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English B2 exam for AI applicants

Prospective applicants to Artificial Intelligence degree programme (AI) must have an English B2 competence (upper-intermediate level - CEFR Common European Framework of Reference for Languages), according to the call for applications.

Prospective applicants must have an English B2 competence (upper-intermediate level - CEFR Common European Framework of Reference for Languages), according to the call for applications.

 

The University of Bologna Language Center (CLA) offers the possibility to sit a B2 English language test specifically for AI applicants who do not hold an English language certificate.

This language test will be offered exclusively on the following dates:

  • Wednesday 24th of July 2019 (1st call h11,30 a.m. - 2nd call 13,30 p.m.) - Registration open from 08/07/2019 10:00 to 19/07/2019 10:00
  • Thursday 5th of September 2019 (1st call h 11,30 a.m.  - 2nd call 13,30 p.m.) - Registration open from 26/08/2019 10:00 to 04/09/2019 10:00
  • Tuesday 12th of November 2019 (1st call h 11,30 a.m.  - 2nd call 13,30 p.m.) - Registration open from 28/10/2019 10:00 to 08/11/2019 10:00

This exam will be offered at CLA Laboratories (Via Filippo Re 10, Bologna) In order to sit this exam all the applicants are required to:

  • register on Studenti Online platform and get the UNIBO credentials;
  • log in to Studenti ONLINE, in the section EVENTS, select "TEST B2 ACCESSO LM INTERNAZIONALI INGEGNERIA" and register to the preferred date - Please note that registration is mandatory and will be open exclusively in the dates described in this webpage;
  • Specify in the note field the acronym of the course programme you want to apply to (AI for Artificial Intelligence)

  • After the closing deadline for each exam you will receive a confirmation email from the Programme Coordinator


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The test aims at assessing your English proficiency and you can do an on line simulation (choose “Inglese” and “B2”) to prepare for it.

 The test will be fully computer-based and broken down into three sections:

  • Writing (35 minutes): 2 texts (such as journalistic articles, scientific descriptions) to be completed by filling in the gaps (4 possible answers for each gap);
  • Reading (30 minutes): 2 texts to be read with questions about them to be answered (4 possible answers for each question);
  • Listening (40 minutes): 2 talks to be listened with questions about them to be answered (4 possible answers for each question);

Recommended books for the Exam preparation:

Cambridge Grammar for IELTS (with answers/audio), D. Hopkins e P. Cullen (2007 or later ed, CUP).

For any further doubt please get in contact with the Programme Coordinator (Dr. Viviana Palumbo)