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

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  • 100 hires on Thumbtack
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Eunyoung H.
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I really enjoyed the class with him. He's such an intelligent and qualified teacher and helped me a lot even with a pronunciations of confusing words. His explanations were super easy to understand and follow. I highly recommend him to someone who needs help with learning and practicing English from beginner to advanced level.

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FISV LLC.
5.0
from 41 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 127 hires on Thumbtack
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Patricia S.
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Lois has a great ability to adapt to the student's needs. I love her teaching methods, developed by her based in all her years of experience teaching english. I've experienced a really fast improvement with pronunciation, which was my number one concern. I've really enjoyed her classes and I totally recommend her!

Thinque Prep
4.9
from 39 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 76 hires on Thumbtack
Suzanne D.
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Joyee Lin of Thinque has been nothing short of amazing. Professional with results to show. My daughter started working with Joyee a couple of months ago. Within six lessons, my daughter's composite ACT score went from a 28 prior to working with Joyee to a 32. Amazingly, her science score went from a 25 to a 32. Those numbers are the end result of Joyee's professional approach to teaching. During the lesson, Joyee utilizes a number of methods to present the material. It must be said that my daughter took his instruction seriously and worked hard on the material which was provided to her. The result was a good example of team work in which my daughter could receive, in addition to immediate instruction, quick review and understanding after working through the material. Joyee makes it easy to work around a busy lifestyle as he schedules and responds to correspondence promptly. We can't offer him enough praise. Joyee is offering an amazing service and we were so glad to have been referred to him.

Italian Lessons
5.0
from 35 reviews
  • 60 hires on Thumbtack
Andrea M.
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Antonio was a great Italian tutor! I needed a beginner's review over the summer before picking up Italian again in school after a year long break, and I was able to do just that with Antonio. He tailored all of the work towards my specific level and needs, and I liked that the only outside material I needed to purchase was a grammar workbook that I am finding to be very useful. At the same time, Antonio was able to make studying interesting and fun!

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Learning with Jenny
5.0
from 18 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 29 hires on Thumbtack
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Jason K.
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I'm a 29-year-old consultant, and as a professional, I'm invested in improving my business writing. Jenny has been teaching me the finer points of the English language, making my writing more impactful and effective in the professional setting. Jenny is highly organized and each week prepares a great lesson plan with supporting materials to work through. Currently, I've had 5 lessons with Jenny and my writing has vastly improved. I highly recommend Jenny for anyone looking to improve their knowledge of the English language, whether that be fundamental grammar or more advanced, stylistic writing techniques.

  • 8 years in business
  • 26 hires on Thumbtack
Michael C.
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Daniel provided coaching on a 6,000 word essay. Daniel was great. He provided help with grammar, sentence structure, and flow of the essay. He did not "correct" the essay, he was a coach who gave guidance and shared lessons on how to think about the work that will be helpful in the future.

  • 27 years in business
  • 26 hires on Thumbtack
Christina O.
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My family is truly happy with my son home Spanish lessons. Nuria is an amazing teacher. My son loves his lessons and has fun. He is excited to learn and can't wait for his next lesson. You won't be disappointed.

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

  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
Cindy H.
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Sheehan is teaching my six year old mandarin and her lessons are professional interesting and she keeps him engaged

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ESL & Spanish Instructor
5.0
from 9 reviews
  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
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John P.
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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.

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

  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
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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 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.

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My name is Kei and I have lived in Japan for 11 years and the United States for 17 years. I have also graduated high school in the USA and bachelors from the top private university in Japan. I have worked professionally in both countries. 2 years working with the No.1 food service company in Japan and food broker companies in the USA. I can not just translate but add cultural nuances accurately with my experience. I also have over 5 years experience of writing sales copy for multiple food industry companies and their products translating so it will fit the market and what the customers are looking for. I can go over the project with you in Japanese or English on Skype too if you would like. Look forward to working with you!

  • 8 years in business
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I am an English teacher and a published writer. Over the past 10 years, I have helped many students improve their verbal and written English language skills. My goal is to make sure that my students learn to express themselves clearly and with confidence. I design each lesson to meet your specific goals, and I always focus on practical information that you can use in your daily life. I also try to make our lessons fun.

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I have lived and taught English abroad in Costa Rica and Brazil, as well as traveled throughout Europe and South America. I am fluent in Spanish and Portuguese. For the past couple years, I have been teaching kids classes (as well as tutoring adults) anything from creative writing to art, Spanish and geography. I am a very enthusiastic and creative person, which helps me bring very unique and fun activities to class. I always accommodate my lessons based on the student's level and specific need or interest just like for example, if you need to learn English for business or work or perhaps you need to learn some conversational Spanish for traveling. Everyone is unique so I like to make all of my lessons unique as well. No matter what, we always have a good time!

  • 6 years in business
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I do not teach traditional guitar lessons, I teach all genres. I do not teach note reading, I use tabs. I do not have anyone learn a style of music they do not particularly care for. Music is an expression of yourself, you tell me what you want to learn!

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I teach students on properly speaking in Spanish, translation of documents as well as the English grammar.

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I am a recent college graduate with experience in tutoring in multiple subjects (especially elementary and middle school) as well as English tutoring. I graduated from the University of California San Diego with a Bachelor's Degree in Communication. I am very patient and detail-oriented and would love to help you with your reading, writing, and pronunciation needs.

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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.

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