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Sherri K. Kelseyville, CA, available for online & in-person tutoring
Sherri K.
29/hour

Kelseyville, CA

Experienced coach: public speaking, business/conversational English

Thank you for reading my bio! I am a native speaker with over 25 years teaching experience, including extensive experience coaching people to become better public speakers. I have worked with hundreds of Language Learners from China, Russia,... See Sherri's full profile

29/hour
5.0 (8)
19 hours tutoring
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Thank you for reading my bio! I am a native speaker with over 25 years teaching experience, including extensive experience coaching people to become better public speakers. I have worked with hundreds of Language Learners from China, Russia,... See Sherri's full profile

Michael W. Anaheim, CA, available for online & in-person tutoring
Michael W.
125/hour

Anaheim, CA

UCLA Instructor / SAT ACT Expert

Successful tutors must not only be experts in the field in which they tutor, but they also must be able to connect and adapt to the students' personalities. Michael currently teaches a section of an entrepreneurship course at UCLA that pertains... See Michael's full profile

125/hour
5.0 (123)
492 hours tutoring
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Successful tutors must not only be experts in the field in which they tutor, but they also must be able to connect and adapt to the students' personalities. Michael currently teaches a section of an entrepreneurship course at UCLA that pertains... See Michael's full profile

Cherise R. Marina Del Rey, CA, available for online & in-person tutoring
Cherise R.
32/hour

Marina Del Rey, CA

ESL Teacher - Business English

...reach those goals. I love to travel, meet new people, swim and enjoy being near the ocean. I'm certified to teach ESL/ESOL, English Grammar, Reading, Writing, Listening, and Public Speaking. I can assist students across various English proficiency... See Cherise's full profile

32/hour
5.0 (7)
5 hours tutoring ESL/ESOL out of 8 hours
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...reach those goals. I love to travel, meet new people, swim and enjoy being near the ocean. I'm certified to teach ESL/ESOL, English Grammar, Reading, Writing, Listening, and Public Speaking. I can assist students across various English proficiency... See Cherise's full profile

Kelly B. Pasadena, CA, available for online & in-person tutoring
Kelly B.
50/hour

Pasadena, CA

Helpful ESL/ESOL tutor for adults and children

I have tutored English for Chinese students age 4 to 14 for over 3 years. I have helped international students and professionals prepare for interviews and write application essays for graduate and professional programs. I taught conversational... See Kelly's full profile

50/hour
5.0 (86)
347 hours tutoring
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I have tutored English for Chinese students age 4 to 14 for over 3 years. I have helped international students and professionals prepare for interviews and write application essays for graduate and professional programs. I taught conversational... See Kelly's full profile

Ingrid O. Carlsbad, CA, available for online & in-person tutoring
Ingrid O.
40/hour

Carlsbad, CA

Let's make learning English fun for you

I have many years of experience teaching English in a foreign country. I have worked with students who need to prepare for standardized tests (IELTS, etc.), business people who are preparing for presentations, meetings or telephone conversations,... See Ingrid's full profile

40/hour
5.0 (7)
75 hours tutoring ESL/ESOL out of 75 hours
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I have many years of experience teaching English in a foreign country. I have worked with students who need to prepare for standardized tests (IELTS, etc.), business people who are preparing for presentations, meetings or telephone conversations,... See Ingrid's full profile

Kenisha C. Oakland, CA, available for online & in-person tutoring
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... See Kenisha's full profile

63/hour
5.0 (169)
31 hours tutoring ESL/ESOL out of 1,410 hours
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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... See Kenisha's full profile

Paloma D. Santa Ana, CA, available for online & in-person tutoring
Paloma D.
40/hour

Santa Ana, CA

My Area of Expertise is ESL/EFL, all ages, most subjects

My favorite thing about tutoring is, learning new ways to teach a particular subject to a learner with a specific need, goal and learning style. I have experience tutoring a wide array of subjects, from K-12 and Under Graduate College Courses,... See Paloma's full profile

40/hour
6 hours tutoring
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My favorite thing about tutoring is, learning new ways to teach a particular subject to a learner with a specific need, goal and learning style. I have experience tutoring a wide array of subjects, from K-12 and Under Graduate College Courses,... See Paloma's full profile

MARY U. San Marino, CA, available for online & in-person tutoring
MARY U.
80/hour

San Marino, CA

100% USCIS pass rate, TOEFL prep, College paper editing, ESL

*Five years experience preparing students for their USCIS appointments, 100% pass rate! * TOEFL test prep. Best student improvement from 17 to 24 points on writing section in just two weeks. *I helped college and university students write... See MARY's full profile

80/hour
4.9 (29)
11 hours tutoring ESL/ESOL out of 117 hours
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*Five years experience preparing students for their USCIS appointments, 100% pass rate! * TOEFL test prep. Best student improvement from 17 to 24 points on writing section in just two weeks. *I helped college and university students write... See MARY's full profile

Carol Anne S. Tarzana, CA, available for online & in-person tutoring
Carol Anne S.
60/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... See Carol Anne's full profile

60/hour
5.0 (470)
185 hours tutoring ESL/ESOL out of 3,242 hours
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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... See Carol Anne's full profile

Corrie M. Santa Rosa, CA, available for online & in-person tutoring
Corrie M.
45/hour

Santa Rosa, CA

Experienced, patient English as a Second Language (ESL) tutor

Hi, I'm Corrie. I have an Masters in English/TESOL (Teaching English as a Second Language) from San Francisco State University, a TESOL certificate, a teaching credential in ESL (English as a Second Language) for adults, and a Bachelors in... See Corrie's full profile

45/hour
5.0 (6)
6 hours tutoring ESL/ESOL out of 10 hours
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Hi, I'm Corrie. I have an Masters in English/TESOL (Teaching English as a Second Language) from San Francisco State University, a TESOL certificate, a teaching credential in ESL (English as a Second Language) for adults, and a Bachelors in... See Corrie's full profile

Rachel D. Beverly Hills, CA, available for online & in-person tutoring
Rachel D.
120/hour

Beverly Hills, CA

OG Multisensory Math Tutor Thru Algebra 1 For Dyslexia & Dyscalulia

I teach multisensory math to students with dyslexia, dyscalculia, anxiety, ADHD and other learning disabilities, from elementary grades through Algebra 1. I have taken Multisensory Math 1 and Multisensory Math 2 with Marilyn Zecher through the... See Rachel's full profile

120/hour
5.0 (51)
7 hours tutoring ESL/ESOL out of 370 hours
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I teach multisensory math to students with dyslexia, dyscalculia, anxiety, ADHD and other learning disabilities, from elementary grades through Algebra 1. I have taken Multisensory Math 1 and Multisensory Math 2 with Marilyn Zecher through the... See Rachel's full profile

Linda G. San Francisco, CA, available for online & in-person tutoring
Linda G.
100/hour

San Francisco, CA

NCLEX Test Preparation and Conversational ESL Tutor

I am a registered nurse and specialize in helping RN and PN candidates prepare for the NCLEX licensing exam. Tutoring can be done face-to-face or on-line, using guided review of practice questions and other resources. Many of my successful... See Linda's full profile

100/hour
4.9 (1391)
195 hours tutoring ESL/ESOL out of 3,513 hours
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I am a registered nurse and specialize in helping RN and PN candidates prepare for the NCLEX licensing exam. Tutoring can be done face-to-face or on-line, using guided review of practice questions and other resources. Many of my successful... See Linda's full profile

Kim L. Carmichael, CA, available for online & in-person tutoring
Kim L.
40/hour

Carmichael, CA

ESL Speaking, Public Speaking Coach, Grammar and Writing

After more than 20 years teaching English all over the world, I still like helping people write and speak better English! Really. I've got grandmother-type patience and try to make learning fun. We shouldn't be afraid of learning; it should be... See Kim's full profile

40/hour
5.0 (40)
14 hours tutoring ESL/ESOL out of 86 hours
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After more than 20 years teaching English all over the world, I still like helping people write and speak better English! Really. I've got grandmother-type patience and try to make learning fun. We shouldn't be afraid of learning; it should be... See Kim's full profile

Maxine M. San Francisco, CA, available for online & in-person tutoring
Maxine M.
65/hour

San Francisco, CA

Certified ESL Teacher, experienced with children and adults

I am a certified Teacher of English to Speakers of Other Languages and member of CATESOL. I have worked with students from all over the world and have experience tutoring adults and children. I work with students in San Francisco Bay Area's... See Maxine's full profile

65/hour
4.7 (59)
149 hours tutoring ESL/ESOL out of 214 hours
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I am a certified Teacher of English to Speakers of Other Languages and member of CATESOL. I have worked with students from all over the world and have experience tutoring adults and children. I work with students in San Francisco Bay Area's... See Maxine's full profile

Timothy B. Long Beach, CA, available for online & in-person tutoring
Timothy B.
80/hour

Long Beach, CA

Experienced, Educated, and Effective Language Tutor

I have been teaching the fundamentals of English academic writing to non-native speakers for more than 15 years at Columbia University, University of California Los Angeles, Hunter College, St. John's University and Pace University and most... See Timothy's full profile

80/hour
5.0 (8)
86 hours tutoring ESL/ESOL out of 87 hours
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I have been teaching the fundamentals of English academic writing to non-native speakers for more than 15 years at Columbia University, University of California Los Angeles, Hunter College, St. John's University and Pace University and most... See Timothy's full profile

Phillip D. Newport Beach, CA, available for online & in-person tutoring
Phillip D.
40/hour

Newport Beach, CA

Tutor of Spanish, English, and Law

I am Phillip Dean; I graduated with Spanish and Political Science Majors. I finished law school in the top twenty-five percent of my class. I tutor English, Spanish & Law. I have tutored dozens of students in Spanish and English and in Law. My... See Phillip's full profile

40/hour
5.0 (73)
224 hours tutoring
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I am Phillip Dean; I graduated with Spanish and Political Science Majors. I finished law school in the top twenty-five percent of my class. I tutor English, Spanish & Law. I have tutored dozens of students in Spanish and English and in Law. My... See Phillip's full profile

Cassie C. San Francisco, CA, available for online & in-person tutoring
Cassie C.
120/hour

San Francisco, CA

Write an A paper or prep for your exam with a neuroscientist

If you need to write a stellar paper or ace an upcoming science test, I am the tutor for you. **Writing tutoring:** I can help you write an awesome: - lab report - research paper - essay - personal statement - thesis - dissertation From... See Cassie's full profile

120/hour
5.0 (45)
117 hours tutoring
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If you need to write a stellar paper or ace an upcoming science test, I am the tutor for you. **Writing tutoring:** I can help you write an awesome: - lab report - research paper - essay - personal statement - thesis - dissertation From... See Cassie's full profile

Ron C. Fremont, CA, available for online & in-person tutoring
Ron C.
60/hour

Fremont, CA

ESL & Writing Tutor for Adults, especially High-Tech Professionals

I offer private/small group tutoring to adults who want to improve their English skills. In particular, I am interested in teaching ESL to people who work in the high-tech workplace. I taught a pronunciation class at a semiconductor equipment... See Ron's full profile

60/hour
5.0 (31)
64 hours tutoring ESL/ESOL out of 65 hours
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I offer private/small group tutoring to adults who want to improve their English skills. In particular, I am interested in teaching ESL to people who work in the high-tech workplace. I taught a pronunciation class at a semiconductor equipment... See Ron's full profile

John K. San Marino, CA, available for online & in-person tutoring
John K.
62/hour

San Marino, CA

Efficient, Experienced SAT, TOEFL, ACT, GMAT, GRE Online Specialist

Your test results are important to you, and you don't want to waste time, right? Here is why I am the best tutor for you: I am efficient and results-oriented. I don't waste time, and I don't try to run up your bill. My specialty is to discover... See John's full profile

62/hour
4.9 (1230)
122 hours tutoring ESL/ESOL out of 4,052 hours
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Your test results are important to you, and you don't want to waste time, right? Here is why I am the best tutor for you: I am efficient and results-oriented. I don't waste time, and I don't try to run up your bill. My specialty is to discover... See John's full profile

Madeleine S. Visalia, CA, available for online & in-person tutoring
Madeleine S.
50/hour

Visalia, CA

Experienced Teacher w/ Psych BA Tutors Music, Math, English, and More

My work with youth programs since 2008 and experience in tutoring, along with my studies as a psychology major (Psychology Bachelor of Arts, UCSC) and my work in public and private school settings as a tutor, teacher and music/theater director,... See Madeleine's full profile

50/hour
5.0 (90)
433 hours tutoring
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My work with youth programs since 2008 and experience in tutoring, along with my studies as a psychology major (Psychology Bachelor of Arts, UCSC) and my work in public and private school settings as a tutor, teacher and music/theater director,... See Madeleine's full profile

Helen G. Lemon Grove, CA, available for online & in-person tutoring
Helen G.
40/hour

Lemon Grove, CA

Effective tutoring in Core math, testing, reading & writing.

I would love to help your child gain the skills and confidence they need to excel in today’s rapidly evolving world. I have been an educator since 1987 when I discovered the joy of helping a shy young woman discover her ability to excel. I’ve... See Helen's full profile

40/hour
4.9 (593)
113 hours tutoring ESL/ESOL out of 1,837 hours
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I would love to help your child gain the skills and confidence they need to excel in today’s rapidly evolving world. I have been an educator since 1987 when I discovered the joy of helping a shy young woman discover her ability to excel. I’ve... See Helen's full profile

Donna Ann P. San Francisco, CA, available for online & in-person tutoring
Donna Ann P.
38/hour

San Francisco, CA

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

I have been teaching foreign and American students English, essay writing, literature, and grammar for over 7 years. Need late night help with an English literature essay, term paper, college entrance essay or grammar homework? I can help. I have... See Donna Ann's full profile

38/hour
4.9 (942)
321 hours tutoring ESL/ESOL out of 3,494 hours
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I have been teaching foreign and American students English, essay writing, literature, and grammar for over 7 years. Need late night help with an English literature essay, term paper, college entrance essay or grammar homework? I can help. I have... See Donna Ann's full profile

Erica F. Wilton, CA, available for online & in-person tutoring
Erica F.
50/hour

Wilton, CA

Experienced French and English (ESL) Tutor!

Hello! Bonjour! My name is Erica and I'm here to help you learn French and English! Read on to find out more about me... I have a Masters in French from San Francisco State University, and a Bachelors degree in French and Global Studies from... See Erica's full profile

50/hour
5.0 (651)
38 hours tutoring ESL/ESOL out of 1,104 hours
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Hello! Bonjour! My name is Erica and I'm here to help you learn French and English! Read on to find out more about me... I have a Masters in French from San Francisco State University, and a Bachelors degree in French and Global Studies from... See Erica's full profile

Christina M. Pleasant Hill, CA, available for online & in-person tutoring
Christina M.
70/hour

Pleasant Hill, CA

Learning Can be Fun! Tutoring ESL, PESL, German, Portuguese, Test Prep

Hi, hallo, olá! My name is Christina and I've been teaching for 22 years, doing what I love, from instructing German at the University of Hawaii, to teaching ESL in Austria, Brazil, and the U.S., to tutoring Portuguese and K-12 in Hawaii and... See Christina's full profile

70/hour
5.0 (416)
353 hours tutoring ESL/ESOL out of 1,967 hours
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Hi, hallo, olá! My name is Christina and I've been teaching for 22 years, doing what I love, from instructing German at the University of Hawaii, to teaching ESL in Austria, Brazil, and the U.S., to tutoring Portuguese and K-12 in Hawaii and... See Christina's full profile

Bob B. Pacifica, CA, available for online & in-person tutoring
Bob B.
45/hour

Pacifica, CA

Experienced Spanish/ESL Instructor

I speak Spanish fluently, but also am able to use some Korean, Japanese, Vietnamese, Portuguese, Russian, and Mandarin to communicate with students. I have also developed curriculum for the following levels of ESL/ESOL; Beginning,... See Bob's full profile

45/hour
4.9 (61)
168 hours tutoring
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I speak Spanish fluently, but also am able to use some Korean, Japanese, Vietnamese, Portuguese, Russian, and Mandarin to communicate with students. I have also developed curriculum for the following levels of ESL/ESOL; Beginning,... See Bob's full profile

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