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Mike S.

1 Review
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Starting at $18
  • Speaks English, Thai, Spanish
  • Awarded Certificate of Appreciation from Elementary Institute of Science
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Mike S.

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Beginners: You will learn how I learned when I earned advanced certification in Thai while living in Chiang Mai, Thailand Using the TPR method, we'll cover listening, speaking, and writing!

Intermediate: Depending on where you are at, we can cover reading comprehension, grammar, and sentence structure. WARNING! I may recommend going back over pronunciations, which can be tedious and frustrating, but well worth the effort!

About Mike

YOUNG BEGINNERS: After your first 10 sessions with me, your son or daughter will have completed a few workbooks and memorized a couple new songs. Whether it is to impress friends, land a gig, or to feel a sense of pride as a growing musician, I can't wait to celebrate your child's success with you!

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Scott
Nice easy pace. Thank you
Bam D.
Only 1 hour of study. Mike is great teacher. He know my weak point and teach and advice me how to improve my English. ( I have Thai accent ). Most of Thai student felt in communication part of Tofel test ( to get in Master degree in USA )
Mikaela
So far everything has been great, I am now excited to practice on my own at home because I am sharing this experience with someone. It is worth it to have someone in person and I am happy to have a caring, positive and sincere person like Mike to help me!
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Tamara M.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $59
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches students Male: 7 and up; Female: 6 and up
  • Music from York University
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Tamara M.

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Hello, my name is Tamara and I am a certified School Teacher.
I am very excited to teach ESL and work with you on future projects and assignments. My extensive background in teaching students of ALL ages and ability levels will definitely help you improve your skills.

I look forward to working with you on various topics such as: Grammar, Punctuation, Conversations and Role Plays to help with speech and provide you with creative lessons to improve your skills.

I look forward to working with you! Please contact me with any questions.

Best wishes to you!
Tamara

About Tamara

Hi! My name is Tamara! I am so excited to be teaching you piano lessons online! I have been teaching piano for over 20 years both in private and group lessons. I am a certified School Teacher and have a lot of experience teaching Music and Band in various schools. I love working with children

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Jake
Been taking piano lessons for a few months now.. Tamara is an awesome teacher. You'll learn a lot and love the classes! She's a rockstar instructor!!
David
Thanks Tamara! You are a wonderful teacher. Been learning a lot of new music. Love the classes!
Angel
Thank you for helping me improve my piano skills — Tamara has a great teaching style, very attentive, and is always positive. Teaching online has been great (especially these days!) I’ve always wanted to keep up with my lessons and it’s been so easy and fun! She really is a great teacher. Definitely recommend!
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Ian S.

38 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Mandarin Chinese
  • Teaching since 2006
  • B.A. Chinese from Rutgers University
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Ian S.

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I majored in Mandarin Chinese at Rutgers University and also studied Chinese at Donghai University in Taiwan. I have excellent pronunciation, and can help you also master Mandarin pronunciation, as well as grammar, sentence structure, reading and writing, etc. Chinese is an amazing yet very difficult language. Let me help you build a great foundation for becoming fluent and expressing yourself in Chinese!

About Ian

A lifelong musician and songwriter, Ian S. has extensive experience teaching guitar and piano to students age 3 and up both as a private music instructor and as a staff music instructor at the Institute of Music for Children. With 28 years of experience on the guitar and 32 years on piano, Ian has

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Hayati
Even it was my first lesson I can feel the progress and I am confident about achieving my goal. Thanks Ian!!
Xiaoqi
Ian is fantastic teacher. He was so patient with my toddler daughter. And when she became fuzzy during the class, Ian could be so creative to always come out with a way to calm her down and redirect her attention to other musical things. I would love him to be my daughter’s music teacher for as long as possible if I did not have to move.
laura R.
Ian is very knowledgeable and is great in explaining theory and great in demonstrating so you can understand.

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Alyce N.

Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Advanced
  • Teaching since 2012
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Alyce N.

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I have an extensive background in American Sign Language. I have worked with the deaf population for 14 years in different capacities - dormitory, in class, school, job coaching, behavior classrooms and intensive language classrooms.

About Alyce

Hey! I have an extensive background working with the deaf population. I have worked in a dormitory, special Ed classrooms, language intensive classrooms with children who have autism & who are hearing impaired I have also worked in the career field assisting deaf and hard of hearing adults obtain

Margarita K.

6 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Speaks Russian, English, Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Associates in Science Degree from Yuba College
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Margarita K.

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Want to learn Russian from a Russian native? Interested in learning how to speak, read, and/or write in Russian? Lessons are customized and catered to the needs/goals of each student. Lessons for Beginner and Intermediate students.

About Margarita

I specialize in Beginner's Level tutoring but if you need Indeterminate Level tutoring, I'm happy to tutor you. Russian is my native language. I am 32 years old and have been speaking, writing, and reading in Russian for almost the same amount of time. I went to a Russian language school on Saturda

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Chris
Taught me Russian language: alphabet, vocabulary, reading, writing, and speaking. She is extremely nice and easy going. Was pleasant experience to learn from her.
Becky
I have known Margarita for over 15 years; we are good friends. She taught me Russian alphabet, phrases, vocabulary, pronunciation, grammar, and etc. She is very kind and creative.
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Maryen V.

7 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Speaks English, Spanish, Portuguese
  • Teaching since 1977
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Maryen V.

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I am a native Spanish speaker and can speak, read, and write Spanish fluently. I use the Berlitz method to teach Spanish, and I can provide my students with hand outs so that they can understand and practice their skills fully as they go along. Spanish students of all ages and levels are welcome, from beginners to advanced students. At the end of each class, we will have a short conversation session to practice the skills you learned in class. so you will know exactly how to use your new skills.

About Maryen

Hi! My name is Maryen, and I am excited to help you with your studies! Learning is a lot of work, but it can also be a lot of fun. Together, we will embark on a journey of learning where I will be your guide: you will discover skills you need, and through practice, master these skills. I am fluen

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Susan R.
Learning a new language at my more “advanced” age can be intimidating. But Maryen has been very supportive and encouraging while she thoroughly, simply and clearly helps me understand how to converse in Spanish.
Amanda
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My sessions with Maryen are always fun and she makes it easy to learn a new language.

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"Marcia is the real deal! She is a great teacher, and comes overly prepared. Completely different than trying to learn Portuguese with my Brazilian friends. I needed an actual language expert teacher, and I’m glad I found Marcia. Also extremely kind and patient."
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"Ghada is great! I love how patient she is with my kids and I already see them growing in reading and speaking Arabic.

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Took Arabic lessons from Ghada E.
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"Matias is a very helpful and patient teacher. His classes are fun and dynamic, and you learn a lot in the process. He has a very strong knowledge of the grammar and the vocabulary of Spanish language. He is a native Spanish speaker which helped me a lot in developing my conversational skills in his classes. I strongly recommend him for Spanish learners at any level."
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