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Diane C.

22 Reviews
Greenbrae, CA
Starting at $32
  • Speaks Arabic, Duala, English, French, German
  • MBA (concentration in Finance) from Zicklin School of Business, New York, NY
  • Teaching since 1976
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Diane C.

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As I needed to learn other languages, I can assist anyone whose native language is not English to become more proficient, improve their grammar, and gain better conversational skills. Thanks to my knowledge of other languages (and cultures), I am uniquely positioned to understand some of the English language's challenges.
One of my specialties is interview prep. I worked in IT, in marketing, and have an MBA, interviewed candidates and been interviewed myself - so I can share insights with my students. I also help edit resumes, and ask relevant questions about your professional journey...
I also hold "regular conversation," while I listen attentively to my student, and correct grammar and style.

About Diane

Bonjour! Hello! Hallo! I teach several languages: French, German, and English for non-native English speakers. I tailor my lessons to each student's individual needs and I always go above and beyond the basic lesson, with follow up between lessons. I try to make learning a language fun and alive

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Daria
I have been a student with Diane for the last few years and she is the best French teacher I have ever had. Not only is she an amazing teacher but she is also genuinely fun to be with. This year, Diane helped me pass the French B2 Certification exam - she provided me with all the resources I could have ever hoped for, and I really couldn't have done it without her! I highly recommend her for anyone
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Wonderful Lesson. I believe Diane will be able to help me learn French well.
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Thomas B.

Oakland, CA
Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Thomas B.

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About Thomas

I've been playing various stringed instruments in different ensembles for the last 15 years. I studied electronic music composition and recording at UC Santa Cruz. *** Lesson Details *** I want to encourage students to explore new musical frontiers including and building upon the styles of music a

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Peter H.

5 Reviews
Concord, CA
Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2003
  • Awarded DiscMakers Gold from DiscMakers
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Peter H.

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I teach AP English Literature & Composition at Orinda Academy in Orinda, CA. I have a decade of teaching experience within various environments and demographics, including elite private schools and working with learning differences.

I also help students with SAT Prep, college guidance, and college essays.

I've published three novels called The Sleep Trilogy and also offer my services as a creative writing instructor and editor.

About Peter

Over the past 10 years, I've worked as a professional touring musician (singer, guitarist, pianist) for the rock band, Inside Switch. I studied piano at the Dallas, Texas School of Music. I also attended the James Madison University music program. I have played piano for 20 years and guitar for 15.

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Belle R.
The lesson was very interesting. Peter was really nice & informative. Looking forward to more lessons with him.
Rose V.
What I Learned From Peter.

- THE METRONOME IS SO IMPORTANT
- The voice guides the guitar if you’re more of a singer
- Repetition is key
- Practice songs that aren’t in your style to ease your way into guitar
- The power resides in strumming rhythmically
- Focus is more difficult that it seems when combining singing and guitar
- Guitar is an art in itself and itself you shouldn’t master guitar, you should be it’s friend.
- Open mics and video content are the key to more success as they expose you to criticism (good or bad)
Again, the guitar is your companion.

For any aspiring musician or any musician that needs guidance and improvement on the guitar, Peter is a great teacher.
Dhiraj
Peter is very patient and great teaching my 9yr old son. We take father and son lessons together which has been amazing. Peter is naturally talented and plays many other instruments all in from his home studio. He is also extremely flexible and accommodating. Highly recommended!

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Carla C.

80 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, American Sign Language
  • BA Music Education from Lubbock Christian University
  • Teaching since 1998
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Carla C.

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Want to speak English more proficiently? Want to sound more like a native English speaker? I can help you learn more clear pronunciation, learn idioms, and learn the vocal inflections that are common in American English.

About Carla

I have been signing since 1998, spending every chance I can among my Deaf friends and immersing myself in the language as often as possible. I received my BA in Music with a certification to teach at Lubbock Christian University in 1998. Later I attended the Interpreter Certification program at Bur

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Ben B.
Carla was amazing!! She taught my son so much and was extremely attentive and patient. So glad I found her! Highly recommend!!!
Steve P.
Carla was very patient and easy to talk to. Her enthusiasm for teaching ASL made me realize I had made the right choice for my teacher.
Qi
I love Carla's lesson! She is very helpful, calm, and friendly. I feel comfortable taking her class--have learned so much already in the first class.
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Zelda S.

32 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Awarded 'The Elegant Solution' TV Series Song of the Year Nomination from AGSC Australian Guild of Screen Composers
  • Bachelor Arts Communications maj Psychology from University of New England
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Zelda S.

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Zelda S. has BA Communication studies and offers English lessons. Students can expect to learn English for conversation, translation, commercial writing, essay writing and other communication applications.

About Zelda

Zelda has been teaching private lessons for over 12 years and is currently available to teach weekly voice, performance and music lessons online and at her home studio in Nashville, TN, USA. She provides a dynamic, student-structured training curriculum for voice, singing, confident speaking, a

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Shashi S.
Zelda is very encouraging instructor. I could see lot of improvement in myself. Thanks to her, I have not only improve my accent, but also helped me to gain confidence to go out and speak with Native speaker .
Randy D.
My sessions have been nothing but fun! I started playing the ukulele to relieve stress and classes with Zelda has made that possible. Going over chords, correct finger positioning, tempo, and playing popular songs has been exciting and I don't feel pressured. Each lesson is created to match my pace and gradually becomes more difficult as I improve. But, her instruction allows me to pick up the new skills with ease. Since taking classes, I feel I finally have a outlet to relieve stress from work/family through the rhythmic sounds of my ukulele. I would highly recommend this instructor for novice or veteran music lovers.
Kenneth C.
As a beginner, Zelda makes lessons fun. She has a great singing voice as well. But she really helps to breakdown the components to make playing the Uke. From rhythm to strumming to chords, she helps make it easy and a real joy.

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Ben U.

36 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • BM in Music Composition, BA in Classics (Greek & Latin) from Ohio State University
  • Teaching since 2011
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Ben U.

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It is my grasp of foreign languages that makes me an effective English teacher. For instance, learning the complex grammar of Latin and Greek gave me a thorough understanding of English grammar and the ability to relate to other people’s native languages. I have spent many hours proofreading papers for international students. They find my instruction especially informative because I not only fix mistakes but provide an explanation. When I point out the patterns of grammar, similar mistakes show up less and less, and my students feel more confident that they are writing sentences correctly.

I learned English teaching methods through my tutoring experience. Over a span of four months, I gave a Turkish visiting scholar a systematic overview of English grammar and allowed him to apply it through conversation.

About Ben

Music Lessons & Tutoring Welcome to my studio, where I will instruct you in your musical and academic endeavors. What sets me apart is that I offer diverse instruction in two different areas. In my music studio, I give lessons in piano, violin, guitar, and composition. In my tutoring center,

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Daniel L.
Excellent teacher for my son
Michael B.
Ben is a very good instructor. Looking forward to next lesson
Benjamin Ryan P.
Are first lesson and Benjamin said it was AWESOME

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Average Cost of English Lessons in Alameda, CA

The average cost of 60-minute English lessons in Alameda is $68. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $134 per hour.
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"My son loves learning from Mrs. Bailey because she is nice, patient, and knows a lot how to teach children."
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"Tom is the best! I learn so much from him. He is a patient, kind and loving instructor who knows how to make learning fun."
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Took English lessons from Tom S.
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"so much fun and learning in the same time... excellent!!! Thank you Christine."
Silke
Took English lessons from Christine K.
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"Ms. Juliana is a great teacher. She has an excellent pronunciation and she helped me to improve my english. It was a very good experience to learn with her. I can recommend her with total confidence."
Johanna
Took English lessons from Juliana P.
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"Eulis is very good! He understands my difficulties in storytelling and gave me so many insightful tips. He helped me explore a new world!"
Shen
Took English lessons from Eulis K.
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"It helps me alot and please continue your way of teaching... Thanks great job"
Vincent
Took English lessons from Tom S.
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"I'm a learner of English as a second language and I can say with confidence that Amanda is one of the most passionate, dedicated, and successful teachers of language! Her methods are well researched, her experience extensive, and her personality amazing."
Aleksandra
Took English lessons from Amanda C.
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"Very respectful and motivational teacher"
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Took English lessons from Rosita R.
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"En realidad el es un buen maestro .te explication muy bien y te corrigue cualquier error te dice el por que . Tienes que decirlo haci ."
Pablo
Took English lessons from Sebastian P.
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"Juliana is an amazing teacher! she has the knowledge and tools to make each lesson easy to follow and understand together with a great attitude and very profesional etiquette, I would totally recommend."
Tatiana
Took English lessons from Juliana P.
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