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  • 13 years in business
  • 295 hires on Thumbtack
Van T.
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I had Stuti as an English tutor for my son and couldn't be more happier. His grades improved tremendously. Stuti is knowledgeable, friendly, and flexible. Highly recommended!!

Jeff Hoffman
4.8
from 14 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 26 hires on Thumbtack
Qingfeng Z.
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Jeff is very nice, humorous and friendly. He is my english tutor right now who is extremely patient on me and pointed out those mistakes I made on grammars while I was speaking. In addition, he is quiet knowledgeable and good at speaking Chinese which is very helpful for me as a Chinese student. I really appreciate that I could found Jeff as my tutor on Thumbtack! Thank you so much!

Speak for Yourself
4.9
from 11 reviews
  • 14 years in business
  • 18 hires on Thumbtack
Carla M.
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I really enjoy having French classes with Kathleen! She is very knowledgeable of the language and have good learning methods and materials. I`m mostly focused on conversation and we practice a lot. Also, she is very sweet and is a very nice person to have classes with! I definitively recommend her!

Time for English -ESL
5.0
from 17 reviews
  • 18 hires on Thumbtack
Eleonora B.
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I would highly recommed Tony Casal, she's a fantastic teacher! I took classes from Toni to improve my spoken English. We did a lot of conversation, so I learned new vocabulary and idiomatic expressions. We focused on some difficult articles taken from The New York Times and The New Yorker. Tony helped me understand not only the gist of them, but also many nuances. She also gave me interesting insights about the topics we worked on. The lessons were interesting and inspiring. Also, Toni suggested me cool places to visit in the Bay Area on the light of my interests which include music and the arts. Tony is great! If you need English classes, send her an e-mail.

Camilla Bracchi Diaz
5.0
from 13 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
Krisztina F.
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Camilla is the best teacher ever! She helped me to speak English without worrying about my pronunciation. She always speaks English during the classes, so it’s easy to learn through many examples and exercises, she carefully prepares and selects the material for each lesson. She is very patient and kind.I loved her lessons!

  • 4 years in business
  • 37 hires on Thumbtack
Milos O.
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Tim helped my wife with the basic English for about a month. I liked his approach, he is very patient and dedicated . He was always on time, he had a lot of prepared material, and he was well organized. Compared to other professors that we were in contact I believe that his dedication and effort is very price sensitive. Overall it was very good experience.

Mathman Tutoring
4.7
from 17 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
Martin A.
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Nicolas worked with my son on his high school math. My son was having a terrible time in his classes, and Nicolas acted as a guide and tutor though the years. He was very patient and understanding, and always arrived on time for the tutoring sessions. In the end, my son wound up with A's and B's in the classes, and was accepted to his first-choice college. Thanks, Nicolas!

  • 38 years in business
  • 19 hires on Thumbtack
Flora C.
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Very Committed and helpful teacher. Mrs.Brown is very knowledgeable. We had different subjects to talk about in each meeting. She helped me not just the grammar, accent reduction and also the American culture etc... I enjoyed her English tutoring.

ESL tutor
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
Fabien B.
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Scott really helps me to improve my pronunciation and my understanding of English. He works with me to fix my pronunciation mistakes. Now I’m more confident while I’m speaking, whereas before I used to be very anxious about speaking English. In addition, I enjoy meeting with Scott because we talk about various topics like travelling, movies, nature, culture, and so on. That makes English practice more enjoyable. Scott is very enthusiastic about learning languages and he has strong experience. Thanks to that, he provides great advice to progress. Together, during our lessons, we practice pronunciation, we review some grammar rules, and we practice English like in real life so he can point out mistakes.

  • 7 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Stéphanie S.
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There's no doubt that Linda is an excellent English teacher. She's very flexible and adjusts the lessons to your special needs and wishes. She knows exactly how to personalize the lesson in order for you to improve quickly. She's flexible, dedicated and passionate. She doesn't only provide efficient English courses, but also makes them funny, entertaining and very engaging. As an individual, Linda is very attentive, smart and friendly. She's always very helpful and provides you with good advices if you are new in town. She loves teaching and that increases the quality of the service she provides and the relationship she develops with her students. I consider myself lucky for having met Linda. I've improved my pronunciation skills in a short time and greatly increased my self-confidence and speaking skills. I would fully recommend her to anyone who wants to learn English in a stimulating and exciting way.

English Tutoring
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Claudia P.
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Yunus teaches English so that my kids learn a lot more than just grammar and vocabulary - even at the very beginning of our lessons, when they didn''t speak English at all! We appreciate his support very much!

Rebeca's Translating
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Megan W.
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Rebecca did an excellent job acting as our translator for an employee training workshop. We will definitely be using her for all our future translating needs.

ESL Communications
5.0
from 7 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Enrique M.
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Virginia is a very professional instructor, with lots of experience teaching english as a second language, I totally recommend her services.

Tutoring for Success
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • New on Thumbtack
TC B.
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My stepdaughter has been working with Sylvia for a few months now and we can really see a difference in her math and English (reading, writing, spelling, etc). My stepdaughter actually looks forward to her time with Sylvia, which is so important to us. Sylvia is very patient, personable and knowledgeable. My stepdaughter got very excited yesterday, after she found out that Sylvia is also fluent in Spanish because she would like to start working on that as well. I feel that we really lucked out with finding Sylvia. Soon, my other stepdaughter will be working with Sylvia to prep her for the SSAT!

Gifted Geek
5.0
from 1 review
  • 12 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Stephen L.
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Excellent! Gifted Geek has full command of the English language. I am a university student and used ESL and Editing services at Gifted Geek. First, I used the service of editing for a 3000 word thesis. I focused the thesis on children's advocacy in shelters. Gifted Geek, charged the best price on the market. There are three packages to choose from which are all the best prices. I decided to get the most out of the service because I wanted the job done with an extra set of eyes on everything including proofreading, copyediting, and content editing. I got exceptional results. My final result is an "A" on the thesis. To better my English, I decided to take ESL on line with Gifted Geek. I am excited to move to the next stage in life. I recommend Gifted Geek, they can get the job done!

ESL English for Life
5.0
from 1 review
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Masako T.
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She is a wonderful English tutor who is caring, patient and well experienced She has been tutoring my daughters for 5 months so far, and they have improved a lot during this period. She tries various different approaches for each girl, according to their ages, personalities, interests and what they need to achieve. We all love her, and feel lucky to have her as a tutor.

  • 5 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
Lubomira H.
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Audrey is excelent teacher, she helped me to lose my respect to speak English. She let me speak and then corrected my mistakes and explained why I did them. She wrote these sentences with corrected mistakes and I can look at it anywhen. I could choose the topic and l learned to use English in common life. It helped me in my job very much.

  • 8 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
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I am a highly educated and humorous English major. I have experience with ages two years through adults. I provide tailored lessons individualized to each student according to his/her needs and interests. I make it fun to learn English, and introduce new worlds to each person!

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I am an MS student pursuing computer science in Silicon Valley University. I have completed my Masters in Electrical Engineering from Stony Brook University. I am good with mathematics. I have scored 149 out of 150 in my high school finals and 800 out of 800 in GRE in mathematics. I have been granted state scholarship for meritorious performance in math, English and logical reasoning. I am currently tutoring a third grader, a fifth grader and a first grader. I have been in the US since five years, and I am fluent in English. I have given TOEFL and scored 108 out of 120 with above average score in reading, writing, speaking and listening English. I also have six months of professional teaching experience as a teaching assistant at Stony Brook University.

English Vista

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I am a Masters in English, a published writer, competitive web/ technical editor. Enjoy dealing in the nuances of english language and have a gifted knack of teaching people.

English Tutor

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I can help you with essays, literary comprehension, proofreading, and anything else you'll need. I can work with middle school and high school students.

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