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Karen K.

Morton Grove, IL
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  • Teaches Advanced
  • Teaching since 2000
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Karen K.

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My practice is based in a firm understanding of the laryngeal anatomy and a background in pedagogy the emphasizes a learning module. Clients learn to form new neural pathways to create sounds and shapes more consistent with their preferred spoken language. I also work with cases of jaw tension, and muscle tension dysphonia--both of which can make speaking and accent reduction difficult.

About Karen

LA transplant | Chicago based Karen, know affectionately by students as Professor K, is an internationally recognized singing voice specialist and professor of Music and Voice. Her Master’s Degree is in Pedagogy from California State University, where she studied in both their classical and co

Stefania P.

6 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $60
  • Speaks Italian, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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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

(AVAILABLE ONLINE AND LIVE IN CHICAGO - teacher's site - neutral place) 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 pa

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Theresa
Any student wanting to learn the Italian language would be very fortunate to have Stefania as an instructor. Her techniques help you to quickly understand and give you confidence to speak this beautiful language.
Lawrence C.
Awesome first lesson! Stefania e bravissima!
Nick S.
Outstanding! Went slow, and steady with the pace that I needed. Also very thorough.
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Joneide F.

14 Reviews
Rolling Meadows, IL
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Portuguese (Brazilian), English, Spanish - enough to communicate with Spanish speakers
  • Pedagogy from Faculdade de Educacao da Bahia
  • Teaching since 2012
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Joneide F.

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English as Second Language (ESL) para iniciantes que falam português.

About Joneide

Professional with more than ten years of teaching and administrative experience. High-impact communicator capable of effectively conveying information at all levels when dealing with young and adult students. Solid independent judgment, honorable work ethics, able to build outstanding working relat

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Maria F.
She is so nice and friendly.
Scott R.
Great start. Thank you
R.J.
Joneide is a fantastic Portuguese instructor. She adapted all the classes to my specific needs. Very serious, hands on, and proactive! Definitely would recommend her if you want to learn Portuguese!

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Sebastian P.

11 Reviews
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  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaching since 1996
  • English Certification from Meyer Institute Colombia
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Sebastian P.

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Hi guys. I've been teaching Spanish and English for over 20 years and my students have always gone on to C1 of the CEF. since the first few lessons, you'll be able to COMPREHEND, SPEAK, READ and WRITE, , and as time goes on you'll be able specialize in C1, I have developed my own technique but of course I use spanish sources for this matter. Every time I am in front of students, I feel just like when I have been in a concert in front of thousands of people. I really love teaching. see u soon!

About Sebastian

I am from Colombia where I used to be both, an English and Spanish Teacher. I did it for over 18 years and thanks God I did a great job in all institutions I worked for. My accent is from Bogotá, Colombia, and I have a very learned spanish level. Many people say that in Colombia, specially in Bogot

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Pablo C.
En realidad el es un buen maestro .te explication muy bien y te corrigue cualquier error te dice el por que . Tienes que decirlo haci .
Toby
Sebaztian does a very good, my wife's English has improved greatly since working with Sebaztian, there is improvement after each lesson, he has a plan that works very well.
Pat G.
Sebastian is a wonderful teacher, expresses concepts in a manner that is easily understood. The lesson was extremely energetic and interesting. I am pretty much self-taught in Spanish, but will now learn the language properly. Loved the lesson!
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Judith S.

17 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, German
  • Teaches students 9 and up
  • Awarded Best female Newcomer Pop/Rock from German Rock & Pop Award
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Judith S.

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Would you like to prepare for your next vacation? Do you need to learn German for your new job, or do you just want to improve your skills you've learned in school?

As a native German I can teach you German on a high level! The best way to do that is starting with a simple conversation. Learning through talking, gestures and pictures is the most natural and easy way to be successful in a new language!

As I'm from Hanover I speak the cleanest German with no accent at all! My knowledge of grammar and syntax will help you to learn the 'correct' German!

About Judith

Hi there! I am Judith, a professional Pop/Rock/Jazz singer and pianist. In 2009 I've got my Master's degree in Popular Music Voice Education at the University of Music & Drama in Hanover, Germany, and for more than 10 years I've worked as a voice instructor and freelance singer/pianist in German

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John
I’ve worked with Judith for a few years now and she does a great job working with my goals for learning German. She is very patient and flexible with our learning and lessons!
ELSA
Judith is wonderful! All the issues I've had with my voice and singing for years, she addressed with pinpoint accuracy and expert instruction to help me correct them; even the things I didn't know how to explain! She has a great ear and a wealth of practical knowledge to share. After my first month of lessons, my singing is so much better! She is so kind and non-judgmental, and fun to work with, too. With Judith's help and encouragement, I'm hitting notes and singing songs I didn't think I had the range for and turning my good voice into a great voice. Thank you so much, Judith!
Jason
Excellent instruction and great personality! Highly recommend Judith!

Jay B.

Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaching since 2018
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • MBA in Entrepreneurship from University of New Hampshire
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Jay B.

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Since September of 2018, I have been teaching ESL online to students in China and Taiwan from my home in Boise, Idaho. I focus on grammar, pronunciation, vocabulary (synonyms and antonyms), idioms, and sentence structure.

About Jay

For 15 years, I taught business courses (management and marketing) at colleges and universities in New Hampshire. In June of 2018, my family and I moved to Idaho after losing my teaching position in New Hampshire. For the last 2 years, I have been happily teaching for an online education company

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"I want to leave a second review of Philippe as I conclude several months of online lessons with him. In short, he is a master teacher, his spoken French is perfect, his knowledge is encyclopedic, and he helped me improve my long-neglected French language skills immeasurably in a short time. I could not be more pleased. One of the best teaching/learning experiences I have ever had. A really remarkable individual. Merci beaucoup Philippe et j'envoie aussi mes remerciements à "Take Lessons". Bien fait."
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Took English lessons from Carla C.
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"Chau is a wonderful instructor who will help you build a strong foundation from the bottom up. I started lessons with him a few months ago having absolutely zero experience with the Vietnamese language and since then we have made great progress. He is very thorough and patient with students, and makes sure to take the time to fully explain everything that he teaches to help you progress.

Cant recommend him enough!"
Mike
Took Vietnamese lessons from Chau N.
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"Erol was one of my best instructors by far! He is very knowledgeable and approachable, and he wakes up at 530 every morning to teach me. This shows his determination to teach and his attitude to teaching well enough."
Jack
Took Accent Reduction lessons from Erol G.
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"Ana clearly understands the language and linguistic pedagogy. She is patient, encouraging, and funny. A great teacher!"
Caleb Hopkins
Took Spanish lessons from Ana S.
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"i like this instructors style because he challenges you. It often feels like immersion in the language which in my experience, though tough, is the fastest most natural way to learn and pick up a new lanaguage."
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Took Russian lessons from Roman N.
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"Mario is such a great instructor, he is so creative and makes the class really fun and joyfull. He’s also really good in making me understand the topic and the language, you can tell he has a lot of experience being a teacher. 100% recommended!"
Jay Ortiz
Took French lessons from Mario D.
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"Hikaru is very kind and helpful."
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Took Japanese lessons from Hikaru I.
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Took French lessons from Jean-Luc B.
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"Very patient and easy to understand. Fabulous teacher. 10/10 would recommend. :)"
Zylah
Took American Sign Language lessons from Kat F.
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