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Rosita R.

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I know learning a new language can be intimidating at first but as your language coach,you'll see learning can be comfortable and fun! In my classes, all classes are recorded ( they are private!) I find that our recorded lessons are going to be a great reference when you are practicing and it enhances the atmosphere by you seeing how much you have improved. Every week we will have a conversation based on what we have learned in our prior lessons. You will have access to powerpoints, scripts, recorded lessons and more! If you have any questions don't hesitate to ask! Just click the "ask a question" above or contact TakeLessons today!

Si hablo español.

About Rosita

I have been singing and studying voice for over 23 years since I was a child! I hold a Bachelors from Musicians Institute and other accomplished degrees from American Musical Dramatic Academy to conclude my quest for vocal excellence and the ability to sing in multiple languages ( English, Spanish, Japanese and Italian) I have been lucky enough to study with some of the top teachers in the country and now I bring the experience I have gained directly to you!

I am proud to share my student's vast array of musical successes. From being cast on short anime films and musicals to being accepted into prestigious performing arts academies to conquering the Karaoke scene. My passion for multiple languages and love of music is the desire driving me to share the gifts for teaching young children to open the door to their own musical abilities an

d hidden artistic desires. I am currently writing a musical which will be debuting in 2020. I'm currently the vocal coach/Trainer and choir director at Iglesia Elim Central.

I will make sure my students have fun and help them get in the right track to their musical goals.

Also, I constantly upload videos on Singing, The Spanish Language, and Japanese! So keep Checking in! It ranges on tips and answering the most common questions on those particular subjects!

Also There are discounted rates for worship teams and church choirs. For more information please contact me through the "Ask a Question feature"

*** Lesson Details ***
I do my absolute best to create a positive atmosphere for my students. Even when the students feel frustrated or stressed, it is important to inspire them and give them the fuel that they need. Though I am strict when it comes to homework and their about their studies. Every lesson at the beginning I will review what we learned previously and test them.
then begin with proper breathing technique exercises, the cornerstone of all vocals. We move on to vocal exercises to condition the voice. Then we work on the songs that you are eager to sing!

I will use a piano when doing vocal warm ups and conditioning exercises. Students that play other instruments and accompany themselves when performing (such as a guitar) are encouraged to bring that instrument to their lessons. My goal is for them to gain the knowledge that they need to help reach their artistic goals.
With all my lessons every student will be taught a basic run down of Music Theory. My students will always progress in what they do. They will have the discipline that they need and yet have fun and be filled with inspiration. Which is the most important thing, to be Inspired to do better.

*** Studio Equipment ***
iMac, condensing mic...performing mic, keyboard, mixer...living room of apartment.

*** Travel Equipment ***
I do have a portable keyboard. Though I do expect the student to have their own recording device and karaoke tracks. At Home I do have a studio, and if the students has an iPod or an Mp3 player I can attach it to a device where all of us can hear the tracks. I do have a recording studio as well.

*** Specialties ***
I specialize in Musical Theatre, and Pop rock genres. When I teach my students I always have them learn a song of another language whether it's Spanish or Japanese. It helps with diction when they learn a song outside the English Language. Also, It helps them to learn another Language at the same time. Also, I give them a little anatomy class when they are learning how to sing. I give them a model of the Vocal Cords and different areas of the Larynx and which part works for the chest voice and the head voice.

If you will like more information Click "Ask a Question" and all questions will go directly to me!
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October 11, 2019
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September 11, 2019
Brittany
I would absolutely recommend Rosita because I think she has the bestSpanish course for medical Spanish. It’s everything that you need without having to go through a bunch of unrelated Spanish vocabulary. I don’t really need to know how to order a meal, I want to find out how I can help my patient. I need to be able to communicate with my patients and understand what they’re saying back. It’s nice to have something so perfect for our profession. And I think that it’s also nice because it’s an interactive lesson. The training course is pretty easily accessible and you can go back and look up lessons and refresh what you need to look at.
September 7, 2019
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Rosita R.

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My lessons are customized to address the specific needs and goals of the student. My first lesson starts with an combined informal ( introduction and conversation) and more formal assessment (pronunciation, grammar, writing, etc.). I also use methods to meet the specific learning style of the student and rely on a variety of sources. For example, I often start with a pronunciation drill focused on a specific area and/or address a particular grammar area before having the student give a talk, engage in a role play, or work on piece of writing. Moreover, I work with students on specific communication goals (conversational English; formal presentations; chairing meetings; resumes and cover letters; interviews; reports and all other types of writing-- including essays, research papers, and legal writing; and test preparation, such as TOEFL and IELTS.

About Marcelle

In addition to having an MA in English and a JD in law, I have had over 30 years of English teaching experience, mostly at the college level. I've taught a variety of courses and tutored students in a variety of skills, including ESL; composition and grammar; analytical writing and critical thinking; American, British, and world literature; business writing and communications; introductory courses to the American legal system, and legal writing. At present, I'm teaching ESL to international professionals and other adults to help them improve their speaking, listening, reading, and writing skills. I also help ESL students prepare for the TOEFL and IELTS exams. Throughout my career, I've helped both native and non-native speakers of English improve their language and critical thinking skills. In tutoring, I take a very customized approac

h and use a variety of tested methods and effective materials to address each student's needs.
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February 5, 2019
Stanley
Marcelle is an expert at English language. I have been taking English writing lessons from her. She is a very good English expert, very focused and has been very sharp in identifying my weak points. She gave me a different strategy on how to overcome my weakness, and I am surprised with the result. I would recommend anyone who wants to improve their English. She is also a very good human being.
July 22, 2017
Hamda
I like the way how she organized the classes. Marcelle knows which part of my English language needs to improve. She is very flexible in the timing of the classes. I strongly recommended her for whoever wants to improve and refresh their English language. Honestly, she's the best.

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Naomi R.

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As an experienced ESL instructor, lessons can range depending on your needs. My experience includes teaching academic English courses of beginning and intermediate levels for various skills (listening, reading, writing, vocabulary/literacy, and grammar).

I have also tutored English privately, focusing on one-on-one instruction. In these sessions, I have worked closely with students to isolate and improve weak spots in their pronunciation, taught collocations and expressions (conversational and academic English), and concentrated on listening practice.

My graduate level certification and extensive teaching background has prepared me to teach you, regardless of your goals for improving your English!

About Naomi

I am a performer and teacher, specializing in cello and English as a Second Language. I graduated with a bachelor and master degree in music performance (cello) from Ball State University (Indiana). While a student, I had a multitude of teaching experiences ranging from music theory, music history, ear training, and English as a Second Language.

For the past three years, I have taught beginning/intermediate cello students. My teaching experiences began at a non-profit community music camp, Music for the Sake of Music, in Green Bay, Wisconsin. During this experience, I found a passion for teaching beginning students because of the fundamental need to provide a solid foundation. These early teaching experiences also inspired my teaching philosophy. Students can expect to focus on technique while simultaneously working on challenging and

exciting repertoire. Although there is an emphasis on strong fundamentals, I strive to demonstrate the fun and beneficial qualities of studying music. Music should not be a chore but rather a source of creativity and enjoyment.

I am open to teaching students of all ages and levels, although the majority of my experience is in beginning and intermediate levels. I've studied the cello for 14 years. I have experience in tutoring music theory, sight-ear (ear training), and music history. Also, I have been certified through the National College Learning Center Association, completing training that emphasizes engagement of students. Through this training I've learned how to help students learn independently and overcome challenges through trial and error. In music, these skills foster efficient practice techniques that often lead to a quickly developed technique.

During my studies, I was also a classroom instructor of ESL. I taught academic English to university students with various proficiency levels. In these classes, I taught between 2-15 students. This experince strengthened my classroom management but also taught me how to prepare lesson plans catering to individual students. I have received a graduate level certification in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages and in doing so I have studied materials development, classroom assessment/creating assessments, and methodologies for teaching English as a second language. Lastly, I have tutored individuals in ESL, working closely to improve listening, speaking, and vocabulary.

As a performer, I have played in many regional orchestras throughout Indiana such as the Lafayette Symphony Orchestra, Muncie Symphony Orchestra, and Kokomo Symphony Orchestra. I also have experience performing outside of a classical setting, especially in recording. In previous years I have recorded on pop albums for independent artists and composers. My most notable experience includes recording with Tony Award winning actress and singer, Sutton Foster on her newest album Take Me to the World.

Studying music is not about achieving perfection; it is about creativity and joy and obtaining skills that transfer to numerous fields. I look forward to meeting you and helping you develop a wide variety of skills that will enrich many parts of your life.
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October 16, 2019
Michael
Great class as always. I have had 2 violin instructors before so I have a basis for comparison. Naomi is the best ever.
October 14, 2019
Cheryl
Naomi is so easy to work with during our lessons and provides helpful instruction and practice plans!
September 28, 2019
Cheryl

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Naomi R.

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Want to improve your speaking confidence or writing skills? Having trouble learning English alone? Think learning English is important, but don't know where to begin? Let's talk.

Your lessons will be customised to suit your particular needs and wants as well as your learning style. You can expect that lessons will be:

-Fun and engaging
-Designed based on YOU
-Informal, humorous, and easygoing

Want homework? Homework can be assigned based on what we discover during our lessons about which language skills could be improved. Homework will also be tailored to your individual needs and desires for learning.

I can help you with...

-Conversation/speaking and listening
-Writing
-Pronunciation and Intonation
-Reading Comprehension
-Grammar
-Business English
-Test preparation (IELTS)
-Document editing/proofreading
-Job Interview Preparation
-Resume building
-Homework help
-And more!

Want to improve your writing? Join the popular and growing writing program, in which you're assigned ...

About Cait

Want to improve your speaking confidence or writing skills? Having trouble learning English alone? Think learning English is important, but don't know where to begin? Let's talk.

Your lessons will be customised to suit your particular needs and wants as well as your learning style. You can expect that lessons will be:

-Fun and engaging
-Designed based on YOU
-Informal, humorous, and easygoing

I can help you with...
-Conversation/speaking and listening
-Pronunciation and Intonation
-Reading and writing
-Grammar
-Business English
-Test preparation (IELTS)
-Document editing/proofreading
-Job Interview Preparation
-Resume building
-Homework help
-And more!

Want homework? Homework can be assigned based on what we discover during our lessons about which language skills could be improved. Homework will also be tailored t

o your individual needs and desires for learning.

Interested in improving your English writing for IELTS, work, school, or any other purpose? Join the popular and growing writing program! There are two options for this program:

1. Journal Writing

1-7 times per week, you will write a paragraph or two about your day or about something happening in your life--what you did, what you are thinking about, a project you are working on, etc. I will edit your writing, showing you not only grammar and spelling mistakes, but also suggesting alternative sentences to show how you can express your ideas in an eloquent, native-sounding, colloquial way. As you integrate the suggestions over time, your writing will improve more and more!

2. Assigned Writing Topics

Under this program, you will write about topics I assign based on what you want/need to work on. For example, if your goal is to improve the emails you write at work, this is what we'll work on. If your goal is to gain vocabulary, you'll be given a list of vocabulary words, definitions, and examples and a topic to write about, with the instruction to use the new vocabulary words in your writing. The assignments are personalised based on YOU.

ABOUT ME:

Although I am new on Take Lessons, for the past 5 years I have been teaching students of many ages, backgrounds and abilities both online and in person. By now I've taught hundreds of students from all over the world! I love this job for 2 reasons:

1. I love to travel! I have been traveling and living overseas for most of the past 8 years and have spent time living, volunteering, working, and exploring all over Asia, Europe, Australia, and more. So far I have been to 30 countries! This job allows me to travel, which I love.

2. When I teach online, it's almost like traveling without ever having to leave my computer. The world comes to me! Sometimes I think that I learn just as much as the students just from talking with people from different places and backgrounds.

Aside from teaching English and traveling, I like: yoga, meditation/mindfulness practice, visiting eco-communities, bouldering and rock climbing, baking and cooking, and board games.

Whoever and wherever you are, it would be my pleasure to work with you. Hope to talk with you soon!
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February 13, 2019
Paula
Cait rocks!
February 13, 2019
Yeiner
Thanks Teacher Your The Best Teacher I Ever Seen In My Life
February 13, 2019
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Cait C.

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As a professional English teacher and future primary school teacher, I mastered the skills of creating a lesson that suits every single student and understand the importance of including several different methods, such as TPR etc.
I know, what's important in order for our brain to memorize and learn a new language. Therefore I offer and work with all the tolls to create the best outcome possible.

About Eva

Hi everyone! My name is Eva and I'm very passionate about teaching and helping each other become better versions of ourselves.

I'm a certified ESL-Teacher and am trying to enable all ages and levels a chance to increase their English and German skills with the comfort of their home and their own availabilities.
As a flexible person, I teach each lesson individually tailored to the students' needs. I like to use many different resources and have various different materials suiting every style of learning.

Outdoing, positive, social and full of laughter are words my friends would describe me with.

I love teaching, I love speaking English and I love getting to know people from all parts of the world. I believe, I can all teach each other something, because everyone is good in something. For my I've found, it's teaching English.


It's important for me to build a friendly relationship between my students and me. I think, that's a key of learning. Seeing it more as a valuable get-together and holding a purposeful conversation.

Those of you, who are interested in learning German from a Native with teaching background or improving their English in this exact way, should reach out to me and I'm telling you, we'll have fun and educational lessons.

See you on the screen ;)
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Eva P.

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As a highly compassionate and ESL teacher , with over 10 years of hands-on teaching experience, I am confident in my ability to become a valuable asset to your learning process. I have always enjoyed teaching English as a second language in language schools & colleges,with students of multi ethnic and diverse backgrounds. I have learned a lot from my students and their cultures which enriched my experience as an educator and as a person. The most joyful side of my job is the interaction with diverse students.I believe that my biggest and ultimate class achievement is building a rapport with my students which facilitates and plays a vital role in students’ engagement and motivation. My enjoyment and confidence in teaching has resulted in positive impact in increasing their curiosity, motivation, and the desire to be challenged. I strongly believe in differentiated learning whether it was in content, product or process to meet my students’ individual needs.
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About Alia

Hello! My name is Alia and I'm an English teacher from San Diego, CA. I have been teaching English and writing for over than 10 years.

I offer English/ESL and writing lessons.I teach all levels: Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced.
I’ve been teaching ESL (English as a second language) for 10 years now. I have a Bachelor degree in English Language & Translation, and TEFL (TEFL = Teaching English as a foreign language ). I am a n IELTS Band : 7 certified teacher.

I have taught many different subjects, including speaking, pronunciation, grammar, business English, academic writing, and more. I've also taught beginners through very advanced English learners, as well as a range of ages, from kids to adults (although mostly teenagers and adults).

I enjoy teaching everything, but especially grammar, so if you need help with grammar, I am her

e for you! 🤓

I have been fortunate enough to travel extensively and live abroad. From 2008 to 2018 I taught English at a university in Saudi Arabia, which was a wonderful experience. I've also traveled to Amman, Jordan and taught their for almost two years. Having lived in other countries, I understand the struggles associated with communicating in a foreign language.

As a teacher, I am friendly, patient, flexible and kind (and funny, I hope!), but I also care very much about my students' learning and I create lessons that are challenging but interesting, fun, and connected to the students' real lives and/or their specific goals. I also encourage students to talk as much as possible!

📝 WRITING LESSONS 📝

In addition to teaching, I’ve also taught writing for many years at the university & college levels. Strengthening your writing skills is empowering; it gives you the tools to be able to express yourself better. I love being able to help people do that.

Please let me know if you have any questions. I look forward to meeting you!

Alia M. Ismael
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My name is Mariza , and I am a certified teacher with a degree in teaching and a Masters in special education. In addition , I have a TESOL certification and currently teach children online who are learning English . I speak both English and Spanish. I am patient and friendly and a have a passion for teaching and learning.

I use visuals, music and body language to teach. I individualize my lessons to meet my students’ needs. I am thankful for the opportunity to do what I love doing and that is helping others learn.

About Mariza

I am a certified teacher with a Masters in Special Education and TESOL certification. I am currently an online teacher and teach English to children in another country. I am patient and friendly. My teaching style is using visuals, music, and movement. I individualized my lessons to meet each student's needs. This helps reduce anxiety while balancing the lesson to challenge the student, to learn at their zone of proximal development.

I have taught in schools for many years, but recently decided to teach online to be able to spend more time with my family. I am thankful for the opportunity to be able to do what I love doing and that is teaching and learning.

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I have worked overseas for 20+ years and have experience speaking English with a variety of people from different countries including Armenia, Bangladesh, China, Colombia, and Kenya. This experience along with several years teaching in graduate school provides me with a background quite different than many other folks. I understand accents well and can work with you to enhance your understanding of spoken and written English.

About Joseph

My name is Joe Atchue and I like teaching folks one-on-one. I've spent about 10 years' living overseas in both long-term and short-term assignments. My work has been primarily in international development focusing on environmental problems.

I've been living in Virginia near Washington DC for more than 20 years now with my wife and our two dogs. All of us (including the dogs!) volunteer with the Red Cross and some other organizations to let people meet and interact with the dogs.

If you are interested in working with me as a tutor, I will work very hard to help you improve your English. I've had some practice since I've lived overseas for so long. I look forward to working with you!

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lso a musician as a big advantage as I assumed she'll be able to hear all the false accentuation I make. In fact, if you want to work on your English skills, it's the best combination of skills.
It was really clever decision. Stephanie is able to explain things clearly and fast. Step by step, syllable by syllable, trains student how to speak properly. If you're ready to do your homework and want to see progress fast, Stephanie is perfect person to work with. And she is very kind, too!"
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