GSLL Tutoring Policy

Students taking language courses at CU-Boulder in Spring 2023:

Daria Ponomareva is tutoring students in RUSS 2020 during her study hours (Tuesdays, 12:15 to 1:15pm, zoom or in McKenna 131) and students in RUSS 3020 during her office hours (Tuesdays, 1:30 to 2:30pm, zoom or in McKenna 131).

Daria Ponomareva is tutoring students from all Russian language courses (all levels) on Wednesdays, 1 to 4pm, zoom or in person; please sign up here.

For RUSS 2020 and 3020sign up for a session with Zhuldyz Tokbulatova. She holds online and in-person sessions twice a week. Online meetings are held via zoom on Mondays at 2:30-3:30pm. All in-person meetings are held on Fridays at 11am-12pm (noon) in McKenna 128.

Additional Tutoring Options/Translating Options:

Jillian Costello   Advanced Russian speaker with a PhD in Russian Literature (Stanford, expected completion Aug. 2021). Native English speaker with experience teaching beginning and intermediate Russian, some experience teaching advanced students. Extensive language pedagogy training in ACTFL standards, certified ACTFL Oral Proficiency Interview Tester. 6 years experience teaching Russian literature and culture courses at the university level. 
Elena Haran   Russian,  native speaker. BA in literature & linguistics from Russian university; MA in linguistics & TOESL from CU-Bldr. Translation only.
Elena Kostoglodova   Native Russian, native-like English, Senior Instructor in Russian, 16+ years teaching experience.
Daria Ponomareva   Native Russian. MA in literature & linguistics from Russian university. 8 years experience teaching (beginning, intermediate, advanced). Taught Russian Language and Culture Courses at Lehigh University (Bethlehem, PA) and Penza State University (Russia), worked as a private tutor. Translation and tutoring.
Kelly Raftery

(702) 845-2056 Russian. Taught Russian Language and Culture Courses at University of Nevada, Las Vegas, worked as a private tutor and lived in the x-USSR for a number of years.
Galina Siarheichyk   Native Russian,  Polish & Belorussian.  Advanced Ukrainian.

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