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Qualified Italian student giving Latin and Ancient Greek lessons in Edinburgh.

I am studying Social Anthropology and Politics at the University of Edinburgh. Classics are one of the biggest interests of mine; I started studying Latin and Ancient Greek languages and literature 6 years ago and I have been teaching for three years. I think studying these languages led me to be more aware of who I am as well as understand what is really worth.
Latin (Ancient greek too) lessons consist of two different parts: grammar and literature.
By studying grammar you are not going to just receive boring notions about the structure of the language, but you are going to deepen processes and rules that form Latin; with this method we are going to discuss about Latin and Greek mindset and then discuss about important themes studied by ancient people in literature. Furthermore, according to your needs and goals, we can exercise on translation of texts.

Extra information

I recommend that you should easily bring a notebook
My resume: Certification in Classics and Humanities from a Classical Institute (Istituto Classico Internazionale Giovanni Meli in Palermo) with a final grade of 100/100 (29th of June, 2018)
Language certification in Latin level B gained on 19th of May, 2017 issued by the University of Palermo.

Location

At teacher's location: St John's Hill, Edinburgh EH8 9TS, UK
At student's location: Around Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Online via webcam

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Skills:
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, Italian, Latin

About Me

I'm an open minded and comprehensive person, I'm the kind of person that always sees the bright side. My purpose is to make my lessons clear, stimulating and easy! (no standard/frontal lessons where you just receive notions).
We are going to discuss together about our cultural backgrounds and know each other.
I consider teaching to be a significant way for improving your points of view and I see my teaching as an opportunity to cultural exchanging.
I like my students to be enthusiastic of learning and always ready to be challenged.

Education

Certification in Classical studies and Humanities, including philosophy, history of art, ancient greek language and literature, latin language and literature, italian literature, history.

Experience / Qualifications

Language Certification in Latin - University of Palermo
Certification of Digital Enabler in a project aimed to teach how to use computers to elderly people
Tour guide in a FAI (Fondo Ambiente Italiano) project in Palermo, my hometown.
While studying Social Anthropology and Politics, I would like to exploit my love for languages as well as my inner desire of bringing with me a piece of my cultural background. Teaching is a mutual exchange in which everyone can enlarge his points of view. My lessons are shaped according to needs and goals students want to meet. I think everyone has his own better way of learning and peculiar strengths and weaknesses, and it is important to know these ones in order to succeed. I adopt an innovative approach, which involves speaking, listening and studying with interactive media. My purpose is to work on the four parts of the language (Speaking, Writing, Listening and Reading). I carefully select the material I use. I want my lessons to be stimulating and consider them to be a moment of mutual growth. I like my students to be enthusiastic of learning and always ready to be challenged. I have studied Latin language and literature, Italian, Ancient Greek, philosophy (etcetera) for 5 years and I have been teaching for three years. Thanks to private tutoring, I have developed a profound empathy (it is important to recognise needs and skills of students since I tailor my classes according to their attitudes and levels) as well as effective methods to overcome difficulties learners would eventually meet. I'm very dynamic so I do not want standard classes in which students simply receive notions, but a stimulating environment where everyone can learn by getting into Italian culture as well as making comparisons and discussing about different topics.

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