Italian Web Links
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|BBC Languages||Language-learning resource from the British Broadcasting Company with lessons, videos, and media links in various languages. Good for beginners.|
|CELI||The Certificato di Conoscenza della Lingua Italiana (Certificate of Knowledge of the Italian Language) is an official language qualification exam offered by the Università per Stranieri di Perugia. This website has practice tests to gauge your relative level of Italian fluency.
|CILS||The Certificazione di Italiano come Lingua Straniera (Certification of Italian as a Foreign Language) is a certification exam given to test your proficiency in Italian as a foreign language. You can take practice exams at the website for the Università per Stranieri di Siena.
|Duolingo||“Learn a language for free. Forever.”
This amazingly user-friendly, ever-growing site gives lessons and then quizzes you on the topic, tracking your progress, awarding you along the way, and offering a daily practice reminder. Includes Italian-learning programs for speakers of English and Spanish. Corresponding app available at the Apple iTunes App Store.
|Forvo: Italian words pronounced||Extensive database of audio clips for pronouncing words in various languages, Italian included.|
|LangMedia: Italian in Italy
||Authentic, unscripted video, audio, and still images covering practical aspects of daily life in Italy by Five College Center for the Study of World Languages
||Study vocabulary with the aid of pictures and sound offered by Language Revolution.
|Matdid||Materiali didattici per l’insegnamento dell'italiano agli stranieri|
||User-friendly interface with communally-created programs. Particularly useful for learning vocabulary. Also available is a corresponding mobile app on iPhone and Android.
||Italian literature available for download in pdf format and listening in MP3 format|
|Italian Tongue Twisters||Collection of Italian tongue twisters|
|SCOLA Web Services||
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