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Learn Italian or Mandarin Chinese with Francesca! Fun and Online

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I'm from Rome but I have a clean articulated Italian accent and clean diction. If you need to work on your conversation skills, I can help you reduce your accent, improve fluency and also use the Italian hand gestures!

I’m from Rome and am fluent in Italian, English and Mandarin Chinese. Previously studied in Italy for 5 years, I improved my Chinese translation skills while taking a double BA in Mandarin Chinese and Art History at the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London (SOAS). Due to my interest in Chinese language and culture, I had the opportunity to live and study in Beijing for several years. I passed the Chinese Proficiency Test HSK5, and now self-studying for HSK6 (top level).

Don't worry if you are a total beginner, an expert or in the middle, my teaching method is based on active conversation supported by grammar exercises, quizzes and everyday phrases to help you get the most out from the first lesson. The post-session exercises will be tailor made according to your level and needs. You will be followed both online and offline: I will be always open for questions before and after the lesson and actively helping with the most suitable study method for you.

My students are mainly English native speakers, but I'm able to teach Italian also to Mandarin Chinese speakers.

Extra information

bring a notebook and pen/pencils

Location

At teacher's location: Haggerston, London, UK

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Skills:
Italian:
Italian for adults, School
Age:
Children (7-12 years old)
Teenagers (13-17 years old)
Adults (18-64 years old)
Seniors (65+ years old)
Student level:
Beginner
Intermediate
Advanced
Duration:
60 minutes
The class is taught in:English, Chinese, Italian

About Me

Hello,

I’m from Rome and am fluent in Italian, English and Mandarin Chinese. Previously studied in Italy for 5 years, I improved my Chinese translation skills while taking a double BA in Mandarin Chinese and Art History at the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London (SOAS). Due to my interest in Chinese language and culture, I had the opportunity to live and study in Beijing for several years. In Beijing, I taught English to preschool children and teenagers. I passed the Chinese Proficiency Test HSK5, and now self-studying for HSK6 (highest level). If you are interested in studying IELTS or HSK, I can give you effective tips to succeed. My style of teaching is to have active conversations supported by grammar exercises. It will be a fun interactive class, different from those at school! Looking forward to hearing from you!

Education

Beijing Normal University, Beijing 2016-2017
School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London 2015-2019
Convitto Nazionale Vittorio Emanuele II, Rome 2009-2014

Experience / Qualifications

International English Testing System, International House London 2014
Hanyu shuiping kaoshi wuji (HSK5), Beijing June 2017

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