Scuola Italiana di Portland announces the appointment of Alessandra Gardino Montgomery as board president and Robert Morse, Sally Hudson, and Melissa Egizio Slechta as new board directors. Departing president and founding member, Grazia Solazzi, has been named Founder and Board President Emeritus for her significant role in establishing and leading...

Italian. What a melodic language, full of musicality and love. Yeah, right. Then, let’s talk about the so-called “scioglilingua,” the incredibly infamous tongue twisters. Yes, because tongue twisters in Italian are not simply hard sentences to say, but many of them are seriously targeted to the weakest point of the language, and many people’s pronu...

Nel Long Island si è celebrato il ventesimo anniversario dell’AIAE (Associazione degli Educatori Italoamericani). L’appuntamento annuale, organizzato dalla dinamica presidente dell’associazione, la Prof.ssa Josephine A. Maietta, si è tenuto al Chateau Briand, dove erano presenti circa 150 ospiti.  Maietta, docente di italiano nel Long Island, organ...

Montclair State University is excited to be offering a brand-new program, which seamlessly links the high school and college learning experience. Taught by a native speaker and coordinated by an experienced high school teacher on the Montclair State University campus, its aim is to consolidate rising senior students’ intermediate Italian skills on...

Il Consolato Generale d’Italia a Miami ha siglato un nuovo Memorandum of Understanding per l’insegnamento della lingua italiana nelle scuole della Contea di Okaloosa, in Florida. Il MOU – spiegano da Miami – prevede l’insegnamento curricolare della lingua italiana in tre scuole pubbliche del distretto scolastico, dando vita, di fatto, ad un program...

The Department Of French And Italian Announces The Italian Language Teachers’ Second Annual Workshop At The University Of Southern California “From Best Practices To Best Lessons” In Los Angeles, CA, Saturday, October 21, 2017. Planning, identifying learning goals and objectives, time constraints, sequencing, differentiating instruction based on st...

Back in the mid-90s, if you wanted to develop an ear for the Italian language, practice your own conversation skills, or simply network with like-minded lovers of Italian culture, you showed up at the Double Rainbow coffee shop on Central Avenue in Albuquerque on Saturday mornings, ordered a cappuccinoand headed for the section with the most animat...

Montauk Library will welcome Rome-born actress and playwright Laura Caparrotti on Sunday, April 30, for a performance of her one-woman show “A-B-C How to Learn Italian in Just One Hour,” or “ A-B-C L’italiano S’impara così.” Ms. Caparrotti takes on the role of Miss Margherita, a despotic teacher-diva, who has a unique method for teaching Italian th...

Many student organizations at Texas Tech provide an out-of-class opportunity to learn about foreign language and culture in a personable environment. Two such organizations are the Tech Italian Club and the Arabic Language Student Organization. Francesca Mirti, the Italian Club’s on-campus advisor and a foreign language instructor, said she started...

Nell’era globale le comunicazioni e, più in specifico, i mezzi di informazione stanno radicalmente cambiando. Stanno cambiando se stessi. Ma, soprattutto, stanno cambiando noi, i loro fruitori. Internet, i social network, i giornali online, i blog, Youtube, Facebook, Twitter, le email, servizi come WhatsApp e Skype e tanti altri in continua e quasi...