HOW DO I OBTAIN MY CERTIFICATION?
To obtain the certification you must pass the examination of your level on language knowledge. The exam consists of four tests: listening, reading, writing and speaking.
The certification levels meet the levels established by the nel Council of Europe in the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages: Basic level (A1 - A2); Autonomous level (B1 - B2); Mastery level (C1 - C2).
A Door to Italy is an examination center for the CELI (University for Foreigners in Perugia and AIL (Language Academy www.acad.it for "Florence" examinations) certifications and offers examination sessions according to the official calendar established by the certification bodies.
It is not mandatory to attend a preparation course, but it is certainly recommended to take the examination with a specific educational preparation.
We offer group or individual courses dedicated to the analysis of the exams issued in the previous years.
Individual lessons are available throughout the year and meet the needs and schedules of the student, and can also be easily combined with the standard course in the morning.
CERTIFICATIONS TO OBTAIN ITALIAN CITIZENSHIP
The citizenship reform (Official Gazette No. 281 dated December 3, 2018 published the law No.132 dated December 1, 2018) introduced new regulations to acquire Italian citizenship, establishing the need to demonstrate an adequate knowledge of the Italian language not lower than the level B1 (CELI 2) of the nel Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR).
The applicants, to prove this knowledge, at the time of submission of their application must certify to be holders of an education certification issued by a public institution or an officially recognized private institution by the Ministry of Education and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, or to submit appropriate certification of the Italian language, issued by a certification body recognized by the Ministry of Education (MIUR) and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MAECI) or the Ministry of Education.
2020 CELI exams calendar here