CATERINA IMOLA : Italian

CATERINA IMOLA
Subject : Italian
Native : Italian
Italy
(72) Lessons
100%      
(31) Reviews
Last class : 8+ days
2 days ago
Offline
45 Min : $20.38 / £15.81 / €18.73
Trial: FREE

Hello, my name is CATERINA IMOLA and I'm 30 years old and currently living in Italy. I am a native Italian speaker and teach Italian. I have taught online with Verbalplanet.com since January 2017. I can speak the following languages fluently: Italian, English, French. I am currently offering a free initial trial lesson for new students.

Detailed Profile in English

About me

**IM SO HAPPY TO TEACH HERE AND TO HAVE WONDERFUL STUDENTS!!! THANK YOU EVERYONE!!**

CIAO I'm Caterina from Italy and I am a certified teacher of italian as a foreign language. I live by the Adriatic sea, in a small touristic city. I love my country, my language and helping people in learning Italian (also food for sure) :)

I have a perfect italian accent and i can correct you in pronunciation, and together we can try to make you lose your strong english/french accent :) it will be no easy, but don't worry, if you are motivated we can do it!!

I can help you with grammar but also in communication, you can feel free to be yourself with me while speaking, I'm not a judgemental person, I'm friendly and my only purpose is to give you the possibility of learning my language.

Qualifications & Experience

Secondary school focusing on Humanities and ancient languages (Greek and Latin) - Rimini

Degree in Languages and foreign literature at the University of Bologna - Bologna

Teaching italian as second language Certificate - Ca' Foscari Venezia in 2016

Experience as a tutor in high school 2012, and private lessons since 2005

Volountary activities as a italian teacher for immigrants since 2013

Italian teacher on skype since 2016

Teaching Approach

Usually I use a communicative approach in teaching. For the first levels I encourage my students in speaking or repeating words or phrases I say about some communicative situations (telling your age, greetings, speaking about simple things such as weather, tastes in food, your family, your job or school, what do you like, easy descriptions, ect..)

Then I let them discover the grammatical rules with exercises during every lesson. For the upper levels I also use newspaper articles, songs and recipes, of course! There's nothing better than learning while doing something funny such as cooking or listen to an Italian song! I'm friendly but professional and my first purpose is to put you at ease and give you all the tools to speak italian.

If you have particular needs or interests don't hesitate to ask, We can find together a teaching method that suits you.

Im open to every kind of students, from teenagers to adults, it's always a pleasure for me meeting new people and teach them ITALIANO! it's a kind of cultural enrichment.


My last class was :
8+ days ago.

 
12 Apr 2017
By : Alanorangi
Subject : Italian 

Great, productive lesson as always

 
07 Apr 2017
By : KevinMcClean
Subject : Italian 

Had a another great lesson from Caterina, I feel I'm learning a lot. Caterina adapts the lesson to suit your learning style which is great. I would highly recommend Caterina as your Italian teacher, I have my third lesson already booked :)

 
03 Apr 2017
By : KevinMcClean
Subject : Italian 

I really enjoyed my first lesson with Caterina, I was a little nervous but Caterina is lovely and I quickly relaxed. I feel I learnt a lot from Caterina and I'm learning to speak Italian the way Italians speak which is exactly what I wanted. Grazie

 
27 Mar 2017
By : JRBilella
Subject : Italian 

Fab!

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