From Russian FederationLiving in Krasnodar, Russian Federation (18:02 UTC+03:00)
My students often say that I'm very patient and systematic :) I've been teaching Russian since 2014.
italki teacher since Nov 25, 2014
Teaching is a deeply creative process for me and a practice of being in the moment. ➡️ Very systematic ➡️Suggested homework ➡️ A variety of materials used - videos, texts, interviews,etc. ➡️ at your pace.
I'm a native Russian living now by the Black sea and previously whole life in beautiful Siberia. I’m interested in different things, the most important for me now are reading (popular science - how the brain works; classical literature, modern literature from literary awards shortlists) and contact improvisation (which I also teach in my city).
Me as a Teacher
Although my teaching experience started a long time ago, I still find teaching a deeply creative process and a practice of being in the moment.
I have a bachelor's degree in pedagogy and a good knowledge of teaching methods. I've been trained to give professional lessons in teaching Russian at Moscow state university. I always prepare my lessons in details but I can easily improvise as well!
Recently I have developed and given the course on teaching Russian as a foreign language to other language teachers. It helped me even more to optimize and clarify the approach that grew out of my practice.
My lessons & teaching style
I offer different courses and work with/without textbooks. Teaching beginners, I use English because it’s important to get core ideas across in a clear way but then gradually I give instructions in Russian. Giving new material, I use the 3P method (presentation, practice, production), mnemonics and cultural-historical concepts. Before moving on, I make sure that students have mastered the previous material. Between lessons students do homework to practice new material and get corrections before their next lesson. Having a textbook-based course, I use a book written by one of the best Russian methodists which deals with different aspects of the language. I also use authentic materials.
My teaching material
Articles and news
2008 - Present
Teacher of English Self-employedSelf-employed - Krasnoyarsk, Russian Federation
2014 - Present
Teacher of Russian as a foreign language Self-employedSelf-employed - Krasnoyarsk, Russian Federation
2004 - 2008
Bachelor's - PedagogySiberian Federal University
2014 - 2015
Other - Teaching Russian as a foreign languageMoscow State University Russian Language Centre
Certificate in Advanced English University of Cambridge 2014
Teaching knowledge test Module 1 University of Cambridge 2013
Diploma, Methods of teaching Russian as a foreign language Moscow State University, Russian Language Centre 2015
Teaching knowledge test Module 2 University of Cambridge 2013
Teaching knowledge test Module 3 University of Cambridge 2013
69 lessons completed
Structured course (A1-А2-B1 levels, click for the description)
A1 - C1General1,892 lessons completed
Sample lesson based on an authentic video (click for the description)
A1 - C2General5 lessons completed
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61 Russian lessons
Tatiana is a wonderful teacher. She has developed many very effective methods to help you remember difficult or important aspects of the Russian language. I highly recommend her to any student attempting to improve his/her Russian . Always focused on your needs, provides lots of feedback, corrects mistakes in a tactful way, organized, uses Internet materials in an efficient manner, researches tailored topics for you and the list goes on... In short a real professional !
Feb 2, 2019
24 Russian lessons
Tatiana has been a fantastic teacher, she always explains grammatical structure in a very simple way, and she makes learning Russian fun. :) I will definitely take lessons again with her, when she is able to renew teaching. большое спасибо!
Sep 28, 2016
121 Russian lessons
большое спасибо!! I absolutely love the videos that you incorporate into the sessions, it beautifully shows the "real-world-application" of the things I learn.