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$25/h
1st lesson free!
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Response Time 24h
Lessons offered by Katya
  • Individual
The lessons will be held
Taught subjects
  • Russian
Levels
  • All Levels

A passionate and enthusiastic native speaker teacher of Russian language, culture, and history.

Methodology

My teaching method is learning-centered which makes the students to learn what's necessary for the communication, and pushing them to strive to talk, read, and write at the same time. I also help my students to understand the grammar rules that makes their learning process less stressful. My lessons are so full of culture references, food and anecdotes that captivates the students' attention and motivate for fuller self-learning.

Background

I am a teacher, that currently teaches Russian language and culture at SKidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY. For the past 15 years I enjoy teaching young minds about the beauty of Russian language and culture. I prepared my students and we participated in State Russian Olympiad with 9 other NY colleges. We consistently won the State Achievement Award among small colleges Russian Departments.

Rates

Rate for online lessons : $25/h
Rate for 5 hours of lessons : $120
Rate for 10 hours of lessons : $225

Details

I don't have a cancellation policy as long as you send me an email a night before. I will be happy to provide the first lesson free.

Lessons offered by Katya
Individual
The lessons will be held
Taught subjects
  • Russian
Levels
  • All Levels

Katya's resume

Instructor of Russian Language and Culture, 11/2005 to Current
Skidmore College – Saratoga Springs, NY
I employed wide range of methodologies including but not limited to student-centered and communicative
method. It helps students to learn speaking, reading, and writing at the same time.
As a teacher I try to create lessons that tap into students' intelligence which motivate them to learn Russian
language and culture. My focus is adapting any material that suits the best to my students.
I ask my students to use the textbook of Russian language that is on line and easy to navigate.
In my teaching process, I go beyond the textbook pointing out to different Russian sources, such as cultural,
TESOL Teacher, 09/2001 to 07/2020
Cohoes School District – Cohoes, NY
Developed and taught ESL curriculum across the grades.
Administered and graded tests and assignments to evaluate students' progress.
Consistently gave one-on-one attention to each student.
Improved instruction methods by using various tools and strategies.
Attended workshops to learn new teaching methodologies and techniques of teaching English as a Second
Language.





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