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Tatiana D.

82 Reviews
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Starting at $39
  • Speaks English, Russian
  • Teaches students 7 to 70
  • Master Degree in Teaching Russian&English from Saint Petersburg University
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Tatiana D.

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Our lessons will be customized to reach your goals as soon as possible. I am a native Russian who lives in the USA. So I will be able to explain to you nuances of Russian language and cultural differences as well. You will learn how to speak as a native Russian!
I have been teaching Russian for 20 years to students of all ages.
Our lessons will be fun and you will learn a lot!
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About Tatiana

Hello! Здравствуйте! I look forward to help you reach your goals as soon as possible! I am from Saint Petersburg, Russia. I have been teaching private lessons for 19 years and always have loved helping my students of all ages. I went to Saint Petersburg University and earned Mast

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Daniella
one of the best instructor i have ever met
Robert H.
Awesome lesson. Can't wait for the next one.
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Anna P.

9 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Speaks Russian, English
  • Master Degree in Piano and Choir Director from Moscow Tchaikovsky Conservatory
  • Teaching since 2006
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Anna P.

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Learn the Russian language from the comfort of your home or come to my Music School. I use unique Montessori material for lessons, Russian songs, and movement activities. The language lessons are so much fun for children at any age starting from BIRTH!

About Anna

I am a highly skilled professional, certified musician. I offer lessons in piano, singing, ukulele, flute, saxophone, clarinet, drums, violin beginners as well as group lessons in ear training and theory, piano and singing, Russian language lessons. My main instrument is piano, and I specialize i

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Great lesson. I left feeling very encouraged and excited to continue learning how to explore my vocal abilities. Thank you!
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Helen M.

44 Reviews
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Starting at $60
  • Speaks Ukrainian, Russian, French
  • Teaching since 2009
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Helen M.

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I am Russian native speaker. While working at Alliance Française I was tutoring French people in Russian language. I can help students to understand this subject deeper and to concentrate more on speaking practice which is very important in learning language.

About Helen

Hi, there! My name is Helen and I can't wait to meet you! I've been teaching private lessons since 2009 and have loved helping my students to speak a new language, to successfully pass their exams, and to increase their language confidence. I went to National University of Donetsk (Ukraine) and

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Sheila
Continue to enjoy Russian with Helen. She has patience and breaks down the language so that it's understandable and easier to grasp.
Kerry
Milo liked her French lesson very much. Thank you Helen!
Sheila
Lessons continue to go well. Learning more each week. Helen continues to be patient with me, guiding me along.
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Bakhram M.

3 Reviews
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Starting at $20
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1980
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Bakhram M.

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Welcome to my Russian Language Lessons!

I am a native Russian speaker, born in the former USSR. I have PhD in physics and vast teaching experience in Russian language.

One sage said “As many languages you know, as many times you are a human being.”
Knowledge of language is not only understanding during listening, speaking with good pronunciation, writing without mistakes. It is an immersion in another world. I can help you learn that wonderful world. Note that not only Russians speaks Russian. The Russian language is used by all nationalities of the former USSR, like Uzbeks, Kazakhs, Ukrainians, Tatars, Belarusians, Bashkirs, Chechen, Armenians and so on . It means that amazing world is wider than you can imagine.

By the way I can also help in math, physics, and Uzbek.

About Bakhram

I am here to guide you through your path of achieving mastery in the Russian language in the most efficient manner, online or in person. Contact me to schedule the 1st lesson for free. About me: I am a native Russian speaker, born in the former USSR. I have a Ph.D. in physics and vast teaching

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Tyler Weiss
His teaching methods are great. Very clear and concise. Doesn't waste your time explaining meaningless background information and always lectures with the intent to help you understand Russian in a speedy manner. Recommending him is a no brainer.
CB Alexiev
“Hi, we just wanted to leave you a quick note to say my husband and I are thankful for your patient teaching. We’re so glad to see our son is progressing well in class with you. We look forward to a positive working relationship for the remainder of the school year!”
Manoj Gurung
One of the best Russian language teachers that I know of. “It is clear that our child’s Russian language skills have developed considerably while under your care. Thank you for helping him to develop the skills and confidence that he will carry forward into the next school year.”
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Tatiana Z.

2 Reviews
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Starting at $34
  • Speaks Russian, English
  • Awarded Full scholarship and assistantship from University of Northern Iowa
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Tatiana Z.

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I will teach you to read, write, and speak Russian.

I can show you the fundamentals of grammar and punctuation and also recommend literature of interest depending on the student's level.

I also can proof read your writing.

About Tatiana

I am a professional violinist and member of several orchestras in Michigan. I studied at St. Petersburg Conservatory and also have a Doctorate degree in violin performance from Michigan State University. My diverse background allows me to combine best features of Russian and American string schools.

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pab
We have been with Tatiana for past 3 years and she teaches my both kids. She is very knowledgeable , flexible and very interested to teach kids. I would recommend her highly to any one interested in learning violin.
Tommy
Tatiana is an excellent instructor and I am a 68 yr old violin hobbyist who is trying to learn classical music and folk music to eventually become a part time teacher myself. She is very patient and pleasant and I am a former teacher myself in grades 5 - 9. I believe she would be good for any age(s) ! She is great with technique and knowing what the student wants to accomplish and is interested in with their musical interests She is just a very pleasant person to know and get guidance musically from! I recommend her highly!
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Hanna M.

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  • Teaching since 2001
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Masters degree. International Relations, translator from Russian to English and Turkish. from Institute of International Relations “Kharkiv Collegium” in Kharkiv, Ukraine.
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Hanna M.

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Russian and Ukrainian are my native languages. And of course to explain, to help with the understanding of the specifics of this language it is easier for the native speaker. I was learning English and other languages in University of International Relations Kharkov, Ukraine and have the private lesson experiences. With great pleasure I will bring my knowledge to our lessons and put a lot of effort and positive energy. You will be able to get to the level you need for your communication.

About Hanna

My name is Hanna L Mays. After I received my Master’s degree from The Institute of International Relations in Ukraine, I briefly worked in the corporate field. I found my calling as a tutor of English, Russian and Turkish Languages. I was giving private lessons of Russian to foreigners, and En

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"Aksana is a terrific instructor! After only a few lessons, I can already see a huge improvement in my speaking and listening comprehension skills. She can quickly gauge the level of each student and subsequently tailor her lessons to the student's level and goals. I believe that Aksana is one of the best Russian instructors that I have had since studying Russian in college over 30 years ago and I would recommend her to anyone wanting to learn Russian for the first time or to improve their skills if they have studied Russian previously."
Christopher
Took Russian lessons from Aksana P.
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"Great lesson today!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!"
Gloria
Took Russian lessons from Marina K.
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"Anna is one of the few Russian teachers that I have been happy with. She is very willing to help others learn her native language and always has a great enthusiasm. She has been my conversation tutor now for three months and I always leave confident in my Russian skills and definitely learn new colloquial and every day phrases/expressions."
Tyler
Took Russian lessons from Anna N.
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"Great lesson planning and great teacher !"
Ethan
Took Russian lessons from Aksana P.
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"Super kind and fun to work with. Highly recommended for shy people or young kids."
Caroline
Took Russian lessons from Polina L.
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"Nothing beats learning from a native speaker, especially one as knowledgeable and professional as Artem. Russian is his native language, but you would never have guessed it since his English is impeccable. He takes difficult concepts and makes them simple to understand. He walks with you each step of the way, meeting you at your level and guiding you to fluency. He understands the best way you learn and adapts to your learning needs and situation. Artem will help you attain native pronunciation and will go out of his way to provide extra help and materials. I've been amazed how much I have gained from lessons with him. Highly recommended. Wonderful teacher."
Felipe
Took Russian lessons from Artem K.
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"Aksana is a fantastic teacher. My son enjoyed his lessons immensely and his Russian language skills improved dramatically. I was so impressed with his progress I decided to take some lessons myself! Thank you Aksana, I recommend you with the highest regards!"
Lara
Took Russian lessons from Aksana P.
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"Anna Novikova is one of the most affable and interesting instructors I have ever had, making Russian, which is normally a difficult and intimidating subject, something to look forward to every week. Personally, I would recomend tutoring sessions for the conversations alone, but she also is a very intelligent woman and competent instructor, and your understanding of Russian is sure to improve with her."
Brandon
Took Russian lessons from Anna N.
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"This was the first time I have attended a lesson for many years. I thoroughly enjoyed every minute of it. Roman was very clear and patient. I highly recommend anyone who wants to learn Russian or any other language that Roman teachers to give it a go with him. Really looking forward to my next lesson, he is a very dedicated individual and full of positive energy!!!! Spasibo Roma!!!"
Eli
Took Russian lessons from Roman N.
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"Again Aksana explains ands teaches with great patience of my slow learning of Russian"
William
Took Russian lessons from Aksana P.
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Learn Russian in San Francisco

Want to learn Russian? Since Russian comes in eighth worldwide among spoken languages, you'll find more than enough people to practice your skills with! Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Russia all consider Russian their official language. You'll also find a lot of Russian speakers in Armenia, Ukraine and Israel.

Whether you plan to do some sightseeing abroad, want to use your language in international business pursuits or simply to communicate better with family members, taking Russian classes in San Francisco can be just what you need to reach your goals.

The Benefits of Taking Russian Classes in San Francisco

San Francisco is an excellent setting to learn Russian. Because San Fran is the fourth most populated city in California with over 800,000 residents,

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you'll find many native speakers right where you live.

Known for its diversity, San Francisco is a beautiful place to take in local Russian culture. You'll be able to appreciate Russian art in your region, such as seen at the Museum of Russian Culture. You'll also be able to read "War and Peace" by Leo Tolstoy in its original language, while possibly enjoying the atmosphere of Pier 39.

And don’t forget to attend the annual Russian Festival in Pacific Heights. There, you'll enjoy Russian dance, music, art and food. Try borsch, piroshki, pelmeni and many other tasty Russian dishes! Russian lessons in San Francisco can significantly enhance these experiences, and finding a quality teacher is your first step.

Finding a Russian Tutor in San Francisco

When you're ready to take Russian language classes in San Francisco, you'll need to find the right teacher. What should you look for in a Russian tutor in San Francisco? It's a good idea to check their reviews, education, credentials and how long they've been teaching.

One well-loved teacher in our directory is Olga C., who’s been teaching since 1999. Olga C. received her Master's Degree from Moscow Tchaikovsky State Conservatory and tutors students ages six and up.

Roman N. is another worthy consideration. Roman has been teaching since 2010 and has over 60 positive reviews. He is also a member of the National Language Service Corps and received his education from The Institute of International Studies (Academy of Paris).

When and Where to Take Russian Lessons in San Francisco

After deciding on a Russian Tutor in San Francisco, the next step is to decide on a time and place to meet. Our tutors are flexible, so no matter what your schedule is like, you’re sure to find a good match for your needs. If you’d prefer, you can even take lessons online from the comfort of your home.

Lessons may be held at your instructor's home, your home or a public location. For getting to and from lessons, public transportation in SF is one convenient option. You can take the Muni Metro or a Muni bus to lessons, and you might even pass a number of landmarks on the way such as the Golden Gate Bridge or Coit Tower.

If you're looking for a public meeting place, one of San Francisco's many parks including Crissy Field makes for a peaceful setting on a nice day. You can also choose a local cafe such as the Buena Vista on Hyde Street.

Before and After Russian Language Classes in San Francisco

In addition to taking Russian classes in the Bay area, there are a few other ways to maximize your success. Before your lessons begin, consider picking up some supplies to make studying fun and easy. This could be anything from notebooks, flashcards or pens and pencils. Kelly Paper, on Howard Street, or a similar stationery store should have all you need.

You can also check out your local library such as Park Branch Library to find resources on the Russian language and culture. If you're looking for materials to keep, consider visiting a bookstore near you. Alexander Book Company is a local favorite.

In between lessons, remember to immerse yourself in the Russian language and culture as much as you can. Pushkin on Bush Street offers a variety of authentic Russian dishes to enjoy, and can be a great place to practice your vocabulary.

You can also visit the Russian Center of San Francisco, which has the goal of preserving Russian heritage with several local events. As you can see, learning Russian in San Francisco is an exciting cultural adventure to embark on, and we’re here to help every step of the way!

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