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Olga C.

21 Reviews
San Mateo, CA
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Russian, Italian
  • Awarded 3rd Place from Opera Index Competition
  • Masters Degree in Solo Singing and Voice Teaching from Moscow Tchaikovsky State Conservatory
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Olga C.

21 Reviews
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I teach Russian diction for singers as well as appreciation of Russian art and folk music and literacy. I also have great experience in teaching Russian to kids using textbooks and materials approved in schools in Russia.

About Olga

Latest news: 1/10/18 I just have to share this: My 13 years old student forwarded to semifinals of national Classical Singer auditions in Chicago!!!! Way to go, Avantika! 8/22/18 You can see me performing with Opera San Jose in Classical Series in the Park in Redwood City. 4/3/18 Three o

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She was really very good but Irene could not understand her. Irene is from Greece and Olga is from somewhere else. Just not the right fit.
Shannon
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Jill R.
Learning a lot. Started not knowing how to sing and now I can carry a tune!

Margarita B.

Burlingame, CA
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Russian, English
  • Teaches students 4 to 75
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Margarita B.

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I have a lot of bright various learning materials for reading, writing and mathematics.
My background is in Behavioral sciences, which helps me understanding behavioral issues and learning process better.
I am kind, empathic and creative.

About Margarita

I have a good experience teaching Russian (and English too - formerly back in Russia) and taking care of pre-school children here in the US. My recent 4 years of being a grandmother has added to that too. My students are usually kids from Russian and mixed families, who attends regular American kin

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Anna C.

26 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks Russian, English, Spanish, Greek
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded The Crystal Arrow from Russian National Competition of Young Journalists
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Anna C.

26 Reviews
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Do you need the magic pill that will help you speak Russian? The recipe is here. I am a highly qualified Russian language teacher with a degree in linguistics/teaching and more than five years of experience. I have developed several teaching methods, which I use during my classes. Together we will establish clear objectives for our lessons and will work on your grammar proficiency, listening and speaking skills, and accent neutrality.

About Anna

Do you need the magic pill that will help you speak the language? The recipe is here. If you do the assignments I give you (no need to search for any extra materials), I can assure you that soon you will be able to speak and understand. I am a highly qualified NYC-based Russian and English lang

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Alexandra Veller
nice and easy
Bryant S.
So it’s been 6 months since I started learning Russian with Anna and I never knew I could learn so much. She’s a very talented, and professional teacher. Her lessons are interesting, and informative making you always want to learn more. I’ve never tried to learn a language but with her if you show her you want to learn and you’re dedicated she’ll take your weaknesses and make them strengths but also make your strengths even stronger. I couldn’t imagine learning as well from anyone else. I needed to learn the Russian language for my travels and I know her classes will have me more than prepared. I Definitely would recommend Anna as the best choice for anyone ready to start their Russian journey.
Bujee B.
Best Russian teacher ever!

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Liudmila I.

11 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks English, Russian
  • Teaching since 1987
  • Master Degree from Saint Petersburg Conecervatory, Russia
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Liudmila I.

11 Reviews
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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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Barb
I am having so much fun! She is patient and very kind!
Diva S.
My daughter had a first lesson yesterday and was very comfortable. She enjoyed the lesson
Barb
Love her!!
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Aliaksandra P.

13 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Belarusian, Russian, English, French, Italian
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Aliaksandra P.

13 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 Bel

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Austin
Wonderful first impression - our lesson was serious, yet conversational. There were moments of fun and also lecture. I will be back.
Vickie A.
I really enjoyed my lesson and the instructor. I’m looking forward to continuing my lessons. Thank you!
Gabrielle W.
Aliaksandra has been excellent with our 8 year old daughter. I’m very happy we found her and that she is close enough to come to our house. Our daughter loves her lessons and is learning so much :)
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Nataliya B.

Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2018
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Nataliya B.

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Hello there!

I am looking forward to meeting with you soon for our first Russian Lesson!

But, first, I would like to introduce myself.

My name is Natalie.

I am from Ukraine. However, my native language is Russian. I have been living in the United States for 13 years now. I have a Bachelor's Degree in Psychology and I love to practice Positive Psychology that I learned while in school that helps me to stay positive and proactive.
I have been teaching Russian online and in person for 12 years; I really enjoy it. I love teaching my native language since it allows me to keep it alive while living in the US. Also, I love teaching because the process of sharing knowledge allows me to connect with people. I am very enthusiastic and positive; thus you will never feel bored in my class. I can introduce you to beautiful Russian poems and literature and other interesting subjects that might be your interest.

I look forward to meeting you and help you to learn Russian!

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About Nataliya

Hello there! I am looking forward to meeting with you soon for our first Russian Lesson! But, first, I would like to introduce myself. My name is Natalie. I am from Ukraine. However, my native language is Russian. I have been living in the United States for 13 years now. I have a Bachel

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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 $59. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $40 and $84 per hour.
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"I enjoyed my first lesson with Anna. She is a very good teacher. She understood my goals and structured the class in the right format. I look forward to having fluent conversations in Russian by the end of these sessions.
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- Prakash
Took Russian lessons from Anna E.
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"Roman is a great instructor all around. I appreciate his diverse teaching methods including instructor-student conversation, flashcards, audio and video of basic conversations, karaoke to Russian songs, and more. I also benefited from his ability to simplify (what is to me as a native English speaker) unusual grammatical functions found in Russian through the use of tables and charts."
- Lynnann
Took Russian lessons from Roman N.
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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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"Aksana is an awesome professor! From the comfort of my home, I meet with Aksana weekly for my Russian lesson over video chat. Each lesson is structured, as we have the Russian book of lessons that we go through to review grammar rules and new vocab lists. In addition, each lesson consists of a lot of free form dialogue back and forth, completely in Russian! Aksana is very patient, repeating words many times so you can ensure you are having a natural pronunciation! She also sends audio clips so that I can listen to the vocab from a native speaker accent as well. Aksana always has interesting facts to understand why and how the language came to be as it is. Overall, the class is extremely informative but also fun and we get to practice actual conversation!"
- Naomi
Took Russian lessons from Aksana P.
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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!"
- Robert
Took Russian lessons from Anna C.
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"Pleasant, enjoyable, no threat environment! Look forward to the next one!"
- Linda
Took Russian lessons from Galina C.
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"Aksana is a great teacher. I am learning Russian to connect better with my future in-laws and they are so impressed by how much I have learned in such a short time! She is very patient but also challenges me to grow. Highly recommend!"
- Hannah Pomfret
Took Russian lessons from Aksana P.
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"only the first lesson but I feel very comfortable with Helen and she's very patient. I hope to have many good lessons with her!"
- Aaron
Took Russian lessons from Helen M.
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"continues to be patient and help me to start to understand pronunciation"
- Dennis
Took Russian lessons from Valentina K.
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"Great teacher, productive classes, convenient schedule, well-regulated curriculum. Did I forget anything else? Thanks Kristina a lot for patience, delicacy, time and my successful interview."
- Leigh
Took Russian lessons from Kristina T.
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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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