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About

Aksana delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
and Ages 14 to 80

Teaching since:
September 1995

PhD. in Russian Language and Literature, Immanuel Kant State University of Russia (Kaliningrad State University), Russia, 2002 Master’s and Bachelor’s Degree in Russian and Belarusian Languages and Literature (Diploma with honors), Belarusian State University, Belarus, 1995.

Experience

Adjunct Lecturer
Aug 2015 - Present
CUNY

Currently I teach course Elementary Russian at Hunter College.

Associate Professor
Sep 2003 - Dec 2012
Minsk State Linguistic University, Belarus

I designed and taught two graduate courses: Russian as a foreign language - oral and written speech practice, Russian Speech Etiquette.
I initiated, designed and introduced new courses in response to specific demands of the marketplace (e.g. a course on Strategies of communicative behavior in Russian, etc.)
Tutored and assisted students individually or in small groups to help them master assignments and to reinforce learning concepts

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Education

Ph.D. in Russian Language and Literature
Nov 1999 - Oct 2002
Immanuel Kant State University of Russia (Kaliningrad State University), Russia

Languages

Belarusian
Fluent / Native Proficiency
English
Professional Proficiency
Russian
Fluent / Native Proficiency
Serbian-Croatian
Professional Proficiency

8 Reviews

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Dominique L. Apr 26, 2017
Russian · Online

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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Nicole Oct 8, 2016
Russian · Online

Excellent! Very positive and enthusiastic to help her student learn but learn correctly and she makes it fun!

Laina Mar 16, 2016
Russian · Online

Aksana, is flexible with me and my crazy schedule. She's really helping with the Russian language!

Kathy Aug 10, 2015
Russian · Online

Aksana is an excellent teacher. Her knowledge of the Russian language and culture are very strong. She can answer any question about language. Her lessons are very helpful for me.

Trinity D. Aug 8, 2015
Russian · Online

Mrs. Aksana is a wonderful instructor! I would gladly recommend her to anyone wanting to enhance their Russian knowledge. She is very interactive and really gives you a complete understanding of the language. I have been meeting with Aksana for a few months now and I started off at the beginner level. I can really see an improvement in my understanding of Russian at this point in my studies. If you are looking to be fluent in the Russian language, Aksana would be a great instructor for you!

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Marilyn G. Feb 25, 2015
Russian · In studio

I love my Russian lessons with Aksana. I think that Aksana is an excellent teacher and I would highly recommend her to someone trying to learn a new language.

Amy S. Feb 24, 2015
Russian · Online

*Amendment to my original - meant to have 5 stars! :)
I have had a wonderful experience working with Aksana to learn Russian and highly recommend her as a tutor. We have been working together for the last 5 weeks and I can really see the progress. I look forward to working with her in the coming months!

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Amy S. Feb 20, 2015
Russian · Online

I have had a wonderful experience working with Aksana to learn Russian and highly recommend her as a tutor. We have been working together for the last 5 weeks and I can really see the progress. I look forward to working with her in the coming months!

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