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Elena

Event Organizer

Location:

Washington, DC
Hometown: Washington

Member since:

May 25, 2012

What else would you like to tell our group about yourself?

I was born and raised in Milan, Italy where I majored in English and German translation and literature. I have been teaching Italian to small groups and one on one classes at DLS for over 5 years now. And here I was fortunate enough to be introduced to the organizers of Passatempo who offered me the opportunity to teach in some of the classes.

How did you learn about our group?

I met the organizers during an event in Washington DC

What is your favorite Italian book, author, film, song, musician, food and/or city?

Favorite Italian authors: Dante Alighieri, O. Fallaci, P. Levi, A.Manzoni, P.Pasolini ...and many more Favorite Italian film: "La vita e`bella", " Cinema Paradiso", "La dolce vita" .. Favorite Italian singers: Ramazzotti, Antonacci, Zcchero, Giorgia, Grandi, Pino Daniele.. too many to choose from Favorit Italian food: pizza, pasta

At what level do you speak Italian and do you speak other languages?

Italian but I also speak English and German fluently I can hold a conversation in Spanish and I learned French in high school My next challenge would be to learn Chinese

What kind of events would you most enjoy?

No answer yet

Introduction

Ciao a tutti! I moved from Orlando, FL to the DC area and I am very excited about the Meetup. I am looking forward to meeting all of you!


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    Casa Italiana offers a cultural center used for many Passatempo events.

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