UNIRSM People Alexander Michelotti

Alexander Michelotti

Short Bio profile

Skills summary

  • Native English speaker
  • Many years of experience in teaching English
  • Many years of university teaching experience
  • CELTA certificate for teaching English from the University of Cambridge
  • Many years of experience as an oral examiner for the University of Cambridge English exams (A1-B2)
  • PhD and Masters in Linguistics
  • Almost native speaker of Italian

Working experience

2012-today Freelance English teacher – San Marino
– General and professional English courses for companies and individuals

2016-today English teacher of evening courses for adults and teenagers
Ministry of State for Education and Culture - San Marino
– Preparation course for the Certificate of Advanced English (C1)
– Preparation course for the First Certificate of English (B2)
– Preparation course for the Preliminary English Test (B1)
– Preparation course for the Key English Test (A2)
– Correction and evaluation of written compositions

2017-2018 Teacher of the Preparation Course for the Key English Test (A2)
Fonte dell'Ovo Middle School – San Marino

2010-2014 Oral examiner for English level certifications
Cambridge English Language Assessment – ​​Rimini
– Qualified to take exams from level A1 to B2 

2009–2012 English language teacher, British Schools – Rimini
– Preparation courses for the First Certificate of English (B2)
– Preparation courses for the Preliminary English Test (B1)
– English courses for adults and teenagers from level A1 to B2
– Correction and evaluation of compositions and written exams
– Evaluation of the oral level of the learners

2008–2011 English language teacher and translator, IngleseOK – San Marino
– Professional English courses
– Evaluation of the oral level of the learners

2009 English language tutor and interpreter of Cultural Stays
Ministry of State for Foreign Affairs - San Marino
– Interpretation of historical and cultural reports and guides
– Responsible for a group of young adults during field trips

2008-2009 English language teacher, Wall Street Institute – Rimini
English language teacher and translator, Inlingua – Cesena

2001-2008 Teacher of Italian as a foreign language, University of Toronto
– Over 300 teaching hours
– Annual courses from level A1 to B1
– Correction and evaluation of compositions, tests and written exams
– Drafting of tests and exams
– Carrying out and evaluation of tests and oral reports
– Student support activities

2000-2001 Alternate teacher in Michigan public schools
– Substitute for Spanish and French language courses

1999-2001 Spanish, Italian and English language teacher
WSL International–Detroit

1996-1999 Tutor in Italian, Spanish and French
Wayne State University-Detroit
– Student support activities

Education and training

2010 CELTA Certificate in Teaching English as a Foreign Language, University of Cambridge ESOL Examinations
ILC France – International House – Paris 

2002-2008 PhD in Italian Studies, University of Toronto
– Specialization in Italian linguistics
– Thesis: The Position of Sammarinese in the Romagnol Linguistic Group, VDM Verlag Dr. Müller, 2009
– Scholarship in each year for academic excellence

2001-2002 Masters in Italian Studies, University of Toronto
Achievement of Scholarship for Academic Excellence

1994-1999 Degree in Italian language and literature with honors and academic embrace, Wayne State University – Detroit
BA in Spanish Language and Literature with Honors and Academic Embrace, Wayne State University – Detroit
BA in French Language and Literature with Honors and Academic Embrace, Wayne State University – Detroit

 1990-1994 High School Diploma, Allen Park High School – Michigan
– Two annual courses and one semester course in technical drawing
– Two annual courses in architecture

Skills and competences

  • Excellent knowledge of the International Phonetic Alphabet
  • Excellent knowledge of internet, Microsoft Word and Power Point
  • Excellent knowledge of Spanish and French
  • Pre-intermediate knowledge of the German language