Diploma in Italian Online, 2014-2015


The next course will start in September 2014, around the second week of the month. Exact dates will be published as soon as possible.

A presto!

Networking in Pyjamas

An article by Ailish Irvine:  Social Networking in your Pyjamas

Diploma in Italian Online awarded European Language Label 2013

Diploma in Italian Online awarded European Language Label 2013

Prof. David Crystal and Dr Laura Incalcaterra McLoughlin at the European Language Label ceremony, Marino Institute of Education, Dublin, 4.10.2013.

I am delighted to announce that the Diploma in italian Online received the European Language Label 2013. The ELL is awarded to innovative projects in the field of language teaching and learning. It rewards creative ways to improve the quality of language teaching, motivate learners and make the best of available resources.

I share the award with Dott.ssa Carmela Dell’Aria (Università degli Studi di Palermo) and Dr Emanuela Cotroneo (Università degli Studi di Genova) whose invaluable contribution made it possible to realize this project.

A big thank you also goes to Dott.ssa Valentina Rizzo, Dr Jennifer Lertola and Dr Francesca Magnoni for their  contribution to the running of the Diploma Online since September 2013.

I also wish to thank our students who embraced the programme with great enthusiasm and success.


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Here is a nice free resource for getting started with Italian (and other languages): http://www.duolingo.com. There is also a free app. It’s fun and easy to use. Buon divertimento.


Starting dates for the Diploma in Italian Online 2013-2014 are as follows:


Introductory meeting (on campus): Saturday 14th September, 11.00am-2.00pm in AM117 (Arts Millennium Building, ground floor, Click here to view an interactive map of the campus)

Study material will then be released online from Monday 16th September.


Study material will be released online from Monday 9th September. A schedule of online/ conversation classes and on-campus sessions is available on Blackboard.

Buon lavoro a tutti!



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