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Yes! You Can!
4.3
from 26 reviews
  • 33 hires on Thumbtack
Angela P.
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Laura is very proficient with coaching English as a second language. She will teach you the skills to interact with people (e.g.: in your line of business when you are in their country) who speak other languages. The skills include learning to be comfortable with the second language, and not just with the words themselves.

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Marina
5.0
from 15 reviews
  • 21 years in business
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
José L.
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I had a few lessons with Marina, to improve my written English. My English is very advanced but I needed help with writing. She was extraordinary at the job, she has a great feeling for the language.

Andrew Groble
4.7
from 7 reviews
  • New on Thumbtack
Febe A.
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I practiced ACT material with Andrew for a couple weeks and improved my score by 4 points. He was on time for our lesson every week, and always knew how to answer my questions. During each lesson, we took a practice test together, and no matter which test we were working on (science, math, english), Andrew was very knowledgeable on the subject. He was also very understanding when I got questions wrong and worked hard to make sure I grasped every concept. Overall, my experience with Andrew was very beneficial, and I would recommend him to anyone

Rachel Conrad
5.0
from 6 reviews
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Meera T.
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Ms.Conrad was my 10th grade English teacher as well as my PSAT/SAT tutor. She was a phenomenal teacher who helped me grow not only as a student, but also as a person. Her bubbly and easy-going personality made working with her fun and enjoyable. Her caring nature made me feel like if I never needed someone to talk to I could turn to her. Being a junior, I had to get ready to take college admission tests, but with all new changes and all the different types of tests, I had no idea where to start. Luckily for me, Ms.Conrad was offering SAT/ACT/PSAT tutoring over the summer of my sophomore year. I was so excited to get a opportunity to work her again, I started immediately. She was really flexible and was always understanding of any difficulties or questions I had. She really brought out the best in me through each session so we accomplished every meeting. Now I can't wait to take my PSAT because, thanks to her, I feel confident and well prepared for it. I had also tried preparing for the PSAT through learning centers such as Sylvan, but the results and growth were nowhere near the same as working with Ms.Conrad. To the learning centers I was just another student, but Ms.Conrad really honed in on my strengths and weaknesses, she individualized my lesson plans so that whatever skills I, personally, struggled with she would help me improve on them. Her approach to the lessons made it so easy to follow and understand. I'm so thankful I worked with her because she did an amazing job and is definitely perfect fit for anyone looking for English or SAT/PSAT tutoring!

Tutoring Services
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Trisha W.
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I hired Lauren to help my 11 year old twins with math and English homework. She came to our home and worked with them both. Her first session was just yesterday. She impressed me in that she was incredibly patient and encouraging. She went above and beyond in that we had originally hired her for one hour but once she dug in with my son it became clear this was a longer project - she ended up staying at our house for 1 1/2 hours! After the first session, Lauren followed up with me. She provided a plan of action to get my children the help they need now and how to get them to where they can work more independently. It was wonderful. In my case, homework had become a tough, with my twins fighting over my time and questioning whether or not I really know how to do their math problems (I do, but not the way they are learning them!). Honestly, this is the best money I might ever spend. Now, homework is about a peaceful chance to work with a wonderful, qualified teacher rather than fight with mom about fractions!

English with Erica
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • New on Thumbtack
Xuan C.
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She is professionalz. Her classes were always well prepared. I could see the study goal, put-in, out-put, relevance exercises and positive outcome. I and my classmates can also received regular feedbacks from her. These feedbacks are very helpful and practical. She is responsible for the ielst practices and presentation and some writings. My ielst the marks for exercises improved about 10% after her training. What impressived me most is the presentation part. After systematical training, I understood what is a good presentation; what kind of skills can be adopted and which part I should put more effort in. She is also kind and helpful, being always positive and patient. I would say she is the best English I have met, especially when she is compared with other teachers. She is more responsible, more passionate and much more professional! I will strongly recommend her to my friends who would like to learn English.

April Abraham
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
Katerina N.
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We were lucky to have April Abraham as a teacher to our son. We are from Greece and I was always concerned about my kids' adjustment in an non greek environment. April started teaching English my now almost 7 years old son and she was amazing. She was always sweet and I still remember all those interesting and interactive games she used to bring and play with him. Soon his vocabulary started to improve and I was so amazed to see him make his first sentences in English. I'm a teacher myself and I can understand all the effort she put in teaching him. We were so sad when she had to move away from us. My son is now bilingual, he is one of the top students in his class and me and my husband always say that it's because of April that he loved the English language and put it in his heart next to the greek one. We cannot thank her enough.

Myrna Lambert
4.7
from 3 reviews
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
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I have had 22 years of experience teaching English as a second language to children and adults. I offer reasonable rates and references if requested.

KHOOL Tutoring
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • New on Thumbtack
Peggy R.
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We wanted my 7th grade son to strengthen his writing skills over the summer. With high school quickly approaching, we were hoping for him to enter with solid writing skills so his focus could be on the content of his work without struggles with language and structure. Kendra Hadnott was the perfect person to help him with this. Every part of her process is unique and customized. We started with a meeting to define our goals. Not only did she focus on our objectives, but also our child’s overall interests. He is obsessed with soccer and it was exciting as we sat down the next week to go over her tutoring plan for the summer how she incorporated reading and writing work that included his favorite soccer players, his friends, current teen technology, and more. He was thrilled to write about these topics and was really engaged in her lessons. Throughout the summer they worked on everything from spelling, vocabulary, grammar, language use, sentence structure, and essay structure. Each time they met I received a progress report on his accomplishments. He went into eighth grade with improved confidence and it showed in his writing. He tested into Honors English at OPRF and we are certain that Kendra’s tutoring helped to get him to that level. He will continue to work with her this summer to be certain he will hit the ground running next year. I highly recommend Kendra for your child’s tutoring. She is extremely professional, engaging, and it is evident that working with children is her calling.

  • 1 year in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Mariana E.
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Robert is an excellent and efficient teacher. He prepares every class, gives me many tips and materials to improve my English and is really helpful. At the same time he is friendly.

RedFox ESL
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Natalia K.
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Szilvia is a great teacher. I knew this after our first meeting. She is very kind, patient and scrupulous in providing material and explaining grammar step by step during the lesson. After every class, I feel that my English improves. Every time we repeat new words from previous meeting through fun exercises, which helps me to remember them. Time flies very fast during our meetings. Between classes, if I have any questions, I can always write to her, and Szilvia always responds fast. I have experience with other teachers and for me Szilvia is the best English teacher. Natalia

Maria Pérez
5.0
from 1 review
  • New on Thumbtack
Nick R.
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We found Ms Pérez through a friend, as our kids wanted to advance their Spanish level. During the first lesson she arrived promptly and was curtious toward the whole family. My children can not stop thanking me for hiring her, as they have improved radically. I also believe that Ms Pérez is originally from Europe and can teach to a high standard of English. Highly recommended.

  • 4 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
Michelle N.
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I worked at a junior high school with Kristy. She worked well with the students, she was professional and kind. She was well liked by both students and staff. She was a joy to work with.

  • New on Thumbtack
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We teach Spanish and English. We offer English-Spanish translations, medical Spanish classes, legal Spanish classes, and Spanish classes in general.

  • New on Thumbtack
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We are a languages school. We teach Spanish, English and math. We teach adults and children from 3 to 12 years old, as well as adolescent from 12 to 17 years old.

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I work as a teacher. I have a degree in elementary education, as well as a master's degree in special education. I am a Chicago public school teacher.

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I am a certified ESL instructor with 6 years of teaching experience. I have taught in the classroom and privately tutored students of all ages. I have extensive experience in tutoring students in conversational English, pronunciation, CELTA and TOEFL exams, business English, and so on. I enjoy working with people from all different backgrounds and greatly enjoy teaching English!

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Because I adapt to my student's needs.

  • New on Thumbtack
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I have the following skills: * Teaching English grammar * Teaching Arabic grammar * Composition of articles in English * Editing English or Urdu scripts * How to become good actor * Writing of cover letters * Resume writing * Treating the sick through yoga and acupressure techniques * Quran scholar to teach Quran with meaning and explanation * Teach numerology to balance one's life by setting the numbers and figures * Activate the subconscious mind to get the desired results and effects in life * Teach presentation techniques * Teach how to become an orator * Tennis coaching * Conduct seminars and workshops on various themes like managing change, how to manage crises and time management * Treat patients with herbal remedies

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