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Richard F.

English Tutor/Career Advisor

Tucson, AZ (85704)

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I am a Master Instructor and Tutor in diverse Education and Business environments for over 30 years. While I have had diverse experience, my primary qualifications are in speech and Business Communication including English and Developmental Reading using the SRA Materials. Having taught at Brandywine College,(now Widener College) Del Tech and Community College some time ago, I have been an adjunct Instructor at Pima Community College teaching diverse Speech and Communication Courses on two Campuses for the past four years. My teaching credentials as evidenced by references from Department Chairs, Dr. Kristina Beckman and Dr. Shawn Hellman indicate the highest student evaluations possible and are available upon request. I am also D2L and Blackboard trained and have taught Speech online. While a High School Teacher, I have also served as a Reading and writing Tutor.

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Richard’s subjects

Corporate Training:
Test Preparation:
ACT English, Career Development, GRE, Praxis, SAT Writing
Special Needs:
Elementary Education:
American History, Government & Politics, Social Studies, World History
ACT English, English, Proofreading, Public Speaking, Reading, SAT Writing, Writing

Career Development

For the past four year, I have been teaching General Speech Courses at Pima Community College which include units of study on the Job Interview including submission of a cover letter and a final Resume. In my capacity as a College Instructor, I have assisted many students to hook up appropriate Careers. I hold a Masters degree in Public Address from Temple University. Also during the last four years on a part- time basis I have been a Senior Career Adviser for Today's jobs. I counseled up to 20 clients per week with a high success rate for these applicants acquiring employment opportunities. The assistance included writing their job profile, executing a performance based Resume and matching their transferable skills to Careers for which they were qualified


I have also taught reading using the SQ3R method. That method includes Survey, Question, Read, Revise, and Rewrite. I also taught Language Arts for three years in Glassboro, NJ. I am totally qualified to tutor your child.


I have been a Marketing Consultant for the Beneke financial Group on a Part time basis for the past 15 years.I have handled the development of his Marketing Plan, lead generation by source, conversion rate analysis including providing training to his Sales Reps. I also have heavy experience in School Marketing which including many Consultant assignments for Nursery and Vocational Schools.
I was the Principal Marketing and Accreditation Consultant for The Natural Gourmet, a Culinary School located in New York. Under my leadership the school received National Accreditation by increasing their school population through my Marketing efforts. As a result of the preceding the school can participate in Title IV Federal Financial Aid Programs. I still accept School Accreditation and Marketing assignments.

Public Speaking

I hold a Masters Degree in Public Address from Temple University and have been teaching General Speech Courses at Pima Community College for the past four years. Prior to that I taught at Del Tech. and Community College and Brandywine College in Delaware. Brandy wine College is now Widener College School of Law. My skill sets follow:
Speech Preparation and Research Tutoring is designed to do the following for the student(a) Explain and apply basic skills of how to research, organize, and deliver a Speech(b) Discuss the impact of cultural diversity on the entire speech making process. (c)Identify the principles of audience analysis and demonstrate the ability to adapt a topic to an audience. (d) Discuss and demonstrate techniques and principles of Informative and persuasive speaking in a multicultural society. (e) Apply effective techniques in the preparation and use of visual aids. (f)Explain and apply effective principles of listening. Apply basic reflective thinking skills to the speech evaluation process.


I have specialized skills in teaching with the SQ3R METHOD which translates to Survey, Question, Read, Review and write. I am patient and deliberate and pride myself in being able to build confidence with students that have learning disabilities including Autism and others

Social Studies

My undergraduate degree is in Social Studies with a minor in English. I taught Social Studies at the Glassboro Intermediate School for three years and served on the National Curriculum Council. Our meetings further validated the position of the National Council for Social Studies that the aim of Social Studied is the promotion of civil competence that would require students to be active and engaged participants in public life. I tutored many students in European and American History and received numerous references from parents when requested. I left this position when I enrolled for my Masters Degree in Public Address.
The letter of recommendation I received from Dr. James Harrison, Superintendent of Schools included the following: " Mr. Friedberg is the type of teacher sought by all school systems".

Special Needs

I am a certified Substitute teacher with both the Vail and Catalina Foot hills School District qualified to assist Autistic and slow learners. I have at least two assignments each week working with Special Needs children one on one. My undergraduate degree is in Education and I have more than 20 years experience.

Study Skills

I am currently a tutor with WyzAnt and tutored my First Graduate student in manuscript writing and study skills with his published endorsement online. I have 30 years in Education K-College
and am proficient in the SQ3R METHOD.

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Temple University, Phila., PA (Master's)

Really good writing tutor Hello Everyone, I have done three papers with Richard and I can firmly tell that he is really good writing tutor. Particularly, he helped me to make my academic papers more cohesive and well organized. He has a good experience in reviewing papers and more important he knows how to make argumentative papers strong. I liked working with him and recommended you to try working with him. ...

— Hamad from Tucson, AZ on 4/23/13);

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Richard will travel within 20 miles of Tucson, AZ 85704.

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