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Popular Language Teachers in Highland Park, IL

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.

Alex D.

Chicago, IL
Starting at $17
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2014
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Alex D.

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Foreign languages undergraduated degree. able to speak french, english and spanish. Teaching all of them as a foreing language.

About Alex

I am a polyglot able to speak french, English and Spanish. I studied foreign languages as a undergraduate degree. I love languages able to teach English, french or Spanish. I highly believe that a new language is a door to see the world in a different way and in a more beautiful way.

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loved him!!!
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Stefania P.

5 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $60
  • Speaks Italian, English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 1998
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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

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Woo Chul L.

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Starting at $17
  • Speaks English, Korean
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2008
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Woo Chul L.

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My lessons will be based on learning Korean through Kpop, K-dramas and K-variety shows. We will explore and select each category together and learn the language, history, culture, and more! I believe in visual learning so we will do some image training to help you better understand the language!

About Woo Chul

I hold a master's degree in Healthcare Administration at the University of Southern California, currently working as a healthcare administration/consultant, specializing in the ambulatory care system. Truth: I grew up in Korea and came back to the states during my teenage years. Since then, I vol

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Kameron
Amazing teacher! I really enjoy his lesson plans and how flexible he is with switching it up to focus on something you really want to work on. I also like that he asked about my interest and found a way to incorporate them in our lessons. He has definitely built up my confidence in speaking Korean.
Akanksha
Highly recommend Woo Chul! I've had 2 lessons so far, and they've both been really fun and engaging. He takes the time to get to know you and creates a curriculum based on your interests and your goals. I'm excited to keep taking more lessons with him :)
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Cokko K.

Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Teaching since 2008
  • early childhood education from QC
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Cokko K.

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Experienced teach of 6 years, specializing in the beginner/intermediate/advance student! All ages welcome. Lessons are customized and catered to the needs/goals of each student. Let's get started! more easy way to learn Japanese I know.

About Cokko

Experienced teacher of 5 years, specializing in the beginner/intermediate student! All ages welcome. Lessons are customized and catered to the needs/goals of each student. Lets's get started.

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Ozioma O.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks Spanish, Igbo, Portuguese, English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2019
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Ozioma O.

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Olá! My name is Ozioma and I am SO stoked that you are interested in learning Portuguese! Learning a foreign language gives you glimpses into a different culture, its customs, values, and how they see the world. I have had the pleasure of living in Belo Horizonte, Brazil for two years, working with a non-profit organization as a translator. Portuguese is a beautiful language, with many nuances. It’s speakers communicate not simply through their words, but with their tone, their emotion. I get that learning a new language at times, can feel overwhelming, which is why I would love to help! Vamos?

About Ozioma

Hello there! My name is Ozi! I am a native of Nigeria, but raised in Atlanta, Ga. I love music, photography, and travel, and would love to be your tutor!

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Ryan C.
Ozi did a great job of assessing my skills and going right into conversations. Cannot wait for the next lesson.

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"Phillippe was a wonderful, patient instructor who clearly cares about his students and is dedicated to their learning. He found ways to make learning fun, recommending books articles, websites, tv shows, and movies that would help me learn but also that he knew I would find interesting. Phillippe was flexible and responsive if something wasn’t working and willing to try lots of different techniques to make concepts stick. On top of being naturally capable, Phillippe was just a lovely person to chat and practice speaking with; his interest in the world around him ensured our conversations and classes were never dull. I achieved my language goals after a few months of study with him, and he made the process a pleasure. I would highly recommend him to anyone, and consider myself lucky to have had him as a teacher."
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Took French lessons from Philippe F.
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"Alan is a great teacher. His lessons offer a real mix of technical practice and information on deaf culture which I was looking for. He is flexible with time and always willing to 'chat' a few minutes longer than the lessons require. I would recommend him to anyone interested in learning (or improving their prior knowledge of) ASL online."
Jennifer
Took American Sign Language lessons from Alan B.
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"She is a great teacher. She is focused on whatever you do to make sure you know the concept. She will even give you extra sources. She wants all her students to do the best!"
Asheir
Took French lessons from Marjan Z.
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"Catherine was an amazing teacher with a lot of in-depth experience with both ASL and Deaf culture. She was able to explain the nuances of regional Deaf cultures and signs, and the history of ASL and how it informs the signs used to this day.

She’s very encouraging and easy to work with, and more than willing to tailor the classes to your specific goals. I was able to progress towards my goals and feel encouraged and better prepared to continue studying.

She has experience as an interpreter in hospitals, churches, classrooms and even signing in the home, all of which require very particular knowledge and context.

Most of all, she loves and works directly with the Deaf community and brings that care and experience to every lesson. Thanks Catherine!"
Miles
Took American Sign Language lessons from Catherine M.
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"Sometimes you forget that Juliana is a spanish native speaker, because she have a perfect english accent. It was a good experience to have her as a teacher. Highly recommended."
Nicolas
Took English lessons from Juliana P.
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"Pattricia was sweet and creative. Very engaging!"
Amari
Took Spanish lessons from Ms. Patino F.
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"Excellent instruction. Valentina class style is interactive, she elicits constant feedback from the student. She does not waste your time with irrelevant conversation but is very courteous and to the point. Additionally Valentina sends the lecture material well in advance of the lesson to give the student sufficient time to practice and review the material before the lesson. When my renewal comes up, I will renew with Valentina."
Ernest
Took German lessons from Valentina K.
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"Sunho i very nice i like how she does visual lessons it helps me better understand overall a great teacher"
Gavin
Took Japanese lessons from Sunho K.
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"Prajakta helped me make a smooth transition to learning Hindi, especially as a beginner! I feel like we made progress even in the first lesson, and I look forward to more!"
Peter A
Took Hindi lessons from Prajakta R.
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"Great teacher. Yo hablo y entiendo un poco español ahora"
Michael
Took Spanish lessons from Javier D.
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