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Teaches: Italian

Languages: Italian, English, French

32, Female, From Padua, Italy, Living in Padua, Italy

Local time: Mar 06, 2015 15:11   (W. Europe Standard Time)

My lessons focus on real world conversation - you'll learn real life Italian and to talk like a native. I have a BA in foreign languages and a Master degree in Teaching Italian. I have taught in schools in Italy, UK and China for about 6 years
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160 - 180 ITC per hour
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Professional Lessons  

Learning Italian - Beginner Level
  • Italian
  • 124 completed session(s)
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170 ITC per hour
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Learning Italian - Intermediate Level
  • Italian
  • 31 completed session(s)
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170 ITC per hour
=17.0USD
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Learning Italian - Advanced Level
  • Italian
  • 12 completed session(s)
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170 ITC per hour
=17.0USD
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Speak Italian like a native
  • Italian
  • 2 completed session(s)
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170 ITC per hour
=17.0USD
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Business Italian
  • Italian
  • 0 completed session(s)
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180 ITC per hour
=18.0USD
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Informal Tutoring  

Informal Tutoring: Italian
  • 3 completed session(s)
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160 ITC per hour
=16.0USD
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30 minute trial session

90 ITC 30 minutes
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About Cinzia

I am a certified instructor of Italian currently teaching online and in schools in Italy. My father’s family is from Veneto, a region in the north east of Italy home to the romantic Venice, Verona and Padua, and my mother is from the beautiful Italian island of Sardinia, a lovely blend of sea, sand and history. I'm basically a kind of a mixture of North and South of Italy.

I have always been passionate about languages and other cultures. My passion for languages and for teaching Italian has certainly flourished throughout my education. I have a BA degree in English, Spanish and Armenian Studies and a Master degree in teaching Italian to foreigners.

I was born and raised in Italy but after my graduation I moved to London where I stayed for over six years working as a teacher both privately and in schools.
Later, I pursued my passion for teaching in China where I worked for a year at the University of Science and Technology of Hebei, near Beijing, as a professor of Italian language, literature and culture. Moreover, I have been teaching Italian and English both in person and via Skype for well over six years.
I also created my own Facebook and Twitter page where I post content about Italian language and culture and I am starting a blog http://theitalianlounge.com/. Facebook facebook.com/LazzariniCinzia, twitter https://twitter.com/cinziaitalian.

Teaching Specialities

  • Beginners

  • Children

  • Teenagers

  • Business

  • Test Preparation

  • CILS

  • CELI

Teaching Tools

Audio / Video Available

Work Experience

    • Italian teacher
    • The Language Corner School
    • 2012 - 2012
    • London United Kingdom
    Planning, preparing and delivering lessons to a range of classes and age groups. • Writing and producing new material, including audio and visual resources. • Responsible for creating a vibrant teaching environment. • Preparing and setting tests and exercises. • Responsible for initiating, facilitating and moderating classroom discussions. • Active role in encouraging cultural awareness and promoting multiculturalism.
    • Freelance Italian Teacher
    • Freelance
    • 2008 - 2013
    • London United Kingdom
    • Responsible for creating personalized lessons based on students' interests and on the topics the students find more difficult to learn in order to help them overcome their learning blocks. • Responsible for creating a vibrant teaching environment. • Monitoring students progress through the use of tests, exercises, assignments and other methods. • Responsible for researching and making available to students material and resources for educational activities
    • Business Development Manager
    • Direct Ferries Ltd
    • 2008 - 2013
    • London United Kingdom
    Developing and maintaining mutual beneficial relationships with South European ferry companies ➢ Responsible for dealing with all aspects of contract management in different languages ➢ Responsible for providing language support in Spanish and Italian to the company departments ➢ Responsible for providing accurate translation of web sites, e-mail, letters, commercial documents and marketing campaigns ➢ Translating and updating Direct Ferries website
    • Teacher of Italian language, literature and culture
    • Hebei Normal University of Science and Technlogy
    • 2013 - 2014
    • Hebeo China
    Developing and presenting comprehensive lesson plans, with a focus on grammar, literature and culture Delivering engaging, coherent lectures and motivating lessons to students whilst creating a vibrant learning environment Preparing and selecting coursework materials and integrating appropriate learning materials Preparing and evaluating students' assignments and exams Active role in encouraging cultural awareness
    • Italian Teacher
    • The Dante Alighieri Society
    • 2015 - present
    • Rovigo Italy
    Teacher of Italian language and culture
    • Teacher of Italian Language and Culture / Examinator
    • The Dante Alighieri Society
    • 2014 - present
    • Rovigo Italy
    Develop lesson plans and instructional materials; Teach knowledge and skills in Italian, including comprehension, grammar and syntax, sentence and paragraph structure, composition, vocabulary and proper word usage, colloquialisms, communication, and translation of literature Develop student understanding and appreciation of the cultures of Italian-speaking countries Conduct ongoing assessment of student learning and progress and modify instructional methods to fit individual student's needs

Education

    • Ca Foscari University of Venice
    • 2001 - 2007
    Bachelor's , Foreign Languages
    English, Spanish and Armenian Languages & literature with History and Media studies
    • University of Perugia
    • 2011 - 2012
    Master's , Teaching Italian to foreigners

Certificates

    • Master in Teaching Italian
    • University of Perugia
    • 2013
    Certificate Uploaded
Cinzia

 Professional Teacher

Completed sessions 172
Students 38
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Professional Lessons
Informal Tutoring
Instant Tutoring
Teacher sinceMar 28, 2013
Last session Mar 05, 2015