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  • 45 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
Francis M.
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My highest respesects to Mrs. Corral and Bright Children 2nd Language Program. Mrs. Corral is an excellent Spanish teacher. My two children have been studying with Mrs. Corral for two years: not only have they learned Spanish so well, but they genuinely love her class and have developed a new love for school again! Thanks! Bill Morgan

Yes! You Can!
4.3
from 26 reviews
  • 34 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.

Ole! Spanish School
4.7
from 15 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 24 hires on Thumbtack
Mitchell D.
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I have been taking Spanish lessons with Cristobal for coming up on a year and French lessons for the past 6 months or so. While I am sure that there are plenty of choices for tutoring this may be the only teacher I have had that I can honestly say has far superior methodology versus all my other professors. I don't say this lightly either, I say this coming from years of experience with other teachers in various settings. Just to give a little background, I studied Spanish for 3 years in high school, then studied in Mexico at a vocational school in a completely immersed environment (living with a host family of non-English speakers) far from the reaches of most gringos in a small city called Cuernavaca. I have worked with native Spanish speakers that speak very little English for 10+ years, studied Spanish in college for 4 semesters, and even studied with Professor William Slavin for two years in weekly private sessions, a local scholar who spoke English, Spanish, French, ,Italian, Portuguese, and Hebrew. While Slavin's approach was very thorough, Cristobal's approach is practical, more natural, and aimed at speaking. Ole! Spanish School isn't just another business in the sea, it's a place with an authentic philosophy and a natural approach to language learning. To make the experience even better, his rates are super reasonable and he has a very easy going personality that creates a relaxed environment. His positive ratings exist for a reason.

  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Brenda T.
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Just had our first lesson with Mrs. Franca. She has a solid strategy and teaching plan for helping our daughter speak the language. We especially appreciate her positive and encouraging attitude and punctuality!

!Ole! Spanish Wheaton
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Walden S.
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I have only had one session with Cristobal so far. However, he seems passionate and very capable of teaching the language. His prices seems very fair and I can't wait to continue!

  • 22 years in business
  • 43 hires on Thumbtack
Nicolette W.
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Victoria was AMAZING! She has such a fun personality and is really easy to get along with. If you're having any sort of issues with your resume, or want to switch career paths, she is the perfect person to help you. She has some serious creative writing skills and can take a bad resume and turn it into an amazing one in no time at all. Highly recommend!

  • 40 years in business
  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
Gigi S.
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I have not played in about 30 years and felt kind of funny wanting to take lessons again. Suzanne is very encouraging and has helped me find my joy of the piano again. I am so happy!

World Language Tutor
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Sara E.
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I had a great experince taking accent reduction lessons with Cindy. She is very clear when teaching the matrials. I am very happy that I learned new ways to sound words that I used to say them wrong.

Amina Tahera
5.0
from 1 review
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Diane S.
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I cannot say enough about Amina. She tutored my daughter in French throughout high school at Hinsdale Central and then again in college over one summer. Amina always knew how to make the material understandable to my daughter in a way that she could comprehend and begin to understand the structures of the French language. She was patient but challenging at the same time. I know without Amina's help my daughter would not have been as successful. Her support gave my daughter the confidence she needed to conquer the language. Our schedule was very busy and Amina always worked with us to make scheduling tutoring time possible for both of us. She was always on time and would always follow up if the schedule needed to be changed. I highly recommend her to anyone.

Chumei Chinese
5.0
from 7 reviews
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Kathy G.
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Chumei is an excellant Chinese teacher. We took Manadrin lessons, and each lesson was well planned and engaging. The children loved learning with Chumei❤

21 Spanish World
4.8
from 5 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
Sany N.
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As of June 20, 2016, I have had 3 lessons with Erika. All three have been different and challenging (but in a good way). What I really like about my experience with Erika is the interaction. She incorporates many different learning styles! She also is very accommodating, in which we meet at locations that are inconvenient for me. She is punctual and comes prepared. I have learned so much and I feel more confident in just 3 weeks. I feel more confident and I love how we incorporated spanish as much as possible. Even through our communication via text! Overall, very pleased with my experience.

  • 8 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
About

Learning a new language can be challenging when the content you're learning does not apply to your professional background or interests. My teaching philosphy focuses and considers the students' likes, hobbies and everyday life to make sure the lesson ties in with their lives; thus, allowing for knowledge retention and student motivation to learn a new language. I also utilize a Total Physical Approach of teaching, where technology, art, music and visuals are used for a more relaxed way of learning. In short, the students' life is what makes up most of the lesson content, for better engagement in the lesson.

Amari's Tutoring Service
2.0
from 1 review
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
About

Amari's Tutoring Service has a decade of experience providing high quality tutoring services.

Apprendre le Francais

New To Thumbtack

  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
About

I can help you with every aspect of your French grammar, pronunciation, literature, and simple or advance conversation.

Mario's Guitar Lessons!

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  • 6 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
About

My rates are as follows: - $40/hr. at a student's home within 10 miles of Wood Dale, IL - $20/hr. at my studio in Wood Dale - $15/30-minute lesson via Skype I am a guitar teacher with over 10 years of experience teaching all different styles of music, including blues, folk, acoustic, funk, ska, rock, metal, melodic, country, classical, punk, alternative, and various other melodies. I have played concerts all over the state of Illinois, and I have taught many students throughout the years. I teach beginning, intermediate, and advanced players. I am very passionate at what I do, and I will guide you through the proper steps in becoming a great guitar player. Playing music takes a lot of time and patience as well as a lot of practice playing by yourself and in front of people. I am very relaxed and motivated to help my students learn, and I will guide you through everything. I would prefer that students bring their own guitars, so that you would be more comfortable playing their own instrument. If you can't or do not have one, I have guitars here that you may use but during our sessions only. Check out my video. With a lot of practice and a lot of studying, I can show you how to play like a pro and have fun! Lesson Details In my curriculum, students will start off by learning the basics of the guitar, knowing the parts and accessories and so forth. Then, we will move on to tuning and perfect pitch. As we move on, students will learn how to build and maintain a rhythm. Learning how to play chords is essential, and we will be going through chord progressions and how to recognize and memorize the various chords. Furthermore, I will be showing students how to read tabs and write music. I will be showing students the different types of scales there as well as the keys that they are in for those who want to become soloists. I will also be teaching different techniques that are incorporated with tapping on the fretboard as well as various other techniques. All of these lessons will be taught in our private sessions, and each student will receive homework assignments, so that he/she can go home and practice what he/she has learned. I will be having tests later on, in which I would ask you to play one of your favorite songs. With enough time spent practicing, you can become a master of your instrument. Studio Equipment Basement studio: amps, guitars, wah pedals, music stands, guitar picks, and music sheets. Travel Equipment I have an amp, wires, picks, guitars, gig bag, case, music sheets, picks, and music stands. Specialties Teachers marked as a student favorite have taught a minimum of 25 lessons and have received the highest feedback rating from students. My styles include rhythm and blues, rock, funk, pop, classical, country, classic rock, metal, thrash, alternative, punk rock, folk, and various other melodies.

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