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The Best foreign language Tutors in Portland, OR

18 Portland private foreign language tutors / Find the best local foreign language tutor in Portland

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Meghan D.
55/hour

Portland, OR

Patient and dynamic tutor, MA in French, educated in France

I can identify with the common mistakes and obstacles that English speakers encounter while learning French, because I went through them myself. Having taught English at French schools and universities and tutored students in French of all ages and levels, I have a thorough understanding of foreign language... read more

55/hour
5.0 (7)
19 hours tutoring
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I can identify with the common mistakes and obstacles that English speakers encounter while learning French, because I went through them myself. Having taught English at French schools and universities and tutored students in French of all ages and levels, I have a thorough understanding of foreign language... read more

Elisa P.
40/hour

Portland, OR

Patient and passionate Italian and Spanish tutor!

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 getting a second... read more

40/hour
5.0 (80)
287 hours tutoring
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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 getting a second... read more

Rei B.
45/hour

Near Portland, OR

Native speaker with personalized lessons

I emphasize the nuances and the true meanings behind the Japanese language and the culture it comes from so that you can acquire a fuller understanding of Japanese. I personally believe that the hardest part of acquiring foreign languages is perceiving and understanding "hidden meanings" which can be... read more

45/hour
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I emphasize the nuances and the true meanings behind the Japanese language and the culture it comes from so that you can acquire a fuller understanding of Japanese. I personally believe that the hardest part of acquiring foreign languages is perceiving and understanding "hidden meanings" which can be... read more

Judy S.
60/hour

Portland, OR

Tutor w/MA for Spanish, ESL/English, German, QuickBooks, Computers

I have a master's degree in how to teach English as a second/foreign language (ESL/EFL). One of the skill sets includes, of course, speaking. During my five+ years of teaching advanced ESL/EFL courses, particularly at the university level, I had to prepare students for their coursework, and... read more

60/hour
4.9 (672)
2,692 hours tutoring
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I have a master's degree in how to teach English as a second/foreign language (ESL/EFL). One of the skill sets includes, of course, speaking. During my five+ years of teaching advanced ESL/EFL courses, particularly at the university level, I had to prepare students for their coursework, and... read more

Clara G.
50/hour

Portland, OR

Knowledgeable, experienced, and patient foreign language tutor

I love tutoring because it allows me to help students achieve understanding of the subject, an understanding that they may not have reached in a larger group setting. Foreign language learning is fun, and rewarding, but it takes a lot of practice and motivation. Foreign language skills are not just about... read more

50/hour
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I love tutoring because it allows me to help students achieve understanding of the subject, an understanding that they may not have reached in a larger group setting. Foreign language learning is fun, and rewarding, but it takes a lot of practice and motivation. Foreign language skills are not just about... read more

Kelsey A.
30/hour

Near Portland, OR

Experienced Teacher & Tutor

I tutored K-12 in math, reading, writing, language arts and science. After I graduated with a Bachelors in Spanish Language & Literature, I taught English as a Foreign Language (EFL) in South Korea for two years. Then I taught literacy to 1st-5th graders at the Boys & Girls Club. I have a Masters in... read more

30/hour
5.0 (6)
51 hours tutoring
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I tutored K-12 in math, reading, writing, language arts and science. After I graduated with a Bachelors in Spanish Language & Literature, I taught English as a Foreign Language (EFL) in South Korea for two years. Then I taught literacy to 1st-5th graders at the Boys & Girls Club. I have a Masters in... read more

Gina G.
35/hour

Portland, OR

On peut pratiquer!

I once lived abroad (in France), and I know how effective and useful it is to achieve goals by regular discussion in a targeted language. Regarding my background: I obtained my double bachelor degrees at the University of Alaska, Anchorage (English Literature & Foreign Languages: French/Spanish).... read more

35/hour
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I once lived abroad (in France), and I know how effective and useful it is to achieve goals by regular discussion in a targeted language. Regarding my background: I obtained my double bachelor degrees at the University of Alaska, Anchorage (English Literature & Foreign Languages: French/Spanish).... read more

Abeer A.
30/hour

Near Portland, OR

Arabic Tutor - A native experienced tutor

What better way to learn a foreign language other from a native speaker? My name is Abeer and I'm an Arabic native speaker. Arabic can be a challenging language, and I'm here to make it easy for you so you can become fluent in reading, writing and speaking. Those home works that makes you frustrated and... read more

30/hour
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What better way to learn a foreign language other from a native speaker? My name is Abeer and I'm an Arabic native speaker. Arabic can be a challenging language, and I'm here to make it easy for you so you can become fluent in reading, writing and speaking. Those home works that makes you frustrated and... read more

Cory L.
60/hour

Portland, OR

I'm Cory. A teacher of English and Spanish as Second Languages

Over 3000 hours teaching. A C1 DELE certificate awarded from Cervantes Institute in Spain. A Teaching Spanish as Foreign Language Certification (diploma de enseñar español como lengua extranjera) earned from the Caro y Cuervo institute in Bogotá, and awarded by the Cervantes institute in Spain. read more

60/hour
5.0 (1)
2 hours tutoring
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Over 3000 hours teaching. A C1 DELE certificate awarded from Cervantes Institute in Spain. A Teaching Spanish as Foreign Language Certification (diploma de enseñar español como lengua extranjera) earned from the Caro y Cuervo institute in Bogotá, and awarded by the Cervantes institute in Spain. read more

Ozlem J.
40/hour

Portland, OR

Native Turkish with 14 years of teaching English as a second lan

I have 14 years experience of teaching a foreign language to nonnative students in Turkish public high school and middle school. I have a 4 year Teaching English as a Second Language degree from Ondokuz Mayis University. I am certified as a Turkish teacher, if needed, at any school in Turkey with my university... read more

40/hour
5.0 (1)
5 hours tutoring
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I have 14 years experience of teaching a foreign language to nonnative students in Turkish public high school and middle school. I have a 4 year Teaching English as a Second Language degree from Ondokuz Mayis University. I am certified as a Turkish teacher, if needed, at any school in Turkey with my university... read more

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