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Diane C.

22 Reviews
Greenbrae, CA
Starting at $32
  • Speaks Arabic, Duala, English, French, German
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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Diane C.

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As someone who 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.
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.
However 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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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 students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2014
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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
  • Teaching since 2003
  • Awarded DiscMakers Gold from DiscMakers
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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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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Eric S.

10 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $27
  • Speaks Russian, English
  • Ph.D. - finance from Northcentral University
  • Teaches Intermediate, Advanced
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Eric S.

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I would really love the opportunity to help you improve your English abilities. I believe in using examples, scenarios, conversation and visual aids to keep the class interesting. I listen to students needs in order to let you guide the lesson topics to where your learning needs and goals will be achieved. I am just a subject matter expert and a facilitator of your learning. I believe strongly in the value of education, self-learning and continuous learning. You will be a better learner if you approach each topic from your interests and from a discovery approach. You may find that learning English while also learning about other topics (business, careers, hobbies, interests, travel, culture, etc.) makes it more valuable.

About Eric

Hello! I am an accounting/finance/human resources specialist with 20 years experience working in government and business. I have finished a Ph.D. in finance and I enjoy teaching online part-time. I most enjoy helping students with test preparation such as IELTS/TOEFL/GMAT. I also enjoy helping you

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sara
I am learning so much from this talented instructor.
sara
Excellent teacher!
Alexander
It’s been more than 2 years since I started my lessons with Eric and I suppose I was lucky to find such a professional with a strong business and PhD background. It was important for me to develop my verbal communication abilities in finance and economics and Eric was definitely the right choice. Both his personal and professional skills make the studying process smooth and efficient and I really see the results as I have become much more confident when making presentations and also I passed successfully CFA Exam Level I. Apart from relevant and coherent agendas for our well-structured lessons with intensive homework preparation materials I can also emphasize his punctuality and friendliness. He is a really good tutor and I highly recommend him!
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Matias D.

10 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches students 9 and up
  • Awarded Fulbright FLTA Scholarship from Fulbright
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Matias D.

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I have over 15 years of experience teaching English as a foreign/second language in classrooms and as a private tutor.
I love to make my lessons fun and memorable using interesting materials, songs and games.
I make most of the material I use and I always put emphasis on oral communication which is the main reason why people study languages!
I can help you get ready for international exams (TOEFL, Cambridge English, IELTS, etc), get ready for college, and improve your chances of getting a job!

About Matias

MA in Linguistics BA in TESOL Over 15 years of experience teaching both, English and Spanish as a foreign/second language Content Creation (TpT) Teacher Trainer and Presenter Fulbright Scholar Alumni (2008-2009) Cambridge University Best Practice in State Education Scholarship (2011)

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Teresa
Matias is personable, friendly, and professional. He has experience teaching diverse age groups and is able to quickly assess students' learning needs. Lessons are fun and reinforced with optional learning activities provided by Matias between lessons. I highly recommend this teacher.
Sydney A.
Very prepared. Friendly, easy going manner. Great with kids.
Dawn B.
Great experience on my first class. Excited for my next class!
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Lars R.

11 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $24
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaching since 2003
  • Master of Arts in Music from San Francisco State University
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Lars R.

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Grammar and linguistics; know the rules before you break them. Write well, speak well, be wise.

About Lars

I began to teach guitar at 16 years of age. I have taught seven- to 60-year-old students in a wide variety of styles. I studied jazz guitar primarily with Randy Vincent, one of the San Francisco Bay Area's greatest guitar players, and continue to broaden my horizons under the guidance of Matthew Gr

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Abhi D.
Lars is an awesome instructor. Very knowledgeable and also very articulate with his instructions. I highly recommend him. I am an absolute beginner and yet he was able to share so much in the very first lesson itself! He also makes learning fun.
Subhabrata D.
very good!
Subhabrata D.
Very focused lesson

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Average Cost of English Lessons in Berkeley, CA

The average cost of 60-minute English lessons in Berkeley 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 $240 per hour.
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$54 average
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Took English lessons from Rosita R.
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"farsi is a language that is very near and dear to my heart and I was thrilled when I met Bahareh via takelessons. Not only is she a great teacher, gearing her lessons according to her student's knowledge, abilities and needs, but she is very personable as well. Coming from a background where I was already familiar with the alphabet and pronunciation of the language, my lessons were framed in a way where I could quickly start conversing on basic topics with native speakers. Also, she provided thorough notes and feedback on my work and was always available via email or phone if I ever needed help with assignments.

If you are looking to take farsi lessons with someone who will effectively guide you smoothly through the languages many facets, i would truly recommend reaching out to Bahareh."
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Took English lessons from Bahareh G.
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"Ms.Prajakta is very patient and kind with my son. She explains things in a manner that is easy to understand and encourages him to put his effort in reading and writing. His English has improved in his school report card grades at a faster pace."
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Took English lessons from Prajakta R.
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"She is very enthusiastic and knowledgeable!"
Daniela
Took English lessons from Rosita R.
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"Kind and original way to teach!!!"
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Took English lessons from Valentina S.
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"Erol is a wonderful teacher: kind, professional and friendly. Learning with him was very enjoyable, and significantly helped improve my English pronunciation. I would happily recommend him to others."
Maria Grazia
Took English lessons from Erol G.
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"Great teacher and mintor! Glad to be Rosita's student. She is so polite, professional, and knowledgable. Rosita has identified my English language needs and opportunities ftom day one."
Mohamed
Took English lessons from Rosita R.
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"It was my first English lesson today with Odaya, she's very nice, patient and makes you feel comfortable, but the most important thing that she knows what she's doing. Im sure i can improve my language skills with her. she's a great teacher. Cant wait for my next class!"
Hened
Took English lessons from Odaya B.
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"Sebastian is a very good teacher!"
Cari Arnao
Took English lessons from Sebastian P.
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"Matias is a very helpful and patient teacher. His classes are fun and dynamic, and you learn a lot in the process. He has a very strong knowledge of the grammar and the vocabulary of Spanish language. He is a native Spanish speaker which helped me a lot in developing my conversational skills in his classes. I strongly recommend him for Spanish learners at any level."
Sherry
Took English lessons from Matias D.
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