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Richard C.

New York, NY

$40/hr

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Hello, my name is Richard. I graduated with a Master's in Diplomacy and International Affairs from Norwich University and I earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in International Relations and Minor in Psychology from Florida International University. My area of expertise is in the social sciences, as well as teaching English to speakers of other languages. I also enjoy tutoring in reading, writing, grammar and proofreading. I have a passion for teaching and making a difference in the lives of others, young and old alike. I am fluent in English and Spanish, and I am also proficient in French.

I enjoy being a part of the learning process and understand that all of us learn differently. There isn't just one way of learning and a tutor should always be able to adapt to those different methods. When I begin to work with a student, I analyze his/her strengths and weaknesses and create an individual academic plan tailored to that student. I believe in the participation of the student and/or family members (if minors) so that everyone can be a part of the eventual success he/she can gain from our academic interaction.

Although I have a career, I enjoy tutoring because I like to help others reach their full potential. I believe in creating an individualized plan for each person and if technology is how you learn better or is more convenient for you, then we can definitely incorporate that into the mix.

I'm excited to work with you, so let's do this!

Language:
ESL/ESOL,
Spanish
Elementary Education:
Reading
Homeschool:
ESL/ESOL,
Reading,
Spanish
Corporate Training:
ESL/ESOL,
Proofreading,
Spanish

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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ESL/ESOL

I have taught English to speakers of other languages for many years. As someone who immigrated to the United States at a very young age, I know what it feels like to have to learn another language and to learn to live within a different culture. My greatest ally and friend since elementary school was my ESOL teacher and I will forever be grateful to her. I believe in teaching ESL using the immersion technique and enjoy using visual aides, music, movies and technology in order for my students to truly grasp and master the English language.

Government & Politics

As part of my undergraduate and graduate studies, I took many courses in government, politics, international relations, international political economy, etc. Both my Bachelors and Masters degrees were in areas directly related to government and politics, both domestic and international. Government and politics has been my subject of expertise for over 10 years.

Proofreading

I constantly write due to the career field I'm in, and one of my main duties is to proofread what others have written as well. I have been proofreading for many years and it is something I enjoy tremendously. Some of the works I have proofread include essays, textbooks (prior to publishing), journal articles, short stories, and more.

Reading

I am an avid reader. I like to read all types of literature ranging from fiction to peer-reviewed scientific journals. I believe there is nothing better for the human brain and imagination than a book that can take you to a multitude of places in your mind. The same concept applies to literature that informs and trains in different areas of life.

Religion

While in college, I took various courses in World Religions (Buddhism, Hinduism, Christianity, Islam, etc.). Furthermore, I am an avid reader and student of religion for academic purposes. I have also studied at length various other "alternative" and less-known religious philosophies, such as Theosophy.

Social Studies

I graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in International Relations within the Political Science department at Florida International University and a Minor in Psychology as well. I took a variety of social sciences / social studies courses which I passed with excellent grades. These courses included social science topics in religion, psychology, sociology, etc. Furthermore, I also earned a Master of Arts degree in Diplomacy and International Affairs and in that program I also took many social science courses as well.

Spanish

Spanish is my native language and I can therefore speak and write it perfectly. As someone who immigrated to the United States at a very young age, I know what it feels like to have to learn another language and to learn to live within a different culture. If you need help speaking, writing, reading or pronouncing in Spanish, I would be glad to help you.

Florida International University
Int'l Relations
Norwich University
Master's
Western Governors University
Master's

Education

Florida International University (Int'l Relations)

Norwich University (Master's)

Western Governors University (Master's)

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $40.00

Negotiable

Travel policy

Richard will travel within 10 miles of New York, NY 10018.


About Richard

Hello, my name is Richard. I graduated with a Master's in Diplomacy and International Affairs from Norwich University and I earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in International Relations and Minor in Psychology from Florida International University. My area of expertise is in the social sciences, as well as teaching English to speakers of other languages. I also enjoy tutoring in reading, writing, grammar and proofreading. I have a passion for teaching and making a difference in the lives of others, young and old alike. I am fluent in English and Spanish, and I am also proficient in French.

I enjoy being a part of the learning process and understand that all of us learn differently. There isn't just one way of learning and a tutor should always be able to adapt to those different methods. When I begin to work with a student, I analyze his/her strengths and weaknesses and create an individual academic plan tailored to that student. I believe in the participation of the student and/or family members (if minors) so that everyone can be a part of the eventual success he/she can gain from our academic interaction.

Although I have a career, I enjoy tutoring because I like to help others reach their full potential. I believe in creating an individualized plan for each person and if technology is how you learn better or is more convenient for you, then we can definitely incorporate that into the mix.

I'm excited to work with you, so let's do this!

Education

Florida International University
Int'l Relations
Norwich University
Master's
Western Governors University
Master's

Education

Florida International University (Int'l Relations)

Norwich University (Master's)

Western Governors University (Master's)


Tutor Policies

Negotiable

Travel Radius
Travels within 10 miles of New York, NY 10018

Richard’s Subjects

Language:
ESL/ESOL,
Spanish
Elementary Education:
Reading
Homeschool:
ESL/ESOL,
Reading,
Spanish
Corporate Training:
ESL/ESOL,
Proofreading,
Spanish

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 Richard C.

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