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Marina D. Portland, OR, available for online & in-person tutoring
Marina D.
35/hour

Portland, OR

Russian Tutor, Native Speaker in Portland, OR

I am a native Russian speaker and have traveled and lived across other countries learning and speaking foreign languages. I have over 10 years of experience in teaching Russian. I worked as a Russian tutor at Portland Community College and have been actively teaching private lessons since 2010. I create lesson... See Marina's full profile

35/hour
4.9 (12)
15 hours tutoring
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I am a native Russian speaker and have traveled and lived across other countries learning and speaking foreign languages. I have over 10 years of experience in teaching Russian. I worked as a Russian tutor at Portland Community College and have been actively teaching private lessons since 2010. I create lesson... See Marina's full profile

Ozlem J. Portland, OR, available for in-person tutoring
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... See Ozlem's full profile

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... See Ozlem's full profile

Kelsey A. Near Portland, OR, available for in-person tutoring
Kelsey A.
40/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... See Kelsey's full profile

40/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... See Kelsey's full profile

Elisa P. Portland, OR, available for online & in-person tutoring
Elisa P.
50/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 have taught Italian to foreign back in Italy... See Elisa's full profile

50/hour
5.0 (90)
368 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 have taught Italian to foreign back in Italy... See Elisa's full profile

Judy S. Portland, OR, available for online & in-person tutoring
Judy S.
65/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... See Judy's full profile

65/hour
4.9 (737)
2,966 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... See Judy's full profile

Meghan D. Portland, OR, available for online & in-person tutoring
Meghan D.
80/hour

Portland, OR

Master's in French Studies, Educated in France, Dynamic and Patient

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... See Meghan's full profile

80/hour
5.0 (8)
29 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... See Meghan's full profile

Janette E. Near Portland, OR, available for online & in-person tutoring
Janette E.
100/hour

Near Portland, OR

Latin & Ancient Greek languages and history expert

When one learns about the culture from which Latin and Greek come, the languages become more enriched and the grammar is more easily understood. Studying a foreign language is both challenging and rewarding. Often students are not able to master a foreign language without outside support from someone who... See Janette's full profile

100/hour
5.0 (5)
33 hours tutoring
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When one learns about the culture from which Latin and Greek come, the languages become more enriched and the grammar is more easily understood. Studying a foreign language is both challenging and rewarding. Often students are not able to master a foreign language without outside support from someone who... See Janette's full profile

Near Portland, OR Tutoring
Monica H.
35/hour

Foreign language major, help with English and History

I also teach proper pronunciation of the the Spanish language. My accent is not the typical American accent when speaking a foreign language, and I've been told that I speak perfectly when conversing with native speakers. In Chinese,... See Monica's full profile

35/hour
5.0 (93)
324 hours tutoring
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I also teach proper pronunciation of the the Spanish language. My accent is not the typical American accent when speaking a foreign language, and I've been told that I speak perfectly when conversing with native speakers. In Chinese,... See Monica's full profile

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Nidia V.
36/hour

I guarantee that my classes will never be boring! :)

...institutions. Taking into account the above, I am trained in: 1. Motivation techniques for adolescents. 2. Teaching a foreign language through contemporary art. 3. Development of oral production in online class. SPANISH: I am a native Spanish Speaker... See Nidia's full profile

36/hour
5.0 (146)
502 hours tutoring
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...institutions. Taking into account the above, I am trained in: 1. Motivation techniques for adolescents. 2. Teaching a foreign language through contemporary art. 3. Development of oral production in online class. SPANISH: I am a native Spanish Speaker... See Nidia's full profile

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Jonathan C.
40/hour

BA Spanish, Business Spanish UAH/Cámara Madrid and ACTFL certified

I am also certified in Business Spanish by the University of Alcalá and Chamber of Commerce of Madrid, Spain, and I have an advanced Spanish certificate awarded by the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages, (ACTFL). Even... See Jonathan's full profile

40/hour
4.9 (482)
1,482 hours tutoring
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I am also certified in Business Spanish by the University of Alcalá and Chamber of Commerce of Madrid, Spain, and I have an advanced Spanish certificate awarded by the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages, (ACTFL). Even... See Jonathan's full profile

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Maryna M.
45/hour

Experienced and creative English, German, Spanish and Russian tutor

I make my lessons creative and entertaining with lots of different activities and effective approach. As a professional teacher I know how to help you get better and faster success in foreign language. You will be motivated and inspired in... See Maryna's full profile

45/hour
5.0 (26)
123 hours tutoring
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I make my lessons creative and entertaining with lots of different activities and effective approach. As a professional teacher I know how to help you get better and faster success in foreign language. You will be motivated and inspired in... See Maryna's full profile

Near Portland, OR Tutoring
BRIGIDA T.
45/hour

I have a Master of Arts in Teaching Foreign Languages (Major Spanish)

...2018. She is also a writer and has published two books in English and Spanish. She has a Master of Arts in Teaching Foreign Languages at Kennesaw State University. She has taught Spanish to different levels from Elementary grades through College levels... See BRIGIDA's full profile

45/hour
5.0 (2)
121 hours tutoring
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...2018. She is also a writer and has published two books in English and Spanish. She has a Master of Arts in Teaching Foreign Languages at Kennesaw State University. She has taught Spanish to different levels from Elementary grades through College levels... See BRIGIDA's full profile

Near Portland, OR Tutoring
Jonathan L.
45/hour

Spanish Tutor, with experience in 3 other foreign languages

I speak fluent Spanish and took 3 years of high school French, 2 years of college Russian, and 2 years of college Italian. I have a strong understanding of grammar across different language, so I find easier to teach someone a language due to my... See Jonathan's full profile

45/hour
5.0 (18)
40 hours tutoring
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I speak fluent Spanish and took 3 years of high school French, 2 years of college Russian, and 2 years of college Italian. I have a strong understanding of grammar across different language, so I find easier to teach someone a language due to my... See Jonathan's full profile

Near Portland, OR Tutoring
Elizabeth T.
50/hour

IB Spanish Tutor | 700+ Hours of Tutoring Experience

I am a tutor for Spanish Honor Society at my school and I have worked with students in honors, AP, and IB Spanish. I am currently my schools Pathfinder nominee for the foreign language category and was nominated by the Spanish... See Elizabeth's full profile

50/hour
5.0 (407)
730 hours tutoring
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I am a tutor for Spanish Honor Society at my school and I have worked with students in honors, AP, and IB Spanish. I am currently my schools Pathfinder nominee for the foreign language category and was nominated by the Spanish... See Elizabeth's full profile

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Tiffany S.
50/hour

EFL (English as a Foreign Language) Teacher with 5 Years' Experience

I have five years' professional experience teaching English as a second language to students in New York and Mexico. I have been tutoring one of my students specifically in IELTS prep for more than a year. My degrees in Spanish linguistics and... See Tiffany's full profile

50/hour
4.9 (416)
1,320 hours tutoring
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I have five years' professional experience teaching English as a second language to students in New York and Mexico. I have been tutoring one of my students specifically in IELTS prep for more than a year. My degrees in Spanish linguistics and... See Tiffany's full profile

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Irina H.
50/hour

Native Russian speaker, certified German and Russian teacher

I am a native-born Russian who has an M.A. in linguistics and over 12 years' worth of overall professional teaching experience. Being very familiar with the teaching methods used to teach Russian as a foreign language, I employ a wide... See Irina's full profile

50/hour
5.0 (166)
733 hours tutoring
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I am a native-born Russian who has an M.A. in linguistics and over 12 years' worth of overall professional teaching experience. Being very familiar with the teaching methods used to teach Russian as a foreign language, I employ a wide... See Irina's full profile

Near Portland, OR Tutoring
Aaron S.
55/hour

Composition, Film Scoring, Music Production, Theory, Spanish.

...scored a 35 minute film as my thesis. Native Speaker of Spanish (Spain) with European certification in Spanish as a foreign language. Liberal arts degree from Nazareth College, summa cum laude. Master's Degree in Film Scoring, Eastman School of Music... See Aaron's full profile

55/hour
5.0 (95)
227 hours tutoring
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...scored a 35 minute film as my thesis. Native Speaker of Spanish (Spain) with European certification in Spanish as a foreign language. Liberal arts degree from Nazareth College, summa cum laude. Master's Degree in Film Scoring, Eastman School of Music... See Aaron's full profile

Near Portland, OR Tutoring
Rocio H.
60/hour

Certified Bilingual Elementary Teacher

I currently hold teaching credentials in Florida and California, including Elementary K-6 with Reading and ESOL endorsements and Spanish K-12. I'm also certified TEFL/TESOL Level 5 in Teaching English as a Foreign Language. I... See Rocio's full profile

60/hour
5.0 (505)
1,124 hours tutoring
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I currently hold teaching credentials in Florida and California, including Elementary K-6 with Reading and ESOL endorsements and Spanish K-12. I'm also certified TEFL/TESOL Level 5 in Teaching English as a Foreign Language. I... See Rocio's full profile

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Ursula G.
60/hour

German (native speaker) & English (ESL/EFL) Language Tutor/Coach

I would love to help you with your German or English language studies and find great satisfaction in improving your ability to express yourself in a foreign language. Though I try to be flexible with my time whenever possible, I do have a... See Ursula's full profile

60/hour
5.0 (1497)
5,121 hours tutoring
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I would love to help you with your German or English language studies and find great satisfaction in improving your ability to express yourself in a foreign language. Though I try to be flexible with my time whenever possible, I do have a... See Ursula's full profile

Near Portland, OR Tutoring
LAURA C.
70/hour

Patient and Highly Effective Spanish Instructor, Native Speaker

...Spanish Language and Culture Exam. I am a highly qualified and effective instructor. I teach all levels of Spanish as a foreign language as well as Spanish for native speakers, that is for students that speak Spanish already but want to become fully proficient... See LAURA's full profile

70/hour
5.0 (729)
2,493 hours tutoring
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...Spanish Language and Culture Exam. I am a highly qualified and effective instructor. I teach all levels of Spanish as a foreign language as well as Spanish for native speakers, that is for students that speak Spanish already but want to become fully proficient... See LAURA's full profile

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Paola D.
70/hour

NATIVE Speaker-Elementary, Middle, High School; University and Adults

My degrees are a Bachelor in Foreign Language Education (Spanish) and a Master's of Education in Adult Learning-Secondary Education (Spanish). I have experience teaching and tutoring Elementary, Middle, High School, University students... See Paola's full profile

70/hour
5.0 (271)
847 hours tutoring
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My degrees are a Bachelor in Foreign Language Education (Spanish) and a Master's of Education in Adult Learning-Secondary Education (Spanish). I have experience teaching and tutoring Elementary, Middle, High School, University students... See Paola's full profile

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VIVIANA E.
70/hour

Native Spanish Tutor, expert in conversation, Test Prep - AP - AP Lit

... perfect score, but to love the language as well. My students have NEVER failed a class. The best way to learn a foreign language is with a native teacher, without accent, and who knows and practices an up-to-date language. If you have problems... See VIVIANA's full profile

70/hour
5.0 (3386)
8,742 hours tutoring
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... perfect score, but to love the language as well. My students have NEVER failed a class. The best way to learn a foreign language is with a native teacher, without accent, and who knows and practices an up-to-date language. If you have problems... See VIVIANA's full profile

Near Portland, OR Tutoring
Malcolm B.
70/hour

Encouraging, Effective, Student-Focused Tutoring for Spanish and ACT

A passionate teacher and lifetime learner, I'm highly experienced in both classrooms and in one-on-one settings. Personally, I'm fascinated with foreign languages and cultures. To this end, I worked as a teacher while studying... See Malcolm's full profile

70/hour
5.0 (289)
647 hours tutoring
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A passionate teacher and lifetime learner, I'm highly experienced in both classrooms and in one-on-one settings. Personally, I'm fascinated with foreign languages and cultures. To this end, I worked as a teacher while studying... See Malcolm's full profile

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Christine V.
75/hour

Patient and Knowledgeable Math and Foreign Language Tutor

...around the country. I am a 2012 college graduate from Middlebury College, an institution best known for its superb foreign language teaching. I graduated with a degree in Japanese Studies and even spent a semester studying abroad in Tokyo my junior... See Christine's full profile

75/hour
4.9 (429)
1,894 hours tutoring
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...around the country. I am a 2012 college graduate from Middlebury College, an institution best known for its superb foreign language teaching. I graduated with a degree in Japanese Studies and even spent a semester studying abroad in Tokyo my junior... See Christine's full profile

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Barbara T.
80/hour

Effective AP Spanish Tutor; Mid and High School Spanish, Russian

I have years of experience working with students taking AP Spanish, how to break each exam section down and how to score high. I hold Massachusetts Department of Education certification in Spanish and I have been a foreign language for... See Barbara's full profile

80/hour
5.0 (158)
533 hours tutoring
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I have years of experience working with students taking AP Spanish, how to break each exam section down and how to score high. I hold Massachusetts Department of Education certification in Spanish and I have been a foreign language for... See Barbara's full profile

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