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About Ivan R.

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I completed graduate coursework in Spanish. I have studied in Spain, Mexico. I have worked in Ecuador, El Salvador, Honduras, and Bolivia as well as traveled to Guatemala.

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EXPERIENCE

U.S. Army-Green Beret, Intelligence Officer, Foreign Area Officer 1997-Present
Ivan served in special operations, intelligence and foreign affairs assignments at the tactical, operational and
strategic levels in overt and clandestine roles within the most sensitive programs of the US Government. He
has served as a Green Beret commander at the detachment level in Central America and company level in
Afghanistan and Jordan training other nations militaries in joint, interagency and coalition environments. Staff
positions included time as an assistant Army attache to U.S. Embassy Tbilisi, Republic of Georgia; the deputy
officer in charge of the AFPAK Hands program on the Army Staff; as an Intelligence Community Liaison
Officer at the National Guard Bureau; and furthermore, he served as a foreign area specialist on the Jo
int Staff
advising the Deputy J2 while on the Ukraine Crisis Team at the National Military Command Center.
Operational assignments include: New York City immediately after 9/11, Afghanistan, Georgia, Honduras, El
Salvador, Monterey, The Pentagon and as recently as October 2016 in Jordan countering ISIL as the Special
Operations Command Forward-Jordan Advanced Operations Base Commander.

Entrepreneur-Startup Advisor, Investor, Attorney 2015-Present
Ivan is an advisor/investor in early stage startups in the DC TECH, Silicon Valley, New York and Chicago tech
ecosystems to which he provides legal, growth-hack and life-hack strategies. His aggressive social media
activity over the past year in tech has placed him as a leader/influencer in the social media marketing,
technology, and content marketing communities with a ~100k person following. His investment thesis for 2018
will focus on mixed reality, artificial intelligence, drones, internet of things, wearable technology & the
collaborative economy.

Defense Intelligence Agency-Intelligence Officer 2012-2017

EDUCATION

M.S. Strategic Intelligence, (All but thesis); National Intelligence University 2012

J.D. Law, Emphasis on International Law & Intellectual Property; Touro Law Center 2004

B.A. Russia and Eastern European Studies, Minor in Business; University of Northern Iowa 1999

Languages: Professional Fluency: English, Russian, Spanish

Intermediate High: Arabic

Intermediate: French

Basic: Portuguese, Ukrainian, Italian, Bulgarian, Polish, Slovenian

Professional Memberships: Military/Intel/Foreign Policy: Lifetime member of FAOA, SFA, ROA, MICA;
Member of OSS Society, DACOR, AFIO, DIAA, NMIA

Legal: New York State Bar; ABA-International, Intellectual Property, National Security Law committees

Hobbies: Spend time with wife and two boys (5 & 8 year old), traveling, reading, and participating in all types
of outdoor fitness/sports on land (mountains, woods) sea or air as often as possible.
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Ivan R.

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About Jimmy T.

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From my lessons, students will gain engaging and exciting instruction. Students will use Spanish every time we meet. My aim is to help you meet your goals and help you enjoy it along the way!

About Jimmy
My name is Jimmy. I have been teaching Spanish for about five years now. I have taught all ages from kindergarten to adults.

As a current teacher, my primary goal is to make sure the students have engaging and fun experiences while learning Spanish. I do not lecture solely on the nuts and bolts of the language but rather allow the student to perform the language in order to learn it.

I do want to make clear that I do teach young children (ages 2-12) but I prefer to teach them in person and at least twice a week. I believe the experience to be more valuable that way.

Additionally, I ask that you and I talk for a while before signing up for lessons with me. I may not be able the person to give you what you need. I want to be sure your needs are met through Take Lessons and I may not be the person that can do that. So, please mess
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I am always excited to teach someone this language I love so much.

¡Gracias!
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Renee September 18, 2017
· Spanish · Online
Explains complicated language principles well.
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Michelle C. September 6, 2017
· Spanish · Online
I was so nervous last night, but Jimmy kept calming me and given me encouragement. He made it fun as I was learning, we laughed alot, I'm super excited to continue my lessons 🤣
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Vernon R. August 9, 2017
· Spanish · Online
I normally don't do reviews but had to for this one. Jimmy is an amazing teacher have a lot of patience with a great method of teaching I would recommend him to anyone.
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About Helena R.

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Suwanee, GA

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I've been teaching foreign languages for more than 20 years. You'll build up your knowledge from speaking simple sentences at first to using your vocabulary more confidently and conjugating like a pro! I have been using different textbooks that emphasize the four major skills in language learning: listening, speaking, reading and writing. I also use recorded materials, worksheets and easy and intermediate readers in class. I hope you can join me in this great adventure of world languages.

About Helena
I am a native speaker of Portuguese and got my degree in English (ESL) and French Teaching in my home country, Portugal. I have been teaching foreign languages and ESL for more than 20 years and am comfortable working with all age groups. I taught 17 years in Portugal (ESL and French; 6-12 grades and Adult Education Programs) and ever since I moved to the US in 2010 (Portuguese and Spanish in a corporation, and tutoring all four languages at home or online). I am a very patient, motivated and enthusiastic teacher and I always adjust my teaching methods to the student's age, needs and purpose. I never give up on a student and I am sure I can help him/her attain his/her full potential. I believe anyone can learn a new language but consistent repetition and refreshing before, during and after class is needed. I expect the student to be resp
onsible, patient and persistent in his learning process and I am willing to help him/her on the way.
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Margaret R. July 12, 2018
· Portuguese · Online
I appreciate Helena very much. I'm a beginner at Portuguese, and I find Helena to be knowledgable and patient. I learn best from people who are kind, so I feel fortunate to be working with this teacher.
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stephen May 16, 2018
· Portuguese · Online
Helena was great to work with!
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Extraordinary C. May 7, 2018
· Portuguese · Online
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Helena R.

Suwanee, GA 30024
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About Melissa M.

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Roswell, GA
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I have 6 years of experience teaching Spanish and English at both the high school and college levels. I have taught everything from Spanish 1 through advanced literature courses. In 2013 I completed my doctorate in Spanish Literature at Harvard University. I enjoy working with students one on one and helping them feel empowered to overcome the subjects that challenge them. I also have experience working with students with learning differences. I work with students of all ages.

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 Speakers.

I enjoy working with students one on one and helping them feel empowered to use the language right away. I put a lot of time and joy into planning classes for each student, based on their goals and interests. I keep my classes really light and fun, but I will also make sure that you are learning!

I have experience working with students with learning differences, and have worked with children and adults.

If you want to work with a real teacher who can design a class just for you, I am the teacher you are looking for!

Whate
ver your goals are with Spanish, I can help you get there! Get in touch any time to tell me about your goals. Hasta pronto!
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Darci January 15, 2018
· Spanish · In home
Melissa is the best! Extremely knowledgeable and patient with her students. I highly recommend her.
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Daniel Deadwyler January 1, 2018
· Spanish · In studio
Melissa is the most wonderful teacher in the world. Very patient with me and taylors my lessons to what I need at that time. I honestly couldn't ask for a better teacher!!! She has a wonderful grasp of Spanish and you cannot tell it's not her first language. Thanks you Melissa for the wonderful experience!!!!
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Meredith December 21, 2017
· Portuguese · In home
Melissa has an in-depth knowledge of Portuguese and is able to effectively explain complicated grammatical concepts, helping me to finally grasp some of the trickier verb tenses. Her passion for the language and teaching makes working with her a pleasure.
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Melissa M.

Roswell, GA 30075
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About Fulvia M.

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Roswell, GA
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"I've been teaching Spanish for 13 years and my students have gone on to love Spanish language, culture, and study abroad. Some of my students continued studying Spanish in college and even be Spanish Honor classes. Some students even made it their major. We begin with easy sentences and then as time goes on, you'll be able to conjugate the verbs and able to make some sentences and short conversations. I am using a curriculum for young adults that I have used in my school teaching which includes Spanish culture and other subjects and we will have lots of material to accompany your lessons. I love working with students of all levels and make our lessons as fun as possible.

About Fulvia
Hi, my name is Fulvia, I am a native Italian and I am a fun teacher with long experience, great sense of humor and you won't get bored with my lessons. You don't believe me? Well, I can prove it to you because you can easily get referral from previous students who have studied with me for years! Just try!
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Sam M. March 8, 2018
· Italian · In home
Fulvia is patient and believes in teaching the structure and fundamentals of the language as to learn more fluently. Grazie.
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Dora è Stefano February 28, 2018
· Italian · In home
Fulvia has been our teacher now for 3 years. We wanted to learn Italian because we travel to Italy often.
Each lesson is well prepared and thought through by the teacher. Fulvia uses many different ways to make lessons fun and the language more approachable.
They include books, videos and interactive games etc. There is always a bit of homework to do to help follow up with the weekly lesson. She always finds ways to help us understand subjects that are challenging.
That Fulvia is a native speaker of the Italian language is a big bonus.
Fulvia is a great teacher and we highly recommend her.
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Samuele February 15, 2018
· Italian · In studio
Early into lessons and have 3 remaining but, so far, so good. Fulvia is well prepared with learning materials and hand-outs. She is patient and thorough with each lesson and has followed up with emails in Italian to force me to translate. I have enjoyed and would highly recommend Fulvia.
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Fulvia M.

Roswell, GA 30076
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About Isabel L.

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Smyrna, GA
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I have experience with languages and grammar, and I know that everyone learn in a different way, for some people is easier than for others. The challenge is to find what is easier for you, and help you to get your goals learning a new language.

About Isabel
I love teaching, but I hate boring classes, so I always try to do different things to get the goal, which is learning. I also try to keep focus in what the student wants with class, be able to communicate, or improve grammar, writting, everyone is different, learn different and also want different things.
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Joe June 22, 2018
· French · In home
Isabel is very nice, and helpful, highly recommend her to anyone.
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Stan B. May 4, 2018
· Spanish · In studio
First lesson went really well...Thank you!
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Angelique May 1, 2018
· French · Online
She was so creative and engaging! My daughter really enjoyed the lesson!
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Isabel L.

Isabel L.

Smyrna, GA 30080
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About Rae N.

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Atlanta, GA
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Experienced teacher specializing in beginner and intermediate Spanish! Beginner courses consist of learning vocabulary for colors, animals, occupations, public places, household items, and family members, PLUS learning the alphabet, numbers (up to 100), present-tense verb conjugations, and “small talk” conversation. Intermediate courses focus on holding in-depth conversations, extensive reading and writing in Spanish, and verb conjugations in the present-progressive, preterite, and future tense. I’m fluent in both English and Spanish, so translating between the two languages throughout the lessons will help you gain a better understanding of what you are learning. I’m also willing to teach alongside any Spanish lessons you are taking in school. This will give you extra practice to excel in your academic courses. Message me with your goals for learning Spanish, and we can take it from there!

About Rae
I am fluent in Spanish as a result of taking lessons from kindergarten through college.

My Spanish teachers have come from Panama, Venezuela, Guatemala, Mexico, Puerto Rico, Peru, and Spain which allowed me to learn a variety of dialects in the process. For instance, my teacher from Spain taught me a completely different alphabet from the set of letters used in Mexico, and he also taught me the differences in pronunciation and certain vocabulary with Spain compared to other Spanish-speaking countries. Moreover, I’ve had a few teachers from the United States who were well-studied and provided extensive knowledge on speaking Spanish.

Learning Spanish was one of the best investments I’ve ever made. I consider this an investment because it takes sincere time, effort, and commitment to master the language, and the payoff is exploring a new s
kill, and opening a gateway to Spanish-speaking populations and learning about their respective cultures. It’s been easier to relate to those who speak Spanish, natively or taught, and it provides a sense of community. Not to mention, if there’s ever an emergency and the person you are speaking to only speaks Spanish, you can communicate with them and find help faster.

I encourage everyone to learn Spanish. For me, it’s been a journey of self-discovery, patience, and triumph. Perhaps you will enjoy the benefits of your journey, too.
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Rae N.

Rae N.

Atlanta, GA 30318
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$84 / 30-min

About Kandice S.

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Ellenwood, GA
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This course is designed to teach students how to speak intermediate level Spanish and understand words in a conversation. This is a Hands-On and Online setting course for those who enjoy learning face to face. By the end of this course students will be able to:

Understand pronoun:
•learning who's who
•learn how to conjugate verbs
•learn everyday vocabulary
•order food in a Spanish restaurant
•become familiarized with accents
tones, and inclinations respond to simple questions and scenarios
•Spanish learn basic foundation of the language
-letters
-numbers
-colors
•be able to assist with directions •understand Spanish news

This class is also student inspired. If ever there is a suggestion of ideas for us to talk about or learn about, I am open and flexible. My goal is to provide a successful learning and successful teaching experience.

About Kandice
This course is designed to teach students how to speak intermediate level Spanish and understand words in a conversation. This is a Hands-On and Online setting course for those who enjoy learning face to face. By the end of this course students will be able to:

Understand pronoun:
•learning who's who
•learn how to conjugate verbs
•learn everyday vocabulary
•order food in a Spanish restaurant
•become familiarized with accents
tones, and inclinations respond to simple questions and scenarios
•Spanish learn basic foundation of the language
-letters
-numbers
-colors
•be able to assist with directions •understand Spanish news

This class is also student inspired. If ever there is a suggestion of ideas for us to talk about or learn about, I am open and flexible. My goal is to provide a successful learning and successful teaching experie
nce.
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Kandice S.

Kandice S.

Ellenwood, GA 30294
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$42 / 30-min

About marcos T.

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Marietta, GA
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I was born in Arizona Phoenix but I attended school in Mexico growing up, therefore I can speak, read, and write in Spanish

About marcos
I spend a lot of time reading, learning and enjoying different aspects of what I do. While so jobs can be just that, jobs the skills I learn help lead me to the road I pave for myself and along those lines well I get to enjoy the rewards of my labor.
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marcos T.

Marietta, GA 30064
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$34 / 30-min

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Woodstock, GA
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Hello!

My name is Jean Pierre, I am a bilingual business student who seeks to improve the experience of any student through my Spanish program!

These will not be those boring classroom classes that many are used to and always end up waiting to learn more. Through time in this program you will experience this beautiful language in its totality. Spanish is one of the most used languages around the world and it is essential when traveling to places as precious as the Latin American continent. Understanding Spanish is not just a matter of words and phrases. Spanish requires experience in each of these rich cultures which, although they speak the same language, differ greatly in terminology. If you are interested in this course, simply contact me and we can create the best program adapted to your level of Spanish, guaranteeing your level of fluency in a short time.

About Jean
Hello!

I'm Jean Pierre, a young lover of experiences outside everyday life! I love reading and traveling. My passion is about the various international relations. I am currently in college completing my core classes to pursue my dream of becoming a professional in the branch of International Studies. I am a very active person and I always love to learn something new from any situation or circumstance. I am a native speaker of Spanish because I was born in Venezuela and lived there around 16 years. I currently reside in Georgia since 2014 and I love the nature that surrounds this beautiful state.

Patience is a virtue, and I'm learning patience. It's a tough lesson - Elon Musk
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Jean P.

Woodstock, GA 30188
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$34 / 30-min

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Average Cost of Spanish Lessons in Smyrna, GA

The average cost of 60-minute Spanish lessons in Smyrna is $44. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and your location, you should expect to spend anywhere between $40 and $49 per hour.

30-min $25
 
$29 average
$34
45-min $30
 
$34 average
$39
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$44 average
$49

For the best experience, we typically recommend 60-minute Spanish lessons. However, students looking for a more affordable option may want to consider a shorter lesson length of 45 or 30 minutes. On average, 45-minute Spanish lessons are 23% less expensive at $34, and 30-minute lessons cost 35% less at $29.

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