Anna Rein

Senior Lecturer in Italian

Teaching this semester

ITAL 2203. Intermediate Italian I, B

Three class hours per week and one weekly conversation session with assistant. Aims to increase fluency in both spoken and written Italian. Grammar fundamentals are reviewed. Class conversation and written assignments are based on contemporary texts of literary and social interest.


  • 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