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Melissa M.

10 Reviews
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Starting at $75
  • Speaks Spanish, Portuguese
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2007
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Melissa M.

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I can help students make sense of assigned reading and learn how to write a well structured essay. I have a PhD in Languages and Literature, so I am well versed in this subject.

About Melissa

I have been teaching Spanish, Portuguese and English at both the high school and college levels since 2007. I have a PhD in Spanish and Portuguese (Romance Languages) from Harvard University, and I have taught everything from Spanish 1 through advanced literature courses, to Portuguese for Spanish

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Chris
Melissa is a miracle worker! My mother-in-law moved to the United States 40 years ago unable to speak english and while she has done a good job at learning on her own, she had significant gaps in her ability to effectively communicate. For her 68th birthday, I bought her lessons with Melissa. My mother-in-law told me I was wasting my money because she couldn't learn anything new. Well, needless to say, she can learn and with Melissa's excellent tutelage has dramatically increased her ability to speak and comprehend english. This has enabled a new level of confidence and freedom that she did not previously have and is a game changer for her. I attribute her improvement directly to Melissa's ability to understand her student's needs and personalities and craft and deliver a quality, tailored curriculum. After our first round of classes, my mother-in-law is excited to continue the lessons and has a renewed curiosity and interest in learning. Great job and thank you Melissa!!!
Kari Bardowell
Melissa has a lovely calming personality. She made us feel completely at ease while learning a foreign language. She was prepared and tailored the lesson for our specific goals and level.

She displayed an expert knowledge of the language, but was still able to teach beginners. Plus we could tell she really loved Portuguese.

The online format was great. Cant wait for the next lesson.
Darci
Melissa is the best! Extremely knowledgeable and patient with her students. I highly recommend her.
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Gabrielle A.

22 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, German, French
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Gabrielle A.

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Dear English Students,

A native French speaker, I have been tutoring students of all levels since 2008. I was the main French and German Instructor, as well as a private English tutor, at the San Jose Learning Center in the Silicon Valley before moving to New York.

The core of my lessons are drawn from a language book, which allows the student to work at his or her own pace during the week.

The lessons themselves are then spent reviewing previous work, as well as introducing new material in a variety of ways, all the while engaging in various forms of dialogues depending on your level.

Please feel free to contact me with any questions.

I hope to hear from you, meet you, and work with you!

Sincerely,
Gabrielle

About Gabrielle

Bonjour a tous! Dear Students, A native French speaker, I have been tutoring students of all levels since 2008. I was the main French and German Instructor at the San Jose Learning Center in the Silicon Valley before moving to New York. The core of my lessons are drawn from language books,

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She has patience for teaching me and has fun at the same time
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Zelda S.

11 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Teaches students 9 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2008
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Zelda S.

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Zelda S. has BA Communication studies and offers English lessons. Students can expect to learn English for conversation, translation, commercial writing, essay writing and other communication applications.

About Zelda

Zelda has been teaching private lessons for over 11 years and is currently available to teach weekly lessons at her home studio in Nashville, TN or online. She provides a dynamic, student-structured training curriculum for voice, speech, singing, ear training, performing, ukulele, bass and song

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Inna
Zelda is a very attentive and knowledgeable instructor. She helps me to reduce my Russian accent.
Taly H.
I have really enjoyed Zelda’s class!! She is brilliant on what she does.
Wesley
Zelda is a fantastic singing teacher. I felt a good vibe when I read her bio. I started out doing a half hour lessons and changed it to hour long lessons on the first lesson. She has helped me advance in my skills. She makes it relaxing, right off the bat, when you walk in and she offer's you tea. She is very patient and helpful. I've taken five lessons and signed up for five more.
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Marwan S.

23 Reviews
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Starting at $65
  • Speaks English, Chinese - Mandarin
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Electrical & Computer Engineering from Cornell University
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Marwan S.

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I understand the difficulties of learning English, especially when coming from a completely different language such as Mandarin Chinese or Cantonese. As I learn more about the Chinese language, I've learned how to break the communication and cultural barriers.

I'd love to help improve English speaking, writing, communication, and overall understanding of the English language, specifically tailored for native Chinese speakers.

About Marwan

I started playing piano when I was 3, and began writing music at the age of 6. I've taught music and piano for over 12 years, and tutoring other subjects for over 5 years. Originally from Cleveland, Ohio, I graduated from Cornell University in Electrical & Computer Engineering, with a minor in

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Sandra
My 6 year old daughter is developing a great foundation and is enthusiastic about learning the piano. Marwan is a great match for her!
Oliver
Funny and engaging teacher who was willing to go the extra mile to structure a lesson plan that met my specific piano goals. Very knowledgeable and accomodating.
PaulineAnn P.
I feel very comfortable and feel he is doing a good job. A very nice well spoken young man. This is my first lesson , ask me again later.
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Julie L.

73 Reviews
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Starting at $29
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Bachelor of Music Education, with honors from University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
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Julie L.

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with Writing instruction

Combine subjects for a price break. Simply choose ONE subject for the amount of tutoring TIME desired, and notify me which subjects you'd like to cover.

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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Samantha H.
She is kind and patient.
Rebecca
Julie is top notch! She is a great educator and works to find what her students like to play and let’s them explore that while making sure they have broad exposure to many music styles. She is extremely organized and efficient and the kids love her. Choosing Julie was the best decision we made for our son. He has grown so much musically under her teaching.
Elizabeth
I am one of Julie’s adult students, and have been taking piano lessons with her for just under a year and a half. She has helped me so much and I’m so glad I found her.

Before finding Julie, I had been playing for about six months on my own with very slow improvement and no understanding of music theory. Julie has helped increase my understanding of music theory, encouraged me to play in public with confidence, and helped me learn pieces I never thought I would ever be able to play.

Julie has a very nice and warm personality and I highly recommend her for anyone looking for a piano teacher.
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Jillian V.

50 Reviews
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Starting at $85
  • Teaches students 2 and up
  • Awarded Hands on Assistance in Yoga, Advance Training from Yoga Haven
  • Bachelor's of Science, Music Therapy, Classical Voice, Creative Writing from SUNY New Paltz
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Jillian V.

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Whether you are looking for instruction in reading, writing, analysis, comprehension, or something else, I have experience teaching all levels of students in the aforementioned areas. Being able to self-express verbally and through the written word are skills that must be developed for academic success at the high school and collegiate level. It is never too early or too late to begin developing a comprehensive understanding of the English language.

About Jillian

I have a Master's degree in Music Therapy, am a nationally board certified music therapist (MT-BC); performer and vocal instructor (Bachelor's in Classical Voice); certified yoga instructor and meditation guide (200+); certified and attuned Reiki master; professional writer and editor. ...I fin

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Berklie M.
Amazing vocal coach - really connected with my kids!
Rajeev M.
The best instructor of music I ever had. I have zero musical background. But as an adult, wanted for the first time exposure in music. After about 4 one session guitar lessons, each with a different instructor who all basically told me I was hopeless (didn't return my call/text to schedule a next session), never did I think that I would be 20 lessons and months of guitar and voice sessions in with the same teacher.
Because of Jillian, I can throw down chords on a guitar, and sing along while playing, something unimaginable foe someone as musically challenged and illiterate as myself.
My future in music, as an adult whose professional background is medicine and science, appears unfathomably bright. Because of a teacher who had the patience to believe.
Simon
I was somewhat skeptical about being to learn to play guitar online but I am sure glad I gave it a try because it was amazing. I've been trying to play the guitar for 20 years and I learned more in 45 minutes with Jillian than I have all this time. Thanks!

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The average cost of 60-minute English lessons is $63. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $150 per hour.
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"When I came to the US my English language level was not great. I had studied in school in Turkey, but my pronunciation was difficult to understand and the grammar was impossible for me. I have been taking classes for about 1.5 years now with Micah and another instructor that works for her, and I have improved a lot. I have even been giving presentations at my job now. I am an engineer.

I was not expecting to improve my level like that in 1.5 years. Learn English or Spanish LLC has talented teachers. Now I am planning to take the TOEFL in 6 months, and I will prepare for it with them. After that, my goal is a Masters degree. I highly recommend classes with them.

They are extremely effective teachers."
- alper
Took English lessons from Micah B.
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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 !"
- Hadassah
Took English lessons from Nick P.
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"Although Karen was my High School Dance Teacher, she also helped me after school with my other classes, especially those related to any Writing assignments. She first started tutoring me when I was a Sophomore. I confided in her that I was having a hard time in my English class, and so she offered to stay after school and help me with my assignments. Through her tutoring me my grades improved in English class. She continued to help me for the next few years even through my Senior English class. Karen is an incredibly caring teacher/tutor that cares about other people’s learning. She is patient. She encouraged me a lot. Even when she told me the areas where I needed improvement, she was supportive and nice. Now that I am going to start Pima College pretty soon, I’m definitely going to hire her again as my English tutor to help me do well in college English classes. I would highly recommend Karen as a Writing/Reading Tutor for anyone who needs to improve in these areas."
- Sarais Lopez
Took English lessons from Karen G.
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"I like the way how she organized the classes. Marcelle knows which part of my English language needs to improve. She is very flexible in the timing of the classes. I strongly recommended her for whoever wants to improve and refresh their English language. Honestly, she's the best."
- Hamda
Took English lessons from Marcelle H.
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"Is just amazing how in only 3 months my English has perform dramatically. She is a great teacher. I recommend her 100%!!"
- Alexis
Took English lessons from Micah B.
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"So far all lessons were very helpful for me and funny too. ;-))"
- Silke
Took English lessons from Christine K.
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"Very good!"
- Carolina
Took English lessons from Tamara F.
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"Very patient, and identified my issues and areas of improvement very quickly."
- Aiste
Took English lessons from Eric S.
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"Micah is very patient and knowledgeable. She helped me with my essays and she is an excellent writer."
- Wei
Took English lessons from Micah B.
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"I just had my first class, and I think she is a really good teacher.
I WILL work hard to speak English fluently. I`m sure that she can help me."
- Thais
Took English lessons from Rosita R.
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