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I am a native Italian speaker who has been teaching and tutoring for several years.

I love to teach and to guide my students on a journey that is not only about grammar, language, but also a cultural and idiomatic one.

Join me in this learning adventure of my language and country.

About ENRICO

I am a native Italian speaker with a several years of experience in teaching Italian and English. I am a very easy-going, open-minded, professional person. I like to teach because it gives me the opportunity to meet new students, share my knowledge as well as my culture and experience.

I started tutoring back when I was attending the university in Verona, Italy. I was tutoring English, Math and some other subjects. Later on, I continued teaching English while I was working in other fields. In 2009 I moved to Los Angeles. For a couple of years, I taught ESL in a college, and in the meantime I tutored Italian to private students. Since 2009 I have been tutoring students both on the English and Italian subjects.

I really believe that in teaching, a language a primary focus should be on life skills. Not being an English native-speaker,

I learned how important it is to be able to express basic needs and to perform primary activities. However, it is important to consider other points like grammar, reading, writing. I also think that no matter what a teacher should always take into account the needs of the students and subsequently I plan my classes reflecting on the student's demands.

As to the different approaches and materials that I use, I suppose that it is important to change them frequently in order to keep the classes more interesting. Of course, there are some exceptions. For instance, in the past I taught for a while TOEFL and for that type of classes I used more traditionalist and academic methods and materials.

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- T.E.F.L. Certificate for Teaching English as a Foreign Language

- Italian Native Speaker with a several year experience in teaching Italian

- M.A in Foreign Languages and Literature (English and French)

One of my greatest passion is to cook. I was extremely lucky to be taught and introduced to the art of cooking by my grandmother. She was born at the beginning of the previous century and she lived in different cities so she got accustomed to different traditions and shared them with me. I love to cook for smaller groups, using traditional Italian ingredients to prepare simple, but exquisite dishes that belong to the tradition of my native country. If you want to experience some real Italian food, you are definitely in the right hands. Just sit back, relax sip a glass of Italian wine while I cook for you and I share my art.
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January 24, 2019
Eunice Freitas
Great conversations, I can't wait for the next class
January 12, 2018
Dan O.
Enrico is fantastic!
September 23, 2016
Elvia G.
Enrico is a fantastic professor of the Italian language, he's advanced in his teachings, if you like to cook Italian food Enrico shares that in common.

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Enrico C.

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Private Italian Teacher

I was born and raise in Italy, moved to the US few years ago.
I have been an Italian teacher for many years.
I can teach you from the basic to an advanced level

About Simona

I was born and raised in Italy. When I moved to the States in 2005, I barely spoke English.
That's why I decided to start teaching Italian. I know how difficult it is to go to a foreign country and not be able to buy something as simple as bread.

I will send you links, we will read together, watch videos, talk to each other. No need to buy any book with me, I will send you everything.

Are you ready to learn? Because I am happy to teach you.

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October 4, 2019
Phil
Ciao,

Next week, I am leaving for Italy for three weeks. Although I am still not fluent in Italian, my lessons from Simona have greatly improved both my competence and my confidence in using the language. Simona is a wonderful teacher, with wonderful tact as well as a thorough knowledge of English as well as Italian.

I strongly recommend her to anyone near the early intermediate level of Italian.

Phil
October 3, 2019
Judy P.
Simona did a great job with my first lesson. She got me speaking Italian right away, and that is very helpful. The 45-minute lesson was fun and also challenging. I recommend her highly,
March 9, 2019
Susan
Simona has a unique way of teaching that gets you talking in Italian right away. Working with her is very enjoyable.

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Simona B.

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Private Italian Teacher

I've been teaching Italian since 2003 and my students have gone on to develop a deep love of its culture, travel abroad, and make new friends. Within the first few lessons, you'll understand why Italian is one of the most beautiful languages of the world, and as time goes on you’ll love it forever. I lived in Italy for almost a year and I would like to share my experience about it with you. I love working with students of all ages and levels and I can't wait to meet you! Ti aspetto. A presto)

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 Belarus) and earned a Master degree in Philological Sciences in 2003. I'm a responsible person always ready to help and my teaching style is students’ needs oriented, cooperative, and activity-approached. My motto is Practice makes perfect. I look forward to helping you reach your goals!

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September 30, 2019
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 :)
July 10, 2019
Tina
My 8 year daughter is taking one-on-one French lessons with Ms Aliaksandra. She has taken 3 lessons so far and loving it. I was invited to observe her last lesson and I am absolutely impressed with Ms Aliaksandra’s teaching. She speaks only French during the lesson, exposing my daughter to the language. She started with everyday things but is also using them in simple sentences. My daughter loves her lessons and can’t wait for the next one. She practice at home as well so she can make her teacher! We are glad to have found Ms Aliaksandra.
July 10, 2019
Lynn
Excellent! A natural teacher, gifted in her ability to establish rapport and move the learning process enjoyably forward.

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Aliaksandra P.

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Private Italian Teacher

Fun, warm and inviting classes. Experience in working with all levels from children to adults and with people who have learning differences. Variety of pedagogical resources tailored to individual or group.

About Giuliana

Ciao a tutti! Hi to everyone! At my previous school in CA, teachers and students dubbed my classes "la fiesta" . Fun and serious learning happened by incorporating a variety of pedagogical approaches . In addition to singing, dancing, dramatic play, the curriculum also incorporated guided books, writing , reading and puzzles from a wealth of resources. MA from Middlebury College and Universita' Di Firenze in Italian Art and Literature. Completed doctorate classes at NYU. Teaches children thorough adults and beginning through intermediate classes! A presto!

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July 19, 2016
Sue
Giuliana is a wonderful teacher and guide for Italian language and culture. I really enjoyed our small class and she managed our different levels of experience very gracefully. We all learned a great deal over the course of a year together and we miss her immensely!
June 1, 2016
Sam
Giuliana is the most patient and encouraging teacher that I have yet encountered. She truly strives to make Italian entertaining as well as simple. Prior to my lessons with her, learning a whole new language seemed to be a daunting task, as well as the seemingly insurmountable goal of losing my native accent while speaking. Through our online lessons, she has taught me grammar and a vast vocabulary that served me very well in my trip to Italy. If there is one teacher who can truly teach the language quickly and easily, it's Giuliana.
June 1, 2016
Letta
Giuliana is an extraordinary teacher and instructor who makes learning fun and exciting. She is patient and accommodating, and has a true knack and talent for making sure you truly understand the material. I highly recommend her

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Giuliana F.

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Private Italian Teacher

I am an enthusiastic Italian language teacher who has experience to college students and adults from all over the the world. During my courses, I enjoy creating activities tailored on the students' needs and abilities. At the end of each class students are able to complete a new practical task in Italian, to expand their vocabulary, and to learn more about Italian culture!

About Jessica

I am an enthusiastic Italian language teacher who has experience to college students and adults from all over the the world. During my courses, I enjoy creating activities tailored on the students' needs and abilities. At the end of each class students are able to complete a new practical task in Italian, to expand their vocabulary, and to learn more about Italian culture!

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August 23, 2017
Whitney
Jessica is an amazing teacher. She provides practical instruction without the pressure. Her teaching style made learning Italian fun. I would recommend her services to anyone who wishes to gain better understanding of the Italian language and culture(s).
August 10, 2017
Whitney

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Jessica C.

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Private Italian Teacher

Ciao! Sono Lorena! I am a native Italian speaker. I am from Treviso, a beautiful town located near Venice. I would like to help you learn this beautiful language in a fun way. Tell me your goals and I can tailor the class according to them. Maybe you want to learn some basic words to get around Italy for an upcoming holiday or perhaps you study it years ago and you would like to improve it. Maybe you want to learn some words and phrases to impress your date. Or perhaps you like a particular Italian song and you would like to understand the meaning and learn how to sing it!

About Lorena

Ciao! I am a native Italian living in the USA for several years now.
My background is in foreign languages and I love traveling and meeting new people. I studied English and French in Italy before spending two years in England working and studying to perfectionate English where I also learned conversational Spanish.
Once in the USA I started working in the information technology field for a company that had a branch in Italy. I had to assist, translate and teach different materials in Italian and I also did some freelancing tutoring.
I have three children and I also speak and teach Italian to them only. It has been fun to see them being comfortable in speaking Italian when we go to Italy. I try to travel to Italy at least once a year.

My other passion is cooking and baking. I was lucky that I grow up with both my parents

as excellent cooks. We had a vegetable garden, fruit trees and livestocks so most of the ingredients were fresh. I started cooking a lot when I moved to USA as I missed the Italian dishes very much and I realized my only connection to my country was via the food.

I also have a love for fashion! Growing up in Italy means being surrounded by beauty everywhere.. the marvelous architecture and art, the language and music, the beautiful landscapes, the fruits of nature and the fashion! I believe because of this most Italians develop a sense of style. When I moved here I realized how much harder was to find unique clothes and accessories so I enjoy the challenge to put together outfits with what I have available.
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October 10, 2019
Nicolet Gallo
June 26, 2018
Donna
Awesome teacher. Very personable. This was my first lesson and I'm looking forward to more. She was able to help me decide where to focus first and plan my lessons to my best advantage.
June 5, 2018
Peggy M.
Lorna was great baking with my 12 year old grandson. He was awaiting hip surgery so the class was a great distraction for him and the end product a beautiful chocolate cake to take home was a fun reward.
Lorna was very well prepared, had all the ingredients and tools laid out, let my grandson do much of the work measuring, mixing etc and even had baked a similar cake the night before so there would be a cool cake to frost and decorate.
His review: it was great.

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Lorena C.

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Private Italian Teacher

I am fully Italian and grew up here in Miami so I speak English and Spanish fluently as well. I can give lessons from English and from Spanish to Italian.

About Luisa

Hi! I am a singer/songwriter and actress.

I am graduating from Berklee College of Music, after studying at the Frost School of Music at the University of Miami for 3 years (I majored in Music Business with a minor in song writing).

I just moved back to Miami from living in Los Angeles for 2 years to write and record my EP. During my time in LA, I also furthered my training in acting for film and songwriting. I also shadowed videographers in LA and learned how to film and edit videos, which is why I opened a vlog channel to support my music.

I have been performing ever since I was a child. Some of my most important performances include: performing duets with Phil Collins both in Miami and in Switzerland, singing the National Anthem at the Heat Quarterfinals in 2013, being on THE VOICE in Italy, performing my original songs at a Phil C

ollins foundation in Paris, being the opening act for the United Nation's International Year of Youth in New York City, and performing the National Anthem at the Miami Open.

I speak and sing in 3 languages - English, Spanish, and Italian. I am originally from Rome, Italy.

I am completely aware of all musical genres, and especially what is current at the moment. I encourage students to bring in whatever music they feel is best for them and also challenging. Being a songwriter, I persuade students to bring in their own songs (if they write) so that we can work on the songs and most importantly, performing them. My main goal is that students become great performers, while primarily having mastered their technique for their vocal health and longevity.
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September 13, 2019
Johnny
5 stars
April 26, 2019
Gwenyth
Luisa is an amazing teacher! She made the class fun and comfortable.
March 19, 2019
Talia D.
Luisa is delightful!

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Luisa M.

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Private Italian Teacher

I started to teach Italian 7years ago to kids in elementary school in Italy. Learning and teaching new languages is my biggest passion!
I speak Italian, French, English and I’m learning Russian.
I like to have interesting and fun lessons ... when you want to learn a new language, you have to go back to when you were a kid 😊

About Giulia

Hello guys! I’m Giulia, your Italian teacher! I can’t wait to work with you!

My biggest passion is learning and teaching languages ... and if you want to learn Italian in a fun, fast and interesting way, then book a lesson with me! You’ll not be disappointed!

A PRESTO!

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October 9, 2019
Nora G.
September 14, 2019
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September 10, 2019
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Lynn Lipski
"I highly recommend Simona as an Italian teacher. She is patient, thoughtful, and uses a variety of tools and techniques, such as flashcards, online writte
n exercises, and conversation to teach and reinforce the lesson material. I have been taking weekly lessons with Simona for a few months now and am very happy with my experience. Outstanding!"
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Laura
"Great first lesson with Andrea! He is knowledgable, patient, and easy going. I look forward to many more lessons to build my Italian language!"
Lawrence
"I have had 3 lessons so far with Francesca and they have been fantastic! She is an excellent and very dedicated teacher. I highly recommend her."
Nadya
"Andrea is a great instructor who made the lessons personal and useful to encourage me to practice regularly."
Greg
"Giulia is very engaging and will challange you to speak Italian . She was able to quickly assess my skill level and then customize weekly instruction to
meet my needs. She has a kind, patient, and gentle manner which puts the student at ease. I've had several foreign language instructors and classes, Giulia is the best ever!

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Stephen
"Silvana is very knowledgeable in Italian and a very professional teacher. Perfect for one-on-one lessons!"
Faith
"Sabrina is an excellent teacher. She is responsive, knowledgable, organized, and kind. My husband and I began our instruction in the classroom setting,
and we were so impressed with her skill that we migrated to private lessons. We enjoyed our lessons, and were assisted in our instruction with relevant handouts, homework, and of course, our emailed questions were always promptly answered. Highly recommended."
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Aaron
"Simona is a very patient and insightful teacher. She develops a lesson plan that works for her specific students needs. Excellent-I highly recommend her!"
BARBRA
"First lesson was good, although we had some technical difficulties using Skype -- probably my fault not Valentina's -- and ended up speaking by phone. Onc
e we get that worked out, I expect to improve my conversational Italian, with special emphasis on conjugating verbs. So wonderful to speak with someone whose first language is Italian."
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