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Linda L.

English as a Second Language, Reading Tutor

Sioux Falls, SD (57110)

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I am a retired ESL teacher from Minnesota with a Masters Degree in teaching English as a Second Language. I am willing to tutor elementary students (whether they are ESL students or not) in reading, writing and phonics, and can do some tutoring in subjects such as social studies. I can tutor high school students in reading and writing and help with college test preparation, and I can help college students, technical school students or adults who are learning English as a Second Language. I am willing to travel to Sioux Falls for tutoring jobs.

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Linda’s subjects

ACT English, ACT Reading, English, ESL/ESOL, Grammar, Literature, Proofreading, Reading, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, TOEFL, Vocabulary, Writing
ESL/ESOL, Japanese, Spanish, TOEFL
American History, Government & Politics, Social Studies
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th), Grammar, Phonics, Reading, Spelling, Study Skills, Vocabulary
Special Needs:
Elementary (K-6th), English, ESL/ESOL, Japanese, Reading, SAT Reading, Spanish, Study Skills, Writing
Test Preparation:
ACT English, ACT Reading, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, TOEFL
Corporate Training:
ESL/ESOL, Grammar, Japanese, Proofreading, Spanish

Elementary (K-6th)

I taught English as a Second Language in elementary (K-6) for 18.5 years, and as part of that job, I taught various grade level core subjects, such as math, social studies, reading (phonics, comprehension, etc.), and language (grammar and usage, vocabulary, etc.) and literature.


I taught English as a Second Language for a total of 29 years at various levels from elementary to adult. I can design an individual program of study that meets your needs in the areas of listening, speaking, reading, and writing.


I taught phonics to elementary ESL students for 19 years in St. Paul, Minnesota. I have a Masters Degree in Second Languages and Cultures Education from the University of Minnesota.


I can help students with phonics at all levels from basic to more advanced. I can also help students build vocabulary and improve their skill at figuring out the meaning of unfamiliar words in context. I can also help them with reading comprehension strategies in general (main idea, details, inferences, conclusions, author's purpose and point of view, etc.)

Social Studies

I team taught 3rd grade social studies. I tutored ESL students in grades 3-6 in social studies. I have assisted adults in preparation for the U.S. Citizenship test.

Study Skills

I helped elementary ESL students with study skills, particularly with respect to test taking, in the St. Paul Public Schools.

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University of Minnesota

University of Minnesota (MEd)

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $50.00

Cancellation: 2 hours notice required

Travel policy

Linda will travel within 15 miles of Sioux Falls, SD 57110.

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