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Christy V.

(53)
Champaign, IL
Starting at $30
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  • Speaks English, Spanish, Portuguese
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Christy V.

Champaign, IL

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I first heard Spanish from my dad who's Colombian, so my lessons focus on communication via dynamic task-based activities! First you discover grammar functions & the meaning of vocab through simple comprehension activities. Then we practice these new items through conversation questions or communication activities that simulate real-life tasks like ordering food, asking for directions, or describing a person. This creates a fun atmosphere for learning and gives students ample opportunities to speak! I also like to use multimedia like videos, pictures and powerpoints to make lessons more interactive, especially online lessons! For beginners, I use the book Spanish Demystified or Easy Spanish Step by Step as a learning resource and to provide grammar homework.

Besides speaking, my lessons also cover the other aspects of a language: Reading, writing and listening comprehension. I target those skills with activities such as short readings & writing assignments for homework, and themed ...

About Christy

I was exposed to Spanish throughout my childhood from my dad who is from Colombia, and from my great Spanish teachers. After minoring in it at college, I perfected my fluency from living in Spain for 2 years and studying it for 18 years! My adventures with the language led me to pursue an MA in Spa

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May 29, 2019
Miles
I appreciate her willingness to accommodate me and my schedule and, although I have only had 1 lesson so far, can feel that I am already growing in knowledge and confidence. I really like that she gives me assignments I can work on between lessons so that I can make the most of my lesson time with her.
November 17, 2018
Jeff
November 4, 2018
Willow
Christy has been great and adjusts her tempo to my daughter as needed. Highly recommended!
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Guifang X.

(28)
ESL
Starting at $28
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  • Speaks Chinese, English, Japanese, Korean, Jun Hua (a tropical island dialect), Cantonese
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2009
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I have been teaching English as a foreign language (EFL) in China for more than 8 years and as a second language in the U.S. for one semester. In my ESL class, I encourage students to be brave and to appreciate their accent and their multiple cultural backgrounds.

Speaking English with an accent is bravery. That's part of your identity. Having multiple cultural backgrounds means you are unique and you can bring that uniqueness in your writing and discussion. And think about that, you can speak language(s) other than English, you are very special!

Hence, in my class, I am very willing to help students build their confidence and strengths in their English learning. I am not a native English speaker and my English is not perfect, but I see myself as a multi-competent teacher. Over the years of language teaching experience as a teacher and learning experience (I can speak five languages) as a multi-linguistic learner, I believe I can help you achieve your goal under our mutual ...

About Guifang

I have 10 years of language teaching experience. I have learned eight languages and dialects over the years in China and overseas. I started tutoring Chinese students (age 8-16) English and Chinese in 2009 and I founded my first summer camp in China in 2010. Students who had registered for my summe

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July 2, 2019
Ethan
My son had a great first lesson with Guifang. She is so patient and she makes the lesson fun.
June 7, 2019
Winnie A.
Guigand is excellent--a great teacherand patient!
May 12, 2019
Cheryl F.
My first lesson was very helpful. I’m looking forward to my next lessons. Very good instructor.
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Darren F.

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ESL
Starting at $50
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  • Teaching since 1986
  • BS in Kinesiology from Lamar University
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I am currently an independent contractor with VIPkid. I teach ESL to Chinese children online. I have been a school owner, Faris Technical Institute, where I have taught ESL, Medical and Legal Administrative Assistant courses, all of the MS Office programs as well as others and Computer Aided Drafting using AutoCad. I am a State Certified teacher in the State of Texas with a BS in Kinesiology. I was graduated from Lamar University in 1992. I also teach non-theory music lessons. My top tier instruments are Harmonica, fiddle/violin, acoustic rhythm guitar while singing. I can teach intro lessons on the keyboard, banjo, and the bass.

About Darren

Hello, my name is Darren Faris. I am a State Certified Teacher in the State of Texas. I was graduated from Lamar University in 1992 with a BS in Kinesiology. I own Faris Technical Institute in Nederland, Texas. I have been teaching Medical and Legal Administrative courses including all of the M

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javad N.

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Farsi
Starting at $24
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 1994
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learn Farsi with a native speaker who loves teaching and did it before!

About javad

Teaching is my inner passionate. I have studied mechanical engineering and I mostly work in my field. But I love teach things that I know to the others. I believe it keeps me fresh and gives me a good sense.

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Rebecca N.

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Spanish
Starting at $34
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  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Accounting and Finance from SUNY New Paltz
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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After spending the last two years in Colombia, teaching in 2 unique communities and living with local families, I have gained an Advanced level of coloquial Spanish that I will share with you. I will use a mix of grammar, basic conversational Spanish, and stories about Colombian culture in an encouraging and non-judgmental way and, of course, we will go at your pace. Be aware that I am not afraid to make ridiculous faces when helping you with your pronunciation, my goal is that you learn!

If you are coming in with some knowledge - great! We can talk about different topics to help you practice your verb conjugations and expand your vocabulary.

I'm looking forward to sharing this beautiful language with you and, as always, "a la orden"!

About Rebecca

Hola! Me llamo Rebecca y soy tu amiga nueva! Did you catch that? If not, that's okay! I told you that my name is Rebecca and that I am your new friend. My approach to teaching is somewhat informal; I want you to feel comfortable, at home and at ease about learning a new language - it can be daun

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Crystal S.

(7)
English
Starting at $35
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Awarded The Herb Alpert Award from The Herb Alpert Foundation
  • Teaches Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 to 90
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American born and UK educated, Crystal has an international mastery of the English language. She has shared this with students in individual tutoring sessions, as well as in the classroom. She is currently teaching her own classroom course Shakespeare For Kids to grades K-12.

About Crystal

Crystal brings a lifetime’s experience of professional musicianship to each of her lessons. Born into a family of musicians, she sang her first solo at age 2. She also benefits her students with an extraordinarily diverse musical background, having worked as a vocalist in gospel, country, musical t

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November 11, 2015
Raylene L Lehnhoff
Love how she teaches the mechanics of learning to sing properly such as breathing correctly and posture right from the start for a beginner. Fantastic instructor!
September 29, 2013
Tamura H.
Amazing singng instructor

Crystal has increased my daughter’s self-esteem and expressiveness through song. My daughter is now writing her own poetry and song lyrics, as well as being able to combat her once shyness quality. She loves to perform in front of others now and has a confidence level that amazes me, especially now that she is going into those “teen” years. I think a lot of thanks needs to go to Crystal, for assisting my daughter in reaching her current creative level!
September 29, 2013
Tamura H.
Great piano instructor

Crystal is an amazing piano instructor. She is patient, understanding and dedicated. My daughter has learned so much from her. My daughter’s love for music has increased immensely since learning how to play the piano. This would never have been able to be accomplished without Crystal’s professional and caring teaching style.

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