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An hour lesson just flies by and I’ve learned so much...I’m so excited to return to France and to use all that I’ve learned!
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Jeff B.

9 Reviews
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  • Teaching since 1992
  • Math Major / music minor from Moorpark College
  • Teaches students 14 and up
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Jeff B.

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Utilizo la aplicación Zoom para lecciones de inglés interactivas en vivo desde la comodidad de su hogar.

Durante cinco años en Suiza, enseñé inglés como segundo idioma a todos los niveles y todas las edades en la Escuela Internacional de Idiomas Inlingua en la ciudad bilingüe de Biel / Bienne.

Esto incluyó lecciones tanto grupales como individuales, desde principiantes hasta estudiantes avanzados que estudian para los exámenes TEFL, TOEFL y Proficiency.

Después de eso, pasé tres años en España como director de la misma franquicia de idiomas en Santa Cruz de Tenerife, donde mis deberes incluían preparar a los estudiantes para los exámenes, programas para jóvenes de la escuela de verano, lecciones privadas y grupales, coordinar la programación y trabajar con principiantes a través de los intermedios hasta los más avanzados.

El método Inlingua se basa en la inmersión total donde todos los diálogos y ejercicios se llevan a cabo únicamente en el idioma de destino. Como tal, he enseñado

About Jeff

People study subjects for a great number of reasons, consequently I customize my lessons to each individual student's needs and wants. We learn different ways. Some of us are more visual, some more tactile, some more intuitive, some more cerebral, etc. Understanding this allows me to adapt to eac

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Scott
I've played guitar off and on since my teens, but was self-taught. I had the basic skills to play along with most songs, but no understanding of how to build a song or a melody. In the year I've spent with Jeff, he opened my eyes to music theory in a way that is instantly applicable. I am much more comfortable improvising around a chord progression. I can see the patterns in songs and how and when to utilize different scales and modes.

Jeff's book with Schell Barkley, Fingering Mastery - scales and modes for the guitar fretboard, demystifies these topics with images and patterns that are different from any other theory book I've seen. His backing tracks provide the foundation to apply these patterns, and his demonstrations during lessons bring them together using examples from standards and popular songs.

Last thing - Jeff has an incredibly strong understanding of world music and music history, much of which is earned through decades of playing live music around the world. I find this adds a lot to the experience of a lesson with him.

I recommend Jeff without reservation.
Randa
The music theory that he taught me makes it easy to play along with any song!
Jeff B.
A patient and caring teacher, sensitive to the student's needs. He taught what I wanted to know by teaching me what I needed.
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Anthony I.

4 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Bachelor of Education (Cum Laude, High Honors) from University of Science Arts and Technology
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Anthony I.

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My courses are:

★Public Speaking Leadership★
★COMPLETE ENGLISH IMMERSION★
★Functional Fitness★

My 17 years and 17,000 hours of experience, along with a Bachelor of Education (Cum Laude, High Honors), an Advanced Certificate in TESOL & IELTS Certification offer 40 brain-based teaching methods. Based on the latest red-hot research on how the brain really learns, these practical learning strategies, you keep students interested and awake, accelerating their learning. I had both public and homeschooling.

These are fun, hands-on, get out of your seat practice sessions from practical methodologies, not just theory. Students get valuable feedback to hone their new skills.

With my thorough preparation, students have passed Test/Exam Prep courses and have secured admission to top universities of their choice.

In my free time, I do long distance beach running, swimming, language learning, public speaking, volunteering, travel, and CrossFit!

I have trained my professional ...

About Anthony

MAKE REAL PROGRESS! My 17 years of experience, along with a Bachelor of Education (Cum Laude, High Honors) & an Advanced Certificate in TESOL offers 40 unique methods that empower students to learn faster than ever before! My 40 brain-based teaching methods are from the latest red-hot research on

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Sukumar S.
Awesome, very helpful session today!
Valentina
Anthony is fantastic, really professional, nice and friendly. He really will surprise you in how fast your English will improve.
Kelvin Ho
Anthony is the best English teacher I have ever met. I have learned English from him for three years. The content of learning ranges from preparing public speeches to writing a dissertation. He knows how to communicate with students and teach in a lively and exciting way. I have benefited a lot from learning from him.
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Matthew H.

155 Reviews
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Starting at $26
  • Speaks French, English
  • Teaching since 1988
  • Bachelors in Communication from Washington State University - Edward R Murrow School of Communications
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Matthew H.

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My specialty is making professional advertising videos for youtube, vimeo or tv for businesses or individuals looking to sell or promote a product or brand online. The future is video and everybody knows it. My videos get results. I also can help you with your ad copy or script for the video itself. Bottom line I can get you or your business more clients and sales thru video marketing.

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Master How To Play An Instrument or Sing with Celeb Online or In-Studio Music Lessons & Personal Coaching.. Learn How Associates Of Mine Made it On American Idol 2021 & “NBC TV’s The Voice!" Develop The Sound & Singing Voice You Want & Need For Success! Congrats Ava August 2021 - I'm So Prou

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Angie
Matthew is the best music teacher I’ve ever had! I learn so much every week and am extremely grateful for his ability to break things down for me in a way that I can understand.
Sam
my first guitar lesson with Matt was a blast! he knew exactly how to get me up and running given my level of experience which is beginner but not zero. can't wait to continue working / playing with him. he also honed right in on my love of tom petty and we started learning face in the crowd. so much fun.
Brian
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Ilona M.

20 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks Polish
  • Master of Arts ESOL from Florida Atlantic University
  • Awarded Piano Teacher from National Piano Guild
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Ilona M.

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I teach vocabulary, sentence structure, and pronunciation. I teach conversation and use everyday examples.

About Ilona

When I work on any subject I always amend to the student's request adhering to all guidelines and ensure I meet my student's and his/her parents expectations on this and make my student achieve the best grade possible because that is my objective. That is my promise to my students. I am ex

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Maria
Made an appointment for 4pm. Ordered all the books she requested. Showed up for my appointment 10minutes before 4 and she did not answer me. I called her and message her and nothing. at 4:15 she finally called saying she would be 5minutes late. I told her I wasn't going to wait and I'd be going home. She said she was still going to charge me, even tho she was 20minutes late to out 4pm appointment. I called customer service and got it solved but her punctuality and her way of treating clients is horrible. How dare she still try to charge me even tho she never showed up? If the first appointment she didn't show, I can't imagine what the others would of been like. Wasted my gas and time.
Samantha Jagroop
Ilona is very rude does not care what comes out of her mouth, very insulting and putting down people. She insulted me to my face and behind my back to my daughter. Not professional at all. She does not know what she is doing in writing, auditioning, lighting, photography. She did not follow the instructions given from my daughter's Hollywood Agents that was submitting my daughter for a role. She argued about doing it her way. She has bugs all in her car, it infested and they were as well on her. I had to sterilize everything when she left. I asked her several times to leave and she would not. I called the Agency on the spot and they had left for the day but I left them voicemails and immediately whiles she was at my home, wrote them an email. I did not want to argue with her infront of my daughter. When she was leaving she hit a sign in my development and did not care. My neighbors witnessed all of this. I called Take Lessons right away Monday morning and I was told my Michael in Support along with two other of his colleagues that I would receive a refund. I don't do things like this, but this was unethical and Take Lessons did not keep their word to me. They told me that they got her side of the story and pretty much they were keeping the money. Highly unethical. I was in shock because they are okay with how this lady was yelling at my daughter and I and the unsanitary way she entered my home when her car and herself is infested with bugs. I took pics and gave it to Take Lesson and they don't care, they just want their money. My daughter's agents were highly disappointed and encouraged me to use You Tube or free workshops as well as paid if they are not too much. Any Agency that is serious about you will not advise to go spend money. I am so sorry I have to write this review because I don't like to cripple people's reputation or company. But if they would of told me from the beginning that I will not get refunded then that was their word, but it is not what happened. Most horrible experience.
Adriana L.
I am finally learning how to play the violin and read music. Ilona is a great teacher, very patient and friendly.
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Kelvin L.

161 Reviews
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  • Speaks Chinese Mandarin
  • Teaches students 4 to 80
  • Teaching since 1984
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Kelvin L.

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Learn how to grow your own organic vegetable at your backyard. Join my exclusive program that explore all the phases of creating and enjoying an edible garden, from designing, composting and plant care to harvesting and preserving.

About Kelvin

I am a highly organized, outcome-driven and motivated professional musician and educator with solid experience in the classroom. For the past 25 years, I have been employed with Amati music academy and seven years on the faculty of University of St Francis. I am very comfortable with all aspects o

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Arthur
My son, who is Autistic has been taken lessons for a few years. I will say that Mr. Lin has been an outstanding teacher to him and has always encouraged him to do the best he can. Joseph with Mr. Lin's help even scored high on the ILMEA's. My son is graduating and this big move to college is keeping him focused and Joseph has asked to pause lessons. We are hoping he goes back sometime. Music has done wonders for him. It has helped with discipline, schedule and working in a group. Mr. Kelvin has helped him with all of this and more and we are very happy we found such a caring and responsive teacher to our son. We highly recommend this teacher for lessons.
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Gina B.

15 Reviews
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Starting at $130
  • Speaks Spanish, French
  • BFA Dance, 1985 from The Juilliard School
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Gina B.

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Gesture, Expression and Experiment are my tools. I combination with an education in materials and the willingness to keep playing we end up confidently creating image. It is impossible to get anything done in an hour so try to find a way to book a longer time. Materials are somewhat included as I always have things but do contribute with art supplies, paper, found things. It's not necessary to spend a lot of money at the art supply store, just keep your eyes open at garage sales, etc and your store of materials will accumulate.

About Gina

New Post as of Sunday March 22nd, New York City!!! I am available online nonstop to accommodate all time zones. We are all in this together. I am happy to bring my rates down to help you in this time. Just ask and let me know what is good for you. Be strong, be creative, be beautiful and ca

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Cristina R.
Gina is so knowledgeable in so many areas of dance- technique, expressiveness, somatics, book recommendations, energy work. She is a rare gem of a teacher. Someone who goes way beyond a typical dance class. She has so much experience to draw from. 👏🏽👏🏽👏🏽👏🏽
Belinda and Daniella
Very good first lesson. It was a sound, thorough evaluation, along with a positive, encouraging exchange of ideas and detailed technique work between my child and Ms Gina. Ms Gina gets down to work quickly and kindly. Her depth of knowledge is impressive and refreshing. Amazing lady! Thank you!

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The average cost of 60-minute online visual arts lessons is $66. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $25 and $188 per hour.
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