My name is Nadia Verzotti; I was born in 1953 and lived for 30 years in Milan.
i have a degree in literature and for 20 years worked in fashion in the areas of public relations and scouting.
In 2004 I changed my frenetic lifestyle and returned to my humanistic formative years, and started teaching Italian to foreigners.
I worked with several schools; now I work for The Italian Language
School of Stresa and also work on my own, offering with much delight one-to-one homestay courses in my villa in Pavia and in my country apartment on Lake Maggiore. While I once travelled the world, now
it's the world's turn to come to me!
I'm sporty, practising trekking and jogging, and I am extroverted and
speak German and French very well, less so English, but this is not
important: you will only speak Italian with me except when strictly
I have been happily married to Franco for 30 years and I have two adult sons: Fabio lives on his own, whilst Giorgio still lives with us.
I love being surrounded by new people, conveying my love for and knowledge of art and Italian culture and, as a gourmet, I'm passionate about sharing my enthusiasm for cooking and fine food. On several occasions, long-lasting friendships have been formed with students over delicious meals and a glass of wine