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James K.

Patient and Hardworking Tutor

Alexandria, VA (22314)

Travel radius
10 miles
Hourly fee
$35.00
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I have been tutoring English as a second language for four years at the Literacy Council of Northern Virginia, and have also taught classes and tested ESL students at LCNV (all work as a volunteer). In March 2012 I received ESL teaching certification from Oxford Seminars, following a 100-hour TESOL/TESL/TEFL training course that included skills development, lesson planning, and a teaching practicum. While my recent teaching experience has been solely in ESL, my education background (engineering B.S. and materials science M.S.), along with my career as an engineer at the Department of Energy, qualifies me in mathematics and science. Finally, my hobby, throughout my life, has been reading and learning about the world--its history, its geography, and its current affairs.

I always have a wonderful time tutoring. I find it so much more effective to teach students individually than as a group, and it gives me great pleasure to see a student progress. I guarantee that a student who wants to learn will learn with me, and any subject matter that he or she has been having trouble with will be conquered.

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James’s subjects

Math:
ACT Math, Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Prealgebra, Precalculus, SAT Math, Statistics
English:
ACT English, English, ESL/ESOL, Grammar, TOEFL, Vocabulary
Science:
ACT Science, Chemistry, Electrical Engineering, Physical Science, Physics
Language:
History:
American History, European History, Geography, Social Studies, World History
Elementary Education:
Grammar, Vocabulary
Business:
GRE
Homeschool:
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Chemistry, English, ESL/ESOL, Physics, Prealgebra, Precalculus, SAT Math, Statistics
Test Preparation:
ACT English, ACT Math, ACT Science, GRE, PSAT, SAT Math, TOEFL
Corporate Training:
ESL/ESOL, Grammar, Statistics

ESL/ESOL

I recently completed the 100-hour ESOL/ESL/EFL Teacher Training Course at Oxford Seminars and received a teaching certificate from there. Also, I have tutored, taught, and tested ESL for the Literacy Council of Northern Virginia for four years.

TOEFL

I recently completed the 100-hour ESOL/ESL/EFL Teacher Training Course at Oxford Seminars and received a teaching certificate from there. Also, I have tutored ESL for the Literacy Council of Northern Virginia for four years (I have also tested and substitute taught ESL for LCNV).

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Education

University of Michigan

Washington State University (Master's)

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $35.00

Cancellation: 8 hours notice required

Travel policy

James will travel within 10 miles of Alexandria, VA 22314.

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