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  • 13 years in business
  • 335 hires on Thumbtack
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great professional service very responsive and love kids enjoying Spanish lessons

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Speak for Yourself
4.9
from 12 reviews
  • 14 years in business
  • 19 hires on Thumbtack
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Michael T.
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I have been taking Spanish lessons from Ms. Price. She is incredibly personable, knowledgeable and helpful. My Spanish skills have soared since I've started with her. Very friendly, she is an excellent teacher. She knows where weak points are and knows how to explain advanced subjects in a way which is very understandable. I am definitely going to continue lessons and I highly recommend Ms. Price to anyone who is seeking to improve their language skills.

  • 6 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Carmen J.
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It's really a completely different English classes experience.

  • 38 years in business
  • 21 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.

  • 8 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Walter G.
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Christina Moyle: A little over three years ago, Christina swept into our lives like a guardian angel. Neither my wife nor I could any longer give our dog his proper amount of exercise. Our dog, Rascal, loves Christina to death. He yips with his happiest bark when she arrives to take him for his walk. She walks him three days a week for an hour each walk. We grew to like Ms Moyle almost as much as Rascal does. She takes Rascal for a bath every month or so, and he not only enjoys the bath but he also comes home looking like a prize winner at the Westminster Dog Show competition. One could not hope for a better dog walker than Ms Moyle.

Natalia S.
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Echo has gone above and beyond with making the material easy and fun to learn- even for a complete novice. Highly recommended!

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!

Learn Arabic
5.0
from 1 review
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Sophia P.
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I've never had so much fun learning a language. I've never been excited for lessons before or eager to do my homework and practice. Languages come hard to me but Jamal Jahwar is the most incredible teacher, he actually makes it fun and easy. I don't even notice the time passing!

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I am based in Cupertino, California, and I specialize in the following: English, Math, Biology and SAT.

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I have taught English to second language speakers for the last 10 years. I am available for language consultation and editing on a private basis through e-mail or Skype.

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I currently attend UC Davis and am employed as a tutor at a top tutoring company that only hires individuals with exceptional tutoring skills, a top SAT score, and a high GPA. I have spent over 500 hours tutoring and received additional tutor training while working at a nonprofit for literacy for 4 years. In addition, I am a founding member of a nonprofit organization that provides tutoring to underprivileged children in various subjects. I provide experienced, individualized tutoring to individuals that need help in language arts, essay writing, and grammatical skills as well as scoring high on their SAT reading and writing, AP English, and AP literature tests that is time efficient. I can also work separately or together as a college adviser in order to perfect your child's undergraduate application to any of the universities or colleges, guide them in creating the most attractive application, and help them produce an unrivaled essay. As a current University of California, Davis student, I personally took the AP English, AP literature, and SAT exams recently (2 years ago), so I have an advantage in knowing exactly what the current tests ask of students as well as what strategies should be learned in order to achieve a score that is highly desirable and sought after by top universities. I know the right methods and tactics to get your child a better score; guaranteed. I also understand what most colleges are looking for in a student, and I can guide your child in writing brilliant essays to get noticed in the midst of tens of thousands of applicants. I have years of teaching experiences from my job as an editor at my high school's award-winning school newspaper, in addition to working at a nonprofit in San Jose and learning exactly how to teach English effectively. My education began in elementary school at the private school Challenger School, where I learned from the best grammar and literature teachers to build my foundation in English. Later on, I went on to attend Leland High School where I was a member of the number one speech and debate team in the nation and first medalist of various speech tournaments, President of the National Honor Society (organization that connects academically achieving students with volunteer opportunities in the community), volunteer of over 500+ hours from tutoring underprivileged children in low income areas, page editor for the award-winning school newspaper The Charger Account, and winner of numerous accolades for my involvement in the community including: Leland High School's Jefferson Award (given to one student once a year for exemplary work in the community) and Senior Recognition Award for Academic Work and Involvement in the Community. My SAT scores in critical reading and writing rank in the 96th percentile in the nation, and I graduated in 2013 in order to attend University of California, Davis as a managerial economics major. I work as a part time tutor to make extra money for college and help fund a non-profit for which I used my expertise in writing to create a business plan for, and I started the organization to help underprivileged children that go to schools with poor reading comprehension in order to provide them with free tutoring in writing and reading. My style of teaching involves importance placed on the basics of grammar, writing, and effective test taking; I believe that once a student has this foundation down, any question on the SAT or AP exams is completely approachable and easy to solve. In juxtaposition with my own personal test-taking strategies, I also implement the same strategies taught at many of the top SAT prep centers to ensure that your child is getting thorough tutoring sessions. For students that need help in English or writing, I lay down the basics for your child, show ways of developing creativity, and teach them how to write effectively and well. I work with your child's talents and provide a very personalized experience that changes dynamically in order to achieve your child's highest potential and give the best tutoring possible. Rather than having a strict teacher-student relationship, I like to develop a mentor-student relationship, which is more personal and understanding of students' needs. Learning should be fun, and I always like to implement connections of my student's life with learning. I understand that motivating a student to work can be difficult, but I find that my age and background make students relate to me easier than they would with other tutors, and this connection makes all the difference in productivity and enjoyment of the subject. Being able to create relationships with my students and see them succeed makes tutoring so worthwhile!

  • 25 years in business
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I have a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature, Spanish Literature, and Sociology from San Jose State University in San Jose, California 95112.

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I am a tutor in English and Math, and I teach mostly middle school students in these subjects. I am also available for minor French and Urdu lessons.

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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.

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I am willing to do tutoring, teach lessons and have conversations in Spanish as many hours as needed, any time of the week.

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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.

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We provide our customers with the best possible private lessons in the area. We either travel to the customer or host the customer. Tennis lessons from a USTA 4.0 ranked player with 20 years of experience is $50 per hour. Turkish lessons from a native speaker with five years of experience is $35 per hour. We also provide math and physics lessons for $30 per hour.

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Are you ready to take your studies to the next level and get the grades you want? Then you're ready for tutoring with me. I have tutoring experience in public speaking, ESL, Spanish, and study skills. I specialize in these areas as well as math up through precalculus, writing, and all areas of the SAT. Before we meet, we have a free 30-minute consultation on the phone to discuss what your needs are, the best times for us to meet, how often you would like to meet, and how many lessons you want. Then we schedule your first lesson, which is free, as well to make sure that we are the best fit for your needs, with no risk to you. I received a 3.9 high school GPA from Bellarmine College Preparatory, and scored a 2200 on the SAT, with an 800 in Writing, 650 in Math, and 750 in Verbal. I graduated with a 3.6 college GPA from the University of Southern California. At USC, I majored in Neuroscience and minored in Spanish. I combine deep academic knowledge with strong tutoring skills. I believe that there is no such thing as a person who is "not good" at something. Everyone can improve with practice and feedback, and that is what I'm here to provide.

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I have over 20 years experience tailoring individualized English communication programs to meet the specific needs of my clients. I offer scheduling flexibility to accommodate business or personal meetings, appointments or travel. The training will always be responsive to your priorities and needs should they expand during the course of your training program. My number one priority is to help you to become a clear and effective communicator who is able to seamlessly navigate both socially and in the American workplace.

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I am an English/reading specialist who loves to unlock student's ability to read, write and speak the English language.

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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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