Stefania Scifoni : Italian
Stefania Scifoni
Italian Native
Sessions: 5135
Last class: Today
 612 Reviews: 100% Positive
£26.08 / €27.57 / $30.43
Trial: Free
  Hello, my name is Stefania Scifoni and I'm 42 years old and currently living in Italy. I am a native Italian speaker and teach Italian. I have been an online Italian teacher with Verbalplanet since January 2014. I can speak the following languages fluently: Italian, English, Spanish. I am currently offering a free initial trial lesson for new students. 
Latest Reviews
26 Mar 2023
 For even a quick trial class, very informative and helpful, as someone starting from the very beginning! Grazie!! 
23 Mar 2023
 Ottima lezione! 
17 Mar 2023
Lia B
 Buon weekend!!! Grazie mille come sempre!! 
03 Mar 2023
Lia B
 Grazie come sempre per un'ottima conversazione! Buon weekend! 
23 Feb 2023
 Ottima lezione! 
18 Feb 2023
 I really enjoy Italian with Stefania. I feel like just after a few classes, I have many tools for success in the language. It's fun, informative, and I'm always looking forward to the next class! 
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About me - English

Hi my name is Stefania, I am 34 and I live in the countryside close to Rome. I have been teaching Italian for 9 years and and every time I start a lesson with a new person it is always an amazing experience, since a language is not just learning a new word or a new verb is much more than that. It is an encounter with a different culture which makes the study of a language more valuable and meaningful,

I am an easy going and friendly person who never loses sight of the professionalism a teacher should always have. I will be more than happy to answer all your questions/doubts about grammar and pronunciation

Qualifications & Experience

° CELI Certificate as Italian Language Examiner - University of Perugia , Italy.

° DITALS II: Certificate of Italian Language Teaching issued by University for Foreigners of Siena, Italy.

° Course of Translation and adaptation of audio-visual works for dubbing and subtitling, Rome, Italy

° Master in Literary and Cinema Translation - “Tor Vergata” University of Rome

° Degree in Modern Languages (English and Spanish literature )“La Sapienza” University of Rome.


°Focus –CESV- School di of Italian – Rome, Italy

° Skpe private lessons

° Italian teacher in several private schools in Italy

Teaching Approach

My approach is always communicative. I design and implement lessons plans for young students and adults at different levels by tailoring teaching methods to suit their individual needs, that can be for business or cultural reasons.

I always try to motivate and direct students to maximum performance by encouraging a positive and energetic environment.

I often use role plays to stress the importance of context to language learning, to develop grammar in a simpler way and to improve pronunciation. We will also read and discuss topics taken from newspapers, blogs, books which offer an interesting and updated view of the language.

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