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Born and raised in Italy, Marina studied at the University of Bologna, where she obtained a BA in Foreign Languages and Literature as well as a MA in Modern Languages. 

After three months spent working in Japan, Marina moved to Australia and continued her studies at the University of Sydney and later at Macquarie University, where she completed a MA in Applied Linguistics and TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages). 

Marina is a bilingual Italian-Danish speaker, and is fluent in English, Spanish, French, and German. She combines a passion for languages with a deep preparation and a genuine pleasure in meeting new students. 

In Sydney, she has taught in several Italian teaching schools and colleges, including the Dante Alighieri Society Sydney. She currently works as a language teacher at International Grammar School. 

Marina holds all the necessary qualifications to teach adults from beginners to advanced. 

If you’d like to know more about our Italian lessons, email our courses’ convenor at

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