Italiano a scuola (Jul 2021)

“Starting from tomorrow the lessons will be held online”. The challenges of a pandemic for the teaching of Italian as L2

  • Valeria Colombo,
  • Stefania Ferrari,
  • Alice Moro

Journal volume & issue
Vol. 3
pp. 355 – 380


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This paper reports the results of an investigation into the teaching of L2 Italian in mainstream schools in the school year 2019/2020 during the Covid-19 pandemic. The teachers’ perspective on the online teaching experience is explored through semi-structured interviews focusing on the challenges and the didactic and organisa-tion strategies connected to distance teaching, conducted with 14 teachers of L2 Ital-ian working in three different municipalities of the Emilia Romagna Region.