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I am a linguistics major from UC Davis who is fluent in Spanish and possesses a reading knowledge of German. I received a grade of "A' in trigonometry, physics, and biology at the community college level. I offer tutoring in both English and Spanish. I have worked as a tutor in homes and in classrooms and have been well liked by my students. I look forward to helping you get the grade you want in your language or math class!
I use illustrations, outside texts and visual aids to help with this subject.
I earned excellent grades in physical, math, and auto shop classes, and I have developed a knowledge of electronics by working on computers.
I received "A" grades in both high school and college biology. I am also an intern at the UC Davis Medical Center, where I use my knowledge frequently.
I studied calculus in a college course and have used its concepts to help students understand physical science problems. I am constantly expanding my knowledge of advanced math and love to share it with other students.
I have taken and passed the California Basic Educational Skills Test. I am familiar with the math and writing skills needed to do well on many standardized tests, and I have experience as a tutor for tests such as the SAT and ASVAB. I am currently working toward my teaching credential.
I have extensive experience tutoring math to elementary school students. I use visual aids and word problems to help math come alive for students, and I always enjoy helping children learn.
I use real-world illustrations and word problems to help students understand how science is useful in the real world. I also bring in outside texts with useful diagrams to help students visualize concepts.
I tutor language arts at the elementary, junior high, high school and college levels.
I have a good deal of experience preparing for standardized tests. I use word problems and reading comprehension passages to help my students prepare for tests.
I enjoy tutoring geometry and like to provide illustrations and visual aids of various kinds. I like to help students understand the importance of geometry by pointing out its usefulness in physics, carpentry and other areas.
When I help people to prepare for the GRE, I work through example math problems with them and coach them in test-taking techniques useful for the GRE. I also provide advice on what formulas and concepts they should memorize.
As a linguistics major at Davis, I received a grade of A in phonetics and also took courses in morphology and phonology. I have also learned about phonics during my experience teaching English to Spanish-speaking students.
I received a grade of "A" in physics class in college, and have enjoyed tutoring this subject to high school and college students. I also use my knowledge of calculus and statistics to increase my effectiveness in this subject.
I enjoy tutoring math at the junior high level. I like to help my students understand the basic concepts of algebra with metaphors and illustrations. I also remind students of the widespread applications of algebra to science and the arts.
I have studied the applications of advanced algebra, calculus and trigonometry in my academic and tutoring pursuits. I enjoy sharing the problem solving methods of precalculus as well as its applications with my students.
I have tutored language arts and to both high school students. I also received an "A" in advanced composition at UC Davis, so I know how to "read between the lines" when it comes to literature and academic writing.
I studied linguistics at UC Davis and completed upper division coursework in Spanish. I also have experience working as a Spanish interpreter and tutoring high school Spanish.
I have studied statistics in both classroom and individual settings. I have put my knowledge of statistics and probability to use in my job as a census worker, as well as my internship at the UC Davis medical center. I am currently studying advanced statistics and I am familiar with statistical technologies including Minitab and Microsoft Excel.
I love tutoring social science classes of all kinds. I have tutored both religious studies and western civilization at UC Davis.
I received a grade of "A" in advanced composition at UC Davis. I help students to outline, refine, and edit their papers using tried-and-true methods.
Patient and resourceful — Matthew is great, as always, and patient in teaching me. There was a problem with the internet but Matthew was able to fix the problem, right away. ...
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