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Alma C.

Joliet, IL

$45/hour

I'm excited about helping students succeed!

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Bachelor of Arts from Chicago State University
English

Education

Bachelor of Arts from Chicago State University (English)

About Alma

Alma is a native of Mexico who is in love with Spanish and English.

Her goal is to help students not only learn these languages, but also appreciate the literature, culture and history, and have a bunch of fun throughout the way.

Aside from being a native of Mexico, Alma has always spoken Spanish at home with her family. She was four when her family moved to the U.S., and she picked up the English language quickly. In High School, she enrolled in the bilingual program so that she did not forget to speak Spanish, and especially so that she could communicate with her parents.

Today, she speaks both languages perfectly and comfortably.

Alma earned a Bachelor's degree in English from Chicago State University. There, she was Editor-in-Chief of the student newspaper.

While in college, Alma also worked as a tutor helping neighborhood students with English, Writing and Reading homework.

After college, Alma worked as a writer for several organizations and agencies. She wrote stories for newspapers, online publications and blogs.

Alma makes learning fun. She doesn't believe that reading books is the only way to learn. That's why she likes to mix up learning with role playing, flashcards, videos and more. Learning should be an exciting experience. And, that's what Alma is all about!
Alma is a native of Mexico who is in love with Spanish and English.

Her goal is to help students not only learn these languages, but also appreciate the
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Policies
Cancellation
6 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 10 miles of Joliet, IL 60432
In-person lessons
English:
English, Reading, Writing
Language:
Spanish
Elementary Education:
Reading

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Bachelor of Arts from Chicago State University
English

Education

Bachelor of Arts from Chicago State University (English)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $45.00

Cancellation: 6 hours notice required

Travel policy

Alma will travel within 10 miles of Joliet, IL 60432.