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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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Viviana September 20, 2019
· Piano · In home
Very detailed oriented, and professional
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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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About Michelle G.

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North Hollywood, CA
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English tutoring encompasses creative writing, reading comprehension, grammar, syntax and idioms, as well as conversational and interview skills.

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VOCAL COACH
Rehabilitating and strengthening voices are two of my top specialties, and each lesson will have specific exercises tailored to helping you transform your voice into the highest and best version of your instrument. I work with singers signed to labels as well as the indie artist just starting to find his/her voice, style, and signature sound. My coaching approach incorporates some of the newest technologies that have shown extraordinary results in breaking down the inner blocks of each artist. It is a tremendously joyful and fulfilling experience to watch as my students really let their instrument shine brightly, boldly, and with an aboslutely stunning groundedness as they discover how powerful they truly are.

MUSICIAN/SONGWRITER/PERFORMER

Poised, energized, and armed with unforgettable performance ability, Michelle G
. is a firework in the artistic arena. Her training began at the young age of 3 with the violin, and a few years later received classes for piano and voice. Excelling in all three, Michelle developed a very passionate and dramatic personality that eventually led her to more dramatic genres such as opera and stage acting. Her aptitude to understand human emotions and relationships gives her a wide spectrum to play in as an actress. There is an organic flow to her interpretations both as an actress and musician that leads the audience to feel her emotional current. Her honest characterizations introduce deeper perspectives on what seems like the ordinary roles and storylines. Amongst the many other leads that she has played, her participation in roles like “Susanna” in The Marriage of Figaro, or “Donna Elvira” in Don Giovanni embody much vibrancy and integrity.
Through the development of her voice as a singer and actress, she has crossed over into other media such as voice over commercial work and vocals for pop/main stream music productions. She has recently participated as a vocalist and violinist in the albums of artists such as international jazz pop artist David Longoria, Latin pop singer Erick Bolivar, Grammy-nominated percussionist Souhail Kaspar, and American Idol’s Seysha. Over the last few years she has unraveled her musical skills as a songwriter/composer/arranger and has even had some small victories acquiring music placements on TV shows (NCIS, short film “Sumtin’ Like Dat”, The Dictator) for herself and some of her colleagues. Her singing can also be heard on the hit tv show "Jane The Virgin", "Castle" and "Shameless" amongst others.

Education
Michelle completed her Associates of Arts for Music/Music Education at the age of 18, and got later graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of Miami with a Bachelor's of Arts for Musical Theater and Music Business, as well as from Florida International University with a Master's of Music in Vocal Performance.

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I tailor my lessons to my student's needs, style, abilities, and goals. Learning is truly a fun and passionate adventure for me, and my enthusiasm has consistently been a contagious quality :) I love to challenge myself & my students to discover how immense their true potential is, and I create a safe and fun environment to explore such facets.

My curriculum is combination of solid tradition (Suzuki method for piano & violin, and Bel Canto technique for singing) interwoven with pop-culture, and modern influences. Within the first 3-6 months, my students will know the basic building blocks of music - which includes scales, arpeggios, triads, intervals, technique, and performance repertoire; and for my singers this will include proper breath technique, tone placement, support, very often increased vocal range (both high and low), and will feel significantly stronger vocally and more confident getting up to sing.

*** Studio Equipment ***
Full size Keyboard, mics, pro tools, Violin (electric, acoustic, and Chinese Ehru)

*** Specialties ***
Specialties include:
- Audition technique and prep
- Vocal Technique
- Violin Pedagogy
- Acting Audition Technique
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antonio P. March 25, 2018
· Violin · Online
It's been a great experience to have lessons online. Although it lasted 45 minutes, I have seen that these types of lessons are very useful and practical. Thank you for providing these lessons!
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Janai H. February 19, 2018
· Spanish · Online
Michelle is so patient and kind. She gives me help with my accent and the way I pronounce the words so that I sound more like a native speaker. I love her. She is so much fun. I'd recommend her to anybody.
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Janai H. January 29, 2018
· Spanish · Online
Michelle is awesome!!! She is so sweet and a very good and encouraging instructor. She inspires me to be a better teacher. She helped me with where I was weak and gave me homework. I will definitely be working with her for EVERYTHING that I want to learn.
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About Shellye T.

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Allen, TX
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All levels, all ages

About Shellye
Accent Acquisition (Reduction), Business English & Conversational English

Are you struggling with your accent or want to practice your English with an English speaker and take control over your learning? I have a linguistics background and will guide you through what it takes to speak American English.

I am a resourceful and experienced English tutor with 17 years experience, who specializes in helping Adults from other countries reduce or eliminate their accents all the while learning conversational or business English.

I have 25 years of high level corporate experience (C level) and can help you with your writing skills, business culture or speaking skills. I excel at presentation skills (both writing them and helping with delivery).

I can help you to become effective with your English!

Sessions normally run 2 hours.
Schedule is flexible - days, nights and weekends.

If this sounds like something you would like to pursue, please call TakeLessons.
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About Amber W.

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Sarasota, FL
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I teach because it allows me to share my love of learning. I'm most satisfied when I can awaken a new interest in a “boring” subject or show a student a new way of looking at a problem. I get excited when students tell me that they see connections that weren't there before or that they finally understand something that has always baffled them. I try to bring passion to everything I teach, and I work hard to push my students to their highest potential.

About Amber
I have been teaching private lessons since 2008, but have been studying music since I was only 4 with non stop private and in school lessons. I now have my Bachelor's degree in Music education and am working toward my Masters in Music performance and Instruction.

I love working with my students. Watching them succeed at what they do is what makes my day great. I always love to have a fun atmosphere around me and enjoy every minute it. Music is great for self expression a great Escape or an easy pass-time. It's nothing that should be stressful, but the opposite and that is what my lessons aim to do. Provide an educational, but fun and expressive learning experience to carry with you or your child throughout your lives.
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Adrita M. September 12, 2019
· Piano · In home
Amber was very nice.. she knew how to jump in right where my daughter had left her last teacher and became a favorite on the first day. :)
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Donna August 21, 2019
· Violin · In home
Amber makes lessons challenging and fun. She's got a great teaching style, develops student's confidence, and knows what a student needs to work on to become their best.
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Alec June 20, 2019
· Saxophone · In home
She’s wonderful & patient. My son, Alec, is enjoying his lessons.
She also gives good advice on practicing and taking care of the sax.
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About Belinda C.

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Riverside, CA
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During lessons I will provide constant feedback and adjust lessons depending on your needs and level of understanding. Students have different learning styles so I will teach lessons that incorporate visual, verbal, and written teaching methods. Students can expect a professional, enthusiastic, and patient teacher that is serious about students learning the subjects material and also makes learning fun.

About Belinda
I am a professional working artist and I am also a site coordinator for an Expanded Learning program here in Riverside. I obtained a degree in Art Practice from UC Berkeley where I specialized in multimedia installations that included large scale paintings, sculptures, and original music/audio. Due to the versatility in my own work from large to very small scale paintings I have acquired techniques and skills for every scale in between.
I am a strong believer in self expression and visual literacy which gets stronger with the formulation of concepts one builds through inspiration for each painting. I enjoy teaching and learning what my students' interests are and what motivates them. I can help you learn specific skills for abstract paintings to detailed portraits.
Through research I have also learned that individua
ls benefit greatly from creative freedom thus performing better in other academic subjects, learning healthy ways of expression, and mentality feel fulfilled through the therapeutic effects of painting.
If you are looking to work with someone who loves what they do, who is patient, motivational, and can teach you basic to advanced skills in painting, drawing, music, and Spanish send me a message and we start your learning journey!
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jaymin August 15, 2018
· Piano · In home
She was wonderful
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Yun-Yun July 29, 2018
· Drawing · In home
The first lesson went very well with my daughter. Belinda was methodical in her teaching and approached the lesson with my daughter’s interest in mind. During the lesson, Belinda was able to actively engage my daughter the whole time, and more importantly, her teaching revived my daughter’s interest in drawing. She has already devised future plans to have my daughter practice sketching noses, eyes, and ears so that my daughter may draw the human face later with more realistic details.
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About Janel Y.

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San Rafael, CA
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I lived in Romania for two years (2016-2018) so I do understand 80% of discussions being held, however, but I can only speak roughly 50% of the Romanian language.

I'd love to help improve your English regardless of your language background. However, Romanian-speaking persons are preferred.

I'm flexible and adaptable to many different learning styles. I am also willing to work with installment plans as well as specific knowledge regarding the English language and slang.

About Janel
I love working with all Romanian-speaking students interested in improving their English.

I lived in Romania for two years (2016-2018) so I do understand 80% of discussions being held, however, but I can only speak roughly 50% of the Romanian language.

I look forward to meeting you and improving your English as well as my Romanian!
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Janel Y.

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About Cecelia M.

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My lessons are a mix of conversations and familiar classroom lessons. Based on your wishes and needs we can work together to tailor YOUR lesson. I understand that learning a new language and can be exciting as well as scary. However, learning a new language, like English, can open doors to incredible opportunities both in your career and in your life. Let’s go on this journey together!

About Cecelia
Hello, my name is Cecelia!

I am currently a student working on my first Bachelors degree in International Business with a minor in Teaching English as a Second Language! I am a soccer player, travel enthusiast and coffee lover. I am an incredibly opened minded, fun loving person but also value self growth & have a strong motivation to succeed (which I hope to share with you!).

My lessons are tailored to my students needs and wants which we will discuss during our first meeting. I truly believe that in order for lessons to be effective we must teach each other in equal amounts! I cannot wait to learn with you and from you! Please do not hesitate to contact me with ANY further questions. 😊

-Cecelia
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Cecelia M.

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About Kiki M.

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It is my goal to help any student become confident in speaking English. I have taught students of various ages and experience levels from A1-C2. I will work so that students can improve their conversational skills as well as listening, reading, and writing.

About Kiki
I am a professional ESL teacher and writer. I graduated from St. Lawrence University with a Bachelors of Arts, specifically English (Creative Writing and Literature). While there I also studied education and Spanish.
Students can be expected to improve from week to week in their conversational skills, as well as reading, writing and listening if requested.
I also have an accredited TEFL course and I am well versed in English grammar. It is my goal to help any student become confident in speaking English.
I have taught students of various ages and experience levels from A1-C2. I am adept at creating lesson plans and curriculum development. Specifically, I created a young learners (3-5 years) curriculum tailored to include Montessori based learning and English immersion.
My personal passion is creative writing. While I am a teacher by p
rofession, I also spend my free time writing, specifically children’s short stories and personal essays, as well as travel centered articles.
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About Lenin N.

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If spoken properly and intelligently, it is extremely unique. It is such a colorful and elastic language! Nuances are shaped by tone and word choice. New idioms can be created and understood by others. It is constantly shaped by other languages, pop culture, geography, generations.. more so than any other language. It is the language of the world. Of business, Hollywood, poetry and song. Think of all the hundreds of accents and how each of them make you feel, whether they be harsh, sexy, romantic, cute, intelligent.
A combination of all these and more puts English in the category of unique languages.

About Lenin
Hi there! i am Lenin i'm undergraduate in the Nation school of public works annex Buea, i'm 26 years old.
I have extensive tutoring experience in a variety of fields. I have tutored in English as well as Calculus. I have helped students learn to analyze literature, write essays, understand historical events, and graph parabolas. Your program requires that tutors be able to assist students in multiple subjects, and my experience would allow me to do just that.

I am passionate about helping students improve in all academic subjects. I still remember my excitement when my calculus student received her first “A” on a quiz! I am confident that my passion and experience are the qualities you are looking for at Tutor Corps. Thank you so much for your time and consideration.
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About Tia Polina D.

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Hello Friends!
I'm excited to invite you to take my American English Conversational Classes!
My lessons are private (one-on-one) and I teach all levels and ages.
I am from NYC. I have B.A. and certificates and more than 10 years of teaching experience.
I also offer professional writing and translation services (I'm fluent in 4 languages).
All my classes are conversational, and I also teach grammar, pronunciation, reading, writing...I prepare my students for interviews, tests, traveling, dating, relocation and more...
All my classes are tons of fun, and you will never be bored!
I have many happy students all over the world!
All you need is Skype and your passion to learn :)
And my classes are super affordable, because I believe that learning a new awesome language should be fun, fun, fun!
Send me a message, and let's talk and start our fun journey together!
Are you ready? :)

About Tia Polina
Hello guys!
My name is Tia. I'm from New York. I'm a professional language teacher, published writer and translator.
I have B.A. and certificates.
I teach for more than 10 years and I have many happy students all over the world!
I'm fluent in 4 languages and a pro translator.
I teach English, Russian, Music (singing, songwriting, piano), Yoga and Meditation (I'm a certified yoga instructor).
I write for several magazines and teach online.
I love what I do!
I teach all levels and ages.
I'm looking forward to working with you!
Let's have fun :)
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Albert September 23, 2019
· English · Online
I'm taking English classes with Tia Polina for 3 1/2 years already! Time flies! I started taking lessons in her studio in NYC and then we switched to online lessons, because my work didn't allow me to travel every other day to sessions anymore. Right now I take lessons via Skype 4 times a week and I love every session! When we started I didn't know English at all :)) Now we speak like two friends haha! I'm happy about it! We also do dialogues, reading, typing. But mostly classes are conversational, which i really need! My pronunciation is sooo good :) - people compliment me! I love my classes and recommend Tia to everyone! Soon I want my child (he is 4) to take lessons with Tia as well. Such a good teacher - kind, patient and with a good sense of humor! :)
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