Certifications of Italian L2 (part 2 – PLIDA and CIC)

PLIDA

PLIDA stands for “Progetto Lingua Italiana Dante Alighieri -> Dante Alighieri Italian language project”. It covers six levels:

PLIDA LEVELS QCER LEVELS
PLIDA A1 A1
PLIDA A2 A2
PLIDA B1 B1
PLIDA B2 B2
PLIDA C1 C1
PLIDA C2 C2

After you have chosen your level, you have to pass an exam composed of four sections to get PLIDA:

  • Listening Comprehension
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Speaking
  • Writing

There is also a special certification for adolescents from 13 to 18 – named Juniors – that covers only the first four levels PLIDA A1, A2, B1, B2; and a special certification for business Italian – named Commercial – that covers only PLIDA B1, B2, C1.

For detailed information about PLIDA, please visit the following websites:

Società Dante Alighieri

Plida – What is it?

If you want to test yourself, have a look at Plida’s past years examinations.

CIC

CIC stands for “ Certificato di conoscenza dell’Italiano Commerciale -> Certificate of Business Italian”. It covers two levels – B1 and C1 – and the exams are held once a year in June.

For more information, please, visit the website of the University for Foreigners of Perugia.

 

To learn something about PLIDA and CIC have a look at Certifications of Italian L2 (part 1 – CILS and CELI).

To learn some tips on how to pass CILS, CELI and PLIDA exams, please refer to:

Exam preparation: CILS, CELI, PLIDA and CIC

How to prepare for CILS, CELI and PLIDA exams – listening

How to prepare for CILS, CELI and PLIDA exams – reading comprehension

How to prepare for CILS, CELI and PLIDA exams – writing

Italian speaking practice – How to prepare for cils celi and plida exams

 

 

 

 

 

 

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