Che l’Italia nel corso dei secoli abbia ispirato tanti artisti, scultori, architetti, pittori, è cosa nota, ma negli ultimi tempi sembra si sia prepotentemente riproposta sulla mappe della musica globale. Viviamo questa paradossale situazione in cui molti artisti nostrani si cimentano con le lingue straniere e si scontrano con le difficoltà del pro...

Today, my dear friends, we are going to talk about you and I. What do I mean? Well, we are going to talk about subject pronouns. These teeny tiny words are used to express who is doing the action, and they are called subject pronoun because they actually are the subject of the sentence. They are used instead or names like Marco, Lucia and Cecilia,...

This we highlight Ms. Claudine Metallo as Teacher of the Week. Ms. Metallo is a very engaging and motivated Italian teacher. I asked her, “When did you realize you wanted to be a teacher?” She said when she was younger, her mother was a teacher. Her mother taught for 65 years, so she grew up around it. I asked her, “Why did you want to be a teacher...

La Incanto Productions, Corp. di New York festeggerá  10 anni di produzioni educative in lingua italiana in collaborazione con l’Italian American Committee on Education (IACE) e da anni avvalorate dal patrocinio dell’Ambasciata Italiana in USA, del Consolato e dell’Istituto di Cultura Italiano di New York. Due le produzioni dedicate ai giovani che...

Milwaukee Public Schools. Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Victory K8 & Milwaukee Italian Immersion School http://mps.milwaukee.k12.wi.us/en/home.htm http://www5.milwaukee.k12.wi.us/school/victory/ Requisiti richiesti: Abilitazione all'insegnamento in Italia o negli Stati Uniti; Minimo tre anni di comprovata esperienza nell'insegnamento su posto comune nella...

If you like the Walks of Italy Blog you’ll love our expert-guided walking tours of the most jaw-dropping attractions in Italy. Learn just a handful of Italian words and phrases… and you can transform your trip to Italy! That’s because, while English is common in Italy’s larger cities and tourist destinations (including hotspots like Florence, Rome,...

What am I saying? Isn’t this column supposed to be about Italian? Well, yes, but it’s also about Italy’s famous dialects, and today we are going to learn about one that maybe is not so famous: the “language” that is spoken in the region Valle d’Aosta, at the very north-west of Italy. What is it? Well, it’s kind of a complicated answer so let’s take...

Leaving home is never easy. When that journey means saying goodbye to your "terra madre" — or loosely translated, motherland — crossing the Atlantic and settling into an area that is just as foreign to you as the language, “difficult” doesn't even begin to cover it. Take it from Vita Maria Mesnick. With her Italian heritage and love of teaching per...

If you have lived in cities with an ethnic population that arrived from the mid-1800’s to early 1900’s then you have encountered the Italian language and culture. Industries heavily populated by Italian immigrants include stone masonry (the Lincoln Memorial was carved by the Piccirilli Brothers), canal construction, agriculture, the arts, and natur...

The Department of French and Italian in the Division of World Languages, Literatures, and Cultures at The University of Iowa seeks a full-time Visiting Assistant Professor of Italian for the 2018-19 academic year. The successful candidate will be prepared to teach introductory and intermediate language courses as well as literary and cultural surve...