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Italian Language Presentation – April 24, 2024

April 24 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

When: April 24, 2024
Speaker: Alessandra Arosio
Topic: Gestures in Italian Communication


Presentation Summary
Italian culture places significant emphasis on nonverbal communication, with gestures serving as an integral part of daily interactions. The presentation delves into the fascinating world of Italian gestures, exploring their significance, cultural roots, and nuanced meanings. By deciphering these nonverbal cues, we gain deeper insights into Italian communication and cultural expressions.

Alessandra Arosio, originally from Milan, Italy, pursued her passion for language by earning a master’s degree in Foreign Languages and Literatures (German and English). She then transitioned into the tech industry, where she assumed diverse roles encompassing technical writing, terminology management, cultural and market adaptations, and digital marketing.

Her career progression eventually led her to relocate to the Pacific Northwest with her husband and daughter. Since 2023, Alessandra is also the president of Il Punto, an Italian cultural association that connects people and communities through a common passion for Italian arts, culture and language.


April 24
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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St. Clement’s Church
1501 32nd Ave S.
Seattle, WA 98144 United States
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