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CILS B1 cittadinanza exam preparation course for students at level A2

CILS B1 cittadinanza exam preparation course for students at level A2 is a course run by Languages Unlimited Svcs. Ltd., Meath. It is a Online Learning course with a duration of Sixteen weeks. CILS B1 cittadinanza exam preparation course for students at level A2 gives a Course Qualification of Certificate of Attendance. For more information about CILS B1 cittadinanza exam preparation course for students at level A2 at Languages Unlimited Svcs. Ltd., please review the details below.

This online course is designed for students a level A2. You will prepare for the CILS B1 cittadinanza examination over 16 weeks (from the 14th February to the 29th May 2024) in order to be ready to sit the exam on the 5th June 2024 at UCC (University College Cork) Department of ItalianUCC deadline for applications: 26 April 2024.

If you are not sure about your current level (A2 or B1?), contact us to organise a free telephone assessment. Your will then know which CILS B1 course you should book.

This course in online on Zoom and will host a small group of 6 students maximum.

What is the CILS B1 cittadinanza certificate?

The CILS B1 cittadinanza (Certificazione di Italiano come Lingua Straniera) is the official Italian certification awarded by the University for Foreigners of Siena (Università per Stranieri di Siena) that will certify your level of Italian is B1. It is an officially recognised title that certifies the level of linguistic and communicative competence in Italian as a foreign language. This qualification is recognised by the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and is used to grant Italian citizenship for foreign nationals as well as acceptance in any Italian university or higher education institution in Italy . Due to the amendments to the Italian law in December 2018, it is now compulsory to obtain an Italian B1 language certification for all applicants for Italian citizenship through marriage or residence.

Structure of the CILS B1 cittadinanza test.

The CILS B1 cittadinanza exam proposes tasks that are related to real life situations to assess the candidate’s ability to use language in different contexts of communicative interaction. The test measures all language and communication skills: listening and reading comprehension as well as written and oral production. In this way, candidates have the opportunity to show their linguistic-communicative competence in the four skills.

The total duration of the test is approximately 2h00.

Minimum level required:   A2.2/B1



Description of each section



Listening comprehension

Test di ascolto

Three short listening prompts – Multiple-choice questionnaires about the audio prompts – 2 parts 0h30
Reading comprehension and grammar

Test di comprensione della lettura e riflessione grammaticale

One short reading exercise (350/450 words) – Text to read with gap-filling exercises – 2 parts 0h40
Written production

Test di produzione scritta

One short writing prompt to choose from – Topics typically involve describing an event or writing an email – 1 part 0h40
Oral production

Test di produzione orale

Brief self-introduction – Conversation with an examiner based on a chosen (out of 4) specific topic: express opinions, show agreement or disagreement, comment on the examiner’s questions and observations – 1 part 0h10


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Training ProviderLanguages Unlimited Svcs. Ltd.
Course LocationNavan, Meath
Course TypeOnline Learning
Course QualificationCertificate of Attendance
Course Start Date14/02/2024
Course End Date29/05/2024
Course DurationSixteen weeks
Course Time19:00 - 20:30
Course Fee400.00
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