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Gina G.

18 Reviews
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  • Speaks Italian, Spanish, French, Portuguese
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • 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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Gina is a wonderful teacher. I've taken many language courses over the years and Gina is among the best professors I have had. She's smart and patient--and definitely knows her stuff! Thank you Gina!
Kirk R.
Great first lesson
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Francesca B.

5 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks SPANISH, ENGLISH, ITALIAN
  • MA in Teaching Italian as a Foreign Language from University CA' Foscari, Venice Italy
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Francesca B.

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Ciao/ Hello! My name is Francesca. I was born and raised in Italy. I have been teaching Italian since 2008 at levels ranging from beginner to advanced and to all ages. My lessons are fun, dynamic, and flexible. They intended to develop speaking, listening, writing and reading skills and offer fun conversation on a variety of topics. Students learn the language through practical examples of daily life situations. Each lesson can be tailored to the students’ needs. I have also tailored my lessons for students that want to learn the Italian language for traveling purposes. Learning a language goes hand in hand with understanding the culture. My lessons are focused on using the Italian culture to provide the setting that helps the students learn the language and feel comfortable and confident when speaking to native Italian speaking persons.

About Francesca

Ciao/ Hello! I am a native speaking Italian from the Northern region of Italy. I have been teaching Italian since 2008 at levels ranging from beginner to advanced and to all ages. My lessons are fun, dynamic, and flexible. They are intended to develop speaking, listening, writing and reading skills

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Hector
I've been taking Italian with Francesca for a long time, 5 years now, She's great at building confidence and keeping lessons fun, she encourages you in activities that improve
conversation, writing and reading skills.
I have learned so much in her classes and I can tell you with confidence that I speak Italian fluently.
I recommend her highly.
Junko H.
Amazing teacher and love the class (and classmates)! Taking her classes for a few years now. Mix of daily conversations, grammar, and common Italian expressions...that we can actually use!
Erta
I would highly recommend Francesca Bruni as an Italian teacher! She has been my Italian teacher for a number of years! Her ability to instruct vocabulary, grammar and comprehension all woven together with themes of Italian culture has provided me with a rapid acquisition of essential and enjoyable conversation skills. Not only are Francesca’s instructional materials relevant and engaging, but whether presented in an in-person manner or online virtual setting, allow for a highly successful experience. You will be amazed at how quickly you will become a fluent Italian speaker, reader, and writer!
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Alessio C.

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  • Teaching since 2013
  • Master's degree in Oriental Archaeology from Università degli Studi di Firenze
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Alessio C.

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Hi, my name's Alessio and I'm an archaeologist and Italian teacher! If you want to learn Italian and also have a conversation about History and Archaeology (especially Egyptology) we should definitely meet!
I come from Florence, in the heart of Tuscany, the homeland of the Italian language and graduated in Oriental Archaeology at the University of Florence, Faculty of Literature and Philosophy. Currently I live in Fort Pierce area (Florida) and I'm also a PhD student at the Université du Littoral - Côte d'Opale (France).
I have a strong experience of teaching Italian that I build up in Germany, where I taught Italian in four schools for adults and my students always learnt with great fun. As a your private teacher you will tell me your focus, your aim, if you want to learn fast to order a cappuccino at a bar under the Italian sun or you want to concentrate more into grammar, authors and literature!

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About Alessio

I graduated in Archaeology (spec. Egyptology) from the University of Florence and have been working in Egypt since 2006. Apart from that, I have always liked languages and began teaching Italian during the time I was living in Northern Germany. There I had the opportunity to teach in four different

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Simona S.

80 Reviews
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  • Speaks English, Spanish, Italian
  • Teaching since 2009
  • Bachelor Degree with Honors in Arts and Letters with Major in English and Minor in Spanish from The University of Southern Mississippi
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Simona S.

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Conversation is in my opinion the most efficient method for remembering words long term and also the best method to learn grammar without stress. I am an Italian native speaker and through my teaching style I intend to boost your motivation to continue learning.

About Simona

Practice makes perfect! My teaching style is based on language living rather than language studying, and while I will provide you with all of the tools to apply the correct grammar rules I encourage you to make mistakes, and learn naturally by being exposed to the language. I am 100% Italian native

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Excellent! Great teacher!!!
Rich G.
Simona is a great teacher with a great command of the Italian language
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Robert M.

10 Reviews
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  • Speaks English, Portuguese, Dutch, Spanish, Italian, French, Curacao), Bonaire, Papiamentu (language from Aruba
  • Teaching since 1973
  • Spanish Teaching Degree from Radulphus College, Curacao, The Netherlands
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Robert M.

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I started teaching Italian in 1985, in McAllen, Texas, as a private tutor. I again kept tutoring Italian, this time for freshmen college students in Sugar Land, Texas in 2015. I am an Italian native speaker, and at the present time I am writing short stories in Italian.

About Robert

My name is Robert M. I have a Spanish Teaching Degree from Curacao, a beautiful island that once was part of The Netherlands and I started teaching in 1973. So far I have been teaching Spanish for 12 years. I also have an Associate Degree in Applied Arts in Advertising Design from the Art Institute

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Emma I.
Robert is a very good teacher! He is funny and easy to talk to and above all he truly has a passion for teaching. I would definitely recommend taking lessons with him
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Victoria B.
I love it and I have much fun.
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Deborah C.

22 Reviews
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  • Speaks Italian, English
  • Teaches students 5 to 65
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Deborah C.

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Hi Future Students,

If you love the Italian culture and would like to learn how to speak Italian, I'm your girl!! I studied for 4 years in college and moved there for some time. I can help you with your hw and I can also help you, if you just want to learn some basic phrases to get around.

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I have so many different things I teach. If you are looking for a voice teacher, I definitely can be of help. I have been singing all of my life. I sing in many different genres like pop, gospel, R&B, and classical. I can even help if you want to be an opera singer, as I am studying to be one myself

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Dario
Deborah's expertise and professionalism are a pleasant surprise when you consider how young she is. I have met teachers that are decades older than her who do not have the ability to accurately tell you exactly what you are doing wrong or how you can correct it. You hear a lot of, "just keep practicing and it will sort itself out" from other instructors, and this could cause you to develop bad habits that could affect your voice. Deborah is the opposite of that.

She pinpoints exactly what I am doing wrong during my lesson and offers suggestions on how to correct it going forward. I appreciate that because if your instructor doesn't tell you, your audience will. And you might not like how they say it. I am there to go beyond just singing in the shower, and her constructive criticism only makes me better. She is also polite when she corrects you, she's not cracking the whip.

She focuses immediately on different techniques that will help you improve your voice so that you can PROGRESS, instead of just banging out scales on the piano lesson after lesson and overlooking mistakes a student may make like some instructors do. I hate to be this blunt, but there are some instructors I have met in the past who do just that (none of them are from takelessons) to me it shows a devotion to the art and a commitment to bringing out the best voice that you have she wants you to be as good as her! To me no one could ask for any more than that in a voice instructor. I wholeheartedly recommend her to anyone looking for a teacher.
Nadia A.
Deborah is a wonderful teacher. She is patience, caring, understanding, knowledgeable, and motivating. I HIGHLY recommend Deborah as a vocal coach.
Sarita G.
Just as she promise ;work on breathing first, usually I like some time go by before I make a comment but the first introduction went so well, I have a positive outlook of my future practice. I have my questions answer and I also understand them as well. I am sure I have more and have confidence they will be answer....

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"Maria is an awesome teacher, helpful and makes class fun."
Tricia
Took Italian lessons from Maria O.
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"I have been taking lessons from for Maria almost a year. She is a very effective teacher because she covers the material in imaginative ways and always with a great sense of humor. I really enjoy working with her."
Mary
Took Italian lessons from Maria O.
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"She's a great teacher that tailors the instructions to your comprehension level,
yet makes it challenging to allow advancement. She presents the material always
with additional italian culture lessons."
Erasmo
Took Italian lessons from Maria O.
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"First class was excellent."
Phil
Took Italian lessons from Simona B.
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"I was so impressed with Cynthia's teaching style in my first lesson and her keen ability to pace the lessons with what I know and need to know. I am very much looking forward to our future lessons and know that with her teaching, I can reach my goal to speak Italian."
Rafael
Took Italian lessons from Cynthia V.
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"She's the best! Her lessons are great and makes learning fun and easy. I'm not fluent in the language, but I can definitely get around after her teachings."
Douglas
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!"
Janet
Took Italian lessons from Simona B.
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"After 11 lessons with Simona, I can say that I feel very lucky to have her as my Italian language teacher. Simona is very patient, always encouraging and complimentary. This is what keeps me going and feeling like I'm making progress. I'm a bit older, and don't have the memory muscle of a young person, but Simona patiently finds ways to help me grasp each lesson. I highly recommend Simona to anyone who appreciates a skilled and patient instructor."
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"I had my first lesson with Simona today and was very impressed with her instruction style. I think I will be learning a lot from her over the next few months!"
Sally
Took Italian lessons from Simona B.
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"Christopher keeps our lessons fun and positive!"
Mark
Took Italian lessons from Christopher S.
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