Over 20 tutoring hours

Elisabeth R.

Pleasanton, CA

$50/hour

English, Italian, and Spanish tutor

In-person lessons
5.0 average from 20 ratings
Plans ahead of time and comes prepared.
— Ruchira, San Ramon, CA on 3/24/14

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San Francisco State University
English Linguistics

Education

San Francisco State University (English Linguistics)

About Elisabeth

Ciao a tutti! My love for languages influenced me to study English linguistics and Italian during my time at San Francisco State University. I was fortunate to be able study abroad in Italy two different times. This opportunity enabled me to gain fluency in the Italian language and learn more about the Italian culture. I decided to study Spanish four years ago and have picked up the language quickly due to the similarities with Italian. I was able to live abroad in El Salvador during the summer of 2015 and have reached fluency in the Spanish language. I hope to have the chance to share my love of language with you! Ciao a tutti! My love for languages influenced me to study English linguistics and Italian during my time at San Francisco State University. I was fortunate to be able study abroad in Italy two different times. This opportunity Read more

Policies
Cancellation
2 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 20 miles of Pleasanton, CA 94588
In-person lessons

"Plans ahead of time and comes prepared."

- Ruchira, San Ramon, CA on 3/24/14

"Hard-working, determined, and helpful"

- Nedim, Walnut Creek, CA on 2/19/14
English:
ESL/ESOL, Reading, Writing
Language:
ESL/ESOL, Italian,
Spanish
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th),
Reading

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Elementary (K-6th)

I worked an English and Math tutor for elementary-aged students at Kumon Learning Center. I have experience being a teacher's assistant at an elementary school, co-teaching the material. I also have experience being a private tutor for elementary-aged students.

Italian

I studied Italian at SFSU for 3 years and then studied abroad in Pavia, Italy for 9 months. All of my classes were in Italian and I quickly picked up the language, as no one spoke English in Pavia. I recently returned to Rome, Italy for 3 months and worked as an English tutor while living with an Italian family. I continue to keep in touch with all my Italian friends I met during my time in Italy, which allows me to put my Italian to use frequently.

Spanish

I started teaching myself Spanish a few years ago, when I realized how similar it was to Italian and how useful it would be to know this language. I taught for a brief time in Mexico and recently took the California Subject examination for Teachers (CSET) for Spanish language and passed all the sections. I am currently in the process of applying for my teaching credential to become a Spanish teacher.

San Francisco State University
English Linguistics

Education

San Francisco State University (English Linguistics)

Plans ahead of time and comes prepared. — Elisabeth is an excellent tutor. She was able to get both my kids involved in the sessions from day 1. My kids eagerly wait for her sessions on the weekend. She is very punctual, and very honest with her time. She gives full time to the kids and makes the hours spent very worthwhile. My kids learn a great deal in her sessions. She adapts very well to teaching both my 10 year old and my 4 year old ...

— Ruchira, San Ramon, CA on 3/24/14

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $50.00

Cancellation: 2 hours notice required

Travel policy

Elisabeth will travel within 20 miles of Pleasanton, CA 94588.