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Judy V.
68/hour

UBE Bar Exam, French, ESL, Job Interview Preparation, LSAT, and SAT

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

68/hour
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249 hours tutoring English out of 1,395 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

Gre C.
55/hour

Max Results! Extremely Effective Coach: Essay Writing, Test Prep, ESL

I worked as a full time ESL teacher for level 1 and 2 students for the past 4 years. I have completed my California teaching English as a second language certification as well as my international TEFL. I have helped numerous students to... read more

55/hour
5.0 (226)
28 hours tutoring English out of 674 hours
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I worked as a full time ESL teacher for level 1 and 2 students for the past 4 years. I have completed my California teaching English as a second language certification as well as my international TEFL. I have helped numerous students to... read more

Ursula G.
50/hour

German (native speaker) & English (ESL/EFL) Language Tutor/Coach

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

50/hour
5.0 (715)
15 hours tutoring English out of 2,672 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

Steven K.
80/hour

Experienced and Patient Writing, Literature and Humanities Coach

I am a writer and editor with a PhD in English Language and Literature from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. I have over a decade's experience designing and teaching college writing and literature courses at UNC and at... read more

80/hour
5.0 (1139)
1,009 hours tutoring English out of 3,592 hours
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I am a writer and editor with a PhD in English Language and Literature from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. I have over a decade's experience designing and teaching college writing and literature courses at UNC and at... read more

Erin F.
65/hour

Certified English/Lang. Arts Teacher, Reading and Writing Tutor

...progress students make when given the chance to work with instructors in a one-on-one setting. I hold a BA in English and an MS in English Teaching, both from Florida State University. I specialize in grades 6-12, but I have worked with read more

65/hour
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685 hours tutoring English out of 987 hours
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...progress students make when given the chance to work with instructors in a one-on-one setting. I hold a BA in English and an MS in English Teaching, both from Florida State University. I specialize in grades 6-12, but I have worked with read more

Laurie G.
60/hour

English Language Teacher of Communication for Adults and Children

I have experience teaching English to children who have just arrived in this country to enable them to succeed in a classroom setting. I've worked with adult readers struggling with qualifying tests to move up the career ladder. As a... read more

60/hour
5.0 (231)
234 hours tutoring English out of 1,463 hours
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I have experience teaching English to children who have just arrived in this country to enable them to succeed in a classroom setting. I've worked with adult readers struggling with qualifying tests to move up the career ladder. As a... read more

Jonathan K.
220/hour

Top Yale Grad Essay Mentor - College Essays / Transfer App Essays

I have a Master's of Education, Concentration in English from Tufts University and a Bachelor of Arts, with a distinction in the major, summa cum laude from Yale University. read more

220/hour
5.0 (824)
16 hours tutoring English out of 2,105 hours
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I have a Master's of Education, Concentration in English from Tufts University and a Bachelor of Arts, with a distinction in the major, summa cum laude from Yale University. read more

James D.
30/hour

Lecturer and Published Author with 12+ years experience, Engaging

I'm a published poet and a teacher with a double BA in Psychology and English. Currently enrolled in graduate school for an MFA. I can help with grammar, essay writing, phonics, reading comprehension, poetry, creative writing, and... read more

30/hour
5.0 (108)
28 hours tutoring English out of 295 hours
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I'm a published poet and a teacher with a double BA in Psychology and English. Currently enrolled in graduate school for an MFA. I can help with grammar, essay writing, phonics, reading comprehension, poetry, creative writing, and... read more

Nick S.
68/hour

The College Guy - Leading LA Test Prep "Hollywood's Tutor"

For the past six years, I've scored a perfect 36 on ACT English and helped my high-scoring students finally reach the 99th percentile to be competitive at top colleges. You will struggle to break 34 on ACT English by only... read more

68/hour
5.0 (110)
7 hours tutoring English out of 212 hours
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For the past six years, I've scored a perfect 36 on ACT English and helped my high-scoring students finally reach the 99th percentile to be competitive at top colleges. You will struggle to break 34 on ACT English by only... read more

Jennifer L.
30/hour

Expert Librarian Specializing in Biology, Medicine, and Writing

Also, I've written Master's Theses which were accepted for graduation. Additionally, I've been trained to teach English as a Second/Foreign Language and as an adult literacy tutor. I have extensive experience from... read more

30/hour
5.0 (125)
1 hours tutoring English out of 329 hours
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Also, I've written Master's Theses which were accepted for graduation. Additionally, I've been trained to teach English as a Second/Foreign Language and as an adult literacy tutor. I have extensive experience from... 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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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?
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
Answered • 03/22/18