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Elisa P.

40 Reviews
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Starting at $32
  • Speaks Italian, Spanish, French, English
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Elisa P.

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Want to learn Italian and/or Spanish?
Do you want to know more about the Italian culture and cuisine?
I am here to help you reaching your goals no matter if you start from the beginning or you are intermediate. I am an Italian teacher with a degree in foreign languages and tutoring has always been my passion.
My lessons are customized to your needs and interests. When you reach your goal, I’d reach mine too.
E’ ora di iniziare.. Io sono pronta e tu ?
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ITALIAN FOR TRAVELERS!
Taking a trip to Italy and want to learn Italian? If you want to have a great experience and be prepared for every situation you'll find yourself in, basic Italian is a must.
Going to Italy knowing more than Ciao and Buongiorno, would make everybody feel more comfortable.
If you want to improve your Italian before your trip, have some lessons with me.
My lessons are focused on conversation in contexts, vocabulary and phrases you need to know if you travel there. I'll be sure you ...

About Elisa

Ciao! My name is Elisa and I am a native Italian speaker. I was born and raised in Italy and now I live in Portland, Oregon. I have a bachelor degree in Foreign languages (Minor: Language Mediation and Intercultural Communication) at the University of Milan, Italy. I am also in the process of gett

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Asher &.
Elisa has been working with our kids on their Spanish for the past couple of months and their conversational skills have improved significantly. She keeps the engaged and excited to learn through lesson plans tailored to their level and holiday-themed lessons. Highly recommend her to anyone who wants to improve language skills.
Nestor M.
excellent teacher ! thank you so much - highly recommended
Nestor M.
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Simona S.

80 Reviews
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Starting at $20
  • Speaks English, Spanish, Italian
  • Bachelor Degree with Honors in Arts and Letters with Major in English and Minor in Spanish from The University of Southern Mississippi
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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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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Francesca B.

5 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks SPANISH, ENGLISH, ITALIAN
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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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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Irina K.

8 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Speaks Spanish, Italian, English, Russian
  • Teaching since 2011
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Irina K.

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I have been living for a year in Italy, Bologna (2007-2008). I started to learn Italian there. It seemed to be hard. With time, it has been becoming more natural. This is a beautiful language one can learn.

I picked up most of my Italian work for an Italian organization for 7 years. Now it is my past. However, Italian is still my present and I would love to share my knowledge with those who learn Italian.
I will customize the lesson for each student. The most important is trust between a teacher and a student. If you feel I could help you, I would love to help.

Mi piacerebbe di trovare il modo di condividere con gli altri quello che ho imparato io. Grazie! Alla prossima!

About Irina

Hi everyone! Привет всем! Ciao a tutti! ¡Hola a todos! Welcome everyone to my page!! I am a native Russian speaker living in the US and who has been learning foreign languages for years and would never stop doing so and who is also willing to help others to learn languages. I grad

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Akshay T.
Amazing teacher, was able to cover so much ground on the first day alone. She will definitely get you where you need to go and is very nice and helpful.
Anastassiya
I appreciated the lessons with Irina. She helped me a lot with my English.

She managed to find the closest way for me to start speaking. I'd say her superpower is good knowledge of the subject together with the good awareness of how human mind works. It makes the learning highly effective.

Irina, thank you!
Stephen
Only language teacher, who has lot of patience to address your queries, appreciate it. She can also touch upon various literary works which would ignite further interest in language learning. Much recommended.
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Maria O.

65 Reviews
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  • Speaks Spanish, Italian, English
  • Teaching since 2004
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Maria O.

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I've been teaching Italian since 2004 and my students have gone to learn and love not only the language, but also the rich Italian culture. Within the first few lessons, you'll be able to handle basic conversations; later you'll learn to talk about the past and the future, etc. I use different types of materials: books, but also extracts from magazine, songs, videos, commercials, etc. I love mixing language with culture and pop-culture as they all are tightly connected.

About Maria

Ciao! My name is Maria, I was born and raised in Torino, Italy and I have been teaching Italian since the early 2000s. I moved to California in 1997 and I have been living in Orange County with my family ever since. I have a degree in Political Science from the University of Torino, Italy and a M

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Stefania P.

7 Reviews
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Starting at $60
  • Speaks English, Italian
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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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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"I have enjoyed working with Maria for over a year. She's very organized and her lesson plans are enjoyable and informative. She tries very hard to work around all schedules and I highly recommend her to anyone looking to travel to Italy, learn the basics or perfect their skills."
Lori
Took Italian lessons from Maria O.
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"Really enjoyed my first lesson. Simona was easy to work with and was very patient with me - I'm a true beginner."
Laura
Took Italian lessons from Simona B.
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"I am a retired school teacher so I know good teaching when I see it.
Maria is excellent. First, her techniques for teaching grammar along with vocabulary, bit by bit introducing the nuances needed to put sentences together in the proper fashion get students learning several things at once without actually realizing how much is being absorbed. Second, she supplies useful handouts to supplement the text as well as a multitude of on-line sources. I have used them often.
Last, her personality is extremely helpful for me, a slow learner! Her love for two countries, two ways of life, shows through and her uplifting personality makes the learning process fun. Obviously she is teaching a language but she is also teaching something of the Italian culture. It is apparent she very much wants students to learn and is willing to help those who learn slowly as well as those who have a “knack” for languages. I recommend her highly."
Deanna
Took Italian lessons from Maria O.
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"Simona is an excellent teacher. As a native speaker, Simona has extensive knowledge of Italian. But she is also well-versed in English grammar and sentence structure. She keeps lessons challenging and fun and is a patient and kind teacher. Simply the best!"
Jackie
Took Italian lessons from Simona B.
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"Christopher is so pleasant and polite. He is very knowledgeable and has a great way of explaining. I am very happy with my sessions with him!"
Gloria De Freitas
Took Italian lessons from Christopher S.
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"I have been taking Italian lesson with Maria for 7 months now. She is a wonderful teacher who is patient and always in a happy mood. I highly recommend her. I look forward to our lesson every week."
Francine
Took Italian lessons from Maria O.
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"Maria is a wonderful teacher. She brings so much energy and enthusiasm to the classroom. Her lessons are just as much entertaining as they are educating! She uses various teaching in her classroom and makes the lesson interactive and fun. I would highly recommend her as your Italian teacher!"
Sushrut
Took Italian lessons from Maria O.
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"My first Italian teacher is Maria, I'm been taking lessons from her for over a year. She is patient and very passionate about the beautiful 'lingua Italiana' also she is easy to get along with. I would highly recommend her as you instructor if you serious about learning Italian."
Ildiko
Took Italian lessons from Maria O.
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"I have taken about a months worth of lessons with Maria so far and I've been very happy. She is an experienced Italian teacher and has been able to hone in on what I need to improve my Italian. I was an exchange student in Italy for a year and I can get by in Italian, but I am looking to improve my grammar and depth of knowledge. Maria gives me homework where I have to use the language skills I have and then she goes through and corrects them with me so I can learn where my deficiencies are. The lessons are all in Italian so I get to practice listening and speaking in Italian too. She's fun to work with and I look forward to my lessons with her. If you're looking for a teacher who understands how to teach Italian look no further. I am happy to have found her and have no reservations in recommending her."
Lesley
Took Italian lessons from Maria O.
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"Cindy is an excellent teacher! Her enthusiasm and passion make the learning unique. I didn't expect to master the italian language in a very short time! I definitely recommend her!"
Sara
Took Italian lessons from Cynthia V.
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