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Louis C.

Online Reading/Writing Tutor for 4th-12th Grade Students and Adults

Online Reading/Writing Tutor for 4th-12th Grade Students and Adults

$35/hour

  • 2,826 hours tutoring

About Louis


Bio

Students often have problems writing English and/or understanding what they read. But one-on-one tutoring with a well-trained, very-experienced, native-English writer and speaker means fast and enjoyable improvements. Through my customized lessons, students acquire improved English skills for academic, professional, and personal purposes. Currently, the students are grade school through college, and they learn to write better sentences, paragraphs, and essays, both fiction and nonfiction....

Students often have problems writing English and/or understanding what they read. But one-on-one tutoring with a well-trained, very-experienced, native-English writer and speaker means fast and enjoyable improvements. Through my customized lessons, students acquire improved English skills for academic, professional, and personal purposes. Currently, the students are grade school through college, and they learn to write better sentences, paragraphs, and essays, both fiction and nonfiction. Best of all, they begin to enjoy both writing and reading. If the desire is for you or your student to become a faster, more skillful writer, as well as a keener, more analytical reader, please consider my tutoring services.

Thank you for reading, and I hope you write to me soon.

Louis C. (aka Mr. C)


Education

Arizona State University
Literature
University of California San Diego
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Subjects

Corporate Training

Grammar, Proofreading

Elementary Education

Reading,

Reading

When young readers understand what they are reading, the effort to read is no longer an effort. I can choose books that kids love, help bring their vocabulary up to the reading level, and explain the nuances, actions, plots, and purposes of story. There is so much more to read besides Harry Potter, and boys and girls are delighted when they find stories they can relate to.
Spelling,

Spelling

English is famous for its irregular spelling--syllables often don't sound like they are spelled--but there are lots of simple rules that, once learned, make spelling more predictable and more accurate. I teach those rules along with root words, and see vast improvements in young writers' spelling.
Vocabulary,

Vocabulary

I teach vocabulary that kids can relate to by teaching root words, descriptive words, action words, and word origins. That's a kid's best way to build a vocabulary that is not only useful but fun to use. The practice greatly enhances reading enjoyment as well as articulation when either speaking or writing.
Grammar

English

ACT Reading,

ACT Reading

Tutoring reading and writing to middle- and high-schoolers over the last six years has given me excellent knowledge of ACT English and Reading requirements as well as those for SAT Reading and Writing. (It's also given me useful insights into how young people think.... and how they don't think!) Students do well on those exams when they know what to look for as they read and how to organize their thoughts when they write. I teach that basic information.
English,

English

English is my mother tongue, and I have spent years speaking, studying, writing, and teaching the language. I teach non-English speakers to improve their skills as well as students struggling with written English, both reading and writing. My familiarity with English gives me great resources to share the beauty, usefulness, and efficiency of one of the world's most popular means of communication.
Literature,

Literature

Appreciating the beauty, implication, and purpose of literary work takes time and thought, but is highly rewarding and worth the effort. I have read much and thought much about the mysteries hidden in literature, and can share with my students both young and old.
Reading,

Reading

When young readers understand what they are reading, the effort to read is no longer an effort. I can choose books that kids love, help bring their vocabulary up to the reading level, and explain the nuances, actions, plots, and purposes of story. There is so much more to read besides Harry Potter, and boys and girls are delighted when they find stories they can relate to.
SAT Reading,

SAT Reading

Tutoring reading and writing to middle- and high-schoolers over the last six years has given me an excellent knowledge of ACT English and Reading requirements as well as those for SAT Reading and Writing. (It's also given me useful insights into how young people think.... and they don't think.) Students do well on those exams when they know what to look for as they read and how to organize their writing. I can certainly teach those basic skills.
SAT Writing,

SAT Writing

Tutoring reading and writing to middle- and high-schoolers over the last six years has given me an excellent knowledge of ACT English and Reading requirements as well as those for SAT Reading and Writing. (It's also given me useful insights into how young people think.... and they don't think.) Students do well on those exams when they know what to look for as they read and how to organize their writing. I can certainly teach those basic skills.
Spelling,

Spelling

English is famous for its irregular spelling--syllables often don't sound like they are spelled--but there are lots of simple rules that, once learned, make spelling more predictable and more accurate. I teach those rules along with root words, and see vast improvements in young writers' spelling.
TOEFL,

TOEFL

The English language is both difficult and challenging. But with an 850-word vocabulary and a knowledge of basic grammar, English can easy as well as fun. I make learning English as simple and enjoyable as possible.
Vocabulary,

Vocabulary

I teach vocabulary that kids can relate to by teaching root words, descriptive words, action words, and word origins. That's a kid's best way to build a vocabulary that is not only useful but fun to use. The practice greatly enhances reading enjoyment as well as articulation when either speaking or writing.
Writing,

Writing

I am a writer and I tutor writing. I am sure I can help you greatly improve your English writing skills both professionally and socially. I am familiar with the challenges as well as the remedies.
Grammar, Proofreading

Homeschool

English,

English

English is my mother tongue, and I have spent years speaking, studying, writing, and teaching the language. I teach non-English speakers to improve their skills as well as students struggling with written English, both reading and writing. My familiarity with English gives me great resources to share the beauty, usefulness, and efficiency of one of the world's most popular means of communication.
Reading,

Reading

When young readers understand what they are reading, the effort to read is no longer an effort. I can choose books that kids love, help bring their vocabulary up to the reading level, and explain the nuances, actions, plots, and purposes of story. There is so much more to read besides Harry Potter, and boys and girls are delighted when they find stories they can relate to.
SAT Reading,

SAT Reading

Tutoring reading and writing to middle- and high-schoolers over the last six years has given me an excellent knowledge of ACT English and Reading requirements as well as those for SAT Reading and Writing. (It's also given me useful insights into how young people think.... and they don't think.) Students do well on those exams when they know what to look for as they read and how to organize their writing. I can certainly teach those basic skills.
Spelling,

Spelling

English is famous for its irregular spelling--syllables often don't sound like they are spelled--but there are lots of simple rules that, once learned, make spelling more predictable and more accurate. I teach those rules along with root words, and see vast improvements in young writers' spelling.
Writing

Writing

I am a writer and I tutor writing. I am sure I can help you greatly improve your English writing skills both professionally and socially. I am familiar with the challenges as well as the remedies.

Language

TOEFL

TOEFL

The English language is both difficult and challenging. But with an 850-word vocabulary and a knowledge of basic grammar, English can easy as well as fun. I make learning English as simple and enjoyable as possible.

Most Popular

English,

English

English is my mother tongue, and I have spent years speaking, studying, writing, and teaching the language. I teach non-English speakers to improve their skills as well as students struggling with written English, both reading and writing. My familiarity with English gives me great resources to share the beauty, usefulness, and efficiency of one of the world's most popular means of communication.
Reading,

Reading

When young readers understand what they are reading, the effort to read is no longer an effort. I can choose books that kids love, help bring their vocabulary up to the reading level, and explain the nuances, actions, plots, and purposes of story. There is so much more to read besides Harry Potter, and boys and girls are delighted when they find stories they can relate to.
Writing

Writing

I am a writer and I tutor writing. I am sure I can help you greatly improve your English writing skills both professionally and socially. I am familiar with the challenges as well as the remedies.

Summer

Reading,

Reading

When young readers understand what they are reading, the effort to read is no longer an effort. I can choose books that kids love, help bring their vocabulary up to the reading level, and explain the nuances, actions, plots, and purposes of story. There is so much more to read besides Harry Potter, and boys and girls are delighted when they find stories they can relate to.
Writing

Writing

I am a writer and I tutor writing. I am sure I can help you greatly improve your English writing skills both professionally and socially. I am familiar with the challenges as well as the remedies.

Test Preparation

ACT Reading,

ACT Reading

Tutoring reading and writing to middle- and high-schoolers over the last six years has given me excellent knowledge of ACT English and Reading requirements as well as those for SAT Reading and Writing. (It's also given me useful insights into how young people think.... and how they don't think!) Students do well on those exams when they know what to look for as they read and how to organize their thoughts when they write. I teach that basic information.
SAT Reading,

SAT Reading

Tutoring reading and writing to middle- and high-schoolers over the last six years has given me an excellent knowledge of ACT English and Reading requirements as well as those for SAT Reading and Writing. (It's also given me useful insights into how young people think.... and they don't think.) Students do well on those exams when they know what to look for as they read and how to organize their writing. I can certainly teach those basic skills.
SAT Writing,

SAT Writing

Tutoring reading and writing to middle- and high-schoolers over the last six years has given me an excellent knowledge of ACT English and Reading requirements as well as those for SAT Reading and Writing. (It's also given me useful insights into how young people think.... and they don't think.) Students do well on those exams when they know what to look for as they read and how to organize their writing. I can certainly teach those basic skills.
TOEFL

TOEFL

The English language is both difficult and challenging. But with an 850-word vocabulary and a knowledge of basic grammar, English can easy as well as fun. I make learning English as simple and enjoyable as possible.

Ratings and Reviews


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5.0 (1,378 ratings)
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(1,335)
4 star
(31)
3 star
(6)
2 star
(3)
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Reviews


Knowledgeble and patient!

Mr. C. helped my son with the summer camp essay. He is very knowledgeable in writing and meticulous in recommending word choices. He is also very patient and encouraging with my son in going through the details of each sentence/paragraph. The time was well spent! My son is very happy with the well polished essay. I will definitely recommend him to my friends!

Rebecca, 2 lessons with Louis

Teaching in a way we can't

Mr. C. has been such a great help in tutoring my 12-year-old son in writing. He takes the time to identify where my son is having problems and is able to direct the lessons to deal with those issues directly. Mr. C. is organized and thoughtful and tailors the lessons specific to my son which helps my son understand the application of writing. Mr. C. adjusts the lesson appropriately so time isn't wasted.

Vanessa, 5 lessons with Louis

Very fun and knowledgeable tutor

I was worried for my son’s language arts skills in seventh grade. Louis talked to him in such a fun way that my son really enjoyed the sessions, and the way Louis assessed him and helped him improve was very impressive.

Asma, 1 lesson with Louis

Knowledgeable tutor

My son's English writing improved a lot, even his school teacher can see the difference. My son like to learn from him, he feels happy to have a writing class.

Jennifer, 50 lessons with Louis

Another Fun Class

Louis is very good at motivating the kids to read and write. He is always very well prepared and his classes are always very fun. I have all my boys signed up to take his classes now.

Catherine, 5 lessons with Louis

Amazing tutor

My son never feels it is work when Mr C is teaching!! Always eager to join his class. He connects with students excellently. He is very knowledgeable, caring and compassionate

Sravanthi, 10 lessons with Louis

Very Productive Tutoring

we completed a lot of work. Wre focused on writing. Mr. C provided Clear directions. Mr. C worked hard and offered lots of encouragement. I benefited from his feedbacks.

Fareeha, 13 lessons with Louis

The best tutor

Louis is simply amazing. He is very knowledgeable and patience. He listens to you carefully and costomize a study plan that would best fit you. I'm grateful I've met him. I have learned so much from him.

Sogol, 7 lessons with Louis

Amazing Teacher

Highly knowledgeable, perfect teaching, patient, kind, problem solver, an amazing tutor, we worked on slangs and idioms that were amazingly useful

Matthew, 1 lesson with Louis
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$35/hour

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Louis C.

$35/hour

  • No subscriptions or upfront payments

  • Only pay for the time you need

  • Find the right fit, or your first hour is free

Contact Louis

Response time: 30 minutes