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Amy E.

Austin, TX
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Anna C.

New York, NY
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Kenji Luis T.

Indianapolis, IN
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Amy E.

Austin, TX

I have taught English as a Second Language for 6 years.

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Pragna March 21, 2016
English · In home
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My kid was happy with Amy and always looked forward for next class! Amy covered most of the school curriculum in less time... Helped boost my child confidence.
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Minh Vo January 18, 2016
Reading · Online
Verified Student
Nice teacher. Easy to work with. My son likes her teaching. Thanks...
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Cole (. June 15, 2015
Reading · In home
Verified Student
We've only had one session so far, but Amy really knows her content. She assessed my 8 year old son's reading/spelling/vocab skills quickly and accurately and was very kind and engaging during the session. I feel confident he'll be at the level we want him to be by the start of the school year.
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Anna C.

New York, NY

I teach English to the Russian-speakers. I hold a degree in teaching English, and will help you to improve your grammar, listening and speaking skills and enlarge your vocabulary.

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Shiro April 5, 2016
Russian · In home
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Spoke more Russian during our first lesson than I have in a conversation! Anna is professional and dedicated. Looking forward to the rest of our lessons.
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Amanda April 3, 2016
Russian · In studio
I have been taking private lessons with Anna weekly for one year. She has taught me Russian from a complete beginner level. I've taken a number of language classes in the past (for other languages) and it's clear that Anna is an outstanding teacher. She is clear and gives excellent explanations, and is well-prepared for each class. She's also able to give requested ad-hoc lessons whenever I have specific questions, even without preparation. I would highly recommend Anna as a Russian teacher, whether you're in-person or online. I do both types of lessons with her and she is highly effective through both mediums. Last but not least, she's a great pleasure to be around, as a person!
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Jerry March 31, 2016
Russian · In home
Lessons with Anna were excellent. She has the ability to bridge the language gap AND the cultural gap rendering her lessons relevant and invaluable. Anna is a complete joy to work with and I look forward to continuing my lessons with her at some point in the future.
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Kenji Luis T.

Indianapolis, IN

Initially I like to evaluate the student's current comprehension level (regardless of years studied) to better select the appropriate starting point. From there, if there is a specific subject matter or course work/syllabus for a class that needs to be followed, I can tailor lessons to fit those needs. Throughout lessons, I like to bring in elements such as cartoons, newspapers, movie clips, etc. to aid in understanding everyday usage & make learning practical and pertinent to the student.

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Venkat N. April 10, 2016
Spanish · Online
Verified Student
He's a really good teacher and emphasises a lot on pronunciation which is really good for you in the future.
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Wendy P. April 4, 2016
French · Online
Verified Student
Kenji is awesome! I can't wait for next week! And maybe even the homework.
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Kerry C. March 17, 2016
French · Online
Verified Student
Have been with Kenji for a few months now. In that time my 7th grade son has gone from an "F" in French to a "B+". He got 100% on a test he took today. Mason loves working with him. Kenji makes the lessons fun and accessible. He also tailors them perfectly to Mason's ability and provides him with worksheets each week by email. He is also very easy to schedule with. I am a teacher myself, so I know quality teaching and Kenji is tops!

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