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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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Alma Patricia R.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks American Sign Language, Spanish, English
  • Deaf Studies: Interpreter Training from Antelope Valley College
  • Teaching since 2015
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Alma Patricia R.

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I have 5 years experience in teaching a foreign language; including English! My goal is to help you continue learning and practicing your already acquired English skills. We can work on topics such as; grammar, sentence structure, conversational skills and even 'accent'.

Would love to work along with you- through your learning adventure!

About Alma Patricia

I'm an American Sign Language Interpreter and Tutor for foreign languages. I speak and know 3 Languages: English, Spanish and American Sign Language. I have been tutoring/teaching foreign languages for over 5 years now. My students have been children and adults and have been beginners - advanced

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Linette O.
I recently signed up my daughter for ASL lessons with Alma, she is amazing and my daughter really likes her. Highly recommended!
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Hanif S.

Teaches Online
Starting at $15
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaching since 2021
  • Awarded Meritorious Honors from Central High School - Philadelphia, PA
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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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MaKaylah
Excellent, excellent tutor. My daughter feels more confident with math now. Thanks Hanif!

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Ra R.

9 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaching since 2010
  • BA from The New School University
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Ra R.

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If you are learning English and are looking for a conversational partner to practice and become more comfortable, I am your person! I taught English in Spain for 2 years at several Bilingual institutes.

About Ra

Hola! My name is Ra. I am a dancer, poet, and educator. I specialize in teaching conversational Spanish and Dance (Salsa, Merengue, Bachata, Flamenco). I am a native Spanish speaker. Originally from Puerto Rico, I grew up between PR and New York City. I graduated from The New School University

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Janiya
Ra is so great. She is patient and really knows her stuff. Definitely flexible in scheduling and she is so great with teaching my daughter.
Arianna L.
I elected to choose an online Spanish teacher for my daughter Arianna who is nine years old - after unsuccessful locating a local Spanish speaking class/teacher. Haven't had any experience with online teachers, I asked Take Lessons to recommend a Spanish native speaker from Puerto Rico. I needed to find someone who understands and is very familiar with the pronunciation of the Latin dialect. Ra's focus is conversational language; however, she was more than willing to take on the challenge of starting from the beginning with the basics, such as the alphabet, number, months, etc. and building into conversational sentences with Arianna. She is extremely easy to interact with, soft-spoken, and processes a genuine love of teaching. My daughter looks forward to their weekly meetings while embracing her Latin roots. We are immensely pleased with Ra. We would highly recommend her without reservation. Sincerely, The Lopez Family
Luke
Ra is great!
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Melanie J.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaching since 2009
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Melanie J.

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Hi! I am Melanie from the USA. I have a B.A. in International Studies, a TEFL Certification and 12+ years of teaching experience. I'm an ESL teacher to students all over the world and I lived in South Korea teaching adults and children how to speak English. I offer a variety of study options from A1 Beginner Level to C2 Advanced Level, and all forms from private tutoring to group lessons. Because I am dedicated to my students, my lessons are tailor made to each student for their personal need.

About Melanie

Hi! I am Melanie from the USA. I have a B.A. in International Studies, a TEFL Certification and 12+ years of teaching experience. I'm an ESL teacher to students all over the world and I lived in South Korea teaching adults and children how to speak English. My favorite things to do our painting, si

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Linda C.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $22
  • Speaks French, Turkish
  • Teaching since 1990
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Linda C.

5 Reviews
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Note: Lesson times and days often available by request.

Are you looking for a way to improve your English? Would you like the chance to improve your reading or writing skills, grammar, conversation and listening skills, increase your vocabulary, or work on any problem you may have with the English language.

Teaching ESL is my passion. When teaching, I become energized and totally involved in the moment. It's a great feeling, and I use this positive energy to make my teaching the best it can be for the student--exciting, interesting, informative, and never boring.

I remember when I was in college working toward my MA degree in English, and I had a very boring professor for one of my classes. He sat in front of the class and talked non-stop for three hours. He was incredibly boring, and it was difficult to stay awake in his class. At that moment, I decided that I would never teach like this professor, that my teaching would never be so boring, and if it ever became that ...

About Linda

I’m Linda, and teaching English or English as a Second Language (ESL) to students of all ages, cultures, and backgrounds is my passion. I have almost 30 years teaching experience, and I have taught all levels of English and ESL. My students have come from many parts of the world, from worlds very

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Cathy
I've worked closely with Linda as a volunteer for the Placer Nature Center, in which she was the staff Naturalist. She prepared and conducted in person lessons for children of all ages and trained the adult volunteers. Her teaching style is thorough, detailed, and engaging. She is patient, kind, and very aware of people's learning styles and how to best help them understand what they are studying. I highly recommend her.
Dave
Linda is an excellent teacher whose commitment and dedication is excellent.

I supervised Linda as she worked as a naturalist leading thousands of school children through a variety of nature themed subjects. She was able to ensure each student understood the topic and was an claiming presence during the programs.

I recommend Linda for any teaching assignment she endeavors to undertake.
Rob
I was glad to work with Linda while she was the Naturalist at Placer Nature Center. She brought many strengths to the position, which I had seen filled by others before her.
Her full career in education prepared her to make sense of the lightly organized accumulation of resources that she had to work with and to rationalize them to the needs and realities of the program pre-COVID-19. She reviewed, reorganized and rewrote lessons and programs as needed and was able to communicate clearly with the various volunteers, interns and staff.
Linda is very committed to children, which was evident in her faithfully meeting each group personally to make them welcome and be sure they remained safe. During a period when she could walk only with effort and support, she smilingly led nature walks and kept her teaching skills fresh.
Linda is a dedicated teacher whose classes are sure to be the best!

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The average cost of 60-minute ESL lessons in Lake Zurich is $71. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $35 and $240 per hour.
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"Georgina como docente siempre fue entusiasta, buena gente, tan particular, joven, fresca. Miles de adjetivos podría buscar que me lleven a su rostro. Sin ningún otro comentario agradezco que hallas sido mi docente de ingles en secundaria. Que lejos que llegaste y aun es el comienzo. SUERTE. Saludos desde La Pampa..."
Yesi.N
Took ESL lessons from Georgina L.
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"Leah is so energetic while teaching her class. She goes above and beyond for her each student, by having activities to spark their interest. She meets each student where they are academically and successfully help each student complete the course. She is patient, kind and full of a loving spirit and a joy to watch online. Allow her the opportunity to teach your children because she is fully equipped with the knowledge, credentials and experience to do so! Enjoy the leah teach experience!!!"
Courtney
Took ESL lessons from Leah H.
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"So far, I have had one class and I love it! She explains things so well and has tricks to help me memorize rules."
Leah
Took ESL lessons from Joanna T.
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"Is the best teaching, because have a unique teaching metode really effective"
Peter
Took ESL lessons from Bryce B.
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"I speak Spanish so when i was learning to write an essay in English, it really was very difficult for me. I look for help, and I found Julissa!!!. She has very good techniques to teach :). She helped me to learn and understand. I recommend her, she is an excellent and patient teacher."
Romina
Took ESL lessons from Julissa F.
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"It took my daughter a few lessons to get used to taking classes online, but with Rosita's warm personality and cheerful instruction, she ended up loving the class in the end. We are leaving Japan this weekend and heading to the states, but would love to continue working with Rosita once we are back!"
Sora
Took ESL lessons from Rosita R.
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"Thank you for your good lesson!"
Takekiyo
Took ESL lessons from Henry M.
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"Good introductory class!"
Won Jong
Took ESL lessons from Henry M.
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"He is incredible and very knowlegdable"
Salman
Took ESL lessons from Erol G.
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"I really enjoy our lessons! Carla helps me to improve my every day English and be confident. I start to think what I talk and how I talk. She gives a good examples that easy to remember.
Thank you a lot!"
Irina
Took ESL lessons from Carla C.
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