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Tony S.

105 Reviews
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Starting at $15
  • Speaks ASL, BSL
  • BS Art education; ASL from Harding University
  • Awarded Teacher of the Year from Westbury Christian School
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Tony S.

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NEW!!! I am now offering 15 minute CHAT sessions. These are great for just chatting, brushing up on skills, etc. NO VOICE chat sessions! NO VOICE mentor or quick practice sessions! Use them how you would like!

I've been teaching ASL for 21 years and my students have gone on to develop a deep love of ASL and Deaf culture! I am passionate about teaching, Deaf ministry, and ASL!
Within the first few lessons, you'll start signing simple sentences and as time goes on, you'll be able to converse with people who are Deaf! You will also be learning about the culture of Deaf people at the same time.

PRACTICE PARTNER/SIGN COACH?
Nervous about meeting people who are deaf? Want to learn some tips to get over those first moments of nervousness? Do you just need someone to practice with? I would love to help you!

Some of my students book private lessons with me just to have someone to chat with and practice. The more you practice, the more confidence you will have. Sign up

About Tony

Thank you so much for checking out my profile! My name is Tony and I've been teaching formal and private lessons since 1996 and have loved helping my students learn American Sign Language while developing confidence in their skills. I went to Harding University and was trained and tutored by a Mast

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Kelcey D.
I really enjoy learning new languages, and I truly believe that having a great teacher is essential to success. Tony is AWESOME. He is so patient and kind. He really helps you understand why the signs are what they are and how the deaf community communicates even beyond signing. I am really enjoying our lessons and the 'homework' he assigns is fun and manageable. I highly recommend him!
Ella H.
Thank you Tony! This was a great first lesson.
Grace

Susie B.

7 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $15
  • Speaks American Sign Language
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Susie B.

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To give you an idea of my strong involvement in the deaf world, I am a graduate student of MA in ASL Teaching from Gallaudet University, the only university for the deaf in the world. I grew up at a residential school for the deaf with ASL as my primary language all my life. I have a deaf sister and I am a proud mother of two sons who are in the interpreting world. I worked as an advocate for the deaf to assure that the deaf individuals are treated equally for last 9 years. I hope to work with you on enriching your signing skills! 😊

About Susie

I am a graduate student of MASLED (MA in Sign Language Education) program at Gallaudet University. I am proud to say that the quote, "MASLED graduates is the ASL army” was mentioned by our Gallaudet University President, Bobbi last year. It reflects how we take our language, ASL seriously and pro

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Karen E.
Susie was great! Looking forward to my next lesson
Maggie S.
Susie is an amazing, encouraging, and supportive teacher! If you are going to learn ASL, learn from Susie!

dan C.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks American Sign Language, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1975
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dan C.

6 Reviews
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I have a PASSION for ASL and use the latest materials and techniques. All lessons are worked out between student, family and myself. Meeting the students' needs are upmost to success.

About dan

I love teaching ASL so much for it is my passion. I am a fun ASL teacher and you will love how fast you learn ASL. Sign up now. You can find my youtube videos online. My background includes having deaf parents and daughters that are deaf so I have been using ASL all of my life as it's my first lang

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Kristine
Kristine
Dan is awesome to work with. I've had five 30 minute sessions so far, and now have switched to 60 minutes - I've even paid in advance for 20 lessons because I know I'll be continuing with him long term. Love that he's very detail oriented and corrects me when I sign less than perfect.
Kristine

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Purnima R.

16 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks American Sign Language
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2015
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Purnima R.

16 Reviews
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Hello There!

I am a Deaf ASL instructor, and I've been teaching since 2015. I've enjoying to see my students develop a sense of ASL, which is a beautiful and visual language to learn.

Once you take a few ASL classes, you will build your signs skills to able to converse with Deaf people and learn about Deaf Culture.

About Purnima

My name is Purnima, and I am a Deaf ASL Instructor. I graduated from the University of Northern Colorado with TASL (Teaching American Language in a Master's Degree). I have been teaching ASL since 2015 in different local public schools. I also worked as a Teaching Assistant for the Deaf School.

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Ana Benton
Purnima made if so fun to learn the language. She has such a light that shines threw in her signing and it makes me want to be more like her. She is also great on making small goals for me to work on so I can succeed and meet my full potential. Overall it was a wonderful experience. It just made my love for ASL even stronger. Thank you, Purnima!
Jaclyn
Purnima is my favorite ASL instructor. She is so kind and really adaptive to where I am. She picks up on what I know and what I need help with easily and pushes me just enough. I really enjoy working with her and she provides wonderful understanding and insight into Deaf culture.
Amy
So helpful!
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Alan B.

14 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, American Sign Language (ASL)
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Alan B.

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Hi, my name is Alan. I am a college graduate who is deaf and fluent in ASL, but can also speak and lipread well. I am presently volunteering to teach a sign language class to a group of hearing students in a local public library on Tuesday evenings. I have been teaching/tutoring ASL privately for over 8 years. I would love to help you learn ASL and interact with deaf people using the expressive and receptive skills that I have mastered throughout my life. I am a very patient teacher who would like to see you become successful in conversing in ASL. I am available to provide you with my tutoring service in the mornings, afternoons or evenings during the week. Please contact me if you are interested

About Alan

Hi, my name is Alan. I am a college graduate who is deaf and fluent in ASL, but can also speak and lipread well. I had volunteered to teach a sign language class to a group of hearing students at a local public library. I have been teaching/tutoring ASL privately for 13+ years. I would love to help

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Mary
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
Kell
Alan was great! I'm super excited for my next lesson
Sarah G.
Alan is a good teacher and is very patient. I had a great first lesson with him.

dan C.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks American Sign Language, English
  • Awarded Teacher of the Year from State of California, Dept. of Education
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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dan C.

6 Reviews
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Online American Sign Language Teacher

I have a PASSION for ASL and use the latest materials and techniques. All lessons are worked out between student, family and myself. Meeting the students' needs are upmost to success.

About dan

I love teaching ASL so much for it is my passion. I am a fun ASL teacher and you will love how fast you learn ASL. Sign up now. You can find my youtube videos online. My background includes having deaf parents and daughters that are deaf so I have been using ASL all of my life as it's my first lang

Recent Reviews
Kristine
Kristine
Dan is awesome to work with. I've had five 30 minute sessions so far, and now have switched to 60 minutes - I've even paid in advance for 20 lessons because I know I'll be continuing with him long term. Love that he's very detail oriented and corrects me when I sign less than perfect.
Kristine

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"Very good pace to lessons and was always patient if I needed to review."
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Took American Sign Language lessons from Carla C.
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"We have used Chelsy as an ASL tutor for a couple of years now!! She is always prepared and is very knowledgeable instructor. Chelsy lessons are very creative and fun!!! I highly recommend her!!!"
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"Eduardo is an amazing instructor. I love being able to gain insights into the deaf community from a deaf instructor. I also love his passion for music. He is very patient and fun to work with. Classes and lessons with him are challenging but fun, and I'm learning so much. Looking forward to more lessons!"
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