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Tom S.

Tom S, Teacher of ESL, TOEF and English parts of SAT, ACT, & GED

Los Angeles, CA (90025)

Travel radius
10 miles
Hourly fee
$60.00
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I have been teaching English since 1978, first in a tutoring school on the Greek island of Crete, then, for 12 years, at the prestigious Anatolia College, an American-owned prep school in northern Greece, where I also directed the school Drama Club. Students who graduated from there went on to major colleges and universities in the US, including Harvard and UCLA.

Upon returning to America, I became a certified Adult ESL teacher within the LAUSD system, where I have been teaching since 1998. I have taught at all levels from Literacy to High Intermediate while also helping students prepare for their GED exams. In addition, I have been giving private lessons in SAT and TOEFL preparations.

I have published eight books, mostly about Greece, including a memoir, "The Summer of My Greek Taverna," which has recently been optioned for the movies. But, as an old saying in the writing business goes, "Never give up your day job!" Besides, I love teaching English, especially grammar.

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Tom’s subjects

English:
ACT English, English, ESL/ESOL, Grammar, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, TOEFL, Vocabulary
Language:
ESL/ESOL, TOEFL
Elementary Education:
Grammar, Vocabulary
Homeschool:
English, ESL/ESOL, SAT Reading
Test Preparation:
ACT English, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, TOEFL
Corporate Training:
ESL/ESOL, Grammar

TOEFL

I began teaching TOEFL in Greece in 1980 and have continued to do so ever since. My students in Greece were high school students preparing to go to college in the U.S. Here in L.A., my students have been adults hoping to apply for various diplomas at a professional level.

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Education

Yale College, Yale University

BA (Graduate Coursework)

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $60.00

Cancellation: 12 hours notice required

I will take two students for the price of one. For English grammar and test preparation (SAT, TOEFL & GED), I charge $45 an hour; for writing papers, $60 an hour.

Travel policy

Tom will travel within 10 miles of Los Angeles, CA 90025.

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