Hej allihopa! I'm Mel & I live in Stockholm. I have 5 cats with my Japanese husband & I like doing Krav Maga & learning new things. I have a fascination for culture & languages and have dabbled in many different ones but I'm now focusing on Japanese, French, Russian & Chinese.
I'd love to meet you so book a lesson with me and let's have fun while improving your Swedish together! :)
Me as a Teacher
I like learning languages myself and enjoy helping others through that same journey.
I love meeting people and helping them improve. It's fun for me to use my creativity to help my students on an individual level.
My lessons & teaching style
My lessons are conversational, and I hope to help build your confidence when speaking. To accomplish that I want you to feel safe and okay with making many mistakes.
As a person, I have great respect for people's differences in learning and I work to tailor-make the lessons for every student depending on their wants and needs. Naturally, I have some teaching techniques to work with but if you have a better way that works for you, then we'll go with that.
Don't worry if you're a beginner, we can have very basic conversations and work our way up together so book a trial lesson with me today and let's get you fluent in Swedish!
I enjoy and value working with Melina very, very much. She creates a relaxing and highly effective environment to practice speaking Swedish, and she is a joy to work with and get to know. I look forward to working with her as I reach my goal of being fluent in Swedish!
Jul 19, 2023
32 Swedish lessons
Omg, Mel is such a patient and yet enthusiastic teacher in our weekly Swedish conversation class! Always on time, brings great vibes to each lesson, very helpful with vocabulary and grammar tips. Her experience abroad and multiple languages she has studied gives her a global perspective and language learning sensibilities. Her location in N Sweden gives a new perspective on life in this country, rather than just the Stockholm point of view. Living in N Sweden myself, I appreciate this. On top of it all Mel is just plain fun. It's a bright point every week when we meet and I then fumble through Swedish with nothing but encouragement from her. Absolutely my favorite language teacher ever.
Aug 27, 2022
33 Swedish lessons
The lesson was great! Mel was really fun to talk with, she was really patient with me, helped me provide additional vocabulary, and the atmosphere was really chill. If you are on the fence, this is your sign to book a lesson already :)
Jul 30, 2022
47 Swedish lessons
Melina is fantastic!
Sep 23, 2023
13 Swedish lessons
Igen en jättebra och rolig timme 😄 !
Sep 22, 2023
1 Swedish lesson
Thanks Melina for the first really great experience with italki. Melina are very well organized and ready to help teacher!