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Ilona M.

Pompano Beach, FL
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Michelle H.

Houston, TX
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Tim K.

Schertz, TX
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Ilona M.

Pompano Beach, FL

I am fluent in Polish

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Michelle W. April 15, 2016
Violin · In home
Verified Student
Ilona is very nice and very knowledgeable. I look forward to learning a great deal from her.
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Sebastian October 27, 2015
Fiddle · In home
Verified Student
She is very professional, helpful, thorough and efficient. Knows her stuff!
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Philona M. October 21, 2015
Piano · In home
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My daughter loves her, and she is learning so much!
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Michelle H.

Houston, TX

English

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Abhilash K. August 4, 2016
Piano · In studio
Verified Student
Awesome teacher..very helpful and teaches good learning techniques
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Jamie Lynn J. July 13, 2016
Singing · In studio
Verified Student
Michelle is absolutely FABULOUS!!! She was really knowledgeable, patient & thorough! My lesson was fun and empowering. Although I have some work to do, lol, I am SUPER EXCITED about singing again and looking forward to my growth as a Singer. ⭐️ 6stars!
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Chinelo A. April 25, 2016
Singing · In home
Verified Student
Very patient and kind! I look forward to my next lesson!
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Tim K.

Schertz, TX

I received six hours of college credit in English from Trinity University based upon my entrance exam scores. As a substitute teacher I have taught English and Language Arts at all levels from kindergarten through high school. I have tutored students in English and Language Arts at all levels. My daughter was diagnosed with expressive language disorder. I tutored her extensively in English throughout elementary school, middle school, high and college. She graduated from Texas Lutheran University with degrees in Accounting, Finance and Business Administration in 2010.

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Christina K. August 22, 2016
Piano · In home
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He is very talented and patient.
My 7 year old love taking piano lessons from him.
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Rebekah K. May 12, 2016
Piano · In home
Verified Student
He was experienced and very caring for my daughter to feel comfortable.
It was a first piano lesson for my 7 year old and she bragged about how she enjoyed the class. I am so glad that we found him!
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Brandi B. April 6, 2016
Piano · In home
Verified Student
Tim is an excellent teacher. He is great with my 9 year old daughter in her piano lessons. He is very patient, and quite passionate about music. He takes the time to answer my daughter's many questions, and has helped to further her passion for piano playing. She has been taking lessons with him for almost a year now, and has enjoyed and benefited from every minute. I couldn't ask for a better piano teacher!

Julie L.

Hermitage, TN
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Charis C.

Brooklyn, NY
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Luke R.

Enterprise, AL
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Julie L.

Hermitage, TN

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Combine subjects for a price break. For example 30 minutes of Math and 45 minutes of English would cost $50 separately, but would cost $45 for 75 minutes of Combined Tutoring. Simply choose ONE subject for the amount of tutoring time desired, and notify me which subjects you'd like to cover.

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Kyliegh B. August 24, 2016
Piano · In studio
Verified Student
Went great! My daughter wanted to come home and do more! We are excited about our next lesson.:)
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Sienna S. August 20, 2016
Singing · Online
Verified Student
Great first lesson! My daughter said she learned a lot.
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Sofia B. July 30, 2016
Singing · In studio
Verified Student
My 12-yr old daughter had a great first lesson. Julie was just right in every way with starting from the beginning, music selection, everything. My daughter had been nervous because she has no experience and is shy, but Julie made her feel very comfortable right off the bat. Looking forward to the next lesson!
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Charis C.

Brooklyn, NY

My approach to teaching and coaching language learners comes from decades of teaching New York City students from all over the world, and the fact that my ancestors have been speaking English for over 1,000 years. I also spent my childhood tutoring a younger brother for whom the language arts were difficult, and with great success: he is now a voracious reader and a history scholar who writes every day. Along with teaching, I’m an award-winning, published writer and spent twenty years editing and coaching some of the world’s most respected writers, along with students of all ages. Along with traditional approaches to language teaching, I also incorporate customized counseling methods that give students a confidence in their abilities and an enthusiasm for English that will set them free.

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Presley May 27, 2016
Cartooning · Online
Verified Student
Loved my first lesson. Very happy with Charis and her style!
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Katherine April 13, 2016
Drawing · In studio
I love my drawing lesson with Charis and look forward to a lessons each week. She gives thoughtful comments that have helped me develop my drawing skills and personal creative style.
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Adrian September 22, 2015
Charis is brilliant. Her marvelous sense of humor, curiosity, and expertise with language, literature and the making of beautiful things, would make learning anything with her a pure delight, as well as a privilege. As it happens, she is a masterful writer, editor and expediter of creative dreams -in a genuinely original, even magical way- every time I see her, I find I've got five new ideas and my sense of reality feels enlivened and enlarged.
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Luke R.

Enterprise, AL

My fluency and passionate study of foreign languages has given be a broad understanding and enjoyment of human communication. My experience includes Latin, Italian (standard and dialects), Etruscan, Ancient Greek, Modern Greek, German, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Russian, Polish, Czech, Ukrainian, Bulgarian, Old Norse, Old English, Japanese, Chinese, and Hebrew.

In all cases, I was deeply interested in the forces which shaped these languages and continue to shape them. Whatever your interest in language, I assure you I share it!

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Derrick August 21, 2016
Japanese · Online
Verified Student
Luke is thorough, enthusiastic, and very helpful. I am looking forward to the next lesson. Thanks.
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Debra S. August 14, 2016
Italian · Online
Verified Student
My first lesson! I was actually rather nervous. Luke is wonderful. He makes you feel fantastico! Can't wait for more. I forgot to mention, besides his linguistic skill, I think he is very pleasant in regards to talking with you and helping you feel comfortable and encouraged.
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Victoria August 14, 2016
Japanese · Online
Verified Student
Luke was excellent, the first lesson was very informative and I already got off to a great start, Luke is friendly and will explain things thoroughly, I highly recommend him.

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