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Sara J.

46 Reviews
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Starting at $20
  • Teaches Elementary, Middle School, High School, College
  • Awarded Schubert Fellowship from Songfest 2014
  • Bachelor of Arts in Music, Minor in Theatre from University of South Carolina
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Sara J.

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Do you have trouble expressing yourself in written form? I can help with things like sentence structure, grammar, flow, and finding your voice. I am happy to help with basic concepts, like parts of speech or spelling, as well as more specific tasks, such as constructing an argumentative essay or book report.

About Sara

Hello, and welcome to my profile! My name is Sara, and I am a certified yoga instructor and vocalist located in the Charlotte Metro area. I have formal training in classical, jazz, blues, and musical theatre singing. I also enjoy acting and writing, and I offer lessons in those subjects as well.

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Qingyang Z.
I love taking writing lesson with Sara as she does give me great ideas for how to start writing a historical essay
James S.
Really terrific. Sara is patient and makes the lessons fun and engaging. . She is a very talented teacher.
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Sara G.

32 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaching since 2018
  • Teaches Elementary, Middle School, High School, College
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Sara G.

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I have taught academic writing to grade school children and Ph.D. candidates, so I can adapt my methods and materials to suit whatever your needs may be.

I have experience teaching students from a number of language backgrounds, and an MA in TESOL, so non-native speakers of English are encouraged to reach out.

I look forward to helping you express yourself effectively in writing!

IF A TIME IS NOT LISTED AS AVAILABLE, PLEASE SEND ME A MESSAGE. I CAN PROBABLY ACCOMMODATE YOU :)

About Sara

A university English teacher right in your living room! I am a lifelong language learner who wants to help others express themselves effectively in English. A little about me: - I have a Masters degree in teaching English as a second language - I have online and on the ground teaching experie

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Brandon M.
My son’s lessons with Sara have been awesome! He’s very shy and reserved but she has made him feel comfortable. I have no idea what she said to him during their first interaction but it made him more confident in his work. My son has mentioned that she’s pleasant to work with. He also wanted me to mention that she challenges him and helps him think. Thank you Sara!
Kumara
Sara is an excellent teacher!! She is really helping my daughter improve her grammar and writing skills.
Delores
Sara is by far one of the best teachers we have had for our son. She is knowledgeable and worked with us to meet the specific needs of our son. Our son has had a great learning time with her so far. She's phenomenal!
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James B.

5 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Speaks English, American Sign Language
  • Associates Degree in General Curriculum from Merritt College
  • Teaches students 10 to 80
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James B.

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Prose, Some Poetry, Playwriting, Screenwriting, Essay preparation, Structure, Editing

About James

I have 20 years of experience as a tutor. I have had my own private tutoring business. My area of expertise is math (basic arithmetic to“ pre-calculus); however, I have tutored in English (grammar and writing), Computer science (Word, Works, Windows OS, and other general computer problems), as we

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Lulu S.
James is very patient and encouraging. He definitely put me at ease for our first lesson. I can't wait for the second lesson.
Pia
James and I worked together for 4 months at an elementary school tutoring 3-5 graders in math and english. James is professional, intelligent, and creative. It was a pleasure working with him. He cares very much for the youth in our community.
We've stayed in touch via email and are developing a friendship I hope lasts a life time. He is good people.
gregory N.
james is a good voice instructor with many years of experience to share with you to get you to be the best singer you can be.
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Randy M.

14 Reviews
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  • Speaks Latin, French, English, Mandarin
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Randy M.

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This course offers insight on basic to intermediate rudiments of writing as well as advanced concepts in writing prose and poetry. It is perfect for developing outstanding essay writing. You can strengthen your skills with academic and creative writing with me.

About Randy

I'm a pianist-singer specialized in Western Art, jazz, and musical theatre idioms and I teach lessons in all classical and contemporary styles. I was conservatory-trained at Shenandoah University where I earned Dual-BM's in Performance and Jazz Studies, one of only a handful in its history to do so.

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Aliyah T.
My daughter Aliyah thought it went great!
Polly C.
My daughter has been taking voice & piano lessons with Randy for about a year now. Within a few months after switching to Randy, the improvement in both her piano playing & in her voice was very noticeable not only to us (her biased parents), but also to her music & performing arts teacher at school and others. Randy is an excellent teacher who knows how to bring the best out of his students. My daughter loves her lessons with Randy !
Sirina
Randy did an excellent job. Very patient and knowledgeable regarding the subject matter.
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Emily C.

8 Reviews
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  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Bachelor of Music in Music Education from Lawrence University
  • Teaches Elementary, Middle School, High School, College
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Emily C.

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Not everyone looks forward to writing essays, but with a good strategy, crafting a polished essay can be interesting (and maybe even fun)! I've been coaching students and professionals in writing for over 10 years. As an undergraduate, I worked as a peer writing tutor in all subject areas. In my current work as a freelance editor, I specialize in helping international researchers prepare their work for submission to peer-reviewed academic journals, particularly in the sciences. I can help you polish a large project or improve your writing, and I look forward to helping you achieve your goals!

About Emily

Hello, I'm Emily, and I'd love to help you on your musical journey! I have years of experience teaching woodwind and piano lessons to students of all ages and backgrounds, from children beginning band programs and adults picking up a new hobby to serious students working to embark on a career a

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Sungjin
She is extremely patient. My 5 year old son enjoys piano lessons with her.
Ellen
Emily taught me the most valuable fundamental skill which is how to practice effectively.
Sofie G.
Emily was great with my daughter, Sofie. Sofie is super excited about next week’s lesson!
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Jonathan G.

8 Reviews
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  • Speaks German, French, Spanish
  • Teaching since 1987
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Jonathan G.

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I have both taught this subject as a tutor to private students and taught it in a classroom setting. I have done so for over twenty years.

About Jonathan

I have over thirty years of experience working with students of all ages, both in private and group settings. I have also taught in Latin America - in Spanish - as a Fulbright scholar. I have had the privilege of teaching with TakeLessons.com since 2012.

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Adam
I've been taking piano lessons with Jonathan for over a month now and I've been very pleased with his teaching. He's extremely knowledgeable and skilled, but what I appreciate most is his enthusiasm during lessons. He keeps the lessons fun, even when the subject matter is difficult. On top of this, he's just a cool, nice guy who I've enjoyed getting to know.
Brandon
Working with Johnathan has been a joy.

It was my purpose setting out to study music in general, not just to study an instrument but to use the instrument as a means of approaching music in the abstract. I set out to study music’s mechanics and theoretical foundations.

Jonathan is very knowledgeable and very meticulous. He has a precise and analytical sort of mind, and very strong foundations in his classical training.

To have a wealth of knowledge in one's subject is not enough, one also has to know how to teach (which is a whole skillset of its own). It is clear Jonathan is an experienced teacher. I have never felt rushed with Jonathan, he is very generous with his time. He provides ample resources for study outside of our sessions, and is quick to respond to emails. He has lent me books, sent me links to videos, and provided me with plenty of homework.

Jonathan has also been very accommodating in allowing me to have some authority in planning lessons and exploring my own interests. Particularly I wanted to study modal music and found a folk song in the Locrian Mode. We took a break from the Suzuki work we had been doing and he helped me transcribe the song and practice.

I could not recommend Jonathan enough, I am switching focus from violin to piano for the time being and will be employing him as my piano tutor, and I’m very much considering taking spanish lessons under his tutelage as well.
Ian S.
Ian Really enjoyed his lesson. Jonathan is very knowledgeable and helped Ian with his basic skills and gave him great pointers. He also gave him an outline and daily practice requirements.

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"I love taking writing lesson with Sara as she does give me great ideas for how to start writing a historical essay"
Qingyang
Took Writing lessons from Sara J.
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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."
TARUN CHAWLA
Took Writing lessons from Henry M.
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"Dr. D was very nice and empathetic she liked my dog (as everyone should) and she was awesome i can see us having more lessons in the future .Thalia"
Annette
Took Writing lessons from Dr. D. B.
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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
Took Writing lessons from Nick P.
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"I met him today and he’s amazing! He gets what I’m trying to gain from writing and I’m excited moving forward!"
Kathlyn
Took Writing lessons from Nick P.
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"Nick worked absolutely miracles with my very-reluctant-to-learn 13 year old boy. He kept him engaged and built a real relationship of trust - and helped my son grow as a writer, reader, and editor. I absolutely recommend Nick as a fantastic teacher and tutor."
April Stace
Took Writing lessons from Nick P.
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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
Took Writing lessons from Dr. D. B.
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"Great tutor, caring and friendly"
Emre
Took Writing lessons from Nick P.
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"Dr. Dianala is a fantastic writing coach. I appreciated the guidance in developing research-based papers, including the implementation of APA 6th edition. As a college student, APA skills are very important and knowing how to apply it is critical to a successful paper. Awesome teacher/tutor/coach!"
J Allen
Took Writing lessons from Dr. D. B.
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"Dr. Dianala is amazing at what she does! Recently, I was having a difficult time writing an essay for a scholarship that I wanted to apply for. I had no clue as to what direction I wanted to go in. Dr. Dianala, helped me to organize my thoughts and helped to produce an excellent scholarship essay that greatly exceeded my expectations. She is always willing to lend a helping hand and also serves as a mentor for me. You cannot go wrong by choosing her!"
Rukia
Took Writing lessons from Dr. D. B.
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