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Larry S.

Patient and Expert English Tutor

Los Angeles, CA (90035)

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I am a veteran teacher and tutor with National Board Certification in teaching English as a Second Language. I have taught ESL, English, and Psychology (including Honors and AP courses) for a number of years. I hold a master's degree in bilingual education.

I am now employed by the Educational Testing Service (ETS) as an evaluator. In addition to private tutoring, I teach an SAT Prep class at the Los Angeles STEM Academy

I am eager to help adult and secondary students who are looking for individual instruction from a compassionate, knowledgeable and dedicated teacher.

Contact me if you are ready to dedicate yourself to improving your command of English -- grammar, writing, reading comprehension and conversation. I can also help students prepare for SAT, ACT and AP exams.

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Larry’s subjects

ACT English, ACT Reading, English, ESL/ESOL, Grammar, Literature, Proofreading, Reading, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, TOEFL, Vocabulary, Writing
American History, European History, Government & Politics, Social Studies, World History
Elementary Education:
Grammar, Reading, Vocabulary
Special Needs:
English, ESL/ESOL, Reading, SAT Reading, Writing
Test Preparation:
ACT English, ACT Reading, ASVAB, GED, PSAT, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, SSAT, TEAS, TOEFL
Corporate Training:


I am a veteran teacher of English, ESL and other subjects. I have taught reading to students with various disabilities, including dyslexia, for 25 years. I am National Board Certified and hold a Masters Degree in Bilingual and Secondary Education.


More than 20 years experience teaching ESL and TESOL to secondary students.

National Board Certification in English as a Second Language instruction.

Master's Degree in Bilingual Education.


Fifteen years of experience as a professional proofreader, copy editor and editor for several publishing companies in New York City.

Social Studies

I minored in History as a college undergraduate. I taught AP Psychology for many years, and I was also approved by the Los Angeles Unified School District to teach Social Studies, based on the college credits I earned. I am exceptionally well-read in history, sociology and psychology.


I am an experienced high school teacher with a Masters degree in Bilingual and Secondary Education. I have been National Board Certified. I have taught and tutored students in a variety of subjects for 25 years, including SAT and ACT Prep classes in math as well as English.

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Very perceptive and patient — Larry understands what motivates students and is very responsive to their specific needs. He is patient and very knowledgeable. He helped my son to organize his thoughts and create and stick with a schedule to complete his research paper. He made my son proud to have done great work and complete it early. I highly recommend Larry as an AP English Language tutor. ...

— Thomas from Los Angeles, CA on 6/14/14

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $60.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Special rate for groups.

Travel policy

Larry will travel within 5 miles of Los Angeles, CA 90035.

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