Dora Bonaventura

Dora Bonaventura is a native Italian who lived, studied and worked for most of her life in Rome.  

She achieved a Bachelors from the Istituto Universitario in Scienze Motorie of Rome and a Masters in Italian from the Universita’ per Stranieri di Siena.

She moved to the USA in 2002 where she has conducted adult Italian classes at all levels in a community college and private tutoring sessions for teens and adults.

Having spent most of her life in Italy she presents the Italian language of real life as she naturally integrates current Italian lifestyle and culture into language instruction.

She is enthusiastic about sharing her native language and culture with her students and she makes each class effective and enjoyable.

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