My name is Francesco. I am 26 years old, I am a Bachelor in Modern Languages for Business and Tourism and I am an Italian native speaker and volunteer of the European Voluntary Service. I work as a volunteer in a public benefit organisation called "Stowarzyszenie Aktywności Obywatelskiej Bona Fides" located in Katowice, Poland. I work in the sector of non-formal education with kids with a social and economical difficult background, I teach Italian, and I cooperate with my organization to improve an effective dialogue with local communities, non-governmental organisations and local authorities.
Furthermore, I give Italian private lessons for high-school and college students, beginner levels (A1) and I cooperate as an independent consultant as an English-Italian translator with Unbabel, a localisation AI and human translation platform.
My teaching style:
I tailor the activities to customer needs. I will insist more on useful phrases and vocabulary since the beginning, so the client can talk since the first lesson. I will focus more on the "real spoken Italian" focusing the attention on slang and common way of saying typical from the Italian language. My objective is to prepare the client to talk about a topic and push him to take a position, arguing and defending his/her own point of view. My lessons will be informal and friendly, avoiding the distance between the teacher and the student so that the client can learn hassle free.
BA Degree in Modern Languages for Business and Tourism
Università della Valle d'Aosta - Université de la Vallée d'Aoste - Aosta
Focus on languages for the tourism sector and corporate communication.
Independent consultant as an English-Italian translator
Unbabel - Online
Translating texts from English to Italian according to customers' guideline. The material I have to translate ranges from tourist documents such as brochures, leaflets and promotional material, to the content regarding customer and technical support, such as email, support tickets and products details.
EVS Volunteer (European Voluntary Service)
Stowarzyszenie Aktywności Obywatelskiej Bona Fides - Katowice (Polonia)
Focus on the non-formal education activities, on teaching italian and on cooperating with local authorities and local communities.