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Erica G.

Everything but math and advanced science!

Arlington, TX (76010)

Travel radius
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Hourly fee
$40.00
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I went back to college at age 49, because I love to learn. In 2006, I was hired as a peer tutor by the university, and that was when I learned how much I love to teach. Language has always been my 'thing,' and I began calling myself the Grammar Queen. My degree is in Interdisciplinary Studies, with a focus on cultural studies and anthropology. I edited my professor's sample papers in my capstone class, and tutored my classmates in APA style. Before I discovered anthropology, I was a philosophy major, and before that, a Spanish major.

My strength lies in my ability to connect with my students, and help them to understand why, instead of just having them memorize rules. I have helped international students speak better English, proofed and edited college papers from freshman English to capstones to doctoral dissertations, and taught study skills to incoming freshmen so they can get through those boring textbooks. APA style is my expertise, and I am knowledgeable about MLA and Chicago Styles, as well. Even though I am not very fluent in French, I know some tricks to help you learn proper pronunciation and verb conjugation. I am fairly fluent in Spanish.

As you can see, I have had a lot of experience in many subjects. In my life, I have designed office space and sold office furniture, been a massage therapist, and worked as a customer service representative in a travel agency. History, language, and geography, along with cultural anthropology, are my particular loves.

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Erica’s subjects

Corporate Training:
ESL/ESOL, French, Grammar, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Proofreading, Spanish
Sports/Recreation:
Test Preparation:
ACT English, ACT Science, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, TOEFL
Homeschool:
English, ESL/ESOL, French, Reading, SAT Reading, Spanish, Study Skills, Writing
Business:
Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word
Art:
Art History
Elementary Education:
Elementary Math, Elementary Science, Grammar, Reading, Spelling, Study Skills, Vocabulary
History:
American History, Anthropology, Archaeology, European History, Geography, Government & Politics, World History
Language:
ESL/ESOL, French, Spanish, TOEFL
Science:
ACT Science, Anatomy, Anthropology, Archaeology, Ecology, Geology, Philosophy, Physiology
Computer:
Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word
English:
ACT English, English, ESL/ESOL, Grammar, Literature, Proofreading, Reading, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, TOEFL, Vocabulary, Writing

Anthropology

In the course of my Interdisciplinary Studies bachelor's degree work, I completed all coursework needed for a BA in Anthropology. This includes biological, cultural, archaeology, and linguistics. I have not tutored this course, but believe my having taken the courses enables me to help others with it.

Archaeology

In my undergraduate work, I took classes in archaeology. These included Introduction to Archaeology and Archaeology of the Andes. In addition, I participated in a one day field experiment in which we learned how to create an archaeological dig, using a cow carcass buried a year previously.

Cooking

I have been eating a low carb/paleo/primal diet for a few years now. In 2011/2012 I spent eight months as personal chef to a friend and her husband. If you are interested in learning some tips and tricks to change your diet, I can help.

Study Skills

When I worked for the University of Texas at Arlington as a tutor, I specialized in teaching study skills to freshmen. One of my favorite things was to show them how to read a boring text. I told them they did not have to read the chapter in order. By first reading the picture captions and margin information first, then the introduction and summary, then trying to answer the review questions, I explained that they would be reading for a purpose. In this way the students absorb the material better.

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Education

University of Texas, Arlington

BA (Other)

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $40.00

Cancellation: 12 hours notice required

Travel policy

Erica will travel within 1 miles of Arlington, TX 76010.

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