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Torrington, CT

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Students can expect a thorough exploration and internalization of the English language alphabet, the proper pronunciation of the 18 vowel sounds, the mastery of writing simple words and phrases in the English lsnguage, the aquisition of new words (vocabulary), and the abilty to express themselves sumply in writing. Students will also acquire reading and comprehension skills.

About Tamari (Tamara)
Hi, there! I'm Tamara and I can't wait to meet you!

On social media and for those who are more familiar, I'm Tamari. We all learn in different ways; some are more visual; others, auditory; some, kinesthetic--I combine a number of different modalities in my teaching, including direct feedback-teaching--once you learn a concept or skill, teach it, as soon as you possibly can, to someone else! -- this reinforces your own knowledge of the skill or concept!
I've been teaching private lessons for many years and have loved helping my students acquire new skills, master new pieces, and prepare for concerts and performances. Over the years, my younger students have earned Blue and Gold ratings at the Young Musicians' Festival in Fairfield U., some of them earning gold cups: This is a statewide event to encourage long-term commitment
to the art, discipline and joy of music making.
I went to Indiana University's Jacob School of Music and earned a Masters in Piano Performance, and Composition in the '90's. I sang all types of vocal music as well as prepared singers with vocal coaching and voice development techniques 20+ years.
I'm fun loving, patient, and optimistic-- these traits carry through in my teaching style,
One Size does NOT fit all--I approach the lesson plans for each student tailored to your learning style.
Over the past 23 years, my life experiences have encompassed other disciplines and compelled me to learn and acquire many other skills: my liberal arts as well as fine arts education lent itself to helping me work administrative jobs and even expanded into sales and public speaking. I have coached after school and SAT preparation to High School and College age students, helped with the preparation of legal and analytical documents, creative writing and editing assignments; and even tutored computer, social media and Microsoft Office & iWork Suite of applications to older adults.

I look forward to helping you reach your goals
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MARGUERITE S. July 10, 2018
· Classical Voice · Online
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Jonathan May 31, 2018
· Classical Piano · In studio
Tamari Witkin is not only an incredible musician, but is one of only a few teachers who is deeply committed to making sure that any student she takes under her wing will fledge comfortably and competently. Tamari has a keen sense of exactly what is needed to help a particular student overcome a particular pianistic impediment to learning to play the piano. Moreover, she brims with such enthusiasm that it all becomes so much fun studying with her that one cannot help but feel like and sound like they are becoming a pianist.
I highly recommend anyone at any level of piano playing to study with Tamari,
NOW!!!!
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Sylvia Corrigan May 13, 2018
· Classical Piano · In studio
It was a pleasure working with Tamari Witkin over the years that she was located in Milford and participated in the Schubert Club of Fairfield County. I am familiar with her piano performance, which was high level, showing fine musicianship and great sensitivity to the message of the pieces.
I have also sung with her; and again, she shows a high degree of musicianship!
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Tamari (Tamara) W.

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About Tatiana Z.

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Long Beach, CA
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My background as a teacher of ESL is extensive. I taught technical English to engineering students at the university (MEPhI) for 8 years. Additionally I have been preparing Russian students for the English State Exam at school and adults for business and private trips to English speaking countries.
As a philologist I am able to pinpoint individual issues and difficulties to help correct problems in language acquisition.

About Tatiana
I am a former German professor from Russia who currently lives in America and tutors full time now Russian and German.

I provide a variety of activities for my lessons so you will never get bored. For example, I will use games, interactive conversational lessons, fun warm up tasks, case studies, and even riddles. We will use authentic materials as well. You will learn conversational skills, formal writing skills, and test taking strategies all in a fun manner.

I have a background as as an experienced lecturer, teacher, and tutor in the field of linguistics (general linguistics, history of linguistics, psycolinguistics, social linguistics, gender studies). Since defending my dissertation, I have continued to do research in gender studies in the field of virtual communication and digital text, especially non-verbal communication, soci
al networks and gender-specific communication. However, I have found that my true passion is helping students in one-on-one lessons.
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Chrystine L. June 5, 2018
· German · Online
Great first lesson! Tatiana made me feel very comfortable and moved at my pace, which I really appreciated! Looking forward to my next one.
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Elizabeth June 3, 2018
· Russian · Online
Taking weekly lessons at the high-intermediate level - Tatiana is a fantastic teacher - very good explanations of grammatical concepts and nuances of vocabulary/language - I've noticed great progress in my Russian since starting a few months ago.
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Orshi K. May 21, 2018
· German · In studio
Fantastic first class!
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Tatiana Z.

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Saint Paul, MN
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After working with all levels of ESL ( English as a Second Language) students in the Netherlands for 15 years and now back in the USA with Asian college students since 2015, I am confident in my ability to help anyone to speak, hear, read and write English in a professional manner and level optimally. My Dutch students have won regional public speaking awards to participate nationally and with an extensive performing arts background, I am most expert in boosting any student's performance as an English speaker and/or writer in whatever subject my students choose.

About Abby
IMPORTANT NOTICE: ** Because my private lessons are sporadically scheduled between other teaching, and I have found students over age 12 to need in depth lessons, the minimum time for them per session is ONE HOUR. ******

Due to my maternal grandfather's career as a Chicago vaudeville orchestra leader, from early childhood, the performing arts have been in my blood. Starting to study classical flute at age 12, then playing in the Seattle Youth Symphony Orchestras and taking professional jazz/classical flute workshops/master classes, I've been teaching and playing all styles of flute music professionally since my 20's.

Vocal study began at age 15 with some great artists/educators in SF, Seattle, and Europe, including Bobby McFerrin, Mark Murphy, Broadway singer Adrian West, David Tigner- SF Opera, Davida Kagan-Seattle Opera, and Rol
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Manhattan Transfer coach /NY Academy of Dramatic Arts. Through many years of teaching experience, I've developed a very successful, uniquely simple 8 part method to help cross cultural individuals/groups of all ages , styles, and levels, sing optimally from their hearts. The necessary basic vocal techniques can be taught effectively in 4 to 8 lessons, though the learning process takes longer and can continue throughout one's lifetime.

With a BA in Theater Arts from SFSU, and over 50 years directing, acting, and musical experience, including the last 15 years also working successfully as an ESL educator, I have gained the confidence to help almost any student achieve their personal and/or professional goals.
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Alida December 6, 2017
· Singing · In home
Good teaching philosophy, experienced, patient and kind.
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Jason November 8, 2017
· Singing · In studio
Excellent teacher on the subject
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Elizabeth D. July 15, 2017
· Singing · Online
Wonderfully encouraging and knowledgeable.
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About Sabrina A.

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Durham, NC
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I am multi lingual who enjoys educating others. I have dedicated my life into spreading knowledge to those in need and teaching is one of the best ways to spread knowledge.

About Sabrina
I enjoy learning new languages and that is why I decided to become an educator, in order to educate others on the knowledge that I have. I have taught young children and adults in the past for about 5years. I believe now is the best time for me to get back in touch with education. Looking forward to any questions or comments.
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Cleveland, OH

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"Tell them and they will forget , show them and they may remember, involve them and they will understand." This is the philosophy by which I plan my English language classes. I incorporate real life reading material, listening material and functional speaking role plays into my lessons.

Before starting lessons with me, I will call to discuss your specific English learning goals. Do you want to focus on Speaking Accent, Conversation, Listening, Writing, Reading, etc. I will then tailor each lesson just for you.

I also teach Business English to students and business professionals. I teach children as well.

About Soni
Hi there!

My name is Soni Krzyzanowski and I'm from Cleveland, Ohio. I have a Masters of Business Administration(MBA) in International Management and CELTA certification from The University of Cambridge via The International House of Prague. Most of my work experience has been in the field of education and of entrepreneurial business .

I have taught English to high status professional international students at Case Western Reserve University. I've taught Business English to professionals in Poland and adult students at the elite Cleveland Public Library System. I have also taught English online with The Alliance for International Women's Rights. My most recent work was at Woosong University and Solbridge International School of Business from which I have obtained my current recommendation letters.

My International work experie
nce includes Korea, Czech Republic, Poland and Germany. I've also taught English as a second language to women in Pakistan and other Asian countries via Skype.

I will prepare lessons and activities that are tailor made for you and your interests . With my students we will set goals and milestones so that we can clearly identify your progress. I can't wait to meet you and begin your English study journey.
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Gio September 6, 2018
· Essay Writing · Online
Great!
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Tatyana September 6, 2018
· Essay Writing · Online
She is very nice understanding and friendly. Thanks to her
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Sonny September 6, 2018
· ESL · In studio
The best teacher! Thank you.
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Atlanta, GA

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Want to speak the Queen's English without all of the pomp and circumstance? I can help you with that! I bring over 20 years of experience teaching ESL, academic, and business English for those ambitious minded who want to get ahead. I also teach beginners and those who want to improve for personal reasons or travel to English speaking countries without feeling self-conscious or lost. But, I bring a lot of humor and fun to the lessons in an effort to help the student relax and not worry about making mistakes. The idea is to learn without feeling stressed or forced to do so. I begin by having a simple conversation with the student, asking them about their goals, their achievements, their hobbies ... just get them talking. That's what it's all about - right? - communicating!! This way I can assess the student without them feeling studied. From this initial lesson I have a good idea about their needs and design a curriculum to get the ball rolling. I discuss my ideas with each student ...

About Isaac
Every one of my students say it's fun to have lessons with me! They learn the best English and have fun while doing it. I am disciplined. know my craft, have over 20 years experience and understand the difficulties of learning a new language. I took French courses in high school, at Indiana University where I received my B.A. in English, and in NYC at the Alliance Francais and with private teachers. I also learned German while teaching dance and performing as a singer/dancer in Munich, Germany without the benefit of any formal instruction. I fully understand what language learners go through. physically , mentally, and emotionally. I am, also, an excellent writer and enjoy teaching the skill to students. I have helped a young Russian businessman, transplanted to Mannheim, Germany, who would barely open his mouth during lessons and knew p
recious little about sentence structure, learn to speak and write well enough to make a 5/6 test score on his GMAT. I helped a Spanish student speak well enough to get a new IT job with Adidas at their home base in Germany. I helped a young, 16 year old, Japanese student, transplanted to Holland, improve his English so that he was able to pass his proficiency tests with flying colors. And we all had a great time getting there! I love teaching and I love working with students who want to be taught!!
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Shkumbin September 21, 2018
· ESL · Online
A friend recommended Isaac as an English teacher two years ago. We've been working together since then, and thanks to Isaac, I've made significant progress with my English. With his experience, Isaac quickly recognizes the needs of the students and approaches them purposefully and very professionally. Thinking of the advances I could make with Isaac, it is now possible for me to start a job in an international company.

During many years of cooperation, I have not only found a good teacher in Isaac, but also a good friend!

I would like to take this opportunity to thank Isaac for the excellent cooperation.

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Kadir September 20, 2018
· ESL · Online
I have significantly improved thanks to Isaac my english .... thanks Isaac!
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Mila September 19, 2018
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Isaac is a great teacher! He helped me a lot to feel more confident when speaking English. He is very flexible and adapted the lessons according to my needs, making it enjoyable and fun. I would definitely recommend him as a teacher - for all levels.
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I have been teaching for the past 2 years and generally look forward to any type of work with students. I personally have been through the ESL experience many years ago and will totally understand your mistakes :). I am very understanding and patient and will work with you with whatever topic, and will give my best to get you to your desired goal!

About Andrea
I am a current student in Boston University in College of Communication. I come from Serbia, and although Serbian is my first language, I have been speaking English for over 10 years not. Not only that, but I have attended boarding schools in the States, as well as continuing my education in an American university.

I have worked with students learning english mid-way through my high school, mainly with the internationals needing improvement in the spheres of conversational English, as well as academic writing.
Generally, I love working with people and teaching them what I know, especially in the language department, as I think good knowledge of English is much needed today.

That being said, it would be my pleasure to help any of you in any department of English, or if you want to practice just by talking to me. I was in your shoes on
ce, and I completely understand what you're going through. Because of that, I think it will be easy for us to connect and for me to teach you to the best of my abilities! :)
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Andrea K.

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