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Rocco B.

Language Learners: English, French, and Chinese Tutor

Allston, MA (02134)

Travel radius
10 miles
Hourly fee
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Rocco's Tutoring Subjects

Approved subjects are in bold.
Corporate Training:
Chinese more »
ESL/ESOL more »
French more »
Grammar
Test Preparation:
SAT Reading
SAT Writing
TOEFL more »
Homeschool:
Algebra 1
English more »
ESL/ESOL more »
French more »
Prealgebra more »
Reading
SAT Reading
Study Skills
Writing
Elementary Education:
Elementary Math
Grammar
Reading
Spelling
Study Skills
Vocabulary
Language:
Chinese more »
ESL/ESOL more »
French more »
TOEFL more »
Math:
Algebra 1
Prealgebra more »
English:
English more »
ESL/ESOL more »
Grammar
Literature
Reading
SAT Reading
SAT Writing
TOEFL more »
Vocabulary
Writing

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Chinese

My undergraduate degree is in Chinese Language and Literature from Boston University. As of 2014, I have been studying Chinese for over six years. I have conducted interviews and ESL lessons in Chinese, and have even translated a short story by a modern Chinese author for my thesis project. During my last two years at Boston University, I worked as a Chinese tutor for ROTC students, teaching beginners as well as intermediate students.

English

I have taught ESL to international students for the past three years, in addition to tutoring literature and writing skills to both international and American college students. My experiences as an English tutor also include instructing high school students in English literature, focusing on vocabulary, theme, and analysis of such works as: Romeo and Juliet, To Kill a Mockingbird, and Of Mice and Men. As a result of my experiences, I believe that I am qualified to address the varied needs of students seeking support in English.

ESL/ESOL

With two years of experience as an Adult ESL Tutor in Boston teaching English to Chinese immigrants, I have developed a great passion for teaching ESL/ESOL. In addition to tutoring ESL to adults, I've also served as a literacy tutor to high school students, most of whom were primarily Spanish and Haitian-Creole speakers, for three months.

I would like to continue working as an ESL/ESOL tutor with international students in the Metro Boston Area, so please feel free to contact me if you are interested.

French

While my undergraduate degree is in Chinese Language and Literature from Boston University, I maintained a personal and academic study of French for the past two years. I have tutored both English and Chinese speakers in French on campus, in addition to assisting with early childhood French classes.

Prealgebra

I have extensive experience in preparing for exams that test prealgebra skills, such as the NYC Regents Exams, the NYC Specialized High School Entrance Exams, the SAT, and the GRE. I tutored K-8 ELA and math for three years during high school, and have much experience working with adolescents. Teaching methods that I have found most effective include patience, extensive diagram drawing, and calculator instruction.

TOEFL

With an undergraduate degree in Chinese Language and Literature, I have spent the last two years teaching ESL to Chinese immigrants who wish to prepare for the TOEFL exam. I have also tutored Chinese, college-level students who wish to improve their scores and skills on the TOEFL exam.

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