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Elizabeth A.

Kind, Patient Tutor who will help you learn

Kind, Patient Tutor who will help you learn

$30/hour

  • 738 hours tutoring

  • Westminster, CA 92683


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About Elizabeth


Bio

I believe the largest part of being a tutor is maintaining patience with my students. From past experience, I understand that people learn in different ways. Often, classroom teachers do not have the time to individually help each student, so I see myself as the main back-up that my students can rely upon. I will calmly explain anything they do not comprehend and will answer all questions.

I have been to many parts of the world. My father was in the Navy, so, as a child, I lived in several...

I believe the largest part of being a tutor is maintaining patience with my students. From past experience, I understand that people learn in different ways. Often, classroom teachers do not have the time to individually help each student, so I see myself as the main back-up that my students can rely upon. I will calmly explain anything they do not comprehend and will answer all questions.

I have been to many parts of the world. My father was in the Navy, so, as a child, I lived in several foreign countries. I enjoy traveling and learning about other peoples and their cultures.

I can read, speak, and write Spanish as well as I do in English and I have been very well educated in the English language.

I like to help people better themselves. I never forget those ah-hah moments when my students are able to grasp a concept that has been alluding them and their eyes light up and a beautiful smile spreads across their face.


Education

California State University San Bernardino
undergrad
California State University Fullerton
Masters
California State Univ. Dominguez Hills
MEd

Policies

  • Hourly rate: $30
  • Tutor’s lessons: In-person
  • Travel policy: Within 40 miles of Westminster, CA 92683
  • Lesson cancellation: 1 hours notice required
  • Background check passed on 2/21/2018

  • Your first lesson is backed by our Good Fit Guarantee

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Subjects

Corporate Training

ESL/ESOL,

ESL/ESOL

I was an ESL teacher in the Adult Education Department of Anaheim Union High School District for 15 years. I taught evening ESL classes to adults. My students were immigrants who were working toward U.S. citizenship. Over the years, I taught all the levels the program offered, from level 0 (no English whatsoever) to level 6 (ready to take the citizenship test). I still have many of the materials I used while teaching.
Spanish,

Spanish

As a child, I spent two years in a Spanish-speaking country. After returning to the US, I married into a Spanish-speaking family. Before going into teaching, I took college level Spanish courses and have translated for parent-teacher conferences, business meetings, and police departments.
Grammar, Proofreading

Elementary Education

Grammar, Reading, Vocabulary

English

ESL/ESOL,

ESL/ESOL

I was an ESL teacher in the Adult Education Department of Anaheim Union High School District for 15 years. I taught evening ESL classes to adults. My students were immigrants who were working toward U.S. citizenship. Over the years, I taught all the levels the program offered, from level 0 (no English whatsoever) to level 6 (ready to take the citizenship test). I still have many of the materials I used while teaching.
English, Grammar, Proofreading, Reading, Vocabulary

History

American History,

American History

After changing careers and going into teaching, I went back to school and earned a Master's degree in History.
World History,

World History

I have a master's degree in History. Although my concentration was in international crime syndicates, specifically the Mexican Drug Cartels, I also studied Asian, American, and Latin American history.
European History, Government & Politics

Homeschool

Algebra 1,

Algebra 1

I have worked in a profession where I used higher Math on a daily basis. I have also taught for the last 25 years, using my Math skills frequently.
Algebra 2,

Algebra 2

After finishing school, I worked in Aerospace where I used high level Math everyday. When the Space Shuttles were completed, I changed careers and started teaching, where I continue to regularly use Algebra and higher level of Math.
Chemistry,

Chemistry

After completing school, I worked in aerospace, designing the Space Shuttle. I used chemistry on a daily basis. After changing careers and going into teaching, chemistry is a subject I frequently use.
ESL/ESOL,

ESL/ESOL

I was an ESL teacher in the Adult Education Department of Anaheim Union High School District for 15 years. I taught evening ESL classes to adults. My students were immigrants who were working toward U.S. citizenship. Over the years, I taught all the levels the program offered, from level 0 (no English whatsoever) to level 6 (ready to take the citizenship test). I still have many of the materials I used while teaching.
Geometry,

Geometry

I am currently working on a project that involves predicting earthquakes. It is all based on Euclidean geometry and I daily do calculations.
Spanish,

Spanish

As a child, I spent two years in a Spanish-speaking country. After returning to the US, I married into a Spanish-speaking family. Before going into teaching, I took college level Spanish courses and have translated for parent-teacher conferences, business meetings, and police departments.
English, Prealgebra, Reading

Language

ESL/ESOL,

ESL/ESOL

I was an ESL teacher in the Adult Education Department of Anaheim Union High School District for 15 years. I taught evening ESL classes to adults. My students were immigrants who were working toward U.S. citizenship. Over the years, I taught all the levels the program offered, from level 0 (no English whatsoever) to level 6 (ready to take the citizenship test). I still have many of the materials I used while teaching.
Spanish

Spanish

As a child, I spent two years in a Spanish-speaking country. After returning to the US, I married into a Spanish-speaking family. Before going into teaching, I took college level Spanish courses and have translated for parent-teacher conferences, business meetings, and police departments.

Math

Algebra 1,

Algebra 1

I have worked in a profession where I used higher Math on a daily basis. I have also taught for the last 25 years, using my Math skills frequently.
Algebra 2,

Algebra 2

After finishing school, I worked in Aerospace where I used high level Math everyday. When the Space Shuttles were completed, I changed careers and started teaching, where I continue to regularly use Algebra and higher level of Math.
Geometry,

Geometry

I am currently working on a project that involves predicting earthquakes. It is all based on Euclidean geometry and I daily do calculations.
Prealgebra, Trigonometry

Most Popular

Algebra 1,

Algebra 1

I have worked in a profession where I used higher Math on a daily basis. I have also taught for the last 25 years, using my Math skills frequently.
Algebra 2,

Algebra 2

After finishing school, I worked in Aerospace where I used high level Math everyday. When the Space Shuttles were completed, I changed careers and started teaching, where I continue to regularly use Algebra and higher level of Math.
Chemistry,

Chemistry

After completing school, I worked in aerospace, designing the Space Shuttle. I used chemistry on a daily basis. After changing careers and going into teaching, chemistry is a subject I frequently use.
ESL/ESOL,

ESL/ESOL

I was an ESL teacher in the Adult Education Department of Anaheim Union High School District for 15 years. I taught evening ESL classes to adults. My students were immigrants who were working toward U.S. citizenship. Over the years, I taught all the levels the program offered, from level 0 (no English whatsoever) to level 6 (ready to take the citizenship test). I still have many of the materials I used while teaching.
Geometry,

Geometry

I am currently working on a project that involves predicting earthquakes. It is all based on Euclidean geometry and I daily do calculations.
Spanish,

Spanish

As a child, I spent two years in a Spanish-speaking country. After returning to the US, I married into a Spanish-speaking family. Before going into teaching, I took college level Spanish courses and have translated for parent-teacher conferences, business meetings, and police departments.
English, Prealgebra, Reading

Music

Clarinet

Clarinet

I started playing clarinet when I was ten years old. That was over forty years ago. I played in elementary school, junior high, high school, college, and graduate school. As part of my bachelor's degree in Liberal Studies, I not only was in the CSUSB (California State University at San Bernardino) band, I also took music history and theory classes. And, I still play my clarinet. I sit as a third chair in the Long Beach Community Band. We practice every Thursday evening and give concerts frequently throughout the year.

Other

ESL/ESOL,

ESL/ESOL

I was an ESL teacher in the Adult Education Department of Anaheim Union High School District for 15 years. I taught evening ESL classes to adults. My students were immigrants who were working toward U.S. citizenship. Over the years, I taught all the levels the program offered, from level 0 (no English whatsoever) to level 6 (ready to take the citizenship test). I still have many of the materials I used while teaching.
Government & Politics

Science

Chemistry,

Chemistry

After completing school, I worked in aerospace, designing the Space Shuttle. I used chemistry on a daily basis. After changing careers and going into teaching, chemistry is a subject I frequently use.
Astronomy

Summer

Algebra 1,

Algebra 1

I have worked in a profession where I used higher Math on a daily basis. I have also taught for the last 25 years, using my Math skills frequently.
Algebra 2,

Algebra 2

After finishing school, I worked in Aerospace where I used high level Math everyday. When the Space Shuttles were completed, I changed careers and started teaching, where I continue to regularly use Algebra and higher level of Math.
Chemistry,

Chemistry

After completing school, I worked in aerospace, designing the Space Shuttle. I used chemistry on a daily basis. After changing careers and going into teaching, chemistry is a subject I frequently use.
ESL/ESOL,

ESL/ESOL

I was an ESL teacher in the Adult Education Department of Anaheim Union High School District for 15 years. I taught evening ESL classes to adults. My students were immigrants who were working toward U.S. citizenship. Over the years, I taught all the levels the program offered, from level 0 (no English whatsoever) to level 6 (ready to take the citizenship test). I still have many of the materials I used while teaching.
Geometry,

Geometry

I am currently working on a project that involves predicting earthquakes. It is all based on Euclidean geometry and I daily do calculations.
Spanish,

Spanish

As a child, I spent two years in a Spanish-speaking country. After returning to the US, I married into a Spanish-speaking family. Before going into teaching, I took college level Spanish courses and have translated for parent-teacher conferences, business meetings, and police departments.
Reading

Ratings and Reviews


Rating

4.7 (98 ratings)
5 star
(85)
4 star
(7)
3 star
(2)
2 star
(2)
1 star
(2)

Reviews

patient tutor

A nice teacher. Could give students good advices, and figure ways to overcome the test obstacles. My son likes her very well, and will try her suggestions to improve the test score. will meet with her same time next week.

Elena, 5 lessons with Elizabeth

Patient and Caring

Elizabeth is patient and very understanding when it comes to tutoring. I will continue to see her, she is the best and genuinely cares. i would recommend her to anyone who needs a little help.

Abraham, 1 lesson with Elizabeth

Great energy, first session very helpful.

The first lesson was great for my daughter. Elizabeth has a great personality and was able to quickly pick up where my daughter was lacking and explained things in a way she could understand.

Christy, 3 lessons with Elizabeth

Excellent

My daughter was extremely happy with the lesson that Elizabeth taught her. She is very excited to play the clarinet.

Nadine, 1 lesson with Elizabeth

Very knowledgeable at math!

Helped me with my precalculus homework. Was able to work all kinds of problems out. Very understanding and friendly. I highly recommend for anyone who needs math help!

Mark, 1 lesson with Elizabeth

Great teacher! Very animated

She helped me understand the concept and gave me good descriptions on them, very animated and even gave examples to help me remember

Frances, 2 lessons with Elizabeth

Excellent!

My wife loved it! She would describe Elizabeth as a good teacher and a very nice person. Elizabeth has a lot of patience and makes the class so enjoyable that time goes by without noticing. I'm sure my wife will accomplish exactly what she needs. Thank you very much!

Luis, 3 lessons with Elizabeth

Patient and friendly

Elizabeth tutored my daughter in Chemistry. She takes the time to explain a different way of thinking about the conversions and formulas. It was our first lesson, but I look forward to seeing my daughter's growth

Anna, 2 lessons with Elizabeth

Will request her again.

Elizabeth was patient and friendly with a very nice way about her. Our daughter felt very comfortable with her and I appreciated her knowledge of many subjects and her willingness to be available when we needed her.

Anne, 2 lessons with Elizabeth

Great Tutor

Elizabeth has been great in tutoring our daughter in Algebra 2. She relates the subject matter to real life, gives good examples and techniques, and strategies on how to work through problems. Our daughter enjoys having Elizabeth as a tutor!

Irma, 9 lessons with Elizabeth

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