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About Carla C.

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Portland, MI
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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.

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ou have. I'm happy to get back with you, and I look forward to teaching you!
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Sofia P. August 17, 2019
· English · Online
Very professional!
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Juan E. August 14, 2019
· Accent Reduction · Online
She is very clear, professional & patience. I enjoyed my first class.
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sunny August 11, 2019
· English · Online
She is very helpful,caring, great listener and is passionate about her work. Great friend and mentor! Thanks Carla for everything.
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Carla C.

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About Joy B.

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Fayetteville, AR
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Congratulations on taking the first step to learn the beautiful language of ASL! After studying under Deaf professors myself, I am thrilled to offer you help along your learning journey! I offer between 25-30 ASL lessons which will help a complete novice cover all of the ASL beginner lessons and learn about Deaf history and culture.

About Joy
Want to learn to speak Spanish? Sign ASL? I would love to be a part of your journey! I am a patient, and friendly person, who is passionate about language learning!

SPANISH: I use my own personal learning experience mixed with a communicative approach to create a teaching method for my Spanish students. My Spanish teaching method focuses on the development of these four skills: speaking, listening, reading, and then writing. Do you have specific goals? Great! Or are you learning just to be able to speak any and all that you can? Awesome! I teach beginner and intermediate and am a conversation partner and tutor for students more advanced! Also be prepared to be challenged to get involved with the Latin American culture around you!

ASL: My lessons will give you a strong foundation in Sign, and then a few training wheels until you fee
l confident in what you know, and can converse about various real-life topics. My teaching method utilizes much of Deaf professor Dr. Bill Vicars' approach--with signed conversation in each lesson beginning with high frequency concepts. Each lesson is full of new signs, grammar, conversation, Deaf culture tidbits, and more.

About me:
I fell in love with language when in 2010 I lived, studied, and worked abroad in Colombia, South America. There I studied Spanish, worked with Deaf students, and taught Spanish speakers English. It was such an enriching experience that upon returning to the USA, I decided to fully surround myself with culturally diverse individuals and continue my learning journey.

One of the major differences between learning a language in a classroom and having a personal instructor is that one-on-one help you will receive --- specific to your level, learning style, and language goals. I will help you stop feeling nervous, renew your motivation, and get you communicating in a new language in no time!!
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Josh R. August 5, 2019
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Maya B. August 1, 2019
· American Sign Language · Online
I just had my first lesson on TakeLessons and couldn't have picked a better instructor. Joy moves at a pace well-suited to my current comprehension of ASL and pays attention to every aspect of how I'm signing in order to help me improve. Loved it!
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Molly S. July 24, 2019
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About Tony S.

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Richmond, TX

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NEW!!! I am now offering 15 minute CHAT sessions. These are great for just chatting, brushing up on skills, etc. NO VOICE chat sessions! NO VOICE mentor or quick practice sessions! Use them how you would like!

I've been teaching ASL for 21 years and my students have gone on to develop a deep love of ASL and Deaf culture! I am passionate about teaching, Deaf ministry, and ASL!
Within the first few lessons, you'll start signing simple sentences and as time goes on, you'll be able to converse with people who are Deaf! You will also be learning about the culture of Deaf people at the same time.

PRACTICE PARTNER/SIGN COACH?
Nervous about meeting people who are deaf? Want to learn some tips to get over those first moments of nervousness? Do you just need someone to practice with? I would love to help you!

Some of my students book private lessons with me just to have someone to chat with and practice. The more you practice, the more confidence you will have. Sign up

About Tony
Thank you so much for checking out my profile! My name is Tony and I've been teaching formal and private lessons since 1996 and have loved helping my students learn American Sign Language while developing confidence in their skills. I went to Harding University and was trained and tutored by a Master ASL Instructor (CODA) as well as the Deaf community.

My former students have gone on to become Interpreters for the Deaf, Deaf Education Teachers, ASL Teachers, and leaders in Deaf ministry. In fact, I now teach with one of my former ASL students!

I'm a patient and fun person and my teaching style is highly interactive. I look forward to helping you reach your goals!

Please keep in mind that it is very important to practice in between sessions and complete all the suggested activities to help you accomplish your goals faster. ASL
is a VISUAL language and does not follow English grammar rules. ASL has its own grammar and syntax. In fact 50% of the language is comprised of nonmanual behaviors.

My favorite thing about teaching is getting to know my students. Every once in a while I will have a student that wants to be mentored beyond ASL skills and wants further mentoring in learning how to be the best they can be.

I enjoy teaching the Bible class for the Deaf at church as well as being involved in the Deaf community in this area. The Deaf community is a wonderful, vibrant, and very close knit group of people.

Thanks again for reading my bio. I hope to meet you soon!
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Wendy June 19, 2019
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Amie June 5, 2019
· American Sign Language · Online
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Matt April 29, 2019
· American Sign Language · Online
Very clear to understand, patient, encourages me to try instead of doing things for me. I'm walking away from my first lesson much further along than I would have expected and feeling very positive about the experience. Thanks, Tony!
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About Starrla S.

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I have a BA in services to the Deaf with a minor in Interpreting. I currently teach ASL for the local technology center. In my classes I teach not only the signs but also add culture. I will share personal stories and things that happened when I was learning, that if someone had told me different I would not have offended people. I will teach you by association and explain why some signs are what they are. If you are looking for a fun , and informative class sign up for mine today.

About Starrla
I am an instructor at the local Technology Center. I have been signing since 1990. I started out in a night college class as a junior in high school. My dad told me I needed to get a head start on my college life. I asked him what was I going to take...He opened up the newspaper and there it was...The headlines read...New class to offered, Sign Language. I enrolled the next day and have been signing ever since. I have to say it was difficult at first because I speak english, and all the words like and, but, or, was etc were NOT in the signing vocabulary.

Sign Language is not something you will learn overnight. You also have to practice or you will loose what you have gained. I still to this day practice. I practice while I am driving and well needless to say people stare at me....Oh well at least I know I am retaining my pas
sion. I stay involved with the Deaf community as much as I possibly can. I do have many Deaf friends that well keep me on my toes at times. They like to facetime me and show me a new sign they either made up or someone has showed them and they do not understand why it means what it does. I hope you will give me the opportunity to teach you ASL. It is my passion and I love to see people have an interest.
Thank you and hope to see you soon
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Starrla S.

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About Purnima R.

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Redlands, CA

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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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Alyssa June 15, 2019
· American Sign Language · In studio
Very very helpful. Enjoyed sitting down and going over ASL signs. Thank you again.
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Danielle May 14, 2019
· American Sign Language · Online
Purnima is an excellent teacher of ASL. I have no prior experience and I feel very comfortable with her style and pace. If you can get her - I highly recommend her!
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Clarissa May 11, 2019
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About Tanya H.

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I have been communicating using American Sign Language for over 15 years. I have a bachelor's degree in American Sign Language interpreting. I have been an interpreter for 11 years and I am nationally certified through the Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf. All ages welcome. Lessons are customized and catered to the needs/goals of each student. Not only will you be signing in no time, but you will be building a strong foundation of grammar, vocabulary, Deaf Culture, and more. Let's get started!

About Tanya
I have been a professional American Sign Language interpreter for over 11 years. I graduated from MacMurray College with a Bachelors of ASL Interpreting and from Walden University with both a Master's degree in both Business Administration and Education.

I have also been playing the flute for over 22 years.

American Sign Language students can expect to gain the foundational skills for conversation. Students will also learn the history and culture surrounding the Deaf Community.

Flute students can expect to improve week to week in their technique. I can help any student to sing with freedom, confidence, and expression.

I teach students of all different ages and experience levels. I can teach American Sign Language students the grammar and vocabulary necessary for communicating in American Sign Language. I can teach flute studen
ts to read music and pursue classical excellence, to learn how to play contemporary music, or both depending on the goals and preference of the student.

As a nationally certified ASL interpreter, I am on the state registry of supreme court interpreters and have worked as the Director of a Community Center for the Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing. I have taught ASL privately for 20 years and professionally for 5 years.

I look forward to meeting you and helping you to reach your goals.
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Larry February 13, 2019
· American Sign Language · Online
Tanya teaches with enthusiasm and empathy. She clearly knows her stuff and is able to get beyond a person's fear and lack of confidence so they can experience learning successes. Personable, persistent, and perceptive! Thank you!
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About Heather E.

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I have a sibling that is deaf I can teach children basic sign up to adults after a certain length of time I can get you to where you can hold a conversation with someone that is deaf and i can teach you some songs in sign language I've been signing since I was 3 yrs old and would love to teach you and your children

About Heather
As a mom myself and I have a child with autism who has learned asl through me and a sister to a deaf sibling I can guide anyone that is wanting to learn asl or needs to learn it being a parent a child a sibling or ever aunt and uncle and grandparents children with spectrum disorders I can work with as well my oldest has aspergers
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Heather E.

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About Amanda W.

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Milford, OH
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•Are you losing your hearing? Come sign with me!
•Is your spouse losing their hearing? Both of you, come sign with me!!
• Do you have a baby or toddler? ASL inspires early communication, eliminates terrible twos, tantrums, enhances sibling communication, and can inspire early potty training.
•Do you have a deaf child? Let me help you communicate!
• Need a foreign language for your homeschooler? Come sign with me!

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•Associates in Sign Language Interpreting
•Bachelor’s in Hearing, Speech & Language Sciences
•ESL Teaching Certification
•5 years experience interpreting/tutoring.

About Amanda
Hello! ๐Ÿ‘‹ My name is Amanda!!

I live in Cincinnati, Ohio. I am married and have a silly, wonderful 2 1/2 year old Daughter named Ady.

I love to Run ๐Ÿƒ๐Ÿฝโ€โ™€๏ธ crazy long distance races, snowboard, and do PUZZLES ! ๐Ÿงฉ

I am goofy, fun and like to be loud, if we are learning sign language ๐ŸคŸIโ€™m โ€œloud with my hands!!โ€

I have interpreted in classrooms k-job coaching programs and also homeschoolers.

Come Sign with me!

Come learn English with me!!

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About Chartisia P.

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Oxnard, CA

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If you are a beginner wanting to learn the basics, I'm ready to get you started on your journey! In my classes, you will not only learn signs, but you will also learn how to switch from words and sentences (thinking in English) to concepts and descriptions (thinking in ASL). Also, we'll have some fun practicing communicating and having dialogue together. I will also give you the resources needed to learn Deaf Culture and History. You will enjoy this class so much, you won't even realize that you are becoming a beautiful part in the wonderful world of ASL.

So if you are looking to communicate with your deaf relatives, friends, co-workers, or others, want to learn ASL for fun, or truly curious about this language and culture, this is the right class for you! If you are ready to embark on one of the best journeys of your life, book some class time and let's go!

About Chartisia
Hi, my name is Chartisia! (Pronounced like "shar-tea-sea-uh")

I really love to help people, which is why I am here on TakeLessons.com. I love seeing people learn new things that help them improve their lives. I teach ESL beginner through advanced classes, and ASL beginner classes. I believe that being able to express ourselves is one of the best gifts we humans have, and language barriers shouldn't get in the way. With my help, you will be able to navigate our multi-lingual world with confidence.

A little bit about me...I am 28 years old and have lived in sunny Southern California all my life. My hobbies include going to the beach, listening to music, spending time with family and friends, watching movies, and being a full-time volunteer Bible teacher. I also love nature and exploring it-by hiking, walking, or bird watching. I enjoy
seeing other people happy, enjoying life and this wonderful Earth we call home.

I look forward to helping you overcome those language barriers, master another language so you can live your best life! Hope to see you in class ๐Ÿ˜„
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Shawnna H. August 15, 2019
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Chartisia is an awesome teacher! She takes her time and is a professional! Love her classes!!
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About Antonio M.

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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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Antonio M.

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