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Marijana Y.

Pittsburgh, PA

$35/hour

Experienced Italian and ESL teacher

In-person lessons
4.8 average from 6 ratings

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University of Zagreb
English and Italian

Education

University of Zagreb (English and Italian)

About Marijana

Languages have always been a great source of interest for me. As a Croatian native, I started learning English fairly early in life. Enchanted by the new sounds and structures that opened a whole new world to me, I decided to take up Italian in high school. I absolutely knew that learning and teaching foreign languages was a perfect fit for me. At the University of Zagreb, Croatia I completed my Bachelor's Degree with a double major in English language and literature and Italian language and literature.

During my college years I have had the opportunity to tutor many students in both English and Italian. My work experience since graduating from college includes teaching in various schools that specialize in foreign languages, in summer camps and I was, also, a substitute teacher for a semester at Kenyon College in Gambier, OH. My current work position is an Italian instructor at a private learning center here in Pittsburgh.

Teaching is absolutely a calling for me. Working with children and adults and seeing them progress in acquiring a new language has always been a great joy to me. My teaching style is very personal because I believe that every student has his or her own learning style. For that reason it is important to me to adapt to the student in order to ensure the optimum outcome of every lesson.

Looking forward to finding new students to share my love for languages!

B.A in English language and literature. Passed TOEFL test in 2010. Ten years of experience in teaching English.

B.A. in Italian language and literature. Ten years of experience in teaching Italian.

Feel free to contact me if you need help in school, help at work, or if you just want to learn a new language. You will enjoy working with me in a stress free and friendly environment!
Languages have always been a great source of interest for me. As a Croatian native, I started learning English fairly early in life. Enchanted by the new sounds and structures that opened a whole new world to me, I decided to take up Read more

Policies
Cancellation
24 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 15 miles of Pittsburgh, PA 15239
In-person lessons
English:
ESL/ESOL,
TOEFL
Test Preparation:
TOEFL
Language:
ESL/ESOL,
Italian,
TOEFL

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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ESL/ESOL

B.A in English language.

Italian

B.A. in Italian language.

University of Zagreb
English and Italian

Education

University of Zagreb (English and Italian)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $35.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Marijana will travel within 15 miles of Pittsburgh, PA 15239.