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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.

 

Sara Caldera

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In 2011 Sara Caldera graduated at the University di Torino in Chinese and Japanese Language and Culture. In 2009 she attended one term Chinese course  in Shenzhen University, and in 2015 she attended an intensive course of Chinese Language at the Beijing Language Center in Chaoyang/Beijing. In 2008 she taught English to Chinese students at the Rainbow Reading Center of Wuhan for one month. In 2011 she spent 3 months at the Italian General Consulate of Guangzhou working as intern in the Cultural Office. Since 2010 she has been working as intercultural mediator for Chinese-speaking migrants in Barge, Bagnolo P.te and Saluzzo (near Cuneo). She has been teaching Italian to Chinese speaking teenagers and has been cooperating with the local schools to improve the communication and to promote cultural exchange between teachers, local institutions and the Chinese speaking community living in these two small towns. Since 2019 started the collaboration with Confucius Institute of Turin.

 

Chen Shiqi

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Chen Shiqi is a graduate student at  East China Normal University, Collage of Physical Education and Health. Learning and awards: She won the university's outstanding graduate, merit student and the first place of Tai Chi in the school martial arts competition and so on. During the postgraduate period, she obtained the certificate of Chinese martial arts three levels. Work experience: During her undergraduate study, she worked in the middle school affiliated to Zhejiang Normal University and Jinhua first secondary vocational school for three months respectively.

 

Chen Yi

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Chen Yi graduated in Teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language at Nanjing Normal University(NNU) in 2018. She is currently studying a Master program in Teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language at East China Normal University (ECNU). She has taught for primary learners in International College for Chinese Studies at NNU, and worked for Chinese Testing International to make out questions in mock examination of HSK3-HSK6. Since September 2019 she cooperates with the Confucius Institute at the University of Torino.

 

Erika Dall'Agnol

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Erika Dall’Agnol graduated from University of Torino 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 Confucius Institute: this school year she is in charge of Chinese Language classes at Spinelli middle school (in Torino) and Galilei High School (in Avigliana). 
 

Fabio de Martino

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Fabio De Martino graduated in Languages and Civilizations of Asia and Africa at the University of Torino. After several years of collaboration with chinese associations, he is currently working as a translator and interpreter for schools, health facilities and public entities. He teaches chinese language for the Institute since 2017.

 

Clarissa Forte 

Clarissa Forte has graduated from Turin University in November 2003 and teaches chinese language in Convitto Nazionale Umberto I since september 2011 (before she teaches in Liceo Carlo Botta, Ivrea). She specialized in Chinese cinema in 2011 at Turin University (Dams).
She cooperates with Turin University since 2011.

             

Pier Giorgio Giraudo 

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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.

 

Ergen Kicka

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Ergen graduated in Asian and African Languages and Cultures at the University of Torino. In 2009 and 2011 he was granted scholarships to take Chinese Language intensive courses at Shenzhen University and Shanghai East China Normal University Shanghai. Since 2018 he cooperates with Confucius Institute in Torino teaching Chinese language.
 

Giada Lakos

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Giada Lakos graduated in Chinese Language and Literature from Turin University. Since 2003 she has been an intercultural mediator for Chinese language in local schools as well as interpreter and translator. Since 2014 she has been cooperating with the Confucius Institute of Turin in several projects: currently she is Italian language as a second language Chinese speaking teacher for sinophones at Turin University within the project “Marco Polo and Turandot”, she is also Chinese language and culture teacher at Liceo Classico Porporato in Pinerolo and she takes care of the Chinese traditional games Workshop addressed to Primary and Secondary schools students.

 

Irene Lecchi

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 Irene Lecchi, during her studies, she attended courses of Chinese Laguage and Culture at East china Normal University of Shanghai and in 2016 she graduate in Chinese Language and Culture at the University of Torino. In 2017 she has been awarded a scholarship from Hanban and Confucius institute at the University of Torino and attended a Master in Teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language and graduated in 2019. She is currently attending a Master in Chinese Language and Culture at the University of Torino and since September 2019 she works as a secretary at Confucius Institute at the University of Torino.

             

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.

 

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. 

 

Gabriele Noè 

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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.

  

 

Pang Cheng

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Pang Cheng graduated in Applied Linguistics at Jinan University of Canton in July 2017. He is a Chinese language teacher at the Institute of Global Chinese Language Teacher Education of East China Normal University of Shanghai. From March 2014 to March 2017 he taught Chinese Language at the Confucius Institute of Kyung Hee University in South Korea, where Hanban awarded him the title of "Excellent Chinese Teacher Volunteer". From September 2017 he cooperates with the Confucius Institute at the University of Turin.

             

 Pu Ruoyi

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PU Ruoyi, majored in MTCSOL at Suzhou University. She was Excellent Chinese Language Teacher of Confucius Institute at University of Canterbury in New Zealand from 2016 to 2018. She was employed in Shanghai East China Normal University from 2019, and currently she is a Chinese Language Teacher in Confucius Institute at University of Turin.

 

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) and at “G.F.PORPORATO” School (Pinerolo).

 

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.

 

Shen Yani

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Shen Yani, is currently attending a Master’s degree in Teaching Chinese to Speakers of Other Languages at East China Normal University. From September 2015 to September 2017, she worked as a Chinese teacher in Vietnam and won the title of "Excellent Chinese Teacher" for three times continuously. In December 2018, she won the first prize of the First National Postgraduate Chinese Teaching Microclass Competition. From October 2018 to April 2019, she tutored international students HSK5 at the school and made them pass the exam smoothly. In July 2019, she served as a teaching assistant for the Hanban local teacher training-Chinese traditional culture training class. Since September 2019, she cooperates with the Confucius Institute at the University of Torino.

             

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.

 

Silvia Torchio

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Silvia Torchio graduated in Chinese Language and Literature at the University of Torino in July 2002. During her studies, she attended a course of Chinese Language and Culture at the Beijing Language University and in 2002, after the degree, she was awarded a grant by the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs to attend a one year specializing course in Chinese Language at the Fudan University, in Shanghai.
She is a translator and a publishing consultant. She organizes class to teach Chinese language to kids.
Since January 2017, she cooperates with the Institute as a teacher of Chinese language and culture in Casale Monferrato, at “Cesare Balbo” High School. She is also currently teaching Chinese at the Confucius evening classes.
 

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

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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.

 

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).

             

Zhan Zilu

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Zhan Zilu, who got her bachelor in Teaching Chinese to Speakers of Other Languages in 2018, is now studying at the School of International Chinese Studies, East China Normal University. She is a graduate student majoring in Teaching Chinese to Speakers of Other Languages. From 2015 to 2017, she participated in the volunteer work of Zheng-kai International Marathon for three times, and was elected as an excellent volunteer; In 2017, she worked as an intern Chinese teacher in a local middle school in Changde, Hunan province. In 2019, she participated in the compilation of sample sentences for HSK vocabulary in Zhihui Chinese. Since September 2019, she cooperates with the Confucius Institute as a volunteer Chinese teacher at the University of Torino, Italy.

 

Zhang Anna

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hang 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 Longfei

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Zhang Longfei went to Nepal as a Chinese teacher in 2012. In 2016, he taught at the Confucius Institute of the University of Abomecalavi, Benin. In 2018, he worked on the Princeton University Beijing Chinese Language Program . In 2019, he graduated from Communication University of China with a master's degree in Teaching Chinese as Second Language . He has obtained the International Chinese Teacher Certificate and the Senior Middle School Teacher Qualification Certificate. At present, he is a full-time teacher of Confucius Institute of East China Normal University.

 

Zhang Wentong

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Wentong Zhang graduated from DaLian MinZu University with a degree in Teaching Chinese to Speakers of Other Language. She is currently attending a master degree in Teaching Chinese to Speakers of Other Language at East China Normal University. In June 2018, she taught postgraduate entrance examination courses in Beijing QinSi training institute. From April 2018 to December 2018, she served as a consultant teacher for postgraduate entrance examination courses. In July 2019, she as a Chinese teacher taught Chinese culture courses for the princes for United Arab Emirates. Since September 2019, she has been teaching Chinese at the Confucius Institute at the University of Turin, Italy.

             

Zheng Yulin

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Zheng Yulin graduated in Teaching Chinese to Speakers of Other Languages from Zhejiang University of Technology (ZJUT) in 2018. She is currently attending a Master degree in Teaching Chinese to Speakers of Other Languages at Shanghai East China Normal University (ECNU). From 2015, she taught Chinese for beginners and advanced students in ZJUT. And in 2018 she worked as a Chinese language tutor for exchange students in Council on International Educational Exchange (CIEE) of Shanghai. Since September 2019 she cooperates with the Confucius Institute at the University of Torino.