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Steve S.

Over 13 years of teaching experience in English

Chicago, IL (60660)

Travel radius
15 miles
Hourly fee
$35.00
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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.

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Steve’s subjects

English:
English, ESL/ESOL, Grammar, Literature, Proofreading, Reading, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, TOEFL, Vocabulary, Writing
Language:
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

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.

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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 from 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 15 miles of Chicago, IL 60660.

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