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Brenda B.

Franklin Lakes, NJ 07417

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Private ESL Teacher

If English is a language you are looking to learn, come learn the basics or brush up on your grammar. For the more intermediate and advanced student, build your conversational English with multiple sessions!

About Brenda

Hello, my name is Brenda! It is nice to meet you.

I have been teaching private lessons for over a decade, and hold two music degrees and two teaching certifications in music (NJ) and ESL (international). I obtained my B.M. in Music Education from William Paterson University where I was a voice major and flute/piano double minor, and obtained my Masters of Music in Performance with the Opera Institute at Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University.

Although I do work with students of all ages, I specialize in working with younger children and retired adults!

I primarily teach voice, flute, piano, music theory and history and have over 10 years of experience teaching in both individual and group settings. I also work on audition and performance preparation, do speech/accent work and more. I am constantly studying different

teaching methods so I can develop a custom program that best fits your learning styles and incorporates what you already know, with what you will need to learn in order to achieve your goals.

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Whether you want to play flute, sing, act, or learn to play piano, I am here to help you become the best musician you can be. Classically trained, I also work with the styles of musical theatre, pop, rock, and jazz. I can teach you the proper techniques, posture, and breathing necessary to perform to the best of your ability and teach you how to utilize your full lung capacity to extend phrasing length and dynamic range. I will also help you learn to read and write music. Together, we will keep a log to track your progress lesson to lesson. This will also help you keep a record of the steps you are taking to obtain and achieve your goals and dreams.

*** Specialties ***
Young and beginner students.
Senior & Retired students
Students with special needs.
Performance techniques.
Audition preparation
Speech techniques (public speaking/voice-overs, etc.)
Bel Canto technique.
Performance anxiety
Life coaching!

"I would teach children music, physics, and philosophy; but most importantly music, for in the patterns of music and all the arts are the keys of learning" ~Plato

**if you need a particular time slot or one not listed on my availability I will do my best to accommodate your needs**

**All lessons will be scheduled in advance with confirmation of both the student and instructor. If cancellation is necessary, a written notice 48 hour cancellation policy is in effect or you forfeit the lesson credit. For lessons scheduled outside of the areas provided, a surcharge for travel will be added.**

***BB Studio now has a base location! Studio lessons are now also available for students 18+ in addition to in-home and on-line lessons***
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September 27, 2019
Jim
Very helpful for me as a novice!
April 30, 2019
Camilla
Brenda is fabulous, she is skilled and a great teacher!!
March 26, 2019
Xu Y.
Brenda was very patient with my 5 year old even and tried many ways to motivate my daughter. At the end, my daughter wanted to have Brenda coming over to teach her every night!!!

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Brenda B.

Franklin Lakes, NJ

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Private ESL Teacher

I teach ESL to beginner - advanced students.

About Julissa

I am a freelance tutor and translator. I have been tutoring for more than 8 years. I am very friendly, patient and professional. I tutor college students and children. I got my Associate in Arts and Sciences - Psychology from Union County College in NJ. On my sessions I apply constructivist teaching techniques which have proven excellent results. I am an avid observer of details which helps me determine the student's strengths. My classes are fun as playing a game! I am also a Therapeutic Mentor in Catholic Charities. In order to be accepted I had to get a full background check because I deal with very special and unique children.

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September 25, 2019
Francoise Choveau
Very patient...Thank you Julissa.
June 19, 2019
suja N.
May 18, 2019
Noah
Off to a wonderful start! My son is looking forward to his next lesson.

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Julissa F.

Online

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Private ESL Teacher

These lessons are spontaneous. I do not prepare for these lessons. We will have a conversation and I will respond to your language needs in the moment.

About Mike

CELTA certified, enthusiastic, compassionate, and knowledgeable teacher. We'll use current, relevant, real-life reading and listening material to teach you practical English. We can tailor our lessons to your needs and interests, whether you want to focus on speaking practice, grammar, vocabulary, or pronunciation.

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March 19, 2018
Vasiliki
It's really exciting to work with Mike!
January 23, 2018
Israel
Excellent teacher.

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Carlos E.

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I have a teaching experience of ESL of more than 24 years in Cuba. I have taught in colleges, for students with different academic interests, and for graduates who wanted to improve their proficiency in this language. I have also trained teachers of ESL at the language school where I worked.

In my teaching I use a communicative approach with meaningful exchanges but with a solid foundation of the formal aspects of the language too, so that students can move forward safely. I pay attention to individual differences so that each student can progress at his/her own pace with ease.

At intermediate and advanced levels I always favor the use of meaningful discussions and debate about updated issues, so that students learn how to express their opinions and ideas properly in different contexts.

I believe in creating a friendly atmosphere with meaningful human exchanges throughout my lessons.

About Carlos

I have been a language teacher for more than 24 years. I have a B.A. in English Language and Literature and my curriculum includes several subjects related to Spanish grammar, composition, phonetics and literature, so apart from being my native language (I am Cuban) I have the necessary academic knowledge to teach Spanish to speakers of other languages.

I have worked mainly with adults in colleges and language schools. At the university level I worked with students from different professional interests, so I am familiar with teaching the language for specific academic skills. I have also tutored individual adults and teenagers. At present I am also teaching children in an after school program.

In my teaching I favor the communicative approach with meaningful exchanges and with a solid foundation on the formal aspects of the langua

ge too. I also pay attention to individual needs so that students can progress at their own pace.

At the intermediate and advanced levels I favor the use of meaningful discussions and debate about updated issues, so that the students can learn how to express their true opinions and ideas properly in different contexts.

I believe in fostering a friendly atmosphere and making the teaching experience a meaningful human exchange.
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January 16, 2019
Bill
I had 5 classes with Carlos and was very satisfied with his approach. He is very friendly and sets up the classes based upon the students needs and skills. Muchas gracias.
January 3, 2019
Bill
Carlos is a great instructor and I am happy to be learning with him.
November 1, 2018
Melanie
Carlos was very professional, kind, and patient with our family. We enjoyed the lesson.

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Lauren L.

Ridgefield, CT 06877


Private ESL Teacher

Experienced state certified teacher of 5 years, specializing in English Literature, reading, writing, SAT/ACT Prep, Spanish, and English as a Second Language. All ages and levels are welcome (grades K-12). Whether your child is working on a specific assignment or just wants to practice their literacy and language skills, I will customize my lessons to meet your child's needs. Not only do I strive to create a supportive learning environment, but an enjoyable one as well!

About Lauren

I have been a state certified English teacher for 5 years. I specialize in English Literature, reading, writing, SAT/ACT Prep, Spanish, and English as a Second Language. All ages and levels are welcome (grades K-12). Whether your child is working on a specific assignment or just wants to practice their literacy and language skills, I will customize my lessons to meet your child's needs. Not only do I strive to create a supportive learning environment, but an enjoyable one as well!

I am a full time ESL teacher during the school year. I love to read, travel and learn about different cultures. I enjoy bringing back souvenirs to use as teaching tools in my classroom! My favorite genre is historical fiction and right now I'm reading a mystery set in Victorian England.

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Lauren L.

Danbury, CT

Private ESL Teacher

I can help students get a better grasp of the English language. They will be more conversational fluent.

About Theresa

I have clinical experience with kids with their speech and language skills.

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Theresa T.

Online

Private ESL Teacher

I spent my professional career as a communicator because of my passion for understanding different cultures. I have degrees in International Relations and successfully used my marketing and sales skills to promote charitable outreach through NGO's world wide. Let my unique world perspective help you learn English and become the successful communicator you want to become.

About Garth

I've always been interested in learning about other cultures and communicating with people from all over the world. I've traveled extensively and know first hand what it's like to learn another language and the skills I've learned can help students become successful communicators.

I retired five years ago and teaching ESL is my favorite second career.

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Garth M.

Online

Private ESL Teacher

My name is Tiffany Santos, i am twenty four years old am married and have a one year old daughter. My teaching style is very project based. I enjoy giving students real life situations in order to learn language better. I enjoy incorporating debates and role playing in my teaching.

About Tiffany

I am currently living in the Dominican Republic. I serve at an orphanage and spend a lot of time with my family. I am outgoing and like to have fun in the classroom. I also like to make students excited to learn.

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Don
"AMAZING! I signed up for both Singing and English for myself and I'm booking her for my son to help him in school for English. We just moved from Japan so
the transition has been tough. I met Rosita through Hello Talk and she helped me to talk to people in 1 month. I have been taking lessons with her for 8 months and I feel confident. She is also very patient and encourages you!"
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Sora
"It took my daughter a few lessons to get used to taking classes online, but with Rosita's warm personality and cheerful instruction, she ended up loving t
he class in the end. We are leaving Japan this weekend and heading to the states, but would love to continue working with Rosita once we are back!"
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Violeta
"I think I found the right teacher for me and will excel my English!"
Ana
"Very dedicated instructor. Makes sure you understand lessons and follows through to make sure you learned and retained information."
mira
"Joy is by far the world's greatest ESL teacher.

She was my first ESL teacher when I was in college. She had extensive experience with foreign students
and knew how to apply her professional teaching skills to individual students to maximize each students' potential abilities by repeatedly correcting mistakes in detail.
She handed out her own material every week and her material is by far the essence of English for ESL students. Once I went through her materials with her for about a year, my English has improved incredibly.
She is open mind and patient so do not rush students to get anxiety. She is my lifetime companion and the best teacher.
I am confident to recommend her. Do not miss the chance of a lifetime to meet the greatest English teacher."
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Romina
"I speak Spanish so when i was learning to write an essay in English, it really was very difficult for me. I look for help, and I found Julissa!!!. She has
very good techniques to teach :). She helped me to learn and understand. I recommend her, she is an excellent and patient teacher."
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Slavka
"Great teacher!

Enrico was my teacher in LA and he was the best I have ever had!! I love his teaching style, he made classes very fun and enjoyable! He ta
ught me a lot, he was always ready to explain and answer all my questions. I love at him, that he takes his work passionately, he was always well prepared and cares that the students learn from the class! I am glad that I had the opportunity to learn from him!"
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Laura
"isabelle is an absolute great ESL teacher. She has helped me tremendously improve my English, through every-day life exercises and conversations. Now peop
le tell me that my English is so much better and I am able to discuss with doctors, nurses, mechanics for my car, etc...She is teaching me also a lot about the American culture and behaviors. I highly recommend Isabelle."
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Won Jong
"Good introductory class!"

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