My answer to What’s it like teaching English in Italy?
Answer by Enna Morgan:
photo: enna morgan, Roma, 2001; St Peter’s Bascilica in background
Thanks for the A2A, Alket & Sean
Sorry to say, but I did not teach English in Italy. I studied in Italy, many years ago – Italian language and culture, and Architecture and Urban City Planning.
As a student, I would say that as mentioned in a, Italy is certainly a place where one can enjoy an insouciant lifestyle.
dditionally, I wrote some articles about Italy, which you can view on
Keep in mind that although I have visited Italy many times within the last 10 years, I resided there in 2001, so some information may have changed.
For example,the place where I spent most of my time, has since been placed on the list of the 100 most endangered places (since 2006.
photo: enna morgan, 2001 – Civita di Bagnoregio
photo & perspective drawing: enna morgan, 2001, Civita di Bagnoregio
2. thehave gained global recognition (and even acquired accolades).
photo: enna morgan 2001; A hilltown in Tuscany, with the miles of vineyard in the background
3. The Mose flood barrier project has begun its grand effort to rescue,, the sinking city, from extinction.
photos: enna morgan, 2001; Venezia – the gondolas, the Rialto, and Piazza San Marco
4. And my favourite spot,is now a thriving, bustling tourist destination.
photo: enna morgan, 2001; Inside the bascilica, Santa Margherita – Bolsena, Montepulciano
photos: enna morgan, 2001; The serenity of Il Lago Bolsena, Montepulciano
These photos were all taken at a time that predates the flood of digital enhancing, so they are in their original form, unadulterated.
I know that this does not answer your question about teaching English, but I hope that it has given you some insight about the kind of life you may enjoy in this diverse, romantic Shangri-La, the genesis of many things still in use today, worldwide; including but certainly not limited to Catholicism, Opera, Music writing, and of course, Western civilisation and the Renaissance.