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About Giulia

Giulia Gavin

“If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head.  If you talk to him in his own language, that goes to his heart.” ~ Nelson Mandela

I have been teaching and tutoring for more than 25 years and absolutely love what I do!  I am fluent in French, Italian, and Spanish
. I was born and have spent much of my time in Rome, Italy. I have always been surrounded by foreign language speakers, and continue to surround myself and grow in innumerable ways each day.

My mission is to instill in each student a passion for learning another language, and develop an appreciation for the unique, fun and eye-opening experience. Not only does knowing a second language broaden one’s horizons, but it stimulates creativity, aids in communications when traveling, improves memory, and allows one to truly experience a different culture. It also sharpens the mind and its ability to apply itself intelligently with wonderful flexibility!  How about that!?

I dedicate myself completely to each student whether in a one-on-one tutoring session or a total immersion class.

Come join the journey and experience it for yourself!

Non vedo l’ora di conoscervi!

Giulia

 

MY EXPERIENCE

2013-Present:  Total Immersion French, Spanish and Italian Teacher, The Language Loft,NJ
2002 – Present:  Tutor in French, Spanish, Italian and Latin for students at Bernard’s H.S., Blair Academy, Delbarton, Far Hills Country Day, Gill St. Bernard’s, Kent Place, Oak Knoll, Peck, Pingry, Pomfret, Pope John, Morristown Beard, North Warren
2016:  Spanish Translator in court
2015-2016:  Proofing of French and Spanish training programs
2011 – 2013:  Spanish Teacher, Far Hills Country Day School, NJ
2004 – 2005:  Italian Teacher, Adult Italian classes, Bernardsville, NJ
2002 – 2004:  SAT Tutor, Princeton Review, Princeton, NJ
1999 – 2002:  ESL Teacher, Wall Street Institute, Rome, Italy
1996 – 1998:  ESL and Italian Teacher, The Language School, NYC, NY

 


MY EDUCATION

Georgetown University, Georgetown, DC, School of Languages and Linguistics, French and Italian, BSLA ’91
Kent Place High School, Summit, NJ, French, Spanish, and Latin.  Awards in French and Spanish, and Latin
Dartmouth Rassias Summer Program, Hanover, NH – Studied French, Summer of ’85
Alliance Française – Lived with a family in Paris and Normandy.  Attended a tennis camp in Nice, Summer of ’86
Berlitz, NYC, NY – Exercised Spanish, Summer of ’98

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