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Ben T.

Atlanta, GA

$40/hr

GT Senior: Elementary-High School; AP, SAT, ESL, accent coaching

GT Senior: Elementary-High School; AP, SAT, ESL, accent coaching

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I'm Ben, a current senior at Georgia Tech, with a major in Chinese language and minor in Film and Media Studies. I'm employed as a tutor at my university's writing center, and am hoping to continue to build my skills as a private tutor and educational professional.

I graduated from a Gwinnett high school with a 3.8 GPA, and have maintained a 3.6 during the three years I've been at Georgia Tech. I've spent much of my time as a student abroad in China, Taiwan, Singapore, and the UK, and am conversationally fluent in Mandarin Chinese and German.

I'm most interested in language, and my tutoring specialties are in writing, literature, and ESL. I'm comfortable tutoring most primary and secondary school topics, helping improve English skills, and increasing scores on standardized tests (have received high marks on PSAT, SAT, SAT Subject Tests, AP Tests).

Even if your needs fall outside my stated areas, please feel free to check with me about the subject.

I prefer to work in the evenings and inside the perimeter, ideally in Midtown or Decatur; however, I'm very flexible and willing to work out details per case.

Math:
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Geometry, Prealgebra, Precalculus, SAT Math
English:
English, ESL/ESOL, Grammar, Literature, Proofreading, Reading, SAT Reading, Vocabulary, Writing
Language:
ESL/ESOL, Speech
History:
Geography, Social Studies, World History
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th), Elementary Math, Elementary Science, Grammar, Phonics, Reading, Spelling, Vocabulary
Special Needs:
Phonics
Homeschool:
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Elementary (K-6th), English, ESL/ESOL, Geometry, Prealgebra, Precalculus, Reading, SAT Math, SAT Reading, Writing
Test Preparation:
PSAT, SAT Math, SAT Reading
Corporate Training:
ESL/ESOL, Grammar, Proofreading

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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Speech

My bachelor's degree in Applied Languages and Intercultural Studies has incorporated courses both in language learning and linguistics, and I've put a great deal of study into phonetics, specifically regarding phonetics of English, Mandarin, and German; I've spent a great deal of time studying abroad in China and Taiwan, and feel confident that I am qualified to address speech/accent coaching needs of L1 Mandarin students specifically, but my comprehensive understanding of English phonology and grammar will allow me to work with students from any background.

Georgia Institute of Technology
Chinese language

Education

Georgia Institute of Technology (Chinese language)

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $40.00

Cancellation: 6 hours notice required

Travel policy

Ben will travel within 25 miles of Atlanta, GA 30318.


About Ben

I'm Ben, a current senior at Georgia Tech, with a major in Chinese language and minor in Film and Media Studies. I'm employed as a tutor at my university's writing center, and am hoping to continue to build my skills as a private tutor and educational professional.

I graduated from a Gwinnett high school with a 3.8 GPA, and have maintained a 3.6 during the three years I've been at Georgia Tech. I've spent much of my time as a student abroad in China, Taiwan, Singapore, and the UK, and am conversationally fluent in Mandarin Chinese and German.

I'm most interested in language, and my tutoring specialties are in writing, literature, and ESL. I'm comfortable tutoring most primary and secondary school topics, helping improve English skills, and increasing scores on standardized tests (have received high marks on PSAT, SAT, SAT Subject Tests, AP Tests).

Even if your needs fall outside my stated areas, please feel free to check with me about the subject.

I prefer to work in the evenings and inside the perimeter, ideally in Midtown or Decatur; however, I'm very flexible and willing to work out details per case.

Education

Georgia Institute of Technology
Chinese language

Education

Georgia Institute of Technology (Chinese language)


Tutor Policies

Cancellation
6 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 25 miles of Atlanta, GA 30318

Ben’s Subjects

Math:
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Geometry, Prealgebra, Precalculus, SAT Math
English:
English, ESL/ESOL, Grammar, Literature, Proofreading, Reading, SAT Reading, Vocabulary, Writing
Language:
ESL/ESOL, Speech
History:
Geography, Social Studies, World History
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th), Elementary Math, Elementary Science, Grammar, Phonics, Reading, Spelling, Vocabulary
Special Needs:
Phonics
Homeschool:
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Elementary (K-6th), English, ESL/ESOL, Geometry, Prealgebra, Precalculus, Reading, SAT Math, SAT Reading, Writing
Test Preparation:
PSAT, SAT Math, SAT Reading
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.


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