What is IELO?

We are an Italian language consulting company based in Florence and we teach English, Italian, Portuguese and German through a structured, personalized and interactive methodology. This method considers that a language is better learned when it is applied to the objectives, necessities and preferences of each student.

IELO staff

Roberta Begliomini

Language Confidence Consultant & founder

English – Portuguese

Master in European Studies. Graduation in International Relations. IELTS (International English Language Testing System) and TEFL (Teaching English as a Foreign Language) certified. Teaching English for the last 7 years for students from different nationalities and backgrounds. Having strong marketing, business and project management knowledge with over 14 years experience in the corporate sector. Able to develop individualized plans according to the necessities and skills of each student. Excellent communication and presentation skills, being able to explain difficult tasks to Italian, Spanish and Portuguese native speakers.

Francesca Fattorini

Chief Translator and English – Italian Teacher

English – Italian

IELO Chief Translator with a Degree in Translation at SSML Carlo Bo Language Institute in Florence which is the most important language institute in Italy. TEFL (Teaching English as a Foreign Language) certified. Working as an Italian-English-French translator for the last 9 years, having wide experience in the jewelry, food business, luxury real estate
and architecture sector. Ability to deal with different stakeholders. Capable either of working independently or in groups. Excellent communication skills, attentive to details and committed to deadlines.

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Benedetta Pasquini

Public Relations manager and Teacher

Degree in Pharmacy, PhD in Chemistry and Drug Technology, Research Fellow (University of Florence). Post doc in in Analytical Chemistry focusing on the Pharmaceutical and Analytical field. Collaboration with Italian and foreign universities. Experience in the coordination of a local newspaper and several charity projects as an organizational manager. Along with these various activities, the professional has developed important editorial works with a constant reflection on personal growth, figurative arts and photography.
The scope of all her study activities and socialization is based on the topic of Human Health education by focusing on the Person as a unique entity between mind and body.

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Beatrice Huma

Guida Turistica & Insegnante

Italian – Romanian

Romanian mother tongue, Licensed Tour Guide of the city of Florence in Italian, English and Romanian and Graduate student in foreign languages and literature at the University of Florence.
With 6 years of experience ad a tour guide I’m responsible for tours related to the knowledge of the florentine artistic and cultural heritage for IELO.
Excellent communication skills, passion and attention to the details are the basis of a successful journey through history and art of this magnificent city: Florence.

Roberta-Pusti

Roberta Pusti

Spanish Teacher and Travel Courier

Spanish Teacher at public school. Graduated in Modern Languages and Cultures. Able to teach students with special needs. Second level master’s degree in Spanish language with 9 years of teaching experience, both Spanish-speaking for Italian students and Italian language for foreign students.
Such role was also developed in foreign countries, besides having experience in programs of cultural sciences and internship. Excellent interpersonal relationship skills and public relations.