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Gina G.

17 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks Italian, Spanish, French, Portuguese
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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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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Robert M.

10 Reviews
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Starting at $32
  • Speaks English, Portuguese, Dutch, Spanish, Italian, French, Curacao), Bonaire, Papiamentu (language from Aruba
  • Teaching since 1973
  • Teaches Beginner
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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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I love it and I have much fun.
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Francesca B.

5 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks SPANISH, ENGLISH, ITALIAN
  • Teaching since 2008
  • 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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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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Irina K.

8 Reviews
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  • Speaks Spanish, Italian, English, Russian
  • Teaching since 2011
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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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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Stefania P.

7 Reviews
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Starting at $60
  • Speaks English, Italian
  • Teaching since 1998
  • 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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"Really enjoyed the lesson! Looking forward to learning more next week!"
Sean
Took Italian lessons from Simona B.
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"I love her patience. I was very much at ease with her and her instructing. Brava!"
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Took Italian lessons from Simona B.
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"I have had three lessons with Maria and have really enjoyed her teaching style. She guides you gently through the lessons and kindly corrects any mistakes. The homework is helpful and not demanding. I can easily manage it on a weekly basis. I highly recommend Maria and look forward to many more classes with her!"
April
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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"Maria is a fun, encouraging, but meticulous teacher. She is organized and methodical, but at the same time keeps the lessons interesting and entertaining. She is able to correct me without making me feel discouraged. I always feel like she is interested in me as an individual, and takes my individual needs into consideration for our lessons. I feel like I have made great progress since beginning lessons with Maria, and it's so much fun!"
Nancy
Took Italian lessons from Maria O.
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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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"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"
Emma
Took Italian lessons from Robert M.
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"Nice lesson, very attentive to my needs"
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Took Italian lessons from Simona B.
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"Excellent! A natural teacher, gifted in her ability to establish rapport and move the learning process enjoyably forward."
Lynn
Took Italian lessons from Aliaksandra P.
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"I have known and worked with Cindy for well over a year to sharpen/maintain speaking skills and to improve my writing. Prior to Covid, we met weekly in a bookstore cafe and during 2020 we have continued via Zoom. As I have been a student of Italian for quite some time, we simply jumped in at an advanced level. Her everyday awareness of spoken Italian is a perfect way to achieve my goals. We have kept the meetings informal and conversational, with homework that varies from text book segments to writing letters to just having conversations about everyday things. I know Cindy also provides a more structured set of lessons and has worked with students of all ages. The best "testimonial" I can give is that I plan to continue to work with Cindy. Any questions, feel free to send me an e-mail."
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Took Italian lessons from Cynthia V.
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