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The Best English Tutors in Santa Monica, CA

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Laura J.
250/hour

Santa Monica, CA

French, Writing, and Humanities Tutor, Yale Ph.D.

I'm a passionate educator who is excited to share my love of French and the Humanities with my students! I received my Ph.D. in French from Yale University in 2017. At Yale, I had the great privilege to teach courses in writing, literature, and French. I brought my expertise in both literature and teaching to Smith... read more

250/hour
5.0 (7)
22 hours tutoring
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I'm a passionate educator who is excited to share my love of French and the Humanities with my students! I received my Ph.D. in French from Yale University in 2017. At Yale, I had the great privilege to teach courses in writing, literature, and French. I brought my expertise in both literature and teaching to Smith... read more

Sonya E.
90/hour

Near Santa Monica, CA

Exceptional Writing, Literature, and ACT/SAT/GRE Tutor

My background has heavily focused on mastery of the English language. I have experience teaching writing and rhetoric at UC-Irvine. Writing is my passion, both personally and as an educator. I have an MFA in writing poetry, as well as years of experience writing fiction. I cover and recommend screenplays for a... read more

90/hour
5.0 (421)
49 hours tutoring English out of 1,091 hours
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My background has heavily focused on mastery of the English language. I have experience teaching writing and rhetoric at UC-Irvine. Writing is my passion, both personally and as an educator. I have an MFA in writing poetry, as well as years of experience writing fiction. I cover and recommend screenplays for a... read more

Brice R.
50/hour

Near Santa Monica, CA

UCLA Linguistics PhD | Language, English, German, Writing

I truly enjoy helping others reach their academic goals, while sharing my passion for learning. I am a native English speaker, fluent in German, with experience with Mandarin as well. As a linguist, I have an intimate understanding of English not just from my experience as a native speaker, but also a... read more

50/hour
5.0 (31)
66 hours tutoring
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I truly enjoy helping others reach their academic goals, while sharing my passion for learning. I am a native English speaker, fluent in German, with experience with Mandarin as well. As a linguist, I have an intimate understanding of English not just from my experience as a native speaker, but also a... read more

Nick S.
135/hour

Santa Monica, CA

The College Lad - Leading SoCal Writing Coach & Test Expert

If you want to crack 34 on ACT, look no further. For the past six years, I've scored a perfect 36 on ACT English and helped my high-scoring students finally reach the 99th percentile to be competitive at top colleges. You will struggle to break 34 on ACT English by only trusting "what sounds... read more

135/hour
5.0 (329)
7 hours tutoring English out of 891 hours
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If you want to crack 34 on ACT, look no further. For the past six years, I've scored a perfect 36 on ACT English and helped my high-scoring students finally reach the 99th percentile to be competitive at top colleges. You will struggle to break 34 on ACT English by only trusting "what sounds... read more

John S.
65/hour

Near Santa Monica, CA

Award Winning - Berklee College Graduate

I have received awards and distinctions from prestigious international songwriting competitions such as: ISC (International Songwriting Competition), John Lennon Songwriting Contest and Song of The Year Songwriting Competition. I also teach Logic Pro X and Pro Tools. I speak fluently English, Greek and French and... read more

65/hour
5.0 (75)
221 hours tutoring
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I have received awards and distinctions from prestigious international songwriting competitions such as: ISC (International Songwriting Competition), John Lennon Songwriting Contest and Song of The Year Songwriting Competition. I also teach Logic Pro X and Pro Tools. I speak fluently English, Greek and French and... read more

Carolyn K.
200/hour

Near Santa Monica, CA

AP English Tutor Helps Students Write with Confidence

I guide students to improve their writing skills and scores in English courses and on standardized tests. I have coached students to perfect scores in AP English Language, AP English Literature, ACT English, and SAT Writing & Language. read more

200/hour
5.0 (486)
267 hours tutoring English out of 1,424 hours
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I guide students to improve their writing skills and scores in English courses and on standardized tests. I have coached students to perfect scores in AP English Language, AP English Literature, ACT English, and SAT Writing & Language. read more

Hedy W.
40/hour

Near Santa Monica, CA

UCLA Grad with Expertise in English Reading/Writing (All Levels)

Score of 5 on AP English Language and Composition Exam (out of 5) Score of 5 on AP English Literature and Composition Exam (out of 5) Score of 740 on SAT Reading portion (out of 800) Score of 780 on SAT Writing portion (out of 800) Score of 740 on SAT Subject Test in Literature (out of 800) I have 3 years... read more

40/hour
5.0 (131)
43 hours tutoring English out of 246 hours
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Score of 5 on AP English Language and Composition Exam (out of 5) Score of 5 on AP English Literature and Composition Exam (out of 5) Score of 740 on SAT Reading portion (out of 800) Score of 780 on SAT Writing portion (out of 800) Score of 740 on SAT Subject Test in Literature (out of 800) I have 3 years... read more

Jane L.
60/hour

Near Santa Monica, CA

Successful Educator with 20+ yrs. in World Language and English

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60/hour
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Nancy J.
84/hour

Santa Monica, CA

English Enthusiast - Top 10% Tutor in 2019

Besides holding an English Literature degree from UCLA, I have 30+ yrs. experience teaching proper English form, whether it be written or verbal. I'm the person friends and colleagues come to when they want to check if their grammar/spelling/ and/or punctuation is correct! I can also... read more

84/hour
5.0 (231)
5 hours tutoring English out of 516 hours
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Besides holding an English Literature degree from UCLA, I have 30+ yrs. experience teaching proper English form, whether it be written or verbal. I'm the person friends and colleagues come to when they want to check if their grammar/spelling/ and/or punctuation is correct! I can also... read more

Shelley L.
125/hour

Santa Monica, CA

Creative and Experienced English Teacher

I've spent my entire career teaching English in some capacity. For fourteen years, I was a high school English teacher who taught not only the required courses but many electives such as Journalism, Film and Television, Mass Media and Speech. I moved on from there to teach Advanced Screenwriting at... read more

125/hour
4.9 (242)
30 hours tutoring English out of 1,153 hours
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I've spent my entire career teaching English in some capacity. For fourteen years, I was a high school English teacher who taught not only the required courses but many electives such as Journalism, Film and Television, Mass Media and Speech. I moved on from there to teach Advanced Screenwriting at... read more

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