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Anna A.

3 Reviews
San Francisco, CA
Starting at $72
  • Speaks Russian, Italian, English
  • Bachelor of music from San Francisco conservatory of music
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Anna A.

3 Reviews
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Education: Rimsky Korsakov College in Saint Petersburg, Russia
I have been studying Russian language and Literature in College for four years. During the time of my studies, I always took an opportunity to get some professional experience: In 2014 I did
some charity work in Saint Petersburg Center for Foreigners, helping guest workers to learn Russian language, which I consider a valuable experience.

About Anna

Hello! I am a singer and vocal teacher (graduated from Rimsky Korsakov college of Music), I was born in Saint Petersburg, Russia and began my musical studies at the age of 5. From 2007 to 2012 sang in Mariinsky and Mikhaloivsky Theatre Choirs in the productions of Mussorgsky’s Boris Godunov, Biz

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Sylvia
Excellent attention to the fundamentals and a capacity for making lessons fun. My six-year-old loves her.
Eden
Anna is a great teacher, she showed my daughter how to improve her form, gave her some tips for warming up, and did a lot of teaching while keeping the lesson fun.
Jacob
I just started piano and vocal lessons with Anna today. She is professional and really knowledgeable. I am looking forward to learning more and finding my true singing voice because she makes it fun.

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Roman N.

71 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Russian, English, French, Korean, Spanish
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Roman N.

71 Reviews
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*****Your progress begins as you are reading this intro*****

There are three simple things you need to know about my tutoring program: 

1 Making the right choice requires two things. First, collect the info:  Watch my videos, read my profile and my reviews.  I provide a well structured curriculum,    various sets of input and comprehensible grammar sheets which are all included.  Second, try a few classes and see if you get the feeling "I like this guy and I trust he can help" because YES: chemistry is important since it creates a special bond that will help us achieve our goals.
2 Always record your sessions so you can stay focused during your interaction with the teacher because that’s when the real learning is happening. After you can watch it and take notes. This approach has proved itself as the most efficient way to improve retention. All those tons of material will be well organized in your notebook and in your head. It’s like you are creating your own textbook which ...

About Roman

*****Before you sign up***** There are three simple things you need to know about my tutoring program. 1. As soon as I have YOUR ATTENTION your progress is guaranteed. 2. Learning a new language has been a LIFE CHANGING EXPERIENCE for many and I will do my best for creating this kind of expe

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Jes D.
Sa technique est la meilleure !
Stephanie C.
I feel more comfortable looking and learning Russian. also looking at the Cyrillic writing.
May D.
He is great!!! Very clear instruction!

Liudmila I.

13 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks English, Russian
  • Master Degree from Saint Petersburg Conecervatory, Russia
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Liudmila I.

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Russian language is the fifth most widely spoken languages in the world. It’s a very beautiful and rich language.
Russian literature counts a huge number of great works (Dostoevsky, Chekhov, Tolstoy, Turgenev). Speaking Russian you will be able to read them in original.
If you want to learn a second language – it should become your new habit, possibly for the rest of your life. Of course, it does not mean that you’ll only be able to speak Russian after a few years, no. Most probably, after a few dedicated months you’ll be able to hold a simple conversation and understand a lot of what you hear.
I am a native Russian speaker. I am musician . I'll be happy to learn Russian with you.

About Liudmila

I am a very experienced harpist, holding over 20 years of experience. I have performed in over 4,000 concerts and have had the privilege of performing as the Principal Harpist at St. Petersburg Opera Theatre and Mariinsky Theatre in Russia. I also hold a Master’s degree in Harp from the St. Petersb

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Allison P.
Liudmila is very professional, very patient and nice person. It was easy to learn from this teacher.
Margaret T.
Ludmilla is a patient, excellent instructor. She has played the harp for many years and her knowledge is amazing. I can't say enough about her!
Barb
I am having so much fun! She is patient and very kind!

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Galyna R.

8 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, Russian
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Galyna R.

8 Reviews
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I enjoy teaching kids Russian language. I think, that children benefit from personalized private lessons much more, than from groups lessons given in schools, where kids have not only different level of grammar knowledge but also different level of understanding of the language.

My lessons are very interactive - we are not just reading and writing, but we play games, we solve puzzles... Of course, it is all in Russian :)

About Galyna

Hello! I teach piano and flute. I can prepare for competitions and exams, give knowledge of music theory, or teach music just for fun - for your, or your kid's enjoyment. My students performed in studio recitals, successfully passed Associate Board of the Royal Schools of Music examinations,

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Richard
She is a wonderful teacher. Very easy to learn by with. Thanks. Answer all the questions clearly.
Logan X.
Ms. Galyna is very nice and patient in teaching, no matter the kid is a quick learner or a slow one. Her piano studio is a wonderful place that provides a good learning environment for students.
Julia
My daughter used to take flute lessons with Galyna. I wish she didn't move from Princeton, so my daughter could continue lessons with her. Galyna's kindness, engaging personality and desire to help a student grow as a musician were important factors which contributed to a positive and nurturing learning atmosphere. Her own performances were always inspirational. She is a great teacher, and I highly recommend her!

Joseph B.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Speaks Ukranian, Russian, English
  • Bachelor and Master Of Music Degrees from The Juilliard School
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Joseph B.

5 Reviews
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Teaching conversation and translation at native and highest levels. I am a native speaker of the Russian language, a professional musician with perfect pitch and thus no accent in my speaking. I am also equally fluent in English and have been hosting radio programs spanning over 10 years. I have given talks in both languages internationally and have been published by Carol Publishing as well as Genet Publishing in newspapers, on line, in print both soft and hard cover available in Barns and Noble, Amazon and anywhere fine books are sold.

If you are learning to speak in the Russian language or if you are improving your skills, if you are a singer working on enunciation and the feeling of the language for writing, speaking or singing - you have come to the right place. My family of professional musicians have helped orchestras and choir in the production of Alexander Nevsky on the big screen in concert of the Eastman Theater that to this day continues to illicit fond memories ...

About Joseph

~ Teaching beginners to professional students and coaching professionals for over 30 years. All levels and ages are welcome! ~ Hello my friends! I am an internationally respected concert pianist and composer who comes from a family of renowned musicians. I earned my degrees from the Jull

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Jeff
Joseph has a wealth of knowledge about speaking, listening, vocals, etc.

He created a welcoming environment in our online lessons that made it easy to be vulnerable and get right to working on new skills.

I highly recommend for others looking to better understand their voice and communication style, and learn to hone them.
Catherine K.
Joseph put us at ease immediately. Our first lesson included valuable information on how to warm up our voices, increase our range and protect our voices. We look forward to our next lesson.
Donna
I have been studying piano with Joseph for nearly five years. In that time, I’ve learned more about the piano and musical interpretation than I ever thought possible.

Joseph’s technical ‘short cuts’ are amazing! He illustrates ways for your hands and your mind to work that are tailor made for you. Learning from him is so fun it seems almost effortless.

The way Joseph teaches allows you to develop at your own pace. The atmosphere is always relaxed yet everything moves along quickly.

At the open classes I attend, his other students are progressing very rapidly too. After each class, we share our impressions. The mood is elated because it feels like we stepped back in time and into history.

Joseph often quotes inspired wisdom of his historic teachers in our lessons. He is a great inspiration on his own with great musical insights.

I’m playing Beethoven and Chopin works I never thought I could approach at this stage of study, with great depth of understanding. I now play with greater passion and skill, get compliments from everyone I play for, and no longer worry about playing in public.

I look forward to each and every lesson with Joseph. His encouragement and support makes learning so rewarding! Anyone who finds this musical treasure is a lucky person and I cannot recommend him highly enough.

Aleksander R.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $67
  • Speaks English, Russian
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Aleksander R.

6 Reviews
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Online Russian Teacher

Добро пожаловать!

Russian language spoken by over 250 million people. It is a beautiful language that grew and developed as loyal companion to the unique Russian culture. It's development was shaped with by some of the best writers and poets in the world, such as Pushkin and Tolstoy.

I believe that teaching a language without a well integrated cultural component is akin to crime, as doing so will deprive the student of opportunity of obtaining a gateway to understanding Russian culture... and perhaps a "mysterious Russian soul."

Unlike other subjects, where a curriculum is closely followed, Russian lessons are vibrant and are designed to promote fluency in conversation reading and writing. Poetry, videos and music are are integrated into the lesson plan - making learning efficient and fun.

About Aleksander

Dear Student: I am am an Instructor with over 10 years of experience helping students learn and do well on their tests. By utilizing unique teaching methodology, I approach each student's needs and learning styles individually and develop customized lesson plan. To date, 100% of my students pa

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Chris
Great teacher
Bea R Shemesh
Excellent teacher, very well-versed in subject matter!
Matthew
Aleksander was a pleasure to work with. On time, professional, and very knowledgeable about QuickBooks. He is a great teacher - I would recommend him to anyone that needs help with QuickBooks. Thanks Aleksander!

Matthew
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Average Cost of Russian Lessons in San Francisco, CA

The average cost of 60-minute Russian lessons in San Francisco is $53. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $34 and $67 per hour.
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"I have learned so much so fast! Victoria has been a great teacher and I will continue getting lessons from her!"
Rachel
Took Russian lessons from Victoria M.
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"Sergey has many different methods of learning the Russian language and It allows you to have fun in the process! He is definitely a great and knowledgable teacher!"
Jordon
Took Russian lessons from Sergey T.
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"I have had the opportunity to study both Russian and French with Roman, and found his grasp of the material and his teaching style to both be excellent. I recommend Roman very highly!"
Jim
Took Russian lessons from Roman N.
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"I have been working with Anna for several years now, and I can honestly say you're not going to find a better teacher! I've had tutors prior to working with her, but her ability to blend academic knowledge with practical language usage is amazing! She's always well organized, and gives sincere thought to each lesson. That said, she is also has the ability to be flexible, and adjust the speed, direction, goal of the lesson as it's needed, in real time. You won't be disappointed!"
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Took Russian lessons from Anna C.
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"Excellent! My student said "mom, when is next lesson?" .
LOVE the approach, great instructor.
Very happy!
Will continue with lessons.
Thank you! Roman!"
James
Took Russian lessons from Roman N.
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"Best Russian teacher ever!"
Bujee
Took Russian lessons from Anna C.
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"Excellent instructor. Outstanding preparation. Developed a plan for the lesson and executed it very well with attention to my level of the language. Also, set goals and a general outline for the next lesson. Very friendly and supportive throughout the lesson."
Lew
Took Russian lessons from Aliaksandra P.
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"Wonderful first impression - our lesson was serious, yet conversational. There were moments of fun and also lecture. I will be back."
Austin
Took Russian lessons from Aliaksandra P.
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"marina is great patient , understanding and very friendly and flexible , is very fun lesson"
Mo
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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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, 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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