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Biraj B.

Rockville, MD
Starting at $50
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students Male: 12 and up; Female: 14 and up
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Biraj B.

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As a native English speaker from London I can teach a variety of styles of dialects from the British Isles as well as advanced English language

About Biraj

A native of London, England, my recent engagements include the role of Tirsi in Marco de Gagliano’s La Dafne with the European Opera Academy in Bauska, Latvia in July, creating the role of Kenny Fuller in the world premiere of Francis Trester’s ‘Keepers of the Light’ at the Nahant Music Festival in

Lisa B.

24 Reviews
Silver Spring, MD
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Awarded Remembrance and Readiness Award from District of Columbia, Department of Health, Children and Youth Investment Trust
  • Music BA with distinction from University of Virginia
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Lisa B.

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Professor of English, Interamerican Business College, Cupey, Puerto Rico. Beginners, Conversation, Writing, and English for Managers.

About Lisa

Elementary school principal and music teacher for more than 10 years. BA in Music, Graduate degree UMET, Puerto Rico. Recording and performing experience. *** Lesson Details *** Guitar: Strum and play chords, chord progressions and songs. Singing, finger picking, basic theory, reading music, com

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Nicole H.
First lesson since I was in 8th grade. Lisa helped me get reacquainted with the instrument.
Shahzad
Lisa is kind, knowledgeable, and encouraging. She is adaptable, too, working well with a student with disabilities. We are glad we found her.
Maggie
Miss Lisa is very nice, patient and encouraging! My daughter loves her!

Sarah B.

Washington, DC
Starting at $15
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2013
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Sarah B.

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I am a published writer. I have two degrees in which I have accumulated incredible English writing and grammar skills and knowledge! I produce literature content and poetry style writing. I have published a few writing pieces. I enjoy writing, and putting together works that are real. As 5 English classes during my High School career, and three in college, including speech and writing articles, I have become familiar with grammar practices and formal compilation. With my art, I can also assist in bringing out the creativity and a student's individuality for writing!

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Sales Prices good Now (March 2020, through June 1, 2020)! Hi, I am a young Educated multi-subject professional tutor! I have a degree from an Accredited College with concentration in business and Accounting education. I have been teaching for 7 years! With addition of 6 years in Sales, and Custom

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Tara L.

19 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, Nepali, Thai
  • BA from University of Wisconsin- Madison
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Tara L.

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I have been teaching English as a Second Language on and off for years. I first started tutoring English while living in Nepal, Thailand, and India. I then received my Masters in Education with a speciality in Teaching English as a Second Language (ESL), also known as Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages TESOL), also known as English Language Learners (ELL). I have taught all ages of students and have worked with many adult English learners to perfect the English needed for their work situations or prospects or English needed for interacting with people at their children's school etc. I am happy to work with people who have specific needs as well as people who want to practice conversation in a supportive, safe, friendly, encouraging, and educational setting.

About Tara

I have a Masters in Education as well as having spent many years performing, teaching in one on one and group settings both privately and at music camps and festivals. I play and teach bluegrass, old time, Irish, and swing jazz styles. I like my students to really enjoy playing music and their less

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Aidan K.
The way Tara presents traditional tunes is straightforward and easy to digest, while staying as true to the tune as possible. Super friendly, and really easy to work with.
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Pure Awesomeness!
Thank you Ms. Tara.
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Marie R.

7 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Speaks French and English
  • Awarded Hicks Prize from UMass Amherst
  • PhD from UMass, Amherst
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Marie R.

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I have a Ph.D. in English Literature. I can teach Shakespeare and other writers of a different literary period- Explore ideas with the student, I can as well help with writing assignments, editing, and proofreading-I teach in college and know how to develop an essay.
As a translator and interpreter, I can help students with English as a second Language, and I understand the struggles to become fluent in the designated language.

About Marie

I am bilingual English-French I have a Ph.D. in English Literature with particular focus in English Renaissance Studies Shakespeare I can teach ESL as well I work in different fields all related with languages such as Interpreting, translation, teaching foreign languages, ESL

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Gabriel
Over the years I’ve had many tutors, worked with many professors and teachers, and I have to say that Marie is by far in the top 5% of all educators that I’ve seemed guidance from. I’ve taken the GRE multiple times, yet was only a few points away from my required Verbal score. I saw the reviews that Marie had and decided that she would be the best person to help me achieve my goal and I was right. She worked with me to develop a study plan based on what worked best with my schedule rather than taking one size fits all approach to my learning. She took extra steps to send my daily assignments that were challenging and helped me grow. She took time to help me get to the root cause of why I wasn’t answering questions correctly by not just moving on to the next problem just because I got it correct. She really cares. We talked constantly and she was always there when I had a question day or night. I plan to apply her methods and all that I’ve learned from her while attending the university that I was recently accepted to! Thank you Marie! Anyone seeking a truly dedicated and inspiring tutor for GRE Verbal should definitely choose Marie. Simply the best!
Gabriel
First of all, Marie is a very pleasant person. Working with someone that is nice makes learning so much better. She immediately provided me with several new techniques for studying that will allow me to focus on the areas that I am struggling with. She broke information down to where it was easy for me to understand and reemphasized key points that she was teaching to ensure that I understood them. More importantly, she asked me if I understood what she was teaching me rather than assume that I comprehended everything immediately, which many instructors I've worked with do not tend to do. Lastly, she was also willing to adjust her schedule to help me get the study sessions in that I need. I'm glad that I am working with her to up my GRE score!
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Robert P.

Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Guidance & Counseling from The College of New Rochelle
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2010
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Robert P.

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I have been a professor for 10 years, specializing in Psychology/Research Writing. I have worked both at the college level, as well as, the K-12 level. My goal is to inspire students in how to both speak and write correctly, while they are having fun.
Lessons are customized and catered to the needs/goals of each student. I find in many cases students become indirectly inspired in many other areas, such as; Psychology, Criminal Justice, Fashion, Marketing and Theater Arts.
Having the ability to read/write can lead to success in many areas,

About Robert

Hey kids! I am a college prof. ready to help you become a better reader/writer and speaker. Some of the subjects that I teach include; Business, Psychology and Criminal Justice. Before I was a teacher, I did Guidance + Counseling and am certified as a K-12 School Counselor.

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Average Cost of English Lessons in Washington, DC

The average cost of 60-minute English lessons in Washington is $62. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $150 per hour.
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$49 average
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$62 average

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"Great lesson always!"
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Took English lessons from Rosita R.
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"Is just amazing how in only 3 months my English has perform dramatically. She is a great teacher. I recommend her 100%!!"
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Took English lessons from Micah B.
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"she is very nice and understand me! thank you Carla!"
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Took English lessons from Carla C.
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"She is very good with the kids and a good teacher."
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"Excellent this first class, I hope it helps me to achieve my goals. Thanks, teacher."
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"Prajakta is exactly the teacher I was looking for my Mom to start her journey in learning english.She developed the right strategy to create a unique approach per students needs and delivered the lessons patiently"
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"A great advisor when it comes to law/procedures"
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"She is a great professional. I would recommend her to anyone interested in improving pronunciation and English fluency."
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"so much fun and learning at the same time"
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Took English lessons from Christine K.
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"Micah is a really good teacher! I come from France and it was hard for me to speak english. I was completely lost... Micah helped me with vocabulary, grammar and small talk. She listens to your needs and will prepare the session especially for you."
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Took English lessons from Micah B.
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Learning ESL in DC

Considering that roughly a billion individuals speak English worldwide, it's easy to see how valuable learning the language can be. Even in countries that don't consider English their official language, there's often a large segment of the population that speaks it.

Understanding English can open up a wide variety of opportunities around the world for you, since the language is used for commerce on a global scale. But you'll need more than books to grasp this complex language. A private English teacher in Washington DC will be indispensable.

Why You Should Take ESL Classes in Washington DC

English classes in DC are commonly taken by students of all ages. The nation's capital is one of the most intriguing places to study the language. The US has about 300 million native English speakers, and that's more than any other country across the globe. This means you'll be learning English in the center of the American English capital of the world!

Each day, you'll come face-to-face with historical and cultural landmarks. From the Smithsonian Institute to the Lincoln Memorial, a rich history where the English language played a key role will be all around you.

Although the US values languages from around the world, taking English classes in Washington DC will provide plenty of new opportunities for you. You'll find increasing options for employment available right where you live.

Also, the English language will no longer be a barrier as you meet English-speaking people, or delve deeply into American literature. You'll even be able to read the Declaration of Independence in its original language right in the nation's capital thanks to ESL classes in DC!

What are Private English Teachers in Washington DC Like?

TakeLessons has a variety of high-quality English teachers in the DC region to choose from. (There are also hundreds more who can teach from a distance using webcams and strong WiFi). For example, one DC tutor named Hannah K. has experience teaching English to immigrants since 2006.

Another excellent teacher to help you learn English in Washington DC is Lisa B., who lives right outside of the city in Silver Spring, MD. Lisa B. is a professor of English and has experience teaching beginner, intermediate, and advanced students. She also has more than 20 impressive reviews from previous students!

Where and When to Learn ESL in DC

If you can meet in person with one of our local teachers, this will provide extra motivation to keep up with your lessons. The Metrorail and Metrobus are two of the best ways to get around the city for lessons, eliminating the stress of traffic altogether.

Depending on your instructor's availability, they may be able to meet at your home, their home, or somewhere locally. Perhaps a halfway point between the two of you would work best - somewhere with the historic Washington Monument in the skyline, or Meridian Hill Park.

With our vast pool of instructors, you're sure to find ample English classes in Washington DC regardless of the time or day you’re available. And if you prefer to work remotely with an online English tutor, you'll have even more options. We have hundreds of online teachers to choose from who also provide ESL classes in DC.

Next Steps for Studying ESL in Washington DC

Besides scheduling lessons with your tutor, there are a few ways to prepare for English classes in DC. First, you could stop by Paper Source or Jenni Bick Custom Journals for stationery, writing utensils and other supplies.

You may also want to visit your local library. The prestigious Library of Congress or the Mount Pleasant Neighborhood Library have virtually limitless English resources. Perhaps you want some English books you can keep for years to come.

In that case, considering checking out Kramerbooks and Afterwords Cafe. You can think about what books to purchase while sipping on your favorite cafe drink. You can also do plenty of reading without having to make purchases.

Virtually anywhere you turn, DC provides the perfect setting to practice English simply by holding conversations with those you meet. Cultural immersion is key when learning ESL in Washington DC, so don’t be afraid to introduce yourself to someone new!

Simply listening to others converse will also help you improve your skills. Listen to the radio hosts and English music on a local station like 94.7 Fresh FM, for starters. With each of these tips in mind, it won’t take long to realize that the nation's capital is a great place to study English.