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Ty C.

Lafayette, IN

$40/hour

English Lessons (ESL) - Listening, Speaking, Reading, Writing

In-person lessons
5.0 average from 6 ratings

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University of Kansas
Social Work
Missouri State University
Master's

Education

University of Kansas (Social Work)

Missouri State University (Master's)

About Ty

I am currently a continuing lecturer at a university Cultural Exchange program. I help international students gain more comfort and confidence in all aspects of English (listening, speaking, reading, and writing). Before this, I taught for one year at a different university in an English intensive program, and two and a half years at a state university's English Language Institute. I received my Master's in English - TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages). I also have experience teaching English in Seoul, South Korea for two years.

I enjoy teaching students from all over the world and different cultures because I feel like I learn from my students as much as they learn from me. I maintain the principle that all students should be respected and play an active role in their learning from the beginning all the way to advanced levels. The goal is to help students get to the point where they will not need my help or services because they feel comfortable using English and learning on their own.

If you use me as your tutor, you can expect me to be prepared for every lesson, do my best to explain everything to you in a way that is easy and clear to understand, and to ask you to do certain assignments/homework on your own. I will expect the same from you as well, that you are ready for each lesson, willing to try your best, and complete assignments/homework on time.

Thank you for your interest in my services to help you become more comfortable with English!
I am currently a continuing lecturer at a university Cultural Exchange program. I help international students gain more comfort and confidence in all aspects of English (listening, speaking, reading, and Read more

Policies
Cancellation
4 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 40 miles of Lafayette, IN 47905
In-person lessons
English:
English,
ESL/ESOL,
Grammar,
Proofreading, Public Speaking, Reading, Vocabulary, Writing
Language:
ESL/ESOL
Elementary Education:
Grammar,
Reading, Vocabulary
Business:
Public Speaking

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English

I have a Master's in English (TESOL emphasis) from Missouri State University.

ESL/ESOL

I have taught at Missouri State's University English Language Institute as an instructor, and have taught English courses to international students at Valparaiso University and Purdue University.

Grammar

I have taught grammar and writing courses at Missouri State University's English Language Institute. In addition, to classes that focused on grammar to international students at Valparaiso University and in classes at Purdue University.

Writing

In addition to my education and work experience, I have taught courses specifically geared for academic writing to international students. These courses were taught at the International Center in West Lafayette, Indiana.

University of Kansas
Social Work
Missouri State University
Master's

Education

University of Kansas (Social Work)

Missouri State University (Master's)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $40.00

Cancellation: 4 hours notice required

Travel policy

Ty will travel within 40 miles of Lafayette, IN 47905.