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Italian for culture - travel, the arts, food and fun!

Italian may not be a 'business' language, yet it is so culturally important in many ways. Who doesn't love Italian design and fashion, Italian art and music, holidays in Italy and, of course, Italian food and wine?!

I lived in Italy for 30 years so have experience of its charm...

I offer tailor-made courses, with defined, verifiable goals. using a variety of appropriate resources to create a lively and enjoyable lesson. Whatever the students’ level, I believe language is communication and student confidence is essential!

Location

Online via webcam
At teacher's location: Gatehouse of Fleet, Castle Douglas, UK

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suitcase iconSkills:
Italian for adults, School
Age:
Adults (18-64 years old)
Seniors (65+ years old)
Student level:
Beginner
Intermediate
Advanced
Duration:
45 minutes
60 minutes
The class is taught in:English, Italian, French

About Me

When I started my professional language services business in 2008, I chose as a tagline ‘Enabling Understanding’. To me, this expressed the driving vision behind my translation, interpreting and teaching services.

Depending on the student’s age and aims, I always try to teach using a variety of appropriate resources to create a lively and enjoyable lesson.

I believe language is communication and student confidence is essential!

Education

University of Glasgow, Scotland, M.A. (Honours) in English, French, European history 1973-77
University of Florence, Italy. Degree in humanities (Italian literature, Italian history, philosophy, history of religion, history of Italian art (9/10 courses completed).
University of Strathclyde, Scotland, M.Sc. in Genealogical, Palaeographic and Heraldic Studies (ongoing)

Experience / Qualifications

I worked abroad for 30 years or so, where – among other things - I taught English as a foreign language to children, young people and adults (corporate and private courses).
Since returning to Scotland, I have also done school tutoring in French and Italian, as well as Italian courses for adults..

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I have only had one lesson with Julia so far but it was interesting to talk to her and I look forward to my next lesson.

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