Over 50 tutoring hours

Brittney G.

Walnut Creek, CA

$30/hr

Diverse, experienced English Tutor (ESL, reading, writing, etc.)

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Background check passed as of 7/19/13
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5 Ratings
 
 
15hrs Response Time

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UC Berkeley
English and MassCom.

Education

UC Berkeley (English and MassCom.)

About Brittney

Hello!

I am currently a student at UC Berkeley double majoring in English and Media Studies.

Primarily I am an English tutor, but I have experience tutoring college students in many subjects such as psychology, history, sociology, etc.

Through Diablo Valley College (DVC) I am a certified English tutor, and through DVC I have gained a wide array of experience. Primarily I have worked with ESL students, but I have also worked with students with disabilities such as ADD as well as deaf students.

Also, I will be working as a supplemental instructor at DVC in the Fall for an ESL class.

Through my experience, I have learned to identify a student's need quickly; therefore, your time will be very well spent. :) I also utilize many different tutoring methods which I have acquired through my time tutoring.

I love learning, and I love helping students! I enjoy witnessing students grow, and I love helping them along their journey.

You are welcome to ask for a resume if you would like!

I look forward to hearing for you!
Hello!

I am currently a student at UC Berkeley double majoring in English and Media Studies.

Primarily I am an English tutor, but I have experience tutoring college students in many subjects such as
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Policies
Cancellation
2 hours notice required

May have to charge $5-10 plus, depending on how far away from Walnut Creek I have to travel. However, price is always negotiable, feel free to ask.

Travel Radius
Travels within 30 miles of Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Background Check: Passed
English:
English,
ESL/ESOL,
Grammar, Literature, Proofreading, Reading, Vocabulary, Writing
Computer:
Microsoft Word
Language:
ESL/ESOL
Elementary Education:
Elementary Math, Elementary Science, Grammar, Reading, Spelling, Study Skills,
Vocabulary
Business:
Microsoft Word
Homeschool:
English,
ESL/ESOL,
Reading, Study Skills,
Writing
Sports/Recreation:
Ballet
Corporate Training:
ESL/ESOL,
Grammar, Microsoft Word, Proofreading

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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English

I have mainly worked with college students on reading strategies and essay writing, and I have mainly worked with ESL students. However, I could definitely help out your child with 5th grade work. I know what is expected for English skills in high school and college, so I can assure your child will not only have help now but will also be prepared for the coming years.

ESL/ESOL

Also, I have worked one on one with students, and I will be an instructional aide for an ESL class in the fall, meaning I will lead and prepare lesson plans for a large study group of students, particularly ESL students.

Study Skills

I am a certified tutor at a college. My training is mainly in English; however, the program works so that I am capable of tutoring any subject. We placed a lot of emphasis on study skills and how to tutor study skills such as reading strategies, note taking strategies, writing strategies, and good student behavior ( I.e classroom participation, and communication with teachers and peers).

UC Berkeley
English and MassCom.

Education

UC Berkeley (English and MassCom.)

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $30.00

Cancellation: 2 hours notice required

May have to charge $5-10 plus, depending on how far away from Walnut Creek I have to travel. However, price is always negotiable, feel free to ask.

Travel policy

Brittney will travel within 30 miles of Walnut Creek, CA 94596.

Background Check Status for Brittney G.

Brittney G. passed a background check on 7/19/13. The check was ordered by Brittney through First Advantage. For more information, please review the background check information page.

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