In light of the COVID-19 crisis, we highly encourage meeting with your tutor online. Read more about

Find ESL/ESOL tutors in California

Pay-as-you-go private ESL/ESOL tutoring in-person or online

With the Good Fit Guarantee, love your first lesson, or it’s free

Compare qualifications, hourly rates, travel policies, and reviews to find the right local expert for you.

Collaborate with your tutor in person or through Wyzant's free, browser based online learning tool.

Only pay for the time you need. No subscriptions, no upfront costs. Just affordable results nearby.

Get 1:1 Help Fast

The Best ESL/ESOL Tutors in California

913 CA private ESL/ESOL tutors / Find the best local ESL/ESOL tutor in CA

See more experts ›
Jia Nan J.
50/hour

San Jose, CA

English language, literature, writing, SAT, and GRE Tutor

Dear Reader, When you choose me for tutoring services, you get someone who genuinely tries to improve your learner’s abilities. I teach English language, literature, and writing skills by adapting lessons to each learner’s needs. Most of all,... read more

50/hour
4.8 (111)
48 hours tutoring ESL/ESOL out of 569 hours
Offers in person & online lessons
See Tutors Like This

Dear Reader, When you choose me for tutoring services, you get someone who genuinely tries to improve your learner’s abilities. I teach English language, literature, and writing skills by adapting lessons to each learner’s needs. Most of all,... read more

Alex A.
45/hour

San Jose, CA

Experienced tutor specializing in multiple subjects

Hi, my name is Alex. I'm from Italy, but at the moment I live in San Jose, CA. I attended Purdue University where I received a Bachelor of Science in Fire and Emergency Management and now I am pursuing my Master's of Business Administration in... read more

45/hour
4.5 (8)
13 hours tutoring
Offers in person & online lessons
See Tutors Like This

Hi, my name is Alex. I'm from Italy, but at the moment I live in San Jose, CA. I attended Purdue University where I received a Bachelor of Science in Fire and Emergency Management and now I am pursuing my Master's of Business Administration in... read more

Tracey L.
50/hour

Long Beach, CA

Experienced Tutor specializing in all aspects of English/ESL

I have over seven years of experience teaching and tutoring all aspects of English, including English Language Arts and ESL/ESOL. I have taught, (and tutored in), reading comprehension; academic essay writing, including college... read more

50/hour
5.0 (1)
2 hours tutoring
Offers in person & online lessons
See Tutors Like This

I have over seven years of experience teaching and tutoring all aspects of English, including English Language Arts and ESL/ESOL. I have taught, (and tutored in), reading comprehension; academic essay writing, including college... read more

Carol Anne S.
55/hour

Tarzana, CA

MA in Linguistics, ESL/ESOL tutoring experience over 15 years

I have worked with TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) students over the years who needed to improve their English reading, writing, and speaking skills, with great success. While it is sometimes easier to work with... read more

55/hour
5.0 (438)
185 hours tutoring ESL/ESOL out of 3,119 hours
Offers in person & online lessons
See Tutors Like This

I have worked with TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) students over the years who needed to improve their English reading, writing, and speaking skills, with great success. While it is sometimes easier to work with... read more

Sergio A.
60/hour

Capistrano Beach, CA

Revit / AutoCAD Tutor w/ Real World Experience for Students / AEC Pros

DESIGN/CONSTRUCTION SOFTWARE INSTRUCTOR: I have worked in the field of architecture for over 10 years. During that time, I have also managed my own design firm and designed new homes and large alterations in some of the most prestigious... read more

60/hour
5.0 (383)
1,055 hours tutoring
Offers in person & online lessons
See Tutors Like This

DESIGN/CONSTRUCTION SOFTWARE INSTRUCTOR: I have worked in the field of architecture for over 10 years. During that time, I have also managed my own design firm and designed new homes and large alterations in some of the most prestigious... read more

Kenisha C.
63/hour

Oakland, CA

English Lessons, Writing, Algebra, Reading, SAT/GRE/CBEST/CSET

My 15+ years in the educational arena--and ongoing professional development--have taught me the importance of helping students shift from lower- to higher-order thinking, which is really only coaching students to go from knowing the "what" of... read more

63/hour
5.0 (137)
31 hours tutoring ESL/ESOL out of 1,005 hours
Offers in person & online lessons
See Tutors Like This

My 15+ years in the educational arena--and ongoing professional development--have taught me the importance of helping students shift from lower- to higher-order thinking, which is really only coaching students to go from knowing the "what" of... read more

Deanna P.
65/hour

Torrance, CA

Certified Teacher in TESOL, Music, Psychology, Spanish, and TOEFL

Hi! I'm Deanna. I'm new at Wyzant. I'm a former music major at University of Southern California (USC) specializing in concert piano. I obtained a bachelor’s degree in Psychology, and a master’s degree in Clinical Psychology. I have over... read more

65/hour
5.0 (1)
3 hours tutoring
Offers in person & online lessons
See Tutors Like This

Hi! I'm Deanna. I'm new at Wyzant. I'm a former music major at University of Southern California (USC) specializing in concert piano. I obtained a bachelor’s degree in Psychology, and a master’s degree in Clinical Psychology. I have over... read more

Marissa B.
75/hour

Monrovia, CA

Engaging and Professional Teacher specializing in Math and English

Named TOP 10% TUTOR OF 2020!! Hello future students! My name is Marissa and I am an experienced, engaging, and professional teacher. I've taught elementary school for six years in Los Angeles, California with experience in multiple grade levels.... read more

75/hour
5.0 (223)
384 hours tutoring
Offers in person & online lessons
See Tutors Like This

Named TOP 10% TUTOR OF 2020!! Hello future students! My name is Marissa and I am an experienced, engaging, and professional teacher. I've taught elementary school for six years in Los Angeles, California with experience in multiple grade levels.... read more

Lynn W.
42/hour

Costa Mesa, CA

College ESL Instructor and English Tutor with 20+ Years Experience!

Hello, nice to "meet" you. I'm Lynn. I'm an Orange County community college and adult school instructor with over 20 years of experience teaching and tutoring ESL and English, designing lessons and materials, and giving workshops. I can offer... read more

42/hour
Offers in person & online lessons
See Tutors Like This

Hello, nice to "meet" you. I'm Lynn. I'm an Orange County community college and adult school instructor with over 20 years of experience teaching and tutoring ESL and English, designing lessons and materials, and giving workshops. I can offer... read more

Tim C.
42/hour

Fremont, CA

Succees for students k-12 Reading/Writing/SAT/ACT/TOEFL/IELTS & CBEST

My goal is to turn students' weaknesses into strengths and to enable them make the changes they need to get the grades they want in exam preparation and in their school coursework. I believe in guiding rather than instructing; by leading students... read more

42/hour
4.7 (934)
194 hours tutoring ESL/ESOL out of 5,899 hours
Offers in person & online lessons
See Tutors Like This

My goal is to turn students' weaknesses into strengths and to enable them make the changes they need to get the grades they want in exam preparation and in their school coursework. I believe in guiding rather than instructing; by leading students... read more

Trusted with over 6 million hours of lessons since 2005

Success stories

Real stories from real people

Since 2005, Wyzant has provided a way for people to learn any subject in a way that works for them.

How much for private ESL/ESOL tutoring lessons

California ESL/ESOL Tutors Cost $30 - 50 per hour on average

What’s a fair price for a private California ESL/ESOL tutor? California ESL/ESOL tutors using Wyzant are professional subject experts who set their own price based on their demand and skill.

$25 $75
$30
$50

Choose Your Tutor

Compare tutor costs. With a range of price options, there’s a tutor for every budget.

No Upfront Fees

Sign up, search, and message with expert tutors free of charge.

No Costly Packages

Only pay for the time you need. Whether it’s one lesson or seven, you decide what to spend.

Pay After Your Lesson

Get the help you need first. You’ll only be charged after your lesson is complete.

Love Your Lesson Or It’s Free

Your first hour with a new tutor is protected by Wyzant’s Good Fit Guarantee. If you’re not satisfied with your lesson, you don’t pay. No questions asked.

Reported on by leading news outlets