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Aleksander R.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $67
  • Speaks English, Russian
  • Teaching since 2006
  • Teaches students 3 and up
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Aleksander R.

6 Reviews
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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 pa

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Great teacher
Bea R Shemesh
Excellent teacher, very well-versed in subject matter!
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!

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Maria P.

31 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Russian, English
  • Awarded Ima Hogg Young Artist Competition from Houston Symphony
  • Teaching since 1990
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Maria P.

31 Reviews
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Russian-born linguist Maria will help you with all of your Russian language needs. She is equally fluent in Russian and English. Whether it's tutorial help you need, translating assistance or just want to have fun learning a new language, Maria guarantees superb results. Большое спасибо и удачи с Bашим русским!

About Maria

Maria was born in Moscow, Russia. Her mother was a piano teacher and started Maria playing at 4. She studied at the legendary Moscow Conservatory with Victor Merzhanov. In the US, she won the Houston Symphony Ima Hogg Young Artist Competition and debuted with the Symphony performing Beethoven's Thi

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Irwin ..
Maria is the best all-around music teacher I've ever head. She combines deep musicality, technical precision, rigor, and warmth. In just a handful of lessons, she's helped me find a level of ease and expression that I've never experienced with any other teacher.
Tyler
I have felt drawn to the Russian language and culture for many years and had dabbled with learning the language the past year. I really wanted to take my learning process to the next level and really needed that in-person tutoring. Maria has exceeded my expectations. She is patient, beyond knowledgable, Warm-hearted, and radiates a high vibration. She truly teaches the language and culture from the heart. My Russian skills are improving rapidly under Maria's tutorship. When you take lessons from Maria you won't just be her student, you'll be her friend.
Gini D.
I have been studying with Maria for two months and she is the best piano teacher I have ever had. I played piano very seriously as a child, with excellent instruction using the technique of Josef and Rosina Lhevinne. As an adult, I did not play for several decades, so I am returning to piano as an older adult student. In the two months we have worked together, I have made tremendous progress.

The technique Maria teaches emphasizes using the weight of the body to produce sound while keeping the hands and arms relaxed and fluid, which not only produces a most beautiful and expressive tone, but protects the body from injury. Although similar to the Lhevinne technique, Maria’s technique takes it to higher level. Many piano teachers do not teach a technique but, in my opinion, solid technique is critical for an advanced student and best learned from the beginning.

Maria is patient and detail oriented and teaches all aspects piano with mastery. I highly recommend her.
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Katya K.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Russian, Spanish, Portuguese
  • Awarded Preforming Pianist from Music College of Semey, Kazakhstan
  • Piano Preformance from Music School #3 of Semey, Kazakhstan, USSR
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Katya K.

5 Reviews
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Hello!
Hola!
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My name is Katya. I've been teaching Spanish, English and Russian (as a Foreign Language) to adults and children for many years. I am a native Russian speaker, a classical pianist, singer and professional educator. I received my degree in piano performance and pedagogy in 1992, and have been teaching since then. I have lived (and taught) all over the world, and I love what I do.
I speak and write fluently in English and Spanish, but as a native Russian speaker, I had to learn English, Spanish (Portuguese, French, Italian and Mandarin) languages from the ground up, just like my students, so I understand very well the challenges of learning a language. I have structured a specific approach that incorporates tricks and shortcuts. Little things you can do to bring the language into your everyday life... these little things that accumulate and make the whole experience of learning a language much easier and more natural. I consider myself a language ...

About Katya

Hello future students :-) I was born and raised in Soviet Union, where I studied piano since I was 5 years old. I love teaching, and have extensive experience teaching not only music, but a variety of other subjects -- I successfully homeschooled my own 3 children for many years, one of them bei

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Daniel I.
Katya is incredibly insightful and knowledgeable about music, harmony and composition. Very much looking forward to our next class!
Alexandr
Katya is a wery good teacher
Veronica
Katya has been giving online lessons to my two children, ages 14 and 12, for the past 6 months. Before this, the children received in person lessons from Katya for 3 years. Katya is an excellent pianist and piano tutor. She is patient and kind. She always looks for ways to motivate the different skill levels. She is very talented and sparks in children the love for learning and becoming avid at playing piano. Katya also gave piano lessons to other children from the same school my children attended and they all loved the piano lessons with Katya. I highly recommend Katya as a knowledgeable and loving piano instructor.

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Aksana P.

49 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Russian, Belarusian, Serbian-Croatian, English, Ukrainian, Polish
  • Teaching since 1995
  • Teaches students 10 to 80
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Aksana P.

49 Reviews
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Online Russian Teacher

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 Russia

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Steven
First impression was wonderful - very knowledgeable and pleasant - I am glad I picked her 😊
Dina T.
The lesson with Aksana was just great! She has a very clear pronounciation and explains problems very efficiently. I'm looking forward to my next lesson with her.
Dina
Susana
Aksana is amazing! She is super patient and knowledgeable and she has taught me so much in so little time. I’m impressed with how much I have learned in only 5 classes. I will continue classes with her so I can become fluent in Russian.
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Irina K.

8 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Spanish, Italian, English, Russian
  • Teaching since 2011
  • Translation studies from Kazakh University of World Languages and International Relations - Almaty, Kazakhstan
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Irina K.

8 Reviews
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Online Russian Teacher

Learning a language is not that difficult as it might seem. You just need to have some reason why you need this language, have some motivation for that, and make it your daily routine which brings you some joy and peace.
You can do this journey alone. It might take you more time, but you will get there where you want to be for sure if you continue and remember your "why".
If you choose to make it together with a teacher, the journey might grow into something more creative and fast in terms of your goals.
In my lessons, a student is the one who sets the rhythm as each person has her/his own aptitudes, preferences, and needs and I, as a teacher, have to follow the student tutoring in a very individual way which usually comes up in the first few lessons.
Honestly, I can't promise miracles. But at the same time, integrating my experience and expertise in learning foreign languages, together with the student we will make our lessons efficient, interesting, friendly, and useful.
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About Irina

Hello everyone! Welcome everyone to my page!! I am passionate about learning foreign languages and I really enjoy helping others to learn my native language - Russian. A long time ago I graduated from the Kazakh University of World Languages and International Relations in the beautiful Almaty, Kaz

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Akshay T.
Amazing teacher, was able to cover so much ground on the first day alone. She will definitely get you where you need to go and is very nice and helpful.
Anastassiya
I appreciated the lessons with Irina. She helped me a lot with my English.

She managed to find the closest way for me to start speaking. I'd say her superpower is good knowledge of the subject together with the good awareness of how human mind works. It makes the learning highly effective.

Irina, thank you!
Stephen
Only language teacher, who has lot of patience to address your queries, appreciate it. She can also touch upon various literary works which would ignite further interest in language learning. Much recommended.
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Anna N.

14 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Speaks English, Russian, German
  • Teaching since 1986
  • Awarded Teacher of the Year from Department of Education
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Anna N.

14 Reviews
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I've been teaching Russian for more than 20 years for native speakers and foreigners. I am a highly skilled language teacher, I am able to apply variety of resources and instructional techniques. I have all tools for teaching Russian: textbooks, worksheets, games and more. I currently teach Russian at the Renaissance School of Arts and Sciences.

About Anna

I'm patient , reliable, desire to achieve my students' goals, and persevere to reach those goals.

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Victoria
Anna is simply amazing and one of a kind. My five year old is really enjoying lessons with her and looks forward to each class every week. Anna is a dedicated teacher, very professional and knows how to keep lessons educational and fun. Sign up with her and you won’t regret! Highly recommend. We are so happy we found her.
Conrad
Anna is a fantastic Russian tutor! She is very friendly, incredibly kind, and knows everything from the nuances of Russian grammar to cultural topics.
Tyler
Very knowledgeable, friendly, and patient. It's abundantly clear that she has a plethora of experience with teaching the Russian language.

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The average cost of 60-minute Russian lessons in California is $59. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $35 and $89 per hour.
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"Aksana is a wonderful instructor. She has true teaching credentials and is an expert linguist. Aksana is always on time, prepared, and has great language learning resources on hand. I have been getting instruction from Aksana for several months and have made significant improvements in my grammar and speaking abilities."
Christopher
Took Russian lessons from Aksana P.
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"I have been Anna's student for more than two years. She is the absolute best teacher of Russian that I have ever had.
Anna is very organized, punctual and focused. She tailors our lessons exactly to my level. She understands what I know, don't know and what I need to work on.
Anna keeps our classes interesting. She introduces poems, videos, songs and supplementary materials to our lessons.
I highly recommend Anna to you if you are serious about learning Russian."
Joseph
Took Russian lessons from Anna C.
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"Nothing beats learning from a native speaker, especially one as knowledgeable and professional as Artem. Russian is his native language, but you would never have guessed it since his English is impeccable. He takes difficult concepts and makes them simple to understand. He walks with you each step of the way, meeting you at your level and guiding you to fluency. He understands the best way you learn and adapts to your learning needs and situation. Artem will help you attain native pronunciation and will go out of his way to provide extra help and materials. I've been amazed how much I have gained from lessons with him. Highly recommended. Wonderful teacher."
Felipe
Took Russian lessons from Artem K.
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"Aksana is a fabulous teacher! Extremely knowledgeable and resourceful. I am making great progress thanks to Aksana's explanations and materials that we review together. I enjoy my weekly lessons which I always find relaxing and interesting after a long day at work. I highly recommend Aksana as a Russian teacher."
Dominique
Took Russian lessons from Aksana P.
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"Anna is an awesome tutor - she knows how to get even the shyest of students talking and feeling comfortable. She finds all sorts of ways to incorporate media sources, such as books or videos, into lessons that bring Russian culture to the session. She has a great sense of humor and is skilled at helping students of all levels. Sessions with Anna are sure to provide a great boost to your Russian abilities!"
Hope
Took Russian lessons from Anna N.
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"Anna Novikova is one of the most affable and interesting instructors I have ever had, making Russian, which is normally a difficult and intimidating subject, something to look forward to every week. Personally, I would recomend tutoring sessions for the conversations alone, but she also is a very intelligent woman and competent instructor, and your understanding of Russian is sure to improve with her."
Brandon
Took Russian lessons from Anna N.
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"I have been taking on-line lessons on and off for several months with this great Russian teacher. I did have some basic knowledge of Russian at the time. My teacher, Alexandra, has been great. She allowed me to go at my own pace and review material, if needed. I work in the medical field, and I received material and assignments related to this area, which was helpful..The most productive part of the the lessons were the times spent on conversing back and forth.

Having lessons on-line does take some self discipline, especially if you are working full time. However, it does encourage regular review of Russian so that you are ready for the next lesson. Alexandra is a GREAT teacher!!"
Wendy
Took Russian lessons from Alexandra A.
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"Aksana is a wonderful teacher of Russian language; personalized materials and techniques, very attentive to the needs of a student; very flexible with scheduling a lesson.

My elementary school child is always excited to meet with Aksana and do homework for upcoming lesson. Highly recommended!"
Lidia
Took Russian lessons from Aksana P.
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"Anna is a truly fantastic teacher who clearly loves what she does. Her enthusiasm and professionalism always inspire me as a student. I have had the pleasure of learning Russian with Anna for over a year now and can attest to the positive effect her lessons have had on my Russian proficiency. She always answers every question I have clearly and efficiently and provides helpful examples that reinforce the material we covered. During our discussions, Anna also explains elements of Russian culture and traditions which any serious student of Russian should know. Anna has helped me improve my conversational Russian, understanding of idioms and jargon, as well as professional and academic writing.

Anna shines as an outstanding teacher of Russian. She is engaging, very interesting to talk to and has a wonderful sense of humor. Anyone interested in improving their Russian proficiency should work with Anna!"
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Took Russian lessons from Anna N.
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"Anna is a fantastic Russian tutor! She is very friendly, incredibly kind, and knows everything from the nuances of Russian grammar to cultural topics."
Conrad
Took Russian lessons from Anna N.
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