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About Dale S.

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About Dale
As a performer I have been playing for over fifteen years on the piano. I have received training at Vanguard University where my teacher's were graduates from Juilliard and Yale. I currently accompany the choirs at Desert Ridge Junior High. I have received a Masters in Music from Baylor University and a Doctorate from ASU and currently teach Music at Grand Canyon University. I am a published choral composer, and have had music performed in Europe and Canada.

In August of 2012 I began teaching piano on a part-time basis. My teaching philosophy has always been to make sure the students understand why and not just how to perform something. I emphasize music theory along with piano lessons and expect the students to take the time to practice every week. I have taught children of all ages from 4 to 16 years old.

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Tristan F. May 19, 2016
· Piano · In home
Great first piano lesson experience. My child was fully engrossed in learning, he can't wait till next week!
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clark A. March 15, 2016
· Piano · In home
Great first lesson! We are excited to continue on a weekly basis with Dale.
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Dale S.

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About Enrico C.

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Los Angeles, CA
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About ENRICO
I am a native Italian speaker with a several years of experience in teaching Italian and English. I am a very easy-going, open-minded, professional person. I like to teach because it gives me the opportunity to meet new students, share my knowledge as well as my culture and experience.

I started tutoring back when I was attending the university in Verona, Italy. I was tutoring English, Math and some other subjects. Later on, I continued teaching English while I was working in other fields. In 2009 I moved to Los Angeles. For a couple of years, I taught ESL in a college, and in the meantime I tutored Italian to private students. Since 2009 I have been tutoring students both on the English and Italian subjects.

I really believe that in teaching, a language a primary focus should be on life skills. Not being an English native-speaker,
I learned how important it is to be able to express basic needs and to perform primary activities. However, it is important to consider other points like grammar, reading, writing. I also think that no matter what a teacher should always take into account the needs of the students and subsequently I plan my classes reflecting on the student's demands.

As to the different approaches and materials that I use, I suppose that it is important to change them frequently in order to keep the classes more interesting. Of course, there are some exceptions. For instance, in the past I taught for a while TOEFL and for that type of classes I used more traditionalist and academic methods and materials.

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Customized lessons to the students' needs and goals.

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- T.E.F.L. Certificate for Teaching English as a Foreign Language

- Italian Native Speaker with a several year experience in teaching Italian

- M.A in Foreign Languages and Literature (English and French)

One of my greatest passion is to cook. I was extremely lucky to be taught and introduced to the art of cooking by my grandmother. She was born at the beginning of the previous century and she lived in different cities so she got accustomed to different traditions and shared them with me. I love to cook for smaller groups, using traditional Italian ingredients to prepare simple, but exquisite dishes that belong to the tradition of my native country. If you want to experience some real Italian food, you are definitely in the right hands. Just sit back, relax sip a glass of Italian wine while I cook for you and I share my art.
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Eunice Freitas January 24, 2019
· Italian · Online
Great conversations, I can't wait for the next class
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Dan O. January 12, 2018
· Italian · Online
Enrico is fantastic!
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Elvia G. September 23, 2016
· Italian · Online
Enrico is a fantastic professor of the Italian language, he's advanced in his teachings, if you like to cook Italian food Enrico shares that in common.
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About Joshua S.

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Mr. S is an accomplished public speaker (Third place in the Regionals for the 2006 Toastmasters World Championship of Public Speaking and over 40 wins in various speech contests). He is also an avid, and successful poker player.

By profession, Mr. S is a distinguished corporate, communication and sales trainer (numerous companies) and has been coaching since 1999. He is now available for online coaching sessions for a number of varied and essential subjects.

Some of Mr. S's most requested business skills to learn? Sales and Public Speaking, and even Poker! How to command the poker table and the boardroom to increase your hourly rate, by effective communication and reading people well. He integrates Public Speaking Skills or "Speaking in Public Skills" as he likes to say, to illustrate how that essential ability changes everything i
n your game, your book of business, and your personal life.

He has helped students of ALL ages and backgrounds, including people with English as a Second Language, develop their communication skills. This is essential to prepare them for important school and job interviews and for promotions and opportunities in life.

A graduate of the University of Southern California, where he received a BFA degree in Theatre, and also the American Academy of Dramatic Arts. Mr. S is an expert in the art of the spoken, presentation and performance word.

He looks forward to helping new students achieve their communication and business goals. His teaching style is focused, practical and useful, and incredibly entertaining and educational!

His classes are truly edu-train-ing!
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YUKI ITO September 15, 2019
· Public Speaking · Online
Joshua is the most amazing teacher that we have ever met. His teaching style opened my daughter's eyes wide to figure out what the real public speaking stands for.
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· Public Speaking · Online
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Sofia August 30, 2019
· Poker · Online
Joshua is engaging, smart and a great teacher. It was my daughter's first poker lesson and she was so engaged. Highly recommended!
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About Michael H.

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I graduated from the University of California Irvine. I have been teaching for over 15 years. I teach health, emotional healing, and languages: Chinese and ESL. I use digital flashcards that I have created to help my Chinese and ESL students continue practicing and applying the language they are learning in between lessons. Helping others grow and learn is my life's greatest passion.

Chinese:
I majored in Chinese Literature and Language at the University of California Irvine and studied abroad for a year on a full scholarship at one of the top universities in China: Beijing Normal University. I can teach all ages well even if you do not have any background.

ESL:
I have a TESOL degree and also fluently speak Chinese and Korean. which helps my Chinese and Korean students learn English much faster from me than from other ESL teach
ers who do not speak these languages. I have a great passion for teaching and understand how to help my students master the English language by learning through application. Learning a language is like putting pieces of a puzzle together. Once you know how the puzzle pieces of a language work and interact with each other, you have the critical foundation for mastering any language.

Health & Life Coaching:
I have a practice called Heal From the Ground Up where I target the underlying root causes of my clients' body and mind related health problems, in particular: depression, PTSD, ADHD, anxiety disorders, emotional stress, detoxification, hormone imbalance, candida, digestion, nutrition. exercise, medication induced nutrient depletion, and more.
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Afiya November 29, 2018
· Mandarin Chinese · Online
Amazing teacher!
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Steven November 19, 2018
· Mandarin Chinese · Online
I really enjoyed my first lesson with Michael. Although I have no background in learning Chinese Michael made learning a new language, which I was at first intimidated by, very easy to understand. After the first class, I felt excited because I was already making basic sentences. I am looking forward to many more classes with Michael!
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About Meritxell R.

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Scottsdale, AZ
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Nunca es tarde si la dicha es buena!

It is never too late…..to learn and speak Spanish as a native!

Are you tired of learning spanish but still struggling to speak it, or don't feel confident? Is speaking Spanish a GOAL for you or your kiddo? Nothing better than learning it from a native person.

Spanish is my first language and have been speaking it fluently my whole life and I lived in Spain for more than 30 years. Spanish is a fun and easy going language to me and I commit to teach you what you are looking for!

Let's get started!

Hello! My name is Meritxell, but you can call me Meri (easier and shorter)! I was born and raised in Barcelona (Spain), but have been living abroad for the past 7 years (Brazil, US).

During these years living abroad, apart from my job as a pharmacist, I started teaching Spanish classes
as a hobby in spare times and helped colleagues at work and kids to learn and get confident with Spanish.

I recently moved here to Scottsdale (AZ), and I want to continue helping people to gain confidence with Spanish. Is something I love doing! And seeing how people feel when they improve in a foreign language is great!

I offer:

• Private individual Spanish tutoring or Small group class – Kids/youths/Adults
• In-home or office tutoring (or public library or cafe) for Scottsdale and Phoenix.
• Online classes

First of all is important for me to know which are your goals with learning Spanish to be able to adapt the classes to your specific needs. Whether you need Spanish for business, for your kid who is at school or just for the fun of learning a new language and culture, I will adapt the learning to your needs, level and interest topics. I will create a program 100% adapted to your passions and projects. When you learn things with passion, it always seems easier! I will tailor every class to your level, beginner, intermediate or advanced and I will show you key words, expressions, how to build sentences, main differences between both languages and common mistakes.

Español para niños!! / Spanish for kids!!

Is your kid already taking lessons but feels lost and need some tutoring to improve and help him with homework? Or do you want him to start learning Spanish from scratch?
My approach when it comes to tutoring Spanish to children is Total Immersion. ). I am married and have two girls (aged 6-8yo) who are bilingual Spanish-English, and also learnt native Portuguese while being in Brazil. So our house is always switching from one language to another, although our main language is Spanish. I have experienced at home total immersion learning since they were born and is the best way to learn a new language, especially for kids who learn things so fast! It has been my experience that we need to make the learning experience fun for kids. The kid will be exposed to the new language and will be able to talk it as a native. I teach Spanish "through playing", which means the kids are engaged in different interactive hands-on and conversational games, which makes it fun for them.

“No dejes para mañana lo que puedes hacer hoy!”

Es hora de aprender español! Hands-on!

Nos vemos pronto!
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About Marjie M.

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Hey! My name is Marjie and I have been teaching for 1 year. I studied Spanish in University then moved to Honduras from January through May teaching students English at a bilingual school. I love being able to help people learn language, because it is a huge gateway to having your world opened to many opportunities and better understanding of those around you.
I would love to help you learn the Spanish language and the different cultures that come with that as well.
Send me a message if you have any questions and let's get learning!
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Marjie M.

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About Celimar D.

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Louisville, KY
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About Celimar
Hi there, my name is Celi, I grew up between Puerto Rico and Italy. My native language is spanish, I learned english in an University internship I did in Washington for the United Nations simulation. I am currently learning french and german. I have a bachelor's degree in international relations and a minor on linguistics, languages and cultures are my passion! I moved a year ago to USA and I love it, beautiful country and people. I am a very patient teacher and will adapt to your pace, I am very dynamic and I'm sure we will have some fun while learning a new beautiful language!
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Celimar D.

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About Nicholas R.

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I have a unique teaching style that I perfected during my 10 years with New York City public schools with a focus on building comfortable relationships that ensure students the best learning experience. I teach from a variety of perspectives in order to give students a realistic well rounded view of historical events and societal issues.
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Nicholas R.

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About Jordan P.

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Lees Summit, MO

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Hello, my name is Jordan, I have studied Japanese for several years discovering many methods to improving and learning languages and would like to share the knowledge I've gained on my journey with others to help them fulfill their dreams in a fulfilling way. I strongly believe in personal learning styles and that those styles must be catered to for maximum effectiveness and continued interest in the language. Textbooks were never my thing so I didn't use them and instead found others way to learn and feel fulfilled in that learning. Maybe textbooks are your thing, and that's fine we can use them. It's all tailored to you, no one way is wrong and all roads lead to the same end.
     
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Jordan P.

Blue Springs, MO 64014
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About Arissara C.

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Blue Springs, MO
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About Arissara
Arissara or Aris is committed to student success inside of the classroom and in life. A graduate of Thai Bangkok University, Aris has a BA in Business. Working in international environment . She believes that student success is created through meaningful relationships. Thai Native and Lao Speaker. Learning Thai and Lao is not only languages. Thai culture also significant for living and understanding.
Ready to learn and be confident to communicate together ?
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Arissara C.

Blue Springs, MO 64015
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