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Popular ESL Teachers in La Jolla, CA

Carlos E.

4 Reviews
Carlsbad, CA
Starting at $42
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Bachelor of Arts majored in English Language and Literature from University of Havana, Cuba.
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Carlos E.

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I have a teaching experience of ESL of more than 24 years in Cuba. I have taught in colleges, for students with different academic interests, and for graduates who wanted to improve their proficiency in this language. I have also trained teachers of ESL at the language school where I worked.

In my teaching I use a communicative approach with meaningful exchanges but with a solid foundation of the formal aspects of the language too, so that students can move forward safely. I pay attention to individual differences so that each student can progress at his/her own pace with ease.

At intermediate and advanced levels I always favor the use of meaningful discussions and debate about updated issues, so that students learn how to express their opinions and ideas properly in different contexts.

I believe in creating a friendly atmosphere with meaningful human exchanges throughout my lessons.

About Carlos

I have been a language teacher for more than 24 years. I have a B.A. in English Language and Literature and my curriculum includes several subjects related to Spanish grammar, composition, phonetics and literature, so apart from being my native language (I am Cuban) I have the necessary academic kn

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Bill
I had 5 classes with Carlos and was very satisfied with his approach. He is very friendly and sets up the classes based upon the students needs and skills. Muchas gracias.
Bill
Carlos is a great instructor and I am happy to be learning with him.
Melanie
Carlos was very professional, kind, and patient with our family. We enjoyed the lesson.

Waleed R.

La Mesa, CA
Starting at $40
  • Speaks French, Spanish, Arabic, Dari
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2007
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Waleed R.

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We will cover all of the following and more...

1: Pairwork/Groupwork
2: Reading Aloud
3: Checking Understanding
4: Pronunciation
5: Speaking to Other Students in English
6: Guessing Answers
7: Stopping an Activity
8: Feedback
9: Dealing with Vocabulary Queries
10: Monitoring
11: Error Correction
12: Eliciting
13: Checking Together
14: Reading before Writing
15: Brainstorming
16: Personalising
17: Translating
18: Pacing
19: Concept Checking
20: Using Dictionaries

About Waleed

Hello! I am a native English speaker, but I love to learn languages, so I speak 4 others and am hoping to start learning my 6th language. More importantly, I have taught in the US, Asia and the Middle East so I am comfortable with all types of students at all levels of ability so let's get started

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Andy M.

3 Reviews
San Diego, CA
Starting at $30
  • Speaks French
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2019
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Andy M.

3 Reviews
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I provide a fun and patient learning environment where students feel safe to explore. I am a native English speaker and read, write, and speak the language very well. I am also TEFL certified. I love to help people and want to share my knowledge with you to help you realize your dreams!

About Andy

I am an accounting professional with a passion for all things finance related. I have passed all of the CPA exams and am a very patient person. You will find me approachable and prepared to go over complex topics with you until you have mastered the concept. Whether you are seeking for one-on-one t

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Sarah M.
Excellent tutor , he helped me understand the material in a comprehensive and applicable manner . Thank you
Sarah M.
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Lotus M.
Andy embodies all that a good teacher should be. He mixes the art of emotional connection to the science. After 5 hours teaching sessions with Andy, and without having any prior knowledge on accounting, I felt confident in the fundamentals. He is excellent in helping someone thoroughly understand the subject matter. He is patient, flexible and highly professional and I would highly recommend Andy to anyone seeking a tutor.

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Marina C.

28 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $16
  • Speaks Portuguese, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2000
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Marina C.

28 Reviews
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*English as a Second Language lessons for beginners students. ESL for Portuguese speakers. *

I started instructing English at a Private Language School in 2000. Besides, I worked as an English Teacher at a Public school from 2004 to February 2016. I hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Teaching English as a second language (2000-2003), a Complete English Course Certificate (Richard Hugh Fisk Foundation) and a Proficiency Certificate. I have already taught children, teens and adults at all levels. My lessons consist of motivating and interesting activities.

About Marina

Hello, my name is Marina. I was born in São Paulo State, Brazil and I am currently living in the USA. I want to teach you Portuguese or English as a Second Language, including 4 skills for Fluency: Listening Comprehension, Reading, Writing and Speaking. I have over 10 years of teaching experienc

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Brianna
Very nice and quickly adapts to your learning level!
Brett Benjamin
Marina is great . Can’t wait to continue to learn with her
JAMES
Marina is very friendly, funny and effective at teaching Portuguese. I'm looking forward to taking more lessons with her!
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Ife W.

Teaches Online
Starting at $24
  • Teaching since 2017
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Ife W.

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I'm a certified TEFL English teacher located in the United States, New York. As a teacher, I'm motivated when I see the smiles that come over the students faces when they finally grasp a difficult topic or concept. Teaching online has been extremely rewarding to me because it has allowed me to work with students at different stages of development, and at different ages. I truly enjoy teaching because teachers do more than teach. As a teacher, you are more than just an educator, you are a mentor, a confidant and a friend. One of the most common reasons to become a teacher is to make a difference in the lives of as many people as you can. My teaching philosophy is simple- I teach in a way so the student can understand and apply it.

About Ife

Hello! I’m Ife and I’m interested in becoming your next English teacher. I am a Native English speaker from the United States, New York. I have been teaching English as a second language part-time for 2 years. In addition, I have taught English to a variety of ages. I’m looking forward to helping y

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Tanjanee M.

Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Political Science from San Francisco State University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2017
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Tanjanee M.

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I create an enthusiastic, supportive, and communicative environment. Be prepared for a lot of talking. I want to know what exactly you struggle with, as that will be an indicator of your learning style.

About Tanjanee

I am a recent graduate from San Francisco University with a Bachelor's in Political Science. I also have a minor in Humanities. With this experience, I gained valuable skills in writing and analysis. In policial science, I gained specific skills in data analysis. I recently completed my thesis in

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"Lauren is fantastic, always there when you have a question never will give up on you, she’s the best instructor ever!!"
- Cherry
Took ESL lessons from Lauren T.
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"Three months ago, I could not tell you what I'm about to tell you in Spanish. Mi maestra, Señora Nery es un maestro que tiene gran atención al detalle y se asegura de que deletreo y pronuncio cada letra perfecta.
She is the best at this job. I have had two teachers prior to her...she is by far the best. Thanks to her, my pronunciation is very good, my comprehension is very good. I will continue my lessons with her as soon as my schedule permits."
- Aiyad
Took ESL lessons from Nery G.
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"I have gained the good knowledge."
- Shabri
Took ESL lessons from Julissa F.
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"It was a great class , Leonardo is a good teacher , his class dinamic is amazing , I’m very excited to continue my classes with him"
- Marisol
Took ESL lessons from Leonardo R.
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"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!!!"
- Chris
Took ESL lessons from Melissa M.
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"I speak Spanish so when i was learning to write an essay in English, it really was very difficult for me. I look for help, and I found Julissa!!!. She has very good techniques to teach :). She helped me to learn and understand. I recommend her, she is an excellent and patient teacher."
- Romina
Took ESL lessons from Julissa F.
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"先生,ありがとうございました!"
- Yoshi
Took ESL lessons from Rosita R.
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"Jackie is a nice person and a wonderful teacher. And enjoyed my first English lesson with her."
- Yaniris
Took ESL lessons from Jackie D.
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"Thanks for making me feel comfortable talking in English. You helped me not be so shy anymore. I love your personality and energy. Thanks for believing in me. You have helped me be confident. Thanks for helping me prepare for ILETS exam. I know you really care."
- muhammad
Took ESL lessons from Patryna G.
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"I really enjoy our lessons! Carla helps me to improve my every day English and be confident. I start to think what I talk and how I talk. She gives a good examples that easy to remember.
Thank you a lot!"
- Irina
Took ESL lessons from Carla C.
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