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Christina S.
67/hour

Experienced teacher: spoken and written English, elementary to adult

I have taught spoken and written English to Indian and Chinese students of all ages, and to American students all over the country. I teach the English elements of SAT and ACT prep, as well as grammar, pronunciation, vocabulary,... read more

67/hour
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525 hours tutoring English out of 2,351 hours
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I have taught spoken and written English to Indian and Chinese students of all ages, and to American students all over the country. I teach the English elements of SAT and ACT prep, as well as grammar, pronunciation, vocabulary,... read more

Ursula G.
45/hour

German (native speaker), English Second/Foreign Language (ESL/EFL)

I have been living in the US for 17 years. but I am a German national and have had to learn English as a Second Language just like you. I am familiar with the difficulties students face when learning English as a Foreign or as a... read more

45/hour
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11 hours tutoring English out of 2,075 hours
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I have been living in the US for 17 years. but I am a German national and have had to learn English as a Second Language just like you. I am familiar with the difficulties students face when learning English as a Foreign or as a... 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
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51 hours tutoring English out of 1,800 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

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

40/hour
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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

Mark O.
60/hour

Highly Qualified Elementary School Tutor, All subjects

I hold a B.A. degree in English from Illinois State University, which included instruction in literature, writing, grammar, and language arts instruction. Shortly after graduating from ISU I attended National Louis University and received a... read more

60/hour
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1 hours tutoring English out of 243 hours
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I hold a B.A. degree in English from Illinois State University, which included instruction in literature, writing, grammar, and language arts instruction. Shortly after graduating from ISU I attended National Louis University and received a... 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?
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
David M.

David M. answered • 03/19/18

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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
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Ellen S. 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
Answered • 03/19/18