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About Taro T.

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Washington, DC

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About Taro
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My name is Taro, and I am from Kobe. I have been teaching Japanese since 2015 to students of all ages.

Learning a new language could be difficult. The initial reason I came to the US was to learn English. I eventually finished Tulane University and American University for my BA and MA, but I struggled with English in the beginning.

I had got comfortable with my English after some time, and since I have been interested in learning languages, I also learned Spanish. Through the process, I have learned effective ways to learn a new language, which I will be sharing with you.

One of the most important things while learning a new language is to develop a solid foundation of the basics. Once you have developed the basics, the rest will come with less effort. So I like giving structures to my students using different core ma
terials so they can get the basics right.

In addition, I use Google Sheet in which you can see all the lessons and homework in one document. This simplifies the learning process which enables you to keep track of the materials you are covering.

Students have different reasons for studying Japanese, so I give customization based on the need of each student outside the core materials.

I am glad that you are interested in learning Japanese. Japan has a beautiful culture, and I look forward to helping you get to the level you desire so you can have a renewed appreciation for what Japan offers.

Taro
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David H. November 28, 2018
· Japanese · Online
First lesson far exceeded expectations. Can`t wait for lesson 2.
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Yu L. October 13, 2018
· Japanese · Online
I have been taking Japanese lessons with Taro Sensei for about 5 months. He is a very patient and organized instructor. He designs the teaching material based on my specific level and goals. I enjoy the fun conversation with him during every lesson. My Japanese skill has improved gradually as time goes by. Thank you Taro Sensei.
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Reagan August 8, 2018
· Japanese · Online
Taguchi Sensei has helped improve my Japanese tremendously! Not only is he able to accommodate my sometimes crazy schedule, but he's very patient while learning, will go in-depth on topics I don't quite understand and will provide exercises for me on those topics. He's personal, so we use real-time situations from my life to practice with (describing my day at work, where my cats are, what I ate, etc.)

When I visted Japan this year, I owe it to him that I was able to have the amazing experiences I did. Because of him, I was able to understand the language, the culture, and have the confidence in speaking with locals.

I appriciate all the help and encourgaement that he's provided.
ありがとうございます田口先生!
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Taro T.

Washington, DC 20016
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About Humberto G.

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Greenbelt, MD
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About Humberto
My name is Humberto and I can't wait to meet you! I've been teaching private lessons since 1995 and I enjoy helping my students achieve their playing goals. I graduated from the National Conservatory of Music in Mexico city and earned a degree in violin performance. I was awarded full scholarship to continue my violin studies at the University of Southern Mississippi. I'm a organized and professional violin and viola coach and my coaching style is friendly but structured. I am passionate about helping my pupils achieve their violin or viola goals. I look forward to helping you reach your goals. I specialize in adult beginner training.
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Micaela August 7, 2018
· Violin · In home
Humberto was excellent with my daughter in her first class. He was engaging, instructive and so helpful. Excited to continue!
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Maeve June 23, 2018
· Violin · In home
Very good first lesson!
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Kelly April 13, 2018
· Violin · In home
OMG my excitement is through the roof after my first lesson with Humberto! I can't even get my feet to touch the ground. I am an adult, basically starting from scratch picking up my violin for the first time in 20+ years having played for a year as a kid. I was so nervous, and feel silly starting at such an elementary level, and Humberto's instruction was not only expert, but his enthusiasm was completely genuine. He was authentically supportive every step of the way and thrilled at every moment of progress. His infectious smile made me feel so safe being a novice starting over and so excited for my next lesson...which he's not teaching me in Spanish since he learned I need to practice my dusty Spanish skills as well! Couldn't recommend him highly enough, love love love Humberto and can't wait til next week's lesson!
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Humberto G.

Greenbelt, MD 20770
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$50 / 45-min

About Consuelo C.

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Washington, DC
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About Consuelo
Hola! Consuelo has been teaching private lessons since 1986 and is currently available to teach lessons at your home, at her studio, and online. Consuelo has helped middle and high school students raise their grades to obtain the maximum scores possible after they were close to failing. She has helped high school students obtain scores of "5" on their Spanish Language and Literature AP tests. She has also prepared many students for trips abroad that no prior experience. She has worked with young children and senior citizens in their Spanish language acquisition.

Consuelo received her training at the Universidad de los Andes in Bogotá, Colombia in 1982 where she received her certificate. As an expert in her field, Consuelo looks forward to helping new students achieve their goals. Consuelo likes helping her students feel empowered by ch
allenging them in fun ways.
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Kinda B. November 20, 2018
· Spanish · In home
She’s awesome!!
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Ramona February 17, 2018
· Spanish · Online
The classes are fun and I'm becoming more confident in my speaking abilities.
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Charlston October 24, 2017
· Spanish · Online
Thank you . My child is grateful for his understanding from the help you gave .
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Consuelo C.

Washington, DC 20007
(5)
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$30 / 30-min

About Eliska P.

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Arlington, VA
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About Eliska
I am an experienced ESL teacher, qualified interpreter and translator. I am a native Czech and new to the US. Studying interpreting and translation helped me to understand differences between the languages which I then applied when teaching my husband Czech.

During my classes, you will feel encouraged and motivated to learn the language. My students feel really comfortable with me and look forward to the next class. The language is not hard, when you make it fun!
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Parker April 1, 2019
· Czech · Online
Very positive demeanor, which helps to learn when you might feel bad or self-conscious for butchering grammar/pronunciation, and fun to talk to. As a native speaker of Czech, she has a slight accent yet isn't difficult to understand, only had to stop to ask her for clarification two or three times over the course of an hour. Good pacing, was not overwhelmed but still remained engaged.

Before our first session even began, she was already helpful in providing some suggestions for culture to look up, such as popular artists in certain genres of music.

Then at the end of our first session,
she left me with a few straightforward assignments to learn from until our next lesson.

I've had a great first impression. I'll see where things go in the future. Děkuju, Eliška!
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Gus P. March 20, 2019
· Czech · Online
Great first lesson.
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Bill Greer October 12, 2018
· Czech · In home
Eliška is an outstanding teacher. She is always well-prepared. She tailors the instruction to my strengths and weaknesses, even adjusting the level as we work together during the class hour, so I assume she teaches each student in individually shaped lessons. And she makes each session interesting and practical! I highly recommend her.
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Eliska P.

Arlington, VA 22201
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$35 / 45-min

About pape demba K.

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Silver Spring, MD
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About pape demba
I am not only going to teach you the grammars rules; as we say "the devil is in the details" So be ready to discover with me a lots of tricks for you to impress people around you! Despite my "serious look" in the picture, I'm very friendly :D and easy to work with due to my experience on the field and particular skills in socializing . Feel free to ask me any question if you need more information . cheers
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Benjamin February 17, 2019
· French · Online
Mr. Demba is a great instructor with lots of experience, patience and encouragement for new learners.
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Elisa December 27, 2018
· French · In home
I was really comfortable learning a language I did not know, I can say that it was the first time I enjoyed French lessons
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Michael December 20, 2018
· French · In home
Depuis que j’ai connu ce professeur, mon niveau en français a évolué.
Je me débrouille en écrit et en oral un grand merci !
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pape demba K.

Silver Spring, MD 20904
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$25 / 30-min
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About Nataliia Z.

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Manassas, VA
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About Nataliia
Hi, I'm Nataliia and I'm from Ukraine. I live in Manassas, Virginia and would be happy to teach you Ukrainian or Russian.
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Nataliia Z.

Manassas, VA 20109
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$30 / 30-min

About Jordy D.

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Bethesda, MD
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About Jordy
I am a current Political Science major in college with tons of experience in local and national politics. I am also very passionate about history and have taken many history classes throught college. I have interned and volunteered for Senators in annapolis and for local grassroot political groups. So I know what is impacting our communities. I am very excited to meet new people and to help share knowledge with other fellow students.
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Jordy D.

Bethesda, MD 20814
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$34 / 30-min

About Micaela M.

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Arlington, VA
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Hi, I'm Micaela! I moved to Russia, knowing little more than the alphabet. Within 18 months, I learned to speak fluently. I'm excited to help you learn Russian, and learn it fast. Not only can I teach you the language, but help you gain an understanding of modern Russian culture. I look forward to meeting you!
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Micaela M.

Arlington, VA 22202
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$17 / 30-min

About Rita S.

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Vienna, VA
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About Rita
Hi, there! My name is Rita Schmith, I am a native speaker of Portuguese originally from Brazil. I have more than 15 years of experience teaching Portuguese language and culture to professional adults on some of the leading international institutions in the D.C. area, from beginner through advanced proficiency levels.

I am happy to tailor my lessons to meet my student's needs and style. I have a lot of experience as an online instructor, using Skype, Webex, and FaceTime to deliver lessons to remote students who are unable to attend classes in person.

I am a great advocate of good pronunciation, no matter what is your native language. And if you are a Spanish speaker, I can help you to overcome the specific challenges that Spanish speakers face when learning Portuguese.

Culture provides the environment in which languages develop,
so culture is an essential part of my lessons, including Brazilian music and history.

Let’s talk and see how I can help you to learn Portuguese in a fun, professional and efficient way.
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Rita S.

Vienna, VA 22180
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$30 / 30-min

About Anhphuong H.

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Chantilly, VA
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About Anhphuong
My name is An Huynh and I'm 22. I come from Vietnam and has just been in the US for over a year now. I choose to help people with ESL because my cousin had to spend 2 years at NOVA just studying English, which I think is time-wasting. For that reason, I want to help people who want to earn higher education but having problem with English. I already had Toefl iBT and SAT. Though my grades are not on top, my English skills have improved beyond my expectation. That is the reason why I can go straight to NOVA without having to take any additional language classes.
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Anhphuong H.

Chantilly, VA 20151
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$55 / 60-min

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