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About Ilona M.

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Pompano Beach, FL
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I teach any level reading, writing & comprehension.

About Ilona
I am experienced (3 years) in home school tutoring. I mostly work with Florida Virtual School students. I overlook their tests and assignments, and help them with preparations for Discussion Based Assessmemts (DBA). I also help parents with required annual evaluations and how to sign up with home education department.
For my tutoring sessions I use skills that include goal-directedness, I teach how to organize learning in small steps and how to set them up; I always strive to motivate and engage my students to make them interested in learning and have fun; I also use self-control skills to teach how to avoid distractions and I show how to use different focusing strategies. I use positive mind set skills to teach how to use failures as learning opportunities.

I have Masters in Education (2018) with specialization in English, Curricul
um and Education; and Masters in Arts (2012) in Teaching English to speakers of other languages, and Bachelors in Music Education (2010), both from Florida Atlantic University, as well as a degree in violin performance from Chicago.
I studied piano in Chicago for 10 years & taught both piano & violin for over 20 years. I also teach flute & cello for the past 5 years, as I studied them during my Music Education program.
I have taught music for over 24 years using the traditional and Suzuki methods. I am fan of the Essential Elements method and I Can Read Music book for string instruments, and the Alfred's Piano Library for piano. Alfred's piano library can be used for any age as they also have books especially made for adult learners. I also like their music flash cards.
For teaching music theory I mostly used Fundamentals of Piano Theory (9 levels) combined with Master Theory (6 levels) books.

I personalize every lesson, and always set goals for my students. Most of my violin students are members of the Florida Youth Orchestra as well as the Gold Coast Youth Orchestra and my piano students participate in Pompano Beach Piano competition and the annual Piano Guild auditions.
I teach any age and any level, and always stress that learning a new instrument is very similar to learning a new language, it needs a lot of patience, persistence and repetitions. My lessons are customized to my students needs, and are work in progress as they needs may change over time. I always remind my students that music can give them instant gratification when they learn to play favorite songs.
I always encourage my students to tell me about their music preferences, so I can incorporate them in their music lessons.

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All my tutoring sessions include reviews of previously learned material and if possible the use of technology. I use students books but often bring extra study materials if necessary.
All my lessons include technique and reading music. I like to use the Finger Power for piano students and Essential Elements for my string students, and scales for both.
Music theory: I use Master Theory and Fundamentals of Piano Theory books for younger ages, Alfred's music flash cards to support learning notes and musical terminology, and of course the fun part performance.

Besides Essential Elements for strings I also use String Tunes and I Can Read Music to add more fun to the lessons as well as support reading music during the lesson. For piano students I use Holiday Treats book, which comes in 2 different levels: Beginner & Intermediate, so my students have a new songs for a specific holiday.

*** Studio Equipment ***
I always bring violin with me to be able to show what I teach.

*** Travel Equipment ***
The students need to have their books and assigned material ready for tutoring. Instrumental students needs to have their music books, flashcards & instrument available as well as a pencil. I always stress with my students to be organized and prepared for their lesson, this way they will be able to focus better during the lesson. I always bring my violin with me. I also ask that the room where the lesson takes place be free of any distractions, such other siblings or any other noise. The quiet environment helps in faster learning.

*** Specialties ***
I tutor most K-12 subjects and prepare students to take ACT, SAT, GRE tests.
Music genres: Classical, traditional, Suzuki, Popular, Celtic, fiddle, Blues
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Bryce G. March 2, 2019
· Geometry · In home
I'm sorry, I cannot handle this Instructor for my children. She wasn't me but she's not quite the people person I expected. Her personality is not a good match for a high school tutor. Unfortunately her English is not good enough. Her accent is entirely too strong. Also she does not know enough Geometry to help my kids.
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Robin June 18, 2018
· Piano · In home
Ilona is a wonderful teacher. She really tunes in to your level and has a vast knowledge of musical repertoire making lessons very exciting. Anyone lucky enough to get Ilona is going to be star!!she is patient and responsive to questions and a very interesting and fun gal
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Howard G. May 9, 2018
· Public Speaking · In home
extremely competent.
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About Vania C.

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Somerset, NJ

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Grammar and conversations skills for beginner and intermediate students.
I teach Spanish and English. I've been teaching English for more than 20 years and Spanish for 8 years. I like to focus my classes on students needs. The most important is to make them feel comfortable and motivated. I use a lot of vocabulary, shown with drawings or materials to show examples. My goal is to make students speak the language in a very natural and easy way.

About Vania
I've always been attracted to the rewarding profession of teaching. I've been teaching for the last 20 years and it's been such a privilege to be a positive part of all my students' stories. As a result, I have built life-long, lasting connections with my students. My professional bio and education qualifications include:

• Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science

• Private and public Spanish Instructor
I teach beginning to advanced-level Spanish to persons of all ages. Books, media, dictionaries, age-appropriate games, and flash cards are the materials used for instruction. Students are assessed with oral and written quizzes.

• A variety of certificates of training and teaching, in the realm of Overseas Language Instruction in English and Spanish, Teaching Orientation
s, and Evaluating.

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They will walk into a highly positive, friendly, warm environment with an instructor who is able to recognize immediately their instructional level and needs, and will be able to connect with them. They will experience immediate results and feed off of their success and be encouraged for future sessions.
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Chris S. August 13, 2016
· Spanish · In home
! Vania is an excellent teacher !
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Phil L. April 1, 2013
· Spanish ·
Vania is an excellent Spanish instructor

I've taken many Spanish lessons that have ranged from various software programs to personal tutors. Vania is great. She knows how to relate with each person in order to convey concepts. She's the best I have worked with.

She's also very accommodating, since I tend to change my schedule around a lot. She is always flexible to accommodate. Vania is simply great.
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Vania C.

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About Paolo P.

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Brooklyn, NY

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About Paolo
My name is Paolo Perez. I'm a New York based pianist who's just as at home in a formal theater pit as I am playing air guitar on stage in a one piece jumpsuit and an Aladdin Sane bolt painted on my face. At little about me, I've worked and performed primarily in musical theater for the last ten years in my capacity as Music Director at various houses throughout the Northeast. Most recently I had the distinct pleasure of closing a production of Grease at the United Nations International School, a year of monthly shows with HQ's Anna Roisman at Caroline’s Comedy Club, and a bittersweet departure from my nearly 3 years as Music Director for the classic rock tribute group - The Rock and Roll Playhouse

In a session with me, you'll explore more than how to simply sing or play the notes that are on the page. We'll go over how to become a
compelling story teller, why it's important to find variety within your piece, and how to do that. Whether you're an aspiring professional looking for fine fine tuning, or a beginner who has always wanted to perform that one certain song, feel free to reach out and let me know how I can help you become a better musician. Hope to speak with you soon!
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Madison F. June 7, 2019
· Singing · In home
Super friendly with lots patience. Work so great with my daughter who has ADHD.
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Alessandro B. August 13, 2016
· English · In studio
Good guy and good teacher. He makes you feel really comfortable and helps me a lot.
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Paolo P.

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About Shaheed S.

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Being able to listen to different rates of speech, write with ease, speak with confidence, and read the nuances of the English language are all highlighted in these lessons.

About Shaheed
Shaheed is a graduate of the University of Southern California, with a Master of Arts in Teaching- TESOL, a B.A. in Dramatic Arts (Jack Nicholson Award winner), and a minor in Entrepreneurship. He has taught EFL & ESL learners and teachers in China, Los Angeles, Malaysia, and South Korea, plus facilitated workshops in Brunei, Cambodia, Myanmar, the Philippines, and Thailand. As an English Language Fellow with the U.S. Department of State (2014-2016), he worked directly with the U.S. Embassy in Kuala Lumpur, local teachers, students, and education professionals to enact meaningful and sustainable changes in the way English was taught. In 2017, he taught at Irvine Valley College, helping adult-ESL students develop the language skills they needed in order to thrive in the United States. From 2018-2019, he was the Senior Teacher at Aidi Middl
e School in Beijing. Currently, Shaheed teaches reading and speaking to Chinese preschool-elementary school students online with VIPKid, and has taught more than 800 students over the past year.

Shaheed had the opportunity to teach Business English at University Malaysia Kelantan (UMK), the only entrepreneurship university in Malaysia. He also worked on curriculum development, facilitated over 100 workshops throughout six countries in Southeast Asia, trained teachers, coached Ministry of Education officials, and supported the U.S. Embassy’s English ACCESS Microscholarship program. During his time as a Fellow, he started the edcamp “unconference” movement in Malaysia, presented at regional TESOL conferences, and won Gold for “Best Workshop” at the International Conference on English Language Teaching (ICELT). In 20 months, he taught 3,006 students and trained 2,940 teachers in the East Asia and Pacific region.
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Natalia January 22, 2018
· English · Online
Shaheed is a good teacher! I’m glad I found him. He is a professional, competent, inteligent and nice. It is a pleasure to work with him!
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DR.Ranjitha January 2, 2018
· English · In studio
Great Teacher with vibrant ideas in ESL teaching. Gives good input on teaching strategies.
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Helen October 25, 2017
· English · Online
Good teacher!
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About Bryan P.

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Waltham, MA

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Diction for native and non-native speakers. Clarity of voice and projection through breathe, vowel and consonant work.

About Bryan
Dr. Bryan Pollock, countertenor, completed his Doctorate of Musical Arts (Voice Performance) at Boston University where he taught private voice and class voice for three years in addition to holding his own voice studio. In 2013 he graduated magna cum laude from the University of California, Irvine with his Masters in Fine Arts, vocal performance. In 2010 he received his Bachelors in Music from East Carolina University in vocal performance. He received vocal instruction from Dr. Lynn Eustis, Dr. Darryl Taylor, Dr. Louise Toppin, and John Kramar. His piano instructors were Dr. Keiko Sekino and Rebecca Miller. He has performed in over twenty fully-staged operatic productions and five fully-staged musical theatre productions.

Dr. Pollock has travelled 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 specialising in English diction for the non-native speaker and/or singer.

During his time in Orange County, CA, he held his own music studio. 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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Shewit G. July 5, 2018
· Singing · In studio
Easy to find
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Tom January 13, 2018
· Vocal Training · In studio
Bryan is a great instructor and seriously knows what he's teaching. I would recommend him to anyone looking for voice lessons!
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Aidan C. December 13, 2017
· Acting · In studio
Aidan needed a good kickstar, Bryan is such a great teacher , gave my son a great introduction to acting . He is kind and an excellent motivator for kids ( our experience ) strongly recommended. Five stars
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About Basma N.

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Torrance, CA

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أنا أعلم الانكليزية للطلاب الراغبين بتعلم كافة مستويات اللغة: مبتدئ، متوسط، متقدم. أنا حاصلة على شهادة بكالوريوس بالترجمة الفورية من الانكليزية إلى العربية وبالعكس وقد عملت بالترجمة لأكثر من 12 سنة. وعلمت اللغة للطلاب من الكثير من البلدان والثقافات.

I teach English for students who want to learn all levels of the language: beginner, intermediate, advance. I have BA in Arabic/ English Translation and Interpretation and worked in Translation for over 12 years and taught the same for students from many countries and cultures.

About Basma
I am a professional English/ Arabic teacher and translator/ Interpreter. I have a Bachelors of Arts in Arabic/ English Translation and Interpretation

Language students can expect to improve week to week in their conversation, reading and writing techniques. Every student has a unique way of learning; I teach students to release built up tension and apply foundation techniques in order to unlock their own individual talent. I can help any student to speak with freedom, confidence, and expression.

I teach Arabic and English students of all different ages and experience levels. I am native Arabic and studied English for 16 years, and English/ Arabic university level language for 4 of those. I can teach students to speak, write and read Arabic and English and pursue communication excellence, to learn how to speak colloquial Arabic, or both
depending on the goals and preference of the student.

As a professional interpreter, I frequently take trips within California to provide interpretation services. I have interpreted and translated for well-known entities in the United Arab Emirates like Abu Dhabi Judicial Department, Dubai Education Council and Abu Dhabi Police.
I love to mentor students who want to become effective, dynamic speakers.

My personal passion is reading but I firmly believe that writing is essential to any and every style. I look forward to meeting you and helping you to become a better linguist!
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Nadja E. May 10, 2019
· Arabic · In home
Basma is a wonderful instructor! Her lessons are clear and well planned to help me reach my goals. She puts me at ease with her patient and positive attitude.
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Aneesah E. April 29, 2019
· Arabic · In studio
Very friendly informative and I loved it thank you
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Jeremy March 29, 2019
· Arabic · Online
Basma is a great teacher! I'm planning a trip to Jordan, Egypt and Dubai and Basma has taught me so may basic phrases and words that I should know while on my travels. I highly recommend her!
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About Jillian S.

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Jackson, MS
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I offer personalized services that help clients gain insight into their own cognitive processes. The mission is to develop more independent learners in literacy, math, and science by implementing personalized lessons and supporting engagement efforts. My approach is unique in that I leverage character development to affect cognitive development.

Online and in-person services are provided based on the indisputable fact that every student can learn. Having assisted learners of all ages by overcoming challenges in subjects ranging from English to Chemistry, my experience is a useful resource for families. I enjoy teaching clients to leverage strengths.

The outcome is that clients improve performance and experience greater confidence.

About Jillian
I offer personalized services that help clients gain insight into their own cognitive processes. The mission is to develop more independent learners in literacy, math, and science by implementing personalized lessons and supporting engagement efforts. My approach is unique in that I leverage character development to affect cognitive development.

Online and in-person services are provided based on the indisputable fact that every student can learn. Having assisted learners of all ages by overcoming challenges in subjects ranging from English to Chemistry, my experience is a useful resource for families. I enjoy teaching clients to leverage strengths.

The outcome is that clients improve performance and experience greater confidence. Background check provided upon request. Let's schedule your consult today!
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Jillian S.

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About Muhammad S.

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Experienced instructor and lecturer at GC University since last 5 years, specializing in the Business, Accounting, Finance & Commerce. Lessons are customized and catered to the needs/goals of each student. Let's get started to secure good grades!

About Muhammad
A result Oriented professional with multi dimensional experience in Education and corporate sector.
Having a tack record as thesis mentor and course instructor.
Well disciplined and adoptive to provide individual need base lectures to the students to secure high grades.
Lets get started to make a real change!.
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Aryan August 17, 2019
· Accounting · In home
I have long relationships with Muhammad Sohail because my siblings are also his students. Besides Accounting & Finance we have learnt a lot from him.
I will highly recommend him
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Sam August 17, 2019
· Accounting · Online
I have very good experience with Mr.Sohail
One of my favorite instructors now because the way he gyides is amazing and the attitude is so good, polite and professional as well.
Even though he never refuses to answer a question after the said classes are over.
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Muhammad S.

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About Leslie F.

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In my class you will be able to develop the English language from the basics to an intermediate class. I grew up speaking the English language and would love to teach others how to speak it too. If you are looking to travel to places where the English language is primarily used let me know to give you key classes to make your travel smoother.

About Leslie
My name is Leslie. I was born in Guatemala City, Guatemala. I was raised in USA since the age of two. I worked in the insurance field prior and often translated information from English to Spanish for my clients. I love being a tool to help people develop new skills like learning Spanish. I lived in Guatemala for a couple of months as an adult. I'm here to help you develop another language.
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About Jade A.

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Duluth, GA
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Let’s work around your schedule. Do you want to learn the basic quickly? I specialize in teaching english to kids and adults using flash cards, computer games & test.

About Jade
Hey! My name is Jade! I’m here to learn and also to help you in the process. I’m very patient and create the best unique learning techniques to help you reach your goals.
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Jade A.

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