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Popular Language Teachers in Downey, CA

Dony A.

La Habra, CA
Starting at $42
  • Teaches Advanced
  • Teaching since 2007
  • Teaches students 12 to 45
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Dony A.

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Native Indonesia who also speaks fluent English. I've been living in US for nearly 20 years.

About Dony

Hi, there! My name is Dony] and I can't wait to meet you! I've been teaching private lessons since 2007 and have loved helping my students to learn how to code. I went to USC and earned a Master degree in Computer Science in2011. I'm a friendly and patience person and my teaching style is a systema

Joao M.

12 Reviews
Irvine, CA
Starting at $50
  • Speaks English, Portuguese, French
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2008
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Joao M.

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I am a native Portuguese speaker with many years of experience as a language teacher and as a translator. I offer tutoring in both conversational and formal Portuguese (grammar, pronunciation, vocabulary, usage) to students of all levels and backgrounds with personalized lessons. These lessons will be fun, geared toward your personal goals and interests, and will always take into account your learning style and pace.

I tutor both private individuals and small groups. We can meet at my studio in Irvine, anywhere in the Irvine/Newport Beach area, or online. My schedule is flexible and includes mornings, evenings and weekends.

If you want to:

- prepare for a trip to Brazil or Portugal,
- become more fluent in order to excel in social or business settings
- brush up on what you have already learned,
- or truly master the Portuguese language,

then I am ready to help you reach your goals by developing a lesson plan that will best suit your needs.

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About Joao

I believe that anyone can learn an instrument and, even more importantly, that everyone can enjoy the process of learning music. I lived in Brazil, Portugal, Netherlands, Germany, and in Boston before moving to New York. Moving around so much has brought me in contact with all sorts of people an

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Alex & Jessica
If you're reading this, you are very lucky because you've just found the most amazing music teacher!
Our son has studied piano with Joao for the past four years. He started with Joao when he was six and continues to this day. He loves Joao. Joao is a patient, intuitive and adaptive teacher that provides incredible instruction, in any music genre. He honed in on our son's musical interests early on, making learning piano fun and interesting. We often say, Joao is not just teaching our son piano, he is giving him a music education, introducing him to an array of amazing pieces from different genres. He's a rare talent both as a teacher and musician. We feel incredibly lucky to have found him. You will too!
Michael
I studied jazz piano with Joao for over a year. In my time working with him, I learned a tremendous amount. Joao is both an extremely talented musician and a skilled instructor. He clearly cares a great deal about his students and their progress. He was always patient (especially during weeks when my practicing had been slow) and both encouraging and supportive of my efforts to master new concepts in jazz. Joao has an excellent sense for what his students want to accomplish in their musical explorations, and an ability to tailor his lessons to the student’s unique goals. He has an impressive knowledge of both the history of jazz and music theory which makes him an incredible resource for learning about the jazz idiom. Last but not least, Joao was very personable and fun to talk to, and I always a enjoyed working with him. He is an outstanding teacher.
Margaret
Joao is an amazing piano teacher. I would highly recommend taking lessons with him!
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Michelle G.

16 Reviews
North Hollywood, CA
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Conversational in French & Italian., English, Spanish
  • Teaching since 2001
  • Teaches students 7 to 80
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Michelle G.

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English tutoring encompasses creative writing, reading comprehension, grammar, syntax and idioms, as well as conversational and interview skills.

About Michelle

VOCAL COACH Rehabilitating and strengthening voices are two of my top specialties, and each lesson will have specific exercises tailored to helping you transform your voice into the highest and best version of your instrument. I work with singers signed to labels as well as the indie artist just s

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antonio P.
It's been a great experience to have lessons online. Although it lasted 45 minutes, I have seen that these types of lessons are very useful and practical. Thank you for providing these lessons!
Janai H.
Michelle is so patient and kind. She gives me help with my accent and the way I pronounce the words so that I sound more like a native speaker. I love her. She is so much fun. I'd recommend her to anybody.
Janai H.
Michelle is awesome!!! She is so sweet and a very good and encouraging instructor. She inspires me to be a better teacher. She helped me with where I was weak and gave me homework. I will definitely be working with her for EVERYTHING that I want to learn.

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Isabel G.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaching since 2011
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Isabel G.

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I am a Spanish native speaker teacher. I hold a degree Spanish Language and Literature in my country Spain. After that, I studied two Masters about Spanish as a second language, Then, I studied a Master about teaching Spanish to native speakers and finally I studied another about New Technologies. I decided to traveled to the United States one year ago more or less and stayed since then. I have been working as a Spanish teacher in Houston for seven months in a bilingual school.

About Isabel

Hello, I am Isabel and I am from Spain. I have been living in Houston for one year. I am currently working in an Elementary School as a Spanish teacher and studying my PHD. I have tutored students since I was an undergrad. I have been teaching Spanish for several years in Spain. I studied a deg

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She is the best teacher in Take Lessons! Thank you very much for your help! Very patient and qualified!

Laura L.

Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks French
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Commercial French from University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
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Laura L.

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Salut!

My name is Laura. I graduated from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign with a double major in Commercial French and Communications and a certificate in French-English translation. I cater every lesson to each individual student. Lessons are structured based on the needs of the student and the way in which they learn best (whether they are visual learners, auditory, etc). I love the French language and culture and I am excited to share my knowledge and experience!

About Laura

Bonjour! If you are looking for someone knowledgeable in the French language and culture who can tailor lessons to your personal learning style, c'est moi!

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Tatiana Z.

31 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Speaks German, Russian, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 18 and up
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Tatiana Z.

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I have a Ph.D. in Philology and am a native Russian speaker born in Moscow - the capital of Russia. Therefore, I can apply my knowledge of language methodologies to teach Russian. Also, I have tutored foreign students in Russian for many years already.

Russian is my native language and it is one of the most beautiful, amazing languages in the world; it is the language of great writers and poets, actors and artists, philosophers and scientists, musicians and humanists. Besides teaching I held lectures in theory of language, history of language, psycholinguistic, and sociolinguistics.

About Tatiana

I am a former German professor from Russia who currently lives in America and tutors full time now Russian and German. I provide a variety of activities for my lessons so you will never get bored. For example, I will use games, interactive conversational lessons, fun warm up tasks, case studies,

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Charles W.
I worked with Tatiana for several weeks in order to brush up on my german which I once knew quite well. Tatiana was a great help by assessing where I was and immediately putting together lessons that were perfect for me. I highly recommend her as a german teacher at any level.

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Vladimir G.
I am having a very dynamic and very immersive German experience. I enjoy it a lot!
CHELSEY
Tatiana is certainly one of the greatest teachers I have ever studied with. I am extremely grateful to have her as my mentor, and I my recommendations are high for anyone seeking a top-quality language-learning experience.

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"Professor Jean-Luc is phenomenal. I think the material he has chosen to give lessons with is very clear and has helped me improve a lot. Before every lesson he makes sure to send you the material for the next class, which helps a lot specially when you are learning online. The main reason why I chose him is because he is a french native speaker, which was extremely important to me because all my life I had french teachers that weren't french, so my pronunciation was a little bit weird-- I feel that I have improved a lot these 4 months :). I started learning French when I was 11 years old and Professor Jean-Luc helped me refresh my mind--it is interesting how he helped me remember many small grammar and writing details. I am very satisfied! Thank you Professor."
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Took Japanese lessons from Sunho K.
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