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About Gina G.

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Charleston, SC
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Gina has a BA and MA in Italian language and literature. She grew up with the Italian language in her family and is currently very active with Italian language groups in her community - including participating in Italian conversation groups, Italian film clubs and Italian music festivals. She travels extensively throughout Italy and is very happy to share her passion for the Italian language.

About Gina
Gina has been teaching and tutoring foreign languages (Italian, Portuguese, Spanish and French) since 1990. She teaches adults, college students, high school and elementary students. She has taught in schools, community programs, language classes for businesses, in person and online.

Gina has been multilingual since a young age and has always had a passion for languages. She studied multiple languages in school and went on to earn both a Bachelors and a Masters degree (University of Connecticut) in Italian, Portuguese, Spanish and French language and literature.

Gina is an active member of multiple foreign language groups in her community, including the Alliance Française of Charleston, Nuovo Cinema Italiano film club, Dante Society of Charleston, Cercle Littéraire, Brasileiros em Charleston, Hablemos Español, and other conversat
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She does translation and interpretation work, travels extensively and is very passionate about sharing her love of the Italian, Portuguese, Spanish and French languages.
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Larry F. May 8, 2019
· Italian · In studio
Patient teacher ; speaks Italian almost entire lesson ; always punctual.encouraging me , which I need a lot .
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Pete April 24, 2019
· Portuguese · Online
Gina is very flexible with her teaching approach. She meets me at my level. She slows down when I may not be grasping a concept and speeds up to keep me engaged.
I would whole-heartedly recommend her!
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Sean P. March 26, 2019
· Italian · In studio
Gina was great for our first lesson. Very knowledgeable and does not try to overwhelm you with too much information. I am looking forward to my future lessons.
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Gina G.

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About Francesca S.

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Levittown, NY
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I was born in Italy and lived there for 36 years. I went to school there and I have a Bachelor Degree from one of the oldest Universities in Europe, the University of Verona. Before college, I attended the Liceo Linguistico, where I extensively studied Italian Grammar in connection to Latin, French and German. I can honestly say I master the Italian grammar in all of its structures.
I have been working in Customer Service for an American Bank in Italy for the last 10 years. In addition to that, I have been tutoring students of different ages, Elementary School all the way to High School, since I was in college. The subjects I covered were for the most part English, Italian and Math. I was also tutoring adults who wanted to learn English as beginners or improve their conversation skills. I loved my job at the bank, but at the same time there was nothing more satisfying than seeing my students succeed: I have always enjoyed helping people improve their communication skills and improve ...

About Francesca
I was born and raised in Vicenza, an hour west from Venice. My husband is American, we met in Italy and after living together there for 15 years, we decided to move back to the US last Summer. We have two kids, 7 and 4, who are perfectly bilingual.
I have always enjoyed teaching English to little kids and adult friends in Italy, so I can only enjoy teaching Italian even more. Although I'm enjoying this adventure in the US, I miss my country tremendously and teaching and speaking my own language is one of the things that excites me the most. I have also travelled Italy and most of Europe extensively, and I love discussing about all the different cultural environments that I've experienced.

NOTE TO NEW STUDENTS: I am currently in Italy. I will be back in the middle of August 2019 and I will be available for new students with lots of new
material and new ideas!!!
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Elly Kakacek June 8, 2019
· Italian · Online
Francesca is lovely and kind- very fun to chat with! I learned a lot in my first session and can’t wait to continue.
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Rosanna T. March 9, 2019
· Italian · Online
Very sweet and kind and able to adjust the learning to the appropriate level!
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Vincent February 8, 2019
· Italian · In studio
Francesca is patient understanding and very informative. I’ve only taken two lessons and have already begun to express myself in Italian. In short I have one word for Francesca. Bravo!!!
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Francesca S.

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About Isabel L.

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Smyrna, GA

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I have experience with languages and grammar, and I know that everyone learn in a different way, for some people is easier than for others. My challenge is to find what is easier for you

About Isabel
I love teaching, but I hate boring classes, so I always try to do different things to get the goal, which is learning. I also try to keep focus in what the student wants with class, be able to communicate, or improve grammar, writting, everyone is different, learn different and also want different things.
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Hayley L. June 17, 2019
· Spanish · Online
Miss Isabel is a great teacher. She makes her Spanish lesson full of fun. I have my 8 years girl learning Spanish with her and she loves it. Thanks.
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Brynne May 7, 2019
· French · In studio
I had a really good time! Can't wait for the next one.
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Aga April 25, 2019
· Italian · Online
Isabel is great, looking forward to many more lessons!
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Isabel L.

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About Stefania P.

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Chicago, IL
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I feel that learning in general and learning a foreign language in particular is about repetition and I ask my students to repeat everything I teach over and over again until they know it by heart. I keep my lessons simple to avoid overwhelming the students and to allow time for them to repeat what they learned earlier. I teach the words that form part of the so called core vocabulary; words that are chosen according to frequency and range (in the sense that they “occur across a wide variety of texts”) It is often said that the first 2000 most frequent words cover approximately 90% of the vocabulary used by native-speakers in daily conversations. This means that for a student they represent the basic resource to be able to communicate.

About Stefania
I am Italian. I moved to Canada first and the US next in my thirties. I love teaching. I own a retail training and consulting company. I have taught Italian on and off over the years and have always loved doing it. I am very passionate about the topics I teach and have a clear understanding of the complexities of learning and most importantly remembering things that are new to us. Hence, my obsession with repetition and never move to the next lesson until prior ones are fully mastered. I use multiple tricks to make a lesson engaging, different and fun to attend.

My hourly fee accounts for the fact that I am available to give in person lessons (more effective than online), can accommodate a student's busy schedule and my hourly rate can be for one or more students at a time. So, if you have family of friends who can come with you which
would allow you to share in the cost, my fee does change and neither does the quality of my lesson.
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Sam July 15, 2019
· Italian · Online
Excellent teacher.
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Inna B. June 10, 2019
· Italian · In studio
Stefania was a great teacher, full of energy and encouragement. She customized the lesson plan for our needs (traveling to Italy, and wanting a crash course in conversational Italian). She made the learning fun, and even made the grammar piece (the hardest part of Italian) go quick! I feel motivated to study for our next lesson, and look forward to it.
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Bill September 18, 2018
· Italian · In home
Great first lesson! We're building a house from the foundation up!
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Stefania P.

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About Isabela M.

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Fort George G Meade, MD

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I'm a Certified Interpreter in Italian (along with Romanian, French, Spanish, and Portuguese) by the Defense Language Institute Monterrey, California.
Since middle school I loved foreign languages which proved to be very rewarding starting with high school when traveling around the world with shooting competitions.
Living in Italy and traveling countries on five continents allowed me the affinity of learning more about the culture but also develop preferences for myself.

I guarantee results.

Learning any foreign language opens doors in life whether on personal or professional level, and I sincerely believe that anybody can learn anything disregarding their age; in fact, I have friends who late in life decided to learn foreign languages or various skills that they always wanted to learn, so, I encourage you to do the same.

About Isabela
Before reading about me, I'd like to share up front the honor that my newest student, R., has brought to me by choosing to learn Romanian. Nothing special so far except that he is 100 years old!!!! Yes, you read that correctly: a century old. He is the outmost inspiring person in my life by teaching me that age is just a number and that learning can happen any day if we choose so. R is a medical doctor, a psychologist, a chemist and biologist. Words can't even define how great of a man he is.

I'm an enthusiastic learner even after 19 years of formal education (two Masters, one Bachelor) earned on two continents continued by US military education in various forms, and formally tested student who needed to document skills that were not formally captured on paper (like the foreign languages I know).

I love interacting with people and
pass on my knowledge from five visited continents, instill love for learning and continuous curiosity for any subject out there. Nothing is impossible when you set your mind to it. Failing once doesn't mean that you'll never win (proof in my athletic years and life ever since); determination, hard work, self-motivation and a good supporting system can bring to reality even the most insignificant dreams that we believe may not come true, and especially those in which we passionately trust.

I believe in breaking down a goal into objectives, assigning tasks to each one of them, and then sticking to achieve them.

I'm a Certified Instructor with the Department of Homeland Security. My hobbies include practicing foreign languages (and proper grammar rules which highly reflect on one's education) by speaking them, learning about cultures and slangs, etymology, watching foreign movies, traveling internationally, taking photos, reading (a lot), carefully planning with room for error and impulsive decisions (to take the boredom out of things), meeting with life long friends, drawing, painting, and spending time outdoors for inspiration and health.

I'm elated at the opportunity of brainstorming with you and giving you tools to be an independent learner.
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Angela July 22, 2019
· Calligraphy · Online
Isabela is very resourceful, she provided lot of guidelines and resources in the lesson. She provided practice material to me before my first lesson and covered the fundamentals in the first lesson which in my opinion is extremely important in the beginning to learn a new subject. Isabela is a so talented and a great instructor to have!
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Drake W. July 18, 2019
· Romanian · Online
Another solid lesson with interaction over homework and additional website material.
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Katharine R. July 18, 2019
· Italian · Online
Amazing
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About Mattia C.

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Las Vegas, NV

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Do you want to learn the basics of the Italian language or do you want to practice your Italian with a real Italian speaking? So I am the right fit for your situation, I’ll help you improve your vocabulary and your accent

About Mattia
Mattia C. has been playing the drums for more than half of his life. Starting in his town's marching band, he then went on to enroll at the Drum School Studio of Gianni Insalata in Italy. Since then he has attended a variety of masterclasses with many famous musicians, such as John Riley, Ulysses Owens, Dave Weckl, Antonio Sanchez, Peter Erskine, Virgil Donati, Mike Mangini, Christian Mayer, Keith Carlock, Lee Konitz, and Benny Golson. Mattia is an exciting player and teacher with a big love for music. He is a solid groove-player that places a strong emphasis on playing for the song and with it. Specialized in Jazz, Fusion, Funk, Pop, Rock, Blues and Latin playing, he has performed a range of musical styles with many bands and Artists such as Francesco Cicorella, Andrea Casoli, Psilocibe, Black Mamba, Mary Poliseno, Mani d'Avorio, 3B, Voc
i fuori dal Coro, Il Palpito Dell'Uno, Rocca brothers, Giuseppe Scarano, Alex Lofoco, Banda di Troia (orchestra pop,classical), Lush Life Quintet, Still live Band, Marshall Band, Renegade Band, The Voice of The Seas and has most recently been part of the party bands on board the Costa Cruise ships where he was teaching as well. Mattia is a patient and enthusiastic teacher who dedicates time and energy to his students. He puts all his effort and love to give students help and the right tools to grow up in music. The best success for him is to see his students become better musicians.
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About Antonella R.

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Princeton, NJ

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Wether you are planning a vacation in Italy and want to learn the basics of Italian language or you want to finally pick up the language of your grandparents that came from Italy or simply you have a passion for new languages, I will be the tutor that really can help you progress your skills!
I have taught many students, from all levels in many countries. They have all improved incredibly their knowledge of Italian language. I have taught in language schools and Italian institute of culture abroad.
I am very patient, prepare the lesson in advance and send you all the needed material. We can tailor the lesson to your needs and preferences focusing on conversation, grammar, reading or vocabulary. I am certain you will be 100% satisfied!
My experience and capabilities will certainly allow you to make great progress!

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About Gali L.

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Austin, TX
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Ciao a tutti,

Prima di tutto vorrei presentarmi. Mi chiamo Galileo e sono italiano. Sono cresciuto a Firenze e poi ho iniziato a spostarmi per motivi di studio e lavoro. Ho vissuto in Spagna, Francia, Australia, Germania e ad Agosto inizio l'MBA in US.
Le mie lezioni sono uniche per diverse ragioni.
Intanto Firenze è il luogo in cui la lingua italiana ha avuto origine e quindi chi meglio di me la può insegnare?
Le mie lezioni saranno un mix di conversazioni, grammatica e divertimento.
Dato che sono specializzato in Business, se siete interessati a un corso più
Quando ero piccolo la mia famiglia era una "hosting family" degli studenti americani che decidevano di passare lo "studying abroad" a Firenze. Quindi ho già avuto modo di aiutarli con la lingua e so quale è il miglior approccio con studenti anglossassoni.
Spero di avervi convinto a fare una prova con me e non ve ne pentirete :)

Hi everyone,
First of all I would like to introduce myself. My name is Galileo. I ...

About Gali
Ciao :)
I am working in Business and I already graduated from my Bachelor and I'm currently doing my MBA here in the States. I'm Italian and I would love to teach my language abroad since I love to be an italian ambassador abroad.
I have done this second job since I started moving around for study and work.
I want to focus my classes on discovering not only the language but also the culture. I would love to teach you the language while doing super fun activities such as cooking together italian dishes. I'm also a hard-worker and I want to see improvements.
My family was hosting american students who were carrying out their studying abroad program in Florence when i was younger and so I'm used to teach italian to americans. It is actually super fun also for me!!
I teach to students of all different ages and experience levels.
My bigge
st hobbies are sport, nutrition and I love languages. Indeed I speak 4 languages fluently:
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Connor June 12, 2019
· Italian · In home
If you are like me and want to improve your cooking skills, have Gali help you and you’ll be so happy you did. I love cooking and there is nothing at all like learning how to cook Italian food from a true Italian! Super fun and nice guy too.
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James June 12, 2019
· Swimming · In home
All I can say is - thank goodness for Gali! He’s an awesome swimmer and really helped me improve.
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Lindsey June 12, 2019
· Italian · In home
Gali is an incredible tutor! He is the most patient tutor I have had. He explains things thoroughly and has a serious knack for being able to make things easily understandable! I always struggled learning Italian in class, but he found a way to make it all make sense for me and now I am so much better at it than I ever could have been without his help!
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Gali L.

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