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Joseph B.

5 Reviews
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Starting at $65
  • Speaks Ukranian, Russian, English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Bachelor and Master Of Music Degrees from The Juilliard School
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Joseph B.

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Teaching conversation and translation at native and highest levels. I am a native speaker of the Russian language, a professional musician with perfect pitch and thus no accent in my speaking. I am also equally fluent in English and have been hosting radio programs spanning over 10 years. I have given talks in both languages internationally and have been published by Carol Publishing as well as Genet Publishing in newspapers, on line, in print both soft and hard cover available in Barns and Noble, Amazon and anywhere fine books are sold.

If you are learning to speak in the Russian language or if you are improving your skills, if you are a singer working on enunciation and the feeling of the language for writing, speaking or singing - you have come to the right place. My family of professional musicians have helped orchestras and choir in the production of Alexander Nevsky on the big screen in concert of the Eastman Theater that to this day continues to illicit fond memories ...

About Joseph

~ Teaching beginners to professional students and coaching professionals for over 30 years. All levels and ages are welcome! ~ Hello my friends! I am an internationally respected concert pianist and composer who comes from a family of renowned musicians. I earned my degrees from the Julli

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Jeff
Joseph has a wealth of knowledge about speaking, listening, vocals, etc.

He created a welcoming environment in our online lessons that made it easy to be vulnerable and get right to working on new skills.

I highly recommend for others looking to better understand their voice and communication style, and learn to hone them.
Catherine K.
Joseph put us at ease immediately. Our first lesson included valuable information on how to warm up our voices, increase our range and protect our voices. We look forward to our next lesson.
Donna
I have been studying piano with Joseph for nearly five years. In that time, I’ve learned more about the piano and musical interpretation than I ever thought possible.

Joseph’s technical ‘short cuts’ are amazing! He illustrates ways for your hands and your mind to work that are tailor made for you. Learning from him is so fun it seems almost effortless.

The way Joseph teaches allows you to develop at your own pace. The atmosphere is always relaxed yet everything moves along quickly.

At the open classes I attend, his other students are progressing very rapidly too. After each class, we share our impressions. The mood is elated because it feels like we stepped back in time and into history.

Joseph often quotes inspired wisdom of his historic teachers in our lessons. He is a great inspiration on his own with great musical insights.

I’m playing Beethoven and Chopin works I never thought I could approach at this stage of study, with great depth of understanding. I now play with greater passion and skill, get compliments from everyone I play for, and no longer worry about playing in public.

I look forward to each and every lesson with Joseph. His encouragement and support makes learning so rewarding! Anyone who finds this musical treasure is a lucky person and I cannot recommend him highly enough.
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Tatiana Z.

41 Reviews
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Starting at $22
  • Speaks German, Russian, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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Tatiana Z.

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I have a Ph.D. in Philology and am a native Russian speaker born in Moscow - the capital of Russia. Therefore, I can apply my knowledge of language methodologies to teach Russian. Also, I have tutored foreign students in Russian for many years already.

Russian is my native language and it is one of the most beautiful, amazing languages in the world; it is the language of great writers and poets, actors and artists, philosophers and scientists, musicians and humanists. Besides teaching I held lectures in theory of language, history of language, psycholinguistic, and sociolinguistics.

If you are looking for a fun, flexible, and engaging tutor, I am perfect for you.

I provide a variety of activities so you will never get bored. For example, I will use fun warm up tasks, games, interactive conversational lessons, and quizzes. We will use authentic materials as well. All materials are provided. You will learn conversational skills, formal writing skills, and test taking strategies all ...

About Tatiana

In Moscow I was a professor for 20 years, and I am currently a full-time tutor of ESL, German, Russian, and Italian. I provide a variety of activities for my lessons so you will never get bored. For example, I will use games, interactive conversational lessons, fun warm up tasks, case studies, an

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Erica R.
Tatiana is so helpful and patient! I’m writing sentences and learning about so many subtle points of grammar. Russian is really fascinating, and Tatiana inspires me!
Robert
I have been studying German with Tatiana for several months and it has been a wonderful experience. After our initial conversation, I knew that I had found the right teacher. Tatiana's lessons are always interesting and enjoyable. Our lessons are conducted entirely in German and Tatiana is able to explain complex ideas and topics in ways that teach and challenge me at the same time. Since I am an advanced learner, we also spend time reviewing grammar, working on increasing vocabulary, and reading texts. Every week my fluency increases.

Tatiana is knowledgeable, patient, and an excellent teacher. I would recommend her to anyone who is trying to learn and/or improve their German. Whether you are a beginner, intermediate, or advanced student, Tatiana is the teacher for you. I give her my highest recommendation.
Karina
Tatiana is amazing! I really would never trade her for the world. She is patient, nonjudgmental, knowledgeable, thorough, clear, and just overall great. If it weren’t for her I would’ve quit a long time ago. I highly recommend her. You won’t be disappointed. Danke schön Tatiana!!
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Hanna M.

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Starting at $34
  • Speaks
  • Teaching since 2001
  • Masters degree. International Relations, translator from Russian to English and Turkish. from Institute of International Relations “Kharkiv Collegium” in Kharkiv, Ukraine.
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Hanna M.

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Russian and Ukrainian are my native languages. And of course to explain, to help with the understanding of the specifics of this language it is easier for the native speaker. I was learning English and other languages in University of International Relations Kharkov, Ukraine and have the private lesson experiences. With great pleasure I will bring my knowledge to our lessons and put a lot of effort and positive energy. You will be able to get to the level you need for your communication.

About Hanna

My name is Hanna L Mays. After I received my Master’s degree from The Institute of International Relations in Ukraine, I briefly worked in the corporate field. I found my calling as a tutor of English, Russian and Turkish Languages. I was giving private lessons of Russian to foreigners, and En

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Bakhram M.

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Starting at $20
  • Speaks
  • Teaching since 1980
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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Bakhram M.

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Welcome to my Russian Language Lessons!

I am a native Russian speaker, born in the former USSR. I have PhD in physics and vast teaching experience in Russian language.

One sage said “As many languages you know, as many times you are a human being.”
Knowledge of language is not only understanding during listening, speaking with good pronunciation, writing without mistakes. It is an immersion in another world. I can help you learn that wonderful world. Note that not only Russians speaks Russian. The Russian language is used by all nationalities of the former USSR, like Uzbeks, Kazakhs, Ukrainians, Tatars, Belarusians, Bashkirs, Chechen, Armenians and so on . It means that amazing world is wider than you can imagine.

By the way I can also help in math, physics, and Uzbek.

About Bakhram

Welcome to my Russian Language Lessons! I am a native Russian speaker, born in the former USSR. I have PhD in physics and vast teaching experience in Russian language. One sage said “As many languages you know, as many times you are a human being.” Knowledge of language is not only unders

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Victoria M.

13 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Speaks English, Russian
  • Teaching since 2010
  • MA Second Language Acquisition from Pedagogical Institute of Saratov State University
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Victoria M.

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Not only I have appropriate education (two Masters Degrees in Second Language Acquisition) but I also have over 10 year experience teaching in different countries with all age groups and levels. I tailor my lessons for my students' individual needs and interests . I work with non native as well as heritage students who need to improve reading , writing and comprehension skills.

About Victoria

I am very dedicated to what I do, whether it is lesson preparation or teaching itself. I hold two degrees, MA in Second Language Acquisition (ESL) and MA in Russian and Slavic Studies from the University of Missouri. Being a native Russian speaker allows me to make my lessons fun and interactive, I

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Amber Chen
Victoria is a good teacher, highly recommend to everyone.
kyle
Anyone looking to learn a new language would be well served by taking a lesson with Victoria. She goes out of her way to make the environment comfortable while also being extremely professional and good-humored. Not only that, after three lessons I am seeing a lot of measurable progress in my understanding of Russian language and culture. Again, I can’t recommend Victoria enough!
Ilker A.
Victoria is awesome!
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Tatiana Z.

2 Reviews
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Starting at $34
  • Speaks Russian, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Full scholarship and assistantship from University of Northern Iowa
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Tatiana Z.

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I will teach you to read, write, and speak Russian.

I can show you the fundamentals of grammar and punctuation and also recommend literature of interest depending on the student's level.

I also can proof read your writing.

About Tatiana

I am a professional violinist and member of several orchestras in Michigan. I studied at St. Petersburg Conservatory and also have a Doctorate degree in violin performance from Michigan State University. My diverse background allows me to combine best features of Russian and American string schools.

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pab
We have been with Tatiana for past 3 years and she teaches my both kids. She is very knowledgeable , flexible and very interested to teach kids. I would recommend her highly to any one interested in learning violin.
Tommy
Tatiana is an excellent instructor and I am a 68 yr old violin hobbyist who is trying to learn classical music and folk music to eventually become a part time teacher myself. She is very patient and pleasant and I am a former teacher myself in grades 5 - 9. I believe she would be good for any age(s) ! She is great with technique and knowing what the student wants to accomplish and is interested in with their musical interests She is just a very pleasant person to know and get guidance musically from! I recommend her highly!

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"I feel more comfortable looking and learning Russian. also looking at the Cyrillic writing."
Stephanie
Took Russian lessons from Roman N.
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"Anna is a really good tutor for Russian. I had her throughout my first year at UCLA, and she definitely made my Russian better. She extremely friendly and encouraging."
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"very good instructor; in one lesson i learnt a lot in one hour; looking forward to next lesson with Aksana thank you"
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Took Russian lessons from Aksana P.
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"Aksana is always cheerful and well-organized. She speaks English well, and and is patient with mistakes. I would recommend her to anyone who wants to improve in Russian."
Barbara
Took Russian lessons from Aksana P.
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"Aksana is an awesome professor! From the comfort of my home, I meet with Aksana weekly for my Russian lesson over video chat. Each lesson is structured, as we have the Russian book of lessons that we go through to review grammar rules and new vocab lists. In addition, each lesson consists of a lot of free form dialogue back and forth, completely in Russian! Aksana is very patient, repeating words many times so you can ensure you are having a natural pronunciation! She also sends audio clips so that I can listen to the vocab from a native speaker accent as well. Aksana always has interesting facts to understand why and how the language came to be as it is. Overall, the class is extremely informative but also fun and we get to practice actual conversation!"
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Took Russian lessons from Aksana P.
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"Anna is patient and great with my 8 year old on her first lesson."
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Took Russian lessons from Anna C.
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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."
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Took Russian lessons from Aksana P.
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"Aksana is the Best! She is the most patient teacher I have worked with. I feel very lucky to work with her not only because she has such a vast knowledge of Russian language/culture/history, but she knows and can utilize many teaching techniques. Want to learn or brush up on your Russian? Pick Aksana."
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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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