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About Matthew H.

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Cleveland, OH

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I teach English as a Second Language and English for Speakers of Other Languages. While teaching, I focus on pronunciation, vocabulary, spelling, reading, writing, sentence structure, subject-verb agreement, comprehension, etc. I have taught ESL/ESOL/TOEFL/TOEIC/IELTS to Saudi/Persian, Chinese/Taiwanese, Russian/Ukrainian/Latvian, Japanese, and Brazilian students, as well as others. I have helped six TOEFL candidates retake their test and score totals in listening, speaking, reading, writing as high as 96.

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Dear Parents and Students,

May I be a personal tutor for you or your child? I have been successfully tutoring for over 12 years. I have great references, and I am one of the top tutors because I am so easy to work with. I teach in person, or via TakeLessons classroom, telephone, Skype, FaceTime, Google Hangouts, Join.me, Appear.in, Screenhero (remote desktop, screen sharing) interactive whiteboards, as well as email attachments (PDF, Word, Excel, etc.) I graduated with honors, Summa Cum Laude from Case Western Reserve University, where I made the Dean's List. I also earned a Provost Academic Scholarship for my excellent test scores, including 34 in ACT mathematics and 780 in SAT mathematics.

In addition to teaching for Cleveland schools, I currently teach 20 private sessions each week, 1st through 12th grade, as well as college stud
ents and business professionals. I have also served on the faculty at Cuyahoga Community College.

I am patient, friendly and many students tell me that I explain concepts more effectively than their teachers. I am available weekdays or weekends, days or nights, throughout the entire year. I would be happy to answer any questions you might have regarding my experience and teaching methods. While it should go without saying, I have a clean background that has been verified by the FBI and BCII. Let me know if you would like to set up an introductory lesson to design a customized strategy. There is no obligation to continue unless a customer is 100% satisfied.

I am one of the Top Five Tutors for:
1. most diverse subject matter
2. widest student age range
3. farthest geographical regions
4. largest client base
5. most hours taught monthly

Please note: I have set up my billing in thirty minute increments. Thus, I am able to offer lessons of varying lengths. However, I would appreciate longer sessions. I thank you for your time and consideration and look forward to being at your service!

My subjects include:
ACT, SAT, PSAT, NMSQT - undergraduate admissions
GMAT, GRE - graduate admissions
ISEE, HSPT, SSAT, TACHS, COOP - high school admissions
ASVAB, AFQT, ASTB-E, OAR - armed forces placement
TOEFL, IELTS, TOEIC - English as a Second Language
PARCC, AIR AST, OAA, OGT, ITBS, STAAR, GED, HiSET, TABE - proficiency
HESI-A2, ATI TEAS V, NLN-PAX-RN, C-NET-RN, NET, DAT - nursing and dental

Mathematics: algebra I and II, geometry, trigonometry, pre-algebra, elementary
English: grammar, vocabulary, spelling, reading, writing, listening, speaking, pronunciation, ESL, ESOL
Research Papers: editing, proofreading, outlining, analyzing, citations
Computer: Excel, Word, PowerPoint, QuickBooks
Special Needs: ADHD, Dyslexia, Autism, Asperger's, study skills
Music: theory, ear training, sight singing, improvisation, saxophone
Job Seeking: resume writing, cover letters, T-Letters, LinkedIn, job search techniques
Professional Services: bookkeeping, AP/AR, property management, office automation

*** Studio Equipment ***
Microsoft Windows and Macintosh Laptops

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Microsoft Windows and Macintosh Laptops
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Gaetano July 18, 2019
· Elementary Math · In home
Matt has been awesome for my student. His math skills have improved greatly, and his  writing has come from illegible to what can now be described as neat and readable.  Matt has been very patient and deliberate with our son and has taken the time to really  explain things to Jake in a way he can understand. We would recommend this tutor to  any parent looking for a tutor for their grammar school student! Matt is also reliable and  prompt and showed up when expected which was helpful with our very busy schedules.
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Cindy July 10, 2019
· Algebra 2 · Online
Matt has been awesome working with my sixteen year-old daughter and her algebra. She was hesitant about Skype and tutoring online but it has been so great working with Matt. He is very professional and organized and took the time to review her tests and homework prior to the scheduled session. He knew exactly what she needed to work on and after just a few sessions, she is feeling confident and has a better idea what and how to study! We highly recommend online tutoring and especially working with Matt!
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Patrick June 24, 2019
· GMAT · In home
I did 2 sessions with Matt while I was home in preparation for my GMAT, which is in 3 weeks. We focused on the quantitative section, which was the weak spot on my first test. Matt’s familiarity with the GMAT (both the Verbal and Math section) was evident in the first few minutes of sitting down with him. Probably even more important, given my time constraint, was Matt’s ability to quickly identify my specific problem areas (integer / geometric properties & time management on data sufficiency problems) and come up with a game plan to improve them. Matt’s teaching style helped solidify key concepts by having me walk him through my thinking on problems and correcting me only when I veered off path. This approach worked for me. After the second session, I took a practice test and my math score improved substantially. I would recommend Matt to anyone who’s serious about boosting their GMAT score.
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About Roman N.

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San Diego, CA

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*****Before you sign up*****

There are three simple things you need to know about my tutoring program.
1. No matter what your reasons for learning a foreign language are, ultimately it's a part of your SELF DEVELOPMENT. Treat it as such.
2. I don't believe in "good or bad with languages" stereotype. I have taught for many years and learnt that everyone is "language talented" when they actually want to speak a new language. And if you are one of them I garantie that my method will work for you.
3. My program might appear quite different from the ones you have tried or seen before and goes beyond simple grammar and vocabulary presentation. Also prepare to be challenged at every step of the way and the further you will get the more fun and exciting it will be.

About Roman
*****Before you sign up*****

There are three simple things you need to know about my tutoring program.
1. Learning a foreign language is a part of your SELF DEVELOPMENT. Treat it as such.
2. I don't believe in "good or bad with languages" stereotype. If you really want to speak a new language I guarantee that my method will work for you.
3. All materials are created by me and edited by a group of talented language teachers and linguists. They are free and very useful no matter where, when and how you study Russian or French.

*****My Students*****

For over 7 years of professional experience as Russian/French/ESL teacher, I have worked with all types of students with different learning styles and various goals: taught within U.S. public education institutions, provided private classes for children and adults, developed and i
mplemented individualized syllabus for diplomats, high rank executives at multinational companies, employees of U.S. Embassy and Department of State.

Thanks to all my students, current and former, I am now confident that every individual, willing to learn one of the languages I teach, without a doubt, has everything it takes to succeed when the right approach is applied.

*****Program features*****

It is one on one program, thouroughtly personalized and organized according to your interests (general and professional), schedule, final goals, learning style and many other important elements to be taken into account.

Each session is 50 minutes.

Every session is prepared to reach a particular goal and structured in the way to have a maximum profit from "teacher - student" part of learning. Supporting materials are sent after each session: grammar notes, retention exercises, homework assignments, audio and video files as phonetic exercises and listening practice. The content of these materials is permanently tested and modified in order to achieve the best way to engage each individual student's language acquisition mechanisms.

Teacher's support 24/7.

Extra curricula content: idiomatic language components, cultural studies (traditions, history, literature, cinema and language related etymology), recommendations for independent language practice.

The way I see it, with each new student - there is a new process in my head that starts and constantly creates and improves techniques, ideas, method components, teaching style e.t.c for getting this particular student to do the best he or she can.

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Fiorella S. June 30, 2019
· French · Online
Very thorough and patient in helping my 10 yr old daughter with new language.

Thank you!
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Jorge June 19, 2019
· Russian · Online
Roman helped me understand the grammar better by using repetition and real life applications of when to say what. The material is given to you by Roman in great detail with his modules and it also helped me expand my vocabulary a substantial amount thanks to his methods. He helped me understand Russian better. Definitely recommend !!!
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Q June 18, 2019
· French · Online
I have been studied with Roman for years. He is caring, attentive and very passionate about teaching and sharing what he know. He is the best teacher ever!
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About Tamari (Tamara) W.

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Torrington, CT
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Students can expect a thorough exploration and internalization of the English language alphabet, the proper pronunciation of the 18 vowel sounds, the mastery of writing simple words and phrases in the English lsnguage, the aquisition of new words (vocabulary), and the abilty to express themselves sumply in writing. Students will also acquire reading and comprehension skills.

About Tamari (Tamara)
Hi, there! I'm Tamara and I can't wait to meet you!

On social media and for those who are more familiar, I'm Tamari. We all learn in different ways; some are more visual; others, auditory; some, kinesthetic--I combine a number of different modalities in my teaching, including direct feedback-teaching--once you learn a concept or skill, teach it, as soon as you possibly can, to someone else! -- this reinforces your own knowledge of the skill or concept!
I've been teaching private lessons for many years and have loved helping my students acquire new skills, master new pieces, and prepare for concerts and performances. Over the years, my younger students have earned Blue and Gold ratings at the Young Musicians' Festival in Fairfield U., some of them earning gold cups: This is a statewide event to encourage long-term commitment
to the art, discipline and joy of music making.
I went to Indiana University's Jacob School of Music and earned a Masters in Piano Performance, and Composition in the '90's. I sang all types of vocal music as well as prepared singers with vocal coaching and voice development techniques 20+ years.
I'm fun loving, patient, and optimistic-- these traits carry through in my teaching style,
One Size does NOT fit all--I approach the lesson plans for each student tailored to your learning style.
Over the past 23 years, my life experiences have encompassed other disciplines and compelled me to learn and acquire many other skills: my liberal arts as well as fine arts education lent itself to helping me work administrative jobs and even expanded into sales and public speaking. I have coached after school and SAT preparation to High School and College age students, helped with the preparation of legal and analytical documents, creative writing and editing assignments; and even tutored computer, social media and Microsoft Office & iWork Suite of applications to older adults.

I look forward to helping you reach your goals
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Kayleen January 11, 2019
· Classical Piano · In home
I’ve truly enjoyed my lessons with Tamari! She is patient, kind, and an expert in her field! I highly recommend her to anyone seeking classical piano lessons!
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Nicole December 23, 2018
· Classical Piano · In home
Tamari is very passionate, patient and kind. Highly recommend!
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MARGUERITE S. July 10, 2018
· Classical Voice · Online
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Tamari (Tamara) W.

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About Mike M.

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These lessons are spontaneous. I do not prepare for these lessons. We will have a conversation and I will respond to your language needs in the moment.

About Mike
CELTA certified, enthusiastic, compassionate, and knowledgeable teacher. We'll use current, relevant, real-life reading and listening material to teach you practical English. We can tailor our lessons to your needs and interests, whether you want to focus on speaking practice, grammar, vocabulary, or pronunciation.
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Vasiliki March 19, 2018
· English · Online
It's really exciting to work with Mike!
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Israel January 23, 2018
· English · In studio
Excellent teacher.
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Mike M.

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About Sergey T.

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Chicago, IL
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The best part of my tutoring is to give a good start for beginners. It will be the easy way. Students will be led step by step to gain knowledge and skills in speaking, reading, writing, and grammar issues as well. An easy start gives an easy way to go.

About Sergey
As I speak two languages English and Russian, I can teach both. Russian is my native language, so students can learn Russian from the native speaker. And that is the best way to learn foreign languages. I've been teaching Russian since 2010 and I use my own method, which is not like in boring books. Students have to get what they need to fill the gaps and go further. Who goes, he reaches the destination.
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Jordon B. December 29, 2018
· Russian · In studio
Sergey has many different methods of learning the Russian language and It allows you to have fun in the process! He is definitely a great and knowledgable teacher!
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About Marisol A.

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Want to improve your speaking skills? Need to learn how to write formally in English? Do you want fun and dynamic lessons?
I have taught English to beginners through advanced level students. With more than seven years of classroom teaching experience, I can help you to reach your language goals!

About Marisol
Do you want to improve your English skills?
Want to take fun and dynamic classes?
Come join me! I can help you speak or write more fluently; with over seven years of classroom teaching experience and lots of positive results from students who showed significant improvement in their skills. I can help make learning English a more positive experience.
I have been TEFL certified since 2004.
I have worked in many different types of language institutions from after school programs for kids to business English for professionals. I've also done private and group lessons.
I lived several years abroad teaching English to language learners.
I am happy to help you reach your language goals!
Students who need help preparing for TOEFL or IETLS exams, please send me a message for details.
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Marie January 9, 2019
· ESL · In studio
She always give us great advice and very detail about lesson. Also ,spend a lot time to response students home work. Very professional!
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Demario January 9, 2019
· ESL · Online
I have studied English with Marisol for a year and she has made a great job helping me with my grammar, listening, speaking and writing. She has a great way to make a foreign learns a new language. Having fun and not losing time of learning, that's what you get studying with Marisol. I am glad with how much I have improved.
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Marisol A.

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About Candis R.

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ESL lessons with me are unique because I have a fun, non-judgmental approach where I create/present engaging material that is relevant to the students. My motivation is knowing that I can help students enhance their quality of life by helping them learn an additional way to express themselves and connect to other people who don't speak their native language. Teaching challenges me and I believe I thrive because of that.

About Candis
My purpose is to educate, encourage unconditional love & self-empowerment. Teaching English is one of my favorite ways to do this! I love to unite cultures and help others to acquire speaking skills to improve their quality of life! I realize the need for education in the world today more than ever and I recognize that I have the patience and interest to dedicate my career to teaching.

I have my TEFL certification from The International TEFL Academy and a B.A. Degree in Theatre from the Illinois State University. I use these educational experiences to empathize with students so, I have a better understanding of what is most needed when learning a second language.

I am a true educator and I have over 10 years of teaching experience. I have ESL teaching experience specifically from teaching personal ESL classes in Colombia and from teachi
ng ESL online from the United States. I am ready to continue this journey with Takelessons.com and help students who are looking for a fun, non-judgmental instructor.

Cheers!

Candis
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Candis R.

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About Joshua B.

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Josh is an exuberant yet down-to-earth teacher. He utilizes storytelling, drawing, and other immersive techniques to introduce others to his native language of English. Having learned a second language in his late teens, he has the perspective of being a complete beginner to a language and a culture (a journey which has completely changed the trajectory of his life!) This ends up making students feel comfortable, curious, and open to learning.

Josh has taught Spanish and English as second languages to children, teenagers, and adults over the past three years. He graduated from Christopher Newport in 2015 with a BA in Spanish and Linguistics. He has taken training in the TPRS (Teaching Proficiency using Reading and Storytelling) method with the creator of the method, Blaine Ray.

Josh understands that a language is a key; it's a key to a new culture, to a new way of seeing the world, to new relationships, to personal growth, to a career. As such, he offers such a key with gratitude ...

About Joshua
Hello, hello!

Do you see that picture of me? That photo was taken by my wife as we were sitting down to eat tacos in Mexico, her home country. Of all the events in my life that led me there, learning a second language was easily the most important.
That's why I love to teach language: every language is a key and it opens up doors and possibilities. Language is a powerful thing!

I use storytelling, drawing, acting, and all sorts of fun methods to guide my students into learning my native language of English. I understand what it's like to be completely new to a language and the culture it represents and I create a space that fosters curiosity, ease, and openness.

My path in language has taken me to Christopher Newport where I graduated in 2015 with a BA in Spanish and Linguistics. It's taken the to train with Blaine Ray, the creator th
e TPRS method in 2017. And it's taken me into all sorts of different classrooms over the years, as a teacher, a student, and yes, an eater of tacos.
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Joshua B.

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About Ana S.

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I have over 25 years of experience in teaching ESL students how to read, speak and write. I make sessions fun, and interesting. I believe in choosing your interest to elaborate on the subjects and have you learn evertything you need to know on the things you love to do and be. So let's pair up and start learning!!

About Ana
I am the Founder and a Tutor of itutorexpress, with over 20 years of teaching experience from elementary to high school levels. itutorexpress works Online with ESL, home-schooled students or after-school students, kids with dyslexia, students who need help with homework in any academic subject, and study skills. We hand pick carefully passionate and qualified Teachers and Tutors who will match perfectly with the students in our program.
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Ana S.

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About Michael D.

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Southampton, PA
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I am a native English speaker who is semi proficient in Spanish. I also have a basic understanding of German and Italian. I excelled in English, Journalism, and Creative Writing.

About Michael
I have been a professional musician and teacher for over 20 years. I have a Bachelor's in Music Composition and a Master's in Elementary Education.

My teaching style is centered around teaching music through creative exploration. In my years as a teacher, I've run across many different teachers & students who all have varying teaching/learning styles. The one constant is that good teachers adapt their learning style to fit the student's learning style. A student cannot and should not adapt their learning style to fit a teacher's teaching style.

For anyone who has taken one or two lessons and quit, the question is not whether music lessons were right for you, but whether the teacher was right for you. I can get as formal or informal as you'd like, but would never sit a 5 year old down and insist that they only sight read standard
notation and work on finger exercises.

I have experience teaching children and adults from 5 to 95. I'd be more than happy to provide references!
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Mariana August 12, 2019
· Guitar · Online
First, let me start with the fact that I never write reviews. In this case I will make an exception. As a mother of two, I barely have time to go grocery shopping, let alone learn guitar. My husband bought me a guitar for Christmas and I got Michael’s name from an old high school friend who said he’s no longer in our area, but does online lessons. I’ve been able to schedule a lesson once a week online at 9:30 PM when the kids are asleep. I love the convenience, but even more, I’m so happy to have Michael to teach me at my level and on my terms. You rock!
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Angela August 12, 2019
· Guitar · In home
Mike is truly a great teacher because he actually cares about his students’ progress and enjoyment level. My son got a guitar for Christmas and took lessons at our local music store for about a month and quit because he said it was boring. He loves music, so he continued on his own for a couple years u til her decided to pursue it more seriously. Mike was referred through a family friend and Matthew couldn’t be happier with him. He can’t wait to practice now!!
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