Borbala Samu – Ph.D.
Ph.D. in Applied Linguistics from the University for Foreigners of Perugia, Italy
Ph.D. in Historical Linguistics from the University of Manchester, UK
Specialization in Teaching Students with Dyslexia from the University Ca’ Foscari Venezia, Italy
M.A. in Teaching Italian language to foreigners, University for Foreigners of Perugia, Italy
Teaching Italian since 2005
Teaching Linguistics since 2000
With a background in linguistics – historical linguistics and language acquisition – and in teaching methodology, Borbala Samu has been teaching General Linguistics and courses in a master’s program in Teaching Italian Language to Foreigners at the University for Foreigners of Perugia. Her publications cover the historical syntax of Italian and the acquisition of Italian as a second language as well as Italian language teaching.
Language Teaching Philosophy
Group dynamics in the language classroom are very important for an effective language learning. In the classroom “family,” everyone should feel appreciated, at ease, free to speak, joke and make mistakes. That is the best way to start learning a new language.