Italy

Tools for refugees/migrants

TOOL TYPE: Mobile App
DEVELOPED BY: Rosetta Stone Ltd
OPERATOR/TEACHER: immigrant
DESCRIPTION: This app is available only on the App Store for iPhone, iPad, and Apple Watch.
TAUGHT LANGUAGE: Greek + 23 Languages
WHICH LANGUAGE IS THE TOOL AVAILABLE IN?
English
DOES THIS TOOL COMPLY WITH CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)? No

If NOT, HOW DOES IT CLASSIFY THE LEVELS (Beginners, intermediate etc)? It tracks the progress of each user and based on words/phrases learned classifies the level of learner

DOES IT PROVIDE A FINAL CERTIFICATE? Not Specified

WHICH LANGUAGE SKILLS DOES IT ALLOW TO TRAIN (Listening, Reading, Speaking, Writing)

Reading, Listening, Speaking, Writing

IS IT A FREE TOOL? Yes

DO YOU NEED TO LOG IN? Yes

Online School

ACCADEMIA DEL GIGLIO

Tool type: Online School 
Developed by: ACCADEMIA DEL GIGLIO
Operator/Teacher: both
Description: This Italian school offers individual paid courses for foreigners and for teachers of the Italian language who wish to deepen particular aspects of teaching Italian. There is also a blog with quizzes and articles to learn italian as foreign language. 
Taught language: IT
Which language is the tool available in? IT
Does this tool COMPLY WITH CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)? Yes

If so, which levels are provided (<A1,A1, A2, B1, B2, C1 C2)?

All levels

Does it provide a final certificate? Not specified
Which language skills does it allow to train (Listening, Reading, Speaking, Writing) Reading, Listening, Speaking, Writing
Is it a free tool? No
Do you need to log in? Yes

Centro Studi Italiani

Tool type: Online School 
Developed by: Centro Studi Italiani
Operator/Teacher: immigrant
Description: School that offers Italian language and culture courses for all levels, from grammar to conversation. The Centro Studi Italiani offers the opportunity to learn the Italian language with its teachers also through private online lessons.
Taught language: IT, EN
Which language is the tool available in? IT, FR, SP, DE, Russian, Chinese
Does this tool comply with CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)? Yes
If so, which levels are provided (<A1,A1, A2, B1, B2, C1 C2)?
All levels
Does it provide a final certificate? Yes
Which language skills does it allow to train? (Listening, Reading, Speaking, Writing) Listening, Reading, Speaking, Writing
Is it a free tool? No
Do you need to log in? Yes

CLI Dante Alighieri

Tool type: Online school
Developed by: Centro Linguistico Italiano Dante Alighieri
Operator/Teacher: immigrant
Description: This school opened in 1981 is specialized in teaching Italian language and culture to foreign students. In addition to courses in Rome, online courses are also available for all levels.
Taught language: IT
Which language is the tool available in? IT, EN, FR, DE
Does this tool comply with CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)? Yes
If so, which levels are provided (<A1,A1, A2, B1, B2, C1 C2)? All levels
Does it provide a final certificate? Yes
Which language skills does it allow to train? (Listening, Reading, Speaking, Writing) Listening, Reading, Speaking, Writing
Is it a free tool? No
Do you need to log in? Yes

CORSIDIA

Tool type: Online School 
Developed by: CORSIDIA
Operator/Teacher: immigrant
Description: Online platform that allows training business and teachers to publish online courses, and potential students to find courses according to their needs.
Taught language: IT and many other foreign languages
Which language is the tool available in? IT
Does this tool comply with CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)? Yes

If not, how does it classify the levels (Beginners, intermediate … etc)? When it is not used the QCER classification, they are specified the following levels: beginners, intermediate, advanced.

Does it provide a final certificate? Yes
Which language skills does it allow to train? (Listening, Reading, Speaking, Writing) They change depending on the course typology
Is it a free tool? No
Do you need to log in? No

EASY ITALIAN LANGUAGE

Tool type: Online school
Developed by: EASY ITALIAN LANGUAGE
Operator/Teacher: immigrant
Description: This school offers individual/group and online Italian courses, group Italian courses with modern and fun techniques.
Taught language: IT
Which language is the tool available in? IT, DE, EN, Japanese, Russian
Does this tool comply with CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)? Yes
If so, which levels are provided (<A1,A1, A2, B1, B2, C1 C2)? All levels
Does it provide a final certificate? Yes
Which language skills does it allow to train? (Listening, Reading, Speaking, Writing) Listening, Reading, Speaking, Writing
Is it a free tool? No
Do you need to log in? No

EDUCAWEB

Tool type: Online school
Developed by: EDUCAWEB
Operator/Teacher: immigrant
Description: Free search engine specialized in managing a huge database of courses, masters, seminars and other training courses, both in the classroom and online.
Taught language: IT, SP, EN, PT, FR, Dutch, Japanese, Chinese and others
Which language is the tool available in? IT, ES
Does this tool comply with CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)? Yes
If so, which levels are provided (<A1,A1, A2, B1, B2, C1 C2)? Depending on the course typology
If NOT, how does it classify the levels (Beginners, intermediate … etc)? As an example, beginners, intermediate adn advanced
Does it provide a FINAL CERTIFICATE? Not Specified
WHICH LANGUAGE SKILLS does it allow to train? (Listening, Reading, Speaking, Writing) They change depending on the course typology
Is it a FREE TOOL? No
Do you need to log in? Yes

ELLCI Milano

Tool type: Online School
Developed by: ELLCI Milano Scuola di lingua Italiana
Operator/Teacher: immigrant
Description: This school offers Italian courses for foreign students of different types: standard, intensive, in small groups or individual. The courses are available all year round, are held in the morning, afternoon or evening for all levels of the Italian language, from absolute beginner to advanced. The duration of the courses varies from one week to two years.
Taught language: IT
Which language is the tool available in? IT
Does this tool comply with CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)? Yes

If so, which levels are provided (<A1,A1, A2, B1, B2, C1 C2)? All levels

Does it provide a final certificate? Yes
Which language skills does it allow to train? (Listening, Reading, Speaking, Writing) Listening, Reading, Speaking, Writing
Is it a free tool? No
Do you need to log in? No

ICON Italian Culture on the net

Tool type: Online School 
Developed by: ICON, Consortium of Italian universities, has aim of promoting and spreading the Italian language and culture in the world through e-learning and new technologies. The Italian universities that join the Consortium are.Bologna, Catania, Genova, Milano Statale, Napoli l’Orientale, Padova, Parma, Pisa, Roma Tor Vergata, Roma Tre, Salerno, Torino, Venezia e le due Università per Stranieri di Siena and Perugia.
Operator/Teacher: both
Description: This consortium of universities offers an online Degree Course in Italian Language and Culture for foreigners and numerous other activities such as 1st level Master's Degrees, online Italian courses for foreigners, and training modules for italian teachers.. The Italian language courses are available both in e-learning and in self-learning or as digital texts for the class in attendance.
Taught language: IT
Which language is the tool available in? IT
Does this tool comply with CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)? Yes

If so, which levels are provided (<A1,A1, A2, B1, B2, C1 C2)?

All levels

Does it provide a final certificate? Yes
Which language skills does it allow to train? (Listening, Reading, Speaking, Writing) Reading, Listening, Speaking, Writing
Is it a free tool? No
Do you need to log in? Yes

Madrelingua

Tool type: Online School 
Developed by: Madrelingua
Operator/Teacher: immigrant
Description: Italian school which offers a wide range of on-site courses and personalized and individual Italian courses online.
Taught language: IT
Which language is the tool available in? IT, EN
Does this tool comply with CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)? Yes
If so, which levels are provided
(<A1,A1, A2, B1, B2, C1 C2)?

All levels
Does it provide a final certificate? Not Specified
Which language skills does it allow to train (Listening, Reading, Speaking, Writing) Listening, Reading, Speaking, Writing
Is it a free tool? No
Do you need to log in? No

  FREE  

ONE WORLD Risorse di Italiano online

Tool type:Online school, Website, Video
Developed by: The One World Language Centre, scuola di lingue
Operator/Teacher: immigrant
Description: In addition to on-site courses, this school offers paid online courses. The site also offers many free resources and teaching materials to learn the language independently and free of charge. In the site, it is possible to find an entire course divided into two parts, Italian 1 and 2, an area dedicated to trailers, video exercises, grammar, vocabulary and much more.
Taught language: IT, but paid courses are in EN too
Which language is the tool available in? IT, EN
Does this tool comply with CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)? Yes
If so, which levels are provided
(<A1,A1, A2, B1, B2, C1 C2)?

Depending on the typology of services offered
Does it provide a final certificate? Yes
Which language skills does it allow to train (Listening, Reading, Speaking, Writing) Reading, Listening, Speaking, Writing
Is it a free tool? Yes
Do you need to log in? No

Scuola di Italiano "Scuola Leonardo da Vinci"

Tool type: Online school
Developed by: Scuola Leonardo da Vinci - Scuola di lingua italiana in Italia 
Operator/Teacher: immigrant

Description: This school offers online Italian courses suitable for all needs and with fexible timetable. It's possible to arrange face-to-face or online lessons. The e-learning platform chosen is very professional and free for students.

Taught language: IT
Which language is the tool available in? IT, FR, DE, SP, PT, Czech, Polish, Danish, Japanese, Russian, Ukrainian, Arabic, Polish, Chinese, Hungarian, Dutch and others
Does this tool comply with CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)? Yes

If so, which levels are provided (<A1,A1, A2, B1, B2, C1 C2)? All levels

Does it provide a final certificate? Yes
Which language skills does it allow to train? (Listening, Reading, Speaking, Writing) Listening, Reading, Speaking, Writing
Is it a free tool? No
Do you need to log in? No

  FREE  

UNIVERSITA' PER I RIFUGIATI

Tool type: Online School
Developed by: Università Telematica Internazionaland UNINETTUNO
Operator/Teacher: immigrant
Description: The University for Refugees and Uninettuno portal offer several initiatives for the training of asylum seekers, two of them related to language learning: 1) Erasmus + online language support (OLS4Refugees, promoted by the European Commission) which provides language courses accessible at any time from a computer, tablet or smartphone with internet connection, simply through a request via the portal. After receiving the invitation email to register with the OLS, refugees must first take an assessment test thus having access to the language course (if available at the required level) for a maximum duration of 13 months.. 2) Italian language literacy course "Imparo la Lingua Italiana – Il tesoro delle lettere”; The video course consists of 80 video lessons connected to exercise texts, interaction and verification with virtual classrooms. It can also be used on the Internet through APP for mobile devices (mobile phones and tablets). 
Taught language: EN, DE, SP, FR, IT, PT, Dutch, Bulgarian, Czech, Danish, Greek, Croatian, Hungarian, Polish, Romanian, Slovak, Finnish, Swedish / IT only and Arabic for the literacy course
Which language is the tool available in? IT, EN, FR, Arabic
Does this tool comply with CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)? Yes

If so, which levels are provided (<A1,A1, A2, B1, B2, C1 C2)?

All levels

Does it provide a final certificate? Yes
Which language skills does it allow to train? (Listening, Reading, Speaking, Writing) Listening, Reading, Speaking, Writing
Is it a free tool? Yes
Do you need to log in? Yes

ITALKI

Tool type: Online School
Developed by: ITALKI
Operator/Teacher: Immigrant
Description: Platform that allows to learn foreign languages ​​in a personalized way through private teachers. By registering for free it is possible to access the COMMUNITY section to: 1) find articles and interviews of tutors and teachers who share tips and tricks to learn languages; 2) write in the Quaderni section and receive corrections from native speakers; 3) receive answers and participate in discussions with the rest of the Community; 4) find language Partners (tandem). Furthermore, this platform allow to search for professional teachers and informal tutoring for paid lessons.
Taught language: Any languages 
Which language is the tool available in? IT, EN, FR, PT, SP, DE, Arabic, Malay, Chinese, Korean, Japanese, Turkish, Polish, Russian, Vietnamese and others
Does this tool comply with CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)? Yes
If so, which levels are provided (<A1,A1, A2, B1, B2, C1 C2)? From A1 to B2
Does it provide a final certificate? Not Specified
Which language skills does it allow to train (Listening, Reading, Speaking, Writing) Listening, Reading, Speaking, Writing
Is it a free tool? No, only the Community part is free
Do you need to log in? Yes

  FREE  

EdX

Tool type: Online school
Developed by: edX is a nonprofit online education initiative founded by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Harvard University. It offers free online courses and MOOCs provided by MITx, HarvardX, BerkeleyX, UTx and many other universities.
Operator/Teacher: immigrant
Description: Edx is one of the largest MOOC websites where it is possible to find courses created and taught by university teachers for a target of high school students. Among the many disciplines, there are also several Italian language courses that provide various types of activities such as podcasts, readings, chats with other students, etc.
Taught language: IT, FR, DE, SP,Japanese, Chinese, and many other languages.
Which language is the tool available in? EN
Does this tool comply with CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)? No
If not, how does it classify the levels (Beginners, intermediate … etc) ? Beginners, elementary, intermediate, advanced
Does it provide a final certificate? Yes
Which language skills does it allow to train (Listening, Reading, Speaking, Writing)  They change depending on the course typology
Is it a free tool? Yes
Do you need to log in? No

VERBLING

Tool type: Online school
Developed by: VERBLING
Operator/Teacher: Immigrant
Description: Online foreign language learning platform with mother tongue teachers via video chat.
Taught language: IT and other 61 languages, including the main European ones.
Which language is the tool available in?  IT, EN, FR, PT, SP, DE, Arabic, Malay, Chinese, Korean, Japanese, Turkish, Polish, Russian, Vietnamese
Does this tool comply with CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)? Yes
If so, which levels are provided (<A1,A1, A2, B1, B2, C1 C2)? From A1 to B2
Does it provide a final certificate? Not Specified
Which language skills does it allow to train (Listening, Reading, Speaking, Writing) Listening, Reading, Speaking, Writing
Is it a free tool? No
Do you need to log in? Yes

Learning Platform / Portal

  FREE  

BBC Languages Italian

Tool type: Learning platform/Portal
Developed by: BBC
Operator/Teacher: Immigrant
Description: BBC page dedicated the Italian language learning. Although it is no longer updated, it remains part of the archives as it is rich in material useful for learning the IT language. Inside the portal it is possible to find: links to courses, language level assessment tests, TV series, vocabulary, links to Italian news pages, etc.
Taught language: IT
Which language is the tool available in? EN
Does this tool comply with CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)? No
If not, how does it classify the levels (Beginners, intermediate etc)? Beginners, elementary, intermediate, advanced
Does it provide a final certificate? No
Which language skills does it allow to train (Listening, Reading, Speaking, Writing) Listening, Reading
Is it a free tool? Yes
Do you need to log in? No

  FREE  

IT2 ITALIANO PER STRANIERI

Tool type: Learning Platform / Portal
Developed by: Casa editrice Loescher Editore
Operator/Teacher: both
Description: Portal of free resources for those who study and for those who teach Italian to foreigners as a second language. It offers numerous educational activities to develop written and oral comprehension, audio, video and games.
Taught language: IT
Which language is the tool available in? IT
Does this tool comply with CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)? Yes
If not, how does it classify the levels (Beginners, intermediate … etc)? All levels
Does it provide a final certificate? No
Which language skills does it allow to train? (Listening, Reading, Speaking, Writing) Listening, Reading, Writing
Is it a free tool? Yes
Do you need to log in? Yes

ITALKI

Tool type: Learning platform/Portal
Developed by: ITALKI
Operator/Teacher: Immigrant
Description: Platform that allows to learn foreign languages ​​in a personalized way through private teachers. By registering for free it is possible to access the COMMUNITY section to: 1) find articles and interviews of tutors and teachers who share tips and tricks to learn languages; 2) write in the Quaderni section and receive corrections from native speakers; 3) receive answers and participate in discussions with the rest of the Community; 4) find language Partners (tandem). Furthermore, this platform allow to search for professional teachers and informal tutoring for paid lessons.
Taught language: Any languages 
Which language is the tool available in? IT, EN, FR, PT, SP, DE, Arabic, Malay, Chinese, Korean, Japanese, Turkish, Polish, Russian, Vietnamese and others
Does this tool comply with CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)? Yes
If so, which levels are provided (<A1,A1, A2, B1, B2, C1 C2)? From A1 to B2
Does it provide a final certificate? Not Specified
Which language skills does it allow to train (Listening, Reading, Speaking, Writing) Listening, Reading, Speaking, Writing
Is it a free tool? No, only the Community part is free
Do you need to log in? Yes

  FREE  

LI Il portale della lingua italiana

Tool type: Learning platform/Portal
Developed by: Realized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (Directorate General for the Promotion of the Country System).
Operator/Teacher: both
Description: Portal concerning the teaching of italian language abroad and, more generally, to foreigners. It is possible to find information, addresses, videos, news and insights for who wants to learn italian language.
Taught language: IT
Which language is the tool available in? IT, EN
Does this tool comply with CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)? No
If not, how does it classify the levels (Beginners, intermediate etc)? It doesn't use any classification
Does it provide a final certificate? No
Which language skills does it allow to train? (Listening, Reading, Speaking, Writing) Listening, Reading
Is it a free tool? Yes
Do you need to log in? No

  FREE  

MILANO.ITALIANOSTRANIERI

Tool type: Learning Platform / Portal
Developed by: Milano.italianostranieri.org was carried out within the "Implementazione del Portale dell’Integrazione e sua gestione sperimentale a livello locale" project in agreement with ANCI and financed by the Ministry of Labor and Social Policies - General Directorate of Immigration and Integration Policies
Operator/Teacher: both
Description: This portal allows to search for IT L2 courses in Milan and gives a guide for L2 Italian teachers and a lot of free material for learning the language independently.
Taught language: IT
Which language is the tool available in? IT
Does this tool comply with CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)? Yes
If so, which levels are provided (<A1,A1, A2, B1, B2, C1 C2)? All levels
Does it provide a final certificate? No
Which language skills does it allow to train (Listening, Reading, Speaking, Writing) Listening, Reading, Writing
Is it a free tool? Yes
Do you need to log in? No

  FREE  

RAI CULTURA ITALIANO – Grande

Tool type: Learning platform/Portal
Developed by: RAI EDUCATIONAL
Operator/Teacher: both
Description: Portal that reorganizes and enhances the multimedia products made by RAI with the two Ministries involved, In Italia and Cantieri d'Italia, and those produced by other institutional bodies to make them accessible on a single platform. There are to main sections where it is possible to find videos, course and other material: - We learn Italian, for adult foreigners; - Browse the Italian language for CTP teachers.
Taught language: IT
Which language is the tool available in? IT
Does this tool comply with CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)? Yes
If so, which levels are provided (<A1,A1, A2, B1, B2, C1 C2)? From A1 to B2
Does it provide a final certificate? No
Which language skills does it allow to train (Listening, Reading, Speaking, Writing) Listening, Reading, Writing 
Is it a free tool? Yes
Do you need to log in? No

VERBLING

Tool type: Learning platform/Portal
Developed by: VERBLING
Operator/Teacher: Immigrant
Description: Online foreign language learning platform with mother tongue teachers via video chat.
Taught language: IT and other 61 languages, including the main European ones.
Which language is the tool available in?  IT, EN, FR, PT, SP, DE, Arabic, Malay, Chinese, Korean, Japanese, Turkish, Polish, Russian, Vietnamese
Does this tool comply with CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)? Yes
If so, which levels are provided (<A1,A1, A2, B1, B2, C1 C2)? From A1 to B2
Does it provide a final certificate? Not Specified
Which language skills does it allow to train (Listening, Reading, Speaking, Writing) Listening, Reading, Speaking, Writing
Is it a free tool? No
Do you need to log in? Yes

EDUCAWEB

Tool type: Learning platform/Portal
Developed by: EDUCAWEB
Operator/Teacher: immigrant
Description: Free search engine specialized in managing a huge database of courses, masters, seminars and other training courses, both in the classroom and online.
Taught language: IT, SP, EN, PT, FR, Dutch, Japanese, Chinese and others
Which language is the tool available in? IT, ES
Does this tool comply with CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)? Yes
If so, which levels are provided (<A1,A1, A2, B1, B2, C1 C2)? Depending on the course typology
If NOT, how does it classify the levels (Beginners, intermediate … etc)? As an example, beginners, intermediate adn advanced
Does it provide a FINAL CERTIFICATE? Not Specified
WHICH LANGUAGE SKILLS does it allow to train? (Listening, Reading, Speaking, Writing) They change depending on the course typology
Is it a FREE TOOL? No
Do you need to log in? Yes

  FREE  

UNIVERSITA' PER I RIFUGIATI

Tool type: Learning Platform / Portal
Developed by: Università Telematica Internazionaland UNINETTUNO
Operator/Teacher: immigrant
Description: The University for Refugees and Uninettuno portal offer several initiatives for the training of asylum seekers, two of them related to language learning: 1) Erasmus + online language support (OLS4Refugees, promoted by the European Commission) which provides language courses accessible at any time from a computer, tablet or smartphone with internet connection, simply through a request via the portal. After receiving the invitation email to register with the OLS, refugees must first take an assessment test thus having access to the language course (if available at the required level) for a maximum duration of 13 months.. 2) Italian language literacy course "Imparo la Lingua Italiana – Il tesoro delle lettere”; The video course consists of 80 video lessons connected to exercise texts, interaction and verification with virtual classrooms. It can also be used on the Internet through APP for mobile devices (mobile phones and tablets). 
Taught language: EN, DE, SP, FR, IT, PT, Dutch, Bulgarian, Czech, Danish, Greek, Croatian, Hungarian, Polish, Romanian, Slovak, Finnish, Swedish / IT only and Arabic for the literacy course
Which language is the tool available in? IT, EN, FR, Arabic
Does this tool comply with CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)? Yes

If so, which levels are provided (<A1,A1, A2, B1, B2, C1 C2)?

All levels

Does it provide a final certificate? Yes
Which language skills does it allow to train? (Listening, Reading, Speaking, Writing) Listening, Reading, Speaking, Writing
Is it a free tool? Yes
Do you need to log in? Yes

  FREE  

EdX

Tool type: Learning Platform / Portal
Developed by: edX is a nonprofit online education initiative founded by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Harvard University. It offers free online courses and MOOCs provided by MITx, HarvardX, BerkeleyX, UTx and many other universities.
Operator/Teacher: immigrant
Description: Edx is one of the largest MOOC websites where it is possible to find courses created and taught by university teachers for a target of high school students. Among the many disciplines, there are also several Italian language courses that provide various types of activities such as podcasts, readings, chats with other students, etc.
Taught language: IT, FR, DE, SP,Japanese, Chinese, and many other languages.
Which language is the tool available in? EN
Does this tool comply with CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)? No
If not, how does it classify the levels (Beginners, intermediate … etc) ? Beginners, elementary, intermediate, advanced
Does it provide a final certificate? Yes
Which language skills does it allow to train (Listening, Reading, Speaking, Writing)  They change depending on the course typology
Is it a free tool? Yes
Do you need to log in? No

Ebook / Online Library

BOOKREPUBLIC

Tool type: Ebook/online library
Developed by: BOOKREPUBLIC
Operator/Teacher: both
Description: Online bookshop where it is possble to buy ebooks, but which also offers a selection of free downloadable ebooks. All sorts of novels and short stories are available and the default download format is epub (optimized for ebook readers).
Taught language: It's possible to find books in several foreign languages
Which language is the tool available in? IT
Does this tool comply with CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)? No
If not, how does it classify the levels (Beginners, intermediate etc)? Not specified
Does it provide a final certificate? No
Which language skills does it allow to train? (Listening, Reading, Speaking, Writing) Listening (if audio books), Reading
Is it a free tool? Only few ebooks could be downloaded for free
Do you need to log in? Yes

EASY READERS

Tool type: Ebook/Online library
Developed by: Imparareonline Ltd.
Operator/Teacher: both
Description: Web platform managed by qualified language teachers, which offers a rich variety of ebooks in Italian specific for foreigners, with different levels of difficulty. Clicking on each product, a clear description of the contents of the book opens immediately, with the possibility of downloading an extract for free to really see what it is. All the books are always in pdf format.
Taught language: Books are available in IT, FR, SP, DE, EN
Which language is the tool available in? IT, EN
Does this tool comply with CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)? Yes
If so, which levels are provided (<A1,A1, A2, B1, B2, C1 C2)? All levels
Does it provide a final certificate? No
Which language skills does it allow to train (Listening, Reading, Speaking, Writing) Reading
Is it a free tool? Only few ebooks could be downloaded for free
Do you need to log in? No

  FREE  

Liber Liber

Tool type: Ebook/Online Library
Developed by: Liber Liber 
Operator/Teacher: both
Description: Online library accessible for free with a huge selection of free ebooks in Italian. The ebooks are all in the public domain, or in any case no longer covered by copyright, and include all the main literary genres: great classics, poetry books, adventure novels, essays and children's stories. The books can be downloaded in ePub, PDF, RTF, TXT, ODT or HTML formats.
Taught language: IT
Which language is the tool available in? IT
Does this tool comply with CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)? No
If not, how does it classify the levels (Beginners, intermediate etc)? Not specified
Does it provide a final certificate? No
Which language skills does it allow to train (Listening, Reading, Speaking, Writing) Listening (if audio books), Reading
Is it a free tool? Yes
Do you need to log in? No

  FREE  

MANYBOOKS

Tool type: Ebook / Online Library
Developed by: Matthew McClintock, director of web services for Columbia College in Chicago, the largest college of arts, media and communications in the United States
Operator/Teacher: both
Description: Online library with around 30,000 eBooks. Each eBook is searchable by author, title or category, and can be downloaded for free and legally in ePub, PDF or Mobi formats after registering or reading directly online.
Taught language: Books are available in 35 languages, for examplei IT, EN SP, DE, PT, FR, ecc
Which language is the tool available in? EN
Does this tool comply with CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)? No
If not, how does it classify the levels (Beginners, intermediate etc)? Not specified
Does it provide a final certificate? No
Which language skills does it allow to train (Listening, Reading, Speaking, Writing) Listening (if audio books), Reading
Is it a free tool? Yes
Do you need to log in? Yes

  FREE  

Project Gutenberg

Tool type: Ebook/Online library
Developed by: Project Gutenberg 
Operator/Teacher: both
Description: This online library offers nearly 50,000 ebooks in all languages ​​to be downloaded for free, mostly great classics of literature no longer covered by copyright, or texts covered by copyright for which the authors have allowed the distribution for free. The books can be downloaded in different formats.
Taught language: Books are available in many languages, for example IT, EN SP, DE, PT, FR, ecc
Which language is the tool available in? EN
Does this tool comply with CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)? No
If not, how does it classify the levels (Beginners, intermediate etc)? Not specified
Does it provide a final certificate? No
Which language skills does it allow to train (Listening, Reading, Speaking, Writing) Listening (if audio books), Reading
Is it a free tool? Yes
Do you need to log in? No

  FREE  

BeelinguApp

Tool type: Ebook/Online library
Developed by: Beelingapp
Operator/Teacher: immigrant
Description: This application uses audiobooks for learning foreign languages. The app is simple to use: by selecting a text in the choosen language, it is possible to read it side-by-side in your mother tongue. There is the possibility to add words to the glossary, read news in the native language and translate them into the target language, and more. It is also possible to learn the language by following the audiobook narrator with a karaoke-style animation.
Taught language: SP, EN, DE, PT, FR, IT, Korean, Hindi, Russian, Turkish, Chinese, Arabic, Japanese
Which language is the tool available in? EN
Does this tool comply with CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)? No
If not, how does it classify the levels (Beginners, intermediate etc)? Not specified
Does it provide a final certificate? No
Which language skills does it allow to train (Listening, Reading, Speaking, Writing) Listening, Reading
Is it a free tool? Yes
Do you need to log in? Yes

Videos

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ALMA.TV

Tool type: Video
Developed by: Alma edizioni
Operator/Teacher: both
Description: Free programs and content in live streaming h24 or available on demand, as well as various sections dedicated to the cinema, art, etc. It is possible to access to various types of material (online courses, transcriptions, etc.) and learn italian language independently registering on the Website. On their youtube channel there is a wide range of video courses/lessons focused on different topics. It is also possible to find online seminars for teachers.
Taught language: IT
Which language is the tool available in? IT, EN
Does this tool comply with CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)? Yes
If NOT, HOW DOES IT CLASSIFY THE LEVELS (Beginners, intermediate etc)? Video courses are from A1 to B1
Does it provide a final certificate? No
Which language skills does it allow to train? (Listening, Reading, Speaking, Writing) Listening, Reading, Writing
Is it a free tool? Yes
Do you need to log in? No

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Corsi L-PACK

Tool type: Video
Developed by: The European project “L-PACK 2: Citizenship Language Pack For Migrants in Europe - Extended” started in January 2014 takes its name from the previous project L-PACK that produced an online A2 level course of colloquial Italian, Spanish, German, Lithuanian, Greek and Czech as second language addressed to adult migrants.
Operator/Teacher: both
Description: The L-PACK course consisting of 60 short videos with dialogues related to everyday life supported by grammar and comprehension activities had a big success and the materials, available on Youtobe, Wikibooks and Soundcloud, were consulted in 146 countries by 120.000 learners.
Taught language: SP, DE, LT, EL
Which language is the tool available in? IT, but some pages are also translated in FR, DE, SP, EN, Lithuanian, Greek, Polish.
Does this tool comply with CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)? Yes
If so, which levels are provided (<A1,A1, A2, B1, B2, C1 C2)? A2
Does it provide a final certificate? No
Which language skills does it allow to train (Listening, Reading, Speaking, Writing)  Listening, Reading, Writing
Is it a free tool? Yes
Do you need to log in? No

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EdX

Tool type: Video
Developed by: edX is a nonprofit online education initiative founded by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Harvard University. It offers free online courses and MOOCs provided by MITx, HarvardX, BerkeleyX, UTx and many other universities.
Operator/Teacher: immigrant
Description: Edx is one of the largest MOOC websites where it is possible to find courses created and taught by university teachers for a target of high school students. Among the many disciplines, there are also several Italian language courses that provide various types of activities such as podcasts, readings, chats with other students, etc.
Taught language: IT, FR, DE, SP,Japanese, Chinese, and many other languages.
Which language is the tool available in? EN
Does this tool comply with CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)? No
If not, how does it classify the levels (Beginners, intermediate … etc) ? Beginners, elementary, intermediate, advanced
Does it provide a final certificate? Yes
Which language skills does it allow to train (Listening, Reading, Speaking, Writing)  They change depending on the course typology
Is it a free tool? Yes
Do you need to log in? No

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NOI MONDO TV

Tool type: Video
Developed by: Developped by Millevoci Association with the co-financing of the European Integration Fund (EIF) of citizens from third countries, through the Ministry of the Interior, civil liberties and immigration departmentcon.
Operator/Teacher: both

Description: On the project website there are video lessons accompanied by a short written presentation on content and communication functions, by the transcription of any dialogues and by grammatical rules sheet.

Taught language: IT, EN, FR, SP, Arabic, Chinese, Russian, Albanian, Romanian.
Which language is the tool available in? IT
Does this tool comply with CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)? No
If not, how does it classify the levels (Beginners, intermediate … etc)?
Not specified
Does it provide a final certificate? No
Which language skills does it allow to train? (Listening, Reading, Speaking, Writing) Listening, Reading
Is it a free tool? Yes
Do you need to log in? No

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TRIO

Tool type: Video
Developed by: TRIO
Operator/Teacher: immigrant

Description: TRIO is the web learning system of the Tuscany Region that makes training products and services on transversal or specialist subjects available to everyone, free of charge. TRIO is an innovative, easy and intuitive learning system based on Open Source software environments. To access the IT L2 courses you must follow the following path> Catalog> Thematic Area: Languages> Italian for foreigners. To access the educational resources you need to register on the Portal. 

Taught language: IT
Which language is the tool available in? IT
Does this tool comply with CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)? No
If not, how does it classify the levels (Beginners, intermediate … etc) ?
ISCED levels
Does it provide a final certificate? No
Which language skills does it allow to train? (Listening, Reading, Speaking, Writing) Not specified
Is it a free tool? Yes
Do you need to log in? Yes

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ADGBLOG.IT Italiano L2/LS

Tool type: Video
Developed by: ACCADEMIA DEL GIGLIO
Operator/Teacher: both

Description: This blog was created from the website adg.it with the need to communicate dynamically with the rest of the world. Managed by all the school staff, by his collaborators and friends and by students, in adgblog.it it is possible to find articles, video courses and quizzes. 

Taught language: IT
Which language is the tool available in? IT
Does this tool comply with CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)? Yes
If so, which levels are provided (<A1,A1, A2, B1, B2, C1 C2)? All levels
Does it provide a final certificate? No
Which language skills does it allow to train (Listening, Reading, Speaking, Writing) Listening, Reading
Is it a free tool? Yes
Do you need to log in? No

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IL BLOG DI SILVIA SPATAFORA

Tool type: Video
Developed by: Silvia Spatafora
Operator/Teacher: immigrant

Description:The blog deals with both Italian grammar, with accurate explanatory articles, and curiosities relating to Italian culture. The articles in this blog are posted regularly and cover a wide variety of topics.

Taught language: IT
Which language is the tool available in? IT
Does this tool comply with CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)? No
If not, how does it classify the levels (Beginners, intermediate etc)? Not specified
Does it provide a final certificate? No
Which language skills does it allow to train (Listening, Reading, Speaking, Writing) Reading
Is it a free tool? Yes
Do you need to log in? No

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LEARN ITALIAN WITH LUCREZIA

Tool type: Video
Developed by: Lucrezia
Operator/Teacher: immigrant

Description: Lucrezia after her graduation in foreign languages, decided to take up the profession of teacher of Italian language online, through her blog first, and her Youtube channel afterwards. In both, it is possble to find different topis, for example grammar and Italian culture in general. Her blog is also connected to other social channels such as Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.

Taught language: IT
Which language is the tool available in? IT, EN (only for some contents)
Does this tool comply with CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)? No
If not, how does it classify the levels (Beginners, intermediate etc)? Beginners, intermediate, advanced
Does it provide a final certificate? No
Which language skills does it allow to train (Listening, Reading, Speaking, Writing)  Listening, Reading
Is it a free tool? Yes
Do you need to log in? No

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RAI CULTURA ITALIANO – Grande

Tool type: Video
Developed by: RAI EDUCATIONAL
Operator/Teacher: both
Description: Portal that reorganizes and enhances the multimedia products made by RAI with the two Ministries involved, In Italia and Cantieri d'Italia, and those produced by other institutional bodies to make them accessible on a single platform. There are to main sections where it is possible to find videos, course and other material: - We learn Italian, for adult foreigners; - Browse the Italian language for CTP teachers.
Taught language: IT
Which language is the tool available in? IT
Does this tool comply with CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)? Yes
If so, which levels are provided (<A1,A1, A2, B1, B2, C1 C2)? From A1 to B2
Does it provide a final certificate? No
Which language skills does it allow to train (Listening, Reading, Speaking, Writing) Listening, Reading, Writing 
Is it a free tool? Yes
Do you need to log in? No

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LI Il portale della lingua italiana

Tool type: Videos
Developed by: Realized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (Directorate General for the Promotion of the Country System).
Operator/Teacher: both
Description: Portal concerning the teaching of italian language abroad and, more generally, to foreigners. It is possible to find information, addresses, videos, news and insights for who wants to learn italian language.
Taught language: IT
Which language is the tool available in? IT, EN
Does this tool comply with CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)? No
If not, how does it classify the levels (Beginners, intermediate etc)? It doesn't use any classification
Does it provide a final certificate? No
Which language skills does it allow to train? (Listening, Reading, Speaking, Writing) Listening, Reading
Is it a free tool? Yes
Do you need to log in? No

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ONE WORLD Risorse di Italiano online

Tool type: Video
Developed by: The One World Language Centre, scuola di lingue
Operator/Teacher: immigrant
Description: In addition to on-site courses, this school offers paid online courses. The site also offers many free resources and teaching materials to learn the language independently and free of charge. In the site, it is possible to find an entire course divided into two parts, Italian 1 and 2, an area dedicated to trailers, video exercises, grammar, vocabulary and much more.
Taught language: IT, but paid courses are in EN too
Which language is the tool available in? IT, EN
Does this tool comply with CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)? Yes
If so, which levels are provided
(<A1,A1, A2, B1, B2, C1 C2)?

Depending on the typology of services offered
Does it provide a final certificate? Yes
Which language skills does it allow to train (Listening, Reading, Speaking, Writing) Reading, Listening, Speaking, Writing
Is it a free tool? Yes
Do you need to log in? No

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IT2 ITALIANO PER STRANIERI

Tool type: Video
Developed by: Casa editrice Loescher Editore
Operator/Teacher: both

Description: Portal of free resources for those who study and for those who teach Italian to foreigners as a second language. It offers numerous educational activities to develop written and oral comprehension, audio, video and games.

Taught language: IT
Which language is the tool available in? IT
Does this tool comply with CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)? Yes
If not, how does it classify the levels (Beginners, intermediate etc)? All levels
Does it provide a final certificate? No
Which language skills does it allow to train (Listening, Reading, Speaking, Writing) Listening, Reading, Writing 
Is it a free tool? Yes
Do you need to log in? No

Websites

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ILUSS Italiano online

Tool type: Website
Developed by: ILUSS Italiano online
Operator/Teacher: Immigrant
Description: Website of an online Italian school that offers free materials for learning the IT language, mainly exercises divided by levels and language skills to improve.
Taught language: IT
Which language is the tool available in? IT, EN
Does this tool comply with CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)? No
If not, how does it classify the levels (Beginners, intermediate … etc)? Beginners, elementary, intermediate, advanced
Does it provide a final certificate? No
Which language skills does it allow to train? (Listening, Reading, Speaking, Writing) Listening, Reading, Writing
Is it a free tool? Yes
Do you need to log in? Yes

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IT2 LINGUA MIGRANTE -ITALIANO PER STRANIERI

Tool type: Website
Developed by: 50Languages LC
Operator/Teacher: both
Description: Learn Greek quickly and easily with book 2 MP3-language courses! Greek as a foreign language includes 100 easy lessons (100 lessons are free). All dialogues and sentences are spoken by native speakers. No prior grammar knowledge is needed. You can start learning immediately! Just click on the sentences to see the answers.
Taught language: Greek 
Which language is the tool available in? English
Does this tool comply with CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)? No
If not, how does it classify the levels (Beginners, intermediate etc)? Not specified
Does it provide a final certificate? No
Which language skills does it allow to train? (Listening, Reading, Speaking, Writing) Reading, Listening
Is it a free tool? Yes
Do you need to log in? No

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IMPARIAMO ITALIANO

Tool type: Website
Developed by: Website created by Jordi Tremosa with the cooperation of italian 2L teachers in charge of the drafting and review of the exercises and quizzes attached to videos.
Operator/Teacher: both
Description: Website connected to FB and Instagram pages with differend types of exercises to learn italian langiage.
Taught language: IT, but also some exercises to learn EN
Which language is the tool available in? IT
Does this tool comply with CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)? Νο
If not, how does it classify the levels (Beginners, intermediate etc)? It doesn't use any classification
Does it provide a final certificate? No
Which language skills does it allow to train? (Listening, Reading, Speaking, Writing) Reading, Listening, Writing
Is it a free tool? Yes
Do you need to log in? No

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ITALIANOXSTRANIERI.COM

Tool type: Website
Developed by: Imparareonline Ltd. 
Operator/Teacher: both
Description: Sito internet che offre gratuitamente esercizi per studenti e docenti di italiano L2 relativi a grammatica, verbi, vocaboli, modi di dire e letture. Inoltre, è presente un'apposita sezione di articoli, oltre ad una guida molto dettagliata, su come insegnare a studenti stranieri la lingua italiana se ci si approccia per la prima volta a tale attività.
Taught language: IT
Which language is the tool available in? IT
Does this tool comply with CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)? No
If not, how does it classify the levels (Beginners, intermediate … etc) ? It doesn't use any classification
Does it provide a final certificate? No
Which language skills does it allow to train? (Listening, Reading, Speaking, Writing) Listening, Reading, Writing
Is it a free tool? Yes
Do you need to log in? No

 

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L'ITALIANO PER SCRIVERE MEGLIO

Tool type: Website
Developed by: L'ITALIANO PER SCRIVERE MEGLIO
Operator/Teacher: immigrant
Description: Website that contains a completely free course of the Italian language for foreigners. The website offers a simple and basic explanation of Italian grammar and related exercises with self-assessment.
Taught language: IT
Which language is the tool available in? IT
Does this tool comply with CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)? No
If not, how does it classify the levels (Beginners, intermediate … etc)? It doesn't use any classification
Does it provide a final certificate? No
Which language skills does it allow to train? (Listening, Reading, Speaking, Writing) Reading, Writing
Is it a free tool? Yes
Do you need to log in? No

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ITALIANO FACILE

Tool type:Website
Developed by: EASY ITALIAN LANGUAGE
Operator/Teacher: immigrant
Description: Website of the language school Easy Italian Language & Art which offers various materials for free such as grammar sheets with exercises, audiobooks (some of which are downloadable for free) and links to pages where it is possible to find other materials.
Taught language: IT
Which language is the tool available in? IT
Does this tool comply with CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)? Yes
If not, how does it classify the levels (Beginners, intermediate … etc)? Depending on the material
Does it provide a final certificate? No
Which language skills does it allow to train? (Listening, Reading, Speaking, Writing) Reading, Writing
Is it a free tool? Yes
Do you need to log in? No

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NOI PARLIAMO ITALIANO

Tool type: Website
Developed by: Website conceived and managed by the italian L2 teachers Tomas Cipriani and Enrico Palumbo
Operator/Teacher: both
Description: This website is created for foreign students, or those with linguistic difficulties, and teachers of Italian language. It offers a lot of material including grammar sheets, exercises with automatic correction, graduated readings, information and cultural notes, audio and video, games.
Taught language: IT
Which language is the tool available in? IT
Does this tool comply with CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)? Yes
If so, which levels are provided (<A1,A1, A2, B1, B2, C1 C2)? All levels
Does it provide a final certificate? No
Which language skills does it allow to train? (Listening, Reading, Speaking, Writing) Listening, Reading, Writing
Is it a free tool? Yes
Do you need to log in? No

 

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LINGUA.COM

Tool type: Website
Developed by: LINGUA.COM
Operator/Teacher: immigrant
Description: Website offering Italian texts to be read with text comprehension questions. The exercises are divided into categories related to all language skills.
Taught language: DE, ES, EN, FR, IT, PT
Which language is the tool available in? IT, DE, ES, EN, FR
Does this tool comply with CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)? Yes
If so, which levels are provided (<A1,A1, A2, B1, B2, C1 C2)? From A1 to B2
Does it provide a final certificate? No
Which language skills does it allow to train? (Listening, Reading, Speaking, Writing) Reading
Is it a free tool? Yes
Do you need to log in? No

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NON PARLO ITALIANO.COM

Tool type: Website
Developed by: Imparareonline Ltd.
Operator/Teacher: immigrant
Description: Website that provides free grammar explanations with related exercises, Vocabulary, Listening practices also with dialogues for learning Italian L2
Taught language: IT. It's possible to find other Website version to learn SP, DE, FR, Russian and Japanese
Which language is the tool available in? IT, EN
Does this tool comply with CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)? No
If not, how does it classify the levels (Beginners, intermediate … etc)? It doesn't use any classification
Does it provide a final certificate? No
Which language skills does it allow to train? (Listening, Reading, Speaking, Writing) Listening, Reading, Writing
Is it a free tool? Yes
Do you need to log in? No

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THOUGHTCO.

Tool type: Website
Developed by: THOUGHTCO.
Operator/Teacher: both
Description: This Website it offers thousands of resources for both students and italian teachers, from vocabulary and grammar, to advanced conversational and writing exercises. 
Taught language: EN, SP, FR, DE, IT, Japanese, Chinese, Russian
Which language is the tool available in? EN
Does this tool comply with CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)? No
If not, how does it classify the levels (Beginners, intermediate … etc)?  Beginners, elementary, intermediate, advanced
Does it provide a final certificate? No
Which language skills does it allow to train? (Listening, Reading, Speaking, Writing)  Listening, Reading, Writing
Is it a free tool? Yes
Do you need to log in? No

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LEARN ITALIAN DAILY

Tool type: Website
Developed by: © 2020 Learn Italian Daily
Operator/Teacher: both
Description: This Website is designed to independently improve italian language. An online course is available and divided into three parts (from the easiet to the hardest) .For each lesson, there are clear grammatical explanations and exercises, cartoons and songs. Finally, the site is linked to social pages such as facebook, twitter and google plus updated every day. Paid online individual lessons are also possible.
Taught language: IT
Which language is the tool available in? IT
Does this tool comply with CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)? No
If not, how does it classify the levels (Beginners, intermediate … etc)? Not specified
Does it provide a final certificate? No
Which language skills does it allow to train? (Listening, Reading, Speaking, Writing)  Listening, Reading, Writing
Is it a free tool? Yes
Do you need to log in? No

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TANDEM

Tool type: Website
Developed by: © 2020 Tandem - Speak Any Language.
Operator/Teacher: immigrant
Description: Language exchange app on iOS and Android that connects language students with native speakers. Members can search for language exchange partners to talk to via voice or text chat.
Taught language: More than 160 languages
Which language is the tool available in? More than 160 languages
Does this tool comply with CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)? No
If not, how does it classify the levels (Beginners, intermediate … etc)? Not specified
Does it provide a final certificate? Not Specified
Which language skills does it allow to train? (Listening, Reading, Speaking, Writing) Listening, Reading, Writing
Is it a free tool? Yes, but only for 6 lessons
Do you need to log in? Yes

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FARE PAROLE

Tool type: Website
Developed by: Beelingapp
Operator/Teacher: immigrant
Description: This application uses audiobooks for learning foreign languages. The app is simple to use: by selecting a text in the choosen language, it is possible to read it side-by-side in your mother tongue. There is the possibility to add words to the glossary, read news in the native language and translate them into the target language, and more. It is also possible to learn the language by following the audiobook narrator with a karaoke-style animation.
Taught language: SP, EN, DE, PT, FR, IT, Korean, Hindi, Russian, Turkish, Chinese, Arabic, Japanese
Which language is the tool available in? EN
Does this tool comply with CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)? No
If not, how does it classify the levels (Beginners, intermediate etc)? Not specified
Does it provide a final certificate? No
Which language skills does it allow to train (Listening, Reading, Speaking, Writing) Listening, Reading
Is it a free tool? Yes
Do you need to log in? Yes

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ONE WORLD Risorse di Italiano online

Tool type: Website
Developed by: The One World Language Centre, scuola di lingue
Operator/Teacher: immigrant
Description: In addition to on-site courses, this school offers paid online courses. The site also offers many free resources and teaching materials to learn the language independently and free of charge. In the site, it is possible to find an entire course divided into two parts, Italian 1 and 2, an area dedicated to trailers, video exercises, grammar, vocabulary and much more.
Taught language: IT, but paid courses are in EN too
Which language is the tool available in? IT, EN
Does this tool comply with CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)? Yes
If so, which levels are provided
(<A1,A1, A2, B1, B2, C1 C2)?

Depending on the typology of services offered
Does it provide a final certificate? Yes
Which language skills does it allow to train (Listening, Reading, Speaking, Writing) Reading, Listening, Speaking, Writing
Is it a free tool? Yes
Do you need to log in? No

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ALMA.TV

Tool type: Website
Developed by: Alma edizioni
Operator/Teacher: both
Description: Free programs and content in live streaming h24 or available on demand, as well as various sections dedicated to the cinema, art, etc. It is possible to access to various types of material (online courses, transcriptions, etc.) and learn italian language independently registering on the Website. On their youtube channel there is a wide range of video courses/lessons focused on different topics. It is also possible to find online seminars for teachers.
Taught language: IT
Which language is the tool available in? IT, EN
Does this tool comply with CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)? Yes
If NOT, HOW DOES IT CLASSIFY THE LEVELS (Beginners, intermediate etc)? Video courses are from A1 to B1
Does it provide a final certificate? No
Which language skills does it allow to train? (Listening, Reading, Speaking, Writing) Listening, Reading, Writing
Is it a free tool? Yes
Do you need to log in? No

FluentU

Tool type: Website
Developed by: Founded by Alan Park, Harvard Law graduate and ex-management consultant
Operator/Teacher: immigrant
Description: Website and App based on learning in real use context directly from native speakers. This application offers authentic videos - such as film trailers, music videos, interesting conferences and more - transformed into personalized lessons. Each video is accompanied by interactive subtitles where it is possible to click to have definitions, pronunciations, explanatory images and example sentences. This tool is suitable for students of anylevel and allows you to develop language skills similar to those of a native speaker in a natural and fun way, learning through the media and culture. The videos are divided into categories (commercials, news, video blogs, etc.), topics and learning levels (from beginner to advanced). There is also a blog with articles related to Italian culture and grammar.
Taught language: SP, FR, IT, EN, DE, Japanese, Korean, Russian, Portuguese, Chinese
Which language is the tool available in? EN, Korean, Japanese
Does this tool comply with CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)? No
If so, which levels are provided (<A1,A1, A2, B1, B2, C1 C2)? Beginner, intermediate, advanced
Does it provide a final certificate? Not Specified
Which language skills does it allow to train? (Listening, Reading, Speaking, Writing)  Reading, Listening
Is it a free tool? No, it is free for only 7 days
Do you need to log in? Yes

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LI Il portale della lingua italiana

Tool type: Website
Developed by: Realized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (Directorate General for the Promotion of the Country System).
Operator/Teacher: both
Description: Portal concerning the teaching of italian language abroad and, more generally, to foreigners. It is possible to find information, addresses, videos, news and insights for who wants to learn italian language.
Taught language: IT
Which language is the tool available in? IT, EN
Does this tool comply with CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)? No
If not, how does it classify the levels (Beginners, intermediate etc)? It doesn't use any classification
Does it provide a final certificate? No
Which language skills does it allow to train? (Listening, Reading, Speaking, Writing) Listening, Reading
Is it a free tool? Yes
Do you need to log in? No

TOOL TYPE: Mobile App
DEVELOPED BY: Rosetta Stone Ltd
OPERATOR/TEACHER: immigrant
DESCRIPTION: This app is available only on the App Store for iPhone, iPad, and Apple Watch.
TAUGHT LANGUAGE: Greek + 23 Languages
WHICH LANGUAGE IS THE TOOL AVAILABLE IN?
English
DOES THIS TOOL COMPLY WITH CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)? No

If NOT, HOW DOES IT CLASSIFY THE LEVELS (Beginners, intermediate etc)? It tracks the progress of each user and based on words/phrases learned classifies the level of learner

DOES IT PROVIDE A FINAL CERTIFICATE? Not Specified

WHICH LANGUAGE SKILLS DOES IT ALLOW TO TRAIN (Listening, Reading, Speaking, Writing)

Reading, Listening, Speaking, Writing

IS IT A FREE TOOL? Yes

DO YOU NEED TO LOG IN? Yes

Application / Mobile App

Babel

Tool type: App
Developed by: Babel
Operator/Teacher: immigrant
Description: The courses are developed by more than 100 experts among educators and linguists and divided by level of learning. It is possible to find some specific courses focused on dialects, slang or business.
Taught language: EN, DE, SP, FR, PT, Russian, Danish, Norwegian, Swedish, Polish, Turkish, Indonesian, Dutch
Which language is the tool available in? IT, EN, FR, SP, PT, Polish, Swedish
Does this tool comply with CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)? Yes
If so, which levels are provided (<A1,A1, A2, B1, B2, C1 C2)? All levels
Does it provide a final certificate? No
Which language skills does it allow to train? (Listening, Reading, Speaking, Writing) Listening, Reading, Writing
Is it a free tool? No, there is only a free trial lesson.
Do you need to log in? Yes

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BeelinguApp

Tool type: App
Developed by: Beelingapp
Operator/Teacher: immigrant
Description: This application uses audiobooks for learning foreign languages. The app is simple to use: by selecting a text in the choosen language, it is possible to read it side-by-side in your mother tongue. There is the possibility to add words to the glossary, read news in the native language and translate them into the target language, and more. It is also possible to learn the language by following the audiobook narrator with a karaoke-style animation.
Taught language: SP, EN, DE, PT, FR, IT, Korean, Hindi, Russian, Turkish, Chinese, Arabic, Japanese
Which language is the tool available in? EN
Does this tool comply with CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)? No
If not, how does it classify the levels (Beginners, intermediate etc)? Not specified
Does it provide a final certificate? No
Which language skills does it allow to train (Listening, Reading, Speaking, Writing) Listening, Reading
Is it a free tool? Yes
Do you need to log in? Yes

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Busuu

Tool type: App
Developed by: Busuu Ltd
Operator/Teacher: immigrant
Description: App that allows the students to connect with native speakers to practice oral communication. Each lesson contains key words, a dialogue, a session with written exercises, a session dedicated to recording the pronunciation and a review of the lesson, in addition to the possibility of practicing with native speakers.
Taught language: EN, SP, FR, DE, IT, PT, Chinese, Russian, Japanese, Arabic, Turkish, Polish
Which language is the tool available in? IT, EN, FR, DE, PT, SP, Arabic, Malay, Chinese, Korean, Japanese, Turkish, Polish, Russian, Vietnamese
Does this tool comply with CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)? Yes
If so, which levels are provided (<A1,A1, A2, B1, B2, C1 C2)? From A1 to B2
Does it provide a final certificate? Yes
Which language skills does it allow to train? (Listening, Reading, Speaking, Writing) Reading, Listening, Speaking, Writing
Is it a free tool? Yes
Do you need to log in? Yes

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Drops

Tool type: App
Developed by: Drops
Operator/Teacher: immigrant
Description: This application uses illustrations and games to teach vocabulary in different languages ​​at a high pace, imposing a limit of 5 minutes per session.
Taught language: IT, FR, DE, EN, PT, SP (Castilian or Latin American), Korean, Japanese, Chinese (Mandarin or Cantonese), Dutch, Russian, Hebrew, Arabic, Turkish, Tagalog (Filipino language), Vietnamese, Indonesian, Danish, Swedish, Norwegian, Icelandic, Hungarian, Hindi, Esperanto
Which language is the tool available in? IT, FR, DE, EN, PT, SP (Castilian or Latin American), Korean, Japanese, Chinese (Mandarin or Cantonese), Dutch, Russian, Hebrew, Arabic, Turkish, Tagalog (Filipino language), Vietnamese, Indonesian, Danish, Swedish, Norwegian, Icelandic, Hungarian, Hindi
Does this tool comply with CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)? No
If not, how does it classify the levels (Beginners, intermediate etc)? Not specified
Does it provide a final certificate? No
Which language skills does it allow to train? (Listening, Reading, Speaking, Writing) Reading, Writing
Is it a free tool? Yes
Do you need to log in? Yes

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DUOLINGO

Tool type: App
Developed by: DUOLINGO
Operator/Teacher: immigrant
Description: Very intuitive app, full of playful exercises that are ideal for those who are beginners in studying a foreign language. It proceeds by setting objectives with tests that lead to achieve prizes to unlock other levels of exercise. You can set daily goals and decide which topics to tackle each time. The so-called Duolinguo user experience is very effective: it leads to reasoning about one's actions and to solving any problems or difficulties that emerged during learning.
Taught language: IT, EN, SP, FR, DE and other 31 languages
Which language is the tool available in? IT, EN, SP, FR, DE and other 31 languages
Does this tool comply with CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)? No
If not, how does it classify the levels (Beginners, intermediate … etc)? The classification is progressive according to the levels unlocked
Does it provide a final certificate? No
Which language skills does it allow to train? (Listening, Reading, Speaking, Writing) Listening, Reading, Writing
Is it a free tool? Yes
Do you need to log in? No

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FARE PAROLE

Tool type: App
Developed by: Beelingapp
Operator/Teacher: immigrant
Description: This application uses audiobooks for learning foreign languages. The app is simple to use: by selecting a text in the choosen language, it is possible to read it side-by-side in your mother tongue. There is the possibility to add words to the glossary, read news in the native language and translate them into the target language, and more. It is also possible to learn the language by following the audiobook narrator with a karaoke-style animation.
Taught language: SP, EN, DE, PT, FR, IT, Korean, Hindi, Russian, Turkish, Chinese, Arabic, Japanese
Which language is the tool available in? EN
Does this tool comply with CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)? No
If not, how does it classify the levels (Beginners, intermediate etc)? Not specified
Does it provide a final certificate? No
Which language skills does it allow to train (Listening, Reading, Speaking, Writing) Listening, Reading
Is it a free tool? Yes
Do you need to log in? Yes

FluentU

Tool type: App
Developed by: Founded by Alan Park, Harvard Law graduate and ex-management consultant
Operator/Teacher: immigrant
Description: Website and App based on learning in real use context directly from native speakers. This application offers authentic videos - such as film trailers, music videos, interesting conferences and more - transformed into personalized lessons. Each video is accompanied by interactive subtitles where it is possible to click to have definitions, pronunciations, explanatory images and example sentences. This tool is suitable for students of anylevel and allows you to develop language skills similar to those of a native speaker in a natural and fun way, learning through the media and culture. The videos are divided into categories (commercials, news, video blogs, etc.), topics and learning levels (from beginner to advanced). There is also a blog with articles related to Italian culture and grammar.
Taught language: SP, FR, IT, EN, DE, Japanese, Korean, Russian, Portuguese, Chinese
Which language is the tool available in? EN, Korean, Japanese
Does this tool comply with CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)? No
If so, which levels are provided (<A1,A1, A2, B1, B2, C1 C2)? Beginner, intermediate, advanced
Does it provide a final certificate? Not Specified
Which language skills does it allow to train? (Listening, Reading, Speaking, Writing)  Reading, Listening
Is it a free tool? No, it is free for only 7 days
Do you need to log in? Yes

Mango Languages

Tool type: App
Developed by: Mango Languages
Operator/Teacher: immigrant
Description: Application created specifically for those who want to learn a new language while traveling with hands-free functionality and offline accessibility. It offers one of the best and easiest ways to learn new languages ​​with conversation-based language lessons. Each lesson combines communication, vocabulary, grammar, pronunciation and culture. Each course consists of multiple chapters in order to provide complete knowledge.
Taught language: More than 70 languages
Which language is the tool available in? EN
Does this tool comply with CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)? No
If not, how does it classify the levels (Beginners, intermediate etc)? Beginners, elementary, intermediate, advanced
Does it provide a final certificate? No
Which language skills does it allow to train? (Listening, Reading, Speaking, Writing)  Listening, Reading, Writing
Is it a free tool? No, there is only a free trial
Do you need to log in? Yes

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Memrise

Tool type: App
Developed by: Memrise
Operator/Teacher: immigrant
Description: Fun and effective language learning application that creates a connection with other people and the world around them. It uses delayed repetition of some cards to improve the learning process and offers user-created content in various fields. Memrise currently has 16 courses per language.
Taught language: More than 50 languages
Which language is the tool available in?  IT, EN and other 13 languages
Does this tool comply with CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)? No
If not, how does it classify the levels (Beginners, intermediate … etc)? Beginners, intermediate, advanced
Does it provide a final certificate? No
Which language skills does it allow to train? (Listening, Reading, Speaking, Writing) Listening, Reading, Writing
Is it a free tool? Yes, but only for basic levels.
Do you need to log in? Yes

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MindSancks

Tool type: App
Developed by: MindSancks
Operator/Teacher: immigrant
Description: This application offers games and challenges divided into different levels that allow students to learn words and sentences to read, write, speak and listen in a second moment. The part dedicated to learning Italian language includes nine games designed to develop essential vocabulary and conversation skills, perfect for adults, children and students. The lessons will focus on gender, plural forms and how to use the verbs -ARE, -ERE and -IRE. Furthermore, native speaker audio clips will help the student with pronunciation issues.
Taught language: EN, IT, SP, FR, DE,Chinese, Japanese
Which language is the tool available in? EN
Does this tool comply with CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)? No
If not, how does it classify the levels (Beginners, intermediate etc)? Not specified
Does it provide a final certificate? No
Which language skills does it allow to train (Listening, Reading, Speaking, Writing) Listening, Reading
Is it a free tool? Yes
Do you need to log in? Yes

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Mondly

Tool type: App
Developed by: © 2020 ATi Studios
Operator/Teacher: immigrant
Description: App that combines exercises focused on conversation, speech recognition and lessons in augmented reality. Furthermore, it is possible to learn from its own native language by choosing from 33 languages.
Taught language: IT, EN, SP, FR, DE, Russian, Japanese, Korean, Chinese, Turkish, Arabic, Persian, Hebrew, Portuguese, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish, Greek, Romanian, Afrikaans, Croatian, Polish, Bulgarian, Czech, Hungarian, Ukrainian, Vietnamese, Hindi and Indonesian.
Which language is the tool available in? IT, EN, SP, FR, DE, Russian, Japanese, Korean, Chinese, Turkish, Arabic, Persian, Hebrew, Portuguese, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish, Greek, Romanian, Afrikaans, Croatian, Polish, Bulgarian, Czech, Hungarian, Ukrainian, Vietnamese, Hindi and Indonesian.
Does this tool comply with CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)? No
If so, which levels are provided (<A1,A1, A2, B1, B2, C1 C2)? Beginner, intermediate, advanced
Does it provide a final certificate? Not Specified
Which language skills does it allow to train? (Listening, Reading, Speaking, Writing) Listening, Reading, Writing
Is it a free tool? Yes, but only for 6 lessons,
Do you need to log in? Yes

Mosalingua

Tool type: App
Developed by: © 2020 MosaCrea Ltd
Operator/Teacher: immigrant
Description: This App as a real virtual coach, it warns the user when it is the most suitable time to learn new content or review what has already been learned. All material learned concerns real situations of use since studied by websites, articles, books, films, videos, ecc. Furthermore the device can also be downloaded to PC.
Taught language: IT, EN, FR, SP, DE, PT, Russian
Which language is the tool available in? IT, EN, FR, SP, DE, PT
Does this tool comply with CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)? No
If not, how does it classify the levels (Beginners, intermediate etc)? Not specified
Does it provide a final certificate? Yes
Which language skills does it allow to train? (Listening, Reading, Speaking, Writing)  Listening, Reading, Speaking, Writing
Is it a free tool? No, only 15 days free trial
Do you need to log in? Yes

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PRESENTE – ITALIA PER STRANIERI

Tool type: App
Developed by: Realized by Edizioni La Linea on behalf of the CPIA Metropolitano di Bologna, thanks to Fondo Asilo, Migrazione e Integrazione (FAMI) 2014-2020 (prog. 118). Futuro in corso – Piani regionali per la formazione civico linguistica dei cittadini di Paesi terzi Project.
Operator/Teacher: immigrant
Description: Android smartphone app dedicated to those who have just arrived in Italy and want to learn the Italian language. It consists of three parts: 1) A didactic section of exercises on the Italian language divided in thematic modules on daily topics. The modules are self-corrective and are composed of texts, images and audio tracks to practice writing, reading and listening skills; 2) An informative path of texts on civil life in Italy, through which it is possible learn more about life in Italy and have explanations and practical advice; 3) a handbook of phrases and words on the body and health to deal with medical visits and explain diseases.. This part is composed of questions and answers translated into Italian and from a map with the names of the parts of the human body.
Taught language: IT
Which language is the tool available in? IT, EN, FR, Arabic, Urdu
Does this tool comply with CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)? No
If not, how does it classify the levels (Beginners, intermediate … etc)? Not specified
Does it provide a final certificate? No
Which language skills does it allow to train? (Listening, Reading, Speaking, Writing) Listening, Reading, Writing
Is it a free tool? Yes
Do you need to log in? Yes

Rosetta Stone

Tool type: App
Developed by: Rosetta Stone (UK) Limited
Operator/Teacher: immigrant
Description: Applicationwho wants to teach languages ​​in a practical way to beginner, as well as intermediate or advanced students. Authentic conversations are the cornerstone of this app. Rosetta Stone uses TruAccent speech recognition technology: a feature that analyzes speech and helps improve pronunciation and accent. Rosetta Stone is ideal for those who prefer simple and direct applications. In fact, the lessons will be proposed in logical order.
Taught language: 24 languages
Which language is the tool available in? IT, EN and other 7 languages
Does this tool comply with CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)? No
If not, how does it classify the levels (Beginners, intermediate etc)? Not specified
Does it provide a final certificate? No
Which language skills does it allow to train (Listening, Reading, Speaking, Writing) Listening, Reading, Speaking, Writing
Is it a free tool? No, it is free for only 3 days
Do you need to log in? Yes

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TANDEM

Tool type: App
Developed by: © 2020 Tandem - Speak Any Language.
Operator/Teacher: immigrant
Description: Language exchange app on iOS and Android that connects language students with native speakers. Members can search for language exchange partners to talk to via voice or text chat.
Taught language: More than 160 languages
Which language is the tool available in? More than 160 languages
Does this tool comply with CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)? No
If not, how does it classify the levels (Beginners, intermediate … etc)? Not specified
Does it provide a final certificate? Not Specified
Which language skills does it allow to train? (Listening, Reading, Speaking, Writing) Listening, Reading, Writing
Is it a free tool? Yes, but only for 6 lessons
Do you need to log in? Yes

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VERBI ITALIANI

Tool type: App
Developed by: VERBI ITALIANI
Operator/Teacher: immigrant
Description: App that allows users to conjugate more than 10,000 Italian verbs. In fact, the conjugation of the Italian verbs presents many difficulties due to the great richness and variety of the verbal forms used. 
Taught language: IT
Which language is the tool available in? IT
Does this tool comply with CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)? No
If not, how does it classify the levels (Beginners, intermediate etc)? Not specified
Does it provide a final certificate? No
Which language skills does it allow to train? (Listening, Reading, Speaking, Writing)  Writing
Is it a free tool? Yes
Do you need to log in? Yes

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UNIVERSITA' PER I RIFUGIATI

Tool type: App
Developed by: Università Telematica Internazionaland UNINETTUNO
Operator/Teacher: immigrant
Description: The University for Refugees and Uninettuno portal offer several initiatives for the training of asylum seekers, two of them related to language learning: 1) Erasmus + online language support (OLS4Refugees, promoted by the European Commission) which provides language courses accessible at any time from a computer, tablet or smartphone with internet connection, simply through a request via the portal. After receiving the invitation email to register with the OLS, refugees must first take an assessment test thus having access to the language course (if available at the required level) for a maximum duration of 13 months.. 2) Italian language literacy course "Imparo la Lingua Italiana – Il tesoro delle lettere”; The video course consists of 80 video lessons connected to exercise texts, interaction and verification with virtual classrooms. It can also be used on the Internet through APP for mobile devices (mobile phones and tablets). 
Taught language: EN, DE, SP, FR, IT, PT, Dutch, Bulgarian, Czech, Danish, Greek, Croatian, Hungarian, Polish, Romanian, Slovak, Finnish, Swedish / IT only and Arabic for the literacy course
Which language is the tool available in? IT, EN, FR, Arabic
Does this tool comply with CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)? Yes

If so, which levels are provided (<A1,A1, A2, B1, B2, C1 C2)?

All levels

Does it provide a final certificate? Yes
Which language skills does it allow to train? (Listening, Reading, Speaking, Writing) Listening, Reading, Speaking, Writing
Is it a free tool? Yes
Do you need to log in? Yes

TOOL TYPE: Mobile App
DEVELOPED BY: Rosetta Stone Ltd
OPERATOR/TEACHER: immigrant
DESCRIPTION: This app is available only on the App Store for iPhone, iPad, and Apple Watch.
TAUGHT LANGUAGE: Greek + 23 Languages
WHICH LANGUAGE IS THE TOOL AVAILABLE IN?
English
DOES THIS TOOL COMPLY WITH CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)? No

If NOT, HOW DOES IT CLASSIFY THE LEVELS (Beginners, intermediate etc)? It tracks the progress of each user and based on words/phrases learned classifies the level of learner

DOES IT PROVIDE A FINAL CERTIFICATE? Not Specified

WHICH LANGUAGE SKILLS DOES IT ALLOW TO TRAIN (Listening, Reading, Speaking, Writing)

Reading, Listening, Speaking, Writing

IS IT A FREE TOOL? Yes

DO YOU NEED TO LOG IN? Yes

Blog

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ADGBLOG.IT Italiano L2/LS

Tool type: Blog
Developed by: ACCADEMIA DEL GIGLIO
Operator/Teacher: both

Description: This blog was created from the website adg.it with the need to communicate dynamically with the rest of the world. Managed by all the school staff, by his collaborators and friends and by students, in adgblog.it it is possible to find articles, video courses and quizzes. 

Taught language: IT
Which language is the tool available in? IT
Does this tool comply with CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)? Yes
If so, which levels are provided (<A1,A1, A2, B1, B2, C1 C2)? All levels
Does it provide a final certificate? No
Which language skills does it allow to train (Listening, Reading, Speaking, Writing) Listening, Reading
Is it a free tool? Yes
Do you need to log in? No

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IL BLOG DI SILVIA SPATAFORA

Tool type: Blog
Developed by: Silvia Spatafora
Operator/Teacher: immigrant

Description:The blog deals with both Italian grammar, with accurate explanatory articles, and curiosities relating to Italian culture. The articles in this blog are posted regularly and cover a wide variety of topics.

Taught language: IT
Which language is the tool available in? IT
Does this tool comply with CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)? No
If not, how does it classify the levels (Beginners, intermediate etc)? Not specified
Does it provide a final certificate? No
Which language skills does it allow to train (Listening, Reading, Speaking, Writing) Reading
Is it a free tool? Yes
Do you need to log in? No

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ITALIANO PER STRANIERI CON MARCO

Tool type: Blog
Developed by: Marco
Operator/Teacher: immigrant

Description: Marco is an L2 Italian teacher whom through his blog and private lessons aims to help students who want to pass the intermediate level (A2-B1) to reach an advanced level (B2-C1 or higher) . His articles range from history, to culture, from grammar to cultural curiosities. 

Taught language: IT
Which language is the tool available in? IT
Does this tool comply with CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)? Yes
If so, which levels are provided (<A1,A1, A2, B1, B2, C1 C2)? All levels
Does it provide a final certificate? No
Which language skills does it allow to train (Listening, Reading, Speaking, Writing) Reading
Is it a free tool? Yes
Do you need to log in? No

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LEARN ITALIAN WITH LUCREZIA

Tool type: Blog, Video
Developed by: Lucrezia
Operator/Teacher: immigrant

Description: Lucrezia after her graduation in foreign languages, decided to take up the profession of teacher of Italian language online, through her blog first, and her Youtube channel afterwards. In both, it is possble to find different topis, for example grammar and Italian culture in general. Her blog is also connected to other social channels such as Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.

Taught language: IT
Which language is the tool available in? IT, EN (only for some contents)
Does this tool comply with CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)? No
If not, how does it classify the levels (Beginners, intermediate etc)? Beginners, intermediate, advanced
Does it provide a final certificate? No
Which language skills does it allow to train (Listening, Reading, Speaking, Writing)  Listening, Reading
Is it a free tool? Yes
Do you need to log in? No

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STUDENTESSA MATTA

Tool type: Blog
Developed by: Melissa Muldoon
Operator/Teacher: immigrant
Description: A site full of many resources, including a podcast on Itunes. The project is managed by the Anglophone Melissa Muldoon, who helps to make our language known in the world, in particular the English-speaking one. Melissa encourages the study of the Italian language and culture through her bilingual blog.
Taught language: IT
Which language is the tool available in? IT, EN
Does this tool comply with CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)? No
Does it provide a final certificate? Not specified
Does it provide a final certificate? No
Which language skills does it allow to train (Listening, Reading, Speaking, Writing) Listening, Reading
Is it a free tool? Yes
Do you need to log in? No

FluentU

Tool type: Blog
Developed by: Founded by Alan Park, Harvard Law graduate and ex-management consultant
Operator/Teacher: immigrant
Description: Website and App based on learning in real use context directly from native speakers. This application offers authentic videos - such as film trailers, music videos, interesting conferences and more - transformed into personalized lessons. Each video is accompanied by interactive subtitles where it is possible to click to have definitions, pronunciations, explanatory images and example sentences. This tool is suitable for students of anylevel and allows you to develop language skills similar to those of a native speaker in a natural and fun way, learning through the media and culture. The videos are divided into categories (commercials, news, video blogs, etc.), topics and learning levels (from beginner to advanced). There is also a blog with articles related to Italian culture and grammar.
Taught language: SP, FR, IT, EN, DE, Japanese, Korean, Russian, Portuguese, Chinese
Which language is the tool available in? EN, Korean, Japanese
Does this tool comply with CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)? No
If so, which levels are provided (<A1,A1, A2, B1, B2, C1 C2)? Beginner, intermediate, advanced
Does it provide a final certificate? Not Specified
Which language skills does it allow to train? (Listening, Reading, Speaking, Writing)  Reading, Listening
Is it a free tool? No, it is free for only 7 days
Do you need to log in? Yes

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TANDEM

Tool type: Blog
Developed by: © 2020 Tandem - Speak Any Language.
Operator/Teacher: immigrant
Description: Language exchange app on iOS and Android that connects language students with native speakers. Members can search for language exchange partners to talk to via voice or text chat.
Taught language: More than 160 languages
Which language is the tool available in? More than 160 languages
Does this tool comply with CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)? No
If not, how does it classify the levels (Beginners, intermediate … etc)? Not specified
Does it provide a final certificate? Not Specified
Which language skills does it allow to train? (Listening, Reading, Speaking, Writing) Listening, Reading, Writing
Is it a free tool? Yes, but only for 6 lessons
Do you need to log in? Yes

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ITALIANO L2 E ALTRE BELLEZZE

Tool type: Blog
Developed by: ACCADEMIA DEL GIGLIO
Operator/Teacher: both

Description: This blog was created from the website adg.it with the need to communicate dynamically with the rest of the world. Managed by all the school staff, by his collaborators and friends and by students, in adgblog.it it is possible to find articles, video courses and quizzes. 

Taught language: IT
Which language is the tool available in? IT
Does this tool comply with CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)? Yes
If so, which levels are provided (<A1,A1, A2, B1, B2, C1 C2)? All levels
Does it provide a final certificate? No
Which language skills does it allow to train (Listening, Reading, Speaking, Writing) Listening, Reading
Is it a free tool? Yes
Do you need to log in? No

CLI Dante Alighieri

Tool type: Blog
Developed by: Centro Linguistico Italiano Dante Alighieri
Operator/Teacher: immigrant
Description: This school opened in 1981 is specialized in teaching Italian language and culture to foreign students. In addition to courses in Rome, online courses are also available for all levels.
Taught language: IT
Which language is the tool available in? IT, EN, FR, DE
Does this tool comply with CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)? Yes
If so, which levels are provided (<A1,A1, A2, B1, B2, C1 C2)? All levels
Does it provide a final certificate? Yes
Which language skills does it allow to train? (Listening, Reading, Speaking, Writing) Listening, Reading, Speaking, Writing
Is it a free tool? No
Do you need to log in? Yes

ELLCI Milano

Tool type: Blog
Developed by: ELLCI Milano Scuola di lingua Italiana
Operator/Teacher: immigrant
Description: This school offers Italian courses for foreign students of different types: standard, intensive, in small groups or individual. The courses are available all year round, are held in the morning, afternoon or evening for all levels of the Italian language, from absolute beginner to advanced. The duration of the courses varies from one week to two years.
Taught language: IT
Which language is the tool available in? IT
Does this tool comply with CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)? Yes

If so, which levels are provided (<A1,A1, A2, B1, B2, C1 C2)? All levels

Does it provide a final certificate? Yes
Which language skills does it allow to train? (Listening, Reading, Speaking, Writing) Listening, Reading, Speaking, Writing
Is it a free tool? No
Do you need to log in? No

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LEARN ITALIAN DAILY

Tool type: Blog
Developed by: © 2020 Learn Italian Daily
Operator/Teacher: both
Description: This Website is designed to independently improve italian language. An online course is available and divided into three parts (from the easiet to the hardest) .For each lesson, there are clear grammatical explanations and exercises, cartoons and songs. Finally, the site is linked to social pages such as facebook, twitter and google plus updated every day. Paid online individual lessons are also possible.
Taught language: IT
Which language is the tool available in? IT
Does this tool comply with CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)? No
If not, how does it classify the levels (Beginners, intermediate … etc)? Not specified
Does it provide a final certificate? No
Which language skills does it allow to train? (Listening, Reading, Speaking, Writing)  Listening, Reading, Writing
Is it a free tool? Yes
Do you need to log in? No