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Helen M.

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I am Russian native speaker. While working at Alliance Française I was tutoring French people in Russian language. I can help students to understand this subject deeper and to concentrate more on speaking practice which is very important in learning language.

About Helen

Hi, there! My name is Helen and I can't wait to meet you!
I've been teaching private lessons since 2009 and have loved helping my students to speak a new language, to successfully pass their exams, and to increase their language confidence.
I went to National University of Donetsk (Ukraine) and earned a Master’s degree in French language and literature in 2010. I'm a patient and easy going person and my teaching methods always depend on student’s age and language needs. I look forward to helping you reach your goals!

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August 14, 2019
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!
June 10, 2019
Sophia and Niko S.
Helen is patient, kind, knowledgable, and prompt. My kids and I all loved working with her. We highly recommend her!
April 16, 2019
Sixue
She has good teaching skill and personality. I'm a level 0 beginner. With her help, I feel no problem starting learning Russian.

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Helen M.

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Do you need the magic pill that will help you speak Russian? The recipe is here. I am a highly qualified Russian language teacher with a degree in linguistics/teaching and more than five years of experience. I have developed several teaching methods, which I use during my classes. Together we will establish clear objectives for our lessons and will work on your grammar proficiency, listening and speaking skills, and accent neutrality.

About Anna

Do you need the magic pill that will help you speak the language? The recipe is here. If you do the assignments I give you (no need to search for any extra materials), I can assure you that soon you will be able to speak and understand.

I am a highly qualified NYC-based Russian and English language teacher with a degree in linguistics/teaching and more than five years of experience. During the years of my teaching practice, I have developed several teaching methods, which I use in my classes. Together we will establish clear objectives for our lessons and will work on your grammar proficiency, listening and speaking skills, and accent neutrality.

I am a strict teacher :) Seriously. You have a goal and I am here to help you get there, whether it is to be able to negotiate with your business partners, speak to your family members or

read "War and Peace" in original. I will work hard to help you reach it, but I expect you to fulfill your part of a deal.

If you have any questions, please feel free to ask them here using the "Ask a question" button. If you have already decided that you need to speak Russian or English, do not postpone it for another day, month or year. Click the green button and let's do it.
I am looking forward to starting our language journey!

P.S. You can see me in action on my YouTube channel "Anna Cher: Russian from the Heart": https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC3r_jGuhcb7D48Vh0pakNcA

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Some technical aspects:

- All materials are provided and included into the price of a lesson

- Recommended frequency of lessons: minimum of 2 times per week (duration of each lesson – 1-1.5h). Learning a language is like going to the gym: to get the muscles, you have to practice regularly.

- If you would like to have a class at a specific time and it is not available in my calendar, please send me a message. I may be able to change some things around and accommodate your request.

- I try to be flexible and modify my schedule based on your needs. But please be considerate and let me know 24 hours in advance if you need to reschedule or cancel a class.

Thank you!
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March 18, 2019
Bryant S.
So it’s been 6 months since I started learning Russian with Anna and I never knew I could learn so much. She’s a very talented, and professional teacher. Her lessons are interesting, and informative making you always want to learn more. I’ve never tried to learn a language but with her if you show her you want to learn and you’re dedicated she’ll take your weaknesses and make them strengths but also make your strengths even stronger. I couldn’t imagine learning as well from anyone else. I needed to learn the Russian language for my travels and I know her classes will have me more than prepared. I Definitely would recommend Anna as the best choice for anyone ready to start their Russian journey.
March 14, 2019
Bujee B.
Best Russian teacher ever!
October 27, 2018
Zoe A.
Anna is patient and great with my 8 year old on her first lesson.

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Anna C.

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I am a native speaker of Russian and Ukrainian languages.

About Karina

I am a certified teacher of English, Russian and French languages with 10 years of experience. During my university years, I had been living in the United Kingdom in 2004 and 2006. I have been teaching students from all over the world. During many years of teaching, I made up a lot of seminars, practical lessons, interactive exercises, slideshows with different tasks in order to help students start speaking fluently and promptly understand English and French-speaking people. I have got my Master's degree in Applied Linguistics in 2007 and started my teaching career in the same year. Since then teaching became not just my job but my passion. I am fond of learning and applying new techniques and approaches in teaching foreign languages to students of all ages and different levels. My primary goal is to make my tutorials interesting and effe

ctive in order to develop practical skills in speaking and understanding foreign languages that will last a lifetime. In August 2017 I became a CELTA certified teacher of English/ESL. I welcome new students!!!
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September 13, 2018
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June 15, 2018
Paula D.
Karina was very informative, instructive, and patient with me as her student, We were only able to work together for a short time, but I definitely would choose to work with her again!;
May 4, 2018
Paula D.
Karina was very informative and knowledgeable about the subject and patient with me as her student. I learned a lot in my first French lesson, and I remembered things I had known before.

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Liudmila I.

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Russian language is the fifth most widely spoken languages in the world. It’s a very beautiful and rich language.
Russian literature counts a huge number of great works (Dostoevsky, Chekhov, Tolstoy, Turgenev). Speaking Russian you will be able to read them in original.
If you want to learn a second language – it should become your new habit, possibly for the rest of your life. Of course, it does not mean that you’ll only be able to speak Russian after a few years, no. Most probably, after a few dedicated months you’ll be able to hold a simple conversation and understand a lot of what you hear.
I am a native Russian speaker. I am musician . I'll be happy to learn Russian with you.

About Liudmila

I am a very experienced harpist, holding over 20 years of experience. I have performed in over 4,000 concerts and have had the privilege of performing as the Principal Harpist at St. Petersburg Opera Theatre and Mariinsky Theatre in Russia. I also hold a Master’s degree in Harp from the St. Petersburg Conservatory in Russia.

1988-1992 St.Petersburg Conservatory Symphony Orchestra SPb, Russia
St.Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra SPb, Russia
1992-1998 Mariinsky (Kirov) Ballet and Opera House SPb, Russia
1999-2017 The St.Petersburg Chamber Opera SPb, Russia

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

1988-1992 Music School for gifted children, piano
1992- 1994 High special music schoo

l of the St.Petersburg State Conservatory
1995-present Private Instruction in Harp, Piano
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July 7, 2019
Barb
I am having so much fun! She is patient and very kind!
April 10, 2019
Diva S.
My daughter had a first lesson yesterday and was very comfortable. She enjoyed the lesson
March 2, 2019
Barb
Love her!!

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Liudmila I.

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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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Experienced tutor, I was born and raised in Russia. I currently hold a Bachelor's Degree in Linguistics from A russian University and a Bachelor's Degree in Biology from US University.
I will accommodate your schedule and your learning needs.

About Ekaterina

Experienced tutor, born and raised in Russia. I currently hold 2 Bachelor Degrees, in linguistics and biology. I have been tutoring for over 10 years and am ready to tailor to your learning needs.

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Ekaterina F.

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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.

Добро пожаловать! Bienvenue!
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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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James
"Great instructor."
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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Shiro
"Spoke more Russian during our first lesson than I have in a conversation! Anna is professional and dedicated. Looking forward to the rest of our lessons."
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!"
Dennis
"continues to be patient and help me to start to understand pronunciation"
William
"Again Aksana explains ands teaches with great patience of my slow learning of Russian"
Charlie
"Valentina is a very patient and good teacher. she always takes time for questions and gives easy to understand answers!"
Neil
"Aksana is a wonderful Russian teacher! She is very knowledgeable not only in the spoken language but also in etymology, culture, and linguistics. She work
s with the pace of the student and is always flexible. Lessons with her are fun and informative! I can now read, write, understand and speak conversational Russian."
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Laura
"My first lesson with Valentina was excellent! I am excited for future lessons and for the opportunity to improve my Russian. She is very flexible and help
ful."
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