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Maureen C.

Maureen C., English writing and grammar

Arlington Heights, IL (60005)

Travel radius
8 miles
Hourly fee
$65.00
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My passions are English, learning, and teaching. Graduating with a 3.92 GPA, I hold a Master's degree in Literature and Composition Rhetoric and specialize in the use and style of writing as well as grammar and mechanics. I have two years' experience tutoring middle and high school age students, and as a tutor, I find no better reward than seeing the look in students' eyes when they achieve understanding. My desire: to break down a complicated lesson to simplify it for easier understanding. My goal: to bring students from their current abilities to where they need to be. This guarantees each student receives an individualized tutor plan that best suits him or her in achieving the standard core competencies of English.

My tutoring style includes a holistic approach to understanding. That is, I will ask a student at varying times to physically re-write whole sentences, as opposed to simply verbalizing the correct form; read sentences or passages aloud to listen for style, tone, clarity, and sentence flow; as well as listen to me read aloud. Because the brain uses different areas to process different types of incoming information, I believe that performing each of these activities not only teaches to the learning strengths of both visual and auditory learners but also expands the student's learning to include approaches they may not otherwise use.

I will assign homework relating to the current session's lesson to be due at the following session. I will not ask students to complete assignments without first explaining the lesson. I believe homework should not be a puzzle, but should reinforce those lessons learned.

I offer a free initial consultation between the student, parent, and me. If you need to cancel a session, please notify me 24-hours in advance to avoid charges and to schedule a make-up session. I look forward to hearing from you and helping your student excel in English and writing.

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Maureen’s subjects

English:
ACT English, ACT Reading, English, Grammar, Literature, Proofreading, Reading, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, Vocabulary, Writing
Elementary Education:
Grammar, Reading, Vocabulary
Homeschool:
English, Reading, SAT Reading, Writing
Test Preparation:
ACT English, ACT Reading, SAT Reading, SAT Writing
Corporate Training:
Grammar, Proofreading

Writing

I have experience in writing and editing advertising materials, newsletters, fiction, non-fiction, web content, technical, and academic documents.

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Education

Northern Illinois University (English)

Northern Illinois University (Master's)

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $65.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Maureen will travel within 8 miles of Arlington Heights, IL 60005.

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