Teacher Bio | Francesca Paduano
Francesca was born and raised in Milan, Italy. She received a Masters of Arts in Italian Literature (University of Padua) and a Ph.D in Italian (UCLA) and has taught courses in Italian Language, culture and literature since 1998 in institutions of higher education including UCLA, California State Long Beach, Scripps College, Marist College and Pepperdine University. At the present Francesca is Assistant Professor of Italian at Chapman University. In addition to her full time teaching, Francesca has often taught Italian (adult classes) for Fondazione Italia. In her teaching of Italian, she practices an individualized and full immersion approach.
Beginning Adult I