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Portland State University (Economics)
Are you looking for the right tutor? Please allow me to help you with math and foreign languages.
I hold a BA in Economics and have always been passionate about Mathematics. I have a 3.89 Major GPA and hold a special training diploma in Math and Physics.
In addition, I am a native Russian speaker and have traveled and lived across South America. I have 5+ years of teaching and learning foreign languages. I will make sure you speak, write, and read it as well.
My main goal is to get to know you and your concerns to get the best test and knowledge results! A fun experience and a positive impact on your learning experience are my main goals! Are you looking for the right tutor? Please allow me to help you with math and foreign languages.
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1 hour - $22 2 hours - $38 1 student 1 hour - $22 2 students 1 hour - $30 2 students 2 hours - $45 I might have a student you can pair up with. Please contact me for details.
Marina and I have met for three sessions so far, and it has been a good experience. I felt comfortable with Marina from the get-go. She is quite patient with me and my mistakes, but she is also good at making sure I say and write things correctly. She creates a laid-back atmosphere that makes me feel free to talk, make mistakes, learn from my mistakes and improve. Also, at the first session, she asked me what I was hoping to get out of tutoring, which I thought was a great question. Since I'm at an intermediate level, she has tailored the sessions to help me develop more useful Russian skills that relate to my life and goals, rather than simply have me repeat random phrases and memorize unrelated vocab from a book. At each session, she has a lesson idea, and we work together on homework from the previous week. I feel like I've improved already. I'm looking forward to working with her more.
I really like this tutor. I was very anxious about learning Russian again and it has kept me from continuing my conversational Russian with other Russian speakers. Marina helped me feel more confident and helped me to relax. Within 10-15 minutes I was able to feel more at ease and enjoy myself. She was very patient with me as well. Thank you so much for your time and I hope to continue our lessons together.
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I'm a native Russian speaker and have 2 years of experience tutoring Russian at Portland Community College.