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Stefania P.

5 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $60
  • Speaks Italian, English
  • Teaching since 1998
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Stefania P.

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I feel that learning in general and learning a foreign language in particular is about repetition and I ask my students to repeat everything I teach over and over again until they know it by heart. I keep my lessons simple to avoid overwhelming the students and to allow time for them to repeat what they learned earlier. I teach the words that form part of the so called core vocabulary; words that are chosen according to frequency and range (in the sense that they “occur across a wide variety of texts”) It is often said that the first 2000 most frequent words cover approximately 90% of the vocabulary used by native-speakers in daily conversations. This means that for a student they represent the basic resource to be able to communicate.

About Stefania

I am Italian. I moved to Canada first and the US next in my thirties. I love teaching. I own a retail training and consulting company. I have taught Italian on and off over the years and have always loved doing it. I am very passionate about the topics I teach and have a clear understanding of the

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Lawrence C.
Awesome first lesson! Stefania e bravissima!
Nick S.
Outstanding! Went slow, and steady with the pace that I needed. Also very thorough.
Sam
Excellent teacher. Recommend highly

Susana O.

Chicago, IL
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaching since 2008
  • B.S Biology from Roosevelt University
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Susana O.

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Education is one of the most valuable things you can acquire. Knowledge stays with you wherever you go and you can use it in the less unexpected situation.

I was born and raise on Peru, South America. Spanish is my native language.
I also hold a Bachelor's on Biological Science from Roosevelt University with a minor in Chemistry. I have take classes like Molecular Biology, Anatomy and Physiology, Biochemistry, Neuroscience. Also General and Organic Chemistry. General Physics and Math up to Calculus. I offer tutoring on Biology, General Chemistry and Math.

Being bilingual have been a great advantage for me, especially at work. That's why I offer Spanish lessons and tutoring, from beginning to advance levels.

It's amazing how our brain can absorb information in different ways. We can be learning something unintentionally. So whichever your circumstances are we should be open to learn or improve our skills every day. Remember, the process of learning never ends.

About Susana

Education is one of the most valuable things you can acquire. Knowledge stays with you wherever you go and you can use it in the less unexpected situation. I was born and raise on Peru, South America. My interest in music began when I was 9 years old. I came to USA when I was 17 and started atte

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Kelvin L.

141 Reviews
Bolingbrook, IL
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Chinese Mandarin
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Music MA from University of Nottingham
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Kelvin L.

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"I've been teaching Chinese for 15 years and my students have gone on to develop a deep love of Chinese culture, study abroad in Asia, and more! Within the first few lessons, you'll start speaking simple sentences and as time goes on, you'll be able to conjugate like a pro!
Chinese language learning materials as part of an integrated curriculum designed to motivate students in non-native Chinese environments to start speaking Chinese.

About Kelvin

I am a highly organized, outcome-driven and motivated professional musician and educator with solid experience in the classroom. For the past 25 years, I have been employed with Amati music academy and seven years on the faculty of University of St Francis. I am very comfortable with all aspects

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Michele K.
Kelvin is a wonderful instructor! He is very patient, personable, and seems very passionate about what he does. I highly recommend Kelvin!
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Pattricia

58 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $15
  • Speaks Spanish, English, Italian
  • Music Education from Universidad del Valle - Colombia
  • Teaches students 4 and up
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Pattricia

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Esta clase es SOLAMENTE para hispanohablantes que deseen aprender inglés de una forma sencilla y práctica, y QUE ESTEN ATASCADOS en un punto del aprendizaje del idioma.

Las clases incluyen entre otros temas:
Práctica de inglés con hablantes nativos
Ténicas de aprendizaje de un idioma extranjero
Técnicas para adquirir un idioma
Vocabulario de uso diario personalizado
Presentación: "Sobre mí"
Cultura aplicada al lenguaje
Desarrollo de las cuatro habilidades del lenguaje:
LECTURA, ESCRITURA, AUDICIÓN y ESCRITURA

NOTE: This lesson is ONLY for Spanish speakers who want to learn English as ESL.

About Ms. Patino

My name is Pattricia P. I am originally from Colombia, South America. Spanish is my mother tongue. All my life, I have been studied and practice this language. From an early age, I start to write plays, poems, articles, and essays. Read is one of my passions. I am a musician. I hold a B

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Angelo O.
Ms Patino is Awesome, she has patience and is very informative.
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Faithea F.
I had a five star review. Womderful Spanish lesson!

Bridget M.

Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaching since 2000
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner
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Bridget M.

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I have been teaching for 19 years specializing in English Language. I have experience of teaching beginners, intermediate and advanced students. I do my best to provide effective and fun lessons to my students. I will help you improve your phonics , grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation, examination preparation, and Business English . I will teach you English Language using simple words , speaking slowly, and making use of pictures and images to explain concepts. I am passionate , independent and flexible. I love to connect with different types of people and different age groups. I am patient. I hope to see you in my lesson.

About Bridget

Hello. My name is Bridget.I have a teaching qualification and I have been teaching for more than 15 years. I have experience of teaching Primary students , High school students and Adults. I will help you in English vowels,grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation, Exam preparations, Business English an

Ai P.

18 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Japanese, Chinese, English
  • Teaching since 2002
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Ai P.

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I started my teaching career when I was a college student. In Japan, I taught both English and Japanese to middle and high school students at a private academy.
I have also taught Japanese and English to adults especially the spouses stationed in Japan and also American community college. I have a Master of Education in TESL; therefore, I’ve taught English more vigorously, but know what it takes to be successful at second language acquisition. I really find it rewarding to teach those who are interested in a foreign language and culture.

I like to get to know your learning styles and what motivates you. I will cater to your needs and make your own lesson plan just for you.

I’ve taught both children and adults and depending on how they learn and what they need to improve on, I’ve used different books and activities. Feel free to let me know what you are looking for!

About Ai

Hello, I am truly enjoying teaching every student of all subjects I teach. I enjoy meeting a variety of students and getting to know how unique each of them is. Currently, I teach Japanese, English and piano. I’m very grateful for all the students I’ve taught. Much as I teach them something, they’v

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My children just had their first lesson with Ai and they really enjoyed it. She tailored the lesson to them wonderfully based on their level and experience. They were engaged the entire time and cannot wait for the next one. We highly recommend Ai!

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"The reason I looked for accent reduction training was I wanted to improve on my English and people understand my accent better. Our trainings were really helpful. When I started the training, I thought I just needed accent lesson, but during the process, I realized I needed the help for grammar, writing, vocabulary etc. I felt my lesson was comprehensive English not just limited accent lesson. I liked you to record my accent and listened together. I didn't like to hear my voice and accent , but it was great reality check. I also liked the motivation and encouragement from you. Your honesty was really helpful too. The favorite part was having good conversation with you. I recommend Nicole because she can detect our problem and really familiar with the problem of Asian accent. She prepares the lesson well and customize our needs. She will set the goal for you, so it is easy to follow. If you are not sure, I want you to take a test and go over with her. It would be the eye opening."
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"Gloria's enthusiasm for teaching Spanish is contagious! Her natural skills and ability to teach are hard to come by. I have had the pleasure to work with her for over a year now and I am now able to speak Spanish! This is something that I thought it was going to be hard for me but with her patience and knowledge it has been possible. I absolutely recommend her as a Spanish teacher."
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