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Anna N.

10 Reviews
Santa Monica, CA
Starting at $20
  • Speaks English, Russian, German
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1986
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Anna N.

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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.

About Anna

I'm patient , reliable, desire to achieve my students' goals, and persevere to reach those goals.

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Conrad
Anna is a fantastic Russian tutor! She is very friendly, incredibly kind, and knows everything from the nuances of Russian grammar to cultural topics.
Tyler
Very knowledgeable, friendly, and patient. It's abundantly clear that she has a plethora of experience with teaching the Russian language.
Kevin
Anna is a simply fantastic instructor of Russian. She has a plethora of resources at her disposal that she uses to great effect to help her students. We use a textbook in my class at the university, but Anna is able to supplement the textbook materials and explanations with her own materials. She is extremely patient and professional. I like that she really makes an effort to speak Russian all the time with students - even if we don't quite catch everything, it definitely helps to train our ears. She is extremely flexible and willing to work with students on whatever they think is the most pressing topic. Anna really revolutionized my own study of Russian and I am very grateful to her for all of her hard work.
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Farangis S.

35 Reviews
Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Persian ( Farsi) , English
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Awarded Teaching Persian ( Farsi) from San Diego University from San Diego University
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Farangis S.

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My tutoring approach:
My Persian/Farsi language classes are conducted at my home and on Skype, seven days a week. And there you'll find that my tutoring method makes it so much fun to learn the beautiful Persian language which is so pleasing to the ear. I use video / audio files and texts as well as I provide engaging homework.

About Farangis

I'm an enthusiastic and certified tutor of my native Persian/Farsi with 6 years of professional experience. I have 2 M.A. degrees in Creative Writing and Literature.

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Ali
Farangis was very warm and supportive. She tailored the lesson to my level and gave me helpful feedback and homework to improve my weaknesses. Looking forward to working with her!
Bobac R.
Farangis is a great teacher. I have already learned so much in our short time together.
Samir F.
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Cindy F.

1 Review
Culver City, CA
Starting at $45
  • Speaks Spanish, English, French
  • B.S. Mechanical Engineering from New Jersey Institute of Technology
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Cindy F.

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Depending on the student's need, you can expect a more customized work agenda in order to assist the student to reach the goal. We work together during the tutoring time and the student can expect to get some "homework" to maintain the lesson fresh. (Unless the student is getting help with an already existing class, then we follow the guideline of the class as our path to success)

About Cindy

Cindy is a native Spanish speaker and fluent English speaker. Additionally, she studied French for over 8 years. She is a driven Latina who loves her background and is excited to help others learn and embrace new cultures. She began tutoring 17 years ago (Spanish, French, Math and Science) whil

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William N.
Cindy's extensive knowledge of Spanish was clear from the start. English is her second language but my children couldn't tell. She has an excellent way of breaking down Spanish for children and adults (I listened in and learned a couple of phrases).

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Lynette A.

Teaches Online
Starting at $17
  • Bachelor's degree in Creative Writing and Comparative Literature from Humber College
  • Teaches students 5 to 14
  • Teaches Beginner
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Lynette A.

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Good Morning/Afternoon/Evening, Thank you to each and every one of you for being here with me today. I am very pleased to be able to welcome those of you that are new to this kind of arrangement. Before we get started, I would like to express my sincere appreciation to you for signing up to make th

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Asuka U.

44 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $55
  • Speaks English, Japanese, French(Intermidiate)
  • Teaching since 2005
  • Awarded Prize, Finalist and Opera Scholarship from 1st Prize YAMAHA Kitakantou Electric Piano Competittion,The Opera Idol Competition,Lincoln Center, New York ,The Hariclea Darclee Voice Competition, Romania,The Mario Lanza and Elaine Malbin Vocal Competition, New York, Queens College, The Savannah Voice Festival, Georgia
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Asuka U.

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Become comfortable with daily conversational Japanese. I also offer music lesson in Japanese.

About Asuka

I started my musical training as a pianist at YAMAHA institute at age 4 in Japan. I was selected to enter perfect pitch class. It was designated for students who have perfect pitch and potentials to be professional musicians. I enjoyed playing piano and electric piano and won the 1st prize at Ki

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Richard
Very knowledgeable and extraordinarily patient. Highly recommend.
David A.
Asuka is exceptional. Hard to process how someone as accomplished as she could be this patient. Encouraging and positive. Wonderful teacher.
Shaelyn
Asuka, was wonderful. I've been looking forward to learning Japanese for a long time. She is very detailed and patient. Excellent teacher!

Saran E.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $70
  • Speaks English, Tamil, Spanish, French, IPA
  • Awarded National Merit Scholar from NMSC
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Saran E.

4 Reviews
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• 8+ years of teaching, training, & tutoring experience.
• Tutoring for many undergraduate courses in math/statistics & economics/econometrics, as well as select courses in biology, physics, social sciences, computer science, systems engineering, and other subjects / areas. Select graduate course assistance offered as well.
• Tutoring for GRE/GMAT and SAT/ACT offered with individualized gameplan/schedule.
• Help with high school and middle school curriculum in math, quantitative sciences, social sciences, writing. Help with IB & AP classes and corresponding exams.
• National Merit Scholar & several (10+) AP Tests in High School.

About Saran

EXPERIENCE [Specifics] • 10+ years of teaching, training, & tutoring experience. • Tutoring for many undergraduate courses in math/statistics & economics/econometrics, as well as select courses in biology, physics, social sciences, computer science, systems engineering, and other subjects /

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Alexis
Great tutor. Helped me with GRE preparation, science courses, and admissions process.
Simon
Great tutor and very knowledgeable - helped me with economics and statistics classes and projects.
Viollette
Very knowledgable and professional. Saran is obviously intelligent and makes for a great instructor.

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"Aleks has been my Russian teacher for several years now, and I highly recommend him. He is patient and perceptive. He never lets me get away with anything, but he never lets me feel incompetent. He adapts to my strengths and weaknesses, and I always feel he is going with me."
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Took Russian lessons from Aleksander R.
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"My children just had their first lesson with Ai and they really enjoyed it. She tailored the lesson to them wonderfully based on their level and experience. They were engaged the entire time and cannot wait for the next one. We highly recommend Ai!"
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"I really enjoy learning new languages, and I truly believe that having a great teacher is essential to success. Tony is AWESOME. He is so patient and kind. He really helps you understand why the signs are what they are and how the deaf community communicates even beyond signing. I am really enjoying our lessons and the 'homework' he assigns is fun and manageable. I highly recommend him!"
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Took American Sign Language lessons from Tony S.
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"Two things really impress me about Amani. First, I love to practice speaking, even though I know I make frequent errors. She's patient and lets me get my ideas across, without over-correcting. She engages in real conversation which is a huge confidence-booster. Second, she's knowledgeable and willing to engage in a wide range of subjects in current events and Arab culture: real, human topics. She's very open and professional and does not shy away from issues that are sometimes sensitive or controversial. I always look forward to my lessons with Amani."
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"Jaqueline is a pleasure to learn with. She's a great teacher who really understands each students' needs and tailors the instruction as needed."
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Took Spanish lessons from Jaqueline M.
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"Carla is a great teacher! I have learned a lot already."
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Took American Sign Language lessons from Carla C.
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