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Dianne N.

Fremont, CA
Starting at $75
  • Speaks Spanish, English, French
  • Teaching since 2008
  • Awarded • Elected, Outstanding Graduate Student - Bilingual/Bicultural Education from Texas State University - San Marcos
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Dianne N.

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I hold a Masters Degree in Education with an emphasis in Bilingual/Bicultural Education. Prior to earning my masters degree, I was a bilingual educator for six years. In addition, I have conducted research in language acquisition and have been trained using research based learning strategies.

About Dianne

Hello, I am a certified teacher and also an engineer. My main goal as an educator is to help students realize their true potential. Beyond helping my students complete homework or learn a new skill I provide them with tools for success. I teach my students so they can take charge of their learning.

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Melissa Rose S.

5 Reviews
San Francisco, CA
Starting at $20
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Awarded Best of Weddings 2019 from The Knot
  • Teaching since 2008
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Melissa Rose S.

5 Reviews
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I grew up in a Spanish-speaking household, and am proficient enough to help others get a solid grasp on grammar, pronunciation, test preparation, conversation practice, etc.

About Melissa Rose

Melissa Rose is an independent dance instructor in San Francisco, CA and the surrounding Bay Areas. She teaches wedding choreography and social dancing. Styles include: Argentine Tango Ballroom: Waltz, Foxtrot, Rumba, ChaCha, Swing Latin/Club: Salsa, Bachata West Coast Swing Country Western

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Jack
Great first session! Melissa made us feel at ease and was very nice to work with.
Lyle W.
I enjoyed it. Very nice. Very patient.
Debra
Excellent instructor

Olga C.

22 Reviews
San Mateo, CA
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Russian, Italian
  • Teaches students 6 to 55
  • Masters Degree in Solo Singing and Voice Teaching from Moscow Tchaikovsky State Conservatory
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Olga C.

22 Reviews
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I teach Russian diction for singers as well as appreciation of Russian art and folk music and literacy. I also have great experience in teaching Russian to kids using textbooks and materials approved in schools in Russia.

About Olga

Latest news: 1/19/20 Congratulations to Avantika on winning 1st place in Youth classical division at Cal Western regional Auditions! 1/10/18 I just have to share this: My 13 years old student forwarded to semifinals of national Classical Singer auditions in Chicago!!!! Way to go, Avantika!

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antonio
Awesome first day!
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She was really very good but Irene could not understand her. Irene is from Greece and Olga is from somewhere else. Just not the right fit.
Shannon
Did not have session

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Dale S.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $23
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Awarded Ubi Caritas from Walton Publications
  • Teaching since 2012
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Dale S.

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I received a double BA in Music and English. I am an avid reader and worked in a university writing center for two years editing and proof reading papers. Your student will develop the skills to write a coherent and complete paper and to proofread for correct grammar.

About Dale

As a performer I have been playing for over fifteen years on the piano. I have received training at Vanguard University where my teacher's were graduates from Juilliard and Yale. I currently accompany the choirs at Desert Ridge Junior High. I have received a Masters in Music from Baylor Universi

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Tristan F.
Great first piano lesson experience. My child was fully engrossed in learning, he can't wait till next week!
clark A.
Great first lesson! We are excited to continue on a weekly basis with Dale.

EEMMY I.

Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaching since 2008
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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EEMMY I.

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-I have done Master-1 and Master-2 from France.
-I have 15 year of experience of teaching French for DELF, AP, IGCSE, TEF and for communication
- A qualified professional with many trainings in France and certified DELF examiner
-I design need based curriculum for every student to achieve the target in specific time.

- DYNAMIC, DIRECT INTERACTIVE METHODOLOGY OF TEACHING FRENCH AS A FOREIGN LANGUAGE

About EEMMY

I am a professional French teacher with Master-1 et Master-2 from France. I have 15 years experience of teaching French as a Foreign Language. I have taught all age groups and all levels. I have taught French from pre school to univ6levels. With my professional trainings, my qualifications and mos

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Maria R.

51 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Speaks French, Spanish, English, Portuguese
  • Teaches students 15 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Maria R.

51 Reviews
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Portuguese is my native language so I can teach you all about its grammar and vocabulary and take you on a journey through the culture and places of different Portuguese speaking countries. You won't regret it!

About Maria Helena Ramos

I am a native speaker of Portuguese and got my degree in English (ESL) and French Teaching in my home country, Portugal. I have been teaching foreign languages and ESL for more than 20 years and am comfortable working with all age groups. I taught 17 years in Portugal (ESL and French; 6-12 grades

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Carlane
I am an American moving to Portugal and Helena was referred to me by some of her former students. I didn’t have many lessons with her, but she got me off on a great start and we covered a lot of ground. Helena was always charming and pleasant, focused and persistent, patient and challenging. I am truly grateful to Helena for this start, and I wholeheartedly recommend her to anyone wanting some tutoring in the Portuguese language.
Darcy
Helena is a great tutor-she adapts lessons to your pace of learning, is organized, prepared and responsive, really a pleasure to work with.
Karen
I’m grateful for being taught Portuguese by Helena. She is very patient. She explains things well. Muito obrigada to Helena. Highly recommend her.

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"Excellent teacher."
- Toni
Took French lessons from David M.
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"Amani is an amazing teacher! I have taken the Rosetta Stone Arabic course, but their scope with Arabic is limited to Modern Standard Arabic (MSA). Amani has helped to bring Arabic to life for me. Here is what I have discovered in the lessons I have taken so far:
- she is extremely patient
- she answers all of your questions
- she starts the lessons at your level (I am a beginner)
- she is willing to discuss any and all topics
- she is very knowledgeable in Arabic- Modern Standard Arabic or "MSA" (also known as "fus-ha" / formal Arabic) and a range of Colloquial Dialects.
(Remember that MSA is not a native tongue to any Arabic-speaking country. If your goal is to communicate with others, you will have to learn a dialect). I have asked for the translation to words in MSA and she has given me the versions in Syrian (a branch of "Levantine" Arabic which is also understood in Lebanon and Palestine ); Gulf Arabic (for those travelling to Dubai, Saudi Arabia, or Qatar); and she has also offered the translations in Egyptian Arabic which seems to be the most popular spoken dialect.
- she is also a lot of fun to talk to

So all that to say - I am looking forward to the next lesson!!! :-)

Cyril S.
in Bermuda"
- Cyril
Took Arabic lessons from Amani A.
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"Thank you for being the best teacher I've ever had! I learned so much in your class and I'll carry it with me for the rest of my life. French became my favorite class once you started teaching it."
- Garnet
Took French lessons from Marianne B.
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"I enjoy working with Steve, he is helping me a lot. He is very organized and has in depth knowledge in his subject, J recommend him."
- jayaprakash
Took Accent Reduction lessons from Steve S.
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"Nicola is a wonderful french teacher, and it was a pleasure taking classes with her. I took french throughout school, and I wanted to relearn and practice after I had been away from the language for a while. In our lessons, Nicola thoroughly reviewed concepts I knew to get me up to speed, and taught me new words, grammar, etc. She went at my pace, often checking in with me to review what we had just been over to make sure I understood. Nicola suggested a variety of interesting supplemental material in different formats (books, videos, etc.) that were fun to review outside of class. She is a very kind and dynamic person, and it was a pleasure getting to know her in general."
- Kelsey
Took French lessons from Nicola R.
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"Gabriel is an incredible accent teacher. He has his own technique and all I can say is that it REALLY works. I tried other accent coachs before him and always felt some part of the work wasn't fully done. I felt like they were only showing me what I should be doing. That is not the case with Gabriel. He is detail oriented he has a superman ear, he is very good at explaining what is the mistake you are making and how you can correct it, giving precise exercises and techniques to fix it. I have people asking me if I moved to the States when I was 5 when in reality I moved here less than a year ago :) Can't beat that! A part from his professionalism, he is kind, funny, flexible. I totally recommend him!"
- Olivia
Took Accent Reduction lessons from Gabriel B.
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"안녕하세요? 프린세스예요. 선생님 영주 좋아요! Hi my name is pryncess. Ms Youngju is honestly the best thing that you could ask for in a teacher. She is very intimate and understanding. She's also very relaxed and caring. I promise you if you decide to choose her as your teacher she will not disappoint. As long as you're willing to practice and follow her as she teaches you will,see results. At this point Mrs youngju has become basically my Korean mom. She teaches me about culture and gives me chances to expirience more than just a language. During our one on one lessons she is personal and really tries to make sure you understand before she moves on. If you're not comfortable she will adjust in order to make it possible. You will fall in love with her teaching style! I know I did. Anyway I've written a lot and I would rewrite a lot more but there's no amount of words that can describe how amazing she is. I suppose you'll just have to find out for Yourself how amazing she is."
- Pryncess
Took Korean lessons from Youngju S.
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"These lessons have really helped my language skills! Ashlee is a very patient and supportive teacher."
- Rachel
Took Spanish lessons from Ashlee B.
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"I'm already impressed! For something that could be more challenging than you may think, Maha makes it so simple to understand and is as excited as I am! Love it!"
- Zahara
Took Arabic lessons from Maha 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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