Patrizia De Luca

Credentials: PhD Student in Italian


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  • Master’s Degree in Italian Studies from Middlebury College VT, at Mills, CA, with a focus on Pedagogy, Methodology and Curriculum Development.
  • Ph.D. in Linguistics, English Studies and Philology from Gabriele d’Annunzio University, Chieti-Pescara, Italy. Dissertation on the German walser dialects spoken in the alpine areas of Italy, with special regard to Macugnaga, Province of Verbano-Cusio-Ossola, Italy.
  • Laurea (BA and MA) in Foreign Languages and Literatures from Gabriele d’Annunzio University, Chieti – Pescara, Italy. Major: German, Minors English and Russian.
  • IELTS, International English Language System, Cambridge Assessment English, UK.
  • Certificate in Advanced English (CAE), University of Cambridge ESOL Examinations, UK.
  • Kleines Deutsches Sprachdiplom, (KDS) Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität zu München, Germany.


Italian 101: First Semester Italian