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Maxine M.

San Francisco, CA

$65/hour

Certified ESL Teacher, experienced with children and adults

4.8 average from 12 ratings
Very experienced
— Emily, San Francisco, CA on 10/25/16

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University of California, Santa Cruz
Women's Studies
Sarah Lawrence College
Master's

Education

University of California, Santa Cruz (Women's Studies)

Sarah Lawrence College (Master's)

About Maxine

I am a certified Teacher of English to Speakers of Other Languages and member of CATESOL. I have worked with students from all over the world and have experience tutoring adults and children. My teaching style is interactive and learner centered. I want to know what your goals are and to help you achieve them. My own goal is to motivate and encourage all my students to work towards their highest possible proficiency and to enjoy their learning.

I work with English Language Learners on Speaking, Writing, Reading Comprehension, Grammar and Pronunciation. I love getting to know my students, including their interests, hopes, talents and plans for the future. My work with adults includes assigning homework or practice periods after each session and periodic assessments to check in and re-focus goals. Our first meeting may include an assessment test so I can figure out your level, and your strengths and weaknesses.

My work with young children is play-based, so kids have fun while they practice and learn. Children (and adults!) need to be motivated and engaged to learn. I strive to make a personal connection with my students and value the effort they put into their studies.

My schedule is flexible but I am generally available M, W, F from 9-3 and T, Th from 11-4. My basic rate is $60/hr for in-person lessons and I can offer lesson packages at a discount - contact me for more details. I look forward to working with you!
I am a certified Teacher of English to Speakers of Other Languages and member of CATESOL. I have worked with students from all over the world and have experience tutoring adults and children. My teaching style is interactive and learner centered. I want to know what your goals are and to Read more

Policies
Cancellation
24 hours notice required

$5 surcharge for outside of (San Francisco) City boundaries.

Travel Radius
Travels within 10 miles of San Francisco, CA 94118
Background Check: Passed

"Very experienced"

- Emily, San Francisco, CA on 10/25/16

"Great tutor for an ESL student"

- Nikita, San Francisco, CA on 4/20/16
English:
ESL/ESOL,
Grammar, Reading, TOEFL, Vocabulary, Writing
Test Preparation:
TOEFL
Language:
ESL/ESOL,
TOEFL
Elementary Education:
Grammar, Reading, Vocabulary

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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ESL/ESOL

Certified Advanced CTEOSL Degree from Transworld Schools

University of California, Santa Cruz
Women's Studies
Sarah Lawrence College
Master's

Education

University of California, Santa Cruz (Women's Studies)

Sarah Lawrence College (Master's)

Very experienced — Maxine is very experienced and patient with my six year old son. My son loves to learn English from Maxine. ...

— Emily, San Francisco, CA on 10/25/16

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $65.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

$5 surcharge for outside of (San Francisco) City boundaries.

Travel policy

Maxine will travel within 10 miles of San Francisco, CA 94118.