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Alan B.

Seasoned professional tutor in English, Spanish, French and ESL

Des Plaines, IL (60016)

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I am a retired high school and college teacher and administrator with over 40 years of experience teaching Spanish, French, English, English as a Second Language (ESL) and Drivers Education. I have been tutoring students on a 1-on-1 basis for over 40 years as well.

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Alan’s subjects

English, ESL/ESOL, Grammar, Proofreading, TOEFL, Vocabulary, Writing
Elementary Education:
Grammar, Study Skills, Vocabulary
English, ESL/ESOL, Spanish, Study Skills, Writing
Test Preparation:
Corporate Training:
ESL/ESOL, Grammar, Proofreading, Spanish


I have 44 years of classroom experience teaching ESL to high school and adult continuing education students. I also have the ESL endorsement for my Illinois Teaching Certificate and 18 graduate hours in Linguistics from Northeastern Illinois University.

Study Skills

I am a retired high school teacher, and am experienced in teaching study skills, including outlining, test-taking strategies, effective exam review techniques, and strategies to build self-confidence and self-esteem in one's own abilities.

I can also assist with creating a proper study environment, and I bring 44 years of experience with these techniques.

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Drake University (Spanish and French)

Roosevelt University (Master's)

Northeastern Illinois University (Graduate Coursework)

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $25.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Alan will travel within 40 miles of Des Plaines, IL 60016.

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