Jessica Cappellini

Jessica C.

Pittsburgh, PA
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Lesson Details

Italian

Levels Taught:
Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
I am an enthusiastic Italian language teacher who has experience to college students and adults from all over the the world. During my courses, I enjoy creating activities tailored on the students' needs and abilities. At the end of each class students are able to complete a new practical task in Italian, to expand their vocabulary, and to learn more about Italian culture!
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About

Jessica delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
and Ages 18+

Teaching since:
August 2007

I am an enthusiastic Italian language teacher who has experience to college students and adults from all over the the world. During my courses, I enjoy creating activities tailored on the students' needs and abilities. At the end of each class students are able to complete a new practical task in Italian, to expand their vocabulary, and to learn more about Italian culture!

Experience

Lecturer in Italian
Aug 2012 - Jun 2017
The Catholic University of America

Teach elementary and intermediate courses in the Italian language program (101-104);
Created and instructed the online class Ital 130 Intro to Italian Language and Culture;
Collaborate in the recruitment for the Italian Studies Major and Minor;
Design and update the Italian Studies weekly Newsletter and Facebook page;
Organize and participate in the events for the Italian Club;
Participate in the weekly meetings of the Italian conversation table.

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Lecturer of Italian
Jan 2015 - May 2017
Montgomery College

Teach elementary courses in the Italian language program (101-102);
Develop syllabus and overall course structure, and administer all grades;
Offer Italian tutoring for all students in the program.

Education

MA IN Applied Second Language Acquisition
Aug 2017 - Present
Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA
MA in Teaching Italian as Second Language
Aug 2008 - Sep 2009
University for Foreigners in Siena, Italy
BA in Modern Languages (Major in English and Russian; Minor in Media Studies)
Oct 2003 - Nov 2006
Universita` Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Milano Italy

Languages

English
Fluent / Native Proficiency
Italian
Fluent / Native Proficiency

Certifications

DITALS II
Jul 2009
University for Foreigners in Siena, Italy

Certified to Teach Italian as a Second Language

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2 Reviews

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Whitney Aug 23, 2017
Italian · Online

Jessica is an amazing teacher. She provides practical instruction without the pressure. Her teaching style made learning Italian fun. I would recommend her services to anyone who wishes to gain better understanding of the Italian language and culture(s).

Whitney Aug 10, 2017
Italian · Online

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