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Matthew L.

Advanced Language, Writing, Reading, & Philosophy Tutor

Huntington Beach, CA (92647)

Travel radius
15 miles
Hourly fee
$40.00
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English, Reading (especially for essay writing, test taking, and analysis), Writing, Philosophy and Theology are my specialties. My tutoring repertoire is diverse and extensive, with a patient and detailed style.

I have tutored age groups from kindergarten through college levels, while primarily working with middle and high school students. I am especially experienced in working with ESL students. I have taught elementary math, behavioral statistics, language, science, music appreciation, humanities, and much more.

Need extra help in improving your reading comprehension and writing for:

-Essay composition?
-Technical writing?
-SAT, GRE, or other standardized testing?
-Online or creative writing?
-Research and analysis?

...I am the tutor for you. I will take great care of you and ensure you succeed, and won't be satisfied until you do.


If you simply want extra help and guidance in the fields of:
-Philosophy
-Theology and Religion
-Psychology

...I can help you!

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Matthew’s subjects

Corporate Training:
ESL/ESOL, Grammar, Proofreading
Test Preparation:
ACT English, ACT Reading, SAT Reading, SAT Writing
Homeschool:
English, ESL/ESOL, Prealgebra, Reading, SAT Reading, Study Skills, Writing
Special Needs:
Aspergers, Autism
Elementary Education:
Elementary Math, Elementary Science, Grammar, Reading, Spelling, Study Skills, Vocabulary
Music:
Music History
History:
American History, Archaeology, European History, Geography, Music History, Religion, Social Studies, World History
Language:
ESL/ESOL
Science:
Archaeology, Philosophy, Psychology
Math:
Prealgebra
English:
ACT English, ACT Reading, Bible Studies, English, ESL/ESOL, Grammar, Proofreading, Reading, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, Vocabulary, Writing

ACT Reading

The ACT exam is a great representation of a student's ability, but is a broader and more general test. The reading on the ACT is not formulaic, but the skills for scoring well on standardized tests are similar. I have a proven record of scoring high on this test myself, and am skilled at all types of reading.

Elementary Math

I have taught grades 5-10 in Math, covering levels up to Pre-Algebra and Beginning Algebra. I am good at Geometry and spatial-related problem-solving.

I have also completed college-level, beginning Behavioral Statistics (Fullerton College).

Elementary Science

Science has always been a source of fascination and natural interest for me; therefore, I have easily adapted it to my teaching and tutoring. I am familiar with science at levels from early elementary all the way up into basic physics. I am particularly good at explaining conceptual matters of science.

English

My English skills are excellent and my experiences with it are diverse. I have taught English to ESL students (particularly Korean), and understand the tough points well. I am very talented with all forms of writing from creative to technical, and score extremely well on standardized tests. I can help your student on tests as well!

Philosophy

I have a BA in Philosophy from a rigorous program at Biola, a private university. I have studied Metaphysics/Ontology, Epistemology, Ethics, and Logic extensively. My areas of emphasis are philosophy of science, philosophy of religion, meta-ethics, and philosophy of mind.

Psychology

I have studied Psychology extensively enough to have a general understanding of the history of the field, and where it is going with research and other trends. I tutored previously at Fullerton College in Behavioral Statistics. I have also conducted a psychological experiment and research study.

Religion

Religion is a subject in which I have extensive knowledge and experience. I have studied up to Master's level Theology, and have studied religions comparatively for years including Christianity, Judaism, Islam, Buddhism, Hinduism, and LDS/Mormonism.

Study Skills

I have taught 5th--12th grades, as well as college levels, in subjects from Math to English. I am an excellent reader and writer. Most importantly and germane to this subject, though, is that I have experience working with autism and other types of spectral and behavioral disorders. Teaching study skills and life skills to students like these requires patience and a different approach than the standard. They can learn a great deal of the same content, but require a more determined plan and approach.

As a college graduate, psychology student, and educator myself, I have much personal experience with the value of strong study skills.

Writing

I am skilled in humanities formats like MLA and Turabian, as well as scientific formats like APA. I write non-fiction and fiction, technical and creative, and have my BA in Philosophy which is widely accepted as one of the highest forms and applications of communication and writing skills.

I have taught writing to students from elementary levels, middle and high school, and even some college levels. I am also experienced with native English-speakers and ESL students.

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Education

Biola University

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $40.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Groups of 2 or more at the same time are $30 per hour per student. Cancellations made with less than 24 hours notice are subject to half the price of the session, except in emergency circumstances.

Travel policy

Matthew will travel within 15 miles of Huntington Beach, CA 92647.

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