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Dan C.

8 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Speaks American Sign Language, English
  • Teaches students 18 and up
  • Teaching since 1975
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Dan C.

8 Reviews
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I have a PASSION for ASL and use the latest materials and techniques. All lessons are worked out between student, family and myself. Meeting the students' needs are upmost to success.

About Dan

I love teaching ASL so much for it is my passion. I am a fun ASL teacher and you will love how fast you learn ASL. Sign up now. You can find my youtube videos online. My background includes having deaf parents and daughters that are deaf so I have been using ASL all of my life as it's my first lang

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Dan has been absolutely amazing! From the very first lesson, he has been nothing but kind, patient and funny throughout all our sessions. Every lesson he incorporates games and anecdotes making it so much fun to learn!

He is very knowledgeable not only in ASL, but also in interpreting, which is great for my studies; I plan on having lessons with him throughout my studies for further help and practice.

He is super passionate about teaching ASL and goes out of his way to send you resources, links and information to further help your learning and practice of the language. Truly one of a kind!

I highly recommend him for learning any level of ASL!
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Kalua M.

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Starting at $34
  • Speaks American Sign Language, English
  • Teaching since 2004
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Kalua M.

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Bringing American Sign Language (ASL) communication to life with some fun. Some deaf studies to show the communication of where its origin and how the beautiful language develop over time.

There will be ASL 1, 2, and 3 depending on the skills you either need help with tutoring to beginning stage of basic ASL understanding. You'll be learning ABC, numbers, shapes, 5 indicators of hand motions that are extremely important in ASL.

About Kalua

I grew up hard of hearing with no hearing in my left ear. I speak well enough that people occasionally forget I am deaf. At the age of 14, I woke up one day and couldn't hear anything. I am now accustomed to hearing aids. I've been signing since I was a teen and use websites to help my students and

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Nicole D.

2 Reviews
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Starting at $34
  • Speaks French, English, American Sign language
  • Diploma from Benicia High School
  • Teaches students 26 to 60
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Nicole D.

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Many students find learning a language hard or boring. Sign language is a very expressive and beautiful language. Some teachers are boring but I get creative and make learning fun for people that want to lean ASL

About Nicole

To my future students welcome!! I can't wait to get to know you! My name is Nicole, ASL is my favorite language because it's very expressive. I am hard of hearing and have a speech impediment which makes sign language easier for me to use. Fun fact #1 I was inspired to learn ASL from my deaf cou

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Just did the free intro class with you and really enjoyed it! You were patient and repeated things slowly when we needed it. My son's review: "I loved it and I learned a lot!"
My almost 10yr old son took it with me as he's been wanting to learn sign language to help him communicate. He's ADHD and gets frustrated super fast and likes to communicate non verbally when he's mad so we've been looking to learning "officially". We learned today the colors of the rainbow along with his favorite color gold, numbers and letters. We hope to take a paid class soon when we have discretionary funds :)
adrienne Joan Burton
Well done, Nicole. You truly care about us students.
Question: I was unable to question or comment while you were teaching. Please say how! /thanks

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Robert L.

7 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Speaks English, American Sign Language (ASL), Spanish
  • English & Theater from University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Robert L.

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I enjoy using American Sign Language as both a fun creative outlet through interpretation, and as a tool to communicate with members of the Deaf community. I have taught vocabulary and culture to students levels 1-3 and try to add as many relevant cultural insights as possible to my lessons.

Students can expect to focus on fingerspelling, hand shapes, vocabulary, facial expression, body language, and ASL interpretation skills.

About Robert

Mixing has been my passion for over 5 years and I regularly DJ for underground parties and live streams hosted by promoters and friends. My partner and I have developed an easy-to-follow 6-step method through our brand Mix 'n Match Mentors that teaches the basic "order of operations" you should fol

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Johnathan Mark
Was attentive and showed his passion for the art form each week! Really helpful in setting my base fundamentals.
Kenneth
Robert was truly fantastic at teaching me the basics of DJ'ng. He first showed me the ropes and then let me try things while he watched and advised. Robert really knows his stuff, and has a knack for presenting things in an easy-to-follow manner which I could understand. In 5 short classes I went from knowing nothing to understanding the basics of mixing with confidence. He is also fun to work with, and very easygoing which is a big plus. I would highly recommend Robert to anyone looking to get started in DJ'ing.
Brett
There are many aspects of Robert that make him uniquely suited to instruct people in the art and skill of mixing:
* he's an extremely empathetic person so he's always on the same wavelength as his student.
* he's an exceptional communicator, as evidenced by his fluency in not only English and Spanish but ASL as well. More importantly than his multiple-language fluency, he has a natural aptitude for teaching and explaining things in an intuitive way.
* he's extremely passionate about live music performance, but especially the sounds that get people moving on the dance-floor. He also possesses an exceptional breadth of knowledge of dance music as a whole: the history, the artists, the genres, and all manner of tracks from timeless classics to fresh releases.

Robert has put a lot of thought into how to build the fundamentals of mixing from the ground up. I know, because I was one of the first people he taught. When we started, I was overwhelmed by the flashing lights and myriad buttons on the controller, and couldn't transition from one song to the next to save my life.

The many hours we spent teaching me to mix had two significant outcomes:
1. Not only do I feel comfortable stepping up to the decks to mix, it's actually something I REALLY enjoy and look forward to.
2. Robert developed the teaching framework he'll use to teach you, which focuses first on mastering critical fundamentals in an intuitive, step-by-step process.

If you're anything like me, listening (and dancing!) to dance music is something that brings you a great deal of joy.

Take it from me: the thrill of a perfectly-executed transition from one song to the next is an intensely gratifying and thrilling one. Being at the helm of a controller, you get to play an active role in the music, which is so much cooler than just passively enjoying it. Robert got me to that level.

He can get you there too.
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Jennifer F.

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Starting at $34
  • Speaks American Sign Language, Spanish, French
  • Teaches Advanced
  • BA in Biology from Gallaudet University
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Jennifer F.

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Speak English and Fluent in ASL. I am hard of hearing. Will be using the ABC sign language book to maintain knowledge in Spelling, context, and grammar and will teach deaf cultures and history. Welcome to join Meetup Group (Location in Northern Virginia) to help to improve your sign language skills with other people who know ASL.

About Jennifer

I have been teaching ASL since 1988 as a tutor, professor at Montgomery college for a year, private class, and small classes in community. Also knowledge read and write in Spanish. Avid reader. I held Masters degree in education. I also work full time as govt contractor. Host in Meetup Group for S

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Kimber W.

35 Reviews
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Starting at $15
  • Speaks Korean, English
  • Teaching since 2020
  • Teaches students 10 to 30
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Kimber W.

35 Reviews
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Hello everybody! American Sign Language is my first language and I am deaf person. I am so thrilling to teach you to learn sign language. It benefit for everybody such as common in daily life, jobs, school requirement. American Sign Language is amazing way to communicate with deaf and hard of hearing people, especially people who does not know how to express themselves or struggle with speaking English. I will be teaching basic sign language, starting with ABCs, numbers, word by words, and many more. Do you want to learn from me? Then go for it!

About Kimber

My name is Kimber and I graduated at Gallaudet University with my BA degree for International Studies. I used to work as Resident Assistant during university years to work with residents who also from other countries and when they need help with sign language/English which is helpful to gain my

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"Serfirys was a great teacher. He was very patient and professional. He challenged me with some simple phrases at the end of the class. I'm looking forward to having other classes with him."
Virginia
Took American Sign Language lessons from Serfirys V.
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"I really enjoyed my lesson and look forward to many more. We practice the things needed and she let me have conversation with her about things important to me and for the first time I was really doing ASL well at least as good as a could . She also took all the pressure off which made it fun !!!"
Karen
Took American Sign Language lessons from Purnima R.
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"First ASL lesson for my 6 yr old girl. As soon as lesson was over she came running to me saying it was AWESOME!! Amber is super nice, and immediately had my girl smiling, interacting, and SIGNING!! Highly recommend!"
Skylar
Took American Sign Language lessons from Amber F.
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"Very patient and easy to understand. Fabulous teacher. 10/10 would recommend. :)"
Zylah
Took American Sign Language lessons from Kat F.
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"I'm as basic as they come when dealing with ASL, but Sarah was very professional and very patient when it came to showing me different signs. Looking forward to my next lesson."
Gage
Took American Sign Language lessons from Sarah M.
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"Purnima is an excellent teacher! I have been taking her beginner lessons for a couple of months now and her patience and enthusiasm are incredible. She is very interactive with all of the students and will help you gain confidence as you learn new signs. I hope that everyone has a chance to experience Purnima's teaching!"
Molly
Took American Sign Language lessons from Purnima R.
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"Kaitlin is very helpful and patient. Mariah enjoys her class."
Mariah
Took American Sign Language lessons from Kaitlin W.
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"Very nice, kind, helpful,"
Frances
Took American Sign Language lessons from Kat F.
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"Alan is always well prepared and very thorough throughout lessons. I’m an adult student with a lot of experience learning languages. Alan challenges me without overwhelming me, slows me down so I’m sure to learn it instead of rushing ahead."
Linda
Took American Sign Language lessons from Alan B.
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"Purnima made if so fun to learn the language. She has such a light that shines threw in her signing and it makes me want to be more like her. She is also great on making small goals for me to work on so I can succeed and meet my full potential. Overall it was a wonderful experience. It just made my love for ASL even stronger. Thank you, Purnima!"
Ana Benton
Took American Sign Language lessons from Purnima R.
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