Levels and Certifications

Levels and certifications


Each type of course is offered at all levels, from absolute beginner to the most advanced and skills-perfection levels. The structure and contents of the 10 levels offered are based on the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEF).

Common European Framework

 

The following is an indication of Torre di Babele Italian course levels with respect to the Common European Framework and other recognised exams.

Common European Framework (CEF)

CEF levels

Corresponding levels at Torre di Babele

Exams and certificates

Basic User

A1 Breakthrough

1st level

CILS A1

A2 Waystage

2nd level

CILS A2, CELI* 1

Independent User

B1 Threshold

3rd level

CILS 1 , CELI 2 , eleIT** ,
Torre
di Babele Intermediate

4th level

B2 Vantage

5th level

6th level

CILS 2, CELI 3

Proficient User

C1 Proficiency

7th level

Torre di Babele Advanced

Skills Perfection A

CILS 3, CELI 4

C2 Mastery

Skills Perfection B

Skills Perfection C

CILS 4, CELI 5, IT

* CELI: Certificate of Knowledge of Italian Language, offered by the University for Foreigners of Perugia
** eleIT and IT are certifications offered by the University of Rome

CILS Certificate

 

The school is an authorized center for the CILS Examinations  for Certification in Italian as a Foreign Language as issued by the University for Foreigners of Siena.

CILS preparation courses are offered  twice a year before the exam sessions.

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