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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.

Georgina L.

34 Reviews
Downers Grove, IL
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Bachelor's Degree in ESL Teaching from National University of La Pampa, Argentina
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Georgina L.

34 Reviews
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Fun, interactive, useful, motivating and effective classes.
Individual or group classes.
Native Spanish speaker and qualified teacher who tailors classes to students' level, needs, age, learning styles and interests.
Free materials, flexible schedule and friendly atmosphere.

About Georgina

An energetic and highly motivated individual dedicated to fostering personal and intellectual growth through foreign language teaching, via modern and eclectic methodologies of language learning, with emphasis on interaction, communication, and generating interest in foreign languages and cultures.

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Mike P.
I am a 62 year old person who had previously studied Spanish using Rosetta Stone and Duolingo. I started taking lessons with Georgina several years ago to provide a regular opportunity to engage in Spanish conversation. Our lessons have been free-flowing and she introduced me to a number of books written in Spanish which were not only helpful in further developing my knowledge of Spanish but were culturally enlightening as well. Georgina is easy to engage, a delightful person to know and an excellent instructor.
Christopher
Georgina is a native speaker with a clear, concise approach and dives right in. So far so good.
Eddie K.
Georgina is doing such a great job catering the Spanish lessons to the needs of each child per the goals that have been set. The lessons are fun and engaging and my boys really enjoy them.
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Marie K.

23 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $25
  • Speaks French, English, Arabic
  • Teaching since 2002
  • Teaches Beginner
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Marie K.

23 Reviews
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I enjoy teaching in a dynamic FUN Immersion Method (songs, stories, games). I worked two years in a preschool because I love teaching kids using all my communication skills.

About Marie

Indulge yourself by learning languages. It opens your prospect to a new different world with a different culture, you feel like you gain a new person and a new experience while networking with new people around you. I personally admire languages and would like to share this passion with you. I invi

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Victoria D.
Marie is very competent and personable! I really enjoyed learning from her, as she was patient and explained things very well. I feel that my French vocabulary grew because of her encouragement. I would highly recommend her to anyone wishing to learn or improve their ability to speak French!
Ryan
I have had a great time learning French with Marie. She is very patient and has well thought out lesson plans. I am looking forward to our next lesson.

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courage N.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Speaks french, English
  • Teaching since 2019
  • Teaches students 5 to 18
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courage N.

4 Reviews
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As an ESL teacher, I want to have enough commitment to your progress and development. My lessons will include fun beginner activities to motivate, teach and inspire you!You are closer than you think , never give up!

About courage

Hello everyone, I recently just began teaching ESL online and it has been great! One of my greatest passion in life is teaching. I want to make a difference in every child by helping my students succeed. I like to see my students excited about my lessons and improve their skills. I want you to suc

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Onome
Teacher Courage is very dedicated and patient. She does not give up on her student and handle each of them with care.
Victor
courage is one of the best tutors I ever had. She not only gave me the best information needed to pass my class but also made me realize I have the capacity to be smarter than I was-she was right.
Victor
Courage is one of the best tutor i ever had. The ease at which she passes information across is second to none.
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Jesse M.

102 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $70
  • Speaks English, Japanese
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2006
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Jesse M.

102 Reviews
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Learn how to learn English, have fun, and accomplish more than you would in a class.

About Jesse

*Disclaimer* I'm currently not taking beginner students on voice/singing, guitar, bass, drums, piano, and ukulele. I highly recommend my studio partners Melissa though. Please check out her profile: https://takelessons.com/profile/melissa-m62 My Background I've been playing with classic

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Liz S.
Talented teachers are rare. Like a great coach i sports... the coach doesn’t need to be the top athlete in his field to know how to teach each team member to hone their best abilities, he just has to know and see how to teach you how to get there. Being an outstanding teacher is a great talent all in itself... and that is Jesse. He has that quality and ability to lead, focus and take you where you want to go.
Romy R.
Jesse has given directions on how to successfully become a better musician. His approach and explanation on musical theories was much more understandable than what I was previously reading. Overall, I found the lessons to be very usefull.
Dulcenea
Super kind, patient and teaches a lot in each session!
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Michelle G.

20 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $60
  • Speaks Italian, Catalan, Spanish
  • Teaches Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 16 and up
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Michelle G.

20 Reviews
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For 12 years, I have helped students improve their English skills. With me, they advance quickly while having fun.

I am an expert at supporting shy students who are afraid of making mistakes, or get very nervous in conversations.

About Michelle

Greetings from an American in Spain! πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ 😷 πŸ‡ͺπŸ‡Έ I hope you are all well and not going too crazy! We have been on strict confinement for more than 1 month. Every evening at 8, we go out on our balconies and clap for the healthcare workers. Besides the supermarket, this is the only place we can see o

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Roqaia A.
Best teacher ever
Ahmed *.
She is great teacher deal with four skill English
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Thank you for sharing your knowledge :)

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Average Cost of ESL Lessons in Downers Grove, IL

The average cost of 60-minute ESL lessons in Downers Grove is $57. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $29 and $109 per hour.
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$49 average
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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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"I've chosen Staphanie as my teacher, because I needed someone who will really quickly help me make my English accent better. I took the fact that she is also a musician as a big advantage as I assumed she'll be able to hear all the false accentuation I make. In fact, if you want to work on your English skills, it's the best combination of skills.
It was really clever decision. Stephanie is able to explain things clearly and fast. Step by step, syllable by syllable, trains student how to speak properly. If you're ready to do your homework and want to see progress fast, Stephanie is perfect person to work with. And she is very kind, too!"
Gosia
Took ESL lessons from Stephanie Q.
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"She’s a wonderful teacher and also very suportive, answering any one of my million questions :)"
Ezgi
Took ESL lessons from Lauren T.
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"He is incredible and very knowlegdable"
Salman
Took ESL lessons from Erol G.
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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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"Matt is a very patient and good instructor. My mother loves his class a lot."
Lisa
Took ESL lessons from Matt G.
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"Erol is helping me to get rid of my RRRRRussian accent! :)
Great professor. Very patient, very knowledgeable, tons of tools, emails you the recording of every session so you can practice on your own. And very affordable as compared to other Accent Reduction teachers."
Eugenia
Took ESL lessons from Erol G.
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"She was the best instructor we ever have for my kids to teach English as ESL. She taught English my kids with acting and playing. I was impressed with her dialogue delivery to my kids and her face expressions, Me and my wife personally found her approach to our kids truly remarkable and commendable. Additionally, the skill of using a computer as a teaching tool was very professional. As a teacher, she is very dedicated and devoted person. We find ourselves lucky to meet with Lauren and my children are still missing her."
Arda Sancak
Took ESL lessons from Lauren T.
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"I was an ESL student in Tara's class in 2018. In this class, I was still beginning to become familiar with the English language and she was certainly a key teacher in this process.

Classes were always very productive, balancing theory and practice. She provided activities in groups, individual, games, videos, readings and discussions, homework assignments and even extra material for that student who wanted to go beyond.

She was very organized, every class had with her planning wrote down in a notebook and always shared with us what the class would be like. She had very interesting strategies, such as the daily way of teaching and resuming new vocabulary. Most of the time, in the next class she already had the activities or tests corrected, the recovery of our mistakes always asked if we had doubts.

He is a person who was always smiling and encouraging the students, even some who are tired of a full day's work.

And she has a differential that is helping students beyond the classroom, in my case, I shared my difficulty speaking in English and she became available for conversation classes in the summer holidays. Of course, that helped me a lot!

Finally, Tara was essential in my walk in learning a new language. She is fantastic!"
Mariane Muraro
Took ESL lessons from Tara O.
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"I went to Miss Xue's summer camp and learned English from her for two years. She was very nice and patient. The knowledge and skills that she told us were very helpful. My English grade increased from 60s to 80s. I really appreciated with her help."
Ting
Took ESL lessons from Guifang X.
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