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The Best English Tutors in Philadelphia, PA

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Giada T.
85/hour

Philadelphia, PA

MA in English / Teacher and Professor in the USA

I have more than 10 years of experience teaching Italian as I began early when tutoring Italian in Austria as a teaching assistant. Back then I was writing my MA dissertation in Translation with a focus on Literature and I have continued to teach all levels of Italian when I moved to the USA as well. There I have taught... read more

85/hour
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I have more than 10 years of experience teaching Italian as I began early when tutoring Italian in Austria as a teaching assistant. Back then I was writing my MA dissertation in Translation with a focus on Literature and I have continued to teach all levels of Italian when I moved to the USA as well. There I have taught... read more

Danny Y.
30/hour

Philadelphia, PA

About Me: Danny

Hi! my name is Danny and I would love to be your tutor. I have always been interested in English, reading, writing, or anything involving letters and language really. Whether you're starting out with grade-level reading, learning English as a second language, or looking to rock your next essay,... read more

30/hour
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Hi! my name is Danny and I would love to be your tutor. I have always been interested in English, reading, writing, or anything involving letters and language really. Whether you're starting out with grade-level reading, learning English as a second language, or looking to rock your next essay,... read more

Jacqueline R.
35/hour

Philadelphia, PA

Graduate Literature Student with Deep Tutoring Experience

Currently attending Villanova for MA in English after completing my BFA in Drama at NYU. My background in English ranges from tutoring middle school students on reading comprehension & essay development to providing dramaturgical support for emerging playwrights. read more

35/hour
5.0 (13)
28 hours tutoring
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Currently attending Villanova for MA in English after completing my BFA in Drama at NYU. My background in English ranges from tutoring middle school students on reading comprehension & essay development to providing dramaturgical support for emerging playwrights. read more

Hanna A.
80/hour

Philadelphia, PA

Ivy League Law Student: English, Public Speaking, Writing, Philosophy

I have tutored native Spanish students in Elementary school and AP Spanish students in Language and Literature. Additionally, I have over five years of writing experience with a strength in writing and English tutoring. I scored a 36 on the ACT writing section. My students are very happy with my writing tutoring... read more

80/hour
5.0 (118)
30 hours tutoring English out of 464 hours
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I have tutored native Spanish students in Elementary school and AP Spanish students in Language and Literature. Additionally, I have over five years of writing experience with a strength in writing and English tutoring. I scored a 36 on the ACT writing section. My students are very happy with my writing tutoring... read more

Scott B.
50/hour

Philadelphia, PA

Medical student with 90th percentile MCAT score

Howdy – I’m Scott. I’m a decidedly non-traditional medical student who didn’t learn how to study until I was an adult, and I wouldn’t be where I am today without the help of tutors! You might have some amazing teachers or professors, but it’s unlikely they’ll all present course material in a way that works... read more

50/hour
5.0 (3)
9 hours tutoring
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Howdy – I’m Scott. I’m a decidedly non-traditional medical student who didn’t learn how to study until I was an adult, and I wouldn’t be where I am today without the help of tutors! You might have some amazing teachers or professors, but it’s unlikely they’ll all present course material in a way that works... read more

Chase H.
56/hour

Philadelphia, PA

Experienced Math and Science Tutor, Former Physics Teacher

In addition, my second degree in a liberal arts field and my years of experience with various types of expository writing make me a competent coach in writing, English, and reading. I also have experience and training in teaching students with learning differences, especially when it comes to executive functioning... read more

56/hour
5.0 (4)
30 hours tutoring
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In addition, my second degree in a liberal arts field and my years of experience with various types of expository writing make me a competent coach in writing, English, and reading. I also have experience and training in teaching students with learning differences, especially when it comes to executive functioning... read more

Annie T.
45/hour

Philadelphia, PA

Fulbright English Teaching Assistant

I am a Fulbright 2019-2020 Alumna who taught English in Vietnam. My main task was to teach public speaking to university students for two semesters. I have taught public speaking using a variety of non-verbal and verbal tips to help boost students' confidence. read more

45/hour
5.0 (389)
196 hours tutoring English out of 801 hours
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I am a Fulbright 2019-2020 Alumna who taught English in Vietnam. My main task was to teach public speaking to university students for two semesters. I have taught public speaking using a variety of non-verbal and verbal tips to help boost students' confidence. read more

Razi H.
175/hour

Near Philadelphia, PA

Harvard Grad Experienced English Tutor

I have lots of experience teaching English as a second language to all ages and all backgrounds (I quite literally worked with refugees and immigrants from all around the world). At Harvard I took various intensive Writing and English classes (a number of which required an application to get into), and I... read more

175/hour
5.0 (243)
79 hours tutoring English out of 724 hours
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I have lots of experience teaching English as a second language to all ages and all backgrounds (I quite literally worked with refugees and immigrants from all around the world). At Harvard I took various intensive Writing and English classes (a number of which required an application to get into), and I... read more

Sam C.
100/hour

Philadelphia, PA

Doctor of Counseling Psychology Passionate in Helping Students Grow

Hi There! My name is Sam. I have my PhD in Counseling Psychology and my Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. I graduated with my undergraduate degree from SUNY Geneseo, Magna Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa. I have taught undergraduate courses in human sexuality, multicultural counseling competence and... read more

100/hour
5.0 (78)
9 hours tutoring English out of 172 hours
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Hi There! My name is Sam. I have my PhD in Counseling Psychology and my Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. I graduated with my undergraduate degree from SUNY Geneseo, Magna Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa. I have taught undergraduate courses in human sexuality, multicultural counseling competence and... read more

Nene T.
40/hour

Philadelphia, PA

Native French and English speaker who studied in French for 13 years

- Native French and English speaker who studied in French for 13 years - Experienced University tutor - Certified guest teacher (public and private K-12 schools) read more

40/hour
5.0 (3)
6 hours tutoring
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- Native French and English speaker who studied in French for 13 years - Experienced University tutor - Certified guest teacher (public and private K-12 schools) read more

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