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Gina G.

17 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks Italian, Spanish, French, Portuguese
  • MA Romance Languages and Literature from University of Connecticut
  • Teaches students 7 and up
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Gina G.

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Gina has a BA and MA in Italian language and literature. She grew up with the Italian language in her family and is currently very active with Italian language groups in her community - including participating in Italian conversation groups, Italian film clubs and Italian music festivals. She travels extensively throughout Italy and is very happy to share her passion for the Italian language.

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Buongiorno! Bom dia! Buenos dias! Bonjour!

My name is Gina and I am a professional linguist with a Master’s degree in Italian, Portuguese, Spanish and French. In addition, I am a Chartered Linguist, MCIL with the Chartered Institute of Linguists, a professional organization (UK- based) for translators, interpreters and language professionals.

I work as an interpreter (medical, psychiatric, and general /conference interpretation).

I do freelance translation work and am currently doing translation projects for Duolingo and an art gallery in France.

I have been teaching and tutoring

About Gina

Buongiorno! Bom dia! Buenos dias! Bonjour! My name is Gina and I am a professional linguist with a Master’s degree in Italian, Portuguese, Spanish and French. In addition, I am a Chartered Linguist, MCIL with the Chartered Institute of Linguists, a professional organization (UK- based) for tra

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Great first lesson
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I give Gina a 5 star because it doesn't have a 10. She is awesome, smart, fun, and caring. I take Spanish and makes so much easier because she also speaks fluent Portuguese (my native language), and she can explain the difference between both language. I highly recommend Gina :)
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Mattia C.

34 Reviews
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Starting at $29
  • Speaks ENGLISH, ITALIAN
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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Mattia C.

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Ciao guys, Mattia here.

Have you ever wanted to speak Italian but you don’t know how to start? You are in the right place!
I know the challenge that comes with learning a foreign language - I was born and raised in Italy and now live in the US.

I’m excited to offer you online lessons where I will help you achieve your goals in the easiest way with conversation and repetition. Within the first few lessons, you'll start speaking simple sentences and as time goes on, you'll be able to speak like a pro!

Are you ready to improve your skills?

About Mattia

Mattia has been playing the drums for more than 15 years. He is an exciting player and teacher with a big love for music. He has performed a range of musical styles with many bands and artists in Italy and UK and has been part of the entertainment on board the Costa Cruise ships. Mattia is a patient

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Rina
Just had my first lesson with Mattia and he gave me a lot of valuable tips right away. Exercises to practice on my free time every day which I think will provide a solid base for my practice in the future. Looking forward to seeing how far I can go!
Aaron
Mattia is an extremely patient and cheerful teacher, an excellent instructor for a first time student. My child had no previous musical experience, and Mattia worked with him to learn the basics, even when he forgot his drum pad at his other parent's home. Mattia was flexible with the instruction time, and you can tell that he simply enjoys the subject and sharing his knowledge with others. Happily recommend!
David
I had a great first lesson with Mattia and he's an excellent teacher. I'm looking forward to learning more!
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Stefania P.

7 Reviews
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Starting at $60
  • Speaks English, Italian
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Stefania P.

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I feel that learning in general and learning a foreign language in particular is about repetition and I ask my students to repeat everything I teach over and over again until they know it by heart. I keep my lessons simple to avoid overwhelming the students and to allow time for them to repeat what they learned earlier. I teach the words that form part of the so called core vocabulary; words that are chosen according to frequency and range (in the sense that they “occur across a wide variety of texts”) It is often said that the first 2000 most frequent words cover approximately 90% of the vocabulary used by native-speakers in daily conversations. This means that for a student they represent the basic resource to be able to communicate.

About Stefania

(AVAILABLE ONLINE) I am Italian. I moved to Canada first and the US next in my thirties. I love teaching. I have worked as a training and development executive for over 35 years including at a top retail training and consulting firm which I have owned along with my husband. I have taught Ita

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Theresa
Any student wanting to learn the Italian language would be very fortunate to have Stefania as an instructor. Her techniques help you to quickly understand and give you confidence to speak this beautiful language.
Lawrence C.
Awesome first lesson! Stefania e bravissima!
Nick S.
Outstanding! Went slow, and steady with the pace that I needed. Also very thorough.
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Delia D.

51 Reviews
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  • Speaks Italian, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Delia D.

51 Reviews
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Piacere, mi chiamo Delia. Born and raised in Sicily, I love to share my passion for all things Italian. This is why in all of my language lessons I will bring you on a virtual journey to Italy: we will learn using tips for your trips, listening to songs and watching movies, cooking authentic Italian food, discussing together and appreciating the artistic beauties that you can find all over Italy

PS. Of course, Italian food and recipes are included in the classes!

About Delia

Buongiorno a tutti! I am Delia, a native Italian speaker from Sicily. Born and raised in Catania, I am very passionate about Italy and Italian culture. I use a variety of materials in my classes to give my students the chance to learn according to their skills. My main goal is that you’ll beco

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Class went well, looking forward for the name of the book to work on my own.
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Benedetta O.

4 Reviews
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Starting at $80
  • Speaks Spanish, Latin, Italian, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelor Degree in Voice from University of Modena
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Benedetta O.

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I'm a native Italian, now base in St. Louis are. I'm teaching Italian to private students since 2015 with great result. We can discuss together the different way I teach to learn this beautiful language.

About Benedetta

PLEASE, BE AWARE THAT IN PERSON LESSONS WILL BE ONLY WITH FULLY VACCINATED STUDENTS! THANKS FOR UNDERSTANDING Hi, my name is Benedetta and I am an Italian Opera Singer now based in USA. I always loved music from an early age and I began performing at the age of 14 and continued my education at t

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Angelica
An amazing woman who works to help you achieve perfection. So kind and professional.
Byron L.
Unfortunately there was a network problem and we had to finish to lesson by phone
Ash
She really took the time to understand what I need and worked with me to help me with my breathing and technique. I am definitely taking more lessons from Benedetta.
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Cynthia V.

30 Reviews
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  • Speaks Italian
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1998
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Cynthia V.

30 Reviews
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Ciao a tutti! Hello everyone! My name is Cindy and I'm Italian. I've been teaching Italian in schools and privately for many years now...I was raised in Rome where I have lived and worked for most of my life.

Do you want to learn Italian in a natural way, outside the bounds of a traditional language school? Studying a foreign language is an absorbing, complex experience.

It involves not only mastering new words, but also gaining a deeper understanding of the culture in which the language is rooted. To achieve this goal I devote all my enthusiasm, my skill at communication, and a sense of humor which makes for a relaxed study environment.

About Cynthia

Are you going on holiday to Italy? Would you like to learn the language? Do you think it is too hard to learn a language as an adult? Do you think you won't have time to study? There are many ways to learn a language. It doesn't have to be all that complicated or hard. Everyone has a personal way to

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Tijana Ilic
My first lesson was fantastic. Cindy is a passionate and excellent educator.
Eugene
Chris
I learned more from Cindy than I could ever possibly tell you!

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"I have now had 5 lessons with Cynthia and each lesson has been great and I'm learning a lot and most importantly for me practicing conversation. I would definitely recommend Cynthia!"
Gina
Took Italian lessons from Cynthia V.
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"I have known and worked with Cindy for well over a year to sharpen/maintain speaking skills and to improve my writing. Prior to Covid, we met weekly in a bookstore cafe and during 2020 we have continued via Zoom. As I have been a student of Italian for quite some time, we simply jumped in at an advanced level. Her everyday awareness of spoken Italian is a perfect way to achieve my goals. We have kept the meetings informal and conversational, with homework that varies from text book segments to writing letters to just having conversations about everyday things. I know Cindy also provides a more structured set of lessons and has worked with students of all ages. The best "testimonial" I can give is that I plan to continue to work with Cindy. Any questions, feel free to send me an e-mail."
Carletto
Took Italian lessons from Cynthia V.
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"Sabrina is great; giving lot's of background to help frame things for me, and is very patience. I am over 65 and this is the first (other) language that I have ever tried to learn, so it's hard. But with Sabrina's help, I may just get there..."
Michael
Took Italian lessons from Sabrina I.
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"Simona has been wonderful after 4 weeks of lessons. I highly recommend her."
Creighton
Took Italian lessons from Simona B.
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"Simona is great with my daughter. She is very patient and works well with my 8-year-old. My daughter has learned several words in Italian, and our goal is to continue to take lessons from Simona on an ongoing basis as we travel to Italy every summer. I think that my little one will be much more comfortable with her cousins next summer after taking lessons from Simona for the year."
Tina
Took Italian lessons from Simona B.
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"First class was excellent."
Phil
Took Italian lessons from Simona B.
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"Cindy è un excellent teacher . Ha molta pazienza. I learn qualcosa ogni giorno. Sono beginner studenta"
Helen
Took Italian lessons from Cynthia V.
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"Sabrina has a mastery of both the Italian language and its nuances, which make her a true Speaker and valuable Teacher. Her bubbly personality allows her to deliver lessons that are fun and informative. I'm loving my lessons!"
Marianna
Took Italian lessons from Sabrina I.
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"Great job! Very friendly with good ideas about what I can work on."
Dale
Took Italian lessons from Christopher S.
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"My girls (8 and 11 years old) really enjoyed their lessons with Simona. She was able to structure the lessons to meet their individual needs and interests. One of my favorite moments was coming home from work to see yellow post it notes on many household appliances and furniture as she had the girls go label these items in Italian as a fun little "quiz". Simona was the perfect solution to introducing my girls to the language of their relatives. We'll be back once our schedule allows."
David
Took Italian lessons from Simona B.
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Italian Lessons in Brooklyn, NY

By Giulio G. - New York Italian Teacher

If you would like take Italian lessons in Brooklyn, I am Giulio, and I would be happy to introduce to you some local NYC resources. Whether you are an Italian culture lover or just planning to visit Italy soon, New York City is surely the best place to start learning this fascinating language, full of history. The best way to learn a new language and become more confident is to become immersed in the Italian community. Thankfully, if you live in Brooklyn, you don’t need to take an eight-hour flight to find Italian speakers. You can study right here in New York while having fun and making new friends!

Check out these exciting events and interesting places in New York that will introduce you to the Italian language and culture:

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  • Little Italy Little Italy has many original Italian stores and restaurants. When many of the first Italian immigrants reached New York City, they lived in this part of Manhattan. Each year, during the last two weeks of September, they celebrated an authentic, religious feast called the Feast of San Giovanni to make them feel as though they never left their home country. This celebration survives today, enticing Italians and non-Italians alike on Mulberry Street in the original Little Italy neighborhood. Here, you can also find the Italian American Museum, situated on the corner of Mulberry and Grand Street. You can learn about the plight of Italian-Americans and their contributions to American society.

  • Clubs and Events New York City has more Italian clubs than you could ever imagine! To name one, New York Italians is a non-profit organization that strives to retain the rich history and culture of Italians. According to their website, they offer cultural events, culinary programs, language classes, educational lectures, and charities. You can see all the exciting programs on their website, www.newyorkitalians.org.

  • To check out a whole calendar of events in New York City, go to www.iitaly.org. This website is brimming with great cultural activities that guarantee your immersion within the Italian community. For example, you can find lectures on Donatello’s sculptures, modern Italian art contributions, Italian food meetings, tourism, and much more. Usually, there are about three to four Italian events per day.

    Another way introduce yourself to the Italian community in New York City is the Italian Institute of Culture in New York, or Istituto Italiano di Cultura di New York. They’re open to the public during the workweek and also have a website www.iicnewyork.esteri.it. Here, you can find a calendar of events, language courses, an online library, and opportunities for members.

    1. Eataly Lucky for New Yorkers, an authentic Italian grocery store and restaurant, Eataly, is available to you in the Gramercy neighborhood near the Flat Iron Building. Eataly isn't just a culinary experience; it makes you feel like you're enjoying the genuine taste of Italy. Additionally, there are words plastered on the wall both in English and Italian, teaching you about cultural facts. What a fun, alternative way to increase your lexis!

    With these resources, hopefully you can increase your Italian language and cultural knowledge while taking Italian lessons in Brooklyn. Have fun exploring!

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