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Purnima R.

53 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Speaks American Sign Language
  • Teaching in Sign Language Master from University of Northern Colorado
  • Teaches students 18 and up
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Purnima R.

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Hello There!

I am a Deaf ASL instructor, and I've been teaching since 2015. I've enjoying to see my students develop a sense of ASL, which is a beautiful and visual language to learn.

Once you take a few ASL classes, you will build your signs skills to able to converse with Deaf people and learn about Deaf Culture.

About Purnima

My name is Purnima, and I am a Deaf ASL Instructor. I graduated from the University of Northern Colorado with TASL (Teaching American Language in a Master's Degree). I have been teaching ASL since 2015 in different local public schools. I also worked as a Teaching Assistant for the Deaf School.

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William C.

8 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks American Sign Language
  • Doctor of Education/Educational Leadership from Universitiy of Southern California
  • Teaching since 1979
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William C.

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Taught American Sign Language (ASL) full-time and part-time (nights) for 39 years, just recently retired from full-time teaching. I have primarily used Signing Naturally (SN) workbooks, all levels. I have also used Learning American Sign Language (LASL).
Currently, I am teaching Deaf Culture as an online course at San Diego Mesa College.
I have been using ASL since I was 4 years old and I have attended California School for the Deaf, Berkeley (Fremont) and Riverside. I have received valuable experience from Deaf peers of Deaf parents, Deaf adults and Deaf leaders. In this sense, I am a native user of ASL and ASL Fingerspelled Signs.
Graduated from Gallaudet College (University) in Washington, D.C. with a B.S. in Business Administration. I received two Masters degrees from California State University, Northridge, one in Deaf Education and the other in Educational Administration. I received my Doctoral degree in Educational Leadership from University of Southern California ...

About William

Greetings ASL students!! I am excited to teach ASL to all of you. In Fall 1979, I began my full-time teaching career at Blair High School in Pasadena Unified School District teaching Deaf/HH students in various subjects. In Spring 1980, I was an adjunct teacher teaching ASL at Pasadena City Coll

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I really liked it and will be signing up for more with him.
Katherine
He is so patient and kind. I had a great first experience and look forward to future lessons. Thank you William!
Andrew M.
Only did first lesson, but patience and knowledge were clearly on display. Very glad I took the plunge and signed up for lessons!
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Jenifer G.

16 Reviews
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Teaching since 2006
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Jenifer G.

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Come learn from a FUN and ENERGETIC Deaf professor (myself), I am thrilled to offer you help along anything with your learning journey! It is the best feeling to learn the beautiful language of ASL! I am hard of hearing, I am the only one that’s hard of hearing in the family, my first language is American Sign Language! American Sign Language is the most beautiful visual language in the world, today in this society a lot of people are eager to learn sign language! I love sharing my knowledge and my deaf culture with other people. I am a very funny person including when I teach, it will entertain you and you will never be bored to learn with me. I can teach you from beginners to advanced. We could do zooms or Skype. My students always learn so quickly with me because I always find their rough areas in where they need help learning.

I look forward to meeting you and see you become successful!

About Jenifer

Hi I am a sign language instructor and a phlebotomist/cosmetologist! My name is Jenifer and I love teaching people the beautiful language of sign language! A lot of people are eager to learn sign language, even sometimes for school too! I love seeing my students get successful when they learn from m

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Lynn
Awesome! Prepared, helpful, knowledgable, and fun! I am excited to continue!
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Jenifer is a great teacher, incredibly patient and good. As a student I've been not as good doing my "homework".
I would highly recommend her and hope to take lessons in the future( in 2 and 1/2 months ),with her again.
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Jonah E.

14 Reviews
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  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2001
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Jonah E.

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I have over two decades of experience teaching signing at all levels. I have been very successful in teaching students to learn and acquire good expressive and receptive sign skills. I am very passionate about the success of my students. I use strategies that make learning signing fun and very interesting. I keep my students very involved and engaged in my lessons. New sign vocabulary and sign structures I teach are immediately modeled and put into practice, which enhances students' retention. I pace my lessons to ensure the learning styles of the students are very well accommodated. I use approaches that foster deeper level of thinking and understanding of the use of signing in various contexts. I treat all my students with due regard, acceptance, and caring support. Their success in acquiring good sign language skills is very important to me. I provide one-on-one support to achieve that goal when required.

About Jonah

I have over two decades of experience teaching signing at all levels. I have been very successful in teaching students to learn and acquire good expressive and receptive sign skills. I am very passionate about the success of my students. I use strategies that make learning signing fun and very inter

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Brianna
Dr. Eleweke is an amazing instructor! I have had him for a few terms now. He takes the time to work through the material and answer questions. Dr. E is very supportive and incredibly passionate about teaching. He creates a welcoming space to learn and practice ASL as well as learn about Deaf culture! I would strongly recommend him for learning sign language!
Sarah
Dr. E is an awesome teacher. He’s patient when you’re slow getting a sign, never seems to get tired answering questions about ASL and he has a fantastic sense of humor, and you can definitely tell that he cares about his students.
Kelly
I recommend Dr. Eleweke for American Sign Language. He has a sense of humor and he is kind, both which help you relax and enjoy learning. This is not his first rodeo, either. He is ready with signs and answers for current times and vocabulary. Dr. Eleweke has a good sense for timing and is sensitive to students being overloaded. I really enjoyed his class, and it was very satisfying to progress to the point where I understood simple, but whole signed conversations.
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Melissa S.

5 Reviews
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  • Education from Marlton School
  • Teaching since 2011
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Melissa S.

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I am deaf! This is my language. I am able to paint pictures of vivid color and meaning with my hands. I love teaching as well and am thrilled when people want to learn ASL. I have been teaching ASL for over 10 years. I use many different ways to help students understand and remember what they learn. Lessons with me will be fun and interesting!!

About Melissa

I'm Deaf and ASL is my primary language. I have tutored many people in learning Deaf culture. I also have experience in tactile with Deaf Blind and talking to those who are Deaf with low vision. I love helping people learn about the Deaf community and teach them to be able to communicate with those

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Sofia P.
Our niece was really excited to meet Melissa. She enjoyed the lesson very much and can hardly wait for the next one.
Kelsey
I've been taking lessons for a month now and am really enjoying it! Melissa's a great teacher and I look forward to continuing my education in ASL :)
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Kalua M.

2 Reviews
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  • Speaks American Sign Language, English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2004
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Kalua M.

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Bringing American Sign Language (ASL) communication to life with some fun. Some deaf studies to show the communication of where its origin and how the beautiful language develop over time.

There will be ASL 1, 2, and 3 depending on the skills you either need help with tutoring to beginning stage of basic ASL understanding. You'll be learning ABC, numbers, shapes, 5 indicators of hand motions that are extremely important in ASL.

About Kalua

I grew up hard of hearing with no hearing in my left ear. I speak well enough that people occasionally forget I am deaf. At the age of 14, I woke up one day and couldn't hear anything. I am now accustomed to hearing aids. I've been signing since I was a teen. I use websites (Lifeprint.com) to help m

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Excellent Teacher, very professional, on time and very friendly
Chad and Chiara S.
Very fun and learned a lot in just the first class, looking forward to more lessons!

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"WOW! She's so SWEET and patient. I wish I give her more STARS! I enjoying to work with her every week."
Diana
Took American Sign Language lessons from Liliana V.
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"I have tried many ASL tutors. Purnima is the best. She is very friendly and she leads the conversation into things that I am interested in. She corrects me right away when I make a mistake and she is so encouraging, always telling me when I am improving. I have had to reschedule a couple times and she has been very accommodating. I would highly recommend her!"
Abby
Took American Sign Language lessons from Purnima R.
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"this is the best asl class here in my opinion. it covered a lot. and helped me review and remember some stuff i forgot from not being active in the Deaf community here."
Ramon
Took American Sign Language lessons from Purnima R.
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"great first lessons. Alan was prepared and adapted lessons to work with my lebel of skill and needs."
Mary
Took American Sign Language lessons from Alan B.
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"I have been receiving instruction from Alan for nearly ten months. He is very reliable, knowledgeable, adaptable and prepared for our weekly sessions. I have benefited greatly from his skill and plan to continue with his instruction. I recommend him highly. Mary"
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Took American Sign Language lessons from Alan B.
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"Thank you for making me think and for working me hard so I can learn more ASL. I enjoy our lessons."
Virginia
Took American Sign Language lessons from Serfirys V.
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Larry
Took American Sign Language lessons from Purnima R.
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"She is very kind and helps me with questions regarding deaf culture. Based on a few of her group classes I picked her as my private teacher and I'm so glad I did. Today she informed me about the name sign which was a very good lesson that I never knew. Thanks Purni!"
Camille
Took American Sign Language lessons from Purnima R.
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"Alan is a fantastic teacher! I look forward to my lesson every week."
Amber
Took American Sign Language lessons from Alan B.
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"I really enjoyed my lesson and look forward to many more. We practice the things needed and she let me have conversation with her about things important to me and for the first time I was really doing ASL well at least as good as a could . She also took all the pressure off which made it fun !!!"
Karen
Took American Sign Language lessons from Purnima R.
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