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William C.

2 Reviews
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  • Speaks American Sign Language
  • Teaching since 1979
  • Teaches students 16 to 75
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William C.

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Taught American Sign Language (ASL) full-time and part-time (nights) for 39 years, just recently retired from full-time teaching. I have primarily used Signing Naturally (SN) workbooks, all levels. I have also used Learning American Sign Language (LASL).
Currently, I am teaching Deaf Culture as an online course at San Diego Mesa College.
I have been using ASL since I was 4 years old and I have attended California School for the Deaf, Berkeley (Fremont) and Riverside. I have received valuable experience from Deaf peers of Deaf parents, Deaf adults and Deaf leaders. In this sense, I am a native user of ASL and ASL Fingerspelled Signs.
Graduated from Gallaudet College (University) in Washington, D.C. with a B.S. in Business Administration. I received two Masters degrees from California State University, Northridge, one in Deaf Education and the other in Educational Administration. I received my Doctoral degree in Educational Leadership from University of Southern California ...

About William

Greetings ASL students!! I am excited to teach ASL to all of you. In Fall 1979, I began my full-time teaching career at Blair High School in Pasadena Unified School District teaching Deaf/HH students in various subjects. In Spring 1980, I was an adjunct teacher teaching ASL at Pasadena City Col

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Frances C.
Great all the time fun 🤩
Erin O.
I look forward to my weekly lesson so very much because of the kindness, humor, warmth, and truly excellent teaching skills of Dr. Bill.
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Carla G.

34 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Teaching since 2020
  • Education School from Mill Neck Manor School for the Deaf
  • Awarded Mill Neck Manor Educational Association Leadership Award Graduation Ceremony from Mill Neck Manor Educational Association
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Carla G.

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I’m the only Deaf person in my family. I love photography, drawing sketch, and I love teaching American Sign Language (ASL).

I have experience teaching at American Sign Language (ASL) Camp at Mill Neck Manor School for the Deaf. I taught students from a range of grades, typically students from Elementary to Junior High. I constantly look for ways to give back to the Deaf community, such as mentoring and giving the advice to serve them best.

I use various tools such as flashcards that contain words, pictures, and vocabulary in order to build language skills. I will use educational videos that explain topics such as Deaf Culture. I will also use storytelling videos ana will adapt to a range of ages. I will provide American Sign Language (ASL) levels to match each age group.

I will have books for your first trial lesson and come and see for yourself! If you have any additional questions, feel free to contact me.

I look forward to meeting you!

About Carla

Hi, My name is Carla. I am the only Deaf person in my family. I love photography, drawing sketches, and I love teaching American Sign Language (ASL). I have experience teaching at American Sign Language (ASL) Camp at Mill Neck Manor School for the Deaf was in 2008. I taught students from a range

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Bria
Great first class! Can't wait for the next. :)
Ivory R.
Carla is patient and fun! Thank you Carla! You Rock.
Ralph
Very patient and helpful. Looking forward to learning much more

Amanda W.

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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2008
  • Teaches students 1 to 75
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Amanda W.

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•Are you losing your hearing? Come sign with me!
•Is your spouse losing their hearing? Both of you, come sign with me!!
• Do you have a baby or toddler? ASL inspires early communication, eliminates terrible twos, tantrums, enhances sibling communication, and can inspire early potty training.
•Do you have a deaf child? Let me help you communicate!
• Need a foreign language for your homeschooler? Come sign with me!

I have a
•Associates in Sign Language Interpreting
•Bachelor’s in Hearing, Speech & Language Sciences
•ESL Teaching Certification
•5 years experience interpreting/tutoring.

About Amanda

Hello! 👋 My name is Amanda!! I live in Cincinnati, Ohio. I am married and have a silly, wonderful 4 1/2 year old Daughter named Ady and a 18 Month old son, Joshua. I love to Run 🏃🏽‍♀️ crazy long distance races, snowboard, and do PUZZLES ! 🧩 I am goofy, fun and like to be loud, if we are learnin

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Leslie S.

2 Reviews
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  • Speaks Spanish, American Sign Language
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Leslie S.

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I learned ASL from the Deaf Community over 35 years ago so, I understand the cultural aspects of the language in addition to its linguistics. I received my AAS through an interpreter training program in 2010. Since 1998, I have been both an Educational and a Medical Interpreter through various agencies in my area. I am state certified and hold EIPA (Educational Interpreter Performance Assessment) credentials as well.

About Leslie

I learned ASL from the Deaf Community over 35 years ago so, I understand the cultural aspects of the language as well as its linguistics. I received my AAS from an Interpreter Training Program in 2010. I hold state and EIPA (Educational Interpreter Performance Assessment) certificates. Since 199

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Your doing awesome thank you so much!
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Robert L.

7 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Speaks English, American Sign Language (ASL), Spanish
  • Teaches students 12 and up
  • English & Theater from University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
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Robert L.

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I enjoy using American Sign Language as both a fun creative outlet through interpretation, and as a tool to communicate with members of the Deaf community. I have taught vocabulary and culture to students levels 1-3 and try to add as many relevant cultural insights as possible to my lessons.

Students can expect to focus on fingerspelling, hand shapes, vocabulary, facial expression, body language, and ASL interpretation skills.

About Robert

Mixing has been my passion for over 5 years and I regularly DJ for underground parties and live streams hosted by promoters and friends. My partner and I have developed an easy-to-follow 6-step method through our brand Mix 'n Match Mentors that teaches the basic "order of operations" you should fol

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Johnathan Mark
Was attentive and showed his passion for the art form each week! Really helpful in setting my base fundamentals.
Kenneth
Robert was truly fantastic at teaching me the basics of DJ'ng. He first showed me the ropes and then let me try things while he watched and advised. Robert really knows his stuff, and has a knack for presenting things in an easy-to-follow manner which I could understand. In 5 short classes I went from knowing nothing to understanding the basics of mixing with confidence. He is also fun to work with, and very easygoing which is a big plus. I would highly recommend Robert to anyone looking to get started in DJ'ing.
Brett
There are many aspects of Robert that make him uniquely suited to instruct people in the art and skill of mixing:
* he's an extremely empathetic person so he's always on the same wavelength as his student.
* he's an exceptional communicator, as evidenced by his fluency in not only English and Spanish but ASL as well. More importantly than his multiple-language fluency, he has a natural aptitude for teaching and explaining things in an intuitive way.
* he's extremely passionate about live music performance, but especially the sounds that get people moving on the dance-floor. He also possesses an exceptional breadth of knowledge of dance music as a whole: the history, the artists, the genres, and all manner of tracks from timeless classics to fresh releases.

Robert has put a lot of thought into how to build the fundamentals of mixing from the ground up. I know, because I was one of the first people he taught. When we started, I was overwhelmed by the flashing lights and myriad buttons on the controller, and couldn't transition from one song to the next to save my life.

The many hours we spent teaching me to mix had two significant outcomes:
1. Not only do I feel comfortable stepping up to the decks to mix, it's actually something I REALLY enjoy and look forward to.
2. Robert developed the teaching framework he'll use to teach you, which focuses first on mastering critical fundamentals in an intuitive, step-by-step process.

If you're anything like me, listening (and dancing!) to dance music is something that brings you a great deal of joy.

Take it from me: the thrill of a perfectly-executed transition from one song to the next is an intensely gratifying and thrilling one. Being at the helm of a controller, you get to play an active role in the music, which is so much cooler than just passively enjoying it. Robert got me to that level.

He can get you there too.
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Sarah M.

103 Reviews
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Starting at $50
  • Speaks American Sign Language
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • BFA Musical Theatre from Lees-McRae College
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Sarah M.

103 Reviews
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This class can be done various ways.
1) I can tutor you for a ASL class you are currently taking.
2) I can help you keep fresh on ASL you already know (we can spend class practicing communication skills.
3) We can learn the basics (ABCs, Counting, Colors, and so on) Basically start from the beginning as an ASL 1 class and we can work our way toward understanding and communicating.

I have students who are doing this for their career in order to communicate to deaf people they come to contact with in their professional life. For those students I base our classes around signs they would use in there place of work. Some occupations of my current students include: Nurse, Social Worker, Santa, US Military, Flight Attendant, and more.
I also teach students who have zero ASL background and we start with the very basic signs and work our way to forming sentences and battling the ASL grammar.
No matter where you are in your journey of sign language, this class will be perfect for you.

About Sarah

Hello and Welcome! (NOTE I LOWERED MY PRICES - COVID19 is causing many of us to struggle, but while we are stuck at home we might as well learn something fun!!) My name is Sarah and I am honored you have chosen to look at my profile. Finding the right teacher is so important! I always try to

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The average cost of 60-minute American Sign Language lessons in San Jose is $43. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $42 and $44 per hour.
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"She loved her first lesson!"
Lauren
Took American Sign Language lessons from Sarah M.
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"great first lessons. Alan was prepared and adapted lessons to work with my lebel of skill and needs."
Mary
Took American Sign Language lessons from Alan B.
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"She is very kind and helps me with questions regarding deaf culture. Based on a few of her group classes I picked her as my private teacher and I'm so glad I did. Today she informed me about the name sign which was a very good lesson that I never knew. Thanks Purni!"
Camille
Took American Sign Language lessons from Purnima R.
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"I took weekly private online lessons with Kaitlin for 5 months. She was very open to hearing my goals and the specific areas I wanted to work on and brought different ideas to the lessons to add variety. She was flexible, non-judgmental, and helpful. I really enjoyed and learned from our lessons and highly recommend Kaitlin."
Connie
Took American Sign Language lessons from Kaitlin W.
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"Purnima subbed in for our scheduled teacher last-minute and did a wonderful job introducing us to "25 Must-Know Signs for Beginners." Grateful for her expertise + looking forward to taking class with her again!"
Hannah
Took American Sign Language lessons from Purnima R.
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"Eduardo is a very patient and helpful teacher. I've learned so much so far and look forward to improving even more. He puts you at ease doing something that has the potential to cause a lot of frustration or anxiety. Great teacher!"
Brooke
Took American Sign Language lessons from Eduardo C.
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"Just did the free intro class with you and really enjoyed it! You were patient and repeated things slowly when we needed it. My son's review: "I loved it and I learned a lot!"
My almost 10yr old son took it with me as he's been wanting to learn sign language to help him communicate. He's ADHD and gets frustrated super fast and likes to communicate non verbally when he's mad so we've been looking to learning "officially". We learned today the colors of the rainbow along with his favorite color gold, numbers and letters. We hope to take a paid class soon when we have discretionary funds :)"
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Took American Sign Language lessons from Nicole D.
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"Very kind and helpful!!!"
Tracy
Took American Sign Language lessons from Sarah M.
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"Alan is always well prepared and very thorough throughout lessons. I’m an adult student with a lot of experience learning languages. Alan challenges me without overwhelming me, slows me down so I’m sure to learn it instead of rushing ahead."
Linda
Took American Sign Language lessons from Alan B.
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"I have been receiving instruction from Alan for nearly ten months. He is very reliable, knowledgeable, adaptable and prepared for our weekly sessions. I have benefited greatly from his skill and plan to continue with his instruction. I recommend him highly. Mary"
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Took American Sign Language lessons from Alan B.
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