Mariana Ivanova

Mariana I.

Irvine, CA
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Mariana delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
Ages 5+ and special needs

Teaching since:
March 2005

My name is Mariana and I am a native Bulgarian. My passion is languages. I have a Bachelor's in French with an emphasis on language teaching. I've been tutoring for years. I can help your child getting better grade at school. I provide lessons on writing, reading, speaking, and grammar.I have worked in France on international projects concerning history, education, culture.
I am also an artist, professional cross stitch designer, member of the Maryland Federation of Arts and the Annapolis Arts Alliance. The cross stitch painting is my other passion. I can teach you how to create a masterpiece and turn your photos into cross stitch.
I am enthusiastic and looking forward to working with you!

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Bachelor's degree in French and minor in Russian
Sep 1978 - Nov 1982
University St. Cyril and Methodius


Fluent / Native Proficiency
Professional Proficiency
Professional Proficiency


Certificat Courants du Monde
Dec 2005
Maison des Cultures du monde Paris-2005

As Person in charge of Communication, Marketing, and Publicity Mme Mariana Ivanova participated in the international program Courants du Monde under the Ministry of Culture and Communication.

2 Reviews

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Laurie Jul 21, 2016
French · In studio

Mariana was a great tutor. I am an adult with little experience speaking French. I enjoyed our conversations and she made learning the language very enjoyable. I hope to continue.

Rachel G. Jun 12, 2015
French · In studio

Mariana has been an incredible instructor. I came to her as an adult with no previous understanding of French. Her passion for teaching and knowledge of not only the language, but the culture as well, are unparalleled. She immediately made me feel confident by including conversation in our first lesson. I could not have asked for a better introduction to French. I highly recommend Mariana as your first choice for French!

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