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James M.

Crystal Lake, IL

$50/hour

TOEFL Prep Specialist, ESL Training (This is my passion!)

In-person lessons
5.0 average from 1 ratings
Great tutor
— Tanya, Algonquin, IL on 7/2/14

$50/Hour


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Christian Life College
Theological Studies
Regent Universtity
Master's
Regent University
Master's

Education

Christian Life College (Theological Studies)

Regent Universtity (Master's)

Regent University (Master's)

About James

My name is Jim, and I am a language and study abroad consultant, who specializes in assisting students in the TOEFL and IELTS English proficiency exams, ESL, and American culture. I'm a native of the United States, and currently reside near Chicago in the state of Illinois. I have been an instructor for over seventeen years, and have taught online university courses, seminars, and training and development curriculum while holding executive management positions. I possess two masters degrees: M.A. in Organizational Leadership and M.A. in Practical Theology. In addition, I have been trained and certified as a TEFL Instructor, Transformational Leadership Coach, and as a Leadership Training Instructor. I have proven and tested strategies that will help you score high on your exams. In addition, I offer online tutoring for students not located close. In fact, I train students from all over the world, especially students located in China. Are you ready to "power-up" your English? Sign up for classes today! I know you will be glad you did. ~Jim My name is Jim, and I am a language and study abroad consultant, who specializes in assisting students in the TOEFL and IELTS English proficiency exams, ESL, and American culture. I'm a native of the United States, and currently reside near Chicago in the state of Illinois. I have been an instructor for over seventeen years, and have taught online Read more

Policies
Cancellation
4 hours notice required

Will give a discounted price for multiple class packages. Ask me for details.

Travel Radius
Travels within 30 miles of Crystal Lake, IL 60014
In-person lessons

"Great tutor"

- Tanya, Algonquin, IL on 7/2/14
Test Preparation:
IELTS,
TOEFL
Language:
ESL/ESOL,
IELTS,
TOEFL
History:
Religion
Elementary Education:
Reading,
Vocabulary
Business:
Public Speaking

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

In most cases, tutors gain approval in a subject by passing a proficiency exam. For some subject areas, like music and art, tutors submit written requests to demonstrate their proficiency to potential students. If a tutor is interested but not yet approved in a subject, the subject will appear in non-bold font. Tutors need to be approved in a subject prior to beginning lessons.

Bible Studies

I hold a B.A. in theological studies and a M.A. in practical theology. I have taught New Testament, Old Testament Survey, and Worldviews classes at the university level. I have 13 years experience in teaching Biblical principles and leadership.

ESL/ESOL

I'm TEFL Certified. I have Two Masters degrees, and 17 Years of teaching experience, including acting as a Study Abroad Consultant and Instructor, working with international Students, and preparing students for the TOEFL and IELTS Exams.

IELTS

I have 5 years' experience working with ESL students. I am TEFL Certified, and have developed and taught proven strategies for the IELTS. My students score high the first time taking the exam! I specialize in study abroad consultation and exam training (IELTS Specialist). I hold a B.A. in Theological Studies and a M.A. in Organizational Leadership. I have 17 years of teaching experience.

Public Speaking

I have taught university level courses in person and online. I have 17 years of experience in teaching and public speaking, including community events. I hold a B.A. in Theological Studies and a M.A. in Practical Theology. My major focused on public speaking, and the ability to communicate effectively.

Reading

I hold a B.A. and two master's degrees and have developed reading strategies for international English proficiency exams (TOEFL and IELTS exams). These strategies can be applied to all reading comprehension and test-taking activities.

Religion

I have taught Worldviews and Religion classes at the university level. I have 13 years experience in teaching biblical principles, leadership, and world religions. In addition I possess a B.A. and M.A. in the field.

TOEFL

I am TEFL certified and have developed and taught proven strategies for the TOEFL. My students score high the first time taking the exam! I specialize in study abroad consultation and exam training (TOEFL Specialist). I hold a B.A. in Theological Studies and a M.A. in Organizational Leadership. I have taught university level courses, 17 years of teaching experience and public speaking.

Vocabulary

I have 17 years of teaching experience, and have developed vocabulary strategies, which I teach students for English proficiency exams (TOEFL and IELTS exams). These strategies can be applied to vocabulary memorization, and test taking activities.

Writing

I have extensive writing experience with obtaining my bachelor's and master's degrees. In addition, I have experience with assisting students write for TOEFL exam as well as college admission essays.

Christian Life College
Theological Studies
Regent Universtity
Master's
Regent University
Master's

Education

Christian Life College (Theological Studies)

Regent Universtity (Master's)

Regent University (Master's)

Great tutor

Jim has tools and strategies to make you a successful learner. I have been tackling grammar, vocabulary, and the art of writing while having fun learning.

— Tanya, Algonquin, IL on 7/2/14

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $50.00

Cancellation: 4 hours notice required

Will give a discounted price for multiple class packages. Ask me for details.

Travel policy

James will travel within 30 miles of Crystal Lake, IL 60014.