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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

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

Fareed K.
125/hour

Oakland, CA

10+ Years of French, Study Abroad in France, Completed Lvl B2 (CEFRL)

I have studied French for 10+ years, including completing a French-language study abroad program in Lyon, France. I also completed the Level B2 for French as part of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFRL). I can help students of all ages with introductory French including completion of... read more

125/hour
5.0 (59)
78 hours tutoring
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I have studied French for 10+ years, including completing a French-language study abroad program in Lyon, France. I also completed the Level B2 for French as part of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFRL). I can help students of all ages with introductory French including completion of... read more

Brianna O.
40/hour

Oakland, CA

ASL Tutor with Flexible Hours, Eager to Work Together!!

I have also tutored various skill levels, such as adults who were learning how to read and others who learned English as a second language. I also speak Spanish and I am very patient. I am eager to help others practice American Sign Language. I am passionate about ASL and not only the language, but... read more

40/hour
5.0 (2)
3 hours tutoring
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I have also tutored various skill levels, such as adults who were learning how to read and others who learned English as a second language. I also speak Spanish and I am very patient. I am eager to help others practice American Sign Language. I am passionate about ASL and not only the language, but... read more

Timothy H.
40/hour

Oakland, CA

Experienced tutor in English and multiple languages

I have been a teacher of French in K-5, of Swahili at Indiana University, and a tutor of English to learners of all ages from Kindergarten to refugee adults. My passion is for education, and it is my pleasure to help out a fellow learner! My knowledge of different languages may also be helpful for students whose... read more

40/hour
4.9 (55)
73 hours tutoring
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I have been a teacher of French in K-5, of Swahili at Indiana University, and a tutor of English to learners of all ages from Kindergarten to refugee adults. My passion is for education, and it is my pleasure to help out a fellow learner! My knowledge of different languages may also be helpful for students whose... read more

Jonathan Z.
75/hour

Oakland, CA

Expert Chess instructor with 20+ years experience.

It's a unique language and the better you understand it the more the world of chess history and culture will open up to you. From the "Opera house game" of Morphy to Bobby Fischer's "Game of the century" to the modern masterpieces of Magnus Carlsen. It would be my pleasure to teach... read more

75/hour
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It's a unique language and the better you understand it the more the world of chess history and culture will open up to you. From the "Opera house game" of Morphy to Bobby Fischer's "Game of the century" to the modern masterpieces of Magnus Carlsen. It would be my pleasure to teach... read more

Janet B.
35/hour

Oakland, CA

Experienced tutor in English, writing, law, and politics

I can help you improve your grades or advance your career. I have a great deal of experience working with ESL learners, including speakers of Spanish, Portuguese, Chinese, Korean, Japanese, Arabic, and other languages. I can work with you in person (in the Berkeley/Oakland area) or anywhere by... read more

35/hour
4.9 (1047)
3,136 hours tutoring
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I can help you improve your grades or advance your career. I have a great deal of experience working with ESL learners, including speakers of Spanish, Portuguese, Chinese, Korean, Japanese, Arabic, and other languages. I can work with you in person (in the Berkeley/Oakland area) or anywhere by... 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

Julia S.
35/hour

Oakland, CA

Boost your writing and editing with help from a Stanford grad!

Whether it's cutting an essay down to word limit, editing for clarity and grammar, or crafting a research proposal, I find joy in helping others with their writing. Whatever your situation- whether English is not your first language, you have always struggled with writing, or you just want to take your essays... read more

35/hour
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Whether it's cutting an essay down to word limit, editing for clarity and grammar, or crafting a research proposal, I find joy in helping others with their writing. Whatever your situation- whether English is not your first language, you have always struggled with writing, or you just want to take your essays... read more

Sarrita A.
70/hour

Oakland, CA

University of Cambridge Graduate with PhD in Biochemistry

I have tutored English to students from ages 4-18 years old. I taught English language and literature to small groups of elementary and middle school students during my BA at the University of Cambridge. I currently tutor several students in English language comprehension and writing composition (both... read more

70/hour
5.0 (2)
23 hours tutoring
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I have tutored English to students from ages 4-18 years old. I taught English language and literature to small groups of elementary and middle school students during my BA at the University of Cambridge. I currently tutor several students in English language comprehension and writing composition (both... read more

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