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David L.

7 Reviews
Seattle, WA
Starting at $15
  • Speaks Portuguese, Spanish, English
  • Spanish, B.A. from University of Washington
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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David L.

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Native English speaker with TESOL certification and language degree from University of Washington. Ready to reach student goals with learner-centered instruction and many years of experience.

About David

Many years of drum instruction with students who have learned best with alternative learner-centered approaches including: extreme patience, slow to fast repetition of patterns and exercises, focused breathing, as well as sight-reading, rhythm and ear training. Students with: Asperger's, Autism, D

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Phillip Gardner
Day 1 of drumming lessons! David answered all my questions led the conversation and helped ease my need to be perfect! I am excited to practice the skills we worked on and excited to see where the next lessons go!! Thanks David for a great 1st experience!
mike
DAVID IS AN OUTSTANDING TEACHER IN EVERY RESPECT. HIS KNOWLEDGE OF SPANISH SEEMS EXCELLENT, AND HIS INTEREST IN THIS LANGUAGE IS CLEARLY VERY STRONG. THIS ALLOWS CLOSE ANALYSIS OF SPANISH, AND STANDS AS A SIGNIFICANT BENEFIT TO THE DIDACTIC PROCESS. IN TURN THIS PROMOTES A SPIRIT OF LEARNING IN CLASS WHICH IS INFORMATIVE AND GOOD FUN. FINALLY HIS KNOWLEDGE OF SPANISH/ENGLISH COGNATES AND INDO-EUROPEAN ROOTS IS UNUSUALLY BROAD, WHICH MAKES LEARNING SPANISH WITH HIM EASY AND ENTERTAINING. I BELIEVE DAVID HAS A TRUE VOCATION FOR TEACHING, AND I HOPE I CAN GO ON WITH LESSONS WITH HIM FOR SOME TIME TO COME.
Jacob
David is a great instructor. My son is 9 and a beginner and David is very good with him.
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Dan H.

74 Reviews
Tacoma, WA
Starting at $49
  • Speaks German, Russian, Danish, Swedish, English, Norwegian
  • Master's Degree from Uppsala University (Sweden)
  • Teaches students 6 and up
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Dan H.

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I hold a Swedish Bachelor and Masters degree from Uppsala University (Sweden). I am fluent in Swedish, not just the language, but also the culture, geography, history, politics, etc. I have lived 10+ years in Sweden. I have 25+ years teaching experience.

I look forward to guiding you on your educational journey! Lessons are offered either in my home studio in Tacoma, WA, *or* I can teach you through live, online private video lessons.

About Dan

Highly sought-after. Some of Dan’s past students have been finalists in televised talent shows and now enjoy professional music careers. For example, Sofia Olsson, (”True Talent" Finalist, Sweden), Feridah Rose ("Denmark's Got Talent" Semi-Finalist), and Rasma Freimane ("Top Overall Vocalist", Tech

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Rick C.
Dan is awesome! Love his teaching technique.
Arlene L.
Dan gives me lots of ideas on how to use techniques to express the song differently , I am learning a lot of new approaches
Kathy
Dan is truly enthusiastic about sharing his love for his native language! Of course his pronounciation is excellent, and he has infinite patience. He is also open to meeting his student wherever they are in the process. I am really enjoying learning Danish with Dan!
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Joshua B.

9 Reviews
Seattle, WA
Starting at $49
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Bachelor's in Music Education from Ohio State University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Joshua B.

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I took 8 years of Spanish classes and lived in Ecuador where I used Spanish on a daily basis.

My teaching philosophy is to help students engage in learning. I find that a personal connection to new information makes it more engaging and meaningful, and students remember it better too. It's also more fun.

That being said, if learning is more readily achieved for your student through other methods, we will do whatever works best. I cater to results, because my ultimate goal is the student's success.

About Joshua

I am a tutor who earned a music teaching degree, substitute taught, and didn't become a school teacher. I held professional tech retail jobs and am supplementing my life with my passion - education. Whatever subject or instrument I teach, I celebrate students' successes; and I enjoy helping lear

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Dee Dee B.
My son had a wonderful lesson and was well prepared for his exam
Cameron P.
Our son first time playing bassoon. Base on my son experience, he find Joshua to be very nice, patients, and explains a lot of information. It help him understand about the instrument and the sound when he play. He do have a sense of humor which help my son to have fun and be more comfortable. He also teaches other instruments, too. Highly recommended to everyone!!!!
Torrin P.
This was my sons first guitar lesson with Joshua. Lesson went great. Because of Josh’s positive demeanor, My son is motivated to practice everyday. All good!

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Erika I.

12 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $24
  • Speaks Spanish, Spanish / French, Italian
  • Teaches students 18 and up
  • Teaches Intermediate, Advanced
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Erika I.

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I have experience teaching and working with children as well as with adults. I feel comfortable teaching students in all different levels, from the beginner up to the advanced level. The typical approach that I use is a rather communicative one. I like to encourage students to speak and get engaged in real life situations.

I like to know my students, who you are and what your interests are so that I am not just your teacher, but also a friend. I like to think that I am a humorous person and it always makes me feel great when we can share a laugh or two in the class.

Come and join me!

About Erika

My name is Erika and I have been studying French since I was 4 years old. I studied French in my hometown where I got a degree in French (C1 level). When I was 16, I got a scholarship to study French in Normandie, France. Ten years later, I got a second scholarship to study in Lyon, France. Back in

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Vicky
always a pleasure
Toujours un plaisir
Mary Jo D.
I love her approach and patience with me. i am a visual learner and having her write the phrases for me truly helps my comprehension. Merci!
Vicky
Erika is wonderful! I am so glad that she is my tutor. Thank you so much.

Leah T.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $15
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2010
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Leah T.

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I love Spanish and would love to help you reach your Spanish goals! I took some Spanish in college and spent a year and a half learning and speaking the language

About Leah

I have a bachelors degree in music and 4 years experience teaching private piano lessons. Additionally, I am a board certified music therapist with experiance teaching adapted lessons. I have taught over 50 students ages 5-adult. I strive to adapt lessons to meet your needs as well as help you beco

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Avery I.
Leah was nice and arrived on time. She gave recommendations for proper books. My 10 year old son really enjoys her teaching style. We look forward to more lessons with her.

Ronald F.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Speaks Spanish, Arabic, Mandarin
  • BS Biology/Chemistry from Xavier University of Louisiana
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Ronald F.

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Hello! If you want to travel to America, you have to deal with Americans, you have to speak English. What makes me a great English teacher? Many things. But lets start with the basics. I have no regional accent. What that means is no American person can ever hear me speak English and determine where I am from. You want to learn from an American English Language coach that has no accent. People from the south, New York City, Minnesota and other regions of the country can have very pronounced accents.

My goal as a teacher is for people to not know that you are a non native English speaker. This means that you will have learned how to create all of the sounds that the English language produces.

DO NOT BE INTIMIDATED BY NATIVE ENGLISH SPEAKERS!

You are just as smart and capable as they are. I have high expectations of your potential as an English speaker. You should also have high expectations of yourself. I have high expectations of myself as a teacher. I am ...

About Ronald

Hello. What's up? How are you doing? Hi. Hey. What's going on? Those are all various American English greetings. My name is Ronald. My nickname is Ronnie, Ron or Renaldo for my Spanish speaking students :) . I was born in Washington DC. The capitol of the United States. That means I have

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Mariya
I found Ronald's profile and felt that this man could give me as much as he only could! I was definitely right. So long one month past, my pronunciation had changed completely. It was noticed by everyone, even my boss rose the salary. It became so American:) Even Cali guys can't guess where I'm from (Russia, indeed)!
Ron, thanks for all these brilliant lessons, enormous amount of fabulous words and outstanding knowledge that you've shared. I'm so happy to be taught by you!
No doubts, You are a great teacher!
maria
Ronald es un buen profesor, lo recomiendo. Me ayudo a mejorar tanto mi escritura como mi pronunciacion.
Laura
Ronald is a such amazing teacher. He teaches with such pasion because he really likes what he does. We're learning from each other, i teach him Spanish and he teaches me English! Enjoy and improve your english with him, you will never regret picking him as your teacher.

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"I took about 6 months of Mandarin lessons with Connor, and myself and my Taiwanese family members all notice how far I’ve come. In just these months, I have come much closer than I could have expected to my goal of being able to understand basic Mandarin conversations. Connor personalized my lessons to focus on the Taiwanese variations spoken by my family. He is not only knowledgeable in language and culture, but it is also very apparent that he has learned how to teach. He is patient and moves at a pace that fits with my schedule as an adult learner. I absolutely recommend him!"
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Took Mandarin Chinese lessons from Connor F.
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"Karin is very professional and organized and comes to each lesson with printed materials to cover in that lesson. She makes each leasson fun."
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Took German lessons from Karin N.
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"Such a kind teacher. I appreciate the extra effort she puts in to help me learn in a way that's best for me. Her patience also makes for an awesome experience as well. Highly recommend!"
Mel
Took Spanish lessons from Olivia D.
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"Karin is a great teacher and very patient. She is able to adapt to your learning style to help you achieve your language goals. Would absolutely recommend her to others."
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"Very informative and helpful! Friendly!"
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Took Japanese lessons from Sunho K.
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"Good teacher. She is helping me to improve my pronunciation."
Jorge
Took English lessons from Irene P.
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"Knows her ASL and Grammar ! Always learning better ways to sign each lesson!"
Lisa
Took American Sign Language lessons from Carla C.
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"Mr. Slate is awesome!! He helped me so much on my very first lesson and I am continuing to extend my signing ability every lesson! He is so so helpful!! He is the best ASL teacher!!"
Kiley
Took American Sign Language lessons from Tony S.
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