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Melody C.

Orlando, FL
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New York, NY
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San Diego, CA
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Melody C.

Orlando, FL

Want to study Russian?

I lived in Russia for four years, and studied Russian with a tutor at the Khakassia State University in Abakan, Russia in 2008-2009. I earned a Certificate of Russian Language Proficiency, and was able to get a temporary residency permit for living in Russia. I can speak, read, and understand conversational Russian at an advanced-intermediate level, well enough to be comfortable living or traveling in Russia alone.

I can get you started in Russian for only $15 per half hour lesson.

I can teach you:
-the Russian alphabet
-phrases for simple conversation
-useful vocabulary words
-basic Russian grammar

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Samantha April 26, 2016
Piano · In studio
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Melody is a great instructor for my 5 year old son, she is very patient and handles him very well. He has learned a ton and loves going to his piano lessons. I highly recommend Melody for children!
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Annette April 25, 2016
Piano · In home
Great at keeping kids' attention and progressing quickly enough to keep their interest.
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Rosemary B. April 25, 2016
Piano · In studio
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My daughter really enjoyed everytime she has piano lessons.
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Anna C.

New York, NY

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.

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Shiro April 5, 2016
Russian · In home
Verified Student
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.
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Amanda April 3, 2016
Russian · In studio
I have been taking private lessons with Anna weekly for one year. She has taught me Russian from a complete beginner level. I've taken a number of language classes in the past (for other languages) and it's clear that Anna is an outstanding teacher. She is clear and gives excellent explanations, and is well-prepared for each class. She's also able to give requested ad-hoc lessons whenever I have specific questions, even without preparation. I would highly recommend Anna as a Russian teacher, whether you're in-person or online. I do both types of lessons with her and she is highly effective through both mediums. Last but not least, she's a great pleasure to be around, as a person!
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Jerry March 31, 2016
Russian · In home
Lessons with Anna were excellent. She has the ability to bridge the language gap AND the cultural gap rendering her lessons relevant and invaluable. Anna is a complete joy to work with and I look forward to continuing my lessons with her at some point in the future.
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Roman N.

San Diego, CA

*****Before you sign up*****

There are three simple things you need to know about my tutoring program.
1. I always expect more from my students because I have observed and documented all general traits and phases of language development during my classes and yes, you can always do better than you think you can.
2. My classes go beyond standard delivery of grammar and vocabulary. I bring my students to understanding of how a particular language works as a communication tool and how it can be enhanced.
3. Progress, feeling of accomplishment and remarkable results are just as important and desirable for me as for you therefore I do my best as a teacher for helping you to do your best as a student which should not be a problem if you have made the decision: "I will be proficient in this language!"

I taught Russian within U.S. public education institutions, provided private classes for children and adults, developed and implemented individualized syllabus for diplomats, high ...

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Fedor May 26, 2016
ESL · Online
Roman teaches my wife and two daughters (10 and 12 y.o.) ESL. I'm very delighted to see how enthusiastic are they about lessons and (even more surprising) the homework. For each of them Roman finds themes interesting to talk about and write about. Grammar and other boring stuff are taken needed care of, but main emphasis of lessons are on free talk.
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Leela May 24, 2016
Russian · Online
Verified Student
i like this instructors style because he challenges you. It often feels like immersion in the language which in my experience, though tough, is the fastest most natural way to learn and pick up a new lanaguage.
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lynne May 23, 2016
French · In home
Roman is the best French teacher that I have ever had. I have taken numerous French classes over the years and I also took a 2 week French immersion class in Provence last summer. He makes learning French fun and he provides great tips on how to keep improving.

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