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How I can help you with your (serious) Italian studies:

The following list has been compiled from over 15 years’ personal experience as Tutor in London:

  1. Common Entrance (UK private schools) and School entrance exams, at 11, 13 or 16. Proven success (all students were accepted by the private school of their choice)

  2. GCSE and IGCSE (UK public exams). IB Middle Years Programme. American School Program (Middle School).

  3. A level, International A level, Pre-U, International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Programme (DP), American AP Spanish Language and Culture exam. Italian for the French Baccalauréat.

  4. University Level: Essay and Dissertation correction and research:

Dante and Beatrice: unrequited, distant love


Representation of historical change in post-war Italian cinema


Gli Anni Di Piombo


Dante’s Purgatorio: plot and major  characters


Aspetti della società trecentesca criticati da Dante nell’Inferno


Petrarch’s Canzoniere and religion

Fosse Ardeatine and Fascist Monuments

Help with translations and oral exams

Italian Linguistics



Morphology and Clitic pronouns


Third language acquisition and bilingualism


The passive in Romance languages


Complementisers and adjuncts in English


Child language acquisition and the critical period hypothesis


Code-switching and discourse analysis

The structure of infinitival IP

Minimalist Syntax (as per Radford and Haegeman)



Own thesis can be found via UCL library:


Functional categories and SPEC-head agreement

Author: Emilce Sandra. Rees

Creation Date:  1994 

Format: 208 leaves. 

Language: English

Notes: ■ Thesis: (MPhil) University College London, 1994 


Optimality Theory


Phonological theory (all study levels)

IPA : place and manner of articulation

IPA: phonetic script and pronunciation


VOT and measurements





All levels, as part of the syllabus (eg A level exam) or as part of your University course.

                                                                                                      15 May 2021



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