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About Joy S.

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Lansdowne, PA
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About Joy
I am a graduate of UC San Diego (bachelor of arts, sociology) and UCLA (master of public policy). As a child of immigrant parents, I value diversity and love learning languages. I read, write and speak Spanish fluently, and have intermediate command of both Cantonese and Mandarin Chinese in reading, writing, and speech.

Photography has been one of my main areas of focus for over ten years. I am trained in both film and digital formats and specialize in demystifying the DSLR so that you gain a good understanding of manual settings and how to use each to improve your photos.

Caring, compas
sion, and understanding are essential for learning and I strive to do my best in these areas.
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david April 6, 2017
· Photography · In home
Joy was patient and knowledgeable.
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Monica R. October 20, 2016
· Cantonese · Online
Very patient and encouraging. A time I look forward to each week.
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Mackenize M. September 17, 2016
· Volleyball · In home
Mckenzie had great instruction.
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Joy S.

Joy S.

Lansdowne, PA 19050
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$20 / 30-min

About Jean-Luc B.

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Wilmington, DE
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About Jean-Luc
Dear Learners
My name is Jean-Luc, I am from the Loire Valley in France and have broad experience in teaching French at various levels (beginners to AP French, DELF and DALF) for numerous years. Based on the belief that a better world for all can be achieved through better communication, my mission has sought to improve language skills and cultural understanding for people of all ages and professions. If you want to learn or improve your French, I can help you with my French Language Training. I customize my classes and offer tutoring options to suit individual needs. My experience and skill
s combined with the Tutoring Live online enables my students to start speaking French from the very first session. I adapt the lesson to my student, even if sometimes it requires re-examining what was initially planned. I will be very happy helping you with yours needs.
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Joe M. April 17, 2017
· French · Online
Jean-Luc has a lot of tools to help you learn French. He is patient and listens well which helps you correct your mistakes. If you are trying to learn French as I am I would recommend Jean-Luc.
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Joe M. March 18, 2017
· French · Online
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· French · Online
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Jean-Luc B.

Jean-Luc B.

Wilmington, DE 19803
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About Michelle W.

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West Chester, PA

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About Michelle
I'm currently a college student working on my B.A in Music Ed, and have been making music since I was 7. I've had the most experience with students aged 8-14, but I'm open for anything. As a Spanish minor, I speak Spanish fairly well and have experience with an ESL program.
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Janet S. February 11, 2017
· Acoustic Guitar · In home
My son really liked Michelle! He was all smiles after the lesion, excited about the homework, and eager to show us what he was working on. He was very very impressed, as was I, with her extensive musical background. Having the lesson in our home is a huge help in our family. Looking forward to the next session!
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Janet S. February 11, 2017
· Acoustic Guitar · In home
My son really liked Michelle! He was all smiles after the lesion, excited about the homework, and eager to show us what he was working on. He was very very impressed, as was I, with her extensive musical background. Having the lesson in our home is a huge help in our family. Looking forward to the next session!
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Jean G. February 4, 2017
· Piano · In home
She is an excellent teacher and has great patience!
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Michelle W.

Michelle W.

West Chester, PA 19383
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$15 / 30-min

About Hadi S.

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Brookhaven, PA

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About Hadi
I am an active musician (my band performs >50 times in a year) in Philadelphia region. I play piano/el. piano and hammond organ. With my band, I play Funk, New Orleans, Classic Rock and Blues. As a piano player, I perform piano solo in Jazz, Pop/Rock, Blues, and Latin.

I have been playing keys for over 20 years and graduated from Berklee majoring in Jazz Composition and Music Production & Engineering. I have taught adult and students as young as 5 years old. Teaching will be focused in stylistic playing (chord playing, improvisation, transposition) for students over 10 years with at least
1 year continuous piano training. I welcome piano training for beginner. A baby grand piano is available at my house for piano tutoring should you choose to come to tutor's location.

My graduate study was in Acoustics. I am an acoustical consultant and also an audio engineer. I specialized in room acoustics and electro-acoustics (loudspeaker design). I have a studio at home and open to audio tutoring (recording and mixing) request as well.

I am originally from Indonesia and have already published two books. I can help with Indonesian language tutoring for English native speakers. I have done many seminars/workshops both in English and Indonesian,

I welcome tutoring requests in Music (Piano, Composition/Arranging), Music Theory, Music Production or other Audio/Acoustics related topics.

Hadi
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Note: I just joined takelessons in early 2017, therefore I do not have adequate ratings/reviews. Please do not hesitate to ask any questions.
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Hadi S.

Hadi S.

Brookhaven, PA 19015
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$30 / 30-min

About Laurent D.

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Townsend, DE
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About Laurent
Hi There!

My name is Laurent. I am French and have recently moved to the US from the UK where I spent the last 6 years working for a multinational fashion brand as a buyer.

I have a Masters in Fashion Logistics and Buying from France and in Fashion Entrepreneurship from the UK as well as experience working for small, medium and big companies. I also have created my own company in the past and have been blogging about fashion for 10 years.

My passions include food and cooking in general, so if learning about fashion is not your thing, I can also teach you how to make an amazing boeu
f bourguignon or impress your friends with some French crepes amongst other things.

Finally, I can also teach you my language, French. I have been speaking English since I was 6 years old and am completely fluent with full business proficiency.

I look forward to meeting you and sharing what I know!

A bientôt!

Laurent
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Stephanie February 24, 2017
· French · In home
Laurent is a great French teacher - he is patient, easy to get along with, and speaks perfect English so even if you don't catch on right away, he can help explain things from an English perspective. Very highly recommended!
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Laurent D.

Laurent D.

Townsend, DE 19734
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