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About Polina L.

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I am a native Russian and Ukrainian speaker that lives in the US and now I'm offering Russian lessons! My background is teaching grammar and conversational Russian for beginners and advanced level students. Whatever is your goal - just to add some basics Russian knowledge or to train your Russian skills till fluent level - I will help you to achieve it with passion and fun approach!

About Polina
Hi there! My name is Polina. I've been teaching since 2009 and love helping my students to reach their goals. I'm a passionate and dedicated teacher. My style is personal, creative, and oriented on the student's specific needs. I'm looking forward to meet you!
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Antoine J. July 20, 2019
· Russian · Online
We are learning conversational now...thanks!
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Sophie June 28, 2019
· Russian · Online
Amazing! I've learned so much
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Caroline November 8, 2018
· Russian · Online
Super kind and fun to work with. Highly recommended for shy people or young kids.
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Polina L.

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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.

About Anna
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
I will write a review later.
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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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Anna N.

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About Sergey K.

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Schenectady, NY

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I can teach you how to speak basic conversational russian

About Sergey
I am multitalented. At a young age I mastered the Art of Photography that was taught to me by my grandpa and Chess. I was born in Belarus and I am a native Russian Speaker.

After substitute teaching then getting my first teacher job in NY I have started to work on my business and been very successful at it. I teach nearly 150,000 students and do free lance photography for pay part time.

PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND

Education
B.A in History Major & Political Science Minor at Siena College
Master Degree in Education from College of St Rose

Teaching Certification
NYS certified Social Studies & Special Education Teacher.

Experience
Special Ed Teacher, Tutoring and Substitute teacher

Entrepreneurship
Photography self taught and experienced event photographer. Online tutorials business teacher that teachers others how to st
art your own business and be an entrepreneur.

Specialties
Event Photography, Chess, Tae Kwon Do, eBay, Etsy and Fiverr
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Anita May 9, 2019
· Russian · Online
I was getting ready for a trip with my friends to tour all over in Russia this Summer and I found Sergey and he taught me a great deal of what I will need to communicate enough to get a round in Russia...
He is an excellent teacher Thank you Sergey for your great help in teaching me I know this will be a trip to remember thanks to you...
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Patti C. September 30, 2018
· Photography · Online
Terrible experience. Couldn't connect online, 20 minutes after start time called him and he tried to assist, but ended up doing a "phone lesson" which consisted of a question and answer time where I had to come up with my own questions. To conclude we were told to go out and take some pictures on our own and learn from experimenting on our own taking pictures of all kinds of things. We could then download them, send to him, and he could critique.
Not what I expected. Not necessarily his fault, but Going to ask for refund
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Janet T. May 25, 2018
· Photography · In home
when I made an appointment, I asked if Sergey was familiar with my camera and they said yes. It seemed new to him. But after talking about my fijifilm x100F, I am returning the camera. So overall I did like Sergey and look forward to my next Hour
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Sergey K.

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About Valentina K.

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Lincoln, NE

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I am a native Russian speaker and I have studied Russian since elementary school. I graduated from Chishinau university, where 40% of the courses are taught in Russian including Russian grammar and literature. I have taught private courses as a German teacher, to Russian speakers, and therefore I have experience explaining Russian grammar and conversation. I have a deep appreciation for Russia’s literary heritage and am constantly reading classic Russian texts.

I have experience teaching online Russian language to English students. My materials are adapted to English speakers and my beginner students are excited and able to engage in Russian small talk within 6-8 lessons. My lessons are efficient, well planned and productive.

I’ll teach you spelling and grammar rules, I’ll extend you vocabulary and we will always be practicing and reviewing previously learned material. I help encourage my students to study Russian. With me you will smoothly move from a beginner to more advanced.

About Valentina
• Russian native speaker
• Professional proficiency in English and German
• Familiar with Romanian and Turkish language
• Experienced instructor
• Able to plan and organize a classroom curriculum
• Able to communicate and coordinate with a wide range of individuals

Hello, my name is Valentina. I'm a Russian and German teacher.

German

I specialize in teaching German at the High School level. I earned a Bachelor’s degree in German and spent a year working and studying in Munich, Germany. I then found work in a private school and instructed over one hundred students. I have since continued tutoring individually specializing with online lessons.

My goal is to improve my students’ language skill through conversation and I push my students to speak German from the first lesson. I believe this helps students gain fluency an
d lose their fear of making mistakes while speaking. No one can be perfect in a month but the student needs to be comfortable enough with grammar, vocabulary, and pronunciation so that they can communicate in German and improve through conversation and dialog.

My youngest students were 6 years old and I have also taught older students. I enjoy working with children and am fascinated by how quickly young students can learn and grasp languages. Especially when learning is incorporated in a game where a student can passively learn to use new vocabulary as a tool to win a game among others. I am very grateful for all my students and the wide variety of experiences that I have had interacting with them.

Russian

I am an experienced language teacher. My experience is teaching German as a second or third language to Russian and Romanian speakers, but since I am a native Russian speaker I can use what I have learned teaching German to teach Russian.

My teaching philosophy is to learn through practice. Everyone makes mistakes and part of learning a new language is overcoming the fear of making mistakes and being willing to work through errors to convey an idea or thought. People learn a language best when they use it as a tool to achieve a goal.

I am a native Russian speaker and I have studied Russian since elementary school. I graduated from Chishinau university, where 40% of the courses are taught in Russian including Russian grammar and literature. I have taught private courses as a German teacher, to Russian speakers, and therefore I have experience explaining Russian grammar and conversation. I have a deep appreciation for Russia’s literary heritage and am constantly reading classic Russian texts.

I have experience teaching online Russian language to English students. My materials are adapted to English speakers and my beginner students are excited and able to engage in Russian small talk within 6-8 lessons. My lessons are efficient, well planned and productive.

I’ll teach you spelling and grammar rules, I’ll extend you vocabulary and we will always be practicing and reviewing previously learned the material. I help encourage my students to study Russian. With me, you will smoothly move from a beginner to more advanced. I create a low stress and efficient learning environment.

I enjoy working with children but also find it rewarding to work with motivated adults. I am looking forward to working with you.

***24-hour cancellation/rescheduling notice required***
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Charlie W. August 24, 2019
· Russian · Online
Valentina is a very patient and good teacher. she always takes time for questions and gives easy to understand answers!
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Kimberly .. June 23, 2019
· German · Online
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Kristina May 13, 2019
· Russian · Online
Valentina is very intuitive and knows how to tailor each lesson to your specific needs. She has always been very professional, always on time but yet is flexible with your schedule. She has definitely helped me reach my language goals!
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Valentina K.

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About Aleksander R.

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Staten Island, NY
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Добро пожаловать!

Russian language spoken by over 250 million people. It is a beautiful language that grew and developed as loyal companion to the unique Russian culture. It's development was shaped with by some of the best writers and poets in the world, such as Pushkin and Tolstoy.

I believe that teaching a language without a well integrated cultural component is akin to crime, as doing so will deprive the student of opportunity of obtaining a gateway to understanding Russian culture... and perhaps a "mysterious Russian soul."

Unlike other subjects, where a curriculum is closely followed, Russian lessons are vibrant and are designed to promote fluency in conversation reading and writing. Poetry, videos and music are are integrated into the lesson plan - making learning efficient and fun.

About Aleksander
Dear Student:
I am am an Instructor with over 10 years of experience helping students learn and do well on their tests. By utilizing unique teaching methodology, I approach each student's needs and learning styles individually and develop customized lesson plan.

To date, 100% of my students passed their exams with 90% and above.

Please reach out to learn more. I look forward to working with you.
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Marina Grekova June 5, 2018
· SAT · In home
Aleksander helped my son prepare for Regents Exams in Math (Algebra, Geometry and Trig.), English and SAT. The results were spectacular. He graduated high school with 98% average in Math and English. He scored above 1500 on the SAT and was accepted into a school of his choice with a scholarship. Aleksander guided us through with college application process, helped fill out FAFSA, and helped my son select a major he is happy with. Great instructor! Great person!
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Samantha June 4, 2018
· Accounting · In home
Alex helped me with my College English/Writing and Accounting courses. His lessons were vigorous, but fun and very engaging. Thanks to him my grade went from C to A.

I was so happy with the progress that I asked him to tutor my niece in high school math. Again, he surpassed all expectations. She ended up having one of the highest grades in her class.

I wholeheartedly recommend him!
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Tony June 1, 2018
· Russian · In studio
Aleks has been my Russian teacher for several years now, and I highly recommend him. He is patient and perceptive. He never lets me get away with anything, but he never lets me feel incompetent. He adapts to my strengths and weaknesses, and I always feel he is going with me.
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About michael S.

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Gainesville, FL
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I have taught in Russia for several years. I have lived in Russia for 15 years. I am fluent in English and in Russian.

About michael
Hello,
It's great to be here and I am happy to help you with your class. I teach all levels of Russian(beginner to expert). I have very complete knowledge of Russian authors like Tolstoy, Pushkin, Checkov e.t.c and can help you with that. On top of that, I have taught privately for 2 years and I have had good experience of dealing with the customers. If you are not sure of what to expect you can always give me a call
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michael S.

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About Anna L.

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Lake Mary, FL
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Hello, my name is Anna, I’m a native Russian speaking person) I’ve been living in USA for 6 years, and fluently can speak English, that would help our learning process. To be honest with you I don’t hold a degree in Russian and I also might be not the best academically correct teacher, I don’t have an fabulous experience in teaching Russian and I don’t have a super smart teaching methods, but I do have a sense of humor and I know that our time of learning will be super productive and you will forget about time) I had a great experience of teaching how to communicate with Russian person, how to pronounce the words correctly, how to joke with Russians and the most importantly how to curse, just kidding, because I also can teach kids) Moreover, we will learn how to understand Russian abracadabra letters and how to read)
Russian language is beautiful and I feel lucky to be its representative

About Anna
Russian teachers are fun!)
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Conrad S. September 7, 2019
· Ballroom Dance · In home
Excellent instructor!! Great ability to teach!
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Aliceann W. June 17, 2019
· Ballroom Dance · Online
We are complete novices for ballroom dancing-- Anna was wonderfully helpful in connecting prior to the lesson and preparing to help us get the most out of the hour that we booked. She is energetic, vivacious and has a highly effective teaching style. she is able to break the dance down with cues and rhythms that are easy to grasp and remember. We will definitely go back to her for another lesson.
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Victoria May 24, 2019
· Ballroom Dance · In studio
I used to dance back in Russia for a couple years but I forgot everything since then. I’m glad I found Anna who speaks not only my language but also Russian. Just for a couple classes I refreshed my abilities and decided to go further with Anna and this is my favorite thing to do on earth for now.
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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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About Hanna M.

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Raymond, OH

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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. I have been living in USA more then year. Originally I am from Ukraine. I graduated from the University of International Relations where I was studying forging languages English, Persian,Turkish. My native languages are Russian, Ukrainian. I started to provide private lessons as soon as I got my Diploma. I was working with children helping them to get ready for their exams at schools and universities and for adults who were learning languages for business, communication in different spheres of their lives. I loved to do this! It is exciting to see my students progress and make them proud of their success! Now, as I mentioned before, I am living in the USA and hope to be helpful for anybody who needs to improve their Russian or to start speaking English. Depending on your purposes, aims, goals, I will choose the specia
l, easiest, and interesting way for you to be successful in studying new language.
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Hanna M.

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About Traci M.

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Mount Pleasant, SC
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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
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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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$32 / 30-min

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