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About Alexandra R.

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San Diego, CA

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As a writer, a lifelong student of foreign language, and a daughter of an English professor, I have long had a passion for working with people who are new to the English language, or who speak English as a second language and want to learn more!

About Alexandra
I am a professional opera singer with a love for languages. I graduated from Point Loma Nazarene University with a Bachelors in Voice, and went on to study opera performance at the Opera Institute at Boston Universities. Since then, I've been working as a singer for over 10 years!

I have to sing in a lot of languages for my job, and I'm here to give you some of the tools I use when mastering pronunciation for your own accent reduction pursuits.

I am also a writer and lover of the English language (my mother is a lifelong English teacher), and love sharing this tough-to-master language with others.

A lot of the skills I have as a singer are so helpful for learning how to pronounce languages correctly AND how to support your voice to keep it healthy.

I can also help you in your own singing development and improvement! I can teach you
basic and advanced technical exercises to increase your breath support, tone quality, and overall musicianship.

I look forward to meeting and working with you!
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Randy June 19, 2019
· Singing · Online
I’ve known Alex as a friend and colleague and can highly recommend her as an efficient and compassionate teacher. Her ear and skills in multiple languages from operatic training makes a great asset in helping students towards an accent free speech pattern!
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Maya June 18, 2019
· Accent Reduction · Online
Alex's experience as a professional opera singer, singing in multiple languages, makes her especially qualified to teach accent reduction. She is patient, kind, encouraging, and uses innovative techniques to help her students get results in the real world. I would recommend her highly!
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Karin May 19, 2019
· Accent Reduction · In studio
She is amazing! Her diction and pronunciation are perfect. Anyone could learn from her.
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Alexandra R.

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About Susan G.

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Granite Bay, CA
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Improve your skills with a customized curriculum that targets your specific needs. Students are provided ample talk time and productive feed back.
I have over 20 years experience teaching English as a Second Language including pronunciation and enunciation drills to improve effective communication.

About Susan
Learning while having fun is guaranteed. I enjoy working with students of all ages and from all countries. Eacvh of you is special and deserves a special curriculum and lesson plan. Talk with you soon. I look forward to meeting you.
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Lys August 29, 2018
· German · In home
I have been taking German lessons from Susan Gibbs for 4 yrs ,she is a great teacher I have learn a great deal from her ,she is very good at her work.I can now speak German fairly well.
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Deborah August 29, 2018
· French · In home
Susan is a wonderful French teacher both for adults and kids. We have had her as an in-home teacher for both over the past few years during the school year. She is very patient with the kids and keeps it fun for them, and also is a great conversationalist with the adults. I can’t recommend her enough. She is also versatile enough to teach German as well.
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Susan G.

Granite Bay, CA 95746
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About Lily S.

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Provo, UT
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Need to get your English skills up to par or want to be better at conversational English, I can help. I've taught English classes in various settings; classes, one-on-one, and in small group settings. I can make learning English so much fun that you will forget that you are learning English - but you will progress. I can say that with confidence. However, because this is a language and like many other skills it will take time, and you will need to put in the effort as well. So, what is stopping you. Now you're just a click away from really fun English lessons.

About Lily
I've been sewing since I was 13. I've sewn things over the years such as dresses, pajamas. I do a lot of tailoring things too. I just love to sew, and I love teaching people to sew too!

The way that I teach is to help the student develop their own style. I have students work on their own individual projects that they pick out while asking me questions that they might have while they are doing their project.

However, if they would like there is an option for me to develop lessons for the student on certain sewing techniques that the student could learn. Although, be aware that learning how to sew takes time and that all the techniques of sewing cannot be done all at once.

Then, there is the third option that the lesson could be a mix of the student doing what they want (choosing their own project) and learning some pre-designed
techniques.

My first goal is to give my students all of the tools they need to feel confident from the very first lesson. I would like for all of my students within the first lesson to finish either of two basic projects (pajama pants or a draw string bag).

My lessons are not like videos you may find online. Meaning projects will take longer than you think they will. I will work with you to properly construct a quality finished project without too many frustrations and in a timely manner. I recommend buying lessons in 90 minute packages, since sewing always takes longer than expected.

THE BEGINNER SEWER

In these lessons we will go over the following, which can be adapted to how you want:

- Sewing safety and how to use a machine
- Learn about the sewing tools you'll be using
- How to read, cut out, layout, and follow a basic pattern instructions
- How to pin and sew a seam, finish seams and sew hems
- Learn to sew on an elastic band (to pajamas or for a tote).
- Learn how to unpick your projects when a mistake is made.
- Learn how to do a basic stitch and the gather stitch.
- TAKE AWAY PROJECTS:
- Pajamas
- Sewing Tote
- Basic Dress
- Pillow case

THE INTERMEDIATE SEWER
- Cement what you learned in the while a beginner.
- Learn to hand sew hems etc.
- Learn about different fabrics and when to use them.
- Sew a basic zipper onto clothes or bags.
- Learn about the different foots.
- Learn to do other stitches
-TAKE AWAY PROJECTS
- Intermediate Dresses/ Clothes
- Bags
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THE ADVANCED SEWER
- Work on your own projects you choose with help.
- Work with harder fabrics.
-Use a zipper foot to sew an invisible zipper.
- Learn to do advanced stitches
-Learn about pleats and darts.
- TAKE AWAY PROJECTS
- Prom dress
- Suits
- Formal Coats
- Backpacks

Whether it is for a hobby, to decorate your house, to prepare for design school, or to make your own clothes, I can teach you from the very basic sewing skills, to more advance topics such as modifying your patterns to make clothes that fit.
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Kenny July 3, 2019
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Ben June 28, 2019
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Lily was very good and my son looks forward to learning from her again soon.
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Shaana June 20, 2019
· Sewing · Online
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Lily S.

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About Eric S.

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Wilmington, NC
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I would really love the opportunity to help you improve your English abilities. I believe in using examples, scenarios, conversation and visual aids to keep the class interesting. I listen to students needs in order to let you guide the lesson topics to where your learning needs and goals will be achieved. I am just a subject matter expert and a facilitator of your learning. I believe strongly in the value of education, self-learning and continuous learning. You will be a better learner if you approach each topic from your interests and from a discovery approach. You may find that learning English while also learning about other topics (business, careers, hobbies, interests, travel, culture, etc.) makes it more valuable.

Keywords:
-Accounting
-Academic/advanced English
-American English
-Business topics
-Cash flow analysis
-CFA exam
-CMA exam
-CPA exam
-Entrepreneurship
-Finance
-Financial analysis
-Financial statements
-GMAT
-Graduate school
-IELT/TOEFL/CPE exams
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About Eric
Hello! I am an accounting/finance/human resources specialist with 20 years experience working in government and business. I have finished a Ph.D. in finance and I enjoy teaching online part-time. I most enjoy helping students with test preparation such as IELTS/TOEFL/GMAT. I also enjoy helping you understand homework in accounting and finance from high school to MBA level. I help students improve business English as well as intermediate and advanced level conversational English. Please feel free to ask me any questions you have.
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Eric S.

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$27 / 30-min

About Mario D.

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La Jolla, CA
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Since I live in a border town, I started learning English at a very young age. The English language has been always a part of my life and I have successfully taught young children to read in English as well as helped improve the language skills of 4th graders.

About Mario
I am a language teacher who specializes in French, Spanish and English. I have been working as a language teacher since 2014. I graduated from San Diego State University in 2013, with a BA in French. After graduating, I began teaching ESL and French at a K-12 school in Mexico. In 2018 I received a MA in French Literature from San Diego State University. While doing the Master's program, I taught at SDSU, which gave me working experience with college students.
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Martha March 12, 2019
· French · In studio
Mario is a wonderful teacher, he is very patient and explains very clearly. His pronunciation is wonderful both in English and French. I would recommend him to anyone who wanted to learn a language.
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Jay Ortiz March 12, 2019
· French · Online
Mario is such a great instructor, he is so creative and makes the class really fun and joyfull. He’s also really good in making me understand the topic and the language, you can tell he has a lot of experience being a teacher. 100% recommended!
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Catherine March 11, 2019
· French · In studio
Excellent teacher! He really breaks down the grammar and helps you to understand the components of the language. Highly recommend!
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Mario D.

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About Tara N.

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Puyallup, WA
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I am devoted to helping you be successful in improving your English! In 2011, I earned my Master’s in Teaching English as a Second Language, and since then I have worked with students from all over the world.
My specialty is building lessons that fit your needs with practice and resources that help you grow and achieve confidence in the language. I have taught large classes of college students, but I really enjoy working with individuals one-on-one, so he/she can reach his/her language and life goals; I teach adults in pronunciation, grammar, conversation, presenting, accent reduction, listening, reading and writing (even idioms, slang and phrasal verbs), and I also build fun and creative lessons for children!
I am a patient, kind, and creative teacher with loads of resources, and activities to help you master your subject.
Let me be support for your language learning!

About Tara
I have been teaching ESL since 2009, and I love having the chance to help students grow and improve their English!
After I received my Master’s degree, I taught in 3 English for Academic Purposes programs and a community college.
In 2015, my first son was born, so I started tutoring clients in their homes. I have worked with children to help them with homework and course assignments, I have taught lessons to families and spouses new to the area, so they could comfortably do day-to-day activities, and I have taught specialized lessons to help individuals reduce their accents, improve e-mail interactions, and excel in business meetings and presentations. In addition, I have also worked with college students to supplement their courses work and/or prepare for English testing.
Every new student is an exciting opportunity to create a specia
l set of lessons and help him/her feel confident and successful!!
I can meet clients at my home, at their home, or an outside location, wherever they feel most comfortable.
In my free time, I love to be outdoors with my husband and two sons! I also love traveling, going to plays and eating new kinds of foods— I am famous for my “iron” stomach that can handle any new or crazy food.
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Tara N.

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$17 / 30-min

About Leslie T.

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Chino Hills, CA
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I have been teaching children for over 10 years. I have professional elementary and special education background. I am able to connect and work at a pace that will be beneficial and challenging for the student. The goals and objectives will be achievable as I have teaching experience with elementary and students with special needs. I have experience in teaching with various strategies and methods to help students learn and understand the lesson.

About Leslie
I have many years of teaching experience with elementary students and individuals with special needs. I love teaching and sharing my positivity with others. We are all unique and we all learn differently. I hope to help others achieve their personal best and build up their confidence while learning.
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Leslie T.

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$40 / 30-min

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