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These Language teachers are highly rated by students in the Selden area, including Queens Village, Corona, Huntington Station, Centereach and Long Beach.

About Maria

With a BS in nutrition and many years of experience as a nutritionist, Spanish tutor and yoga instructor I can help learn new skills and be healthier! I always like to adapt the lessons to reach each person's goals.

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February 28, 2016
Melody Bromma
Terrific! Very helpful.
January 2, 2016
Melody
A wonderful chef, very informative, organized and professional. Great recipe and Maria adapted everything to suit my smallish kitchen and not too equipped cupboard. Very knowledgeable. Super delicious. Highly recommended!!

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Maria P.

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Douglas S.

Bridgeport, CT 06604

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About Douglas

I combine my two decades of experience as a professional tutor and corporate writer with my own personal understanding of the learning struggles faced by students to create unique methods for every student to learn, regardless of the subject. I use creative innovations to make learning fun and enjoyable for my students. My students quickly see how much I care for their progress and success. Many have chosen to retain me as their tutor for more than a year.

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July 9, 2015
Devorah Leah
I had the opportunity to work with Douglas a number of times during my tenure as a part-time instructor at SCORE Educational Center. What I noticed about him was that he related very well to the children he worked with - he was a very enthusiastic tutor of English and math! He was most generous with the "high fives" and praise, and he also knew how to get students back on track if their focus strayed. Also, I saw him work very well with the parents; he always took the time to patiently explain lesson plans and students' progress between sessions. I have known Douglas personally for many years. He was the one who encouraged me to work at SCORE Educational Center given my background in Education - I thank him for that because I enjoyed my time there very much while I was able to stay (unfortunately, I had to leave that position for a full-time job elsewhere). SCORE Educational Center is no longer in existence. Douglas currently works as an independent tutor, and given how long I've seen clients stick with him, I have no doubt that they are enjoying the same level of attention and enthusiasm he provided at SCORE. When he speaks about the progress of independent clients and how they respond to him, it is with enthusiasm and a glowing smile. If you are looking for a tutor that is intelligent, dedicated, enthusiastic, and simply great with kids and parents, then Douglas is your man.

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Douglas S.

Bridgeport, CT

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Francesca S.

Levittown, NY 11756

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About Francesca

I was born and raised in Vicenza, an hour west from Venice. My husband is American, we met in Italy and after living together there for 15 years, we decided to move back to the US last Summer. We have two kids, 7 and 4, who are perfectly bilingual.
I have always enjoyed teaching English to little kids and adult friends in Italy, so I can only enjoy teaching Italian even more. Although I'm enjoying this adventure in the US, I miss my country tremendously and teaching and speaking my own language is one of the things that excites me the most. I have also travelled Italy and most of Europe extensively, and I love discussing about all the different cultural environments that I've experienced.

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June 8, 2019
Elly Kakacek
Francesca is lovely and kind- very fun to chat with! I learned a lot in my first session and can’t wait to continue.
March 9, 2019
Rosanna T.
Very sweet and kind and able to adjust the learning to the appropriate level!
February 8, 2019
Vincent
Francesca is patient understanding and very informative. I’ve only taken two lessons and have already begun to express myself in Italian. In short I have one word for Francesca. Bravo!!!

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Francesca S.

Levittown, NY

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About Gloria

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I am a native Spanish speaker from Peru that offers private Spanish Lessons. I enjoy working one-on-one with students because it allows me to give them my undivided attention and attend to their particular needs. I truly enjoy the freedom to teach at each student's pace, there is no rush or pressure to complete a program by a certain date.

I work with a series of books that will take us from beginner to advanced level. I provide extra materials and exercises that will help you reinforce the concepts learned by practicing.
I also teach Conversational Spanish, those lessons are particularly develop for students of advanced level that need to continue practicing the language in order to maintain their level.
During all my lessons, I like to provide students with tips and creative ideas of how to practice Spanish in-between le

ssons, students always find my suggestions very helpful and something that they never thought of doing before.

You will find that as a teacher I am very patient, kind and warm. It is important for me to offer a welcoming and safe environment for learning. By making my students feel comfortable and relax I ensure that they will be fully present during my lessons.

Learning a new language is exciting and can also be intimidating. I truly hope you give me the opportunity to work with you and embark in this fun adventure together!
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June 23, 2019
Lauren
Gloria is an excellent instructor. My Spanish has improved greatly since I started working with her over the last few months. She makes classes enjoyable, laid-back and fun.
May 20, 2019
Marina
Gloria is wonderful! She makes learning Spanish fun in a comfortable, supportive environment. Her patience is her best asset.
February 8, 2019
Jennifer ..
Gloria was wonderful and very helpful

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Leah H.

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About Leah

Leah, a teacher, singer/songwriter, musician, entertainer and Berklee College of Music graduate.

She loves teaching and loves her students. Her main joy in teaching is watching her students grasp a new understanding and appreciation for their desired art and growing in their skills and talent. She loves seeing her students overcome obstacles. In her lessons, Leah sets the tone for care and a safe space to truly grow fearlessly. It is important to grow in confidence in your craft. In lessons, she covers setting a foundation, different genres, confidence, warm-up exercises, vocal techniques, ear training, music theory, harmony, performance techniques, audition preparation, range, improvisation, agility, freedom and more. She focusses on a few things at a time and has her students grow into other areas to work.

Musically, she provides

sounds and smooth tones of Jazz and Soul. Her latest EP entitled SonKissed is Jazz influenced music with Neo-Soul vibes and a positive message about love and life. She has been singing around Boston and New York and writing and recording new music. She has great things in store for her in the near future and much music and passion to share with the world.

Originating from Henderson, North Carolina, she grew up singing in school, church and choirs including the Raleigh Girls Choir of Raleigh, NC. Taking singing and piano lessons grew her love for music. She always had a fondness of jazz music starting at a young age, as her father would play jazz music. Studying music has led her to perform in recitals, concerts and festivals such as the Mozart Music Festival with The Capital City Girl’s Choir in Vienna, Austria, to study and perform abroad in Valencia, Spain, to graduate from Berklee College of Music and to continue writing, performing and growing as an artist. Leah also enjoys being involved in and performing in community events as she gives back. It is very important to her to help others as many have helped her.

She gets much of her inspiration from influences such as Jesus Christ, her parents, Sarah Vaughan, Ella Fitzgerald, Dianne Reeves, Lisa Fischer, Sammy Davis Jr., Sade, Anita O’day, India Arie, Erykah Badu, Adele, Diana Ross, Alicia Keys, Whitney Houston, Michael Jackson, Mary Mary, Robin Thicke, Antonio Carlos Jobim, Esperanza Spalding, Miles Davis, Al Jarreau, Nancy Wilson, Ledisi, Sounds of Blackness, Take 6, Gretchen Parlato, and Quincy Jones just to name a few.
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May 11, 2019
Kenyarri M.
Leah was so knowledgeable and personable! After my first lesson, I’d say that she did a great job of explaining concepts that I typically struggle with, in simple ways. Her passion for teaching and her skill at singing both show! I’m so happy I found her!!
June 26, 2018
Michael
I have worked with Leah for quite some time now for vocal training. I have heard a major improvement in my voice with regards to vocal strength and breath control. I would reccomend Leah for vocal training.
June 24, 2018
Yannick ..
Leah has ability to spot what your voice really needs to improve and she's a great vocalist .

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Lauren L.

Ridgefield, CT 06877


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.

Ridgefield, CT

Elizabeth H.

Central Islip, NY 11722


About Elizabeth

Start practicing your Spanish today! It gives me confident to work into a room knowing that I know the two languages most used in the United States. I am here to help you succeed. From beginner to experienced, professional or casual or conversational Spanish spoken at the Dominican Republic to impress your peers. If it is a totally new language, I got you. If you are Hispanic but have not practice it or don't feel confident, I got you.
Feel free to contact me with any questions!
It will be fun! Nothing to be afraid of. I learned English as an adult.

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Elizabeth H.

Central Islip, NY

Angela L.

Syosset, NY 11791

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About Angela

Dear future student,
Did you ever wish you could say more than nihaoma?
Does ni hao kai lan make you wish you could be fluent in Mandarin?
If so, let me know if you want to get started today in the basics of Mandarin.
Not only will you impress your mother, but you could impress your waiter and eventually tell jokes in Mandarin.
What are you waiting for?
Kuai xue ba!

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September 18, 2019
Giovanny B.
Angela is truly patient and very friendly. Her technique proves to be very helpful.
September 10, 2019
David
Angela taught me how to speak Chinese! She is a patient and knowledgeable teacher, and made the lessons fun and easy to understand. My grandmother is so proud of me :)
August 23, 2019
Richard
Great instructor

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Angela L.

Syosset, NY

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Canaan
"Isabel is great with my 5 year old son. She is very sweet and aware of the best ways to teach him according to his mood and focus level."
Mariko
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Laurie
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Stephen K.
"Grazie mille, Isabella, for another great lesson. Her deep knowledge of Italian, patience, and teaching style is clearly helping me with pronunciation a
nd common phrases, and is pushing my Italian skills to the next level."
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Shuyang
"A very good teacher, taught us not only English but also valuable skills to study in America."
Jacek
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Kyna
"Eduardo has been an excellent teacher! I am a psychologist who has always had an interest in ASL and Deaf culture. I had taken some ASL lessons prior to b
eginning my online classes with Eduardo. I was signing around an intermediate level but I still had difficulty with expanding my ASL vocabulary, signing in ASL word order, appropriate use of facial expressions and being comfortable and confident with my signing. Eduardo has helped me in all of these areas. He is a patient and encouraging teacher but also knows how to challenge and help his students achieve their best! Eduardo is also great at individualizing and tailoring the lessons to meet his students' specific needs. For example, I have always want to to improve my signing so that one day I could be a psychologist who works with individuals in the Deaf community. Eduardo has tailored my lessons to help me learn new medical/psychology terminology in ASL. He also teaches me by guiding me through mock mental health/counseling sessions so that I can practice and get a feel for what it may be like to sign and converse with a Deaf patient. My signing has definitely improved with Eduardo's instruction. I highly recommend Eduardo!"
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Christopher
"Aksana is a wonderful instructor. She has true teaching credentials and is an expert linguist. Aksana is always on time, prepared, and has great languag
e learning resources on hand. I have been getting instruction from Aksana for several months and have made significant improvements in my grammar and speaking abilities."
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Megan Freedman
"I teach at an elementary school in Ohio and I realized that communicating with my student's parents was difficult. A lot of them speak some English but th
ey are still learning. I wanted to meet half way and found Rosita. She had the class perfectly structured with a good balance of grammar and conversing. And the conversations were catered to my needs for the school. Coming from a teacher Rosita is excellent.

Thank you!"
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