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Janis L.

Rancho Palos Verdes, CA

$50/hour

EXPERIENCED ENGLISH, ESL TEACHER, COACH

In-person lessons

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El Camino College, Torrance, California
Education
CalState Long Beach
EdD
Calstate Dominguez Hills
Master's

Education

El Camino College, Torrance, California (Education)

CalState Long Beach (EdD)

Calstate Dominguez Hills (Master's)

About Janis

Over thirty years as a teacher, I have learned through experience that a supportive educational environment creates a JOY for LEARNING which is the KEY to SUCCESS for every student in tutoring and in life. Naturally, I am also an experienced English, ESL, and Speech tutor. My students and parents are aware that I bring positive energy, listen to the student, and adapt to responses in each tutoring session. Confidence building activities are important in all of these subjects and activities. A plan is created for each student where ever he or she is in his or her reading, writing, and speaking skills and we all work together to create a plan to reach the needed goals.

As a successful, credentialed English teacher in California, I have taught thousands of ELEMENTARY and SECONDARY STUDENTS. I have also tutored students in school and after school plus through private tutoring companies. My specific teaching subjects in secondary have been ENGLISH, Reading, ESL, English as a Second Language, plus SPEECH and DRAMA. School assignments and related materials will be covered depending on the needs of each individual student. I love seeing students work hard and have fun learning to complete an assignment. Creativity is my strength in guiding students to figure out how to solve a problem, ways to enjoy reading a story, a book, and writing and speaking that personal story, rhyming or free verse poem, moving speech or important essay. I can be your Coach/Tutor to do whatever is required!

Besides having an English Teaching Credential, I also have a special certificate to teach English to Students who Speak other Languages. I have hundreds of good activities to use for ESL/ESOL, English, Public Speaking, Reading and Writing exercises for skill building. My current and past students plus their parents have thanked me for their many positive learning experiences. My students I have also received certificates and awards over my thirty years of teaching.

Tutoring can take place at the student's home or an agreed location in a quiet, safe and comfortable study place with an adult present as required if the student is under 18 and a minor. Accommodations may be made for certain time requirements but 24 hours cancellation notice is needed. Make ups may be available. I look forward to hearing from you and helping your child feel good about working hard to achieve his or her goals.
Over thirty years as a teacher, I have learned through experience that a supportive educational environment creates a JOY for LEARNING which is the KEY to SUCCESS for every student in tutoring and in life. Naturally, I am also an experienced English, Read more

Policies
Cancellation
24 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 4 miles of Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275
In-person lessons
English:
English, ESL/ESOL, Reading, Writing
Language:
ESL/ESOL
Elementary Education:
Reading

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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El Camino College, Torrance, California
Education
CalState Long Beach
EdD
Calstate Dominguez Hills
Master's

Education

El Camino College, Torrance, California (Education)

CalState Long Beach (EdD)

Calstate Dominguez Hills (Master's)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $50.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Janis will travel within 4 miles of Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275.