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Lois C. Near Portland, ME, available for online & in-person tutoring
Lois C.
28/hour

Near Portland, ME

Knowledgeable, experienced tutor specializing in secondary mathematics

...encourage learning strategies that my students will "own", thus helping them to become lifelong learners. If you are need of help and desire to master this "language" called Mathematics, I would love to come along side and support you in this endeavor. If you have questions about my experience, training, background, etc... See Lois's full profile

28/hour
5.0 (19)
39 hours tutoring
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...encourage learning strategies that my students will "own", thus helping them to become lifelong learners. If you are need of help and desire to master this "language" called Mathematics, I would love to come along side and support you in this endeavor. If you have questions about my experience, training, background, etc... See Lois's full profile

Krista D. Portland, ME, available for online & in-person tutoring
Krista D.
55/hour

Portland, ME

Professional Sign Language instructor with 10+ Years Experience

I graduated college in 2009 with a Bachelors of science degree in sign language. I am a professional sign language tutor with over 10+ years experience with teaching people of all ages this beautiful language in a fun and easy way. See Krista's full profile

55/hour
4.9 (288)
1,353 hours tutoring
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I graduated college in 2009 with a Bachelors of science degree in sign language. I am a professional sign language tutor with over 10+ years experience with teaching people of all ages this beautiful language in a fun and easy way. See Krista's full profile

Erin H. Portland, ME, available for online & in-person tutoring
Erin H.
65/hour

Portland, ME

Certified Teacher, 10+ years experience

In addition to classroom teaching, I have being working one-on-one with students to boost their academic success. English, writing, and grammar are key areas I help students, especially students for whom English is not their first language. My students acknowledge how I help them express what they want to say... See Erin's full profile

65/hour
5.0 (18)
94 hours tutoring
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In addition to classroom teaching, I have being working one-on-one with students to boost their academic success. English, writing, and grammar are key areas I help students, especially students for whom English is not their first language. My students acknowledge how I help them express what they want to say... See Erin's full profile

Jeremy H. Portland, ME, available for online & in-person tutoring
Jeremy H.
110/hour

Portland, ME

Professional Software Engineer BS/MS in Computer Science

I have an undergraduate degree in Computer Science that required intimate knowledge of the C language. I have worked in several companies with the C programming language, as well as taken classes focused in C from the Linux Foundation. See Jeremy's full profile

110/hour
4.7 (83)
167 hours tutoring
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I have an undergraduate degree in Computer Science that required intimate knowledge of the C language. I have worked in several companies with the C programming language, as well as taken classes focused in C from the Linux Foundation. See Jeremy's full profile

Ian F. Near Portland, ME, available for online & in-person tutoring
Ian F.
125/hour

Near Portland, ME

Physician, Linguist, Tutor

In my senior year of high school I took 6 AP classes while working as a restaurant manager upwards of 20 hours a week. In the military, I was an airborne cryptologic linguist, and learned two foreign languages in less than a year each. I was the top graduate of my Pashto course, and third in my class for... See Ian's full profile

125/hour
5.0 (216)
576 hours tutoring
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In my senior year of high school I took 6 AP classes while working as a restaurant manager upwards of 20 hours a week. In the military, I was an airborne cryptologic linguist, and learned two foreign languages in less than a year each. I was the top graduate of my Pashto course, and third in my class for... See Ian's full profile

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John W.
25/hour

Experienced English Teacher with Undergrad Degree in Modern Languages

My studies and experience as a teacher have provided me with the necessary knowledge and skills to improve any student's grammar, vocabulary, comprehension, or usage of the language. See John's full profile

25/hour
5.0 (633)
1,495 hours tutoring
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My studies and experience as a teacher have provided me with the necessary knowledge and skills to improve any student's grammar, vocabulary, comprehension, or usage of the language. See John's full profile

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Tram L.
35/hour

A Vietnamese native speaker and a PhD from the University of Wisconsin

I'm a native speaker of the language, and recently awarded PhD degree in Comparative Literature at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Being a Vietnamese native speaker and literary scholar, I am quite confident to teach all levels of... See Tram's full profile

35/hour
5.0 (51)
274 hours tutoring
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I'm a native speaker of the language, and recently awarded PhD degree in Comparative Literature at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Being a Vietnamese native speaker and literary scholar, I am quite confident to teach all levels of... See Tram's full profile

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Lied V.
35/hour

Language Instructor - Portuguese - English - Spanish Tutor

I have over 14 years of experience teaching Portuguese to corporate students as well as individuals. Most of my students work with Brazilian companies, therefore I am very familiar and well attuned to their language needs. The classes are... See Lied's full profile

35/hour
5.0 (245)
1,900 hours tutoring
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I have over 14 years of experience teaching Portuguese to corporate students as well as individuals. Most of my students work with Brazilian companies, therefore I am very familiar and well attuned to their language needs. The classes are... See Lied's full profile

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Deborah S.
40/hour

Hebrew Language

I lived in Israel for 20 years. I have worked as a freelance translator from Hebrew to English for over 30 years. I am proficient in teaching conversational modern Hebrew, reading, and grammar. See Deborah's full profile

40/hour
5.0 (363)
1,288 hours tutoring
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I lived in Israel for 20 years. I have worked as a freelance translator from Hebrew to English for over 30 years. I am proficient in teaching conversational modern Hebrew, reading, and grammar. See Deborah's full profile

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Maha R.
45/hour

A German, Arabic teacher that will teach you the language and culture

I work as a German teacher in a German American school. Teaching students new languages is one of my hobbies actually. It's something I love to do. I have been tutoring for over 20 years. I have worked all my life in German companies... See Maha's full profile

45/hour
5.0 (603)
2,771 hours tutoring
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I work as a German teacher in a German American school. Teaching students new languages is one of my hobbies actually. It's something I love to do. I have been tutoring for over 20 years. I have worked all my life in German companies... See Maha's full profile

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George H.
45/hour

Spanish Language Tutor

Aside from having studied Spanish in college, I have learned Spanish in large part as a result my business dealings with companies in South America over the past 8 years. My job required that I interact with companies and individuals in Argentina,... See George's full profile

45/hour
5.0 (782)
4,587 hours tutoring
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Aside from having studied Spanish in college, I have learned Spanish in large part as a result my business dealings with companies in South America over the past 8 years. My job required that I interact with companies and individuals in Argentina,... See George's full profile

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Irina H.
50/hour

Native Russian speaker, certified German and Russian teacher

I am a native-born Russian who has an M.A. in linguistics and over 12 years' worth of overall professional teaching experience. Being very familiar with the teaching methods used to teach Russian as a foreign language, I employ a wide... See Irina's full profile

50/hour
5.0 (168)
740 hours tutoring
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I am a native-born Russian who has an M.A. in linguistics and over 12 years' worth of overall professional teaching experience. Being very familiar with the teaching methods used to teach Russian as a foreign language, I employ a wide... See Irina's full profile

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Tiffany S.
50/hour

EFL (English as a Foreign Language) Teacher with 5 Years' Experience

My degrees in Spanish linguistics and translation have allowed me to pick up effective techniques for learning another language, and my experience as an educator has shown me the best techniques for teaching another language. See Tiffany's full profile

50/hour
4.9 (416)
1,323 hours tutoring
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My degrees in Spanish linguistics and translation have allowed me to pick up effective techniques for learning another language, and my experience as an educator has shown me the best techniques for teaching another language. See Tiffany's full profile

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Austin G.
54/hour

Spanish Teacher with Methods that Actually Work

My approach to teaching Spanish is different from most. Most harp on the fact that memorization is not the most important part to learning a language, that you can learn by conversation instead. However, if you never memorize the verb... See Austin's full profile

54/hour
5.0 (1300)
4,198 hours tutoring
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My approach to teaching Spanish is different from most. Most harp on the fact that memorization is not the most important part to learning a language, that you can learn by conversation instead. However, if you never memorize the verb... See Austin's full profile

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Aaron S.
55/hour

Composition, Film Scoring, Music Production, Theory, Spanish.

First Prize - Sinta Quartet National Composition Competition and Society for Chamber Music in Rochester Composition Competition I've been tutoring music and language for 5 years in language and in music: music production for... See Aaron's full profile

55/hour
5.0 (95)
229 hours tutoring
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First Prize - Sinta Quartet National Composition Competition and Society for Chamber Music in Rochester Composition Competition I've been tutoring music and language for 5 years in language and in music: music production for... See Aaron's full profile

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Maile B.
60/hour

Language Teacher with 12+ Years of Experience

I have taught ESL as well as French and Spanish in multiple countries. I have lived and worked with students from all over, including Taiwan, Turkey, and I spent 2 years teaching ESL at the Sorbonne and Sciences-Po in Paris. In graduate school I... See Maile's full profile

60/hour
5.0 (680)
1,936 hours tutoring
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I have taught ESL as well as French and Spanish in multiple countries. I have lived and worked with students from all over, including Taiwan, Turkey, and I spent 2 years teaching ESL at the Sorbonne and Sciences-Po in Paris. In graduate school I... See Maile's full profile

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Aidan C.
60/hour

Empathetic and Specialized English Language Arts Tutor, Linguistics BA

Hello, my name is Aidan! I am an English Language Arts tutor with 2,000+ hours of experience tutoring writing, reading, grammar, and vocabulary to students ranging from elementary school to high school. Furthermore, I have experience... See Aidan's full profile

60/hour
5.0 (532)
777 hours tutoring
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Hello, my name is Aidan! I am an English Language Arts tutor with 2,000+ hours of experience tutoring writing, reading, grammar, and vocabulary to students ranging from elementary school to high school. Furthermore, I have experience... See Aidan's full profile

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Ursula G.
60/hour

German (native speaker) & English (ESL/EFL) Language Tutor/Coach

SPECIAL GROUP RATES ARE AVAILABLE! I am a German native familiar with various languages and cultures, and I understand your difficulties when learning another language. I have lived in three different countries for extended periods... See Ursula's full profile

60/hour
5.0 (1499)
5,135 hours tutoring
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SPECIAL GROUP RATES ARE AVAILABLE! I am a German native familiar with various languages and cultures, and I understand your difficulties when learning another language. I have lived in three different countries for extended periods... See Ursula's full profile

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Nina S.
65/hour

Experienced ESL and Russian Language Teacher (Native Speaker)

I am a native Russian, with a Masters Degree from one of the best universities in Kiev, Ukraine. I have a graduate linguistics degree and have taught both Russian and English extensively on different levels. I also have experience in teaching... See Nina's full profile

65/hour
5.0 (297)
2,523 hours tutoring
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I am a native Russian, with a Masters Degree from one of the best universities in Kiev, Ukraine. I have a graduate linguistics degree and have taught both Russian and English extensively on different levels. I also have experience in teaching... See Nina's full profile

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Dianne T.
75/hour

25 years of Pronunciation, Reading, Phonics, Linguistics, & Languages

How did you learn to read as a child? Most likely it was because you were read to by your family, caretakers, or teachers. It's no different now, and the way I teach is similar in many ways. I read to you and you repeat it, trying to imitate the... See Dianne's full profile

75/hour
5.0 (245)
1,080 hours tutoring
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How did you learn to read as a child? Most likely it was because you were read to by your family, caretakers, or teachers. It's no different now, and the way I teach is similar in many ways. I read to you and you repeat it, trying to imitate the... See Dianne's full profile

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Judy V.
80/hour

UBE Bar Exam, French, ESL, Job Interview Preparation, LSAT, and SAT

...specialized legal language. With a B.A. in French and a diploma in French Phonetics from University College, London, and a certification in teaching English as a Second Language, I lived and taught English as a Second Language in France for 15 years... See Judy's full profile

80/hour
5.0 (1222)
6,614 hours tutoring
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...specialized legal language. With a B.A. in French and a diploma in French Phonetics from University College, London, and a certification in teaching English as a Second Language, I lived and taught English as a Second Language in France for 15 years... See Judy's full profile

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Frank S.
85/hour

Speech and Language Coach

I have taught Speech/Public Speaking on the middle school, high school, and college levels. Not only that, but I continue to coach many students in the art of speech, helping them to hone their skills in verbal communication, students from all... See Frank's full profile

85/hour
5.0 (564)
2,053 hours tutoring
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I have taught Speech/Public Speaking on the middle school, high school, and college levels. Not only that, but I continue to coach many students in the art of speech, helping them to hone their skills in verbal communication, students from all... See Frank's full profile

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Tracie L.
100/hour

Speech - Language Pathologist

I am a license and certified Speech- Language Pathologist with over 20 years experience in the field. I work with both preschool, school-age and adult clients in schools, private offices, skilled nursing facilities, hospitals,... See Tracie's full profile

100/hour
5.0 (128)
232 hours tutoring
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I am a license and certified Speech- Language Pathologist with over 20 years experience in the field. I work with both preschool, school-age and adult clients in schools, private offices, skilled nursing facilities, hospitals,... See Tracie's full profile

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Abby P.
130/hour

SAT Writing & Language

I have a degree in linguistics and worked several years as a literacy and reading comprehension tutor for a prestigious learning center. I believe this combination of education and work experience helps me to guide students as they prepare for the... See Abby's full profile

130/hour
5.0 (531)
1,912 hours tutoring
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I have a degree in linguistics and worked several years as a literacy and reading comprehension tutor for a prestigious learning center. I believe this combination of education and work experience helps me to guide students as they prepare for the... See Abby's full profile

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Chiharu M.
150/hour

Experienced Native Japanese Language Tutor with a Master's Degree

My teaching style is to leverage my linguistic knowledge and compare/contrast both languages to help my students understand and master the language efficiently. Also, since the language and its culture are tightly... See Chiharu's full profile

150/hour
5.0 (2493)
4,401 hours tutoring
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My teaching style is to leverage my linguistic knowledge and compare/contrast both languages to help my students understand and master the language efficiently. Also, since the language and its culture are tightly... See Chiharu's full profile

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