Teachers Training Detail

Italian Through Food: A professional development training for high school and university teachers of L2 Italian

May 13, 2021

May 3 – May 17, 2021 – This course is addressed to teachers (lecturer, instructors, teaching associates/assistants, etc.) of the Italian language already working in US universities and/or high schools who want to receive training and/or refresh their knowledge on the teaching of the Italian language through food. All materials and assignments will be posted online so that participants can access them and work on their assignments asynchronously. Dates and time slots for the three optional zoom meetings will be set up at the beginning of the course based on participants’ availability.

The course covers the following topics:

  1. How to use food and food culture in teaching an Italian language class (from elementary to advanced levels).
  2. How to use food and food culture in content and language integrated learning class.

At the end of the course, each participant will receive a certificate of attendance.

Apply here

The deadline for applications is April 28, 2021.

Contact Person: Dr. Andrea Polegato


Instructor: Dr. Andrea Polegato

Host Institution: California State University, Fresno

Dates: May 3 – May 17, 2021
Location: Online
Estimated time to complete: 23 hours
Language: Italian
Tuition: Free