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About Jonathan

I have nearly thirty years of experience working with students of all ages, both in private and group settings. I have also taught in Latin America - in Spanish.

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March 8, 2018
Ian S.
Ian Really enjoyed his lesson. Jonathan is very knowledgeable and helped Ian with his basic skills and gave him great pointers. He also gave him an outline and daily practice requirements.
July 14, 2017
Jordan
Jordan really enjoyed his first lesson. Jonathan validated for him that the daily work he is putting in is helpful and gave him small steps to go forward with.
March 4, 2017
Catalina
Great first lesson! Friendly, and very easy to follow. Looking forward to our next lesson.

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It is my grasp of foreign languages that makes me an effective English teacher. For instance, learning the complex grammar of Latin and Greek gave me a thorough understanding of English grammar and the ability to relate to other people’s native languages. I have spent many hours proofreading papers for international students. They find my instruction especially informative because I not only fix mistakes but provide an explanation. When I point out the patterns of grammar, similar mistakes show up less and less, and my students feel more confident that they are writing sentences correctly.

I learned English teaching methods through my tutoring experience. Over a span of four months, I gave a Turkish visiting scholar a systematic overview of English grammar and allowed him to apply it through conversation.

About Ben

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Welcome to my studio, where I will instruct you in your musical and academic endeavors. What sets me apart is that I offer diverse instruction in two different areas. In my music studio, I give lessons in piano, violin, guitar, and composition. In my tutoring center, I specialize in Latin (learning from scratch and tutoring). I instruct students of all ages at different skill levels.

My in-studio lessons are given on a grand piano.

Education

BM Music Composition -- Ohio State University, Autumn 2012
BA Classics (Greek and Latin) -- Ohio State University, Autumn 2012
Classics Fellowship -- Indiana University, 2013-2014
Piano Training: Collegiate lessons from Steven Glaser and private lessons from George Haddad

Accomplishments

As a high school senior, under the tutelage of OSU Profess

or Emeritus and world-renowned pianist George Haddad, I performed the first movement of Shostakovich's Second Piano Concerto with the chamber orchestra.

I performed different self-composed pieces at seven OSU Composers' Workshops and won the Audience Favorite Award at the Johnstone Woodwinds Composition Competition in 2012. My Senior Composition Recital was performed on October 25, 2012. It showcased several of my three-movement works: string quartet, clarinet solo, set of classical songs for piano and voice, set of pop songs for piano and voice. Interspersed with these were two solo piano pieces and a duet for piano and violin.

My background makes me a knowledgeable and effective tutor. I was valedictorian at Delaware Hayes High School in 2009 and received OSU's Maximus Scholarship based on my ACT and SAT scores.
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May 6, 2019
Benjamin Ryan P.
Are first lesson and Benjamin said it was AWESOME
February 3, 2019
ZEYAD
First lesson: Very patient, organized, great instructions. Very happy overall!
October 24, 2018
Kevin
I'm senior high school student from the Netherlands. Since 6 weeks I take English lesson from Ben to improve my conversation & writing skills. I'm very happy with the result!

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This course offers insight on basic to intermediate rudiments of writing as well as advanced concepts in writing prose and poetry. It is perfect for developing outstanding essay writing. You can strengthen your skills with academic and creative writing with me.

About Randy

I am an eclectic pianist-singer with dual Bachelor of Music degrees in Performance and Jazz Studies from Shenandoah Conservatory. My skills are diverse and I enjoy using them as I teach at any level. Other than teaching, I compete in voice and piano competitions, perform as a soloist and accompanist, arrange, and compose. I also play in a funk band called Souled Out, stationed in Winchester, VA. My passion is in classical and jazz music, as well as musical theatre, but I teach all contemporary styles.

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July 11, 2019
Stephanie
Randy has helped me accomplish my goals. He is an excellent teacher and mentor. He helped me believe in myself by believing in me as well. I highly recommend him!!!!
January 9, 2019
Ethan
Interesting and funny classes
October 23, 2018
Mark R.
Was a good 1st lesson

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Michael R.

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I have an extensive background in writing and editing for a variety of media outlets -- newspapers, magazines, websites and more -- which means I have been required to produce high-quality material very quickly. You can do the same. I will work with you to learn techniques that will allow you to write quickly and clearly. It's not as difficult as you might think!

About Michael

Hello. I'm Michael. I consider myself a jack of many trades when it comes to tutoring. I've worked with students in a variety of subjects -- English, writing, reading, math, history and more. If I have a specialty, it's the language. I have devoted my life to the written word, both as a writer and an editor in a variety of media outlets -- books, newspapers, magazines, websites and more. And I've worked with hundreds of developing writers to hone their skills. The writing process isn't as difficult as you might think. In fact, it can be fun! I look forward to working with you in English or any other subject.

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January 14, 2019
Gary
Michael has used his great people skills to win over my son on a personal level and his great educational skills to move my son forward in the 5th grade.

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Christopher A.

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I have taught writing for over five years and love to teach it because writing is my passion. I have written several award winning screenplays and work also work as a freelance writer. I have helped students write college essays which have helped them get into their first choice, graduate students with their research papers on psychology, nursing and business as well as young students writing some of their first creative essays... and everything in between.

About Christopher

I have tutored all sections of both the ACT and SAT as well as many other subjects for over five years and have logged over 3,000 tutoring hours as well as over 650 five star ratings through other tutoring services.

I tutor because I love the challenge of helping people understand new ideas and enjoy making it fun for them. I also like the flexibility that it gives me to pursue my other interests including filmmaking and surfing.

Some of the other subjects I tutor are: SHSAT/TOEFL/GED, Statistics, research paper writing, Geometry, college essay writing, Algebra I & II, English, probability, study skills and have helped students with a wide range of learning disabilities.

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March 4, 2019
Adriana
Best experience! My son who is on 6th grade had to take the SSAT in a short period of time and Chris got him engaged from the first class, not easy for an online class. He was easy to communicate and was open to work with our schedule. Thanks for all the work you did!
February 12, 2019
Shaniya
Great Algebra tutor! Chris was tutoring my daughter in algebra. He picked up very quickly to see where her weakness is. He is very patient and takes his time in making sure my daughter gets it done. Excellent tutor.
January 11, 2019
Joanne
Knowledgable and EXTREMELY patient
Christopher came here to teach me pivot tables which I needed to know for work. I had no knowledge of what they were or did and when he left I had an understanding which I did not think I could achieve in such a short time. The patience he showed was wonderful as I was nervous and he put me at ease which is not an easy task! He also had to figure out what I need to do (in Excel)when I do not completely understand it myself but by the time he left, he understood and I am confident that I can succeed now and it is all because of Christopher!

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Christopher A.

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I am a professional writer and marketing specialist with a background in journalism. Whether it's writing copy for an ad at work, telling someone's story, or even reviewing the latest local play or musical, writing is part of my daily life.

I can help you learn:
How to determine your audience
How to write for both online and print formats
The difference between professional and creative writing
The beauty of a concise and polished piece of writing

With me, you can become better at academic essays, creative stories, ad copy, and everything in between.

About Jackie

I am a professional writer and marketing professional with over 5 years of experience.

It took me many, many years to feel comfortable considering myself a writer, so I am intimately familiar with the uncertainty that can come with the craft. As a professional theatre critic, storyteller, and copywriter, students can expect to learn a wide array of writing techniques and formats with me.

But perhaps most importantly, they will learn how to speak concisely and eloquently to a given prompt, and deliver a polished and excellent piece of writing.

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Jackie M.

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Three years experienced in Credit Repair. I currently own a Credit Repair Business, where I create and send dispute letters to the credit bureaus! My clients ask me all the time to teach them how to do it themselves and I'm more than happy to. I get really creative with ALL my dispute letters! I will teach you what to say on your letter, how to write/type it. I provide credit education and goal worksheets! Let's get started!

About Shakirah

I am a young Entrepreneur. I'm a Credit Specialist and I help a lot of people from all walks of life to better themselves. I am very passionate about what I do because I know personally what having a bad credit score or being in debt feels like. There are a lot of people in my generation that think credit is absolutely worthless, until I tell them that I own a house and I'm only 21 years old. I don't say this to brag, I say it to be a motivator because if I can do it, you can too.

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I am the author of two children's books, as well as a forthcoming novel on artificial intelligence. I have written for The Huffington Post, The Guardian, The Baby Spot, MindBodyGreen, Forth Magazine, Chronogram Magazine, Tuck Magazine, and various other outlets as a ghostwriter or under a pseudonym. I was also a ghostwriter for a bestselling financial journalist and member of President Obama's Advisory Council on Financial Capability. Recently, an article I wrote on tax law and energy policy was selected for publication in the American Bar Associations The Tax Lawyer journal. During the 2018-2019 academic year, I was a Fellow at Georgetown Law's Institute of International Economic Law. In addition, I have written several film scripts, and my writings have won multiple awards.

I was trained in analytic writing and philosophy of language in NYU's undergraduate philosophy department, where I majored in philosophy and minored in creative writing. I have also been trained in legal ...

About Kaitlin

Hello! I am the author of two children's books, as well as a forthcoming novel on artificial intelligence. I have written for The Huffington Post, The Guardian, The Baby Spot, MindBodyGreen, Forth Magazine, Chronogram Magazine, Tuck Magazine, and various other outlets as a ghostwriter or under a pseudonym. I was also a ghostwriter for a bestselling financial journalist and member of President Obama's Advisory Council on Financial Capability. Recently, an article that I wrote on tax law and energy policy was selected for publication in the American Bar Association's The Tax Lawyer journal. In addition, I have written several film scripts, and my writings--both fiction and non-fiction--have won multiple awards.

I was trained in analytic writing and philosophy of language as an undergraduate at NYU, where I majored in philosophy and minor

ed in creative writing. I have also been trained in legal writing at Georgetown Law, where I earned my JD, and science/technical writing at Columbia's graduate bioethics program. Currently I am Editor at an independent press.

I would be happy to help you improve your own writing and communication skills, whether it's understanding the nuances of English grammar, how to craft an email, how to organize your ideas on paper, or anything else that may need attention! My schedule changes from week to week, so if you let me know your preferred lesson days/times, I will get back to you with my availability for that week (I reply fastest via email or TakeLessons messaging). I look forward to working with you.
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September 28, 2019
Ahmed
She is great writer and Show me my mistake , Keep going my teacher

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Gigi
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Jørgen
"Quick and precise hints for better writing. We made a great plan for future lessons. Alexandra doesn't waste words, but uses the available time optimal."
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Ramona
"Wonderful first lesson with Larry. Looking forward to many more!"
Rachel
"Of the different instructors I have collaborated with, Sarah is by far one of the instructors who has most consciously worked to make sure that her course
design met the goals and learning outcomes of the curricula. From the first day I met her, she already had a syllabus design that met any suggestions I might make from my previous years' experience teaching courses in our program. I know she worked actively with others in the program in designing her materials, and she took all their comments to heart, building her syllabus around their recommendations for achieving learning outcomes.
In addition to creating assignments that clearly and usefully supported the goals of the program, Sarah incorporated the community contributions elements of the program, as well. She invited speakers from the campus community and the broader community. The students responded positively to all of these speakers, and they actively incorporated the ideas they learned from them in their work for the course.
The students' final presentations are the best indication of how successful Sarah's course was. The students were asked to use their academic research paper to create a policy paper or deliverable to a stakeholder of the students' choosing. The students created such fantastic presentations, that some of them could perhaps have been sent to the intended stakeholder--if we had the right contacts--with only minor revisions. The final presentations indicated that they achieved the learning outcomes of the course."
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Aziz
"Sarah was very patient and gave constructive advice during our lessons. She also does her research regarding the topic or subject you are writing on befor
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Eric
"Today was my first lesson with Larry. He is a awesome guy and very hopeful and caring."
Rastafari
"Dr.Bernard was so helpful with helping me write and revise my resume and cover letter. I am so grateful to have gotten the chance to work with her. This s
ession with her was concise and informative."
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Xiuli
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Bani
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