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About Linda L.

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Tucker, GA
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About Linda
*** Travel Equipment ***
I do not typically provide any equipment - but I am willing to select and purchase books for the students to learn from (cost of books to be reimbursed by the student/parent) when requested to do so.

I am also willing to provide stick-on note-names for the keyboard, for young children.

The students must have their own instruments, music stand, paper and pencil, and provide a folder for sheet music and notes/instructions.

*** Specialties ***
On guitar, I specialize in the following styles: jazz, rock, blues, folk, bluegrass, and children's songs.
Piano: I pr
efer electronic keyboard to acoustic piano, but am happy to teach beginning students on a regular piano as well. I teach note-reading, playing by ear, and theory. When using an electronic keyboard, I include more rhythm development, arranging, chord theory, and use of the many features of an electronic keyboard, in the lessons.
English: I am qualified, by years of tutoring, to tutor/teach English (spoken, written, and reading comprehension) to both native English speakers and to those learning it as a second language.
*** I am particularly good at working with children who have a.d.h.d. and other learning disabilities!
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Joe G. January 16, 2017
Verified Student · Banjo · In studio
Everything went great teacher is great can't wait until next lesson
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Ella August 11, 2016
Verified Student · Banjo · In studio
Linda is easily the most patient and welcoming person I've ever worked with. She has incredible knowledge over a vast array of topics and she is eager to share with others. This, in my opinion, is the most important quality of all teachers. Her lessons have proved a great way to build a solid base in my field of interest. as well as providing me with a well rounded and wonderful mentor that I'm sure to rely on for many other lessons in the future- banjo or otherwise!
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April H. July 13, 2016
Verified Student · Piano · In studio
Linda is an excellent teacher! Linda is very patient and accommodating and flexible. Linda is extremely personable, extremely open minded and well rounded. She is a wealth of knowledge with all types and genres of music. Linda makes me feel calm and relaxed during our lessons!
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Linda L.

Linda L.

Tucker, GA 30084
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About Jayne J.

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Roswell, GA
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About Jayne
I hold Masters degrees in Applied Linguistics and Speech Pathology as well as a Bachelors degree in Education. I have taught both adults and children in university and private school settings, as well as working with students privately.

I have extensive professional experience and training to help people who would like to reduce their accents, or who would like to improve their public speaking skills.

I have also tutored elementary and middle school students with their schoolwork and to help them prepare for standardized tests as well as students who are preparing to take the TOEFL e
xam.

I have had extensive experience in the business world and have worked with business professionals who are looking for jobs and who would like to improve their performance at work on speaking and writing tasks.

Some of the formal classes I have taught include conversation and oral communication, pronunciation in English, public speaking, TOEFL preparation (group lessons), reading (elementary school students), grammar, extensive reading (university level).

I also worked as the Curriculum Coordinator at a small private school (for adults) in Atlanta, Georgia.

In addition, Jayne produced and hosted a weekly radio program in Boston. She also produced documentaries for Montgomery County Cable TV in Montgomery County, Maryland. One of her documentaries was nominated for a prestigious ACE Award.

I can speak Spanish at an intermediate level (and learned Spanish as an adult learner which has given me tremendous insight into the challenges that adults face when learning a new language).
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Tonya M. January 14, 2015
Verified Student · Accent Reduction · In studio
Jayne is a perfect fit for me. First, she diagnosed my REAL issue--not the one I thought I had, benchmarked the issue and then set a plan to resolve it. Her approach is data and research driven, which resonates perfectly with my style. Her homework is always effective, and I've seen improvement after every lesson. For the first time, I've listened to my recorded voice without cringing!
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Jayne J.

Jayne J.

Roswell, GA 30075
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About Guofeng X.

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Smyrna, GA
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About Guofeng
Guofeng X. (Ricky)

• Native Mandarin language speaker.
• 5 years of teaching and tutoring experience

Education
Bachelor of Arts, Capitol University of Economics & Business Beijing, China 2003

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Chinese Teacher, North Atlanta Academy, Atlanta 2008-2010
• Taught Chinese language classes, from basic to advanced level.

Chinese Teacher at Crème de la Crème, Atlanta Present
• Teaching Chinese to the 2 yea
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Mandarin, Native Speaker
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Sasha R. June 30, 2015
Verified Student · Chinese · Online
Great experience with Ricky. He shared many resources and links with us and was able to keep my five year old engaged.
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Nicholas April 2, 2015
Verified Student · Chinese · In studio
Great teacher! Very accessible and approachable person. My child enjoys learning Chinese from him. We meet at the first food restaurant for lessons so occasionally so my child has difficulty concentrating due to back ground conversation and restaurant noise.
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Guofeng X.

Guofeng X.

Smyrna, GA 30080
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$15 / 30-min

About Giulia B.

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Atlanta, GA
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About Giulia
Born in Italy, I lived and studied there till I graduated from college at the Univesita' degli Studi di Urbino. I moved to the States in 2008 and here is where I found my passion in teaching Italian. I worked, as an Italian instructor, at Kennesaw State University, Ga and I'm currently teaching online, for a private company. I am available for any kind of program and personalized need like grammar of any level, conversation, reading and listening comprehension. I also offer online lessons through Skype as well as in person, one to one or group classes.
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Giulia B.

Giulia B.

Atlanta, GA 30328
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$40 / 30-min

About Alexandra M.

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Atlanta, GA
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About Alexandra
I recently moved from Romania and I would love to spread my native Romanian knowledge with someone passionated about this Latin language.
I studied Romanian and English grammar and literature at Petru Maior University (BA), in Targu-Mures, Romania, 2010-2013.
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Steven February 20, 2017
Verified Student · Romanian · Online
Alexandra did a terrific job in preparing me to get around Romania. I travel there for work and she was excellent in helping me learn key phrases and sentence structure for someone visiting and getting around that country.
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Adel H. August 23, 2016
Verified Student · Romanian · Online
Alexandra is dope teacher! I wanted to start learning phrases and speaking basics, and have conversations for when I visit romania. She is generous with her time, excellent English to romanian communication/knowledge and she is charming.

So it's been a pleasure!
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Alexandra M.

Alexandra M.

Atlanta, GA 30324
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$15 / 30-min

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