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My specialties cover a broad range: test prep-ASVAB,GED, SAT-Verbal, CLEP, civil servant exams, GRE-Verbal, TOEFL, and NYS teacher certification tests. If you need help writing a research paper, thesis or dissertation, I can be of great assistance. I have done all three. Preparing for a speech or a presentation, I am a certified Able Toastmaster and professor of oral communications. Are you studying Spanish? Need to learn English? I am a certified Spanish teacher and I have a masters and years of experience in ESL. I can also offer my students my expertise in general study skills and time management. Finally, I am am an academic coach--ADD and ADHD.
I minored in American History and scored a 5 on the AP American History test, which is the highest score. My strengths include colonialism, women's suffrage, immigration, and slavery and reconstruction.
Experienced writing instructor and technical writer. Academic writing support experience for all grades from K-Doctorate.
My degree in TESL: Applied Linguistics is from Hunter College, the first accredited ESL program in NYS. I taught ESL to the community for four years through a partnership between Hunter College and Community Volunteers, an adult basic English program. I subsequently taught ESL to college students at LaGuardia Community College, a CUNY college, which has a widely recognized ESL prograM. Similarly, I taught ESL to foreign professionals at Hudson County Community College in New Jersey for a few years. At Stanley H. Kaplan, Inc. I was the primary TOEFL instructor--this was pre-Washington Post. At the present, I am a certified English Language Proficiency Rater for ETS. I assess the English oral proficiency of foreign nationals from Korea's SAMSUNG company.
Former Kaplan student and GRE instructor. Successful GRE test-taker.
Reading expert with expertise in word attack skills, context clues, and lexicons.
Undergraduate Spanish major who has lived abroad. NYS certified Spanish teacher (7-12).
Writing is a learned skill which requires practice. Learn the process of writing and how your written texts can be purposeful and effective.
Wonderful tutor! — Sheryl has been working with my daughter over the past few months, and I have seen a remarkable difference in her academic capabilities. In addition to being able to thoroughly walk through the basics in a way that my daughter has been able to respond to and understand, Sheryl is a very kind, compassionate and motivating. She has also exhibited flexibility and adaptability to our sometimes crazy ...
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