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Austin, TX

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I have spent four years studying Spanish in academic settings and have traveled extensively to Latin America, learning Spanish on the way. I have a wide vocabulary and a thorough understanding of grammar.

About Michael
I am a classically trained and professional musician who has worn many different musical hats over the years. I began playing drums when I was 14, in Houston, TX with Craig LeMay, and since then I have learned many different string and world instruments. I studied music theory and vocal performance at the Florence University of the Arts in Italy, taken sitar lessons from Mita Nag in Kolkatta, India, and jazz performance in Austin, TX with Joey Colarusso. I have played in many different bands over the years, such as accompanying Michael Kiwanuka with the musical saw, accompanying Katie Sachs with the musical saw, playing bass guitar with Halaska and DJing private events with Spacecraft Entertainment. I have been teaching music to special education students, in Austin public schools, and foster children with Kids in a New Groove. I have als
o built and modified many of my own instruments and ready to teach you some quirky musical production skills as well. I believe listening and being adaptable to an individual student's needs are the keys to teaching anyone to express themselves through music.

After studying Spanish for 2 years at the university level and extensive travel to Latin America I am fluent in Spanish in both the academic and conversational sides of the language.
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Heather September 10, 2018
· Bass Guitar · In studio
Michael was an excellent teacher. Very relaxed, patient and understanding. He taught me a combination of songs and some music theory that was reasonably challenging to practice at home.
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Rodger F. August 22, 2018
· Guitar · In home
If I could give ZERO stars, I would!
This instructor stood me up.
I showed up at his home for our first lesson only to find out that he wasn't there.
I've also contacted "takelessons.com", but have had no response from them either!

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Alex Derzhi July 31, 2016
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Michael is doing a great job getting me started on my piano journey. The exercises and drills he is teaching me have helped me feel comfortable at the keyboard. I've even learned a song already, after just 2 lessons!

Highly recommended.
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About Paola D.

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Salt Lake City, UT
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Quality tutor, on time, creative and a native Colombian Spanish speaker with a Bachelors Degree in Finance and International Relations.

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I am a native Spanish Speaker from Colombia.

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Paola D.

Paola D.

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Castro Valley, CA
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Hello, I am a native Spanish speaker. I have a masters degree in bilingual/bicultural education and over 14 years of experience working in multilingual and multicultural environments. I can help you learn Spanish for school and social or workplace communication.

I am a certified teacher and also an engineer. My main goal as an educator is to help students realize their true potential. Beyond helping my students complete homework or learn a new skill I provide them with tools for success.

I work with students all ages. I am available for homework, homeschooling, and enrichment activities. Before meeting with my students, I gather the necessary information in order to create a lesson plan that will meet the student's specific needs. I have extensive experience in curriculum design. My approach to teaching is student-centered. I use a variety of methods to ensure that students are active participants in the learning process and get the most out of instruction.

About Dianne
Hello, I am a certified teacher and also an engineer. My main goal as an educator is to help students realize their true potential. Beyond helping my students complete homework or learn a new skill I provide them with tools for success. I teach my students so they can take charge of their learning.

I hold a Masters Degree in Education with an emphasis in Bilingual/Bicultural Education. Prior to earning my masters degree, I was a bilingual educator for six years. In addition, I have conducted research in language acquisition and math and have been trained using research based learning strategies. I also hold a Bachelors Degree in Mechanical Engineering and worked six years in this field.

I work with students all ages. I am available for homework, homeschooling, and enrichment activities. Before meeting with my students, I gather the ne
cessary information in order to create a lesson plan that will meet the student's specific needs. I have extensive experience in curriculum design. My approach to teaching is student-centered. I use a variety of methods to ensure that students are active participants in the learning process and get the most out of instruction.

I have worked with students with special needs including, learning disabled, ADHD and gifted and talented. When planning my lessons, I make sure that the activities included are appropriate for the student and use students feedback in future planning.
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Dianne N.

Dianne N.

Castro Valley, CA 94546
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$45 / 30-min

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Belton, TX
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I lived in Mexico for ten years so aside from being completely fluent in the language, I have a deep understanding of the culture and celebrations and love to incorporate that into my lessons. I include several hands on engaging activities that make learning the language and culture fun.

About Jessica
My name is Jessica and I love the Spanish language and culture! I am fluent in Spanish and have several years of experience teaching Spanish at the High School level.
I like to incorporate hands on and engaging activities to make learning fun and interesting and will adjust my lessons to suit your needs and desires.
Whether you are wanting to learn the language to travel, pass a class or get a job I would love to help you achieve your learning goals!
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Lino October 4, 2018
· Spanish · In studio
This was our first time trying TakeLessons and our whole family is beaming with our experience with Jessica! WOW! She is patient and fun and already got us excited for Español!
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About Mason W.

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Eglin AFB, FL
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Pick up an invaluable skill : speaking Spanish today. Learn to read, write, and speak Spanish with a personable teacher who can take your español to the next level. Personable friendly learning environment provided with tools and methods to help you succeed on your quest to pick up this beautiful language!

About Mason
Hello!!! (:
My name is Mason and I am currently concluding my studies in Spanish at Northwest Florida State College. I started studying Spanish my junior year in high school and have seen countless real world applications for picking up the skill. I live on an Air Force base with my amazing wife and our dog Oso. I have a great passion for people and also for teaching people and would love to get to know students from all different walks of life.
I am a Christian and I walk out my faith. I have been living in the Holy Spirit and walking with the Lord and this equips me with love and joy that will undoubtedly spill over into our time together!! (:
My lessons will be structured and will have goals. The intent is for you to leave feeling accomplished and to help you see your progression. I hope that together, given the opportunity, we w
ill be able to learn and cultivate this new skill. I would love to work with anyone who is eager to learn and is looking for a teacher with personality and aptitude for teaching and sharing knowledge.
What sets me apart from other teachers is the pride I take in my work. I am going to give you 110%, and I will always strive toward being the best in any aspect of life. Give me the chance to help shape and cultivate your mind and your learning experience!
Sign up today for a lesson that you will not regret and you will never forget!!
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Los Angeles, CA

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¡Hola! I'm a PhD student at UCLA's Spanish and Portuguese Department. I'm working with folktales related with Jalisco, Mexico's rural regions. I also teach Spanish at the university level, this quarter I'm teaching Spanish 1. I'm a native Spanish speaker and have worked with students from all grade levels.

About Eduardo
I'm a native Spanish speaker and I'm very passionate about the Spanish language! Currently I am working on a PhD in Hispanic languages and literatures from the Spanish and Portuguese Department at UCLA. I love to teaching, it's fulfilling to see students acquire such a valuable resource and skill.

I'm currently teaching Spanish 1 at the university level at UCLA, but I've worked with people from various levels.
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Artem K. September 28, 2018
· Spanish · In studio
I cannot recommend Eduardo enough!
I first booked Eduardo as a tutor through UCLA Spanish department when I was falling behind in my high-school Spanish class, but have since decided to make him my primary Spanish teacher. My comprehension, speaking, writing and reading skills have significantly improved and I am glad I found Eduardo.
He is an incredible teacher and knows how to explain difficult concepts that I never thought I would be able to understand before.
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Alexander September 28, 2018
· Spanish · In studio
Eduardo is a wonderful teacher! I started lessons with him last year from absolute zero, and recently when I traveled to Mexico I was able to freely converse with my friends and strangers thanks to the lessons with him!
He is very well-educated and makes sure to also teach the cultural aspects of Central and South American countries. I highly recommend him to anyone who wants to be able to speak Spanish proficiently within a short period of time.
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About KARLA P.

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San Francisco, CA
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I love teaching others what I have learned. I am a native Spanish speaker and I have also taken Spanish college courses. I am goal oriented so I will definitely help you achieve your goals in learning Spanish.

About KARLA
My name is Karla and I graduated from College in 2016. I am a native Spanish and English speaker. I love to teach others what I know. During College, I was a tutor for Spanish.
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San Francisco, CA 94116
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Miami Beach, FL
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I'm a native Spanish teacher from Spain. I speak Spanish, Catalan, French and English which that taught me a lot of tips to teach these three first languages. I have more than 10 years of experience teaching children and adults and I know what is the best method for each student.

About Carla
Hi! I'm a Spanish and French teacher with 10 years of experience. I taught children and people of all ages (from 3 to adult). I have an education Degree and teaching is my passion. I love to see my students improvement! I worked in a school for 6 years teaching French and Spanish.
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Carla V.

Carla V.

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