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About Chris S.

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Aurora, CO

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Need help with grammar, papers, or writing style? With an extensive background in English, including a bachelor's degree in English from the University of South Florida, I can help! Whether you need help polishing a paper, are new to the English language, or have no idea how to grow in this area, I'm here to help you write your best!

About Chris
A short history of my experience with music and education:

The first instrument I learned to play was the guitar in 2001.

I played the guitar on the worship team at FBC of Midway in Plant City, FL from 2001 to 2005.

I began teaching private music lessons in 2003.

I played bass guitar in a Christian rock band called of Anastasis from 2003 to 2005.

I played acoustic, electric, and bass guitar on the worship team at Family Worship Center in Lakeland, FL from 2006 to 2012.

I worked as a freelance audio engineer with my in-home recording studio throughout college (and now I just do it for fun).

I played bass and sang background vocals in a worship band called Skyline from 2007 to 2009.

I taught music and trained a student led worship team at Hope Christian Academy from 2009-2010.

I began performing independently from
2009 to present.

I played guitar and sang lead vocals in a Christian Rock Band called A Story Familiar from 2010 to 2012.

From 2010 to 2012, I taught in the Polk County public school system of Florida from 2010 to 2012, where I also worked heavily with students with special needs.

In July of 2012 I moved to Aurora, CO as a volunteer musician to help plant Streams Church.

In January of 2013 I married my beautiful wife.

Upon arriving home from our honeymoon, I was hired as Worship Director for Streams church, and I have worked there since. Some of my responsibilities include developing and executing weekly music set lists, creating charts and sheet music for new songs, and training the worship team in new music.

As for me personally, I love Jesus, my wife, and music.  As I'm sure you can tell by my brief history, I do a lot of church service and ministry, if for this for any reason makes you wary, let me assure you: I play a lot more than just church music.  As a lover of music, there is not much that I don't enjoy in the world of music, and I've taught most of it.  I've taught the young and the not-so-young, and whether you're just beginning to read music, or you're just eager to learn your favorite song, I work closely with you to ensure you achieve the results you desire!

*** Lesson Details ***
Four things I focus on:
1. Creating individualized lesson plans for you
2. Teaching you new techniques and polishing old ones
3. Building your confidence
4. Both of us having a fun, rockin' time!

When taking lessons from me, students can expect an environment that is a balance between being strict and laid back.Music is something that must be learned, and as such, it must also be practiced week-to-week in between lessons.  I consider myself strict because I'll hold you accountable to doing your best to learn the best. Despite holding you accountable, I think the overall mood of the learning environment is laid back; we'll have a lot of fun learning music.  I make sure that we'll be learning at your pace, but keep in mind, this doesn't mean I won't push you to be your best! My teaching experience has taught me one thing: everyone is different. That being the case, I create lesson plans that are unique to you.  Where you will be in a month, six months, a year, largely depends on your commitment to learn, but I'll promise you this:  all of my efforts will be utilized to maximize your potentiality.

*** Attendance Policy ***
I am very flexible with attendance, but I do require a one hour notice that you will not be at the lesson. If a one hour notice is not given, the lesson will be marked as "missed" resulting in payment from your TakeLessons account for the missed lesson.

If you are simply running late, please be sure to let me know-I try to be as flexible as possible, but if the student is over 15 minutes late, I typically mark this lesson as "missed" as well.

*** Studio Equipment ***
I provide the following equipment for in-studio lessons:
Guitar amplifier
Bass amplifier
Drum Set
Computer
iPad
Recording equipment
Music stand
Seating area for parents/guardians to sit/listen in on the lesson

*** Travel Equipment ***
When offering in-home lessons, I provide the following when traveling for in-home lessons: iPad
For in-home lessons, I expect students to have whatever equipment is necessary for learning their instrument of interest (This typically includes at least the student's instrument and a music stand, but may also include a metronome, tuner, etc.).

*** Specialties ***
Rock, Jazz, Blues, Folk, Praise/Worship, Indie
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Adam C. July 31, 2019
· Music Recording · In home
Chris is a wonderful instructor. I took music recording lessons from him and it was very informative and relaxed.
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Travis May 9, 2017
· Guitar · In studio
Chris is very knowledgeable, patient, and very thorough! I have had an amazing experience and would highly recommend him to anyone looking to learn guitar or improve their skills.
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Debbie A. January 31, 2016
· Acoustic Guitar · In home
We've only had 2 lessons so far and he is great! He is encouraging, polite, flexible, kind and takes the extra time if needed. He definitely knows how to teach and knows the natural developmental progression to build the foundation for a beginner and explains what the next goals she'll be working towards. He even learned a Justin Bieber song just to make my kid happy. Lol!
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About Hissael R.

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San Diego, CA
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I am a student at SDSU. I am graduating next year. I have been tutoring for many years now. I am able to help with grammar, spelling, essay constructing, and English assignments.

About Hissael
I have been teaching and tutoring students for 6 years now. I teach math and guitar. The thing I love most about my teaching isn't the end result of a student's passing report card or a student's accomplishment of learning a difficult musical piece. It is the effort that takes place between the student and the tasks, along with guidance. The student's ability to think and approach the tasks, whether it is music, math, or English in a way that fully immerses the student's creativity and understanding is at the foundation of my teaching. I can help your child pass his/her tests, I can help them read music and play their favorite songs, but, I encourage them to overcome the challenges that they face when they are on their own in the classroom and practice room. This is the curriculum I teach.
-Hissael R.
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Ed S. July 30, 2018
· Guitar · In home
Hissael is cool. We enjoyed his instruction and is very flexible.
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Francisco July 28, 2018
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Taking classes with Hissael was a great experience. He was very patient and we improved our level in just 4 classes.
Highly recommended.
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About Bill L.

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Chicago, IL
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Grew up in America for over 13 years and speak English and Mandardin Chinese.

About Bill
I have always been a self-studier in my entire life. Being able to learn with just books and your brain is a crucial skill to have! However, I know not everyone (and sometimes even myself) have the discipline and motivation to keep going during hard times. This is where a tutor would come in handy.

I enjoy tutoring (doing it ever since I was in high school for my classmates) and helping other overcome problems that I have encountered myself because it enhances my own understanding and makes me happy that my self-studying is helping others. Sometimes, my students even bring up alternative ways of thinking that I have never thought of before!
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Britney N. August 12, 2019
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Good communication and best explanation
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Nathan F. January 26, 2019
· Python · Online
Good explanations and efficient with time!
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Jasmine November 21, 2018
· Classical Piano · In studio
Had played piano when I was young, and missed playing it. Bill is an excellent motivator and helped me enjoy practicing again and playing new pieces!
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About Ying W.

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Modesto, CA
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English lessons are for Cantonese/ Mandarin Chinese speakers only.

About Ying
My name is Ying. I am from China. I was born and brought up in China. Moved to North America in 2014. My native language is Chinese, I speak both Mandarin Chinese and Cantonese.

I graduated from University of International Business and Economics in Beijing China and received a Bachelor’s degree in Management.
I worked for a Fortune 500 global technology company for nine and a half years. I have been working as a lead teacher at a child care center in the United States since 2016, supervising and engaging children in age appropriate activities between Newborn and 12 year old classrooms.

I have worked with students both individually and in groups to help them learn to process new content and improve study habits. I utilize various teaching materials and approaches to suit the student’s level of understanding the subject. Adjust to
the student’s learning styles and preferences. Customize lesson plans according to requirements of the student. I take pride in helping students succeed.
I am patient and have a sincere love for teaching Chinese. I am flexible. I truly care about your progress and will be available for out-of-class queries.

I look forward to meeting you! :)
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Nicole September 17, 2019
· Mandarin Chinese · Online
Very nice and pleasant to work with!
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Jeff August 13, 2019
· Mandarin Chinese · Online
Very pleasant to work with.
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Brian W. July 26, 2019
· Mandarin Chinese · Online
Very comprehensive and fun lesson! Hint answered all my questions and was extremely patient with me. Highly recommended!
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About Nanette M.

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New York, NY
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I love communicating with people of any age and helping them communicate in English - and expression - and making it fun. As well as teaching high school English - I have a passion for English Literature and Drama and have also taught those for many years - I have produced numerous dramatic productions for children and adults in schools and dramatic societies. I can help anyone - in any profession - gain confidence and ability in English. I also enjoy teaching acting (drama). Lessons are all individually geared to the needs of the student. I hold a BA degree in English and Speech & Drama. (I am also a photographer and videographer - and enjoy sharing these passions as well.)

About Nanette
I enjoy people! I come from South Africa where I taught English and Speech & Drama - high school level and produced plays and shows for schools and dramatic societies for several years. I started and ran a photographic club at school. My passion and ability for photography landed me a job at a large Performing Arts Council where I covered dance of all kinds, drama, opera and music and beyond! Since working in the US. as a photographer and videographer, I have among my clients The Juilliard School, Lincoln Center, The New York Times, Carnegie Hall and many more... I have traveled all over the world and have a deep appreciation of and interest in the culture of all peoples.
I love spontaneity and open to different ways of learning.
My work has been widely published in books and other - and online.
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Nanette M.

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About Daisy B.

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I am a teacher with 19 years of teaching experience. I have taught students from all diverse backgrounds using many different teaching strategies to cater to all of their needs. Teaching English and Conversational
English has always been my passion throughout my teaching career.

About Daisy
I am a teacher with 19 years of teaching experience. I have taught students from all diverse backgrounds using many different teaching strategies to cater to all of their needs. Teaching English and Conversational
English has always been my passion throughout my teaching career.
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Daisy B.

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About Laith Y.

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No matter how good or bad you are in the language I can get you to understand it in the shortest amount of time possible.

About Laith
Hello Students and Parents,

My name is Laith Yamin, I'm 18 years old and I graduated high school with an average of 98%.

The most common sentence I keep hearing around me is " Laith your way of communicating with children and people in general says that you are a teacher "
I don't like to brag but I do have a really good communication skill that makes me a really good teacher, I can teach you stuff with a blink of an eye.

I'm and English and Arabic fluent speaker, my parents are Arabs, and I've lived almost my entire life in the US and Canada.
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About Arianna K.

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San Antonio, TX
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Hey there! I'm Arianna and I am what you could say quite fluent in the English language as it is my first language. I am great with kids and try to make lessons as fun as possible with putting too much pressure on them. :)

About Arianna
Hey there! I have been teaching for about 5 years now with roughly 16 years of playing as well as learning piano. I work great with kids because I understand them and take time to get to know them as well as make them feel comfortable around me and not feel pressured or bored during lessons.
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Arianna K.

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About Shanice W.

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Learning English with me will not just be ur standard boring classroom style lessons. I will incorporate some fun new styles to learn in a way that does not seem like a job.

About Shanice
Hi, my name is Shanice and I am 23 years old. I have been teaching English for the past 2 years. I do have a child of my own, so I am experienced with teaching children. I am actually homeschooling him and he is advancing very well with my teaching styles and methods. Let’s get learning!
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Shanice W.

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About Vanessa A.

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Make learning English classy! You can learn the elements from basic to expressive English. These lessons help you to enjoy the learning process.

About Vanessa
Greetings. I was a teacher's assistant at the high school level and have worked as an instructor for all grade levels at a learning center. Education is such an important part of the human experience and I am here to help you learn.
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Vanessa A.

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$42 / 30-min

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