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Tonya C. Aurora, IL, available for online & in-person tutoring
Tonya C.
25/hour

Aurora, IL

Tutor Specializing in Reading and Writing

I have over 500 hours tutoring English, reading and writing to students that English is their second language. See Tonya's full profile

25/hour
5.0 (96)
344 hours tutoring
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I have over 500 hours tutoring English, reading and writing to students that English is their second language. See Tonya's full profile

Khadijah J. Savoy, IL, available for online & in-person tutoring
Khadijah J.
35/hour

Savoy, IL

Experienced ESL Tutor Specializing in English and Writing

Bachelors in English and minor in Creative Writing Experience teaching English as a second language on Japanese platform. Experience teaching English as a second language using immersive method in Pakistan. Perfect score... See Khadijah's full profile

35/hour
5.0 (9)
22 hours tutoring English out of 23 hours
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Bachelors in English and minor in Creative Writing Experience teaching English as a second language on Japanese platform. Experience teaching English as a second language using immersive method in Pakistan. Perfect score... See Khadijah's full profile

Shane D. Chicago, IL, available for online & in-person tutoring
Shane D.
195/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... See Shane's full profile

195/hour
4.9 (89)
24 hours tutoring English out of 308 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... See Shane's full profile

Karin M. Chicago, IL, available for online & in-person tutoring
Karin M.
54/hour

Chicago, IL

MFA Educator Teaching All Aspects of English and Test Prep

I teach all aspects of English, including critical reading, persuasive writing, comparative literature, public speaking, specializing with ACT/SAT/AP and other test strategies. I've taught and lectured at universities,... See Karin's full profile

54/hour
5.0 (23)
110 hours tutoring English out of 227 hours
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I teach all aspects of English, including critical reading, persuasive writing, comparative literature, public speaking, specializing with ACT/SAT/AP and other test strategies. I've taught and lectured at universities,... See Karin's full profile

Jennifer H. Chicago, IL, available for online & in-person tutoring
Jennifer H.
60/hour

Chicago, IL

Engaging & Experienced English Tutor

Professionally published author, former copy editor, marketing and communications professional (digital and print), and verbal ninja! See Jennifer's full profile

60/hour
5.0 (84)
1,084 hours tutoring
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Professionally published author, former copy editor, marketing and communications professional (digital and print), and verbal ninja! See Jennifer's full profile

Steve W. Chicago, IL, available for online & in-person tutoring
Steve W.
70/hour

Chicago, IL

Expert help with SAT, ACT, writing, math, and history

I have been tutoring full-time since 2015. I mostly work with high school students, though I also see middle school and college students. Prior to 2015, I was a criminal defense attorney for 25 years. My legal work helped me develop qualities... See Steve's full profile

70/hour
5.0 (1)
81 hours tutoring
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I have been tutoring full-time since 2015. I mostly work with high school students, though I also see middle school and college students. Prior to 2015, I was a criminal defense attorney for 25 years. My legal work helped me develop qualities... See Steve's full profile

Sebastian G. Westmont, IL, available for online & in-person tutoring
Sebastian G.
38/hour

Westmont, IL

Precocious Social Science Educator- College and High School!

I am new to tutoring and have a passion for all things social studies! I did a brief stint in the legal field after my undergrad before realizing that my passion lies in education. I now work in a high school as an academic support coordinator... See Sebastian's full profile

38/hour
5.0 (11)
35 hours tutoring
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I am new to tutoring and have a passion for all things social studies! I did a brief stint in the legal field after my undergrad before realizing that my passion lies in education. I now work in a high school as an academic support coordinator... See Sebastian's full profile

Barbara T. Evanston, IL, available for online & in-person tutoring
Barbara T.
20/hour

Evanston, IL

Experienced Writing Professor / College Prep Coach, SAT Writing

Contact me if you would like to discuss any writing needs for ages 14 - adult. I have over 25 years of tutoring and teaching experience in the fields of writing, literature, and composition at the high school and college/university levels.... See Barbara's full profile

20/hour
5.0 (2)
5 hours tutoring English out of 6 hours
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Contact me if you would like to discuss any writing needs for ages 14 - adult. I have over 25 years of tutoring and teaching experience in the fields of writing, literature, and composition at the high school and college/university levels.... See Barbara's full profile

Johnny R. Lisle, IL, available for online & in-person tutoring
Johnny R.
35/hour

Lisle, IL

K-9th Grade - Over 25 years of Certified Teaching Experience

...Naperville school districts, with great success. I have a special talent for encouraging students who need extra help in English grammar and language comprehension. ... See Johnny's full profile

35/hour
4.9 (2037)
257 hours tutoring English out of 7,140 hours
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...Naperville school districts, with great success. I have a special talent for encouraging students who need extra help in English grammar and language comprehension. ... See Johnny's full profile

Yaara L. Chicago, IL, available for online & in-person tutoring
Yaara L.
35/hour

Chicago, IL

English Literature; Creative Writing; Reading Tutor

I also led writing workshops where I critiqued students poetry and fiction and helped them to more deeply develop their work. I am a cum laude graduate from New York University with a BA in English Literature and Classics and a minor... See Yaara's full profile

35/hour
5.0 (4)
19 hours tutoring
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I also led writing workshops where I critiqued students poetry and fiction and helped them to more deeply develop their work. I am a cum laude graduate from New York University with a BA in English Literature and Classics and a minor... See Yaara's full profile

Angie M. Barrington, IL, available for online & in-person tutoring
Angie M.
55/hour

Barrington, IL

Masters of Education, with a cerification in TESOL. 2013

I have my Masters in Education, and was certified to teach English as a second language in 2013. See Angie's full profile

55/hour
5.0 (42)
126 hours tutoring
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I have my Masters in Education, and was certified to teach English as a second language in 2013. See Angie's full profile

Diane G. Geneva, IL, available for online & in-person tutoring
Diane G.
45/hour

Geneva, IL

Patient tutor: ACT/SAT, Study Skills, AP Biology & Econ, Writing

I take great pride in my writing and love to play with words, sentences, etc. I have taught World Literature, Creative Writing, English 101 and 102 with a slight ESL feature to it, and last, Argumentation and Rhetorical Analysis. I also... See Diane's full profile

45/hour
4.9 (301)
59 hours tutoring English out of 1,219 hours
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I take great pride in my writing and love to play with words, sentences, etc. I have taught World Literature, Creative Writing, English 101 and 102 with a slight ESL feature to it, and last, Argumentation and Rhetorical Analysis. I also... See Diane's full profile

Carey R. La Grange Park, IL, available for online & in-person tutoring
Carey R.
60/hour

La Grange Park, IL

College Essay Writing, ACT/SAT Test Prep, Reading & Writing Tutor

I have taught and tutored English since 1997 (15 years). I have also worked an editor and writing in the corporate world, created online marketing materials, and written a novel. I am currently writing a young adult fiction novel! See Carey's full profile

60/hour
4.9 (68)
63 hours tutoring English out of 175 hours
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I have taught and tutored English since 1997 (15 years). I have also worked an editor and writing in the corporate world, created online marketing materials, and written a novel. I am currently writing a young adult fiction novel! See Carey's full profile

James W. Woodridge, IL, available for online & in-person tutoring
James W.
70/hour

Woodridge, IL

Veteran college instructor/writing coach/ACT/SAT tutor

I hold a MA in English and I have taught high school and college English for over 15 years. I am an Illinois Board of Education certified teacher. For several years, I taught at the College of DuPage's Center for Independent... See James's full profile

70/hour
5.0 (94)
179 hours tutoring English out of 319 hours
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I hold a MA in English and I have taught high school and college English for over 15 years. I am an Illinois Board of Education certified teacher. For several years, I taught at the College of DuPage's Center for Independent... See James's full profile

Catherine H. Plano, IL, available for online & in-person tutoring
Catherine H.
40/hour

Plano, IL

Experienced English Tutor Specializing in College Essay Writing Skills

Please contact me today learn more and schedule individualized sessions. Take advantage of what I have to offer: a level of specialized writing and English instruction that comes from earning a Ph.D. in English, working as a... See Catherine's full profile

40/hour
4.9 (86)
194 hours tutoring English out of 202 hours
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Please contact me today learn more and schedule individualized sessions. Take advantage of what I have to offer: a level of specialized writing and English instruction that comes from earning a Ph.D. in English, working as a... See Catherine's full profile

Alrick K. Cary, IL, available for online & in-person tutoring
Alrick K.
75/hour

Cary, IL

PhD in English/ English literature & writing

The goal of written or spoken communication is to express yourself clearly and persuasively. To achieve that goal, you must know the grammar and punctuation rules of standard, formal English. I have been teaching reading and writing at all... See Alrick's full profile

75/hour
5.0 (250)
24 hours tutoring English out of 928 hours
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The goal of written or spoken communication is to express yourself clearly and persuasively. To achieve that goal, you must know the grammar and punctuation rules of standard, formal English. I have been teaching reading and writing at all... See Alrick's full profile

Judy W. Chicago, IL, available for online & in-person tutoring
Judy W.
60/hour

Chicago, IL

MAE in English with 10+ Years of Teaching Experience

I am qualified to teach beginning, intermediate and advanced English, basic and complex grammar, integration of vocabulary, English composition and reading, critical thinking and composition, creative writing and ESL. I have a proven... See Judy's full profile

60/hour
5.0 (406)
65 hours tutoring English out of 1,828 hours
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I am qualified to teach beginning, intermediate and advanced English, basic and complex grammar, integration of vocabulary, English composition and reading, critical thinking and composition, creative writing and ESL. I have a proven... See Judy's full profile

Giovanni B. Carbondale, IL, available for online & in-person tutoring
Giovanni B.
60/hour

Carbondale, IL

Experienced Online & Personal Tutor Dedicated to Student Success!

I am a native speaker and writer of Mexican descent. I have spoken, read, and written in Spanish since I was a child, and I am just as proficient in Spanish as I am in English. I have also taken Honors Spanish I - IV in high school and... See Giovanni's full profile

60/hour
5.0 (119)
288 hours tutoring
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I am a native speaker and writer of Mexican descent. I have spoken, read, and written in Spanish since I was a child, and I am just as proficient in Spanish as I am in English. I have also taken Honors Spanish I - IV in high school and... See Giovanni's full profile

Audrey A. Chicago, IL, available for online & in-person tutoring
Audrey A.
20/hour

Chicago, IL

English, Grammar, Reading, Proofreading Tutor

I also have my certification in TEFL/TESOL (teaching English as a foreign language). I have been tutoring for about 7 years now, my students have ranged from pre-k all the way to the collegiate level. I also have hours of experience... See Audrey's full profile

20/hour
4.6 (24)
30 hours tutoring English out of 39 hours
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I also have my certification in TEFL/TESOL (teaching English as a foreign language). I have been tutoring for about 7 years now, my students have ranged from pre-k all the way to the collegiate level. I also have hours of experience... See Audrey's full profile

Dylan R. Evanston, IL, available for online & in-person tutoring
Dylan R.
75/hour

Evanston, IL

Columbia University Graduate Tutoring Math, Language and Writing

... Japan -5 on the AP Spanish Literature Exam with departmental honors in high school -5 on the AP English Literature examination -34 on ACT English -34 on ACT Reading -34 on ACT Science -Experience working with both international and US students... See Dylan's full profile

75/hour
5.0 (247)
139 hours tutoring English out of 731 hours
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... Japan -5 on the AP Spanish Literature Exam with departmental honors in high school -5 on the AP English Literature examination -34 on ACT English -34 on ACT Reading -34 on ACT Science -Experience working with both international and US students... See Dylan's full profile

Sheila M. Chicago, IL, available for online & in-person tutoring
Sheila M.
50/hour

Chicago, IL

Licensed 7-12 English Teacher Training in K-12 Literacy

I am currently licensed as a 9-12 English Teacher for the State of Minnesota. I am confident teaching all areas of English. See Sheila's full profile

50/hour
4.6 (65)
9 hours tutoring English out of 116 hours
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I am currently licensed as a 9-12 English Teacher for the State of Minnesota. I am confident teaching all areas of English. See Sheila's full profile

Matthew Z. Chicago, IL, available for online & in-person tutoring
Matthew Z.
79/hour

Chicago, IL

Columbia & UChicago grad! Let's polish your writing.

As a tutor, I hope to help you reach your goals in literature, writing, and other fields. I have experience teaching at both the university and high school level, in subjects as various as English, German, and philosophy. Regardless of... See Matthew's full profile

79/hour
4.9 (14)
31 hours tutoring English out of 142 hours
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As a tutor, I hope to help you reach your goals in literature, writing, and other fields. I have experience teaching at both the university and high school level, in subjects as various as English, German, and philosophy. Regardless of... See Matthew's full profile

Nina W. Evanston, IL, available for online & in-person tutoring
Nina W.
50/hour

Evanston, IL

BS in Education and Social Policy with 5+ years of Tutoring

These allowed me to revisit my writing skills and English grammar rules in an in-depth way. I enjoy tutoring students in this subject and have been consistently been working with an 11 year-old student in English proficiency, so I am... See Nina's full profile

50/hour
5.0 (5)
3 hours tutoring English out of 25 hours
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These allowed me to revisit my writing skills and English grammar rules in an in-depth way. I enjoy tutoring students in this subject and have been consistently been working with an 11 year-old student in English proficiency, so I am... See Nina's full profile

Michelle H. Streamwood, IL, available for online & in-person tutoring
Michelle H.
40/hour

Streamwood, IL

Native English speaker with classroom experience

During my first teaching job, I taught 10th grade English for 1 year. I also worked as a writing tutor during my university studies and have been successfully helping students in English (including some ESL) for 10+ years. See Michelle's full profile

40/hour
4.9 (2963)
146 hours tutoring English out of 7,521 hours
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During my first teaching job, I taught 10th grade English for 1 year. I also worked as a writing tutor during my university studies and have been successfully helping students in English (including some ESL) for 10+ years. See Michelle's full profile

Lilla D. Chicago, IL, available for online & in-person tutoring
Lilla D.
80/hour

Chicago, IL

Multilingual Tutor Specializing in Japanese/Languages/Reading/Writing

I have experience with all age groups (elementary through adult) and a variety of subjects, including visual arts, ESL, English analysis/composition, reading/writing, a number of foreign languages, and basic math and science. I... See Lilla's full profile

80/hour
4.9 (13)
19 hours tutoring
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I have experience with all age groups (elementary through adult) and a variety of subjects, including visual arts, ESL, English analysis/composition, reading/writing, a number of foreign languages, and basic math and science. I... See Lilla's full profile

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