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Joao M.

12 Reviews
Irvine, CA
Starting at $50
  • Speaks English, Portuguese, French
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2008
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Joao M.

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I am a native Portuguese speaker with many years of experience as a language teacher and as a translator. I offer tutoring in both conversational and formal Portuguese (grammar, pronunciation, vocabulary, usage) to students of all levels and backgrounds with personalized lessons. These lessons will be fun, geared toward your personal goals and interests, and will always take into account your learning style and pace.

I tutor both private individuals and small groups. We can meet at my studio in Irvine, anywhere in the Irvine/Newport Beach area, or online. My schedule is flexible and includes mornings, evenings and weekends.

If you want to:

- prepare for a trip to Brazil or Portugal,
- become more fluent in order to excel in social or business settings
- brush up on what you have already learned,
- or truly master the Portuguese language,

then I am ready to help you reach your goals by developing a lesson plan that will best suit your needs.

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About Joao

I believe that anyone can learn an instrument and, even more importantly, that everyone can enjoy the process of learning music. I lived in Brazil, Portugal, Netherlands, Germany, and in Boston before moving to New York. Moving around so much has brought me in contact with all sorts of people an

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Alex & Jessica
If you're reading this, you are very lucky because you've just found the most amazing music teacher!
Our son has studied piano with Joao for the past four years. He started with Joao when he was six and continues to this day. He loves Joao. Joao is a patient, intuitive and adaptive teacher that provides incredible instruction, in any music genre. He honed in on our son's musical interests early on, making learning piano fun and interesting. We often say, Joao is not just teaching our son piano, he is giving him a music education, introducing him to an array of amazing pieces from different genres. He's a rare talent both as a teacher and musician. We feel incredibly lucky to have found him. You will too!
Michael
I studied jazz piano with Joao for over a year. In my time working with him, I learned a tremendous amount. Joao is both an extremely talented musician and a skilled instructor. He clearly cares a great deal about his students and their progress. He was always patient (especially during weeks when my practicing had been slow) and both encouraging and supportive of my efforts to master new concepts in jazz. Joao has an excellent sense for what his students want to accomplish in their musical explorations, and an ability to tailor his lessons to the student’s unique goals. He has an impressive knowledge of both the history of jazz and music theory which makes him an incredible resource for learning about the jazz idiom. Last but not least, Joao was very personable and fun to talk to, and I always a enjoyed working with him. He is an outstanding teacher.
Margaret
Joao is an amazing piano teacher. I would highly recommend taking lessons with him!
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Mariana I.

2 Reviews
Irvine, CA
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Bulgarian, French, Russian
  • Teaching since 2005
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Mariana I.

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My name is Mariana and I am a native Bulgarian. My passion is languages. I have a Bachelor's degree in French and minor in Russian. I can help you on writing, reading, speaking, and grammar. I have worked on international projects and have experience in document translations.

About Mariana

My name is Mariana and my passion is languages. I have a Bachelor's in French with an emphasis on language teaching. I've been tutoring for years. I can help your child getting better grade at school. I provide lessons on writing, reading, speaking, and grammar. I have worked in France on internati

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Laurie
Mariana was a great tutor. I am an adult with little experience speaking French. I enjoyed our conversations and she made learning the language very enjoyable. I hope to continue.
Rachel G.
Mariana has been an incredible instructor. I came to her as an adult with no previous understanding of French. Her passion for teaching and knowledge of not only the language, but the culture as well, are unparalleled. She immediately made me feel confident by including conversation in our first lesson. I could not have asked for a better introduction to French. I highly recommend Mariana as your first choice for French!

Sandy Q.

3 Reviews
Vista, CA
Starting at $20
  • Speaks Mandarin, English
  • Teaching since 2004
  • Bachelor Degree, Chinese language & Literature from China Central Normal University
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Sandy Q.

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I've been teaching Chinese for almost 8 years and my students have gone on to develop a deep love of Chinese language, culture and more! Within the first few lessons, you'll start learning and speaking simple practical Chinese characters and sentences and as time goes on, you'll be able to write and speak Chinese fluently.I typically use worksheets, living textbooks,Chinese songs, role play and more. I love working with students of all experience levels.

About Sandy

Having taught Chinese Language Skills in the private sector, primary, secondary and college institutions for a number of years in China, has not only given me great confidence to teach in a classroom setting, but has inherently brought an instructor comfort that feels natural to me. In addition, f

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Walker
My kids are enjoying leaning Chinese!
Jackie G.
My daughter had a great experience and is looking forward to the next lesson.
Nolan M.
Ms. Qi is a very accessible and diligent teacher. My son can be difficult, but she found ways to quickly connect with him and get him to open up. She accommodated his need for assistance with his regular work, but encouraged us to "start again" with Chinese which is probably a good idea. Very much appreciate her experience and enthusiasm.

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Max S.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Bachelor's Degree in Musical Performance from University of South Florida
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Max S.

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My name is Max and I would love to teach you Italian. I have a huge passion for romance languages and Italian was the first romance language I learnt. I have had years of private lessons and I know the language well. I have taught languages as a private instructor and I know how to address each competent of the learning process. Thank you for reading my profile and I hope I can assist you with your learning.

About Max

Hello my name is Max and I have graduated with a performance degree from USF. I studied double bass and music theory and I would be happy to help you with all your music related tutoring needs. I have many years of experience as a musician professionally and otherwise, and have been playing violin,

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Sarah M.
Max has been a stellar double bass tutor for my son. He caught on right away how to work with him and improve his playing, technique and music theory. You can really tell he has a passion for music (especially the double bass) and teaching. Will continue to have my son study under him :)
Jonathan R.
Max was very helpful as a teacher. He gave me a lot of good insight into picking the bass for bluegrass music. I've been primarily playing bowed music. I plan to continue my lessons with him.
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Eileen K.

7 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks English, Korean
  • Teaching since 2006
  • Master of Arts from Ewha Womans University, Seoul, Korea
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Eileen K.

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Let's learn Korean together and have a great time! I look forward to working with you. :)
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I grew up in Seoul, South Korea but I currently live in the U.S. Since 2015, I have started teaching Korean to English speakers including groups and one-on-one sessions through online or in person. I have many ways I like to teach but ultimately my lesson plans are totally dependent on what YOU want. So, please let me know your goal.

About Eileen

※ About Lessons: My lessons are basically in Korean. So, I will try to speak Korean as much as possible. But, I still teach in English. ※ Materials: Free eBooks, PDF Homework, Listening files, etc. ※ Levels: If you are an Intermediate & Advanced learner and want to have talks with me,

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Sofia
Makes material challenging in a fun way!
Charlotte
My first lesson with Eileen was excellent! She provides study materials and really makes sure that you learn.
After my first lesson, I am able to figure out the basic sounds that Korean vowels/consonants make together. Much better than programs such as Duolingo, you will learn a lot!
Amy
Our first lesson went great!
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Erika I.

12 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $24
  • Speaks Spanish, Spanish / French, Italian
  • Teaches Intermediate, Advanced
  • French Teacher from Alliance Francaise
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Erika I.

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I have experience teaching and working with children as well as with adults. I feel comfortable teaching students in all different levels, from the beginner up to the advanced level. The typical approach that I use is a rather communicative one. I like to encourage students to speak and get engaged in real life situations.

I like to know my students, who you are and what your interests are so that I am not just your teacher, but also a friend. I like to think that I am a humorous person and it always makes me feel great when we can share a laugh or two in the class.

Come and join me!

About Erika

My name is Erika and I have been studying French since I was 4 years old. I studied French in my hometown where I got a degree in French (C1 level). When I was 16, I got a scholarship to study French in Normandie, France. Ten years later, I got a second scholarship to study in Lyon, France. Back in

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Vicky
always a pleasure
Toujours un plaisir
Mary Jo D.
I love her approach and patience with me. i am a visual learner and having her write the phrases for me truly helps my comprehension. Merci!
Vicky
Erika is wonderful! I am so glad that she is my tutor. Thank you so much.

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Took German lessons from Madleine P.
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"Ms. Juliana is a great teacher. She has an excellent pronunciation and she helped me to improve my english. It was a very good experience to learn with her. I can recommend her with total confidence."
Johanna
Took English lessons from Juliana P.
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"Suyeon is very patient and takes the time to explain aspects of grammar and conversation in a way that is easy to understand. Not to mention she is very pleasant to talk to. I enjoyed my first class with her and am looking forward to the next few!"
Tara
Took Korean lessons from Suyeon L.
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"I like the fact that Farangis is very caring. She is willing to help my Son grow and learn Farsi at his own pace. She also values and respects my input as a Parent."
Elham
Took Farsi lessons from Farangis S.
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"Aimi is a great teacher and I enjoy every session!

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Travis
Took Japanese lessons from Aimi F.
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"Learning Spanish with Claudia has been great! I’m only a few lessons in but she’s provided great direction and instruction - our lessons follow a book that can be purchased via Amazon."
Chris
Took Spanish lessons from Claudia C.
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"Gloria is wonderful! She makes learning Spanish fun in a comfortable, supportive environment. Her patience is her best asset."
Marina
Took Spanish lessons from Dannia G.
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"Alexandra is dope teacher! I wanted to start learning phrases and speaking basics, and have conversations for when I visit romania. She is generous with her time, excellent English to romanian communication/knowledge and she is charming.

So it's been a pleasure!"
Adel
Took Romanian lessons from Alexandra M.
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"Before I met Anna my writing skill was not that much good. Her teaching style is the best way to learn. She encourages me to write more and share her knowledge. I really learned a lot from her. Anna is a disciplined professional. She's a dedicated trainer, very patient and offers great techniques and great advice. Anna is a warm and caring person."
Isabel Rodriguez
Took English lessons from Anna E.
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"I studied with Gregorio for nearly a year in preparation for my recent travel to South America for my work.
I really felt well prepared and was able to speak and teach in Spanish. Gregorio was an excellent teacher, very patient and also very flexible regarding my demanding work schedule. I hope to have more travel assignments to Spanish speaking countries in the future- and I will definitely contact Gregorio for some touch up help.
Gracias por todo!"
Debby
Took Spanish lessons from Gregorio M.
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