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Heather T.

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Starting at $38
  • Teaches Elementary, Middle School, High School, College
  • Teaching since 1992
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Heather T.

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Many of us struggle to write the first sentence of an assignment. Then we waste time attempting to achieve a certain word limit before a due date, quite often using filler words and repetition to do so.

I am here to transform the way you approach writing, moving from a mundane experience to a meaningful one. In our sessions, we may explore some of the following themes:
-How to build robust, well-supported paragraphs
-How to craft a killer thesis statement
-How to connect ideas logically (moving beyond empty words or phrases)
-How to claim your audience's attention from the first sentence
-How to find and integrate the best sources into your paper
-How to vary vocabulary and sentence structure so that your voice shines through
-How to clean up grammar errors

Beyond guiding you through writing essays and paragraphs, I can assist you with a whole smorgasbord of communication needs (e.g., resumes, cover letters, articles, theses/dissertations, creative writing, books, grammar, ESL, ...

About Heather

Throughout the years, I have evolved as an educator from teaching diverse subjects and skills in varied settings. Serving as a Peace Corps volunteer in Hungary was an excellent introduction to teaching reading, vocabulary, writing, grammar, listening, and speaking to beginning, intermediate, and ad

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Katrina Z.

17 Reviews
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Starting at $22
  • Speaks French, English
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Katrina Z.

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Coming from a background of online education and homeschooling as well as attending one of the nation's top most prestigious universities, I am extremely capable of tutoring most subjects.

About Katrina

Coming from a background of online education and homeschooling as well as attending one of the nation's top most prestigious universities, I am extremely capable of tutoring most subjects. Additionally, I am a singer/songwriter and a fluent French speaker. I am passionate about music and have been

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Kelly P.
Great Tutor!
Doris H.
We finished our first set of singing lessons. Katrina has a very efficient and organized methodology in her lessons. Also very caring and supportive. An excellent teacher! Highly recommend!
Doris H.
My 4 year old daughter is taking french lesson with Miss Katrina. Violet says she likes her and that she wants to continue learning french. I'm excited because that is my goal for Violet. Thank you!
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Nick P.

37 Reviews
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Starting at $60
  • Speaks Italian, English
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Bachelor of Arts in English from St. John's University
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Nick P.

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Having to sit down and write a paper (whether it be your college thesis or a five paragraph essay for an elementary level English course) can be an intimidating and stressful if not overwhelming experience.

That's where I come in...To help you with both the assignment you are currently working on as well your writing process in general. Working on strengthening how you write will make writing easier and easier each time you do it, until you don't need my help at all.

Many people are not aware of the universal strategies and tactics that can be used to improve their writing at every stage in the process. Whether it be brainstorming, outlining, drafting, writing, editing, etc, examining your writing process together will allow us to customize every session for your needs specifically.

Outside of helping to write papers I can assist with help in English grammar, Literature, Creative Writing, and many other related fields.

About Nick

Bringing a wide range of experience in Writing, English, Communication, Language, and Business, I help to make lasting adjustments that improve writing, communication, and overall efficiency over the long term. My practice started out and continues to function as an academic tutoring practice for

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Judy R.
Nick worked with my son, a freshman in college, to support his completion of essays in his freshman english class. My son will speak to Nick's tutor skills, but I need to speak to Nick's service - he is incredibly friendly, and his response time is excellent. Any time we needed to ask a question, I got a reply within minutes (or, if he was teaching, at his earliest break). Scheduling sessions can be tricky when doing tutoring, and having a responsive, communicative tutor who is organized and manages an efficient schedule is KEY. Nick is all these things. I highly recommend him as a tutor!
Vean H.
Trishna C.
Nick is a great teacher who makes learning fun.He is very dedicated and invested in the success of his students. He is eager to help even after the sessions are over. My daughters can email him anytime before tests or submission of big essays and he reviews them and emails them back with feedback.
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Randy S.

26 Reviews
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Starting at $60
  • Bachelors in Fine Arts, sequence Acting from Illinois State University
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaches Elementary, Middle School, High School, College
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Randy S.

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Possessing a graduate degree in any of the liberal arts means one can write. It is one of the only verifiable perks, marketability speaking, the liberal arts can boast. I can help a child from roughly age ten with the basics all the way up the the graduate student attempting to master a double thesis piece. I am much better if you come to me with a specific problem as opposed to "make me better." In the latter example the goal may not be attainable to any significant degree, but I digress. If a writing problem exists, I promise I can solve it; or at least figure out how to solve it and point you in the right direction. I can provide behaviors in your academic travails that will help throughout your academic career. Do you keep a personal annotated bibliography? Do you read other than school materials? Can't write if you don't read.

About Randy

I have always been an actor first, it is the craft and discipline in which I hold my advanced degrees; it is my first and eternal love. There really isn't much more one could add to such a claim. Simultaneously I have believed a teacher is born, not bred; and I was born to be in theatre, and now, wi

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Very knowledgeable and personable. Able to communicate more complex concepts in an easy to understand manner.
Kariem
First off. Just want to say that we had to cancel our first session. However, I really like this guy because he had kept it real and set it straight on the reason why the session was cancel. He was very sick that day and he didn't want to be involved with the session not being at 100%. Respect! I wouldn't have wanted him not being at his best either. Takes alot of guts for a person to confess that. I really appreciated the honesty because that explains how passionate Randy is about the craft.
Second of all, when we did our first session, I had to deal with a rough technical patch of trying g to join in for the session. He had no problem helping me with this technical glitch rather than allowing TakeLessons (who I was unable to reach because of matainace issues), to handle it. He helped 5he TakeLessons team. A plus Randy! Though I had to finally use another device to finally join the session, Randy was still willing to have patience and help me with the tech problem.
Lastly, Randy brought a warm feeling to the session and yet sincere. He made me feel welcomed, which opened me up more during this session. This helped because I am uncomfortable with improv but want to get better. He understood this and gave a real honest approach. Also, he informed me that we were going to get a gist of my performance level and work from there. Furthermore, we were going to ease our way into improvement. This gave me alot more balance than other improv classes. He is even willing to give me a little homework that I can practice in prep for next week.
Randy is very encouraging and I enjoyed our first session. I'm exited for next week!
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Daniel A.

23 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks Chinese-Mandarin
  • Teaches High School, College
  • Teaching since 2008
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Daniel A.

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College Students! Please contact me for special rates!

Writing is one of the most important skills you can have in our current society. My personal instruction includes, critical thinking skills in writing, philosophy, structure and form. Students will learn by evaluating many different levels of text. They will then progress to developing their own techniques and expanding their current vocabulary.

About Daniel

In addition to teaching music, I have also worked as a special education assistant and wrestling/track coach at Lake Zurich Middle School South and an assistant Kung Fu/Tai Chi instructor at Green Mountain Arts in Logan Square, Chicago, Illinois. Jazz piano, Guitar, Singing, and Composition are my m

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Alicia T.
Great teacher. He has patience and so much knowledge. Lessons are going well, I've made more progress in 3 meetings than I did in months with my previous teacher.
Jessica
My son had his first guitar lesson with Daniel and he LOVED it. He's asked me every day since if we get to go back today. This is an incredible win for me, because he never wants to go anywhere that doesn't have video games.
Kristin L.
I've been really struggling to get myself back into playing seriously. I was so nervous reaching out to ask for help, but signing up for lessons with Dan is seriously the best decision I've made! He's got a great approach, really pushes you to believe in yourself, which is huge for me!

He's professional, easy going, and easy to get in touch with, but he's also holding me accountable. Something which I definitely need! Just all around a positive experience!
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Linda L.

23 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Speaks Hebrew, Spanish, Hebrew, English
  • Teaches Elementary, Middle School
  • Teaches students 3 to 65
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Linda L.

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I currently tutor and provide homework help to students in grades K-8.
I enjoy writing, and have an excellent understanding of English grammar, spelling, punctuation, syntax, vocabulary, and writing style.
I also understand and am sympathetic to the various difficulties that students may experience with writing. I am patient, always willing to listen and answer questions, and always eager to help each student express him/herself well in writing.

About Linda

I have been teaching music (guitar, bass guitar, keyboard, banjo, mandolin, ukulele, recorder, music theory, and classes for toddlers, preschoolers, school-aged children, and adults) for over 20 years. I am also a band/show director at the School of Rock! In addition to teaching music, I also tuto

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Carolyn M.
so happy I chose to have Linda as my teacher ! she's patient with me (a beginner who does not always have time to practice regularly) and is super helpful with giving me tips and advice on how to be better. Linda can also play ANY song and has helped me learn tons of my favorites. We're working on Annie's Song right now and Linda has helped me not only understand how to play the notes but why we play them a certain way (heck yeah music theory !)
Nan -.
Linda is great. I left with a big smile on my face!
Dan T.
Linda is awesome. After 3 lessons I'm getting pretty good at a couple of basic rolls and have a song to work on. She is patient and knowledgeable, and has helped me get basic technique going. So far so good.

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"Nick worked with my son, a freshman in college, to support his completion of essays in his freshman english class. My son will speak to Nick's tutor skills, but I need to speak to Nick's service - he is incredibly friendly, and his response time is excellent. Any time we needed to ask a question, I got a reply within minutes (or, if he was teaching, at his earliest break). Scheduling sessions can be tricky when doing tutoring, and having a responsive, communicative tutor who is organized and manages an efficient schedule is KEY. Nick is all these things. I highly recommend him as a tutor!"
Judy
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"Bonnie was easy to communicate with and her preparations before our lesson enabled efficient, effective session."
Sharon
Took Writing lessons from Bonnie K.
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"She was very knowledgeable and presented the information clearly. My writing greatly improved."
Gabriel
Took Writing lessons from Ulyana H.
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"Dr. D helped me a lot when I was struggled with writing my personal statement and I totally learned a lot from her!"
Sam
Took Writing lessons from Dr. D. B.
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"We really enjoy Becky as a writing tutor for our 13 year old son! She gets kids and figures out what interests them and gets them to write about topics that they are passionate about! Highly recommend for kids!"
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"My son just had his first lesson with Dr. D and he said he learned so much from Dr. D and is really looking forward to learning more from Dr. D. Thank you Dr. D!"
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"Out lined the direction to take and how I can tap into my interest too write something is interesting to the reader."
Paul
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"Dr. Dianala is very personable and professional."
Ellis
Took Writing lessons from Dr. D. B.
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"Mr Henry helped in improving my son's writing skills. He is a wonderful teacher. My son was struggling with writing. He used to be shy of writing and now he seems to be more confident in writing. Mr. Henry not only taught him different types of writing but also improved his vocabulary skills. I highly recommend him for learning/improving writing skills."
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"I found great teacher in the world she is amazing teacher and coach tutor in the writing I learned a lot of stuff from dr Bernard i just say thank you so much my lovely teacher"
Mehmet
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