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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!

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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.

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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 Austin Y.

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Milpitas, CA
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Living in America makes English a necessary language to embrace as well as exercise. Speaking as well as writing can be done in both an academic and artistic manner! As long as the basics of have been ingrained, using the English language can become a powerful extension of your unique personality and experiences!

About Austin
Hello! My name is Austin, and my personal life motto is: doing my best to help others realize and reach their best! I have been teaching a number of topics ranging from music, fitness, to technology, writing, and religious texts for over 7 years. Over these years, I have also worked a myriad of jobs to receive invaluable experience as well as learn how to interact with all kinds of people.

It has always been my deep passion and true joy to journey along with someone who is simply willing to learn the many gifts that life has for us to enjoy! I am currently studying for my masters at Western Seminary, interning at a church, and a certified teacher here at TakeLessons.

Time and time again, I have come to realize that life is about serving, teaching, and loving others with what we already have; teaching is such a simple yet profound
way to practice this!

I look forward to doing my best in order to help you realize, reach, and ultimately relish your best!

Best regards,

Austin
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Phoenix H. April 4, 2019
· Essay Writing · Online
My son enjoyed his first lesson with Austin and we hope there are many more to come!
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Casey October 22, 2018
· Table Tennis · In studio
Austin is an excellent instructor. He was very patient with me and helped me to work on the areas that I felt needed the most improvement, developing new techniques and skills to take my game to a higher level. I highly recommend!
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Neha S. March 27, 2017
· Volleyball · In studio
I am an adult and absolute beginner in volleyball and was looking to learn some basics and Austin did a great job of teaching me.
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Austin Y.

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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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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 Cinti L.

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Cinti Laird is a professional actress, writer and singer who has worked in the New York City School system as a Teaching Artist for more than 10 years. Employing acting, journalism and speech fully engages students to advance quickly through her process. Students will learn to incorporate appropriate expression, and work toward acquiring the non-regional accent common to American on-air journalism and acting professionals. Ms. Laird's students are always encouraged to incorporate various forms of writing into their English Learning experience. She is not only a published journalist, but a produced playwright and a graduate of the New York University Tish School of Arts with a concentration in Film and Television.

Ms. Laird believes that when learning is fun, everyone wins. Let's have some fun learning English today!

About Cinti
Cinti Laird started teaching organically as a result of being a professional actress in Children's Theater in New York City. As a Teaching Artist she traveled locally performing live educational shows in elementary schools. Following the tour Cinti was asked to teach in a classroom set up on a NYC site of the producing corporation. There she taught bus loads of children some of whom had seen her perform on stage.

Cinti later became a teaching artist for Arts Horizons, the Harlem School of the Arts and various NYC public schools. She has also been a substitute teacher for students PK-21, and worked full time with special needs children at a Bronx based school for the blind. Cinti continued teaching Acting students of all ages, giving back in community at the American Federation of Radio & Television Artists in their NYC based Stanl
ey Green room. She became a Key Student to both Earle Hyman and Edith Meeks at HB Studio where she continued developing as an actress and singer for years after graduating NYU.

As a public speaker, Cinti improved her skills with Toastmasters International. She incorporates her comedic skills into many of her speeches bringing laughter to many.

Her knowledge of the English Language is extensive and she has demonstrated working as a freelance writer for various NYC publications. Laird is an accomplished writer, produced playwright and skilled interviewer. Samples of her writing can be found on-line.

Ms. Laird is a graduate of the New York University Tisch School of Arts with a concentration in Film & Television - the host and creator of Cinti's Comedy Pageant and she is also a TEFL (ESOL) Certified English Teacher. She looks forward to teaching English now and later adding Acting Performance and comedy writing classes on this platform.
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Cinti L.

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About Scott C.

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Mills River, NC
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For 25+ years I've worked with kids from elementary to high school in grammar, writing, and reading. I've had experience in writing and editing and turning kids from non-writers into writers. We'll learn a lot and have fun doing it!

About Scott
Hi, everyone! Do you want your student to improve in math? Does your student need someone to help with developing writing or grammar or reading skills? Would you like your student to be able to throw a football 75 yards in the air?

If you answered "Yes" to any of those questions, I can help! (Except for the one about the football; maybe your student should try pumping iron or something.)

I've worked with kids in math and English for many years, including my own (my wife and I have four graduates), and I enjoy making subjects fun and interesting with students, while we get the job done.

Some valuable learning, a pat on the back, and a shot of confidence: that's what I offer to families. Thanks for checking me out!

- Scott
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Scott C.

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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 Nataliia R.

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I love people and and would love to not only help you get better at English, but also connect, learn, grow, share, support, succeed.

About Nataliia
I am so excited to help you improve and perfect your English, while also connecting with you, making it personal, customizing every single lesson to your interests, needs, passions. This approach has helped many students switch their attitude to the process of learning. Getting to know something new should always be exciting! Can't wait to have my next lesson with you.
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Nataliia R.

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$25 / 20-min

About Audrey T.

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I'm a current student myself and am able to be personal in my lessons. I also study communication studies at the University of Wisconsin-Stout and have worked as a Writing Consultant at the university as well. Being a native-English speaker myself, I will be able to teach you the basics of English and accelerate as time progresses. My goal is to learn about my students and to bring a personal aspect into the lessons.

About Audrey
I am a junior at the University of Wisconsin-Stout studying Professional Communication and Emerging Media with a concentration in Applied Journalism and minoring in Photography and Video. With this major, I’ve found different ways of communicating my thoughts, ideas, and opinions in a variety of environments throughout my time here at the university. A lot of the work I've done is content based, and involves writing, strong verbal and written communication, document designing, and being able to adapt to different working environments.
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Audrey T.

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