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Mattia C.

35 Reviews
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Starting at $29
  • Speaks ENGLISH, ITALIAN
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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Mattia C.

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Ciao guys, Mattia here.

Have you ever wanted to speak Italian but you don’t know how to start? You are in the right place!
I know the challenge that comes with learning a foreign language - I was born and raised in Italy and now live in the US.

I’m excited to offer you online lessons where I will help you achieve your goals in the easiest way with conversation and repetition. Within the first few lessons, you'll start speaking simple sentences and as time goes on, you'll be able to speak like a pro!

Are you ready to improve your skills?

About Mattia

Mattia has been playing the drums for more than 15 years. He is an exciting player and teacher with a big love for music. He has performed a range of musical styles with many bands and artists in Italy and UK and has been part of the entertainment on board the Costa Cruise ships. Mattia is a patient

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Jing
Was concerning how an online lesson would go for a beginner. Now I am so pleased to highly recommend Mattia even you have zero experience. He is very responsive and patient answering any questions. Really enjoyed learning and playing drum from scratch with Mattia, one step up a time and keep practicing. Time will reward you
Rina
Just had my first lesson with Mattia and he gave me a lot of valuable tips right away. Exercises to practice on my free time every day which I think will provide a solid base for my practice in the future. Looking forward to seeing how far I can go!
Aaron
Mattia is an extremely patient and cheerful teacher, an excellent instructor for a first time student. My child had no previous musical experience, and Mattia worked with him to learn the basics, even when he forgot his drum pad at his other parent's home. Mattia was flexible with the instruction time, and you can tell that he simply enjoys the subject and sharing his knowledge with others. Happily recommend!
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Simona S.

80 Reviews
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Starting at $20
  • Speaks English, Spanish, Italian
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2009
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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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Stefania P.

7 Reviews
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Starting at $60
  • Speaks English, Italian
  • Teaching since 1998
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Stefania P.

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I feel that learning in general and learning a foreign language in particular is about repetition and I ask my students to repeat everything I teach over and over again until they know it by heart. I keep my lessons simple to avoid overwhelming the students and to allow time for them to repeat what they learned earlier. I teach the words that form part of the so called core vocabulary; words that are chosen according to frequency and range (in the sense that they “occur across a wide variety of texts”) It is often said that the first 2000 most frequent words cover approximately 90% of the vocabulary used by native-speakers in daily conversations. This means that for a student they represent the basic resource to be able to communicate.

About Stefania

(AVAILABLE ONLINE) I am Italian. I moved to Canada first and the US next in my thirties. I love teaching. I have worked as a training and development executive for over 35 years including at a top retail training and consulting firm which I have owned along with my husband. I have taught Ita

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Theresa
Any student wanting to learn the Italian language would be very fortunate to have Stefania as an instructor. Her techniques help you to quickly understand and give you confidence to speak this beautiful language.
Lawrence C.
Awesome first lesson! Stefania e bravissima!
Nick S.
Outstanding! Went slow, and steady with the pace that I needed. Also very thorough.
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Marco D.

5 Reviews
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Starting at $60
  • Speaks English, Spanish, Italian
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • M. Sc. Business Management from Bocconi University
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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 S.

28 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks Italian, Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Awarded Intensive Course On Basso Continuo from Conservatorio Superior de Música "Manuel Castillo"
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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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Deborah C.

22 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Speaks Italian, English
  • Teaches students 5 to 65
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Deborah C.

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Hi Future Students,

If you love the Italian culture and would like to learn how to speak Italian, I'm your girl!! I studied for 4 years in college and moved there for some time. I can help you with your hw and I can also help you, if you just want to learn some basic phrases to get around.

About Deborah

I have so many different things I teach. If you are looking for a voice teacher, I definitely can be of help. I have been singing all of my life. I sing in many different genres like pop, gospel, R&B, and classical. I can even help if you want to be an opera singer, as I am studying to be one myself

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Dario
Deborah's expertise and professionalism are a pleasant surprise when you consider how young she is. I have met teachers that are decades older than her who do not have the ability to accurately tell you exactly what you are doing wrong or how you can correct it. You hear a lot of, "just keep practicing and it will sort itself out" from other instructors, and this could cause you to develop bad habits that could affect your voice. Deborah is the opposite of that.

She pinpoints exactly what I am doing wrong during my lesson and offers suggestions on how to correct it going forward. I appreciate that because if your instructor doesn't tell you, your audience will. And you might not like how they say it. I am there to go beyond just singing in the shower, and her constructive criticism only makes me better. She is also polite when she corrects you, she's not cracking the whip.

She focuses immediately on different techniques that will help you improve your voice so that you can PROGRESS, instead of just banging out scales on the piano lesson after lesson and overlooking mistakes a student may make like some instructors do. I hate to be this blunt, but there are some instructors I have met in the past who do just that (none of them are from takelessons) to me it shows a devotion to the art and a commitment to bringing out the best voice that you have she wants you to be as good as her! To me no one could ask for any more than that in a voice instructor. I wholeheartedly recommend her to anyone looking for a teacher.
Nadia A.
Deborah is a wonderful teacher. She is patience, caring, understanding, knowledgeable, and motivating. I HIGHLY recommend Deborah as a vocal coach.
Sarita G.
Just as she promise ;work on breathing first, usually I like some time go by before I make a comment but the first introduction went so well, I have a positive outlook of my future practice. I have my questions answer and I also understand them as well. I am sure I have more and have confidence they will be answer....

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"Christopher keeps our lessons fun and positive!"
Mark
Took Italian lessons from Christopher S.
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"So fun! I love Cynthia already! Can’t wait for next week! :)"
Debra Klotz
Took Italian lessons from Cynthia V.
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"Maria is fantastic! She is patient and kind. When you think you are lost she will gently steer you back on course and reassure you.
I took Italian lessons from Maria before I went to Italy.
Knowing the language basics helped enhance my appreciation of this beautiful country. Italians really appreciate your attempt to speak their language!"
Victoria
Took Italian lessons from Maria O.
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"Cindy is fantastic. I had a great time. I look forward to more classes."
Angela
Took Italian lessons from Cynthia V.
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"Simona is an excellent teacher. As a native speaker, Simona has extensive knowledge of Italian. But she is also well-versed in English grammar and sentence structure. She keeps lessons challenging and fun and is a patient and kind teacher. Simply the best!"
Jackie
Took Italian lessons from Simona B.
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"I have been studying Italian with Professoressa Maria for almost a year! She is an excellent teacher who explains the language concepts clearly and she always makes sure to clarify anything I don't understand. I like how she encourages me to speak Italian even when I am unsure of how to say something!"
Stella
Took Italian lessons from Maria O.
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"First lesson. Enjoyed Maria!"
Stacia
Took Italian lessons from Maria O.
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"I really like Simona's style of teaching.
She is very patient and clear in exposing things."
Alexander
Took Italian lessons from Simona B.
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"After 11 lessons with Simona, I can say that I feel very lucky to have her as my Italian language teacher. Simona is very patient, always encouraging and complimentary. This is what keeps me going and feeling like I'm making progress. I'm a bit older, and don't have the memory muscle of a young person, but Simona patiently finds ways to help me grasp each lesson. I highly recommend Simona to anyone who appreciates a skilled and patient instructor."
Robert (Bob)
Took Italian lessons from Simona B.
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"We are very happy with Marco's tutoring sessions."
Denise
Took Italian lessons from Marco D.
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