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The Best English Tutors in Chicago, IL

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Stefania D.
25/hour

Chicago, IL

College student excited to help anyone improve their English!

I started tutoring in high school soon after I began preparing for the ACT, on which I received exceptional scores on both the reading and writing sections. My experience consists of familiarizing children as young as eight years old, particularly those from immigrant families, with the English language. During my... read more

25/hour
5.0 (4)
3 hours tutoring English out of 5 hours
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I started tutoring in high school soon after I began preparing for the ACT, on which I received exceptional scores on both the reading and writing sections. My experience consists of familiarizing children as young as eight years old, particularly those from immigrant families, with the English language. During my... read more

Alexis W.
35/hour

Chicago, IL

Experienced Reading and Test Prep Tutor

I have always loved education, and am a graduate student at the University of Chicago pursuing a career teaching literature and language (at the university level). Since 2014, I have been privately tutoring students of all ages in subjects including various languages, reading, ACT preparation, and History. During the... read more

35/hour
5.0 (11)
93 hours tutoring
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I have always loved education, and am a graduate student at the University of Chicago pursuing a career teaching literature and language (at the university level). Since 2014, I have been privately tutoring students of all ages in subjects including various languages, reading, ACT preparation, and History. During the... read more

Raphael L.
50/hour

Chicago, IL

Ivy League Math, English, Foreign Language, and Music Tutor

I can be a great tutor for a wide variety of high school and college subjects I am have experience as a reading, math, and music tutor. I am a native speaker of French, English, and Spanish, and speak fluent German. I can help you with any High School Math, English, History, or foreign language course,... read more

50/hour
1 hours tutoring
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I can be a great tutor for a wide variety of high school and college subjects I am have experience as a reading, math, and music tutor. I am a native speaker of French, English, and Spanish, and speak fluent German. I can help you with any High School Math, English, History, or foreign language course,... read more

Natasha M.
60/hour

Chicago, IL

British Tutor for English, Writing, and Core Subjects

I grew up in the U.K. with an English Teacher for a parent and developed a love of reading and writing. I have taken Honors and Advanced Placement English classes throughout my educational career and have successfully completed the Honors Program in college. read more

60/hour
1 hours tutoring English out of 5 hours
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I grew up in the U.K. with an English Teacher for a parent and developed a love of reading and writing. I have taken Honors and Advanced Placement English classes throughout my educational career and have successfully completed the Honors Program in college. read more

Gabe S.
40/hour

Chicago, IL

Experienced Tutor in the Humanities, Math, and Test Prep

Hi! I'm Gabe. I've been tutoring middle and high school students for more than six years in a range of subjects. I have taught math, physics, English, history, ACT prep, SAT prep, and piano! In 2014, I graduated from the accelerated Bard High School Early College in Manhattan, where I earned two years... read more

40/hour
5.0 (9)
13 hours tutoring
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Hi! I'm Gabe. I've been tutoring middle and high school students for more than six years in a range of subjects. I have taught math, physics, English, history, ACT prep, SAT prep, and piano! In 2014, I graduated from the accelerated Bard High School Early College in Manhattan, where I earned two years... read more

Valeria M.
30/hour

Chicago, IL

Experienced ESL tutor and Ecologist

I tutored reading comprehension and English language skills to kindergarten through 5th graders at a Chicago public school for 2 years whose teachers were very pleased with my work. I later taught English to a 2nd-grade Korean student online for a year with satisfactory results. read more

30/hour
5.0 (29)
67 hours tutoring
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I tutored reading comprehension and English language skills to kindergarten through 5th graders at a Chicago public school for 2 years whose teachers were very pleased with my work. I later taught English to a 2nd-grade Korean student online for a year with satisfactory results. read more

David A.
30/hour

Chicago, IL

Prize-winning author, social science researcher

Hi, I'm David! I'm a recent grad from Wesleyan University, where I’ve been tutoring and working as a teaching assistant in Italian, history and economics for the past four years. I was enrolled in the College of Social Sciences as well as the department for Italian Studies, and graduated with highest honors from both... read more

30/hour
4.0 (1)
20 hours tutoring
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Hi, I'm David! I'm a recent grad from Wesleyan University, where I’ve been tutoring and working as a teaching assistant in Italian, history and economics for the past four years. I was enrolled in the College of Social Sciences as well as the department for Italian Studies, and graduated with highest honors from both... read more

Michael G.
45/hour

Chicago, IL

Experienced Teacher specializing in all things Reading and Writing.

Hello everyone! I have been an educator for over 10 years, mostly teaching English Language Arts. I have taught in Chicago, out of the country (Costa Rica), and currently I teach in Round Lake. I have tutored and worked with students of all ages- ranging from 9 years old to 50 years old. In the classroom, I have... read more

45/hour
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Hello everyone! I have been an educator for over 10 years, mostly teaching English Language Arts. I have taught in Chicago, out of the country (Costa Rica), and currently I teach in Round Lake. I have tutored and worked with students of all ages- ranging from 9 years old to 50 years old. In the classroom, I have... read more

LAURA C.
65/hour

Chicago, IL

Patient and Highly Effective Spanish Instructor, Native Speaker

M.A in Communications. M.A in Political Science. -Tutor students in English and Spanish for over 15 years -Wrote various news articles in Chicago -Translated many published news articles from English to Spanish and from Spanish to English. -Gave lectures in English and Spanish for over 15... read more

65/hour
5.0 (466)
23 hours tutoring English out of 1,784 hours
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M.A in Communications. M.A in Political Science. -Tutor students in English and Spanish for over 15 years -Wrote various news articles in Chicago -Translated many published news articles from English to Spanish and from Spanish to English. -Gave lectures in English and Spanish for over 15... read more

Shane D.
125/hour

Chicago, IL

Univ. of Chicago Lecturer, NY Times Contributor, Elite Writing Tutor

With a background as a professional writer, editor, and teacher, I've been helping English and Literature students in high school, college, and graduate school with their academic writing for almost twenty-five years. My qualifications include published work in prominent national publications such as the... read more

125/hour
5.0 (46)
24 hours tutoring English out of 156 hours
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With a background as a professional writer, editor, and teacher, I've been helping English and Literature students in high school, college, and graduate school with their academic writing for almost twenty-five years. My qualifications include published work in prominent national publications such as the... read more

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