Over 100 tutoring hours

Elena T.

Mission Viejo, CA

$40/hour

I am providing the language tutoring in French Russian.

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Background check passed as of 9/12/14
5.0 average from 105 ratings
Great Russian teacher
— Susanne, Temecula, CA on 9/8/15

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University of Foreign Languages
Queens College, CUNY
MD

Education

University of Foreign Languages

Queens College, CUNY (MD)

About Elena

Bonjour! Je m'appelle Elena Tikhonova. I earned my BA from the University of Foreign Languages (European Department) and MA in French and French Literature in NY. I also completed the French courses in the French Alliance Center in NY, which allowed me to broaden my language skills.

I have been teaching French for all age groups (beginning from 3 years old kids to the adult advanced level) for more than 15 years and I am really happy to provide my students with the experience and skills I have acquired for all the years.

I have worked with the kids of all the age groups in USA creating cooperative learning, hands-on and minds-on approach. I also participated in "Write-to-Read" program in California and used these methods to encourage reading/writing at home, parent involvement, and listening/speaking/writing skills. I always try to create an individual approach to every child to develop his/her unique language skills and personal perception. While working with the adult groups I performed the cooperative group work and language development.

I am happy to share my experience and my love for French with all students and their families. Merci!
Bonjour! Je m'appelle Elena Tikhonova. I earned my BA from the University of Foreign Languages (European Department) and MA in French and French Literature in NY. I also completed the French courses in the French Alliance Center Read more

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Travel Radius
Travels within 20 miles of Mission Viejo, CA 92692
Background Check: Passed
In-person lessons

"Great Russian teacher"

- Susanne, Temecula, CA on 9/8/15

"Nice Personality Combined With Great Skills"

- Yelena, Trabuco Canyon, CA on 1/8/15
Elena replied on 1/14/2015

Thank you for your warm and pleasant wishes, Yelena! Happiness, success, prosperity and all the best to all your families! Looking forward to continuing working with an excellent student Tony!

Music:
Piano
Language:
French, Russian

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Piano

As a teacher with more than a 10 years experience, I have been teaching piano for all age groups (from 3-year-old kids to the adult advanced level) and I am happy to provide my students with the experience and skills that I have acquired over the years.

Russian

As a native speaker, I have worked with the kids of all the age groups in Russia creating cooperative learning, with a hands-on and minds-on approach. I also participated in "Write-to-Read" program in California and used these methods to encourage reading/writing at home, parent involvement, and listening/speaking/writing skills. I always try to create an individual approach to every child to develop his/her unique language skills and personal perception.

University of Foreign Languages
Queens College, CUNY
MD

Education

University of Foreign Languages

Queens College, CUNY (MD)

Great Russian teacher — We had a good time and she understood my language level and desire to bring my Russian back to a better fluency. She came on time, was very professional and addressed my concerns for improvement. She also teaches French. I plan to meet with her again for more lessons. ...

— Susanne, Temecula, CA on 9/8/15

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $40.00

Travel policy

Elena will travel within 20 miles of Mission Viejo, CA 92692.