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Mary K.

Hebron, IL

$50/hr

English/Spanish Language Tutor

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Northern IL University
National Lewis University
Other

Education

Northern IL University

National Lewis University (Other)

About Mary

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.
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
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Policies
Cancellation
2 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 20 miles of Hebron, IL 60034
In-person lessons
Language:
ESL/ESOL,
Spanish
Elementary Education:
Reading,
Vocabulary
Corporate Training:
ESL/ESOL,
Spanish

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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

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

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

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.

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

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.

Northern IL University
National Lewis University
Other

Education

Northern IL University

National Lewis University (Other)

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $50.00

Cancellation: 2 hours notice required

Travel policy

Mary will travel within 20 miles of Hebron, IL 60034.

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