Despite what TakeLessons says about my location, I can come to you even if you don't live on the East side.
I have an associates degree in music and I have been teaching lessons for 10 years now. I also have experience as a substitute teacher. As a substitute, I have taught all grades, all subjects, and I have helped out many kinds of students each with their own way of learning.
Besides teaching, I love learning too. Anytime I have a question I immediately start seeking out the answer. Learning never stops!
*** Lesson Details *** Ever wondered how musicians write music? Why do they make the choices they make? Why do those choices work? Why does music work the way that it does? I can answer all these questions and much more.
With me as your guide, I will unlock your musical superpowers and make you capable of things you didn't know were possible. I have many different methods for teaching not only technique, but how to listen, and ho
w to think creatively so that you can unlock your full potential.
*** Travel Equipment *** I can provide my guitar, picks, and tuner and that's really all you will need as well.
I'll occasionally bring my laptop with me to use some music software to assist in my lessons.
I'll always have pens and paper so I can make notes or diagrams if needed. I highly recommend that my students have a spiral notebook so I can more easily cater to them.
*** Specialties *** I specialize in many musical genres including rock, ska, punk, progressive, jazz, folk, and more. Music theory is a big part of what I do as it's the universal language of music. If you learn enough theory, you can learn ANY instrument.
John is incredibly smart about theory and understanding the guitar having worked out his own individual way of learning that he is happy to share his trade secrets.
May 18, 2016
My son was new guitar player, he has now had several lessons with John. We have seen his skills grown exponentially. John really connects with him and keeps him engaged. He has taught him soo much in such a short span of time. John is a fantastic teacher!
I have a graduate degree in education and over 13 years of teaching experience.
I have over 13 years of teaching experience at both the secondary and post-secondary level, and I have lived and taught for nearly 10 years in Japan. I have a graduate degree in education with a specialization in TESL/TEFL.
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.
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.
I have studied English at University and got my Master's Degree in Applied Linguistics in 2007. Since then I have been teaching foreign languagies to students from different countries. Prepare them for IELTS,TOEFL,FCE,CAE, CPE. During my lessons I apply modern approaches and techniques that help you master the foreign language. I prepare many power point presentations myself. They consist of interactive exercices that aim to help you enrich your vocabulary and enhance the comprehension.
I am a certified teacher of English, Russian and French languages with 10 years of experience. During my university years, I had been living in the United Kingdom in 2004 and 2006. I have been teaching students from all over the world. During many years of teaching, I made up a lot of seminars, practical lessons, interactive exercises, slideshows with different tasks in order to help students start speaking fluently and promptly understand English and French-speaking people. I have got my Master's degree in Applied Linguistics in 2007 and started my teaching career in the same year. Since then teaching became not just my job but my passion. I am fond of learning and applying new techniques and approaches in teaching foreign languages to students of all ages and different levels. My primary goal is to make my tutorials interesting and effe
ctive in order to develop practical skills in speaking and understanding foreign languages that will last a lifetime. In August 2017 I became a CELTA certified teacher of English/ESL. I welcome new students!!!
My own love for teaching youth and fostering the passion for learning about themselves, the world, and their place in it, will grow tremendously through the sharedlearning experience that the program offers. From Germany to Southern Mexico, I have gained a wealth of life experience and further developed my bilingual communication skills while working, living, traveling, and volunteering in communities home to multiethnic and socio-economic diversity. Im from Los Angeles, California.
My own love for teaching youth and fostering the passion for learning about themselves, the world, and their place in it, will grow tremendously through the shared learning experience that the program offers. From Germany to Southern Mexico, I have gained a wealth of life experience and further developed my bilingual communication skills while working, living, traveling, and volunteering in communities home to multiethnic and socio-economic diversity. In Los Angeles, I provided in-class instruction and counseling for high school and college students in multiple municipalities such as East Los Angeles and Downtown. Serving Black, Latino, Asian, Caucasian, and Indigenous communities, my students reflect the linguistic, cultural, and ethnic diversity of the city’s population. I also have a TESOL training certificate.
Native speaker of Russian with a near-native proficiency in English. Balanced diet of grammar focus and fluency building. Communicative approach, based on your interests, portfolio, meaningful tasks, and real-life scenarios. Looking forward to working with you!
Hi, my name is Maryna! . I'm from Crimea. I've been living in the USA for over 10 years, which helped me develop a near-native proficiency in English. This is very helpful when it comes to grammar explanations and helping my students understand the subtleties of meaning. . I'm a full-time educator. I learn about latest language-learning tools and methodologies on a daily basis. I have a degree in teaching foreign languages, and I started teaching over a decade ago. I have taught intensive professional courses and I have developed textbooks. . I specialize in adult learners of Russian and English, as well as my 5 year-old son, who is learning both:) I study several foreign languages myself, so I have endless empathy for my students' efforts and successes. . I will taylor our classes to your needs and interests. You can sign
up for 30-, 45-, 60-, and 90-minute lessons. . 30-minute sessions are a new option. Here is why I added this option: - They could be done in the chitchat format to maintaint and improve your conversational skills. - They could be conducted in a Q&A format, if you need specific questions answered. - They are essencial if you need help with a self-study plan and periodical feedback on your self-study progress. . Please, feel free to send me a message if you have any questions. I'm looking forward to working with you! . Maryna
Привет, меня зовут Марина! . Я из Крыма. Я живу в США уже больше 10 лет, и за это время мне удалось заговорить по-английски почти в совершенстве. Это очень облегчает объяснения грамматики и нюансов в значении слов. . Я постоянно вращаюсь в сфере образования и стараюсь одной из первых узнавать о новых инструментах и методологиях преподавания. У меня красный диплом и больше 10 лет опыта в области изучения и преподавания иностранных языков. Я преподавала профессиональные курсы и разрабатывала учебники. . Сейчас я специализируюсь на преподавании русского и английского языков взрослым, а так же моему пятилетнему сыну, который учит оба языка:) Также я сама изучаю несколько иностранных языков, поэтому ратую и радуюсь за успехи своих студентов, как за свои собственные. . Я разработаю программу для вас на основе ваших нужд и интересов. Вы можете выбрать уроки по 30, 45, 60 или 90 минут. . Я недавно добавила 30-минутные уроки. И вот почему: - Они могут проводиться в формате непринуждённой беседы, если вы хотите поддерживать и постепенно повышать свои разговорные навыки. - Они могут иметь формат "вопрос-ответ", если вы ищите ответы на конкретные вопросы. - Они могут быть полезны, если вам нужна помощь, чтобы правильно организовать своё самообучение и получать периодическую оценку своего прогресса и рекомендации преподавателя. . Не стесняйтесь написать мне, если у вас есть какие-либо вопросы. С нетерпением жду ваших сообщений! . Марина
Марина, Вы прекрасный учитель! С вами очень приятно работать! Потому что Вы очень хороший человек , и я многому с вами учусь, особенно по урокам в Скайпе! 😃
Рада быть в вашей команде 😀
March 31, 2019
Maryna is an outstanding and talented professional, with an extraordinary ability for teaching and communicating with her pupils. She owns a vast culture -apart from being a consummated polyglot -which allows her to talk and explain all kind of subjects and to be easily understood by her pupils. I have been studying Russian with her, and I must admit that my level improved significantly since I met her. I highly recommend her to all those who wish to learn or improve their English or Russian. You will not regret it!
March 31, 2019
I have had numerous skype video Russian lessons from Maryna she tries to teach people a language the way they might naturally learn one as a native speaker , via conversation intersperesed with discussion of grammar rules when appropriate. I Also like her WhatsApp group which combines native Russian speakers learning English with English ( an interesting variety including native and. Non-native speakers from various spots on the globe) speakers learning Russian so that all can learn from each other. Maryna has a lot of experience learning various languages and teaching and this knowledge of the language learning process manifests itself in her teaching style.
My subjects are English, ESL, English Literature, Scholarly and Creative Essay Writing, Creative Writing (I am a published short story author), test prep for ACT and SAT in reading/verbal/essay are my specialities, my students get higher scores - I also teach humanities - history and social science. My students are from all over the world and every age category 6- 65. What sets me apart is my dedication and determination to see you improve! I am passionate and love what I do and that reflects into positive energy in teaching for you. My students love the support they get from me, the personalized lesson summaries at the end of every session, the personalized audio files for pronunciation practice, and the positive support! We will be creative together in making you shine. I have now been teaching 1:1 online to students all over the world for 5 years and I love what I do.
Learning always takes on a new exciting flavor when you're working with someone who is truly passionate about seeing their students succeed, and that's me! I have been teaching all ages for about 16 years and I love my work.
My passion is English, English literature, writing (I am a published fiction author), and helping people acquire English through ESL instruction. I have students from Hong Kong to Houston and I love it! I also teach SAT and ACT verbal and essay writing sections and scored a perfect 6 on the essay for the GRE exam. I am a supportive and insightful writing coach and editor. I worked at the Paris Review just out of college in the editorial department and great works of English literature and non-fiction excite me profoundly. I have students now from middle school through to their 50's and I love them all.
with adult business people on written presentations and research projects, from all over the world. Also many college level students work with me editing and perfecting essays for their classes and on research paper construction, development and editing in subjects areas as diverse as mapping genomes for olfactory function in mice to French literature theses or film studies papers.
I have a number of middle school kids working with me on creative writing currently as well.
I only teach online using Skype which is the easiest and most flexible way for me to work with my students from all over the world. I work out of the EST time zone.
Just got my ACT score back, went 160 higher this time due to working with Amanda. I am in range for the school I have my heart set on. This teacher knows the exam and she will push you to your absolute best.
October 7, 2019
I love working with Amanda. She’s a great teacher and always helps me answer any questions I have with my assignments.
October 7, 2019
I needed to improve my score on my SAT by 150 points. I worked with Amanda for 8 weeks, 2 hours a week, and I did it. I increased by 160. I also improved my essay score by 5 points! She is easy to work with, flexible and an expert at these exams. She also worked with me on the ACT and I scored an overall 34. Later I also needed to pass an essay exam to take classes through Harvard, English is not my first language. I passed the exam from working with Amanda and I was totally confident when I took the test, which makes a huge difference.
I can get you to the next level. Wether you are a beginner or intermediate student. I'll focus on helping you with pronunciation, building your vocabulary, understanding context, grammar, and mechanics. My goal is to improve my teaching continuously so that my students can be successful.
I am a capable and practical teacher. My goal is to help you improve your speaking, reading, and writing skills wether you need tutoring or are just starting out on a journey of discovery of this wonderful language spoken by millions of people around the world. I'll make it easy and fun to learn wether you take Spanish, Public Speaking, or any of my other subjects with me.
My education includes a Certificate of Bilingual Competency from Glendale Unified School District for Spanish language studies which I took to maintain and improve my native Spanish language skills.
Communication is my specialty, I have a degree in Communication Studies from California State University Northridge.
"You are the best teacher! I enjoyed our first lesson a lot, thank you so much and I am looking forward to next week!!!! :-)"
"Great instructor. Writing essay is hectic and the instructor really walked me through every step. Not only did I finish my assignment, but also learned a
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"Tamar is a wonderful, dynamic and enthousiastic teacher and my 12 year old daughter had a great time with her. Tamar knows when to slow down if her stud
ent is tired, but is also demanding so as to be sure that progress are made. It was a pleasure seeing how fast my daughter improved her English and we both appreciated meeting Tamar, who is a great person :)"
"If you looking to learn English ,
he's the right person !!!"