Over 1000 tutoring hours

Alisa C.

New York, NY


Fast, Fluent, and Fun! Experienced Russian/Spanish/ESL Tutor

Background check passed as of 8/31/13
5.0 average from 376 ratings
Rocking Tutor!
— Stephen, Warren, PA on 9/12/13

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Suffolk University


Suffolk University

About Alisa

I am passionate about all things language, culture, and travel! A native Russian and English speaker, I also have native-level fluency in Spanish. I have over five years of experience teaching individuals and groups and personally developing curricula for my students based on their professional fields or personal interests. My educational background is in International Relations and language/cultural studies, including a sociolinguistics project I conducted in Spain and South Africa. My own studies of languages, with tutors and classes, books and travels, as well as my experience tutoring students of many different backgrounds have given me an extensive perspective on language-learning and teaching approaches. All ages welcome! - I have significant experience with children, as well as teenagers and adults. I also regularly conduct lessons through Skype. I am passionate about all things language, culture, and travel! A native Russian and English speaker, I also have native-level fluency in Read more

24 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 12 miles of New York, NY 10019
Background Check: Passed

"Rocking Tutor!"

- Stephen, Warren, PA on 9/12/13

"Pleasant First Lesson"

- Stefan, New York, NY on 9/18/16

"Excellent first lesson!"

- Avielle, New York, NY on 8/26/16

"Fantastic tutor!!"

- Alison, Warwick, NY on 5/3/16

"Great Assessment"

- Marissa, Brooklyn, NY on 1/27/16

"Terrific tutor"

- Nancy, New York, NY on 6/28/15


- Juliet, New York, NY on 2/11/15

"Fantastic Tutor"

- Alexandra, New York, NY on 6/16/14

"Great Teacher"

- Brian, New York, NY on 6/11/14

"Excellent reliable tutor"

- Jeffrey, New York, NY on 8/31/13

"Excellent Tutor"

- Jennifer, Brooklyn, NY on 7/12/13
English, ESL/ESOL, Grammar, Literature, Proofreading, Reading, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, Vocabulary, Writing
Test Preparation:
GRE, SAT Reading, SAT Writing
ESL/ESOL, Russian,
Elementary Education:
Grammar, Reading, Vocabulary

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I am a native Russian speaker from Moscow, Russia, and I have experience tutoring both English and Spanish speakers in the language. I focus on building solid conversation and comprehension skill using exciting, culturally relevant material.

Suffolk University


Suffolk University

Rocking Tutor! — Alisa's tutoring sessions were extremely pleasant and enjoyable. Her dedication and great sense of humor made her a perfect teacher for me. If you are looking for someone to go the extra mile, be flexible, and create a positive environment for you, then Alisa is the one you want. ...

— Stephen, Warren, PA on 9/12/13

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $60.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Alisa will travel within 12 miles of New York, NY 10019.