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About Anna N.

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Los Angeles, CA
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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.

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I'm patient , reliable, desire to achieve my students' goals, and persevere to reach those goals.
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Marjorie A. August 13, 2019
· Russian · Online
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Mason April 11, 2019
· Russian · Online
Anna is fantastic. If you are deciding on a teacher your search is over! She is great!
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Parker July 9, 2018
· Russian · In studio
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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About Zhao Yang L.

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I am a native Russian speaker and love utilizing my knowledge of Russian language, history, and culture to help people to learn Russian language.At my lessons, I have creativity and do my best to build an exciting and interesting learning experience. In practice I utilize interactive teaching methods and activities to motivate students to learn and communicate in a foreign language. I often use visual aids, such as software tools or videos and make students feel that learning a foreign language is fun and interesting. I believe culture is a crucial concept in language teaching, in a certain sense language learning is culture learning. So my lessons always include a basic cultural section where I introduce culture and customs to the students.

About Zhao Yang
Hi! 你好!Привет!

My name is Evgeniya (Zhao Yang)!

I am multilingual and I specialize in tutoring Mandarin Chinese, Russian and ESL.

You have a genuine interest in learning Mandarin or Russian, you would love to explore the language, to learn more about the culture, people, history...

But you are struggling with learning Russian/ Mandarin Chinese on your own. You need a guide who will help you and step by step will go with you toward your goals, support you in your language learning journey. You are most likely looking for the right course/ program/ teacher for you or your kid and don't know what to choose, I know it's so overwhelming! Don't wonder around for too long, make a decision and go for your dream.

About me

I have five years of experience with one-on-one online teaching as well as teaching in a classroom setti
ng. I have taught Mandarin Chinese to students aged 6 -18 at a Chinese Language Specialty School in Moscow and to sophomore, junior students, adults (I had a student who was 78 years old learning Chinese), I also have experience working with clients from diverse backgrounds within the business world (Tech companies, fashion industry, Acupuncture and Herbal Medicine Center and more). I prepare my students for each level of Chinese proficiency qualifications (YCT, HSK).

I am Russian and I teach Russian as well. I started teaching Russian 3 years ago, I absolutely enjoy the process of sharing my knowledge with students. Russian is such a beautiful language with a great history. I truly admire people who decided to learn Russian, I do my best to share my passion for the language with my clients.

I believe that when you learn a new language, you see the world through that language. Learning a language is not only about the language, it involves human communication, a
sharing of ideas, culture, travelling, history, arts, personal and professional development. So my lessons always include a basic cultural section where I introduce culture and customs to the students or any other topic the learner interested in.

At my lessons, I have creativity and do my best to build an exciting and interesting learning experience. In practice I utilize interactive teaching methods and activities to motivate students to learn and communicate in a foreign language. I always use visual aids, such as software tools or videos and make students feel that learning a foreign language is fun and interesting.

I am happy that my passion for learning foreign languages became my profession. Teaching foreign languages for me is a Never-Ending Professional Development Journey. It’s a profession that allows me to be creative, work with a variety of different people, travel all over the world and inspire students not only academically but personally as well.

Are you looking for a DIFFERENT type of service that can help you successfully learn Mandarin Chinese/ Russian and get better results?

Are you looking for the most efficient, fast and effective way to learn Mandarin Chinese or Russian or improve your language skills and finally get the specific results you need?

Trust, You are in the right place!

I offer online Mandarin Chinese Language/ Russian Coaching service for passionate, driven and ambitious learners like you, who are eager to learn Mandarin Chinese/ Russian and get an invaluable insight into culture and thinking!

How my service is different?
- tailor-made sessions
- learn real language you need
- brain-based teaching (I understand how the brain likes to learn)
- explain things clearly and effectively in a fun and memorable way
- "live" the language approach
- no boring texts and page by page approach
- learn smarter, not harder

I am ready to assist you, are you ready to start?
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Finghín April 8, 2019
· Russian · Online
I'm a shy guy so when I went in for my first lesson I was really scared but my teacher was really kind and five minutes in I had completely forgotten that I was scared, and I learned so much. I went from knowing a very basic introduction to being able to ask for something, and knowing more words and it would take me ages to list off everything I've learned. Amazing teacher!
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Temy September 25, 2018
· Mandarin Chinese · Online
Great Mandarin Chinese tutor, 100% recommended! It was very easy to get started, flexible and you become an effective communicator in a short period of time! From day 1 I started learning stuff that I could use in real life, within months I am now having full conversations in Chinese, because I was learning the language I needed and topics I would normally talk about. Classes were so enjoyable and worth it!
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Charles D. July 31, 2017
· Mandarin Chinese · Online
Very happy with the first lesson. This is exactly what I need. Looking forward to the next classes.
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About Artem K.

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Los Angeles, CA

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Привет! Russian is my first language and it has a very special place in my heart. I love it for its emotional charge and incredible poetic expression.
After many years of helping my friends who study classical voice, I found new interesting and simpler ways to teach this language

About Artem
Hello dear students! My name is Artem and I have been playing violin since I was 4 years old and am a freelance musician, composer and pedagogue.
I am passionate about teaching because I believe education and willingness to learn is an extremely important factor for personal development and success.
I was born and raised in Saint Petersburg, Russia and underwent intensive training in voice, violin, composition and piano. After winning the Frieburg Intenational Violin Competition in 2010, I was offered a full scholarship to study music at Dalhousie University at the age of sixteen. After moving to Canada I went through a 9-month intensive english learning program, so I know first hand how difficult it can be to learn a new language. This experience helped me understand the struggles that any ESL student goes through and discover new way
s to teach Russian and English to others.
I am excited to get to know you and share my knowledge with you!
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Joseph G. April 20, 2019
· Violin · Online
Not only is Artem a world class violinist but also a very nice person who will make you look forward to the next lesson.
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Elizabeth C. October 14, 2018
· Violin · In studio
Artem is extremely professional, positive and great MAESTRO!! In the short time I have been with Artem he has taught me valuable foundation techniques. I highly recommend Artem for students who are serious about fine musician techniques and being world class artists!
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Jamie W. June 6, 2018
· Violin · In studio
Artem is an excellent teacher. He provides the perfect balance of explanations, demonstrations and expectations for at-home practice. Thank you so much!
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About Alexandra A.

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Interactive methodology, fun and fast. 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 Alexandra
I love learning and teaching languages and although I studied law I really prefer teaching languages (I speak 5 languages) and sewing (another of my favourite hobbies) love travelling and photography.

I will be happy to answer the questions which arise in between your one-on-one lessons. In short, I will do everything I can to increase your rate of language acquisition.

It goes without saying that I love to teach! I have an easy-going personality and a positive attitude. Learning such a beautiful and multifaceted language as Spanish or Romanian will be fun with me. I love travelling, I have hosted many exchange students, so I have developed good communication and creativity skills.

I will encourage your interest and curiosity into the different cultures by using amusing topics during the session, which will automatically imp
rove your experience.

I am able to communicate with students at a very personal level . I am very passionate and enthusiastic to get them to learn. I will also promote study habits.

I have a lot of nice material and is interested in what people have to say and their needs. I am friendly and kind; I try to correct students making sure they don't feel embarrassed. I makes people feel comfortable, and encourages them to participate and learn, -even the shy ones. I enjoy the class as much as you.
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Naomi M. August 25, 2019
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I’m already learning a lot. She has me do a lot of talking which is very good practice.
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Shellie February 27, 2019
· Crocheting · Online
Alexandra was professional and kind. She very patiently helped me through some technical problems with the camera on my laptop. She immediately recognized the problems I was having on my crocheting project and got me on the right track. She’s friendly and put me at ease right away. A very pleasant and informative session.
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Anita Z. October 24, 2018
· Spanish · Online
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Alexandra A.

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About Maryna A.

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Experienced teacher of Russian to adult professionals. Balanced diet of grammar focus and fluency building. Communicative approach, based on your interests, portfolio, meaningful tasks, and real-life scenarios. Looking forward to working with you! До встречи!

About Maryna
Hi, my name is Maryna!
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I'm from Crimea. I've been living in the USA for over 10 years, which helped me develop a near-native proficiency in English.
This is very helpful when it comes to grammar explanations and helping my students understand the subtleties of meaning.
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I'm a full-time educator. I learn about latest language-learning tools and methodologies on a daily basis. I have a degree in teaching foreign languages, and I started teaching over a decade ago. I have taught intensive professional courses and I have developed textbooks.
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I specialize in adult learners of Russian and English, as well as my 5 year-old son, who is learning both:)
I study several foreign languages myself, so I have endless empathy for my students' efforts and successes.
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I will taylor our classes to your needs and interests.
You can sign
up for 30-, 45-, 60-, and 90-minute lessons.
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30-minute sessions are a new option.
Here is why I added this option:
- They could be done in the chitchat format to maintaint and improve your conversational skills.
- They could be conducted in a Q&A format, if you need specific questions answered.
- They are essencial if you need help with a self-study plan and periodical feedback on your self-study progress.
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Please, feel free to send me a message if you have any questions. I'm looking forward to working with you!
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Maryna

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Привет, меня зовут Марина!
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Я из Крыма. Я живу в США уже больше 10 лет, и за это время мне удалось заговорить по-английски почти в совершенстве. Это очень облегчает объяснения грамматики и нюансов в значении слов.
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Я постоянно вращаюсь в сфере образования и стараюсь одной из первых узнавать о новых инструментах и методологиях преподавания. У меня красный диплом и больше 10 лет опыта в области изучения и преподавания иностранных языков. Я преподавала профессиональные курсы и разрабатывала учебники.
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Сейчас я специализируюсь на преподавании русского и английского языков взрослым, а так же моему пятилетнему сыну, который учит оба языка:)
Также я сама изучаю несколько иностранных языков, поэтому ратую и радуюсь за успехи своих студентов, как за свои собственные.
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Я разработаю программу для вас на основе ваших нужд и интересов.
Вы можете выбрать уроки по 30, 45, 60 или 90 минут.
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Я недавно добавила 30-минутные уроки. И вот почему:
- Они могут проводиться в формате непринуждённой беседы, если вы хотите поддерживать и постепенно повышать свои разговорные навыки.
- Они могут иметь формат "вопрос-ответ", если вы ищите ответы на конкретные вопросы.
- Они могут быть полезны, если вам нужна помощь, чтобы правильно организовать своё самообучение и получать периодическую оценку своего прогресса и рекомендации преподавателя.
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Не стесняйтесь написать мне, если у вас есть какие-либо вопросы. С нетерпением жду ваших сообщений!
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Марина
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Olga April 1, 2019
· English · Online
Марина, Вы прекрасный учитель! С вами очень приятно работать! Потому что Вы очень хороший человек , и я многому с вами учусь, особенно по урокам в Скайпе! 😃
Рада быть в вашей команде 😀
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Daniel March 31, 2019
· Russian · Online
Maryna is an outstanding and talented professional, with an extraordinary ability for teaching and communicating with her pupils. She owns a vast culture -apart from being a consummated polyglot -which allows her to talk and explain all kind of subjects and to be easily understood by her pupils. I have been studying Russian with her, and I must admit that my level improved significantly since I met her. I highly recommend her to all those who wish to learn or improve their English or Russian. You will not regret it!
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Mark March 31, 2019
· Russian · Online
I have had numerous skype video Russian lessons from Maryna she tries to teach people a language the way they might naturally learn one as a native speaker , via conversation intersperesed with discussion of grammar rules when appropriate. I Also like her WhatsApp group which combines native Russian speakers learning English with English ( an interesting variety including native and. Non-native speakers from various spots on the globe) speakers learning Russian so that all can learn from each other. Maryna has a lot of experience learning various languages and teaching and this knowledge of the language learning process manifests itself in her teaching style.
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About Anna E.

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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
Teaching is a joy and I love to share my knowledge and love for learning. Join me for interactive and engaging lessons. We will learn through games and active, hands-on approach.
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.
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Smita R. September 16, 2019
· ESL · Online
Miss Anna is a right teacher for me. She helped me a lot to expand vocabulary
and improve my conversation skills.
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Susanne A. July 22, 2019
· ESL · In studio
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.
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Prakash G. July 12, 2019
· Russian · Online
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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About Maria M.

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flexible scheduling, informative, huge emphasis on dialog one on one and writing.

About Maria
My name is Maria , born and raised in Russia. I am fluent in reading, writing and speaking in both English and Russian. Passionate teaching and seeing my students excel.
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Maria M.

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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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Alex August 28, 2019
· Russian · Online
Victoria is a very good teacher. Every time I look forward to our lessons.
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Alina August 28, 2019
· Russian · Online
I really like this teacher. I started to speak Russian and I really like it.
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Mike August 28, 2019
· Russian · Online
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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About Anastasiia S.

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Arlington, VA
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I can help you start learning Russian or improve your overall skills depending on your level. I have an individual and flexible approach to each of my students and I adjust the program to their very needs and goals. All the textbooks and materials will be provided by me.

I have 13 years of teaching and working experience in an international community which improved my cultural awareness and appreciation of integrity among different cultures, backgrounds and religions. I was born and raised outside of the capital of Russia and educated there for 20 years. Recently I moved to DC area to pursue MBA degree.

I apply different teaching methods and techniques to different students to meet their individual goals and adapt to their learning abilities. I myself speak four (4) languages, therefore, I know exactly what challenges my students face in the learning process and how to anticipate them.

I'm very open, easy-going, friendly and flexible in terms of hours and the pay.
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Take Individual Russian Language Lessons in person in Washington DC area or on skype and start your Russian journey. A unique and flexible approach to each student is designed to meet individual needs and goals.
visit my site: dcrussianlessons. com
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Kevin August 26, 2019
· Russian · In studio
Anastasia is an extremely organized and hardworking individual who puts a lot of effort into her lessons. My Russian language skills have improved dramatically since she started teaching me a few months ago.
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Vera August 26, 2019
· Russian · In studio
Anastasia has been great helping me learn Russian. While my grandparents are from Russia (USSR actually!) I never managed to learn Russian from them at home. I always wanted to read Russian literature in the original, but did not have enough Russian to do so. With Anastasia's help I am now discovering Pushkin and Tolstoy in the original! After only a few months working with Anastasia I am comfortable enough to read in Russian, watch Russian movies with subtitles, and sing along some very strange Russian pop music :)

I highly recommend Anastasia if you want to learn Russian and start communicating fast.
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About Traci M.

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Здравствуйте!

My name is Traci and I have been studying advanced Russian for 6 years. I graduated from the Defense Language institute in Monterey California, and went on to work as a Russian translator in the military for 5 years.

I have a strong understanding of Russian culture and history as well as highly proficient reading, speaking and listening skills. I have about 3 years of tutoring experience and would love to help you further your career in languages!

About Traci
Hello!

I am a Russian Linguist with 6 years of experience using the language. I graduated from the Russian program at the Defense Language Institute in Monterey, California. After graduation, I went on to work as a Russian translator in the military, where I utilized the language on a daily basis for 5 years.

I have worked with native speakers for a long time and have a great understanding of Russian culture and history as well.

Learning a language presents many challenges, which differ from person to person. As a native English speaker who is now fluent in another language, I have a great understanding of how to explain concepts in a way easiest for the learner to comprehend.

After 3 years of tutoring experience, I would love to help you further your Russian Language skills!
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Traci M.

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