Antonella Beconi – Italian teacher in Sydney

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Antonella Beconi

Antonella was born in a beachside town near Tuscany, in Italy, close to Pisa and Lucca. She is a professional Italian and German lecturer, and holds a Master’s in Foreign Languages and Culture (majoring in German Studies). Antonella has taught Italian and German at universities and schools around the world, including at the University of Sydney, where she is undertaking a PhD in Italian Studies. She has designed and delivered language courses, coordinated and supported strategic projects, and collaborated and liaised with multiple organisations and stakeholders. Most recently, Antonella was the author of the article “Connecting language students with the work environment: Made in Italy: Italian at work” (2018), and in 2020 she was the recipient of the University of Sydney’s Dean’s Citation for Excellence in Tutorials.

Antonella is creative and always looking for new ways of doing things relevant to curricula based-courses, particularly for adult learning. Her teaching philosophy is a lifelong curiosity and a craving for change and improvement. Antonella’s teaching method aims to foster enthusiasm and wellbeing alongside knowledge to students. She also loves meeting new people, and parties!

Depending on where you are located, Antonella will be able to meet you in the most convenient areas of the city, from Sydney’s CBD to the surrounding suburbs of Inner Sydney. If you’d like to know more about our Italian lessons, please feel free to write to us at or call us at 0449981527 – Antonella will be happy to reply soon!