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Melanie K.

Thousand Oaks, CA

$40/hour

Accomplished linguist and foreign language tutor French, ESL, Spanish

100+ Hours
5.0 average from 89 ratings
Great tutor
— Michelle, Thousand Oaks, CA on 4/6/16

$40/Hour


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University of Leeds
University of York, UK
Other

Education

University of Leeds

University of York, UK (Other)

About Melanie

I began a lifelong passion of learning foreign languages at the age of 7, and after studying both French and Spanish for 11 years I undertook a BA in Modern Arabic Studies with a Spanish minor. I traveled to Cairo, Egypt where I received a certificate to teach English as a Foreign Language and completed a year of teaching English in a private school in Cairo.
Upon discovering the rewards and a passion for teaching, I then pursued a 2 year Post Graduate Certificate to teach French to 11-18 year olds and worked for a number of schools in the UK.
I was also employed by a number of agencies there and tutored French to adults and children of differing ages.
During my time in Southern California, I have been teaching home-school groups and school-aged children for the Parks and Recreation Department. I have established a great rapport with all my students and during the last 10 years, have accumulated many effective teaching resources and methods to assist my pupils during their journey of learning a foreign language.
I began a lifelong passion of learning foreign languages at the age of 7, and after studying both French and Spanish for 11 years I undertook a BA in Modern Arabic Studies with a Spanish minor. I traveled to Cairo, Egypt where I received a certificate to teach English as a Foreign Language and completed a year of teaching English in a private Read more

Policies
Cancellation
24 hours notice required

Booking 10 lessons in advance will entitle the student to a 10% discount.

Travel Radius
Travels within 7 miles of Thousand Oaks, CA 91362
Background Check: Passed

"Great tutor"

- Michelle, Thousand Oaks, CA on 4/6/16

"Methodical, patient, and compassionate"

- Grace, Thousand Oaks, CA on 7/1/16

"Great Tutor"

- Skye, Agoura Hills, CA on 5/1/14

"Amazing Tutor"

- Lisa, Thousand Oaks, CA on 11/14/11
English:
English, ESL/ESOL
Language:
ESL/ESOL, French, Spanish

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University of Leeds
University of York, UK
Other

Education

University of Leeds

University of York, UK (Other)

Great tutor

Melanie is greatly helping my son, Quinn with French. She worked with us to figure out a strategy so my son can get the most from the tutoring time and she has given him work to review for enhanced learning

— Michelle, Thousand Oaks, CA on 4/6/16

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $40.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Booking 10 lessons in advance will entitle the student to a 10% discount.

Travel policy

Melanie will travel within 7 miles of Thousand Oaks, CA 91362.