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Marycruz F.

Chicago, IL
Starting at $45
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Teaches Advanced
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Marycruz F.

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My lessons are so unique because I am a very intuitive teacher. I customize my lessons in a way that my student really excels in the time that is with me. As a native Spanish speaker and I very knowledgeable to the areas of the language that might tend to be a little bit more complex for some students. I had been tutoring students for five years and I have seen my students raise their confidence and proficiency with their Spanish skills beyond what they though possible. Giving the right tools and resources to each students is key to their success.

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I am a native Spanish speaker teaching all levels Beginner, intermediate and advanced. I customized my teaching style to my students needs. I have worked with students from top Chicago elementary and high schools with much success. My students successfully excel in their Spanish classes not only t

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Victor M.

5 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $15
  • Speaks French, Spanish, English
  • Teaches students 14 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Victor M.

5 Reviews
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My pedagogy is constructivist and interdisciplinary . This means students learn Spanish not just from textbooks and exercises but mostly from using and practicing the language through the arts and through their personal experiences with it. Poems, music, plays, movies, podcasts, voiceover, and many other art forms are the main resource of knowledge and go hand in hand with a technical review by the instructor.

About Victor

I have been extremely passionate about teaching Acting and Spanish for over 10 years (and have been an English as a Second Language student for 30!!) I am a native of Mexico City but made Chicago my home three years ago when I decided to continue my acting career in such a lovely city. (Acting

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Karima
Victor has been tutoring me Spanish for a few months now, and I cannot recommend his classes highly enough. Each class is tailored to expand vocabulary and confidence in speaking, ranging from every day conversations to learning cultural nuances and perfecting the accent. Victor is incredibly enthusiastic and makes the classes challenging and fun! I definitely recommend his tutoring services to anyone wanting an introduction to Spanish, to fine-tuning their fluency.
Kelsey
Víctor is a very generous and patient teacher! He does such a good job of catering the curriculum to your skill level and interests.
Marsha
I was just looking to learn a new language since all my kids are out of the house. I took spanish in highschool but all I could say is “ hola como estas “ and “queso”. Thanks to Victor I was able to read 100 Years of Solitude in spanish and I can watch casa de las Flores without subtitles. I am booking a trip to Colombia in September with my husband. I can’t wait to be his guide all thanks to Victor!

Keith J.

12 Reviews
Niles, IL
Starting at $20
  • Teaching since 2009
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Keith J.

12 Reviews
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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.

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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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Nataliya B.

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Starting at $34
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2018
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Nataliya B.

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Hello there!

I am looking forward to meeting with you soon for our first Russian Lesson!

But, first, I would like to introduce myself.

My name is Natalie.

I am from Ukraine. However, my native language is Russian. I have been living in the United States for 13 years now. I have a Bachelor's Degree in Psychology and I love to practice Positive Psychology that I learned while in school that helps me to stay positive and proactive.
I have been teaching Russian online and in person for 12 years; I really enjoy it. I love teaching my native language since it allows me to keep it alive while living in the US. Also, I love teaching because the process of sharing knowledge allows me to connect with people. I am very enthusiastic and positive; thus you will never feel bored in my class. I can introduce you to beautiful Russian poems and literature and other interesting subjects that might be your interest.

I look forward to meeting you and help you to learn Russian!

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About Nataliya

Hello there! I am looking forward to meeting with you soon for our first Russian Lesson! But, first, I would like to introduce myself. My name is Natalie. I am from Ukraine. However, my native language is Russian. I have been living in the United States for 13 years now. I have a Bachel

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Carly A.

Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Speaks English, Spanish, Korean, Japanese
  • Awarded TaLK Program Scholarship from Korean Ministry of Education
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Carly A.

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I have a Bachelor's Degree in Spanish as a foreign language, Master's Degree in Curriculum and Instruction and I am a native speaker. I have more than 3 years of experience teaching students language both as a tutor and a classroom teacher. I want to provide you with a supportive environment where you can learn and reach your potential just like I have done in the past with former students. I believe this is crucial in order for learning to happen.

I use techniques that are researched based as well as techniques I used to learn my languages. As a language learner myself, I understand how challenging it can be to learn a new language! Let's work hard together to improve!

About Carly

Hello! Hola! My name is Carly and I am a Spanish, ESL and Flute teacher who has taught in private and public schools so I'm familiar with the curriculum that is offered there. I gained my first classroom teaching experience when I lived abroad in South Korea and taught English. I transferred all

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Andrea S.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $100
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • B.A. in English from Tufts University
  • Teaching since 2013
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Andrea S.

6 Reviews
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Spanish is all about practice, practice, practice. But before you can practice, clear comprehension of the material is imperative. We will work together to make sure the student grasps the material and feels confident speaking and writing Spanish.

About Andrea

I am a comedy writer and screenwriter based in Brooklyn, NY. I specialize in creative writing, academic writing, and college admissions essays. Whether you or your child wants to improve their writing, loves writing but experiences writer's block or an inability to actually DO the writing, or w

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Lisa
Andrea works at the Writing Center at Grace Church School, a leading independent high school in lower Manhattan. I've taught there for the last couple years and make a point to send my students to the Writing Center (and her specifically, whenever possible) if they are struggling with any areas of their writing.

I've observed her in the Writing Center on a number of occasions, and she always does a great job navigating the difficult balance between helping students directly, and creating a path for them to work through questions on their own. She is direct, but supportive. She also is very perceptive of students' anxiety levels - many are kids who tend to stress about college and grades often - and how to change her tone, or comment with a personal anecdote, when what the student needs most is a moment to laugh or calm down.

Andrea's best skill in my opinion is teaching her tutees to adjust their priorities based on a deadline. She consults students whose papers are due in a couple of hours, and others who have a whole week left, and without being preachy gets across realistic expectations of what can be done within the timeframe.
Tom
Andrea connected with my daughter right away, encouraging her to push her writing in more creative directions. Andrea brought her bright personality to each lesson, making the writing process fun for my daughter. Together, they worked on her college admissions essay and a few English class assignments. Andrea helped my daughter overcome her writer's block and anxiety about writing to craft more personal, thoughtful essays. We are very pleased with the results!
Josh
My daughter had a great experience with Andrea as a writing tutor. Andrea helped her with her college admissions essay and she is attending Vassar in the fall - very pleased. Andrea is very patient, punctual, and has helped Claire gain confidence in her writing.

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"I've been taking lessons with Prajakta for many months now. She is a really great teacher with a good sense of humor. I am learning a ton and she is willing to reschedule when my schedule gets busy. I highly recommend her as a hindi teacher!"
Rishi
Took Hindi lessons from Prajakta R.
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"My second class was also very good, I've learned a lot of grammar and was able to make sentences based on the new vocabulary and grammar. I feel like I am making good progress and it inspires me to move on with the classes. Thank you Prajakta for your patience."
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Took Hindi lessons from Prajakta R.
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"I am a student from the Last year I wanted a native speaking Japanese tutor also an older guy who has more experience.
Sensei Yoshi is amazing. It seems that with every class, he shares yet another "goodie" from his treasure chest of Japanese language and culture learning tools, study aids, games, approaches to learning, mastery drills, etc.
Thanks Sensei Yoshi!"
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Took Japanese lessons from Yoshifumi O.
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"Aleks has been my Russian teacher for several years now, and I highly recommend him. He is patient and perceptive. He never lets me get away with anything, but he never lets me feel incompetent. He adapts to my strengths and weaknesses, and I always feel he is going with me."
Tony
Took Russian lessons from Aleksander R.
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"I would highly recommend Francesca Bruni as an Italian teacher! She has been my Italian teacher for a number of years! Her ability to instruct vocabulary, grammar and comprehension all woven together with themes of Italian culture has provided me with a rapid acquisition of essential and enjoyable conversation skills. Not only are Francesca’s instructional materials relevant and engaging, but whether presented in an in-person manner or online virtual setting, allow for a highly successful experience. You will be amazed at how quickly you will become a fluent Italian speaker, reader, and writer!"
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Took Italian lessons from Francesca B.
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"Patiently explains and clarifies. Good pacing and allows time to practice conversations."
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Took Korean lessons from Suyeon L.
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"Aimi is very nice and accommodating. Looking forward to the next lessons with her."
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Took Japanese lessons from Aimi F.
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"Amani is very personable. She adapts each lesson to my individual needs. She progresses at my speed and doesn't have a ridgid schedule like a school woukd have. Im very happy with the progress I've made in just 3 lessons."
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Took Arabic lessons from Amani A.
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