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1996 DITALS (A professional certification for teachers of Italian as a second language), Università per Stranieri di Siena / University for Foreigners Siena.
1979 Maturità didattica (A professional certification for teachers of Italian as a second language), Università per Stranieri di Perugia. / University for Foreigners Perugia
1979 University Degree (Laurea) in Psycholinguistics with a specialization in Linguistic Theory and the Teaching of Italian as a Foreign Language, University of Rome “La Sapienza”.
1989 – present
Coordinator of the Italian Language and Culture Programme for Erasmus students and Professor of the Intensive Italian Language Course, Luiss Guido Carli University, Rome.
2007 – 2011
Professor of Italian Language and Culture, Double Master’s Degree Programme, Luiss Guido Carli University, Rome – Fudan University, Shanghai.
2004 – 2011
Teacher of Italian for immigrant students, Istituto Tecnico di Stato per il Turismo “Livia Bottardi”, Rome
Teacher of Italian for immigrant students, Liceo Scientifico Statale “Augusto Righi, Rome
1980 – present
Co-founder and CEO of T.i.n.a. (Teaching italian by new approaches), responsible for the teaching programme.
1993-94, Assistant Coordinator and Teacher of Glottodidactics for the Project “Teaching Foreign Languages in Primary Schools”, Faculty of Economics, University of Rome “La Sapienza”
2009, 2011, 2012 Professor of Italian for Diplomats in the Master Program on Foreign Affairs for Iraqi Diplomats, Luiss Business School in collaboration with the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs
2011 – 2015 Professor of Italian for International Students, Luiss Business School
2012- present, Coordinator and Teacher of the Residential Italian Language Courses, Country House, Il Casone, Valle dell’Aniene, Anticoli Corrado (Italy)
2005-14 Quaderni di lavoro – Modulo introduttivo – Prima e Seconda parte (Teaching materials for Italian as a Foreign Language), Luiss Guido Carli University.
1995 Dalla formazione glottodidattica all’itinerario di ricerca-azione in La lingua inglese nella scuola elementare, Roma, Cisu (From teacher training to action research in English language teaching in the primary school).
1994 (with other authors) Le parole dell’ambiente. Corso di lingua sull’ambiente in italiano e portoghese (Language for the environment: interactive multimedia CD course of Italian and Portuguese as Foreign Languages).
1993 Quaderno di mondo italiano Bonacci editore, Rome (Exercises in Italian as a Foreign Language)
1993 Mondo italiano, Bonacci editore, Rome (Anthology of readings in Italian culture – revised edition)
1985 Le carte del T.I.N.A. (jointly with Elena Carminati) (Playing cards for beginners)
1985 Criteri d’uso dei materiali autentici in un programma dell’insegnamento della lingua italiana a stranieri, in “Le Pagine del T.I.N.A” (Criteria for using authentic materials in the Italian as a Second Language classroom).
1984 Mondo italiano, Bonacci editore, Rome (Anthology of readings in Italian culture).
1975/79 (with other authors) Corso di lingua italiana, Klubschule Migros-Zurich- CH (Course of Italian as a Foreign Language).
1973/79 (with other authors) Test di lingua italiana, Volkshochschule, Frankfurt (Tests for Italian as a Foreign Language).
2010 Lecturer at Pescara, European Year for Combating Poverty and Social Exclusion, with a presentation entitled: “Il multilinguismo contro l’esclusione sociale””Multilinguism for Combating Social Exclusion”
2004-06 Responsible for the preparation of Italian testing materials for the online Project on foreign language evaluation On-Lang.Net, University of Molise, in partnership with 14 institutions representing 8 European countries: Italy, Denmark, Finland, Norway, Romania, France, Poland, United Kingdom.
2006 Collaborator in the programme Cives Romani sumus – Romulus’Asylum for the integration of immigrant students in Italian secondary schools, Istituto Tecnico Turismo, “Livia Bottardi”, Rome.
1998 Lecturer at the Italian Cultural Institute of Tokyo, speaking on “Teaching Italian using authentic materials”.
1994 Speaker at a conference at the University of Siena for Foreigners with a presentation entitled: “Teaching Italian to Erasmus students – the Luiss Guido Carli experience”.