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Lee P.

Griffin, GA

$35/hr

Lee P. ESL, TOEFL, English, Grammar, Writing

Usually responds in about 10 hours

Lee P. ESL, TOEFL, English, Grammar, Writing

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Learning and teaching have both been lifelong passions of mine. I specialize in teaching English as a Second Language (ESL), Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) preparation, English, English Grammar and writing. I graduated summa cum laude from the University of Alabama with a major in Communications and a minor in Japanese. I also attended Cambridge University in England, where I received a degree in Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL).

I spent my junior year of college at a prestigious university in Osaka, Japan. In addition to attending college, I began teaching English as a Second Language to businessmen and college students. This sparked a desire for further travel and teaching, and upon graduation from the University of Alabama, I moved to Bangkok, Thailand to teach ESL, TOEFL preparation, grammar and writing. I have also taught in London, England and Surabaya, Indonesia.

In teaching English I always strive to bring the written word off the page in order for the student to have a more organic learning experience. I have found that this approach is vital for the success of the student, for language is not simply a list of learned vocabulary words strung together (which is the way most foreign languages, unfortunately, are taught) but rather a dynamic, alive subject. Practicing speaking fluency is a must for the student to succeed in English in all branches, whether it is grammar, writing, or TOEFL preparation.

I am willing to travel and try to be flexible, though I do maintain a 24-hour cancellation policy. I provide instruction to the private individual or group classes. I teach students of all ages and from all backgrounds--grammar school aged children, high school and college students and businessmen and women.

I look forward to bringing the English language alive and helping all students to succeed in every endeavor.

English:
ACT English, English, ESL/ESOL, Grammar, Literature, Proofreading, Reading, SAT Writing, TOEFL, Vocabulary, Writing
Science:
ACT Science, Anatomy, Anthropology, Biology, Nutrition, Sociology
Language:
ESL/ESOL, TOEFL
History:
American History, Anthropology, Classics, European History, Government & Politics, Religion, Social Studies, World History
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th), Grammar, Phonics,
Reading, Study Skills, Vocabulary
Special Needs:
Phonics
Homeschool:
Biology, Elementary (K-6th), English, ESL/ESOL, Reading, Study Skills, Writing
Test Preparation:
ACT English, ACT Science, SAT Writing, TOEFL
Corporate Training:
ESL/ESOL, Grammar, Proofreading

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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Phonics

I have taught many children to read--including my own daughter--by using phonics and other methods, such as by developing sight word lists. Currently the teaching of reading to young children does not incorporate the knowledge of phonics, which I believe is the only route that leads to fluent reading. I get tremendous satisfaction from taking a child who can only sound out their words to becoming fluent readers. I also attended Cambridge University in England, where I received a degree in Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL). Lee P.

University of Alabama
Communications

Education

University of Alabama (Communications)

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $35.00

Travel policy

Lee will travel within 30 miles of Griffin, GA 30224.


About Lee

Learning and teaching have both been lifelong passions of mine. I specialize in teaching English as a Second Language (ESL), Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) preparation, English, English Grammar and writing. I graduated summa cum laude from the University of Alabama with a major in Communications and a minor in Japanese. I also attended Cambridge University in England, where I received a degree in Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL).

I spent my junior year of college at a prestigious university in Osaka, Japan. In addition to attending college, I began teaching English as a Second Language to businessmen and college students. This sparked a desire for further travel and teaching, and upon graduation from the University of Alabama, I moved to Bangkok, Thailand to teach ESL, TOEFL preparation, grammar and writing. I have also taught in London, England and Surabaya, Indonesia.

In teaching English I always strive to bring the written word off the page in order for the student to have a more organic learning experience. I have found that this approach is vital for the success of the student, for language is not simply a list of learned vocabulary words strung together (which is the way most foreign languages, unfortunately, are taught) but rather a dynamic, alive subject. Practicing speaking fluency is a must for the student to succeed in English in all branches, whether it is grammar, writing, or TOEFL preparation.

I am willing to travel and try to be flexible, though I do maintain a 24-hour cancellation policy. I provide instruction to the private individual or group classes. I teach students of all ages and from all backgrounds--grammar school aged children, high school and college students and businessmen and women.

I look forward to bringing the English language alive and helping all students to succeed in every endeavor.

Education

University of Alabama
Communications

Education

University of Alabama (Communications)


Tutor Policies

Travel Radius
Travels within 30 miles of Griffin, GA 30224

Lee’s Subjects

English:
ACT English, English, ESL/ESOL, Grammar, Literature, Proofreading, Reading, SAT Writing, TOEFL, Vocabulary, Writing
Science:
ACT Science, Anatomy, Anthropology, Biology, Nutrition, Sociology
Language:
ESL/ESOL, TOEFL
History:
American History, Anthropology, Classics, European History, Government & Politics, Religion, Social Studies, World History
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th), Grammar, Phonics,
Reading, Study Skills, Vocabulary
Special Needs:
Phonics
Homeschool:
Biology, Elementary (K-6th), English, ESL/ESOL, Reading, Study Skills, Writing
Test Preparation:
ACT English, ACT Science, SAT Writing, 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.


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