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Jennifer S.

Sacramento, CA

$75/hour

Top Notch Tutor for TOEFL, ESL and EFL

In-person lessons
Background check passed as of 4/19/13
4.8 average from 5 ratings

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University of Maryland
Psychology
Sacramento State University
Master's
Univ of Cambridge (CELTA certified)
Other

Education

University of Maryland (Psychology)

Sacramento State University (Master's)

Univ of Cambridge (CELTA certified) (Other)

About Jennifer

I am a results-driven, reliable, and creative tutor. I enjoy using technology to enhance tutoring sessions and can always find a new way to help a student grasp a concept.

Students who study with me say I have a very positive personality and find our tutoring sessions fun and interesting.

I have lived and taught in five different countries- the USA, Spain, Turkey, Mexico and Brazil. From tutoring adults in Literacy to teaching a full class of young people, teaching, education and learning are my passions and I hope I can share them with you and your family.

I hold an MA in Education from Sacramento State University, and an undergraduate degree in Psychology from the University of Maryland. I also have a CELTA from the University of Cambridge.

I speak Brazilian Portuguese at the Intermediate level.
I am a results-driven, reliable, and creative tutor. I enjoy using technology to enhance tutoring sessions and can always find a new way to help a student grasp a concept.

Students who study with me say I have a very positive personality and find our tutoring sessions fun and interesting.

I have lived and taught in five
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Policies
Cancellation
24 hours notice required

I offer discounts for semi-private (2 people) and small group tutoring (2-4 people).

Travel Radius
Travels within 5 miles of Sacramento, CA 95817
Background Check: Passed
In-person lessons
English:
ACT English, ACT Reading, English, ESL/ESOL,
Grammar, Literature, Proofreading, Public Speaking,
Reading, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, TOEFL, Vocabulary, Writing
Test Preparation:
ACT English, ACT Reading, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, TOEFL
Language:
ESL/ESOL,
TOEFL
Special Needs:
Phonics
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th),
Grammar, Phonics,
Reading, Vocabulary
Business:
Public Speaking
Sports/Recreation:
Tennis

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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Elementary (K-6th)

I hold a master's degree in education from Sacramento State University.

I am currently going to Sac State for my k-8 credential.

I hold a bachelor's degree in Psychology.

I also taught supplemental classes for youth aged 4-13 in English-LA.

ESL/ESOL

I am qualified to tutor in ESL/EFL because I hold a CELTA from the University of Cambridge. I have taught either FT or PT since 2000. I love helping English language learners.

Phonics

As a long time tutor for children, I have taught phonics and helped them learn to read in a way that makes sense and gives them skills to learn independently. I am also experienced in the Open Court textbooks.

Public Speaking

As a Life Coach and seminar preseneter, I have spoken to over 300 people at one time. I am an ongoing studnt of effective public speaking. I still remember things taught to me by my high school public spekaing teacher!

Tennis

I have played tennis since aged 5. As a pre-teen I was a tournament player and I played on my high school tennis team. I enjoy sharing my love of sports with others, especially children.

University of Maryland
Psychology
Sacramento State University
Master's
Univ of Cambridge (CELTA certified)
Other

Education

University of Maryland (Psychology)

Sacramento State University (Master's)

Univ of Cambridge (CELTA certified) (Other)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $75.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

I offer discounts for semi-private (2 people) and small group tutoring (2-4 people).

Travel policy

Jennifer will travel within 5 miles of Sacramento, CA 95817.