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Michel A.

New York, NY

$70/hr

NATIVE ITALIAN available for lively language instruction!

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Hello everyone! I am a native Italian, I live in NYC because of my acting and Italian teaching career, and I would love to give any Italian students a hand in perfecting their proficiency. I also have extensive experience in pre-exam preparation for high-school and university students, supporting the syllabus being followed in their classroom settings. I am also available to work via Skype if the commute to or from NYC is problematic, and is something I do regularly, with great success, with a number of my students who I work with, wherever in the world they are. Whether conversation exchange or clarification of grammar and structure, I make sure the process is warm, fun and lively! Besides it being my mother tongue, my formal liberal arts and letters education in Italy has given me a level of proficiency and sophistication with the language that very few have. That is how we learn best: when we are also enjoying ourselves, and what's not to enjoy with something as poetic, musical, and passionate as Italian? It would be an honor to patiently help you perfect your listening/speaking skills so hopefully you can go visit Italy one day and truly experience the heart and depth of the culture by being able to communicate fully.

A presto!
Michel

"Can't Say Enough Good Things about Michel. He's a Terrific Italian Tutor in Every Way!"

- Mark, New York, NY on 8/22/14

"How much fun is this?"

- Nancy, Bronx, NY on 8/4/13

"Intuitive, Creative, Professional"

- Rosa, New York, NY on 7/1/13

"Excellent Tutor, Very patient!"

- Genevieve, Yonkers, NY on 7/2/12

"Michel is outstanding"

- Alicia, New York, NY on 2/9/12

"Very patient, caring, compassionate and a pleasure to work with."

- Wendy, Pelham, NY on 1/26/12

"very good conversion study"

- Natasha, Nutley, NJ on 9/12/11
Language:
Italian
History:
European History
Corporate Training:
Italian

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Italian

My education includes: “Living Language” (Random House), NYC - Tutor-training, Liceo Classico (liberal arts college) Alessandro Manzoni, Laurea in Lettere -Università Bocconi, Milan_ITALY, International Theatre School, Milan_ITALY, CTA (Centro Teatro Attivo), Milan__ITALY, and Anna Strasberg and Dennis Hopper, Strasberg Method Acting Technique. My work experience includes: “Living Language” (Random House) -Italian tutor, translator, author, in charge of the social media department, Wyzant Tutoring, NYC (Italian Tutor, translator), Tutorspree, NYC (Italian Tutor, translator), Bigapple Tutoring, NYC (Italian Tutor, translator), in_depth coaching on Italian and greater comprehension and communication skills in the language with non_Italian native speakers (individually and in class settings), both in Italy and in the US.in Italy and in the US.
1998_present Italian Diction for Actors and Singers.

My work experience includes: Private coach to Italian performing artists (actors, opera singers, recording artists) to perfect their Italian language diction, projection, accent, and communication skills.
1995_present Master Class Instructor
In_demand master class speaker and teacher on the subjects of acting, theatre, musical theatre performance, song interpretation, entertainment career guidance, self_promotion, and presentation, Europe_wide.
1995_ 2005 TREND Magazine, Art, Culture, Music On_staff journalist for major
Italian pop culture publication, with monthly column dedicated to the latest
discoveries on young people's scene in music, art, style on a worldwide level.
1995_present Actor, Singer, Recording Artist, Performer, Artistic Director
Worldwide.

I am a native Italian. I live in NYC because of my acting and Italian teaching career, and I would love to give any Italian students a hand in perfecting their proficiency. I also have extensive experience in pre-exam preparation for high-school and university students, supporting the syllabus being followed in their classroom settings. I am also available to work via Skype if the commute to or from NYC is problematic, and is something I do regularly, with great success, with a number of my students who I work with, wherever in the world they are. Whether conversation exchange or clarification of grammar and structure, I make sure the process is warm, fun and lively! Besides it being my mother tongue, my formal liberal arts and letters education in Italy has given me a level of proficiency and sophistication with the language that very few have. That is how we learn best: when we are also enjoying ourselves, and what's not to enjoy with something as poetic, musical, and passionate as Italian? It would be an honor to patiently help you perfect your listening/speaking skills so hopefully you can go visit Italy one day and truly experience the heart and depth of the culture by being able to communicate fully.

Liceo Classico Alessandro Manzoni, MILAN, ITALY
Università Bocconi, Milano, Italy
Master's

Education

Liceo Classico Alessandro Manzoni, MILAN, ITALY

Università Bocconi, Milano, Italy (Master's)

Can't Say Enough Good Things about Michel. He's a Terrific Italian Tutor in Every Way! — I had the good fortune to have Michel tutor me several times a week for three months before a recent trip to Italy. He has a sparkling personality that made each lesson fun and motivating. His knowledge and appreciation of the language and culture, as well as his enthusiasm, patience, and good humor all make him a terrific teacher. I had attempted to learn the basics of Italian several times befor ...

— Mark, New York, NY on 8/22/14

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $70.00

Cancellation: 36 hours notice required

This tutor does not offer package rates.

Travel policy

Michel will travel within 40 miles of New York, NY 10128.


About Michel

Hello everyone! I am a native Italian, I live in NYC because of my acting and Italian teaching career, and I would love to give any Italian students a hand in perfecting their proficiency. I also have extensive experience in pre-exam preparation for high-school and university students, supporting the syllabus being followed in their classroom settings. I am also available to work via Skype if the commute to or from NYC is problematic, and is something I do regularly, with great success, with a number of my students who I work with, wherever in the world they are. Whether conversation exchange or clarification of grammar and structure, I make sure the process is warm, fun and lively! Besides it being my mother tongue, my formal liberal arts and letters education in Italy has given me a level of proficiency and sophistication with the language that very few have. That is how we learn best: when we are also enjoying ourselves, and what's not to enjoy with something as poetic, musical, and passionate as Italian? It would be an honor to patiently help you perfect your listening/speaking skills so hopefully you can go visit Italy one day and truly experience the heart and depth of the culture by being able to communicate fully.

A presto!
Michel

Testimonials

"Can't Say Enough Good Things about Michel. He's a Terrific Italian Tutor in Every Way!"

- Mark, New York, NY on 8/22/14

"How much fun is this?"

- Nancy, Bronx, NY on 8/4/13

"Intuitive, Creative, Professional"

- Rosa, New York, NY on 7/1/13

"Excellent Tutor, Very patient!"

- Genevieve, Yonkers, NY on 7/2/12

"Michel is outstanding"

- Alicia, New York, NY on 2/9/12

"Very patient, caring, compassionate and a pleasure to work with."

- Wendy, Pelham, NY on 1/26/12

"very good conversion study"

- Natasha, Nutley, NJ on 9/12/11

Education

Liceo Classico Alessandro Manzoni, MILAN, ITALY
Università Bocconi, Milano, Italy
Master's

Education

Liceo Classico Alessandro Manzoni, MILAN, ITALY

Università Bocconi, Milano, Italy (Master's)


Tutor Policies

Cancellation
36 hours notice required

This tutor does not offer package rates.

Travel Radius
Travels within 40 miles of New York, NY 10128

Michel’s Subjects

Language:
Italian
History:
European History
Corporate Training:
Italian

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

In most cases, tutors gain approval in a subject by passing a proficiency exam. For some subject areas, like music and art, tutors submit written requests to demonstrate their proficiency to potential students. If a tutor is interested but not yet approved in a subject, the subject will appear in non-bold font. Tutors need to be approved in a subject prior to beginning lessons.


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