Rita Di Benedetto, works for us in Manchester area. She is a highly skilled language teacher, with more than 15 years’ experience in education in the UK alone, including teaching MFL- Modern Foreign Languages (Italian with Spanish and French, ESOL-English for Speakers of Other Languages), teacher training, teaching resources author, freelance translation and proofreading, presentations and conference speaker.
She has a very broad educational background, achieved through a significant number of Education qualifications obtained in both Italy and the UK, including a First Honour Italian and a one year PGCE in MFL and ongoing attendance at CPD events. She has experience of teaching in a large variety of education institutions, ranging from primary and secondary schools, universities, colleges for adult education, 1 to 1, groups and corporate tuitions, including preparing the learners to take the examinations for the main British qualifications, with excellent exam records of the candidates she has trained.
Her methodologies of delivering language lessons include teaching Italian through music, films, opera, food, sport.
Because of her broad cultural background she is also a speaker in a wide range of Italian language and culture presentations, specializing in topics such as Linguistics and History of Italian language, dialects and literature, Italian History and Art History, Italian Food History, Italian folk, religious and regional traditions, Italian Opera , Cinema and Music.