Tutor profile: Sofia B.
Subject: Film and Theater
Who is the original author of Medea and who has made films inspired by it in the last century?
Medea is a theatre play by Euripides, a tragedian of classical Athens. It has been adapted for the cinema by Pierpaolo Pasolini in 1969, featuring the famous soprano Maria Callas, then in 1988 by Lars von Trier for the television.
Subject: English as a Second Language
How is formed the Present Perfect Continuos and what are its functions?
The Present Perfect Continuos is a verb tense used to express an action started in the past which is not finished yet. It is formed by the verb HAVE in its Present form, accorded to the subject, followed by the verb BE in its Past Participle form (BEEN), then by the verb that expresses the action in its Present Participle form (-ING). Example: I've been working on this paper since this morning. It means that this morning I started to work on the paper and in the moment I'm talking I have not finished yet.
Subject: Art History
What is the Scrovegni Chapel and for what is it famous?
The Scrovegni Chapel is a small church in Padova, Italy. It is known for a cycle of frescoes depicting the Life of Christ and the Life of the Virgin. These frescoes were made in 1303-05 by Giotto - an Italian painter considered an innovator of perspective and natural painting - and they are considered a masterpiece of the Early Renaissance.
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