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Steven M.

Chicago, IL

$60/hour

Language and Writing Tutor

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University of Chicago
University of Chicago
Master's
National-Louis University
Other

Education

University of Chicago

University of Chicago (Master's)

National-Louis University (Other)

About Steven

I specialize in foreign language and English composition at all levels, emphasizing middle-school and pre-college level work. My undergraduate and graduate degrees from the University of Chicago are in the social sciences, linguistics, and literature. Currently I am a high school French teacher. Previously I taught writing and composition at the college level. I spent time in Turkey teaching ESL, and returned to the United States to continue teaching at the university level.

Students should seek me out if they need:

-help with college level essay writing in English
-instruction at all levels in French
-instruction at all levels in German
-ELL (English as a Learned Language) any level
-ACT/SAT English, Reading, Verbal
-ACT/SAT writing
-AP French, English, history

I look forward to working with you.
I specialize in foreign language and English composition at all levels, emphasizing middle-school and pre-college level work. My undergraduate and graduate degrees from the University of Chicago are in the social Read more

Policies
Cancellation
12 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 10 miles of Chicago, IL 60657
In-person lessons
Math:
Elementary Math
Science:
Anthropology
English:
ACT English, ACT Reading, Bible Studies, English, ESL/ESOL, Grammar, Literature, Public Speaking, Reading, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, TOEFL, Vocabulary, Writing
Test Preparation:
ACT English, ACT Reading, GRE, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, TOEFL
Language:
ESL/ESOL, French, Russian,
TOEFL
History:
American History, Anthropology, Classics, European History, Geography, Government & Politics, Religion, Social Studies, World History
Elementary Education:
Elementary Math, Grammar, Reading, Vocabulary
Business:
GRE, Public Speaking

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Russian

I studied Russian history and language as an undergraduate and a graduate student. I have an MA in Russian literature and have studied, for 10 years, the literary movements from the medieval era up to post soviet times. I also have knowledge of linguistics, grammar, and syntax as they relate to many different historical epochs of the Russian language. Questions of style and the influence of French on various 19th century authors was a topic I studied in depth. I am able to tutor in elementary through advanced Russian grammar with an emphasis on conversation through syntax.

University of Chicago
University of Chicago
Master's
National-Louis University
Other

Education

University of Chicago

University of Chicago (Master's)

National-Louis University (Other)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $60.00

Cancellation: 12 hours notice required

Travel policy

Steven will travel within 10 miles of Chicago, IL 60657.