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Yekaterina K.

11 Reviews
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  • Speaks Portuguese, Spanish, Russian, English
  • Awarded Preforming Pianist from Music College of Semey, Kazakhstan
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Yekaterina K.

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Hello!

My name is Yekaterina. I am a language expert, polyglot, and a performing concert pianist. I received Bachelor of Fine Art degree with emphasis on classical piano performance and pedagogy, and later advanced my studies in Cape Town, South Africa. I concider myself an expert in languages, pedagogy and child psychology, with over 20 years of teaching experience.
Being a native Russian speaker, I learned English and Spanish (as well as Portuguese, French, Italian and some Mandarin and Japanese) from the ground up, so I understand very well the challenges of learning a language. I have structured a specific approach that incorporates tricks and shortcuts, that worked very well for me. Little things ythat ou can do to bring the language into your everyday life make a big difference in how fast you start speaking... these little things accumulate and make the whole experience of learning a language much easier and more natural. I will be happy to answer any questions you might ...

About Yekaterina

Learn from a performing concert pianist, an international educator, and an expert in pedagogical expertise on subjects including effective practising, piano technique, repertoire, teaching the piano, sight-reading, healthy practice structuring and more. Yekaterina was born and raised in Soviet U

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Brendan
Yekaterina is fantastic! She is very talented and makes learning piano fun and enjoyable. I highly recommend her to anyone looking to become a great piano player!
Leah English
She's always very clear with instructions and takes time to explain things to you when you need help. She is also very patient when you need help understanding grammar and learning to pronounce things correctly.
Sabrina
Yekaterina can hear and point out a wrong note in a chord without even seeing what I am playing. Her hearing ability is very impressive. Apart from that she is very structured, and and gives very clear instructions on what needs to be done in every peice. She types it all in a chat after every lesson, so one knows exactly what to do to from lesson to lesson, and keep track on what has been hapenning and the progress.
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Helen M.

56 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks Ukrainian, Russian, French
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Master's degree in French language and literature from Donetsk National University
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Helen M.

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I am in love with teaching languages. Being a Russian native speaker, I can help students to understand this subject deeper and to concentrate more on speaking practice which is very important in learning language. I've been teaching Russian as a second language for more than 10 years.

About Helen

Hi, there! My name is Helen and I can't wait to meet you! I've been teaching private lessons since 2009 and have loved helping my students to speak a new language, to successfully pass their exams, and to increase their language confidence. I grew up in Eastern Ukraine and I earned a Master’s

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So nice! Super patient with me. Can't wait for the next lesson!
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Aliaksandra P.

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

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I am a native speaker and I will try to do my best to improve your Russian to reach the native speaker level as soon as possible.

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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Ashley
Wonderful first lesson for my daughter! I would highly recommend and we will definitely be booking more lessons with Aliaksandra!
Joseph M.
Fantastic first lesson. Can't wait for the next one.
Kateryna
we enjoy our italian lessons with Aliaksandra! Such a great teacher! Italian is one of the most beautiful languages.
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Tatiana D.

83 Reviews
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  • Speaks English, Russian
  • Teaching since 2002
  • Teaches students 7 to 70
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Tatiana D.

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Our lessons will be customized to reach your goals as soon as possible. I am a native Russian who lives in the USA. So I will be able to explain to you nuances of Russian language and cultural differences as well. You will learn how to speak as a native Russian!
I have been teaching Russian for 20 years to students of all ages.
Our lessons will be fun and you will learn a lot!
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About Tatiana

Hello! Здравствуйте! I look forward to help you reach your goals as soon as possible! I am from Saint Petersburg, Russia. I have been teaching private lessons for 19 years and always have loved helping my students of all ages. I went to Saint Petersburg University and earned Mast

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one of the best instructor i have ever met
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Awesome lesson. Can't wait for the next one.
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Roman N.

75 Reviews
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  • Speaks Spanish, Korean, French, English, Russian
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2010
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Roman N.

75 Reviews
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*****Your progress begins as you are reading this intro*****

There are three simple things you need to know about my tutoring program: 

1 Making the right choice requires two things. First, collect the info:  Watch my videos, read my profile and my reviews.  I provide a well structured curriculum,    various sets of input and comprehensible grammar sheets which are all included.  Second, try a few classes and see if you get the feeling "I like this guy and I trust he can help" because YES: chemistry is important since it creates a special bond that will help us achieve our goals.
2 Always record your sessions so you can stay focused during your interaction with the teacher because that’s when the real learning is happening. After you can watch it and take notes. This approach has proved itself as the most efficient way to improve retention. All those tons of material will be well organized in your notebook and in your head. It’s like you are creating your own textbook which ...

About Roman

*****Your progress begins as you are reading this intro***** There are three simple things you need to know about my tutoring program:  1 Making the right choice requires two things. First, collect the info:  Watch my videos, read my profile and my reviews.  I provide a well structured cur

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Mario
High quality learning
Gina V.
Awesome… Roman had a good method, I will continue with him
William
Yeah, there are still a lot to learn and a lot of questions to ask, apparently, because it has only been my 4th class with him as of now. Well, we'll get there.
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Anna C.

27 Reviews
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Starting at $60
  • Speaks Greek, Spanish, English, Russian
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Linguistics/Teaching from Pyatigorsk State Linguistic University
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Anna C.

27 Reviews
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Do you need the magic pill that will help you speak Russian? The recipe is here. I am a highly qualified Russian language teacher with a degree in linguistics/teaching and more than five years of experience. I have developed several teaching methods, which I use during my classes. Together we will establish clear objectives for our lessons and will work on your grammar proficiency, listening and speaking skills, and accent neutrality.

About Anna

Do you need the magic pill that will help you speak the language? The recipe is here. If you do the assignments I give you (no need to search for any extra materials), I can assure you that soon you will be able to speak and understand. I am a highly qualified NYC-based Russian and English langu

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Doug
Great first lesson!
Alexandra Veller
nice and easy
Bryant S.
So it’s been 6 months since I started learning Russian with Anna and I never knew I could learn so much. She’s a very talented, and professional teacher. Her lessons are interesting, and informative making you always want to learn more. I’ve never tried to learn a language but with her if you show her you want to learn and you’re dedicated she’ll take your weaknesses and make them strengths but also make your strengths even stronger. I couldn’t imagine learning as well from anyone else. I needed to learn the Russian language for my travels and I know her classes will have me more than prepared. I Definitely would recommend Anna as the best choice for anyone ready to start their Russian journey.

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The average cost of 60-minute online Russian lessons is $55. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $28 and $100 per hour.
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"Very helpful!! She is happy to work with my goals!"
Laina
Took Russian lessons from Marina K.
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"Great learning experience. Roman knows what you need as a student and adapts to your needs. I have learned much more than I ever thought in such a short period of time."
Stephen Melnick
Took Russian lessons from Roman N.
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"Taking online lessons for the first time and it was a great experience!"
Jesse
Took Russian lessons from Valentina K.
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"Valentina is an excellent teacher: very knowledgeable and articulate."
Tom
Took Russian lessons from Valentina K.
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"Anna is patient and great with my 8 year old on her first lesson."
Zoe
Took Russian lessons from Anna C.
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"Valentina is an excellent teacher! She made everything easy to understand on my first lesson and I look forward to continuing my studies with her."
Jorden
Took Russian lessons from Valentina K.
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"I enjoyed my lesson and look forward to the next ones. Roman located were I was at in my Russian language by asking question. Then used that knowledge as the bases and went from there. Roman used shared video so I could see what notes he was typing then emailed those notes to me in addition to other resources. His explanations were simple, cut and dry. Challenging but not overwhelming!"
Laina
Took Russian lessons from Roman N.
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"My two children took their first lesson with Valentina. She was very organized and pleasant. I liked the her materials. The kids liked this lesson."
Daniel
Took Russian lessons from Valentina K.
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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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"Roman is a great instructor all around. I appreciate his diverse teaching methods including instructor-student conversation, flashcards, audio and video of basic conversations, karaoke to Russian songs, and more. I also benefited from his ability to simplify (what is to me as a native English speaker) unusual grammatical functions found in Russian through the use of tables and charts."
Lynnann
Took Russian lessons from Roman N.
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