Over 100 tutoring hours

Erica W.

Berkeley, CA

$85/hour

Patient and Knowledgeable Language Tutor

In-person lessons
Background check passed as of 9/30/14
4.8 average from 48 ratings
Great assessment and work plan
— Kathleen, Oakland, CA on 6/15/15

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UCSD
French
Columbia University
PhD
L'Université de Paris IV-Sorbonne
Other

Education

UCSD (French)

Columbia University (PhD)

L'Université de Paris IV-Sorbonne (Other)

About Erica

I have tutored students in conversation, grammar, pronunciation, reading, and translation. I have experience teaching college level French and giving private lessons in a variety of subjects. I use different materials and work with mixed media. I enjoy working with students of different levels and am happy to work with anyone who is interested in learning! I have tutored students in conversation, grammar, pronunciation, reading, and translation. I have experience teaching college level French and giving private lessons in a Read more

Policies
Cancellation
12 hours notice required

I give special rates for sessions with two or more students.

Travel Radius
Travels within 20 miles of Berkeley, CA 94709
Background Check: Passed
In-person lessons

"Great assessment and work plan"

- Kathleen, Oakland, CA on 6/15/15

"Excellent Tutoring Skills"

- Leigh, Oakland, CA on 5/30/15
English:
English, ESL/ESOL, Grammar, Literature, Proofreading, Reading, Vocabulary, Writing
Language:
ESL/ESOL, French
Elementary Education:
Grammar, Reading, Vocabulary

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UCSD
French
Columbia University
PhD
L'Université de Paris IV-Sorbonne
Other

Education

UCSD (French)

Columbia University (PhD)

L'Université de Paris IV-Sorbonne (Other)

Great assessment and work plan — I came to Erica with an particular focus, and she came up with exactly what I need. Once I spoke French well, but not for many, many years. In just a few weeks, I need to brush off my rusty language skills to participate confidently in French radio and television interviews. Erica quickly assessed my strengths and weaknesses. She asked exactly the sorts of questions about my work and background ...

— Kathleen, Oakland, CA on 6/15/15

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $85.00

Cancellation: 12 hours notice required

I give special rates for sessions with two or more students.

Travel policy

Erica will travel within 20 miles of Berkeley, CA 94709.