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Jeanne B.

Writing/English/ ESL Tutor

Houston, TX (77084)

Travel radius
25 miles
Hourly fee
$70.00
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An experienced Writing Center Tutor at Houston Community College, I have had a high level of success with all levels of college and high school students, including Academic/ Developmental English, and ESL. I have experience in tutoring elementary students in reading skill and I have worked with students on a wide variety of writing projects including narratives, creative writing, and literary analysis. I help at all levels from brainstorming for topics, ensuring that the requirements of the assignment are being met, and MLA format and citation. Adept at student-focused teaching, I am able to very quickly access the student's English level and writing aptitude, identify grammatical/sentence structure problems, and devise lesson plans to correct these problems. I connect well with students and the nature of the help I provide increasing their confidence in all levels of English, especially in writing.

I am Certified CELTA Instructor for teaching English to non-native speakers, a certfied Group Exercise and Pilates Instructor with experience teaching Yoga, Pilates, and Piyo.

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Jeanne’s subjects

Corporate Training:
Career Development, ESL/ESOL, Grammar, Proofreading, Public Speaking
Test Preparation:
Career Development
Homeschool:
English, ESL/ESOL, Reading, Writing
Business:
Career Development, Public Speaking
Elementary Education:
Grammar, Reading, Vocabulary
Language:
English:
English, ESL/ESOL, Grammar, Literature, Proofreading, Public Speaking, Reading, Vocabulary, Writing

English

I work individually with students to improve their writing skills, including brainstorming for topic ideas, organizing papers, teaching grammar and sentence structure principles, ensuring full understanding of the assignment requirements, and explaining MLA format.
I will assess students' English language level and create a customized curriculum and individual lesson plans.

ESL/ESOL

I received my CELTA (Certificate in English Language Training to Adults) from Lonestar College, Houston, Texas, in June 2009.

I taught beginning and intermediate ESL classes of 10 -20 students from various cultural backgrounds. I created and executed lesson plans according to research and analysis of student needs. I designed and implemented with fellow teachers an original syllabus for the last week of lessons. I wrote a needs-analysis of individual students and created tasks which targeted receptive and productive skills.

Grammar

I work individually with students to improve their writing skills, grammar and sentence structure principles.

Proofreading

With a sharp editorial eye, I can quickly help students identify errors and fashion a lesson to teach how to recognize and correct grammatical, sentence structure and style errors in their writing.

Writing

I work individually with students to improve their writing skills, including brainstorming for topic ideas, organizing papers, teaching grammar and sentence structure principles, ensuring full understanding of the assignment requirements, and explaining MLA format.

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Education

Marywood University (Social Work)

Good tutor who knows her subject Jeanne is very organized person and experienced tutor. She has been working with our 9th grade son. He was struggling in freshman English. He is showing improvement in his study skills, test preparation, and understanding of the subject. I recommend Jeanne. ...

— Kevin from Houston, TX on 3/30/14);

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $70.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Jeanne will travel within 25 miles of Houston, TX 77084.

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