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Alissa G.
45/hour

Expert Editor/Proofreader & English Grammar Geek

I have always been intensely passionate about the English language and language in general. I love proofreading, editing, and writing. I have experience as a freelance copy editor for fiction and non-fiction manuscripts and documents. read more

45/hour
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23 hours tutoring English out of 487 hours
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I have always been intensely passionate about the English language and language in general. I love proofreading, editing, and writing. I have experience as a freelance copy editor for fiction and non-fiction manuscripts and documents. read more

Rachel D.
56/hour

Experienced and Energetic English Teacher and Tutor

I received a Bachelor of Arts degree in English Literature from Williams College in 2013. I studied extensively about analyzing different types of texts, from poems to short stories to novels. I then went on to teach English Language... read more

56/hour
5.0 (310)
268 hours tutoring English out of 777 hours
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I received a Bachelor of Arts degree in English Literature from Williams College in 2013. I studied extensively about analyzing different types of texts, from poems to short stories to novels. I then went on to teach English Language... read more

Marianne B.
50/hour

Literature and Writing Tutor, BA in English, MA in education

I've taught AP Literature and Composition classes, and as a college writing tutor at a major university, I worked with students on all genres of writing from all academic departments. read more

50/hour
5.0 (456)
130 hours tutoring English out of 1,146 hours
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I've taught AP Literature and Composition classes, and as a college writing tutor at a major university, I worked with students on all genres of writing from all academic departments. read more

Adam W.
70/hour

PhD in History/Literature, AP Grader, 10+ Years College Teaching

I have a BA in English Literature, with a specialization in Literary Criticism. I've taught English Language and Literature at AP, Honors and standard levels, both in the US and abroad, inclusive of courses in American, British... read more

70/hour
5.0 (858)
48 hours tutoring English out of 1,781 hours
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I have a BA in English Literature, with a specialization in Literary Criticism. I've taught English Language and Literature at AP, Honors and standard levels, both in the US and abroad, inclusive of courses in American, British... read more

Rick H.
39/hour

Expert English Coach: Writing, Speaking, and Comprehension

I have 11 years experience teaching all aspects of English. The first 9 years, my students were either attending Bellevue College or were international transfers at Microsoft. The past two years, most of them have been middle school... read more

39/hour
5.0 (140)
285 hours tutoring English out of 641 hours
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I have 11 years experience teaching all aspects of English. The first 9 years, my students were either attending Bellevue College or were international transfers at Microsoft. The past two years, most of them have been middle school... read more

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How would you define English in your own words?
English is more than just learning how to read and write; English is about cultivating in students the necessary critical thinking skills for the future. According to the National Center on Education and the Economy, "this is a world in which a very high level of preparation in reading, writing,... read more
English is more than just learning how to read and write; English is about cultivating in students the necessary critical thinking skills for the... read more
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David M. answered • 03/19/18

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How would you define English in your own words?
Nearly all endeavors of communication on any topic require language. This includes study and use of reading comprehension--surface fact to analytic and synthesizing levels—so that one can respond well and appropriately. We use language to express minute subtleties of ideas; the more vocabulary,... read more
Nearly all endeavors of communication on any topic require language. This includes study and use of reading comprehension--surface fact to... read more
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How would you define English in your own words?
English is both the language and its infinite expressions in prose (fiction and nonfiction in an ever-expanding number of genres, for example), poetry in all its forms, drama, speech (from elevated and formal to rudimentary and profane) and numerous other forms. The tone, rhythm, syntax, diction,... read more
English is both the language and its infinite expressions in prose (fiction and nonfiction in an ever-expanding number of genres, for example),... read more
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How would you define English in your own words?
There's no such thing as a wrong answer in English Literature. Generally speaking, your grade comes not from the validity of your opinions themselves, but from how well you articulate them. The question is not whether or not the tree in that novel is a symbol and of what, it's how completely... read more
There's no such thing as a wrong answer in English Literature. Generally speaking, your grade comes not from the validity of your opinions... read more
Ellen S.

Ellen S. answered • 03/19/18

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