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Must I live in the country to learn the language?

This is a very common question with people starting to learn a foreign language. We have all...
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Discovering why you wanted to learn languages

People who want to learn a language, generally, start with a quite common purpose: work,...
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Learning languages in modern times

It is commonly believed that languages need to follow a certain sequence when teaching them to...
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B. Munari's Supplement to the Italian Dictionary

Did you know Italian people gesticulate a lot? Hand gestures are an important component of the...

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    I have been teaching for nearly eight years and worked in various educational settings. I have previously worked as a teaching assistant in primary schools and managed a tuition center for children between 5-14.
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    Studying a foreign language is one of the most exciting experience. And it will make you smarter, more decisive and even better at English. This is what inspired me, the full immersion in a new culture starts exactly from the language.
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    Hello, I am a motivated qualified Italian teacher who has recently been awarded with the CTLA at ICI London. I have a solid foundation in literature and culture and can thus help you with both the language and the culture.
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    Personalised tuition is the most effective way to learn. Lessons can be tailored to best fit your goals and learning style, you learn at the pace you choose and you achieve more in less time.
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    With more than 11 years' teaching experience in diverse contexts and to multicultural groups of students, I aim to enable my students to enjoy a first-hand experience of what speaking, thinking and reacting in a new language really means.
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  • The importance of student-centred learning

    Rosemary S L Beard Italian (general) Tutor (Sutton) Picture Student-centred learning is very important in any learning situation.  By asking the students what they want to learn and any ideas about what activities interest them you take into account an individual's choice and help realise their potential.  This is done by creating appropriate...
  • So, you want to learn a foreign language, do you?

    Helen Evans Italian (general) Tutor (Bristol) Picture Learning a new language comes easier to some than to others, there’s no question about it. I have tried many ways of learning the Italian language - group lessons, 1:1, 2:1, residential courses in Italy, staying with a host family whilst studying the language, and I’ve even indulged in an online...
  • Italian: the most common greetings

    Gloria Spagnoli Italian (general) Tutor (North West London) Picture One of the very first things I teach during my classes are Italian greetings. I'm always surprised by how interested my students are in the differences between these greetings, but the truth is it's a fascinating topic, even for beginners. Before going through this topic, we need to keep in...

 

  • An approach to teaching

    Claudia Pane Italian (general) Tutor (North London) Picture I believe that learning a language is something that keeps the mind fresh, positive and young. If you are already young, it is good exercise anyway. Indeed, I do not think there is something better than the feeling of accomplishment when you actually manage to express yourself in another...
  • B. Munari's Supplement to the Italian Dictionary

    Pietro Pezzani Italian (general) Tutor (North London) Picture Did you know Italian people gesticulate a lot? Hand gestures are an important component of the way in which Italians communicate their feelings, their intentions, and a vast array of concepts. As a matter of fact, gesticulation can be considered a constitutive part of Italian language. It is...
  • Abilities a language teacher should always have

    GeorgeG Italian (general) Tutor (Kingston upon Thames) Picture A teacher should have the ability and preparation to set up his tuition and organise his material in a way that preserves the pupil’s interest, motive and pleasure in learning. In this sense, the teacher should always make sure that his lessons’ material is organised and delivered in such a way...