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Paula A.

Larkspur, CA

$50/hour

Effective MA English Tutor/Coach in Writing and Speaking/Pronunciation

In-person lessons
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$50/Hour


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University of Buffalo
Education
Ohio State University
Master's
San Francisco State University
Master's

Education

University of Buffalo (Education)

Ohio State University (Master's)

San Francisco State University (Master's)

About Paula

I offer both experience and training in Public Speaking, English as Second Language/all levels, Pronunciation/Presentation skills and specific Communication skills for all industries and ages. Recent experience teaching English includes practical and efficient improvement, for all ages and cultures in specific skills of Public speaking, Business writing/speaking skills , general education reading and training for specific testing/certification programs. Your pronunciation and writing skills CAN EASILY be improved with the practical, simple, and effective techniques I have used for years. Your lessons will be personally customized for your immediate and long term needs. Looking forward to our connection! I offer both experience and training in Public Speaking, English as Second Language/all levels, Pronunciation/Presentation skills and specific Communication skills for all industries and ages. Recent experience teaching English includes practical and efficient improvement, for all ages and cultures in specific skills of Public speaking, Business Read more

Policies
Cancellation
24 hours notice required

Discounts for package of 5 lessons TBA.

Travel Radius
Travels within 40 miles of Larkspur, CA 94939
In-person lessons
English:
ESL/ESOL, Grammar, Public Speaking,
TOEFL, Writing
Test Preparation:
TOEFL
Language:
ESL/ESOL, Speech,
TOEFL
Special Needs:
Special Needs
Elementary Education:
Grammar
Business:
Public Speaking

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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Public Speaking

I have an MA in Speech Pathology/30 years clinical experience and an MA in TESOL/16 years teaching Advanced Conversation/Pronunciation classes at SRJC in CA.

1:1 Training/consulting, with employees at
Medtronics,USA, Schwab Investments, et al improving the delivery and intelligibility of effective communication skills in specific public speaking situations.

Presentation methods include using videos, voice recordings, self monitoring devices, pronunciation strategies to modify the speakers English pronunciation, spoken language, body posture/gestures and overall ease and effectiveness for public speaking .

Special Needs

I have an M.A in Speech, Language & Audiology and 30 years experience as itinerant SLT and part of Special Education teams with children 3-21 years in CA public school classes.

Experience includes classrooms with Communicatively Handicapped (CH) children 3-6 years; 1:1 SLTherapy with ages 5-18 years with communication challenges including developmental articulation, ESL, disfluency, HOH related speaking difficulties, communication of varying degrees of students with CP/other physical disabilities and pragmatic/social/linguistic difficulties with 15-18 year olds.
In CA, yearly responsibility for writing, managing and implementing all aspects of the students' SLT needs in the Individual Education Plans (IEP) which is required.

Speech

I possess an MA in Speech, Language, Hearing Therapy, Ohio State University, and 30 years SLT in CA public schools with 3-21 year old, in Communicatively Handicapped/Special Education classes + Itinerant SLT for 5-18 years.

Teaching methods include: articulation therapy, disfluency therapy, improvement of speech and language skills for school, community and personal needs. Implementation and responsibility for the communication assessments, weekly and yearly IEP goals, special education team participation, SLT counseling with parents and school staff.

University of Buffalo
Education
Ohio State University
Master's
San Francisco State University
Master's

Education

University of Buffalo (Education)

Ohio State University (Master's)

San Francisco State University (Master's)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $50.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Discounts for package of 5 lessons TBA.

Travel policy

Paula will travel within 40 miles of Larkspur, CA 94939.