This is an advanced class in the Italian language and culture taught in an enjoyable and communicative way. Some previous knowledge of Italian is required. Please, call 473 0832 for an assessment of your Italian level. Please, contact the teacher also if you cannot make it to the scheduled time, as class time could be rearranged, or if you would like individual lessons. This is a continuing class, run in cycles of 8 lessons each, so feel free to contact the teacher to join the class at any time.
The instructor is Antonella Vecchiato, a native speaker of Italian born and raised in Venice. She is a trained linguist (PhD in Linguistics, University of Southern California), and has over 20 years of teaching experience from beginners to advanced courses in universities (USC, Otago), community (Adult Community Education programmes at Logan Park and Bayfield High Schools), and private classes. Antonella is also one of the founders and the current chair of the Dunedin Italian community group, La Piccola Italia, and passionate about introducing the Italian language and culture to Dunedin.