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Yes! You Can!
4.3
from 38 reviews
  • 47 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
JoAnne S.
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I've been having Russian lessons with Marina for several months now. She's a great teacher, very positive and can explain difficult things in a simple, easy to understand way. Our lessons are always interesting and I've learned a lot from her. She's very patient when you forget words and encourages you a lot. I've tried many Russian teachers but she is by far the best one I've ever had!

  • 13 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Perry M.
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We have taken both of our sons here. They are located over an hour away from us but what they have accomplished with our sons is incredible. If they 2 hours away it would not have changed our minds about going there. One of our sons was born at 26 weeks and even I never thought he would be able to read. It took him weeks to learn the word "at", and the school was not very optimistic. Our first son had just graduated from Robin's program, and she told us she would be able to make Jonah read. We had explained to her that he was even having trouble with the alphabet. However she was confident that she could help him. After a couple years he is now reading at his own grade level without any difficulties at all!! He loves to read and it is incredible to have him read stories to us!! He is also able to read incredibly difficult words that are far above his reading level!! The atmosphere of teaching is very relaxed and Robin makes it very easy to learn and works with the students own pace. She rewards the students with stickers which the kids absolutely love and occasionally has cookies for them also !! It is absolutely incredible how she's able to teach kids so well!! I simply cannot recommend them highly enough!!

My Chicago French Tutor
4.8
from 13 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 23 hires on Thumbtack
Ashley F.
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I have been working with Jeanette for 3 years now and she is amazing!! I can't say enough great things about her! She uses all of the best tricks to keep French lessons fun and interesting: songs, movies and news articles. She is very patient with my pronunciations and helping me sound like a Parisian! Jeanette is the best French tutor in Chicago!

  • 13 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Cheryl M.
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If you are looking for a math, science, or English tutor you have come to the right place. I am a junior in college and have used Arbor Tutors to help me succeed and become a more efficient student. Top-notch service at a very reasonable price

Tutoring Services
4.9
from 11 reviews
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
Joshua S.
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Our son has been working with Carol for over 6 months preparing for the ACT test and also receiving subject-area tutoring in geometry, English/Reading and Earth Science. Carol is very professional, extremely smart, wonderful to work with and has demonstrated her ability to work effectively with secondary students at all skill levels, including those with special needs and current IEPs. Carol has helped our son prepare for the ACT in all subjects and provided detailed strategies, not only for test preparation, but for each element of the exam. She uses teaching, demonstration, practice and testing as an intertwined process that has really benefitted our son. Last semester, he earned a 4.0 for the first time and made the National Honor Society. Carol also is wonderful with homework, projects, and writing assignments. Her background in education is AMAZING. She not only has multiple degrees and certifications, but has an extremely high IQ, and has extensive knowledge of both high school and college curricula. We highly recommend Carol, and urge others to utilize her expertise, experience and her wonderful personality with kids for all your family's tutoring and testing needs. The Slovins Northbrook, Illinois

Andrew Groble
4.7
from 7 reviews
    William W.
    Verified review

    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

    Tutoring Services
    5.0
    from 6 reviews
    • 6 hires on Thumbtack
    Trisha W.
    Verified review

    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!

    KeriAynn Strickler
    5.0
    from 6 reviews
    • 18 years in business
    • 7 hires on Thumbtack
    Aissa P.
    Verified review

    I've only just started having lessons with KeriAynn but I already know we are a good fit. She took time to get to know me and asked about any concerns I had.

    April Abraham
    5.0
    from 5 reviews
    • 2 years in business
    • 9 hires on Thumbtack
    Katerina N.
    Verified review

    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.

    • 1 year in business
    • 1 hire on Thumbtack
    Alessandra B.
    Verified review

    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

    KHOOL Tutoring
    5.0
    from 4 reviews
    • 1 hire on Thumbtack
    Erica J.
    Verified review

    Thanks to Khool tutoring my son Ethan who is in 2nd grade is now reading above grade level when he precariously struggled with reading comprehension and spelling. Not only is he more skilled his confidence has increased tremdously. His English teacher reports that he even volunteers to read aloud. I still can't believe it! Im so grateful for the time and attention my son was given. Ethan and I look forward to his next session.

    Myrna Lambert
    4.5
    from 4 reviews
    • 7 hires on Thumbtack
    Roberta S.
    Verified review

    She is a great English teacher.

    Sarah Glazier Tutoring
    5.0
    from 2 reviews
    • 2 hires on Thumbtack
    Russell D.
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    I highly recommend Sarah for ACT tutoring. She worked with my daughter on the ACT and helped her raise her score from a 31 to a 34. Even more amazing, is that my daughter's weakest subject used to be English, and Sarah helped her master the subject, which helped my daughter earn a 35 in the English section. Sarah is extremely knowledgeable and has a great approach to working with kids.

    Maria Pérez
    5.0
    from 1 review
      Nick R.
      Verified review

      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
      Michelle N.
      Verified review

      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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      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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      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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      Because I adapt to my student's needs.

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