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Mercedes C.

Altadena, CA

$70/hr

Mercedes C., English (ESL), TOEFL prep.

Mercedes C., English (ESL), TOEFL prep.

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Let me help you improve your language skills! I've been teaching English and TOEFL prep to a broad range of students for the past 8 years. I have a lot of experience working with Chinese, Taiwanese and Japanese speakers studying English. I love teaching English grammar, vocabulary, reading, writing and speaking/pronunciation at all levels. As a graduate of the UC Berkeley Linguistics department, I have dedicated myself to the art of language learning and helping others speak better English every day.

After meeting a student, I pinpoint their language difficulties and create material that is personalized for each student's particular problems. I try to include exercises on topics that are interesting for the student in order to make the learning process more enjoyable. Each lesson includes a short quiz on the material covered in the previous lesson to ensure progress is being made.

I am very flexible with time, so if you need to cancel, please let me know 6 hours or more ahead of time. That way, you won't be billed.

I teach an intensive TOEFL class every day until 2:30pm, after which I am available for tutoring. You can come to my house, or I am willing to travel to yours.

I look forward to meeting and working with you!

English:
English, ESL/ESOL, Grammar, Proofreading, Reading, TOEFL, Vocabulary
Language:
ESL/ESOL, TOEFL
Elementary Education:
Grammar, Reading, Vocabulary
Homeschool:
English, ESL/ESOL, Reading
Test Preparation:
TOEFL
Sports/Recreation:
Cooking
Corporate Training:
ESL/ESOL, Grammar, Proofreading

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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University of California, Berkeley
Linguistics

Education

University of California, Berkeley (Linguistics)

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $70.00

Cancellation: 6 hours notice required

Travel policy

Mercedes will travel within 15 miles of Altadena, CA 91001.


About Mercedes

Let me help you improve your language skills! I've been teaching English and TOEFL prep to a broad range of students for the past 8 years. I have a lot of experience working with Chinese, Taiwanese and Japanese speakers studying English. I love teaching English grammar, vocabulary, reading, writing and speaking/pronunciation at all levels. As a graduate of the UC Berkeley Linguistics department, I have dedicated myself to the art of language learning and helping others speak better English every day.

After meeting a student, I pinpoint their language difficulties and create material that is personalized for each student's particular problems. I try to include exercises on topics that are interesting for the student in order to make the learning process more enjoyable. Each lesson includes a short quiz on the material covered in the previous lesson to ensure progress is being made.

I am very flexible with time, so if you need to cancel, please let me know 6 hours or more ahead of time. That way, you won't be billed.

I teach an intensive TOEFL class every day until 2:30pm, after which I am available for tutoring. You can come to my house, or I am willing to travel to yours.

I look forward to meeting and working with you!


Education

University of California, Berkeley
Linguistics

Education

University of California, Berkeley (Linguistics)


Tutor Policies

Cancellation
6 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 15 miles of Altadena, CA 91001

Mercedes’s Subjects

English:
English, ESL/ESOL, Grammar, Proofreading, Reading, TOEFL, Vocabulary
Language:
ESL/ESOL, TOEFL
Elementary Education:
Grammar, Reading, Vocabulary
Homeschool:
English, ESL/ESOL, Reading
Test Preparation:
TOEFL
Sports/Recreation:
Cooking
Corporate Training:
ESL/ESOL, Grammar, Proofreading

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

In most cases, tutors gain approval in a subject by passing a proficiency exam. For some subject areas, like music and art, tutors submit written requests to demonstrate their proficiency to potential students. If a tutor is interested but not yet approved in a subject, the subject will appear in non-bold font. Tutors need to be approved in a subject prior to beginning lessons.


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