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Toshi M.

349 Reviews
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  • Speaks English, Japanese
  • Teaching since 2004
  • Teaches Beginner
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Toshi M.

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🇺🇸 アメリカン・イングリッシュ英会話を学びませんか?日本人の方(18歳以下)の為の初心者向けの英会話レッスンです。アメリカのカリフォルニア州ロサンゼルスに20年以上在住しております。今すぐ役立つアメリカ英語の英会話をズームでお教え致します。世界各国のどこからでも学んで頂く事ができます。

🌟英語には色んなアクセントがありますが、アメリカのロサンゼルスの標準な英語が1番世界で使わせています。エンターテイメント業界があるハリウッド、また世界的にビジネスを広げている会社はアメリカの会社が1番多いので、標準なアメリカン英語の発音を使う事が好ましいのです。また、アメリカのニュース・キャスターは全てロサンゼルス(北アメリカ)の発音に統一されています。例えばアメリカのテキサス州やテネシー州など他の州は日本語と同じように方言や強いアクセントがあります。発音が違うと”田舎から来たの?”と思われてしまいがちなのが正直なところ現実です。日本語で例えると、東京弁が標準語ですが、九州弁や秋田弁など習ってしまうと仕事や普通の会話で使えなくなりますね。それと同じで標準なアメリカ・ロサンゼルス発音(北アメリカ)の英語が最も好ましいのです。

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🌟ここでの英会話レッスンは日頃ロサンゼルスで良く使われる日常会話のレッスンや、日本人に難しい発音、アメリカと日本のカルチャーや考え方の違い、テキストを使わず生きた本当の英会話を学びたい方、またアメリカのハリウッド情報なども、お伝えして行きます。

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About Toshi

Welcome! 😃👋🏻 My name is Toshi M. I was born in Hiroshima City and raised in Tokyo, Japan. 🌟 One on One Lessons via Online ( Zoom) (Group Lessons available for more than 3 people.) Takelessons.com requires all group lesson students to sign up and purchase for their lessons separat

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Hillary S.
Toshi is the best teacher in the world and I recommend having him as a teacher, he is really funny and kind to hang out with and overall Japanese is really fun.
Ian.
What a GEM! Patient and knows his stuff. So much fun learning Japanese. Can't wait for next class. Punctual and great communication! Finally found what I was looking for. Thank you again.
Katherine M.
My 12 year old son takes Japanese with Toshi weekly for an hour. He has enjoyed the lessons from day one. Toshi is a gifted teacher, and my son appreciates quick breaks during the lesson (it keeps him engaged for longer). My son says Toshi is a nice balance of serious and fun, and he also says what a great teacher he is. Toshi is supportive, encouraging and fun. What more could you ask for?!
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Jesse F.

6 Reviews
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  • Speaks Hebrew (intermediate), Russian (intermediate), English, Spanish
  • Master of Liberal Arts from Harvard University
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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Jesse F.

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I teach English essay composition to students of every grade level.

About Jesse

My priority is to help you grow. And everyone learns differently. That's why all of my tutoring is 100% individualized. I teach according to your goals, your learning style, and your challenges. My students get results because their learning is tailored to their needs. I'm a professional teacher

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Peter
Jesse is exactly what you would want in a tutor. He is extremely knowledgeable and has excellent intuition on how to present information in an understandable way. His lesson plans are extremely flexible to how you are learning the information. Highly recommended if you are looking for a Spanish language tutor.
Theo
I would recommend Jesse for any tutoring need without reservation. In our household, Jesse has helped amplify the Spanish learning for a middle/hs student, helped an older student with the application process for graduate work and worked with someone on writing. He’s phenomenal at all of it for the following reasons: his patience, intelligence and good nature are exceptional; he can work with all temperaments; he will meet your student where they are. Most important: he is systematic and provides real executive functioning support for each task. He is an unusually talented tutor and human being.
Charlie
Highly recommend Jesse as a Spanish tutor! Have been working with Jesse for almost 9 months (2 hrs + / weekly) and my Spanish fluency has rapidly increased over this period. Jesse's lesson plans are highly curated for my specific goals, learning style and interests. It's been a pleasure working with Jesse and appreciate his willingness to accommodate with my busy work / travel schedule.

General Note: I majored in Spanish undergrad, and have explored a number of different way to continue learning in NYC - group classes and language programs have their value but can not complete with in-person, 1v1 instruction.
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Julie L.

100 Reviews
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  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Bachelor of Music Education, with honors from University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
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Julie L.

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About Julie

I am passionate about Music and Music Education. It's rewarding for me to watch my students develop in their musical skill and enjoy making music more and more. My students range from the very young (5 years old) to school age children, to teens, and adults. My students benefit from my expertise i

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Good ideas for teaching new students! Ours were 7 and 14.
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Farobag C.

44 Reviews
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  • Speaks French, Gujarati, English, Music
  • Awarded 2004 Excellence in Performing Arts or Literature from FEZANA
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Farobag C.

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Includes study in spoken and written English as well as various types of English literature.

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Music Director of the Chicago Philharmonia Orchestra from1985 to 2002, Farobag has also served as Managing Director of the University of Chicago Performing Artists Series from 1989 through 2002 and principal conductor of its resident professional ensembles. A skilled interpreter of Baroque literatur

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Jim
First lesson. Too soon to tell. Not what I was expecting, but I had nothing on which to base any expectation. I will trust the process.
Andreas - Marianna P.
Great experience!
Ambarish
Very good - deeply knowledgeable about music
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Henry M.

33 Reviews
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  • Speaks Spanish, German, French
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 1984
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Henry M.

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Emmy Award-winning writer with experience in all levels of English, including Literature, Phonetics, Theology, News Writing, Essays, Term Papers, Editing, Proofreading.

About Henry

Award winning journalist and teacher with international experience, having lived and worked in both Europe and the United States. Certified teacher with experience in all levels and with all ages. Both a Liberal Arts and a Science major.

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I was very pleased with my first class. Mr. Henry is very knowledgeable in the matter and has good time-management skills.
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Sebastian P.

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  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Awarded NOTAS RADIOACTIVA COCA COLA from COCA-COLA
  • Teaches students 18 and up
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Sebastian P.

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Hi guys. I've been teaching Spanish and English for over 20 years and my students have always gone on to C1 of the CEF. since the first few lessons, you'll be able to COMPREHEND, SPEAK, READ and WRITE, , and as time goes on you'll be able specialize in C1, I have developed my own technique but of course I use spanish sources for this matter. Every time I am in front of students, I feel just like when I have been in a concert in front of thousands of people. I really love teaching. see u soon!

About Sebastian

I am from Colombia where I used to be both, an English and Spanish Teacher. I did it for over 18 years and thanks God I did a great job in all institutions I worked for. My accent is from Bogotá, Colombia, and I have a very learned spanish level. Many people say that in Colombia, specially in Bogot

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Yuan
Nicest Teacher I Have Met Ever!
Russ H.
Sebastian is very understanding of the varying needs of students of different ages and experience/education levels, and adapts the speed and style of his teaching to meet the individual needs of his students to ensure they have a clear understanding of the material each session. Knowing the importance of comprehending grammar and structure, he lays a solid foundation upon which to build a successful understanding and comprehension of the proper use of the language. I would highly recommend Sebastian to anyone looking to learn Spanish the "right" way.
Arianna R.
I am very pleased with Sebastian teaching style.

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"Steve is the best teacher. My co-worker told me that your English communication has really improved. It makes me very happy. I had improved my English because he helped me a lot. He is my English teacher and life coach. I have taken his lessons for 1 year, but I should have taken lessons earlier."
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"farsi is a language that is very near and dear to my heart and I was thrilled when I met Bahareh via takelessons. Not only is she a great teacher, gearing her lessons according to her student's knowledge, abilities and needs, but she is very personable as well. Coming from a background where I was already familiar with the alphabet and pronunciation of the language, my lessons were framed in a way where I could quickly start conversing on basic topics with native speakers. Also, she provided thorough notes and feedback on my work and was always available via email or phone if I ever needed help with assignments.

If you are looking to take farsi lessons with someone who will effectively guide you smoothly through the languages many facets, i would truly recommend reaching out to Bahareh."
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"Anna is very polished and professional teacher. Her speaking is very clear and she makes sure to correct important points (specially in vocabulary). We love her and we want to keep her for long time. Specially to improve my parent’s English. Thank you Anna."
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At TakeLessons, we provide a wide range of certified English tutors near you who are eager to help you achieve your language goals. Whether you are starting at the beginner level or looking to advance your current skill set, your English tutor will be there every step of the way.

What’s more, when you sign up for private lessons, your instructor will give you the individualized attention you need to excel. You can spend as much time as you’d like on certain subjects, ensuring you learn at your own pace. Ask all your questions and focus on specific concepts. With a private English tutor, you will receive the tools you need to succeed. No matter your age or current knowledge of the language, our English tutors will accommodate all your learning needs. If in-person tutoring is not right for you, consider our online English lessons.

Topics You'll Learn During English Lessons

Private ESL teachers always tailor lessons to each student's needs so that topics will vary based on the student's skill level, age, and interests. Your private English tutor will assess where you are and help get you where you want to go. For example, ESL classes for adults vary greatly from English lessons for kids in terms of their learning style and speed. Take a look at some sample topics for each level below. 

Sample Curriculum for Beginner ESL Lessons

If you have little or no familiarity with English, then you’ll first want to cover the fundamentals. By building a strong foundation with the language, you’ll be prepared to take on more advanced topics later on. At the beginning stage, your teacher will help you set smart and achievable goals, so you will notice an improvement with every lesson!

At your first English lessons you can expect to see the following topics:

  • Alphabet and vowel sounds
  • Basic pronunciation rules
  • Greetings and introductions
  • Simple vocabulary words
  • Introduction to grammar

Once you master these beginner topics, you will be all set to tackle more advanced concepts during intermediate lessons.

Sample Curriculum for Intermediate English Lessons

Intermediate ESL classes are designed to take your beginning English skills to the next level. In intermediate classes, you'll start to build up your conversational skills and take on more complex topics. At this stage, it’s a good idea to simulate English immersion the best you can – that means watching movies, listening to music, and reading books in English! The more English media you take in, the deeper your understanding of the language will become.

In intermediate English lessons, you’ll explore the following topics:

  • Develop a greater understanding of grammar rules
  • Introduction to additional verb tenses 
  • Practice reading and writing 
  • Improve listening comprehension
  • Basic conversation skills

The more you practice these topics, the more comfortable you will become with the language. You’ll start recognizing more words and phrases and begin piecing together your own sentences and building conversations of your own.

Sample Curriculum for Advanced ESL Lessons

Advanced ESL students should already have a firm grasp of the language and a strong desire to perfect their English skills. At this level, you’ll explore the many nuances of English – this is where the beauty of the language really shines! You’ll now be ready to take on complex and thought-provoking subject matter and express yourself in English just as you would in your native language.

Course topics in advanced ESL lessons cover the following:

  • Accent reduction
  • Perfecting grammar
  • Reading inferences and nuances
  • Idiomatic language and colloquialisms
  • Great cultural understanding

When it comes to mastering a language, practice makes perfect. And one thing is for certain: with the right teacher, you can reach your full potential with the language as fast as possible.

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At TakeLessons, we want to make your English lessons as convenient and hassle-free as possible. That’s why we invite you to choose an English tutor with availability that matches yours. Whether you want to learn on weekend mornings or a weekday after work, you’re sure to find an instructor who can accommodate your schedule.

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