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The Best Italian Language Tests

Have you already studied Italian but you have no idea of your actual level? Find out it now with one of the tests we have selected for you! Europass Italian Language Tests and Grammar Exercises Every day, more than a thousand students take our tests to verify their level. We provide a wide choice: from […]

What Is Opera? Did You Know it Began in Florence (in 1589)?

What is Opera? What does “Opera” mean? If we talk about music, “opera” is an Italian word which is well known all over the world. Perhaps not everyone knows the origin and meaning of this term. Opera comes from the Latin word opus (= work). In modern Italian, the verb operate means: do, create, build, realize. […]

Dante Alighieri (the Supreme Poet): Life and The Divine Comedy

Who was Dante Alighieri? Father of the Italian language How much do you think you know about Dante?  Do you remember if he was a black Guelph or a white Guelph? Do you know why he is considered the father of the Italian language? On this page, we will tell you about this Florentine writer […]

CEFR Levels: A1, A2, B1, B2, C1 and C2

Common European Framework of References for Languages (CEFR): what are they? Why are they important? How to test your level in Italian? CEFR Levels In the language-learning community in Europe, we often hear people talking about their level in the language. They can say: “I speak French at a B1 level” or “I am attending […]

Coronavirus: Adjusting your Italian Course Plans

As recently acknowledged by the World Health Organization, the threat caused by Coronavirus (COVID-2019) has reached by now the level of pandemic. In such difficult and delicate circumstances, at Europass Italian Language School we express our solidarity to all the people whose life is affected by the present crises and are positive that we will […]

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