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Jon S.

Tutoring for English, ESL, and Tests in English

San Francisco, CA (94110)

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With almost 10 years of tutoring experience in English, History, and Writing, I have honed the skills it takes to help students succeed in their academic goals. I have taught and trained how to teach ESL for the past 3+ years and have a lot of experience with both speaking, writing, listening, and reading skills, as well as test taking methods and strategies, particularly for the TOEFL, TOEIC, ACT and SAT tests.

Additionally, I have a strong writing background, having written professionally, and I have a very high success rate in helping students with admissions essays, personal essays, copy letters, resume/CVs, and more.

It's a joy, a pleasure, and an honor to work with bright, determined students and to help them find their voice and relay their experiences. I look forward to helping anyone in need of help!

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Jon’s subjects

ACT English, English, ESL/ESOL, Grammar, Literature, Proofreading, Reading, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, TOEFL, Vocabulary, Writing
Elementary Education:
Grammar, Reading, Vocabulary
English, ESL/ESOL, Reading, SAT Reading, Writing
Test Preparation:
ACT English, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, TOEFL
Corporate Training:
ESL/ESOL, Grammar, Proofreading


3 years of teaching ESL in schools and privately. Hold a CTESOL (Certificate for Teaching English as a Second Language) and have experience teaching all levels and skills of English.


3 years of teaching TOEFL in ESL schools. Hold a degree in Creative Writing from the University of British Columbia.


Graduated with a BFA in Creative Writing from the University of British Columbia.

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University of British Columbia (Creative Writing)

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $40.00

Cancellation: 2 hours notice required

Travel policy

Jon will travel within 20 miles of San Francisco, CA 94110.

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