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Kami S.

Arlington, VA


Exeprienced French and Italian linguist dedicated to your success!

Background check passed as of 4/20/15
5.0 average from 77 ratings
Wonderful Italian tutor!
— Missy, Washington, DC on 10/25/15

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George Mason University


George Mason University (Master's)

UNSS (Master's)

About Kami

I am a contractor Linguist with French, Spanish, Italian and Russian and I have experience living, studying and working in Europe and Sub-Sahara Africa. I have a Master's degree in International Commerce and Policy from George Mason University and I am a certified Linguist with the DOD.
I have a background in international affairs and foreign languages are my passion.
I also teach French and Italian evening classes with Arlington Public Schools -Adult Education and Fluent city (NYC).
I offer tutoring in two subject areas to committed students with long-term goals:

1. Foreign Languages - French, Italian, Spanish and Russian
Teaching foreign languages is a way to share my with you my linguistic and cultural knowledge and help you succeed in a global world by expand your horizons.
The core of my tutoring approach is to transform the learning process into an immersion into a different world and culture. I emphasize on communication and (creative) writing skills and would like my students to reach the stage where they would be able to think in the targeted language.

I offer more specifically:
1. Foreign languages
- French and Italian tutoring for all ages and levels, including full immersion
- Customized approach for Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced Level French and Italian for college students
-Tailored classes for middle school and high school French language students (French I-VII), AP French
-Preparation for the official French certification exams DILF/DELF /DALF
- Preparation for the official Italian certification exams CILS I-IV
- Preparation for College and Graduate level Foreign Language Proficiency examinations.
- Russian and Spanish for Beginner and Intermediate level students
- Bulgarian
-French for Travel
-Italian for Travel

2. History, politics and government

I have an extensive background in International Relations/political analysis and a MA in International Affairs and I offer tutoring in AP World History as well as AP Government.

I look forward to the opportunity to work with you and transform your dreams into reality! Knowledge is the key to success!
I am a contractor Linguist with French, Spanish, Italian and Russian and I have experience living, studying and working Read more

36 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 15 miles of Arlington, VA 22202
Background Check: Passed

"Wonderful Italian tutor!"

- Missy, Washington, DC on 10/25/15

"Bene! (Good!)"

- Sitthichok, Alexandria, VA on 9/8/14

"Professional, prompt, and engaging French tutor"

- Kyle, Washington, DC on 5/26/14

"Kami is a superb tutor and is easy to reach!"

- Angela, Bowie, MD on 5/9/14

"Very charming and knows her languages!"

- Bonnie, Alexandria, VA on 3/31/14

"Great tutor"

- Kathy, Fort Washington, MD on 1/7/14

"Great Tutor"

- Gina, Alexandria, VA on 10/28/13
Literature, Writing
Government & Politics, Political Science,
World History
Corporate Training:

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I have been working as a translator/interpreter with Bulgarian while working as an Analyst for the following combinations - Bulgarian-French, Bulgarian-English, Bulgarian-Italian. I have experience teaching Bulgarian as a second language to foreign students.


I have a BAC A2 in French Language and Literature and DLPT V 3/3 in French. I have studied, traveled and worked in France and French speaking countries in MENA and Sub-Shara Africa. I have worked as translator/interpreter and language consultant with French for over 15 years.


I have studied and worked in Italy and I have been a translator/interpreter and language consultant with Italian for almost 10 years. I have a DLPT V 3/3 in Italian.

Political Science

I have an MA in International Relations and MA in International Commerce and policy. I have studied Political sciences, International relations theories as well as political history and other related subjects. I have worked in the field of international affairs for more than 14 years and I am a consultant, analyst with the DOD providing international affairs analysis, advice and cross-cultural training in the areas of geographical and linguistic expertise-EU, Russia, SEE, CIS.


I am a certified federal language consultant with Russian DLPT V 3/3.


I have a DELE C1 and DLPT V 3/3 in Spanish and I am a certified language consultant with Spanish.

George Mason University


George Mason University (Master's)

UNSS (Master's)

Wonderful Italian tutor! — Kami is an amazing teacher; she is patient, very good at explaining grammatical concepts and is helpful correcting my pronunciation. Kami is the best! ...

— Missy, Washington, DC on 10/25/15

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $50.00

Cancellation: 36 hours notice required

Travel policy

Kami will travel within 15 miles of Arlington, VA 22202.

Background Check Status for Kami S.

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