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About Mary
I began taking piano lessons on a whim in middle school, but it didn't take long before I realized I was completely in love with music. I enjoy playing and teaching many types of music, from classical to rock to hymns and church music. I learned to play by ear at the same time I learned to sight read, and both approaches have helped me to learn and enjoy the music I play.

I graduated in December 2010 with a BA in Music Performance from North Central University, here in the Twin Cities. I have been teaching and playing piano for the last 9 years. Watching other people learn to play music is one of the greatest rewards I've received.

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I believe music has incredible educational value, but I also believe that it should be enjoyable. Every music student is different and has a different purpose for wantin
g to learn music, and I enjoy working with students to help them achieve their goals.

Being a well-rounded musician has not only helped me in my music career, but it has helped me experience and enjoy many different kinds of music. I expect students to play different types of music with a main focus on one genre. If you want to learn to play classical music only, I teach sightreading, technical skills, and with a little time and practice you or your child can be playing some of the simpler masterworks by the end of the first year. But I also encourage classical pianist to try out a rock song or improvisation.

The same goes for those who are only interested in learning how to play rock music or church music. Being able to sightread is invaluable to a musician, and after a few lessons on chords and ear-training, I like to introduce basic sight-reading.

Developing a love for the instrument you play is just as important as developing the technical skills to play it. I do my best as a teacher to learn what it is that students enjoy most about playing and incorporate that into lessons.

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Home Studio--New Kawai upright

Lino Lakes--Baldwin upright, good condition, and electric piano

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I can play and teach in a variety of genres, from classical to pop to church music. I teach students to sight-read, and I can also teach students to play off a chord chart or by ear if these are things that student expresses an interest in.

I've found that the method books available to piano students are thorough and effective, especially for beginning students of elementary age. I've used different books, including Faber & Faber, Alfred, and Hal Leonard. All of these have strengths and weaknesses, and I like to pick the method depending on the personality of the student.
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Forest G. February 26, 2017
· Piano · In studio
My 5 year old son has so much fun learning piano with Mary!
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Jen W. December 14, 2015
· Piano · In home
Mary is a great piano teacher! We are on our 4ht year with her! She is patient and makes it fun for the kids (even the wiggly ones)! My kids never complain about piano lessons which makes it fun for me too!
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Jackie B. December 11, 2015
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Mary was awesome! Patient, positive, wonderful teacher. We loved her style. Not pushy but encouraging!
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Mary S.

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About Alexandra A.

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Wether it's grammar, conversation, speaking, or writing..English should be fun and not a struggle! I love teaching and getting students (young and not-so-young) to enjoy the process of learning. {:

About Alexandra
Greetings!, Hello!, Hi!, Hey!

I've been teaching English and ESL since 2000 and taught all ages from kids to adults. Two incredible experiences were teaching in Eritrea, E. Africa and Guatemala, C. America. Not only do I enjoy making grammar and conversation accessible to all students, but my goal is to help students to become fluent and obtain the skills to have both professional and social conversations.

Most importantly, I love teaching and helping students get on their own path of "the love of learning"!
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Gloria September 20, 2017
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Great instructor! I felt very comfortable working with her.
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RAQUEL August 31, 2017
· English · In studio
I am very happy to have met Alexa during my stay in Los Angeles. Her classes were excellent as well as her methodology. She helped me a lot to improve my English skills and suggested me a lot of books, apps, podcasts and other support tools.
I really recommend her as an ESL teacher!
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Cecilia T. August 5, 2017
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Best English teacher! I highly recommend her.
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About María R.

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Si tu lengua natal es el español/castellano y quieres aprender a escribir, leer y hablar en inglés esta es tu oportunidad de hacerlo.
Conmigo aprenderás desde lo más básico: cómo conjugar los verbos en todos los tiempos, usarlos en una oración y comenzar a estructurar largas oraciones y textos.
Mi metodología se basa en "learning by doing" a través de material audiovisual( lecturas, musica, videos).
Si eres estudiante o profesional en un área específica, nuestros temas pueden enfocarse en lo que tú desees pero eso si, únicamente en inglés.

About María
Hello!! I'm Maria Fernanda

I am a business administrator and I currently live in Madrid Spain where I am doing a Master in Business Analytics and Strategic Data.

In my spare time I love teaching English(basic and intermediate level) and Spanish(all levels).
My teaching method is always depending on the student interest. Generally I try to do it the most fun, interesting and entertaining possible.
I have a special rule: no other language allow in class(just Spanish or English depending on what language I'm teaching). I believe that the most efficient way to start learning a new language is to think, listen and speak just in that language. Of course I could be flexible if the student doesn't speak that new language at all.
In my hometown (Venezuela) I had experience teaching basic English in an elementary school and teaching priv
et lessons for kids and teenagers as well.

Let me know if you are interested in taking classes with me.
Don't lose the opportunity to learn Spanish with a native speaker!

¡¡Hola!! Soy María Fernanda, soy administradora de empresas y actualmente vivo en Madrid, España en donde me encuentro cursando un Master en Business Analytics and Strategic Data. En mi tiempo libre me encanta enseñar inglés (nivel básico e intermedio) y español (todos los niveles).
Mi método de enseñanza depende siempre del interés del estudiante. Generalmente trato de hacerlo de la manera más divertida, interesante y entretenida posible.
Tengo una regla especial: ningún otro idioma se permite en clase (sólo español o inglés dependiendo del idioma que estoy enseñando). Creo que la manera más eficiente de comenzar a aprender un nuevo idioma es pensar, escuchar y hablar solo en ese idioma. Por supuesto, podría ser flexible si el alumno no habla ese idioma nuevo en absoluto.
En mi país natal (Venezuela) tuve experiencia enseñando inglés básico en una escuela primaria y también dando clases particulares a niños y adolescentes.

Avísame si estás interesado en tomar clases conmigo.
¡No pierdas la oportunidad de aprender inglés y comunicarte en cualquier lugar del mundo!
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María R.

María R.

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About joseph A.

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I have a unique passion for English. I have written a book on etymology, So I can show students how English resembles their native language in many ways and make it user-friendly. Building a bridge from your native language to English is something I am uniquely qualified to to.

my book: search "Deciphering the English Code" at Amazon

I will make learning English fun and intuitive for you.

About joseph
I am a graduate of U of P with a book published on English Language History called "Deciphering the English Code". (Amazon)

Owing to the research done for that book, I am able to show my students the connections between their native language and English. It takes the mystery out of learning new words and ways of speaking.

I look forward to meeting you and helping you speak, read and think in English the way an American native does.
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I instruct students in grammar and writing skills; I also work with students in analyzing texts and reading different types of books. I teach students basic level English and help them reach, advance level of speaking. I help students become visual learners it makes the language easier to learn.

About Oblayon
You will be receiving lessons from an experience soccer player. I have played on two different College teams and I have also been on Minnesota United Fc reserves. I know enough about the game and how to to be effective.
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Champlin, MN 55316
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About Jessica C.

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Learning a language is exciting! The ability to communicate eloquently leaves a lasting impression. Studying English, even for native speakers, opens doors to opportunities that may have not been available otherwise.

I tailor my approach to learning for each student individually.

About Jessica
I am studying for an undergraduate degree in Molecular Biology at the University of Texas, Dallas. I have an Associate in Science degree from Eastfield Community College in Mesquite, Texas. I am also a member of the Phi Theta Kappa honor society for academic excellence and received a place on the All-State Academic Team.

While working towards my degree I have run many study and tutoring groups where students saw an average increase of a full letter grade. I also assisted students individually. I spent just under three years working as a biology lab assistant with Eastfield College. My job responsibilities included assisting individuals with the material presented in lab, writing experiments that supported information learned in lecture, and assisting in creating new lab manuals.

Learning should be individualized to every student. I not
only work with students on the material, but also place an emphasis in organizational and study skills. I encourage students to think about the why and how to deepen understanding.
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About Brianna U.

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I provide a safe, calm, and patient environment for students to learn English. It's a fun, comfortable environment where the students can be open and honest about any questions or concerns. I'm a native speaker and would love to be able to teach all that I know. Please send me a message if you are interested.

About Brianna
Hello! :) My name is Brianna, I was born and raised in Arizona but moved here in May. I am a very kind, patient, and open-minded person, accepting of all cultures and types of people. I understand we have all been through different situations in our lives that made us who we are, and no matter what I teach my goal is to help the student turn inward and develop who they are as an individual. I work on helping the students turn into their intuition and teach them at the pace that is right and comfortable for them. I am fairly new to formal teaching, but have done a lot of informal teaching over the past several years. Outside of teaching I'm an artist, I make music, and I'm in the process of establishing my life coaching business. I'm a free spirit who loves nature, and if possible and it's a nice day, we can even sit outside and learn!
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About Maria L.

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My lessons will benefit non-native English speakers looking to improve their spoken and written English skills. I will aid students by holding conversations, correcting grammar and pronunciation.

About Maria
Hi, my name is Maria. I hold a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology with a concentration in Molecular Cell Physiology. I have tutored high school and college students in the past and am excited to help students excel. I maintained a competitive GPA, was apart of the Honors School and received the Cum Laude award when I graduated. Some of the coursework that I completed throughout my undergraduate degree and feel comfortable tutoring in includes: Intro to Molecular Cell Biology, Intro to Biodiversity & Evolution, Anatomy & Physiology 1 & 2, General Microbiology, General Chemistry 1 & 2, Organic Chemistry 1 & 2, Medical Terminology, Biochemistry, Genetics, Immunology, Cancer Biology, Cell Biology, Developmental Biology, & Molecular Cell Biology. I also tutor in all Middle School and High School Sciences. If you or your child is in need of
help to learn any of these surrounding subjects, I believe I would be an excellent fit to help further one's education. I can also serve guidance to anyone going through college applications and or needs advice for careers in the healthcare field as I am currently working in a Physical Therapy office and aspire to receive my Masters as Physician Assistant.
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