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About Isabelle S.

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Cincinnati, OH
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About Isabelle
I am a native French speaker born in France; I have lived in the USA since 2000 and speak English fluently. I teach both French and English as a Second Language (ESL). I am used to teaching/ coaching/ interacting with students of all ages (12-80+) and with professionals in a corporate environment. In fact I have worked in-countries and remotely with people located in France, Poland, India, Canada, Guatemala and Brazil. I speak some Spanish and German, and that might help you as well, depending on your background. I am happy to add a cultural dimension to the language support. For Life Coaching lessons, I draw from my experience and best practices. I will share simple yet highly effective tips and approaches to help you meet your needs.

For best results; I recommend a minimum of 2 (two) 45-minute sessions per week for the first 20 les
sons to gain some momentum and build strong foundations. I look for students sincerely interested in making great strides and committed.

Happy to start any time soon. THX for visiting my profile. Questions welcome!
Isabelle
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Theo July 11, 2019
· French · Online
In preparation for a trip to France, and not knowing any French at all, I started taking French lessons from Isabelle several months ago. She has helped me a lot with pronunciation, grammar, and vocabulary. She is an excellent teacher.
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Pam May 22, 2019
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Isabelle is an absolutely marvelous teacher - anyone and everyone would benefit from taking classes with her.
I speak French well and my goal is to improve my conversational skills so that I can keep up with my monthly French book group. I am the only American in a group of French women and French is spoken the whole time.
Isabelle has been spectacular in helping me sharpen and improve my conversational skills. Our class is one long conversation - very carefully orchestrated by Isabelle so that each class is both productive and delightful.
I love to discuss the French culture and culture in general and Isabelle invariably makes that part of the conversation. But i think that Isabelle could talk with great knowledge and interest about many topics.
Each session flies by and each session makes my conversational skills sharper.
I feel very lucky that Isabelle is my teacher.
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Pam B. April 12, 2019
· French · Online
Isabelle is a fabulous teacher. Anyone would be lucky to have her!
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Isabelle S.

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About Tamari (Tamara) W.

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Torrington, CT

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About Tamari (Tamara)
Hi, there! I'm Tamara and I can't wait to meet you!

On social media and for those who are more familiar, I'm Tamari. We all learn in different ways; some are more visual; others, auditory; some, kinesthetic--I combine a number of different modalities in my teaching, including direct feedback-teaching--once you learn a concept or skill, teach it, as soon as you possibly can, to someone else! -- this reinforces your own knowledge of the skill or concept!
I've been teaching private lessons for many years and have loved helping my students acquire new skills, master new pieces, and prepare for concerts and performances. Over the years, my younger students have earned Blue and Gold ratings at the Young Musicians' Festival in Fairfield U., some of them earning gold cups: This is a statewide event to encourage long-term commitment
to the art, discipline and joy of music making.
I attended Indiana University's distinguished Jacob School of Music where I earned a Masters in Piano Performance, and Composition in the '90's. I sang all types of vocal music as well as prepared singers with vocal coaching and voice development techniques 20+ years.
I'm fun loving, patient, and optimistic-- these traits carry through in my teaching style,
One Size does NOT fit all--I approach the lesson plans for each student tailored to your learning style.
Over the past 23 years, my life experiences have encompassed other disciplines and compelled me to learn and acquire many other skills: my liberal arts as well as fine arts education lent itself to helping me work administrative jobs and even expanded into sales and public speaking. I have coached after school and SAT preparation to High School and College age students, helped with the preparation of legal and analytical documents, creative writing and editing assignments; and even tutored computer, social media and Microsoft Office & iWork Suite of applications to older adults. Within the 10 most recent years, I served as Music Director in Catholic, Methodist, Presbyterian and Lutheran Churches, as it is my firm conviction that Music is a universal language which can help deepen the prayer experience while helping to bring comfort and joy.

I look forward to helping you reach your goals
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Rhea Farbman September 13, 2019
· Classical Piano · In studio
I have known Tamari professionally for fifteen years.
She is an excellent music teacher for piano and voice. Her expertise is noticeable as she patiently meets her student at his/her level and guides that student to the next step.
The process is perfect for any student, even if developmentally challenged and for any age. I highly recommend Tamari.

Rhea
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Justine September 6, 2019
· Yoga · In studio
I've been consistent weekly taking yoga lessons from Tamari at the Y in Canaan CT. I try not to miss it. She's a compassionate and caring yoga teacher and will trailer her classes to fit your needs. Her classes are good for newbies and seniors and those who want a simple class. No athletics. Hatha Yoga are basic yoga stretches that will make you feel good after participating . My aches and pains are gone after each session. To be continued....
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Jeff September 2, 2019
· Classical Piano · In studio
Tamara is a very highly qualified, and extremely capable musician and instructor. While away on a leave from my position as music director at a local church, Tamara planned and provided the music for services, and led the congregation's music programs in my absence. While I was away, it was a great comfort to know that Tamara provided quality music for each service. In addition to demonstrating an extraordinary level of musicianship, Tamara is a dependable, and dedicated professional. I am pleased to provide my strongest recommendation!
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About Yasemin A.

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About Yasemin
I am a professor of philosophy with a Ph.D. degree. I have been teaching more than eight years. Turkish is my native language. I can teach all level Turkish.
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Julie August 25, 2019
· Turkish · Online
The class goes by too quickly. Love every minute!
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Julie August 11, 2019
· Turkish · Online
Loved it! Really looking forward to future conversations.
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Lisbet D. January 31, 2019
· Turkish · Online
The first day was pleasant with Yasemin, she is so nice! We learned the alphabet. Yay!
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Yasemin A.

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About Giulia V.

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Chicago, IL
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About Giulia
Hello guys! I’m Giulia, your Italian teacher! I can’t wait to work with you!

My biggest passion is learning and teaching languages ... and if you want to learn Italian in a fun, fast and interesting way, then book a lesson with me! You’ll not be disappointed!

A PRESTO!
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Deborah Corti and Robert Pleydon September 14, 2019
· Italian · Online
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Meredith B. September 10, 2019
· Italian · Online
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Greg C. September 6, 2019
· Italian · Online
Giulia is very engaging and will challange you to speak Italian . She was able to quickly assess my skill level and then customize weekly instruction to meet my needs. She has a kind, patient, and gentle manner which puts the student at ease. I've had several foreign language instructors and classes, Giulia is the best ever!

Greg
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Giulia V.

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About Francesco S.

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Kalamazoo, MI
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About Francesco
Hello! My name is Francesco S. and I'm from Italy. I am very passionate about my language and culture. I've been an Italian teacher in higher education for the past 5 years. I helped students improve their conversational and grammatical skills. I love what I do and I am confident I can help you. My goal is to watch you succeed and I will put in extra efforts to create content that is beneficial to you. My teaching style is tailored to each student. It's important for me to have a clear understanding of the student's goal to create meaningful lessons. I hope to hear from you!
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Megan July 17, 2019
· Italian · Online
Francesco is the definition of a natural born teacher. He is very attentive and plans very engaging lessons. I am really happy with the progress I made with him. I can't recommend him enough.
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Victoria July 17, 2019
· Italian · Online
I highly recommend to have Francesco as an Italian teacher. He is very engaging. When I don't understand things, he always finds ways to explain things to me until I understand. He is very passionate and its very easy to see that with the lessons he prepares. Thanks for everything!
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Claudia July 17, 2019
· Italian · In studio
Francesco is an approachable and enthusiastic person. I was an absolute beginner when I started and now I am able to have basic conversations. I am really happy with my progress and our lessons together. He is a great teacher who is very attentive and wants you to succeed. I would highly recommend having him as your teacher, you will not be disappointed.
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Francesco S.

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About Alex S.

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Bloomington, IN
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Hi there! I'm Alex. I have been learning and speaking Spanish for over 8 years and I love every second of it.
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Alex S.

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About Rachel T.

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Fairview, PA
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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 sto
ry 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. Haha! 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. Haha
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Rachel T.

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About Florin C.

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Anderson, SC
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About Florin
Romanian and ukrainian are my native languages, italian and english i learn on my own. I live in Italy for few years and i enjoy learning because was very close to romanian lots of words than i move to USA and i live over last 10 years I like to share my culture and traditions and i like to know other cultures and traditions. I like music , history , geography and traveling places. I enjoy driving to country side and i enjoy meet different peoples from different backgrounds. I always help others people to to succeed and be successful . Family is the always best friend forever.
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Florin C.

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$42 / 30-min

About melody C.

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Brooklyn, NY
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About melody
Hello, Ciao, Hola!!

My name is Melody, I am 26 and I am Italian. I moved to the US in 2015 and since then,I have been working with kids from 2.5 to 13 years old. I know how to fluently speak Italian and Spanish, so if any of you need help with one of those, or with both, don't hesitate to contact me! I know how hard it might be to learn a new language, no matter the age, so my goal is to teach you Italian or Spanish in a fun but productive way.
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melody C.

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$30 / 30-min

About Madeline V.

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About Madeline
This teacher has a big heart and is dedicated to serving every child she comes in contact with. She is one of our lead Teachers and will work with parents and schools to best understand the needs of the child(ren). Her goal is to help your child learn English as well as love it.

She majored in Early Childhood Education and is certified in both TEFL (Teaching English as a Foreign Language) and TEYL (Teaching English to Young Learners). She is a member of Toastmasters International and has her Advanced Communicator Bronze certification and can help build confidence in your child for public speaking. Teacher Maddie took on the decision to be a child advocate and is serving as a volunteer Guardian Ad Litem.

Teacher Maddie's style of teaching involves a lot of interactivity, music, and smiles. She'll sing, laugh and cheer for your child
as they progress through the various stages in their learning. Her lessons are tailored to match each child's character. If a child is very shy, no worries. With Teacher Maddie, they'll end up speaking, singing, and smiling by the end of the lesson. As your child gains confidence in speaking this new language, she will celebrate their success. She is ready to meet and teach your child.
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Madeline V.

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