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Lettieri, Michael (Director, Italian School), July 9, 1996

Identifier: MOH121

Scope and Contents

1 interview with Michael Lettieri, Director of the Italian School. Lettieri discusses his job as director; good qualities of faculty members; diversifying faculty; what kinds of students attend Italian school; DML vs PhD; future for Italian students; difficulties of SLS; balancing teaching speaking and grammar; how technology affects teaching; connecting language and culture; use of Italian in Canada; the future for Italian; what makes Middlebury stand out; research on campus to evaluate their methods; and Italian school visitors.


  • July 9, 1996


Language of Materials


Conditions Governing Access

Open for research without restriction.

Biographical / Historical

Michael Lettieri served as Director of the summer Italian School at Middlebury College from 1991 to 1995.


From the Collection: 147+ Objects

Physical Location


Physical Description

1 audio cassette


Assigned identifier: a13aflshp1996-09

Repository Details

Part of the Middlebury College Special Collections & Archives Repository

Middlebury College
Davis Family Library
110 Storrs Avenue
Middlebury Vermont 05753 United States