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About Jenni G.

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Bryn Mawr, PA

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About Jenni
My name is Jenni and I am a professional Latin and Greek teacher with over ten years of experience teaching and tutoring both Latin and Ancient Greek. I have taught professionally at the elementary, junior high, and graduate levels and I hold a Master’s degree in Classical Philology. I currently work at the Polis Institute, where I teach Greek and Latin as living languages to graduate students.

I also have familiarity with spoken Latin and Ancient Greek, and I teach all of my professional courses in a 100% immersion setting. My passion is to show every interested student that they have the capability to master these languages.

With my help, the complicated aspects of these languages will become clear to you, as I help my students learn tools and strategies that they will keep with them in the classroom and out – all in a fun and fr
iendly tutoring environment.

With specifically tailored instruction, either as a supplement to current courses or an education ab initio (i.e. from the beginning), I will work with you to help you access the beautiful literature, history and music of the languages of the Ancient World.
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lynette August 1, 2019
· Latin · Online
Jenni knew the material, was familiar with the texts for the class, showed enthousiasm and kept the student engaged.
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Connie Hayes Bromwell May 19, 2019
· Hebrew · Online
Jenni was helpful and knowledgeable.
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Alex June 1, 2018
· Latin · Online
Jenni was extremely flexible and easy to talk to in Latin. She's a really great teacher and it was my pleasure to have been tutored by her.
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Jenni G.

Bryn Mawr, PA 19010
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About Jean-Luc B.

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Wilmington, DE
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About Jean-Luc
Dear Learners
My name is Jean-Luc, I am from the Loire Valley in France and have broad experience in teaching French at various levels (beginners to AP French, DELF and DALF) for numerous years. Based on the belief that a better world for all can be achieved through better communication, my mission has sought to improve language skills and cultural understanding for people of all ages and professions. If you want to learn or improve your French, I can help you with my French Language Training. I customize my classes and offer tutoring options to suit individual needs. My experience and skills combined with the Tutoring Live online enables my students to start speaking French from the very first session. I adapt the lesson to my student, even if sometimes it requires re-examining what was initially planned. I will be very happy helping y
ou with yours needs.
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Kerrissa C. September 23, 2019
· French · Online
I enjoy our lessons. For me, having a native French speaker is very important. It allows me to hear the language how it is “naturally” spoken. This helps when you visit a Francophone country or come across a native when it comes to listening & comprehension. It allows you to better understand the language when spoken. Also, it helps you to learn the proper pronunciation, how different conversations flow and so much more. I definitely appreciate Jean-Luc! He is very patient and understanding. If I am curious about anything in regards to our lessons or the French culture he is more than willing to stop and explain.
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Kerrissa C. September 16, 2019
· French · Online
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Justice M. August 17, 2019
· French · Online
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Jean-Luc B.

Wilmington, DE 19803
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About Kaitlin W.

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Medford, NJ
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About Kaitlin
I'm a certified high school Spanish teacher in the state of New Jersey. I hold a BA in Spanish and a MA in Spanish literature. I have spent 2 years abroad in Peru and one year in Spain. I taught high school Spanish for 2 years and have tutoring experience. I would love to help you succeed in Spanish!

Check out this article I wrote:
http://takelessons.com/blog/how-to-practice-Spanish-z03
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Pablo May 24, 2017
· Spanish · In studio
Shes an amazing teacher- love her!
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Dillon June 29, 2016
· Spanish · Online
Kaitlin is a great spanish teacher
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Kaitlin W.

Medford, NJ 08055
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About Maria Carolina E.

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Philadelphia, PA
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About Maria Carolina
Hola estudiantes! I am a native Spanish speaker born and raised in Buenos Aires, Argentina. I attended the University of Buenos Aires and received my bachelor’s degree in Human Resources from that institution. I have been teaching spanish in the US for more than 6 years !! I worked as a Human Resources Generalist and in charge of Recruitment processes in an very important and prestigious US Government entity. I have been speaking English throughout my entire life and have fluent command in reading, writing, listening and speaking the English language. Furthermore, my past position in a US Government entity in Buenos Aires and my experience here in the United States have developed my knowledge and understanding of American culture and communication.
Both the Spanish language and Latin culture are becoming more present in the United State
s. I truly love my culture and my language, so the opportunity to teach them to other people who are from a different background excites me. Since I am from Argentina, I will offer a unique perspective to the students on what life is like in South America. I will serve as an example for what it is like to listen to a native speaker and I will be able to evaluate student’s speech from the viewpoint of a native speaker.
I have a great appreciation for American culture and have several years of experience working with American teenagers and adults while working at the US Government entity in Buenos Aires.
I managed the Internship Program which gave students an opportunity to gain work experience and improved their Spanish skills like comprehension, reasoning, understanding , writing and speaking. They really enjoyed having their latin american experience.
Since my husband is American , I have been teaching him for almost six years and he is making progress. He is very happy and very excited in learning new words, expressions and idiomas and he is working very hard to become fluent in Spanish
I love to be a spanish tutor because I like to help others, transmit my knowledge and improve students communication skills. I also do think tutoring improves creativity and independence. Tutoring provides greater congruence between teacher and learner, improves academic performance and personal growth. Motivates self-paced and self-directed learning and fosters self esteem and self confidence.
I am very a passionate and hard working person and i believe that being a tutor in Spanish is a very rewarding and interesting experience for me and for my students. I am very patient, a good listener and I want to generate a relaxing teaching and learning environment and also create and keep a good and professional relationship with students.
I can teach spanish for beginners. intermediate and advanced students.
I can help with a simple homework, preparation for an exam and also teach and improve writing, reading, listening and speaking skills. I am willing to teach to either young people or adults.
I am very excited and happy to be a tutor and i am looking forward to hearing and meeting you and starting to teach and learn about the amazing Spanish language and latinamerican culture.
Should you have any concern about my education and work experience, I can provide supporting documents ( certification of services, bachelors degree certificate, green card resumes, evaluations, etc).

Muchas gracias y espero que se comuniquen conmigo !
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James October 25, 2019
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Maria Carolina E.

Philadelphia, PA 19145
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About Pattricia

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Sicklerville, NJ

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About Pattricia
Upcoming performances:
2020 - Nedda - I Pagliacci, Atlantic City at the Dante Theater (April 19, 2020)
2020 - Piano En Cantado - Concert Tour with Jorge Eduardo García-Velasquez, Austria - (May 2020)
2020 - Gilda - Rigoletto, Recording opera production in Atlantic City ( October 22, 2020)
2021 - Lucia - Lucia di Lammermoor - Recording opera production in Atlantic City ( February 20, 2021)

2019 Spanish conversational club in Sicklerville NJ and Online - September 2019

Pattricia performed Salsa, Soft Rock, and Traditional Latin Music in the large concert venues, stadiums, and coliseums of South America. With the influence of her father, Guillermo Patiño-Valencia and his international operatic and concert career, Ms. Patiño revealed her talent for the operatic stage singing in the Coloratura Soprano repertoire in roles as Gilda
in Verdi’s Rigoletto and the title role in Donizetti’s Lucia di Lammermoor.

Pattricia Stella Patiño holds a BM and Artists degree in Vocal Performance and Music Education from the Universidad del Valle of Cali, Colombia – South America.

Pattricia has been working for more of 20 years on Auditive-synchronization and neuro chronaxia technique that helps to sing in tune and with confidence.

"If you can talk you can sing. I will show you how..." Pattricia P

PHILOSOPHY
Pattricia likes to work one-on-one with my students creating an individual teaching program that will lead each one of them to achieve their goals.

"Since each student is different I will be creating the material for each student."
"Sometimes I suggest some books but I try to keep my student from spending too much money."
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Kerick D M. October 29, 2019
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She's the best I love the way she takes her time with me and make makes it fun also.. El major maestro.
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Drew October 18, 2019
· Spanish · Online
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Bob S. September 26, 2019
· Spanish · In home
Very good Highly recommend Patricia
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Pattricia

Sicklerville, NJ 08081
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About Kara S.

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Doylestown, PA
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About Kara
I am a vocal and piano instructor based in Doylestown, PA! I also teach essay writing. I went to the University of the Arts in Philadelphia where I obtained a masters and bachelor's in voice. I have been teaching voice and piano for 8 years. I am upbeat and excited about sharing my passion for music with my students!
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Ben Goldstein August 25, 2017
· Singing · In studio
My teenager son loves his singing lessons with Kara. He has been going for a couple months and I have noticed a rapid improvement in his singing. I highly recommend Kara she is a great teacher and very friendly. My son is always looking forward to his next lesson, it is the highlight of his week. Thank you so much Kara for the great work you do!
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Jade May 31, 2017
· Jazz Voice · In studio
I am a college level jazz musician.
My primary instruments are jazz guitar and upright bass.
Growing up I have always wanted to sing but never could find a qualified teacher.

Luckily, after extensive research online for vocal teachers I discovered Kara.
I have been taking lessons with her for a while now and she's wonderful.
I always have many questions for her in my lessons and she always has a knowledgable response.

I feel like I'm progressing and finally learning how to sing properly with someone who knows their stuff.

I would highly recommend studying with her.
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Les May 31, 2017
· Classical Voice · In studio
I enjoyed our first voice lesson last week. Kara is a gifted music professional with great teaching ability. She has the ability to pick up on things that help facilitate the learning process. Great job!
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Kara S.

Doylestown, PA 18902
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$35 / 30-min

About Hadi S.

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Bryn Mawr, PA
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About Hadi
Since 2009, I have completed over 600 public music performances as a part of a band and/or as a solo keyboardist. I have performed at over 50 different venues in Philadelphia, Wilmington, New York City, Baltimore and New Jersey area. I mainly play piano, electric piano and Hammond organ. As member of a band, I have played Funk, New Orleans, Classic Rock, Blues, Jazz and Fusion. As a solo pianist, my playing style is more into Jazz easy listening (swing, bossanova, foxtrot), Pop/Rock Standard, Blues/New Orleans easy listening and ragtime.

I have been playing keys for over 20 years and graduated from Berklee College of Music with a major in Jazz Composition and Music Production & Engineering. I have taught students, teenagers, adult and small children as young as 5 years old. My teaching is focused on stylistic piano playing (chord playi
ng, improvisation, transposition) for students over 10 year old with at least 1 year continuous piano training. I certainly welcome piano training for beginners as early as preparatory level. Digital piano and digital Hammond organ are available at my house for piano tutoring should you choose to come to my location.

My graduate study was in Acoustics. I am an acoustical consultant and also an audio engineer. I specialized in room acoustics and electro-acoustics (loudspeaker design). I have a studio at home and open to audio tutoring (recording and mixing) request as well.

I am originally from Indonesia and have already published two books. I can help with Indonesian language tutoring for English native speakers. I have done many seminars/workshops both in English and Indonesian.

I welcome tutoring requests in Music (Piano, Composition/Arranging), Music Theory, Music Production or other Audio/Acoustics related topics.

Hadi
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Steven M - November 28, 2017
Piano Lessons
Working with Hadi is a true pleasure. He has an immense amount of knowledge and experience to boot. Hadi is extremely easy to work with and has tons of patience while in the lesson. He has a keen ability to analyze where you are as a player and build a personalized plan to reach your goals. I highly recommend him as a teacher for pursuing jazz piano as well as other contemporary styles.

Chloe K - February 7, 2018
Mr. Hadi is a very patient and knowledgeable piano teacher. My son definitely enjoys learning piano and music theory with him. I can see that Mr. Hadi keeps a progress chart for each of his students,. My son is just a beginner level student, but he still gets personalized content from Mr. Hadi.

My goal is not to show off my son's piano skill at family gathering, but to encourage him appreciate and enjoy music. Thanks to Mr. Hadi for helping me reaching this goal.

Velisia C - February 11, 2018
It was my first piano learning lesson, and Hadi is the greatest teacher. As an adult, I thought it will be hard to understand the material but Hadi gave a very good explanation. Quick responses, and absolutely great value for a private lesson. He is so patient. Worth it!!!

Chris D - February 23, 2018
Hadi S is an excellent teacher, and an even better player. As a teacher, he's patient, knowledgable, and provides excellent advice that helps you develop your skills. And as a player, he is as good as it gets. He can play just about anything. Best was that he takes the time to speak with you and ask what kind of atmosphere you want to create with music, and then does exactly what was asked.

Emily B - March 2, 2018
Lessons are easy to understand. Very good at explaining what you are doing wrong and how to fix your mistakes. Music choice is also always fun making practicing more enjoyable.

Charmel G - March 27, 2018
Hadi is very personable and knowledgeable. He helps my daughter feel comfortable and confident with her skills and abilities. He is also very accommodating. I'm glad to have found Hadi....
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Sophia T. November 8, 2018
· Indonesian · Online
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Teresa H. August 29, 2018
· Piano · In home
Hadi has been a fantastic instructor for my 15 year old son, who was a complete beginner. Under Hadi's patient guidance and thoughtful plan, he is playing well and really enjoys the lessons. I would highly recommend Hadi to anyone regardless of experience level. He has expert knowledge but can talk to and work with novices to get them playing right away.
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Hadi S.

Bryn Mawr, PA 19010
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About Liudmila I.

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Trenton, NJ

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About Liudmila
I am a very experienced harpist, holding over 20 years of experience. I have performed in over 4,000 concerts and have had the privilege of performing as the Principal Harpist at St. Petersburg Opera Theatre and Mariinsky Theatre in Russia. I also hold a Master’s degree in Harp from the St. Petersburg Conservatory in Russia.

1988-1992 St.Petersburg Conservatory Symphony Orchestra SPb, Russia
St.Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra SPb, Russia
1992-1998 Mariinsky (Kirov) Ballet and Opera House SPb, Russia
1999-2017 The St.Petersburg Chamber Opera SPb, Russia

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

1988-1992 Music School for gifted children, piano
1992- 1994 High special music schoo
l of the St.Petersburg State Conservatory
1995-present Private Instruction in Harp, Piano
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Barb July 7, 2019
· Harp · Online
I am having so much fun! She is patient and very kind!
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Diva S. April 10, 2019
· Harp · Online
My daughter had a first lesson yesterday and was very comfortable. She enjoyed the lesson
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Barb March 2, 2019
· Harp · Online
Love her!!
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Liudmila I.

Trenton, NJ 08618
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$25 / 30-min

About Patrice D.

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Trenton, NJ
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About Patrice
Hello all!

My name is Patrice and I look forward to teaching whatever skill it is that you’re interested in learning! I have been working with and teaching children since 2006 and with special needs children (predominantly autistic) for the past 3 years. I pride myself on being very patient, flexible, and find pleasure in creating a fun environment which enables individuals to learn without pressure of any kind.
I am sure this will be both a learning and exciting experience for both of us as we discuss and create an environment that best suites your learning style. I'm excited to help you get comfortable and gain confidence in the fields you would like to improve on. By the end of each lesson we will strive to give you self-assurance like a pro!
Thank you for considering me and you won’t regret your decision when you decide to cho
ose me as your teacher! Peace, love and light to you all, happy learning!!!
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Melvera W. July 5, 2019
· Spanish · In home
So knowledgeable kind well prepared
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Melvera W. July 3, 2019
· Spanish · In home
My teacher is amazing
She knows how to build upon your learning in such a way as to help you maintain what you have learned.
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Patrice D.

Trenton, NJ 08610
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$32 / 30-min

About Antonella R.

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Princeton, NJ

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About Antonella
Wether you are planning a vacation in Italy and want to learn the basics of Italian language or you want to finally pick up the language of your grandparents that came from Italy or simply you have a passion for new languages, I will be the tutor that really can help you progress your skills!
I have taught many students, from all levels in many countries. They have all improved incredibly their knowledge of Italian language. I have taught in language schools and Italian institute of culture abroad.
I am very patient, prepare the lesson in advance and send you all the needed material. We can tailor the lesson to your needs and preferences focusing on conversation, grammar, reading or vocabulary. I am certain you will be 100% satisfied!
My experience and capabilities will certainly allow you to make great progress!
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Antonella R.

Princeton, NJ 08540
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$30 / 30-min

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