Have you always wanted to learn Italian? Are you travelling to Italy?
Do you want to expand your existing knowledge of Italian?
Now you can have private lessons in Cape Town!
Alexandra was born in Cape Town, South Africa. She began studying Italian over 15 years ago because of her passion for Italian opera, and fell in love with the language! Alexandra enjoys frequent trips to Italy because of her work as an opera singer and as an Italian-English translator and interpreter.
Alexandra holds an Honours degree in Italian Language and Literature from the University of Cape Town, as well as a Bachelor of Music degree in Performance. Her Italian Honours thesis was published in Enrico Pea: bibliografia completa (1910-2010) e nuovi saggi critici, G. Tuccini, Ed. Firenze: Bibliografia e Informazione, 2012. She was awarded a bursary from 'Books in Italy' in 2015 to attend a literary translation course at City University London.
Learn Italian in Cape Town!
Private tuition is suitable for individuals, couples, or small groups.
With private tuition you can learn Italian from scratch or build on your existing knowledge of the language.
Lessons take place in Claremont (Cape Town), or in the comfort of your home or office.
Italian > English Translation & Interpreting services
Alexandra offers both translation (written) and interpreting (spoken) services from Italian into English. While she specialises in classical music and opera libretti her translation skills extend across a number of other fields, including tourism and finance. Alexandra's interpreting services are suitable for small social gatherings or business meetings.
Alexandra is a member of the South African Translators' Institute.