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Bryan P.

8 Reviews
Waltham, MA
Starting at $38
  • Speaks French, Italian, German, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • MFA Voice Performance from University of California, Irvine
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Bryan P.

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Improve your clarity in English. Lessons and exercises will increase your knowledge of English diction and pronunciation. Speaking more clearly, being comprehended by colleagues, and developing vocal projection.

About Bryan

Dr. Bryan Pollock, countertenor, completed his Doctorate of Musical Arts (Voice Performance) at Boston University where he taught private voice and class voice for three years in addition to holding his own voice studio. In 2013 he graduated magna cum laude from the University of California, Irvine

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Emma
Had a wonderful, highly informative lesson and looking forward to continuing to work with Dr. Pollock.
Shewit G.
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Tom
Bryan is a great instructor and seriously knows what he's teaching. I would recommend him to anyone looking for voice lessons!
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Jeanne P.

65 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks French, Russian, Spanish
  • Teaching since 1998
  • MAEd from University of Akron
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Jeanne P.

65 Reviews
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I love to teach accent reduction! My students are amazed once they learn how Americans really speak and that they can learn to speak like that too. From the first few classes, you will find that your attention is immediately drawn to how you are pronouncing not only individual words but complete sentences, and how your ear will quickly become attuned to the reductions and links that Americans make. We will use a variety of sources to target the most challenging areas for you, and you will have the opportunity to record our classes for your personal use. The first lesson will Include a review of your diagnostic test so that we can see what areas you need to focus on first. It's really fun and exciting to see how quickly your accent develops into one that people can understand better and that you feel more confident using. Let's do this!

About Jeanne

Hello! I'm excited to help you with your English! I'm a native English speaker from Cleveland, OH and have fifteen years of experience teaching Accent Reduction and ESL. I've got a BA in Spanish and a Master's in Education with a Graduate Certificate in TESL. I recently starting training with the Co

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Karolina
Jeanne is a great teacher. Whenever I fail to get the right pronunciation, she is being very supportive and passionate. She knows how to explicitly explain the way of pronouncing sounds and put it into practice. Since I started taking classes with her, my accent has improved so much that even people around started noticing it. Also, she is a wonderful person, who can hold a conversation and laugh with you. Jeanne definitely became one of the best teachers I've ever had.
Highly recommend Jeanne as a teacher.
Juan
Great communication, very knowledgeable, classes are tailored to my needs and wonderful correlation between my native language (Spanish) and English. Very resourceful with many ways to learn and practice the language.
William T.
Best instructor ever! really recommend taking her!
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Molly M.

274 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $65
  • Speaks Italian
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Molly M.

274 Reviews
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My background as a singer and speaking voice expert has allowed me to help many not native English speakers gain confidence! I also work with regional accents to help "neutralize" . Bet you can't tell I'm from Chicago: I got rid of MY OWN accent through vowel work!

About Molly

WHO ARE YOU? You are the future star of a Lin-Manuel Miranda show, if he would just write about your life for a change! You are a business owner whose voice is tired at the end of the day (*cough* singing lessons strengthen speaking *cough*) You're a player who's on the way to becoming a sin

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Jenny K.
Molly is so amazing! She's such a positive, friendly, and encouraging teacher. She really aims to try and make it as fun and with as much ease for the student as possible. She's very hands on, and teaches by example and exercises, and makes it very easy for beginner students to jump right in. Of course she could easily help advanced students with all her expertise, but she is so easy to sing in front of, even when it's a very personal and new thing! Highly recommended. A fun, positive teacher, wonderful person!
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Prudence H.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $75
  • Teaching since 1984
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Prudence H.

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Learn a scientific method for accent reduction using the international phonetic alphabet which teaches you the sounds of spoken English

About Prudence

PRUDENCE has been coaching students for over 30 years. She has taught at Carnegie Mellon University, NYU and The New School . She has given workshops at Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University, The Neighborhood Playhouse, The Strasberg Institute. She is the author of MONOLOGUE MASTER

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Edilberto R.
She is a great teacher. she is patient and supportive. she is great at building confidence and keeping lessons fun and engaging through a variety of activities tat improve conversation and reading skills.
Yun
She is a great teacher. She is attentive, detailed oriented, patient, and provides customized curriculum for my need. Thank you!
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Eric S.

12 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $27
  • Speaks English, Russian
  • Teaches students 15 and up
  • Teaches Intermediate, Advanced
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Eric S.

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Want to sound more like a native English speaker?? I would really love the opportunity to help you improve your English abilities. I believe in using examples, scenarios, conversation and visual aids to keep the class interesting. I listen to students needs in order to let you guide the lesson topics to where your learning needs and goals will be achieved. I am just a subject matter expert and a facilitator of your learning. I believe strongly in the value of education, self-learning and continuous learning. You will be a better learner if you approach each topic from your interests and from a discovery approach. You may find that learning English while also learning about other topics (business, careers, hobbies, interests, travel, culture, etc.) makes it more valuable.

About Eric

Hello! I am an accounting/finance/human resources specialist with 20 years experience working in government and business. I have finished a Ph.D. in finance and I enjoy teaching online part-time. I most enjoy helping students with test preparation such as IELTS/TOEFL/GMAT. I also enjoy helping you u

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I am learning so much from this talented instructor.
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Mark V S.

47 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks German, English, Russian
  • B.A. in an individual major of Audio/Visual Composition from University of California at Santa Cruz
  • Teaches students 9 and up
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Mark V S.

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Tired of being self-conscious speaking English? Need help being understood when you communicate? Book me now, and I will coach you!

My name is Mark V, and I am an American-English native speaker who is IDELT-certified (with a 4.0 GPA).

I am a life-long English enthusiast and published writer as well as an award-winning teacher of many topics for many many years.

I also speak fluent Russian and conversational German.

When I listen to you speak, I have the unique advantage and perspective of a seasoned music producer, recording and mixing engineer, multi-instrumentalist, composer, songwriter, and sound designer whose professional and detail-oriented trained ear can help you sound amazing quickly.

I can suggest improvements in diction, enunciation, pronunciation, vocabulary choice and word order as well as techniques in everyday conversation to focus on making a positive and lasting impact with your audience.

As a teacher, I work with you -- the individual you are -- and adapt to

About Mark V

Mark V has been “Specializing In Melody” since the age of 5 when he discovered his natural ability to play and create catchy tunes by teaching himself the harmonica by ear. He went on to learn the accordion at 10, the piano at 12, MIDI and synthesizers at 15, the guitar at 30, and a long list o

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Drew H.
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Emily
After taking lessons online with Mark, I finally started making progress with the accordion I have had for 2 years and tried to learn by myself. He does a great job teaching music theory in small pieces that I can immediately use and apply to other songs and even other instruments as I go about practicing outside of lessons. I'm so glad I started taking lessons!

Also the TakeLessons website and video chat function work well; I haven't had any problems logging on or with connection so the lessons have all gone smoothly from a technical standpoint.
Rob N.
First lesson and can't wait for the next and beyond. I really appreciated Mark's insights and suggestions to a song I brought to him for feedback. He was very supportive and provided actionable ideas I can use to improve it immediately.

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"Gabriel is a fantastic teacher. Being a singer and an actor he has the ability to help you hit the correct sounds using simple exercises that can be later practiced at home.

In few lessons that we had he helped me a lot. He is patient, encouraging and provides a comfortable environment during lessons. He is able to guide you and gives a strong foundation to learn the American Accent.

Highly recommend!"
Edyta
Took Accent Reduction lessons from Gabriel
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"Gabriel has been a pleasure to work with. He is on time, on the subject, and his system is simple yet very effective. Highly recommended!"
Jacob
Took Accent Reduction lessons from Gabriel
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"She is a great teacher. She is attentive, detailed oriented, patient, and provides customized curriculum for my need. Thank you!"
Yun
Took Accent Reduction lessons from Prudence H.
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"Fawn is not only the best vocal coach that I’ve had, she is helping me immensely be able to release fears and traumas that prevent me from being able to sing properly. She is extremely intelligent when it comes to finding what is keeping you from being able to sing to the best of your ability. She is truly amazing, so glad that I was paired with fawn"
Cynthia
Took Accent Reduction lessons from Fawn A.
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"So far, I've had just one lesson with Gabriel, and my first impression is very positive. He has come up with a very specific and actionable method for making the student really understand the sounds (s)he should be aiming for. I am quite optimistic about this approach and feel it may be a good solution for me.

On the personal level, Garbriel is very personable and extremely pleasant ot work with,"
Sergey
Took Accent Reduction lessons from Gabriel
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"I was extremely impressed by Micah's professionalism."
Ognian
Took Accent Reduction lessons from Micah B.
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"I'll start with that Gabriel is the best teacher I've ever had. He's kind, understanding, very patient and listen to your needs. He's technique is so easy and playful that you barley feel like you're actually studying.
I'm so grateful to have him in my life, he helps me a lot!!"
Elor
Took Accent Reduction lessons from Gabriel
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"She is perfect! I made a mistake previously with my review!That was an issue with my laptop. She is very nice! She is very professional and knowledgeable."
Anastasia
Took Accent Reduction lessons from Alexandra W.
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"Adam made me feel very confortable right away.
He explains very well what you do and what you should do instead.
It's hands-on from minute 1, and I learn so much from the first class.

Adam is highly intuitive, sharp and doesn't miss a beat!
He creates a fun environment to tackle a challenging subject.
I finally find the right person after trying a few teachers.
I highly recommend him."
Max
Took Accent Reduction lessons from Adam R.
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"Wonderful teacher, helpful lessons, easy to follow technique."
Irina
Took Accent Reduction lessons from Gabriel
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