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Evelyn G.

Northridge, CA

$50/hr

Certified Secondary and college/university teacher-Spch. Comm.

Certified Secondary and college/university teacher-Spch. Comm.

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I have been a certified teacher since 1966. I work with high school and middle school students as well as community college and university students.

My main areas of expertise are in writing, grammar, literature, research, public speaking, and history.

My main goal is to see that you are successful. I tutor at your pace and listen to your concerns.

English:
ACT English, ACT Reading, English,
Grammar,
Literature, Proofreading, Public Speaking,
Reading, SAT Writing,
Writing
History:
American History, Social Studies,
World History
Elementary Education:
Grammar,
Reading, Study Skills
Business:
GRE, Public Speaking
Homeschool:
English,
Reading, Study Skills,
Writing
Test Preparation:
ACT English, ACT Reading, GRE, SAT Writing
Corporate Training:
Grammar,
Proofreading, Public Speaking

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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English

English encompasses a knowledge of how the language works. It includes writing, grammar, literature, and reading.

Grammar

I have a California teaching credential with a specialty in English. Grammar is part of teaching the subject of English. I have taught English in the middle school for over 25 years.

I also have a Bachelor's degree in English from Queen's College, City University of New York.

Public Speaking

I teach students how to handle stage fright, how to make a persuasive argument, and how to appear in control of the public speaking situation. I teach how to make note cards, and how to use the cards, and how to effectively use pauses.

I have a Master's Degree in Speech Communication from Cal State Univ. Los Angeles. I teach how to put together an effective oral presentation. I have taught Speech Communication at the community college and university levels. I have also taught an elective in Speech communication at the middle school level.

SAT Writing

I am proficient in grammar skills and organizing essays. I currently write stories and am part of a critique group in writing.

Social Studies

I have taught social studies at the middle school level. I have a secondary teaching credential from both New York and California.

Study Skills

Study Skills- I teach students how to study, what to look for in relation to subject matter, test-taking skills, listening skills, and how to take notes.

I have taught study skills in conjunction with English classes at the middle and high school grade levels.

I have a Bachelor's degree in English from Queens College of the City University of New York.

World History

World history is the study of how we came to America and how we built this country. World history traces our roots and explains how we came to be who we are.

Writing

Writing is an integral part of English. It encompasses knowing what you want to say, how to say it clearly and concisely. It also encompasses sequencing of events or ideas that can be woven into a well organized paper.

Queens College, CUNY, New York
Cal State Univ. L. A.
Master's
CSUN
Other

Education

Queens College, CUNY, New York

Cal State Univ. L. A. (Master's)

CSUN (Other)

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $50.00

Cancellation: 4 hours notice required

Travel policy

Evelyn will travel within 15 miles of Northridge, CA 91324.


About Evelyn

I have been a certified teacher since 1966. I work with high school and middle school students as well as community college and university students.

My main areas of expertise are in writing, grammar, literature, research, public speaking, and history.

My main goal is to see that you are successful. I tutor at your pace and listen to your concerns.

Education

Queens College, CUNY, New York
Cal State Univ. L. A.
Master's
CSUN
Other

Education

Queens College, CUNY, New York

Cal State Univ. L. A. (Master's)

CSUN (Other)


Tutor Policies

Cancellation
4 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 15 miles of Northridge, CA 91324

Evelyn’s Subjects

English:
ACT English, ACT Reading, English,
Grammar,
Literature, Proofreading, Public Speaking,
Reading, SAT Writing,
Writing
History:
American History, Social Studies,
World History
Elementary Education:
Grammar,
Reading, Study Skills
Business:
GRE, Public Speaking
Homeschool:
English,
Reading, Study Skills,
Writing
Test Preparation:
ACT English, ACT Reading, GRE, SAT Writing
Corporate Training:
Grammar,
Proofreading, Public Speaking

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.


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