A Taste of Italy: Pizza, Pasta, Cappuccino and Much More

Presenter: Giovanna Miceli Jeffries and Tania Convertini
Featured Language: Italian
Department/Program: Department of French and Italian
Location: Pyle Center, Vandeberg Auditorium, Rm. 121
Time:  9:20am-10:00am
Session Status: OPEN

Session Description: During this Italian session you will be pleasantly surprised to find out how many Italian words you already know and can read/say correctly, and also how easily you can have a brief conversation in Italian with your friends. In addition, we will take you for a short tour of Italy where you will explore fascinating celebrations, great food and impressive art.

Presenter Biography: Giovanna Miceli Jeffries was born in Italy. She has a Ph.D. in Italian and teaches Italian at UW-Madison in the Department of French and Italian. Prof. Jeffries has been teaching Italian for more than 30 years at all levels.

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