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Christopher M.

Harrison, NY

$40/hr

ESL Teaching Professional Reading Writing Communication

Usually responds in about 13 hours

ESL Teaching Professional Reading Writing Communication

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I make every effort to make learning English fun and interesting. I have developed numerous games and activities to motivate young students to excel beyond their own expectations. For business people I provide relevant focused lessons based on communicative skills.

Living in Japan and teaching students from 1 1/2 to 70 years old for more than twelve years and having owned my own school gave me the following skills and experiences.

1. I coordinated NYS Summer Immersion Programs from Japan to the US.
2. I developed curriculum for all levels of English skills and ages.
3. I had more than 40 teaching hours per week.
4. I created original class materials including flashcards and games.
5. I had wonderful relationships with students and their parents.

I look forward to helping each and every one of my students reach their goals and realize their potential.

Testimonials

"Great tutor!!"

- Chiho, Astoria, NY on 6/25/13
English:
ESL/ESOL,
Reading, Writing
Computer:
Photography
Language:
ESL/ESOL
Elementary Education:
Reading
Homeschool:
ESL/ESOL,
Reading, Writing
Corporate Training:
ESL/ESOL

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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ESL/ESOL

I have taught English in Japan for over 12 years. I worked for a language school there, developing curriculums from the textbooks I chose for the wide range of classes there. I also opened my own school where I directed all educational programming including developing international English immersion programs for my students who wanted to study and experience culture in the USA.
I took a 100 hour TEFL certificate course and passed at the top of the class. I also completed a course in teaching children ESL/EFL as well as attending Teaching lectures and workshops as a member of English Teachers of Japan(ETJ).

Photography

I graduated from the Art Institute of Pittsburgh as a photojournalism major. As a student there I won best of show in the photography contest. I also worked as a professional portrait photographer with Artistic Photos. I volunteered for some non-profit organizations by taking photos of their events.

Art Institute of Pittsburgh

Education

Art Institute of Pittsburgh

Great tutor!! — After moving to the U.S, I've tried many ways to improve my English skills. I realized that I needed personalized help. I think that each of us has different problems and weaknesses in English. Chris has a lot of experience and he knows how to approach us the right way. He has a great sense of humor and makes me relax in our class. I highly recommend him. ...

— Chiho, Astoria, NY on 6/25/13

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $40.00

Cancellation: 3 hours notice required

Travel policy

Christopher will travel within 10 miles of Harrison, NY 10528.


About Christopher

I make every effort to make learning English fun and interesting. I have developed numerous games and activities to motivate young students to excel beyond their own expectations. For business people I provide relevant focused lessons based on communicative skills.

Living in Japan and teaching students from 1 1/2 to 70 years old for more than twelve years and having owned my own school gave me the following skills and experiences.

1. I coordinated NYS Summer Immersion Programs from Japan to the US.
2. I developed curriculum for all levels of English skills and ages.
3. I had more than 40 teaching hours per week.
4. I created original class materials including flashcards and games.
5. I had wonderful relationships with students and their parents.

I look forward to helping each and every one of my students reach their goals and realize their potential.

Testimonials

"Great tutor!!"

- Chiho, Astoria, NY on 6/25/13
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Education

Art Institute of Pittsburgh

Education

Art Institute of Pittsburgh


Tutor Policies

Cancellation
3 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 10 miles of Harrison, NY 10528

Christopher’s Subjects

English:
ESL/ESOL,
Reading, Writing
Computer:
Photography
Language:
ESL/ESOL
Elementary Education:
Reading
Homeschool:
ESL/ESOL,
Reading, Writing
Corporate Training:
ESL/ESOL

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.


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