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Amy C.

24 Reviews
Weehawken, NJ
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Italian
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • BA from SUNY at Purchase
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Amy C.

24 Reviews
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I currently work for and have been extensively trained by The VIPKID organization where, over the internet, I teach children from China to speak English. I have won praise from both my students and their parents for my empathetic and patient approach.

About Amy

I have been a voice, acting, and teacher of creative arts for over 25 years. My background includes ten years of classical voice training with Maestro Julio Berrocal, as well as vocal training through the Feldenkrais approach with Marcy Lindhiemer. In acting, I have studied with renowned Stanislavs

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Sarah K.
Wow! Amy is incredible! I felt super comfortable around her and feel I can learn so much from her. We started off finding a monologue for me to read. I read it and now plan on reading the entire script so we can continue to working on it together... I can’t wait for my next lesson!
Grace N.
Coach Amy REALLY gets it. She will put you at ease, and if you put in the work you will advance quickly. Totally worth her rates, I can't say enough about the quality training she has provided me.
Timothy B.
Very kind and knowledgeable:)

Richard O.

New York, NY
Starting at $67
  • Speaks French
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • American Literature M.A from New York University
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Richard O.

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ESL teacher/tutor Berlitz International 1999-2019
Wyzant Online tutoring English 2011-2019 over 700 hours of tutoring
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I have helped many people, young and older, improve their ability to speak and write. I will help you understand ,in clear language, certain rules in grammar. If you look at my resume, you will see that I have received many positive recommendation from my students. I have taught English as a secondary language (ESL) at the Berlitz International School.

About Richard

I have been tutoring students for over twenty years. Before an actual lesson takes place, I find it important to talk to the student. Find out his concerns, what are his strong points and his weak ones. I want to know. what are his current ways of learning. The maxim: one size fits all is limiting

Prudence H.

New York, NY
Starting at $75
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1984
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Prudence H.

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A scientific method to correct your accent and understand English better.

About Prudence

PRUDENCE has been coaching actors for over 30 years. Her students have appeared in films, television, on and off-Broadway, regional theatres and commercials. She has taught at Carnegie Mellon Drama Department, NYU Drama Department, The Actor’s Studio at The New School and The American Academy of Dr

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Linda C.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $22
  • Speaks French, Turkish
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • MA English with a Teaching to Speakers of Other Languages Emphasis from California State University, East Bay
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Linda C.

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Are you looking for a way to improve your English? Would you like the chance to improve your reading or writing skills, grammar, conversation and listening skills, increase your vocabulary, or work on any problem you may have with the English language.

Teaching ESL is my passion. When teaching, I become energized and totally involved in the moment. It's a great feeling, and I use this positive energy to make my teaching the best it can be for the student--exciting, interesting, informative, and never boring.

I remember when I was in college working toward my MA degree in English, and I had a very boring professor for one of my classes. He sat in front of the class and talked non-stop for three hours. He was incredibly boring, and it was difficult to stay awake in his class. At that moment, I decided that I would never teach like this professor, that my teaching would never be so boring, and if it ever became that ...

About Linda

I’m Linda, and teaching English or English as a Second Language (ESL) to students of all ages, cultures, and backgrounds is my passion. I have almost 30 years teaching experience, and I have taught all levels of English and ESL. My students have come from many parts of the world, from worlds very

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Cathy
I've worked closely with Linda as a volunteer for the Placer Nature Center, in which she was the staff Naturalist. She prepared and conducted in person lessons for children of all ages and trained the adult volunteers. Her teaching style is thorough, detailed, and engaging. She is patient, kind, and very aware of people's learning styles and how to best help them understand what they are studying. I highly recommend her.
Dave
Linda is an excellent teacher whose commitment and dedication is excellent.

I supervised Linda as she worked as a naturalist leading thousands of school children through a variety of nature themed subjects. She was able to ensure each student understood the topic and was an claiming presence during the programs.

I recommend Linda for any teaching assignment she endeavors to undertake.
Rob
I was glad to work with Linda while she was the Naturalist at Placer Nature Center. She brought many strengths to the position, which I had seen filled by others before her.
Her full career in education prepared her to make sense of the lightly organized accumulation of resources that she had to work with and to rationalize them to the needs and realities of the program pre-COVID-19. She reviewed, reorganized and rewrote lessons and programs as needed and was able to communicate clearly with the various volunteers, interns and staff.
Linda is very committed to children, which was evident in her faithfully meeting each group personally to make them welcome and be sure they remained safe. During a period when she could walk only with effort and support, she smilingly led nature walks and kept her teaching skills fresh.
Linda is a dedicated teacher whose classes are sure to be the best!
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Julie L.

88 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $41
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Julie L.

88 Reviews
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About Julie

I am passionate about Music and Music Education. It's rewarding for me to watch my students develop in their musical skill and enjoy making music more and more. My students range from the very young (5 years old) to school age children, to teens, and adults. My students benefit from my expertise

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Danielle S.
LOVE. LOVE. LOVE Julie. First off, she really knows her stuff. Second, she is incredibly supportive, encouraging and patient. She knows how to work with a student's strengths and weaknesses to bring out their best. She is also fun and has a warmth that makes her a pleasure to learn with.
Sarah W.
This was my first lesson and I felt like a kid again! It was so much fun and I can’t wait to return for my next lesson.
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Renata M.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $17
  • Speaks Russian, Slovak, Czech, Spanish, English
  • Master English Studies from University of Granada
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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Renata M.

4 Reviews
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I have master's studies in ESL and a 10 years experience of teaching english for spanish speaking people between 2 and 65 years.

About Renata

I teach Spanish, Czech, Slovak and English language. The last ten years I have taught students of ages between 18 months and 80 years. They were from different countries, in training schools, in academies, in language schools and online. I also spent two years teaching in China, in Xiamen. The last

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Liam D.
My kids the like it very much.Can really see the difference
after a few sessions.
Deanna K.
I have had 3 Czech lessons with Renata so far and many more to go. She is very knowledgeable not only in Czech but in the English language which is helpful for understanding. She is a very good instructor.
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Average Cost of ESL Lessons in Valley Cottage, NY

The average cost of 60-minute ESL lessons in Valley Cottage is $71. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $35 and $240 per hour.
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"Good introductory class!"
Won Jong
Took ESL lessons from Henry M.
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"Para mi es una excelente Maestra para enseñar ingles, gracias a ella se defenderme mucho en mi trabajo, en la escuela de mi hija y mucho mas. Estoy satisfecha con su gran trabajo es un persona muy amable la recomiendo al 100%.

Is a good teacher the best to teach english thankyou for help me .... i'm so happy with her job :)"
Ana G
Took ESL lessons from Mary M.
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"Bryce has a casual yet effective teaching style that made me feel relaxed and comfortable from the beginning. I already had an advanced level of English, however I still needed to work on some of the nuances and prepositions in the language. Bryce has helped me immensely. I have started to teach English to others as my level has improved even more. I now feel confident teaching others English as a second language."
Anja
Took ESL lessons from Bryce B.
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"She is Very Nice and correct me .
Also she recommended me about books that can help me and a lot of advices.

Thank you a lot!"
Rachel
Took ESL lessons from Micah B.
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"Lisa is an incredibly creative, organized and engaging teacher. She is very attentive to her students needs and able to offer both patience and insight in order to assist in individual skills building. She has extensive experience and training and the necessary teaching skills to get you speaking English and keep you engaged and interested!"
Barbara
Took ESL lessons from Lisa H.
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"Henry is a very good teacher and I have been very happy with my ESL lessons. He teaches me a lot. He always corrects my mistakes and helps me to improve. Henry is very professional and a very nice person."
Nathalene
Took ESL lessons from Henry M.
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"Micah has vaste experience with common mistakes and how to overcome them. It was a nice lesson."
Roberta
Took ESL lessons from Micah B.
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"Anna was helping my 11 year old improve his verbal skills while we were on vacation for 5 weeks in NYC. Instead of sitting in a class room the lessons were spent at different places in the city and Anna prepared interesting themes for every lesson that let my son both practice speaking a lot as well as hear many interesting stories of NYC. In addition to being a great teacher Anna is also an excellent guide."
Susanne
Took ESL lessons from Anna E.
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"She was the best instructor we ever have for my kids to teach English as ESL. She taught English my kids with acting and playing. I was impressed with her dialogue delivery to my kids and her face expressions, Me and my wife personally found her approach to our kids truly remarkable and commendable. Additionally, the skill of using a computer as a teaching tool was very professional. As a teacher, she is very dedicated and devoted person. We find ourselves lucky to meet with Lauren and my children are still missing her."
Arda Sancak
Took ESL lessons from Lauren T.
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"As a teacher and a person, Lisa is warm, accessible, enthusiastic and caring. Lisa is the teacher to whom students know they can go to with any problems or concerns or even to share a funny story. Lisa is a teacher whom possess great listening skills and takes time out of her way-too-busy schedule for anyone who needs them."
Jeffrey
Took ESL lessons from Lisa H.
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