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Nicole D.

2 Reviews
Benicia, CA
Starting at $34
  • Speaks French, English, American Sign language
  • Teaching since 2017
  • Teaches students 26 to 60
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Nicole D.

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Many students find learning a language hard or boring. Sign language is a very expressive and beautiful language. Some teachers are boring but I get creative and make learning fun for people that want to lean ASL

About Nicole

To my future students welcome!! I can't wait to get to know you! My name is Nicole, ASL is my favorite language because it's very expressive. I am hard of hearing and have a speech impediment which makes sign language easier for me to use. Fun fact #1 I was inspired to learn ASL from my deaf cou

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rosanna mairena
Just did the free intro class with you and really enjoyed it! You were patient and repeated things slowly when we needed it. My son's review: "I loved it and I learned a lot!"
My almost 10yr old son took it with me as he's been wanting to learn sign language to help him communicate. He's ADHD and gets frustrated super fast and likes to communicate non verbally when he's mad so we've been looking to learning "officially". We learned today the colors of the rainbow along with his favorite color gold, numbers and letters. We hope to take a paid class soon when we have discretionary funds :)
adrienne Joan Burton
Well done, Nicole. You truly care about us students.
Question: I was unable to question or comment while you were teaching. Please say how! /thanks
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Krista D.

79 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, American Sign Language (ASL)
  • Teaching since 2009
  • American Sign Language from University Of New Hampshire
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Krista D.

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I am dedicated to teaching American Sign Language (ASL) to anyone who would like to learn this beautiful language but has never known where to start. I offer a variety of services to help you in your language journey such as one on one private lessons thru SKYPE, tutoring and Baby Signing Time classes.

About Krista

Hi, I'm Krista. I am a professional sign language instructor as well as Certified Baby Sign Language instructor with many years of experience teaching everyone of all ages this beautiful language from the comfort of their own home through online lessons here on TakeLessons.com! as well as private o

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Jessica C.
Krista is great!!
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Norelis Q.
Awesome experience! Krista is definitely an awesome teacher and I can’t wait to learn some more!
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Magen H.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks English, American Sign Language
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2007
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Magen H.

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Whether you're interested in learning or are already proficient in American Sign Language, I have experience meeting your needs and wants. Beginning in 2007, I studied American Sign Language (ASL) in college, taught at a middle school for the Deaf for three years, taught ASL to undergraduates at a DC university, and have worked as an ASL/English interpreter since 2012 in the DC area.

About Magen

I studied American Sign Language (ASL) in college during my bachelor’s, master’s, and PhD coursework. As a nationally certified ASL interpreter through the Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf, I have nine years of interpreting experience and hold two certifications (i.e., national and legal). I h

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Isabella G.
Signing these last few months with Magen has been amazing! I have loved every minute I spent with her through zoom. She does an amazing job at giving you a lot of tools and resources to grow your knowledge outside of what she teaches you. She is very receptive to how you as an individual learn which is super great and makes the lesson feel that much more personable. Magen has made me even more passionate to pursue learning sign language. She has also set me up to be successful because of the amazing teacher she is. Thank you so much Magen, and to anyone looking to learn ASL, Magen is the best teacher around!!
Sophie
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Emma P.
We love Miss Megan. She’s patient, kind, thorough, fun and has the right way of explaining/ modeling. The best! We can’t wait for more classes.

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Harold S.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • BS in Information Technology/Information Systems Security from University of Phoenix
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaching since 1986
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Harold S.

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Deaf, resourceful teacher/tutor loves helping students becoming better signers. I have a sense of humor & have been teaching & tutoring all my life.

About Harold

Hello, my name is Harold! I have been teaching & tutoring many students all my life. I enjoy doing that & it is my passion for many people to learn ASL to communicate with Deaf people. I will do my best to help you to improve your ASL skills or help you to pass your tests.

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Frankie
Harold is an amazing tutor! I have been working with him once a week and my signing has improved so much. He’s very patient and kind in his approach. Along with learning ASL I’ve also been able to learn about Deaf culture. I look forward to our lesson every week! I highly recommend Harold as an American Sign Language tutor.
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Hailey P.

Teaches Online
Starting at $15
  • Speaks English, American Sign Language
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Hailey P.

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I have over 5 years experience with American Sign Language. I start simple with some voice, but as lessons progress, less voice with be present and more signing will be seen.

About Hailey

I am persistent and will not give up on my students. I am flexible on scheduling, and will accept questions between sessions.

Amanda W.

Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2008
  • Teaches students 1 to 75
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Amanda W.

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Online American Sign Language Teacher

•Are you losing your hearing? Come sign with me!
•Is your spouse losing their hearing? Both of you, come sign with me!!
• Do you have a baby or toddler? ASL inspires early communication, eliminates terrible twos, tantrums, enhances sibling communication, and can inspire early potty training.
•Do you have a deaf child? Let me help you communicate!
• Need a foreign language for your homeschooler? Come sign with me!

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•Associates in Sign Language Interpreting
•Bachelor’s in Hearing, Speech & Language Sciences
•ESL Teaching Certification
•5 years experience interpreting/tutoring.

About Amanda

Hello! 👋 My name is Amanda!! I live in Cincinnati, Ohio. I am married and have a silly, wonderful 4 1/2 year old Daughter named Ady and a 18 Month old son, Joshua. I love to Run 🏃🏽‍♀️ crazy long distance races, snowboard, and do PUZZLES ! 🧩 I am goofy, fun and like to be loud, if we are learnin

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Average Cost of American Sign Language Lessons in Oakland, CA

The average cost of 60-minute American Sign Language lessons in Oakland is $47. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $42 and $56 per hour.
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"Fantastic instructor. Patient, knowledgeable, and kind. I highly recommend booking a lesson with Alan."
Lena
Took American Sign Language lessons from Alan B.
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"Wonderful teacher and very helpful."
Nina
Took American Sign Language lessons from Kat F.
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"She’s great , looking forward to working with her"
Bill
Took American Sign Language lessons from Purnima R.
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"Thank you for making me think and for working me hard so I can learn more ASL. I enjoy our lessons."
Virginia
Took American Sign Language lessons from Serfirys V.
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"Kat is a very caring and creative person and has fun with her teaching. You will too! I highly recommend taking her course."
George
Took American Sign Language lessons from Kat F.
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"Professor Kat is very patient with teaching and makes every class fun! I learned a lot of signs that I can use in my career. Excellent!!"
Jennifer Santiago
Took American Sign Language lessons from Kat F.
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"Change is a joy to work with. She is very patient, funny and knowledgeable. I am enjoying learning ASL."
Keisha
Took American Sign Language lessons from Chaneé N.
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"Amazing. Made us feel at ease right away. Fun!"
Maria
Took American Sign Language lessons from Chaneé N.
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"Carla is an excellent ASL instructor. She is very patient. Each session was filled with one-to-one exercises to help me increase my ASL vocabulary. Carla has a personality that invites questions in a supportive manner. I truly enjoyed all my training sessions."
Venessa
Took American Sign Language lessons from Carla C.
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"I had been wanting to learn sign language and more about the deaf community since seeing an ASL translator at my college in California. Now at a point where I am finishing up my college career, I decided to invest in classes (because why not try something new and interesting!). Online proved the best option and Eduardo was the #1 rated ASL teacher on TakeLessons.
I had a few questions and Eduardo immediately reached out to me. He was (and is) both friendly and informative in his communication. His teaching style is more conversational and personalized to the level and learning style of the student. He is patient yet pushes me forward in my learning by integrating sign language into daily parts of my life. For example, I am currently learning how to sign some of my favorite songs! Additionally, Eduardo presents a new challenge regularly for my personal growth in the language. I have been taking weekly lessons for 3 months and am now at the point where he says I can no longer use my voice along with my signs. The process of speaking interferes with the fluidity of signing...I'm really excited to see how my signing improves!
If you have the opportunity to invest in learning this beautiful language, I really encourage you to #1) try it and #2) take it with Eduardo. He will teach you so much and make it incredibly fun in the process. I feel like I've learned enough to fill a dictionary after each lesson! Eduardo genuinely cares and is excited to share this piece of his world with you...I couldn't be more thankful and plan to continue lessons with him indefinitely."
Allison
Took American Sign Language lessons from Eduardo C.
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