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Louise E.

Seasoned editor/proofreader eager to be your English tutor

Silver Spring, MD (20902)

Travel radius
10 miles
Hourly fee
$35.00
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I have a B.A. cum laude in English and philosophy from the University of Maryland Baltimore County, a Master of Library Science (M.L.S.) from the University of Pittsburgh, and more than 30 years of experience as an editor and proofreader. I have tutored adult English learners from Nicaragua, Sierre Leone, Korea, Russia, and Iran. I am eager to help you improve your reading comprehension, vocabulary, spelling, grammar, punctuation, writing, and pronunciation.

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Louise’s subjects

ACT English

I am eager to become your ACT English tutor. I have a B.A. cum laude in English and have spent a long professional career as an editor.

American History

My score on the WyzAnt American history test was 100. I took a number of history courses in college and did very well. History has been a lifelong interest of mine.

English

I have three decades of work experience as a professional editor and proofreader.

ESL/ESOL

I have tutored adult English learners from Nicaragua, Sierre Leone, Korea, Russia, and Iran.

Government & Politics

I took many political science courses in college and did very well. I am qualified by WyzAnt to tutor students in government and politics.

Grammar

My score on the WyzAnt grammar test was 100. I have tutored multiple students in the foundations and application of grammar. I use my knowledge in my work as a professional editor and proofreader.

Literature

I am ready to tutor students in literature. My score on the WyzAnt literature test was 100, and I have a B.A. cum laude in English (literature).

Proofreading

I have worked as a professional proofreader for decades. I have a sharp eye for errors and know how to correct them. I can show students the steps to take to make their documents free of errors. My score on the WyzAnt proofreading test was 100.

Reading

My score on the WyzAnt reading test was 100. Reading has been a lifelong interest of mine and I know how to engage students in learning how to read. As a former public librarian, I helped readers of all ages find the books that would interest them. I have tutored English learners from diverse countries and motivated them to find books that would help improve their reading.

SAT Writing

My score on the WyzAnt SAT writing test was 100. I am very qualified to tutor students in writing because I have a B.A. cum laude in English and years of professional experience as an editor.

Spelling

My score on the WyzAnt spelling test was 100. Good spelling is essential to good writing. I can teach students how to look up the derivation of words in the dictionary so they can better understand how to spell them. I have tutored English learners with diverse native tongues and know how to explain the similarities of words in various languages.

Vocabulary

My score on the WyzAnt vocabulary test was 100. Reading, good spelling, and correct pronunciation are essential to learning new words. I can help students in all of these areas and can motivate them to look up in the dictionary every word they don't know so they can increase their vocabulary.

Writing

I believe that my years of experience as an editor will make me a great tutor for students interested in improving their writing skills. My score on WyzAnt's writing test was 100.

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Education

University of Maryland, Baltimore County (BA cum laude in English and philosophy)

University of Pittsburgh (Master's)

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $35.00

Cancellation: 4 hours notice required

Travel policy

Louise will travel within 10 miles of Silver Spring, MD 20902.

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