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About Enrico C.

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Los Angeles, CA
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I am a native Italian speaker who has been teaching and tutoring for several years.

I love to teach and to guide my students on a journey that is not only about grammar, language, but also a cultural and idiomatic one.

Join me in this learning adventure of my language and country.

About ENRICO
I am a native Italian speaker with a several years of experience in teaching Italian and English. I am a very easy-going, open-minded, professional person. I like to teach because it gives me the opportunity to meet new students, share my knowledge as well as my culture and experience.

I started tutoring back when I was attending the university in Verona, Italy. I was tutoring English, Math and some other subjects. Later on, I continued teaching English while I was working in other fields. In 2009 I moved to Los Angeles. For a couple of years, I taught ESL in a college, and in the meantime I tutored Italian to private students. Since 2009 I have been tutoring students both on the English and Italian subjects.

I really believe that in teaching, a language a primary focus should be on life skills. Not being an English native-speaker,
I learned how important it is to be able to express basic needs and to perform primary activities. However, it is important to consider other points like grammar, reading, writing. I also think that no matter what a teacher should always take into account the needs of the students and subsequently I plan my classes reflecting on the student's demands.

As to the different approaches and materials that I use, I suppose that it is important to change them frequently in order to keep the classes more interesting. Of course, there are some exceptions. For instance, in the past I taught for a while TOEFL and for that type of classes I used more traditionalist and academic methods and materials.

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Customized lessons to the students' needs and goals.

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- T.E.F.L. Certificate for Teaching English as a Foreign Language

- Italian Native Speaker with a several year experience in teaching Italian

- M.A in Foreign Languages and Literature (English and French)

One of my greatest passion is to cook. I was extremely lucky to be taught and introduced to the art of cooking by my grandmother. She was born at the beginning of the previous century and she lived in different cities so she got accustomed to different traditions and shared them with me. I love to cook for smaller groups, using traditional Italian ingredients to prepare simple, but exquisite dishes that belong to the tradition of my native country. If you want to experience some real Italian food, you are definitely in the right hands. Just sit back, relax sip a glass of Italian wine while I cook for you and I share my art.
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Eunice Freitas January 24, 2019
· Italian · Online
Great conversations, I can't wait for the next class
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Dan O. January 12, 2018
· Italian · Online
Enrico is fantastic!
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Elvia G. September 23, 2016
· Italian · Online
Enrico is a fantastic professor of the Italian language, he's advanced in his teachings, if you like to cook Italian food Enrico shares that in common.
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Enrico C.

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About Nina Y.

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Kansas City, MO

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I am passionate about teaching Italian to students of all types, interests and learning styles. I use a variety of media to teach in whichever way is most engaging to my students: text books, websites, audio and video programs as well as authentic Italian materials like articles, short stories, music and movie clips. I believe in keeping lessons challenging, relevant and fun. I love this work and I can't wait to meet you!

About Nina
Hi, there! My name is Nina and I can't wait to meet you! I've been teaching private lessons since 2002 and have loved helping my students learn Italian, broaden their understanding of language, and get to know Italian culture. I went to the University of London and Venice and earned a degree in Italian and Art History in 1995. I'm a friendly, outgoing person and my teaching style is lively, engaging, and effective. I look forward to helping you reach your goals!
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Lisa T. May 15, 2019
· Italian · Online
Good start to simple conversation. Thanks for your patience.
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Katerina Paximadi April 19, 2017
· Italian · Online
Nina is very nice. As an adult, it is sometimes difficult to learn a new language because you are embarrassed to make mistakes. Nina makes you feel comfortable.
The lessons are organised and are going in a rhythm that you can follow.
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Katerina Paximadi April 7, 2017
· Italian · Online
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Nina Y.

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About Valentina S.

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Birmingham, MI
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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 it off to others that lives here as well. I am available to teach: Italian history, Language, Architecture, Document translation from Italian to English and from English to Italian as well as anything else you need to know about the Italian culture!! As far as my teaching experience goes, I have previously tutored English and Italian for young students ranging in age from elementary school to young adults. I teach in person and online as well. I like to teach using books, photographs and videos and prepare sheets with lesson of grammar and exerc
ises. I’m very open minded and according to your preference I can organize the best lessons for you.
Have a nice day!
Buona giornata!
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Gomer S. January 26, 2019
· Italian · Online
Our high school son was studying a semester in Italy and knew no Italian. We hired Valentina after reading the great reviews and were more than pleased. She was flexible and accommodating to a very tight schedule and our son learned a lot from her. She sprinkled in some cultural and historical lessons on Italy but primarily language. Valentina is high energy, organized and a great teacher. High marks for punctuality, personality and teaching! She even offered to help him once in Italy which we may explore if needed. Thanks Valentina! A wonderful experience.
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BARBRA B. January 22, 2019
· Italian · Online
First lesson was good, although we had some technical difficulties using Skype -- probably my fault not Valentina's -- and ended up speaking by phone. Once we get that worked out, I expect to improve my conversational Italian, with special emphasis on conjugating verbs. So wonderful to speak with someone whose first language is Italian.
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Stephen November 7, 2018
· Italian · Online
Great with Italia language! She is also great with working people on times and schedules... I recommend her for anybody wanting to learn, or wanting to travel to Italia...She is also well versed in Culture; which was a very big favorite for me. A big ++.../Salute! ^_^
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Valentina S.

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About Anne-Marie B.

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East Stroudsburg, PA
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I have been a teacher for more than 20 years, teaching various subjects to students of all ages. I studied Italian first in high school; then throughout my college years. I've become proficient in it and I now tutor students in NYC public schools (primarily high school) that struggle with the language. I am patient, thorough and I try to make it fun and interesting for the students who often come to me quite frustrated initially.

About Anne-Marie
Hi, I'm Anne-Marie and I love to teach! I have been teaching for over 25 years and whether the subject is English, Music, College Prep or Italian, I love helping students reach their goals. I work hard to leave my students enlightened, encouraged and empowered. I have high standards and I really like to challenge students to achieve their full potential, but I also try to make the process interesting, engaging and fun. I'm patient, easygoing and I enjoy working with students of all ages and backgrounds. I always strive to get to know my students (and their needs) very well. Then I customize lessons according to need, aptitude and goals. One of the best parts of teaching for me is meeting and connecting with new people, and making a difference in their lives, so I really look forward to meeting and working with you!
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Virgil Scudder August 16, 2019
· Violin · In studio
Outstanding teacher and lovely person.
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Noel R. April 20, 2016
· Viola · In home
Excellent instructor very professional highly recommended
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Anne-Marie B.

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About Isabel L.

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Smyrna, GA

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I have experience with languages and grammar, and I know that everyone learn in a different way, for some people is easier than for others. My challenge is to find what is easier for you

About Isabel
I love teaching, but I hate boring classes, so I always try to do different things to get the goal, which is learning. I also try to keep focus in what the student wants with class, be able to communicate, or improve grammar, writting, everyone is different, learn different and also want different things.
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Hayley L. June 17, 2019
· Spanish · Online
Miss Isabel is a great teacher. She makes her Spanish lesson full of fun. I have my 8 years girl learning Spanish with her and she loves it. Thanks.
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Brynne May 7, 2019
· French · In studio
I had a really good time! Can't wait for the next one.
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Aga April 25, 2019
· Italian · Online
Isabel is great, looking forward to many more lessons!
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Isabel L.

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About Yulia Karuntu K.

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Chicago, IL
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Hello there! My name is Yulia and I’m from Italy.
The best way to LEARN a new language is having a CONVERSATION with somebody that knows Italian perfectly. The practice is the key.
We would learn every time new words and we would go through the grammar and then we would have a long conversation in Italian using everything we learned the minutes before. My first language is Italian, but with these methods, I learned English, Moldavian and French. đŸ‘đŸ»
You can do it đŸ’ȘđŸ»

About Yulia Karuntu
Hello there, how are you? I’m from Milan, Italy I live in the Usa. I moved here because I really wanted to learn English. My biggest passion is traveling because I think it’s the best way to know the culture of the countries and to learn new languages. The Italian language is really beautiful, and I think it’s also pretty easy to learn it if you really want to 😃
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Debra August 12, 2019
· Italian · Online
We just had our first Italian lesson with Yulia. She is wonderful! She was very prepared and very encouraging. Yulia had us even making conversation on the first day. We're looking forward to our next lesson.
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Susan July 24, 2019
· Italian · Online
Yulia is awesome! Very sweet and teaches through getting Italian conversation going right away. I loved that!
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Jim S. July 21, 2019
· Italian · Online
Yulia is so encouraging. She smiled through all my mistakes and her patience very calmly moved us through a great learning experience for me. I had questioned the whole idea of on-line training, but now I'm sold. Excellent!
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Yulia Karuntu K.

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About Elisa P.

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Portland, OR
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Want to learn Italian and/or Spanish?
Do you want to know more about the Italian culture and cuisine?
I am here to help you reaching your goals no matter if you start from the beginning or you are intermediate. I am an Italian teacher with a degree in foreign languages and tutoring has always been my passion.
My lessons are customized to your needs and interests. When you reach your goal, I’d reach mine too.
E’ ora di iniziare.. Io sono pronta e tu ?
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ITALIAN FOR TRAVELERS!
Taking a trip to Italy and want to learn Italian? If you want to have a great experience and be prepared for every situation you'll find yourself in, basic Italian is a must.
Going to Italy knowing more than Ciao and Buongiorno, would make everybody feel more comfortable.
If you want to improve your Italian before your trip, have some lessons with me.
My lessons are focused on conversation in contexts, vocabulary and phrases you need to know if you travel there. I'll be sure you ...

About Elisa
Hey! My name is Elisa and I am Italian. I have a degree in Foreign Languages and Cultures in English, Spanish and Italian. I started tutoring 5 years ago in Italy. I helped students to learn Spanish, English and Italian. I volunteered for my library teaching Italian to foreign people.

Tutoring has always been my passion. Seeing students succeeding and being proud of their hard work is what matters to me. My teaching methodology changes according to the students’ needs. So let me know what are yours and I’ll be happy to help you!

Ciao! A presto !
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Andre January 24, 2019
· Italian · Online
Elisa is a great teacher! Great lesson plan, great implementation of the plan. Very patient and knowledgeable. Would recommend!
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Jack January 22, 2019
· Italian · Online
Elisa is a wonderful teacher! She has been teaching Italian and I would recommend her to everybody.
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Beatrice January 21, 2019
· Spanish · Online
Elisa is great! She is teaching me Spanish and she knows how to make every lessons interesting and entertaining. I have tried to learn Spanish for many years and have had better success with Elisa !
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Elisa P.

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About Gali L.

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Austin, TX
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Ciao a tutti,

Prima di tutto vorrei presentarmi. Mi chiamo Galileo e sono italiano. Sono cresciuto a Firenze e poi ho iniziato a spostarmi per motivi di studio e lavoro. Ho vissuto in Spagna, Francia, Australia, Germania e ad Agosto inizio l'MBA in US.
Le mie lezioni sono uniche per diverse ragioni.
Intanto Firenze è il luogo in cui la lingua italiana ha avuto origine e quindi chi meglio di me la può insegnare?
Le mie lezioni saranno un mix di conversazioni, grammatica e divertimento.
Dato che sono specializzato in Business, se siete interessati a un corso più
Quando ero piccolo la mia famiglia era una "hosting family" degli studenti americani che decidevano di passare lo "studying abroad" a Firenze. Quindi ho già avuto modo di aiutarli con la lingua e so quale è il miglior approccio con studenti anglossassoni.
Spero di avervi convinto a fare una prova con me e non ve ne pentirete :)

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First of all I would like to introduce myself. My name is Galileo. I ...

About Gali
Ciao :)
I am working in Business and I already graduated from my Bachelor and I'm currently doing my MBA here in the States. I'm Italian and I would love to teach my language abroad since I love to be an italian ambassador abroad.
I have done this second job since I started moving around for study and work.
I want to focus my classes on discovering not only the language but also the culture. I would love to teach you the language while doing super fun activities such as cooking together italian dishes. I'm also a hard-worker and I want to see improvements.
My family was hosting american students who were carrying out their studying abroad program in Florence when i was younger and so I'm used to teach italian to americans. It is actually super fun also for me!!
I teach to students of all different ages and experience levels.
My bigge
st hobbies are sport, nutrition and I love languages. Indeed I speak 4 languages fluently:
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Connor June 12, 2019
· Italian · In home
If you are like me and want to improve your cooking skills, have Gali help you and you’ll be so happy you did. I love cooking and there is nothing at all like learning how to cook Italian food from a true Italian! Super fun and nice guy too.
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James June 12, 2019
· Swimming · In home
All I can say is - thank goodness for Gali! He’s an awesome swimmer and really helped me improve.
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Lindsey June 12, 2019
· Italian · In home
Gali is an incredible tutor! He is the most patient tutor I have had. He explains things thoroughly and has a serious knack for being able to make things easily understandable! I always struggled learning Italian in class, but he found a way to make it all make sense for me and now I am so much better at it than I ever could have been without his help!
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Gali L.

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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.

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$42 / 30-min

About Valentina M.

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Hi , i am
Valentina native from Italy i been in London for 4 years and 2 in USA and study english by my self so i know ita difficult i would like to help others in a funny way

About Valentina
Hi I am Valentina i am doing exchange program in United States since 2 years and been take care of kids and teach them Italian! I would like to help other people to learn this language with me !!
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Valentina M.

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