Department of English

Anna Rein M.A.

Adjunct Faculty of Italian
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Office Location

311 Luther Bonney Hall, Portland





  • M.A. ITALS, Teaching Italian as a Foreign Language, University Cà Foscari, University of Venice, Italy.
  • Laurea in Languages and Literatures, University of Pisa, Italy.

Teaching interests        

  • Language Teaching Methodology and Pedagogy
  • Affective and Humanistic Approach to Language Teaching
  • Creative Methodology (drama, movement, songs, visual, storytelling)
  • Italian Phonetics
  • Content-Based Language Teaching with Technology
  • Culture and Language Learning
  • Technology in Language Teaching
  • Translation
  • Descriptive and Historical Linguistics

    Translations and publications

    • Chi Vuole Comprare un Rinoceronte ad un Prezzo Speciale. Edited the Italian translation for Edite Kroll’s Literary Agency, Saco, Maine
    • P. Ballinger,History in Exile (Princeton University Press, 2003), edited Italian to English interview recordings.
    • Article contribution, Ricerca azione:l’insegnamento della pronuncia dell’italiano LS, to the Italian review Itals, Rivista di Linguistica e Glottodidattica, Università Cà Foscari,Year III, n. 9, 2005. Guerra Edizioni, Perugia
    • The Weidner Foundation