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Victoria S.

Arcadia, CA

$45/hr

Patient but Persistent

Usually responds in about 23 hours

Patient but Persistent

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My goal is to help my students feel comfortable with reading, writing, and speaking English and have fun with it at the same time. Sharing tips and techniques about how to study ESL more effectively helps my students to approach their English assignment with less fear and hesitation. Being a foreigner who knows what it is like to experience difficulties with foreign language, I will do my best to help you feel that learning English can be a rewarding experience.

I have an extensive experience working as an ESL and English tutor in Pasadena City College since 2012 until the present. Also, I am proud of being an International Student Orientation Tutor in PCC for two straight seasons. In the past I worked as an After School Program Tutor for D'Veal Non-Profit Foundation for underprivileged children. My experience includes working as Private Russian Tutor with students who were scheduled to travel to Russia or Ukraine.

As for my education, I hold an Associate Degree in English Language from Chkalov School of Foreign Languages from Ukraine. Two years ago I completed a Professional Tutor Certification from National Tutoring Association in Pasadena City College. After successfully completing national certification, I have received a certificate of a Master Tutor in ESL from Pasadena City College. I am currently working towards a major in Nutritional science with a minor in English language.

Language:
ESL/ESOL,
Russian
Elementary Education:
Grammar,
Reading
Homeschool:
English,
ESL/ESOL,
Reading,
Writing
Corporate Training:
ESL/ESOL,
Grammar,
Russian

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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English

I have an associate's degree from An Institute of foreign languages in English, and an interpreter diploma from an Intensive English School.

ESL/ESOL

I have completed ESL tutoring courses from Pasadena City College, and have attained Master Tutor certificate from National tutoring association.

Grammar

English grammar tutoring is one of my best skills, as I have had a lot of experience working on the subject with foreign students. I also have completed, with excellence, all English writing and critical analysis courses at Pasadena City College.

Reading

I have successfully tutored reading and English conversation to many foreign students. Also, I worked with elementary school kids for 1 academic year in D'Veal non-profit after-school program. Thus I have the necessary experience to make reading an enjoyable and comprehensible process for the younger students.

Russian

I am a native Russian and Ukrainian languages speaker. I have previously tutored American students for their Russian language classes in Atlanta, GA and in Pasadena, CA. I have also attended a Russian course in Pasadena City College, in order to study all the details of grammar and how it should be taught to foreign students. I am a published author of articles in Russian magazines.

Writing

Writing has been my passion for many years. I have written many essays that were praised by college professors. My essays have also been published in a literary magazines like Inscape. My credits also include numerous newspaper articles in the USA and abroad.

Chkalov School of Foreign Languages
English
Pasadena City College
Enrolled

Education

Chkalov School of Foreign Languages (English)

Pasadena City College (Enrolled)

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $45.00

Cancellation: 8 hours notice required

special rates may be discussed

Travel policy

Victoria will travel within 15 miles of Arcadia, CA 91006.


About Victoria

My goal is to help my students feel comfortable with reading, writing, and speaking English and have fun with it at the same time. Sharing tips and techniques about how to study ESL more effectively helps my students to approach their English assignment with less fear and hesitation. Being a foreigner who knows what it is like to experience difficulties with foreign language, I will do my best to help you feel that learning English can be a rewarding experience.

I have an extensive experience working as an ESL and English tutor in Pasadena City College since 2012 until the present. Also, I am proud of being an International Student Orientation Tutor in PCC for two straight seasons. In the past I worked as an After School Program Tutor for D'Veal Non-Profit Foundation for underprivileged children. My experience includes working as Private Russian Tutor with students who were scheduled to travel to Russia or Ukraine.

As for my education, I hold an Associate Degree in English Language from Chkalov School of Foreign Languages from Ukraine. Two years ago I completed a Professional Tutor Certification from National Tutoring Association in Pasadena City College. After successfully completing national certification, I have received a certificate of a Master Tutor in ESL from Pasadena City College. I am currently working towards a major in Nutritional science with a minor in English language.

Education

Chkalov School of Foreign Languages
English
Pasadena City College
Enrolled

Education

Chkalov School of Foreign Languages (English)

Pasadena City College (Enrolled)


Tutor Policies

Cancellation
8 hours notice required

special rates may be discussed

Travel Radius
Travels within 15 miles of Arcadia, CA 91006

Victoria’s Subjects

Language:
ESL/ESOL,
Russian
Elementary Education:
Grammar,
Reading
Homeschool:
English,
ESL/ESOL,
Reading,
Writing
Corporate Training:
ESL/ESOL,
Grammar,
Russian

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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