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Steve S.

Chicago, IL

$35/hr

English/ESL tutor with over 13 years of experience ready to help you!

Background check passed as of 6/16/14
Usually responds in about 34 minutes

English/ESL tutor with over 13 years of experience ready to help you!

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I have a graduate degree in Education with a specialization in ESL/EFL. In addition, I have over 13 years of experience teaching at the university and secondary levels in both the United States and abroad. I offer instruction in English (writing, reading, speaking, and listening) as well as test preparation.

Testimonials

"Great Tutor"

- Agnieszka, Chicago, IL on 8/5/14

"Great tutor "

- Jimmy, Chicago, IL on 6/12/14
English:
English, ESL/ESOL,
Grammar,
Literature, Proofreading,
Reading,
SAT Reading, SAT Writing, TOEFL,
Vocabulary, Writing
Language:
ESL/ESOL,
TOEFL
History:
American History, Geography, Government & Politics, World History
Elementary Education:
Elementary Math, Grammar,
Reading,
Spelling, Vocabulary
Homeschool:
English, ESL/ESOL,
Reading,
SAT Reading, Writing
Test Preparation:
College Counseling,
GED, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, TOEFL

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.

College Counseling

I have taught university students for over 10 years, and I have provided a great deal of counseling with regard to college selection, testing, and admissions, both informally and formally. I have served on committees which have evaluated and approved students for studying at universities abroad. I have extensive experience in working with students in writing essays for college admission.

ESL/ESOL

I have a graduate degree in Education with a specialization in TESL/TEFL. In addition, I have over 13 years of experience teaching and tutoring at a secondary and university level in both the United States and abroad.

Grammar

I have a graduate degree in education with a specialization in TESL/TEFL. In addition, I have over 13 years of experience teaching and tutoring at a secondary and university level in both the United States and abroad. Part of my training was the use of English grammar. In addition, I also freelance as a proofreader/editor, where the knowledge of correct grammar and usage is vital.

Proofreading

I have a graduate degree in Education with a specialization in TESL/TEFL. In addition, I have over 13 years of experience teaching and tutoring at a secondary and university level in both the United States and abroad. Much of this work required reviewing large amounts of academic papers submitted by university students.

Reading

I have a graduate degree in education with a specialization in TESL/TEFL. Part of this degree included courses in teaching reading. In addition, I have over 13 years of experience teaching and tutoring at a secondary and university level in both the United States and abroad. I also have considerable experience teaching reading to children and adults.

TOEFL

I have a graduate degree in Education with a specialization in TESL/TEFL. In addition, I have over 13 years of experience teaching and tutoring at a secondary and university level in both the United States and abroad, including experience teaching TOEFL courses.

Florida State University
English
Florida State University
Master's

Education

Florida State University (English)

Florida State University (Master's)

Great Tutor — Steve is a great tutor. He is so patient and he knows how to help you to improve your English. His organization is perfect (lessons, classroom). ...

— Agnieszka, Chicago, IL on 8/5/14

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $35.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

There is discount pricing available for groups and for multiple hour lessons.

Travel policy

Steve will travel within 40 miles of Chicago, IL 60660.


About Steve

I have a graduate degree in Education with a specialization in ESL/EFL. In addition, I have over 13 years of experience teaching at the university and secondary levels in both the United States and abroad. I offer instruction in English (writing, reading, speaking, and listening) as well as test preparation.

Testimonials

"Great Tutor"

- Agnieszka, Chicago, IL on 8/5/14

"Great tutor "

- Jimmy, Chicago, IL on 6/12/14
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Education

Florida State University
English
Florida State University
Master's

Education

Florida State University (English)

Florida State University (Master's)


Tutor Policies

Cancellation
24 hours notice required

There is discount pricing available for groups and for multiple hour lessons.

Travel Radius
Travels within 40 miles of Chicago, IL 60660

Steve’s Subjects

English:
English, ESL/ESOL,
Grammar,
Literature, Proofreading,
Reading,
SAT Reading, SAT Writing, TOEFL,
Vocabulary, Writing
Language:
ESL/ESOL,
TOEFL
History:
American History, Geography, Government & Politics, World History
Elementary Education:
Elementary Math, Grammar,
Reading,
Spelling, Vocabulary
Homeschool:
English, ESL/ESOL,
Reading,
SAT Reading, Writing
Test Preparation:
College Counseling,
GED, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, TOEFL

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 Steve S.

Steve S. passed a background check on 6/16/14. The check was ordered by Steve through First Advantage. For more information, please review the background check information page.

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