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About Lars R.

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Petaluma, CA
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I have studied and traveled in Mexico and Spain. My hometown and Bay Area history are full of Spanish speakers, a great way to put my language skills to use. My students have improved their grades and found joy in learning a new language. I hope my practically-minded method will appeal to you. I have written and spoken extensively in Spanish. Poetry, research papers, music . . . Thanks for your interest, and please do not hesitate to contact me personally for more information. I hope to be able to meet your educational needs. Thank you.

About Lars
I began to teach guitar at 16 years of age. I have taught students from 7 to 60 years old in a wide variety of styles. From age 12 to 21 I took private guitar lessons regularly. Now I have a lesson every once in a while. I studied jazz guitar primarily with Randy Vincent, one of the San Francisco Bay Area's greatest guitar players. Aside from teaching lessons as a job, I have played guitar in many concerts and continue to do so. Before moving to San Francisco, I gained a lot of experience and valuable education with guitar. I played in the jazz bands in Junior High and High School. I went to four years of a week long summer jazz camp called jazz camp west where I took classes, played open mics and had fun with many musicians, making some good friends. I hold BA degrees in Music (Jazz Guitar) and Spanish, as well as an MA in Musi
c, from San Francisco State University. By now, I am confident in working with whatever musical material students offer! Thank you.

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I am a laid back teacher, but I definitely expect students to practice what I suggest they practice. I advise that students use method books or sheet music of some sort, and I will certainly make notes for them and create materials they can learn from. I always teach based on the goals of the student and what type of music they enjoy, but I also like to guide the student in a direction I think would benefit them. I usually introduce music to play right away, conforming of course to the skill level and interest of the student. I now play seven-string guitar, which is just a six-string guitar (same tuning and technique) with an extra low string. It will be practical to aide students by accompanying with a bass range instrument.

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Guitar
I consider myself a Jazz musician, but I am happy to consider a very wide range of styles. I am focusing now on music of the Spanish Golden Age, 1500-1700.
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Maria S. October 8, 2017
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Jackson July 29, 2017
· Guitar · In home
Lars came to the session on time, and was very patient with my son. He took the time to listen and gave helpful tips on becoming a better player. I would recommend him!
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Ava April 18, 2017
· Acoustic Guitar · In home
Wonderful guy who gives a well rounded lesson!
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Lars R.

Lars R.

Petaluma, CA 94952
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About Adriana R.

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Chicago, IL
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I have more than ten years of experience teaching Spanish and English as a Second Language (ESL). I guarantee my students a successful class thanks to my passion for teaching, my patience and my enthusiasm.

About Adriana
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My name is Adriana, and I would love to meet you!. I have been teaching ESL since 2000 and Spanish since 2005. Through my years of experience, I have always been committed to guarantee my students would learn and will also enjoy taking my classes. Students must have fun while learning.
I have received awards from prestigious institutions like Erie N. House and St. Augustine College in Chicago for outstanding teaching performance.

I have taught Spanish and ESL in Mexico and in the USA to people of all ages. I enjoy making my students feel proud of themselves for their achievements. Patience, perseverance, and customized service are my standards of teaching.

I look forward to helping you reach your goals!.
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Valeri July 20, 2017
· Spanish · In studio
Addy is awesome! Really made me feel like I can do this!
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cheryl July 13, 2017
· Spanish · In home
Lovely person and good teacher! Highly recommend!
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Whitney H. November 10, 2016
· Spanish · In studio
Adrianna is awesome! My daughter is 5 years old and loves coming to her Spanish lesson. She has been taking them for a couple of weeks now and Im excited to watch her progress. I would def recommend Adrianna to anyone!
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Adriana R.

Adriana R.

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About Maryen V.

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Winter Garden, FL
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I am a native Spanish speaker and can speak, read, and write Spanish fluently. I use the Berlitz method to teach Spanish, and I can provide my students with hand outs so that they can understand and practice their skills fully as they go along. Spanish students of all ages and levels are welcome, from beginners to advanced students. At the end of each class, we will have a short conversation session to practice the skills you learned in class. so you will know exactly how to use your new skills.

About Maryen
Hi! My name is Maryen, and I am excited to help you with your studies! Learning is a lot of work, but it can also be a lot of fun. Together, we will embark on a journey of learning where I will be your guide: you will discover skills you need, and through practice, master these skills.
I am fluent in both English and Spanish, and thus, am able to help you learn either language. If you just need to improve a little, we can work on that, too! I am happy to work with students of all levels; we will work at your pace to achieve the results you want. It's never too late to learn a new language- or improve one you might already know!
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Javanté B. July 5, 2016
· Spanish · In studio
Very attentive and genuinely interested in the success of the student. Very passionate about teaching the language and I couldn't have chosen a better instructor.
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Maryen V.

Maryen V.

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Clifton, NJ
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Hello, my name is Emmanuel Munoz and I'm Colombian-American i spent a good amount of my life studying in colombia and i can speak spanish fluently i will be able to help you achieve your goals in the spanish language! from a novice to an advanced speaker feel free to contact me and ill help you out and achieve your goals!I am a native spanish speaker!And if you would like to learn how colombians speak i can teach you my colloquial accent : )

About Emmanuel
Hello, I was previously in the military as a linguist for arabic so i speak arabic fluently as well I speak spanish fluently because of my colombian heritage im specialized in lebanese dialect and formal arabic so i can teach you either one. I love teaching arabic so much and we can do it through videos or anyway you'd like i can teach you all the tips and secrets to learning arabic as a foreigner arabic is very hard but i can help you learn it for sure! I can teach arabic in any level beginner to advanced. I know all type of vocabulary in arabic from military to political so don't hesitate when contacting me im ready to help you learn arabic i use books like al kitab and as well al kitab fi ta3lm al lugha al3rbyia. I am skilled in local expressions dialects since i lived in the middle east a bit.
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Emmanuel M.

Emmanuel M.

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About Patricia C.

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Avondale, AZ
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I have helped many H.S. students and adults to learn spoken Spanish; Children ages 6-10 taught with fun activities at a local library or online.

I am fluent in English and Spanish, I customize the lesson plans depending on your specific needs and make it easy, fun to learn!

About Patricia
I am fluent in Spanish, passed all the CLEP Exams. I have previously tutored several people in different levels especially high school students to prepare for tests. I truly enjoy helping others to learn the Spanish language and hope to be able to help you as well!

I am a native speaker of American English and I am bilingual in Spanish. I have several years experience tutoring English as a second language (ESOL) to adult learners. My teaching style leads to measurable results by focusing on the process of learning.

Also, I have certifications in Online Marketing. I have 7 yrs. experience helping people learn to plan, create a new WordPress Blog and how to drive potential customers to it with social media.
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Patricia C.

Patricia C.

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About Marcela R.

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Mandeville, LA
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Hello there,im from Honduras, and i have been study spanish for 6 years and i really gonna love to teach you this amazing language, i will be waiting for you

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Estas listo para aprender a hablar Español?? / Are you ready for learn to speak Spanish?

Hello, my name is Marcela im fron Honduras an im 22 years old, when i was child i remember that my grandfather was a teacher of Spanish, and when he retired, Teached to speak Spanish to the foreigners who came to my country, I admired him a lot and dreamed to be like him, until it succeeds, I specialized in the Spanish language and it makes me very happy I can teach you this beautiful language, see you soon
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Marcela R.

Marcela R.

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About Nikita C.

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Colorado Springs, CO
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I am a native Spanish speaker with the goal of making learning spanish easy and fun! I am more adamant on reading and pronunciation for begginers, as well as building confidence while speaking a foreign language. I am good with grammar and can help more advanced students check essays and increase vocabulary! My goal is that you fall in love with Spanish. I am also a firm believer that a lot of help comes from outside studying time, so I look forward to hearing and answering your questions even outside tutoring time.

About Nikita
Hi! My name is Nikita and I am currently a college student. I grew up in Mexico and have taken teaching courses over highschool, as well as having been a teaching assistant for several schooling grades, from elementary school to high school. I also got the opportunity to attend a United World College and gained a lot of international experience, as well as being cuturally inmersed in the many different cultures my peers represented. I love to learn new things as well, and feel that learning involves both the student and the teacher.

While in Mexico I did my best to excel and gain experience towards teaching and helping others. I have won several student writing contests, as well as academic recognitions. During high school I attended a charter school that gave me opportunity to grow and volunteer. Besides being a teaching assistant to
a middle school for my school's volunteering program, I was a teaching assistant to a high school literature teacher, the student leader to a Creative Writing club, and one of the head organizers for our school's cultural inmersion week, that celebrated literature and arts, such as film, design, music, etc.

As well, I attended the United World College in China for two years. It was an inmersive experience that helped me grow both as a person and as a student. While living in China I was inmersed not only in its vast culture, but was also exposed to many other cultures from the 100+ countries represented by the other students attending my school. I gained a lot of international experience and became even more empathic and understing because of that. I also took some experience from tutoring my peers and doing self-taught literature in China, learning that studying another language can be hard but fun and engaging!

I currently attend Colorado College and am looking to major in International Political Economy, with a minor in Education. My goal after I graduate is becoming an advocate for children's education rights internationally. I am also looking to obtain a special education certification after that. At college, I am involved with several clubs and activities, but the ones I am focusing on are my intramural soccer team, Latinx alliance, and Catholic Students Group.
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Nikita C.

Nikita C.

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