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Jesse M.

103 Reviews
Sunnyvale, CA
Starting at $70
  • Speaks English, Japanese
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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Jesse M.

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Learn to speak and read Japanese, have fun, and get considerably better results than you would in a class.

Or use this as a supplement to an existing class and completely surpass it's standards.

Explore the methods that make it possible to be conversational within a year.

About Jesse

*Disclaimer* I'm currently not taking beginner students on bass, drums, piano, and ukulele or children under 10 years old. I highly recommend my studio partners Melissa though. Please check out her profile: https://takelessons.com/profile/melissa-m62 My Background I've been playing with

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Liz S.
Talented teachers are rare. Like a great coach i sports... the coach doesn’t need to be the top athlete in his field to know how to teach each team member to hone their best abilities, he just has to know and see how to teach you how to get there. Being an outstanding teacher is a great talent all in itself... and that is Jesse. He has that quality and ability to lead, focus and take you where you want to go.
Romy R.
Jesse has given directions on how to successfully become a better musician. His approach and explanation on musical theories was much more understandable than what I was previously reading. Overall, I found the lessons to be very usefull.
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Erika C.

1 Review
San Jose, CA
Starting at $50
  • Teaching since 2003
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Erika C.

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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, histor

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Erika is great!
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Tarun B.

13 Reviews
Cupertino, CA
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Punjabi, Hindi
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Masters in Business Administration from Kurukshetra University
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Tarun B.

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Students can take lessons to learn just conversational hindi. They will be able to speak basic sentences from first lesson and in 15-20 lessons, should be able to have a good small conversation. They can learn to read and write, the way I teach students can start reading words from the very first lesson. They should be fluent reader in 15 lessons.

About Tarun

My name is Tarun Bala. and I am a native Hindi speaker from New Delhi, India. I have been living in California since 1996. I am a mother and an elementary school teacher. I have been teaching Hindi to kids and adults from last 15 years. I love teaching Hindi and try to make it fun. I teach conversa

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Ganesh
She is a very nice teacher with helpful methods that make learning Hindi fun, exciting, and playful. I liked it.
Mahika & Mihir C.
My kids look forward to their daily Hindi class, and are making visible progress speaking Hindi. Tarun engages them with poems and stories. They are even happy to do homework!
Amy
My first lesson was great. Tarun ji immediately started our lesson in Hindi and I learned so many new words in just an hour lesson. Looking forward to more lessons to come and very inspired to learn with my great teacher!

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Zhao Yang L.

19 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Russian, Mandarin Chinese
  • Teaching since 2013
  • Bachelor of Arts: Theory and methods of teaching foreign languages and cultures from Moscow City Teacher Training University
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Zhao Yang L.

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I am a native Russian speaker and love utilizing my knowledge of Russian language, history, and culture to help people to learn Russian language.At my lessons, I have creativity and do my best to build an exciting and interesting learning experience. In practice I utilize interactive teaching methods and activities to motivate students to learn and communicate in a foreign language. I often use visual aids, such as software tools or videos and make students feel that learning a foreign language is fun and interesting. I believe culture is a crucial concept in language teaching, in a certain sense language learning is culture learning. So my lessons always include a basic cultural section where I introduce culture and customs to the students.

About Zhao Yang

Hi! 你好!Привет! My name is Evgeniya (Zhao Yang)! I am multilingual and I specialize in tutoring Mandarin Chinese, Russian and ESL. You have a genuine interest in learning Mandarin or Russian, you would love to explore the language, to learn more about the culture, people, history...

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Koneda
Zhao Yang is the perfect teacher. She is attentative, patient, thorough, encouraging, and extremely informative. I am so glad that I chose to learn from her. She assessed my knowledge of Mandarin in the very first lesson.

The lessons are tailored to my interests and learning style. Not every teacher has the ability to teach in a way that caters to an individual's learning needs and abilities. Having this ability makes Zhao Yang (feichang hao!) great! Each session, she reviews what was taught in the previous lesson and homework given. She also gives me a game plan on what I should practice as well as tools that I'll need to help me practice. I feel more and more confident after each lesson. I really appreciate Zhao Yang!!!
Nathan G.
Zhao is an excellent teacher. She is patient and really understands how to present the material in a way that is easy to learn. I highly recommend!
Stephanie
Evgeniya is an amazing Russian teacher! I am an English speaker, and I live in a place where Russian is widely spoken. I have tried a few times to learn Russian, and this is the first time that I am optimistic that I will progress in learning to be more conversational. I would recommend this class to anyone!
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Michelle P.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Russian, English
  • Industrial and Systems Engineering from Rutgers University
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Michelle P.

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I specialize in helping Russian speakers learn how to speak English. I was born in the U.S. but am able to speak Russian fluently. I have prepared my students to pass the U.S. citizenship test.

About Michelle

Hi! My name is Michelle and I am a math tutor and piano teacher. I also help Russian natives learn English. At Brookdale Community College, I tutored students in a variety of college math courses, ranging from basic algebra up to Calculus 2. As for my piano lessons, my piano students are expected t

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Sofia
Sofia was very happy with Michelle's tutoring

Sebastian H.

Teaches Online
Starting at $48
  • Speaks Spanish, English, French
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Master's in International Affairs from The George Washington University Elliott School of International Affairs
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Sebastian H.

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I've taught French and English to students aged 5 to 75! I have done so at universities, in several schools and for the US Congress. Not only can learning a language be great fun, it can be great for your career! Even if we don't start with a language in common, we will work to identify your goals and tailor classes within a proven framework. Contact me and I will help you on your journey!

About Sebastian

I have helped adults and children while in the employ of the US Congress, Berlitz, universities, and elementary and secondary schools. My training includes time at universities and language institutes in France and Belgium. I have been invited to give presentations on pedagogy, including one before

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"I learned so much in my first lesson! Silvana is preparing me for an upcoming trip to Italy. I will feel very confident as she is a very capable teacher and is teaching me the vocabulary for many different situations!"
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"Excellent teacher! She explain everything so well and essy to understand it."
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Took English lessons from Micah B.
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"Monique is a very patient and kind teacher. She is very nice but challenging and makes sure that her student understands the concept before moving on."
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Took Mandarin Chinese lessons from Monique K.
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Took Spanish lessons from Claudia C.
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Took Italian lessons from Robert M.
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Took Spanish lessons from Rosita R.
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"I have had a great time learning French with Marie. She is very patient and has well thought out lesson plans. I am looking forward to our next lesson."
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Took French lessons from Marie A K.
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"Leah is so energetic while teaching her class. She goes above and beyond for her each student, by having activities to spark their interest. She meets each student where they are academically and successfully help each student complete the course. She is patient, kind and full of a loving spirit and a joy to watch online. Allow her the opportunity to teach your children because she is fully equipped with the knowledge, credentials and experience to do so! Enjoy the leah teach experience!!!"
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Took ESL lessons from Leah H.
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"Aimi is such a sweet lady! She is very accommodating and friendly. She cares and focuses on what you want/need to learn. She speaks good English and she's always on time. I would definitely recommend her!"
Steph
Took Japanese lessons from Aimi F.
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