Monmouth Lingotot Centre

Monmouth Lingotot Centre

Ciao! Hola! Welcome to Lingotot Monmouth

My name is Silvia and I’m a passionate linguist. I was born and raised in Italy, but I’ve left home to travel the world when I was very young to discover the beauty of other countries, culture and ultimately other languages.

After a career in children’s language publishing, I’ve decided to take a break from the 9-5 job. So, I’ve qualified as EFL teacher and went to volunteer in a nursery in Angola. This experience made me realise how much I love languages and teaching, that’s why joining Lingotot was the perfect career for me.

Wales became my home in 2014, I immediately fell in love with this beautiful bilingual part of the country. When I become a mom of my son George I got to meet lots of lovely parents and it was great to share the experience on racing bilingual kids.

Learning a language is such a precious skill and It's never too early to learn a second language. Children are like sponges and, especially in the first 2 years of their life, their brain absorbs an incredible amount of information. That is the best time to incorporate a second language into their learning because they will assimilate both languages equally and without making a mistake. It will just be natural for them.

I have seen the results on my own son and am just buzzing with excitement to be starting in Monmouthshire.

Lingotot classes are fun, interactive and designed to introduce your child to a new language through games, rhymes, stories and crafts. All our sessions are conducted almost entirely in the target language.

We'll be kicking off in September 2019 with Italian and Spanish, but plan to expand our team to have Welsh and French classes too, so watch this space!

What can I offer:

Classes are suitable for babies, toddlers, young children and their parents/carers so the whole family can enjoy learning a new language together!

Italian and Spanish to nurseries, playgroups and childminders. Each child will receive a full-colour workbook to track their learning journey, which also has ideas and tips to continue the learning long after Lingotot have left the building! If this is something that your educational setting would like, please get in touch.

Do your staff lack the confidence to deliver Modern Foreign Languages in your school? I can deliver MFL to meet the National Curriculum's requirements while your teachers get on with their Planning, Preparation and Assessment activity time. The KS2 course can even lead to a qualification! In addition to this I can offer after school club or lunch time clubs based on drama, singing or crafts, all in the target language.

Children who are educated at home can enjoy my MFL activities too. Please contact me for more details.

I look forward to welcoming you to one of our classes soon!

A presto! Hasta luego!



  • From nurseries
  • From parents

Llangatock School Monmouth with Monmouth Montessori Nursery

Silvia came to us on the 7th October 2019 to introduce Italian to our children in nursery.

We had two more sessions which the children really enjoyed especially singing and making puppets.

Lovely sessions keeping children engaged and happy.

Thank you for the introduction to Italian :) 

Myra Hughes Nursery Manager

Italian communty class in Monmouth

A couple of weeks ago my son and I attended the first Lingotot Monmouth taster session. I was a bit apprehensive as my son does not sit down for more than a few seconds, especially not with other children around.

However, I would really like him to learn languages as I think it has massive benefits in later life. Silvia greeted us on arrival and was extremely warm and welcoming. The lesson started and her charismatic delivery had Henry enthralled.

The lesson structure had lots of movement and activity, which kept him engaged and entertained and when he did lose interest and start to get upset, Silvia handled his distraction in a calm and sympathetic manner while continuing to run the class.

Silvia came across as a well-informed, experienced tutor, both in languages and in child behaviour and I would be very happy to attend the course and to recommend it to family and friends.

Katie, Henry's mom

Italian communty class in Monmouth

I took my son to our 1st Lingotot class in Monmouth. Silvia was friendly, engaging and energetic. We really enjoyed our class and Silvia made learning a new language so easy and fun. Thank You and I look forward to the next class.

Emma, Luca's mom

Spanish Communty class in Monmouth

Great Spanish lessons - my daughter who's 2 and half has spent the last 4 lessons just taking everything in and not saying anything and then suddenly in the car and at home she 's been singing the 'Buenos Días' song at the top of her voice. would definitely recommend this class - Silvia is great!

Annabelle - Florence's mom

Spanish Private Tuition - Penalt

We love this weekly class, my boys who are age 5,6,8 enjoy the fun and interactive style of learning. Thank you Silvia!

Helen - Aiden, Tomas, Arthur's mom

Italian communty class in Monmouth

Fantastic session! The hour flies by and we learn so much whilst having fun :) 

Sara- Emily's mom

Online Little lingotot Italian Classes

Thank you Silvia for a great class today.  I really enjoyed your teaching style and I found you very clear to understand.  

I loved the storybook and will look into buying it for Pia!

Thanks again, Maria

Maria, Pia's mon 11 months

Contact Monmouth

Tel: 0845 680 8148

Current Classes