Anna Rein

Senior Lecturer in Italian

Teaching this semester

ITAL 1101. Elementary Italian I, A

Three class hours per week, plus weekly drill sessions and language laboratory assignments. Study of the basic forms, structures, and vocabulary. Emphasis is on listening comprehension and spoken Italian.


  • M.A. Italian Language Teaching and Culture, University Cà Foscari; Venice, Italy
  • Laurea in Lingue e Letterature Straniere, University of Pisa; Italy

Professional Credentials

  • ACTFL OPI/ILR and OPI full Certifications
  • Served as: QL in Italian AP Reading; IB examiner and moderator; Italian Language Expert for the National Foreign Language Center (University of Maryland)

Teaching Interests

  • Italian language and culture
  • Language teaching methodology and pedagogy
  • Drama, literature, and technology in foreign language teaching
  • Translation
  • Phonetics
  • Testing