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Kate S.

7 Reviews
Pittsburgh, PA
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Spanish, English, Ukranian, Russian
  • Teaching since 2013
  • –°ertificate from Spanish school
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Kate S.

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Hi! My name is Kate and I have been teaching Spanish for more than 5 years, both in private schools and online. I have a DELE certificate (Diploma of Spanish as a Foreign Language) of C1 level(Advanced), as well as a «Competent Language Instructor» certificate that I got in a well known language school in Kiev, where I worked after I completed a course dedicated to Spanish teaching methodology. In addition, I have two years of experience as a translator in different projects and one year in a Spanish company in Kiev.

I'm 29 and I'm from Ukraine so my native languages are Ukrainian and Russian, but I started learning Spanish when I was nine years old, so I have been learning it for 20 years. I have studied very intensively for the past 8 years and I'm still looking for new topics from which I can learn. I'm in permanent contact with native speakers from Spain and various Latin American countries so I can easily explain to you the differences between distinct varieties of language.

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Hi! My name is Kate and I have been teaching Spanish for more than 5 years, both in private schools and online. I have a DELE certificate (Diploma of Spanish as a Foreign Language) of C1 level(Advanced), as well as a «Competent Language Instructor» certificate that I got in a well known language sc

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Anthony Ruffino
Kate is very thorough and very knowledgeable with the language. I felt very comfortable with her as I had some questions and she explained in a way that I wouldn't feel embarrassed once she completed her explanation. She made me feel very relaxed and I look forward to the rest of my sessions with her.
Sam
Kate is great! Very easy to work with and extremely knowledgeable.
Enzo C.
Kate is very thorough, immensely prepared & patient. She almost had me speaking Spanish on my first lesson
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Matthew H.

5 Reviews
Pittsburgh, PA
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, Spanish, Portuguese, Turkish, Modern Greek
  • Teaches students 12 and up
  • Awarded Young Leadership Award from Federation of Hellenic Organizations of New Jersey
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Matthew H.

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Using phonetic tools and charts, I help students control their entire body in the production of a wide range of English dialects and foreign accents. Dialect coaching encompasses basic sounds of the language to the prosody (intonation). Depending on the needs of the individual, we work on subtlety and stereotypes. Great for actors in performances or linguists in academia.

About Matthew

I am a world traveler with over 13 years of tutoring experience. I also have weight trained for about 15 years. Currently working on my PhD in sociolinguistics at the University of Pittsburgh, I received my MA in Spanish from NYU and can help you with many different areas. My experience as an edito

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The first session with Matthew, I can tell things are going to be okay. This makes me feel better; I could say right off the bat; he knows what he is teaching.
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Marc S.

Wexford, PA
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  • Speaks French
  • Teaching since 1982
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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Marc S.

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Regardless of whether I am teaching language, civilization, or literature, my main goal is to help keep my students engaged, interested, and challenged in learning. In teaching the French language I focus on developing strong conversational skills, as well as writing and reading. To supplement the class session, I use online resources, authentic documents, and regular assessment of oral and listening language skills.

About Marc

I have been teaching French at universities for 30 years and would love to share my passion for the language, literature, history, and culture to students. French is my first language, and I have spent many years living in French-speaking countries; I have lived in Vietnam, Lebanon, Morocco, and (o

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Kan W.

25 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Chinese, English
  • Teaching since 2013
  • Teaches students 5 to 80
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Kan W.

25 Reviews
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Chinese is my first language, and it is one of the most beautiful language in the world, I know a lot of people feel hesitate about its difficulty to learn, but once you pass the pivotal point, you will love it!!
I have strong ability to read and write Mandarin speedily and fluently. Be able to express and write ideas clearly and logically.
I worked as a copy editor in a newspaper company for one year in China, won the Chinese Solicit Essays (the First Place) in 2004. I have been learn 5 thousand years of Chinese poetry. I have been taught over 20 foreigners in China. I will make it easy for you!

Teach kids Chinese in very funny way make them happy about this amazing language and also give them good foundation knowledge and good grammar.
I do believe that you will enjoy this beautiful language!

About Kan

The concertmaster, Kan, handled her difficult solos with disarming ease. -Mark Swed Music Critic October 23, 2008 LA Tim

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Scott
It's been 3/4 year since we've been with her, and she is absolutely awesome! She totally earned my daughter's respect. Meeting a right teacher is so important because it took some time to correct the bad habit she aquired and continued that her previous teacher let go. Ms. Kan is absolutely one of the best teacher we had so far!
Larry S.
Kan is wonderful!
Elizabeth
Kan seemed very qualified and the first lesson or so went well with the exception of hearing her child cry on and off throughout the lesson and make an appearance on camera as well. We tried to be understanding. Unfortunately we learned she has quite a temper. Our Internet went down and caused problems in our Skype connection. We tried to contact her and Skype said she was unavailable. It took some time to unravel it. When we finally got back in touch with Kan 16 minutes after the lesson started, instead of listening and understanding that we had technical problems, she yelled at us and kept brandishing her phone at the camera to "prove" that she was ready for the lesson. She barely let us get a word in. She very firmly told us we would be paying for the lesson and continued to hold her phone up to the camera. We wanted to just continue the lesson in it's shortened form, but she refused to put her phone down and kept talking over us. Our goal was to remedy the situation; after this, we wanted nothing further to do with Kan. She upset our daughter and that's the end of that. Be warned.

Maria D.

8 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Italian, Montenegrin (Serbo-Croatian), Spanish
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Teaches Beginner
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Maria D.

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I'm a first-generation Italian American from Brooklyn, NY. Growing up we would always have Sunday lunch at my Nonna's house and I took every opportunity I could to learn more about my family's culture and language. I'm passionate about Italian, and whether you are learning to prepare for an upcoming trip, for a specific event, or just for fun, I am here to help you reach your goals.

About Maria

I teach cellists of all ages and abilities and tailor the lesson to the individual. Lessons include standard repertoire, and if requested, non-traditional styles as well. I have experience with solo repertoire, orchestra, chamber music, and folk music, and can help you develop your ear and even sin

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Dorothy P.
Maria is wonderful. She is enthusiastic, patient, and motivates me with positive feedback.
She inspires me to work hard toward my next lesson.
Jaclyn
Maria is an excellent teacher. She is kind, patient, flexible, and fun! She truly cares about her students learning experience and is committed to her teaching. Highly recommend you snag some lessons with this lovely lady!
Layla M.
Even though learning to play the cello is quite challenging, I feel very relaxed and happily engaged with Maria as my instructor. I always look forward to my lessons!

Sergey K.

10 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Russian, Russian
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner
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Sergey K.

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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 succ

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Anita
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...
Patti C.
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
Janet T.
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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Took Spanish lessons from Micah B.
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"This was my first lesson but I really enjoyed learning the different pronunciations and meanings of Spanish words and how they vary depending on where you are in the world (Spanish from Spain vs. Spanish from Latin America), it was definitely a pleasure and I look forward to my next lesson."
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Took Spanish lessons from Gregorio M.
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"She is a great teacher. She is patient, kind, understanding, and will work with you to best fit your needs. I would recommend her any day, I will come back and ask her to teach me again."
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Took Japanese lessons from Sunho K.
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"Teacher Yoshi is a passionate and dedicated teacher! I highly recommend him for both in person and online lessons. You will not be disappointed!"
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"Very comfortable & patient teacher. Really had a connection with Ms. Marcela"
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Took Spanish lessons from Marcela S.
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"Great lesson on the Dative case and how it can look in different sentences or and ways of being phrased, and the underlying theory of how it works. Learned new words and went over some dialogues. Erol is very professional, and his method is descriptive and calming. I appreciate he speaks in German and switches only when I need help understanding, because it helps train my listening skills. Looking forward the the next lesson."
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Took German lessons from Erol G.
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