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Julie L.

Hermitage, TN
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Eulis K.

Anaheim, CA
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Anna C.

New York, NY
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Julie L.

Hermitage, TN

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Combine subjects for a price break. For example 30 minutes of Math and 45 minutes of English would cost $50 separately, but would cost $45 for 75 minutes of Combined Tutoring. Simply choose ONE subject for the amount of tutoring time desired, and notify me which subjects you'd like to cover.

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Josh and Stacy R. May 28, 2016
Singing · In studio
I highly recommend Julie to anyone. She is a fantastic teacher and an even better friend. She just knows how to bring the best out in you.
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Rebecca M. May 11, 2016
Singing · In studio
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I've only had one lesson but so far she is great. Very positive and enthusiastic. I'm a novice singer and she is terrific, I felt very much at ease.
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Matt H. April 29, 2016
Piano · In studio
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I would give Mrs. Julie more than five stars if possible! She is great!!!
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Eulis K.

Anaheim, CA

As a native speaker of American English, I can help you to learn the subtleties of the language. Whether you just want a partner with whom to practice your conversational skills, or a more advanced structure that includes, spelling and grammar, diction, jokes, idioms, and customs and traditions; English lessons will help you improve your understanding and use of this complicated language.

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Ashley May 26, 2016
Singing · In studio
Verified Student
Really helps you feel comfortable with your own voice and works on strengthening and expanding what you have to offer.
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TJ R. May 24, 2016
Singing · Online
Verified Student
Not consistent and same exercises that are being taught free on youtube
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Tyler May 3, 2016
Singing · Online
Verified Student
Very, very good instructor. I would highly recommend Eulis to anyone seeking help with their vocals at any level.
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Anna C.

New York, NY

I teach English to the Russian-speakers. I hold a degree in teaching English, and will help you to improve your grammar, listening and speaking skills and enlarge your vocabulary.

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Shiro April 5, 2016
Russian · In home
Verified Student
Spoke more Russian during our first lesson than I have in a conversation! Anna is professional and dedicated. Looking forward to the rest of our lessons.
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Amanda April 3, 2016
Russian · In studio
I have been taking private lessons with Anna weekly for one year. She has taught me Russian from a complete beginner level. I've taken a number of language classes in the past (for other languages) and it's clear that Anna is an outstanding teacher. She is clear and gives excellent explanations, and is well-prepared for each class. She's also able to give requested ad-hoc lessons whenever I have specific questions, even without preparation. I would highly recommend Anna as a Russian teacher, whether you're in-person or online. I do both types of lessons with her and she is highly effective through both mediums. Last but not least, she's a great pleasure to be around, as a person!
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Jerry March 31, 2016
Russian · In home
Lessons with Anna were excellent. She has the ability to bridge the language gap AND the cultural gap rendering her lessons relevant and invaluable. Anna is a complete joy to work with and I look forward to continuing my lessons with her at some point in the future.

Kenji Luis T.

Indianapolis, IN
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Nargis L.

San Antonio, TX
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Szilvia F.

Chicago, IL
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Kenji Luis T.

Indianapolis, IN

Initially I like to evaluate the student's current comprehension level (regardless of years studied) to better select the appropriate starting point. From there, if there is a specific subject matter or course work/syllabus for a class that needs to be followed, I can tailor lessons to fit those needs. Throughout lessons, I like to bring in elements such as cartoons, newspapers, movie clips, etc. to aid in understanding everyday usage & make learning practical and pertinent to the student.

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Joe May 21, 2016
Japanese · Online
Verified Student
Kenji is a great instructor. He has a way of putting it simple and to the point. I haven't ever been confused by his explanations of any of the grammar and at this point I never expect to. Great teacher!
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Alexandra May 12, 2016
Portuguese · Online
Verified Student
Great first lesson! Looking forward to the next.
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Nathan W. May 10, 2016
Spanish · Online
Verified Student
Great instructor
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Nargis L.

San Antonio, TX

When you come to me for tutoring, for me, it becomes all about 'YOU". I identify the reason for you seeking this additional help. What is your need, what is urgent for you. Also, I use a self created diagnostic test to identify your current level in the given need based area. Once we have the over all picture of where you are, together we create .'where you want to be' i.e. our goal. Together, we then set to work on achieving the goal in as short a time as possible

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Henry May 30, 2016
English · Online
Being tutored by Nargis has really helped me.
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Alexander B. May 30, 2016
Hindi · Online
Verified Student
Excellent and passionate instructor committed to teaching Hindi that can be used in the real world. I recommend studying under Nargis.
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Nitesh May 12, 2016
Hindi · Online
Nargis was great! Very easy to work with and very knowledgeable.
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Szilvia F.

Chicago, IL

I tailor the classes to your needs. After assessing your skills during the first lesson, I'll create a customized lesson plan that can help you master the English language as fast as possible.

We'll strengthen the foundation of your grammar skills so that we can build on it more effectively. We'll work on improving your vocabulary, grammar, speaking, listening, and reading skills with fun but informative exercises. And yes, there will be some homework, but it will be fun, I promise :)

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Barbara May 30, 2016
ESL · Online
Verified Student
I am so happy to have chosen Szilvia as my English teacher. She is the best English teacher I have ever had. She is highly intelligent, kind, patient and considerate and knows how to keep us motivated. Her method really stimulates our active learning and I can see my improvement each week.
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Barbara May 30, 2016
ESL · Online
Verified Student
I am so happy for had chosen Szilvia as my English teacher. She is the best English teacher I have ever had. She is highly intelligent, kind, patient and considerate. She also knows how to keep us motivated. Her method really stimulates our active learning and I can see my improvement each week.
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Maricarmen E. May 24, 2016
English · Online
Verified Student
She is amazing, I really enjoyed my first class :)

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