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Simona G.

3 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Teaching since 2000
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Bachelor's and master's degree in Italian language and Literature from University of Rome "La Sapienza"
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Simona G.

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Italian born and bred, I have been a teacher of Italian and Latin in Italian schools for 15 years, before moving to the US eight years ago. All ages are welcome as well as any level of knowledge, during my lessons you will not only learn to speak Italian but also to love Italy!

About Simona

I am an Italian and Latin teacher, born and raised in Italy. I am eligible to teach Italian (Grades K-12). I graduated ( Master degree) at University of Rome “La Sapienza" in Italian Language and Literature and soon I started to teach Italian and Latin in several Italian high schools as tenure

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Sylvia
I had my first lesson with Simona tonite and she was great. I like the way she writes her lesson plans. Very clear and concise. She is nice and friendly. She made me feel very comfortable.
Melinda S.
Simona is always cheerful and affable and it's a pleasure to take classes with her. She adds information about local Italian usage and nuance that you won't find in most texts, and is especially good at tailoring the lessons to your skill level and interests.
Emma
Simona is an excellent instructor: well prepared, conscientious, and fun! I recommend her wholeheartedly.
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Gina G.

17 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks Italian, Spanish, French, Portuguese
  • Teaching since 1990
  • 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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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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Christopher S.

28 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks Italian, Spanish
  • Awarded Intensive Course On Basso Continuo from Conservatorio Superior de Música "Manuel Castillo"
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Christopher S.

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I have been teaching Italian for 5 years now, I have traveled to Italy numerous times spending time with Italian-only speaking families and I enjoy talking about almost anything Italian. If you are looking for lessons and you are just beginning or have been speaking for some time I would love to help you improve your knowledge of the language to become a fluent speaker.

About Christopher

Hello! Hola! Benvenuto! My name is Christopher S. and I am a classical guitarist, composer, polyglot, and experienced language and music teacher. I am a recent graduate with a Doctorate of Music Arts degree from the University of South Carolina. In 2016, I graduated with my M.M. from the New Eng

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hima K.
He is a great instructor and is really helping my child with his Spanish.
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Very helpful and accommodating
Dale
Great job! Very friendly with good ideas about what I can work on.
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Irina K.

8 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Speaks Spanish, Italian, English, Russian
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • 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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Simona B.

67 Reviews
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Starting at $20
  • Speaks English, Spanish, French, Italian
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Degree In Graphic and Web Designer from I.P.S.S.T.C.
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Simona B.

67 Reviews
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I was born and raise in Italy, moved to the US few years ago.
I have been an Italian teacher for many years.
I can teach you from the basic to an advanced level

About Simona

I was born and raised in Italy. When I moved to the States in 2005, I barely spoke English. That's why I decided to start teaching Italian. I know how difficult it is to go to a foreign country and not be able to buy something as simple as bread. I will send you links, we will read together,

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Debra
Simona is my 3rd Italian teacher and for various reasons. Simona is great! I love that she is having me use Italian in such a practical manner. "Not just memorize". I am still a beginner and am taking 2 lessons per week for 30minutes and I think that works well.
Robert (Bob) B.
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.
Robin
Very enjoyable!! I am excited.
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Francesca B.

5 Reviews
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  • Speaks SPANISH, ENGLISH, ITALIAN
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • 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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"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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"She is friendly. She is tailoring the lessons to give me exactly what I need."
Mary
Took Italian lessons from Simona B.
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"Christopher keeps our lessons fun and positive!"
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Took Italian lessons from Christopher S.
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"We are very happy with Marco's tutoring sessions."
Denise
Took Italian lessons from Marco D.
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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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"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."
Hector
Took Italian lessons from Francesca B.
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"Simona is amazing! I’m picking italian up faster than I thought because of how well she teaches it. My 2 kids are joining in every other session and are loving it! My younger son takes the first 15 minutes because his attention span is shorter. Then my 10 year old daughter and I finish the session together. I couldn’t be happier!"
melissa
Took Italian lessons from Simona B.
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"Very happy with my first lesson. Looking forward to the next one!"
Alexis
Took Italian lessons from Aliaksandra P.
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"Cynthia is truly a great teacher. She understands what it is that i want to achieve from my lessons and then helps me achieve it. Great balance of conversation, learning new words/phrases and grammar. I highly recommend her."
Gina
Took Italian lessons from Cynthia V.
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"I really like Simona's style of teaching.
She is very patient and clear in exposing things."
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