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I am from Rome and have been living in the USA for over two decades, a good part of which I spent working between New York and Central Italy. I am now based in San Francisco, where I am making a movie on art and the cycle of the land. To support my art making I teach Italian. I love to teach my language, I do it with passion and fun. I enable my beginning students to get good conversational practice of the language as well a grasp of basic grammar. As for my more intermediate to advanced students, I work on topics that may interest them most and I make them explore the intricacy of Italian language expressions and more complex grammar concepts. I have been teaching Italian for now over 8 years, privately and at language schools in New York and in San Francisco. I have a Master in Psychology from the University of Rome and a Master in Fine Arts from Hunter College in New York. I have a very good knowledge of Italian art and culture and I am able to help you plan that special trip to Italy you may have been dreaming about taking. I also teach art both to children and grown ups.
Lastly, I also teach English grammar and conversation. I have a 12 year old daughter who speaks Italian, Chinese and English. She and I love good food and love to cook together. My hobbies and interests: swimming, biking, movies, travel and literature.
For my Master I took several courses both on contemporary art and on medieval and renaissance art. I have done extensive traveling in Europe to visit the most important art museums and have visited several biennials, in Italy, in Germany and in Cuba. I worked for over 10 years with contemporary artists while directing an international artists-in-residence program between Italy and the USA. I have a good knowledge of the current issues in the international art world.
I hold a Master of Fine Arts from Hunter College, New York. To get admitted to the program, I had to go through all the studio credits at the BFA level and took several drawing courses. In addition, I took drawing courses at Brooklyn College with well known art faculty, including Lee Bontecou. Before enrolling Hunter College and Brooklyn College, I spent two years at the Art Students League in New York focusing mostly on drawing and painting. I keep on drawing on a weekly basis to keep a connection to my craft.
Italian grammar and conversation. I provide students with tools to understand and build on their knowledge of the language. I tailor my curriculum to their specific needs. I emphasize writing. I explain grammar rules by reviewing English grammar rules and make them understand the differences. I also like to teach them colloquial expressions.
I hold a Master of Fine Arts from Hunter College, New York. To get admitted to the program, I had to go through all the studio credits at the BFA level and took several drawing and painting courses. In addition, I took painting courses at Brooklyn College with well known art faculty there. Before enrolling Hunter College and Brooklyn College, I spent two years at the Art Students League in New York focusing mostly on drawing and painting. I keep on drawing and painting on a weekly basis to keep a connection to my craft.
I have shown my painting work in New York and in San Francisco and I have a few collectors in Italy and in New York.
Great Tutor — Cecilia is very flexible and willing to customize lessons to focus on your needs. I am concerned with speakng so as I learn each section, I learn by speaking instead of just going over actual lessons in the book. The book exercises are given as extra practice. I love it because I feel like I am actually learning. Even when you get something wrong, she helps you understand why it's wrong and never ...
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