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About John M.

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Houston, TX
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Despite what TakeLessons says about my location, I can come to you even if you don't live on the East side.

About John
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.
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Carolynn M. July 12, 2019
· Guitar · In home
Great teacher. He definitely knows music.
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RJ January 11, 2019
· Acoustic Guitar · In home
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.
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Melinda A. May 18, 2016
· Guitar · In home
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!
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John M.

Houston, TX 77002
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About Laurel T.

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I have developed curriculum and adapted existing teaching materials to fit students special needs.

These are areas of language training in which I excel:
• Grammar
• Reading Literacy (for both native speakers and ESL learners)
• Business and Vocational English
• Creative and Expository Writing
• English Conversation
• Exam Preparation
• Editing and Proofreading

About Laurel
My background in English language training is extensive. I have a B.A. in English Literature, Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) certification, along with ten years teaching experience in Europe and the Middle East. I also hold a MSc. in Biological Sciences.

As a teacher, I recognize that all students have a predominant learning style, so I always work with each person as an individual, tailoring our lessons to discover and promote their innate abilities and interests.

My area of special expertise is writing, I have published papers in academic journals, newspapers and popular magazines, as well as a novel. I can help anyone master the skill of expressing themselves effectively. I love grammar and can make it fun and easy to learn.

These are areas of language training in which I excel:
• Grammar
• Reading Litera
cy (for both native speakers and ESL learners)
• Business and Vocational English
• Creative and Expository Writing
• English Conversation
• Exam Preparation (TOEFL, IELTS, MCAT)
• Editing and Proofreading
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Dr. G. October 22, 2018
· English · Online
wonderful not only be in touch with a teacher but also with a great human, i hope everything its ok
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sandrine C. October 4, 2018
· English · Online
Laurel is a very kind person to know, good teacher too. She is patient and help to improve your knowledge. I would strongly recommend Laurel.
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Dr. G. October 2, 2018
· English · Online
Perfect!
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Laurel T.

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$45 / 60-min

About Marcelle H.

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Houston, TX
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For a writing lesson, for example, I first talk to the student and review a writing sample or assignment to assess what skills need to be targeted. Then I address each skill in its logical order. For example, the student first needs to understand the purpose of the assignment and its specific requirements. The next stage might require how to approach and analyze a text and then how to organize, revise, and edit the writing. Throughout this process, I check for the student's understanding.

About Marcelle
In addition to having an MA in English and a JD in law, I have had over 30 years of English teaching experience, mostly at the college level. I've taught a variety of courses and tutored students in a variety of skills, including ESL; composition and grammar; analytical writing and critical thinking; American, British, and world literature; business writing and communications; introductory courses to the American legal system, and legal writing. At present, I'm teaching ESL to international professionals and other adults to help them improve their speaking, listening, reading, and writing skills. I also help ESL students prepare for the TOEFL and IELTS exams. Throughout my career, I've helped both native and non-native speakers of English improve their language and critical thinking skills. In tutoring, I take a very customized approac
h and use a variety of tested methods and effective materials to address each student's needs.
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Stanley February 5, 2019
· Essay Writing · In home
Marcelle is an expert at English language. I have been taking English writing lessons from her. She is a very good English expert, very focused and has been very sharp in identifying my weak points. She gave me a different strategy on how to overcome my weakness, and I am surprised with the result. I would recommend anyone who wants to improve their English. She is also a very good human being.
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Hamda July 22, 2017
· English · In home
I like the way how she organized the classes. Marcelle knows which part of my English language needs to improve. She is very flexible in the timing of the classes. I strongly recommended her for whoever wants to improve and refresh their English language. Honestly, she's the best.
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Marcelle H.

Houston, TX 77007
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$55 / 30-min

About Bill L.

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Chicago, IL
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Grew up in America for over 13 years and speak English and Mandardin Chinese.

About Bill
I have always been a self-studier in my entire life. Being able to learn with just books and your brain is a crucial skill to have! However, I know not everyone (and sometimes even myself) have the discipline and motivation to keep going during hard times. This is where a tutor would come in handy.

I enjoy tutoring (doing it ever since I was in high school for my classmates) and helping other overcome problems that I have encountered myself because it enhances my own understanding and makes me happy that my self-studying is helping others. Sometimes, my students even bring up alternative ways of thinking that I have never thought of before!
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Britney N. August 12, 2019
· Python · Online
Good communication and best explanation
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Nathan F. January 26, 2019
· Python · Online
Good explanations and efficient with time!
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Jasmine November 21, 2018
· Classical Piano · In studio
Had played piano when I was young, and missed playing it. Bill is an excellent motivator and helped me enjoy practicing again and playing new pieces!
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Bill L.

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$29 / 30-min

About Rahny D.

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Business English: Pre-Screening: CEFR Level Assessment to do at your discretion.
( Reading, Writing, Speaking, Listening)

Creative Topics: Business Emails, Motivating Employees, International Business Etiquette, Public Relations

Creation of your own Vocabulary Journal and Resource Portfolio
Together we will evolve your proficiency in an immersive way that focuses on the skill sets for choosing authentic texts to fit a theme of your choosing. ( sports, music, science, literature, movies etc...)

About Rahny
“Make the most of yourself for that is all there is of you.” -Ralph Waldo Emerson

I want to tap into that part of you that is on the prowl to answer the “ how’s and why’s”. That is where our journey will unfold. I aspire to nurture a creative and inclusive culture in my sessions.

I don't teach. I LEARN! Learning is an infinitely satiating experience for me. We will laugh, ponder, explore and even pull our hair out from frustration. That's okay because we'll do it all together. Making mistakes is a beautiful test of your resilience and will help to solidify your competencies from your hands-on experiences.

Visualizing your goals as a whole is the basis of my teaching approach. I implore my resources to reconcile the challenges of online learning to foster communication, inclusion, and interaction online. I aspire to forge a rappo
rt that grants your trust and belief in your ability to express your ideas. It is always a bit sad to say goodbye to students, but them walking away with strong foundations, developed skill sets and the ability to expand on them in the future is what I support.

I’ve logged 1,000 hours online in 1-on-1 group sessions with a 9.65 average rating. For my consistency, I was selected to teach the Oxford University Press Children Series. Being inspired by and delighting in shared experiences with my students ignites my addiction to teaching.

I’ve seized volunteer opportunities as a Teaching Assistant with after-school, summer and other teaching programs. I’m a big believer in being proactive. In addition, 8 years in Home Health with adults and children with physical and mental disabilities has had an overwhelming influence on my philosophies toward communication and personal kinships.

Music is an immense passion of mine that continually lavishes me with a wealth of transferable skills to explore creative solutions. I’ve done this by appropriating IPA, vocal pedagogy and my opera background to tackle diction issues. Working with Music and Drama Therapists in Barrier Free Theater acting troupe for adults with physical and mental disabilities to brainstorm and stage a musical starring them, has given me insight into the benefits of group collaboration and preparedness. This is at the heart of my communicative approaches.

What to expect?
*Creative, Immersive, Comprehensive experience
*Customized Vocabulary Journal, Resource Portfolio

Why?
" A real conversation always involves an invitation...." -David Whyte

*Lesson Themes

- Idioms: People, Time, Age, Education, Workplace etc...
- Business English: Idioms, HR, Emails, Brands, Motivating Employees

-General/Social English: Facial Expressions, You Can't Say That!, Fear and Phobias

-Academic English: AWL, Critical Thinking/Reading, Authentic Texts, etc....

- IELTS, PTE, TOEFL Exam Prep
-Essay Unit: 5Ps, Vocabulary, Prewriting, Essay Types, Linking Words, etc...

Lesson Formats:
-Online Scavenger Hunt
-Conversational
-Grammar, Task-Based Activities

AND MORE!!

" Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire." - William Butler Yeats

Toss that pail! I’m ready whenever you are. :)
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Carlos January 24, 2019
· English · Online
I took lessons with Rahny last year. She helped me to refine my essay writing skills. I had never written an essay before. I’d never had a portfolio before either, but it has come in handy in more ways than I ever could’ve imagined. I’ve referenced the materials on vocabulary, pronunciation and essay writing exercises a dozen times.She still takes the time to answer some of my questions.
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Matthew January 24, 2019
· English · Online
Thanks for all your patience even though I was running late. I was all ready to cancel my lesson, but you encouraged me to keep my goals in mind and keep moving forward. I loved that you adjusted the material accordingly and worked through the homework together with me. I look forward to our next session. :)
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Natasha January 24, 2019
· English · Online
Rahny is very interesting in her approach. It is great how she goes about sharing ideas, extending the discussion and engaging with me and the content. She brings so much liveliness to the class. The texts are very good, practical and related directly to my goals of wanting better communication with my colleagues.
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Rahny D.

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$45 / 45-min
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About Joy L.

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Houston, TX
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Students can expect help with the English language skills they most need to strengthen to communicate better with native English speakers. For some it is listening comprehension; for others it may be finding the right words. Many need help with email correspondence for their job. Whatever the level and whatever your goals, we can improve your performance and confidence in using English.

About Joy
I have a bachelor’s in English and a master’s in linguistics. I taught English as Second Language in college and university for 30 years and have continued teaching one on one with private students, which is by far my favorite way of teaching!
I have always loved language and, from childhood, have had a fascination with other cultures, so my career in English as Second Language has been a great way to combine those two interests.
I spend a lot of time planning a curriculum and lessons for each student, based on that student’s level and goals and addressing that student’s unique language needs in his/her life.
I never charge for the first meeting because that is a time for me to learn about you, your English, your needs and goals.
Among my passions are growing fruits and vegetables, folk dancing and cooking, but working with my student
s is one of my greatest joys, and I derive great personal satisfaction from it.
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mira September 25, 2019
· ESL · In home
Joy is by far the world's greatest ESL teacher.

She was my first ESL teacher when I was in college. She had extensive experience with foreign students and knew how to apply her professional teaching skills to individual students to maximize each students' potential abilities by repeatedly correcting mistakes in detail.
She handed out her own material every week and her material is by far the essence of English for ESL students. Once I went through her materials with her for about a year, my English has improved incredibly.
She is open mind and patient so do not rush students to get anxiety. She is my lifetime companion and the best teacher.
I am confident to recommend her. Do not miss the chance of a lifetime to meet the greatest English teacher.
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Hwang February 19, 2019
· English · In home
I loved her way of teaching, talking and treating as not only a English teacher but as a friend . When I felt frustration learning English or faced some difficulties of living in the U.S., she always tried to help and assist me heartfully. She even accompanied me to see a doctor when I got medical problem. I was really moved.

she is a intellectual and nice person.
I am so sure anyone reading this review if you are with her learning English, definitely your English will be way better. She is simply a BEST!!!
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Tomomi February 15, 2019
· ESL · In home
I learned with her several years ago for TOEFL. What I love her is she always tries understanding our culture and listening what and why I cannot understand them.
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Joy L.

Houston, TX 77025
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$55 / 60-min

About corey K.

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Houston, TX
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English lessons with me will be fun, humorous, and something to remember. Lets work together to accomplish your goals. I want to make you great!

About corey
Hows it going? This is really exciting, My name is Corey. This is a neat opportunity for me to help someone learn English and to help me accomplish some of my goals. I would like to work with anyone that is willing to work with me. Together we can accomplish what you have set out to do. My friends will say that I am a fun person that enjoys to laugh and make others laugh. Just reach out to me. We can work together to take your English to the next level.
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corey K.

Houston, TX 77071
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$17 / 30-min

About Raychele G.

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Dickinson, TX
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I cater my lessons to fit the student's needs.

About Raychele
I am an accountant, marketing expert, and business owner. I studied 3 years at Sam Houston State University and graduated with an accounting degree from DeVry University. I also played and coached softball for 13 years.

I teach students Math, English, Marketing. and softball.

I have been helping students for about 3 years.

I look forward to meeting you and helping you with your education goals.
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Raychele G.

Dickinson, TX 77539
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$17 / 30-min

About Hana S.

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My lessons are not traditional as I make sure that I incorporate fun interactive games to teach my students. I live in Canada so I can speak English fluently. I am funny too.

About Hana
I am a very passionate person who loves giving 100% into their work. I am very skilled in what I am doing and I love teaching as I am very patient.
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Hana S.

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$29 / 30-min

About Yohenia C.

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English is important for socialising and entertainment as well as work!

Being able to speak English is not just about being able to communicate with native English speakers, it is the most common second language in the world. ... Learning English is important as it enables you to communicate easily with your fellow global citizens.

About Yohenia
Hey Im Yohenia from Jamaica and ive always had a passion for teaching (english specifically).Teaching gives me the opportunity to be around teach people from different walks of life. Being able to talk with and teach students from other parts of the world gives you different perspectives on life.

I've became a teacher to encourage and help students realize their potential.

I have many ways to make make this learning experience fun fun fun!
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Yohenia C.

Online
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$25 / 30-min

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