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Diane C.

18 Reviews
Greenbrae, CA
Starting at $32
  • Speaks Arabic, English, French, German
  • MBA (concentration in Finance) from Zicklin School of Business, New York, NY
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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Diane C.

18 Reviews
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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, or gain better conversational skills. My specialty is interview prep. I worked in IT, in marketing, have an MBA, interviewed candidates and been interviewed myself - so I can share insights with my students.

About Diane

Bonjour! Hello! Hallo! I tailor my lessons to each student's individual needs and I am always ready to go above and beyond the basic lesson. I try to make learning a language fun and alive, through news, stories, and songs. My method is to provide basics for beginners, and then mix grammar,

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Wendy B.
Diane has a great French accent and shares her teaching skills effectively. I would highly recommend her for all levels. We have read books and seen movies in French. Her world view and experience adds a lot. Vraiment!
Pierce
Diane is a great German teacher! She always provides additional resources to delve into the subtleties of a translation or specific grammatical constructions and uses a variety of different books/activities so that the exercises never get boring.
Don H.
Once again, Diane has proven an exceptionally effective French instructor. She is conversant in American idioms and offers the French equivalents with ease. I am in awe of her ability to motivate and instruct.
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Peter H.

4 Reviews
Concord, CA
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2003
  • Awarded DiscMakers Gold from DiscMakers
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Peter H.

4 Reviews
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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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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!
Kristen R.
Peter was great, very kind and supportive. I will definitely consider another lesson with him.
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Ms. Patino F.

58 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $15
  • Speaks Spanish, English, Italian
  • Music Education from Universidad del Valle - Colombia
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Ms. Patino F.

58 Reviews
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Esta clase es SOLAMENTE para hispanohablantes que deseen aprender inglés de una forma sencilla y práctica, y QUE ESTEN ATASCADOS en un punto del aprendizaje del idioma.

Las clases incluyen entre otros temas:
Práctica de inglés con hablantes nativos
Ténicas de aprendizaje de un idioma extranjero
Técnicas para adquirir un idioma
Vocabulario de uso diario personalizado
Presentación: "Sobre mí"
Cultura aplicada al lenguaje
Desarrollo de las cuatro habilidades del lenguaje:
LECTURA, ESCRITURA, AUDICIÓN y ESCRITURA

NOTE: This lesson is ONLY for Spanish speakers who want to learn English as ESL.

About Ms. Patino

Hello, I am Ms. Patino originally from Colombia, South America. Spanish is my mother tongue. All my life, I have been studied and practice this language. From an early age, I start to write plays, poems, articles, and essays. Read is one of my passions. I am a musician. I hold a BM in Mus

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Kenya V.
Excelent teacher
Amari
Pattricia was sweet and creative. Very engaging!
Maria C.

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Jessica J.

Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Music from Berklee College of Music
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Jessica J.

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Online English Teacher

Zoom/video lessons are available

About Jessica

-Berklee College of music graduate double majoring in contemporary writing and production/Songwriting -piano player for 23 years -experience teaching group and individual piano, voice, music theory, and songwriting lessons lessons for a wide age range -very patient and encouraging -I will help

Amber E.

Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Teaches students 18 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • MA TESOL from University of Texas at Arlington
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Amber E.

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Hello. I am an experienced English teacher. I have an MA in TESOL and a BA in English. I have taught students from all over the world: the US, Mexico, Asia, the Middle East, and Europe. I can practice conversation, reading, writing, help you get ready for an exam, help with grammar and vocabulary, and create lessons for special purposes, such as business English.

About Amber

I've been a teacher for many years. I have taught every level, from total beginners to professionals. I love English and have a BA in English as well as a master's degree in teaching English to speakers of other languages. I have also taught math, science, history/social studies, health, sociology,

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Melissa M.

11 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $75
  • Speaks Spanish, Portuguese
  • Teaching since 2007
  • Awarded Award of Excellence and Distinction in Teaching from Harvard Derek Bok Center for Teaching
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Melissa M.

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I can help students make sense of assigned reading and learn how to write a well structured essay. I have a PhD in Languages and Literature, so I am well versed in this subject.

About Melissa

I have been teaching Spanish, Portuguese and English at both the high school and college levels since 2007. I have a PhD in Spanish and Portuguese (Romance Languages) from Harvard University, and I have taught everything from Spanish 1 through advanced literature courses, to Portuguese for Spanish

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zahira rojas
Melissa eres la mejor profesora; es una experiencia facil y divertida de aprender ingles. GRACIAS aprendi mucho y me siento en otro nivel, mi pronunciacion y comprension del idioma ahora es mucho mas facil para comunicarme, entender y hablar ingles en los estados unidos. SUPER RECOMENDADAAAAA!!!
Chris
Melissa is a miracle worker! My mother-in-law moved to the United States 40 years ago unable to speak english and while she has done a good job at learning on her own, she had significant gaps in her ability to effectively communicate. For her 68th birthday, I bought her lessons with Melissa. My mother-in-law told me I was wasting my money because she couldn't learn anything new. Well, needless to say, she can learn and with Melissa's excellent tutelage has dramatically increased her ability to speak and comprehend english. This has enabled a new level of confidence and freedom that she did not previously have and is a game changer for her. I attribute her improvement directly to Melissa's ability to understand her student's needs and personalities and craft and deliver a quality, tailored curriculum. After our first round of classes, my mother-in-law is excited to continue the lessons and has a renewed curiosity and interest in learning. Great job and thank you Melissa!!!
Kari Bardowell
Melissa has a lovely calming personality. She made us feel completely at ease while learning a foreign language. She was prepared and tailored the lesson for our specific goals and level.

She displayed an expert knowledge of the language, but was still able to teach beginners. Plus we could tell she really loved Portuguese.

The online format was great. Cant wait for the next 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 $25 and $240 per hour.
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$54 average
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$68 average

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"I like the way how she organized the classes. Marcelle knows which part of my English language needs to improve. She is very flexible in the timing of the classes. I strongly recommended her for whoever wants to improve and refresh their English language. Honestly, she's the best."
Hamda
Took English lessons from Marcelle H.
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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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"Good teacher. She is helping me to improve my pronunciation."
Jorge
Took English lessons from Irene P.
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"She explains everything clearly"
Ahmed
Took English lessons from Basma N.
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"I am very happy to have met Alexa during my stay in Los Angeles. Her classes were excellent as well as her methodology. She helped me a lot to improve my English skills and suggested me a lot of books, apps, podcasts and other support tools.
I really recommend her as an ESL teacher!"
RAQUEL
Took English lessons from Alexandra A.
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"We had good lesson today. Thank you Ms. Anna"
Lynn
Took English lessons from Anna E.
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"She is very helpful,caring, great listener and is passionate about her work. Great friend and mentor! Thanks Carla for everything."
sunny
Took English lessons from Carla C.
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"The best teacher! Thanks to him for the lessons! My level of English has become much better! I will continue to study with him!!!"
Sergey
Took English lessons from Alexander O.
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"In my English speak career, I had made many errors/ mistakes. If I had any doubts about nouns, pronouns, verbs, etc. I could ask her, she would answer my questions. she even sent material full of info on that topic to me so I could learn from it.Thank you so much prajakta."
Krishna
Took English lessons from Prajakta R.
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"I hired Bruno to help me comprehend my book for class. He showed up and genuinely cared that I was getting it. He showed me a note taking idea that to me seemed that if I just wrote a couple of ideas down I’d go back and know where I was as far as going back and studying. He asked if I needed to write this point down and basically showed how to do the job. Great work."
Philip
Took English lessons from Bruno B.
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