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Kimberley E.

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Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $60
  • Teaching since 2010
  • A Levels (UK) from Clifton College
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Kimberley E.

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I've had a book published and have written for a multi-national newspaper. I also got A grades right up until I finished college with English Literature and Creative Writing. I also have done numerous public speaking engagements and have studied acting and theatre with A grades all the way through college.

My style of teaching is very relaxed and informal, I want students to feel they can be equals with me, and gain confidence and be proud of their work. I set homework but I also encourage students to get creative in their own time and to show initiative! Reading is vital to growing your knowledge and also for confidence and speaking in public.

Lessons can involve looking at literature and different styles of writing, as well as finding something that sparks the imagination and interest. I work especially well with young teens and pre-teens, as well as those who are looking to further their reading skills.

I also look at Shakespeare and modern plays, as well as screenplays, ...

About Kimberley

Hi there! My name is Kimberley, and I'm a British singer/songwriter, and I love teaching young people about this amazing industry! I offer songwriting, singing and piano lessons, as well as writing and composition. My first rule is that there isn't any! Each student is unique and different, and

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Great lesson, thanks Kimberly!
Karen P.
Kim was absolutely lovely!
Sharon *.
Very kind and patient, and inspiring!
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Erol G.

112 Reviews
Panorama City, CA
Starting at $15
  • Speaks English, German
  • Teaches Elementary, Middle School, High School, College
  • PhD - Educational Leadership (Education Technology & Language E-Learning emphasis) from Trident University International
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Erol G.

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Favorably and extensively reviewed and proven to be effective by students, the Speech/Accent-Training program developed from dissertation research using multi-media methods. I have taught this subject for over eight years to public and private causes, as library, individuals, and language schools. My emphasis for pronunciation and speech is a scientific, comprehensive overview and treatment of the various sounds, rhythms, inflections, and patterns the spoken language integrates.
The goal is to develop a systematic, thorough voice and speech profile based on lesson recordings using digital wave monitoring software. Also, a project option exists based more on custom, variable topics, as audition practice, drama rehearsal, and acoustic awareness, than the intense individualized accent/speech synthesis. Additionally, I have covered the speech/verbal competence sections of the IELTS and TOEFL exams.
Commonly requested topics are as follows:
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June N.
Erol has a very systematic approach in teaching accent reduction. Since taking lessons with Erol, I've started to become more aware of my speech and noticed an improvement in my pronunciation. Highly recommended!
June
Erol utilizes an audio software to analyze and determine what needs to be worked. This eliminates a lot of human hearing errors and gives me a visual on what’s correct vs incorrect. Highly recommended for you to try his method out.
Rhonda H.
I enjoyed the lesson very much, he started out teaching things that made sense so that I would learn faster than the lessons I have previously taken and not done well with.
I'm looking forward to the next lesson and am practicing what we went over in class.
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Fawn A.

401 Reviews
Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $95
  • Speaks Main Language: English. OTHER: Spanish, French, Chineese, Italian, Yiddish, German, Spanish
  • Bachelor Of Music from Berklee College Of Music
  • Teaches Elementary, Middle School, High School, College
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Fawn A.

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Learning to speak clearly, projection, change your voice and sound, get rid of jitters, more

About Fawn

"Make one stop at the music shop!" Fawn is not your typical music coach. As a recent Billboard hit recording artist & coaching over 20 years, Fawn immediately gets to your goals & together you reach them. What you learn becomes part of you & that's the key to success. Whether you're beginner, adv

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Emma
Fawn really challenges you as a student. She is always supportive on your best and worst days. She teaches many different singing techniques and pushes you to go outside of your genre of singing.
JJ
Fawn is a very giving, talented and kind teacher. She has made learning piano a joy in addition to helping me tighten up my original songs and live singing. Fawn is a treasure.
Seria Jackson
Fawn is a very gifted talent and teacher and her original methods have completely made my voice and career blossom, thank you Fawn!

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Jeannie M.

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Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks German, Italian, English
  • BA - Theatre + Cinematic Arts from Brigham Young University
  • Awarded Dissertation Fellowship from Louisiana State University
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Jeannie M.

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Algebra is a wonderfully elegant and reliable puzzle. I will help the student see how that puzzle can be solved in a consistent manner and demystify the process.

About Jeannie

I have been in theatre since I was a child. My first love was acting until I was bitten by the directing bug when I realized I could watch my baby be born as the play came to life. To support myself while going through my theatre degrees, I worked with computer and became certified with Microsoft a

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Michael K.
I found Jeannie to be very informative and professional. She brought out things in me I was surprised about. I can't til the next session.

Kirsten O.

Teaches Online
Starting at $22
  • Speaks spanish
  • Biology and Society from Cornell University
  • Teaches Elementary, Middle School, High School
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Kirsten O.

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Hi there! I'm Kirsten and I would be happy to be your online tutor. I love all things science, math, and english! I am currently an undergraduate at Cornell University and would like to take all of the information that I'm learning and help my students succeed in academia. On my road of acade

Melissa M.

10 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $75
  • Speaks Spanish, Portuguese
  • Teaches students 9 and up
  • Bachelor of Arts: Comparative Literature, Spanish, Portuguese, English from UC Berkeley
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Melissa M.

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If you are struggling with essay composition, I can help. Just send me a message explaining what you need help with and we will get to work.

About Melissa

I have been teaching Spanish, Portuguese and English at both the high school and college levels since 2007. I have a PhD in Spanish and Portuguese (Romance Languages) from Harvard University, and I have taught everything from Spanish 1 through advanced literature courses, to Portuguese for Spanish

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zahira rojas
Melissa eres la mejor profesora; es una experiencia facil y divertida de aprender ingles. GRACIAS aprendi mucho y me siento en otro nivel, mi pronunciacion y comprension del idioma ahora es mucho mas facil para comunicarme, entender y hablar ingles en los estados unidos. SUPER RECOMENDADAAAAA!!!
Chris
Melissa is a miracle worker! My mother-in-law moved to the United States 40 years ago unable to speak english and while she has done a good job at learning on her own, she had significant gaps in her ability to effectively communicate. For her 68th birthday, I bought her lessons with Melissa. My mother-in-law told me I was wasting my money because she couldn't learn anything new. Well, needless to say, she can learn and with Melissa's excellent tutelage has dramatically increased her ability to speak and comprehend english. This has enabled a new level of confidence and freedom that she did not previously have and is a game changer for her. I attribute her improvement directly to Melissa's ability to understand her student's needs and personalities and craft and deliver a quality, tailored curriculum. After our first round of classes, my mother-in-law is excited to continue the lessons and has a renewed curiosity and interest in learning. Great job and thank you Melissa!!!
Kari Bardowell
Melissa has a lovely calming personality. She made us feel completely at ease while learning a foreign language. She was prepared and tailored the lesson for our specific goals and level.

She displayed an expert knowledge of the language, but was still able to teach beginners. Plus we could tell she really loved Portuguese.

The online format was great. Cant wait for the next lesson.

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I took TOEFL perpetration classes with Henry. He is very knowledgeable and a great teacher. Because of his experience in journalism he has amazing knowledge in writing, reading, speaking, He worked on my general English skills first because I thought I had enough proficiency in English while I didn't, and after some classes he started TOEFL, he definitely knows what area of English I was weak in so, step by step, he lead me in the right direction. He's very responsible and carrying. I got a higher score than I was expecting."
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