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Fernando L.

(3)
Evergreen Park, IL
Starting at $25
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  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Theory from CYSO Theory Class
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Fernando L.

Evergreen Park, IL

(3)

Capable of helping you speak English fluently.

About Fernando

Hi there! My name is Fernando L. and I am looking forward to working with you. I have helped many students throughout my four years of private teaching. I am currently working with "Mariachi Oro y Plata", and had the honor to also work with Chicago Youth Symphony Orchestra. I look forward to workin

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September 26, 2017
Max A.
Fernando was fantastic with my 14 year old son. He asked what type of music he wanted to play to keep him engaged. He had a great 45 minute lesson with him. Fernando is passionate about violin and it shows. Looking forward to continuing with Fernando! Highly recommend him!
September 26, 2017
Lucia A.
Fernando was great with my seven year old daughter. He kept her engaged for 45 minutes. She enjoyed her lesson and is excited to continue lessons with him. Highly recommend him!
June 12, 2017
Carlos S.
Very professional and patient with student. Can't wait to keep working with him.
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Stefania P.

(3)
Chicago, IL
Starting at $60
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  • Speaks Italian, English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 1998
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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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July 15, 2019
Sam
Excellent teacher.
June 10, 2019
Inna B.
Stefania was a great teacher, full of energy and encouragement. She customized the lesson plan for our needs (traveling to Italy, and wanting a crash course in conversational Italian). She made the learning fun, and even made the grammar piece (the hardest part of Italian) go quick! I feel motivated to study for our next lesson, and look forward to it.
September 18, 2018
Bill
Great first lesson! We're building a house from the foundation up!
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Maggie L.

(4)
Chicago, IL
Starting at $20
Teaching Locations:
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Speaks English, Mandarin Chinese
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Maggie L.

Chicago, IL

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I was born and raised in Taiwan until I was 12, I've been able to keep up my Mandarin with my parents. I got a perfect score on the Chinese SAT II in 2016. I would be able to help with Traditional Chinese, whether you need help with school homework or conversational Chinese!

About Maggie

Hello, there! My name is Maggie, I specialize in classical double bass playing. I'm currently a musician in the Civic Orchestra of Chicago. I've been classically trained at Northwestern University's Bienen School of Music for my bachelor's degree and Cleveland Institute of Music for my master's deg

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October 28, 2019
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October 28, 2019
Amanda
Maggie is an incredible teacher! My daughter has been taking lessons with her for 3 months now and she has improved so much. My daughter is in high school and has been playing for a few years now. She wanted to be more serious so we started taking lessons with Maggie. She has so much fun every lesson and I can hear her improve every time she practices after a lesson. Maggie makes playing the bass so fun. My daughter is always so excited and I can’t wait to see where this will lead to next.
September 24, 2019
Paul N.
Maggie has expert knowledge about the double bass from studying with members of the best orchestras in the US. Her teaching lead me to achieve things on the instrument that I didn't know I could do. I highly recommend her as a teacher!

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John C.

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ESL
Starting at $17
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Teaches students Male: 21 to 30; Female: Not accepting at this time
  • Teaching since 2019
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Want some help with English homework?

I a Mandarin fluent Chinese American born in San Francisco. I went to law school back in San Francisco, and then moved to Los Angeles!

I’m extremely kind, patient, and caring. I’m not only concerned about the lesson, but about you, my students as a whole person.

I speak fluent Mandarin, so if need be, I can explain ideas in Mandarin!

About John

Hello Future Students! My name is John Chern. I was a Pre-Law major in college, and went to law school for one semester before I relocated to L.A. I’m extremely patient, and I believe learning a new language is about building blocks - First learning the fundamentals, then adding skills step by s

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Carlos E.

(4)
ESL
Starting at $42
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  • Background Checked
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaching since 1978
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Carlos E.

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I have a teaching experience of ESL of more than 24 years in Cuba. I have taught in colleges, for students with different academic interests, and for graduates who wanted to improve their proficiency in this language. I have also trained teachers of ESL at the language school where I worked.

In my teaching I use a communicative approach with meaningful exchanges but with a solid foundation of the formal aspects of the language too, so that students can move forward safely. I pay attention to individual differences so that each student can progress at his/her own pace with ease.

At intermediate and advanced levels I always favor the use of meaningful discussions and debate about updated issues, so that students learn how to express their opinions and ideas properly in different contexts.

I believe in creating a friendly atmosphere with meaningful human exchanges throughout my lessons.

About Carlos

I have been a language teacher for more than 24 years. I have a B.A. in English Language and Literature and my curriculum includes several subjects related to Spanish grammar, composition, phonetics and literature, so apart from being my native language (I am Cuban) I have the necessary academic kn

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January 16, 2019
Bill
I had 5 classes with Carlos and was very satisfied with his approach. He is very friendly and sets up the classes based upon the students needs and skills. Muchas gracias.
January 3, 2019
Bill
Carlos is a great instructor and I am happy to be learning with him.
November 1, 2018
Melanie
Carlos was very professional, kind, and patient with our family. We enjoyed the lesson.
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Jihey K.

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Korean
Starting at $17
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2012
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Hi. My name is Jihey Kim.
I have obtained Certicate of Korean language teacher(level 2)from Kyunghee University in Korea which it can be used it for worldwide.
I have taught Korean at Singapore International school for 3 yrs. and private Korean language institution in Singapore for 5 yrs. And I have been teaching Korean at Michigan State University Korean organization for 1 yr.
I am planning to get master for world language teaching i. US now.

About Jihey

Hi. My name is Jihey Kim. I have obtained Certicate of Korean language teacher(level 2)from Kyunghee University in Korea which it can be used it for worldwide. I have taught Korean at Singapore International school for 3 yrs. and private Korean language institution in Singapore for 5 yrs. And I hav

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"Mrs Yae isn't only an extremely careful, thoughtful and well prepared instructor, she is also able to offer an insight into the culture which helps a lot when learning a language that isn't commonly used in this part of the world. As an ESL instructor myself, I appreciate Mrs Yae's techniques when it comes to explaining some of the most complicated aspects of the language, I highly recommend her services."
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"I had a great time learning ASL with Veronica. I'm sure she can tell anybody I made significant improvement. Will miss her private classes but will continue taking live classes whenever I can. It's been a pleasure, Victoria. Gracias!"
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"Hello, I have worked at Kodaikanal International School in India for three years. KIS received the #1 school award by Educational World in India in 2013. It’s a co-ed residential school with beautiful surroundings on a high mountain. It was my honor to have my teaching history there with my terrific students and professional colleagues. I would like to share my recommendation from my principal here. You can find the original copy in my photos:

9 May 2012
To Whom It May Concern
It gives me great pleasure to write this recommendation on behalf of Youngju Lee. Youngju has taught Korean language and Arts at Kodaikanal International School since July 2009.

Kodaikanal International School is an international school located in Tamil nadu India in South India since 1901, making it one of the oldest schools in the country. It was originally a school for American missionaries. It has been an international school since 1974 and currently has a student body representing some 30 nationalities drawn primarily from within India but also in lesser numbers from various geographical regions that include countries located in Asia, Australia, Europe, and the Americas. KIS has also been a preferred choice of families of Indian origin settled abroad when they have wanted their children to have exposure to India and Indian culture because of its multicultural approach and the diversity of the staff and student body.

Youngju is an excellent teacher and I have enormous respect for her work in the classroom. She works well with students, is positive influence with the students and is able to encourage them to achieve their best. She uses a variety of approaches in her classes from group and individual work. She establishes a good relationship with her students, explains things carefully, prepares well and has a very effective yet relaxed delivery style. She has a positive rapport with her students and they demonstrate mutual respect and they enjoy learning. Students feel well supported in her class and enjoy her classes. She also cares for her students outside of the classroom and follows up on any concerns she or others may have of an individual.

Youngju has played an active role in extracurricular activities through her participation as chaperone on field trips, organizing events and student activities.

Youngju and her husband Stephen have settled well into the broader community in Kodaikanal and enjoy their life here with their family very much. In conclusion, I believe Youngju would make a good contribution to any school community. Please do not hesitate to contact me for more information about Youngju Lee.
I recommend her wholeheartedly as an exceptional teacher and wish her well.
If more job specific information is required please contact me on principal@kis.in or on my mobile #----------.

Adrian Moody
Principal"
- Youngju
Took Korean lessons from Youngju S.
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"Excellent, intelligent instruction. Thanks!"
- Todd
Took Danish lessons from Jared G.
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