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Marwan S.

23 Reviews
Redwood City, CA
Starting at $65
  • Speaks English, Chinese - Mandarin
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Teaching since 2006
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Marwan S.

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I understand the difficulties of learning English, especially when coming from a completely different language such as Mandarin Chinese or Cantonese. As I learn more about the Chinese language, I've learned how to break the communication and cultural barriers.

I'd love to help improve English speaking, writing, communication, and overall understanding of the English language, specifically tailored for native Chinese speakers.

About Marwan

I started playing piano when I was 3, and began writing music at the age of 6. I've taught music and piano for over 12 years, and tutoring other subjects for over 5 years. Originally from Cleveland, Ohio, I graduated from Cornell University in Electrical & Computer Engineering, with a minor in

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Ryan F.
So far so Good. It has only been one lesson, but our son really enjoyed it.
Sandra
My 6 year old daughter is developing a great foundation and is enthusiastic about learning the piano. Marwan is a great match for her!
Oliver
Funny and engaging teacher who was willing to go the extra mile to structure a lesson plan that met my specific piano goals. Very knowledgeable and accomodating.
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Henry M.

22 Reviews
San Jose, CA
Starting at $40
  • Speaks French, German, Spanish
  • Teaching since 1984
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Henry M.

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40 years of German language knowledge, having lived and worked in both Cologne and Berlin. I'm a certified teacher with a minor in German, having taught at all levels internationally.

About Henry

Award winning journalist and teacher with international experience, having lived and worked in both Europe and the United States. Certified teacher with experience in all levels and with all ages. Both a Liberal Arts and a Science major.

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Henry is helpful, encouraging and also challenging. He is aware of our abilities. At the beginning we found the course book difficult, but as we continued we grew to enjoy it.
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Erika C.

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San Jose, CA
Starting at $50
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2003
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Erika C.

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Native Spanish Speaker with an MA in Spanish. I teach all levels from beginning to advanced, as well as conversational Spanish. I like to customize each lesson plan for my students to make learning a foreign language the best experience possible! I love what I do, and I enjoy sharing stories about travel adventures with my students. I look forward to planning a session with you, and answering any questions you may have.

About Erika

I am from Chile and grew up in California. I received my Master's Degree in Spanish and a Bachelor's Degree in Journalism from San Jose State University. I teach Spanish and English, all levels and abilities. I love foreign languages and writing. I have studied Spanish literature, culture, histor

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Erika is great!

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Sebastian P.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • English Certification from Meyer Institute Colombia
  • Teaches students 18 and up
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Sebastian P.

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Hi guys. I've been teaching Spanish and English for over 18 years and my students have always gone on to C1 of the CEF. since the first few lessons, you'll be able to COMPREHEND, SPEAK, READ and WRITE, , and as time goes on you'll be able specialize in C1, I have developed my own technique but of course I use spanish sources for this matter. Every time I am in front of students, I feel just like when I have been in a concert in front of thousands of people. I really love teaching. see u soon!

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I am from Colombia where I used to be both, an English and Spanish Teacher. I did it for over 15 years and thanks God I did a great job in all institutions I worked for. My accent is from Bogotá, Colombia, and I have a very learned spanish level. Many people say that in Colombia, specially in Bogot

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Angela
Today was my first day and I was very impress. The teacher really cares and is very professional. He takes the time to really teach and there is no rush. I felt very comfortable, looking forward to future lessons.
Robby
Sebastián es lo mejor!!! A very knowledgeable and fun teacher that will help increase your confidence in speaking a new language. He is very organized and has a wonderful way of getting to the “root” of the problem areas that may hinder you from speaking like you’ve always wanted. He is a great teacher and a talented musician that will do everything in his power to make sure your language needs are not only met, but exceeded. Gracias Sebastián!
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Sebastian is a very good teacher!

Ines F.

14 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Speaks Spanish, English, French
  • Teaching since 2013
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Ines F.

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Reading, writing, conversational, Spanish grammar.

About Ines

I am from Spain. I have been in the states for the past five years. I love my language and I get very excited when people want to learn about it! I was a Aupair for two years for two different families. The kids where 4,6,11,12 and 14. One of my tasks as an Aupair was helping the kids with their ho

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Inés is great. She quickly is able to tell where you’re at and can adjust the lessons accordingly!
Jake S.
Six weeks in, enjoying our lessons and improving, exceeding my personal goals. Ines is informative but relaxed and fun. Would recommend to others.
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Miriam C.

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Starting at $25
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches students 18 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Miriam C.

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For you: I am patient and caring when I teach. You can ask me the same thing as many times as you need to understand. I will adjust lessons to match your pace of learning.

About me: I am a native Spanish speaker and passed the tests to prove I am a fluent Spanish speaker. Bonus: If you need help with business terms in Spanish - I can help with that. Let's get started!

About Miriam

I'm thrilled to be your teacher for Spanish lessons. Together we can build your online fan base via social media - this way you can reach more audience members for more endorsement deals. OR if you want to walk into that meeting, cake shop, etc... with confidence, and be able to hold conversations

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