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Chrissy S.

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Bolingbrook, IL
Starting at $45
  • Speaks German, Dutch, French
  • Awarded After School Marketing Program Scholarship from Chicago Tribune (A-S Marketing)
  • Elementary Education from Paedagogische Hochschule Ludwigsburg, Germany
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Chrissy S.

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Have you ever wanted to learn this wonderful and very humoristic language and culture? Be it you're just travelling because someone told you that they're making the best cheese in the world (which is true!) or you're moving there because someone got you a job (lucky you!) or you just want to learn another language because you're curious. Let me warn you: It is not a modification of the German language, even though there's a few words that might look similar at first glance, but they're pronounced completely different! So, a small country with a huge culture! Ik hoop, tot ziens!

About Chrissy

Originally born in Germany, Chrissy developed a passion for music, language and teaching early on. Right out of High School she helped her mother, who was an educator at that time, write and stage-manage a children's Musical which found great response from the audience. During her Music studies in

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Chrissy was incredibly helpful in determining how I learn and then devising a series of lesson plans that help me learn in the easiest and fastest manner. It's been great so far and I expect to make quick progress because of her skills and personality.
Joseph A.
Chrissy is a very competent and understanding teacher. As I wasn’t a typical student for her, she quickly changed her lesson structure and tried to cover content in different musical genres. She was patient with my progress and encouraging. I think I learned quiet a lot of information and hope to continue my lessons hopefully in the near future.

Bill L.

27 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $29
  • Speaks English, Mandarin Chinese
  • Masters in Computer Science (Machine learning/Artificial Intelligence) from Georgia Tech
  • Teaching since 2012
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Bill L.

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Grew up in America (born in Taiwan) for over 13 years and native speaker of both English and Mandardin Chinese.

About Bill

I have always been a self-studier in my entire life. Being able to learn with just books and your brain is a crucial skill to have! However, I know not everyone (and sometimes even myself) have the discipline and motivation to keep going during hard times. This is where a tutor would come in handy.

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Caroline I.
Bill is very knowledgeable about Java and really goes the extra mile to help a student learn.
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Stefania P.

5 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $60
  • Speaks Italian, English
  • Teaching since 1998
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Stefania P.

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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

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Lawrence C.
Awesome first lesson! Stefania e bravissima!
Nick S.
Outstanding! Went slow, and steady with the pace that I needed. Also very thorough.
Sam
Excellent teacher. Recommend highly

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Arash N.

8 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $15
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1995
  • Teaches students 7 and up
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Arash N.

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I am a native Farsi speaker with many years of teaching experience. I was born and raised in Tehran and graduated from a medical school in Iran.

Now I work in a medical office, and besides that I work in different Farsi schools. I also have private students who are studying Farsi as a new language.

I have had students from four years old to 72 years old. If you would like to learn Farsi/Persian, please do not hesitate to contact me. I will evaluate your Farsi level and customize the course for you.

About Arash

I have been teaching for many years to different levels. I will make Farsi easy for you!

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Sima
He is a very patient teacher. He is also very experienced and explains things in detail. I love Arash's method of teaching!
Yvonne
Arash is a great teacher! I had 10 lessons with him and really liked it. I am going to keep on learning Farsi with Arash.
Michelle L.
Very helpful and patient. Relates the learning to real life experiences.
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Gabriela M.

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  • Teaching since 2018
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Gabriela M.

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I am an enthusiastic and devoted Spanish Tutor with excellent communication skills demonstrated by an entire lifetime of being a native Spanish speaker. I have a high degree of fluency in Spanish dialects and I have thorough knowledge of the language both written and oral. I will help you identify your learning difficulties and will definitely end up encouraging you to want to learn more!

About Gabriela

Knowledge is POWER! The BEST FEELING in the world is being bilingual. In the United States, more than 43 million people speak Spanish and that number continues to grow so DON’T MISS OUT on the popularity that THIS language has obtained in recent years. Think about it, your life can be in a totally

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Francesca B.

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Starting at $30
  • Speaks ENGLISH, ITALIAN
  • MA in Teaching Italian as a Second Language from University CA' Foscari, Venice Italy
  • Teaching since 2008
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Francesca B.

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Ciao/ Hello! My name is Francesca. I was born and raised in Italy. I have been teaching Italian since 2008 at levels ranging from beginner to advanced and to all ages. My lessons are fun, dynamic, and flexible. They intended to develop speaking, listening, writing and reading skills and offer fun conversation on a variety of topics. Students learn the language through practical examples of daily life situations. Each lesson can be tailored to the students’ needs. I have also tailored my lessons for students that want to learn the Italian language for traveling purposes. Learning a language goes hand in hand with understanding the culture. My lessons are focused on using the Italian culture to provide the setting that helps the students learn the language and feel comfortable and confident when speaking to native Italian speaking persons.

About Francesca

Ciao/ Hello! My name is Francesca. I was born and raised in Italy. I have been teaching Italian since 2008 at levels ranging from beginner to advanced and to all ages. My lessons are fun, dynamic, and flexible. They intended to develop speaking, listening, writing and reading skills and offer fun c

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Erta
I would highly recommend Francesca Bruni as an Italian teacher! She has been my Italian teacher for a number of years! Her ability to instruct vocabulary, grammar and comprehension all woven together with themes of Italian culture has provided me with a rapid acquisition of essential and enjoyable conversation skills. Not only are Francesca’s instructional materials relevant and engaging, but whether presented in an in-person manner or online virtual setting, allow for a highly successful experience. You will be amazed at how quickly you will become a fluent Italian speaker, reader, and writer!
Diane
Francesca is a fabulous teacher. We are an adult upper intermediate level class who have been with Francesca for several years. Her classes are small and we are all totally engaged. She takes a keen interest in each of us and our individual
needs. In addition to grammar, dictation, homework, Francesca focuses on advanced readings from Italian stories to newspaper articles, and on only speaking Italian. To improve our speaking we start with students telling about their week and/or making oral presentations to the class based on an Italian news article a student has found of interest. These presentations provide an opening for more conversation and for identification of lots of new vocabulary. Francesca is patient and makes sure we each participate. The environment she creates is one where it's OK to make mistakes and where we can have fun learning and laugh with each other. Francesca's sense of humor makes our classes even more fun.
Shahrooz
Love my sessions with Professoressa Bruni. She is energetic, exiting and always prepared with new and fun lessons. She makes me feel like I am physically in Italy and learning not just the language, but also the culture. She uses her real life experiences, as a native Italian, to help me want to learn more about the language, culture, art, philosophy, food and all that is exciting about Italy. I look forward to my lessons with her and highly recommend her to anyone who wants to learn Italian.

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"Maria is a great Instructor. First, she finds out why you want to learn Italian, business, pleasure or maybe a trip to Italy. She then develops a plan so you will get the most from the lessons. In my case the lessons are focused on the type of conversations i'm likely to face in Italy It helps me that Maria is very patient and encouraging. Great fun!"
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