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Natalya M.

Lansing, MI

$30/hr

Experienced, Exceptional Tutoring + Your Effort = Your Success!

Background check passed as of 5/13/12
Usually responds in about 33 minutes

Experienced, Exceptional Tutoring + Your Effort = Your Success!

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Why am I your best choice? With over 14 years of tutoring experience, a background as a substitute teacher & freelance writer--& a Bachelor's degree in Religion & Psychology from Concordia University--I am excellent at drawing out the best in my students. I teach English, Reading, Writing, & Study Skills not only for today, but also for your lifetime! I focus on what YOU need to learn & your learning style. Former students & their parents tell me that the skills & confidence I have helped them build continue to be helpful in their ongoing studies & career pursuits.

I work with students of all ages & diverse backgrounds. I coach with patience and enthusiasm; because I work with you on your specific goals and mastering your challenges, you will see that every class brings you closer to success! I help you build confidence so that with hard work & persistent effort, you can do anything you want to do!

Testimonials

"Wonderful tutor"

- Donna, New York, NY on 1/31/13
English:
ACT English,
ACT Reading,
English,
Grammar,
IELTS, Literature, Proofreading,
Public Speaking, Reading,
SAT Reading,
SAT Writing,
Vocabulary,
Writing
Language:
IELTS
History:
Social Studies
Elementary Education:
Grammar,
Phonics, Reading,
Spelling,
Study Skills,
Vocabulary
Special Needs:
Phonics
Business:
Public Speaking
Test Preparation:
ACT English,
ACT Reading,
IELTS, SAT Reading,
SAT Writing
Corporate Training:
Grammar,
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.

ACT English

No matter what your skills are now, I will ensure that you get through this important exam with ease and confidence! We will work together in each session to improve your writing ability, which of course includes reading & comprehension as well. Many successful students tell me I am their best tutor!

ACT Reading

Reading and comprehension skills are essential for your scholastic success. My years of experience will help you get there! No matter what your skills are now, I will ensure that you get through this important exam with ease and confidence! I work with my students to focus on both their strengths and weaknesses, and we develop your abilities in each and every session. Not only that, many successful students tell me I am their best tutor because I make learning fun!

English

You need good English skills to be a success in life. Years of experience as a professional writer combined with my exceptional tutoring skills will get you where you need to be!

Grammar

Good communication skills start with good grammar. I can promise to make your tutoring sessions fun and rewarding! How many other tutors can do that?

Proofreading

Proofreading is essential when developing good writing skills. I will teach you to go beyond spell checker so that all your written work is polished and professional!

Reading

You will go far in life with good reading skills. Working with me will be fun, rewarding and will absolutely improve your reading and comprehension skills!

SAT Reading

My tutoring skills will help you achieve your goals! I promise that you will take your test with ease and confidence!

SAT Writing

If you can think, you can write. My exceptional tutoring style and extensive experience as a professional writer ensure that you will achieve your scholastic goals!

Spelling

No matter how difficult you may find it, spelling can be mastered. We will go beyond spellchecker and take your spelling skills to a whole new level!

Study Skills

Developing good study skills is like learning to ride a bike. Once you know how to do it, you never forget. And once you know HOW to approach projects & exams, you have mastered more than 50% of the challenge of acquiring good grades. I will teach you: how to develop organization skills; absorb & retain new information; effective reading & concentration techniques, & how to research & filter valuable information. These skills are critical to success in school, essential for acquiring good grades, & useful for learning throughout one's life. I will make learning enjoyable & rewarding; together we can achieve your goals!

Vocabulary

I will make learning and developing vocabulary skills a rewarding and successful experience. I can promise that every tutoring session will improve your skills!

Writing

My experience as a professional writer combined with exceptional tutoring skills will help you develop excellent communication and writing skills. You may even decide you love writing!

June 1974
English, Psychology
Bachelor of Arts degree completed
Graduate Coursework

Education

June 1974 (English, Psychology)

Bachelor of Arts degree completed (Graduate Coursework)

Wonderful tutor — Natalya was very patient and understanding tutor with our two students from the Middle East. She was also very motivating and diligent with them. I recommend Natalya for any student who is looking for an ESL/TOEFL tutor. ...

— Donna, New York, NY on 1/31/13

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $30.00

Cancellation: 5 hours notice required

$30 per hour or 90 minutes for $40

Travel policy

Natalya will travel within 6 miles of Lansing, MI 48910.


About Natalya

Why am I your best choice? With over 14 years of tutoring experience, a background as a substitute teacher & freelance writer--& a Bachelor's degree in Religion & Psychology from Concordia University--I am excellent at drawing out the best in my students. I teach English, Reading, Writing, & Study Skills not only for today, but also for your lifetime! I focus on what YOU need to learn & your learning style. Former students & their parents tell me that the skills & confidence I have helped them build continue to be helpful in their ongoing studies & career pursuits.

I work with students of all ages & diverse backgrounds. I coach with patience and enthusiasm; because I work with you on your specific goals and mastering your challenges, you will see that every class brings you closer to success! I help you build confidence so that with hard work & persistent effort, you can do anything you want to do!

Testimonials

"Wonderful tutor"

- Donna, New York, NY on 1/31/13
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Education

June 1974
English, Psychology
Bachelor of Arts degree completed
Graduate Coursework

Education

June 1974 (English, Psychology)

Bachelor of Arts degree completed (Graduate Coursework)


Tutor Policies

Cancellation
5 hours notice required

$30 per hour or 90 minutes for $40

Travel Radius
Travels within 6 miles of Lansing, MI 48910

Natalya’s Subjects

English:
ACT English,
ACT Reading,
English,
Grammar,
IELTS, Literature, Proofreading,
Public Speaking, Reading,
SAT Reading,
SAT Writing,
Vocabulary,
Writing
Language:
IELTS
History:
Social Studies
Elementary Education:
Grammar,
Phonics, Reading,
Spelling,
Study Skills,
Vocabulary
Special Needs:
Phonics
Business:
Public Speaking
Test Preparation:
ACT English,
ACT Reading,
IELTS, SAT Reading,
SAT Writing
Corporate Training:
Grammar,
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.


Background Check Status for Natalya M.

Natalya M. passed a background check on 5/13/12. The check was ordered by Natalya through First Advantage. For more information, please review the background check information page.

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