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TESOL Italy (Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages) is a grass roots organization, run by teachers and for teachers. It is a non-profit Italian organization founded in 1975 by Mary Finocchiaro and Renzo Titone along with other foreign language teaching experts and pioneers. It has approximately 400 members in Italy and abroad and is an affiliate of TESOL International Association, based in Virginia, USA, with over 11,000 members worldwide. TESOL Italy is also accredited by the Italian Ministry of Education (MIUR) Direttiva 170/2016.



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Dear Members, It’s time to mark your calendars! TESOL Italy is pleased to announce that the 49th Annual Convention, 'Connecting Languages,
Il forum delle associazioni di area linguistica ha il piacere di condividere la propria proposta per un rilancio della formazione
Join us for TESOL Italy Pre-Conference Event on Thursday, November 17th from 3.30 to 7.00 pm CET, and find out

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A local group does many different things but basically it is a group of enthusiastic teachers who share a common goal – to engage in developing personally and professionally as EFL educators. The idea that “we are our own best resource” is empowering; it is the foundation of all grassroots organisations and what guides all local group activities.

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