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The Best English Tutors in Bay Area, CA

476 Bay Area, CA private English tutors / Find the best local English tutor in Bay Area, CA

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Elyse G.
50/hour

Davis, CA

Yale Grad Tutoring English, Writing, College Counseling, SAT Prep

Successful English writing coach for students of all skill levels and aptitude. Ivy-League graduate with B.A. in humanities and law degree (J.D.) Former international corporate attorney, specializing in contract drafting and negotiation.... read more

50/hour
4.9 (61)
12 hours tutoring English out of 201 hours
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Successful English writing coach for students of all skill levels and aptitude. Ivy-League graduate with B.A. in humanities and law degree (J.D.) Former international corporate attorney, specializing in contract drafting and negotiation.... read more

Jim L.
64/hour

San Francisco, CA

Personable, effective English, Math and Science Tutor

I'm an expert in working with students to develop skills and to understand concepts. My expertise is especially strong in problem solving, and applying concepts to real world situations. I'm also very adept at online tutoring, with hundreds of... read more

64/hour
4.9 (1829)
289 hours tutoring English out of 5,758 hours
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I'm an expert in working with students to develop skills and to understand concepts. My expertise is especially strong in problem solving, and applying concepts to real world situations. I'm also very adept at online tutoring, with hundreds of... read more

Donna Ann P.
35/hour

San Francisco, CA

Experienced English Tutor: Essays, Term Paper Emergencies, and ESL

I have been teaching ESL and English pronunciation to foreign students for over six years. Phonics drills, which focus on parts of words and key syllables and their sounds, help the student learn English more easily. Usually I... read more

35/hour
4.9 (793)
1,000 hours tutoring English out of 2,201 hours
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I have been teaching ESL and English pronunciation to foreign students for over six years. Phonics drills, which focus on parts of words and key syllables and their sounds, help the student learn English more easily. Usually I... read more

Susan C.
40/hour

Sacramento, CA

Business writing for native and non-native speakers of English

I have 15+ years designing and teaching Business English courses at the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School of Business and at the English Language Programs. I also hold a Certificate in Human Resource Management from... read more

40/hour
5.0 (39)
134 hours tutoring English out of 190 hours
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I have 15+ years designing and teaching Business English courses at the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School of Business and at the English Language Programs. I also hold a Certificate in Human Resource Management from... read more

Dan R.
45/hour

Berkeley, CA

Grammar, vocabulary, syntax, composition and research

I have excellent verbal and written English skills which contributed to my attainment of high honors (equivalent to magna cum laude) and induction into the Phi Beta Kappa society when I graduated from UC Berkeley in the Spring of 2020. I... read more

45/hour
5.0 (110)
21 hours tutoring English out of 268 hours
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I have excellent verbal and written English skills which contributed to my attainment of high honors (equivalent to magna cum laude) and induction into the Phi Beta Kappa society when I graduated from UC Berkeley in the Spring of 2020. I... read more

Judith N.
80/hour

Walnut Creek, CA

Award winning writer, college professor, and official SAT scorer

I have tutored numerous students of all ages (5 to 75) in English and writing, with a special focus on college admission tests and college applications, but also helping with reports, books, fictional pieces, and anything required by their... read more

80/hour
5.0 (194)
4 hours tutoring English out of 399 hours
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I have tutored numerous students of all ages (5 to 75) in English and writing, with a special focus on college admission tests and college applications, but also helping with reports, books, fictional pieces, and anything required by their... read more

Jessica N.
50/hour

Sacramento, CA

PhD and experienced tutor helps with all verbal subjects

I am qualified to tutor English because I have a strong academic background in it. I took AP English in High School, and several English courses in college (including analytic writing and composition). Additionally, I have... read more

50/hour
4.9 (34)
6 hours tutoring English out of 168 hours
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I am qualified to tutor English because I have a strong academic background in it. I took AP English in High School, and several English courses in college (including analytic writing and composition). Additionally, I have... read more

Melissa S.
45/hour

San Jose, CA

English Teacher (ESL, TESOL, TEFL)

Hello nice to meet you! I have been teaching English as a Second Language (ESL) for the past 14 years! I have taught in California to families from SK Hynix, LG, and other tech companies here in the Silicon Valley. ALL AGES / ALL... read more

45/hour
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Hello nice to meet you! I have been teaching English as a Second Language (ESL) for the past 14 years! I have taught in California to families from SK Hynix, LG, and other tech companies here in the Silicon Valley. ALL AGES / ALL... read more

Jennifer R.
25/hour

Sacramento, CA

College graduate who would loves English, reading, writing, vocab

My name is Jennifer and I am a recent college graduate with my B.A. and B.S. in Psychology and Criminal Justice. Even though I studied these two subjects for a few years, my love of the English subject has been with me since preschool! I... read more

25/hour
5.0 (3)
3 hours tutoring English out of 10 hours
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My name is Jennifer and I am a recent college graduate with my B.A. and B.S. in Psychology and Criminal Justice. Even though I studied these two subjects for a few years, my love of the English subject has been with me since preschool! I... read more

James P.
65/hour

San Francisco, CA

Writing Teacher, Linguist, and History of World Thought

English as a course of study involves both grammar, punctuation, and spelling, as well as techniques for thinking about and responding to literature in essays and other forms. Appreciation of our language as reader and writer and speaker... read more

65/hour
5.0 (313)
564 hours tutoring English out of 981 hours
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English as a course of study involves both grammar, punctuation, and spelling, as well as techniques for thinking about and responding to literature in essays and other forms. Appreciation of our language as reader and writer and speaker... read more

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Bay Area, CA English Tutors Cost $35 - 55 per hour on average

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