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Don M.
45/hour

Oakland, CA

UCSD grad, credentialed English teacher, published author, editor

There are two basic elements to any language: vocabulary and syntax. If you do not know the words being used (or what word you should use), you cannot grasp or convey the exact message you wish -- and sometimes you can be terribly misunderstood. The same goes for syntax, which is the order in which words are... read more

45/hour
4.8 (24)
76 hours tutoring
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There are two basic elements to any language: vocabulary and syntax. If you do not know the words being used (or what word you should use), you cannot grasp or convey the exact message you wish -- and sometimes you can be terribly misunderstood. The same goes for syntax, which is the order in which words are... read more

Britt L.
50/hour

Oakland, CA

The BEST English Teacher You Will EVER Have!

I am a certified Teacher of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL-ESL) and have teaching experience with multi-lingual groups and one-on-one private tutoring. I teach students at the beginner, intermediate, and advanced levels. I use an integrated approach with emphasis on language structure and... read more

50/hour
4.8 (46)
100 hours tutoring
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I am a certified Teacher of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL-ESL) and have teaching experience with multi-lingual groups and one-on-one private tutoring. I teach students at the beginner, intermediate, and advanced levels. I use an integrated approach with emphasis on language structure and... read more

Amy M.
70/hour

Oakland, CA

Effective and Creative English Tutor for Writing, Reading and ADHD

My work will improve writing techniques in functional, structural and creative writing (including essay writing and basic writing skills), reading and comprehension, and utilize many writing techniques designed to increase vocabulary (and expression) and make use of literal and figurative language modalities,... read more

70/hour
5.0 (5)
7 hours tutoring
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My work will improve writing techniques in functional, structural and creative writing (including essay writing and basic writing skills), reading and comprehension, and utilize many writing techniques designed to increase vocabulary (and expression) and make use of literal and figurative language modalities,... read more

Alexander U.
75/hour

Oakland, CA

English Language Tutor, Ivy League Trained

I'm currently a PhD student in the English department at UC Berkeley. I am from Pennsylvania originally, but have lived all over the country (Philadelphia, Boston, NYC, San Francisco). I am very happy to be settling in the East Bay. I am excited to work with students from the middle school level and up. I have worked... read more

75/hour
5.0 (3)
8 hours tutoring
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I'm currently a PhD student in the English department at UC Berkeley. I am from Pennsylvania originally, but have lived all over the country (Philadelphia, Boston, NYC, San Francisco). I am very happy to be settling in the East Bay. I am excited to work with students from the middle school level and up. I have worked... read more

Andreas M.
99/hour

Oakland, CA

Effective Tutor for Math, Computer Science, and German

I help students at any level of German, I assist or perform translations and proofread German documents. For beginner to intermediate level, I use language programs as used in Germany to teach German as second language. read more

99/hour
5.0 (558)
3,275 hours tutoring
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I help students at any level of German, I assist or perform translations and proofread German documents. For beginner to intermediate level, I use language programs as used in Germany to teach German as second language. read more

Max N.
50/hour

Oakland, CA

Oxford Mst in Classical Art And Archaeology

My program consisted of writing weekly, 15-page essays, which were developed into final theses on topics from Republican sculpture to the military economy. As I have taken Latin for over nine years, I am extremely proficient in the language and have tutored Latin in high-school and college. While in college I also... read more

50/hour
5.0 (9)
21 hours tutoring
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My program consisted of writing weekly, 15-page essays, which were developed into final theses on topics from Republican sculpture to the military economy. As I have taken Latin for over nine years, I am extremely proficient in the language and have tutored Latin in high-school and college. While in college I also... read more

Mark S.
50/hour

Oakland, CA

Experienced Science Tutor

My experiences working as a classroom teacher in Oakland, San Leandro, Antioch, Walnut Creek, and Palo Alto have prepared me to work with diverse students, including students with IEPs, English Language Learners, and others with unique needs. Additionally, my work as a tutor in New York City and rural Ohio - along... read more

50/hour
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My experiences working as a classroom teacher in Oakland, San Leandro, Antioch, Walnut Creek, and Palo Alto have prepared me to work with diverse students, including students with IEPs, English Language Learners, and others with unique needs. Additionally, my work as a tutor in New York City and rural Ohio - along... read more

Madeline A.
75/hour

Oakland, CA

Knowledgeable, Meticulous, and Passionate Harvard Tutor/Teacher

I’ve taken both AP English classes (English Literature and Language) and received 5’s on both tests. I am also an experienced tutor through Wyzant, Kumon, and other private tutoring. I also have a B.A. in history. read more

75/hour
5.0 (23)
25 hours tutoring
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I’ve taken both AP English classes (English Literature and Language) and received 5’s on both tests. I am also an experienced tutor through Wyzant, Kumon, and other private tutoring. I also have a B.A. in history. read more

Stephen S.
80/hour

Near Oakland, CA

Experienced SAT Tutor specializing in Reading and Writing/Language

I earned Bachelor's and Master's degrees from the University of California. Later, I taught social studies and writing in high schools, and SAT preparation with several companies. I can help with Reading, Math, and Writing skills. read more

80/hour
5.0 (473)
1,400 hours tutoring
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I earned Bachelor's and Master's degrees from the University of California. Later, I taught social studies and writing in high schools, and SAT preparation with several companies. I can help with Reading, Math, and Writing skills. read more

Ayaka M.
45/hour

Oakland, CA

Learn Japanese Online

...Pedagogy. I'm well trained and equipped to teach/tutor all levels of Japanese, from Novice to Superior on the ACTFL Scale or 0-5 on the ILR Scale (Interagency Language Roundtable) If any of these below are talking about you, you are ready for taking lessons with me. • I'm interested in learning Japanese but I have never... read more

45/hour
5.0 (3)
3 hours tutoring
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...Pedagogy. I'm well trained and equipped to teach/tutor all levels of Japanese, from Novice to Superior on the ACTFL Scale or 0-5 on the ILR Scale (Interagency Language Roundtable) If any of these below are talking about you, you are ready for taking lessons with me. • I'm interested in learning Japanese but I have never... read more

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