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Forest Park English Instructors

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  • 5 years in business
  • 53 hires on Thumbtack
Lisa R.
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Wendy was great. She taught my daughter skills to help her tackle the questions on the ACT that she didn't learn in school yet. She helped her improve her individual scores as well as her cumulative score.

Yes! You Can!
4.3
from 25 reviews
  • 29 hires on Thumbtack
Evgeny K.
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Laura is a very talented, pro-activ and very well educated woman with a good sense of humor. In my case, my schedule, learning method is individual lessons and Skype and she makes this work. I am Russian traveling for business to Chicago. I am satisfy and enjoy the beginning. About improving language skills I'll tell you in 3 - 4 months.

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Marina
5.0
from 15 reviews
  • 21 years in business
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Irina N.
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Hi! I am Irina V. Nikitina, Associate Professor at the School of Interpreting and Translation of the State Linguistics University of Nizhny Novgorod, Russia. Extensively working in the field of translation and interpreting, I have engaged Marina Sokolova in many translation projects as a freelance translator and editor in both Russian and English. Marina has excellent qualifications required for the job. With MA in Second Language Studies (USA) and English Language Pedagogy (UK), as well as such well-established certificates as CELTA (Cambridge English Language Teacher for Adults), Current Trends in Theory and Practice of Language Teaching, she makes a truly valuable contribution to a solid team of translators that I closely cooperate with. In every project Marina has been part of or has lead, she has demonstrated a set of qualities that are truly valuable for a professional: authentic and idiomatic language, broad outlooks, inquisitiveness, accuracy, commitment to deadlines, meticulousness, flexibility and responsiveness. Marina has deep knowledge and wide experience in the following areas: business correspondence, general documentation, academic, fiction. Her translations are always proofread and never require double check. I frequently address Marina to get her expert opinion on various linguistic matters both in Russian and English and find her approach to the job of translation and editing truly passionate.

  • 40 years in business
  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
Jason G.
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Suzanne has been teaching my seven year old for a little over two months now. My little girl is very excited about her lessons, she can already play a few songs, and read the notes, and she loves to practice. Suzanne is very nice and encouraging, but at the same time professional and makes the lessons fun for kids! Highly recommend!

Andrew Groble
4.7
from 7 reviews
  • New on Thumbtack
William W.
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My tutor Andrew was a great inspiration to me and externally helpful in all departments of English, Math, and Science. He was able to bump my previous 16 score on the English act section to a 22. That is an 8 point difference

Rachel Conrad
5.0
from 6 reviews
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Ellena M.
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During the turtoring sessions not only did Ms.Conrad help me with the lessons,but she went the extra mile and made sure I enjoyed them as well. She brought out the most in each session and not only did it help me but it made me look at the lessons or subjects I was having trouble with differently. I'm very glad I got the help I needed from her because she was the perfect one for the job!

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.

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Loraine V.
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Lucille helped me with editing papers for my Master's degree. I was so pleased with the results, and hired her to help my daughter with her High School creative writing assignments! When I learned that she also did tutoring for reading, I asked her to help my elementary school Granddaughter, with reading comprehension. She has a special way of teaching which made the work fun while achieving success. Her writing abilities are evident in her published books for children and adults. I have read and enjoyed all of them. I highly recommend her services.

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.

  • 1 year in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Alessandra B.
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Robert is an excellent and prepared teacher. His lessons are always helpful and exciting. He provides all the required documentation and he is open to meet your necessity. Alessandra

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
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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.

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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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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 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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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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Because I adapt to my student's needs.

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