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Peter H.

5 Reviews
Concord, CA
Starting at $30
  • Piano from Dallas School of Music
  • Teaching since 2003
  • 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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Belle R.
The lesson was very interesting. Peter was really nice & informative. Looking forward to more lessons with him.
Rose V.
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!
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Diane C.

22 Reviews
Greenbrae, CA
Starting at $32
  • Speaks Arabic, Duala, English, French, German
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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Diane C.

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As I needed to learn other languages, I can assist anyone whose native language is not English to become more proficient, improve their grammar, and gain better conversational skills. Thanks to my knowledge of other languages (and cultures), I am uniquely positioned to understand some of the English language's challenges.
One of my specialties is interview prep. I worked in IT, in marketing, and have an MBA, interviewed candidates and been interviewed myself - so I can share insights with my students. I also help edit resumes, and ask relevant questions about your professional journey...
I also hold "regular conversation," while I listen attentively to my student, and correct grammar and style.

About Diane

Bonjour! Hello! Hallo! I teach several languages: French, German, and English for non-native English speakers. I tailor my lessons to each student's individual needs and I always go above and beyond the basic lesson, with follow up between lessons. I try to make learning a language fun and alive

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Daria
I have been a student with Diane for the last few years and she is the best French teacher I have ever had. Not only is she an amazing teacher but she is also genuinely fun to be with. This year, Diane helped me pass the French B2 Certification exam - she provided me with all the resources I could have ever hoped for, and I really couldn't have done it without her! I highly recommend her for anyone
Julia J.
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Wonderful Lesson. I believe Diane will be able to help me learn French well.
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Thomas B.

Oakland, CA
Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Thomas B.

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About Thomas

I've been playing various stringed instruments in different ensembles for the last 15 years. I studied electronic music composition and recording at UC Santa Cruz. *** Lesson Details *** I want to encourage students to explore new musical frontiers including and building upon the styles of music a

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Elisa P.

35 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Spanish, Italian, French, English
  • Language Mediation and Intercultural Communication from Mediazione Linguistica e Culturale, Universitá degli Studi di Milano, Italia
  • Teaches students Male: 4 to 90; Female: 5 to 90
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Elisa P.

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Hi!
I would love to offer lessons for Spanish, French and Italian speakers who wants to learn English!
I taught English for 6 years in Italy and would like to do it while I am in the United States.
I know all the difficulties that come with this language because I was in the exactly same situation when I first tried to learn English.
So if you need help with the most used language in the world, book some lessons with me! My lessons will be focused on every aspects of this beautiful language : grammar, vocabulary, oral and written comprehension. ( just for beginners and intermediate)

Spanish- doy clases de inglés a todos los hispanohablantes que quieren aprender inglés

French- J'enseigne l'anglais aux francophones qui veulent apprendre cette langue

Italian- Insegno l'inglese a tutti gli italiani che desiderano imparare questa lingua

About Elisa

Ciao! My name is Elisa and I am a native Italian speaker. I was born and raised in Italy and now I live in Portland, Oregon. I have a bachelor degree in Foreign languages (Minor: Language Mediation and Intercultural Communication) at the University of Milan, Italy. I am also in the process of get

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Sofia B.
I purchased a package of lessons with Elisa. My daughter really enjoyed her first Italian lesson. Elisa kept her engaged and interested during their session. I highly recommend her!
Emma H.
I just had my second lesson with Elisa and I am really enjoying her classes. She is organized and creates nice lesson plans for each class that are easy to follow along. I am looking forward to learning more Italian! Grazie, Elisa!
Michael S.
Elisa was wonderful in her approach to teaching my daughter and always had cheerful attitude and was very charismatic. A sincere 5 stars!

Brianna L.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches students Male: 4 to 20; Female: 4 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Bachelors, Music Education from University of Idaho
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Brianna L.

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I have received training in the Spalding curriculum, as well as the Action Reading curriculum. I have tutored students in reading and spelling from grades 1 through 6 and I have taught English as a Second Language and am SEI certified. I strongly believe in teaching reading phonetically and systematically.

About Brianna

I graduated from the University of Idaho in May 2014. I earned my degree in Instrumental Music Education and have been teaching privately for since 2008. My main instrument is violin, and I am qualified to teach viola, and cello. Before moving to Arizona, I taught many violin students through my ow

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Holly
Brianna is amazing and so sweet and patient with my daughter. She makes the lessons fun and easy to understand. She also goes back over things to make sure they’re ingrained in my daughter’s musical education. We love her as a violin teacher!!!
Xandrian
Brianna has helped me progress with my violin rapidly, and she is very patient and kind. Her studio is great and there is a calm, quiet atmosphere there. I would recommend her to anyone that loves the violin and wishes to progress in their learning.
Katie M.
My daughter really enjoyed her first lesson and is very excited. Brianna is so patient, kind and knowledgable.
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Irving U.

Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Teaching since 2016
  • Teaches students 6 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Irving U.

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I am fluent in both English and Russian. I have been tutoring/teaching English privately for approximately five years. I teach subjects ranging from the English alphabet, pronunciation of consonants and vowels, grammer, reading, writing, and much more. I welcome all students from Beginners, Intermediate, and those whom have surpassed to Advanced levels.

I am also very proficient and knowledgeable in writing professional letters for Businesses, Colleges, Universites, proofreading assignments/projects, and writing resumes for jobs. It will be my pleasure to teach anyone that wants to learn.

About Irving

I have a gift for teaching how to read, write, and speak with proper grammar. I offer a unique teaching/tutoring program based on experience or can teach by school program if requested. I may help with school assignments/projects, homework, writing letters (informal/formal), IELTS, TOEFL, Writing

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Average Cost of English Lessons in Orinda, CA

The average cost of 60-minute English lessons in Orinda is $67. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $134 per hour.
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$53 average
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$67 average

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"Steve is excellent teacher"
Vilma
Took English lessons from Steve S.
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"Excellent this first class, I hope it helps me to achieve my goals. Thanks, teacher."
Orelfy
Took English lessons from Juliana P.
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"Odaya is excellent!!!! she is very kind, patient, and helps me a lot with my pronunciation and also with topics of the real life such as interview job, I'm very happy to find her!!!!"
marielena
Took English lessons from Odaya B.
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"I am always happy after our lessons and I learn a lot of new words, word groups and content."
Silke
Took English lessons from Christine K.
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"A great advisor when it comes to law/procedures"
Saoudi
Took English lessons from Marcelle H.
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"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"
Angie Páez
Took English lessons from Juliana P.
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"Great instructor. Writing essay is hectic and the instructor really walked me through every step. Not only did I finish my assignment, but also learned a lot."
Tenzin
Took English lessons from Hector P.
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"Wesley R. is a very smart and helpful person. He helped me with my writing assignments so much and taught me so many things about writing and the English language. Because of him I can speak English better and my writing has improved so much. He has a peaceful and good personality and is very trustworthy as well."
Elizabeth
Took English lessons from Wesley R.
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"Best instructor ever. I enjoyed learning and practicing English with a funny, intelligent and outgoing person."
Emmanuel
Took English lessons from Gloria R.
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"Thank you Amrita for helping my mom learn English."
Vivek
Took English lessons from Amrita M.
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