Mariia Melnikova

Mariia M.

Chicago, IL
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Lesson Details


Levels Taught:
Beginner, Intermediate
Privet! I'm a native speaker with bachelor in linguistics. I would be happy to help people to learn Russian language! We build your learning path based on the purpose of interest in studying Russian!
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Mariia teaches



Mariia delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
Ages 5 to 30 and special needs

Teaching since:
September 2008

Hello! I adore teaching! I have a master's degree in Art and Bachelor in teaching foreign languages from Russia. I'm russian native, but speak English fluently. I was attending music school since 5 years old and graduated when I was 14.

Now, I'm getting my BS in Computer Science in UIC. Also, I'm interested in Web Development.


Teacher Assistant
Aug 2017 - Present
University of Illinois at Chicago

Assisting students during labs and helping with programming homework in CS 109, programming with C++ and MATLAB and CS141 Programming Design

Jan 2015 - Present
Bridge for Languages

Teacher Assistant
Sep 2016 - Jun 2017
PowerUP TechAcademy

Helping kids to create websites


Computer Science
Jun 2016 - Present
University of Illinois at Chicago
Associate in Applied Science
May 2014 - May 2016
Harper College
Sep 2008 - Jun 2013
Penza State Pedagogical University
Sep 1988 - Jun 2006
Kuznetsk Public School of Music #1


Fluent / Native Proficiency
Limited Proficiency
Fluent / Native Proficiency


Jan 2013
Teaching international students

Photos & Videos

6 years old student plays and sings Twinkle Twinkle Little Star
One of my lovely students)
Photo by Mariia M.

Photo by Mariia M.

Any age is welcome!

Six Flags!!!

4 hands playing)
Russia! Moscow)
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3 Reviews

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Claire S. Nov 7, 2017
Russian · Online

I have learned a lot in only one lesson. Maria is very genuine and patiente

Jo Aug 13, 2017
Russian · Online

Donna S. Aug 16, 2015
Piano · In home

Mariia is professional, punctual, and a good piano teacher. My daughter is learning so much, so fast! I've talked to other moms of similarly aged children, and their kids took much longer to be able to play with two hands. I attribute this to Mariia's teaching skills. Thanks Mariia!

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