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Ruth V.

Elk Grove Village, IL

$45/hour

Ruth V. - Elk Grove Village, IL - $45/hr - English/ESL Tutor

100+ Hours
5.0 average from 97 ratings
Very knowledgeable, experienced and patient tutor.
— JAMES, Schaumburg, IL on 4/19/16

$45/Hour


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Northern Illinois University
German
Loyola University - Chicago, IL
Master's
National Louis University
Graduate Coursework

Education

Northern Illinois University (German)

Loyola University - Chicago, IL (Master's)

National Louis University (Graduate Coursework)

About Ruth

I am a retired teacher certified in ESL, English and German. In addition to teaching, I privately tutor adults and young adult students including middle schoolers. In the past, I started a community ESL program in Itasca, IL.

My teaching experience includes 17 years teaching high school and over 12 years teaching ESL to adults.

I am very dedicated to my students and will "go the extra mile" to help them learn.

I live in Elk Grove Village, IL, and am willing to drive up to 10 miles to tutor.

Ruth V.
I am a retired teacher certified in ESL, English and German. In addition to teaching, I privately tutor adults and young adult students including middle schoolers. In the past, I started a community ESL program in Itasca, IL.

My teaching experience includes 17 years teaching high school and over 12 years teaching ESL to adults.
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Policies
Cancellation
24 hours notice required

Student will be charged the hourly rate if session is cancelled less that 24 hours.

Travel Radius
Travels within 5 miles of Elk Grove Village, IL 60007

"Very knowledgeable, experienced and patient tutor."

- JAMES, Schaumburg, IL on 4/19/16

"Great Tutor!"

- Madalina, Streamwood, IL on 2/26/14

"Very patient!"

- Sharon, Elk Grove Village, IL on 10/5/13
English:
ACT English,
ACT Reading,
English,
ESL/ESOL,
Grammar,
Literature,
Proofreading, Reading,
TOEFL, Vocabulary,
Writing
Test Preparation:
ACT English,
ACT Reading,
TOEFL
Language:
ESL/ESOL,
TOEFL
Elementary Education:
Grammar,
Reading,
Vocabulary

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.

ACT English

I am a retired English and ESL teacher endorsed in both subjects. Currently, I tutor students to prepare them to take standardized tests.

ACT Reading

I taught reading at the high school level for many years. I am now retired and tutoring middle and high school students to prepare them for standardized testing.

English

I have taught secondary level and adult level English for 17 years. This includes reading, writing, and grammar. My experience has also involved teaching and tutoring English as a Second Language.

ESL/ESOL

I have over 17 years experience teaching English and English as a Second Language to both adults and high school students. Currently, I am involved in tutoring non-English speaking students in the area.

Grammar

My experience includes teaching English and ESL at the high school and adult levels. I have also tutored English and ESL at various grade levels. I am endorsed by the State of Illinois in Reading, Writing, Language Arts which includes vocabulary and grammar. I am also endorsed in ESL and German.

Literature

I taught literature at the high school levels for many years. I am now retired and tutor middle and high school students in literature as well as in language arts.

Reading

I am endorsed by the State of Illinois to teach English which includes reading, writing, and language arts.

Vocabulary

I taught language arts including vocabulary at the high school and college levels. My endorsements are in both English and ESL and have taught vocabulary at both levels.

Northern Illinois University
German
Loyola University - Chicago, IL
Master's
National Louis University
Graduate Coursework

Education

Northern Illinois University (German)

Loyola University - Chicago, IL (Master's)

National Louis University (Graduate Coursework)

Very knowledgeable, experienced and patient tutor.

I had difficulty in fluency and pronunciation with American English. She helped me with great patience and enthusiasm to correct those. I am very much motivated. Thanks a lot.

— JAMES, Schaumburg, IL on 4/19/16

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $45.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Student will be charged the hourly rate if session is cancelled less that 24 hours.

Travel policy

Ruth will travel within 5 miles of Elk Grove Village, IL 60007.