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Raffi A.

ESL, Russian teacher

La Jolla, CA (92037)

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I have 10 years experience teaching ESL to children, teenagers, and adults.

Also, I teach Russian. I'm nearly proficient in this language.

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Raffi’s subjects

ESL/ESOL, Reading, Writing
Elementary Education:
ESL/ESOL, Reading, Writing
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I have been teaching English as a Second Language for close to ten years while living in Russia.

I have taught adults (students and professionals), children, and teenagers and worked one-on-one and also in a classroom setting.

I've taught general English, business English, TOEFL and FCE preparation, writing, and conversational English.

I bring spontaneity, a sense of humor, creative spirit, a supportive and friendly attitude, and curiosity to my classes.

I'd be happy to submit references upon request.


I have been speaking and working with Russian for over twenty years. While I have only tutored people in Russian on a few occasions in that period, I have ten years experience as a teacher of ESL and as a facilitator and trainer that I draw on in tutoring.

My knowledge of the language is also informed by having lived in Russia for ten years, from 1997 to 2006.

Also, I have worked as a Russian interpreter interpreter at international conferences and edited the translation of four training manuals, one book, and other materials into Russian.

When I work with a student, I aim to make the lessons as student-directed as possible.

I bring spontaneity, a sense of humor, creative spirit, and also a healthy rigor to my lessons.

I'm happy to provide references attesting both to my knowledge of the language and also addressing my ability as a teacher/tutor.

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Univ of California (Soviet Studies)

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $40.00

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Raffi will travel within 10 miles of La Jolla, CA 92037.

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