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Paul F.

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Starting at $28
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 15 and up
  • Teaching since 2018
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Paul F.

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As a native English and Italian speaker, I grew up speaking both languages at home and have studied Italian my entire life. I have a specific teaching curriculum and use a college level English Italian textbook to help my students speak in full, fluent sentences as quickly as possible.

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As a native English and Italian speaker and professionally certified teacher, I don't just teach my students the basics. I teach them how to build upon their foundations, creative complex and fluid sentenced, and how to become comfortable with the language. I know from my own challenges perfecting I

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Christopher S.

28 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks Italian, Spanish
  • B.A. in Music from Humboldt State University
  • Teaching since 2004
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Christopher S.

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I have been teaching Italian for 5 years now, I have traveled to Italy numerous times spending time with Italian-only speaking families and I enjoy talking about almost anything Italian. If you are looking for lessons and you are just beginning or have been speaking for some time I would love to help you improve your knowledge of the language to become a fluent speaker.

About Christopher

Hello! Hola! Benvenuto! My name is Christopher S. and I am a classical guitarist, composer, polyglot, and experienced language and music teacher. I am a recent graduate with a Doctorate of Music Arts degree from the University of South Carolina. In 2016, I graduated with my M.M. from the New Eng

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hima K.
He is a great instructor and is really helping my child with his Spanish.
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Very helpful and accommodating
Dale
Great job! Very friendly with good ideas about what I can work on.
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Simona S.

80 Reviews
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Starting at $20
  • Speaks English, Spanish, Italian
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Simona S.

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Conversation is in my opinion the most efficient method for remembering words long term and also the best method to learn grammar without stress. I am an Italian native speaker and through my teaching style I intend to boost your motivation to continue learning.

About Simona

Practice makes perfect! My teaching style is based on language living rather than language studying, and while I will provide you with all of the tools to apply the correct grammar rules I encourage you to make mistakes, and learn naturally by being exposed to the language. I am 100% Italian native

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Excellent! Great teacher!!!
Rich G.
Simona is a great teacher with a great command of the Italian language
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Rita B.

27 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Speaks Italian, Spanish, English
  • Teaching since 2016
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Rita B.

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Ciao amici! I'm Rita! I'm 30 years old, and was born and raised in Catania (Sicilia bella) Italy. I have a degree in food science from the Universita' di Catania. When I moved in America 5 years ago, I also decided to study to become a dental hygienist and to improve my English skills. But my real passion is to teach, share my knowledge, communicate and connect with people, learn from my students different approaches to interact with students. I teach yoga, Pilates and my beautiful language, Italian. As a real Sicilian I have a big passion for food, cooking but especially eating :) I love to help students reach their goals. With a little bit of patience and passion I believe everyone has the potential to succeed. Can't wait to meet you! Ci vediamo :)

About Rita

Ciao amici, I am Rita and I am from Sicily, Italy. I moved to America 5 years ago without speaking English. When I landed in US I did not know this platform existed, otherwise it would have been faster and easier to immerse myself in a different society and culture. My passion for sharing and te

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Mark Allken
I spoke fluent Italian when I lived in Italy 50 years ago, but my abilities have become rusty since then, especially when trying to understand when people speak rapidly, as they usually do in normal conversation. Rita is doing a superb job of helping me to restore my ability to converse!
Johnny S.
Rita is a great teacher. I already knew some Italian, but wanted to work to keep it. Rita is a great conversationalist, and teacher. Always in a great mood and always brightens my day when I have lessons with her. Two thumbs up.
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Robert M.

10 Reviews
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Starting at $32
  • Speaks English, Portuguese, Dutch, Spanish, Italian, French, Curacao), Bonaire, Papiamentu (language from Aruba
  • Spanish Teaching Degree from Radulphus College, Curacao, The Netherlands
  • Teaching since 1973
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Robert M.

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I started teaching Italian in 1985, in McAllen, Texas, as a private tutor. I again kept tutoring Italian, this time for freshmen college students in Sugar Land, Texas in 2015. I am an Italian native speaker, and at the present time I am writing short stories in Italian.

About Robert

My name is Robert M. I have a Spanish Teaching Degree from Curacao, a beautiful island that once was part of The Netherlands and I started teaching in 1973. So far I have been teaching Spanish for 12 years. I also have an Associate Degree in Applied Arts in Advertising Design from the Art Institute

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Emma I.
Robert is a very good teacher! He is funny and easy to talk to and above all he truly has a passion for teaching. I would definitely recommend taking lessons with him
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Victoria B.
I love it and I have much fun.
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Marco D.

5 Reviews
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Starting at $60
  • Speaks English, Spanish, Italian
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches students 18 and up
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Marco D.

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I'm an Italian teacher in my 30's. I teached Italian in Italy (Milan) at primary school, thus I know very well what could be the troubles for the beginners and how to fix it as quick as students can. In addition, I'm a graduated in Economics and Management (M. Sc.).

About Marco

Hi all, I'm a Italian native speaker with +4 years of experience teaching Italian at primary school and to immigrants / refugees that would like to learn Italian. I base my approach on Student levels, aims and needs. I'd like to start with my student from the beginning, finding out tricks of m

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John
Has patience,will allow me to make mistakes,and makes me comfortable thruout the lesson.very satisfied w his method
Clara
Marco was wonderful! Intelligent, no pressure, and very knowledgeable and helpful. I’m so happy I signed up for lessons with him.
Denise
We are very happy with Marco's tutoring sessions.

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"Christopher keeps our lessons fun and positive!"
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Took Italian lessons from Christopher S.
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"Has patience,will allow me to make mistakes,and makes me comfortable thruout the lesson.very satisfied w his method"
John
Took Italian lessons from Marco D.
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"Maria is very patient and she makes learning very enjoyable."
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Took Italian lessons from Maria O.
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"Really enjoyed the lesson! Looking forward to learning more next week!"
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Took Italian lessons from Simona B.
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"Lesson was great with my 5 year old. He learned a lot in just one class"
Matteo
Took Italian lessons from Simona B.
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"My first lesson was fantastic. Cindy is a passionate and excellent educator."
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Took Italian lessons from Cynthia V.
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"Maria is a wonderful teacher. Her classes are well-planned and she has a clear goal of what she wants her students to learn and accomplish during each class. Her instructions are always clear. She is kind and patient, and my observation is that her students feel comfortable in her class. She makes the classes interesting and fun , too. She was my teacher in 2015 and 2016. I highly recommend her to anybody who wishes to learn a new language or polish their Italian."
Teresa
Took Italian lessons from Maria O.
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"such a wonderful teacher, very thorough from years of experience, makes it seem easy and fun, highly recommend her"
Glenn
Took Italian lessons from Maria O.
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"Fantastic people skills!"
Stephen
Took Italian lessons from Cynthia V.
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"Good explanations.friendly, good humor. Helpful with pronunciation
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Joyce
Took Italian lessons from Christopher S.
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Italian Resources in San Diego

Are you thinking about taking Italian lessons in San Diego? Luckily, you live in the perfect location as San Diego is home to a large Italian population. From predominately Italian-speaking communities to cultural events and festivals, San Diego is a great place to practice and improve your Italian skills. After all, there’s no better way to improve your language skills than to immerse yourself in the culture. Below are some points of interest and events in San Diego that can help supplement your Italian lessons.

Little Italy Located in downtown San Diego, Little Italy is a bustling neighborhood filled with Italian restaurants, retail shops, art galleries, and more. Little Italy, which was once an Italian fishing neighborhood, is a great place to chat with Italian native speakers

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, learn about the culture, and dine on traditional dishes. We recommend attending the neighborhood’s farmers’ market (i.e. Mercato in Italian) which offers residents fresh produce and specialty items happening every Saturday. To ensure that the neighborhood maintains its Italian roots, there are several organizations, including the ItalianSanDiego (ISD) and the Little Italy Association (LIA), that aim to bring together all things Italian, including art, music, food, and festivals.

Italian Film Festival Speaking of festivals, San Diego is known for its array of film festivals, including the San Diego Italian Film Festival. Attendees can enjoy notable present and past Italian films, while hearing expert insights from various scholars and directors. In addition to showing films, the San Diego Italian Film Festival also throws several cultural events, including the CineCucina and Dine on the Docks, which celebrate both Italian film and cuisine. Watching films in which actors only speak Italian will help you better understand the language and learn the proper pronunciation of words. There’s no better place to learn the Italian language and culture than the San Diego Italian Film Festival!

Convivio Center The Convivio Center, located in Del Mar, is a place where residents can go to learn and celebrate all things Italian from food to film to culture. The center houses the Little Italy Heritage Museum, which regularly displays Italian-inspired exhibitions from native Italians. In addition, the Convivio Center offers several programs, including lecture series and workshops, in which attendees can learn about Italian science and humanities, music, and film. Attending such lectures and workshops will give you helpful insight into the culture and history of Italy. Channel your inner Italian and feel a part of the community at the Convivio Center.

Home to many Italian native speakers, San Diego is a great place to learn and practice Italian. So, what are you waiting for? Get started on your Italian journey by taking Italian lessons in San Diego.

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