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Luis F.

Las Vegas, NV
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Los Angeles, CA
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Petaluma, CA
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Luis F.

Las Vegas, NV

By getting to know your needs, It does not matter your age or level.. your Spanish lessons will start exactly where you need to start.

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David H. May 3, 2013
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Luis is terrific! Super happy with his teaching skills.
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DanaElaineM April 30, 2012
Luis is great! He is always patience and calm. He takes his time and makes sure that my daughter understands the lessons and asked if she has any questions.
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LuizaS March 2, 2012
Luis is great! He is attentive and shows great interest and attention to detail. He's just what I need:)
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LeAnna S.

Los Angeles, CA

I grew up in a English/Spanish household and had more formal instruction when I studied at La Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile. I have taught Spanish with i-Immersion language immersion after school program at McKinley Elementary School, SF. I focus on play-based learning, meaning I teach Spanish through games, songs, dances, stories and fun.

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sarah A. April 15, 2015
Piano · In studio
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she is the BEST !!
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Jessica A. March 18, 2015
Piano · In home
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Awesome lesson! LeAnna is so nice and so amazing!
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Julia L. February 12, 2015
Speaking Voice · In studio
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LeAnna is a very thoughtful and mindful instructor. The lessons with LeAnna are organized and structured in a way that strategically presents the information to the student. I feel that LeAnna brings herself and her experience into all the lessons she teaches and is just wonderful!
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Lars R.

Petaluma, CA

I have studied and traveled in Mexico and Spain. My hometown and Bay Area history are full of Spanish speakers, a great way to put my language skills to use. My students have improved their grades and found joy in learning a new language. I hope my practically-minded method will appeal to you. I have written and spoken extensively in Spanish. Poetry, research papers, music . . . Thanks for your interest, and please do not hesitate to contact me personally for more information. I hope to be able to meet your educational needs. Thank you.

Peter D.

Woodacre, CA
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Liliana H.

Astoria, NY
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Enrique P.

Escondido, CA
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Peter D.

Woodacre, CA

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I lived in Mexico City for 12 years, and as such, it is my native tongue. I have also traveled around South America and Spain, and have acquired different dialects. I have taught various levels - from kids age 2 all the way through senior citizens! Depending on the student, I can adapt my system to their needs (including academic).

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Dami M. December 22, 2014
Guitar · In studio
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My child was resistant to learning the guitar - thought it was too hard - but was able to make strides and now enjoys it due to Peter's patience! He made the lessons fun, too.
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Melissa R. December 10, 2014
Arrangement and Composition · In home
I had the privilege to work with Peter in Artist Development. He was instrumental in helping be unlock my creative blocks. His passion for music and musicians is evident in his breath. He really cares about the art of expression and will always go the extra mile to help artists grow their authentic self and passion. I highly recommend Peter to anyone. His excellent songwriting and composition skills, along with his Music Industry expertise and connections are an added bonus that could expand to endless future collaborations and possibilities.
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brittany G. December 8, 2014
Songwriting · In home
I have worked with and learned from Peter D. for a little over 2 years and am SO happy with how much I have learned. Peter is classically trained but is also open to many music styles and experimentation. Not only is he an exceptional musician himself, he really knows how to "diagnose" each student and create the lesson around their needs. You will not be bored in Peter's class!
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Liliana H.

Astoria, NY

I am native Spanish speaking. I have a degree as a Chemical engineer and a Master's degree and I can help people all levels and ages. Learn reading, writing, speaking and listening Spanish, along with grammar in a enjoyable way.
I'd be focused in your pronunciation and common phrases that we-Spanish speakers- use in every day life.

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Jorge August 24, 2015
Singing · In studio
I have worked with Lilly in a professional musical setting at a church in Miami. Lilly was the choir director/cantor of the church, while I was the accompanist on piano/guitar, and we would perform at mass every Sunday. Lilly and I have also performed as a duet in weddings, funerals, and other special religious services. Lilly has a great attitude and is a professional singer, musician, and a teacher that can definitely share her talents with people interested in learning about music."
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Roger August 18, 2015
Singing · In home
Amazing teacher . Reliable and responsible. She really helped me get to the next level. I strongly recommend her.
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Adrian August 18, 2015
Vocal Training · In studio
I was very apprehensive to take vocal lessons, period. I had one instructor that didn't make me feel comfortable, and was ready to quit. But then Lili came into my life! She renewed my faith, and I stuck with her for over a year. From my first lesson it was clear that she studied vocal training and music. She had excellent warm-ups and exercises for each lesson. More importantly, I felt like I was improving and building on each lesson. When I didn't feel confident, she had an exceptional way of lifting my spirits and I left with positive vibes and my confidence grew as a result. Taking lessons with Lili had an extremely positive result on my progress!
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Enrique P.

Escondido, CA

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JanetD May 1, 2011
drum lessons made fun!

My son is taking drum lessons for the first time with Enrique. Enrique is friendly, relates to teenagers well and has cool ways to make learning fun!
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KennethP March 21, 2010
Happy dad

Enrique is very good with my son Jordan. He is very patient and keeps Jordan interested and challenged. Jordan is learning quickly thanks to Enrique's ability to explain everything in a very straight forward manor.
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PatriciaA March 22, 2009
Enrique was very helpful, instructive, and encouraging I would recommend him.

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35 Spanish Slang Words and Phrases You Should Know
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20 Easy Spanish Phrases for Striking Up a Conversation
Casual conversations with Spanish-speakers are a fun (and easy!) way to practice your language skills! Here, Spanish tutor Joan B. shares 20 Spanish phrases that will come in handy...   When you're learning Spanish, it's useful to have a few topics of conversation in mind so that you can practice your conversational Spanish skills with another Spanish speaker. Read the following Spanish phrases to learn a few sentences to keep in your front pocket. 1. ¿Cómo te llamas?/¿Cómo se ll
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As you're learning Spanish, it's important to find a partner to engage in Spanish conversations with, so you can put all of your knowledge to practical use! The benefits of a conversation partner include an increased grasp of listening comprehension, and a better understanding of the language and the vocabulary. Below, we’ve created a list of possible topics that you can talk about to get you started with your Spanish conversation practice. Ideas for beginner students: 1) The weather. What is
Spanish in Spain vs. Mexico: What's the Difference?
If you are learning Spanish using books, apps, and other materials, you may have noticed some slight discrepancies in grammar, vocabulary, and pronunciation. The reason for this is the difference between Spanish used in Mexico and Spanish used in Spain. The following are several distinctions that you should be aware of when you communicate with Spanish speakers, no matter what proficiency level you're at. 1. Vocabulary Learning the difference between Mexican Spanish and Spain Spanish vocab

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