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Stefano Lodola : Italian

Stefano Lodola
Subject : Italian Native
Taiwan
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Hello, my name is Stefano Lodola and I'm 36 years old and currently living in Taiwan. I am a native Italian speaker and teach Italian. I have been an online Italian teacher with Verbalplanet.com since April 2019. I can speak the following languages fluently: Italian, Chinese Mandarin, English, French, German, Indonesian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese - Brazil, Russian, Spanish. I am currently offering a discounted initial trial lesson at 50% of my normal lesson price for new students.

Detailed Profile in English

About me

If you’re struggling to learn a foreign language, trust the advice of a polyglot language teacher and translator.

I was raised speaking only Italian, and now I speak nine foreign languages, mostly at an advanced level, several of which I learned without going abroad, some in only a few months. I achieved this as an adult by speaking with people, not in class or with books, using original techniques and free or affordable learning resources.

I've taught Italian to adults in language schools and universities. I work as an independent translator from Japanese, Korean and Chinese into Italian. I've written a book and lectured in polyglot clubs about my method.

I have developed my own Italian audio course "Ripeti con me!"

Based on spaced repetition, this course is for total beginners to intermediate learners who want to practice speaking.

Qualifications & Experience

Work Experience

Italian Teacher

Italian Language School "Accademia"

2007 - 2007

Tokyo, Japan

Italian Teacher

Italian Language school "Lo studiolo"

2011 - 2011

Tokyo Japan

Language assistant for Italian pronunciation and singing class

Translated singing lessons and taught Italian to singing students.

Shanghai Opera House

2012 - 2012

Shanghai China

Italian language and singing teacher

SIOL Italian Language School

2014 - 2015

Beijing China

Italian language teacher

Communication University of China

2015 - 2015

Beijing China

Independent Translator

Gifted Translations

2013 - present

Carrara Italy

Education

University of Pisa, Italy 2004 - 2006

Master's - Industrial Engineering

Waseda University, Tokyo, Japan2006 - 2008

Master's - MBA

Certificates

DELE - Diplomas de español como lengua extranjeraInstituto Cervantes2006

Nivel superior

KLPT - Korean Language Proficiency TestKorean Language Proficiency Test Committee2011

380/500 (level 4)

HSK - Chinese Proficiency TestConfucius Institute2013

Level 5

TCF - Test de connaissance du françaisCentre International d'études pédagogiques2007

Niveau 4

TOEIC - Test of English for International CommunicationEducational Testing Service2005

960

Celpe-BrasInstituto Nacional de Estudos e Pesquisas Educacionais Anisio Teixeira2016

Intermediário Superior

JLPT - Japanese Language Proficiency TestJapan Educational Exchanges and Services, The Japan Foundation2005

Level 1

Teaching Approach

My lessons are designed to:

- Practice all the skills needed for communication

- Learn words through gestures, and grammar by examples

- Gradually shift from textbook to real-life material

- Follow a plan to master grammar

- Memorize by spaced repetition

- Keep topics relevant to you

- Keep motivation

Apart from regular language classes, if you're serious about learning Italian or any other language, I recommend that you invest in my language coaching course “Fluent. Simple.”

Teaching Material:

- PDF file

- Audio files

- Image files

- Video files

- Articles and news

- Test templates and examples

- Graphs and charts

     

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