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Henry M.

31 Reviews
San Jose, CA
Starting at $60
  • Speaks French, German, Spanish
  • Teaching since 1984
  • Awarded Emmy from Academy of Motion Pictures Television Arts and Sciences
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Henry M.

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I'm an Emmy Award-winning writer with a Bachelor's Degree in Journalism, having taught all levels with more than 30 years experience.

About Henry

Award winning journalist and teacher with international experience, having lived and worked in both Europe and the United States. Certified teacher with experience in all levels and with all ages. Both a Liberal Arts and a Science major.

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Henry adjusted to our situation today and he motivated without pushing, He is very knowledgeable and made our learning fun.
Marilyn G.
We experienced helpful guidance in learning new concepts. His breadth of knowledge in so many areas is motivating and fun.

Victor P.

Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Awarded Sigma Xi Certificate of Recognition from Sigma Xi Research Honor Society
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Victor P.

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About Victor

Learning and sharing knowledge are my life. As a medical doctor, surgeon and health coach I've done plenty of studying, learning from others, teaching, explaining, listening and communicating effectively. As a tutor I look forward to getting to know your unique way of thinking about your particul

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Jasmine L.

13 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Italian, Spanish, Tagalog
  • Teaches Elementary, Middle School, High School, College
  • Teaching since 2003
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Jasmine L.

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Sessions include homework help, concept review, proofreading, and honing skills as needed. I have years of tutoring experience and adapt my tutoring style to the student's learning style.

About Jasmine

I love to teach and tutor kids and adults of all ages in many different subjects. I pride myself in customizing my lessons to suit each individual's learning style and goals. I try to keep my lessons fun and relaxed while ensuring that we still work hard and learn.

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Linda Z.
Jasmine is smart, quick and does excellent work!!! I will definitely use her again!!
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isabella P.
She is very patience with my daughter! Great!

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Dr. Ollie L. J.

10 Reviews
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Starting at $150
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches Elementary, Middle School, High School, College
  • Teaches students 5 to 75
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Dr. Ollie L. J.

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Book your dream of becoming a published author and receive one-on-one consultation from story ideas to the publication process. The one-on-one sessions will walk you through the process of turning your manuscript into a published book or film/television/theater production.

About Dr. Ollie L.

Ollie L. Jefferson, Ph.D. is a professor, producer, playwright, publisher, and president/founder of Timeless Visual Works (TVW). She initiated TVW while serving in production for a nationally syndicated talk show, reality show, and television commercials. She is a native Southern Californian who st

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Simmone B.
I really enjoyed my lesson with Dr. Jefferson today! She gave me valuable information to help me get started and apply for upcoming lessons. I selected my monologue 🤩 and I'm ABSOLUTELY excited for our next session!
Linda
It was my daughter's first contact with professional acting.
She has been talking about being an actress for quite a while now, so we decided to let her take a few lessons to see if she likes it.
Ollie was really comprehensive of our needs and made us see the big picture of that world... just what we needed, to start walking into that direction on the right path.
My daughter had a wonderful time with Ollie.
Kristyl N.
I booked 4 acting sessions with Ms. Ollie for my daughter. Ms. Ollie did a phenomenal job starting from scratch, coaching my daughter for her up coming audition. My daughter had no acting experience, she was shy, and soft spoken but in just 4 short days, Ms. Ollie turned her into a confident, outspoken young actress. My daughter nailed her audition thanks to Ollie!! I will highly recommend her as your acting coach.
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Sara J.

43 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Teaching since 2013
  • Teaches Elementary, Middle School, High School, College
  • Bachelor of Arts in Music, Minor in Theatre from University of South Carolina
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Sara J.

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Do you have trouble expressing yourself in written form? I can help with things like sentence structure, grammar, flow, and finding your voice. I am happy to help with basic concepts, like parts of speech or spelling, as well as more specific tasks, such as constructing an argumentative essay or book report.

About Sara

Hello, and welcome to my profile! My name is Sara, and I am a certified yoga instructor and classically trained vocalist working toward my doctorate in music at the University of South Carolina. I also enjoy acting and writing, and I offer lessons in those subjects as well. My teaching philosop

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Absolutely perfect! Exactly what I needed!
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Saran E.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $70
  • Speaks English, Tamil, Spanish, French, IPA
  • Teaching since 2007
  • Awarded National Merit Scholar from NMSC
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Saran E.

4 Reviews
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Nonfiction writing. Research writing. Creative writing. Prose. Poetry.

About Saran

EXPERIENCE [Specifics] • 14+ years of experience with teaching, tutoring, training, education settings, instructional design, and L&D (learning and development) across multiple disciplines. • Consulting for L&D (HR) programs and elearning contexts (including multimedia content) for cross

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Alexis
Great tutor. Helped me with GRE preparation, science courses, and admissions process.
Simon
Great tutor and very knowledgeable - helped me with economics and statistics classes and projects.
Viollette
Very knowledgable and professional. Saran is obviously intelligent and makes for a great instructor.

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Average Cost of Writing Lessons in San Jose, CA

The average cost of 60-minute writing lessons in San Jose is $78. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $40 and $240 per hour.
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$72 average
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$78 average

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"Ally is a deep, introspective writer. She touches upon the human condition in her writing, which can be related upon by anyone."
Nick
Took Writing lessons from Ally Z.
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"My introverted 8 year old found a small group that she could flourish with under Lisa's tutelage. Lisa introduced topics that kept the kids engaged and excited, and my daughter's writing continued long after the class was over. She was so excited about what she had written, she even shared some of her writing from this class with her regular school class! Lisa presents the material in a level appropriate and fun way, encouraging the students to create without fear of mistake, and with gentle guidance to the correct style or form."
Desiree
Took Writing lessons from Lisa F.
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"When it came time to apply to graduate school, I wanted to express every ounce of appreciation for public health – except I struggled with transferring much of that admiration into writing. I could easily call up experiences and memories during conversation, but to fashion them into a fluid essay remained a tall task. This is where Nick really shined. We spent hours talking through these experiences with a focus on harnessing their emotional footprint. It took some open-mindedness, plus the will to resist the inertial tug of old habits, but with Nick’s help I was able to write from a place of passion for the first time in my life."
Omar
Took Writing lessons from Nick P.
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"Nick is amazing. In a very short time he has helped transform my daughter's writing. She has now actually started to enjoy writing, and now writes in a much more methodical and thoughtful way.
He is responsive, gives prompt and excellent feedback, and my daughter enjoys learning from him.
Cant say enough good things about Nick."
Ravi Ramani
Took Writing lessons from Nick P.
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"Dr. Dianala has been instrumental with helping me develop reporting documents for my church. I was impressed with her help with another church where she helped develop fliers and letters of introduction to organizations to help with the church's soup kitchen initiatives. Overall, it seems to me that Dr. Dianala can develop writing documents for any situation...She is wonderful!"
William
Took Writing lessons from Dr. D. B.
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"Mr Henry helped in improving my son's writing skills. He is a wonderful teacher. My son was struggling with writing. He used to be shy of writing and now he seems to be more confident in writing. Mr. Henry not only taught him different types of writing but also improved his vocabulary skills. I highly recommend him for learning/improving writing skills."
TARUN CHAWLA
Took Writing lessons from Henry M.
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"Ulyana is very nice, and my son really enjoys the lesson."
Berret
Took Writing lessons from Ulyana H.
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"Wow! Very thorough and caring professional. Interested in evaluating where the individual's writing skills are; what are their goals; and how to develop a lesson plan based on the age and school district requirements. On our second lesson, my 13 y/o daughter's sentence structure has already noticibly improved! Can't wait to see how much more she improves!
Would recommend without hesitation!"
Danni
Took Writing lessons from Dr. D. B.
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"My second grader joined one of Lisa's writing classes. It was 3 kiddos and they all LOVED! Even over zoom, Lisa made a connection with my child who simply adored her. After just a few lessons, my child said, "Lisa makes me feel like I'm a real writer." For a child who was a reluctant writer, I do not think think there is higher praise! I saw my child both become inspired to write and grow in confidence. I recommned Lisa without reservations!"
Cinzia
Took Writing lessons from Lisa F.
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"Dr.Bernard was so helpful with helping me write and revise my resume and cover letter. I am so grateful to have gotten the chance to work with her. This session with her was concise and informative."
Rastafari
Took Writing lessons from Dr. D. B.
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