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Patty R.

Experienced writer, composition instructor, online writing tutor

Brooklyn, NY (11222)

Travel radius
10 miles
Hourly fee
$55.00
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Dear Student and Parent,

First of all, I write professionally, with books, articles, test exams, and many other types of writing to my credit. Secondly, I teach writing and English at the college level. Finally, I tutor online for an international academic services firm.

For these reasons, I am able to offer more than the average tutoring session.

I provide real-world techniques to quickly improve one's writing. I use these techniques professionally, and I am happy to share them with my students.

I draw upon my many years of work as a college English composition instructor to offer practical, steps-based instruction. I show, as well as tell, what one must do to significantly improve one's writing. In short, I consider myself a writing "coach" who "trains" students to excel and to achieve their "personal best" in any writing or reading course. Many of my students come to my classes afraid of writing, disheartened by prior harsh criticism of their work; they leave appreciating their talents and eager to expand them. I believe this to be unequivocally true: Anyone can write better with the proper motivation and instruction.

As an online tutor, I have reviewed thousands of student essays in all disciplines. As a result, I can quickly assess areas in need of improvement and implement time-honored techniques to do so.

I also realize that time and money are tight these days, and that students and their parents seek the most benefit for each dollar spent on tutoring. Because I am so experienced and efficient, I pride myself in streamlining and fast-tracking a student's progress.

I would be honored to be your tutor!

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Patty’s subjects

Corporate Training:
ESL/ESOL, Grammar, Proofreading
Test Preparation:
ACT English, ACT Reading, GED, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, TOEFL
Homeschool:
Elementary (K-6th), English, ESL/ESOL, Reading, SAT Reading, Study Skills, Writing
Special Needs:
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th), Grammar, Phonics, Reading, Spelling, Study Skills, Vocabulary
Language:
ESL/ESOL, TOEFL
English:
ACT English, ACT Reading, English, ESL/ESOL, Grammar, Literature, Proofreading, Reading, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, TOEFL, Vocabulary, Writing

Phonics

I am an ESOL specialist and online writing and grammar tutor for a division of Pearson Education. I am an experienced writing and grammar teacher at the college level, having taught many students from different parts of the world. I am an experienced children's educational writer and editor.

Study Skills

I have taught study skills classes for Virginia College and provided study skills instruction as part of my reading and writing classes for Tomball College, Virginia College, Austin Community College, Wharton County Junior College, and University of Texas Medical Branch of Galveston.

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Education

University of Texas, Austin (RTF)

St. Edward's University Austin Texas/Master of Liberal Arts (Master's)

Exceptional results! Patty helped my son in just one session to pass a test he had been struggling to pass three times before. Now he has organizational skills in writing that will last a lifetime. ...

— Heather from Galveston, TX on 4/30/12);

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $55.00

Cancellation: 2 hours notice required

Travel policy

Patty will travel within 10 miles of Brooklyn, NY 11222.

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