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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.

*** 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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July 12, 2019
Carolynn M.
Great teacher. He definitely knows music.
January 11, 2019
RJ
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
Melinda A.
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.

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I have received training in the Spalding curriculum, as well as the Action Reading curriculum. I have tutored students in reading and spelling from grades 1 through 6 and I have taught English as a Second Language and am SEI certified. I strongly believe in teaching reading phonetically and systematically.

About Brianna

I graduated from the University of Idaho in May 2014. I earned my degree in Instrumental Music Education and have been teaching privately for since 2008. My main instrument is violin, and I am qualified to teach viola, and cello. Before moving to Arizona, I taught many violin students through my own private studio and through the University of Idaho Preparatory Division. My students ranged from ages 3 to 50. I have taught private instrumental lessons to grades 2-8 at a private school and I currently work as a full time 5th grade classroom teacher at a Great Hearts school. I continued their intermediate orchestra program and started the beginning orchestra program in the 2015-2016 school year. In the 2016-2017 school year, I piloted a successful beginning instruments club. The majority of my experience is with students age 3 through 9th gr

ade.

As for general education, I have completed my certification classes for grades 1-8 and will be submitting the paperwork in the summer of 2019. I have taught as a lead teacher for 5th grade for 3 years, and have experience working in 2nd and 3rd grade classrooms. Additionally, I have tutored students from first grade through middle school in math and reading/grammar/writing.

I primarily teach lessons in the Gilbert area where I teach full time. I also accept lessons in Tempe and Mesa. Students outside of this area are welcome to travel to my house in Tempe. My travel availability is limited, but my home studio availability is far more flexible.
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April 23, 2018
Xandrian
Brianna has helped me progress with my violin rapidly, and she is very patient and kind. Her studio is great and there is a calm, quiet atmosphere there. I would recommend her to anyone that loves the violin and wishes to progress in their learning.
June 15, 2016
Katie M.
My daughter really enjoyed her first lesson and is very excited. Brianna is so patient, kind and knowledgable.
October 20, 2015
Saba B.
An excellent teacher for my 7year old daughter. Very patient, on time, and engaging. An excellent teacher and mentor.

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Brianna L.

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As someone who needed to learn other languages, I can assist anyone whose native language is not English to become more proficient, or gain better conversational skills. My specialty is interview prep. I worked in IT, in marketing, have an MBA, interviewed candidates and been interviewed myself - so I can share insights with my students.

About Diane

Bonjour! Hello! Hallo!

I have been teaching on and off for many years, usually on a one-to-one basis; I taught teenagers and adults. I tailor my lessons to each student's individual needs and I am always ready to go above and beyond the basic lesson. I try to make learning a language fun and alive, through news, stories, and songs.

My method is to provide grammar (very important in French), vocabulary, conversation, reading, and translation in every lesson, and show how important each component is to the whole. I am overjoyed when my students start conversing without need for translation - even if there are errors!

My graduate educational background is in architecture, followed by an MBA in finance. My mother tongue is English; but I learned French at the age of nine when I attended my first French school. I have a French high s

chool diploma (Baccalauréat) and architecture degree, and I am certified to grade French exams from A1 through C1 (university level). Currently I teach after-school, coordinate a museum visit program (en français) and manage a French exam center.
I also attended high school in Germany, in a German high school, for several years, so I am fluent and am now also teaching. Learning languages was a necessity in my childhood. I love to learn, even if by adulthood, it is more difficult to become fluent in a new language. I think the fact of being a lifelong learner helps me better understand my students' needs.

As an avid reader since childhood, my spelling has always been excellent, and I worked as a proofreader. I look forward to helping my students reach their language goals.
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March 25, 2019
Don H.
Once again, Diane has proven an exceptionally effective French instructor. She is conversant in American idioms and offers the French equivalents with ease. I am in awe of her ability to motivate and instruct.
February 10, 2019
Jimmy T.
January 26, 2019
Bergen
Diane is very professional. I had my first class with her and she carefully accessed my level before she decided what area I should be focused on next. Highly recommended.

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Diane C.

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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.

About Ryan

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.

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June 6, 2017
Frank
Ryan is talented teacher, a master of his subject.
June 2, 2017
Andres
Ryan is the greatest teacher I have ever had!!

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Ryan J.

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Struggling with the right email composition or essay writing? Improve your writing in English! We work directly with your writing to see how to improve it and practice specifically for your industry.
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About Anna

Regardless of your level I can help you to feel more confident speaking and writing in English. You will increase your vocabulary and develop a more natural way to speak.
You will learn not by memorizing, but through experience and practice.
I have been teaching for the past 10 years and have experience with private and group classes. I have taught kids and adults as well.
Teaching is a joy and I love to share my knowledge and love for learning. Join me for interactive and engaging lessons that are specifically tailored to your needs.

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September 16, 2019
Smita R.
Miss Anna is a right teacher for me. She helped me a lot to expand vocabulary
and improve my conversation skills.
July 22, 2019
Susanne A.
Anna was helping my 11 year old improve his verbal skills while we were on vacation for 5 weeks in NYC. Instead of sitting in a class room the lessons were spent at different places in the city and Anna prepared interesting themes for every lesson that let my son both practice speaking a lot as well as hear many interesting stories of NYC. In addition to being a great teacher Anna is also an excellent guide.
July 12, 2019
Prakash G.
I enjoyed my first lesson with Anna. She is a very good teacher. She understood my goals and structured the class in the right format. I look forward to having fluent conversations in Russian by the end of these sessions.
Thanks.
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We will be using different songs to learn how to speak! We will also be really focusing on phonemic awareness. I can’t wait to help with your journey to speak English

About Micah

I have been teaching music and tutoring for a few years now!

I enjoy music so much! I received my degree from the University of Arkansas Little Rock. I am also a member of the worship band at my church.

One thing that I enjoy the most, as a teacher, is seeing growth and seeing students get that “aha” moment. The most amazing thing about teaching is being able to see the joy in students as they perform. They get to be themselves. Playing an instrument or singing is raw, vulnerable and takes a lot of hard work.

Being a musician is worth it. You get to be able to express yourself in ways impossible otherwise.

Please let me help you along your journey to become the musician you dream to be.

I also mentor/ tutor students at the middle school level in the four core subjects: Math, Science, English and History. I really enjoy w

orking one on one making sure that my students are setting goals and really understanding the material they should be studying.

I would love to teach music and do a little bit of math if you would like that for your child. I can also teach English while we play instruments or sing.

Please let me know if you have any questions! Cannot wait to meet you!
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July 31, 2019
Saakshiyah K.
She was caring and good. She is a good teacher.
July 31, 2019
Saakshiyah K.
February 21, 2019
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Learn conversational English with an American born and raised business professional.

About Beverly

My name is Bev and I am passionate about finance and math! I have a Bachelors in Business Administration with a concentration in Finance from Stetson University. I also have an MBA in Finance from the University of Tampa as well. Choose me to help teach you how Finance and math are fun and applicable to every day life!

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October 12, 2019
Lola B.
Great- She wants to empower her students with knowledge!
September 19, 2019
Barbara M.
July 25, 2019
Mariah
This was our 1st lesson, but Beverly was very knowledgeable and worked very well with Mariah. Mariah liked her!

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Native English speaker who wants to open the world for non-English speakers. I will teach you the English alphabet, key phrases, and correct pronunciation.

About Christine

Hi everyone, My name is Christine. I feel language is a door to opening an understanding of the culture. Once you learn key phrases to starting a conversation you'll be on your way to an enlightened experience. You'll be able to make new friends, earn yourself some workplace experience, and so much more.

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Samrat
"Awesome teaching skills. She is very adaptive and changes her teaching style as per student need."
Alessandro
"Elizabeth is a very nice and good teacher, we had two hours lesson and the time flew. Excellent experience I'm looking forward to have next lesson."
sunny
"She is very helpful,caring, great listener and is passionate about her work. Great friend and mentor! Thanks Carla for everything."
Sienna
"My daughter first lesson was great, Lesley was very attentive and supportive. I believe that this will be a great experience!"
rui
"Erol is good teacher. He is patient and professional."
Veronika
"You are the best teacher! I enjoyed our first lesson a lot, thank you so much and I am looking forward to next week!!!! :-)"
Melina, 7th grade English Teacher
"I worked with Anna for 4 years in a middle school, and we were both in the English department. Anna is caring and patient the students which makes them c
omfortable in her class. As an instructor, Anna is very passionate about literature and has a way of making the classics interesting to students. This is a huge achievement especially in the public school we taught at in Hollywood where most kids have no interest in reading and have parents whose education level is below a high school diploma. In Anna's class, they read Shakespeare, Austen, and Steinbeck, and they liked the books! Anna is also a fantastic teacher of writing being a writer herself. She believes in the writing process, and taught students how to write essays that are both precise yet to the point. In her class, students learned how to revise their writing without feeling like time is wasted. Anna was an effective teacher, and students will grow under her tutelage."
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JEGANATHAN
"I got my first class with Odaya, she understands my need correctly and correct my english, I like very much her teaching."
Manuel
"I took a 10 sessions package with Marcela. She is a great teacher, willing to help you and go ahead with your knowledge."

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