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About Ilona M.

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Pompano Beach, FL
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I teach any level reading, writing & comprehension.

About Ilona
I am experienced (3 years) in home school tutoring. I mostly work with Florida Virtual School students. I overlook their tests and assignments, and help them with preparations for Discussion Based Assessmemts (DBA). I also help parents with required annual evaluations and how to sign up with home education department.
For my tutoring sessions I use skills that include goal-directedness, I teach how to organize learning in small steps and how to set them up; I always strive to motivate and engage my students to make them interested in learning and have fun; I also use self-control skills to teach how to avoid distractions and I show how to use different focusing strategies. I use positive mind set skills to teach how to use failures as learning opportunities.

I have Masters in Education (2018) with specialization in English, Curricul
um and Education; and Masters in Arts (2012) in Teaching English to speakers of other languages, and Bachelors in Music Education (2010), both from Florida Atlantic University, as well as a degree in violin performance from Chicago.
I studied piano in Chicago for 10 years & taught both piano & violin for over 20 years. I also teach flute & cello for the past 5 years, as I studied them during my Music Education program.
I have taught music for over 24 years using the traditional and Suzuki methods. I am fan of the Essential Elements method and I Can Read Music book for string instruments, and the Alfred's Piano Library for piano. Alfred's piano library can be used for any age as they also have books especially made for adult learners. I also like their music flash cards.
For teaching music theory I mostly used Fundamentals of Piano Theory (9 levels) combined with Master Theory (6 levels) books.

I personalize every lesson, and always set goals for my students. Most of my violin students are members of the Florida Youth Orchestra as well as the Gold Coast Youth Orchestra and my piano students participate in Pompano Beach Piano competition and the annual Piano Guild auditions.
I teach any age and any level, and always stress that learning a new instrument is very similar to learning a new language, it needs a lot of patience, persistence and repetitions. My lessons are customized to my students needs, and are work in progress as they needs may change over time. I always remind my students that music can give them instant gratification when they learn to play favorite songs.
I always encourage my students to tell me about their music preferences, so I can incorporate them in their music lessons.

*** Lesson Details ***
All my tutoring sessions include reviews of previously learned material and if possible the use of technology. I use students books but often bring extra study materials if necessary.
All my lessons include technique and reading music. I like to use the Finger Power for piano students and Essential Elements for my string students, and scales for both.
Music theory: I use Master Theory and Fundamentals of Piano Theory books for younger ages, Alfred's music flash cards to support learning notes and musical terminology, and of course the fun part performance.

Besides Essential Elements for strings I also use String Tunes and I Can Read Music to add more fun to the lessons as well as support reading music during the lesson. For piano students I use Holiday Treats book, which comes in 2 different levels: Beginner & Intermediate, so my students have a new songs for a specific holiday.

*** Studio Equipment ***
I always bring violin with me to be able to show what I teach.

*** Travel Equipment ***
The students need to have their books and assigned material ready for tutoring. Instrumental students needs to have their music books, flashcards & instrument available as well as a pencil. I always stress with my students to be organized and prepared for their lesson, this way they will be able to focus better during the lesson. I always bring my violin with me. I also ask that the room where the lesson takes place be free of any distractions, such other siblings or any other noise. The quiet environment helps in faster learning.

*** Specialties ***
I tutor most K-12 subjects and prepare students to take ACT, SAT, GRE tests.
Music genres: Classical, traditional, Suzuki, Popular, Celtic, fiddle, Blues
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Bryce G. March 2, 2019
· Geometry · In home
I'm sorry, I cannot handle this Instructor for my children. She wasn't me but she's not quite the people person I expected. Her personality is not a good match for a high school tutor. Unfortunately her English is not good enough. Her accent is entirely too strong. Also she does not know enough Geometry to help my kids.
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Robin June 18, 2018
· Piano · In home
Ilona is a wonderful teacher. She really tunes in to your level and has a vast knowledge of musical repertoire making lessons very exciting. Anyone lucky enough to get Ilona is going to be star!!she is patient and responsive to questions and a very interesting and fun gal
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Howard G. May 9, 2018
· Public Speaking · In home
extremely competent.
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About Mariah T.

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Miami, FL
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I am an experienced and certified English teacher from Miami Beach. I use authentic materials tailored to student’s level. I can help you with:
- grammar
- speaking
- reading
- essay writing
- essay editing
- accent reduction
- vocabulary

About Mariah
Hi! I am a communicative and patient language teacher who loves to help students to learn English! I try to make my lessons enjoyable, using authentic materials that each student finds interesting. I am an experienced and certified English teacher from Miami Beach. I can help you with:
- grammar
- pronunciation
- vocabulary
- essay writing
- listening
- accent reduction
- speaking
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About Amanda K.

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My subjects are English, ESL, English Literature, Scholarly and Creative Essay Writing, Creative Writing (I am a published short story author), test prep for ACT and SAT in reading/verbal/essay are my specialities, my students get higher scores - I also teach humanities - history and social science. My students are from all over the world and every age category 6- 65. What sets me apart is my dedication and determination to see you improve! I am passionate and love what I do and that reflects into positive energy in teaching for you. My students love the support they get from me, the personalized lesson summaries at the end of every session, the personalized audio files for pronunciation practice, and the positive support! We will be creative together in making you shine. I have now been teaching 1:1 online to students all over the world for 5 years and I love what I do.

About Amanda
Learning always takes on a new exciting flavor when you're working with someone who is truly passionate about seeing their students succeed, and that's me! I have been teaching all ages for about 16 years and I love my work.

My passion is English, English literature, writing (I am a published fiction author), and helping people acquire English through ESL instruction. I have students from Hong Kong to Houston and I love it! I also teach SAT and ACT verbal and essay writing sections and scored a perfect 6 on the essay for the GRE exam. I am a supportive and insightful writing coach and editor. I worked at the Paris Review just out of college in the editorial department and great works of English literature and non-fiction excite me profoundly. I have students now from middle school through to their 50's and I love them all.

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with adult business people on written presentations and research projects, from all over the world. Also many college level students work with me editing and perfecting essays for their classes and on research paper construction, development and editing in subjects areas as diverse as mapping genomes for olfactory function in mice to French literature theses or film studies papers.

I have a number of middle school kids working with me on creative writing currently as well.

I only teach online using Skype which is the easiest and most flexible way for me to work with my students from all over the world.
I work out of the EST time zone.
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Zhen July 14, 2019
· English · Online
I have been working with Amanda since last December to improve my speaking English and writing skill for my doctoral thesis. These lessons are my favorite part in the week. I am learning so much also about art and poetry and health in my exercises with Amanda and we already working on my thesis too. She is very patient with me, it's not easy to understand me my native language is Chinese. A great teacher!
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Rafe July 6, 2019
· SAT · Online
I worked with Amanda for 8 weeks, 2 hours a week when I needed to get my SAT score up. I just got my score back with a 150 point improvement. Also got 3 more points on my essay. Thank you Amanda!
Got a huge amount of encouragement she made me believe I could do it.
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Maliha S. June 29, 2019
· SAT · Online
As of now 5 Stat from my daughter.
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About Vivian L.

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I believe that students should be given an opportunity to be shown how to practice. This is so that when the instructor is not there to guide, the student is able to know step-by-step of what they are supposed to do.

About Vivian
Vivian is violinist who has experienced teaching all ages. She is currently pursuing an Undergraduate Degree in Music Education(Instrumental) at Rowan University with the mindset of having a performance and education masters. She has recently awarded Teacher of the Month for July 2019 on Lessonface. Upcoming performances include works from Mozart, Beethoven, and Tchaikovsky.

Past positions include Concertmaster of the Rowan Youth Orchestra. Occasionally plays with the Orchestra Society of Philadelphia, judges All South Jersey Orchestra, and volunteers for Music at Bunker Hill, a Chamber Music Venue in Southern New Jersey. She has done masterclasses with Dimitris Chandrakis, Hal Grossman, and currently studies with Timothy Schwarz at Rowan University.
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Vivian L.

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About Penelope A.

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I am a native English speaker

About Penelope
I am fluent in English and Spanish. I was born in the Dominican Republic and raised in The United States.
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Penelope A.

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About Tabatha V.

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Making learning fun. We use interesting flashcards, games, and self-motivated activities to blend the learning gap.

About Tabatha
Did you know the best way to learn something new, is through something you absolutely love? My teaching style is completely different from your classroom. Meaning you are the classroom. We learn about you and then develop a teaching style based on interest. I cater to your desire and needs as a student.
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Tabatha V.

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$42 / 30-min

About Roberto F.

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I like to use pictures, diagrams and flashcards which make it much easier for my students to comprehend. I also utilize authentic materials such as videos or even song listening and have had great results because my students always tell me
they are not bored and actually have fun learning english during my lessons.

About Roberto
I am an English teacher, native American living in Italy, and have been teaching business english primarily in world of fashion and clothing. I have been a teacher for 2 years now, am bilingual and naturally speak perfect Italian as well.
My students admit that my Skype classes are always very fun, never a dull moment
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Roberto F.

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About Arianna K.

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San Antonio, TX
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Hey there! I'm Arianna and I am what you could say quite fluent in the English language as it is my first language. I am great with kids and try to make lessons as fun as possible with putting too much pressure on them. :)

About Arianna
Hey there! I have been teaching for about 5 years now with roughly 16 years of playing as well as learning piano. I work great with kids because I understand them and take time to get to know them as well as make them feel comfortable around me and not feel pressured or bored during lessons.
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Arianna K.

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About Andrew L.

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Spend 30 minutes with me, and we'll make waves, I'll teach you to read, write and speak English easily with my approach and learning style.

About Andrew
I'm currently enrolled in University for Accounting, I really enjoy finance, in my spare time I enjoy spending time with friends and I am focused on my fitness goals.

Family is very important, I spend as much time as I can with them.

My favorite charities that I participate in, are Canadian Blood Services, Tom Bank Cancer Society, United Way and the Mustard Seed. These are important initiatives that help people, and my passion is in making the lives of others around me better.
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Andrew L.

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About Noella E.

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I believe that each student is a unique individual who needs a secure, caring and stimulating atmosphere in which to grow and mature emotionally, intellectually, physically and socially.It is my desire as an educator to help students meet their fullest potential in learning English by providing an environment that is safe, invites a sharing of ideas, allowing the student's natural curiosity to direct his/her learning. I wish to help the student have the opportunity to discover themselves and practice skills in authentic situations.

About Noella
Hi there, I am called teacher Noella and I am 22 years old. I will be taking you for English lessons. I have been working as an online teacher for 1 year and as a local high school teacher for 3 years. I wish to help you and guide you through your learning process and to shape your English
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Noella E.

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$15 / 25-min

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