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Teaching Italian In Italy: A Students’ Overview

Teaching Italian as a foreign language is always challenging! When you start teaching Italian as a foreign language in Italy you realise that the same job can be very different depending on the type of students you have: each target requires a specific preparation and a thorough knowledge of the student’s profile. This is why […]

How to start Teaching Italian in London

Teaching Italian In London: How To Start

Do you want to start teaching Italian in London? If teaching Italian in London is what you are aiming to do, there are some useful things to know! Getting some information about this job in London might be essential to be able to start your career and do the right choices. First of all, if […]

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Italian Teacher Webinar – 27th November 2020

Ready for a new webinar about the CILS B1 cittadinanza exam? The CILS B1 cittadinanza exam is a relatively new exam, created by the University for Foreigners of Siena in 2019 after an important change about the requirements to apply for the Italian citizenship. In June we did a webinar for Italian teachers about some […]

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Our First Online DITALS Course

Our first online DITALS course was a totally new experience! Following the Covid-19 emergency guidelines, we were not able to deliver our usual DITALS course in presence. Therefore, we moved it online and chose Zoom as the best platform do to it. Students from different cities could take part in the course and continue their […]

Italian Teacher Webinar

Italian Teacher Webinar – 6th June 2020

A fantastic Italian teacher webinar about CILS B1 Cittadinanza! Our Italian teacher webinar in collaboration with Ornimi Editions took place on the 6th June 2020. Ornimi Editions is a publishing house specialised in textbooks of Italian as a foreign language. As more and more students take the CILS B1 Cittadinanza exam in order to apply […]

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What To Expect From The DITALS Base Exam

The DITALS Base exam is perfect to get the certification to teach Italian as a foreign language for those who are non-natives with a B2 Italian language certification or for people who are natives but have just started this job and don’t have much experience. What does the exam consist of? It includes three sections, let’s see […]

Ditals Base

DITALS Base Preparation 2020: What To Study For The Exam

The DITALS Base is the certification released by the University for Foreigners of Siena to teach Italian as foreign language for non-natives with a certified B2 Italian level of competence or for those who have just approached the teaching path. Let’s go through the minimum bibliography in order to understand what to study! Italian Linguistics […]

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An interview with Giulia

  A quick chat with Giulia Baronti, who attended the DITALS II Training Course at Happy Languages in October 2016 and did the exam in February 2017. We asked her some questions to understand more about why she chose the DITALS preparation course and how it went. Enjoy!   Tell us about your education and previous […]

Italian Teacher Workshop

Space Management in Language Teaching

In modern language teaching one of the most important aspects which teachers must consider is the space management. Space management is not only related with the simple arrangement of the students (in a semicircle, small groups), but also to the way the students occupy the space during our activities. If we assume that our students […]

Good reasons to become Italian teacher

Good Reasons to Become an Italian Teacher

Why should you become an Italian teacher to foreigners? So many answers to this question! First of all, if you want to become an Italian teacher, you do it for pure passion. Passion for your country, your traditions, your history and, of course, your language! A language is something real, alive, that changes with every […]