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Pat C.

Experienced English Tutor

Martinez, CA (94553)

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Pat's Tutoring Subjects

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Corporate Training:
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Grammar
Proofreading
Test Preparation:
TOEFL
Homeschool:
Elementary (K-6th) more »
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Reading more »
Study Skills more »
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Special Needs:
Phonics more »
Business:
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Elementary Education:
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Grammar
Phonics more »
Reading more »
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Business

I have a B.B.A and an M.B.A. in Business with a concentration in Marketimg. I taught for 12 years at Diablo Valleu College in the Business Education Division and taught Business Matn. Additionally, I am a credentialed instructor in Office Services and Related Technologies.

Elementary (K-6th)

My experience in elementary subjects (K - 6) consists of tutoring students at the K - 6 grade levels for the past 5 years. I have worked in the No Child Left Behind Program as well as in private tutoring during that time.

My focus has been on reading development (phonics, comprehension, and improvement techniques), writing, and math. In addition to this, however, I have extensive experience in applying this to science, history, spelling, and geography as well.

I have worked with ESL students and special needs students. I am a credential California Community College Instructor and a mom who has raised two daughters who have now graduated from college and are successfully employed! I love teaching and tutoring!

Elementary Math

Basic math for grades 2 - 8 (pre-algebra).

Elementary Science

Basic Science from grades 4 - 8.

English

Experienced in teaching/tutoring grades 2 - 8, including parts of speech, correct punctuation, subject-verb consistency, verb tense, and descriptive material.

ESL/ESOL

I taught Business English and Communication at Diablo Valley College for twelve years and have been tutoring international students there in all subjects for the past three. I have an excellent track record of working with Asian students with writing and communication skills at that level; I am familiar with the courses, the requirements, and have an excellent "people" skills which are also so important in this field.

Literature

Experience in tutoring all literature for grades 5 - 14.

Phonics

I have used the "Hooked on Phonics" programs since the 1990s to work with K - 12 students (English speaking as well as ESL). For the past ten years, I have privately tutored and been very active in the "No Child Left Behind Program" to provide Reading Development opportunities for students. I currently work for ClubZ Tutoring.

Reading

Reading comprehension is the focus of this work for grades 2 - 8.

Study Skills

As an instructor at Diablo Valley College, I developed and administered a Study Skills module in the Business Education Learning Center which is still in existence today. Additionally, I continued to use those (and updated) study skills principles to assist my two daughters through their education process from K - 12 and now through their college graduations! Currently, I tutor students in the ClubZ Tutoring program and also administer private tutoring in Study Skills--very successfully!

Vocabulary

Grade appropriate exercises are used to improve vocabulary from grades 2 - 14.

Writing

Beginning with fundamental principles of good writing, emphasis is placed on styles of writing equivalent to what is learned in grades 5 - 14. Rhetoric is explored.

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