B1 Exam Prep 1 – Current

New Italian Espresso 1 Textbook

New Italian Espresso 1 Workbook


B1 Citizenship Exam Prep 1 This 30-week online course focuses on teaching beginning Italian language learners the necessary skills to pass the CILS B1 Citizenship exam (as of 4 December 2018, a B1-level knowledge of the Italian language is required when applying for Italian citizenship through marriage or residency). Throughout this intensive course, students will not only learn Italian but will learn specific skills that will help them pass the B1 Citizenship exam. No previous knowledge of Italian is required to attend this course. Your teacher is Valeria. 

NOTE: This class started last September and it is now halfway through the B1 Citizenship Program!
If you are at a pre-intermediate level contact us and see if you qualify to join this class and complete the B1 Citizenship program.


*It is the student’s responsibility to register for the exam at a testing center near them.


What Students Say

“This class has been wonderful, and I feel like I have made a lot of progress.”

” I am really enjoying this class, Valeria keeps the class fun and we are learning a lot”.

Schedule of Dates

Day & Time: Monday 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm (PST)
Dates:  Sept. 18, 25 – Oct. 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 – Nov. 6, 13, 27 – Dec. 4, 11, 18 – Jan. 8, 15, 22, 29 – Feb. 5, 12, 19, 26 – Mar. 4, 11, 18 – Apr. 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 – May 6
No Classes: Nov. 20, Dec. 25, 31, Jan. 1, Mar. 25 


What if Class Has Started?

For our adult classes we can accept new students once a course has started on a case-by-case basis up to mid-way through the course.  If you join a course late, the course fee will be pro-rated so that you don’t pay for the lessons you missed before joining the class.

Textbook Info

For this course the textbook we will using is NEW Italian Espresso 1 and New Italian Espresso 1 Workbook. You can purchase the books along with your course at the time of registration or you can purchase them from our bookstore at a later date.

Cancellation & Refund Policy

Please review our class terms and conditions page here.

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