TII Italian Language Program

TII Italian Language Program

 

Why study Italian with TII?

More and more people all over the world choose Italian as a second language. Despite the political and economic importance of other languages, the number of people who study Italian is constantly growing even in countries that have not known Italian immigration.

The most common motivation is cultural enrichment, followed by needs for study, work or tourism.

Italy is the country with the highest artistic and cultural heritage in the world and Italian is recognized as one of the most beautiful and musical spoken languages on the planet. Italian is the language of great artists, writers, of the bel canto and of the lyric. It is also the language that accompanies Made in Italy: Italian architecture, design, fashion and food are synonyms with quality, style and creativity.

Speaking Italian is also a resource for growth from a human and professional point of view: Italy is the fifth economy in the world and it offers great opportunities to study in its renowned universities and institutes. Italy is a country where you would like to go on holiday and talk with the locals: Italians are creative, friendly and welcoming people.

TII offers high quality courses designed to accommodate your needs with a qualified teacher who is trained will enhance your speaking and listening skills. TII also offers Italian language in-house certificates of attainment based on guidelines set out by the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR).

 

TII’s Italian Language Program CEFR Official CEFR Level Description and TII Certificate
Beginner 1 (40 hours)
Beginner 2 (40 hours)
A1

Can understand and use familiar everyday expressions and very basic phrases aimed at the satisfaction of needs of a concrete type.

Can introduce themselves and others and can ask and answer questions about personal details such as where they live, people they know and things they have.

Can interact in a simple way provided the other person talks slowly and clearly and is prepared to help.

After successfully completing these two levels, the student will receive an in-house certificate towards CEFR A1.

Pre-intermediate 1 (40 hours)
Pre-intermediate 2 (40 hours)
A2

Can understand sentences and frequently used expressions related to areas of most immediate relevance (e.g. very basic personal and family information, shopping, local geography, employment).

Can communicate in simple and routine tasks requiring a simple and direct exchange of information on familiar and routine matters.

Can describe in simple terms aspects of their background, immediate environment and matters in areas of immediate need.

After successfully completing these two levels, the student will receive an in-house certificate towards CEFR A2.

Intermediate 1 (40 hours)
Intermediate 2 (40 hours)
 

Can understand the main points of clear standard input on familiar matters regularly encountered in work, school, leisure, etc.

Can deal with most situations likely to arise while travelling in an area where the language is spoken.

Can produce simple connected text on topics that are familiar or of personal interest. Can describe experiences and events, dreams, hopes and ambitions and briefly give reasons and explanations for opinions and plans.

After successfully completing these two levels, the student will receive an in-house certificate towards CEFR B1.

 

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