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Cecily G.

ESL tutoring

Oakland, CA (94610)

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15 miles
Hourly fee
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Cecily's Tutoring Subjects

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English:
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Reading
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Vocabulary
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Language:
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Music:
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Elementary Education:
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Reading
Spelling
Study Skills
Vocabulary
Homeschool:
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Reading
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Test Preparation:
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Elementary (K-6th)

I worked with K-6 students (& students in grades 7-12) for 16 years, in schools and in after-school private lessons (music). I have also tutored one 11 yr old in ESL before. So I have a lot of experience working with children in general, and I have an excellent rapport with children, very playful and enthusiastic.

English

I have tutored students high school age and older in English, helping them prepare for tests such as the CAHSEE and SAT and helping them with their general coursework. I tutor foreign students in English as a Second Language as well. I have done some freelance writing and editing and enjoy creative writing.

ESL/ESOL

I have been tutoring ESL for the past couple years, including a lot of English conversation practice with students. I took the course "Grammar Fundamentals for ESL Teachers" at UC Berkeley Extension and received an A.

French

I started studying French as a child and also lived in France for a few months with my family. I continued studying all through high school, during which I also spent a summer in French-speaking Switzerland (and received a 5 on the French AP exam). In college I spent a semester abroad in France. Since then I have done some French to English translation.

General Music

I have a bachelor's degree in Music History and Theory and taught music (private lessons in violin) for 16 years. I've studied violin, piano and voice, have performed professionally and been an event organizer for musical events. Classical music is the area I'm most experienced and knowledgeable about.

Grammar

I recently took the course "Grammar Fundamentals for ESL Teachers" at U.C. Berkeley Extension and received an A.

Proofreading

I have edited (and proofread) academic papers, including those written in English by non-native speakers. I have taken a course in grammar for ESL teachers which has honed my ability. I am a writer as well, and my writing has been described as "crisp".

SAT Reading

I am currently working with students on SAT reading skills.

TOEFL

I recently took the course "Grammar Fundamentals for ESL Teachers" at U.C. Berkeley Extension and received an A. I have been working with foreigners for over a year.

Writing

I am currently tutoring at-risk youth and other high school students in writing and have worked as a freelance copywriter. I have also taken courses in creative writing and write my own poetry and prose.

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