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Elissa F.

Bothell, WA


Experienced English Teacher

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Background check passed as of 8/25/13
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60 Ratings
1 day Response Time
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— John, Bothell, WA on 3/13/14

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University of Cambridge



University of Cambridge (Master's)

About Elissa

My name is Elissa and I am a recent English Literature graduate with a passion for teaching. I graduated with distinction from Stanford University in 2010 with a BA in Classics and Italian. In 2012, I completed an MA in English Literature at the University of Cambridge in England. During my years as a student I undertook a variety of teaching positions. As an undergraduate, I worked as a teacher for an after-school program and served as co-president of a group that provided free music lessons to low-income youth. Last year, I taught an Advanced English Language course for an international summer school program in Cambridge. I developed my own curriculum for this course, targeting a range of levels and degrees of fluency. I have also worked as a summer school teacher, private tutor and college counselor in the Seattle area. My areas of expertise include literature, grammar, essay-writing, SAT reading and writing, TOEFL and public speaking.

I aim to pursue a career in education, and it is my goal to share my passion for literature and language with each one of my students. During the first lesson, we will determine the skills that need improvement and then develop a plan that targets those areas. Language and literature coursework typically involves a combination of oral and written assignments as well as critical reading exercises. I am also happy to correspond regularly with parents to keep them updated on their students' progress. I believe in challenging and inspiring my students to perform at their best. I look forward to working with you!
My name is Elissa and I am a recent English Literature graduate with a passion for teaching. I graduated with distinction from Stanford University in 2010 with a BA in Read more

10 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 10 miles of Bothell, WA 98012
Background Check: Passed

"Fantastic Tutor!"

- John, Bothell, WA on 3/13/14


- Allie, Woodinville, WA on 11/26/14

"Very patient and helpful."

- Terry, Lynnwood, WA on 9/14/14
English, Grammar, Literature, Proofreading, Public Speaking, Reading, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, TOEFL,
Vocabulary, Writing
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th),
Grammar, Reading, Vocabulary
Public Speaking
Elementary (K-6th),
English, Reading, SAT Reading, Writing
Test Preparation:
SAT Reading, SAT Writing, TOEFL
Corporate Training:
Grammar, Proofreading, Public Speaking

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Elementary (K-6th)

For the past five years, I have taught K-6th students in a variety of subjects, including language arts, math and music. I have worked with private academies and volunteer groups and as a freelance tutor in the Seattle area. In my lessons I teach from textbooks and devise my own curriculum, such as worksheets and interactive activities tailored to each student's abilities. I currently hold a BA in Classics from Stanford University and a second BA/MA in English Literature from the University of Cambridge.


I taught TOEFL lessons for two summers at a local tutoring academy in the Seattle area, and most recently I taught advanced English language to ESL high school students at the University of Cambridge in England.

University of Cambridge



University of Cambridge (Master's)

Fantastic Tutor! — Our son, who has been in challenge classes all throughout middle school, is currently struggling in 9th grade High School English honors. We looked at Elissa's background and resume and were instantly impressed with her credentials. We have been using Elissa for over a month and our son has been doing increasingly better on his homework and exams. Not only is she helping him with his current wor ...

— John, Bothell, WA on 3/13/14

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $50.00

Cancellation: 10 hours notice required

Travel policy

Elissa will travel within 10 miles of Bothell, WA 98012.

Background Check Status for Elissa F.

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