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Our First Online DITALS Course

Our first online DITALS course was a totally new experience! Following the Covid-19 emergency guidelines, we were not able to deliver our usual DITALS course in presence. Therefore, we moved it online and chose Zoom as the best platform do to it. Students from different cities could take part in the course and continue their […]

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DITALS I: How to Choose The Learner Profile

Have you already chosen among the DITALS I learner profiles? As you probably know, this exam is structured on a specific learner profile which is related to teaching/learning context, student’s age and personal motivation. Here you have a list of all the profiles: if you specialize in a profile, you will be able to better […]

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DITALS II Exam 2020: Which Books Do I Have to Study?

Have you just started your preparation to take the DITALS II exam? As you saw, the bibliography for the DITALS II is quite rich, so it might be useful to focus on the basics. Here you have the list of books recommended by the University of Foreigners of Siena: for each section you have to […]

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DITALS I Preparation 2020: What Do I Have to Study?

Have you just had a look at the DITALS I bibliography? As you can see there is a long list: we will go through the essentials, but don’t forget that there are also suggested books to improve your knowledge about specific topics. Let’s have a look! Italian linguistics (one book between the following options): D’Achille […]

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What Antonio thinks about his DITALS preparation course

  One of our DITALS Course attendees, Antonio Galati, spent some time telling us about his point of view regarding the course and its preparation. Enjoy this nice interview to discover his thoughts!   Tell us about your education and previous work experience. I graduated in Modern Literature at the University of Salento. I spent 5 […]

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DITALS II Exam – How to pass Section C

  Are you considering the DITALS II exam as your next step? The DITALS II certification, released by the University for Foreigners of Siena, is the perfect choice for those who have already a good teaching experience. The third part of the exam, Section C, is about the Theoretical knowledge of language teaching. This section includes […]

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Giulia and her experience as a DITALS attendee

  Giulia Claudi attended our DITALS I preparation course in June 2017 for four weeks. We asked her to talk about it and explain what was more useful for her to approach the exam. Let’s read what she said!   Tell us about your education and previous work experience. I graduated in Modern Filology at […]

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DITALS II Exam – Getting ready for Section B

The DITALS II certification is the necessary challenge to teach Italian as a foreign language. Released by the University for Foreigners of Siena, it is perfect for people who have already a good teaching experience. The exam consists of 4 parts: we are going to focus on Section B, called Production of teaching material. In this section candidates […]

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DITALS preparation course: Maria Chiara’s experience

  Every single DITALS attendee is a totally different world. We had a chat with Maria Chiara Avenia to know more about her and the course she attended in June 2017. Let’s see what motivated her to start this journey!   Tell us about your education and previous work experience. I got a Diploma at the […]

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DITALS II Exam – How to approach Part A

The DITALS II is a certification released by the University for Foreigners of Siena and is valid worldwide to teach Italian as a foreign language. It is good for people who have previous teaching experience and consists of 4 sections. Let’s have a look at Part A, called Teaching materials analysis. As in the DITALS I […]