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Dr Agnese Bresin

 Melbourne - Reservoir

Highly qualified Italian tutor. More subjects available

Melbourne tutor in Italian, Maths, English, History, Geography, Essay Writing, German, Spanish, IELTS, TOEFL, Society and Culture, Algebra, Calculus, Geometry

(3 student reviews)


My name is Agnese. I am an Italian native speaker with a PhD in Italian linguistics from the University of Melbourne. I am passionate about teaching my language, but I can also help you with a variety of subjects, such as Maths, English, Linguistics, Spanish, German, History, Geography, etc.

Whether you are a university student, a VCE student, a primary school kid, a vocational learner, a beginner or a very advanced learner... I can assist you with your learning. Your goals are what matters to me. We can build strategies together to develop and refine your learning skills, making sure that, with each class, we work towards your goals and also that we have a good time in the process. Learning is fun! :-)



Institutional roles at tertiary level:
2019 Lecturer in Italian studies at La Trobe University, Melbourne. Subjects: Italian 1, 2 and 5.
2013 – now Sessional tutor at the University of Melbourne. Subjects: Italian 1, 2, 3, 4 and 7. Language and Society in Europe.
2017 – now Sessional tutor at La Trobe University. Subjects: Italian 1, 2, 5 and 6.
2018 – now Indigenous Tutorial Assistant at the University of Melbourne. Subjects: Language, Culture and Society. Italian 2. Intercultural communications.

Institutional roles at secondary level:
2011 – 2012 Comenius Program, European Union. English language assistant teacher in secondary school. Kosice, Slovakia.
2009 Co.As.It. Italian language assistant teacher in Epping Secondary College.
2005 – 2006 British Council Scotland. Italian language assistant teacher in a secondary school. Glasgow, Scotland.

Private tutoring:
From 2001, I helped students of all levels and backgrounds in many subjects, including Maths, English, German, Italian, Spanish, History, Geography, Linguistics. Whilst my area of expertise is Italian (I am also a native speaker of Italian), I am able to assist students in a wide range of subjects. This is because I have a holistic approach that looks at the student(s) with all their needs, including motivation, study strategies, emotional support, identification of key concepts, presentation skills, memorisation etc. I value my relationship with each of my students and I appreciate the uniqueness of their life experiences, their personalities and, above all, their aspirations.


- PhD in Italian sociolinguistics (2017), University of Melbourne.
- Specialist Certificate in Teaching for Graduate Researchers (2014), University of Melbourne. First class honours.
- M.A., Modern Languages and Literature (2008), La Sapienza University, Rome, Italy. English and German. 110/110 cum laude.
- B.A., Translation and Interpretation (2003), Scuola Superiore per Interpreti e Traduttori Carlo Bo, Rome, Italy. English and German.


$50 per hour

Working With Children Check

Yes, I'm cleared to work with children in Victoria until 26-Sep-2022 (details available on request)




Joined Tutor Finder on 12-Apr-2021 (updated profile on 17-May-2021)
Tutoring Location
  • Online Tutoring
  • Tutor's Place in Reservoir
  • Home Visits within 10 kms
  • Private & Group Tuition


English (Secondary)
Essay Writing (Secondary)
IELTS (Secondary, Tertiary)
TOEFL (Secondary, Tertiary)


Algebra (Secondary)
Calculus (Secondary)
Geometry (Secondary)
Maths (Secondary)


German (Introduction, Intermediate, Advanced)
Italian (Introduction, Intermediate, Advanced)
Spanish (Introduction, Intermediate, Advanced)

Social Science

Geography (Primary, Secondary)
History (Primary, Secondary)
Society and Culture (Secondary)

"When I started lessons with Dr Agnese, I had very limited Italian language skills. Although I have Italian heritage and learned Italian at high school, my family never spoke Italian when I was growing up. I wanted to become fluent among my wider Italian community and when I travel. After learning with Agnese for a year or so, I travelled through Italy in late 2019 and was thrilled to be able to understand the locals and have the confidence to converse. I recently started lessons again with Agnese to maintain and improve my skills. I learn quicker with Agnese than with any other teacher or method. She continues to be extremely knowledgeable, encouraging, generous, reliable and a fantastic teacher. And adaptable - she is constantly evolving tools and tricks and finding ways to accelerate my learning and help me remember lessons better. While I always prefer lessons face to face, Agnese is flexible and offers online lessons which is convenient when I'm unable to meet in person. I HIGHLY recommend Agnese, she is a wonderful tutor and a lovely person too."

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