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John W.

Germam/ESL Tutor

Fairfax, VA (22032)

Travel radius
25 miles
Hourly fee
$40.00
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I been teaching German and ESL since 1986. I am a former Fairfax county German Teacher and presently an adjunct ESL and German Instructor at Northern Virginia Community College. I have tutored many students over the years.

I love teaching German and ESL at all levels and to all age groups (PK-Adult)) My philosophy is that all children and adults should have fun while learning a language. I am very eclectic in approach. I use TPR, Songs, stories, videos, and the internet to teach the language.

I can also help in doing homework or getting ready for a test!!!!!

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John’s subjects

English:
ESL/ESOL, Public Speaking, Reading, TOEFL, Writing
Language:
ESL/ESOL, German, TOEFL
Elementary Education:
Reading
Business:
Homeschool:
ESL/ESOL, Reading, Writing
Test Preparation:
TOEFL
Corporate Training:

ESL/ESOL

I have at least 6 years of private 1:1 ESL experience. I have gained an understanding of what it is to teach 1:1. It is very different from teaching large groups. You have to build a trust with the student. This means the student has to become comfortable with you and your teaching style.

I presently teach ESL at Northern Virginia Community College in the Continuing Education program. Previously, I have taught ESL at Berlitz, Fairfax County Adult Education, and Central Piedmont Community College in Charlotte NC.

Public Speaking

I am a former judge, assistant coach, and participate in Oratory, Extemporaneous speaking, and 2 man and 4 man Debate in and after High School. I have been a judge and assistant coach at the High School and College Level for many years.

I can help any student become a better speaker!!! I am patient and I am willing to listen and provide advice to anyone who needs help giving Speeches.

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Education

The American University of Washington DC (German Studies)

The University of Nebraska - Lincoln (Enrolled)

University of North Carolina, Charlotte (Other)

An Excellent and Patient Teacher — John is a very good instructor and makes the lessons fun yet challenging. He is very easy to work with and adds the German flair that only comes with a real teacher. Highly recommended, A+, Wundebar! ...

— Paul from Fairfax, VA on 12/13/13

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $40.00

Cancellation: 2 hours notice required

Travel policy

John will travel within 25 miles of Fairfax, VA 22032.

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