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Courtney L.

Fort Myers, FL

$40/hour

English and Foreign Language Tutor- All levels

Background check passed as of 10/31/12
5.0 average from 60 ratings
Extremely patient and knowledgeable, great teacher!
— Tricia, Bonita Springs, FL on 7/8/15

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Southern Illinois University
French and Spanish
Southern Illinois University
MBA
Southern Illinois University
Master's

Education

Southern Illinois University (French and Spanish)

Southern Illinois University (MBA)

Southern Illinois University (Master's)

About Courtney

I currently teach English as a Second Language, French, and Spanish at a local college, but have also taught French and Spanish at a large university. I have lived in France for 2.5 years and taught English as a Foreign Language there. In addition, I have done interpretation for the Secret Service and the White House Communications Agency during George W. Bush's visit to France in 2002. I hold a master's degree in business and a dual master's in French and Teaching English to speakers of other languages, and two bachelor's degrees, one in Spanish and one in French. I am qualified to teach reading and writing skills for native and non-native speakers as well as all levels of French and Spanish. I currently teach English as a Second Language, French, and Spanish at a local college, but have also taught French Read more

Policies
Cancellation
4 hours notice required

For group rates or further distances, the rate will go up. I am very reasonable, however.

Travel Radius
Travels within 10 miles of Fort Myers, FL 33919
Background Check: Passed

"Extremely patient and knowledgeable, great teacher!"

- Tricia, Bonita Springs, FL on 7/8/15

"Una mujer muy interesante! (A Very Interesting Woman!)"

- Christopher, Fort Myers Beach, FL on 1/8/15

"Upbeat and friendly"

- Terrance, Fort Myers, FL on 3/27/13
English:
ACT English, ACT Reading, ESL/ESOL,
Grammar,
Literature, Proofreading,
Reading,
SAT Reading, Vocabulary
Test Preparation:
ACT English, ACT Reading, ASVAB, SAT Reading
Language:
ESL/ESOL,
French,
Spanish
History:
American History,
European History
Elementary Education:
Grammar,
Reading,
Vocabulary

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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American History

I can assist in American History for grades up to and including high school.

ESL/ESOL

I have over ten years of training in ESOL. I can assist in grammar, spoken English, vocabulary, and writing (business English, for example). I can also assist in TOEFL.

French

I can teach all levels of French (spoken, written, oral comprehension, and reading). I lived in France for several years and can assist in cultural knowledge as well. Allez! On y va!

Grammar

I am a grammar nerd that can do anything with grammar. I know it isn't something people like, but I can make you understand it.

Microsoft PowerPoint

PowerPoint is something that I use everyday in teaching. I have been able to enhance my courses with PowerPoint and can teach you anything you want to know on it.

Microsoft Word

I use MS Word every day, and have used several versions. I can do all you need, so if it is time to learn it, do it with me.

Proofreading

I am an ESOL / Developmental English professor who is versed in citations (MLA, APA) and proofreading, grammar, and usage. Sometimes a second pair of eyes can really spice up that paper or publication.

Reading

I have many years' experience teaching reading to adults and non-native English speakers. I can help with vocabulary and reading skills (what to look for). I specialize in academic reading.

Spanish

I have been teaching Spanish over ten years. I can assist with speaking, listening, vocabulary, writing and reading. Bueno, nos vemos.

Southern Illinois University
French and Spanish
Southern Illinois University
MBA
Southern Illinois University
Master's

Education

Southern Illinois University (French and Spanish)

Southern Illinois University (MBA)

Southern Illinois University (Master's)

Extremely patient and knowledgeable, great teacher! — Created a beginners program in learning the French language, scheduled classes for one on one interaction and recommended resources to help expedite comprehension. ...

— Tricia, Bonita Springs, FL on 7/8/15

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $40.00

Cancellation: 4 hours notice required

For group rates or further distances, the rate will go up. I am very reasonable, however.

Travel policy

Courtney will travel within 10 miles of Fort Myers, FL 33919.