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Bryan P.

8 Reviews
Waltham, MA
Starting at $38
  • Speaks French, Italian, German, English
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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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.
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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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Isaac W.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $70
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 1996
  • Bachelor of Design in Interaction Design from University of Washington
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Isaac W.

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I don’t teach accent reduction—I teach North American Dialect Acquisition. It’s not the same thing.

“Accent Reduction” feels demeaning to students I’ve worked with. Accents are simply speaking someone else’s language by the rules of your own (Trevor Noah). I don’t want to rob you of your own language; I want to help you master the rules of mine.

I share tools and techniques for speaking with the grammar, tone, and character of a locally-born US citizen with an emphasis on midwest and northwest dialects (typically regarded a "clean" or "flat" North American sound, like a news broadcaster). We approach it analytically, physically, and emotionally. Language is a full-body experience and I seek to honor your culture while adding a new skill to your collection.

I developed and applied this novel approach with two different cohorts of adult students at Tacoma Community College’s Internationally Educated Nurses program. It helped them pass their TOEFL exams and earn jobs in the United ...

About Isaac

CUSTOM-MADE FOR YOU Learning involves playfulness, curiosity, and personal connection. I've studied how people learn and how people play, along with 25 years of professional and performance experience, and I focus it entirely on you. We start with what you love, discover what you already know, then

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Ansley
Isaac helped to distinguish the difference between creating art and copying which tapped a different side of drawing for me. Had a good session on training on seeing the tones of shades.
Bill P.
Isaac was great and very patiently explained everything I needed to do to get started on my guitar.
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Marcia A.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Journalism, Public Relations from University of Maryland, College Park
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Marcia A.

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To speak English with a minimal accent. To build your vocabulary and communicate in a clear, articulate manner. To be able to compose common correspondence such as emails, essays and presentations. To be able to understand what you read in context. To improve your overall proficiency in the English Language.

About Marcia

Would you like to be able to speak English with others? Do you want to understand what you read? Would you like to be able to write your thoughts so others can understand you? If your answer is "yes" to any of these questions, then you have found the right teacher. Hello there! My name is Marci

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Renee L.
Marcia is an excellent tutor. This pandemic has really made things difficult for our family to keep our children on track with homeschooling. Marcia hit the ground running with our daughter who had become discouraged with all the work she had to do. Marcia was able to look briefly at the curriculum and come up with a plan to not only get our daughter back on track but motivated her to keep the momentum going. She has been a very positive light for our daughter. We truly appreciate her.
Ana
In 2013 and 2014, I took English classes with Marcia Albergo. Marcia was a very different kind of teacher. Unlike other teachers, she fostered a love for the language. She encouraged everyone in the classroom to reach their potential. Her method of teaching was also different than the other teachers I had. She used a variety of materials that not only helped us to learn English, but also encouraged our desire to learn. She covered a variety of topics and subjects that held the interest of the students in the classroom. Whether it was learning new words on each new page of a book or new expressions, I was challenged to learn the English language in a variety of ways. I believe she did a good job as a teacher because I was actually learning more than just English. I was learning things about the world that I never knew before. Thanks to her method of teaching, I have learned English well. Marcia was my favorite teacher.
Danute
I have take lessons from Marcia several years ago and highly recommend you take lessons from her as well. She helped improve my English greatly, because she is very professional teacher. Marcia always well organized and prepared. She use effective teachings methods. Gramma exercises, verbs conjugation, colloquialisms, expressions, discussions helps me become a fluent speaker.
She can connect to her students on multiple levels and give for them support. Marcia is very responsible and extremely helpful, she always answered in all my questions. Marcia is a great teacher and friend.
Thank you so much.
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Eric S.

12 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $27
  • Speaks English, Russian
  • Teaching since 2013
  • Teaches students 15 and up
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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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Fawn A.

458 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $100
  • Speaks German, Yiddish, Italian, French, Spanish, Chineese, Main Language: English. OTHER: Spanish
  • Bachelor Of Music from Berklee College Of Music
  • Teaches students 3 and up
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Fawn A.

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Changing the sound of your voice, speaking clearly, more

About Fawn

"Make one stop at the music shop!" Fawn® is not your typical music coach. As a Billboard hit recording artist, songwriter, TV & film composer & coaching over 20 years, Fawn immediately gets to your goals & together you reach them. What you learn becomes part of you & that's the key to success. Whe

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Olive
Couldn't ask for any one better! Fawn is professional, personable, kind hearted, talented and has a knack for knowing exactly what a person needs to advance and change old habits. Her intuition is off the charts! She tailor makes lessons to fit (even inventing exercises), does what is needed and wastes no time whatsoever. Lessons are worth every penny.
Shira
Fawn is knowledgeable, perceptive and flexible, with the ability to meet her clients where they live on their journeys toward their goals. I continue with her because the results of our lessons show progress and are proof of her abilities and my motivation.
Tom
Fawn is the best! She really wants to see you reach your goals and succeed and is very flexible! She takes copious notes every lesson and sends them to you to give you something to work on. She is very good at what she does and produces excellent results! You won’t regret signing up with her!
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Alexandra W.

69 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $60
  • Speaks Russian, French
  • Awarded Best Actress from University of Southern California
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Alexandra W.

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I use a variety of tools for accent reduction, including but not limited to: IPA (International Phonetic Alphabet), visual and written notation, physical exercises, and recordings.

About Alexandra

Alexandra has a BA from the University of Southern California (Recipient of Doolittle Award: Outstanding Female Performer of graduating class) and an MFA from the American Repertory Theater/Moscow Art Theater Institute for Advanced Theatre Training at Harvard University. Acting has taken her to Pari

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Bianca
Excellent, very helpful and fun!
Cami
Wonderful tutorial- answered all my questions, went at a great pace, and was very personable and made it easy. I recommend!
Tim B.
Alexandra is soooo knowledgeable and can also explain things so a total beginner like me can understand. I highly recommend her!

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"Gabriel’s method is very effective. After 5 classes with him, I have started noticing changes in my way to differentiate sounds and pronounce them. I have taken classes with several accent reduction instructors and definitely Gabriel’s method is the most effective so far."
Maria
Took Accent Reduction lessons from Gabriel
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"My 12 year old daughter looks forward to every lesson, because each lesson is unique and inspiring. He is patient and knowledgeable. He brings out the best in my child."
Leslie Antoine-Frank
Took Accent Reduction lessons from Joshua A.
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"Alexandra is an inspiring and professional instructor!
She diagnose my pronunciation problems and provided very useful tips to improve my pronunciaiton accuracy. These tips are really good take-home toolkit because I can practice my pronunciations anytime.
I am more confident in speaking English. Thank you!"
Joy
Took Accent Reduction lessons from Alexandra W.
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"I've been working with Gabriel on reducing my accent, and my progress over the past month has been terrific! Gabriel's unique methodology is straightforward and effective. He's also very encouraging, patient, and upbeat. Thanks to Gabriel, I was able to understand (and *hear*) the mistakes I've been making for many years (I've been in the US for over 10 years) and to finally get to fixing them. My friends and colleagues have been asking fewer "What did you say?" questions and as I went to networking functions, I was not asked where I was from, which was a sign to me that people did not hear my Eastern European accent. I'll continue working with Gabriel until I sound like those broadcast TV reporters :-), and I am sure that under his guidance I'll be able to do that. Thanks, Gabriel, you are awesome!"
Lesya Pishchevskaya
Took Accent Reduction lessons from Gabriel
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"I'm seeing Adam for accent reduction and for deepening the pitch of my voice (I sound too girly in business meetings). My colleagues really noticed a difference! It took about 8 weeks to get to the point where it was noticeable enough. I will continue with the lessons to make the it stick. Plus, it is fun! Adam makes me laugh every time!"
Kristina
Took Accent Reduction lessons from Adam R.
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"Micah has a lot of experience in teaching. Great teacher!"
Shuai
Took Accent Reduction lessons from Micah B.
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"Tom is a great teacher. He has really helped me reduce my accent. I think people pay more attention to what i say now. Thanks Tom"
Jose
Took Accent Reduction lessons from Tom S.
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"Micah is the best teacher I have ever had !
I am French and my accent was so strong that sometimes I was not being understood correctly. We discussed first by email and she was so nice with a big teaching experience that I was sure to make the right choice.
We can tell she is a real teacher, she has great skills and she is really good at explaining !
I highly recommend her."
Pierre
Took Accent Reduction lessons from Micah B.
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"Fawn is an amazing teacher. I highly recommend her."
Rose
Took Accent Reduction lessons from Fawn A.
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"I enjoy working with Steve, he is helping me a lot. He is very organized and has in depth knowledge in his subject, J recommend him."
jayaprakash
Took Accent Reduction lessons from Steve S.
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