Over 20 tutoring hours

Marina B.

San Diego, CA

$45/hr

I love teaching my native language!

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12 Ratings
 
 
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Very nice and knows what she's doing!
— Rebecca, San Diego, CA on 1/31/15

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Alfred Univrsity. NY
EDUCATION
1990
MBA
S.D.S.U.
Graduate Coursework

Education

Alfred Univrsity. NY (EDUCATION)

1990 (MBA)

S.D.S.U. (Graduate Coursework)

About Marina

Buongiorno!
I am a California credentialed Teacher born in Padova, a university city in Northern Italy and have been living in San Diego for the past 23 years. I started teaching Italian to my fellow students just for fun when I was in college working through my Bachelor's degree at a New York State University. During that time I so much enjoyed teaching my native language and the culture of my country that I started attending Second Language Acquisitions Seminars, Linguistic classes and ended up in enrolling in the Teaching Credentials program at San Diego State University. I have been a credentialed teacher since 2005.
Since then I have been teaching several subjects in public schools and in private Institutions and schools, but teaching Italian to children and adults alike has been my favorite occupation!
The Italian for Travelers classes that I also teach are very popular and fun; these classes are specifically directed to those students who will be visiting Italy and need to know enough conversational Italian to get around!

In all my classes I use a variety of teaching methods in order to reach every student. My students say that my classes are fun, entertaining, and effective. I am very patient with students of any age or learning ability.

I am a proud recipient of the scholarship “The Art of teaching Italian through Italian Art," a summer seminar at an institute in Rome, sponsored by the N.E.H. (National Endowment for the Humanities).
I look forward to hearing from you!
Arrivederci e a presto!
Buongiorno!
I am a California credentialed Teacher born in Padova, a university city in Northern Italy and have been living in San Diego for the past 23 years. I started teaching Italian to my fellow students just for fun when I was in college working through my Bachelor's degree at a
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Cancellation
24 hours notice required

$60 per hour for group lessons up to 4 students. $70 per hour for 2 students ($35 per student).

Travel Radius
Travels within 30 miles of San Diego, CA 92105
In-person lessons

"Very nice and knows what she's doing!"

- Rebecca, San Diego, CA on 1/31/15

"Great Tutor"

- MIchelle, San Diego, CA on 2/5/15

"Excellent tutor"

- Marti, San Diego, CA on 11/23/14
Language:
Italian
Corporate Training:
Italian

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Italian

I am a credentialed Italian native teacher with more then 15 years of experience teaching all levels of Italian in schools for the San Diego School District and Southwestern School District and for several private Educational Institutions before I started tutoring privately. I graduated with a BFA from NY University and attended seminars and workshops in second language acquisition in the U.S. as well as in Italy.

I use a variety of teaching methods in order to reach every student with different learning styles and have them succeed.
Visuals such as short videos and stimulating activities are used in my classes and are two of the best ways to have students interact and practice the target language and enjoy learning it.

Alfred Univrsity. NY
EDUCATION
1990
MBA
S.D.S.U.
Graduate Coursework

Education

Alfred Univrsity. NY (EDUCATION)

1990 (MBA)

S.D.S.U. (Graduate Coursework)

Very nice and knows what she's doing! — Marina is terrific! Obviously, as a native speaker of Italian, she knows her subject, but she also has great interpersonal and teaching skills, as well. She's kind and gentle, and brings really creative materials to the lessons. She assessed what my son knew and didn't knew, and met him at his level. I also loved the materials she used with my son and the fact that she got him to actually converse ...

— Rebecca, San Diego, CA on 1/31/15

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $45.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

$60 per hour for group lessons up to 4 students. $70 per hour for 2 students ($35 per student).

Travel policy

Marina will travel within 30 miles of San Diego, CA 92105.

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