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Russian Lessons For All Ages (All Levels Are Welcome)

Classes are tailored to the student's preferences. If students want to be steered by my expertise, I can design classes around articles, oral exercises, flashcards, PowerPoints and several Russian language textbooks. Like many of my best language teachers, I use a variation of mediums to teach and keep lessons fun through interaction. Using these methods, I have prepared students for business interviews and basic conversations. My expertise: Beginner’s lessons, conversation practice, interview preparation, business communication skills, accent training, writing skills, reading skills, grammar, and vocabulary.

Location

At teacher's location: Naamsepoort, 1050 Ixelles, Belgium
At student's location: Around Brussels, Belgium
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Skills:

Age:

Infants (0-3 years old)
Preschool children (4-6 years old)
Children (7-12 years old)
Teenagers (13-17 years old)
Adults (18-64 years old)
Seniors (65+ years old)

Student level:

Beginner
Intermediate
Advanced

Duration:

60 minutes

The class is taught in:

English, Italian, Russian, Spanish, German, French

About Me

Hello, my name is Yacov. I hold both a B.A. degree in International Studies with a minor in French from Nazareth College in the USA and master’s degree in Foreign Regions Studies from the Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia. Currently, I am teaching English at Kiddy & Junior Classes in Brussels. Teaching languages suits me well since I have spent most of my life in classrooms studying languages and enjoying every second of it. Teaching seems to be the most natural continuation in my language learning process. Classes are tailored to the student's preferences. Otherwise, I design classes around articles and several language textbooks.
My main interests are the study of languages, playing guitar, reading, and especially soccer. Thus, it goes without saying that one my favorite pastimes is wallowing in misery every four years as my beloved Team USA fails at yet another FIFA World Cup. It was while briefly playing soccer semi-professionally in France that my passion for languages awakened. I attended the Collège Internationale de Cannes and became fluent in French within a year. Throughout my formal studies I have continued to cultivate my knowledge of languages, and I am now fluent in English, Spanish, Russian, French, German, and Italian. I also study Dutch and I have some reading comprehension of Hebrew.

Education

I hold both a B.A. degree in International Studies with a minor in French from Nazareth College in the USA and master’s degree in Foreign Regions Studies from the Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia.

Experience / Qualifications

English teacher at Kiddy & Junior Classes.
Native Speaker of English and Spanish
B.A. in the USA
Masters Degree in Russia
CELI language certificate (Italian)
Translator at Nazareth College (French and English)
French tutor at Nazareth College

Reviews (3)

The lesson was fine and I feel confortable. Yacov understood quickly what kind of needs I have and focused on that.
Bon professeur et très patient avec les débutants. Jeremy
Très bons débuts
Hi, my name is Yacov. I am an American from New York living in Brussels. Currently, I am teaching English at Kiddy & Junior Classes. In addition to teaching at Kiddy & Junior, I am also teaching private lessons. Classes are tailored to the student's preferences. If students want to be steered by my expertise, I can design classes around articles, oral exercises, flashcards, PowerPoints and several English language textbooks. Using these methods, I prepared students for business interviews and the IELTS exam this past year. My expertise: Beginner’s lessons, conversation practice, interview preparation, business communication skills, accent training, writing skills, reading skills, grammar, and vocabulary.

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