500 North Michigan Avenue, Suite 1405 , Chicago, IL 60611-3767

Paola De Petrillo

Paola graduated from the Università Cattolica di Roma in 2004 with a degree in Dentistry. While practicing Dentistry she also worked as a translator, focusing mostly on articles published in medical journals. Her passion for the Italian culture inspired her to change careers, so she earned a DITALS certificate from the Università per gli stranieri in Siena, for teaching Italian as a foreign language. In Rome, Paola taught at the Leonardo da Vinci school. She also worked for Thomas More College, where she taught American students who were studying abroad.  Born and raised in Rome, Paola has a profound appreciation for classical history and literature and loves to share her passion for all things Italian.  Paola enjoyes spending her leisure time traveling and exploring new cultures through dance. 

Courses by this teacher

Name Level Release Date
Winter '24 (1/26) 10-week Italian for Absolute Beginners A1.1 (Fridays, 10:30am - 12:30pm) with Paola (online) 11/01/2021
Winter '24 (1/22) 10-week Upper Intermediate Bridge to C1 (Mondays, 10:30am - 12:30pm) with Paola (online) 02/28/2022
Winter '24 (1/25) 10-week Semi-Private Advanced C2.4 (Thursdays, 3:15pm - 5:15pm) with Paola (online) 02/25/2022
Winter '24 (1/22) 10-week Advanced C2.1 (Mondays, 5:30pm - 7:30pm) with Massimo (online) 02/25/2022
Winter '24 (1/23) Advanced Semi-Private Course (Tuesdays, 5:30pm - 7:30 pm) with Paola (online) 01/21/2022

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