NEWS and upcoming Events
MITA workshop series 2019 - 2020
Join us for our first workshop of the Professional Development Series 2019-2020.
The series is organized by Northeastern University in collaboration with MITA and with the support of the Consulate General of Italy in Boston and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Check here for upcoming workshops in spring 2020.
national italian exam 2020
Registrations open on Nov. 15th, 2019.
Fore more information on the 2020 Exam, use this page.
Workshop/ webinar - fall 2019
MIGRATION IN THE ITALIAN LANGUAGE CLASS
Giusy Di Filippo and Martina di Florio will present their recently published book on contemporary migration and discuss ways to implement this topic in the Italian curriculum.
Giusy Di Filippo and Martina Di Florio, Migrazioni Contemporanee: Testi e Contesti. New York: Edizioni Farinelli, 2017.
The American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) and its Lead with Languages campaign, with the support of Pearson LLC and Language Testing International, commissioned Ipsos Public Affairs to conduct a survey of 1,200 U.S. employers, and the resulting 2019 report, Making Languages Our Business: Addressing Foreign Language Demand Among U.S. Employers, indicates an urgent and growing demand for language skills in the workplace.The report also suggests seven actionable recommendations that U.S. businesses may employ to fully leverage their employees’ language assets and to contribute to fostering a robust future multilingual workforce to better thrive in our global economy.