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Paloma D. Near Lake Forest, CA, available for online & in-person tutoring
Paloma D.
40/hour

Near Lake Forest, CA

My Area of Expertise is ESL/EFL, all ages, most subjects

My favorite thing about tutoring is, learning new ways to teach a particular subject to a learner with a specific need, goal and learning style. I have experience tutoring a wide array of subjects, from K-12 and Under Graduate College Courses, with an emphasis on ESL/EFL. I am TEFL and TESL Certified. Acquiring this... See Paloma's full profile

40/hour
6 hours tutoring
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My favorite thing about tutoring is, learning new ways to teach a particular subject to a learner with a specific need, goal and learning style. I have experience tutoring a wide array of subjects, from K-12 and Under Graduate College Courses, with an emphasis on ESL/EFL. I am TEFL and TESL Certified. Acquiring this... See Paloma's full profile

Elena T. Near Lake Forest, CA, available for online & in-person tutoring
Elena T.
40/hour

Near Lake Forest, CA

Professional and Knowledgeable French, Russian and Piano Tutor

Bonjour! Je m'appelle Elena Tikhonova. I earned my BA from the University of Foreign Languages (European Department) and MA in French and French Literature in NY. I also completed the French courses in the French Alliance Center in NY, which allowed me to broaden my language skills. I have been teaching French for all... See Elena's full profile

40/hour
5.0 (198)
612 hours tutoring
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Bonjour! Je m'appelle Elena Tikhonova. I earned my BA from the University of Foreign Languages (European Department) and MA in French and French Literature in NY. I also completed the French courses in the French Alliance Center in NY, which allowed me to broaden my language skills. I have been teaching French for all... See Elena's full profile

Helen H. Near Lake Forest, CA, available for online & in-person tutoring
Helen H.
40/hour

Near Lake Forest, CA

English as a Second Language Instructor and Citizenship/Tutor

I have a Master's Degree in ESL and I have been teaching English as a Second Language at colleges, adult schools, vocational schools, private schools, and tutoring one to one and online for over 20 years. For Elementary 2-6, I can help with homework, improve reading speed and skills based on pronunciation help and focus... See Helen's full profile

40/hour
4.8 (348)
389 hours tutoring ESL/ESOL out of 871 hours
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I have a Master's Degree in ESL and I have been teaching English as a Second Language at colleges, adult schools, vocational schools, private schools, and tutoring one to one and online for over 20 years. For Elementary 2-6, I can help with homework, improve reading speed and skills based on pronunciation help and focus... See Helen's full profile

Richard S. Near Lake Forest, CA, available for online & in-person tutoring
Richard S.
40/hour

Near Lake Forest, CA

Patient and Knowledgeable Tutor, Graduate of UC Berkeley

I grew up and went to school in Newport Beach. I have bachelor's degrees in Humanities and Psychology (Honors Student) from UC Berkeley and a master's degree in Teaching English from San Francisco State University. I taught English as a foreign/second language in California and in Japan for ten years. I tutored... See Richard's full profile

40/hour
5.0 (35)
1 hours tutoring ESL/ESOL out of 50 hours
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I grew up and went to school in Newport Beach. I have bachelor's degrees in Humanities and Psychology (Honors Student) from UC Berkeley and a master's degree in Teaching English from San Francisco State University. I taught English as a foreign/second language in California and in Japan for ten years. I tutored... See Richard's full profile

Phillip D. Near Lake Forest, CA, available for online & in-person tutoring
Phillip D.
40/hour

Near Lake Forest, CA

Tutor of Spanish, English, and Law

I am Phillip Dean; I graduated with Spanish and Political Science Majors. I finished law school in the top twenty-five percent of my class. I tutor English, Spanish & Law. I have tutored dozens of students in Spanish and English and in Law. My students improve their grades and performance fast. See Phillip's full profile

40/hour
5.0 (63)
167 hours tutoring
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I am Phillip Dean; I graduated with Spanish and Political Science Majors. I finished law school in the top twenty-five percent of my class. I tutor English, Spanish & Law. I have tutored dozens of students in Spanish and English and in Law. My students improve their grades and performance fast. See Phillip's full profile

Katherine W. Near Lake Forest, CA, available for online & in-person tutoring
Katherine W.
40/hour

Near Lake Forest, CA

Experienced and fun tutor one-on-one: English, French, ESL

I have been teaching and tutoring for more than five decades all around the nation and the world. I believe that it is essential for tutors and tutees to know each other and to discover things together. I am flexible and understanding, I love teaching and I love to make each student into a learner who will become as... See Katherine's full profile

40/hour
5.0 (10)
46 hours tutoring
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I have been teaching and tutoring for more than five decades all around the nation and the world. I believe that it is essential for tutors and tutees to know each other and to discover things together. I am flexible and understanding, I love teaching and I love to make each student into a learner who will become as... See Katherine's full profile

Melissa W. Near Lake Forest, CA, available for online & in-person tutoring
Melissa W.
45/hour

Near Lake Forest, CA

Tutor Prioritizing Student Performance, Engagement, and Confidence

I'm Melissa! I am a recent graduate from University of California, Irvine. I graduated Cum Laude with Bachelor's of Arts degrees in Anthropology and Psychology, and a minor in Linguistics. I successfully completed multiple honors programs as an undergraduate. The Campuswide Honors Program exposed me to a wide variety of... See Melissa's full profile

45/hour
4.9 (34)
182 hours tutoring
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I'm Melissa! I am a recent graduate from University of California, Irvine. I graduated Cum Laude with Bachelor's of Arts degrees in Anthropology and Psychology, and a minor in Linguistics. I successfully completed multiple honors programs as an undergraduate. The Campuswide Honors Program exposed me to a wide variety of... See Melissa's full profile

Wiam E. Near Lake Forest, CA, available for online & in-person tutoring
Wiam E.
50/hour

Near Lake Forest, CA

Trilingual 20 Years Experience Teaching Arabic, English & Japanese

I am an open minded, friendly, multicultural experienced teacher of foreign languages. My native language is Arabic, grew up communicating in English as a second language, hence I have understanding of the difficulties learning a second language. I graduated from Baghdad University with a science degree, but my love for... See Wiam's full profile

50/hour
5.0 (4)
6 hours tutoring ESL/ESOL out of 11 hours
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I am an open minded, friendly, multicultural experienced teacher of foreign languages. My native language is Arabic, grew up communicating in English as a second language, hence I have understanding of the difficulties learning a second language. I graduated from Baghdad University with a science degree, but my love for... See Wiam's full profile

Claudia G. Near Lake Forest, CA, available for online & in-person tutoring
Claudia G.
50/hour

Near Lake Forest, CA

Certified Italian & English Instructor, MAT, CELTA

My name is Claudia and I am a certified Instructor of Italian as a Second/Foreign Language and a Cultural Facilitator from Italy. I am also a CELTA certified Instructor (Cambridge Assessment English) and I teach English as a Second Language to adult learners of any level of proficiency (A0-C2 CEFR). I have been tutoring... See Claudia's full profile

50/hour
5.0 (22)
47 hours tutoring
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My name is Claudia and I am a certified Instructor of Italian as a Second/Foreign Language and a Cultural Facilitator from Italy. I am also a CELTA certified Instructor (Cambridge Assessment English) and I teach English as a Second Language to adult learners of any level of proficiency (A0-C2 CEFR). I have been tutoring... See Claudia's full profile

Sabine R. Near Lake Forest, CA, available for in-person tutoring
Sabine R.
50/hour

Near Lake Forest, CA

Experienced Elementary Teacher with Emphasis on languages

My name is Sabine. I have a degree in translation from the University of Geneva (Switzerland) in French, Spanish, and English. I can speak, read, and write fluently all three languages. I also have a teaching credential with an emphasis in Spanish from Chapman University and a master's in education. I taught in... See Sabine's full profile

50/hour
4.9 (34)
281 hours tutoring
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My name is Sabine. I have a degree in translation from the University of Geneva (Switzerland) in French, Spanish, and English. I can speak, read, and write fluently all three languages. I also have a teaching credential with an emphasis in Spanish from Chapman University and a master's in education. I taught in... See Sabine's full profile

Elke E. Near Lake Forest, CA, available for online & in-person tutoring
Elke E.
60/hour

Near Lake Forest, CA

English/ESL Grammar, Writing and Proofreading

I offer online lessons. Due to traffic and time constraints, I do not offer in-person lessons. My academic degrees are in English (Master's) and German (Bachelor's). Teaching English composition and English as a Second Language are things I enjoy. I've taught at language schools, companies and at the community college... See Elke's full profile

60/hour
4.9 (121)
133 hours tutoring ESL/ESOL out of 295 hours
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I offer online lessons. Due to traffic and time constraints, I do not offer in-person lessons. My academic degrees are in English (Master's) and German (Bachelor's). Teaching English composition and English as a Second Language are things I enjoy. I've taught at language schools, companies and at the community college... See Elke's full profile

Tina W. Near Lake Forest, CA, available for online & in-person tutoring
Tina W.
60/hour

Near Lake Forest, CA

Mandarin Chinese, Elementary Math, Prealgebra, Algebra I, ESL....

I may be new to Wyzant but not new to teaching. Raised in China and educated in both China and the U.S., I am passionate about teaching Chinese language, culture, and history to American students. I hold a bachelor's degree in literature from Sichuan University, China, a Master's degree in education with Nova... See Tina's full profile

60/hour
5.0 (5)
2 hours tutoring ESL/ESOL out of 9 hours
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I may be new to Wyzant but not new to teaching. Raised in China and educated in both China and the U.S., I am passionate about teaching Chinese language, culture, and history to American students. I hold a bachelor's degree in literature from Sichuan University, China, a Master's degree in education with Nova... See Tina's full profile

Chelsea S. Near Lake Forest, CA, available for online & in-person tutoring
Chelsea S.
65/hour

Near Lake Forest, CA

Personal Statement and Application Essay Expert

Hi everyone! My name's Chelsea, and I'm a master's graduate with a degree in Sociology. My undergraduate degrees were in Political Science and Spanish. I have extensive experience as a Teaching Assistant for college students and have experience with elementary-high school age students as well. I work with a diverse... See Chelsea's full profile

65/hour
5.0 (343)
352 hours tutoring
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Hi everyone! My name's Chelsea, and I'm a master's graduate with a degree in Sociology. My undergraduate degrees were in Political Science and Spanish. I have extensive experience as a Teaching Assistant for college students and have experience with elementary-high school age students as well. I work with a diverse... See Chelsea's full profile

Frank Z. Near Lake Forest, CA, available for online & in-person tutoring
Frank Z.
75/hour

Near Lake Forest, CA

Your SUCCESS is my DUTY

I have been a college professor, high-school teacher, corporate trainer, and personal tutor, both on a one-on-one basis and in classroom settings. I have also had a very successful career as an engineer and a senior manager at IBM, Honeywell, Xerox, Computer Sciences Corporation, and IntelliCorp, as well as a few small... See Frank's full profile

75/hour
5.0 (13)
34 hours tutoring
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I have been a college professor, high-school teacher, corporate trainer, and personal tutor, both on a one-on-one basis and in classroom settings. I have also had a very successful career as an engineer and a senior manager at IBM, Honeywell, Xerox, Computer Sciences Corporation, and IntelliCorp, as well as a few small... See Frank's full profile

David F. Near Lake Forest, CA, available for online & in-person tutoring
David F.
90/hour

Near Lake Forest, CA

Ph.D. (ABD) Spanish and French Professional Expert Tutor

I have 10 + years experience in teaching and tutoring all levels of high school and college English, Spanish and French - from basic to advanced, including grammar and composition. I hold a B.A. in French and in Spanish (Double Major) from UCLA (Student of the year 2015). I have a Masters and a Ph.D (ABD) in Spanish from... See David's full profile

90/hour
5.0 (78)
269 hours tutoring
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I have 10 + years experience in teaching and tutoring all levels of high school and college English, Spanish and French - from basic to advanced, including grammar and composition. I hold a B.A. in French and in Spanish (Double Major) from UCLA (Student of the year 2015). I have a Masters and a Ph.D (ABD) in Spanish from... See David's full profile

Phoebe C. Near Lake Forest, CA, available for online & in-person tutoring
Phoebe C.
150/hour

Near Lake Forest, CA

UNMATCHED Professional English Services!

My name is Phoebe, and my work is my lifeblood. I have been a full-time, self-employed professional English tutor, editor, writing coach, and college application essay expert for the past 9 years. I am in the uppermost reaches of the top 1% of Wyzant tutors nationwide and the only English professional with 10,000+... See Phoebe's full profile

150/hour
5.0 (3156)
4 hours tutoring ESL/ESOL out of 10,339 hours
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My name is Phoebe, and my work is my lifeblood. I have been a full-time, self-employed professional English tutor, editor, writing coach, and college application essay expert for the past 9 years. I am in the uppermost reaches of the top 1% of Wyzant tutors nationwide and the only English professional with 10,000+... See Phoebe's full profile

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Adam M.
30/hour

Certified ESL Tutor

I'm certified as an ESL (English As a Second Language) instructor through Bridge-Linguatec in Denver, Colorado. From 2001-2007 I lived in Malaysia, where I taught English to Secondary and post-Secondary school students, developed a curriculum and... See Adam's full profile

30/hour
5.0 (283)
230 hours tutoring ESL/ESOL out of 935 hours
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I'm certified as an ESL (English As a Second Language) instructor through Bridge-Linguatec in Denver, Colorado. From 2001-2007 I lived in Malaysia, where I taught English to Secondary and post-Secondary school students, developed a curriculum and... See Adam's full profile

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Tram L.
35/hour

A Vietnamese native speaker and a PhD from the University of Wisconsin

I'm a native speaker of the language, and recently awarded PhD degree in Comparative Literature at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Being a Vietnamese native speaker and literary scholar, I am quite confident to teach all levels of Vietnamese... See Tram's full profile

35/hour
5.0 (51)
9 hours tutoring ESL/ESOL out of 274 hours
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I'm a native speaker of the language, and recently awarded PhD degree in Comparative Literature at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Being a Vietnamese native speaker and literary scholar, I am quite confident to teach all levels of Vietnamese... See Tram's full profile

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Teresa A.
37/hour

Friendly Experienced ESL Teacher

I am Teresa! I have worked for over 15 years as an ESL teacher, during which time I have taught all levels of (beginning to proficiency) grammar, communication, reading, writing in addition to test preparation including IELTS, TOEFL, and... See Teresa's full profile

37/hour
5.0 (262)
346 hours tutoring ESL/ESOL out of 1,072 hours
Offers online lessons
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I am Teresa! I have worked for over 15 years as an ESL teacher, during which time I have taught all levels of (beginning to proficiency) grammar, communication, reading, writing in addition to test preparation including IELTS, TOEFL, and... See Teresa's full profile

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Annette A.
40/hour

Experienced ESL/English teacher

My love of learning and teaching started early. Through experience of dedicated studying and achieving honors in undergraduate and graduate school, I know how hard work can be rewarded. Now I have been teaching adults for 20 years. In 2013, I... See Annette's full profile

40/hour
5.0 (373)
1,030 hours tutoring ESL/ESOL out of 1,105 hours
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My love of learning and teaching started early. Through experience of dedicated studying and achieving honors in undergraduate and graduate school, I know how hard work can be rewarded. Now I have been teaching adults for 20 years. In 2013, I... See Annette's full profile

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Eileen B.
40/hour

Business MBA and ESL Specialist

I love working with English Language Learners from all countries and backgrounds, and have my TESOL and Business English certifications. I have taught in China, Vietnam, Colombia, and Peru and have worked online with students globally. If you want... See Eileen's full profile

40/hour
5.0 (140)
94 hours tutoring ESL/ESOL out of 334 hours
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I love working with English Language Learners from all countries and backgrounds, and have my TESOL and Business English certifications. I have taught in China, Vietnam, Colombia, and Peru and have worked online with students globally. If you want... See Eileen's full profile

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Kelly H.
40/hour

Masters in TESOL and a middle school math and English tutor

Hi. I'm Kelly. I have worked in education for almost 10 years in several different capacities. I really enjoy being able to help and encourage students with personal tutoring that is crafted individually to the student. I have tutored high... See Kelly's full profile

40/hour
4.9 (18)
50 hours tutoring ESL/ESOL out of 87 hours
Offers online lessons
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Hi. I'm Kelly. I have worked in education for almost 10 years in several different capacities. I really enjoy being able to help and encourage students with personal tutoring that is crafted individually to the student. I have tutored high... See Kelly's full profile

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Jeanette Y.
50/hour

M.A. in Linguistics Specializing in Teaching ESL/ESOL

I hold a Master of Arts in Linguistics with an option in Teaching ESL/ESOL and Second Language Acquisition Teaching. My thesis on the perspectives that ESL learners and ESL teachers have of the comprehensibility, degree of foreign... See Jeanette's full profile

50/hour
5.0 (20)
80 hours tutoring ESL/ESOL out of 200 hours
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I hold a Master of Arts in Linguistics with an option in Teaching ESL/ESOL and Second Language Acquisition Teaching. My thesis on the perspectives that ESL learners and ESL teachers have of the comprehensibility, degree of foreign... See Jeanette's full profile

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Erika T.
55/hour

Credentialed multiple subject teacher

I have a clear California Multiple Subject Teaching Credential. My specialties are reading, phonics and grammar with a love for drama! In teaching reading, you just might hear your student and I voicing the different characters in a story! In... See Erika's full profile

55/hour
5.0 (877)
8 hours tutoring ESL/ESOL out of 1,605 hours
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I have a clear California Multiple Subject Teaching Credential. My specialties are reading, phonics and grammar with a love for drama! In teaching reading, you just might hear your student and I voicing the different characters in a story! In... See Erika's full profile

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Ursula G.
60/hour

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

HOMESCHOOLERS ARE WELCOME (both individuals and groups)! SPECIAL GROUP RATES ARE AVAILABLE! I am a German native familiar with various languages and cultures, and I understand your difficulties when learning another language. I have lived in... See Ursula's full profile

60/hour
5.0 (1499)
620 hours tutoring ESL/ESOL out of 5,140 hours
Offers online lessons
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HOMESCHOOLERS ARE WELCOME (both individuals and groups)! SPECIAL GROUP RATES ARE AVAILABLE! I am a German native familiar with various languages and cultures, and I understand your difficulties when learning another language. I have lived in... See Ursula's full profile

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