Italian language is spoken by around 100 million people including native and non-native
speakers. The language is native to the people in the countries Italy, Vatican City,
Switzerland, Slovenia, San Marino and Croatia. The language is also spoken by the
minority of the people in Monaco, Somalia, Albania, France, Romania, Libya, Eritrea
Even being descended from Latin, there are many contrasts between Latin and Italian.
The Romance language has its roots of the origin in the twelfth century. It is the
fourth most spoken languages of the world and is ‘the fifth most taught foreign
language’ of the world.
There are majorly three programs offered in the course. They are-
Certificate course in Italian language
The eligibility requirements for the admission are passing senior secondary school
certificate examination/graduation/post graduation with minimum 55%. The course
focuses on basic grammar, spoken Italian and translation of simple prose texts from
Italian into English. The examination is on usage of language and grammar, translation
and reading conversation.
Diploma in Italian Language
The eligibility requirements are Certificate or an equivalent and passing in admission
test. The course focuses on improved grammar and ability of expression in simple
literary language, oral and written and translating English into Italian language
and vice-versa. The examination is on usage of language and grammar, translation
and oral exam on reading and conversation and questions on Italian literature and
Advanced diploma in Italian language
The course requires Diploma or equivalent in the language and passing in admission
test for the admission. The course focuses on grammar, translation of articles from
newspapers and magazines, Italian literature and culture. The examination is on
advanced usage of language and grammar, translation and oral exam on reading and
conversation and questions on Italian literature and culture.
These courses are available by several universities, colleges and institutes in
regular, distance and part time modes.
Teaching, translation and customer servicing are the few of the fields that offer
opportunities in the language.
Teaching: For being instructor or teacher of the language, one need to have at least
Diploma in the language and Advanced Diploma is preferable. Many institutions or
organizations are offering the course, teaching the language is the most preferred
by many. Few online websites are also offering the language courses and recruit
the experts as instructors or content developers of the language.
Translation: This is one of the most chosen areas by the aspirants as career option.
There are several opportunities for Italian to English or Hindi translations and
vice-versa. Diploma or Advanced Diploma is the required qualification. Many servicing
companies recruit the language experts for translating books, magazines or newspapers.
Apart from them visa, recommendation letters, passports, medical records, financial
records, academic transcripts etc are also get translated. Several opportunities
are also found in online servicing companies. These jobs can also be chosen as part
Customer Services: Few BPO companies are offering opportunities for the Italian
language experts. These servicing companies offer voice based or non voice based
job roles to these experts.
The pay range starts from Rs. 5000/- per month. The higher qualification, experience
and expertise bring better opportunities and higher pay.
The language offer handsome opportunities to the enthusiasts and is getting more
popular day by day.