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Elizabeth W.

Chicago, IL

$50/hour

I believe in positive reinforcement and patience.

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Minnesota State Univerisity Moorhead
Bath Spa University, Bath, UK
Master's
The School of The Art Institiute of Chicago
Master's

Education

Minnesota State Univerisity Moorhead

Bath Spa University, Bath, UK (Master's)

The School of The Art Institiute of Chicago (Master's)

About Elizabeth

I haven't always been good at writing. I feel like there was something missed between high school and college and it took me years to learn how to write a good essay. I don't want that to happen to you/your children. I can teach from the very basics of grammar and sentence construction to writing thesis statements and closing paragraphs. Writing can be a scary thing for a lot of people. I will guide them through it.

In teaching literature and reading I am very passionate about people reading, enjoying what they've read and understanding it. I also understand that literature assigned to students in class may not be easy or enjoyable for them, but I hope to at minimum help them to understand what they're reading and at maximum help them engage and relate to the material. I will do this by explaining the subtext and putting it into a story they can relate to.

I believe in the use of positive reinforcement and patience to create a nonthreatening learning environment.
I haven't always been good at writing. I feel like there was something missed between high school and college and it took me years to learn how to write a good essay. I don't want that to happen to you/your children. I can teach from the Read more

Policies
Cancellation
2 hours notice required

I am willing to negotiate.

Travel Radius
Travels within 8 miles of Chicago, IL 60613
In-person lessons
English:
English, ESL/ESOL, Grammar, Public Speaking, Reading, Vocabulary, Writing
Language:
ESL/ESOL
Elementary Education:
Grammar, Reading, Vocabulary
Business:
Public Speaking

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Minnesota State Univerisity Moorhead
Bath Spa University, Bath, UK
Master's
The School of The Art Institiute of Chicago
Master's

Education

Minnesota State Univerisity Moorhead

Bath Spa University, Bath, UK (Master's)

The School of The Art Institiute of Chicago (Master's)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $50.00

Cancellation: 2 hours notice required

I am willing to negotiate.

Travel policy

Elizabeth will travel within 8 miles of Chicago, IL 60613.