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STEFANIA SCIFONI : Italian
STEFANIA SCIFONI
Italian Native
Sessions: 3007
Last class: Today
 462 Reviews: 100% Positive
     
£21.39 / €24.59 / $27.89
Trial: Free
  Hello, my name is STEFANIA SCIFONI and I'm 39 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. 
My Latest Feedback
07 Jul 2020
 
Magdalena1978
 Thank you so much, Stef! I really admire your knowledge of the Italian language. Besides, you have motivation down to a fine art.  
02 Jul 2020
 
Magdalena1978
 Stef, it is a great pleasure to continue with our lessons after my short break. I thoroughly enjoy our time together and highly appreciate your ingenuity when it come to exercises and role plays. Looking forward to our next session. 
25 Jun 2020
 
Carolynn B
 Stefania is always professional and very patient. I enjoy her lessons very much. 
18 Jun 2020
 
arowe53
 Mi piace molto lavorare con te, Stef e questa lezione è stato molto buona come sempre. Grazie mille! 
11 Jun 2020
 
rnutwell
 Ottima lezione! 
11 Jun 2020
 
rnutwell
 Ottima lezione! 
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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)“La Sapienza” University of Rome.

Experience:

°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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