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Elise H.

3 Reviews
Glendale, CA
Starting at $37
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Elise H.

3 Reviews
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I can speak four languages, so I understand what it is like to learn a new language which is what makes me an excellent English Second Language teacher. I also hold TESOL and TEFL certificates as well. Even though I grew up in a home where we spoke English, I did not go to an English-speaking school until I was 11. When I first started learning how to write English I absolutely hated it but because of my mom and English teachers that believed in me and helped me, by 10th grade I became one of the best English students. Therefore, I truly believe in the power of believing in others because eventually, they could excel in a subject they never thought they could which has a big impact on one's self-esteem.

About Elise

Hello! My name is Elise. I was born in Belgium, raised by an American mother and a Swiss father. For twenty years, I have been teaching children to adults of various ages. I have a Master's degree in Intercultural Studies, which makes me an expert at understanding and connecting with people from any

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Elise is a fantastic teacher, full of energy and can relate to the student’s individual learning needs. I co-taught lessons with Elise and would definitely work with here again in the future!
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Leah H.

31 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $18
  • Speaks English
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Leah H.

31 Reviews
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I have been teaching ESL online for almost a year and I enjoy it so much! I love all of my students. There is no fear in making mistakes! That just means your brain is working. We will learn all the basics and make sure we have a strong foundation and then build upon that. I will cater to you whatever level you relate to. I am excited to get to know you and help you grow!

About Leah

Leah, a teacher, singer/songwriter, musician, entertainer and Berklee College of Music graduate. 30 minute online lessons are accepted. If interested please call Takelessons and inquire about that. She loves teaching and loves her students. Her main joy in teaching is watching her students grasp

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She has been very patient and her instruction has helped me tremendously. I really enjoy our lessons. 10/10 would highly recommend.
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Ulyana H.

8 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Ukrainian, Spanish
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Bachelor of Science - earth sciences from Rice University
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Ulyana H.

8 Reviews
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I am a native English speaker and able to help with reading, reading comprehension, writing and grammar.

About Ulyana

My name is Ulyana and I'm passionate about teaching and tutoring! I graduated with a B.S. from Rice University (Houston, TX), specializing in earth sciences (geology and chemistry). I did my Masters in planetary geology at Brown University (Providence, RI), and for my PhD, I trekked over 1500 miles

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Ulyana is very nice, and my son really enjoys the lesson.
Alan Y.
Perfect lesson! Dr. Ulyana is very nice, patient, and very professional.
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Lori D.

25 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $24
  • Speaks Portuguese, German
  • Teaching since 1995
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Lori D.

25 Reviews
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My lessons are always very interactive! You will not just sit and listen to me! If you don't talk -- a lot -- I didn't do my job and you can fire me! Accent reduction and pronunciation are strength areas, especially with Asian languages. Strong skills with business professionals, especially in the high tech industry. We will work on the things that matter to you! Writing, Small Talk, Pronunciation, Vocabulary and maybe some Grammar. Let's have some fun, do some work and expand your English!

About Lori

I love teaching! I have a Bachelor's and Master's degree in Education and have been teaching ESL online to business professionals around the world; particularly in the high-tech field. I have taught English internationally in China, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Iraq, Kurdistan and Mozambique for more than

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Stephenie G.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Speaks Italian, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Stephenie G.

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I've been teaching ESL for 3 years now and my students have gone on to love English and have improved reading, writing, listening and speaking skills, especially the difficulties in English pronunciation. I speak American English. Within the first few lessons you will learn new sentences and start learning how to have a conversation with native English speakers! Then you will go on to work on grammar, reading, writing, and listening skills. We will also focus on pronunciation and common words and phrases including slang. Soon you will be speaking like a native! I typically use Practice Makes Perfect book series which are very reasonably priced and easy to find on Amazon or book stores. I also use multimedia such as podcasts, music, news broadcasts, stories, poems, newspapers, worksheets, games, and activities. I love working with everyone from 5 years on up to older adults. I will find out exactly what you want to learn and why you want to learn English and then tailor lessons ...

About Stephenie

Hi there! My name is Stephenie. I have an extensive history of teaching a variety of subjects throughout my adult life starting in 1992 with violin lessons given in my home. I played classical violin throughout my childhood and early adulthood. I have also taught jewelry making at a local bead s

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Our 28 year old autistic son came skipping down the stairs with a joy and enthusiasm we haven't seen in a very long time. He told me all about the lesson, then he told me all about Stephanie G. The instruction went so well online he created an earring. Amazing, considering his learning disabilities which include fine motor skill issues.
The statment , " She liked me too. She liked my ideas and said I was doing a good job," will stay in my heart forever.
HIs joy and confidence are absolutlely priceless.
Thank you, Stephanie G. for being an incredibly motivating skilled teacher.
Caroline S.
She was great- sending us information relating to the work we would like to do!
Caroline S.
her method of explaining how solder worked was great and easy to follow!
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Nathaniel B.

Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Spanish, English, Portuguese
  • Teaching since 2018
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Nathaniel B.

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Do you remember your days of foreign language class in school? I do, and it was awful! We spent hour upon hour memorizing vocabulary and grammar. We copied, translated, conjugated, and labelled. And yet, at the end of each year I know exactly what I started with - nothing!

Since then, I've been able to learn two other languages by myself - Spanish and Portuguese. I didn't study these languages in school, or ever step foot inside an foreign-language classroom. Instead, I created my own method of learning that sees language for what it really is - a way to communicate. In my classes, we will focus on communication, as it is the single most important skill you can develop. I will teach you grammar, and I will teach you conjugation. I'll even expect you to learn new vocabulary. But the center of our learning will always be communication. "How can I use this to communicate with others?" Everything we learn will be centered around that question.

Naturally, each class will be designed with

About Nathaniel

I grew up in Florida, USA - about one hour from Orlando. As a teenager, I started to learn my first foreign language - Portuguese. Although I didn't have any idea how to really learn a language, I knew that I loved learning about a new culture, as well as seeing the world through a new language. A f

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Average Cost of ESL Lessons in South Pasadena, CA

The average cost of 60-minute ESL lessons in South Pasadena is $65. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $15 and $130 per hour.
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"Ashley is warm. knowledgeable, encouraging, enthusiastic and a great instructor!"
Nanci Soriano
Took ESL lessons from Ashley S.
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"She is very nice and I learned a lot."
Yuko
Took ESL lessons from Victoria M.
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"Matt is a wonderful tutor. I recommend him highly to all ESL students."
Leela
Took ESL lessons from Matt G.
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"Three months ago, I could not tell you what I'm about to tell you in Spanish. Mi maestra, Señora Nery es un maestro que tiene gran atención al detalle y se asegura de que deletreo y pronuncio cada letra perfecta.
She is the best at this job. I have had two teachers prior to her...she is by far the best. Thanks to her, my pronunciation is very good, my comprehension is very good. I will continue my lessons with her as soon as my schedule permits."
Aiyad
Took ESL lessons from Nery G.
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"Great instructor!! Very nice! Helped in every way possible!"
Jennifer
Took ESL lessons from Ulyana H.
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yacine
Took ESL lessons from Roman N.
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"Miss Anna is a right teacher for me. She helped me a lot to expand vocabulary
and improve my conversation skills."
Smita
Took ESL lessons from Anna E.
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"Austin is a kind, patient and passionate instructor. I would highly recommend him!"
Margie
Took ESL lessons from Austin C.
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"Hello,
When I moved from Russia to US in 2011, my English was at beginner’s level and I desperately needed to start speaking this language as soon as possible: especially for my job but also for my every day life.
I tried to take some ESL classes at local colleges and also study with a tutor but it did not work very well. Instead I became more afraid of making mistakes or saying something not correctly. I was frustrated and started to think that I am just not made for learning new languages.
I heard about Roman from my colleague who did intensive French language program designed and taught by mr. Nam. So he told me that Roman also teaches ESL. I decided to give it a try.
After three months of classes with Roman my English improved so much! From the beginning of classes I started to feel so motivated and everything was explained in really simple way. I don’t really understand how Roman was doing this but every class and even every homework was so interesting and so fun to do. I loved to hear myself speak English better and better. I started to use my english in any situation and I felt so confident.
Now, after four years living in US my English is much better but i know that the most important step in my progress was the program I did with Roman and I am very thankful for all his help."
Sergey
Took ESL lessons from Roman N.
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"Bryce has a casual yet effective teaching style that made me feel relaxed and comfortable from the beginning. I already had an advanced level of English, however I still needed to work on some of the nuances and prepositions in the language. Bryce has helped me immensely. I have started to teach English to others as my level has improved even more. I now feel confident teaching others English as a second language."
Anja
Took ESL lessons from Bryce B.
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