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Abu B.

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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Abu B.

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I'm Abu. I graduated from Addis Ababa University with a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine in and from Portland Community College in Health Informatics. In college, I realized the classes I appreciated the most we're not necessarily the topics I was most interested in. Rather, it was the professors who made the classes enjoyable. These Professors are always engaging and comprehensible when teaching the materials in the classroom, and willing to go the extra mile when asking for additional help for clarification. I tried to bring this knowledge to my teaching approach, do everything I can and make learning a pleasant experience. Use lesson plans in which they usually introduce a topic in a fun and creative way, then explicitly teach the material. Afterward, I always ensure time for students to practice the material on their own. Of course, this method can be adjusted based on the subject and the student's individual needs.

I have a year of tutoring experience in a Science classroom. I ...

About Abu

Unlike many other careers, I enjoy caring for others. My interest in teaching began back in 2008 while I was at work for a completely different purpose. This brief work experience I had some 8 years ago when I was back in Ethiopia, though I wasn’t even an academic professional at the time, except

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Daniel M.

120 Reviews
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Starting at $15
  • Speaks Russian, Spanish
  • Language and Literature from Baptist University of the Americas
  • Teaching since 1997
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Daniel M.

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I've been teaching English for 7 years and my students have gone on to develop a deep love of the American culture, study abroad, and more! Within the first few lessons, you'll start speaking simple sentences and as time goes on, you'll be able to conjugate like a pro!

About Daniel

I love teaching, I can teach you at where you at and take you where you need to be. I only need a student with the desire to learn and to practice. I like to help students realize they have the intelligence and ability to solve the problems on their own, they just need the right direction. Nothin

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Tanner
Thanks to Daniel, I learned more about Areas and Volumes. Great instructor.
Maria
I struggle with Math in general, after the first class I felt more confident and understood better.
Steve
Thank you for helping me prepared for the test.
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Jesse M.

103 Reviews
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Starting at $70
  • Speaks Japanese, English
  • Teaching since 2006
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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Jesse M.

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Learn how to learn English, have fun, and accomplish more than you would in a class.

About Jesse

*Disclaimer* I'm currently not taking beginner students for bass, drums, piano, and ukulele or children under 10 years old. I highly recommend my studio partner Melissa though. Please check out her profile: https://takelessons.com/profile/melissa-m62 My Background I've been playing with

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Liz S.
Talented teachers are rare. Like a great coach i sports... the coach doesn’t need to be the top athlete in his field to know how to teach each team member to hone their best abilities, he just has to know and see how to teach you how to get there. Being an outstanding teacher is a great talent all in itself... and that is Jesse. He has that quality and ability to lead, focus and take you where you want to go.
Romy R.
Jesse has given directions on how to successfully become a better musician. His approach and explanation on musical theories was much more understandable than what I was previously reading. Overall, I found the lessons to be very usefull.
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Mark V S.

47 Reviews
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Starting at $50
  • Speaks German, English, Russian
  • Awarded Outstanding Faculty Award 2013-2014, Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising, Los Angeles from Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising, Los Angeles
  • B.A. in an individual major of Audio/Visual Composition from University of California at Santa Cruz
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Mark V S.

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Tired of being self-conscious speaking or writing English? Need help being understood when you communicate? Book me now, and I will coach you!

My name is Mark V, and I am an American-English native speaker who is IDELT-certified (with a 4.0 GPA).

I am a life-long English enthusiast and published writer as well as an award-winning teacher of many topics for many many years.

I am also fluent in Russian and conversational German.

When I listen to you speak, I have the unique advantage and perspective of a seasoned music producer, recording and mixing engineer, musician, sound designer, and Pro Tools editor whose detail-oriented trained ear can help you sound amazing very quickly.

When I read your writing, I can suggest improvements and show you options in word choice, flow, relevance, clarity, and direction.

As a teacher, I work with you -- the individual you are -- and adapt to your best way of learning while guiding and inspiring you to meet your goals and exceed your ...

About Mark V

Mark V has been “Specializing In Melody” since the age of 5 when he discovered his natural ability to play and create catchy tunes by teaching himself the harmonica by ear. He went on to learn the accordion at 10, the piano at 12, MIDI and synthesizers at 15, the guitar at 30, and a long list o

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Emily
After taking lessons online with Mark, I finally started making progress with the accordion I have had for 2 years and tried to learn by myself. He does a great job teaching music theory in small pieces that I can immediately use and apply to other songs and even other instruments as I go about practicing outside of lessons. I'm so glad I started taking lessons!

Also the TakeLessons website and video chat function work well; I haven't had any problems logging on or with connection so the lessons have all gone smoothly from a technical standpoint.
Rob N.
First lesson and can't wait for the next and beyond. I really appreciated Mark's insights and suggestions to a song I brought to him for feedback. He was very supportive and provided actionable ideas I can use to improve it immediately.
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Julissa F.

72 Reviews
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  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaching since 2006
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Julissa F.

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I teach ESL to beginner - advanced students.

About Julissa

I am a freelance tutor and translator. I have been tutoring for more than 9 years. I am very friendly, patient and professional. I tutor college students and children. I got my Bachelor in Arts and Sciences - Psychology from Towson University in Maryland. On my sessions I apply constructivist teachi

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Angela C.
(Genesis C.) Ms. Julissa helped me comprehend the difficult concepts of my College Algebra course much more. I highly recommend her! She is friendly, patient, observant, understanding. As a result of her tutoring, she helped me raise my grade, which I was once concerned about. God bless you, Ms. Julissa! Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!
Anthony
Wonderful and patient, answers all my questions and explains in a way I can understand.
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Marcia A.

6 Reviews
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  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaching since 2007
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Marcia A.

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I have been teaching ESL classes since 2009 and my students have a proven track record of success.They have moved on to complete high school, higher education on a college or university level as well as securing better employment or a job promotion. I use a variety of learning materials depending on the student's language goals. I work with students of all experience levels.

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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"Nery is a dedicated and knowledgeable teacher who tried her hardest to adapt our class to a very diverse body of students. I was her student for 2 semesters and during that time, my conversation, grammar and pronunciation skills improved significantly. Our class was dynamic and fun, I highly recommend her services as an ESL instructor."
Nelly
Took ESL lessons from Nery G.
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"Thank you for your class."
Masashi Fujii
Took ESL lessons from Micah B.
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Dr Mousa
Took ESL lessons from Julie L.
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"Bryce is patient and dedicated. I learned a lot with him and enjoyed our classes very much.
No BS, he goes directly to the point! Great teacher"
Laura
Took ESL lessons from Bryce B.
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"I hired Henry to teach English for my little daughter. The reason i have chose him was he was the only one on the list who accept half hour lessons. I wanted to see şf he is good. I was gonna rşse to one hour if i like. And his hourly rate was reasonable too. We met and he was perfect. After my daughter we have studied with him. He has provided fastest improvement on my special purpose of need. It is really not common to see this passionate teachers around. His academic approach to your need and support with newest material in the maket was excellent. I think he is ahead of others because of his major. A senior jounalist, a TV person... he helped me a lot for my journalism career too... So i definitely can call him An excellent career coach. While i was trying to be on time with my project in Los Angeles, i was the lucky one to meet him through takelessons.com. He gave me what i need only at three weeks. We together focused on my certain project's needs and after i was ready to move alone almost. He is great to teach on bussiness emails, phone conversations, expressing your basic work situation etc.
He is great on accent reduction too. While i wrote this review my concerns is he will see and will find anything to correct... But he also has taught me to be courage enough too... Thank you Henry for everything you have done. I am a freelance foreign journalist in LA. He did his best for me both as a teacher and colleague. And such a good heart... Even if you don't share same opinions on any affair he respect you and try to give his best and more than what you have paid. He is patient too."
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Took ESL lessons from Henry M.
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"He teaches not only English pronunciation, grammar, expression and skill but he also teaches me American history, culture and background of them. I can learn a lot from him."
Akihiko
Took ESL lessons from Steve S.
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"I was very pleased with my first class. Mr. Henry is very knowledgeable in the matter and has good time-management skills."
GRETHEL
Took ESL lessons from Henry M.
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"Is the best teaching, because have a unique teaching metode really effective"
Peter
Took ESL lessons from Bryce B.
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"Victoria is a good teacher, highly recommend to everyone."
Amber Chen
Took ESL lessons from Victoria M.
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"Good experience to improve my English....."
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