Over 600 tutoring hours

Steve S.

Stockton, CA

$30/hour

I am a Spanish and English teacher who cares, listens, and helps!

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Background check passed as of 7/26/14
5.0 average from 247 ratings
A wonderful tutor!!!
— Claire, Stockton, CA on 12/15/15

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CSU - San Francisco
Spanish
CSU - San Francisco
Master's

Education

CSU - San Francisco (Spanish)

CSU - San Francisco (Master's)

About Steve

My name is Steve S. I was a Spanish and English grammar teacher for 32 years primarily at Manteca High School in Manteca, CA. I taught Spanish on a part-time basis for 16 years at Delta College in Stockton, CA. I taught Medical Spanish for the University of the Pacific and for CSU Stanislaus in Stockton, CA, for 1 year. I have also tutored Spanish to high school students and adults for about 14 years and have been teaching Spanish for 3 years part-time for Connecting Waters Charter School in Modesto, in Manteca, and in Stockton since 2012.

My method of relating to everyone is that everyone deserves to be heard and to be respected. Your questions deserve to be answered fully. Whatever your particular focus for the days that we meet, it is with the understanding that I am there to help you understand the material. If you have quizzes, tests, and/or projects, I am there to help you with these kinds of assignments as well.

Above and beyond our tutoring sessions, I am available for any questions you may have. Also, if you have assignments you wish me to review and/or have questions about your upcoming quizzes, tests, and projects, you can email me through the WyzAnt email account. Under these circumstances, it is important for you to call or text me so that I know you wish me to review what you have written or typed and by when. If you have an immediate need to contact me, you can call or text me. If I am available, I will answer you immediately. If I am unable to reply when you contact me, I will reply as quickly as I can, usually within an hour.

Your objectives are to understand Spanish better, to be able to use Spanish appropriately, and to earn higher grades, if you are in school. I am here to help you achieve your objectives.

So, how may I help you?
My name is Steve S. I was a Spanish and English grammar teacher for 32 years primarily at Manteca High School in Manteca, CA. I taught Spanish on a part-time basis for 16 Read more

Policies
Cancellation
24 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 30 miles of Stockton, CA 95219
Background Check: Passed
In-person lessons

"A wonderful tutor!!!"

- Claire, Stockton, CA on 12/15/15

"Experienced tutor"

- Salima, Stockton, CA on 10/5/15

"Patient and knowledgeable tutor!"

- Davis, Stockton, CA on 9/10/15

"Good teaching method"

- Angie, Manteca, CA on 9/1/15

"Very good!"

- Jennifer, Stockton, CA on 6/9/15

"Fun and very informative tutor"

- Dorothy, Stockton, CA on 6/6/15

"Excellent Tutor"

- Caressa, Stockton, CA on 2/6/15

"Excellent Tutor!"

- Barbara, Tracy, CA on 5/6/14
English:
Grammar
Language:
Spanish
Elementary Education:
Grammar

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Spanish

I have taught all levels of Spanish on the high school level primarily at Manteca High School for 32 years on a full-time basis before retiring in 2002. I have taught beginning and intermediate Spanish for Delta College for 16 years on a part-time basis before retiring from there in 1992. I have taught Medical Spanish for UOP and for CSU Stanislaus for several semesters on a part-time basis before retiring from those institutions in 2008.

CSU - San Francisco
Spanish
CSU - San Francisco
Master's

Education

CSU - San Francisco (Spanish)

CSU - San Francisco (Master's)

A wonderful tutor!!! — Steve is very effective in communicating with my son. He shows genuine concern and very considerate of a young boy's heart. My son seems to open up to him very fast. Steve then teaches with high efficiency. He is a dream teacher!!! ...

— Claire, Stockton, CA on 12/15/15

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $30.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Steve will travel within 30 miles of Stockton, CA 95219.