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I've been teaching Russian language for 19 years.

I offer Russian Language lessons/classes:
Reading,
Writing,
Grammar,
Conversation
Language development,
Pronunciation,
Social Language Use.

My lessons are based on dialogue and discussions. I have found this strategy extremely effective and beneficial in developing strong instructor-to-students relationships.

I think it is very important to study the Russian language in close connection with Russian culture. I try to choose topics that interest the students, help them feel comfortable and lower their anxiety about making mistakes.

About Aksana

PhD. in Russian Language and Literature, Immanuel Kant State University of Russia (Kaliningrad State University), Russia, 2002 Master’s and Bachelor’s Degree in Russian and Belarusian Languages and Literature (Diploma with honors), Belarusian State University, Belarus, 1995.

I am a native Russian tutor. Now I live in NYC and teach Russian as a foreign language in CUNY.

    I teach the Russian language from the very beginning - elementary, basic level - to higher levels.
  The most important goal of my classes is that you enjoy our meetings by keeping interest and feeling the progress.
  Individual approach to each student is the key point to success. We study the vocabulary, grammar, and situations related to the student's current activities. As a result all my students successfully use the learned skills for their professional or

private life.
  During my lessons, I'm trying to reach the best balance between speaking, listening, grammar, conversation and other aspects of the language.
  I can help you understand the system of the Russian language, so that you were not limited by phrases that you learn during the lesson, but could make your own sentences, paragraphs, express your thoughts in different ways.
  We will pay enough attention to grammar, pronunciation, reading and speaking.
  I will explain to you the way Russians talk in their everyday life because some Russian foundations and manners differ from American ones.
  As your personal instructor, I'm going to give you honest feedback on your strengths and weaknesses and design a curriculum that fits your needs.
  I'll be happy to help you learn the Russian language. Feel free to contact me and ask any questions.
  Thank you for your interest - I look forward to seeing you in my classes!

Policy: All changes in the schedule (except emergencies) should be made 24 hours before the lesson, otherwise the lesson will be marked as missed.
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October 3, 2019
Christopher
Aksana is a terrific instructor! After only a few lessons, I can already see a huge improvement in my speaking and listening comprehension skills. She can quickly gauge the level of each student and subsequently tailor her lessons to the student's level and goals. I believe that Aksana is one of the best Russian instructors that I have had since studying Russian in college over 30 years ago and I would recommend her to anyone wanting to learn Russian for the first time or to improve their skills if they have studied Russian previously.
October 1, 2019
Crystal
Aksana is such an amazing instructor. She is patient and more than willing to work with your crazy work/life schedule. She customizes each lesson plan and you set the pace.
September 27, 2019
Terra O.
I’ve been learning Russian with Aksana for almost a year now, and she has really helped me out with my Russian. Aksana is a great teacher, and she provides good resources to study from, like videos, songs, and short stories, and it’s all really helped me build my Russian skills. I feel more confident in my speaking then I ever have. She is reliable and good at answering questions, and she really works with you to help understand grammar, or pronunciation. I have had such a great experience with Aksana, and if you need a Russian tutor, she is the one!

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I'm a russian native speaker. I have also got a certification allowing me to teach foreign students Russian.

About Mariia

Hi everyone,

My name is Mariia. I am originally from Russia, but right now I am living in Grand Forks, North Dakota, the USA. I am a certified English as a Second Language teacher.
I have rich experience in teaching English as a second language and Russian to foreign students. I'll be very eager to help you master one of those or both languages. Don't hesitate to contact me.

Thanks,
Mariia

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Mariia K.

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I am a Russian native speaker with teaching experience specializing in beginner/intermediate students. Thinking about learning Russian from the very beginning or improving your current level? Students have different goals in mind when they want to learn Russian, and I will be happy to assist you with reaching them fast!

About Anya

My name is Anya, and I am a Russian teacher. I am a native speaker. I came to United States several years ago. I got my bachelor's degree from the University of Nebraska and I am currently working towards getting my Masters degree.

Being exposed to Russian culture, traditions, and literature since I was born, I am fascinated by people who are willing to put their time and effort in learning this great language.

I have been teaching Russian for a few years, and majority of my classes are based on learning basic communication, grammar, and reading through the use of one-on-one conversations and interactive exercises. You will learn vocabulary and proper pronunciation/spelling.

You should not be afraid of making mistakes at the beginning! You will improve your communication/writing/reading skills much quicker if you get comfortabl

e making them.

I have always had passion for learning different languages, and will be happy to share that passion with you!
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April 8, 2018
Marco
Anya is a amazing teacher! I have been struggling with this language before I started learning Russian with her and since then my path in learning has been smooth and productive! I highly recommend this teacher and can guarantee that you will love working with her!
April 7, 2018
Rachel
I wanted to focus on speaking and pronunciation. I didn't have much experience in learning other languages before. i improved fast and the classes are fun. I eventually traveled to another country and was able to use the russian that i learned in real life situations.
April 5, 2018
Lyn
Anya is an amazing instructor. I have never learned another language before and she was willing to take the time to help me learn. I highly recommend taking her!

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Anya K.

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I am a native Russian speaker. During the lesson I use books of russian authors that are really interesting and helpful. My lesson combines: grammar, reading and listening. In such way we are able to learn all aspects that will help the student to speak fluently and understand native speakers easily. I also provide exercises and give hometasks to practice the material we learned during the lesson. A little bit later, we will start to read and learn articles about culture and traditions as well. It is really interesting and will give a student a lot of useful knowledges. My classes are really interesting and they will help a student to reach his/her goals.

About Viktoriia

I am from Ukraine, but last couple of years I live in USA. My teaching experience is 3 years, but since Russian is my native language, I like teaching others. Most of my students are people who want to learn Russian language in order to travel and meet new friends. Teaching is my hobby. I like to help people achieve their goals. I am friendly and communicative person, I love reading and dancing. I invite you to book class with me and I will do by bests for you to enjoy it.

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April 17, 2018
Mike
Thank you Victoria for such an amazing lessons in Russian language. Russian language is hard but thanks to your teaching it makes it more easy. I want to continue learning and thanks alot.
April 17, 2018
Isabel
Viktoriia is such a great teacher, she has such a great energy and is always happy to help and answer any questions you have for her. I really recommend taking one of her classes!
April 17, 2018
DustinP
I really enjoy my lessons with Viktoriia l, she is very patient with me and always has a smile on her face! She is simply the best! :)

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Viktoriia B.

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Students will achieve their goals to speak Russian. You will be led step by step and that will go the easy way. Nothing is impossible so are the foreign languages. Make the first step and I'll do the rest.

About Sergey

As I speak two languages English and Russian, I can teach both. Russian is my native language, so students can learn Russian from the native speaker. And that is the best way to learn foreign languages. I've been teaching Russian since 2010 and I use my own method, which is not like in boring books. Students have to get what they need to fill the gaps and go further. Who goes, he reaches the destination.

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December 29, 2018
Jordon B.
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!

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Sergey T.

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Levels Taught: Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
Getting ready for your trip to Russia and want to learn how to get around with a knowledge of basic Russian?
Looking to improving your Russian skills and reaching to a higher proficiency level?
Preparing for IB exam? Or simply want to take on one of the challenging languages to have a real sense of accomplishment?
You are in a right place!

I am a native Russian speaker born and raised in Moscow. I graduated from Moscow Pedagogical University and received my Master's degree in Russian and French Languages and Literature from Portland State University. I have an Oregon teaching license and am certified to teach both French and Russian. For the past 25 years I have been traveling the world and working as a French and Russian teacher in international schools in Germany, Pakistan, Belgium, Egypt and Kuwait. I taught all levels of French (including AP and IB French) as well as tutoring IB Russian. In my 8+ years of teaching IB ...

About Tatiana

About me
I am a native Russian speaker born and raised in Moscow. Currently I live in in the USA in the state of Oregon. I have been interested in languages since I was a child. I have discovered the beauty of French language and since then never stop loving it! My personal interests are in Russian and French culture, literature, music, songs, films and art. A knowledge of Russian, French and English give me a full access to all these areas of interest in the original language. I would love to share my expertise with you!

Education
- Bachelor degree in French from Moscow State Pedagogical
University
- Masters of French and Russian language and literature from
Portland Start University
- Oregon Secondary Teaching Certification

Experience
- In my professional life I have worked with Russian Opera


singers in preparation for performance in French operas
- Have worked as a French-Russian translator for the European
Union
- Taught French at the Moscow State Conservatory
- Tutored US diplomats in Russian
- Was a French and Russian instructor at Portland State
University
For the past 25 years I have worked as a French teacher in international schools in Pakistan, Kuwait, Egypt, Germany and Belgium. I taught all levels of French (including AP and IB French) as well as tutoring an IB Russian. In my 8 +years of teaching IB French and Russian, I have never had a student score below a five, with the vast majority earning an exam grade of six or seven.

Languages Russian - native speaker
French - fluent
English - fluent
Spanish - conversational

I have studied and learned several languages so I know what it’s like to learn a language, what difficulties, challenges and obstacles you encounter and, how to overcame them. I can teach you some tricks to learning languages that can shorten your journey to fluency, and help you feel a sense of achievement as you reach your potential.

Whether your goal is to learn important phrases for an upcoming trip, prepare for an important school exam, or to develop language proficiency join me for an exciting journey of learning languages and cultures in a challenging but welcoming, warm and non-stressful environment.

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Tatiana D.

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I'm from Kyiv, Ukraine and speak Ukrainian and Russian as my native languages. I'm able to help you navigate the language as well as the culture.

About Natasha

Hi, I'm Nataliia and I'm from Ukraine. I live in Manassas, Virginia and would be happy to teach you Ukrainian or Russian.

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Natasha Z.

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Hello! My name is Victoria! I am a native speaker of the Russian language. I am a student. The basis of my lessons is communication. Since I believe that communication is the most important part in learning any language. We will also touch on a little grammar to understand how to make sentences correctly. My lessons are held in a friendly and fun atmosphere. I'll be waiting for you!

About Victoria

Hello! My name is Victoria! I am a native speaker of the Russian language. I am a student. The basis of my lessons is communication. Since I believe that communication is the most important part in learning any language. We will also touch on a little grammar to understand how to make sentences correctly. My lessons are held in a friendly and fun atmosphere. I'll be waiting for you!

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August 28, 2019
Alex
Victoria is a very good teacher. Every time I look forward to our lessons.
August 28, 2019
Alina
I really like this teacher. I started to speak Russian and I really like it.
August 28, 2019
Mike
Victoria is an incredible teacher. I really like the lessons with her. She is a very cheerful, but at the same time demanding teacher.

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"Galina was awesome!! She was able to teach both of my kids more in half an hour than I was able to teach them in 8 years. Even though I speak Russian flue
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Jorden
"Valentina is an excellent teacher! She made everything easy to understand on my first lesson and I look forward to continuing my studies with her."
Laina
"I enjoyed my lesson and look forward to the next ones. Roman located were I was at in my Russian language by asking question. Then used that knowledge as
the bases and went from there. Roman used shared video so I could see what notes he was typing then emailed those notes to me in addition to other resources. His explanations were simple, cut and dry. Challenging but not overwhelming!"
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Laina
"Aksana, is flexible with me and my crazy schedule. She's really helping with the Russian language!"
Parker
"It would be a truism to say that Anna is a great instructor, and she is. It is such a great experience to learn Russian with a native speaker, especially
one who has seen so much. Her ability to explain the intricacies of the language in both English and Russian is invaluable. Her understanding of Russian grammar, combined with her ability to explain it in English creates a clear learning experience. I highly recommend her."
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Sally
"Anna is an enthusiastic, encouraging, and an inspiring teacher! Her lessons are engaging and delivered with respect. Her students would add that Anna is
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Aaron
"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!"

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