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Speak Italian like Italians! Learn with a mother tongue, lessons based on communicative approach.

Ciao! My name is Marika and I am Italian mother language. Learning a foreign language can be extremely difficult. The simplest way is to put into practice what you learn daily, and to do this you need a Tutor to talk to. A friendly and patient person who has already faced the difficulties of learning a new language.
That's why my lessons are based on conversation.
I believe the best way to learn is through speaking without fear - I'll take notes while you speaking and share with you some tools that help you to learn efficiently. "Provando si sbaglia, sbagliando s'impara"! (lear from failure!)


WHY CHOOSE ME:
I will get to know you and find out what your learning style is, so that our lessons are always tailored to you!
My approach is based on conversation. I will shape a method that stimulates conversation and interactivity with a touch of fun. You will improve your pronunciation and memorize many words.

I use games, fantasy situations, and dialogues that stimulate discussion between us. I will also use videos, audio, and articles to improve your speaking, listening, and pronunciation skills.

If you have never studied Italian, I will improve your language skills by guiding you step by step. We will start with phonetics, vocabulary and then with simple presentation dialogues. In a short time, you will find that you begin to understand and speak Italian.

If you have a specific purpose or interest, tell me! We will form a program together and maybe I will learn something from you.

See you soon!

Extra information

Bring a pen and paper. At the end of the lesson, I will give you a little homework.

Location

At teacher's location: Approach Road, London E2 9NA, UK
Online via webcam

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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
90 minutes
The class is taught in:English, Italian

About Me

Ciao! I'm Marika, an Italian teacher, museum assistant, and tour guide living in London.

I was born in Treviso, a city located in North-East of Italy and famous for the prosecco. I have a BA in Painting and Art History. After graduation, I traveled a lot and faced the challenge of learning a second language - just like you.

My work allows me to use both my mother tongue - Italian - and English to communicate efficiently with visitors in the museum. This increased my passion for languages and led me to teach my language to others, first through language exchange and then by teaching privately in London.

If I am not in the museum or teaching Italian you can find me in the park doing yoga.

Education

The University of Padua, Italy, Master's Degree in History of Art, years 2012-2014
The Academy of Art of Venice, Italy, Bachelor's Degree in Visual Arts, years 2007-2011

Experience / Qualifications

Since moved to London in 2015, I have done language exchange (Tandem) and had been enjoying helping other people understanding my language & culture. Now, I teach Italian privately online.

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