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Keith J.

12 Reviews
Niles, IL
Starting at $20
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2009
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Keith J.

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Hi, my name is Keith, and I teach English as a second language. I just finished my Certification for TEFL, so I'm looking forward to helping you or your child be successful at learning English. I'm open to any questions that you might have, and I will travel to your location, if that's what you prefer.

About Keith

Hi, my name is Keith and I have been involved in music from an early age. I love playing and teaching piano. I started taking lessons at the age of 9, and soon added trumpet and French Horn to my list of instrumental music lessons. I continued, through High School and College, taking music classes

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Elizabeth A.
Keith was a good teacher to our son, he was patient and kind. Our son learned a lot from him, we hope in the future to use him again, if the opportunity arises. Thanks Keith!
Ying
Keith is an amazing teacher. My 7 year old son likes him very much. Before the lessons I worried our boy couldn’t build his interest in playing piano, just lose his enthusiasm after a while as the 7 years old always did. But Keith make me totally worry free, my son likes him very much, and he really knows how to build the kid’s interests and confidence while learning. Now my son enjoyed himself very much with Keith in their piano time. We are so lucky to find Keith.
Amy
We had four in-home lessons with Keith and he never once arrived on time. And not like 5 minutes late because of bad traffic or something. Once he was 40 minutes late, and another time he was 45 minutes late. For an hour lesson. At first I though there was some confusion because the time on take lessons was slightly different than the time we agreed to (he asked if we could start earlier than the time slot that was listed, and I agreed) but after speaking with him about it, we were both on the same page as to what time the lesson *should* begin, he just never arrived on time. He seems to be very overbooked and busy and does not respect his clients’ time. He told me that the disparity of arriving on time or a half hour late is “superfluous,” so if you hire him, be prepared to have a wide window of when he could show up. My kids liked him as a teacher, which is why I kept giving him chances and trying to work out scheduling issues (I offered to move our lessons to a different time, but he insisted the time we were at was fine) but in the end, things could not be resolved.
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Junia M.

24 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, French
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Junia M.

24 Reviews
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Would you like to learn English while having fun? Without the stress of learning a new language? I possess the necessary competence to help you improve your vocabulary, reading comprehension and writing in a fun environment. Book your first lesson today and start learning English from day 1!

About Junia

My name is Junia and I'm highly motivated and enthusiastic with outstanding teaching experience. Able to plan, prepare and deliver lessons that will help you learn in a fun environment. I hold an Advanced National Tutor Certificate, proficient in a plethora of teaching expertise, possess an excelle

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Gregory
Very professional and a Beautiful Spirit.
Andy
My Photoshop class with Junia was incredible. She is well educated in this program and can answer any question. She is extremely well-prepared to teach different levels of users. It was a pleasure to learn from her, a truly enjoyable course.
Jenny.
Junia is amazing, she is a great teacher, and was very patient. She ensured that I understood before moving on to the next lesson. I had a lot of fun learning more about Photoshop with Junia. This was my second course with her and everything worked great.
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Eric S.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $27
  • Speaks Russian, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Ph.D. - finance from Northcentral University
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Eric S.

5 Reviews
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I would really love the opportunity to help you improve your English abilities. I believe in using examples, scenarios, conversation and visual aids to keep the class interesting. I listen to students needs in order to let you guide the lesson topics to where your learning needs and goals will be achieved. I am just a subject matter expert and a facilitator of your learning. I believe strongly in the value of education, self-learning and continuous learning. You will be a better learner if you approach each topic from your interests and from a discovery approach. You may find that learning English while also learning about other topics (business, careers, hobbies, interests, travel, culture, etc.) makes it more valuable.

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-Accounting
-Academic/advanced English
-American English
-Business topics
-Cash flow analysis
-CFA exam
-CMA exam
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-Entrepreneurship
-Finance
-Financial analysis
-Financial statements
-GMAT
-Graduate school
-IELT/TOEFL/CPE exams
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About Eric

Hello! I am an accounting/finance/human resources specialist with 20 years experience working in government and business. I have finished a Ph.D. in finance and I enjoy teaching online part-time. I most enjoy helping students with test preparation such as IELTS/TOEFL/GMAT. I also enjoy helping you

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Vanessa
Eric is a miracle worker. I had a 70 in my 3rd year college Finance class and was on a path to failing it. I worked with Eric a couple of weeks and was able to recover my grade. I now have a B and have a chance to make it an A! He has a deep understanding of finance and is able to quickly solve complex problems. I would recommend him to anyone who is struggling with finance / math concepts.
Oliver
Superb!
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Victoria M.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Speaks English, Russian
  • MA Second Language Acquisition from Pedagogical Institute of Saratov State University
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Victoria M.

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I have a rich experience working with students of all ages and levels. I hold a MA in Second Language Acquisition (teaching English), my education, experience and friendly personality will bring my students real results.

About Victoria

I am very dedicated to what I do, whether it is lesson preparation or teaching itself. I hold two degrees, MA in Second Language Acquisition (ESL) and MA in Russian and Slavic Studies from the University of Missouri. Being a native Russian speaker allows me to make my lessons fun and interactive, I

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Chance W.
Victoria has been a great Russian instructor so far for me! Presents material in a way that is easy to comprehend and pick up on. Extremely knowledge in the Russian language and grammar and explains difficult concepts in plain terms. Highly recommended.
Rachel
I have learned so much so fast! Victoria has been a great teacher and I will continue getting lessons from her!
Xiao
Victoria is the best Russian teacher I've ever had. She's very experienced, knowledgeable and patient. As a teacher myself, I'm quite critical of other teachers, but Victoria far exceeds my expectations. She takes time tailor each class materials and well prepared for each lesson.
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Hanif S.

Teaches Online
Starting at $15
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2021
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Hanif S.

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Ambitious Howard student with lots of educational experience. I can teach various topics including Math, English, Science, and basic Computer Skills. I am working towards a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance. I have experience in Honors English, Writing, Reading, Grammar, Public Speaking, Spanish III, College Algebra II, Geometry, Pre-Calculus, Chemistry, Physics, Biology, College Macroeconomics, AP Microeconomics, Microsoft Word, Powerpoint, and Study Skills. I currently have a 3.89 Grade Point Average and a Bachelor of Arts. I have received multiple academic scholarships and honors awards. I have had two dual enrollment courses and scored a 88% of the Nationally Representative Percentile on the SAT. I break down complicated topics to make them easy to digest and tutor with patience. I will make sure the student knows the subject well and develops productive habits and techniques. Lessons are customized and catered to the needs/goals of the student. You can book a brief ...

About Hanif

Ambitious Howard student with lots of educational experience. I can teach various topics including Math, English, Science, and basic Computer Skills. I am working towards a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance. I have experience in Honors English, Writing, Reading, Composition, Literature

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Titilayo A.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks English, German, Yoruba
  • Teaching since 1995
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Titilayo A.

1 Review
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I was born in Vienna, Austria to Nigerian parents. I grew up partly in Nigeria, and Austria. English is one of three languages I speak fluently. Having lived in different parts of the world, I know what it is like to be new somewhere, or unable to communicate effectively due to a language barrier. I currently work for a major United States airline as an international Flight Attendant because I have a passion for helping people, getting to know other places, and learning about different cultures. I am excited to share my knowledge, and help YOU learn English.

About Titilayo

My name is Titilayo, and I am a native German and English speaker. My name is Yoruba and means eternal joy! I have lived in Austria, Nigeria, England, the Netherlands, and now in the US. I am an international flight attendant for a major United States airline, and have had the privilege of travelli

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Bintou Kamara
I have known Titilayo for over a year now and she is a phenomenal individual full of life. She is such a great help in many aspects. She is approachable, patient and super generous. As a friend and a student, my German language skills would improve in no time!
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Average Cost of ESL Lessons in Des Plaines, IL

The average cost of 60-minute ESL lessons in Des Plaines is $61. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $25 and $100 per hour.
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"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 )"
Bam
Took ESL lessons from Mike S.
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"I interested by first lesson with my teacher
I think other classes will be great
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Dr Mousa
Took ESL lessons from Julie L.
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"Micah has vaste experience with common mistakes and how to overcome them. It was a nice lesson."
Roberta
Took ESL lessons from Micah B.
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"Lisa is an incredibly creative, organized and engaging teacher. She is very attentive to her students needs and able to offer both patience and insight in order to assist in individual skills building. She has extensive experience and training and the necessary teaching skills to get you speaking English and keep you engaged and interested!"
Barbara
Took ESL lessons from Lisa H.
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"VERY pleased with our first lesson and excited for next week!"
Adriana
Took ESL lessons from Tamara F.
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"Georgina's lesson is full of fun. She always prepares the lesson well and delivers the lessens with her vivid gestures. She also interact with students very often after lesson, and provides a lot of study material. She's helped me a lot with my English!"
David
Took ESL lessons from Georgina L.
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"Excellent instructor
Her classes are very fun and dynamic, she poses situations where you can invest in confidence, as well as games to reinforce what you have learned.
I highly recommend it; fantastic online classes with a high level of learning."
Roberto
Took ESL lessons from Maria M.
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"Hello, my name is Blanca Garza, I took English classes with Nery through Harris County in 2009 and 2010. After that I also took private classes with her.
She is a very professional teacher, a very nice person, and always helpfull with my questions."
Blanca
Took ESL lessons from Nery G.
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"I had a great experience with the teacher Nayeli. Her teaching style is excellent and enjoyable.
This is a wonderful way to learn from your house anytime!"
Lisbeth
Took ESL lessons from Nayeli P.
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"Good introductory class!"
Won Jong
Took ESL lessons from Henry M.
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