Downey, CA108 Conversational English Instructors near you

Where do you need the conversational english instructor?

Answer a few questions

Tell us what you need so we can bring you the right pros.

Get quotes

Receive quotes from pros who meet your needs.

Hire the right pro

Compare quotes, message pros, and hire when ready.

Downey Conversational English Instructors

Browse these conversational english lessons with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in Downey.

Maverick Consulting
4.5
from 78 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 119 hires on Thumbtack
Anya M.
Verified review

Lisa-Beth is a great tutor and is teaching me business English and grammar lessons. Our first meeting was easy to schedule and she made me feel comfortable. Would highly recommend her to anyone wishing to learn quickly and correctly.

Top Pro
  • 102 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Isabella M.
Verified review

My daughter has taken a few lessons with Carl, and she is very happy with his style of teaching. I hired Carl with the need to prepare my daughter for the SAT exam. Carl was extremely flexible in scheduling the tutoring sessions around my daughter’s schedule. I have enjoyed listening to Carl tutor my daughter greatly. He has a great sense of humor, and has a special method in teaching, which can just about help anyone in finding the answer and/or struggles that one is having in learning the English language properly. Each time that Carl arrives for the sessions, he is prepared and ready to tutor without wasting any time. Carl is a very knowledgeable and an experienced tutor, and I believe he has the best method in preparing for the SAT. As a bonus, he is very nice, and reasonably priced considering how much he is helping my daughter to prepare for her first life-changing exam. I would definitely use his services again, and would highly recommend him to anyone.

Top Pro
FISV LLC.
5.0
from 41 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 127 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Zlata M.
Verified review

I've always cared about expanding my english vocabulary and grammatical skills. I find it comes in quite useful for a professional career. The assistance I received gave me the confidence to excel in my professional and personal life. Lois has expanded my knowledge of the english language and I would recommend her to anyone seeking assistance or just looking to expand their knowledge of the english language.

Thinque Prep
4.9
from 39 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 76 hires on Thumbtack
Sherry E.
Verified review

I cannot say enough about Thinque Prep and Joyee Lin. He is dedicated to his students success and does a very thorough job of preparing them for the ACT or SAT test. My son, Zack, who is very bright but requires a lot of patience worked with Joyee over the summer and brought his composite ACT score up from 30 to 33. His math score increased a full 4 pts. and he scored a 35 in English. Thinque Prep has other services related to tutoring and college application preparation. Zack will be working with Joyee on his college application essays. Joyee is in California and we are in Texas but this was never an issue as the sessions are done via video chat. The office manager Jen was great to work with and the appointment process was easy to navigate. I found the rates to be very competitive for like services. If there was a way to give extra stars I would!!

Italian Lessons
5.0
from 35 reviews
  • 61 hires on Thumbtack
Guia R.
Verified review

I think he teaches Italian and English language very well! I'm an Italian girl, from Milan... When I met him at first I thought he was an Italian man from Florence, than he told me that he's American... I was surprised! He speaks Italian very very well, like people from Toscana and this is very good, because we think they speak the true Italian language... He helped me with my English, getting better with it! I learned many things by him... I really liked his teaching! The most important thing is how he teaches, more than what he teaches, and I think he does it very well! :)

Top Pro
  • 16 years in business
  • 69 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Duna O.
Verified review

Linda has a lot of experiences in tutoring. Every time I have questions in grammar or pronunciation during lessons, she clarify for me. I am very satisfied with that and I think it's the fastest way to learn. I would recommend her to my friends who want to improve their English.

  • 26 hires on Thumbtack
Vanessa V.
Verified review

We’ve had a great experience with Club Z. I had two international students that were tutored thru them. One 14 year old that needed much help since English isn’t her primary language and an 18 year old preparing for SAT. I would definitely recommend them.

  • 27 years in business
  • 27 hires on Thumbtack
Eileen C.
Verified review

Nuria Fortier was my Spanish teacher for fall 2014 through the International Language School for Children and Adults. I am an adult, beginner level spanish language student with some previous beginner coursework. Our Saturday morning one-hour classes are held at Pitzer College and ran from September through December into January. I am very impressed with Nuria's language instruction. She meets the students where he/she is in their learning, yet also helps you to challenge yourself (for example speaking as much as possible in Spanish during lesson). She stresses the importance of grammar and verb conjugation structures within conversational Spanish lesson. She constructs lessons so that we come into contact with verbs and then we address the conjugation. She recommended two very good books for beginner level that we use during the lesson, and also introduces fun story reading (at children's level which is actually very good for beginner adult learner). Nuria is very professional and reliable, and encouraging for an adult language learner! Nothing negative to report. Nuria has also created a local Spanish speaking group of current and former students who meet to practice Spanish and I am looking forward to joining this group. Thank you Nuria! I recommend ILSCA and Nuria Fortier for Spanish language. Her Children's programs are also very well attended.

LA Spanish Tutor
5.0
from 11 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 13 hires on Thumbtack
Jacob K.
Verified review

My experience learning Spanish with Hilda was exceptional. She is an incredibly enthusiastic and intelligent Spanish tutor; she prepared me well for my study abroad in Buenos Aires. Her lessons were always dynamic, fun, and incredibly rewarding.

  • 3 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Emily A.
Verified review

I recommend my teacher of English, because she is professional and patient. I like how she develops classes in a light and funny way. I never feel ashamed to speak!

Top Pro
ESL & Spanish Instructor
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • 15 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
John P.
Verified review

Joan helped me by providing Spanish language lessons. We met at her home where she was always prepared with a program specific to my progress and needs. I was impressed with her knowledge and friendly and professional manor. I recommend Joan if you need help at any level in learning Spanish.

Exclusive Review
5.0
from 7 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Jessica S.
Verified review

We hired Ed to provide Algebra II tutoring for our son Tim at the beginning of the 2015 school year. I can say that after a year working with Ed, Tim’s Algebra skills have improved significantly, and he has found a great friend and mentor in Ed. We will definitely be hiring Ed again this year to tutor our other sons! Overall, Ed is calm, good natured, knows how to handle teenagers, and is very knowledgeable in the field of mathematics. The best part is that Ed is a UCLA grad – LOVE that! I highly recommend him.

Patricia's French Tutoring
5.0
from 7 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Brigitte K.
Verified review

Patricia has given English lessons to our 3 children, 2 hours a day, for 2 months in May and June 2015 in France. As French native speakers, the objective was to make them all feel at ease in English (spoken and written) in order to join an international English speaking school in September. Camille, 13 years old, had already some school knowledge of English, and Sarah, 11 years old, had very few knowledge of English. Despite of that, the 2 girls decided to take the lessons together and Patricia adapted very well to the level of each girl, making them feel as taking nearly private lessons, sharing perfectly her time between the 2 girls. She was able to use the strengths and weaknesses of each girl to build a team spirit to achieve each of them goal : good communication skills for interpersonal relations and a good written level to adapt to academic learnings. Cyrille, 7 years old, didn't have any knowledge of English and the objective was to get him used to listen and understand basic English. Again Patricia succeeded in this goal perfectly. Cyrille was very scared to start his first lesson and did not want to go, but after all he did not want the first lesson and all the others to stop ! Patricia was always extremely patient, enthusiastic, positive, constructive and fun all the time ! The children did theoretical exercices, as well as some practical ones, such as cooking or shopping, and of course lots of conversation. They all loved the lessons with her. Today, after one month of schooling in English, we can confirm that Patricia’s lessons were very helpful and allow our children to succeed in getting well-adapted to their new environment and working methods. Therefore, I highly recommend Patricia as a tutor as she is highly competent, efficient, and able to adapt to all type of levels and ages, from young boy to teenager.

Alex Oubari
5.0
from 5 reviews
    Sebastian W.
    Verified review

    I was panicking before taking my first exam for French 2, luckily a friend recommended me Alex Oubari and it was the best tutoring decision I have taken. He is a very approachable tutor that makes French seem easy through his conversational immersion (one part of my test consisted on an oral French examination). Not only did I get an A in the test, but I was able to learn conversational colloquial french phrases that are not taught in the regular classroom. The phrases served me well in my trip to Paris during the christmas break. Merci, Alex!

    • 4 years in business
    • 8 hires on Thumbtack
    Lu Z.
    Verified review

    Ms. Barbara is a very nice patient teacher. She is very experienced and she knows how to teach American English effectively and efficiently. I have learned a lot from her and I will definitely continue my learning with her. I highly recommend her as an English teacher!

    Translation Services
    5.0
    from 2 reviews
      Kevin M.
      Verified review

      I have been conversing with Ms Gonzalez exclusively in English for the past 7 years, and I trust her ability to communicate effectively in both languages completely. I sincerely recommend her for your translating needs.

      • 1 hire on Thumbtack
      About

      A results driven teacher, I cut through the excess and get down to what matters right away. In regards to Spanish or English, getting you the target vocabulary you need to do your job or to communicate better is number one. Giving you the comprehension and strategy to pass tests, be they common core state standardized, TOEFL, CBEST, Praxis or anything that requires reading comprehension, english literature grammar mechanics, or writing is something we can easily do together. We work hard but we do so playing educational games that get us to our goal. I will show you how to study with flash cards to memorize a ton of information in only a short amount of time. I work well with and have experience teaching from the very youngest of children to Corporate Business Professionals. Children love me. I am educated, experienced, highly recommend and referred. I am looking for clients that have a long term goal and want to meet on a routine basis. This is so I have a set schedule and get my own studies done. (Masters in Education)

      About

      I provide the opportunity to become fluent and comfortable in the English language through individually tailored lessons geared toward the clients' needs and wants. I have taught in Germany, Russia and the Philippines.

      About

      I have a masters in English with literature concentration and I enjoy teaching. I'm Irish, English, Swedish and German and I will help you have fun learning to communicate well, guaranteed or money back!

      About

      I dictate lessons in different languages, such as French, English and Spanish. The classes take place whether at my students' place or at mine with previous acknowledgement. I am very flexible and have respect to schedules. I'm also very interested in being the person who guides you to improve your learning.

      About

      I am a high school bilingual student. My first language is Spanish. I major in English, and I could help you learn either English or Spanish.

      Hire skilled professionals for absolutely everything.