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About Rene T.

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Miami, FL
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Informative and patient classes centered around students needs and requirements.

About Rene
Knowing at the age of 5 that music was my life, by being brought up surrounded by praise music and gospel, my early exposure to music helped me to find every Instrument and style just my thing! I wanted to play everything and learn all aspects of music. I started with singing in the children's choir and then developed into piano and music theory. At the age of 12 I began to learn classical guitar, and at 15 took on various styles like Flamenco, Jazz and Rock. I graduated from High School having played in the school band achieving recognition In national Institutions Like IAJE (International Association for Jazz Education) and state band finals. I was also composing from a very early age, and at 18 released my first album (self-titled) which can still be heard and purchased today through various music outlets, since i have released over 15
albums with various ensembles and bands. In college I already knew from my previous experience that I wanted to teach and pass on the joy that music brought to my life. I studied Music Theory and Jazz and finished my degree in Music Education. I have been teaching all in all for about 14 yrs. And I have enjoyed every minute I have spent with my students learning as much from them, as them from me. I am looking forward to meeting new and eager students who really want to bring their inner music out to share with the rest of us music aficionados! and develop their skills to the peak of their abilities.

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My teaching method ranges depending on the student. I believe in my experience that everyone learns differently, therefore everyone develops at their own pace. I try to find key strengths in each student and expose this to their advantage, using their abilities to further develop their skills, this method has shown the most promising results and students usually find themselves playing and performing just a couple of months after their first lessons. Part of my method involves a lot of performance and recital opportunities to help break any fears and inhibitions a student may bring with them. Music is about sharing, so an early exposure to this method helps to strengthen and stabilize a core acceptance of a students style and path, giving them and those close to them a very clear picture of their development and achievements.

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Has all instruments at both his home and college studio

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I provide lesson material, song charts and a progression scale. I require student to have an Instrument and recommended technique literature.

*** Specialties ***
My classical training began in High School with Influences in Segovia, and Romero I studied classical for 4 yrs. and trained in Jazz and Improvisation with performances In Big Band and group ensemble. Also sang and played in the school gospel choir.

****Personal Statement*****

If you needed a reason

There is no question that music touches us instantly and activates images, emotions and memories that linger with us throughout our lives. As a casual listener or an obsessive music elitist, there are times in our lives when we get blown away by a sound so unique our entire body vibrates and resonates with the touch of something out of this world. I can honestly say when this happens to me I feel as close to a spiritual connection than anything I have experienced otherwise. I believe it is these exact events that have triggered my need to be completely involved in the making, performing and consuming of music. The creative process, to me, is the single obvious reason we exist in this world. We create and share, learn and interpret, build on previous ideas and inspire others to perfect upon this process. It is no doubt a very humbling experience to realize you are part of it all. During this process you come to realize how important you are as an Individual, how there is no other vessel like you in this world, nor has there ever been or ever will. You are here now and your voice, your talent, your gift is an instrument to the great choir of the human spirit. No one but you can relate this, a reason to be, to create, to give.
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Amanda June 22, 2018
· Singing · Online
great instructor. he is patient and works well with special needs teens by finding different ways to get a point across. my daughter really liked it and she is actually doing the vocal exercises.
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Roxy T. April 30, 2017
· Drum · Online
Rene is a fantastic teacher! Always patient and great with my 9 year old. He understands my child and always goes the extra mile. Rene is an excellent teacher.
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Jose R. April 1, 2017
· Flamenco Guitar · In studio
Very Knowledgeable about the guitar... Shows great interest in what I want to learn.
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About Marc Z.

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Oakland, CA
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About Marc
My strengths are in Music Composition/Theory as well as in languages (English, Portuguese, and Spanish). I am honest and encouraging to students, providing guidance and support as well as all the necessary information relevant to their needs. Critical feedback is essential in order to grow. I have experience tutoring English to native and non-native speakers. I have experience teaching guitar and theory.
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Marc Z.

Oakland, CA 94609
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$35 / 30-min

About Dianne N.

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Fremont, CA
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Hello, I am a native Spanish speaker. I have a masters degree in bilingual/bicultural education and over 14 years of experience working in multilingual and multicultural environments. I can help you learn Spanish for school and social or workplace communication.

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 work with students all ages. I am available for homework, homeschooling, and enrichment activities. Before meeting with my students, I gather the necessary information in order to create a lesson plan that will meet the student's specific needs. I have extensive experience in curriculum design. My approach to teaching is student-centered. I use a variety of methods to ensure that students are active participants in the learning process and get the most out of instruction.

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.

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 math and have been trained using research based learning strategies. I also hold a Bachelors Degree in Mechanical Engineering and worked six years in this field.

I work with students all ages. I am available for homework, homeschooling, and enrichment activities. Before meeting with my students, I gather the ne
cessary information in order to create a lesson plan that will meet the student's specific needs. I have extensive experience in curriculum design. My approach to teaching is student-centered. I use a variety of methods to ensure that students are active participants in the learning process and get the most out of instruction.

I have worked with students with special needs including, learning disabled, ADHD and gifted and talented. When planning my lessons, I make sure that the activities included are appropriate for the student and use students feedback in future planning.
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Dianne N.

Fremont, CA 94538
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$45 / 30-min

About Marie F.

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Pacifica, CA
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I studied Spanish and lived in Ecuador for a year where I volunteered at a school and edited a Spanish textbook. I can help beginning and intermediate students with speaking, reading, writing and grammar. I promise to make your Spanish classes interesting and fun. If you would like to study Spanish literature or film we can incorporate those into our lessons. I love the Spanish language and would be happy to help you achieve Spanish proficiency while cultivating a love for the language. I offer a free consultation to discuss Spanish lessons.

About Marie
I have been an educator for more than ten years. In that time, I've taught and tutored English, Language Arts and Spanish to students from elementary to PhD level. I also help students study for the SAT, ACT and TOEFL tests and coach students through the college and graduate school application process. I love teaching and learning. I am patient, enthusiastic and dedicated to my students.

My teaching philosophy can be summed up in a few words : learning should be fascinating, individualized and fun. Helen Keller said, “ A well-educated mind will always have more questions than answers.” My goal is to help my students ask the questions that will lead them to deeper understanding. The poet Mark Van Doreen said, “The art of teaching is the art of assisting discovery.” In our lessons, I will help you make discoveries that will inspire you
to keep learning.

When I’m not teaching, I love reading, exploring the California coast, writing poetry and singing loudly.
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Marie F.

Pacifica, CA 94044
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$42 / 30-min

About Erika C.

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San Jose, CA
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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, history and linguistics. I have also studied English literature, writing, advertising and editing. The best teachers and mentors I have had, have made learning fun and exciting. My goal is to always create an atmosphere where learning comes alive and becomes an enriching experience for the student.

A creative writing instructor I had years ago once said, "anyone can write." Well, I believe that with the right guidance and tools, a student can achieve the desired goals in writing, in learning a foreign language, and in any other subject or field.
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David May 13, 2018
· Spanish · In studio
Erika is great!
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Erika C.

San Jose, CA 95126
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About Sofia E.

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Louisville, CO
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I am a native Spanish speaker and am completely bilingual. I have spent extensive periods of time living in Peru, so I am very familiar with conversational Spanish. I am also an expert in grammar and written Spanish. Whether you need help for a Spanish class or would like to improve your speaking, my methods are sure to help you!

About Sofia
I am completely bilingual and an expert in both grammar and conversational Spanish. I have spend extensive periods of time in Peru, and this has helped me increase my knowledge greatly. I can help with all levels of Spanish.
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Gerri D. February 12, 2019
· Spanish · In studio
Sofia is excellent. She is patient and knowledgeable and I look forward to my next class.
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Sofia E.

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About Joy A.

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San Jose, CA
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Because I was not raised in a Spanish speaking household and learned spanish in a college setting for 3 years, I have the ablitlity to understand where the learner of Spanish is coming from through the lows and the highs of learning a new language.

About Joy
I am a 20 year old college student
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Joy A.

San Jose, CA 95112
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$17 / 30-min

About Estela P.

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Redwood City, CA
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¡Saludos! I am a native Spanish speaker with a BA in Spanish and Master's coursework in Education. As a classroom teacher for 12 years and a tutor for 6 years, my experience ranges from Dual-Immersion in Spanish at elementary, middle, and high school level. I want to improve your skills in conversational language, grammar, vocabulary, or Advanced Placement Exams! ¡Vamos!

About Estela
My first language was Spanish, then I formally took and passed the AP Spanish exam in high school. I pursued a bachelor's degree in Spanish Literature and then moved on to teach Dual Immersion in Spanish at the Elementary Level. My fluency also extends to culture. By traveling to Spanish speaking countries I bring added experiences to you!

Students can expect a variety of teaching techniques to improve grammar, conjugating verbs, and tips for vocabulary retention. For AP Spanish exams in Literature and Language, I find that non-native speakers benefit from verbal practice. My background in teaching special education children also helps me quickly identify areas of need. If you are looking to improve your conversational Spanish, then I have fun and creative ways to enhance your practice.

Let's start where you are and improve from
there. My passion for words is my first love! I look forward to any questions (preguntas) that you may have.
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Estela P.

Redwood City, CA 94063
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$59 / 30-min

About Romina V.

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Brooklyn, NY
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As a native Spanish speaker from Ecuador who attended a bilingual (English) school, I feel particularly equipped to coach both native Spanish speakers hoping to learn or improve their English, as well as other students of all nationalities who wish to learn Spanish.

I like to make my lessons fun and memorable, and I constantly strive to make my students feel at ease during the learning process. I am willing to tailor each lesson to the student's particular needs and goals, and in the first lesson, we will talk about long-term projects. Some small weekly assignments will be suggested to aid in the learning process, but we can adjust the work required out of lesson time as needed.

I look forward to meeting you and helping you achieve your language-learning goals!

About Romina
As a native Spanish speaker from Ecuador who attended a bilingual (English) school, I feel particularly equipped to coach both native Spanish speakers hoping to learn or improve their English, as well as other students of all nationalities who wish to learn Spanish.

I like to make my lessons fun and memorable, and I constantly strive to make my students feel at ease during the learning process. I am willing to tailor each lesson to the student's particular needs and goals, and in the first lesson, we will talk about long-term projects. Some small weekly assignments will be suggested to aid in the learning process, but we can adjust the work required out of lesson time as needed.

I look forward to meeting you and helping you achieve your language-learning goals!

Al ser el Español mi primer idioma y el ingles mi segundo graduada en escu
elas bilingües (inglés), me siento especialmente preparada para entrenar a los hispanohablantes nativos que desean aprender o mejorar su inglés, así como a otros estudiantes de todas las nacionalidades que desean aprender español.

Me gusta que mis lecciones sean divertidas y memorables, y me esfuerzo constantemente para que mis alumnos se sientan cómodos durante el proceso de aprendizaje. Estoy dispuesta a adaptar cada lección a las necesidades y objetivos particulares del estudiante, y en la primera lección, hablaremos sobre proyectos a largo plazo. Se sugerirán algunas pequeñas tareas semanales para ayudar en el proceso de aprendizaje, pero podemos ajustar el trabajo requerido fuera del horario de clases según sea necesario.

¡Espero conocerte y ayudarte a alcanzar tus objetivos de aprendizaje de idiomas!
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Romina V.

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About Heyden D.

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Hazleton, PA
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I’m far from conventional; I like to make learning fun and memorable so it stays in your head. I was born in the Dominican Republic which makes me a native spanish speaker. I have about 3 years of teaching experience. I will make sure you remember every lesson with either my jokes or the fun and interactive ways I bring into the classroom. I am very easy going and patient; we will learn at the pace you feel more comfortable with. Gracias por tu tiempo, espero que me consideres como tu profesor.

About Heyden
Hello there! My name is Heyden Diaz, I am from the Dominican Republic but currently reside in the United States. I came to the U.S as a teenager and had to learn English from scratch, luckily I am a very fast learner and learned it fairly quickly. Previously in my native country I taught kids Spanish and other subjects. Once my mastered the English language I then proceeded to teach Spanish on my spare time after high school to make extra money.
I am very relaxed, patient and respectful. As long as you’re eager to learn I’ll be ready to teach. I have a ton of experience teaching with great results. Hope to see you soon!
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Heyden D.

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