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Popular ESL Teachers Near New York

Alex A.

Little Falls, NJ
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Gio A.

New York, NY
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Eowyn D.

New York, NY
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Alex A. Little Falls, NJ

Subjects Taught

ACT, Algebra, Arithmetic, Basic Math, Biology, Elementary Math, English, ESL, Geometry, GRE, History, Language, Math, Music Theory, Physics, Piano, Pre Algebra, Pre Calculus, PSAT, Reading, SAT, Science, Songwriting, SSAT, Test Prep, Trigonometry

About Me

I have played in jazz, rock, and blues bands since college. I graduated San Francisco State with my Masters in Music Ed. with a concentration in Jazz Piano & Theory. I give my students a solid foundation in classical technique but I also stress music theory and ear training. As a pianist and keyboardist in a variety of bands I can offer training in improvisation, focusing on blues, gospel or jazz.

Having studied classical piano since I was five, I teach good piano technique first, but I also let students focus on ear training, theory, and improvisation if they desire it. I stress self-expression as the main goal of being a well-rounded musician and I make sure students take an active role in directing their own musical exploration.

*** Lesson Details ***
In order to ensure that the student has a good experience I ask that have students two 2 to 5 pieces that they work on at any one time for 15-30 minutes a day. For beginners I give flash cards because I feel that the ability to recognize notes quickly and accurately is the pianist's critical skill. Since music helps with reasoning and concentration skills the 15 minutes spent practicing won't affect children's grades. For kids twelve and under I ask parents to help them learn the notes using flash cards for ten minutes a day for the first month.

I carry a pocket recorder and make MP3s of practice pieces available so that students know what the pieces should sound like.

Students dabble in theory and improvisation to see if they enjoy it but ultimate control of how the time is spent is up to the student. For children lessons we focus mainly on the varieties of music they most, but during each lesson we will spend at least some time doing ear training for intervals and chords chords. Because I have a degree in music theory and I can improvise I make up my own accompaniments to the practice pieces; I believe that actually playing music with another person dramatically improves timing, confidence, musicianship, and love of music.

For the first three months most students play simple one note melodies. The next step is two-handed pieces. At around six months (depending on the student's age) they begin to sightread, improvise (if they wish), and start to become proficient enough to choose their own favorite pieces. .

*** Studio Equipment ***
Synthesizers, pianos, harmony and rhythm software.

*** Travel Equipment ***
I have tons of songbooks. I use a pocket recorder with a USB adapter and leave students with recordings of the pieces they are learning. They can either download the recording at home or I can email them.

*** Specialties ***
I know jazz theory but I start out with the rudiments of classical theory and technique. I teach students about the circle of fifths, secondary dominants and sub-dominants, and I encourage all of my students to play small improvised jams which I accompany with them. I believe that knowing at least some theory is the key to becoming a good musician. I can teach blues, rock, gospel and jazz theory if students are interested.

Gio A. New York, NY

Subjects Taught

Acoustic Guitar, Algebra, AP Calculus, Audio Engineering, Basic Math, Bass Guitar, Blues Guitar, Calculus, Chess, Clarinet, Classical Guitar, Classical Piano, Climbing, Conga Drums, Djembe, Drum, Elementary Math, English, ESL, Geometry, Guitar, Harmonica, Mandolin, Math, Music Recording, Music Theory, Percussion, Piano, Pre Algebra, Pre Calculus, Pro Tools Software, Trigonometry, Ukulele

About Me

I studied music at UCF (Orlando), focusing on classical and jazz guitar, but I also have years of experience playing rock, blues, folk, hip-hop, and musical theater on both guitar and drums.

I have been teaching guitar, drums, and piano for about eight years to students of all ages. Music is what I'm passionate about and it's what I enjoy. I want to inspire that same passion into the hearts and minds of others.

*** Lesson Details ***
I am a laid-back teacher, fun, and I focus on the needs, abilities, and ambitions of the student. In turn, students must realize that learning an instrument takes a lot of work and dedication. One can't expect to learn very much if s/he only practices or thinks about the instrument during the lesson. If the student is willing to put some time into practicing, then I will help them go far.

*** Studio Equipment ***
I have several guitars, a drum kit, djembe, mandolin, clarinet and full-size keyboard.

*** Travel Equipment ***
I can bring my own guitar or mandolin for lessons, but piano and drum students must have their own instruments.

*** Specialties ***
Guitar: Classical, jazz, American or Irish folk, rock and pop; lead or rhythm.
Drums & Percussion: All genres
Piano: Classical (includes sight reading)

Eowyn D. New York, NY

Subjects Taught

Acting, AP English Literature, Broadway Singing, Choir, Ear Training, English, English Literature, ESL, Essay Writing, Grammar, Knitting, Literature, Musical Theater, Music Performance, Music Theory, Opera Voice, Public Speaking, sewing, Singing, Speaking Voice, Theater Acting, Vocabulary, Vocal Training, Writing

About Me

I am an opera singer living in NYC; I have a BA in Opera and English and have been studying singing an opera for over 10 years. I can help you find your true voice through a combination of vocal exercises and other exercises as well as songs and aria.

As a tutor of English, Literature, and History I can help increase your knowledge and understanding of the subject matter through different approaches. I am also able to tutor German and Italian language.

Lessons will cover the basics of developing a good technique or foundational knowledge, no matter what your subject as well as including projects that make the lessons interesting for you or your child.

Taking lessons with me will give you a great foundation to build your talents on as well as a passionate advocate for your talent and intelligence.

*** Lesson Details ***
We'll discuss your goals and dreams in your first lesson, but no matter what you want to do my goal is to improve your singing or your knowledge and make you the best you can be.

For voice lessons, you will need a keyboard or piano in your location.

*** Studio Equipment ***
Keyboard

*** Travel Equipment ***
Sheet music

*** Specialties ***
Vocal technique, projection, speaking voice, public speaking, confidence building & range development

Matthew H.

New Milford, NJ
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Marie A.

West Hempstead, NY
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Solange M.

Yonkers, NY
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Matthew H. New Milford, NJ

Subjects Taught

Accent Reduction, College Admissions, Creative Writing, Dialect Coaching, English, ESL, Essay Writing, Greek, Improv Acting, Language, Linguistics, Phonics, Poetry, PSAT, Public Speaking, Reading, SAT, Social Sciences, Songwriting, Spanish, Speaking Voice, Speech, Spelling, SSAT, Stand Up Comedy, Study Skills, Test Prep, Theater Acting, Vocabulary, Voice Acting, Writing

About Me

I am a world traveler with over nine years of tutoring experience. Having recently received my MA from NYU with a background in Sociolinguistics and related research, I can help you with many different areas. My experience as an editor for a publishing company, combined with other professional experience in a variety of positions, allow me to offer students a unique perspective on various subjects.

Let's learn and grow together!

*** Lesson Details ***
Lessons with me are structured, yet flexible, centering around your strengths and weaknesses. Since everything is catered around your individual needs, no two students share the same exact experience. I learn what works best for you based on your study habits, interests and personality and implement any necessary assignments to help you achieve the best possible results. I adopt a very hands-on approach and provide you with additional information and avenues (both creative and technological) to continue learning beyond our sessions in a fun way. I do expect students to do the work on their own time as well.

*** Studio Equipment ***
Macbook with necessary Office Suite, PRAAT software, Skype and additional recording material.

*** Travel Equipment ***
Macbook with the above software; recording equipment as necessary.

*** Specialties ***
Languages- English, Spanish, Greek, Portuguese.

Knowledge of historical and cultural elements of different groups of people.

Detail-oriented; strong analytical skills.

Marie A. West Hempstead, NY

Subjects Taught

Algebra, Elementary Math, English, ESL, Essay Writing, French, GED Test Prep, Grammar, Language, Reading, Spanish, Study Skills, Vocabulary, Writing

About Me

Patient, caring and dedicated NYS licensed teacher with a Master's degree and over 15 years of experience will tutor you at unbeatable price; at your place, a public library or mine. Lots of experience teaching in the city and in the suburb. I have taught French, Spanish and ESL as well as tutored Biology, chemistry and Math. I have helped with resume as well college essay writing. Call and you will see!

Solange M. Yonkers, NY

Subjects Taught

Accent Reduction, ACT English, ACT Math, ACT Reading, ACT Science, ACT Test Prep, Algebra, Algebra 1, Algebra 2, American Goverment, American History, American Literature, AP English, AP English Literature, AP Exam Prep, Basic Math, Bible Studies, Bodybuilding, Creative Writing, Elementary Math, English, English Literature, ESL, Essay Writing, Fitness, GED Test Prep, Geography, Geology, Grammar, Language, Literature, LSAT, Math, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Word, Phonics, Poetry, Pre Algebra, Reading, SAT, Spanish, Stretching, Study Skills, Test Prep, TOEFL, Vocabulary, Writing

About Me

I have worked with "regular-education" students, with autistic students [while working with Dr. Nyla Lamm (Professor of Education at Columbia University)] , and with mentally disturbed students. These students are ALL entitled to an education (just like you and I were). I love teaching ALL students. No exceptions!
I have a Masters in TESOL from Fordham University, a New York State [TESOL] Certification, and have experience teaching children and adults. I am very enthusiastic about working with people [because I love it!]. As my resume indicates, I have a degree in English, a Masters in TESOL, and a wide ranging knowledge of Spanish and History (my minors). Additionally, I have taught English as a Second Language to individuals and groups.
Also, I worked with La Guardia Community College as an ESL Professor. This is in additions to the 10 years of Teaching English to various multicultural groups. Because I know both languages, English and Spanish, well; have strong communication skills; and love interacting with people; I feel especially qualified to be part of your staff. I have tutored English to pupils at a correctional facility (OATKA), to college students, migrant workers, blue-collar workers, and professionals as medical doctors. Additionally, I have written standard, collegiate English for the English Club at SUNY Geneseo.
In addition, I have broadened my communication skills by going through Mediation Training, working with people from different cultures, becoming a Notary Public, gotten certified as a Mediator by the Center for Dispute Settlement in Rochester, NY, and going to numerous conferences dealing with Classroom Management, Learning Strategies, Learning Languages and Children Literature (among others).
I would be very pleased to become part of your staff. I am available for an interview at any time on a two days notice.

Sincerely,

PROF. SOLANGE M.
City University of New York Professor
Spanish Interpreter/Translator for the State and Federal Government
Notary Public
New York State Service Coordinator
New York State Certified Mediator
New York State Certified Public School Teacher (Kindergarten through College)
New Jersey State Certified Public School Teacher (Kindergarten through College)

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