Recensione: Diadori, Pierangela (2015). Insegnare italiano L2 a religiosi cattolici. L'italiano lingua veicolare nella Chiesa e la formazione linguistica del clero. Firenze, Italia: Le Monnier – Mondadori.

Authors

  • Alessandra Olevano Università degli studi di Roma Tre

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.21283/2376905X.6.106

Keywords:

ITALIAN LANGUAGE, THE CATHOLIC CHURCH, ECCLESIASTIC LANGUAGE, MISSIONARIES, OFFICIAL LANGUAGE

Abstract

This review presents Pierangela Diadori’s book on teaching Italian as a second language to Catholic priests and the use of Italian as a lingua franca in ecclesiastical settings. The book details the use and teaching of Italian in the church, with a focus on the international role that the language has assumed. The text offers reflections on the relationship between language and religious communication.

Author Biography

Alessandra Olevano, Università degli studi di Roma Tre

Alessandra Olevano currently teaches Italian to foreigners; she holds a doctorate in linguistics and extensive experience in archival work. Her research interests include the history of linguistic thought, Jesuit linguistics in Latin American countries between the 1600s and 1700s, Maltese grammar, and Italian pedagogy.

Published

07/31/2017

How to Cite

Olevano, A. (2017). Recensione: Diadori, Pierangela (2015). Insegnare italiano L2 a religiosi cattolici. L’italiano lingua veicolare nella Chiesa e la formazione linguistica del clero. Firenze, Italia: Le Monnier – Mondadori. EuroAmerican Journal of Applied Linguistics and Languages, 4(1), 69–71. https://doi.org/10.21283/2376905X.6.106

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Book and Technology Reviews

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