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Geoffrey A.

Athens, GA

$40/hr

Doctoral Candidate For You

Background check passed as of 10/15/11
Usually responds after +3 days

Doctoral Candidate For You

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I am a doctoral candidate working on a dissertation in linguistics at the University of Georgia. I am also certifying as a high school teacher in English Language Arts. I have decades of experience with classroom teaching, educational demonstrations and talks, and private tutoring. I have taught English composition, ESOL, the history of English, and have experience reading German, Latin, Welsh, and a variety of other languages.

I have taught at the college level and also high school and middle school. As part of living history organizations and in my academic work, I have done research on European and American history. Right now I am available on a flexible schedule to teach and tutor. My resume is available on request.

Testimonials

"Very intelligent and helpful"

- Isabel, Athens, GA on 10/19/11
English:
English, ESL/ESOL, Grammar, Literature, Proofreading, Reading, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, TOEFL, Writing
Language:
ESL/ESOL, German, Latin, TOEFL
History:
American History, European History, Government & Politics, Music History, Religion, World History
Music:
Music History
Elementary Education:
Grammar, Reading, Study Skills
Homeschool:
English, ESL/ESOL, Reading, SAT Reading, Study Skills,
Writing
Test Preparation:
SAT Reading, SAT Writing, TOEFL
Corporate Training:
ESL/ESOL, German, Grammar, Latin, Proofreading

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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Study Skills

I am a PhD candidate at the University of Georgia and have taught at the college level, in private language schools, high school, and middle school. I have worked as a tutor and as a classroom teacher. In these capacities I am constantly giving advice and direction on effective study methods in a range of topics including English, foreign languages, and history.

San Diego State University
San Diego State University
Master's
University of Georgia
Enrolled

Education

San Diego State University

San Diego State University (Master's)

University of Georgia (Enrolled)

Very intelligent and helpful — I learned so much English vocabulary with him, and I'm pretty sure that I'm going to do a nice SAT exam. I recommend Geoffrey as a teacher. Well done! ...

— Isabel, Athens, GA on 10/19/11

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $40.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Geoffrey will travel within 40 miles of Athens, GA 30605.


About Geoffrey

I am a doctoral candidate working on a dissertation in linguistics at the University of Georgia. I am also certifying as a high school teacher in English Language Arts. I have decades of experience with classroom teaching, educational demonstrations and talks, and private tutoring. I have taught English composition, ESOL, the history of English, and have experience reading German, Latin, Welsh, and a variety of other languages.

I have taught at the college level and also high school and middle school. As part of living history organizations and in my academic work, I have done research on European and American history. Right now I am available on a flexible schedule to teach and tutor. My resume is available on request.

Testimonials

"Very intelligent and helpful"

- Isabel, Athens, GA on 10/19/11
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Education

San Diego State University
San Diego State University
Master's
University of Georgia
Enrolled

Education

San Diego State University

San Diego State University (Master's)

University of Georgia (Enrolled)


Tutor Policies

Cancellation
24 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 40 miles of Athens, GA 30605

Geoffrey’s Subjects

English:
English, ESL/ESOL, Grammar, Literature, Proofreading, Reading, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, TOEFL, Writing
Language:
ESL/ESOL, German, Latin, TOEFL
History:
American History, European History, Government & Politics, Music History, Religion, World History
Music:
Music History
Elementary Education:
Grammar, Reading, Study Skills
Homeschool:
English, ESL/ESOL, Reading, SAT Reading, Study Skills,
Writing
Test Preparation:
SAT Reading, SAT Writing, TOEFL
Corporate Training:
ESL/ESOL, German, Grammar, Latin, 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 Geoffrey A.

Geoffrey A. passed a background check on 10/15/11. The check was ordered by another user through First Advantage. For more information, please review the background check information page.

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