Our Staff

Adele Boggio

Adele Boggio

Adele Boggio graduated in Chinese Language and Literature at the University of Torino. During her studies, she attended courses of Chinese Laguage and Culture at Shenzhen University and at East China Normal University of Shanghai. In 2013 she teached Italian language at Guilin University of Electronic Technology. Since 2014 she cooperates with the Institute on several  Italian and Chinese Language projects; she is currently working as Secretary of the Institute.

 

Chiara Bucci

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Chiara Bucci, born in Genoa, graduated in Languages and Civilizations of Asia and Africa in Turin University, with a thesis on historical issues. After several years as Intercultural Educational Mediator (Language and Cultural Support Teacher), she was awarded the Chinese language teaching qualification by the Italian Educational Bureau at The University for Foreign Students in Siena. She is currently teaching Chinese Language and Culture in Genoa, at “G. Deledda” High School.

 

Corinna Cotza

Corinna Cotza

Corinna Cotza graduated in Languages and Cultures of Asia and Africa in 2008 in Turin and obtained her master’s degree in Languages, Culture and Business in 2010 in Lyon. She attended two Chinese language courses at Beijing Language and Culture University and Tsinghua University in Beijing, and she has worked as an Italian and English teacher in China for two years. She has collaborated with the Confucius Institute at the University of Torino since January 2016 for the Marco Polo Turandot project and she is currently taking part into several projects focusing on Chinese language and culture.

 

Erika Dall'Agnol 

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Erika Dall’Agnol graduated from Turin University in July 2011 and got her post-graduation degree in Translation in July 2016. She studied in Beijing Yuyan Daxue in 2006 (three months), 2010 (six months), and 2013 (one-month intensive programme). Since October 2015 she cooperates with the Institute: she teaches Chinese language at middle schools and high schools, and is in charge of the calligraphy workshop.

 

 

Fang Yiyuan 

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Fang Yiyuan is currently attending a master degree in Teaching Chinese as a Second Language at East China Normal University. She taught Chinese as a volunteer teacher in senior class at Council on International Educational Exchange (CIEE), and also to foreign students at The camp for All Russian Chinese Olympic contest winners in Shanghai. She got the Certificate For Teacher of Chinese to Speakers of Other Languages. Since September 2016, she cooperates with the Confucius Institute at the University of Torino.

 

Clarissa Forte 

Clarissa Forte graduated from Turin University in November 2003 and teaches Chinese language at Liceo Carlo Botta, (Ivrea). She obtained her PhD (Chinese cinema) in 2011 at Turin University (Dams).
She cooperates with Turin University since 2011, by organizing yearly Chinese films projections.

 

 

 

Gao Zefeng

Gao Zefeng

Gao Zefeng graduated from East China Normal University and received Master degree in Teaching Chinese to Speakers of other Languages. He has been teaching Chinese and Taiji at Institute of Global Chinese Language Teacher Education in East China Normal University. He is an instructor and coordinator for summer camps of foreign students and training program of Volunteer Chinese Teachers hosted by Hanban. Since September 2015 he works at Confucius Institute at the University of Torino and teaches Chinese at Umberto I High School.

 

Pier Giorgio Giraudo

Graduated in four-year course of Chinese Language and Culture at the Beijing Language Institute of Beijing University. Major in Chinese Contemporary Art  at Hangzhou Art Academy. Training for teaching  in the international schools through three international IB workshops dedicated to the languages in acquisition in MYP and DP. Currently working as  Chinese Teacher at the Deledda International School of Genoa; teacher  for Chinese Art (CLIL) at the International Language High School Grazia Deledda of Genova. Cooperates with the Confucius Classroom in Genoa, and also with some companies as a freelance. The field of research are: Chinese language, Chinese art and architecture, calligraphy.

             

Huang Jiaxun

Huang Jiaxun

Huang Jiaxun, graduated from Fudan University in 2012, majoring in Teaching Chinese as Foreign Language, has been teaching Chinese more than four years. He has been in New Zealand as a MLA (Mandarin Language Assistant) for two years,there he taught  experiencing several methods for different students' backrounds. Since September 2015 he works at the Confucius Institute of the University of Torino; he teaches all levels HSK tutoring courses and all levels of Chinese language.

 

Sonia Ingaramo

Sonia Ingaramo

Sonia Ingaramo graduated in Chinese Language and Literature at the University of Turin in 2014. Thanks to Hanban scholarship, she attended a double binational master degree in Teaching Chinese to Speakers of Other Languages and Languages and Civilizations of Asia and Africa: for one year she attended courses at East China Normal University, then she returned to the University of Turin. Since 2013 she has worked as intercultural mediator in local hospitals and schools, where she is also teaching Italian to Chinese students.

 

Giada Lakos 

Giada Lakos

Giada Lakos graduated in Chinese Language and Literature in 2002. Since 2003 she has been an intercultural mediator and she has also been working as an interpreter and translator. Currently she takes part in the Turin University project “Marco Polo and Turandot” as Chinese speaking teacher for students graduated from Chinese high-schools. Since December 2014 she has been cooperating with the Confucius Institute of Turin as Chinese language and cultural teacher in the Primary school of Barge in the project “AQUILA E DRAGONE".

 

Li Wei

In 1987 Li Wei graduated from the French language literature of Xi'an International Studies University.
From 1987 to 1989, she worked as a French tour guide in Xi'an CITS. Since 2001 engaged in Chinese teaching in Genoa of Italy. 
Her tutoring students have been awarded the Chinese Bridge competition for foreign middle school students. She won the "Excellent Turtor" prize awarded by the Chinese Embassy Culture Department in Rome.

             

Liang Qing

梁卿 LIANG QING

Liang Qing, graduated in Teaching Chinese to Speakers of Other Language at Shanxi Normal University in 2015. Now she is studying in East China Normal University for a Master Degree. Since September 2016, she teaches at the Confucius Institute at the University of Torino.

 

Liu Yang

Liu Yang

Liu Yang, graduated from Northeast Normal University and received master degree in Teaching Chinese. She taught Chinese in Overseas Education Department and worked in Mongolian State University of Education for one year. After graduation, in 2014, she taught several Chinese courses in East China Normal University. Since September 2015, she works at the Confucius Institute at the University of Torino and teaches chinese at Botta high school in Ivrea.

 

Ambra Macchieraldo

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Ambra Macchieraldo graduated in Chinese Language and Literature in Torino in 2005. In 2002 and 2005 she attended a Chinese intensive course in Beijing Language and Culture University. In 2013 she achieved teaching qualification (TFA) for teaching Chinese Language and Culture in Italian High School. She has taught at Ivrea "Carlo Botta" International High School for three years (2012-2015). She now teaches Chinese language at Convitto Nazionale "Umberto I" International High School. 

 

  

 

Daniel Mana

Daniel Mana has graduated from Torino University in March 2006, and has been teaching chinese in Liceo of Torre Pellice since 2012, he has also been teaching in Liceo Porporato school since 2012. After graduation he has studied chinese in Beijing and has lived and worked in Shanghai as an interpreter for clothing industry for six years. He has been cooperating with the Confucius Institute of Torino since 2012.

             

Gabriele Noè 

Gabriele Noè earned his M.A. in Language and Culture of Asia and Africa at Turin University in 2013. During his studies, he attended courses of Chinese and Business Chinese at Beijing Language and Culture University. In 2015 he achieved teaching qualification (TFA) for teaching Chinese Language and Culture in High School. He has been cooperating with the Confucius Institute since 2014, he teaches currently at Cuneo Peano-Pellico High School, at Ivrea Botta High School and at Turin A. Gambaro Junior School.

 

Pan Xiaoling

潘小玲 PAN XIAOLING

Pan Xiaoling, studied Teaching Chinese as a Second Language at Wuhan University from 2008 to 2012. She worked as a teaching assistant in the Foreign Students Education Institute in Wuhan University. She majored in Chinese Language and Literature in East China Normal University from 2013 to 2016, her specialization is Chinese Modern and Contemporary Literature. Since September 2016, she teaches at the Confucius Institute at the University of Torino.

 

Sabrina Parisi

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Sabrina Parisi, after spending a semester at the Language and Culture University of Beijing, graduated in Asian and African studies at the University of Turin in 2014. During 2014/2015 academic year, she received the Hanban scholarship and was enrolled in the Shanghai East China University Master in Teaching Chinese to Speakers of Other Languages. She is currently completing her postgraduate degree in Asian and African studies at the University of Turin.

 

Vittorio Patrucco 

Vittorio Patrucco graduated in Chinese Language and Literature in 2005. In 2006 attended an intensive chinese course at Beijing Renmin Daxue and later he taught italian language at Shanghai University. In 2010 earned his Master in Italian teaching L2, and in 2013 he attended a training on Chinese teaching L2 at Shanghai East China Normal University. 
Since 2014 he cooperates with the Confucius Institute of Turin, and teaches Chinese language at Ivrea International High School "C. Botta". In 2015 he achieved teaching qualification (TFA) for teaching Chinese Language and Culture in Italian High School.

             

Veronica Regis 

Veronica Regis holds an M.A. in Chinese language and literature and a PhD in Euro-Asian Studies (Applied Linguistics) from the University of Torino. She completed the state teaching certification for teaching Chinese Language and Culture in Italian High School (TFA) at University of Siena. She has been working at the Confucius Institute of Torino since 2008 and served as a research assistant at the Centre of Advanced Studies on Contemporary China in Torino, from 2006 to 2012; at present she’s teaching Chinese at Altiero Spinelli International School (Torino), at Charles Darwin School (Rivoli) and is adjunct lecturer of Chinese language at University of Torino.

 

Sara Sanna 

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Sara Sanna, MA in Chinese language and culture in Torino in 2012, has been awarded a scholarship by Hanban in 2010 for a stay in Shanghai’s East China Normal University; teaches for Confucius Institute since 2011 and is now teaching Chinese at "Liceo Linguistico Maria Ausiliatrice" in Torino.

 

Lidia Tammaro 

Lidia Tammaro, after a period of research in China (Shenzhen University and Shandong University), obtained her Master's degree in Sinology at Turin University in 2012, defending a thesis on Classical Chinese Literature. Since then she works at the Confucius Institute of Turin University as interpreter and chinese language teacher. She is currently a PhD candidate at Sapienza University of Rome, where she research in Chinese early medieval literature and literary philology (3rd-6th century).

 

Cosetta Tolu 

Cosetta Tolu has graduated from Turin University in 1997, and teaches Chinese Language and Culture in Genoa since 2005. 
She specialized in Chinese teaching at Milan University. Her courses include history, literature, civilization. 
Now she cooperates with the Confucius Institute of Turin since 2010.

             

Alessandro Tosco 

Alessandro Tosco is graduated in Chinese Language and Literature at the University of Torino. In 2012, at the same University, obtained his Ph.D. in Euro-Asiatic Studies (specialization: Linguistics, Applied Linguistics and Linguistic Engineering). He studied Chinese as a foreign language at Beijing Language and Culture University and at East China Normal University of Shanghai. Actually is assistant professor of Chinese Language at Kore University, Enna. His fields of research are Chinese language, Chinese lexicography and Chinese classical literature.

 

 

Manuela Vairus 

Manuela Vairus graduated  in Foreign Languages, major in Chinese Language and Literature, from Turin University in 2004. She spent six years in China to improve her Chinese language skills and then to get work experiences.  She went through extensive teacher training and now she is able to teach both adults and children. Since 2013 she has been teaching  Chinese language at Turin Confucius  Institute. In 2014 she attended a training on Chinese teaching L2 at Xiamen University, in Xiamen.  At present she is teaching Chinese at ITC Sommeiller and Confucius evening classes for adults.

 

Virginia Valesio

Virginia Valesio

Virginia Valesio graduated in Chinese Language and Literature from Turin University in 2004. In the same year she was awarded a grant by the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs to attend a one year specializing course in Chinese Language at the Shanghai University. From 2007 to 2015 she worked at the International Relations Office of the Politecnico di Torino as project manager of Sino-Italian international projects. At present she is teaching Chinese Language at the High School Convitto Nazionale Umberto I. In 2012 she obtained the official certification for teaching Chinese Language and Culture in Italian High School (TFA) at University of Siena.

 

Barbara Viegi 

Barbara Viegi graduated in Torino in 2004, her degree thesis was focused on the translation of a Chinese contemporary novel. In the same year she moved to Beijing where she studied Chinese language at Renmin University of China, then worked for several Italian companies in Shanghai and Beijing, until 2012. In 2013 she moved back to Italy and started to work as Secretary of the Confucius Institute of Torino University.

             

Caterina Viglione 

Caterina Viglione graduated at Università Ca’ Foscari di Venezia in 1994; she is translator of Chinese literature and professor of Chinese language at the University of Torino. She cooperates with the Confucius Institute since its establishment. She is specialized in modern and contemporary Chinese literature.

 

 

Wang Jingjing

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Wang Jingjing graduated at East China Normal University in 2011, and taught Chinese to foreigners at the same university since then. She also has taught in EMLYON Business School ,CIEE, East Mandarin School since 2008. Her courses include business Chinese HSK,HSKK, listening, speaking, reading specific courses. Since 2013 she cooperates with the Confucius Institute of Turin, preparing students for HSK and HSKK exams at Università Kore in Enna. Since September 2016 she works in Turin, preparing students for HSK exams.

 

Wang Wanyu

王婉玉 WANG WANYU

Wang Wanyu, is studying at East China Normal University as a postgraduate majored in Teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language. She worked as a Chinese teacher in Shanghai United International School as well as for the Training of Native Chinese Teachers from South Africa in 2016. And in May 2016, she went to Sydney Australia to make a study of Confucius Classrooms in NSW’s public high schools. Since September 2016, she teaches at the Confucius Institute at the University of Torino.

 

 

 

Yang Chunli

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Yang Chunli, graduated in Teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language at East China Normal University, is currently attending her Master Degree in TCFL, Linguistics and Applied Linguistics at ECNU. She worked as a Teaching Assistant at the Shanghai American School (SAS) and at the British International School Shanghai (BISS). She also taught Chinese to international students at East China Normal University and Shanghai University of Engineering and Science. Since September 2016 she teaches Chinese at the Confucius Institute at the University of Torino.

             

Anna Zanoli 

Anna Zanoli graduated in Chinese Language and Literature in Torino in 2004. In 2005 she received a master’s degree in Services for the Immigrants at the same University. In 2001 and 2004 she attended an intensive Chinese course at Beijing Language and Culture University and Yunnan Normal University (Kunming). She worked as cultural mediator, social researcher and translator. She teaches Chinese at Liceo Internazionale “Carlo Botta” of Ivrea since 2010. In 2013 she achieved the state teaching qualification for teaching Chinese Language and Culture in Italian High School (TFA).

 

Tanina Zappone 

Tanina Zappone has been a teacher at the Confucius Institute since 2009. She completed her Phd in Asia and Africa Civilizations, Cultures and Societies at the University of Rome “La Sapienza” in April 2013 with a thesis entitled “China’s political Communication Addressed Abroad: Internal Debate, Institutions and Discursive Practice”. 
She contributed to the development of didactic material for teaching Chinese as a second language in primary and secondary schools. She is the author of the Dizionario di diplomazia e relazioni internazionali. Cinese-italiano, italiano-cinese. 外交及国际关系词汇。意汉-汉意. (CASCC, 2007, Torino) and the Glossario di Atletica Leggera. Italiano – cinese,田径词汇。意汉, (CASCC, 2008) and co-author of the Glossario di musica. Italiano-Cinese 音乐词汇。意汉(CASCC, 2011, Torino). 

 

Zhang Anna

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Zhang Anna graduated from East China Normal University, majoring in Linguistics and Applied Linguistics. She has worked in Confucius Institute of Torino University since January 2013 and teaches chinese language at Liceo Altiero Spinelli and Confucius evening classes for adults ( primary, intermidiate and advanced levels).

 

Zhang Yanyang

张燕阳 ZHANG YANYANG

Zhang Yanyang is attending her Master Degree in Linguistics and Applied Linguistics at East China Normal University. From 2013 to 2016 she taught to international students at East China Normal University, Shanghai University of Engineering and Science, Council on International Educational Exchange and Long Mandarin School. Her teaching included reading, speaking, Chinese character, business Chinese and HSK courses. Since September 2016 she teaches at the Confucius Institute at the University of Torino.