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Amber S.

Canton, OH

$35/hr

For Spanish, English, ESL and more, come to Amber!

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Background check passed as of 11/17/14

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Malone College
Bachelor degree in Communication Arts/ Journalism
Graduate Coursework
Bachelor Degree in Spanish
Graduate Coursework

Education

Malone College

Bachelor degree in Communication Arts/ Journalism (Graduate Coursework)

Bachelor Degree in Spanish (Graduate Coursework)

About Amber

Hello My name is Amber. I studied Spanish and Journalism while in college. For a semester, I studied with native students at La Universidad Veracruzana in Xalapa, Veracruz, Mexico. It was a great experience allowing me to be fully immersed in the language and culture. I shadowed a reporter with a cultural beat while in Xalapa. I interviewed poets, a director, a former ambassador to India and many others.

I also love writing. I learned the fundamentals of essay writing in college. I served on the college's newspaper for 5 years. For 4 years, I was a staff writer. My last semester I served as the associate editor.
Hello My name is Amber. I studied Spanish and Journalism while in college. For a semester, I studied with native students at La Universidad Veracruzana in Xalapa, Veracruz, Mexico. It was a great experience allowing me to be… Read more

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Cancellation
1 hour notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 15 miles of Canton, OH 44704
Background Check: Passed

"Excellent Spanish Tutor In Every Aspect!"

- Angie, Massillon, OH on 10/28/14
English:
English, ESL/ESOL,
Grammar, Proofreading, Reading, Vocabulary, Writing
Language:
ESL/ESOL,
Spanish
Elementary Education:
Grammar, Reading, Vocabulary
Homeschool:
English, ESL/ESOL,
Reading, Spanish,
Writing
Corporate Training:
ESL/ESOL,
Grammar, Proofreading, Spanish

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ESL/ESOL

I have been an assistant with a beginner's adult ESL class for over four years. I have helped students from all over the world. At times, I did activities and taught concepts to one group of students while the teacher taught another group. Also, I interpret and translate for the native Spanish students who need to temporarily discuss with someone in their native language the concepts that they are learning. But they are weaned to using less of their native tongue in class and using more English to further enhance their learning experience. As an assistant, I have worked one-on-one with many students who have successfully graduated the program. I have learned games and techniques to make classes interesting and apply concepts learned in class.

Spanish

I love the Spanish language. I majored in Spanish in college. I worked as a bilingual customer service representative for 3 years. My approach to tutoring Spanish is to keep it simple and incorporate the Spanish language in different ways. Students will listen to the target language, study grammar, practice conversation, read in Spanish, watch videos in Spanish, etc.

Malone College
Bachelor degree in Communication Arts/ Journalism
Graduate Coursework
Bachelor Degree in Spanish
Graduate Coursework

Education

Malone College

Bachelor degree in Communication Arts/ Journalism (Graduate Coursework)

Bachelor Degree in Spanish (Graduate Coursework)

Excellent Spanish Tutor In Every Aspect! — Amber is helping my middle school first year Spanish student immensely. She is very patient and uses such a variety of interesting, FUN methods of teaching. She will bring flash cards, work sheets, etc. to the lessons to assist him. In addition she goes over homework, tests, and everything else. She is fabulous and we are so thankful we found her! ...

— Angie, Massillon, OH on 10/28/14

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $35.00

Cancellation: 1 hour notice required

Travel policy

Amber will travel within 15 miles of Canton, OH 44704.

Background Check Status for Amber S.

Amber S. passed a background check on 11/17/14. The check was ordered by Amber through First Advantage. For more information, please review the background check information page.

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