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Brian K.

Be Effective with Powerful Speaking and Writing Skills!

Manchester Township, NJ (08759)

Travel radius
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Hourly fee
$30.00
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Hello, and thank you for expressing interest in being more effective and powerful with the written and spoken word!

My name is Brian, and I graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of the Arts from The College of New Jersey with a double major in English and Secondary Education. I have taught high school in both suburban and urban school districts, and I've taught a wide range of subjects within the scope of language arts, from creative writing, to college preparatory classes, to exciting electives such as Science Fiction & Fantasy and Journalism, to a variety of literature courses such as British Literature, to basic speaking and writing skills, and everything in between! I've taught and tutored one-on-one, in group environments, and in the traditional classroom as well as alternative programs.

I have an extraordinarily diverse background in theater and the arts, and I love the written and spoken word as a vehicle for self-expression and for communicating effectively. I also have over a decade of experience in personal development and leadership programs, so I can help motivate you or your student, as well as help you be a more effective speaker and presenter. I created and run a writers group that meets in central New Jersey at least once a month, and I regularly edit, proofread, review and give feedback to both aspiring and accomplished writers. I also love and am very familiar with technology!

I look forward to talking with you to find out what's important to you, so I can help you meet your goals by developing your language skills!

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Brian’s subjects

ACT English

Improve your college and career readiness and prepare for success on the ACT by working on your English skills.

I am your comprehensive tutor for the ACT. I will help you prepare and strengthen your English skills, practice your test taking skills, administer practice tests, and track your progress. I will make sure you are confident going into the exam and pleased with your results!

I am a certified high school English teacher who has taught in many different situations, from the traditional classroom, to learning centers, to alternative programs.

Partner with me and succeed!

ACT Reading

Improve your college and career readiness and prepare for success on the ACT by working on your reading skills.

I am your comprehensive tutor for the ACT. I will help you prepare and strengthen your reading comprehension skills, practice your test taking skills, administer practice tests, and track your progress. I will make sure you are confident going into the exam and pleased with your results!

I am a certified high school English teacher who has taught in many different situations, from the traditional classroom, to learning centers, to alternative programs.

Partner with me and succeed!

Bible Studies

I have been actively studying the Bible for the last decade, and I've read the complete Bible several times over the course of a number of years, with different studies, programs and formats.

As a devout Christian, I regularly attend Bible studies, worship services that review passages of the Bible in detail, as well as my individual studies.

I would be honored to tutor you or your student in the Bible and it's application.

English

Improve your ability to communicate effectively by working on your English and language arts skills! I am a certified high school English teacher with a broad range of experience in the traditional classroom, learning centers, in home instruction, and everything in between!

I can help you assess your current language skills and give you feedback on areas where you are strong and places where you could grow, so we can maximize our time together. I look forward to helping you succeed with the English language!

ESL/ESOL

I am a certified high school English teacher who has taught non-native English speakers both in their home and in a learning center environment.

I can tailor our lessons so you become more comfortable and fluent speaking and writing in English. You will learn to express yourself effectively using the written and spoken word.

This will make you more effective in both your studies and in practical situations where speaking and writing English effectively will help you succeed.

General Computer

I've been studying computers and technology intensively for well over ten years, and for over four years I've been a professional webinar facilitator and knowledge manager, helping to coordinate and manage technology projects.

I am extremely familiar and comfortable with computers, and I look forward to helping you use them more effectively to achieve your goals and accomplish more by using this very powerful, all-pervasive tool to manage your life.

Grammar

Grammar is both an art unto itself and a tool to become more literate, enabling you to use language more effectively to express yourself and communicate with others.

As a certified high school English teacher who also runs a writers group, I can help you study grammar independently with free standing exercises, or in the context of using grammar in stories, poetry and prose, or both.

I will help you to become a master at using the English language well through effective grammar.

Literature

In my experience as a high school English teacher, I have taught a broad range of literature, from classic works such as Shakespeare, to a wide variety of genres, such as British Literature and Science Fiction and Fantasy.

I will help you think critically and analytically about the literature we tackle in our tutoring sessions, as well as make personal connections and draw conclusions about theme, message, and possible applications.

My goal for our literature tutoring sessions is that you would become a lifelong reader, and more passionate about literature in general.

Microsoft Outlook

For over four years I have been a professional Knowledge Manager and Webinar Facilitator, and I have used Microsoft Outlook daily to manage and coordinate projects.

I've also studied the work of Sally McGhee in her book "Take Back Your Life! Using Microsoft Outlook to Get Organized and Stay Organized" and I've also studied the book "Microsoft Office 2010 for Dummies". So, I consider myself an expert and I look forward to helping you get more productive, accomplish more and achieve your goals with Microsoft Outlook!

Microsoft PowerPoint

For over four years, I have been a professional Webinar Facilitator who has helped create, manage, edit and coordinate Microsoft PowerPoint presentations as part of web meetings and virtual events. I consider myself an expert in using PowerPoint, and I have mastered both basic and advanced features of the program. I've also studied with Cliff Atkinson, the author of the book "Beyond Bullet Points".

I look forward to helping you create dynamic, vibrant, informative and effective presentations that make a difference and help you accomplish your goals!

Microsoft Word

I've used Microsoft Word throughout my career, well over ten years now. When I taught high school English, I would use Microsoft Word to create lesson plans and handouts for students.

In my current career in technology, I use Microsoft Word all the time to create and edit documents for web presentations and virtual events. As a professional Knowledge Manager, Word is one of the key tools I use to coordinate projects.

I look forward to helping you use Microsoft Word more effectively, so you can express yourself and communicate using this powerful tool!

Proofreading

In addition to being a certified high school English teacher, I run a writers group, and I also do freelance writing. I regularly proofread work for clients that range from a playwright's manuscript to a job seeker's resume.

I can help you to proofread your writing, as well as teach you the skills of proofreading. As a result, you will begin to think more critically and analytically about your writing, making it more effective and powerful.

Public Speaking

I have done over a decade of coursework with a personal development company where I have extensively practiced speaking publicly in front of groups of all sizes, from half a dozen to hundreds of people. I am a graduate of a communication curriculum and a one-year leadership program that focuses on building teams through effective communication.

I can tutor you or your student in building confidence, writing and delivering speeches, overcoming anxiety and other blockages, and interacting with large groups with spontaneity, ease, and freedom.

Reading

My goal for our reading tutoring sessions is that you would become a lifelong reader, and more passionate about reading in general.

We can work on reading critically and reading comprehension, as well as reading to learn about new topics and to deepen your understanding in areas with which you are already familiar. We will also read stories, poetry and prose that challenges you to think about new ideas and to expand your horizons.

You will become a more thoughtful, more thorough, and more effective reader as a result of our tutoring sessions.

SAT Reading

Get connected to the college of your dreams by honing your SAT Reading skills.

In our tutoring sessions, we will work on reading comprehension, reading for the main idea, and critically thinking and responding to what you have read, among other skills. We will also work on test taking skills and we will take practice tests so you are confident going into the exam and so you achieve the results that you want!

I am a certified high school English teacher, and I have proctored the PSAT.

SAT Writing

Get connected to the college of your dreams by honing your SAT Writing skills.

In our tutoring sessions, we will work on reading and understanding a writing prompt, creating an outline, and including effective details in your writing response, among other skills. We will also work on test taking skills, such as time management, and we will take practice tests so you are confident going into the exam and so you achieve the results that you want!

I am a certified high school English teacher, and I have proctored the PSAT.

Study Skills

As a certified high school English teacher who has taught in both suburban and urban settings, as well as an experienced tutor who has taught in formal learning center environments as well as in homes with individuals, I am well versed in the skills needed to study successfully.

I can tutor you in the skills needed to succeed on tests, how to retain information and how to manage your time effectively so you get the most value out of the effort that you exert.

TOEFL

Ace the TOEFL through effective practice sessions and by building your English language skills.

We will practice for the TOEFL by reviewing what to expect on the exam, working on reading comprehension and writing skills, taking practice tests, and assessing your progress. It is important to me that you are confident going into the exam, and that you get the results that you want from the exam!

I am a certified high school English teacher with a broad range of experience. I look forward to working with you!

Vocabulary

A big part of mastering the English language is having the right words at your disposal to express yourself and communicate effectively.

We will study new words to increase and strengthen your vocabulary, both independently as well as in the context of poetry and prose.

We will practice what new words mean, the correct ways to use them in context, and how they ought not be used.

My goal for our tutoring sessions is that you will become passionate about building a world class vocabulary through discovering and using new words!

Writing

Writing is an awesome tool to express yourself, communicate effectively, and understand the world.

In our tutoring sessions, we can focus on creative writing, persuasive writing, expository writing, descriptive writing, and narrative writing, to name a few.

I am a certified high school English teacher who runs a writers group and is passionate about both reading and writing.

My goal for our writing tutoring sessions is that you will discover and hone your ability to use writing as a tool to effectively communicate with others, and that you will become a lifelong writer.

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Education

College of New Jersey

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $30.00

Cancellation: 12 hours notice required

I offer a $5 discount per hour per student for groups of two or more students at a time!

Travel policy

Brian will travel within 25 miles of Manchester Township, NJ 08759.

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