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Rick H.

Expert English Coach: Writing, Speaking, and Comprehension

Expert English Coach: Writing, Speaking, and Comprehension

$39/hour

  • 543 hours tutoring

  • West Palm Beach, FL 33401

About Rick


Bio

For 11 years I have tutored English, writing, and US culture to over 350 Microsoft international transfers and their family members, and in the past three of those 11, to dozens of middle and high school students as well.

ACCURATE COMPREHENSION AND EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATION ARE KEY TO TOP PERFORMANCE AT BOTH WORK AND SCHOOL. Therefore, I carefully coach listening/reading comprehension and writing/speaking skills using a variety of techniques to teach and inspire my client-students to learn...

For 11 years I have tutored English, writing, and US culture to over 350 Microsoft international transfers and their family members, and in the past three of those 11, to dozens of middle and high school students as well.

ACCURATE COMPREHENSION AND EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATION ARE KEY TO TOP PERFORMANCE AT BOTH WORK AND SCHOOL. Therefore, I carefully coach listening/reading comprehension and writing/speaking skills using a variety of techniques to teach and inspire my client-students to learn and create new material, complete assignments, and enjoy the process of doing so as much as possible.

TO ACHIEVE the highest marks and performance ratings I guide them how to:
-Observe and analyze logically and comprehensively
-Express answers, points, and insights in correct, succinct English for maximum impact

MY FEEDBACK: In addition to giving feedback throughout our sessions, I type notes to keep track of the grammar, pronunciation, comprehension, and word and phrasing choice errors and corrections as well as standard principles and best practices we discuss. After each session, I email those notes to the student-client for review and reference.

MY TEACHING STYLE: I value each person I work with as a very special human being. I recognize that everyone has a unique set of learning challenges and situational demands, so I endeavor to formulate and apply, and reformulate as needed, the most fitting combination of learning styles and methods – and most importantly, do so patiently.

MY EDUCATION: I earned my BA in history from Indiana University-Bloomington. I received an MSCI and an honorary doctorate from Maharishi European Research University (MERU) in recognition of the courses I had taken and taught in the field of my life-long passion of raising individual consciousness and intelligence to their highest levels so that students, working adults, and the retired may enjoy their lives to the fullest and contribute maximum to the peace, progress, and prosperity of their communities, nations, and world. MERU’s outstanding educational outcomes are indicated by over 385 published research studies conducted at over 250 colleges and institutes in 33 countries the past 50 years on the techniques and programs that it and its international affiliates offer to reduce stress and enliven the full brain functioning of both students and teachers.


Education

Indiana University
History
Maharishi European Research University
Masters
Maharishi European Research University
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Subjects

Corporate Training

ESL/ESOL, Grammar

Elementary Education

Grammar

English

English,

English

I have 11 years experience teaching all aspects of English. The first 9 years, my students were either attending Bellevue College or were international transfers at Microsoft. The past two years, most of them have been middle school students. I am a native English speaker, and my major in college, history, as well as my career as a teacher. have demanded that I improve my English reading comprehension and written expression skills to a high level.
ESL/ESOL, Grammar, Writing

History

American History

Homeschool

English,

English

I have 11 years experience teaching all aspects of English. The first 9 years, my students were either attending Bellevue College or were international transfers at Microsoft. The past two years, most of them have been middle school students. I am a native English speaker, and my major in college, history, as well as my career as a teacher. have demanded that I improve my English reading comprehension and written expression skills to a high level.
ESL/ESOL, Writing

Language

ESL/ESOL

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English,

English

I have 11 years experience teaching all aspects of English. The first 9 years, my students were either attending Bellevue College or were international transfers at Microsoft. The past two years, most of them have been middle school students. I am a native English speaker, and my major in college, history, as well as my career as a teacher. have demanded that I improve my English reading comprehension and written expression skills to a high level.
ESL/ESOL, Writing

Other

ESL/ESOL

Summer

ESL/ESOL, Writing

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Knowledgeable and patient

He help me a lot on preparing my resume. He explained what are the things I should remove and add in my resume. He told me the order should I put on my resume and explained the details.

Helena, 5 lessons with Rick

Excellent Professor

Rick is a very good professor, a very professional person, educated and completely focused on the goals of the student. It is really a pleasure to work with him.

Vilma, 38 lessons with Rick

Wonderful and accurate

It is my first experience with online learning. I found Mr. H. provides good and organized way to manage assignments. I like an idea of having textbook, giving homework, feedback and reviews. He is pleasant, well organized, professional. I'm glad to have this option of extra study for my daughter. I recommend this teacher highly.

Natalia, 15 lessons with Rick

A good teacher, helps me to understand U.S. culture

The course is customized based on my requirement. And Rick can always dive deep in each topic, providing some culture background for me to better understand U.S.

Yu, 14 lessons with Rick

Best teacher I've had!!

Rick has been helping me with a lot. I'm not an English Speaker and he has helped me improve, not only my English but my confidence. He is a great tutor and possesses a great amount of knowledge. He is patient, nice and very polite. I am really enjoying his classes.

Jackie, 10 lessons with Rick

Smart and goal-oriented tutor

Very glad to be his student. He is very smart that he can know your problems and difficulties in English learning quickly, then teach you English that you can use immediately instead of the English only in the books. I told him I want to improve my English for getting a job in the future and when he give me some example, he always show me the scenarios of my target domain.

Jenny, 42 lessons with Rick

Helpful and Professional

Rick is helping me to improve my pronunciation by using simple tips, easy to remember, that I can practice every day. The supporting material he is recommending like books are easy to digest and not expensive.

Jose M., 7 lessons with Rick
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$39/hour

Rick H.

$39/hour

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Response time: 2 hours