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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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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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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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Inside Italian Modern Literature: Italo Calvino

Italo Calvino is probably one of the most well-known Italian writers of the last century. This...

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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...
  • Switch on your fav language learning channel!

    Ermy A-level Italian Tutor (Cambridge) Picture " I really can't learn that grammar concept", "It's very hard to memorise all these words", "I'm not good at languages!". Do these statements sound familiar? I bet some do! Some students come to my lessons with all these preconceptions and "can't do" attitude that, unfortunately, prevents them...

 

  • Italian Language for All

    Roberto Napolitano A-level Italian Tutor (North West London) Picture Whether it is for your holidays, for business or for your studies, Italian can be a fascinating and interesting language to learn. The world of fashion, food and classical music (think about opera) everyone speaks Italian. Italian is an ancient language, a Latin language with many similarities...
  • 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...