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Mark A.
40/hour

Improve your English based on your profession, schedule, and needs.

I completed the certificate program in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) at The New School in New York City in May of 2013. During that time and the months following, I was teaching small groups of students with... read more

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1 hours tutoring English out of 726 hours
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I completed the certificate program in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) at The New School in New York City in May of 2013. During that time and the months following, I was teaching small groups of students with... 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
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140 hours tutoring English out of 1,183 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

Blythe G.
55/hour

UCSD Philosophy Grad

I am a philosopher who has recently completed a PhD program in ancient philosophy at UC San Diego, where I am currently teaching. I’m passionate about philosophy, ancient history, literature, and writing, and I love sharing my passion with other... read more

55/hour
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38 hours tutoring English out of 126 hours
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I am a philosopher who has recently completed a PhD program in ancient philosophy at UC San Diego, where I am currently teaching. I’m passionate about philosophy, ancient history, literature, and writing, and I love sharing my passion with other... read more

Deborah P.
75/hour

Master's in Teaching: Highly Experienced in Teaching English

I have taught English as a Second Language and English as a Foreign Language for a total of 17 years. I do feel that English as a First Language is underrated. No subject is more important. Without knowing how to express... read more

75/hour
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94 hours tutoring English out of 2,630 hours
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I have taught English as a Second Language and English as a Foreign Language for a total of 17 years. I do feel that English as a First Language is underrated. No subject is more important. Without knowing how to express... read more

Judy V.
65/hour

UBE Bar Exam, French, ESL, Job Interview Preparation, and Law

I have experience teaching at all levels and to all age groups, from pre-school children to post-graduate level, including business people seeking to acquire a working knowledge of English as a Second Language or French. As a British... read more

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123 hours tutoring English out of 788 hours
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I have experience teaching at all levels and to all age groups, from pre-school children to post-graduate level, including business people seeking to acquire a working knowledge of English as a Second Language or French. As a British... 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?
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?
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?
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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