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The recent and quite sudden increase in the demand for CELTA qualified teachers in Italy has meant that there are a number of CELTA positions in Italy and worldwide. Most countries require that you have a minimum of a Bachelors degree but it is still possible to gain a CELTA position in some countries with no degree if you are a native speaker.

There are many web sites that offer details of CELTA Jobs that are available worldwide including this one. Unlike some other sites though, ESL Junction will not charge you for this or any other service. Below you can find more information about Italy

If you have something that you would like to contribute then please contact us. There is a severe lack of information on the internet about CELTA Jobs in Italy so please help us to help other CELTA teachers by contributing.

Country Information - Italy

CELTA Jobs in Italy

Italian Republic

National name: Repubblica Italiana

President: Carlo Azeglio Ciampi (1999)

Prime Minister: Silvio Berlusconi (2001)

Area: 116,305 sq mi (301,230 sq km)

Population (2005 est.): 58,103,033 (growth rate: 0.1%); birth rate: 8.9/1000; infant mortality rate: 5.9/1000; life expectancy: 79.7; density per sq mi: 500

Capital and largest city (2003 est.): Rome, 3,550,900 (metro. area), 2,455,600 (city proper)

Other large cities: Milan, 1,180,700; Naples, 991,700; Turin, 856,000; Palermo, 651,500; Genoa, 602,500; Bologna, 369,300; Florence, 351,600; Bari, 311,900; Catania, 305,900; Venice, 265,700

Monetary units: Euro (formerly lira)

Languages: Italian (official); German-, French-, and Slovene-speaking minorities

Ethnicity/race: Italian (includes small clusters of German-, French-, and Slovene-Italians in the north and Albanian- and Greek-Italians in the south)

Religions: Roman Catholic (predominant), Protestant, Jewish, Islamic

Literacy rate: 99% (2003 est.)

Economic summary: GDP/PPP (2004 est.): $1.609 trillion; per capita $27,700. Real growth rate: 1.3%. Inflation: 2.3%. Unemployment: 8.6%. Arable land: 28%. Agriculture: fruits, vegetables, grapes, potatoes, sugar beets, soybeans, grain, olives; beef, dairy products; fish. Labor force: 24.27 million; services 63%, industry 32%, agriculture 5% (2001). Industries: tourism, machinery, iron and steel, chemicals, food processing, textiles, motor vehicles, clothing, footwear, ceramics. Natural resources: mercury, potash, marble, sulfur, natural gas and crude oil reserves, fish, coal, arable land. Exports: $278.1 billion (f.o.b., 2003 est.): engineering products, textiles and clothing, production machinery, motor vehicles, transport equipment, chemicals; food, beverages and tobacco; minerals and nonferrous metals. Imports: $271.1 billion (f.o.b., 2003 est.): engineering products, chemicals, transport equipment, energy products, minerals and nonferrous metals, textiles and clothing; food, beverages and tobacco. Major trading partners: Germany, France, U.S., UK, Spain, Netherlands, Belgium.

Communications: Telephones: main lines in use: 25 million (1999); mobile cellular: 20.5 million (1999). Radio broadcast stations: AM about 100, FM about 4,600, shortwave 9 (1998). Radios: 50.5 million (1997). Television broadcast stations: 6,317 (of which only 117 have 2 kW or more of transmitter power) (1997). Televisions: 30.3 million (1997). Internet Service Providers (ISPs): 93 (Italy and Holy See) (2000). Internet users: 19.25 million (2001).

Transportation: Railways: total: 19,493 km (2002). Highways: total: 479,688 km; paved: 479,688 km (including 6,621 km of expressways); unpaved: 0 km (1999). Waterways: 2,400 km for various types of commercial traffic, although of limited overall value. Ports and harbors: Augusta (Sicily), Bagnoli, Bari, Brindisi, Gela, Genoa, La Spezia, Livorno, Milazzo, Naples, Porto Foxi, Porto Torres (Sardinia), Salerno, Savona, Taranto, Trieste, Venice. Airports: 134 (2002).

International disputes: Croatia and Italy continue to debate bilateral property and ethnic minority rights issues stemming from border changes after the Second World War.


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