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Italian language: speaking practice and grammatical guidelines

I have taught Italian, History and Philosophy for many years in the Italian State schools. Now I am attending a PhD at KCL..
In my classes I can meet the requests of both the student who wants to practice the language in a guided conversation, an the student who wants a more formal course where he/she can learn proper grammatical structures.
In both cases , depending on the availability of the student, I can assign homework , which I will correct during the following lesson.

Extra information

bring sheets and pens for notes

Location

At teacher's location: Kingsway, London WC2B 6LE, UK
At teacher's location: Seven Sisters Station, High Rd, London N15 5BT, UK

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General info

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, Italian

About Me

After many years as a teacher in Italy I came to London to have a change in my life... Now I am a student again at a London university...
If you go to my face book page (Franco) in the directory "photos / album / i liceali" you can see me together with a lot of my former students.
Digitising "franco" + scritti , you can read my writings online about philosophy, literature , cinema and politics.
I am a Tolkien fan.... and edit a Tolkien related magazine

Education

bachelor in theology at Gregorian University in Rome , master in philosophy at Universita' degli Studi in Pisa, , attending a PhD in theology at King's College London

Experience / Qualifications

I have taught for 30 years in the Italian state secondary schools. For 5 years I taught Italian Language, for two years Religious Studies, for the rest History and Philosophy
I have taught Philosophy at the Italian state grammar schools for decades. Now I am attending a PhD at KCL. In my class I both put the philosophical ideas into the historical context, presenting the philosophers who invented and discussed them, and into the conceptual system of the so called philosophical disciplines, such as ethics, epistemology, metaphysics, aesthetics,anthropology and ethics. Depending on the availability of the student, I can assign homework to be done for the following class.

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