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JB L.

Old-fashioned English Teacher. Learn Correct English; have fun!

New York, NY (10028)

Travel radius
5 miles
Hourly fee
$44.00
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I offer traditional tutoring plus creative approaches for each student.

A Columbia University honors graduate, whose father was an English professor, I have 13 years experience teaching English to students from all over the world.

I teach correct English first, slang second and only when necessary. My second specialty is pronunciation which will get you understood by Americans. At the same time, you will build vocabulary and grammar proficiency-- and have a lot of fun doing it. If you need to polish your English, contact me; you will not only learn English, but at a very high level.

I have always enjoyed the interaction with students of different cultures, especially watching them improve week by week. As the student becomes more advanced, the sessions expand far beyond ESL and grammar.

Of course I also teach Americans, from English and Math for kids to college students' papers. (If I help you re-write a paper, your grade will go up.)

Non-smokers only, please. Also, for the convenience of us both, all billing is smoothly and reliably processed through the Wyzant website; this way, we can concentrate on learning more than business :)
Thank you!

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JB’s subjects

Corporate Training:
ESL/ESOL, Grammar, Spanish
Sports/Recreation:
Test Preparation:
ACT English, ACT Reading, GED, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, TOEFL
Homeschool:
English, ESL/ESOL, Reading, SAT Reading, Spanish, Writing
Elementary Education:
Elementary Math, Grammar, Reading, Spelling, Vocabulary
Language:
ESL/ESOL, Spanish, TOEFL
English:
ACT English, ACT Reading, English, ESL/ESOL, Grammar, Literature, Reading, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, TOEFL, Vocabulary, Writing

Swimming

I was a competitive swimmer in junior high and high school. I was a New York State lifeguard in the Jones Beach Lifeguard Corps. I have also taught many adults and kids how to swim.

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Education

Columbia University (English)

He's a star! I have met several English tutors during my English learning journey (it's been several years but It's still on-going), and JB is definitely the best tutor. He has helped me to improve my English skill with various real-life examples. I see myself getting better everyday. JB has me write notes with tons of English questions, which boosts my level of proficiency. He is also humorous and easy-going. ...

— Jason from New York, NY on 11/18/13);

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $44.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

JB will travel within 5 miles of New York, NY 10028.

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