She graduated with B.A. in Art History Education and an M.A. in Art History from the University of Buenos Aires, Argentina. After moving to the U.S., she completed her M.B.A. at Loyola University New Orleans. Her college experiences in both English and Spanish helped her be 100% bilingual, and gave her a deep understanding of what it’s like to be a student. She has been teaching Spanish for the last 20 years. She has taught Spanish at St. Rose Elementary, Luling Middle School, Halstrom Academy and City Kids LA. She has also tutored groups and one-on-one for the last 20 years in ESL, Reading, Math, Language Arts and Homework Help. She has taught Spanish to English speakers and English to Spanish speakers, which gives her a thorough understanding of both languages.
Major International Relations
Tae Cho earned a Ph.D. in media studies from SUNY Buffalo, a master's degree from UT Austin, and a bachelor's degree from Korean language and literature in Korea. Tae is a wonderful Korean gentleman who is sincere, pleasant, well-organized, and inclusive. He enjoys meeting new people, as well as appreciating works of art.
Phd Media Study, and Korean Lit and language
Hebrew, ESL, Modern Standard Arabic
Sariel Birnbaum received his PhD. from Hebrew University in the program of Contemporary Middle Eastern Studies. He has published his book "Back to the Past - Filmed history in Arab Cinema" at Magnes Press, Hebrew University, and additional academic articles. Dr. Birnbaum taught at Binghamton SUNY and San-Diego State University. Beside Hebrew, his mother language, Dr. Birnbaum worked as a translator from Arabic, and he reads and speaks French and German.
PhD Middle Eastern Studies, Historian
Nila Zojaji is an accomplished actress, writer, and acting coach with 15+ years of experience. Nila's journey is a testament to her diverse skills and dedication. She holds a master's degree in Acting for Film from New York Film Academy and a master's in Business. Notably, Nila became a doctor in the UAE and spent a year as an intern there, adding a valuable dimension to her expertise. She is not only fluent in Farsi but also excels in English, enabling her to connect with a wide range of students and clients. Nila has won three awards from the Sharjah Festival of Theater and has received a scriptwriting diploma from Tehran. Nila has also trained with renowned names like Oscar-winning Asghar Farhadi, Peyman Moadi, Naghmeh Samini, Parviz Shahbazi, Hatef Alimardani, and many more. Additionally, she has collaborated with the well-known psychologist Dr. Azita Sayan for 7 years.
Mediseh Bathaei is a passionate and highly skilled Farsi tutor and translator with a wealth of experience and a deep love for the Persian language and culture. As a dedicated professional, she brings a unique blend of education, experience, and personal interests to the world of language and communication. Mediseh's educational journey is characterized by excellence and dedication. She holds a Bachelor's degree in Dramatic Literature from the Art University of Tehran, allowing her to delve deep into the intricacies of Farsi literature. Her academic background has equipped her with the foundation required to excel in her field. With years of experience in Farsi tutoring and translation, Mediseh has honed her language skills to a high degree of proficiency. She has worked with a diverse range of students, from beginners to advanced learners, helping them unlock the beauty and complexity of the Farsi language. In addition, Mediseh has served as a trusted Farsi translator for a variety of clients and projects. Her ability to bridge language gaps and convey messages accurately is a testament to her linguistic expertise. Beyond her professional pursuits, Mediseh is a true specialist in Persian culture. Her hobbies include immersing herself in Persian literature, exploring the world of classical Persian poetry, and indulging in traditional Persian music. This deep appreciation for her heritage adds a layer of authenticity and cultural insight to her teaching and translation work. Mediseh is not just a language tutor and translator; she is a writer, and cultural ambassador, sharing the rich heritage and language of Farsi with the world. Whether you want to learn Farsi or require top-notch translation services, Mediseh is your trusted partner for all your language needs. Join Mediseh on a fascinating journey through Farsi language and culture. With her guidance and expertise, you can unlock the secrets of this beautiful language and gain a deeper understanding of the Persian-speaking world.
English, Spanish, French
Jon Roberts is an actor, voice actor, teacher, and translator fluent in English, Spanish, and French. His experience in the international film industry has led him to work as an actor and assist other actors in perfecting their regional and international accents for roles in feature films, series, commercials, and for professional or personal reasons. He has acted in TV series on Netflix, Amazon Prime, Disney Plus, and Paramount. He has also translated and worked on subtitles for films and documentaries. His accents in English include German, Russian, Mexican, Spanish, French, Irish, Scottish, and more. He’s also worked with international actors on their pronunciation, grammar, and vocabulary in English, French, and Spanish. He can also assist with professional translations of documents to and from English, Spanish, and French.
Bachelor's International Relations / Minor in French and Spanish
Italian, German, ESL
Laura was born and raised in a bilingual household in Northern Italy, attending German schools until graduating from a language-focused High School and moving to Los Angeles to pursue a degree in New Media Journalism. She holds the highest level of bilingualism and is considered a German speaking Italian. Laura was fortunate to be able to foster her passion for languages throughout her life by living in different countries and providing an array of services ranging from tutoring and summer camps for children to translations for individuals and businesses. Laura’s goal is to offer a more comprehensive approach to language that goes beyond writing and speaking skills by incorporating culture and tradition to allow the learner to completely dive into and fall in love with a new world.
Associate Degree in New Media Journalism
Lydia received her BFA in Acting from The University of The Arts in Philadelphia where she worked alongside world-renowned actors and educators. During her time at the university, she discovered her passion for voice and speech training and assisted her professors in coaching performing arts students in IPA and various dialects for performance. She has developed a method that connects her physical training and psychological understanding of communication, enabling her students to "find freedom within form" and use their creative intuition alongside healthy speech habits to reach their full potential as artists. Lydia has worked as a voice-over actor and has provided content for English schools around the globe, as well as international online content creators. She is a TESOL-certified English as a Second Language teacher who helps students from every continent improve their English speech and understand the value of communicating with confidence. She is an animal lover, enjoys cycling, loves to sing, and relishes meeting new people. Lydia is excited to help you bring your dream role's voice to life.
BFA in Acting
Dariya is a theater director and creative producer with over 12 years of experience as a Ukrainian TV creative producer in Kyiv. She has also worked extensively with actors and TV presenters. Dariya is a professional Ukrainian and Russian speech coach, specializing in actor and presenter training. Her expertise includes accent reduction and stage speech correction.
Master's Degree in Theater
Kotaro was born and raised in Japan and moved to New York City to study acting after receiving a BA in English Literature from Sophia University in Tokyo, Japan. He reads, writes, and speaks Japanese fluently. He has experience teaching Japanese and coaching actors on speaking Japanese to prepare for TV and Film auditions. He is a big fan of Japanese movies. Akira Kurosawa and Yasujiro Ozu are his favorite directors and he can talk on and on about their movies.
Master's in English Language
Roberto Ranieri was raised and born in Bologna, Italy, and studied philosophy, literature, and linguistics in Bologna and Milan. He was awarded a Ph.D. with a thesis on Hermeneutics, and since then, he kept on studying and researching in the field of hermeneutics and interpretation. He lives in Los Angeles since 2016 and is passionate about outdoor activities such as hiking, kayaking, skiing, and swimming.
Master's Degree in Translation
Raised and educated in France, Japan, and the U.S., Mariko has a lot in common with new language learners. Learning a new language can be intimidating, but with her extensive experience teaching English and Japanese, she will make her students feel comfortable and empowered in their journeys. Mariko holds a Bachelor's degree in Political Science and a Master's degree in International Relations. She enjoys spending time with her family and dancing (especially ballet!) in her free time.
Master's Applied Linguistics
BA in Chinese
Russian, Ukrainian, German
Vasyl Bobrov is a Ukrainian and Russian trainer with more than ten years of international teaching experience in Slavic and Germanic languages. Vasyl holds a Bachelor's Degree in Lingustics and Language Teaching. Vasyl specializes in communicative approach in teaching languages (Ukrainian, Russian, German and English), phonology and accent reduction. Vasyl uses his positive attitude and tireless energy to encourage his students to work hard and succeed. In his free time, Vasyl likes to travel and cook.
MA English Literature
As an immigrant herself, Kristina knows how isolating not knowing a language can feel, learning a new language can be extremely challenging. So she completely understands what you are going through when you are trying to establish your new life in a foreign country. That's why she is here to help you to feel more comfortable with your English speech wherever you go! For every student she develops an individualized program so that you achieve results faster!
Portuguese, Spanish, ESL
Thiago is Brazilian, graduated in International Relations and Acting and loves to travel. He has lived in Argentina, Spain and currently lives in the USA. He has extensive experience in dealing with people and a great knowledge of the languages he teaches. In his spare time he likes to read, play sports and walk his pet.
Bachelor of Fine Arts in Theater
Rutilio is from Mexico, where his family lives to this day. He often travels back to visit them. His warm personality makes every class interactive and fun. Rutilio teaches Spanish and English to students of all ages and backgrounds.
Master of Arts in Speech-Language Pathology
Mandarin Chinese, ESL
Dylan Wang graduated with B.A. in literature and an M.A. degree in Chinese and English translation, Dylan has been teaching English and Chinese for 12 years. He is originally from China; he is very familiar with Chinese traditional cultural and arts. Dylan uses songs, movies, stories, pictures, and calligraphy to teach Chinese characters, standard mandarin speaking, and Chinese traditional cultural. There is a lot of fun to learn Chinese with Dylan.