An absolutely excellent teacher! A teacher myself, I learned so much from Carlos--and will be forever thankful! He is caring, insightful, passionate, and so very knowledgeable of anything Italian (not just the language, of which he is an expert of course, but food, opera, music in general, history, dialects, popular culture, current events...you name it!!) . . .Maimy Fong, pianist and vocal coach
Carlos Capra is an excellent language teacher. Some of the qualities he brings to lessons:Command of the language. Adroitness in directing the learning process.Relaxed patience working at any skill level.Lucidity in explaining grammar.Organized lesson plans. Sense of humor.
I highly recommend Carlos as an Italian teacher/coach. He's . . .
Rachel Di Santo (Student at UT Austin)
I had the privilege to take ITL 611C (at UT Austin) with Carlos Capra and I'm so thankful for that learning experience. The class, by no means, was easy. But learning a foreign language is a skill that constantly needs perfecting and practicing and Carlos encourages his students to accomplish that every day. He pushes you to succeed and provides a very comfortable and positive . . .Yoshie Hasumi
I have been taking Italian lessons form Carlos for a year and a half. Previously, I took Italian at a university. I did well academically, but was frustrated about my ability to communicate. Carlos is the best teacher by far that I have come across, because he immediately sees your strengths and weaknesses and alters his approach accordingly. What he offers is far more than jus . . .
Jane Furr Ginestra
Short of enrolling in one of Carlos' classes at the University, this is the way to go. He's very flexible in his style of teaching and builds on each concept learned. He mixes writing, speaking and listening so that the student becomes aware of how Italian "really" sounds. The student also has opportunities to see Italian films as well as casual conversation time.
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I've taken many language classes, and Carlos's classes (at UT Austin) rank at the very top. He's got a great teaching style and cares very much about the success of his students. As long as you're willing to do your part in the learning process, you'll have a great time in his class. Learn from one of the best; you won't regret it. . . .
B.D. Watts, tenor
I am thrilled to be taking Italian from Carlos. Where many teachers complicate the learning process, he brings simplicity to his teachings, making learning Italian a complete joy. He is patient, and thorough with each lesson. I have benefited greatly from my lessons with him. I recommend him to people of all levels of Italian study. . . .