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Julie L.

Hermitage, TN
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Shellora L.

Homestead, FL
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Essington, PA
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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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Ava S. June 29, 2016
Piano · In studio
Verified Student
My niece Ava absolutely loved her 1st lesson and is so excited about coming back...Thank U Julie !!
"You Rock"
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Bella June 25, 2016
Singing · Online
Verified Student
My daughter's first lesson was "just a trial"... to see if she could handle the instruction. Julie was exceptionally professional and encouraging while navigating constructive criticism (of our sensitive vocalist). Excellent interaction and guidance as well as "Mom to Mom" direction on specific skill-set/practice tools. We're thrilled to have had Julie as our first encounter at "Takelessons.com" - she's an asset to the instructional community and now (if she can put up with us) our family! Thank you Miss Julie. :)
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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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Shellora L.

Homestead, FL

I help students with English studies including writing, reading comprehension, and vocabulary in the student's home or at a local public library

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Ashley T. July 14, 2016
Piano · In home
Verified Student
Very good and very patient, my child loved her!
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Josiah Loaisiga June 8, 2016
Piano · In home
Verified Student
Arrived on time. She communicates any changes. Explains the lesson great. My son really enjoyed the lesson with Shellora. She was very professional. Shellora will be my son teacher for as long as she teaches.
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Paris C. January 9, 2016
Algebra 2 · In home
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Very pleased with our first session!!
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Jackie A.

Essington, PA

I have been teaching English for eight years. I am TEFL certified and a native English speaker. I tailor the curriculum to the student with their own goals in learning English. Each person has their own needs and learning style so I find this works best. I also have lived abroad in France and Switzerland. Je parle francais. Yo hablo espanol.

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Shloka V. February 25, 2016
French · Online
Verified Student
Very patient and understands the child's psychology.. She teaches very well.
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Ritika K. November 10, 2015
Spanish · In studio
Verified Student
Very friendly and flexible. My kids love her from the first class. Looking forward for more lessons.
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Matt September 28, 2015
Improv Comedy · In studio
Every interaction I had with Jackie improved my skills over their previous level.

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Akron, OH
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Szilvia F.

Chicago, IL
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Luke R.

Enterprise, AL
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Sarah F.

Akron, OH

Foreign and trying to learn conversational English? You've come to the right place. I am not an ESL teacher, however if you are looking to practice your English in conversation I am here to help.

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Ameet T. July 9, 2016
Flute · Online
Verified Student
I like her playing and listening to her
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robert July 7, 2016
Yoga · Online
Verified Student
Sarah is an awesome teacher. She is constantly offering praise and encouragement but also knows when to push you to do your best.
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kate Q. July 6, 2016
Flute · Online
Verified Student
Great teacher. Very patient.
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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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Haotian S. July 7, 2016
English · In studio
Verified Student
Excellent teacher. I like her. I will take more classes of her.
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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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Maricarmen E. May 24, 2016
English · Online
Verified Student
She is amazing, I really enjoyed my first class :)
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Luke R.

Enterprise, AL

My many years living abroad (in Japan, Italy, and Germany) have afforded me the opportunity to teach English to many foreigners who wanted to improve their ability to speak the most popular language in the world. I am fluent in Italian, German, French, Spanish, and Japanese, so wherever you are from, I will be able to help you learn English -- and enjoy it!

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Leroy N. July 6, 2016
Italian · Online
Verified Student
Luke is a A1 instructor. I have reletives in Italy and would like to be able to converse with them better, so I am taking Italian lessons, from luke. Never good at language, but Luke is very patient and teaches at the students pace. Sees that you understand, before moving on. Thanks Luke
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Carla April 11, 2016
Italian · Online
Verified Student
I like studying with Luke. He is patient, makes sure you are relaxed, and will go over anything again and again. He makes sure you understand the words and has you repeat them. He is very knowledgeable. I know I will learn a lot from him. He will even print out the lesson so you can study for the next lesson. I am very happy with Luke.

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