“I had a lot of fun learning about Raffaellas nonna’s recipes while revising some basic Italian phrases at her language/cooking workshop at Osteria dell’arte in Clapham. My husband also enjoyed the experience  and the desserts we made. Raffaella and Guido were extremely friendly and they spoke with such clarity both […]

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“I booked the Dolce cooking class with the intention of trying something different for an evening out. I was not disappoineted! Raffaella has created a great approach to learning Italian and cooking at the same time. It was not like a usual language class where you were sat at a […]

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Mark Stickely

“We went back for our second evening at Languages Alive a couple of weeks ago. There was a large group of us there but it worked just as well as with the smaller group we had the time before. Raffaella is a great teacher full of energy and enthusiasm as […]

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Helen Smith

“I had so much fun doing the italian winter warmers cooking class! you girls at lanaguages alive are so lovely, entertaining and have a real passion for food, which I love! The food we cooked was so delicious and fun to make. I learnt alot also about the italian language, […]

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“I had a great time learning about Italian cooking, language and culture. Raffaella as the warm and generous Italian host made me feel like I was a natural and I completely forgot I was in London! A bargain for a packed up evening!” Stelle

Cristina Iodice

My 6 year old daughter loves Italian classes with Raffaella. She loves the recipes and cooks also outside the class. During half term I took Sofia to the London Aquarium and she had to tell Raffaella about her visit. Sofia made me list in Italian all the fish she saw […]

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Lorella & Drew Dickson

“It has been a priority for us that our children speak languages outside of their mother tongue.  We strongly feel that children who speak additional languages will interact with, and understand, others more thoughtfully. Moreover, and more specifically in our case, it has been extremely important for us to maintain our […]

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Dianne Jones

“Languages Alive have been leading our After School Cooking/Language Club for three terms now. An exciting and innovative way of learning a language whilst preparing delicious regional dishes. Raffaella is an enthusiastic and passionate teacher whose first priority is to the children, this is evident how she leads and presents […]

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‘Hola Amigos!’, I had a couple of individual lessons with Vincente, a Spanish tutor and I found him to be very prepared for classes and creative in his approach. We focused on Business Spanish and Vincente provided some good newspaper articles on relevant Business related topics.  I rate Languages Alive […]

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“Raffaella is absolutely brilliant at teaching Italian – she is especially good at moving you outside of your comfort zone to speak, write, read and even think in Italian, motivating you to reach  a level which you never imagined you would be able to reach so quickly.” Kathryn, about Italian […]

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