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Roman N.

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About Roman

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There are three simple things you need to know about my tutoring program.
1. Learning a foreign language is a part of your SELF DEVELOPMENT. Treat it as such.
2. I don't believe in "good or bad with languages" stereotype. If you really want to speak a new language I guarantee that my method will work for you.
3. All materials are created by me and edited by a group of talented language teachers and linguists. They are free and very useful no matter where, when and how you study Russian or French.

*****My Students*****

For over 7 years of professional experience as Russian/French/ESL teacher, I have worked with all types of students with different learning styles and various goals: taught within U.S. public education institutions, provided private classes for children and adults, developed and i

mplemented individualized syllabus for diplomats, high rank executives at multinational companies, employees of U.S. Embassy and Department of State.

Thanks to all my students, current and former, I am now confident that every individual, willing to learn one of the languages I teach, without a doubt, has everything it takes to succeed when the right approach is applied.

*****Program features*****

It is one on one program, thouroughtly personalized and organized according to your interests (general and professional), schedule, final goals, learning style and many other important elements to be taken into account.

Each session is 50 minutes.

Every session is prepared to reach a particular goal and structured in the way to have a maximum profit from "teacher - student" part of learning. Supporting materials are sent after each session: grammar notes, retention exercises, homework assignments, audio and video files as phonetic exercises and listening practice. The content of these materials is permanently tested and modified in order to achieve the best way to engage each individual student's language acquisition mechanisms.

Teacher's support 24/7.

Extra curricula content: idiomatic language components, cultural studies (traditions, history, literature, cinema and language related etymology), recommendations for independent language practice.

The way I see it, with each new student - there is a new process in my head that starts and constantly creates and improves techniques, ideas, method components, teaching style e.t.c for getting this particular student to do the best he or she can.

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June 30, 2019
Fiorella S.
Very thorough and patient in helping my 10 yr old daughter with new language.

Thank you!
June 19, 2019
Jorge
Roman helped me understand the grammar better by using repetition and real life applications of when to say what. The material is given to you by Roman in great detail with his modules and it also helped me expand my vocabulary a substantial amount thanks to his methods. He helped me understand Russian better. Definitely recommend !!!
June 18, 2019
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I have been studied with Roman for years. He is caring, attentive and very passionate about teaching and sharing what he know. He is the best teacher ever!

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Roman N.

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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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Russian language spoken by over 250 million people. It is a beautiful language that grew and developed as loyal companion to the unique Russian culture. It's development was shaped with by some of the best writers and poets in the world, such as Pushkin and Tolstoy.

I believe that teaching a language without a well integrated cultural component is akin to crime, as doing so will deprive the student of opportunity of obtaining a gateway to understanding Russian culture... and perhaps a "mysterious Russian soul."

Unlike other subjects, where a curriculum is closely followed, Russian lessons are vibrant and are designed to promote fluency in conversation reading and writing. Poetry, videos and music are are integrated into the lesson plan - making learning efficient and fun.

About Aleksander

Dear Student:
I am am an Instructor with over 10 years of experience helping students learn and do well on their tests. By utilizing unique teaching methodology, I approach each student's needs and learning styles individually and develop customized lesson plan.

To date, 100% of my students passed their exams with 90% and above.

Please reach out to learn more. I look forward to working with you.

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September 26, 2019
Matthew
Aleksander was a pleasure to work with. On time, professional, and very knowledgeable about QuickBooks. He is a great teacher - I would recommend him to anyone that needs help with QuickBooks. Thanks Aleksander!

Matthew
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June 5, 2018
Marina Grekova
Aleksander helped my son prepare for Regents Exams in Math (Algebra, Geometry and Trig.), English and SAT. The results were spectacular. He graduated high school with 98% average in Math and English. He scored above 1500 on the SAT and was accepted into a school of his choice with a scholarship. Aleksander guided us through with college application process, helped fill out FAFSA, and helped my son select a major he is happy with. Great instructor! Great person!
June 4, 2018
Samantha
Alex helped me with my College English/Writing and Accounting courses. His lessons were vigorous, but fun and very engaging. Thanks to him my grade went from C to A.

I was so happy with the progress that I asked him to tutor my niece in high school math. Again, he surpassed all expectations. She ended up having one of the highest grades in her class.

I wholeheartedly recommend him!

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Aleksander R.

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Interactive lessons to help you speak with more confidence. A blend of culture and language to integrate the learning within the context.

If you are in New York we can visit Russian stores and events to have a more immersive experience. If you are interested in music we will add this as our subject to learn the language. If literature is your passion we can work on small stories or larger works of literature and discuss particular use of words and expressions.

The classes are tailored to your needs. Please tell me why you are learning the language in your introduction.

About Anna

Regardless of your level I can help you to feel more confident speaking and writing in English. You will increase your vocabulary and develop a more natural way to speak.
You will learn not by memorizing, but through experience and practice.
I have been teaching for the past 10 years and have experience with private and group classes. I have taught kids and adults as well.
Teaching is a joy and I love to share my knowledge and love for learning. Join me for interactive and engaging lessons that are specifically tailored to your needs.

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September 16, 2019
Smita R.
Miss Anna is a right teacher for me. She helped me a lot to expand vocabulary
and improve my conversation skills.
July 22, 2019
Susanne A.
Anna was helping my 11 year old improve his verbal skills while we were on vacation for 5 weeks in NYC. Instead of sitting in a class room the lessons were spent at different places in the city and Anna prepared interesting themes for every lesson that let my son both practice speaking a lot as well as hear many interesting stories of NYC. In addition to being a great teacher Anna is also an excellent guide.
July 12, 2019
Prakash G.
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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Anna E.

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Want to travel to Russia, find new friends or know more about a big beautiful country? I am an experienced Russian Language Tutor and could help you to speak, read and understand this language. You would get a personalized learning plan and could reach your goals! Learning should be fun!

About Anastasia

I was born in Russia and got B.A. And M.A in Teaching and Russian History. I began my career as a teacher and a journalist. Coming to the US, I met many people wishing to speak Russian with their adopted kids, Russian wives, and friends, business partners. I had a privilege of helping these people to learn a new language, to know more about culture, habits, and history of the big and mystical country. Whatever your goal, I could help.

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Anastasia O.

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I have taught in Russia for several years. I have lived in Russia for 15 years. I am fluent in English and in Russian.

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Hello,
It's great to be here and I am happy to help you with your class. I teach all levels of Russian(beginner to expert). I have very complete knowledge of Russian authors like Tolstoy, Pushkin, Checkov e.t.c and can help you with that. On top of that, I have taught privately for 2 years and I have had good experience of dealing with the customers. If you are not sure of what to expect you can always give me a call

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Levels taught: beginner, intermediate, advanced.

Russian is my native language, and I can help you with anything from learning the alphabet, to grammar, pronunciation and more advanced skills. In order to make the learning process as informative and interesting as possible, primarily for students, a modern teacher must use additional materials at the lesson. Of course, my materials contain a sufficient amount of learning aids that contribute to a more productive and meaningful assimilation of the new theoretical material. From my experience I can promise you - in a few lessons you will be able to maintain the simplest dialogue and read short stories.

About Irina

I am a classically-trained and educated Cellist with deep experience playing with Symphony Orchestra’s, Chamber Orchestra’s, Ensemble’s, Quartets, and Solo. I began my musical education at the age of ten, have played for 21 years, and have fourteen years of formal musical education. I specialize in classical music, and can play any musical style required. I am a Legal Permanent Resident of the United States.

I am a patient and sociable person who loves to teach. I am enthusiastic about my work, and am always thrilled to see the success of my students and share in their success. I was born in Uzbekistan in a Russian family. I graduated from the Music Conservatory of Uzbekistan with a degree in stringed instruments, as well as from the University of Foreign Languages with a degree in English, I am a classically-trained and educated C

ellist with deep experience playing with Symphony Orchestra’s, Chamber Orchestra’s, Ensemble’s, Quartets, and Solo. Currently I am working in Loudoun symphony orchestra and Pro Arte chamber orchestras. I have been teaching both Russian and English to children and adults since 2012.
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August 8, 2019
Paul D.
I am coming to the cello as a brand new beginner. I have play around with some fretted instruments, ukulele, banjo, etc. But Irina was super at getting me relaxed, focused on basics and encouraging me with small, but important mechanics and technical details. I have taken other music lessons like sax, so could compare. I totally enjoyed the start of my cello training.
Oh, btw, I'm retired and over 65!!!

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Symbat K.

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It's common belief that  master any languages it's too difficult and in adulthood it's simply impossible
What if i will tell that you will able to talk in  Russian within 3 months ?
I know Russian it's count like one of the "hardest" language in the world
You started to scare?)
Technically , you're not born with a language .All of us could have ended up with Chinese as first language .
I'm not native Russian speaker.But i have graduated school and college in Russian.So i know all "hardness" of learning new languages special in Russian
Before 20 years old i wasn't interest in learning new languages at all.For me it was  unattainable dream.I just changed my mind and after one year i started to speak in English, Turkish and just
started to learn Arabic .And you can see how my technic working on me ;)

About Symbat

My name is Symbat
I am 21 years old and I'm not native Russian speaker.But i graduated from Russian school and college .So i know all "hardness" of learning new languages especially in Russian
I have started teaching the language for a year in Qatar
I tutor on method of Ilya Frank
Therefore, if you want to speak Russian without boring grammar sign up for lessons!)

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Anita
"I was getting ready for a trip with my friends to tour all over in Russia this Summer and I found Sergey and he taught me a great deal of what I will need
to communicate enough to get a round in Russia...
He is an excellent teacher Thank you Sergey for your great help in teaching me I know this will be a trip to remember thanks to you..."
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Jim
"I have had the opportunity to study both Russian and French with Roman, and found his grasp of the material and his teaching style to both be excellent.
I recommend Roman very highly!"
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Charli
"Instructor was patient and easy to follow and she "meant business"! -Charli Ana"
Matt
"Roman is an extraordinary teacher. I was already bilingual and was therefore surprised and delighted to find that Roman was fluent—or very close to it—in
several difficult languages. His near native grasp of English allowed Roman to guide me easily through the difficult early days of my instruction in Russian. Then, once I was comfortable with the basics, Roman’s method of teaching expanded to reveal qualities that are often lacking in language instruction. He was enterprising in the design of his lessons, patient when I stumbled and innovative when particular strategies did not work. Best of all, Roman went above and beyond my expectations by spending a tremendous amount of time tailoring the course of study to my particular learning habits. Roman is quite simply the best language teacher I have ever had."
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Rais
"Спасибо за помощь! Я стал разоваривать намного лучше! Рекомендую!"
Kevin
"Anastasia is an extremely organized and hardworking individual who puts a lot of effort into her lessons. My Russian language skills have improved dramat
ically since she started teaching me a few months ago."
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Trinity
"Mrs. Aksana is a wonderful instructor! I would gladly recommend her to anyone wanting to enhance their Russian knowledge. She is very interactive and real
ly gives you a complete understanding of the language. I have been meeting with Aksana for a few months now and I started off at the beginner level. I can really see an improvement in my understanding of Russian at this point in my studies. If you are looking to be fluent in the Russian language, Aksana would be a great instructor for you!"
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Connor
"Very helpful!"
Jordan
"Excellent instructor, great first lesson"

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