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Italian through food: a professional development training for high-school and university teachers of L2 Italian

  • 03/06/2023
  • 03/19/2023

Host Institution: California State University, Fresno

Dates: March 6 - March 19, 2023

Location: Online asynchronously

Language: Italian

Participants: 20

Tuition: Free
This initiative is made possible thanks to the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation


This course is addressed to teachers (lecturers, 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 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 February 26, 2023.

Contact Person: Dr. Andrea Polegato



Mailing Address:

C/O Louisa D'Amore

PO Box 2496

Milford, CT 06460

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