italy. No previous degree is required to take the exams. For the administration of the exams through the Italian Culture Institutes, the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs has signed agreements with the following institutions:

Università per Stranieri di Perugia   (CELI – CIC)

Università per Stranieri di Siena  (CILS)

Università degli Studi Roma Tre  (IT - ele.IT)

Società Dante Alighieri  (PLIDA)

The certifications are consistent with the parameters set by the European Union’s Framework of Reference for Languages.

 Università per Stranieri di Perugia Università per Stranieri di
Siena
Università degli Studi di Roma Tre Dante Alighieri
LEVEL C2
Command
CELI 5 CILS Quattro-C2 IT PLIDA C2
LEVEL C1
Efficient
CELI4    
CILS Tre-C1 ------ PLIDA C1          
LEVEL B2
Progress
CELI3 CILS Due B2 ------ PLIDA B2
LEVEL B1
Minimum
CELI2 CILS Uno B1 ele.IT PLIDA B1
LEVEL A2
Survival
CELI1 CILS A2 ------ PLIDA A2
LEVEL A1
Contact
CELI1 CILS A1 ------ PLIDA A1

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