Grammar and linguistics; know the rules before you break them. Write well, speak well, be wise.
I began to teach guitar at 16 years of age. I have taught seven- to 60-year-old students in a wide variety of styles. I studied jazz guitar primarily with Randy Vincent, one of the San Francisco Bay Area's greatest guitar players, and continue to broaden my horizons under the guidance of Matthew Grasso. Aside from teaching, I compose, perform, and research in Music and Language Arts.
Lars is an awesome instructor. Very knowledgeable and also very articulate with his instructions. I highly recommend him. I am an absolute beginner and yet he was able to share so much in the very first lesson itself! He also makes learning fun.
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.
About Tim (William)
My name is Tim and I live in Schertz, Texas. I hold a BM and a BME from UTSA and an MM from Texas State. I also studied drama for 3 years at Trinity University. I have been a music teacher for 29 years. I have taught elementary music, secondary choir and college level music courses. I have performed in operas, musicals and plays in San Antonio and I have sung at Carnegie Hall in New York. I studied voice with Herald Stark and guitar with David Underwood. I have led a professional singing group and a professional dance troupe. I have composed choral music which has been performed in San Antonio and entered into international competitions. I have spent years learning techniques to help students sing in tune and learn how to read music. I have experience teaching students of all ages from 3 year olds to adults. I teach students from Northe
ast San Antonio, Selma, Schertz, Live Oak, Universal City, Cibolo, Bracken, Garden Ridge, Converse, Marion, Seguin and New Braunfels.
*** Lesson Details *** For my younger guitar students, I use the Progressive Guitar Method for Young Beginners series. This book includes a CD to help the student practice at home. For my older guitar students I use a progressive guitar curriculum of my own creation.
For my voice students I use Pathways of Song, Hall Johnson Spirituals, 24 Italian Songs and Arias, Alfred's Folk Songs for Solo Singers, Carl Fisher's The Young Singer series as well as song materials based upon the student's personal interests, such as art songs and Broadway show tunes.
For my piano students I use the Piano Adventures series by Nancy and Randall Faber and the Alfred Piano Series. Music reading, ear training and theory is part of my instruction. With daily practice you will see a noticeable improvement in musicianship, aural skills and music-reading ability.
I am also an experienced tutor. I have worked with students of all ages and with various learning differences. I have tutored students in reading, writing, math, social studies, ESL and test preparation.
Through online instruction, I am available around the clock and around the globe for tutoring and music lessons.
*** Studio Equipment *** Piano, classical and folk guitars My home studio has glass doors through which one may observe the lesson.
*** Travel Equipment *** 2 guitars
*** Specialties *** Classical guitar, operatic singing, folksongs, spirituals, music reading, solfege, ear training and sight-singing
Tim took the time I needed to understand and explained things so well. Can't wait for my second lesson.
January 28, 2018
I have really learned a lot in the 3 lessons I have completed. Look forward in future lessons to come. Keep up the great work.
October 9, 2017
My 8-year-old has been taken the lessons from him since March of last year and it has been an amazing journey for her taking his lessons.
He is calm, patient and very talented.
I am so thankful that I found him through this website!
I teach English to the Russian-speakers. I hold a degree in teaching English, and will help you to improve your grammar, listening and speaking skills and enlarge your vocabulary.
Do you need the magic pill that will help you speak the language? The recipe is here. If you do the assignments I give you (no need to search for any extra materials), I can assure you that soon you will be able to speak and understand.
I am a highly qualified NYC-based Russian and English language teacher with a degree in linguistics/teaching and more than five years of experience. During the years of my teaching practice, I have developed several teaching methods, which I use in my classes. Together we will establish clear objectives for our lessons and will work on your grammar proficiency, listening and speaking skills, and accent neutrality.
I am a strict teacher :) Seriously. You have a goal and I am here to help you get there, whether it is to be able to negotiate with your business partners, speak to your family members or
read "War and Peace" in original. I will work hard to help you reach it, but I expect you to fulfill your part of a deal.
If you have any questions, please feel free to ask them here using the "Ask a question" button. If you have already decided that you need to speak Russian or English, do not postpone it for another day, month or year. Click the green button and let's do it. I am looking forward to starting our language journey!
P.S. You can see me in action on my YouTube channel "Anna Cher: Russian from the Heart": https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC3r_jGuhcb7D48Vh0pakNcA
***** Some technical aspects:
- All materials are provided and included into the price of a lesson
- Recommended frequency of lessons: minimum of 2 times per week (duration of each lesson – 1-1.5h). Learning a language is like going to the gym: to get the muscles, you have to practice regularly.
- If you would like to have a class at a specific time and it is not available in my calendar, please send me a message. I may be able to change some things around and accommodate your request.
- I try to be flexible and modify my schedule based on your needs. But please be considerate and let me know 24 hours in advance if you need to reschedule or cancel a class.
So it’s been 6 months since I started learning Russian with Anna and I never knew I could learn so much. She’s a very talented, and professional teacher. Her lessons are interesting, and informative making you always want to learn more. I’ve never tried to learn a language but with her if you show her you want to learn and you’re dedicated she’ll take your weaknesses and make them strengths but also make your strengths even stronger. I couldn’t imagine learning as well from anyone else. I needed to learn the Russian language for my travels and I know her classes will have me more than prepared. I Definitely would recommend Anna as the best choice for anyone ready to start their Russian journey.
March 14, 2019
Best Russian teacher ever!
October 27, 2018
Anna is patient and great with my 8 year old on her first lesson.
Want to speak English more proficiently? Want to sound more like a native English speaker? I can help you learn more clear pronunciation, learn idioms, and learn the vocal inflections that are common in American English.
I have been signing since 1998, spending every chance I can among my Deaf friends and immersing myself in the language as often as possible. I received my BA in Music with a certification to teach at Lubbock Christian University in 1998. Later I attended the Interpreter Certification program at Burlington County College in New Jersey from 2009-2011, and during that time took a summer course at Gallaudet University for the Deaf in Washington DC. Then in 2014 I received my MEd in Curriculum and Instruction with Instructional Technology from Houston Baptist University. I have been teaching ASL at the high school level since 2011. I am also one of the interpreters for the Deaf at my church in Fort Bend County, TX, outside of Houston, where I am a member and actively involved in the Deaf Ministry.
Please feel free to ask me any questions y
ou have. I'm happy to get back with you, and I look forward to teaching you!
I teach English grammar, pronunciation, and can help with writing as well. Basically, anything concerning the English language, I can help.
Hi! I’m Jaci and I’m a linguist. I’ve studied Spanish for 13 years and linguistics for 6 years. I have a BA in Spanish and am ESL certified. After tutoring non-native English speakers at the college level for years, I found a love for phonology (study of speech sounds) and so found my niche in accent reduction, or accent modification. It’s essentially the process of modifying a person’s pronunciation so their speech is more easily understood by native speakers. While working on my Masters, I helped pilot a university program to help students from all over the world speak clearer. Each semester, my students would come to me twice a week— and my lessons bore favorable results!
I am an experienced language instructor with a demonstrated history of working in administrative, healthcare, communication and localization industries. I am ski
lled in translation, Spanish and English grammar, foreign accent reduction (PESL), management, customer service and global travel. I have a strong education, including an MA ESL certification. While working in the University setting, I first focused on Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language (ESL) language, then progressed to accent modification for non-native English speaking Teaching Assistants (TA), then included students in nursing, engineering and more.
I love to connect one-on-one to analyze, make a personalized lesson plan, and help each person get what they need. Let’s get to work on improving your intelligibility! :)
Si tu lengua natal es el español/castellano y quieres aprender a escribir, leer y hablar en inglés esta es tu oportunidad de hacerlo. Conmigo aprenderás desde lo más básico: cómo conjugar los verbos en todos los tiempos, usarlos en una oración y comenzar a estructurar largas oraciones y textos. Mi metodología se basa en "learning by doing" a través de material audiovisual( lecturas, musica, videos). Si eres estudiante o profesional en un área específica, nuestros temas pueden enfocarse en lo que tú desees pero eso si, únicamente en inglés.
Hello!! I'm Maria Fernanda
I am a business administrator and I currently live in Madrid Spain where I am doing a Master in Business Analytics and Strategic Data.
In my spare time I love teaching English(basic and intermediate level) and Spanish(all levels). My teaching method is always depending on the student interest. Generally I try to do it the most fun, interesting and entertaining possible. I have a special rule: no other language allow in class(just Spanish or English depending on what language I'm teaching). I believe that the most efficient way to start learning a new language is to think, listen and speak just in that language. Of course I could be flexible if the student doesn't speak that new language at all. In my hometown (Venezuela) I had experience teaching basic English in an elementary school and teaching priv
et lessons for kids and teenagers as well.
Let me know if you are interested in taking classes with me. Don't lose the opportunity to learn Spanish with a native speaker!
¡¡Hola!! Soy María Fernanda, soy administradora de empresas y actualmente vivo en Madrid, España en donde me encuentro cursando un Master en Business Analytics and Strategic Data. En mi tiempo libre me encanta enseñar inglés (nivel básico e intermedio) y español (todos los niveles). Mi método de enseñanza depende siempre del interés del estudiante. Generalmente trato de hacerlo de la manera más divertida, interesante y entretenida posible. Tengo una regla especial: ningún otro idioma se permite en clase (sólo español o inglés dependiendo del idioma que estoy enseñando). Creo que la manera más eficiente de comenzar a aprender un nuevo idioma es pensar, escuchar y hablar solo en ese idioma. Por supuesto, podría ser flexible si el alumno no habla ese idioma nuevo en absoluto. En mi país natal (Venezuela) tuve experiencia enseñando inglés básico en una escuela primaria y también dando clases particulares a niños y adolescentes.
Avísame si estás interesado en tomar clases conmigo. ¡No pierdas la oportunidad de aprender inglés y comunicarte en cualquier lugar del mundo!
Certified Teacher, with 2 years of experience as a public school English teacher. BA in English with honors from UT, where I was winner of UT English Department Scholarship, and a two-time finalist in the Writing Contest, in Literary Criticism and Fiction. Whether you are an English learner, need tutoring to help strengthen your ELA skills in school, or need help with planning, editing, or writing an essay, I can help!
Experienced teacher and performer from Austin, Texas. I am a UT Austin Graduate (BA English with honors, BM Voice Performance with honors; minor in Creative writing), receiving scholarships in both fields. I have taught private voice for 6 years and taught 8th Grade English for 2 years. Currently a freelance voice teacher and performer, singing bossa nova, opera, baroque music, and concert repertoire throughout Texas.
My son was excited to have a real singer as an instructor, and hasn't stopped bouncing and singing scales since! We're looking forward to growing with Mr. B's help!
October 21, 2018
I hired Bruno to help me comprehend my book for class. He showed up and genuinely cared that I was getting it. He showed me a note taking idea that to me seemed that if I just wrote a couple of ideas down I’d go back and know where I was as far as going back and studying. He asked if I needed to write this point down and basically showed how to do the job. Great work.
October 17, 2018
Mr. Barbosa is a very outgoing person who always checks in on his students before we begin the lesson. At the
beginning of the lesson, we start with warm-ups so our voice is
ready to sing high or low notes. When you first start with Mr. Bar-
bosa, he will have you sing multiple songs and scales so he can
learn your vocal range. Mr. Barbosa makes sure that you understand
the content and if you don't, he is helpful and explains it in a way we
can comprehend. Lessons are a great way to improve your singing.
I’m becoming more comfortable performing in front of my peers.
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. :)
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.