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Carla C.

56 Reviews
Portland, MI
Starting at $35
  • Speaks American Sign Language, English
  • BA Music Education from Lubbock Christian University
  • Teaching since 1998
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Carla C.

56 Reviews
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I've been teaching American Sign Language for 5 years, and signing myself for 18 years, and my students have gone on to develop a love for ASL, Deaf people, and Deaf culture. Within the first few lessons, you'll be able to carry on a simple conversation in the language, and as time goes on you'll be able to feel totally at ease with Deaf people. I have great online tools you can use for free to practice between lessons, and I'm flexible with any other resources we use. I can't wait to meet you!

About Carla

I have been signing since 1998, spending every chance I can among my Deaf friends and immersing myself in the language as often as possible. I received my BA in Music with a certification to teach at Lubbock Christian University in 1998. Later I attended the Interpreter Certification program at Bur

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Melinda M.
Love her!!!!
Ahava Lang
I cannot recommend Carla enough for ASL classes. She is patient, thourough and a real pleasure to learn from. I am an older ASL student and working with Carla makes me optimistic that an old dog really can learn new tricks!
Tina S.
Carla was very helpful the class was awesome I was very pleased with everything the way she helped me she answered all my questions I really enjoyed it and I will continue with her in the future
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Serfirys V.

9 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks American Sign Language
  • General Studies from La Redencion
  • Teaching since 2004
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Serfirys V.

9 Reviews
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Do you want to learn how to communicate with the Deaf? Are you intrigued by the use of sign language? Come learn with me. I am Deaf and I use American Sign Language. My brother is also Deaf, so we grew up using ASL together and at school. I have been teaching online for the past 5 years, and I love teaching others how to improve their communication skills in ASL. Sign language is one of the most expressive languages, have you seen an interpreter recently on the new? Have you noticed how fast they move their fingers, and make a variety of facial expressions. I can help you, no matter what level of ASL you know, I want to help you make progress and become fluent. I have a toddler and he is learning ASL, if he can, you can! See you in the classroom!

About Serfirys

My name is Serfirys, my sign name is SF on the side of the chin. I am originally from Dominican Republic but I have been living in New York City for the past two years with my wife and young son. I have been teaching ASL for about fifteen years, and it is one of the things I enjoy, seeing others li

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Tanya W.
My son's first class was EXCELLENT! He smiled with confidence after it was over. I am so excited for him. I had concerns about the silence not keeping his attention, but he took to Serfirys' instruction easily. This experience was powerful for him. I am overjoyed! My son is happy! Thank you so much.
Amy
Very patient
Nicole
My 3 year old son took 30 min lesson with Serfirys and he loved it! I’ve never seen him sit and engage in an activity fully. Great energy Serfirys and so animated with lots of patients !!!!! Looking forward to his next lesson.

Cosette M.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $15
  • Speaks American Sign Language, Spanish, Hungarian
  • Teaches students Male: 7 to 70; Female: 5 to 70
  • Teaching since 2009
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Cosette M.

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About Cosette

Hi, there! My name is Cosette and I can't wait to meet you! I've taught private lessons since 2009 and have loved helping my students learn, explore, and develop their skills. I went to Wild Hope Academy and have studied in the music field for over a decade. After beginning with piano and

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Benjamin D.
Over a span of ten years of teaching music lessons, Cosette was one of my fastest-learning students. Cosette strives to do her very best in every piece she performs and this was evident. Cosette not only would come to lessons prepared; but also because she was always willing to try a new type of dynamic or articulation, or to think of a musical phrase in a new way that would make the passage stronger or more musical. This approach brought her to a high level of playing, quickly.

In addition to her assigned material, Cosette would often work on additional pieces for church, other functions, or just for enjoyment, and bring them to the lesson. I always like it when my students bring extra music like this to the lesson; it shows initiative and involvement with others around them. Cosette definitely enjoyed collaborating musically with her family and friends.

In my opinion, once study and learning has taken place, it is a musician’s duty to look beyond the mechanics and to serve others with their talent - which is something Cosette is already doing.
David W.
Cosette is very passionate about teaching piano and vocal lessons. She takes her time and gives great instructions on what I need to work on. She is truly devoted and loves what she does.

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Jordan
As her former piano teacher, Cosette was a gifted, eager student who practiced diligently. Cosette pushed herself every bit as hard as I pushed her, and she has a sensitivity to music's subtleties. Her personal character and love of music of music made her a delightful student.

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Carolyn S.

Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks American Sign Language
  • Teaches students Male: 15 to 40; Female: 13 to 50
  • American Sign Language from University Wisconsin-Milwaukee
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Carolyn S.

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I studied American Sign Language. I taught ASL and I did the tutor. I enjoyed teaching my unique language and culture. That made students very motivated and interesting to communicate with the Deaf community.

About Carolyn

I am DeafBlind. I know American Sign Language (ASL) my whole life and it is my first language. I studied ASL Studies at university. Not only ASL, but learn about grammar structure, linguistics, and history. Even interesting I attended Gallaudet University, the first Deaf university in the world a

Christelle H.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Spanish, French
  • Bachelor of Arts, History from Carleton College
  • Teaches Beginner
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Christelle H.

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I love teaching Baby Sign Language to parents, grandparents, nannies, daycare providers, and other caregivers so you can teach your baby to communicate with you to help build a close and meaningful relationship!

45 minute classes are caregiver-baby theme based classes and teach you 5 or 6 signs you can use immediately to communicate with your baby. The 90 minute Workshop is for caregivers only and gives you all the information you need to teach your baby to sign! Decide if you want to learn in bite-sized doses or all at once, and book a class today!

About Christelle

Want to learn to speak, read, or write English? I can help! In the past, I have taught all standard academic subjects, including English, math, science, French, art, music and more and have taught children of all ages. Starting in 2019, I decided to focus on teaching ESL. My ESL students have be

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Jane
As we took a childbirth class from Christelle, you might say we took one of the most important classes in our lives from her! We honestly believe if we had not taken her class we would not have had nearly so positive an experience in natural childbirth, so much credit is due to her. Christelle prepared thoroughly for all our lessons, included interesting activities and personal anecdotes. Most importantly, Christelle made it clear that she cared not only about our grasp of the content but also about us as people. That made all the difference.
Ryan
Christelle is very knowledgeable and personal at the same time. I like how she can draw a lot from her personal experience as well.
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Kat F.

35 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $37
  • Speaks English, American Sign Language
  • Teaches students 1 and up
  • Awarded Adam Aitchison award for Outstanding Senior Thesis from Western Connecticut State University
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Kat F.

35 Reviews
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If you are looking for a relaxed, fun and natural way of learning American Sign Language (ASL) let's try some lessons together. I teach in an interactive and empowering way where discovering the beauty of this visual language and the valuable culture cherished by Deaf and Hearing Americans is part of every lesson.

I am a college professor, state certified educator, and an Interpreter. I love working with students and sharing what I know. It is such a joy watching students understanding and skills grow. I am thrilled and honored to be part of continuing the use of ASL and appreciation of Deaf Culture.

I cater lessons to match your learning style and communication needs. Your classes will also have music, role-play, games and story telling.

I introduce every new lesson with grammar concepts, vocabulary, and interactive practice. Then you will be able to use a DVD and workbook to rehearse and study on your own.
You are always encouraged to ask questions and enjoy every ...

About Kat

How about a relaxed, fun and natural way of learning American Sign Language? Let's try some lessons together. I teach in an interactive and empowering way where discovering the beauty of this visual language and the valuable culture cherished by Deaf and Hearing Americans is part of every lesson.

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Shane
Kat loves what she does and it was evident from the start.
Averyll
Kids In Action A.
Thank you, Miss Kat! Our beginners (elementary age) TOTALLY were in-tuned and enjoyed our first class session. What feedback I have seen was that Miss Kat knows how to engage our participants and giving them lead way to share their feelings and questions. Very fun, professional and personable especially for our summer camp turned online (due to Covid-19 restrictions in our state). THANK YOU SO MUCH and our summer class is looking forward to next week!

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The average cost of 60-minute American Sign Language lessons in Portland is $50. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $50 and $50 per hour.
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"Great teacher! Patient, intelligent and adapts to your pace! Can't wait to have more lessons with her!"
Daniela
Took American Sign Language lessons from Carla C.
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"my mom and i really enjoy taking lessens with Eduardo and think he is a great and nice teacher.Jett"
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Took American Sign Language lessons from Eduardo C.
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"very impressed, he evaluates and presents subject matter and interact very professionally"
Cathy
Took American Sign Language lessons from Eduardo C.
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"She is awesome and makes you comfortable right away!"
Merrit
Took American Sign Language lessons from Chaneé N.
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"Amazing. Made us feel at ease right away. Fun!"
Maria
Took American Sign Language lessons from Chaneé N.
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"Chelsy was a wonderful instructor. We first encountered her in a classroom setting, but had such a positive experience we also had her tutor our family in small group setting. She moves at the pace you need her to, challenges you to learn and use ASL and reinforces in a supportive environment. We highly recommend her."
Linda
Took American Sign Language lessons from Chelsy K.
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"Kaitlin was an excellent teacher. She was very patient and helpful in teaching me sign language. I highly recommend her to others."
Leslie
Took American Sign Language lessons from Kaitlin W.
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"Kat is a very knowledgable teacher of ASL. I'm very impressed with her attention and respect for deaf culture. She's had high-level experience interpreting for the governor of CT. So cool with all those cameras! I highly recommend her for students of ASL in all levels, especially beginners."
Rusty
Took American Sign Language lessons from Kat F.
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"Carla is a great teacher! I have learned a lot already."
Denise
Took American Sign Language lessons from Carla C.
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"My first lesson went very well. She gave me the very basic conversational language. I look forward to my other lessons."
Janet
Took American Sign Language lessons from Jhonelle B.
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