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I have a PASSION for ASL and use the latest materials and techniques. All lessons are worked out between student, family and myself. Meeting the students' needs are upmost to success.

About dan

I love teaching ASL so much for it is my passion. I am a fun ASL teacher and you will love how fast you learn ASL. Sign up now. You can find my youtube videos online. My background includes having deaf parents and daughters that are deaf so I have been using ASL all of my life as it's my first language and I am a CODA (child of deaf parents). I have taught k-12 deaf students for over 30 years. My favorite subject is teaching American Sign Language (all levels) and interpreting which I taught at the local college for over 20 years. I have lifetime teaching credentials for k-12 and community college. Presently, I interpret for the deaf free-lance. I have taught over 3000 students over my many years of teaching, it is my love.

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July 18, 2019
Kristine
Dan is awesome to work with. I've had five 30 minute sessions so far, and now have switched to 60 minutes - I've even paid in advance for 20 lessons because I know I'll be continuing with him long term. Love that he's very detail oriented and corrects me when I sign less than perfect.
June 6, 2019
Kristine
June 19, 2018
Beth F.
A great instructor! Very patient and encouraging, and a great resource for real-world knowledge and experience. Very valuable insight, analogies, and guidance. Would definitely recommend!

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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 Burlington County College in New Jersey from 2009-2011, and during that time took a summer course at Gallaudet University for the Deaf in Washington DC. Then in 2014 I received my MEd in Curriculum and Instruction with Instructional Technology from Houston Baptist University. I have been teaching ASL at the high school level since 2011. I am also one of the interpreters for the Deaf at my church in Fort Bend County, TX, outside of Houston, where I am a member and actively involved in the Deaf Ministry.

Please feel free to ask me any questions y

ou have. I'm happy to get back with you, and I look forward to teaching you!
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October 9, 2019
Bri B.
Carla was beyond amazing. Our group loved her. Thank you so much.
So patient and attentive.
October 5, 2019
Sheridan Tennant
First lesson with Carla and I already know I will absolutely sign up for another ten!
October 4, 2019
Betty H.
Carla was so patient with me being a total beginner for ASL and I look forward to our future lessons.

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Hello, my name is Ariel and I am excited to be ASL teacher. I am immersed in the ASL language everyday as an Interpreter which has allowed me to become fluent. With experience in medical, educational, and teaching settings, I have learned the best and most effective ways to learn this language.

Why should you take lessons with me?
First, I work at the pace of the student, consider your goals, and your strengths/ limitations. Every lesson will be custom-made for you only. Second, I have received training and teachings from professors and interpreters from College and Universities. So, I am trained to be familiarized with different settings and subjects, such as medical, educational, astronomy, computer/technology, and law.

I am dedicated to teach ASL to every student ready to learn. I am very eager to teach you this extremely unique and amazing language. I am also excited to meet you and begin our learning adventure! See you in class!

About Ariel

My name is Ariel. I am excited to be your teacher! Everyday, I am involved in ASL as a Sign Language Interpreter, which has allowed me to become fluent. I have received training on a College Level and a University level. I have worked with different settings or subjects such as medical, educational, astronomy, computer/technology, and law. I have also been trained to interpret ASL into english or vice versa.

I work at your pace, for your goals, and according to your strengths/limitations. I am dedicated to each and every student, and your goals/learning of ASL will be my number one priority. My goal is for my students to become fluent as well. I am so excited to get to work with you one on one!

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October 16, 2019
Steven E.
Great instruction. Voice is going in and out a little (maybe a headset better??) :)
September 27, 2019
Sally
Ariel is very friendly, engaged, and knowledgeable. 3 of my kids (ages 12, 10, and 7) and I are enjoying our lessons very much!
September 26, 2019
Erin Brooke
Ariel is so nice and patient! I love him!

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Purnima R.

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Im native ASL since birth. I am Graduation Student to become an ASL instructor. I've worked in school education over three years within the private and public school and Deaf school to teach ASL, Mentor and help students to learn ASL.

About Purnima

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My name is Purnima, and I love to teach ASL. I am a TASL (Teaching American Sign Language) graduate student at the University of Northern Colorado. I also teach at the local public and private school as an ASL instructor and Teaching Assistant for almost three years.

Anyone who likes to learn about American Sign Language, you came to the right place. I can teach you ASL in all aspect of the lessons including ASL discourse.

My teaching style is very flexible, comfortable zone and adapt to any learning styles to your needs to learn ASL.

I'll look forward to meeting you!

Purnima

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September 8, 2019
Elijah M.
She is very nice. We did a lot of review on fingerspelling, numbers, colors, gender identifications and many more basics. Flexible. Having a good time.
September 8, 2019
Evelyn M.
June 15, 2019
Alyssa
Very very helpful. Enjoyed sitting down and going over ASL signs. Thank you again.

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Brandy W.

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Embraced by the Deaf community in the state of Massachusetts over 10 years ago, I was submerged in the language and the culture during and after losing what was left of my hearing. I’ve never felt so much love and support in my life. It was quite touching. During the whole “losing my hearing” process, I quickly picked up American Sign Language and began teaching at TLC Deaf.

My family relocated to a different state and I began teaching homeschooled students ASL online via other video chat apps like FT, Skype, etc.

I had no idea that this (TakeLessons) existed and I’m not even sure how I stumbled across this app. I’ve been seeing various vocabulary signed differently compared to what I learned so I’ve been joining classes as well. Furthermore, I believe that there will always be something for you to learn no matter how skilled you are.

I noticed that there were no morning classes during the week and figured that I could share what I know with those who prefer morning classes.

About Brandy Q

I’m fun, innovative, interactive and insightful. I believe that I am skilled at meeting people where they are, understanding how they learn, and adjusting my style of teaching to match their needs. My classes are voice off, but I have many visual cues along with text that will help students understand and flow.

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June 22, 2019
Ronald
Patient, clear, provide examples to explain concepts, a pleasure to be taught by her.
June 11, 2019
Linda
First lessons can be hard because you don't know what knowledge your new student is bringing. Brandy understood when we could speed up and when we needed to slow down. She is very friendly and relaxed. As a beginner, I highly recommend her!
April 11, 2019
Micah
Mrs. Williams is an awesome teacher. She is very patient and kind. I am not def and not very coordinated but I am actually learning and using what I learn, correctly, with my best friend who I recently reconnected with. Thanks Mrs. Williams for making this so much easier than I expected and working with me through my challenges!

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Hi there! I'm Alyssa! I've been signing for almost 18 years! I have been teaching for the last 10 years! I have taught all ages, my youngest student was 6 months, my oldest student was 85 years old! I love to bring real life into my "classroom" to help you with the skills to be communicate with the Deaf Community! I have my own curriculum, however my lessons can also be tailored to fit your personal needs and learning desires! I look forward to signing with you soon!

About Alyssa

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I'm Alyssa! I have been signing for the last 18 years! I took sign language as my foreign language in high school! I attended the University of Arizona, I graduated with a BS in Deaf Studies and Educational interpreting. I have been teaching ASL for the last 10 years! The ages in the "classroom" range from 6 months to 85 years old! I have my own curriculum, however I enjoy tailoring my lessons to your personal life and personal experiences! My "classroom" is a fun learning environment with A LOT of signing and conversation! I look forward to signing with you soon!

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July 23, 2019
Lily
Alyssa is the best! I've been with her for a year now and she makes learning ASL a blast. She is extremely relatable, easygoing, and helpful. Class sessions are never boring because she's very engaging and treats everyone like genuine friends. My ASL skills have improved a lot in a short span of time and I actively look forward to our weekly meetings!

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I've been signing for almost 19 years. I have a Deaf son who is now an adult. Initially, I taught him and myself sign using library books. A few years ago, I went to college to study ASL, as well as Deaf culture. I actually know 2 different forms of sign language. Signing with me is FUN because it is my passion and is close to my heart as it's how I communicate with my son, his wife, and quite a few friends. Opening one's mind to ASL is akin to learning to SEE SOUND!

About Rachel

I've always liked sign language, after learning the alphabet as a child. I never really had a reason to learn it until I found out that my son was deaf. Initially I was concerned for him & any struggles he may go through because of it. That honestly dissipated quickly for me. I could now communicate with my kid! WooHoo! His very first signs were "cookie" & "crackers" because I had to bribe him to sign with me. His Deafness & our learning sign became our adventure! From brightly colored, tie-dyed hearing aid molds, to me teaching the neighborhood kids how to sign so that they could easily play together. Then discrimination from his school district set in. Momma bear came out.

I found an attorney willing to take the case pro bono, I got my son a Deaf advocate through a local community service, and called our local newspaper & shared the

story with them. Through that newspaper article, more parents came forward & reached out to me for help. That was the moment I realized my purpose in life; be it teaching sign, advocacy, sharing the rich culture that comes with it all.....This was & is my purpose. On an ironic little side note, I actually used to be semi-professional singer/ songwriter. Now, from time to time, I do enjoy Interpreting songs into ASL. I'm passionate, fun, funny but I can be pretty bad with the corny jokes. If you & I ever work together with sign Language, just be prepared for a wonderful adventure, but still within the safe confines of modern society.
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I have patience and willing to teach all age groups the sign language alphabet and how to spell words and willing to give discount I will do a lesson and will add an extra 30min if take first lesson

About Antonio

My name is Antonio and I had a rough life my name means worthy to praised cause I am a guy that just want to help I was in a car accident a car hit me going 60mph from behind I flew 30 feet in the air died twice and came back God blessed me to stay alive I have impairments but he kept me on this Earth for a reason and that number one reason is to do good deeds and share what I know God bless

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Martina
"I had a great time learning ASL with Veronica. I'm sure she can tell anybody I made significant improvement. Will miss her private classes but will contin
ue taking live classes whenever I can. It's been a pleasure, Victoria. Gracias!"
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MaryKay
"Want to learn ASL and get a good sensing of how the deaf culture feels and lives each day? Victoria is a great teacher for this! She is very down-to-eart
h and uses every day examples and tailors her teaching to your particular needs and life. Learning another language is a challenge, but one that she makes fun and easy."
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Nadia
"Joy is an awesome teacher, definitely you must review your lessons to keep learning, but I am always having fun with her :-)"
Joanna McCutcheon
"Absolutely loved Victoria’s class! She was very engaging and continuously encouraging throughout. Will be booking many of her classes to come!"
Laurie Otto
"Very friendly and knowledgeable."
Martina
"I love learning from Victoria because she is a wonderful ASL teacher: Maybe I should have typed: You are a wonderful teacher, Victoria G; love learning f
rom you, and you are one of my favorite ASL teachers.
Martina"
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Roz
"Victoria was so kind! She repeats the signs and gives helpful hints/tips for remembering. First class and she made me feel so comfortable. She's very enco
uraging and has such a positive demeanor! Can not wait to join her in class again!"
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Wendi
"Kat’s excitement for ASL has made me even more excited! I feel like I learned a lot in my first lesson and can not wait for more!!!"
LaTisha
"This was my first time doing an online ASL class. Your ability to cater to those on video as well as those who were view only was very well done. I enjoye
d your teaching style very much and look forward to taking your classes again!"
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