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About Arianna G.

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New York, NY
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I am a graduate of Brown University with honors in Italian Studies and Performance Studies. I am a fluent speaker, having lived in Florence, Rome, and Sicily. I work with students to improve their understanding of grammar, their pronunciation, reading comprehension, vocabulary, conversation skills, and writing. I also have an extensive knowledge of Italian culture, history, and literature from my studies and research and am happy to share this with interested students. At Brown, I tutored students in the Italian Department through the dean of the college's tutoring center, and I have worked as a tutor with students of all levels in Providence and New York.

About Arianna
Hello! I'm a graduate of Brown University with honors in Italian Studies and Performance Studies. I am a tutor with over five years of experience and have completed over 800 hours of tutoring. I have over 25 hours of test prep training for the SAT and ACT and over 10 hours of training for Executive Functioning coaching.

I teach students test prep, math, Italian, kickboxing, and theatre. From helping students in summer school math classes, to teaching individual and group kickboxing classes, to tutoring students of Italian language and literature, to working with high school test prep students, I have a deep passion for learning and for sharing knowledge.

As an actor, I have performed at Williamstown, La MaMa, and the Washington National Opera. I studied with faculty from Brown University, the Moscow Art Theatre, and the Barrow Grou
p. During college, I had opportunities to live in Florence, Rome, and Sicily, and in my senior year I became a tutor of Italian for the dean of the college. I also have taught kickboxing for the last two years and have experience with Muay Thai and San Da.

I am eager to help you develop new skill sets and reach your goals.
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Kayla S Martin July 24, 2019
· Grammar · In studio
Amazing! I enjoyed my first grammar lesson & I can’t wait until for more lessons.
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Chris March 18, 2019
· Italian · In home
She’s terrific. Kind, patient and interested in the work. She’s very encouraging and obviously smart.
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Arianna G.

New York, NY 10027
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About Nicole B.

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Chicago, IL
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Pasta. Pizza. Spaghetti. As Americans, we're pretty familiar with Italian food. But do any of us know the language? Do you know the difference between when you should say "bravo" or "brava" in a concert? Whether you need help for an exam, or are about to study abroad, I'll help you learn Italian and improve your pronunciation so that you're ready to go!

About Nicole
Nicole is available to teach lessons for students of all levels. Beginning her singing career when she was 7, she most recently sang at the Lyric Opera of Chicago, was a winner of the international CS Competition in musical theatre, and is a Chicago F.A.M.E. finalist for Jazz and popular music. Combined with her training and professional experience, Nicole teaches singers to switch gracefully between multiple styles. She practices what she preaches: one night she might be singing Beyoncé, and the next morning she might be singing Handel's Messiah!

Nicole has been a young artist for Cedar Rapids Opera Theatre, Metropolitan International Music Festival, and for Tiroler Opern Programm, under international instructors, including Elizabeth Bachman (from the Metropolitan Opera), Kim Josephson (Metropolitan Opera), Sharon Cheng (Caramoor),
Michael Fennely (Carnegie Hall), Wei-En Hsu (Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra), and Candace Evans (Santa Fe Opera). Nicole earned her Associates in Theatre from Brigham Young University ('12) and went on to acquire her BM in Vocal Performance from Illinois Wesleyan University ('14). Nicole obtained additional training from Boston University, Elon University, and the University of Alaska Anchorage.
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Rachelle + Dad J. October 15, 2018
· German · In home
Nicole is absolutely amazing! Her musical background is reflected in her language expertise and we were able to begin learning German with ease!
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Paul B. September 29, 2018
· Accent Reduction · Online
Nicole surely knows what she's talking about, She's the best
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Paul B. September 8, 2018
· Accent Reduction · Online
She knows her Onions.
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About Andrea V.

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New York, NY
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As a native Italian who has lived in several Italian cities including Rome for over 30 years, I have a comprehensive understanding of the Italian language and culture. Along with my knowledge and experience as a native Italian speaker, I also have over 20 years of activity as an educator, which allows me to tailor to the needs of my students. I really enjoy sharing my knowledge and helping my students along their path of learning the Italian language.

About Andrea
Bassist and composer Andrea performs extensively within the improvised music scene, across a broad spectrum of genres. His instrumental tone, sensitivity and imagination, and melodic approach to a supposedly clumsy instrument brought him to perform and record with many established musicians. Based in New York City, his work as an instrumentalist and composer can be regularly heard at the top jazz clubs in the city and around the globe.

As a current faculty member of the New York Jazz Workshop, Andrea is a dedicated educator. He has taught master classes at the National Institute of Music and the National University of Costa Rica, at the Boğaziçi University in Istanbul, Turkey and at the Olav Duun Videregående Skole in Namsos, Norway. He also served as an adjunct professor at New York University, where he graduated in 2011 with a Master
of Music Degree in Performance with a Concentration in Jazz as a Fulbright scholarship recipient.
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Carll April 16, 2019
· Italian · In studio
Andrea is the best. He's personable, prompt, flexible yet clear, a pleasure to work with. He has given weekly Italian lessons to me and my wife in our home. We can't recommend him highly enough.
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Tiziana December 11, 2018
· Italian · In home
wonderful teacher, very professional. it was easy to arrange a lesson with andrea. he arrived on time and my daughter enjoyed her lesson very much.
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Nadya November 25, 2018
· Italian · In home
Andrea is a great instructor who made the lessons personal and useful to encourage me to practice regularly.
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Andrea V.

New York, NY 10039
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$100 / 60-min

About Rena S.

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Great Neck, NY

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Rena has studied Italian for over 7 years. She has taken university-level courses and has studied abroad in Italy. Rena can help you achieve your goals in Italian, be they to learn how to order food from a menu or to communicate with Italian relatives. She will tailor the lessons to your schedule and lifestyle, while making sure that you achieve your goals.

About Rena
Rena received her BA in Music and Economics from the University of Chicago in June of 2019. She has been playing the piano for over eighteen years, ten of which she spent at the Manhattan School of Music Precollege Division. During her undergraduate education, Rena continued to study piano alongside her academic interests in music history and musicology. She has experience teaching children, adolescents, and adults from absolute beginner to advanced levels.

Rena is a native speaker of Russian and English and is happy to provide music lessons in either language. She is also an advanced speaker of Italian, and has used her experience with learning the language and living abroad to teach others with an accessible, yet efficient, curriculum.
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Jocelyn June 19, 2019
· Piano · In studio
Rena was very clear, organized, and receptive to my input. She was also great in using her curriculum to support my learning process. I played some instruments growing up and always wanted to try piano but didn't try until college. I initially had some unrealistic goals for myself, and Rena was able to help me set some more reasonable ones while also making sure I was enjoying what I was learning. I can't recommend Rena enough; she's amazing!
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Kevin June 18, 2019
· Piano · In studio
I started taking piano lessons from Rena in my late 20s with absolutely no prior piano experience and it was one of the best decisions I ever made. Rena is incredibly knowledgeable about both piano and music theory in general. She's a very patient teacher and has a knack for explaining complicated material on a level that a layperson can understand. I can't recommend Rena enough for musicians at any level looking to improve!
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Petr Panov June 17, 2019
· Piano · In studio
Rena is a very patient instructor, and she explains piano techniques in a clear and understandable fashion. Enjoyed her lessons immensely!
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Rena S.

Great Neck, NY 11020
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$30 / 30-min

About Francesca S.

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Levittown, NY
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I was born in Italy and lived there for 36 years. I went to school there and I have a Bachelor Degree from one of the oldest Universities in Europe, the University of Verona. Before college, I attended the Liceo Linguistico, where I extensively studied Italian Grammar in connection to Latin, French and German. I can honestly say I master the Italian grammar in all of its structures.
I have been working in Customer Service for an American Bank in Italy for the last 10 years. In addition to that, I have been tutoring students of different ages, Elementary School all the way to High School, since I was in college. The subjects I covered were for the most part English, Italian and Math. I was also tutoring adults who wanted to learn English as beginners or improve their conversation skills. I loved my job at the bank, but at the same time there was nothing more satisfying than seeing my students succeed: I have always enjoyed helping people improve their communication skills and improve ...

About Francesca
I was born and raised in Vicenza, an hour west from Venice. My husband is American, we met in Italy and after living together there for 15 years, we decided to move back to the US last Summer. We have two kids, 7 and 4, who are perfectly bilingual.
I have always enjoyed teaching English to little kids and adult friends in Italy, so I can only enjoy teaching Italian even more. Although I'm enjoying this adventure in the US, I miss my country tremendously and teaching and speaking my own language is one of the things that excites me the most. I have also travelled Italy and most of Europe extensively, and I love discussing about all the different cultural environments that I've experienced.

NOTE TO NEW STUDENTS: I am currently in Italy. I will be back in the middle of August 2019 and I will be available for new students with lots of new
material and new ideas!!!
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Elly Kakacek June 8, 2019
· Italian · Online
Francesca is lovely and kind- very fun to chat with! I learned a lot in my first session and can’t wait to continue.
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Rosanna T. March 9, 2019
· Italian · Online
Very sweet and kind and able to adjust the learning to the appropriate level!
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Vincent February 8, 2019
· Italian · In studio
Francesca is patient understanding and very informative. I’ve only taken two lessons and have already begun to express myself in Italian. In short I have one word for Francesca. Bravo!!!
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Francesca S.

Levittown, NY 11756
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About Marco D.

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New York, NY
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I'm an Italian teacher in my 30's. I teached Italian in Italy (Milan) at primary school, thus I know very well what could be the troubles for the beginners and how to fix it as quick as students can. In addition, I'm a graduated in Economics and Management (M. Sc.).

About Marco
Hi all,

I'm a 30 years old teacher, Italian native speaker with +4 years of experience teaching Italian at primary school and to immigrants / refugees that would like to learn Italian. I base my approach on Student levels, aims and needs.

I'd like to start with my student from the beginning, finding out tricks of my beautiful language. I prefer conversation and real-life examples to teach Italian in a really pragmatic way.

I suggest everyone to reach me in my building on west side Manhattan, because I have quite library for tutoring and you will really enjoy it.

We have fun! :-)

Marco
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John July 18, 2019
· Italian · Online
Has patience,will allow me to make mistakes,and makes me comfortable thruout the lesson.very satisfied w his method
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Clara July 18, 2019
· Italian · In studio
Marco was wonderful! Intelligent, no pressure, and very knowledgeable and helpful. I’m so happy I signed up for lessons with him.
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Denise May 28, 2019
· Italian · In home
We are very happy with Marco's tutoring sessions.
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Marco D.

New York, NY 10023
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$60 / 45-min

About Mariana T.

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Brooklyn, NY
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Ciao! Welcome to la Dolce Vita.
I was once just like you, trying to learn a new language. I was fascinated and in love with the Italian language and culture. I moved to Italy and lived there for 15 years in the Tuscan hills of Firenze and in in the amazing region of Lombardia. I studied Italian for over 2 years prior to moving there and have taught both English & Italian. Now that I'm back in New York City, I would love to teach you all my secrets of speaking this wonderful, romantic language. Ciao, ciao!

About Mariana
Ciao!

Benvenuto to my Italian world.

I once felt just like you. I wanted to understand and speak Italian so badly that it was killing me inside. I studied at 3 different schools in NYC, (4 times a week) over a 2 year period. Then I flew to Perugia and lived with an Italian family that spoke no English while taking an intensive course. And my last stint was another intensive program in Firenze, when I finally decided to move there indefinitely. I became fluent and started living the dolce vita for 15 years.

I've taught children as young as 5 years old to adults. I enjoy all ages and love the conversational side because I know too well how scary that feels. It made me feel so self conscious about speaking in public so I want to help you overcome that feeling too.

I wish to help you get that same feeling when you can finally sa
y to yourself, ho capito tutto. When you finally understand, it feels exhilarating!

Vi aspetto,
Ciao ciao
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Mariana T.

Brooklyn, NY 11211
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$42 / 45-min

About Valeria F.

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Brooklyn, NY
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Born and raised in Italy, I have been teaching Italian at the high school level and privately for over ten years. I work with all levels, beginners to advanced. Practice Italian with me! I look forward to meeting you!

About Valeria
Ciao a tutti!
Practice with me "la bella lingua" (the beautiful language)!
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Valeria F.

Brooklyn, NY 11226
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$42 / 30-min

About Georgiana T.

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New York, NY
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Ciao! I am Georgiana and I felt in love with the Italian language and culture when I was 8 years old. I won several prizes at Italian written contests and I studied Mechanical Engineering at University of Cassino in Italy.
I have 3 years’ experience of private teaching and I would be very glad to guide you through your journey of learning this beautiful language!

About Georgiana
Ciao! I am Georgiana and I felt in love with the Italian language and culture when I was 8 years old. I won several prizes at Italian written contests and I studied Mechanical Engineering at University of Cassino in Italy.
I have 3 years’ experience of private teaching and I would be very glad to guide you through your journey of learning this beautiful language!
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Georgiana T.

New York, NY 10024
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$17 / 30-min

About Maria Sole C.

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Hoboken, NJ
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Hi, my name is Maria Sole and I'm Italian native speaker!!! I'm from Milan and I've been in New York for 2 years!
I'm biologist and I did babysitting for italian-american kids to teach them this beautiful language !! I'm very proud about my country and if you need, in addition to the official italian, I Know and I can teach several dialects from each part of Italy!!

About Maria Sole
I am a Italian girl, I live in New York, and I love my Italy!! I did babysitting for American-Italian kids and I taught Italian for people with Italian origin that have desired learn their own native language or because need to communicate with grandparents.
In addiction of Italian language and I can teach many dialects from the south and from the north of Italy!
I love Italian food, so I can teach the real italian recipes , this is a funny method to practice Italian
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Maria Sole C.

Hoboken, NJ 07030
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$67 / 45-min

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