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Antonella Beconi Italian language tutor

Antonella Beconi

Course Coordinator and Tutor


Antonella was born in a beachside town near Tuscany, in Italy, close to Pisa and Lucca. She is a professional Italian and German lecturer, and holds a Master’s in Foreign Languages and Culture (majoring in German Studies). Antonella has taught Italian and German at universities and schools around the world, including at the University of Sydney, where she is undertaking a research in Italian Studies. She has designed and delivered language courses, coordinated and supported strategic projects, and collaborated and liaised with multiple organisations and stakeholders. Most recently, Antonella was the author of the article “Connecting language students with the work environment: Made in Italy: Italian at work” (2018), and in 2020 she was the recipient of the University of Sydney’s Dean’s Citation for Excellence in Tutorials.

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