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Pamela N.

English language and literature tutor

Arlington, VA (22201)

Travel radius
10 miles
Hourly fee
$40.00
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I think the relationship with the student is of primary importance. Creativity and patience are needed on the part of the teacher. I try to treat each student as an individual with specific needs and interests that we can build on. I like to use YouTube and other online sources to connect with students, and provide a variety of resources for each student's needs. I have considerable experience teaching English writing and literature at the undergraduate college level, and teaching professionals who want a higher level of English. I also have experience teaching ESL; the majority of my students are not native English speakers. I have also taught in Egypt, Lebanon and Morocco.

Most importantly, I think learning about language and literature should be fun, with a goal for lifelong curiosity. Most of my students are adults. I prefer not to tutor people for tests, such as the SAT or TOEFL, but to coach them in the English they most need.

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Pamela’s subjects

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

Public Speaking

I have been a university prof for more than 30 years. This required me to lecture frequently, often to large groups of students. I also gave lectures to as many as 300 people on a variety of subjects--mostly related to Arab cultures and film. Some of these lectures were PowerPoint; some not. I also taught Public Speaking to extension college students at Augsburg College in St. Paul, MN.

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Education

University of Minnesota

University of Minnesota (PhD)

Excellent On Every Level — Pamela is very knowledgeable, intelligent, organized, patient, encouraging, and thoroughly committed to the best outcome. It is a joy to work with her. ...

— David from Alexandria, VA on 3/11/14

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $40.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Pamela will travel within 10 miles of Arlington, VA 22201.

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