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About Jeff O.

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Henderson, NV
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I've taken 6 years of French, including AP (Advanced Placement) French in High School. I consider myself an average French speaker, but I am usually able to have a conversation with French people who know little English. I can catch on to French tourists who ask me for directions, and the French were able to understand me when I visited Paris. French is fun, but I wish I learned Spanish or Mandarin Chinese, as these languages are more practical to know given the widespread usage of them. Bon Chance!

About Jeff
Like many of my friends in high school not knowing what direction to take in life, I chose to take a business career path instead of one of a starving artist. I have a Bachelor’s Degree from Cal State Fullerton, a Masters from UC Irvine, and have had much success working for several Fortune 500 companies. However, my love of music always surfaces. And now that I have the resources and ability to spend more time having fun and enjoying life, I choose to spend some of this time teaching and helping students find a love for music.

Music has always been an important part of my life. I've had piano lessons since 6 yrs of age and been the lead tenor in many show choir and vocal performing groups. Since 2005, I've been learning the guitar from many local Las Vegas artists ranging from lounge bands at Caesars Palace to orchestra players for t
he Cirque du Soleil.

*** Lesson Details ***
As a kid, I enjoyed playing piano but I felt that my piano lessons were more of a chore than a hobby, a routine of playing songs I did not particularly like. I make lessons fun by having my students choose the music/genre that they want to play. When they learn songs that they like, students are more engaged and interested. And because they are enjoying themselves, they develop their musical talents more quickly.

My lessons are fun but also challenging. I take you out of your comfort zone by recording lessons from time to time so that you’ll know what you sound like. I feel that the best music comes out when you play from the heart. I teach fundamentals and theory, but I encourage creativity. Each artist is unique and my job is to bring out that individual music style and give you a foundation to grow on.

From a business perspective, I’m organized, punctual, friendly, informative and easy to learn from.

Try me!

*** Studio Equipment ***
I have contacts who can provide a full range of recording equipment and provide coaching assistance while recording in the studio. Your end product will be of higher quality for a lower price. We're professionals!

*** Travel Equipment ***
I can provide a guitar but would expect the student to have one or get one. I'll loan you one until you get one and I can provide some tips on where to shop.

*** Specialties ***
I enjoy R&B and jazz but can teach any style

ACADEMICS
I started out on take lessons as a music instructor, but I also teach a wide variety of academics. I do have an MBA so I can coach you well and help you ace those exams. Like my music lessons, practice makes perfect. So you'll need to study and "earn" those A+ grades.
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Sam C. February 1, 2018
· Singing · In studio
He takes the time to really help you develop your voice in a fun way so that you can see your progress as you go!
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samantha S. July 18, 2017
· Singing · In studio
Jeff is so friendly! My 12 year old was very shy at first but he made her feel comfortable from the beginning and now she is very excited about going to her next class.
He is also very knowledgeable and professional.
Definitely a 5 star!
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Mert May 20, 2017
· Singing · In home
Great experience
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Jeff O.

Henderson, NV 89052
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About Aliaksandra P.

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Manassas, VA
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I've been teaching French since 2002 and my students have gone on to develop a deep love of French culture, travel abroad, and make new friends. Within the first few lessons, you'll be able to communicate in it in everyday situations and as time goes on you'll be able to watch films and listen to and understand music in this language. I specialize in French literature. I love working with students of all ages and experience levels and I can't wait to meet you! J’adore ça, quoi?!

About Aliaksandra
Hi, there! My name is Aliaksandra and I can't wait to meet you! I've been teaching private lessons since 2001 and have loved helping my students communicate in the language they want, make new foreign friends, and travel and study abroad. I went to Minsk State Linguistic University (Republic of Belarus) and earned a Master degree in Philological Sciences in 2003. I'm a responsible person always ready to help and my teaching style is students’ needs oriented, cooperative, and activity-approached. My motto is Practice makes perfect. I look forward to helping you reach your goals!
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Sasha S. March 4, 2019
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Raquel February 2, 2019
· French · Online
I love working with Aliaksandra! She's personable, upbeat, but also very thorough and responsible. She's great!
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Ellen H. December 31, 2018
· French · In home
I enjoyed my first lesson with Aliaksandra. She put me at my ease while challenging me. The one on one is exactly what I need to improve my ability to use the language. While I have been studying on my own for quite awhile, there is no substitute for having to actually use the language. On top of all of this, Aliaksandra is personable and fun.
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About Lily S.

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Provo, UT
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Bojour, mes amis!!!

I've been studying French for 10 years and would love to be there to help you get started on your adventure with the French Language.

I teach French grammar, vocabulary, speaking, writing and culture for beginners only. I use practical tools such as natives audio files, tutoring contents, news, articles, videos…. For those who wish to have more structure, I've also developed an interactive course.

I always personalize my sessions to your needs, expectations, and hobbies. I am here to help you to reach your goals, to pass your exams or to solidify your knowledge for a personal or professional goal.

I like to make my session fun, interactive and efficient !

A bientôt

About Lily
I've been sewing since I was 13. I've sewn things over the years such as dresses, pajamas. I do a lot of tailoring things too. I just love to sew, and I love teaching people to sew too!

The way that I teach is to help the student develop their own style. I have students work on their own individual projects that they pick out while asking me questions that they might have while they are doing their project.

However, if they would like there is an option for me to develop lessons for the student on certain sewing techniques that the student could learn. Although, be aware that learning how to sew takes time and that all the techniques of sewing cannot be done all at once.

Then, there is the third option that the lesson could be a mix of the student doing what they want (choosing their own project) and learning some pre-designed
techniques.

My first goal is to give my students all of the tools they need to feel confident from the very first lesson. I would like for all of my students within the first lesson to finish either of two basic projects (pajama pants or a draw string bag).

My lessons are not like videos you may find online. Meaning projects will take longer than you think they will. I will work with you to properly construct a quality finished project without too many frustrations and in a timely manner. I recommend buying lessons in 90 minute packages, since sewing always takes longer than expected.

THE BEGINNER SEWER

In these lessons we will go over the following, which can be adapted to how you want:

- Sewing safety and how to use a machine
- Learn about the sewing tools you'll be using
- How to read, cut out, layout, and follow a basic pattern instructions
- How to pin and sew a seam, finish seams and sew hems
- Learn to sew on an elastic band (to pajamas or for a tote).
- Learn how to unpick your projects when a mistake is made.
- Learn how to do a basic stitch and the gather stitch.
- TAKE AWAY PROJECTS:
- Pajamas
- Sewing Tote
- Basic Dress
- Pillow case

THE INTERMEDIATE SEWER
- Cement what you learned in the while a beginner.
- Learn to hand sew hems etc.
- Learn about different fabrics and when to use them.
- Sew a basic zipper onto clothes or bags.
- Learn about the different foots.
- Learn to do other stitches
-TAKE AWAY PROJECTS
- Intermediate Dresses/ Clothes
- Bags
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THE ADVANCED SEWER
- Work on your own projects you choose with help.
- Work with harder fabrics.
-Use a zipper foot to sew an invisible zipper.
- Learn to do advanced stitches
-Learn about pleats and darts.
- TAKE AWAY PROJECTS
- Prom dress
- Suits
- Formal Coats
- Backpacks

Whether it is for a hobby, to decorate your house, to prepare for design school, or to make your own clothes, I can teach you from the very basic sewing skills, to more advance topics such as modifying your patterns to make clothes that fit.
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Yvonne April 17, 2019
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Learned a lot. Thank you Lily
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Lily S.

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About Meriem B.

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Chicago, IL
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Bonjour & bienvenue!

French is my native language and whether you're a beginner or experienced French speaker, I would be happy to:
1) Teach you French from scratch,
2) Enrich your vocabulary & conversational abilities, or
3) Polish your accent to make you sound like a real French person!

***Important note***
I will have very little availability from May 9 to June 26, 2019 due to a job that will take me far from home.

---------------Frequently Asked Questions---------------

1- Are you interested in teaching total beginners?

=> Of course! Actually, a lot of my students are beginners. It's fantastic to follow their progress and it's interesting to adapt the class a bit differently for each of them according to their preferences and abilities.

2- What type of lessons would you recommend?

=> For beginner or intermediate level: 60 min lessons
=> For advanced level: 30 min, 45 min or more (100% conversation).
=> For kids: 45 to 60 min, depending how young and ...

About Meriem
I'm a native French speaker, but I do understand the joy & challenges of approaching a new language, as I also learned English, Italian and Tunisian (dialect of Arabic).

I moved from France to the USA in 2011 and my main job is being a costume designer specialized in opera. Through my work, I occasionally translate documents or help opera singers with their pronunciation & understanding of French lyrics.
I've also been teaching French privately and I would like to share my love for this language and culture with more students. Takelessons has been an amazing tool for this so far!

I'm looking forward to meeting you online or in my neighborhood (Andersonville in Chicago).

Merci et à bientôt!
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Kim S. June 3, 2019
· French · In studio
Meriem is an amazing teacher and makes lessons fun!
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Whitney May 11, 2019
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Lisa Damore April 11, 2019
· French · Online
Very sweet and patient. Makes learning fun!
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Meriem B.

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About Stella W.

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Camarillo, CA

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I will make my students equally confident into reading or listening french as they do speaking or writing it. My goal is to make my student not only understand conversations but participate and express themselves. I will have games, songs, books and movies to share with my students. This is not just a lesson but a life experience that i will be sharing my students. so I might as well make it memorable.

About Stella
Hello, I am Stella. I was a tutor for two years at Santa Monica college and I enjoy teaching French and I am currently majoring in psychology at CSUCI. To me to teach someone is to get to know them and to create an unbreakable bound. If I was lucky enough to be selected by .. translate this first: "Enseigner ce n'est pas remplir un vase, c'est allumer un feu".

IF YOU CHOOSE ME THEN KNOW THAT FRENCH SINGERS ARE GOING BE PART OF OUR LEARNING EXPERIENCE..
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Stella W.

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About Pascale T.

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Henderson, NV

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I am a native French speaker. I graduated in Education field in Paris and now live in the United States. I have been teaching 15 years in a multi-faceted environment including tuition one-on one, online, and in the classroom. I am capable of teaching at all levels from elementary school to university, using a palette of techniques leading to easy assimilation of the language by the student. I can also create specialized courses for those who have professional goals.

About Pascale
My name is Pascale. I am a native French speaker, born in Versailles. I graduated from the University of Paris with a Master’s degree in Education and now live in the United States, in Nevada. I have been teaching 20 years in a multi-faceted environment including one-on-one tuition, and in the classroom. I am capable of teaching at all levels from elementary school to university, using a palette of techniques leading to easy assimilation of the language by the student.

I am eager to share with you my knowledge not only of French language but also French culture, society and way of life. I offer a variety of courses whether you’re starting from scratch, studying at school, brushing up on your conversational skills or practicing business French for the workplace. I can also create specialized courses for those who have professional goal
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My lessons focus on the four aspects of language learning for everyday life: Listening and speaking, reading and writing.

I started to teach in France in elementary schools. When I moved in United States, I worked as a French substitute teacher in high schools. In order to enrich my professional experience, I taught at college-level and worked for foreign language institutions providing immersion programs to children, and adults. Concurrently, I have been tutoring High School students, in collaboration with their teachers, to help them improve their skills, grades and self-confidence in the language.
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Salley April 1, 2019
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I am taking a course with Pascale through a university continuing education program. It is a perfect course for anyone who would like to visit France because Pascale is helping us to develop the practical, everyday language skills we need. For example, we learn vocabulary related to shopping for food at a market and we learn how to interact with a hotel reservation desk. Pascale is helping us to build vocabulary and create good sentence structure. The best part is the way Pascale is able to make the learning process enjoyable. I would recommend her.
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Angela March 31, 2019
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I am taking French With Pascale as a refresher for myself. She makes her classes informative and fun. I enjoy her as an instructor.
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Mela March 30, 2019
· French · In studio
Pascale has been teaching me French at UNLV for over a year. She is great at explaining the grammar in her lessons and makes her class so interesting that it made me want to learn more. When the semester is over, I go to her private classes whenever possible.
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Pascale T.

Henderson, NV 89052
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About Claire S.

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Las Vegas, NV
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I am a dynamique a reliable person. I am French and I do speak 5 different languages. I have music and funny method to learn and help you to absorbé all the information a language require. I am very flexible and adapt to your needs.
I do have as well an acting school for adults and children. I look forward meeting you.

About Claire
Flexible and reliable, I will give you methods to learn French in a ludicrous and funny way. I am French myself and I speak 5 languages.
I can teach French to English and Spanish speakers.
J’enseigne le français aux anglais et aux espagnols.
Hablo español y puedo enseñar en su idioma.
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Paula L. June 12, 2019
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Great teacher! Super sweet! She came prepared with lesson materials and presented them in a fun way.
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Claire S.

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About Candace N.

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Iowa City, IA

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I have a B.A. and an M.A. in French and Secondary Education. During my undergraduate years, I studied at the Sorbonne in Paris for a year. I taught high school French for 6 years and have traveled in France many times. I am now teaching ESL to several French-speaking students and enjoy conversing with them in French. I like my classes to be fun, but we also work. I am patient, kind, and friendly, and I really want you to kearn!

About Candace
I love to read, travel, listen to and play music, and sing. Most of all, I'm curious, so I love to learn about new ideas and people. I have studied many languages, and have taken classes in things as varied as woodworking and Gothic architecture. I have a B.A. and M.A. in French and Secondary Education, an M A. In Linguistics, and Ph.D. in Educational Psychology.

If you are interested in using French or English for anything from navigating the grocery store, or reading contemporary magazines, to learning about the cultures where these languages are spoken, you can contact me.
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Candace N.

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