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I can't even explain how great this made me feel. I suddenly felt like I could actually achieve this bucket list dream of mine.
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An hour lesson just flies by and I’ve learned so much...I’m so excited to return to France and to use all that I’ve learned!
Malia, French (Online)
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I teach because I love bringing more music, harmony and joy into this world!
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Andrea T.

13 Reviews
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Starting at HK$1,170.17
  • Awarded Golden Apple from Albermarle County Schools
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1998
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Andrea T.

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My mother was a gourmet cook. I have learned to modify recipes to take into consideration food sensitivities and other health needs. Healthy foods can taste good and do not need to take hours. I love to share simple strategies and tips and tricks to keep you on your healthy eating plan. I can accommodate all types of dietary restrictions.
I know how to make cooking fun and easy. I can provide you with lots of little tricks to make this an enjoyable activity in your home. You will save money and feel so much better.

About Andrea

Hi Friends, I am Andrea, a mother, a grandmother, a yoga teacher, a HearthMath Certified Trainer, and Trauma-Certified Clinical Coach, a certified integrative medicine health coach, and a chef. I was a TV news reporter in the 80s. As I covered more environmental disasters, I became concerned about

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Nada
I signed up with Andrea a couple months ago for yoga and health coaching. Andrea is a compassionate, caring, knowledgeable, and extremely helpful coach. She is working with me to improve my GERD symptoms and quality of life. I struggle with weight loss, Hashimoto's disease, GERD, sleep Apnea, and hypertension. I am a mother of 6, grandmother of 2, and have 2 jobs. Since I started with Andrea, my doctor lowered my blood pressure medication, my blood work improved, and I have more energy during my day. In addition, I am learning how to destress and enjoy my life using HeartMath techniques. I look forward to my sessions. Andrea's teaching is the best investment I made so far, and I am investing in me for once!
Nancy S.
I highly recommend Andrea Trank’s cooking lessons. Andrea helped me customize a plan for our lesson and sent me personalized instructions for what to buy and how to best prepare for the session. The session was easy to follow, and I learned a lot. Afterwards, Andrea sent me a video of our session and recipes we had made. She was a pleasure to work with. It was a great experience and I’ll be back!
Angela T.
Great cooking instructor! Very passionate about healthy cooking and really good with step by step directions. Answered all of my questions while also giving quick on the fly options if something didn't come together just right. All the food was easy to make and very very good. I would recommend her to any who is looking for healthy options that are super versatile.
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Eric J.

437 Reviews
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Starting at HK$382.26
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Awarded Endorsed Artist from Elixir Guitar Strings
  • Bachelor's of Music from New York University
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Eric J.

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I have been playing guitar since I was 8 years old, teaching guitar since I was 16 and through takelessons since 2013. My method is step-by-step and easy and to understand. I want to help you to become a great guitarist!

• Lead & Rhythm Guitar / Traditional and Modern Blues

• Chord voicing: triads, four note open/closed chord voicing, chord melodies, comping, strumming,
fingerstyle, standard grooves in various styles
• Step-by-step approach to soloing/improvisation:
major & minor scales & modes & arpeggios, blues/pentatonic scales and "licks". Phrasing & line
development over simple - sophisticated harmonic changes
• Alternate/sweep & tremolo picking, hybrid picking, slide guitar, hammer on/pull offs

About Eric

A great teacher can change a student's life. I give my students 110% and take pride in my students growth and accomplishments. As of Dec. 1st I will be resuming in-studio, in-person lessons Williamsburg. Since I began working with takelessons in 2013 I've worked with students both online and in-

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I've been taking lessons with Eric for years and am continuously surprised at how great my voice sounds! Lessons have changed over the years as I've progressed and worked on different technical elements and different styles of music. I would highly recommend!
Kim
Eric is a excellent teacher! I have learned a lot from Eric. I have been a student for over 3 years now and have made great progress! He is so knowledgeable about music and is very helpful and patient. If you are looking to learn to play guitar or just to improve you will benefit greatly from having him as your teacher !
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Shannon S.

81 Reviews
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Starting at HK$273.04
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • BA-Performance from Univ of MO-KC, Winona State Univ
  • Awarded Vivian Menees Nelson Music Award winner from Vivian Menees Nelson Foundation
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Shannon S.

81 Reviews
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Coach and trainer. competitive to general health. overall health, nutrition, fitness to improve longevity, tone, definition, strength, balance, flexibility. improve quality of life and lifestyle change.
All levels, child through adult; young to elderly; experienced with arthritis, diabetes, high blood pressure, fibromyalgia, obesity, and other mobility and health issues.
Certifications: ISSA Personal Trainer, NDETA Group Trainer, CPR-Pro, 1st Aid, Emergency Oxygen.
Affiliations: USATriathlon, LCT, BAM, HRTC.
10 Years competitive triathlon/Duathlon experience.

About Shannon

AFFILIATIONS: Music: AAUP, AFM, ASOL/LAO, CMS, HFC, NFA, IDRS, ICS, NASA. Fitness: ISSA, NDETA, ASHI, USAT, LCT, BAM, HRTC. -------------- MUSIC (see fitness below): Shannon has numerous years experience teaching all skill levels on woodwinds, and beginning-intermediate piano & classical stri

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Ana
Shannon’s lessons with my son are going great! He’s so excited to learn. I’m so happy that he’s happy about learning to play the piano.
Niparpon ..
Very attentive to focus on areas that I need improvement and suggested exercises for me to practice.
Johnathan
Shannon has worked with me for years, as my nutrition/fitness/strength trainer and my private music instructor! I love her! She is so patient, kind and knowledgeable. She cares and only wants to help me be better at everything I do! And she is always there to help even between sessions. She's all in!
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Daniel F.

84 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at HK$585.09
  • Speaks Hebrew
  • Teaches Elementary, Middle School, High School, College
  • Aerospace Engineering from UCLA
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Daniel F.

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Basic Engineering Courses

About Daniel

I'm a graduate of UCLA School of Engineering with a B.S. in Aerospace Engineering. I have a passion for explaining how the physical world works through math and physics along with 11 years of tutoring experience in those subjects, test prep, and mentorship programs. The teaching strategy I believe i

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Juan
Absolutely amazing! I was struggling with Calculus but Daniel helped me get through it. Thanks to him I now know if there is a problem I’m stuck on or need help I can confidently ask him for math help.
Erin
Helped me with Introductory Physics 1 and 2! Really helped me understand the material rather than just doing the problems for me! Great tutoring!
Angela
Daniel tutored my teenage son in Algebra and Geometry for over one year. During that time, my son's grades increased and he became more confident with Math, in general. His time with Daniel set him up for success in Algebra 2 this year (11th grade). Daniel was always on time, very polite and courteous with my son! Highly recommend his tutoring service.
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Colin S.

101 Reviews
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Starting at HK$1,014.15
  • Speaks Japanese, English
  • B.S. in Biomedical Engineering from University of California, Berkeley
  • Teaches Elementary, Middle School, High School, College
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Colin S.

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I am a bioengineer and researcher so cell biology is the science I engage in every day. Sure, biology can be challenging, with its mountains of new vocabulary words and its propensity for delving deep into the minutiae of biological processes, but it is all so worth it - this is the study of life! Working with me, you will learn the best and most efficient way for memorizing and understanding all of the many intricacies of cell biology.

About Colin

Hello there! My name is Colin, and I have seven years of experience tutoring math and science. I am a PhD student in the UC Berkeley-UC San Francisco joint bioengineering program. My strong background in STEM qualifies me to tutor math and science up through lower-division college courses. Aside fro

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I am taking a doctoral statistics class where the assignments are all theory and understanding of research versus specific math equations. Colin is great at helping me understand the material. I appreciate his tutoring skills. I will be using him again when I take my intermediate statistics and research class.
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Aliaksandra P.

25 Reviews
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Starting at HK$234.03
  • Speaks Italian, French, English, Russian, Belarusian
  • Modern Foreign Languages (French, English, Italian) from Minsk State Linguistic University (Republic of Belarus)
  • Teaching since 2001
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Aliaksandra P.

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I am a native speaker and I am eager to help you with learning this beautiful language.

About Aliaksandra

Hi, there! My name is Aliaksandra and I can't wait to meet you! I've been teaching private lessons since 2001 and have loved helping my students communicate in the language they want, make new foreign friends, and travel and study abroad. I went to Minsk State Linguistic University (Republic of Bela

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Kateryna
we enjoy our italian lessons with Aliaksandra! Such a great teacher! Italian is one of the most beautiful languages.
Alexis R.
Very happy with my first lesson. Looking forward to the next one!
Madelaine S.
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No matter where you live, chances are we can introduce you to an amazing language teacher in your neighborhood. You can take lessons in the privacy of your own home or at your teacher's location.

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Is your dream language teacher on the other side of the country? No problem. Now, you can meet your teacher online on your smartphone or using a webcam on your computer. The world is your classroom!

Average Cost of Language Lessons

The average cost of 60-minute language lessons is HK$499.27. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between HK$148.22 and HK$1,170.17 per hour.
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HK$405.66 average
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HK$499.27 average

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Learn Languages Online and Near You

Ever wanted to pick up a new language? Language classes can help you achieve your goals in the most efficient way possible. Online classes make it easy to stay connected with your ideal foreign language teacher, no matter where in the world they are.

Everyone has their own reasons for taking language classes. You may want to connect with friends better, grow your professional opportunities, or explore new works of art. With every lesson, you or your child will expand your worldview and sense of imagination.

There may be some benefits to learning a new language that you aren’t aware of yet. Let’s take a look at the top reasons why working with an in-person or online language tutor is a great option for students of all ages.

Why Learn Languages Online?

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interconnected world, knowing a second language is more important than ever. Whether you’re looking to brush up on your basic skills before traveling abroad or you’d like to be working as a translator someday, private language lessons make it possible. Studying a language is also a great hobby, which has considerable mental benefits.

Learning new words and phrases is a fantastic way to challenge your memory and keep your brain sharp. Adults of all ages can experience a boost in mental acuity when they study with a language tutor, as well as have a great deal of fun! On top of that, you’ll make plenty of new friends on your journey towards fluency.

The benefits of language classes for kids are well known. Children who learn a second language can see higher scores in other subjects such as math, as well as a boost to critical thinking and problem-solving skills. Working with a foreign language teacher can open up your kid’s mind to new cultures and ways of communicating. They’ll even be better equipped to learn a third language in the future!

What Language Lessons Look Like

Everyone’s learning style and linguistic goals are different. So, why stick to one-size-fits-all instructional materials like books and YouTube videos? Working with a private language tutor is the only way to get a personalized lesson plan delivered directly to you in person or online.

Have an important language exam or business trip coming up? You can work with an online language tutor to sharpen your skills from the comfort of your home! Busy kids and parents alike love the convenience and flexibility of online language classes.

Find the Perfect Teacher

You may not have an expert Italian, French, or Japanese tutor in your town, but you can still connect with one online. When you learn languages online, you can easily connect with world-class teachers, no matter where they are. You can get the kinds of insights that only native speakers can provide and get your questions answered in real time.

At TakeLessons, we make it easy to find the perfect language tutor. Simply pick a language and browse our directory of background-checked instructors. You can then check out a teacher’s profile, including their bio and reviews left by students. Feel free to send a message to your prospective teacher to get any questions you may have answered!

No matter which language you choose to learn, the right tutor can make all the difference. You’ll be sure to have a rewarding linguistic journey when you partner with a TakeLessons tutor!

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