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CILS Exam Preparation Courses

CILS, or Certificazione di Italiano come Lingue Straniera, is a qualification awarded by the Foreigners University of Siena which attests the degree of linguistic competence in non-native speakers of Italian. Recognised by the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, as well as educational institutions throughout Italy, the CILS qualification is ideal for anyone looking to study or work within an Italian-speaking environment. It comprises six levels of increasing difficulty, which correspond to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages, and is used to assess the candidate’s speaking, listening, reading and writing skills.

If you need to prove your Italian language ability for work or study purposes, why not take a CILS examination at an official test centre? And there’s no better way to prepare than by taking an Italian course with Apple Languages! All of our general Intensive and Super-Intensive Italian courses would be good preparation for the CILS exam, however to ensure that you are as prepared as possible, we would recommend taking a specific CILS exam preparation course at one of our Italian partner schools.

Our CILS exam preparation courses often include a combination of general Italian group lessons and either private or mini-group lessons, which focus specifically on the CILS examination. Not only do these sessions aim to improve your general language skills through intensive Italian practice, but also familiarise you with exam-style questions with the aid of authentic past-papers. This method of teaching allows you to clearly see your areas of weakness and target these areas in your language-learning, with the help of fully-qualified and experienced Italian teachers! Some of our schools are even official test centres for CILS exams, merited by the Foreigners University of Siena.

Contact us now to arrange your CILS exam preparation course and take the next step in your Italian language journey!

CILS Exam Preparation courses