Language Lessons in Rochester, MI. It's your time.

In person or online. We've got everything you need to get started and stay motivated!

A Better Way to Learn

Expert Teachers

Top rated instructors guide you in every step of your journey

Personalized Lessons

Your style, your pace. Customized lessons designed for you

100% Guaranteed

Try a lesson. If you're not satisfied we'll refund your unused balance

Popular Language Teachers in Rochester, MI

Or other areas around you:

Yiju T.

3 Reviews
Troy, MI
Starting at $20
  • Speaks Chinese Mandarin
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-online Online
Profile-location-home Student's Home
Quick View
See Profile

Yiju T.

3 Reviews
Book Now

Teaching has always been my passion. I have been teaching Mandarin for 10 years at various Language Institutes, and taught at private schools in Michigan for total of 5 years. With corporate client experience, I also have been working as a Mandarin instructor in a language company. There are many adult students with different levels who are currently learning Chinese from me. My success stems from enthusiasm, self-motivation, patient, creativity and the ability to communicate with students from diverse backgrounds. It is my goal to combine my range of experience with my ability to make the learning easy and fun.

About Yiju

Nihao. I’m a native-born Chinese who has vast experience of teaching Mandarin to English speakers across all levels and ages. I have been teaching Mandarin for more than 10 years at various Language Institutes, and have taught at private schools for total of 5 years. At schools, I developed and

Recent Reviews
Steve
I've had a great experience so far. Yiju is patient, enthusiastic, and fun. Her lessons are easy to get into and the time flies by really fast. She's very engaging on cultural topics, illustrates a variety of ways to say something, and is generally very organized and punctual. She has been very accommodating to my requests and helping me learn in a way that works for me. Since I had my own study materials before I started lessons with her, she has worked with me to practice the material I studied already. I would definitely recommend her.
Alexandria
Wonderful instructor. We look forward to continuing lessons later this year. She was very professional and made my 15 year old daughter comfortable with learning Chinese. She tailored the lessons to fit her aptitude. I would highly recommend her. She also met us at the local community center which was very helpful logistically.
Steve

Valentina S.

33 Reviews
Troy, MI
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Italian, English, Spanish, French
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2012
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-online Online
Profile-location-studio Teacher's Studio
Profile-location-home Student's Home
Quick View
See Profile

Valentina S.

33 Reviews
Book Now

I'm Valentina and I'm Italian, born and raised in Torino, Italy. I've just moved here in Michigan and I'm very excited to share my language and tradition here! I have been teaching Italian for the past 3 years. As far as my teaching experience goes, I have previously tutored Italian for young students ranging in age from elementary school to adults while I still lived in Turin.
I’m outgoing, versatile and enthusiastic to share everything about my language, culture and traditions.

About Valentina

Hello everyone!I am Italian mother tongue and I have been teaching Italian for the past 3 years. While in college I acquired my Master's degree in Architecture from the Polytechnic of Turin. Currently I live in the Detroit and I would love to continue my passion for my Italian heritage by showing i

Recent Reviews
Laurie
Five Stars! I haven't used AutoCAD for quite a few years. Valentina is an amazing teacher. After a few lessons, I feel very confident in my skills. She answered all of my questions and taught me new tips and tricks. Thank you Valentina, I appreciate all of your help.
Sheldon
Valentina is a wonderful teacher. She is dedicated, concise and driven. She creates a very friendly atmosphere of learning and is available to answer any questions. She assisted me with pronunciation, conjugations and knowledge to learn the aspects of Italian as a beginner. Bravo !!
Lorna S.
So far I'm really enjoying my lessons! She is very patient with me as she's a native speaker and I'm just learning. I like the fact that she included a downloadable lesson plan. Thanks!
Profile-background-check Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.
Profile-student-favorite Student Favorite
This teacher is rated in the top 15% of teachers in the specialty subject. This badge demonstrates subject mastery on a nationwide scale.

Claire G.

59 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks French, Spanish, English
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-online Online
Quick View
See Profile
Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.
Student Favorite
This teacher is rated in the top 15% of teachers in the specialty subject. This badge demonstrates subject mastery on a nationwide scale.

Claire G.

59 Reviews
Book Now

I was born and raised in Nice, France. I arrived in the United States in 2010, to study music in California. I just received my doctorate from the University of Miami.

I have taught French to foreigner people in France since I was 18 years old (my mother has been doing that for over 30 years now) and since I arrived here to adults and students. I was also a French tutor during my Bachelor, Master and Doctorate programs.

Through private lessons I can help you get ready for exams and midterms, help you improve your french or just offer you to have a conversation with a native speaker. I love my culture and would love to share it with you if you are interested.

About Claire

Hello, my name is Claire and I am originally from Nice in the South of France. I moved to the United States in August 2010 to study music at the University level and just graduated in May 2020 with a Doctorate in Music. I have the experience of teaching private clarinet lessons since 2010, taugh

Recent Reviews
Lucia'Bella
Great!
Vic
Kim
Within my first few lessons working with Claire, I've already gotten a great grasp on French and excited to continue working with her. Claire is patient and has a great teaching style!

Meet Online Language Teachers Serving Rochester, MI

Sara Ann B.

30 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $15
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches students Male: 25 to 85; Female: 22 to 85
  • Awarded Voice Gym DVD from Bison Electronic of Orlando, FL.
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-online Online
Quick View
See Profile

Sara Ann B.

30 Reviews
Book Now

Quick analysis of how to make you more intelligible since VOICE was my reason for becoming a speech-language pathologist; customized sessions for your sound errors, how to improve your writing of short memos AND homework. Daily 30 minute practice is a necessity.

About Sara Ann

I pace our lessons and over explain a technic to make certain the client gets the concept in a HUMORFUL, JOYFUL way. Patiently we apply it to a song that is your target song or to how and what you want product or YOU to sell to clients/your job/your promotion/ your new career. With two masters d

Recent Reviews
June C.
great lesson and learn a lot
Sharon B.
Sara is just a great teacher she knows exactly how to show me the correct way to sing and even has me singing at a range that is totally new to me. And I'm doing it! So Amazing, she is a miracle worker.
June C.
Great teacher and patient!

Michael M.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $15
  • Speaks Mandarin, English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2017
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-online Online
Quick View
See Profile

Michael M.

1 Review
Book Now

I lived in China for over 2 years. I studied Chinese in two different cities (Qingdao and Yiwu). I have many Chinese friends and learned much of the Mandarin that I know through immersion. I have also done a lot of traveling in China and have studied Chinese culture and music.
I use the book "New Practical Chinese Reader," Anki (flashcards), Pleco (dictionary), and HSK 1-4 vocabulary. I prefer to emphasize pronunciation and conversational speaking as they tend to have the biggest impact on day to day use.

About Michael

My name is Michael Millenheft. I have been playing drums, guitar and piano for 12 years. I have played in multiple bands throughout Southern California and China. I am currently a graduate music student living in Boston, MA. I taught high school and elementary school music in China for 2+ years

Recent Reviews
Matt P.
Great first lesson with Michael. Looking forward to making progress over the near future. He listened to my goals and was able to work with me on a learning plan.

Tatiana D.

Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Russian, French, English
  • Teaching since 1988
  • Teaches students 7 to 70
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-online Online
Profile-location-studio Teacher's Studio
Profile-location-home Student's Home
Quick View
See Profile

Tatiana D.

Book Now

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 Russia

Connect Locally or Online

Local Lessons

No matter where you live, chances are we can introduce you to an amazing language teacher in your neighborhood. You can take lessons in the privacy of your own home or at your teacher's location.

Online Lessons

Is your dream language teacher on the other side of the country? No problem. Now, you can meet your teacher online on your smartphone or using a webcam on your computer. The world is your classroom!

How It Works

Here's why 2 million people a month use TakeLessons

Match

Find your perfect teacher in under 3 minutes. Need help finding the right teacher? Call our friendly student counselors at 877-231-8505877-231-8505.

Meet

Your instructor will motivate, support, and inspire you. Meet up with your teacher in person or connect with them online anywhere around the world!

Master

Each lesson is customized to help you grow. Learn faster and easier than ever with personal attention from an expert instructor.

Educating the World

310
Lifelong learning subjects offered
6,483
Amazing, inspiring, supportive teachers
2,045,044
People that use our platform each month
3,004,877
Lessons given around the world

Why TakeLessons?

  • Easy and Hassle-Free
  • 100% Satisfaction Guaranteed
  • Background Checked Teachers
  • Over 3 Million Lessons Given

Hear From TakeLessons Students

Over the past 12 years, we've given over 3,000,000 lessons to happy customers around the world.

Profile_168642_pi_IMG_0077
"Adam made me feel very confortable right away.
He explains very well what you do and what you should do instead.
It's hands-on from minute 1, and I learn so much from the first class.

Adam is highly intuitive, sharp and doesn't miss a beat!
He creates a fun environment to tackle a challenging subject.
I finally find the right person after trying a few teachers.
I highly recommend him."
Max
Took Accent Reduction lessons from Adam R.
Profile_86840_pi_sangesland%20headshot
"Very flexible, respectful, and supportive."
Buddy
Took Japanese lessons from Mona S.
Profile_94441_pi_IMG_2061
"Great first lesson. Looking forward to the next one. Marcia was great."
Gary
Took Portuguese lessons from Marcia R.
Profile_241737_pi_70b5f90a9da58e35ee55a7e40706d50bbddad559
"I first met Philppe while I was a French student taking one on one classes at DLS during a 6 month period. He was not my instructor but we crossed paths daily, as his office was next door to the classroom I used. He was always testing my skills and offering assistance where he saw necessary. At the end of my 6 month course, I continued on with more job training that allowed me an additional 40 hours of French so that it was fresh on the mind prior to arriving at my next post. Philippe was my instructor during that period, which is something I will always be grateful for. Due to my foundation in French, we did not need to cover many basics but instead created a lesson plan that involved widening my knowledge of the local culture and politics in the country of my future assignment. He taught me how to express my opinions while casually conversing in French (which has proven to be invaluable in my line of work). He challenged me to expand my vocabulary in numerous areas while incorporating more advanced, sophisticated grammar when appropriate. Philippe was a great instructor and mentor. I am grateful for the time I was able to learn from him and look forward to refreshing my skills with him in the future."
Jessica
Took French lessons from Philippe F.
Profile_100952_pi_portada%20taka%20lessons
"Sebastián es lo mejor!!! A very knowledgeable and fun teacher that will help increase your confidence in speaking a new language. He is very organized and has a wonderful way of getting to the “root” of the problem areas that may hinder you from speaking like you’ve always wanted. He is a great teacher and a talented musician that will do everything in his power to make sure your language needs are not only met, but exceeded. Gracias Sebastián!"
Robby
Took Spanish lessons from Sebastian P.
Profile_101075_pi_DSC_2617
"Our first experience was great! Ms. Lilly was so nice we were absolutely comforted by this. It is our first time having private lessons for anything and she is the best"
Alyssa&Alexis
Took Korean lessons from Lilly A.
Profile_131720_pi_IMG_0287
"Ghislain is an awesome teacher ! I wanted a native teacher and I couldn't have asked for better. I'm learning so much and I cant wait for my next lesson !"
Caroline
Took French lessons from Ghislain G.
Profile_241535_pi_83fa348d57118e6a2deecad915490ffdc9f1d528
"Jihye was an amazing teacher. My kids were very comfortable with her and she met them at their level. They had fun and want to go back. We will be booking our next session with her soon. Thank you!"
ro
Took Korean lessons from Jihye L.
Profile_168688_pi_IMG_3503
"I had a great first lesson with Shuchi. She took the time to provide the history and background to Hindi and we have begun the alphabet. I look forward to week 2."
Isabel
Took Hindi lessons from Shuchi S.
Profile_243194_pi_39e412b1405b4eb10084b7262b6ad5c3ccc0a28c
"Prajakta is probably one of the most dynamic professors
that I have had the privilege of knowing! Her ability to convey to me the Hindi language in a manner that I do not feel intimated means a great deal. As a matter of fact, her sense of humor allows me to make mistakes, recover, and have the confidence to learn more of the language. I will, no doubt, continue with my learning experience. What a pleasure!"
Beverly
Took English lessons from Prajakta R.
View More
View Less

Popular Language Articles from our Blog

5 Basic Rules of Italian Pronunciation

Learning new vocabulary doesn't get you far unless you know proper Italian pronunciation. Italian is known for being one of the most beautiful languages, and learning how to correctly speak it is all about mastering the right sounds. In this article, you'll learn the five basic rules of Italian pronunciation for beginners. 5 Rules for Italian Pronunciation Let's take a look at five Italian pronunciation rules to help you better understand this language. After the video, keep …

By Brooke Neuman

Student Groups