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I've enjoyed my French lessons with Loren. He makes the lessons fun and he is very patient with me. He definitely has a passion for language and it shows in his teaching style.
Dr. Judkins is an excellent teacher. Only after a few lessons with him, my son had a significant improvement in ACT reading, from 19 questions wrong to 2 questions wrong in official practice tests. We are looking forward to seeing other big improvements in his future college level lessons with Dr. Judkins.
Monica is a wonderful teacher. She is flexible with our lessons and schedule, and a very positive instructor. My 11 year old son and I are taking lessons together and she is very patient. We have fun and look forward to our lessons each week! I am confident we will be speaking more fluently in the next few months!
From the beginning Nancy immediately set out to understand what my specific needs were and how to achieve them. Talking to Nancy is fun, she's very good at finding common interests and utilizing the lessons to expand my knowledge about culture in addition to language. And most importantly I can see results! Nancy pays attention to pronunciation, fluency, vocabulary and grammar as well as building confidence in my own verbal abilities. I highly recommend Her!
Katrina is a very resourceful and professional tutor. She gave me many different activities to do during classes, and shared several tips and methods to inspire me to improve Spanish daily. She's easy to talk with, and super flexible about time/location for lessons. She also held some group classes or gathering among her students, so that we all made some new friends while learning Spanish!
I have taken private musical composition lessons with Susan for over two years. Susan is a professional sound designer, musician and artist of the highest caliber. She has an incredibly in-depth knowledge of her field and a highly intuitive sense for teaching the arts (a notoriously difficult subject area to teach), coupled with a subtle knowledge of how to encourage a students creativity by providing just the right amount of direction. Susan has helped me immensely with organizing the scope and meaning of projects, thinking way outside of the box (a great specialty of hers), and providing energy, encouragement, and ample reference points for further study. Her wonderfully cheerful, comfortable and nurturing manner makes it a delight to work with her. Susan always gives freely of her time and energy, above and beyond the call of duty. She is an inspiring artist, an insightful teacher, and is a whole lot of fun to be with. I recommend her enthusiastically!
I really enjoyed studying English with Sylvia. She has a great personality and good teaching style. She always prepares new materials for every lesson, which must be tough. Thanks to her, I want to learn English more and more. Sometimes Sylvia and I have a big laugh during the lesson. Fun times go by so quickly!
Julie has been helping me relearn my french over the past few months. I immediately felt at ease with her kind but very effective teaching style. Julie is an excellent teacher and is always very encouraging. I have learned more with Julie alone than I did in my years of high school courses.
Andrew was ready to work with my 7th grade daughter the next day after I contacted him. He is always on time, very professional and has assisted her to master many math skills in just a few lessons. Thanks Andrew!
I had a beneficial experience with Mary as a tutor. The most important thing I would like to say about her "she is a very respectful girl". She came on time and explained many English lessons to me. Actually, she played a clear role in improving my English. Since I came here in the US and met her, she behaved as my friend not as my tutor only. Mary didn't help me in practicing English only, but she also helped me to find out information that related to my classes such as doing surveys and contacting with many American people. I really got fun time with Mary, and I would like to meet her again because I miss our enjoyable meetings.
The instructions are very clear.. My questions are answered promptly and clearly.. And the teacher gives me positive feedback which motivates me to learn more.
There are lots of wonderful teachers who do a great job and enjoy what they do. If I stand out from others, it is because I am enthusiastic, love teaching and will not rest until I help you improve your language skills!
I am offering Greek language lessons for all levels -- beginner, intermediate and advanced. The lessons include cultural acclimation, cultural awareness and more.
We provide the following services: * ACT Tutoring * Algebra Tutoring * English Lessons * French Lessons * Math Tutoring * Multi-Subject Tutoring * Reading and Writing Tutoring * SAT Tutoring * Spanish Lessons
I am a certified adult ESL teacher, and I can help you learn English! Flexible schedule - morning, afternoon, evening, and weekend classes are available. Beginners, intermediate, TOEFL candidates, business English - I have an experience working with all levels. I have a master's degree and a graduate TESOL certificate, plus many years of experience. I am a native English speaker, born and raised on the west coast. I have reasonable rates and flexible schedule. We can meet at a library, coffee shop, fast food restaurant, school/campus, or your home or business. Mornings, afternoons, evenings, weekends - all are ok! I work with individual students and with small groups (friends, parents, family members, co-workers). Rates are negotiable and depend on length of session, number of sessions per week, travel distance, and number of students.
I have a day job...but would like to start teaching on the side, not really out of necessity, but out of love of music, foreign cultures and children, and the desire to have more of those things in my life. I have a knack for teaching and it is something that always has come easily to me.
I offer French and SAT tutoring services. I also provide sewing and knitting lessons for all ages -- children, high schoolers, college students and adults.
Learn private (or small group) French lessons with a fluent and experienced teacher. I am attentive and patient and want to help you improve your French! I am especially good at helping to improve your accents.
I am a recent graduate from Lewis & Clark College with experience tutoring in Spanish, English, and ESL. I may offer additional academic assistance upon request.
There are NO other classes in Portland that are as in-depth as what my classes offer. Some are more like shows for kids to watch but not geared towards the very young baby (which is when they should start signing). Nor do they include a dictionary which includes so many signs or goes into such detail to teach very specific scenarios of how to teach signs with special emphasis put on how to teach abstract signs.
I have worked one-on-one with refugees learning English. I always encourage students to work at their own pace. I hold a TESOL certificate from Portland State University. English is a tough language, and I take great pleasure in helping people master it.