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Roberta C.

ESL, Grammar, Writing, French

San Diego, CA (92128)

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Language and Communication are my specialties.

I hold a Masters Degree in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages and have taught ESL: Reading, Writing, Speaking, Listening and Pronunciation in both adult and community college settings. I studied French for 8 years and lived in France as well, where I did private tutoring and taught English to business people. I have more than 20 years of teaching experience. I work with students on a one to one basis in order to uncover where the gaps in understanding exist. My approach is often multi-modal and always creative, as I believe that the pathways to understanding a particular subject area and the ability to progress in that area may come from other more familiar disciplines. For example, I am a visual person. I learned to write well when I was able to connect my visual abilities with the need and desire to write.

I have also worked in film and video, am an independent filmmaker with numerous awards and other credits. I can assist with some of the current editing programs: Final Cut Pro, Avid, Premiere, etc.

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Roberta’s subjects

Corporate Training:
ESL/ESOL, French, Grammar
English, ESL/ESOL, French, Writing
Elementary Education:
ESL/ESOL, French
English, ESL/ESOL, Grammar, Writing


My tutoring in ESL includes all skills: reading, writing, listening and speaking. I emphasize whatever the student
needs most and work with the student at his or her current level.

Video Production

I am an award-winning film/video maker with numerous grants for production and distribution to my credit.
I am most comfortable teaching editing on either Premiere or Final Cut Pro systems.
I can definitely help you get started on one of these programs and if you are feeling shy about jumping in.


I participated in several Writing Process Seminars for teachers, as graduate course work, in addition to my Masters Program course work.

I struggled with writing as a young person, but discovered the secret to being able to write through another medium that I loved. I do believe that the secret can be applied to help anyone who struggles with writing.

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University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (Speeh Drama Educatio)

New York University -- MFA Film (Other)

Alliant International University - MA-TESOL (Master's)

Great tutor. Roberta's reviews drew me detailed pictures about her lessons and my kids participation during the last section. I greatly appreciate her time focusing on teaching my kids and time for the detailed report. With her report, I can help my kids put more focusing, or pay more attention in the areas they were lacking off. ...

— Jenny from San Diego, CA on 12/4/12);

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $40.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Roberta will travel within 20 miles of San Diego, CA 92128.

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