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Guido D.

San Pedro, CA

$40/hr

Patient, effective tutor to help you reach your goals.

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Background check passed as of 2/26/14

Patient, effective tutor to help you reach your goals.

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Hi there, my name is Guido D. and I am an effective, patient English instructor. I have an Italian name, but I was born and raised in California by English-speaking parents.

To give you some background, I graduated from California State University Long Beach with a BA in political science, a 3.93 GPA, and experience serving in student government. Since graduating, I have returned to CSULB to complete the teaching credential program there. I am currently qualified to teach 6th-12th grade social science classes in California. I am also a TEFL certified ESL/TOEFL instructor who has taught high school and college students for over two years at community colleges.

As an ESL/TOEFL instructor, I have helped students of all proficiency levels pass the TOEFL, write strong academic papers, and improve their conversational English. Many of my students have thanked me for helping them advance academically and in their careers.

I believe I get results because I get my students to speak a lot naturally. My upbeat, friendly personality motivates students, and my gentle corrections of student mistakes ensure that they learn stress-free. My personalized lessons keep students engaged in the material.

I treat my students with respect, and conduct myself with professionalism and integrity. My fees are fair. I strive to meet or exceed my students' expectations, and to accommodate for their needs.

All in all, if you are looking for a teacher who is determined to help you reach your goals, please contact me. I am always glad to take on new students!

Thanks,

Guido D.

*Date/time flexible; willing to travel.
*Group rates available: learn with friends and family.
*With each lesson, satisfaction is guaranteed.

English:
English, ESL/ESOL,
Grammar, Proofreading, Reading, TOEFL,
Vocabulary, Writing
Language:
ESL/ESOL,
TOEFL
Elementary Education:
Grammar, Reading, Vocabulary
Homeschool:
English, ESL/ESOL,
Reading, Writing
Test Preparation:
TOEFL
Corporate Training:
ESL/ESOL,
Grammar, Proofreading

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.

ESL/ESOL

- Over three years experience teaching ESL classes for university students
- One year experience teaching TOEFL
- Taught Academic writing, grammar, and public speaking workshops
- TEFL Certified ESL instructor
- Member of CATESOL professional org.

Government & Politics

- California State University Long Beach graduate (3.93 total GPA)
- Bachelors in Political Science (4.0 Major GPA) concentrating in Political Theory
- Minor in History
- Qualified to teach 6th-12th grade social science/history in California public schools
- Four years experience in student government
- Wrote political articles for student newspaper

Political Science

I received a Bachelors Degree in political science from my university, CSULB. I also received subject matter competency from my teaching credential program there, meaning I'm qualified to teach American government to high school students.

Social Studies

I am Subject Matter Proficient in the field of Social Studies according to California Teaching Credential criteria. Also, I have a BA in Political Science and Minor in History.

TOEFL

I currently teach TOEFL test prep classes for an ESL school located on a prestigious college campus in Palos Verdes, California.

California State University Long Beach
Political Science

Education

California State University Long Beach (Political Science)

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $40.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Guido will travel within 40 miles of San Pedro, CA 90732.


About Guido

Hi there, my name is Guido D. and I am an effective, patient English instructor. I have an Italian name, but I was born and raised in California by English-speaking parents.

To give you some background, I graduated from California State University Long Beach with a BA in political science, a 3.93 GPA, and experience serving in student government. Since graduating, I have returned to CSULB to complete the teaching credential program there. I am currently qualified to teach 6th-12th grade social science classes in California. I am also a TEFL certified ESL/TOEFL instructor who has taught high school and college students for over two years at community colleges.

As an ESL/TOEFL instructor, I have helped students of all proficiency levels pass the TOEFL, write strong academic papers, and improve their conversational English. Many of my students have thanked me for helping them advance academically and in their careers.

I believe I get results because I get my students to speak a lot naturally. My upbeat, friendly personality motivates students, and my gentle corrections of student mistakes ensure that they learn stress-free. My personalized lessons keep students engaged in the material.

I treat my students with respect, and conduct myself with professionalism and integrity. My fees are fair. I strive to meet or exceed my students' expectations, and to accommodate for their needs.

All in all, if you are looking for a teacher who is determined to help you reach your goals, please contact me. I am always glad to take on new students!

Thanks,

Guido D.

*Date/time flexible; willing to travel.
*Group rates available: learn with friends and family.
*With each lesson, satisfaction is guaranteed.

Education

California State University Long Beach
Political Science

Education

California State University Long Beach (Political Science)


Tutor Policies

Cancellation
24 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 40 miles of San Pedro, CA 90732

Guido’s Subjects

English:
English, ESL/ESOL,
Grammar, Proofreading, Reading, TOEFL,
Vocabulary, Writing
Language:
ESL/ESOL,
TOEFL
Elementary Education:
Grammar, Reading, Vocabulary
Homeschool:
English, ESL/ESOL,
Reading, Writing
Test Preparation:
TOEFL
Corporate Training:
ESL/ESOL,
Grammar, Proofreading

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.


Background Check Status for Guido D.

Guido D. passed a background check on 2/26/14. The check was ordered by Guido through First Advantage. For more information, please review the background check information page.

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