Over 100 tutoring hours

Richard T.

Boulder, CO

$40/hr

Spanish, English, ESL tutor

In-person lessons
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Background check passed as of 12/1/10
4.5 Avg. Rating
 
 
10 Ratings
 
 
1 day Response Time
Richard gives great suggestions and tools for improving your Spanish!
— Kathy, Boulder, CO on 8/8/15

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Syracuse University, New York
English

Education

Syracuse University, New York (English)

About Richard

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I have a degree in English from Syracuse University in New York and one in Fine Arts. I also have 15 years of tutoring and teaching experience in English, ESL and Spanish.

Some previous work positions include: teaching Spanish at the University of Colorado (CU) in Boulder; tutoring English, ESL and Spanish at Front Range Community College in Longmont, Colorado; and tutoring English and Spanish at CU-Boulder. I also spent 1 year teaching ESL and English in Seoul, Korea.

I have worked as a bilingual tutor in English and Spanish with children in the No Child Left Behind Program. My work experience also ranges from proofreading and editing to journalism and translation (Spanish and French). I have lived in/visited 8 Spanish-speaking countries in all.
After getting set up with WyzAnt, students can request my phone number directly. Calling me will be a quicker way to contact me than e-mailing.

I have a degree in English from Syracuse University in New York and one in Fine Arts. I also have 15 years of tutoring and teaching
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Policies
Cancellation
4 hours notice required

Students must cancel lessons by calling me.

Travel Radius
Travels within 15 miles of Boulder, CO 80302
Background Check: Passed
In-person lessons

"Richard gives great suggestions and tools for improving your Spanish!"

- Kathy, Boulder, CO on 8/8/15
English:
English,
ESL/ESOL,
Grammar,
Literature, Proofreading,
Vocabulary, Writing
Language:
ESL/ESOL,
Spanish
Art:
Art History
Elementary Education:
Grammar,
Spelling, Vocabulary
Homeschool:
English,
ESL/ESOL,
Spanish,
Writing
Corporate Training:
ESL/ESOL,
Grammar,
Proofreading,
Spanish

Approved subjects are in bold.

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English

I have a degree in English from Syracuse University in New York. I also have 15 years of tutoring and teaching experience in English and ESL (English as a Second Language).

Some previous work positions include: tutoring English and ESL at Front Range Community College in Longmont, Colorado, and tutoring English and Spanish at CU-Boulder. I also spent 1 year teaching ESL and English in Seoul, Korea.

Last year I worked as a tutor in English and reading with children in the No Child Left Behind Program. My work experience ranges from proofreading and editing to journalism and translation (Spanish and French).

ESL/ESOL

I spent 1 year teaching ESL in Seoul, Korea and have a total of 15 years of tutoring and teaching experience in ESL, English and Spanish. I have a degree in English from Syracuse University in New York. Previous work positions include: tutoring ESL, English and Spanish at Front Range Community College in Longmont, Colorado; tutoring English and Spanish at CU-Boulder; and teaching Spanish at the University of Colorado (CU) in Boulder. My work experience ranges from proofreading and editing to journalism and translation (Spanish and French). I have also been visiting Latin America off and on for the last 20 years.

Grammar

My students always get better grades and improve their grammar after working with me. I have a degree in English from Syracuse University in New York. I also have more than 15 years of tutoring and teaching experience in English and ESL (English as a Second Language).

Some previous work positions include: tutoring English at Front Range Community College in Longmont, Colorado, at CU-Boulder, and at several universities in Seoul, Korea. I also worked last year as a tutor in English and reading with children in the No Child Left Behind Program.

Proofreading

I have a degree in English from Syracuse University in New York. I have worked as a proofreader and editor for the last 15 years. Some previous work positions include: tutoring English and ESL at Front Range Community College in Longmont, Colorado, and tutoring English and Spanish at CU-Boulder. I also spent 1 year teaching ESL and English in Seoul, Korea. In addition, last year I worked as a tutor in English and reading with children in the No Child Left Behind Program.

Spanish

I have more than 15 years of experience as a Spanish teacher in Boulder. My previous job positions include teaching and tutoring Spanish at the University of Colorado (CU) in Boulder and tutoring Spanish at Front Range Community College in Longmont, Colorado. I have also lived and traveled extensively in Latin America off and on for the last 20 years. My work experience includes translating, editing, and journalism. I have a B.A. from Syracuse University in New York.

Writing

I have 15 years of experience as a tutor in Boulder. I earned my B.A. in English from Syracuse University in New York. My work experience ranges from proofreading and editing to journalism and translation (Spanish & French). My experience as an English tutor includes positions at CU-Boulder and Front Range Community College in Longmont. I also spent 1 year teaching ESL and English in Seoul, Korea. I have edited hundreds of pages of writing by students and other people. I can make your writing stronger, clearer, and more readable.

Syracuse University, New York
English

Education

Syracuse University, New York (English)

Richard gives great suggestions and tools for improving your Spanish! — Richard taught me everyday phrases in Spanish that have helped me enormously. I've always had a hard time with prepositions and he made them super easy in terms of when to use them, how to use them, etc. I highly recommend him. ...

— Kathy, Boulder, CO on 8/8/15

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $40.00

Cancellation: 4 hours notice required

Students must cancel lessons by calling me.

Travel policy

Richard will travel within 15 miles of Boulder, CO 80302.

Background Check Status for Richard T.

Richard T. passed a background check on 12/1/10. The check was ordered by another user through First Advantage. For more information, please review the background check information page.

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