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Carina Y.
50/hour

Weaverville, CA

Certified Spanish teacher with experience in an AP classroom

I have taught Spanish in Ecuador for 10 years. I have also taught AP Spanish and elementary students in the US. I am certified to teach Spanish as a second language from Institute IE Internacional de Español. read more

50/hour
5.0 (96)
218 hours tutoring
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I have taught Spanish in Ecuador for 10 years. I have also taught AP Spanish and elementary students in the US. I am certified to teach Spanish as a second language from Institute IE Internacional de Español. read more

Tim C.
42/hour

Fremont, CA

Succees for students k-12 Reading/Writing/SAT/ACT/TOEFL/IELTS & CBEST

I can help with the teaching of English as a Second or foreign language to non-native speakers, who either immigrated to an English speaking country or have re-located there to study for academic purposes. Classes typically focus on the... read more

42/hour
4.7 (890)
5,667 hours tutoring
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I can help with the teaching of English as a Second or foreign language to non-native speakers, who either immigrated to an English speaking country or have re-located there to study for academic purposes. Classes typically focus on the... read more

Natalie M.
87/hour

Oceanside, CA

Effective & Engaging Spanish Tutor with Bachelor's Degree

I graduated from the State University of New York at New Paltz in 2014 with a Bachelors Degree in Spanish. I tutored Spanish in college for 3 years and have always been passionate about the Spanish language since I started learning in 2002... read more

87/hour
5.0 (133)
361 hours tutoring
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I graduated from the State University of New York at New Paltz in 2014 with a Bachelors Degree in Spanish. I tutored Spanish in college for 3 years and have always been passionate about the Spanish language since I started learning in 2002... read more

Juan M.
99/hour

Los Angeles, CA

Native Spanish Language Communicator

I was born and raised in Latin America (Colombia and Ecuador) receiving bilingual middle school and high school college-prep education. Additionally, I completed summer internships at large corporations in Ecuador: Coca Cola and McCann Ericsson... read more

99/hour
5.0 (181)
1,054 hours tutoring
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I was born and raised in Latin America (Colombia and Ecuador) receiving bilingual middle school and high school college-prep education. Additionally, I completed summer internships at large corporations in Ecuador: Coca Cola and McCann Ericsson... read more

G. M.
40/hour

San Diego, CA

Russian language instructor/ BA in Linguistics

As a native Russian speaker with B.A. in Foreign Languages and 10+ teaching experience I can bring your Russian language skills to the next level by providing effective, individually customized online or in-person lessons for various... read more

40/hour
5.0 (70)
134 hours tutoring
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As a native Russian speaker with B.A. in Foreign Languages and 10+ teaching experience I can bring your Russian language skills to the next level by providing effective, individually customized online or in-person lessons for various... read more

Karsen M.
40/hour

San Francisco, CA

Friendly & Qualified Language & Music Tutor

An enthusiastic pianist for 15 years and former English tutor to middle school ESL students, I would also like to offer my tutoring services to English language learners and students of all ages interested in learning to play the piano. read more

40/hour
4.9 (96)
144 hours tutoring
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An enthusiastic pianist for 15 years and former English tutor to middle school ESL students, I would also like to offer my tutoring services to English language learners and students of all ages interested in learning to play the piano. read more

Jia Nan J.
50/hour

San Jose, CA

Assistant Language Teacher for Elementary School

I have an M.A. in Teaching from the University of Southern California. Before that, I spent 6 months working at Eye Level Learning Center. I also taught for one year at 4 elementary schools in Bando, Ibaraki, Japan with Heart Corporation while... read more

50/hour
4.8 (111)
552 hours tutoring
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I have an M.A. in Teaching from the University of Southern California. Before that, I spent 6 months working at Eye Level Learning Center. I also taught for one year at 4 elementary schools in Bando, Ibaraki, Japan with Heart Corporation while... read more

Angela A.
50/hour

Downey, CA

Bilingual (English/Spanish) language and Spanish AP/SAT subject tutor

The subjects I tutor for Wyzant are Spanish (all levels including AP and IB), English composition, English and Spanish language acquisition (EFL and SFL), high school through college graduate level academic writing and digital and... read more

50/hour
4.9 (81)
379 hours tutoring
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The subjects I tutor for Wyzant are Spanish (all levels including AP and IB), English composition, English and Spanish language acquisition (EFL and SFL), high school through college graduate level academic writing and digital and... read more

Alexandra R.
30/hour

Ventura, CA

Experienced Tutor of German and ESL language

I come from the Czech Republic where I studied English and German language 4 years at college and I have a Bachelor's degree in German language. I have been teaching foreign languages since 2007 and I also work as a... read more

30/hour
5.0 (63)
124 hours tutoring
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I come from the Czech Republic where I studied English and German language 4 years at college and I have a Bachelor's degree in German language. I have been teaching foreign languages since 2007 and I also work as a... read more

Dan R.
55/hour

Berkeley, CA

UC Berkeley Phi Beta Kappa Grad Tutors History and English

My attainment of high honors and induction into Phi Beta Kappa was, to a great extent, a function of my ability to closely read and analyze my course materials. I love literature and language and can consistently identify subtle themes, as... read more

55/hour
5.0 (61)
85 hours tutoring
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My attainment of high honors and induction into Phi Beta Kappa was, to a great extent, a function of my ability to closely read and analyze my course materials. I love literature and language and can consistently identify subtle themes, as... read more

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