Angela Zagarella (1993) M.A.
Senior Instructor of Italian. Laurea in Lingue e Letterature straniere moderne 1986
University of Catania (Sicily).
Angela Zagarella has a degree in Foreign Language and Literature from the University of Catania, Sicily and a certificate in TESOL. She teaches beginning, intermediate and advanced Italian which she has taught both in Portland and in Italy, at the University for Foreigners in Siena. She has reviewed articles published in Ortesol, worked with publishing companies, reviewed textbooks and written scripts for videos. She has been a language consultant for local theatrical productions and has taught classes for travelers, musicians and business people. Her approach to language teaching is interactive and personalized and her classes are taught primarily with an immersion-style approach. Her areas of interests are language teaching pedagogy, second language acquisition and adult education. She is the President of the Oregon chapter of Sicilia Mondo, which promotes Sicilian culture and tradition all over the world.