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About Jimmy T.

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Chicago, IL

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About Jimmy
My name is Jimmy. I have been teaching Spanish for about seven years now. I have taught all ages from kindergarten to adults.

As a current teacher, my primary goal is to make sure the students have engaging and fun experiences while learning Spanish. I do not lecture solely on the nuts and bolts of the language but rather allow the student to perform the language in order to learn it.

I do want to make clear that I do teach young children (ages 2-12) but I prefer to teach them in person and at least twice a week. I believe the experience to be more valuable that way.

Additionally, I ask that parents or potential adult students and with me talk for a while before signing up for lessons. I may not be able the person to give you what you need. I want to be sure your needs are met through Take Lessons and I may not be the person th
at can do that. So, please message me often.

One last note: If we are meeting in person, I am only willing to meet in public locations and not anyone's home.

I am always excited to teach someone this language I love so much.

¡Gracias!
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Derek July 28, 2019
· Spanish · Online
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Sheree Little-Abobi June 25, 2019
· Spanish · Online
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Ashley N. May 30, 2019
· Spanish · Online
Very well planned! I like the idea of building off of a foundation!
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Jimmy T.

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About Todd R.

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About Todd
Hello,
My name is Todd.
I was born in Cincinnati, Ohio. So if you study with me, you would be learning English from a Native-English speaker.
I'm a graduated of the International TEFL Academy where I earned my certification to teach English as a foreign language.

I started teaching because of my love of traveling and learning about other people's cultures. What I discovered is that the whole process very rewarding; I enjoy helping my students achieve their language goals. I enjoy the creativity of designing exercises and activities that will make English more understandable and easier to grasp.

In addition to Teaching, I also do Art. I am an Artist. I love to paint and draw. I am a visual-learner ( I learn by seeing.)
I understand that each one of us learns in different ways. My lessons are build around you. I take in acco
unt your interests and how you learn and plan accordingly.

I look forward to working with you. Happy Learning.
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Susan C. February 13, 2019
· ESL · Online
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Zina October 2, 2018
· ESL · Online
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Zhanna September 17, 2018
· ESL · Online
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Todd R.

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About Jackie D.

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Chula Vista, CA
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About Jackie
Hi there! My name is Jackie, and I have nearly 20 years of experience in teaching. All of my students, meaning a perfect 100%, have improved their grades by at least one letter grade, if not more, and passed every one of their tests and exams. I help all my students reach their goals.

The feedback I often receive from my students is that I made learning an enjoyable experience—they want to work harder to advance quickly in their classes. All of my students agree that I have a lot of patience and turn even the most challenging lessons into ones of positivity and encouragement. I provide critical feedback in the most constructive of ways that help the students reach conclusions on their own. I enjoy being there to support and guide their experience.

Basically, I love teaching. I'm enthusiastic yet patient, and I absolutely adore helpi
ng kids and adults alike learn. It's such a sense of accomplishment when my students show off their terrific grades. I see the same look in my students’ eyes regardless of age—that pride that shines from within, that exuberant smile, like they can conquer anything. I want my students to keep that pride for a long, long time.

Right now, I’m working on self-publishing a Spanish conversation textbook for beginning students and am writing an intermediate-level Spanish conversation textbook. I've also written several academic articles published online. When I’m not teaching, I enjoy traveling, playing with my cat, and swimming.

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02/2019 TakeLessons will be rolling out a new English language video series that I am in! I'll share the videos on this page as soon as they go live.
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Jim G. February 19, 2018
· Spanish · In studio
Jackie is an excellent teacher. I would recommend her to anyone who wishes to either learn Spanish or improve on the Spanish skills they already have
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Paige December 15, 2017
· Spanish · Online
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Jean Charles November 21, 2017
· English · Online
Jackie is a very very good teacher. No comment!
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Jackie D.

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About Bill P.

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Yalaha, FL

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About Bill
Award winning national Radio/TV personality and voice over talent for more than 25 years.

Voice heard in thousands of national Radio/TV commercials, infomercials, corporate DVDs, CD Roms, & videos for The Golf Channel, Disney, Universal Studios, Sea World, U.S.Army, Delta Airlines, Windjammer Cruises, Darden Restaurants, Lowes, Time Warner Cable and many more.

15 years as Master Of Ceremonies/Comedian for touring variety show performing in over 1200 USA shows in 29 states.

National/Regional guest lecturer/speaker.

Professor, teaching broadcast/speech courses for 15 years at the University Of Central Florida.

BA--Radio & TV--Butler University, Indianapolis, Indiana.

My extensive teaching, on air and performing experience will give you the winning voice/speech edge in your career and personal life.
Let me help you...

UNLEASH THE POWER OF YOUR SPEAKING VOICE!
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Karen September 3, 2019
· Voice Acting · Online
Very patient with a newbie. Excellent advice and support.
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Edward R. August 14, 2019
· Podcasting · Online
Fantastic great lesson. Pointed out very quickly what I needed to work on in my speaking
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Lisa July 31, 2019
· Speaking Voice · Online
A truly gifted voice/speech coach who was able to engage my 14 yo son unlike most other people ever have. His 5 basic voice/speech communication skill lessons included simple, yet highly effective exercises to improve tone and public speaking in general. I highly recommend giving him a try!
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Bill P.

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$30 / 30-min

About Erika I.

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About Erika
My name is Erika and I have been studying French since I was 4 years old. I studied French in my hometown where I got a degree in French (C1 level). When I was 16, I got a scholarship to study French in Normandie, France. Ten years later, I got a second scholarship to study in Lyon, France. Back in Argentina, I have been teaching at the Alliance Francaise since then. Currently, I am the Headteacher.
Also, I have been working at university for 16 years. As regards my interests, I am keen on photography, arts, cooking and languages. my english is not very good, im not teaching beginners.
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Mary Jo D. September 29, 2018
· French · Online
I love her approach and patience with me. i am a visual learner and having her write the phrases for me truly helps my comprehension. Merci!
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Vicky September 6, 2018
· French · Online
Erika is wonderful! I am so glad that she is my tutor. Thank you so much.
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Vicky May 17, 2018
· French · Online
Erika is wonderful. She is so patient and helpful. I am very pleased.
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Erika I.

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About Maria M.

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Porterville, CA
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About Maria
I am a Community College ESL Instructor who loves teaching. I enjoy working with culturally diverse communities. I have been teaching ESL for 12 years. I have also worked with junior high and high school students.

A bit about me so we can get related...

I am a Capricorn and I value putting structure, plan, and a little bit of certainty around a very uncertain situation… YOUR LANGUAGE SKILLS.

I am extremely loyal, committed, and I care for my clients.

I value clear communication, and I’m also flexible and understand my client’s needs.

And by the way, integrity is one of my biggest values, and my intention is always to give my 100% to you.

Thank you for reading my profile and I look forward to working with you.
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raphael May 19, 2019
· Spanish · In home
Excellent educator! Pleasant, professional and has patience... you will not feel rushed and still learn a lot.
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Maria M.

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$17 / 30-min

About Olivia H.

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Fishers, IN
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About Olivia
Hello! I have my BA in Fine Arts and have been teaching arts since 2015. I also am active and have taught in the Deaf community ASL since 2012.
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Sophia T. June 11, 2019
· Drawing · In home
Very pleasant and personable. Did a great job of building immediate rapport with my 12 year old daughter.
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Sophia T. June 11, 2019
· Drawing · In home
Very pleasant and personable. Did a great job of building immediate rapport with my 12 year old daughter.
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Olivia H.

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About Igor P.

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Franklin, TN
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About Igor
I am 40 years old and am originally from Nizhny Novgorod, Russia. I have been living in Nashville, TN for the past 15 years working with the Russian language at a Christian radio station.

I have a master's degree in linguistics and cross-cultural communication from the State Linguistics University of Nizhny Novgorod, Russia.

I love the Russian language and literature and would like to share this love and my knowledge with other people around the world.

No matter if you are just a beginner or you already can speak a little bit of Russian, I will be glad to assist you in perfecting this beautiful language.

What I like: soccer and ice hockey (I am a big Nashville Predators fan), books, music and movies. I love to travel around the world.
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Igor P.

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$50 / 30-min

About Diana L.

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Greer, SC
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About Diana
Hola!!! I am a Spanish native speaker from Colombia. I love teaching and sharing information from my Hispanic culture. I have been a teacher for 11 years and I have experience teaching all levels from children to adults.
I offer you a unique experience with a communicative approach that will focus on producing the language wile understanding in the context of real life situations. Grammar and vocabulary will come along with it bit not with the tedious memorizing and repeating process. You will acquire the language and be able to communicate just like you did with your first language.
I use different strategies and personalized your lessons according to your needs and goals. I look forward to having an awesome experience with great students.
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Diana L.

Greer, SC 29650
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$20 / 30-min

About Junki M.

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Galveston, TX

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About Junki
はじめまして。
I have been lived in Japan for 28 years.
I am familiar with Japanese pop cultures, such as Manga and Anime.
If you need special help, feel free contact me. I'll deal with the issue.

Recommend Student Level: intermediate-

If you love Japanese cultures and want to learn Japanese conversation, I will give you a good opportunity.

一緒に楽しみながら日本語会話を学んでいきましょう!
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Junki M.

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$34 / 30-min

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