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Anna N.

21 Reviews
Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $35
  • Speaks German, Russian, English
  • Teaching since 1986
  • MA in Linguistics from Eurasian Institute of Linguistics
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Anna N.

21 Reviews
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I've been teaching Russian for more than 20 years for native speakers and foreigners. I am a highly skilled language teacher, I am able to apply variety of resources and instructional techniques. I have all tools for teaching Russian: textbooks, worksheets, games and more. I currently teach Russian at the Renaissance School of Arts and Sciences.

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I've been teaching Russian for more than 20 years for native speakers and foreigners. I am a highly skilled language teacher, I am able to apply a variety of resources and instructional techniques. I have all the tools for teaching Russian: textbooks, worksheets, games and more. I currently teach Ru

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Veronica
An amazing, precise instructor. Flexible in adapting to your goals and good at helping you analyze your weaknesses. Cannot recommend enough.
Juliet
I feel very lucky to have had Anna as my tutor at UCLA for Elementary Russian. Going into the program, I knew no Russian at all, and Anna helped me to feel comfortable asking questions. She explained grammatical concepts in a way that was easy to understand and her use of gestures with certain words really helped me remember vocabulary words and pronunciation. Anna also provided numerous resources for studying Russian outside of lessons and had wonderful recommendations for Russian YouTube videos. Thank you Anna!
Jorge
Anna was my tutor at UCLA for my first year of Russian. She used a variety of resources and authentic texts which made tutoring fun and different each time. She gave us exciting insights into culture while also practicing speaking and specific grammar exercises. I would definitely recommend her for first year learners! She's the best in town
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Michael C.

12 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks German, English, Ukrainian, Speak Russian
  • Awarded American Students' Favorite 1991 from Russian Language Training Faculty
  • Teaches students 20 and up
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Michael C.

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Hi! With me you will start speaking CORRECT Russian SOON! My first priority is to get you ready to communicate with Russian-speaking people, develop your spoken skills and vocabulary.

For 17 years I was working for a multilingual company: English, German, Spanish, Hindi, Albanian. I have extensive experience in teaching Russian. My students speak diverse first languages and belong to diverse cultures.

I set up and reach the real, necessary goals helping my students to integrate into completely unfamiliar language environment. I am an immigrant, I know what I'm talking about and I'm here to help you stop being deaf and dumb.
Also, my lessons will be very helpful for students studying Russian at colleges and universities.

1st Level - to set up the communication bridge with the Russian native speakers.
2nd Level - to let you understand what's going on around you and let people understand what is on your mind or what you need to say.
3rd Level - to develop your vocabulary, ...

About Michael

Teaching language: Russian. Russian native speaker from Moscow. You'll start communicating in Russian JUST IN A MONTH. Levels Taught: Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced. Speak Russian, Ukrainian, English, German. Hi! With me you will start speaking CORRECT Russian SOON! My first priority is to

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Janet C.
Michel is an excellent teacher especially in getting you to pronounce Russian language correctly. He lays an excellent foundation. He has good teaching methods, he is patient and kind. .
Patrick
I purchased 10 30 minute lessons. After those lessons, I have learned to pronounce a variety of Russian words, including the numbers 1-20. He will work with you until you can pronounce Russian at an acceptable and coherent level, and how fast or slow you go is entirely up to you.
Patrick
Michael is very patient and will take his time to assure that you have a firm grasp on the Russian language, including pronunciation.
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Aliaksandra P.

25 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Italian, French, English, Russian, Belarusian
  • Teaching since 2001
  • Modern Foreign Languages (French, English, Italian) from Minsk State Linguistic University (Republic of Belarus)
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Aliaksandra P.

25 Reviews
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I am a native speaker and I will try to do my best to improve your Russian to reach the native speaker level as soon as possible.

About Aliaksandra

Hi, there! My name is Aliaksandra and I can't wait to meet you! I've been teaching private lessons since 2001 and have loved helping my students communicate in the language they want, make new foreign friends, and travel and study abroad. I went to Minsk State Linguistic University (Republic of Bela

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Kateryna
we enjoy our italian lessons with Aliaksandra! Such a great teacher! Italian is one of the most beautiful languages.
Alexis R.
Very happy with my first lesson. Looking forward to the next one!
Madelaine S.
Awesome.
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Lyubov S.

3 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Russian
  • Bachelor of Science from University of North Carolina
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Lyubov S.

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Hello! My name is Lyubov and I am your Russian language tutor! I am a native Russian speaker from Sochi, Russia -home of the 2014 Winter Olympics. I have lived, studied and worked in the United States for the past 20 years. I have also been teaching Russian online to high school students through the North Carolina Virtual Public School system for 7 years. I have tutored and given private lessons in English and in Russian since 1996.

I am friendly, patient and very understanding of the difficulties with learning a foreign language and working on pronunciation. Proper pronunciation is very important to gaining confidence in a new language and in being understood. As a foreign language teacher and learner, I take building your confidence in learning a new language very seriously. I look forward to our lessons together!

About Lyubov

Hello! My name is Lyubov and I am your language tutor! I am a native Russian speaker from Sochi, Russia -home of the 2014 Winter Olympics. I have lived, studied and worked in the United States for the past 20 years. I have also been teaching Russian online to high school students through the North

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Ty M.
I would like to say that Lyubov has made taking Russian lessons very fun. She is always very professional and prepared with many different ways to help you learn. When she gives a lesson she will often times send links to free websites that will assist in helping you learn. I highly recommend her if your trying to learn Russian!
Jesse R.
I am very impressed with my Russian teacher Lyubov Viktorovna Stevens. I like how she "sees the student's needs and I welcome her feedback and suggestions on improving my langauage skills.

Lyubov Viktorovna has a passion for the Russian language enjoys teaching her native tongue to her students and it shows.
Alexa S.
I have taken a couple lessons so far with Lyubov and she has been amazing! I was looking for a one-on-one instructor who could could pick up where I was at in the language and move me along at a good pace and that is exactly what I got. Looking forward to more classes and getting that much closer to fluency!
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Tatiana Z.

41 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $22
  • Speaks English, Russian, German
  • M.A., Ph.D. from Moscow State Linguistic University
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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Tatiana Z.

41 Reviews
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I have a Ph.D. in Philology and am a native Russian speaker born in Moscow - the capital of Russia. Therefore, I can apply my knowledge of language methodologies to teach Russian. Also, I have tutored foreign students in Russian for many years already.

Russian is my native language and it is one of the most beautiful, amazing languages in the world; it is the language of great writers and poets, actors and artists, philosophers and scientists, musicians and humanists. Besides teaching I held lectures in theory of language, history of language, psycholinguistic, and sociolinguistics.

If you are looking for a fun, flexible, and engaging tutor, I am perfect for you.

I provide a variety of activities so you will never get bored. For example, I will use fun warm up tasks, games, interactive conversational lessons, and quizzes. We will use authentic materials as well. All materials are provided. You will learn conversational skills, formal writing skills, and test taking strategies all ...

About Tatiana

In Moscow I was a professor for 20 years, and I am currently a full-time tutor of ESL, German, Russian, and Italian. I provide a variety of activities for my lessons so you will never get bored. For example, I will use games, interactive conversational lessons, fun warm up tasks, case studies, an

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Erica R.
Tatiana is so helpful and patient! I’m writing sentences and learning about so many subtle points of grammar. Russian is really fascinating, and Tatiana inspires me!
Robert
I have been studying German with Tatiana for several months and it has been a wonderful experience. After our initial conversation, I knew that I had found the right teacher. Tatiana's lessons are always interesting and enjoyable. Our lessons are conducted entirely in German and Tatiana is able to explain complex ideas and topics in ways that teach and challenge me at the same time. Since I am an advanced learner, we also spend time reviewing grammar, working on increasing vocabulary, and reading texts. Every week my fluency increases.

Tatiana is knowledgeable, patient, and an excellent teacher. I would recommend her to anyone who is trying to learn and/or improve their German. Whether you are a beginner, intermediate, or advanced student, Tatiana is the teacher for you. I give her my highest recommendation.
Karina
Tatiana is amazing! I really would never trade her for the world. She is patient, nonjudgmental, knowledgeable, thorough, clear, and just overall great. If it weren’t for her I would’ve quit a long time ago. I highly recommend her. You won’t be disappointed. Danke schön Tatiana!!
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Daniel M.

117 Reviews
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Starting at $15
  • Speaks Russian, Spanish
  • Teaches students 7 to 60
  • Teaching since 1997
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Daniel M.

117 Reviews
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I have a Russian wife, and currently living in Russia. I took a course and I have learned all the basic concepts, that I can teach you to start mastering the language.

About Daniel

I love teaching, I can teach you at where you at and take you where you need to be. I only need a student with the desire to learn and to practice. I like to help students realize they have the intelligence and ability to solve the problems on their own, they just need the right direction. Nothin

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brooke G.
very patent teacher
brent G.
he helps me learn how to draw better then i already can thank you
Mattias
The teacher was very professional

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The average cost of 60-minute Russian lessons in Los Angeles is $63. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $42 and $84 per hour.
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"Roman is an extraordinary teacher. I was already bilingual and was therefore surprised and delighted to find that Roman was fluent—or very close to it—in several difficult languages. His near native grasp of English allowed Roman to guide me easily through the difficult early days of my instruction in Russian. Then, once I was comfortable with the basics, Roman’s method of teaching expanded to reveal qualities that are often lacking in language instruction. He was enterprising in the design of his lessons, patient when I stumbled and innovative when particular strategies did not work. Best of all, Roman went above and beyond my expectations by spending a tremendous amount of time tailoring the course of study to my particular learning habits. Roman is quite simply the best language teacher I have ever had."
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Took Russian lessons from Roman N.
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"Evgeniya is an excellent teacher! Thank you very much."
Leonardo
Took Russian lessons from Zhao Yang L.
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"I have been taking private lessons with Anna weekly for one year. She has taught me Russian from a complete beginner level. I've taken a number of language classes in the past (for other languages) and it's clear that Anna is an outstanding teacher. She is clear and gives excellent explanations, and is well-prepared for each class. She's also able to give requested ad-hoc lessons whenever I have specific questions, even without preparation. I would highly recommend Anna as a Russian teacher, whether you're in-person or online. I do both types of lessons with her and she is highly effective through both mediums. Last but not least, she's a great pleasure to be around, as a person!"
Amanda
Took Russian lessons from Anna C.
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"Aksana is the Best! She is the most patient teacher I have worked with. I feel very lucky to work with her not only because she has such a vast knowledge of Russian language/culture/history, but she knows and can utilize many teaching techniques. Want to learn or brush up on your Russian? Pick Aksana."
Crystal
Took Russian lessons from Aksana P.
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"Best, sweetest Russian teacher. I learned a lot about the language and the culture. Russian movies are lots of fun. Highly recommended. Большое спасибо!"
Anna Drake
Took Russian lessons from Maria P.
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"Oksana is outstanding! She is so warm, her Russian is so beautiful and understandable. In the midst of great conversation, she will correct in a way that makes total sense. I am so looking forward to my next lesson!"
Jennifer
Took Russian lessons from Aksana P.
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"Artem was great. He is a good communicator and is flexible with his schedule. Thanks Artem!!"
Timothy
Took Russian lessons from Artem K.
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"My first lesson was everything I could’ve hoped for and more. Anna is very clear, thorough, and patient. Can’t wait for the next lesson!"
Jen
Took Russian lessons from Anna C.
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"I have had the joy of learning Russian with Anna for more than three years. Through Anna's highly skilled teaching methods, motivation, and inspiration, I have moved from a complete beginner level to a level of advanced proficiency.

In addition to being exceptionally knowledgeable in the field of foreign languages and language teaching, Anna is extremely professional, compassionate, and patient. She is a teacher who sincerely cares about her students, and is determined to ensure their understanding of all material she introduces, including complex aspects of grammar and language usage. It is clear to see that she prepares every lesson with consideration and purpose, and dedicates a tremendous effort to making lessons interesting and fun.

In our lessons, Anna strongly emphasizes conversation and listening comprehension, as well as the thorough reading and analysis of demanding literary and scientific texts. She strives to create a familiarity with the Russian language which plays a fundamental role in achieving fluency. Anna's outstanding teaching methods and remarkable perseverance make seemingly impossible to understand grammar rules, as well as the structure and nuances of Russian easy to grasp and to apply to speech and writing.

It is a gift to be able to have a teacher like Anna. She is without question one of the most talented teachers I have ever met, and she has my highest recommendation to prospective students of Russian."
Elektra G.
Took Russian lessons from Anna C.
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"Amazing! I've learned so much"
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Learn Russian in Los Angeles

About 200 million people speak Russian natively, making it the eighth most commonly spoken native language in the world. (It’s the sixth most commonly spoken when including non-native speakers).

The official language of the largest country in the world and one of the official languages of the United Nations, Russian is also the language of cosmonauts. Astronauts are required to learn Russian before boarding the Soyuz spacecraft to the International Space Station!

Russian is not only the language diplomats and space cadets, but it's also widely spoken around the world, with large populations of Russian speakers in Cyprus, Hungary, China, Mongolia, Poland, Finland, Israel, and of course the United States.

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peaking the tongue of great art and timeless literature by signing up for Russian language classes in Los Angeles?

The Benefits of Taking Russian Lessons in Los Angeles

Apart from studying in Russia, you can't beat taking Russian language classes in Los Angeles. West Hollywood in Los Angeles County is home to the second largest concentration of native Russian speakers in the US. With strong family ties and the allure of Hollywood's big-screen opportunities, the community continues to grow.

This community of émigrés, hailing mostly from countries that were formerly part of the Soviet Union, places Southern Californians aspiring to learn the language inside a cultural center. West Hollywood hosts a Russian culture month each May, which features an arts festival to celebrate the history and language that create the rich cultural identity of Slavic peoples. The festival welcomes both native speakers and those new to the language and culture.

West Hollywood's Russian-speaking community invites everyone to join in by attending Russian film screenings, tasting Russian cuisine, enjoying performance arts, and viewing fine art.

In addition to Los Angeles's large Russian-speaking community, its diverse university system also offers plenty of opportunities to learn, speak, and immerse oneself in Russian language and culture. UCLA hosts one of only four Russian flagship programs in the United States, providing exceptional opportunities for students of all levels to learn Russian in Los Angeles.

Studying with a Russian Tutor in Los Angeles

With over 50 highly rated instructors to choose from, it's easy to find a Russian tutor in LA whose teaching style, methods, and personality you love. Our teachers are experienced instructors capable of organizing effective lessons and tailoring them to the needs and goals of their students.

No matter your skill level, you can take Russian classes in Los Angeles from tutors who are native speakers, knowledgeable of Russian history and Slavic culture, and even well-versed in discussing global issues in Russian.

One reviewer had this to say of highly-rated instructor, Daria D., "Studying Russian with Daria has been an incredible experience for me. I am fascinated by Russian language and culture, and Daria's lessons have provided me with deep insights into both."

Where to Take Russian Lessons in Los Angeles

From Long Beach to Santa Monica and from Valley Village to West Hollywood, you can hire a Russian tutor in Los Angeles County wherever is most convenient for you. If you're not keen on meeting up for lessons in person, consider hiring a Los Angeles tutor who teaches online, instead.

When deciding where and when to meet your new Russian tutor in Los Angeles, don't be afraid to get creative. Choose a Russian restaurant, like Robert's Russian Cuisine on La Brea Avenue, and ask your tutor to help you through the language and etiquette of ordering a meal.

When preparing for your Russian classes in Los Angeles, be sure to stock up on all the supplies you’ll need. Pop into Flax Pen and Paper to sift through many options for fresh notebooks, fancy pens, and highlighters for recording new vocabulary. Next, you can find inspiration and motivation at Kovcheg Russian Books, by selecting a few titles that catch your eye!

How to Practice Speaking Russian in Los Angeles

With its closely knit Russian community, Los Angeles provides plenty of opportunities for aspiring Russian speakers to practice their vocabulary, grammar, and expressions with both native speakers and other language enthusiasts.

In addition to the Russian cultural festival held in West Hollywood, you can also try out your newly acquired skills at one of many Russian groups available on Meetup, such as the Russian Conversation Group of LA, or the Los Angeles Russian American Club. As you can see, LA is the perfect place to grow your Russian language skills, so why not get started today?

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