Chiara Dal Martello

Principal Lecturer, MY, Italian
Faculty
TEMPE Campus
Mailcode
0202

Biography

Italian by birth and passionate about the language and culture of her native country, Chiara Dal Martello has been teaching Italian language and culture courses at Arizona State since 1996. Dal Martello is highly motivated to help students develop cultural awareness through language, experience, and exploration. Dal Martello has a bachelor’s degree in English and Spanish Language and Literature from the University of Urbino, and a doctorate in rhetoric and linguistics from Arizona State University. She co-authored "Ciao!" an Italian language and culture introductory textbook. Dal Martello is continually envisioning new courses for ASU students, with topics as varied as migration and film, food and culture, and natural disasters and culture.

Education

  • Ph.D. Rhetoric and Linguistics, Arizona State University 
  • Bachelors degree. English and Spanish Language and Literature, University of Urbino, Italy

Publications

  • Maria Dal Martello, Chiara, Riga, Carla Larese, Dal Martello, Chiara Maria. Quaderno degli esercizi. Workbook/Lab Manual for Ciao! 6th edition. (2006).
  • Riga, Carla Larese, Dal Martello, Chiara Maria. Ciao! 6th edition Full program for beginning-level college and university courses in Italian. (2006).
  • Chiara Dal Martello. A Case Study of Early Bilingualism: English and Italian. 4th International Symposium on Bilingualism/Proceedings (2004).

Courses

Fall 2021
Course Number Course Title
ITA 101 Elementary Italian I
ITA 102 Elementary Italian II
ITA 350 Mediterranean Lifestyle/Italy
HON 394 Special Topics
ITA 394 Special Topics
ITA 492 Honors Directed Study
ITA 493 Honors Thesis
Spring 2021
Course Number Course Title
ITA 101 Elementary Italian I
ITA 350 Mediterranean Lifestyle/Italy
SLC 394 Special Topics
ITA 394 Special Topics
HON 394 Special Topics
ITA 484 Internship
Fall 2020
Course Number Course Title
ITA 101 Elementary Italian I
ITA 350 Mediterranean Lifestyle/Italy
HON 394 Special Topics
ITA 492 Honors Directed Study
ITA 493 Honors Thesis
Spring 2020
Course Number Course Title
ITA 101 Elementary Italian I
ITA 102 Elementary Italian II
ITA 350 Mediterranean Lifestyle/Italy
ITA 413 Advanced Italian
ITA 492 Honors Directed Study
ITA 493 Honors Thesis
ITA 499 Individualized Instruction
Fall 2019
Course Number Course Title
ITA 101 Elementary Italian I
ITA 319 Italian for Professions
ITA 350 Mediterranean Lifestyle/Italy
HON 394 Special Topics
ITA 492 Honors Directed Study
ITA 493 Honors Thesis
ITA 499 Individualized Instruction
Summer 2019
Course Number Course Title
GLG 110 Dangerous World
ITA 350 Mediterranean Lifestyle/Italy
GLG 394 Special Topics
Spring 2019
Course Number Course Title
ITA 101 Elementary Italian I
ITA 202 Intermediate Italian II
ITA 350 Mediterranean Lifestyle/Italy
HON 394 Special Topics
ITA 492 Honors Directed Study
ITA 493 Honors Thesis
Summer 2018
Course Number Course Title
ITA 101 Elementary Italian I
Spring 2018
Course Number Course Title
ITA 202 Intermediate Italian II
ITA 394 Special Topics
HON 394 Special Topics
ITA 413 Advanced Italian
ITA 492 Honors Directed Study
ITA 493 Honors Thesis
ITA 598 Special Topics
Fall 2017
Course Number Course Title
SLC 394 Special Topics
ITA 394 Special Topics
ITA 492 Honors Directed Study
ITA 493 Honors Thesis
ITA 494 Special Topics
ITA 590 Reading and Conference
ITA 598 Special Topics
Summer 2017
Course Number Course Title
ITA 101 Elementary Italian I
SLC 494 Special Topics
ITA 494 Special Topics
Spring 2017
Course Number Course Title
SLC 201 Introduction to Linguistics
ITA 202 Intermediate Italian II
SLC 394 Special Topics
ITA 394 Special Topics
HON 394 Special Topics
ITA 413 Advanced Italian

Presentations

  • Dal Martello, Chiara, Melucci, Donatella. Rethinking the new curriculum for second-year Italian courses. (progress). American Association of Teachers of Italian (May 2006).
  • Riga, Carla, Dal Martello, Chiara. Ciao! New co-author for 6 edition. ACTFL America Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (Nov 2005).
  • Vitullo, Juliann, Dal Martello, Chiara. Creating a content-based curriculum with technology [Rethinking Intermediate (second-year) Italian curriculum. American Association of Teachers of Italian (Oct 2005).
  • Dal Martello, Chiara. Early Childhood Development of Simultaneous Bilingualism: A Case Study on English and Italian. 4th International Symposium on Bilingualism

Professional Associations

AATI AAIS ACTFL

Service

  • CLAS Curriculum Committee (2012-2018)
  • Summer Program in Italy, Director (2013-Present)
  • Italian Program Coordinator (2010-Present)
  • SILC Linguistics Faculty (2014-Present)
  • Summer Program in Italy, Faculty Support (1999 - 2010)
  • Language Fair Committee, collaborator (1999 - Present)
  • ASU Italian Club, Advisor (1998 - Present)
  • Advisory Committee, Member (2004 - 2006)
  • Silc subcommitee of undergraduate curriculum, member (2005 - 2005)
  • DLL Linguistics Committee, Member (2004 - 2005)
  • Language Lab Committee, member (2004 - 2005)
  • American Association of Teachers of Italian Annual Conference, Organizing Committee Member (2004 - 2004)
  • Advisory Committee, member (2003)
  • Italian Program Coordinator, Coordinator (2003)
  • Language Laboratories Committee, member (2003)
  • Italian Program, Lower Level Divisio, Director (2000 - 2002)
  • First Year Coordinator (Present)