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Florence E.

Write and Speak with Clarity/Expand Your Vocabulary

Towson, MD (21204)

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10 miles
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I have lived in seven countries, am multi-lingual, and have twenty years of experience with Asian, European, and American students.

At the university level, I have taught: English Composition, Scientific English, Italian Language, Cross-Cultural Understanding, and Anthropology.

Teaching groups large and small within the framework of educational institutions usually requires a set curriculum, but on a one-on-one we have the freedom to design something precisely to meet the needs of the student.

This is ideal for the student who is really striving for improvement.

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Florence’s subjects

Corporate Training:
Test Preparation:
Elementary Education:


Learn to Write: expository, descriptive, persuasive, compare/contrast and research.


I have taught Japanese, Mongolian, Italian, Portuguese, and Spanish-speaking students to speak English. We focus on practical spoken English to develop vocabulary and grammatical structures through usage.


This is a subject geared to either the native or non-native speaker of English. Whether writing or speaking, grammar still matters. Learn the basics and terminology.


Whether for love Italian food, the need to communicate on your next trip to Italy, or to read a rich literature or contemporary magazines, Italian opens up a new world. I am ready to teach on any level beginning with the basics of grammar.


We review English literature from the 17th century to the present with special focus on modern English and American literature. We explore re-occurring themes, genres, literary devices, and characters.

SAT Reading

Critical reading and a good vocabulary are key to doing well on the SAT. We focus on these skills.


Learn contemporary vocabulary through studying word roots derived from Latin, Greek, and the Romance languages.


Learn to write a coherent essay, a convincing letter, or a critical review.

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WyzAnt Provided an Excellent Tutor Through WyzAnt, I found Florence, an excellent tutor. She quickly assessed my strengths and preferences, and produced a fine plan for our meetings. She is obviously highly qualified and leads varied, informative, and entertaining sessions. Her work is superb. ...

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Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $50.00

Cancellation: 12 hours notice required

Travel policy

Florence will travel within 10 miles of Towson, MD 21204.

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