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Devyani G.

Highly experienced and goal-oriented French and English tutor

San Jose, CA (95172)

Travel radius
10 miles
Hourly fee
$45.00
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I have studied English for 16 years and French for 5 years. I have been teaching and tutoring for more than 13 years now. I have taught students from school, college and university as well as professionals and corporates in both English and French. I help master skills in Critical Reading, Writing, Phonics, Vocabulary, Grammar, Essay writing, Spellings, High school curriculum including AP as well as preparing for tests like ACT English, TOEFL and SAT.

I have trained continuously and extensively all through my teaching years. I am specially trained to teach young children and adolescents.

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Devyani’s subjects

Corporate Training:
French, Grammar, Proofreading
Test Preparation:
ACT English, SAT Writing, TOEFL
Homeschool:
Special Needs:
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th), Elementary Science, Grammar, Phonics, Reading, Spelling, Study Skills, Vocabulary
Language:
French, Hindi, Speech, TOEFL
English:
ACT English, English, Grammar, Proofreading, Reading, SAT Writing, TOEFL, Vocabulary, Writing

Elementary (K-6th)

I have 12 years of experience in tutoring and classroom teaching where I taught students from 7 years of age and above. I have special training in teaching children (7-12 years) and adolescents (13-18) and I am very well versed with the techniques and tools for teaching young children including learning through games. I have myself studied English for 16 years and am very confident about the subject. Teaching young students is a passion and an area of very special interest to me.

English

I have been in the teaching profession for the last 12 years. I have taught students of all ages and backgrounds. I not only help them with their school and college curriculum but also help them prepare for all types of tests and interviews. I draw great satisfaction by being in this profession and making a positive difference to many lives. I thrive to help and guide my students and see them excel in their respective fields.

French

I have been working as a professor of French with a very reputed and international institute for the last 12 years. I have taught, tutored and guided several students to the objectives they have set for themselves. I tutor from beginner to very high levels of French; from school, college and university curriculum to professionals and corporates. I prepare students for various exams including DELF and DALF exams. I also prepare candidates for all kinds of interviews including consulate interviews, etc. My students have always shown remarkable and quick improvement in the subject. Working together with me has always inculcated great interest in them for the subject and they are always willing to learn more!

Hindi

I have spent all my educational years in India and a large part of my professional life too in the same country. I have studied Hindi for 12 years, from elementary to high school level.The first language in my school had always been Hindi. Hence I have a good command over the language, be it written, reading or verbal skills as well as Hindi grammar.

In the United States, our home away from home, lets keep our children connected to their roots. Let us teach them Hindi!

Phonics

I have been tutoring students for the last 12 years and have undergone extensive and continuous training to keep myself abreast with the latest techniques of teaching. Having studied in an English medium school throughout my 16 student years gives me the confidence that I have, about my competence to teach Phonics to my students.

Speech

I have studied in a school, college and university where the medium of teaching has throughout been English. I have been tutoring for the last 12 years. These long years of connection with the English language gives me the confidence that I have, for providing excellent guidance to my students for attaining desired results very rapidly.

Study Skills

My long years of classroom teaching and tutoring experience, 12 years to be precise, gives me the competence to quickly identify a student's problem area and find the right solution for it. I make it understood to the student and chalk out a study plan. I see to it that the study plan is executed immediately and effectively. I evaluate the student continuously to assure that the student is grasping the subject and is progressing in the right direction.

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Education

Ashok Hall

Sri Shikshayatan College (Other)

Alliance Française (EdD)

Fantastic Tutor - Patient, Persistent, and Engaging! I am writing to highly recommend Devyani G. Earlier this year, my son transferred to a small high school that did not offer French. Therefore, he had to enroll in an online course to complete his final semester. Since no one at home speaks French, I enlisted the help of a tutor for the first time. Devyani contacted us immediately and got us right on track. She adapted to my son’s curriculum and k ...

— Joyce from San Jose, CA on 6/1/14);

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $45.00

Cancellation: 12 hours notice required

Travel policy

Devyani will travel within 10 miles of San Jose, CA 95131.

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