We Don’t Speak English
According to a study by Education First, Italians are the worst English speakers in Europe.
Exophony: The Link Between Language And Identity
Exophonic writing offers authors the chance to cloak themselves in a different language, and thereby culture.
Amila Omanović: The Teacher Who Made The Balkans Learn Italian
How a young Bosnian linguist started giving online Italian language classes, making her students fall in love with the Bel Paese.
How To Truly Reform The Italian School System
Dated teaching methods and de facto barriers to entry are holding everyone back.
Why New Graduates Are Having A Hard Time Finding Work
How finding paid employment in Italy has been worsened by lockdown
The Challenges To Teaching English In Italian Public Schools
Why the disparity between the levels of communication skills in English acquired by Italian students and their European counterparts? At the risk of over-simplifying, we can focus on a few, clear reasons.
The Stigma Of Speaking A Dialect: The Case Of Sicilian
With the establishment of Florentine as the literary language of choice, all the other regional languages came to be regarded as dialects, creating a unique situation that Italians have struggled with to this day.
DAD Doesn’t Always Know Best: The Struggle To Save Italian Schools
Distance learning seemed like a silver lining in the COVID-19 pandemic, but the consquences of isolation and uncertaintly are profound.