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Michael O.

Mike - English & SAT Tutor

Lansdowne, PA (19050)

Travel radius
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Hourly fee
$60.00
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Michael's Tutoring Subjects

Approved subjects are in bold.
Math:
Algebra 1
Prealgebra
SAT Math
English:
English more »
Grammar more »
Literature
Proofreading
Public Speaking
Reading more »
SAT Reading more »
SAT Writing more »
Vocabulary
Writing more »
Elementary Education:
Elementary Math
Grammar more »
Reading more »
Spelling
Study Skills more »
Vocabulary
Business:
Public Speaking
Homeschool:
Algebra 1
English more »
Prealgebra
Reading more »
SAT Math
SAT Reading more »
Study Skills more »
Writing more »
Test Preparation:
SAT Math
SAT Reading more »
SAT Writing more »
Corporate Training:
Grammar more »
Proofreading
Public Speaking

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English

I am a certified secondary English teacher with three years of experience teaching middle school and high school. Currently, I teach 9th and 10th grade English at Penn Wood High School. I specialize in teaching literary analysis, reading skills, grammar, and writing skills.

Grammar

I am a certified English teacher who has specialized in teaching grammar to high school students for three years. I have worked with students of all skill levels, including ELL students.

Reading

I am a certified secondary English teacher with three years of experience teaching reading comprehension skills. I have worked with students of various reading levels in a classroom and an individual tutoring setting.

SAT Reading

The critical reading sections on the SAT are designed to test your ability to read and understand written English of the level you need to make the most of a university course. The keys to success are an ability to stay focused on fairly dull reading passages and specific strategies for approaching the two question types found on the SAT reading section: sentence completion and reading comprehension.

SAT Writing

I have been a certified teacher of high school grammar and writing for 3 years.

Study Skills

Study skills or study strategies are approaches applied to learning. They are generally critical to success in school, considered essential for acquiring good grades, and useful for learning throughout one's life.

There are an array of study skills, which may tackle the process of organizing and taking in new information, retaining information, or dealing with assessments. They include mnemonics, which aid the retention of lists of information, effective reading and concentration techniques, as well as efficient note-taking. I am a certified secondary English teacher.

Writing

I am a certified secondary English teacher with three years of experience teaching writing skills at the middle school and high school levels. I have taught all areas of writing including basic grammar, creative writing, persuasive writing, and and research writing.

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Approved Subjects

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