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Tony S.

133 Reviews
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Starting at $20
  • Speaks ASL, BSL
  • Teaching since 1996
  • Awarded Teacher of the Year from Westbury Christian School
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Tony S.

133 Reviews
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NEW!!! I am now offering 15 minute CHAT sessions. These are great for just chatting, brushing up on skills, etc. NO VOICE chat sessions! NO VOICE mentor session or quick practice sessions! Use them how you would like!

I've been teaching ASL for 23 years and my students have gone on to develop a deep love of ASL and Deaf culture! I am passionate about teaching, Deaf ministry, and ASL!

Within the first few lessons, you'll start signing simple sentences and as time goes on, you'll be able to converse with people who are Deaf! You will also be learning about the culture of Deaf people at the same time.

PRACTICE PARTNER/SIGN COACH?
Nervous about meeting people who are deaf? Want to learn some tips to get over those first moments of nervousness? Do you just need someone to practice with? I would love to help you!

Some of my students book private lessons with me just to have someone to chat with and practice. The more you practice, the more confidence you will ...

About Tony

Thank you so much for checking out my profile! My name is Tony and I've been teaching formal and private lessons since 1996 and have loved helping my students learn American Sign Language while developing confidence in their skills. I went to Harding University and was trained and tutored by a Mast

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Chelsy K.

12 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Speaks American Sign Language
  • Teaching since 2016
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Chelsy K.

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Experienced teacher with 7 years of practice in the language and over 4 years of teaching. Each lesson is tailored to the needs and wants of the client. Can teach ages 4 and up as well as any deaf or hard of hearing individuals. After just a few lessons you'll have the knowledge to carry on your basic conversations in ASL and potentially find a new passion for yourself! I not only have knowledge in the language but also linguistics, discourse analysis, Deaf studies, and beginner interpreting skills. Let's get learning!

About Chelsy

I started my own American Sign Language journey in 2013 where I found a passion for the language and the culture. Since then I have been studying, teaching, learning, and using the language in several different avenues of my life. Teaching is one of the most rewarding jobs I've ever had. For yea

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Chelsy is very sweet and understanding. We couldn't have asked for a better teacher. She listens to what we need and has been very accommodating.
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Chelsy is FANTASTIC
Gerard
She was awesome, looking forward to my lesson with her.

Amanda W.

Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaches students 1 to 75
  • Teaching since 2008
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Amanda W.

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•Are you losing your hearing? Come sign with me!
•Is your spouse losing their hearing? Both of you, come sign with me!!
• Do you have a baby or toddler? ASL inspires early communication, eliminates terrible twos, tantrums, enhances sibling communication, and can inspire early potty training.
•Do you have a deaf child? Let me help you communicate!
• Need a foreign language for your homeschooler? Come sign with me!

I have a
•Associates in Sign Language Interpreting
•Bachelor’s in Hearing, Speech & Language Sciences
•ESL Teaching Certification
•5 years experience interpreting/tutoring.

About Amanda

Hello! 👋 My name is Amanda!! I live in Cincinnati, Ohio. I am married and have a silly, wonderful 4 1/2 year old Daughter named Ady and a 18 Month old son, Joshua. I love to Run 🏃🏽‍♀️ crazy long distance races, snowboard, and do PUZZLES ! 🧩 I am goofy, fun and like to be loud, if we are learnin

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Theresa K.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Speaks American Sign Language
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Langenheim Research and Writing Award 2016 from Langenheim Library at Thiel College
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Theresa K.

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I am an experienced tutor with 4 years of experience tutoring at the college and elementary school levels. I have mostly tutored in ASL (sign language) and various areas in psychology. I love being able to share my knowledge through tutoring. I have a BA in psychology, and a lifetime of using ASL at home. I use this experience to help students learn in ways that work well with their particular learning styles. For this reason, I like to teach students small lessons, then ask them questions. This tests memory and understanding, while also allowing for connection, repartee, and flexibility.

About Theresa

I am an experienced tutor, having tutored in 6 subjects over the course of 3 years through a peer tutoring program at my college. Further, I have tutored 4 students online through another platform in ASL. I am a CODA (Child of a Deaf Adult) and ASL was my first language, followed closely by English

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Theresa is a great teacher and is very experienced in ASL, I highly recommend her!
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This is a great teacher! She is super nice, fun, and is easy to learn from. Definitely a good pick!
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Angela A.

11 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks American Sign Language, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2006
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Angela A.

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You will learn the fundamentals of ASL in a fun and engaging format. I take the time to explain “the whys” of this language.

About Angela

Angela graduated from the University of Florida with her B.A. in Communication Sciences & Disorders (Speech Language Pathology & Audiology). While at UF, Angela was a member of the Signing Gators Club and volunteered countless hours working with deaf, hard of hearing and special needs children and

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Sunshine
I love having Angela as my ASL teacher. She makes everyone feel welcome. She has a friendly easy going fun loving personality and makes the class fun.
Juliana
Angela is a knowledgeable instructor, and it has been a pleasure learning ASL from her. She is flexible enough to meet individual needs no matter the student’s age or level. Her method works well as she combines teaching/lecturing, games, student-focused practice, and quizzes. She offers plenty of memory aids as she teaches, and she makes lessons fun and encouraging. Also, she provides thorough explanations to student questions, which shows her depth of knowledge in ASL. I highly recommend Angela!
Stephanie
Angela is a wonderful instructor. She is knowledgeable and brings years of experience to her lessons. As a student, I look forward to her classes which are fun and full of great information about Deaf culture as well as new vocabulary and grammar.
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Allison M.

12 Reviews
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  • Speaks English, American Sign Language
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Allison M.

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I teach and tutor in American Sign Language from the perspective of one who came into ASL and the Deaf community without a thought of being a professional in a related field. Still, I did become a professional interpreter, teacher, tutor, mentor and have been a service-provider, advocate and friend with many Deaf since 1984.

I want my students to learn that fear and anxiety in undertaking a new adventure are usually of our own making, and that learning about other cultures and languages by association with native users is so valuable.

Therefore, my classes are highly interactive and immersive; students will be required often to learn voice-off, role-play sign language / deaf experience situations, complete tasks between classes, and engage fully. Focus will be on conversational quality, grammatical structures, situational encounters, expressive and receptive language skills.

I will provide curriculum and, as needed, written information and videos used.

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About Allison

MY BACKGROUND: My journey with ASL began at age 6 – from shy little friend to a Professional interpreter, teacher, tutor, mentor, workshop trainer, evaluator, agency owner, advocate, and friend. I began interpreting in 1984 and soon thereafter received my degree in Public Service - Interpreting /

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Cammy W.
We only just started, but first class was great! Allison is very friendly, personable, flexible, and easy to communicate with. We look very forward to continuing our classes with her!
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Allison is a fantastic teacher. She is patient and encouraging and very easy to understand. She is also a lot of fun. I would highly recommend her to anyone interested in learning ASL.

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The average cost of 60-minute American Sign Language lessons in Washington is $74. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $74 and $74 per hour.
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"Amazing teacher..very patient. Looking forward to talking more lessons."
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Took American Sign Language lessons from Theresa K.
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"I had a great first lesson! Carla individualized the signs for my needs. I had a great time and learned a lot!"
Carol
Took American Sign Language lessons from Carla C.
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"Sarah is awesome! I feel like I’m already learning so much!"
Samantha
Took American Sign Language lessons from Sarah M.
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"Very clear to understand, patient, encourages me to try instead of doing things for me. I'm walking away from my first lesson much further along than I would have expected and feeling very positive about the experience. Thanks, Tony!"
Matt
Took American Sign Language lessons from Tony S.
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"Thank you for the review session today. It was a lot of fun! I really appreciate the chance to practice so many words. I am beginning to understand more and am able to respond to your questions."
Virginia
Took American Sign Language lessons from Serfirys V.
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"Purnima subbed in for our scheduled teacher last-minute and did a wonderful job introducing us to "25 Must-Know Signs for Beginners." Grateful for her expertise + looking forward to taking class with her again!"
Hannah
Took American Sign Language lessons from Purnima R.
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"Carla is very knowledgeable and thorough in her teaching skills. You immediately get the feeling that she loves what she is doing and takes the time to ensure that her students fully understand what they have been taught. She is very patient and she is flexible to accommodate any schedule."
Scotty M
Took American Sign Language lessons from Carla C.
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"I was a nervous, beginner, hearing student, and after our first lesson I feel comfortable and even have a few sentences. Maribeth made me feel confident from the start and is so encouraging. Thank you!"
Shar
Took American Sign Language lessons from Maribeth M.
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"I have tried many ASL tutors. Purnima is the best. She is very friendly and she leads the conversation into things that I am interested in. She corrects me right away when I make a mistake and she is so encouraging, always telling me when I am improving. I have had to reschedule a couple times and she has been very accommodating. I would highly recommend her!"
Abby
Took American Sign Language lessons from Purnima R.
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"Amber is an awesome teacher! She’s patient, kind and educated for sure."
Danielle
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