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Coccinella – Italian mothers and toddlers group at La Dante

Coccinella – Italian mothers and toddlers group at La Dante La Dante is launching a new playgroup on January 15th 2013  for mothers, fathers and grandparents who wish to raise their toddlers bilingually. We invite the Italian…

La Società Dante Alighieri e l’EUNIC

La Società Dante Alighieri è entrata a far parte dell’EUNIC (European Union National Institutes for Culture), associazione che riunisce circa 30 Istituzioni europee. L’EUNIC ha come scopo principale quello di promuovere la diversità culturale…

Radio Dante and the Fitzwilliam Museum

Special programme with the Fitzwilliam Museum Radio Dante presents: Italian Art at the Fitzwilliam Museum Radio programmes on Sat 1-2pm on Cambridge105.fm One hour programme held in Italian and in English 24th November: Italian paintings…

La Dante and Cambridge Early Music Society

LA DANTE AND CAMBRIDGE EARLY MUSIC SOCIETY La Dante in Cambridge in partnership with Cambridge Early Music is proud to promote the Festival of Italian Music, 28-30 September 2012 Cambridge Early Music is promoting a weekend of concerts and…

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Benefits of a bilingual brain

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It’s obvious that knowing more than one language can make certain things easier — like travelling or watching movies without subtitles. But are there other advantages to having a bilingual (or multilingual) brain? Mia Nacamulli details the three types of bilingual brains and shows how knowing more than one language keeps your brain healthy, complex […]

Learning with creative, audio visual projects: Harry Potter theme

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When a child is immersed into learning a new language with creative, audio visual projects, not only they develop their language skills but that increases their capacity in story telling, make believe, acting and reciting. We did an interesting project involving characters of Harry Potter films with a group of children learning English. When they […]

4 Reasons why learning a new language requires full immersion

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If you are anything like me and the millions of students who’ve gone through the American public school system, learning a foreign language is nothing short of a joke. Despite our education system’s best intentions, classroom learning is an exercise in laboratory futility. We memorize by rote a few words, we take a few tests, […]