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James W.

Oak Lawn, IL

$40/hour

Jim W. English, Reading, ACT Prep

In-person lessons

$40/Hour


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University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
English

Education

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (English)

About James

Since elementary school, I have taken a liking to the English language arts. I was initially drawn to this subject area when I realized that my skills in it came to me naturally. However, I am no stranger to the difficulty of learning something that does not click right away. For this reason, I love teaching students who find English concepts to be particularly challenging. Through my easy-going communication skills and willingness to be thorough when breaking down an idea, no concept will be impossible for a student to master, whether it be grammar or reading comprehension.

I recently graduated from the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English Education. I am currently employed as the English Doctor in suburban Oak Forest, Illinois, where I tutor students at all skill levels and grade ACT preparation essays. Although my discipline is in English, I also have an interest in and grasp on the Social Sciences, so I also grade DBQ (Document-Based Question) analysis essays. I have taken advanced level Social Sciences classes at the collegiate level, and I am on my way to being endorsed as an educator in this area.

Although I am currently occupied during the day (8:00 - 3:45), I am flexible with my evening and weekend hours. During the summer, I will be available most hours of the day. If you must cancel a lesson, I simply ask that you let me know 24 hours in advance, and we can reschedule.

I hope to hear from you soon and provide you some clear, comprehensive assistance in your studies!
Since elementary school, I have taken a liking to the English language arts. I was initially drawn to this subject area when I realized that my skills in it came to me naturally. However, I am no stranger to the difficulty of Read more

Policies
Cancellation
24 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 10 miles of Oak Lawn, IL 60453
In-person lessons
Art:
Drawing, Theatre
English:
ACT English,
ACT Reading, English, Grammar, Literature, Proofreading, Public Speaking, Reading, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, Vocabulary, Writing
Test Preparation:
ACT English,
ACT Reading, SAT Reading, SAT Writing
Elementary Education:
Grammar, 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.

ACT English

I am qualified by WyzAnt to teach all English/language arts skills.

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
English

Education

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (English)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $40.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

James will travel within 10 miles of Oak Lawn, IL 60453.