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Learn and improve to speak Italian with a real Florentine

Do you love Italian people, history, and food and you would like to speak the language?
I am a CEDILS-certified Italian teacher born and raised in Florence, and I've also been a language student myself for a long time! If you want to be able to interact with Italians quickly, I can give you some tips about correct pronunciation, fundamental grammar, and vocabulary, but also Italian art and popular culture, which I think is fundamental to understanding the mentality and the country that you are going to interact with.
Lessons will be tailored according to the student's needs, level, and mother language and focused on the conversation.

I am also available to proofread your writings.

Location

Online via webcam
At teacher's location: P5, Tunis, Tunisia
At teacher's location: Entrepôt Macdonald, Macdonald Blvd, Paris, France
At teacher's location: Zurychu, Suisse
At teacher's location: Vattenfall Charging Station, Den Haag, Netherlands
At student's location: Around Florence, Italy

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General info

suitcase iconSkills:
Italian for adults, School
Age:
Teenagers (13-17 years old)
Adults (18-64 years old)
Seniors (65+ years old)
Student level:
Beginner
Intermediate
Advanced
Duration:
60 minutes
The class is taught in:French, Italian, English, Arabic

About Me

I'm Gemma and I am passionate about languages and our ability to learn and understand them. My first love is Arabic. I've traveled to Morocco, Egypt, and Tunisia, where I lived for almost seven years and I regularly visit the country for long periods. Here I've been working with Media, tribunals, researchers, NGOs until I discovered that my real vocation is teaching. I deeply believe that education is the key to bettering mankind. I am also a fun of glam rock, folk tales and music.

Education

I have a "classical" education. I studied Italian language and linguistics, ancient Greek and Latin. Then, I studied Arabic for seven years obtaining a master in Classical Arabic. However, as I am really passionate about dialects, I specialized in North African Dialects, especially Tunisian. I also have a master degree in International and Intercultural Negotiation and I traveled around North Africa to study in several accredited Arabic Schools for Foreigners. I love teaching Italian to foreigners and I am attending webinars and online classes to deepen my knowledge of innovative ways to teach my mother language online. Recently I also obtained the CEDILS teaching certification from Ca' Foscari University of Venice.

Experience / Qualifications

- TESOL certification, September 2022

- CEDILS certification, December 2021

- 12\09\2014-12\03\2015
Modern Standard Arabic intensive course: advanced level (final level)
Bourguiba Institute of Modern Languages, Avenue de la Liberté 47, 1001, Tunis (TN)

- 11\07\2010 – 05\08\2010
Standard Arabic Course
Arabic School for Foreigners Ahlan Egypt , 8 el-Ghorfa el-Toghareyya , Alexandria (ET)

Reviews (14)

Gemma is a great teacher! She is attentive, adapts to her student's level and helps them progress step by step. His lessons are valuable!
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I had the pleasure of learning Italian with Gemma, and I cannot recommend their teaching enough! Gemma is a patient, enthusiastic, and skilled instructor who made learning Italian an enjoyable experience. She created engaging lessons that catered to my learning style and helped me build a strong foundation in the language. With their guidance, my confidence in speaking and understanding Italian has grown significantly. Grazie mille, Gemma, for your dedication and passion for teaching Italian!
Gemma is a perfect teacher! She adapts her lessons to the needs of the student. She makes a well-developed diagnosis, and she understands well what is needed for the student at the level of the Italian language. I highly recommend her!!
Gemma is professional and friendly. It has become a real pleasure for me to learn Italian.
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Great first Italian lesson, thank you very much Gemma! I recommend !
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This class is about learning Tunisian Arabic to easily interact with Tunisians. Tunisian Arabic is not the first dialect you hear about when you start to learn Arabic, but it is indeed one of the most fascinating and useful, especially if you are working in Tunisia, your partner is Tunisian or you are into North African social studies. It occurred to you to be told that Tunisian Arabic has no grammatical or syntactic rules because it's not real Arabic? Well, that's not true! I can reveal you some tips to speak and sound Tunisian even if you don't know anything about Arabic. We will talk, play, watch videos from Tunisian tv programs and learn about language and culture. I also do transcriptions and translations of documents and videos into French and Italian for academic researchers, journalists, and entrepreneurs.

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