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Peter H.

4 Reviews
Concord, CA
Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Piano from Dallas School of Music
  • 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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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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Jacqueline G.

2 Reviews
Menlo Park, CA
Starting at $80
  • Speaks French
  • Teaching since 2012
  • French, Economics from Tufts University
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Jacqueline G.

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Hi, I'm Jacqueline and I specialize in French tutoring for students of all ages. I have taught over 120 French students including at most local Bay Area schools as well as many out-of-state. I work with each student to create a program tailored to their individual goals and needs. I can help you with all aspects of French including grammar, conversation, vocabulary, and overall fluency.

About Jacqueline

Hi, I'm Jacqueline and I specialize in French tutoring for students of all ages. I have taught over 120 French students at all levels including beginners, AP students, and adult learners. I work with each student to create a program tailored to their individual goals and needs. I can help you with

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I started taking lessons from Jacqueline in person but have moved to online during the shutdown. I'm 66 and have taken some formal french courses but my conversational skills are lacking. It is often difficult finding a teacher that can be effective with someone in my age group. Jacqueline has been excellent at getting me to converse, improving my pronunciation, and working on my comprehension and grammar. We generally meet once a week but I would recommend more often.
Janis
Our family has found Jacqueline to be an awesome tutor for our high school daughter. Not only is she kind, thorough and patient, but Jacqueline always makes it a point to find out what the local high school teachers are teaching and what methods they're using. She has a very friendly and approachable manner and loves what she teaches.
Eduardo R.
Lesson and teacher were great! Although only an hour in duration, I feel I have learned a weeks worth of language.

Victoria F.

Berkeley, CA
Starting at $17
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2018
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Victoria F.

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I learned Spanish in school and by living in a foreign country as an adult, so I have learned the importance of grammar but also of fluency in expressions and idioms. I will teach you important grammatical aspects necessary to the learning of a language, in a comprehensible way, because as a non-native speaker I understand how difficult learning a language can be. But, I also understand the importance of understanding cultural and societal expressions for fluency, so I will be able to incorporate natural expressions and cultural competency into a lesson.

About Victoria

Hi!!! I am a Spanish teacher who studied Spanish in high school and university in the US; I also studied Spanish during a high school year abroad in Paraguay, and a university semester abroad in Santiago, Chile. I didn't love studying Spanish in high school, but once I got to Paraguay I learned how

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Juliana P.

10 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • English with a concentration in professional writing from University of North Alabama
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Juliana P.

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Bilingual Professional Writing graduate.

I have worked as a translator and tutor for a couple of years.
I love teaching and tutoring in Spanish and English.
I have had experience with ESL students from all over the world.

1. An evaluation of the student's level:
-Reading
-Speaking
-Listening
-Writing
2. Set a goal for the student
3.Classes can be personalized. They can be focused on one of the skills above or focused on a particular topic: Academic, Graduate level, Entertainment Industry, History, Fashion, Food industry.

About Juliana

Hi! I'm Juliana P. and I'm a bilingual professional writing graduate. I'm a Spanish native speaker and I'm fluent in English. I'm so excited to meet you and help you achieve your goals! My classes are personalized and accommodate to students of all ages and levels. -I have had students for both E

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Laura Cuellar
Excelente profesora. Muy paciente y muy clara en sus explicaciones. Super recomendada.
Geraldine Ospina
Los métodos de enseñanza que aplica son individualizando a cada estudiante, de esta manera el aprendizaje del idioma es rápido, divertida y de calidad.
Angie Páez
Excelente profesora! Me encanto su metodología porque es muy versátil y de esta menta uno puede aprender mucho más, Ademas es una muy buena persona.
No dudes en contactarla

Rosita R.

311 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Spanish, English, Japanese
  • Teaches students 5 to 60
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Rosita R.

311 Reviews
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Learning Japanese? As being a composer for short Anime films and having a Japanese background, I have worked with Japanese companies for many years and trained employees of different companies in not only speaking Japanese but also the business culture. But that is not all my classes are for everybody for those planning a trip to Japan. What's special of my classes is that we learn to have a conversation for different situations every week. You will start talking after your first class! CHECK OUT MY VIDEOS HERE ON TL FOR JAPANESE TIPS!

About Rosita

I have been singing and studying voice for over 23 years since I was a child! I hold a Bachelors from Musicians Institute and other accomplished degrees from American Musical Dramatic Academy to conclude my quest for vocal excellence and the ability to sing in multiple languages ( English, Spanish,

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Isaiah
She is an amazing teacher for Spanish her class is so lovely and can't wait for the next class
Sophia G.
She is extremely nice.I love how helpful and kind she is.Can’t wait for my next meeting.πŸ₯³πŸ€©πŸ˜›πŸ€ͺπŸ˜œπŸ˜‹πŸ˜πŸ€¨πŸ˜ŽπŸ€“πŸ₯³πŸ˜πŸ˜”πŸ˜žπŸ˜•πŸ€ πŸ˜ΊπŸ˜»πŸ˜ΉπŸ˜½πŸ™€πŸ˜ΏπŸ˜ΌπŸ˜ΈπŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘ŒπŸ»βœŒπŸ»πŸ‘‹πŸ»
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Elena T.

14 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks French, Spanish
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Elena T.

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Basic french, beginner students will have a handle of survival French by the end of their lesson, which will provide them with enough French to communicate at least at a basic level during short trips to the country, but those who require more would benefit greatly from these sessions.
If you want online class you must install Skype or Ovoo I don't have face time.

About Elena

I have experience tutoring. Call Takelessons for more information. I have tutored basic and intermediate Spanish to children, using Spanish songs and fun games for children. I have experience tutoring adults. I gave Spanish conversational classes, Spanish for Educators, Spanish for travelers and

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Rekha
Loved it
Daniel
Elena was able to teach someone 500 miles away the basics to a slew of different Latin ballroom dances (salsa, marengue, bachata, cumbia step, etc.) In just a few lessons I was able to feel comfortable enough with the steps and timing to be able to dance in public with others! She was very amazing and was willing to accommodate to my needs as a student. She gave plenty of reference material as well as songs so that I'd be able to practice when not taking lessons. I would highly recommend her as a teacher to anyone who is wanting to learn Latin Ballroom dance, but doesn't know where to start!
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Took Hindi lessons from Prajakta R.
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"Great teacher. Yo hablo y entiendo un poco español ahora"
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Took Spanish lessons from Javier D.
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"Just starting, but have had an excellent introduction. I believe I have made some progress in my ability to read already. Looking forward to more."
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Took Italian lessons from Silvana Saber A.
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"Cindy's extensive knowledge of Spanish was clear from the start. English is her second language but my children couldn't tell. She has an excellent way of breaking down Spanish for children and adults (I listened in and learned a couple of phrases)."
William N.
Took Spanish lessons from Cindy F.
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"I find that Ana is customizing my lesson according to my needs. I have indicated I wanted to be able to communicate better & she is determined through patience & perseverance to make that happen. I feel I am improving after each lesson. It is definitely a learning process. She is also very encouraging which is important in continuing to improve.
I will continue my quest to be fluent thanks to Ana."
Carter
Took Spanish lessons from Ana S.
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"Yoshi Sensei works with my son and to say that he is enjoying Sensei's friendly smile and positive feedback is an understatement. Yoshi Sensei is an awesome teacher!"
Amy
Took Japanese lessons from Yoshifumi O.
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"Lots of useful grammar and vocabulary. Good lesson."
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Took Spanish lessons from Gregorio M.
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"First lesson went great Pantelis is so easy going and a joy to work with."
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Took Greek lessons from Pantelis P.
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"My son Ben was impressed with his first lesson. Ben told me ‘Mon he’s a genius. He knows everything and explained to me in such an easy way. Also he said he’s a cool Japanese tutor. The empathy is part of the success. I'm glad we've chosen Yoshi Sensei."
Christin
Took Japanese lessons from Yoshifumi O.
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