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Mary K.

English/Spanish Language Tutor

English/Spanish Language Tutor

$50/hour

  • 11 hours tutoring

  • Hebron, IL 60034

About Mary


Bio

My name is Mary. I have 20 years experience as an educator both in high school and adult education. I have designed curriculum, and developed programs for my students. I have taught classes of 30+ students and tutored one on one.
I am a professional educator specializing in the English and Spanish languages. My primary focus has been recognizing and using the basic similarities and differences between the two languages to augment instruction. I am adept at working with all...

My name is Mary. I have 20 years experience as an educator both in high school and adult education. I have designed curriculum, and developed programs for my students. I have taught classes of 30+ students and tutored one on one.
I am a professional educator specializing in the English and Spanish languages. My primary focus has been recognizing and using the basic similarities and differences between the two languages to augment instruction. I am adept at working with all learning styles and abilities.


Education

Northern IL University
Spanish Language
National Lewis University
Other
SIUE Edwardsville
Masters

Policies

  • Hourly rate: $50
  • Tutor’s lessons: In-person and online
  • Travel policy: Within 20 miles of Hebron, IL 60034
  • Lesson cancellation: 2 hours notice required
  • No background check

  • Your first lesson is backed by our Good Fit Guarantee

Schedule

Mary hasn’t set a schedule.


Subjects

Corporate Training

ESL/ESOL,

ESL/ESOL

I have been teaching ESL for the past 19 years. I am adept at working with all learning styles. I am especially good at recognizing the similarities between languages and using those similarities to augment instruction.
Spanish

Spanish

I hold a BA in Spanish Language and Literature from NIU. I have traveled to Mexico, Costa Rica and Cuba. I have worked for the past 19 years teaching mostly Spanish speaking foreigners how to speak English.

Elementary Education

Reading,

Reading

I love reading. I know it is the foundation for all other subjects. I taught both of my own children to read in both English and Spanish. I am a proponent of phonics and have used it to facilitate reading instruction in my ESL classes.
Vocabulary

Vocabulary

A big part of the work I have done for the past 20 years is vocabulary instruction. I understand how to increase vocabulary retention. I have developed fun ways to learn vocabulary and enjoy practicing them with my students.

English

English,

English

I have been teaching English as a second language for the last 19 years. I understand English grammar and can explain it. I am adept at working with all learning styles.
ESL/ESOL,

ESL/ESOL

I have been teaching ESL for the past 19 years. I am adept at working with all learning styles. I am especially good at recognizing the similarities between languages and using those similarities to augment instruction.
Reading,

Reading

I love reading. I know it is the foundation for all other subjects. I taught both of my own children to read in both English and Spanish. I am a proponent of phonics and have used it to facilitate reading instruction in my ESL classes.
Vocabulary,

Vocabulary

A big part of the work I have done for the past 20 years is vocabulary instruction. I understand how to increase vocabulary retention. I have developed fun ways to learn vocabulary and enjoy practicing them with my students.
Writing

Writing

I am a published writer. My publication "Simon Bolivar the Statesman" won third prize in the Jose Marti Society's contest at Rice University in Houston. I enjoy writing very much and would love to help your student learn to write well and enjoy it also.

Homeschool

English,

English

I have been teaching English as a second language for the last 19 years. I understand English grammar and can explain it. I am adept at working with all learning styles.
ESL/ESOL,

ESL/ESOL

I have been teaching ESL for the past 19 years. I am adept at working with all learning styles. I am especially good at recognizing the similarities between languages and using those similarities to augment instruction.
Reading,

Reading

I love reading. I know it is the foundation for all other subjects. I taught both of my own children to read in both English and Spanish. I am a proponent of phonics and have used it to facilitate reading instruction in my ESL classes.
Spanish,

Spanish

I hold a BA in Spanish Language and Literature from NIU. I have traveled to Mexico, Costa Rica and Cuba. I have worked for the past 19 years teaching mostly Spanish speaking foreigners how to speak English.
Writing

Writing

I am a published writer. My publication "Simon Bolivar the Statesman" won third prize in the Jose Marti Society's contest at Rice University in Houston. I enjoy writing very much and would love to help your student learn to write well and enjoy it also.

Language

ESL/ESOL,

ESL/ESOL

I have been teaching ESL for the past 19 years. I am adept at working with all learning styles. I am especially good at recognizing the similarities between languages and using those similarities to augment instruction.
Spanish

Spanish

I hold a BA in Spanish Language and Literature from NIU. I have traveled to Mexico, Costa Rica and Cuba. I have worked for the past 19 years teaching mostly Spanish speaking foreigners how to speak English.

Most Popular

English,

English

I have been teaching English as a second language for the last 19 years. I understand English grammar and can explain it. I am adept at working with all learning styles.
ESL/ESOL,

ESL/ESOL

I have been teaching ESL for the past 19 years. I am adept at working with all learning styles. I am especially good at recognizing the similarities between languages and using those similarities to augment instruction.
Reading,

Reading

I love reading. I know it is the foundation for all other subjects. I taught both of my own children to read in both English and Spanish. I am a proponent of phonics and have used it to facilitate reading instruction in my ESL classes.
Spanish,

Spanish

I hold a BA in Spanish Language and Literature from NIU. I have traveled to Mexico, Costa Rica and Cuba. I have worked for the past 19 years teaching mostly Spanish speaking foreigners how to speak English.
Writing

Writing

I am a published writer. My publication "Simon Bolivar the Statesman" won third prize in the Jose Marti Society's contest at Rice University in Houston. I enjoy writing very much and would love to help your student learn to write well and enjoy it also.

Other

ESL/ESOL

ESL/ESOL

I have been teaching ESL for the past 19 years. I am adept at working with all learning styles. I am especially good at recognizing the similarities between languages and using those similarities to augment instruction.

Summer

ESL/ESOL,

ESL/ESOL

I have been teaching ESL for the past 19 years. I am adept at working with all learning styles. I am especially good at recognizing the similarities between languages and using those similarities to augment instruction.
Reading,

Reading

I love reading. I know it is the foundation for all other subjects. I taught both of my own children to read in both English and Spanish. I am a proponent of phonics and have used it to facilitate reading instruction in my ESL classes.
Spanish,

Spanish

I hold a BA in Spanish Language and Literature from NIU. I have traveled to Mexico, Costa Rica and Cuba. I have worked for the past 19 years teaching mostly Spanish speaking foreigners how to speak English.
Writing

Writing

I am a published writer. My publication "Simon Bolivar the Statesman" won third prize in the Jose Marti Society's contest at Rice University in Houston. I enjoy writing very much and would love to help your student learn to write well and enjoy it also.

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$50/hour

Mary K.

$50/hour

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