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About Ben U.

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Columbus, OH

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It is my grasp of foreign languages that makes me an effective English teacher. For instance, learning the complex grammar of Latin and Greek gave me a thorough understanding of English grammar and the ability to relate to other people’s native languages. I have spent many hours proofreading papers for international students. They find my instruction especially informative because I not only fix mistakes but provide an explanation. When I point out the patterns of grammar, similar mistakes show up less and less, and my students feel more confident that they are writing sentences correctly.

I learned English teaching methods through my tutoring experience. Over a span of four months, I gave a Turkish visiting scholar a systematic overview of English grammar and allowed him to apply it through conversation.

About Ben
Music Lessons & Tutoring

Welcome to my studio, where I will instruct you in your musical and academic endeavors. What sets me apart is that I offer diverse instruction in two different areas. In my music studio, I give lessons in piano, violin, guitar, and composition. In my tutoring center, I specialize in Latin (learning from scratch and tutoring). I instruct students of all ages at different skill levels.

My in-studio lessons are given on a grand piano.

Education

BM Music Composition -- Ohio State University, Autumn 2012
BA Classics (Greek and Latin) -- Ohio State University, Autumn 2012
Classics Fellowship -- Indiana University, 2013-2014
Piano Training: Collegiate lessons from Steven Glaser and private lessons from George Haddad

Accomplishments

As a high school senior, under the tutelage of OSU Profess
or Emeritus and world-renowned pianist George Haddad, I performed the first movement of Shostakovich's Second Piano Concerto with the chamber orchestra.

I performed different self-composed pieces at seven OSU Composers' Workshops and won the Audience Favorite Award at the Johnstone Woodwinds Composition Competition in 2012. My Senior Composition Recital was performed on October 25, 2012. It showcased several of my three-movement works: string quartet, clarinet solo, set of classical songs for piano and voice, set of pop songs for piano and voice. Interspersed with these were two solo piano pieces and a duet for piano and violin.

My background makes me a knowledgeable and effective tutor. I was valedictorian at Delaware Hayes High School in 2009 and received OSU's Maximus Scholarship based on my ACT and SAT scores.
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Benjamin Ryan P. May 6, 2019
· Violin · In studio
Are first lesson and Benjamin said it was AWESOME
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ZEYAD February 3, 2019
· Piano · In studio
First lesson: Very patient, organized, great instructions. Very happy overall!
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Kevin October 24, 2018
· English · Online
I'm senior high school student from the Netherlands. Since 6 weeks I take English lesson from Ben to improve my conversation & writing skills. I'm very happy with the result!
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Ben U.

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About Sara T.

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About my classes:

I strive to provide the best, most interactive online English classes for every student. We will discuss your needs and obtainable goals so that I can personalize your course material in order to reach them.

Some of the ways I integrate technology to make online lessons more effective are:

-Using collaborative slides to be able to work on the materials in real time.
-Online tools and resources in order to make the classes more interactive.
-Alternative assessment using a variety of content creation in English (see below).

Project-based learning and assessment is authentic language use in speaking, listening, reading and writing activities. Students are assigned creative projects based on real-life use of the language. The content is used to create an ebook, website, training or other presentation. Their project is used for studying, reviewing and as a measure of progress and assessment over time.

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About Sara
I offer online classes in Spanish, English language (ESL/EFL), TOEFL exam prep and writing. I have taught students from age 3 to senior citizens. I have experience teaching in language centers, bilingual schools and in companies.

I have a TEFL diploma, TBE (Teacher of Business English) Certificate, BA in English Language Learner Studies with a minor in History and an MA in Teaching and Learning with Technology with a specialization as an online educator. Currently, I am pursuing my second MA degree in Curriculum and Instruction.

I begin with new student by identifying their priorities and then setting a SMART goal. Based on the timeline, I make an action plan that we follow so the student can see progress in each and every class. We reevaluate goals and materials as needed.

To make the online classes more interesting and effec
tive, we will use slides to collaborate on the materials together. This allows us to communicate in real time and the information is saved to the drive, so it is easily accessible from any computer, smartphone or tablet.

We can import images, verb charts, worksheets, PDF and doc files, ebooks and videos as needed. Using the tools, you and I will both be able to edit, write and draw on the materials and add any additional notes, links or resources during or between classes.

Please don't hesitate to use the "Ask a question" feature to contact me with any special circumstances or concerns.
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Maurice C. July 5, 2019
· Spanish · Online
Great first session!
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Wendy & Isaac M. July 2, 2019
· Spanish · Online
Sara is very enthusiastic and it shows she loves teaching. Our first lesson was thorough and we started learning to say new things right off the bat. We look forward to our next lesson!
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Liz May 8, 2019
· Spanish · Online
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Sara T.

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About Jackie D.

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Chula Vista, CA
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Currently, I tutor students from different countries, including Colombia, Brazil, Saudi Arabia, Mexico, Korea, and Peru to help them in college and business. In Peru and Mexico, I taught ESL full-time to adults, college students, and high school students. The classes ranged from basic English where the students had little to no English experience to advanced business conversation among nearly fluent ESL speakers.

About Jackie
Hi there! My name is Jackie, and I have nearly 20 years of experience in teaching. All of my students, meaning a perfect 100%, have improved their grades by at least one letter grade, if not more, and passed every one of their tests and exams. I help all my students reach their goals.

The feedback I often receive from my students is that I made learning an enjoyable experience—they want to work harder to advance quickly in their classes. All of my students agree that I have a lot of patience and turn even the most challenging lessons into ones of positivity and encouragement. I provide critical feedback in the most constructive of ways that help the students reach conclusions on their own. I enjoy being there to support and guide their experience.

Basically, I love teaching. I'm enthusiastic yet patient, and I absolutely adore helpi
ng kids and adults alike learn. It's such a sense of accomplishment when my students show off their terrific grades. I see the same look in my students’ eyes regardless of age—that pride that shines from within, that exuberant smile, like they can conquer anything. I want my students to keep that pride for a long, long time.

Right now, I’m working on self-publishing a Spanish conversation textbook for beginning students and am writing an intermediate-level Spanish conversation textbook. I've also written several academic articles published online. When I’m not teaching, I enjoy traveling, playing with my cat, and swimming.

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02/2019 TakeLessons will be rolling out a new English language video series that I am in! I'll share the videos on this page as soon as they go live.
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Jim G. February 19, 2018
· Spanish · In studio
Jackie is an excellent teacher. I would recommend her to anyone who wishes to either learn Spanish or improve on the Spanish skills they already have
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Paige December 15, 2017
· Spanish · Online
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Jean Charles November 21, 2017
· English · Online
Jackie is a very very good teacher. No comment!
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Jackie D.

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About Veronica A.

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Patchogue, NY
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Experienced and knowledgeable tutor with various years of teaching and tutoring experience teaching ESL using real life lessons . Fun and engaging lessons .

About Veronica
Hi, there! My name is Veronica and I can't wait to meet you! I've been teaching private lessons since 2006 and have loved helping my students Learn Spanish , Improve ELA grades, and become proficient English speakers. I Attended Walden University and earned a degree in Education in 2013. I'm a type A and very friendly person and my teaching style is Student based learning, My lessons are fun and engaging. I look forward to helping you reach your goals!
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Michael April 9, 2018
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Wow!! What a tutor, she is extremely good at the task at hand.. She takes great details in the subject that she is tutoring I have seen excellent improvement on my kid learning habits. I would highly recommend Mrs Veronica you won’t regretted..
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Veronica A.

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About Isabel L.

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Smyrna, GA

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each person is different, each person learns different... I try to find the easiest way for you

About Isabel
I love teaching, but I hate boring classes, so I always try to do different things to get the goal, which is learning. I also try to keep focus in what the student wants with class, be able to communicate, or improve grammar, writting, everyone is different, learn different and also want different things.
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Hayley L. June 17, 2019
· Spanish · Online
Miss Isabel is a great teacher. She makes her Spanish lesson full of fun. I have my 8 years girl learning Spanish with her and she loves it. Thanks.
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Brynne May 7, 2019
· French · In studio
I had a really good time! Can't wait for the next one.
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Aga April 25, 2019
· Italian · Online
Isabel is great, looking forward to many more lessons!
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Isabel L.

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About Omar H.

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Certified ESF teacher with classroom experience. I provide language services to students at varying level of English competence. Lessons are customized to suit the individual needs of each student.

About Omar
Hi! My name is Omar. I’m Jamaican by birth and attended the islands most prestigious boarding school. I have a B.Sc degree in Economics and accounting as well as TEFL certification. I have 3 years classroom experience teaching teenagers and over 10 years experience as a private tutor and mentor. I am currently a Canadian citizen and living in Toronto where I’m in the final stages of completing my CPA. I customize each of my lessons to meet the needs of my students and ensure there’s sufficient real life relatable material to keep my classes interesting. My sessions are very interactive with lots of flexibility to modify and adjust to enhance the learning experience.
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Omar H.

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About Peter O.

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Ypsilanti, MI

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Learning English as a second language can be difficult; I make it fun and easy!

I've also taken ESL as a kid growing up.

About Peter
Hi, my name is Peter

I'm a Korean-American in the Ann Arbor area looking to teach English, ESL, or any general homework help!

My schedule is flexible and I'm willing to work around your schedule, whether at a particular location or online.

I understand everyone is different with their own learning styles and needs so planning ahead with that in mind is my specialty!
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Peter O.

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About Jenna C.

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I speak Portuguese as well and studied Early Childhood Education. I know about learning as well as teaching and I love to meet and help new people.

I view learning as a two way street. You're teaching me something and I'm teaching you something.

Help me fulfill my passion of teaching and I'll help you with your English.

About Jenna
I love meeting new people, I am a native English speaker and learned Portuguese by cultural immersion so I understand learning a second language.
I have an education background and have taught lessons to preschoolers and given educational speeches in college.

I like to make learning fun and easy.

If you want to background check me, please ask for details and I am more than happy to provide them.
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Jenna C.

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About Natsumi K.

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Gig Harbor, WA
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As a current EL teacher assistant serving at various middle school and elementary schools in the Peninsula School District, ESL can be challenging, but fun to teach. Embracing the students' diverse backgrounds while providing the knowledge of basic to advanced English language concepts is part of the reason why English Language instruction is rewarding. ESL lessons will be centered around student needs, whether that is learning English through academic language curriculum or through simple conversational English.

About Natsumi
I am a EL (English Language) Teacher Assistant serving various middle schools and elementary schools at Peninsula School District. I speak Japanese(日本語)and English. While I am not teaching, my interest is singing (symphonic metal, alternative, j-rock), and learning languages (Swedish/svenska, Norwegian/norsk, Danish/dansk, and Spanish/español).
Although I would like to think that I have all the answers, I would also like to learn something new from the students as well. I look forward to working with everyone!
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Natsumi K.

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About Jacqueline S.

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Hi There!
My name is Jacqueline and I'm just as excited as you are to get started. If you are looking for a traditional way of learning or perfecting English i.e. long (boring )readings, grammar police tactics and monotonous repetition of phrases and words you'll probably never use again in life then you're in the wrong place. However, if you're perhaps interested in thinking a bit outside of the box, learning in a fresh and exciting way and having a few chuckles here and there then I am the teacher for you!

I'm sure you're interested in my academic background so I'm happy to share. I have obtained a degree in Communications from the Fashion Institute of Technology. I studied TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages ) and obtained my certificate from the Canadian Institute of English. I've studied 40 methods ensuring my ability to assist others as they tackle the task of comprehensively speaking, reading and writing the English language. I'm really interested in ...

About Jacqueline
Hi There! I'm Jacque'. I specialize in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL). This includes enhancing writing skills. I'm also experienced in prepping individuals for standardized tests. I work with people of all ages and backgrounds including children. I believe people don't always remember what you teach them but they will always remember what you are. Because of this my style is warm, friendly and personal. I really enjoy getting to know my students so I can adjust to each of their needs as it pertains to learning. When I'm not working I enjoy traveling and baking. I hope we'll be working together soon!
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Jacqueline S.

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