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Erika C.

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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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Henry M.

31 Reviews
San Jose, CA
Starting at $40
  • Speaks French, German, Spanish
  • Journalism, German from Humboldt State University
  • Awarded Emmy from Academy of Motion Pictures Television Arts and Sciences
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Henry M.

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Emmy Award-winning writer with experience in all levels of English, including Literature, Phonetics, Theology, News Writing, Essays, Term Papers, Editing, Proofreading.

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.

Judy E.

4 Reviews
Los Gatos, CA
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Spanish, Spanish
  • Teaching since 1970
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Judy E.

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I received a TESOL (Teaching English as a Second Language) in 1986 through UC Berkeley Extension and taught at Galileo High School in San Francisco. I also tutored intermediate students from 1986-1988 and taught in Mexico for several months in 2005. In 2011, I came to the International Refugee Committee and for 3 years taught ESL to level 1 students, many from African, Middle Eastern, and other countries who spoke no English at all when they enrolled. I teach students of any age.

About Judy

I have taught many different kinds of subjects, eg., piano, ESL, Drug and Alcohol Education, and foster care parenting, in the past. Mostly, though, I have taught piano and ESL, my first and greatest loves, starting in the 70's and 80's. I develop special relationships with all of my students,

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Andres T.
She is amazing! My son LOVED the class and can’t wait for next time.
Jaclyn B.
Great first lesson, really excited to continue learning from Judy!
Tracey Q.
Judy had my son up and playing in no time. She was great about setting a pace that will keep him challenged and confident simultaneously. He loves his lessons and looks forward to learning more. My youngest, after observing a class, has decided he would like to play too!

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Matias D.

10 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches students 9 and up
  • Teaching since 2004
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Matias D.

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I’m originally from Argentina and I started teaching Spanish after I got a Fulbright scholarship to come to teach in the USA.
I have over 15 years of experience teaching both Spanish as a foreign/second language in classrooms and as a private tutor.
I love to make my lessons fun and memorable using interesting materials, songs and games.
I make most of the material I use and I always put emphasis on oral communication which is the main reason why people study languages!
I can help you improve your exam scores, get ready for that upcoming trip abroad, or simply learn Spanish for fun!

About Matias

MA in Linguistics BA in TESOL Over 15 years of experience teaching both, English and Spanish as a foreign/second language Content Creation (TpT) Teacher Trainer and Presenter Fulbright Scholar Alumni (2008-2009) Cambridge University Best Practice in State Education Scholarship (2011)

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Teresa
Matias is personable, friendly, and professional. He has experience teaching diverse age groups and is able to quickly assess students' learning needs. Lessons are fun and reinforced with optional learning activities provided by Matias between lessons. I highly recommend this teacher.
Sydney A.
Very prepared. Friendly, easy going manner. Great with kids.
Dawn B.
Great experience on my first class. Excited for my next class!
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Marco D.

5 Reviews
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Starting at $60
  • Speaks Italian, Spanish, English
  • M. Sc. Business Management from Bocconi University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Marco D.

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I'm an Italian teacher in my 30's. I teached Italian in Italy (Milan) at primary school, thus I know very well what could be the troubles for the beginners and how to fix it as quick as students can. In addition, I'm a graduated in Economics and Management (M. Sc.).

About Marco

Hi all, I'm a Italian native speaker with +4 years of experience teaching Italian at primary school and to immigrants / refugees that would like to learn Italian. I base my approach on Student levels, aims and needs. I'd like to start with my student from the beginning, finding out tricks of

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John
Has patience,will allow me to make mistakes,and makes me comfortable thruout the lesson.very satisfied w his method
Clara
Marco was wonderful! Intelligent, no pressure, and very knowledgeable and helpful. I’m so happy I signed up for lessons with him.
Denise
We are very happy with Marco's tutoring sessions.

Francesca B.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks SPANISH, ENGLISH, ITALIAN
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Francesca B.

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Ciao/ Hello! My name is Francesca. I was born and raised in Italy. I have been teaching Italian since 2008 at levels ranging from beginner to advanced and to all ages. My lessons are fun, dynamic, and flexible. They intended to develop speaking, listening, writing and reading skills and offer fun conversation on a variety of topics. Students learn the language through practical examples of daily life situations. Each lesson can be tailored to the students’ needs. I have also tailored my lessons for students that want to learn the Italian language for traveling purposes. Learning a language goes hand in hand with understanding the culture. My lessons are focused on using the Italian culture to provide the setting that helps the students learn the language and feel comfortable and confident when speaking to native Italian speaking persons.

About Francesca

Ciao/ Hello! I am a native speaking Italian from the Northern region of Italy. I have been teaching Italian since 2008 at levels ranging from beginner to advanced and to all ages. My lessons are fun, dynamic, and flexible. They are intended to develop speaking, listening, writing and reading skills

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Erta
I would highly recommend Francesca Bruni as an Italian teacher! She has been my Italian teacher for a number of years! Her ability to instruct vocabulary, grammar and comprehension all woven together with themes of Italian culture has provided me with a rapid acquisition of essential and enjoyable conversation skills. Not only are Francesca’s instructional materials relevant and engaging, but whether presented in an in-person manner or online virtual setting, allow for a highly successful experience. You will be amazed at how quickly you will become a fluent Italian speaker, reader, and writer!
Diane
Francesca is a fabulous teacher. We are an adult upper intermediate level class who have been with Francesca for several years. Her classes are small and we are all totally engaged. She takes a keen interest in each of us and our individual
needs. In addition to grammar, dictation, homework, Francesca focuses on advanced readings from Italian stories to newspaper articles, and on only speaking Italian. To improve our speaking we start with students telling about their week and/or making oral presentations to the class based on an Italian news article a student has found of interest. These presentations provide an opening for more conversation and for identification of lots of new vocabulary. Francesca is patient and makes sure we each participate. The environment she creates is one where it's OK to make mistakes and where we can have fun learning and laugh with each other. Francesca's sense of humor makes our classes even more fun.
Shahrooz
Love my sessions with Professoressa Bruni. She is energetic, exiting and always prepared with new and fun lessons. She makes me feel like I am physically in Italy and learning not just the language, but also the culture. She uses her real life experiences, as a native Italian, to help me want to learn more about the language, culture, art, philosophy, food and all that is exciting about Italy. I look forward to my lessons with her and highly recommend her to anyone who wants to learn Italian.

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"Though I haven’t taken a great many lessons as of yet, those I have taken with Quinton have always been fun and engaging. He is very open to rescheduling lessons & provides additional information to help supplement and solidify the material. Effectively helps you progress while going at a comfortable pace and breaking things down step by step so you don’t get overwhelmed. Not only teaches the material well but offers cultural and personal insights."
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"Super practical English lessons. Professional. And I had so much fun while learning."
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"Delia is great, I always learn so much and she is very kind."
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Took Italian lessons from Delia D.
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"I was completely confused bus he very kindly learns me and no rush."
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Took English lessons from Henry M.
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"Great with Italia language! She is also great with working people on times and schedules... I recommend her for anybody wanting to learn, or wanting to travel to Italia...She is also well versed in Culture; which was a very big favorite for me. A big ++.../Salute! ^_^"
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