Learning does not stop when we leave the classroom! Sometimes it continues long after we think we have completed our formal education. Whether you are looking to develop your sills to snag that dream job or you need additional coaching to get into your first choice of college, there are tutors and teachers willing to offer Oakland training in a range of subjects. Whether you have an interest in an academic subject or a practical skill needed for employment, you can find the right tutor today. We have many tutor profiles available for you to browse letting you not only see which classes they can offer, but also the chance to see their personality to make sure that they will be a good fit for you.
Yumiko makes learning Japanese fun and easy. She has excellent communication skills and she is patient. She is able to gently push you out of your comfort zone so that you are able to start speaking Japanese after your first lesson. Her teaching methods are practical for learning all the nuances of a new language.
Sheilah Y. from San Mateo, CA
"Learn Japanese Step by Step!"
Interested in learning Japanese, but not sure how to get started?! I can help. I offer practical and interactive tutoring sessions to help you achieve your goal.
Once you sign up, unless you are a complete beginner, I will ask you some questions both in English and Japanese to assess your proficiency. I will prepare class materials that are unique to your level and interests.
We will work hard, but I promise, it will be fun and exciting!
A little about me.
I am a Japanese native. I have ... ... More
Alani is very patient and helpful! She made a subject that was difficult for me easy to understand. I appreciate her thoroughness and patience. Highly recommend.
David B. from Park Forest, IL
"Patient and Motivating Language and Writing Expert"
I am an extremely motivated, compassionate, and very organized language instructor and tutor, with a passion for languages, literature, and learning. I have done extensive studies in the US, and I have attended schools and universities in France, Spain, Italy, and Portugal, which solidified my fluency in these languages years ago.
As an undergraduate, I triple majored in French, Spanish, and Italian, and I hold graduate degrees in multiple languages as well. I have an MA in French, ... ... More
"Elementary Teacher K-5"
I have been teaching elementary school for five years, and I hold an elementary credential. During my time I have taught fourth and fifth grade and art to k-5. I have a teaching style that uses a lot of visuals and demonstrates connections across topics to make things very interesting and interactive, and I can adjust lessons for all kinds of learners. ... ... More
"Gentle yet Firm Tutor Helps You Produce Results!"
I possess a preliminary single subject teaching credential in English, substitute for the South San Francisco Unified School District, and worked two semesters as a long-term substitute middle school English teacher--one for the Hayward USD and the other for the South SF USD.
I have worked one on one with more than two dozen students with their English and Math skills through a company contracted with the LAUSD.
I am compassionate and patient yet thorough and disciplined.
I try to m... ... More
government & politics
Nick has been outstanding with my son! He is positive yet honest, very, very encouraging, does not seem to waste time with things my son already knows, and makes tutoring tolerable, since no kid wants to be tutored, especially in the summer. I would highly recommend him to anyone.
Amy R. from Asbury Park, NJ
"Experienced tutor looking to spread knowledge!"
Hey there! My name is Nick and I'm a student at UC-Berkeley, otherwise known as Cal. I graduated high school in 2011 with a weighted GPA of 4.51 and an unweighted GPA of 3.91. I excel in all sorts of subjects, especially mathematics, English, and American history. I'm also a highly qualified SAT tutor. I'm very up-to-date with the test, as I only took it two years ago. My score breakdown is as follows: 790 in Critical Reading, 780 in Math, 710 in Writing, 2280 Composite. I've been tutoring el... ... More
Great ability to transfer infomation and help understand the concepts of Geometry.
Highly recommend to anyone struggling with that subject.
My daughter feels confident and finally feels she gets her work at school.
Sudha P. from Millbrae, CA
"Actuary/Former High School Math Teacher"
Actuarial Science is the field of study that utilizes mathematics and statistics in assessing the risk of undertaking financial obligations. My expertise is in the application of actuarial science to the development and funding of retirement security programs. I am an Associate of the Society of Actuaries, an Enrolled Actuary under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974, and a Member of the American Academy of Actuaries - these credentials were obtained by successfully passing relevant professional exams. ... More
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