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Sicong M.

Lexington, MA

About Sicong

As a private tutor, I have instructed students from pre-school to high school level. As a Chinese teacher, I've taught 8th graders in China.I have also been a Chinese teaching assistant,conducting weekly Chinese practice lab sessions for a year in Drake University. I love the Chinese language and I also love to share my knowledge of the Chinese language and culture with others.
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Teresa Z. August 1, 2014
Chinese · Online
Verified Student
A great Teacher! Her lesson plans are more in depth than any class I’ve had in the past. Along with basic Mandarin I’m learning the cultural exchange which improves my understanding of the language. She is also very punctual and reliable which is something I look for since I’m a very busy person. CiSong is a nice and confronting person which makes practicing speaking Mandarin less stressful. I definitely recommend CiSong as a teacher and I think she works well with all age groups.
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Sicong M.

Lexington, MA 02421
(1)
starting at
$35 / 30-min
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Bryan P.

Boston, MA

About Bryan

Bryan, countertenor, graduated magna cum laude from the University of California, Irvine with his Masters in Fine Arts, vocal performance in 2013. In 2010 he received his Bachelors in Music from East Carolina University in vocal performance. He received vocal instruction from Dr. Darryl Taylor, Dr. Louise Toppin, and John Kramar. His piano instructors were Dr. Keiko Sekino and Rebecca Miller. He has performed in over thirteen fully-staged operatic productions and five fully-staged musical theater productions. Bryan will start work in the Fall on his Doctorate of Musical Arts in vocal perfo
rmance at Boston University.

Bryan has traveled extensively during his career throughout the U.S. as well as England, Austria, Italy, Turkey, Canada, and the Czech Republic. He has a firm knowledge of German, Italian, and French vocal repertory, diction, and languages while specializing in English diction for the non-native speaker and/or singer.

For the past three years Bryan has held his own music studio in Orange County, CA. While there he taught over thirty students (Ages 5-45+) voice and piano privately. Additionally he taught as a TA for UC Irvine int he subjects of Music Theory, Voice Performance, and an introductory music course for non-majors.
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Ted S. April 14, 2015
Singing · In studio
Verified Student
Bryan has been great to work with. He has a lot of patience, which is important for someone like me who has a very limited musical background. He is clearly well educated in singing and is able to impart his knowledge to his students. I believe that anyone who takes lessons with him has the potential to greatly improve.
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cathy L. November 23, 2014
Verified Student
Bryan's concentration & stick-to-it-iveness is amazingly good!
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Bryan P.

Waltham, MA 02452
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starting at
$32 / 30-min
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Grace J.

Woonsocket, RI

About Grace

An experienced, patient, sweet and funny Chinese tutor to all levels and ages, I have been teaching and tutoring Chinese language over 10 years. I am originally from China, a native Mandarin Chinese speaker with a master degree.
I studied in a law school, got my master degree and lawyer license, also passed the Mandarin Proficiency Test, achieved the College Teacher Certificate and worked in a college to teach law and culture related subjects when I was in China.
After came to America, I had taught in a university, and a language workshop for children. At present, I teach Chinese in a summ
er camp of a very good private school. So you see, my students are from toddlers to adults. One parent praised me that I am a great story teller.
I can help students from primary to college improve their listening, speaking, reading, and writing ability, and achieve a high score in their final Chinese test.
I can help students prepare for the AP Chinese Language and Culture Exam.
I can help worked people have a good understanding of this language.
I can tailor customized lessons to satisfy students’ specific requirements and levels, such as conversational Chinese, retail field Chinese, systematically beginner’s Chinese, etc…
I can teach people Business Chinese as well since I had the law background knowledge from China.
What book series I use the most is to teach high school, college students, and adults Integrated Chinese series.
What I like the most is to teach children because my personality is very active, and I like kids. I like to sing and dance (maybe it shouldn't be called dance, it is just like moving around). I can sing lots of Chinese nursery rhymes.
A committed professional to my work with a sincere, enthusiastic, easygoing, down to earth personality, I like teaching, that students improve day by day is my biggest happiness. You will have a happy time to learn Chinese very well if choosing me as your tutor.
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Ben January 6, 2017
Online
I am a high school student. Grace has taught me Integrated Chinese level 1 over 1 semester. She is patient, warm, and explains clearly. She is a great teacher.
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Daniel G. September 29, 2016
Mandarin · Online
Verified Student
Grace is fantastic. She speaks very clearly and works with you on each lesson at a very manageable pace. She is good at praising when you get things like pronunciation or tones correct, which is really helpful because they are difficult. She is also not afraid to stop you and have you repeat something if you botch it. I really enjoy my lessons.
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Karen S. September 22, 2016
Mandarin · Online
Verified Student
I only had 1 lesson with Grace and I gave it 2 stars because I think it could have been better (she could have placed more effort into creating an actual lesson plan). I'm an ABC and grew up speaking Mandarin at home, but was looking to learn to read and recognize characters. We spoke Chinese the entire lesson and just reviewed the Integrated Chinese Vol 1 Part 2 textbook glossary from A-C. We just went over each word, which I did not find useful because I can just do with my Chinese friends or parents. Her only homework to me was that if this was too slow, I could read through the rest of the glossary to speed it up next time. I decided not to continue because I was afraid the next lessons would just be going through the glossary word by word. We lost 10 minutes because the TakeLessons video conferencing wasn't working, despite the fact that both of us had checked beforehand and during on the test environment (she could hear/see me, but I couldn't see/hear her). Even then, we went over five minutes to make up for it but it was frustrating to have a shortened lesson because of technical difficulties. Grace was nice, but I just didn't learn anything.
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Woonsocket, RI 02895
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T.J. R.

Waltham, MA

About T.J.

Over the past twenty years, I achieved a successful career in the New York, and now the Boston performing arts communities. Having started out in the field as an actor, and later moving on to teach acting and voice and speech professionally at an accredited institution. I am also a certified TEFL instructor and have a unique background that allows me to teach students effectively and thoroughly.
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Julliana Sanchez December 10, 2015
Accent Reduction · In studio
I've been working with Timothy for 4 years working on accent reduction, Shakespeare acting, and cold reading. My experience with our sessions has helped me to focus on what was more important to work on and having Timothy honest and respectable approach will keep you satisfied to continue to work together.
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Nick November 28, 2015
Stage Performance · In studio
Tim is an inspiring and (in the right way) challenging teacher, who drives his students to accomplish more than they thought possible by means of precise instruction and judicious criticism. There is no doubt: Tim gets results.
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Sanja October 28, 2015
Accent Reduction · In studio
I took Voice and Speech classes with Timothy and I am really thankful for everything!! I had a really thick European accent, which I thought I would never be able to get rid of. He worked with me every day, very patiently, until I was able to speak confidently and as if I was born in America. There's no better feeling than hearing people say "You sound as if you were born here". Not only did he help me with my speech, as well as acting!! (genious of Shakespeare's interpretation!!) but through our work, he got to know me better and helped me become a better person and encouraged me in many things in life.
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T.J. R.

Waltham, MA 02453
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starting at
$50 / 30-min
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Gabriela R.

Burlington, MA

About Gabriela

My name is Gabriela I have a Bachelor's in Science with a major in Biology. I have experience teaching children and adults. My first language is Spanish.
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Scott February 8, 2016
Spanish · In home
Aside from the obvious qualification of speaking both English and Spanish, Gabriela has both a drive to help others learn and the understanding that a new language takes time, patience, and practice. She has been instrumental in keeping my Spanish from falling apart, and actively pushes me to expand my knowledge of the language.
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Cort February 8, 2016
Spanish · In studio
Gabriela has been a friend for the past several years and thanks to her, I have been able to practice my written and conversational Spanish skills with her. She is very kind and outgoing, and makes learning fun. She can also talk about many different topics and can tell you everything about Venezuelan culture. My Spanish has greatly improved with her help, and I highly recommend her.
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Gabriel Alejandro February 8, 2016
AP Biology
I was Gabriela's Teaching Assistant when she was taking her last Biology Course (Animal Physiology). She is insightful and always found creative ways to memorize biological processes, without leaving out the understanding of the mechanisms behind them.
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Gabriela R.

Gabriela R.

Burlington, MA 01803
(3)
starting at
$25 / 30-min

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