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Stefania P.

7 Reviews
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  • Speaks English, Italian
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 1998
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Stefania P.

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I feel that learning in general and learning a foreign language in particular is about repetition and I ask my students to repeat everything I teach over and over again until they know it by heart. I keep my lessons simple to avoid overwhelming the students and to allow time for them to repeat what they learned earlier. I teach the words that form part of the so called core vocabulary; words that are chosen according to frequency and range (in the sense that they “occur across a wide variety of texts”) It is often said that the first 2000 most frequent words cover approximately 90% of the vocabulary used by native-speakers in daily conversations. This means that for a student they represent the basic resource to be able to communicate.

About Stefania

(AVAILABLE ONLINE) I am Italian. I moved to Canada first and the US next in my thirties. I love teaching. I have worked as a training and development executive for over 35 years including at a top retail training and consulting firm which I have owned along with my husband. I have taught Ita

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Theresa
Any student wanting to learn the Italian language would be very fortunate to have Stefania as an instructor. Her techniques help you to quickly understand and give you confidence to speak this beautiful language.
Lawrence C.
Awesome first lesson! Stefania e bravissima!
Nick S.
Outstanding! Went slow, and steady with the pace that I needed. Also very thorough.
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Aliaksandra P.

25 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Speaks Italian, French, English, Russian, Belarusian
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Modern Foreign Languages (French, English, Italian) from Minsk State Linguistic University (Republic of Belarus)
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Aliaksandra P.

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I've been teaching Italian since 2003 and my students have gone on to develop a deep love of its culture, travel abroad, and make new friends. Within the first few lessons, you'll understand why Italian is one of the most beautiful languages of the world, and as time goes on you’ll love it forever. I lived in Italy for almost a year and I would like to share my experience about it with you. I love working with students of all ages and levels and I can't wait to meet you! Ti aspetto. A presto)

About Aliaksandra

Hi, there! My name is Aliaksandra and I can't wait to meet you! I've been teaching private lessons since 2001 and have loved helping my students communicate in the language they want, make new foreign friends, and travel and study abroad. I went to Minsk State Linguistic University (Republic of Bela

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Kateryna
we enjoy our italian lessons with Aliaksandra! Such a great teacher! Italian is one of the most beautiful languages.
Alexis R.
Very happy with my first lesson. Looking forward to the next one!
Madelaine S.
Awesome.
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Sabrina I.

23 Reviews
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Starting at $45
  • Speaks English, Italian, French
  • Teaching since 1997
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Sabrina I.

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Speak beautiful, authentic Italian, and enjoy every moment of the learning process! I enjoy helping and inspiring students of all ages. As both a certified teacher and private tutor, I offer highly individualized, fun and engaging lessons to meet your personal goals, interests and learning styles. I use a variety of materials, including conversational dialogues, practical role-plays, music, videos, cartoons, and more. I hold a B.A., M.A. and Doctorate in Modern Languages and specialize in language instruction. We always infuse culture into each language lesson, and you will see I cater to your specific interests or future travel plans. I have been told my passion for Italian language and culture is contagious. I am patient, personable, knowledgeable, creative and fun-loving, and above all l will quickly figure out how you learn best and what motivates you. Thanks for reading!

About Sabrina

Buon giorno! I'm Sabrina. I specialize in language instruction (Italian and French) and have spent the past 15+ years working with students of all ages, as both a classroom teacher and a private tutor. I hold a Doctorate in Modern Languages, and offer highly individualized and engaging lessons to m

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Patricia A.
Sabrina is patient with trying to understand your abilities and is able to work with you.
This is important in a teacher as she is really teaching you as an individual and not just using a standardize format.
Marianna
Sabrina is a delightful instructor. She’s an experienced teacher and her fluency is impeccable. Her knowledge of the language and teaching ability are excellent. Lessons with Sabrina are fun, informative and perfectly tailored to your language level, goals and learning style. I highly recommend her for your Italian lessons!
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Rita B.

22 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Speaks Italian, Spanish, English
  • Dental Hygiene from nova
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Rita B.

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Ciao amici! I'm Rita! I'm 29, and was born and raised in Catania, Italy. I studied food science in Italy until 4 years ago, after that I moved in America and started a new path as a dental hygienist. In the meantime I teach yoga, Pilates and my beautiful language, Italian. As a real Sicilian I have a big passion for food and I would love to do some cooking class soon. I love to help students reach their goals; with a little bit of patience and passion I believe everyone has the potential to succeed. Can't wait to meet you!

About Rita

Ciao amici, I am Rita and I am from Sicily, Italy. I moved to America 5 years ago without speaking English. When I landed in US I did not know this platform existed, otherwise it would have been faster and easier to immerse myself in a different society and culture. My passion for sharing and te

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Edith
I was not sure as to what expect with online lessons; however, I have had a great experience. Rita is awesome! She communicates very well, is always prepared for classes, and is always on time.
Brandon
Rita is an exceptional teacher!
Liza R.
Rita is an amazing teacher, molto bene! She is very kind, patience. She explains the bellissimo language of italiano in a fun easy to understand way. She inspires me to be confident in my italiano and always reminds me I can do it, Vai! :)
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Cynthia V.

30 Reviews
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  • Speaks Italian
  • Teaching since 1998
  • Teaches students 7 and up
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Cynthia V.

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Ciao a tutti! Hello everyone! My name is Cindy and I'm Italian. I've been teaching Italian in schools and privately for many years now...I was raised in Rome where I have lived and worked for most of my life.

Do you want to learn Italian in a natural way, outside the bounds of a traditional language school? Studying a foreign language is an absorbing, complex experience.

It involves not only mastering new words, but also gaining a deeper understanding of the culture in which the language is rooted. To achieve this goal I devote all my enthusiasm, my skill at communication, and a sense of humor which makes for a relaxed study environment.

About Cynthia

Are you going on holiday to Italy? Would you like to learn the language? Do you think it is too hard to learn a language as an adult? Do you think you won't have time to study? There are many ways to learn a language. It doesn't have to be all that complicated or hard. Everyone has a personal way to

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Tijana Ilic
My first lesson was fantastic. Cindy is a passionate and excellent educator.
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Chris
I learned more from Cindy than I could ever possibly tell you!
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Gina G.

17 Reviews
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  • Speaks Italian, Spanish, French, Portuguese
  • Teaching since 1990
  • Teaches students 7 and up
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Gina G.

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Gina has a BA and MA in Italian language and literature. She grew up with the Italian language in her family and is currently very active with Italian language groups in her community - including participating in Italian conversation groups, Italian film clubs and Italian music festivals. She travels extensively throughout Italy and is very happy to share her passion for the Italian language.

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Buongiorno! Bom dia! Buenos dias! Bonjour!

My name is Gina and I am a professional linguist with a Master’s degree in Italian, Portuguese, Spanish and French. In addition, I am a Chartered Linguist, MCIL with the Chartered Institute of Linguists, a professional organization (UK- based) for translators, interpreters and language professionals.

I work as an interpreter (medical, psychiatric, and general /conference interpretation).

I do freelance translation work and am currently doing translation projects for Duolingo and an art gallery in France.

I have been teaching and tutoring

About Gina

Buongiorno! Bom dia! Buenos dias! Bonjour! My name is Gina and I am a professional linguist with a Master’s degree in Italian, Portuguese, Spanish and French. In addition, I am a Chartered Linguist, MCIL with the Chartered Institute of Linguists, a professional organization (UK- based) for tra

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Kirk R.
Great first lesson
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selma Gibby
I give Gina a 5 star because it doesn't have a 10. She is awesome, smart, fun, and caring. I take Spanish and makes so much easier because she also speaks fluent Portuguese (my native language), and she can explain the difference between both language. I highly recommend Gina :)

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The average cost of 60-minute Italian lessons is $55. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $45 and $65 per hour.
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"Great job! Very friendly with good ideas about what I can work on."
Dale
Took Italian lessons from Christopher S.
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"Silvana is a great teacher and makes learning lots of fun! I'm really learning a lot and am enjoying every lesson!"
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"Cynthia is amazing and it is an honor to work with her! 💖"
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Took Italian lessons from Cynthia V.
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"Cynthia is so nice and such a great teacher. She easily transitions between English and Italian to help you learn easier. Highly recommend!"
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Took Italian lessons from Cynthia V.
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"Excellent! A natural teacher, gifted in her ability to establish rapport and move the learning process enjoyably forward."
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Took Italian lessons from Aliaksandra P.
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"Silvana is an excellent teacher. She understands what's most vital in learning Italian, and she works with you on pronunciation. You will not be disappointed in choosing her, as she makes learning a new language fun!"
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"Simona is a very patient and insightful teacher. She develops a lesson plan that works for her specific students needs. Excellent-I highly recommend her!"
Aaron
Took Italian lessons from Simona B.
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"I took lessons before I went to Italy. I had studied the language before, Simona really helped get my groove back! Highly recommend!"
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Took Italian lessons from Simona B.
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"Just had my first lesson and I really liked it. Simona made it seem easy and non intimidating. Looking forward to keep going!
Grazie Simona!"
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"My daughter is having a great virtual learning experience with Isabel. While summer camps and sports activities are on-hold, learning a new language (Italian) has provided a great alternative. Thanks Isabel 😁!"
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