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Maria P.

34 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, Russian
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Maria P.

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Russian-born linguist Maria will help you with all of your Russian language needs. She is equally fluent in Russian and English. Whether it's tutorial help you need, translating assistance or just want to have fun learning a new language, Maria guarantees superb results. Большое спасибо и удачи с Bашим русским!

About Maria

Maria was born in Moscow, Russia. Her mother was a piano teacher and started Maria playing at 4. She studied at the legendary Moscow Conservatory with Victor Merzhanov. In the US, she won the Houston Symphony Ima Hogg Young Artist Competition and debuted with the Symphony performing Beethoven's Thir

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Melody C.
I am gaining a lot from my lessons with Maria. She is helping me to play more musically, to really listen and feel the music. She is also helping me to learn technically how to achieve the musical expression I desire.
Evan
I have enjoyed my lessons from Maria immensely. After just a few lessons I have noticed significant improvements in my overall technique and comfort while playing. Her feedback during lessons has been amazing, not just shallow compliments but solid criticism that most teachers would avoid.
Irwin ..
Maria is the best all-around music teacher I've ever head. She combines deep musicality, technical precision, rigor, and warmth. In just a handful of lessons, she's helped me find a level of ease and expression that I've never experienced with any other teacher.
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Mariya K.

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Starting at $32
  • Teaching since 2016
  • Bachelor's of Arts in Translation from Horlivka Teacher's Training Institute For Foreign Languages
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Mariya K.

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They say Russian is a difficult language, but I say that you just need a well-trained, native-speaking teacher to help you understand it.

Language is not only about practice and grammar; It's about history, culture, people, and, most importantly, having fun while learning! I am thrilled every time I witness my student's progress, large and small; from when they begin to make the tiniest connections, then start to grasp larger concepts, and finally develop a firm command of and truly fall in love with the Russian language.

I, like many modern Eastern Europeans today, was born in a country that no longer exists: the Soviet Union. We are all tremendously glad times have changed since then but nonetheless, we have been irrevocably shaped and molded by the world we found ourselves growing up in and around. There are many culturally relevant expressions, references, and jokes I could teach you that would build immediate rapport with both Russians and those from other post-Soviet ...

About Mariya

Language is not only about practice and grammar; It's about history, culture, people, and, most importantly, having fun while learning! I am thrilled every time I witness my student's progress, large and small; from when they begin to make the tiniest connections, then start to grasp larger concepts

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Victoria M.

17 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Speaks Russian, English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2010
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Victoria M.

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Professional , organized, dedicated , I create straight to the point content . Besides having appropriate education (two Masters Degrees in Second Language Acquisition) I also have over 10 years of teaching experience in different countries with all age groups and levels. I tailor my lessons for my students' individual needs and interests . I work with non native as well as heritage students who need to improve reading , writing and comprehension skills.

About Victoria

I am very dedicated to what I do, whether it is lesson preparation or teaching itself. I hold two degrees, MA in Second Language Acquisition (ESL) and MA in Russian and Slavic Studies from the University of Missouri. Being a native Russian speaker allows me to make my lessons fun and interactive, I

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Maria
I learned more with Victoria. I improved my vocabulary and speaking skills. She is attentive to the needs of the student and made our learning various. She is patient and encouraging. I highly recommend Victoria.
Deborah
Victoria has made learning Russian easy and enjoyable. She is very knowledgeable, well prepared and flexible. I had a job opportunity which was dependent on my learning conversational Russian. I almost passed up the opportunity because I didn’t think I would be able to master the language in the time I was given. Victoria was wonderful she was patient and encouraging and never let me give up. When the time came to qualify for my language exam not only did I pass with with flying colors I was offered a supervisory role in the company because my Russian language skills were so good. I highly recommend Victory
Rada
Can’t say enough good things about Victoria! She is tutoring my kids via zoom and it has been great. She is helping them with Russian and while I can’t be patient enough to teach them (I’m also Russian) she has lots of it and really enjoy spending time with them. I hear them laugh and talk in Russian and my kids really love her and her lessons. While it is so fun for the kids, the lessons are very structured and packed with new knowledge. We will be continuing our lessons with her!
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Natalia S.

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  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2005
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Natalia S.

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I use personal approach and help you reach your desired goal, whatever it may be: speaking fluently in a short period of time, reading classical literature, understanding cinema, etc. I make curriculum adjusted to your needs. Of course, my classes are fun!

About Natalia

Privyet:) I am originally from Russia, grew up speaking Russian and reading Russian Literature. Have been teaching since 2005. Work and live in New York City. I make sure to make your classes fun! About myself: Columbia University - BA Slavic Studies, Penza Teachers' Training College - BA Teaching L

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Yulia B.

29 Reviews
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Starting at $45
  • Speaks English, Russian
  • Awarded Music Performance Award from DePaul University School of Music
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Yulia B.

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My students can expect learning something new and useful every lesson in a positive and productive environment.

I am a native Russian speaker with an extensive teaching experience.
I welcome students of all ages to learn or improve their Russian.
As a foreigner, I know exactly how the language learning process works and can deliver my knowledge in clear and accessible manner.
In addition to the language skills, my students can expect acquiring cultural knowledge, i.e. movies, literature, music , and traditions.

About Yulia

Yulia joined the TakeLessons teacher's team in 2015. She is an active performer and an enthusiastic educator. Born in Chelyabinsk, Russia, Yulia received a Bachelor of Music performance degree from the Roosevelt University Chicago College of Performing Arts in 2015 and a Master’s Degree in Pe

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Rikka T.
Initially I was hesitant to do on-line, but Yulia had the materials and the expertise to get our daughter started learning mallets for band class in middle school. Our daughter really looked forward to her lessons. Yulia engaged with our daughter in a very fun and still professional way. Lessons were well-planned and they included a plan of practice for our daughter leading up to her next lesson. We are thankful that we found such a great teacher through TakeLessons!
Leslie H.
First lesson was informational. Looking foward to next lesson
Annika
Yulia is energetic and so welcoming! I had a ton of fun in our first lesson and I can’t wait for the rest of our lessons!
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Aksana P.

52 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks Polish, Ukrainian, English, Belarusian, Russian, Serbian-Croatian
  • Teaches students 12 to 80
  • Ph.D. in Russian Language and Literature from Immanuel Kant State University of Russia (Kaliningrad State University), Russia
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Aksana P.

52 Reviews
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I've been teaching Russian language for 19 years.

I offer Russian Language lessons/classes:
Reading,
Writing,
Grammar,
Conversation
Language development,
Pronunciation,
Social Language Use.

My lessons are based on dialogue and discussions. I have found this strategy extremely effective and beneficial in developing strong instructor-to-students relationships.

I think it is very important to study the Russian language in close connection with Russian culture. I try to choose topics that interest the students, help them feel comfortable and lower their anxiety about making mistakes.

About Aksana

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. I am a native Rus

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Christopher
Very patient and reasonable professional and kind
Richard
Barbara
Aksana is always cheerful and well-organized. She speaks English well, and and is patient with mistakes. I would recommend her to anyone who wants to improve in Russian.

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Robin Davis
Took Russian lessons from Aksana P.
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"Anna and I worked together for several years as I studied Russian. Her lessons are always clear, interactive, fun and helpful. She incorporates classic literature, films, music and pop culture into her lessons so the students are learning not just language, but also culture and history. Every lesson with Anna opened my eyes to something new. Many teachers only teach grammar, but Anna takes a holistic approach and helps students with pronunciation, high-frequency phrases, colloquial language, listening practice, and much more. I highly recommend her. Russian is a difficult language and Anna is the ideal teacher to help you tackle it!"
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Took Russian lessons from Anna C.
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"Victoria is a wonderful teacher with years of relevant training and experience. She makes learning into a fun, interactive experience for kids and/or adults. She is a native Russian speaker who is also proficient in English. This allows her to teach and explain concepts with ease depending on the student's language level. I highly recommend Victoria as a Russian or ESL teacher for kids and adults. She is disciplined, hardworking, professional and friendly."
Leah
Took Russian lessons from Victoria M.
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"Aksana is a fantastic teacher. My son enjoyed his lessons immensely and his Russian language skills improved dramatically. I was so impressed with his progress I decided to take some lessons myself! Thank you Aksana, I recommend you with the highest regards!"
Lara
Took Russian lessons from Aksana P.
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"Thank you for teaching me how to express myself in Russian better. My ability to communicate with Russian native speakers improved significantly."
Maryna
Took Russian lessons from Marina K.
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"I have been taking private lessons with Anna weekly for one year. She has taught me Russian from a complete beginner level. I've taken a number of language classes in the past (for other languages) and it's clear that Anna is an outstanding teacher. She is clear and gives excellent explanations, and is well-prepared for each class. She's also able to give requested ad-hoc lessons whenever I have specific questions, even without preparation. I would highly recommend Anna as a Russian teacher, whether you're in-person or online. I do both types of lessons with her and she is highly effective through both mediums. Last but not least, she's a great pleasure to be around, as a person!"
Amanda
Took Russian lessons from Anna C.
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"Aksana is a wonderful Russian teacher! She is very knowledgeable not only in the spoken language but also in etymology, culture, and linguistics. She works with the pace of the student and is always flexible. Lessons with her are fun and informative! I can now read, write, understand and speak conversational Russian."
Neil
Took Russian lessons from Aksana P.
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"So helpful, patient and does a good job of engaging me in the lesson. Thank you, Valentina!"
Mae
Took Russian lessons from Valentina K.
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"Anna is a fantastic Russian tutor! She is very friendly, incredibly kind, and knows everything from the nuances of Russian grammar to cultural topics."
Conrad
Took Russian lessons from Anna N.
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"Very clear explanations of concepts."
Vivek
Took Russian lessons from Polina L.
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