The AIL, or Accademia Italiana di Lingua, is the professional association of schools, institutions and experts in the field of teaching Italian as a foreign language. The AIL's Firenze Diploma examinations tests a candidates written and oral abilities in Italian. These exams are of great international value for those wishing to study or work in a Italian-speaking environment.
In this 4-week course, students will prepare for the exam using a variety of classroom materials and samples from previous years' tests. The course consists of 4 daily lessons of grammar review and conversation plus 2 lessons of test taking strategies and examination drills.
The Diploma Firenze AIL exists in six levels;
DELI: Diploma Elementare di Lingua Italiana - A2 Basic Level
DILI - Diploma Intermedio di Lingua Italiana - B1 Intermediate Level
DILC - Diploma Intermedio di Lingua Italiana Commerciale - B1 Business Intermediate Level
DILI - Diploma Intermedio di Lingua Straniera - B2 Intermediate Level
DALI - Diploma Avanzato di Lingua Italiana - C1 Advanced Level 1
DALC - Diploma Avanzato di Lingua Italiana Commerciale - C1 Business Advanced Level
DALI - Diploma Avanzato di Lingua Italiana - C2, Advanced Level 2
Rome is located in the middle of Italy on its western coast, about 20km inland. The sense of history, art, and architecture in Rome is all-embracing, and quite simply a feast for the eyes. There is a hectic vibrancy of anarchic traffic, piazzas, fountains, and fabulous restaurants. The historic city center is quite small and most of the major sights are within a reasonable distance of the central railway station.
Walking around Rome is a step into the world’s biggest open air museum.
From spectacular palaces, millenium-old churches and basilicas, grand roman ruins, cahrming places ornate with Barrocan statues in graceful fountains, Rome has an immensely rich historical heritage and cosmopolitan atmosphere, making it one of Europe's and the world's most visited and beautiful European capitals.
Known for its diverse regions, rich culture, and fabulous food, boot-shaped Italy possesses perhaps the most instantly identifiable physical shape of any country in the world. You can visit Roman ruins, gawk at Renaissance art, stay in tiny hill towns, ski the Alps, explore the canals of Venice, and see more churches than you can imagine. Naturally, you can indulge in the elementary pleasures of good food, improving your wardrobe, and seeking out "la dolce vita." From its beaches to its Alpine mountains, Italy vibrates with a special soul that is reflected in its people, music, and art.
Important note: If there is only 1 participant he/she will be placed in an Intensive plus 5 course.
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You must meet the required language level of the test you wish to take.
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