Gaia Chiuchiù

graduated in applied linguistics in 1999 from the University of Perugia. At present is responsible for the activities of research, experimentation and programming of the courses for the Accademia Lingua Italiana Assisi.  She is the coordinator for the Accademia of Italian language and culture courses and of English language and culture courses. She published the series Arte e Metodo (Guerra Edizioni). She is author of Comunicare in italiano (Hoepli), In italiano. Il corso 1,2,3 (Hoepli) and Yidali, the first Italian language course for Ipad (goWare). In 1999 she wrote an experimental thesis that was part of the research for the first Italian draft of the Portfolio Europeo delle Lingue. This research project was promoted by the Council of Europe and took place in Umbria from 1996 to 1999.  In 2004 she taught Italian language and culture courses at the university of California at Santa Clara. From 2005 to 2009 she taught seminars in applied linguistics in Malta, Hungary, Poland, Greece, Sweden, Argentina, Uruguay, Croatia, Slovenia, Germany, Belgium, China, Spain, and Norway.  From 2000 to 2005 she translated into Italian texts of the American poet Murray Bodo Icarus in Assisi (Minerva Edizioni) and the works of Albert Camus: L’artiste en prison, (Davar I/2003), René Char (Davar II/2005),  Metafisica cristiana e neoplatonismo (Diabasis, 2004),  La devozione alla croce (Diabasis, 2005).


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