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Erica W.

Berkeley, CA

$50/hr

Patient and Knowledgeable Language Tutor

Background check passed as of 9/30/14
Usually responds in about 4 hours

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I have tutored students in conversation, grammar, pronunciation, reading, and translation. I have experience teaching college level French and giving private lessons in a variety of subjects. I use different materials and work with mixed media. I enjoy working with students of different levels and am happy to work with anyone who is interested in learning!

English:
English, ESL/ESOL, Grammar, Literature, Proofreading, Reading, Vocabulary, Writing
Language:
ESL/ESOL, French
Elementary Education:
Grammar, Reading, Vocabulary
Homeschool:
English, ESL/ESOL, French, Reading, Writing
Corporate Training:
ESL/ESOL, French, Grammar, Proofreading

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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Erica’s Resources

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For foreign language, consistency is really important. When school is in session, I tell my students to study a little every day, even if it's a Sunday and it's just for thirty minutes. For the summer, with less structured time, it may be difficult to develop a routine for studying language. One thing I think works is to set a goal that is not too daunting, such as reading a page a day in the... read more

UCSD
French
Columbia University
PhD
L'Université de Paris IV-Sorbonne
Other

Education

UCSD (French)

Columbia University (PhD)

L'Université de Paris IV-Sorbonne (Other)

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $50.00

Cancellation: 12 hours notice required

I give special rates for sessions with two or more students.

Travel policy

Erica will travel within 20 miles of Berkeley, CA 94709.


About Erica

I have tutored students in conversation, grammar, pronunciation, reading, and translation. I have experience teaching college level French and giving private lessons in a variety of subjects. I use different materials and work with mixed media. I enjoy working with students of different levels and am happy to work with anyone who is interested in learning!

Education

UCSD
French
Columbia University
PhD
L'Université de Paris IV-Sorbonne
Other

Education

UCSD (French)

Columbia University (PhD)

L'Université de Paris IV-Sorbonne (Other)


Tutor Policies

Cancellation
12 hours notice required

I give special rates for sessions with two or more students.

Travel Radius
Travels within 20 miles of Berkeley, CA 94709

Erica’s Subjects

English:
English, ESL/ESOL, Grammar, Literature, Proofreading, Reading, Vocabulary, Writing
Language:
ESL/ESOL, French
Elementary Education:
Grammar, Reading, Vocabulary
Homeschool:
English, ESL/ESOL, French, Reading, Writing
Corporate Training:
ESL/ESOL, French, 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.


Erica’s Resources

Tutors have the ability to create educational resources and share them with the WyzAnt community. Here are some of the resources created by Erica. View all of Erica’s resources

For foreign language, consistency is really important. When school is in session, I tell my students to study a little every day, even if it's a Sunday and it's just for thirty minutes. For the summer, with less structured time, it may be difficult to develop a routine for studying language. One thing I think works is to set a goal that is not too daunting, such as reading a page a day in the... read more


Background Check Status for Erica W.

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