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Elizabeth C.

Ontario, CA

$30/hour

UC Berkeley Graduate Available to Tutor in Many Subjects

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University of California, Berkeley
Linguistics, Biology

Education

University of California, Berkeley (Linguistics, Biology)

About Elizabeth

Hello!

I'm a recent UC Berkeley graduate with a BA in both linguistics and integrative biology. I'm now in a master's degree program to become a speech-language pathologist. At Berkeley I was part of a health education program where I was able to teach health courses in 9th grade classrooms. In training I was equipped with teaching skills to help facilitate a student's learning and focus his/her attention. I also speak fairly articulately so my speech is clear, and I can accommodate to the level of language complexity that is required for a student to understand what I am explaining or teaching.

As a linguistics major I took phonetics & phonology, syntax & semantics, and a year of American Sign Language, to name a few courses. I can help students with their reading and writing, especially if they have trouble articulating certain sounds or if they have trouble with grammar. Besides ASL, I can also speak Teochew (native) and a basic level of Spanish (four years in high school).

As an integrative biology major I took courses in general biology, ecology, and genetics. I also took honors biology and AP biology in high school. I can tutor lower levels of general science, but I am most familiar with biology.

Back in high school I tutored mostly algebra I and geometry, but I am also comfortable with lower levels of math. With my knowledge and previous teaching and tutoring experiences, I believe I can make a great tutor. I'm patient and willing to help students succeed to the best of my ability. I look forward to helping you learn!
Hello!

I'm a recent UC Berkeley graduate with a BA in both linguistics and integrative biology. I'm now in a master's degree program to become a speech-language
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Policies
Cancellation
8 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 7 miles of Ontario, CA 91762
In-person lessons
Math:
ACT Math, Algebra 1, Elementary Math, Geometry, Prealgebra, SAT Math
Science:
Biology, Ecology, Genetics
English:
Grammar, Reading, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, Vocabulary
Test Preparation:
ACT Math, SAT Math, SAT Reading, SAT Writing
Special Needs:
Phonics
Elementary Education:
Elementary Math, Elementary Science, Grammar, Handwriting,
Phonics,
Reading, Spelling, Study Skills,
Vocabulary

Approved subjects are in bold.

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Genetics

I have a B.A. in Integrative Biology (IB) from UC Berkeley. Bits of genetics have been reinforced in many of the IB classes I have taken. I have also taken a whole course on Genetics and received an A.

Handwriting

I have great penmanship (both print and cursive) and have been complimented many times in the past on my handwriting. I have also taken a calligraphy class in the past. I can work with students on spacing, leveling, and individual letters so that their handwriting is as clear as possible.

Phonics

I have a B.A. in Linguistics from UC Berkeley, and I have taken a course in Phonetics & Phonology. I have knowledge of the individual phonemes of which words are comprised, and I feel I can translate this in a way to help individuals enunciate and improve their reading and speaking abilities. I am also going into speech-language pathology, so using phonics is a big part of that field.

Study Skills

Graduating from one of the top universities in the world was not easy. Studying is necessary to do well in Berkeley. I have tried many different study methods, and I have many tips on how to utilize and manage time with a busy schedule.

University of California, Berkeley
Linguistics, Biology

Education

University of California, Berkeley (Linguistics, Biology)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $30.00

Cancellation: 8 hours notice required

Travel policy

Elizabeth will travel within 7 miles of Ontario, CA 91762.