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Shannon G.

Chicago, IL

$40/hr

Essay Writing and Public Speaking Expert

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Essay Writing and Public Speaking Expert

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Hello, my name is Shannon. I am an adjunct professor with extensive writing experience. I have a graduate degree in Communication. I have an undergrad degree in English, and experience working with middle school students as well as college students. In the summer, I teach debate and persuasive techniques to gifted middle school students. I specialize in composition, reading comprehension and public speaking. I am friendly and willing to adapt to meet the needs of the student. I believe patience, preparation and humor are essential when teaching or tutoring.

English:
ACT Reading, English, ESL/ESOL, Grammar, Literature, Proofreading, Public Speaking,
Reading, SAT Reading, TOEFL, Vocabulary, Writing
Science:
Biology
Computer:
Microsoft Access, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Word
Language:
ESL/ESOL, Speech, TOEFL
History:
American History, Classics, Social Studies
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th), Grammar, Phonics, Reading, Study Skills, Vocabulary
Special Needs:
Phonics
Business:
Career Development, GRE, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word, Public Speaking
Homeschool:
Biology, Elementary (K-6th), English, ESL/ESOL, Reading, SAT Reading, Study Skills, Writing
Test Preparation:
ACT Reading, Career Development, GED, GRE, PSAT, Regents, SAT Reading, SSAT, TOEFL
Corporate Training:
Career Development, ESL/ESOL, Grammar, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Proofreading, Public Speaking

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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Public Speaking

I teach public speaking at a local college. I also teach public speaking in the summer for gifted middle school students. I have an undergrad degree in English, and a graduate degree in Communication.

Spelman College
English
Northwestern
Master's
Northwestern
PhD

Education

Spelman College (English)

Northwestern (Master's)

Northwestern (PhD)

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $40.00

Cancellation: 2 hours notice required

Travel policy

Shannon will travel within 20 miles of Chicago, IL 60626.


About Shannon

Hello, my name is Shannon. I am an adjunct professor with extensive writing experience. I have a graduate degree in Communication. I have an undergrad degree in English, and experience working with middle school students as well as college students. In the summer, I teach debate and persuasive techniques to gifted middle school students. I specialize in composition, reading comprehension and public speaking. I am friendly and willing to adapt to meet the needs of the student. I believe patience, preparation and humor are essential when teaching or tutoring.

Education

Spelman College
English
Northwestern
Master's
Northwestern
PhD

Education

Spelman College (English)

Northwestern (Master's)

Northwestern (PhD)


Tutor Policies

Cancellation
2 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 20 miles of Chicago, IL 60626

Shannon’s Subjects

English:
ACT Reading, English, ESL/ESOL, Grammar, Literature, Proofreading, Public Speaking,
Reading, SAT Reading, TOEFL, Vocabulary, Writing
Science:
Biology
Computer:
Microsoft Access, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Word
Language:
ESL/ESOL, Speech, TOEFL
History:
American History, Classics, Social Studies
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th), Grammar, Phonics, Reading, Study Skills, Vocabulary
Special Needs:
Phonics
Business:
Career Development, GRE, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word, Public Speaking
Homeschool:
Biology, Elementary (K-6th), English, ESL/ESOL, Reading, SAT Reading, Study Skills, Writing
Test Preparation:
ACT Reading, Career Development, GED, GRE, PSAT, Regents, SAT Reading, SSAT, TOEFL
Corporate Training:
Career Development, ESL/ESOL, Grammar, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Proofreading, Public Speaking

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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