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Diane C.

18 Reviews
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Starting at $32
  • Speaks Arabic, English, French, German
  • MBA (concentration in Finance) from Zicklin School of Business, New York, NY
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Diane C.

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As someone who needed to learn other languages, I can assist anyone whose native language is not English to become more proficient, or gain better conversational skills. My specialty is interview prep. I worked in IT, in marketing, have an MBA, interviewed candidates and been interviewed myself - so I can share insights with my students.

About Diane

Bonjour! Hello! Hallo! I tailor my lessons to each student's individual needs and I am always ready to go above and beyond the basic lesson. I try to make learning a language fun and alive, through news, stories, and songs. My method is to provide basics for beginners, and then mix grammar,

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Wendy B.
Diane has a great French accent and shares her teaching skills effectively. I would highly recommend her for all levels. We have read books and seen movies in French. Her world view and experience adds a lot. Vraiment!
Pierce
Diane is a great German teacher! She always provides additional resources to delve into the subtleties of a translation or specific grammatical constructions and uses a variety of different books/activities so that the exercises never get boring.
Don H.
Once again, Diane has proven an exceptionally effective French instructor. She is conversant in American idioms and offers the French equivalents with ease. I am in awe of her ability to motivate and instruct.

Bahareh G.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Arabic, Turkish, Spanish, English, Farsi (Persian)
  • Teaching since 2002
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Bahareh G.

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I provide lessons in reading, writing, speaking, listening, and grammar. I am also specialized in IELTS and have helped many students succeed in their IELTS exams. Once you start lessons with me, I evaluate your level and listen to you to learn about your goals and ambitions. Then, I design custom lessons to meet your specific needs. I’m very approachable and always happy to have a free consultation session with you so you can see if I can help you in your language learning journey.

About Bahareh

My name is Bahareh. I'm an enthusiastic tutor of English as a Second Language and my native Farsi (Persian) with over 15 years of professional experience. I have extensive experience in both face-to-face and online instruction, and have taught diverse student populations in a variety of subjects.

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Johnny
A wonderful teacher that takes the time to know your learning style while providing you with resources to help you along your journey. She provided a very comfortable and enjoyable learning experience. I strongly recommend her.
Loubna
Mrs. Bahareh is a real asset to any course she teaches. She is one of the most accomplished,
dedicated, and hardworking colleagues and friends I have had the pleasure to meet, interact, and work with. Her
extremely positive energy, enthusiasm for life, and excellent communication skills make her the perfect
candidate for any teaching job/task she performs; in addition to her many academic and professional accomplishments. I highly
recommend her for any student looking for an English/ESL or Farsi language instructor or mentor.
Sally
Bahareh has immensely helped me improve my skills in English as a second language! She is very knowledgeable and extremely patient. After many lessons that I took with her, I still send her my writings to proofread. She always provides detailed feedback and is available to explain things if I need further assistance. Highly recommend her if you need help with your English!
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Hannah K.

8 Reviews
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Starting at $34
  • Speaks Korean
  • Teaching since 2006
  • Master from American University
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Hannah K.

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I have taught English to Korean immigrants in Virginia. I organized English classes for church attendees who wished to improve their English communication skills. I developed weekly lessons based on the needs of the group which introduced them to the basics of English grammar and conversation.

About Hannah

I am an experienced Korean teacher from Korea who has taught all levels of Korean to English speakers. I tailor my lessons to the interests of students and make my classes interactive. I develop customized lessons to reinforce the material from the book and reinforce grammar topics. On occasion we

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Yungji J.
Hannah is outstanding! She is wonderful! She was highly organized, patient, and she patterned her lesson for 90 minutes for a person who basically had no knowledge of English for a Korean student. Upon completion of the first lesson, she motivated me to work for another 3 hours at the kitchen table in preparation for the next lesson. I am happy.
Tracey
Hannah is an amazing teacher. My daughter loves learning with Hannah.
Colin
I recently began taking lessons with Hannah and it has been a wonderful experience. I went in intimidated at the thought of learning such a difficult language from scratch, but Hannah has been a very helpful and encouraging instructor and makes the language so much more manageable. I've been rather amazed by how much Korean I have been able to pick up in such a short time and have no doubt that I can become fluent eventually under her instruction. Anyone interested in learning Korean should absolutely take lessons with Hannah!
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Toshi M.

294 Reviews
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Starting at $55
  • Speaks Japanese, English
  • Teaches students 2 to 85
  • Business from USC
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Toshi M.

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🇺🇸 アメリカン・イングリッシュ英会話を学びませんか?日本人の方(18歳以下)の為の初心者向けの英会話レッスンです。アメリカのカリフォルニア州ロサンゼルスに20年以上在住しております。今すぐ役立つアメリカ英語の英会話をスカイプでお教え致します。世界各国のどこからでも学んで頂く事ができます。

🌟英語には色んなアクセントがありますが、アメリカのロサンゼルスの標準な英語が1番世界で使わせています。エンターテイメント業界があるハリウッド、また世界的にビジネスを広げている会社はアメリカの会社が1番多いので、標準なアメリカン英語の発音を使う事が好ましいのです。また、アメリカのニュース・キャスターは全てロサンゼルス(北アメリカ)の発音に統一されています。例えばアメリカのテキサス州やテネシー州など他の州は日本語と同じように方言や強いアクセントがあります。発音が違うと”田舎から来たの?”と思われてしまいがちなのが正直なところ現実です。日本語で例えると、東京弁が標準語ですが、九州弁や秋田弁など習ってしまうと仕事や普通の会話で使えなくなりますね。それと同じで標準なアメリカ・ロサンゼルス発音(北アメリカ)の英語が最も好ましいのです。

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🌟ここでの英会話レッスンは日頃ロサンゼルスで良く使われる日常会話のレッスンや、日本人に難しい発音、アメリカと日本のカルチャーや考え方の違い、テキストを使わず生きた本当の英会話を学びたい方、またアメリカのハリウッド情報なども、お伝えして行きます。

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About Toshi

Welcome! 😃👋🏻 My name is Toshi M. I was born in Hiroshima City and raised in Tokyo, Japan. Currently, I live in Los Angeles, CA, USA for over 20 years. (PST) 🌟 I am also working with a new project through Google called, "Ok Glass." since 2013. It's a data collection project that leads to the better

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Kiernan
My first Japanese lesson was excellent. Because of my weird amount of previous knowledge, we spent a large amount of the time finding my exact skill level and fixing my bad intonations, and where I need to start. It was very fun to try to communicate my own thoughts in Japanese, and Toshi was very patient with me while I fumbled my words. I look forward to future lessons and I have high hopes for the final results.
Juliette
Toshi taught Japanese to my 12-year-old son. He was extremely knowledgeable and kind. He was asking key questions about the Japanese problems to my son. My son felt comfortable with his way of tutoring, even Toshi is knowledgeable, he is not intimidating at all, he is a friendly Japanese wizard.
Renn
Toshi is an excellent tutor. He does a great job of assessing a student's ability, interests, and goals and tailoring the lessons to the student. He has a gift for teaching, and he creates a wonderful space for learning. As someone has mastered a number of other languages and complex grammars, I know the importance of technical ability as well, and Toshi has an excellent command of grammar, syntax, and structures of Japanese. He is a native speaker AND a great teacher. I feel fortunate to have found him and am happy to recommend him.
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Courtney K.

15 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Awarded Best Presentation from Michigan Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Teaches students 15 and up
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Courtney K.

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Students often develop anxiety or a lack of confidence that causes them to struggle with English. These issues are very real and can affect student's enthusiasm and dedication to other subjects as well. I am very aware of these issues and my lessons not only teach skills and methods to become better in the subject, but also address and try to work on some of the difficulties students have had in the past. I am eager to show students how they can change their relationship with English and turn it into a tool they can use to improve their lives.

About Courtney

I have been teaching adults at the professional and university-level since 2012 and have an M.A. in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages from Central Michigan University as well as an M.A. in English Literature from Washington State University. I have always possessed a passion for t

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Chen
Great teacher.
Julie
She is a great instructor
Alicia T.
So helpful and very knowledgeable, totally recommend
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Jesse F.

3 Reviews
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Starting at $150
  • Speaks Spanish, English, Russian (intermediate)
  • Master of Liberal Arts from Harvard University
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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Jesse F.

3 Reviews
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I teach English essay composition to students of every grade level.

About Jesse

I'm a professional Spanish, English, Math, and ACT tutor with over 10 years of experience teaching at the high school, middle school, and college levels. I hold a masters degree from Harvard University, a Bachelors degree in Spanish language and Political Science, and a teaching certificate fro

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Charlie
Highly recommend Jesse as a Spanish tutor! Have been working with Jesse for almost 9 months (2 hrs + / weekly) and my Spanish fluency has rapidly increased over this period. Jesse's lesson plans are highly curated for my specific goals, learning style and interests. It's been a pleasure working with Jesse and appreciate his willingness to accommodate with my busy work / travel schedule.

General Note: I majored in Spanish undergrad, and have explored a number of different way to continue learning in NYC - group classes and language programs have their value but can not complete with in-person, 1v1 instruction.
Katy C.
A knowledgeable and patient educator, Jesse has found a teaching style that perfectly balances challenge and inspiration. As a doctoral candidate in the sciences, it is important for me to assert my knowledge of a topic while capturing the attention of the reader. Jesse has taught me to transform bare facts and ideas into structured, sophisticated passages. He has played an active role in building my self-confidence and has helped me find an authentic writing voice to more clearly and elegantly express my thoughts. I am grateful to have his guidance and am eager to vouch for his excellence as a tutor.
Laura S.
I am so lucky that I found Jesse! He is thoughtful, thorough, patient, and kind, and his lessons always felt like they were tailored specifically to me and my needs. Even his teaching materials were personalized to include my name and phrases that only I would need to use (i.e. I'm an actress and piano teacher, and I've been living and working in NYC for over ten years). Highly recommended!

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"As of now I can say I like this program. Takelessons has a good communication with me through email. I really like my teacher. She has a great humor and I like the way she explains everything to me. She is really helpful to me. I have only been with this program for a month and I have no complains."
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"Nick is very patient and knowledgeable. He has helped me reconstruct many paragraphs in essays/college papers that I had to write. He has a keen eye and sees all the little mistakes and ways things could be rewritten to convey point. He has looked over several of my papers and edited them, and also helped me to learn to write better- not just fixing the problem for me. I have watched my grades go from C's to A's over time, he's great !"
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"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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"Wonderful experience!
Jackie it's really patient and I learned since the first class."
ANNA
Took English lessons from Jackie D.
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"Artem has helped me so much with writing my essays and improving my english skills. I would say that I was only able to pass my high school english thanks to him.
I loved how easy he makes everything seem by breaking down complex ideas into much easier and simpler concepts. I highly recommend him!"
Simon
Took English lessons from Artem K.
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"I hired Bruno to help me comprehend my book for class. He showed up and genuinely cared that I was getting it. He showed me a note taking idea that to me seemed that if I just wrote a couple of ideas down I’d go back and know where I was as far as going back and studying. He asked if I needed to write this point down and basically showed how to do the job. Great work."
Philip
Took English lessons from Bruno B.
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"Tom is the best! I learn so much from him. He is a patient, kind and loving instructor who knows how to make learning fun."
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"The best teacher! Thanks to him for the lessons! My level of English has become much better! I will continue to study with him!!!"
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