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Melanie K.

Newton, KS

$35/hour

Experienced Writing/English and Award-Winning German Teacher

20+ Hours
5.0 average from 38 ratings
Wonderful Tutor
— Mon, Palo Alto, CA on 7/30/17

$35/Hour


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Bethel College, Kan.
English, German
Mid-America Nazarene
Graduate Coursework
Friends University, Wichita, KS
Graduate Coursework

Education

Bethel College, Kan. (English, German)

Mid-America Nazarene (Graduate Coursework)

Friends University, Wichita, KS (Graduate Coursework)

About Melanie

Hi! I am a certified English and German teacher (grades 7-12). I offer 15 years of experience in high school classrooms and 2 years as a tutor. I also love to work with younger learners and non-traditional learners. If you seek help in writing, proofreading, English/language arts, speech, vocabulary, test-preparation or German, please contact me. I look forward to meeting you! Hi! I am a certified English and German teacher (grades 7-12). I offer 15 years of experience in high school classrooms and 2 years as a tutor. I also love to work with younger learners and non-traditional learners. If you seek help in writing, proofreading, English/language arts, speech, vocabulary, test-preparation or German, please contact me. Read more

Policies
Cancellation
12 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 30 miles of Newton, KS 67114

"Wonderful Tutor"

- Mon, Palo Alto, CA on 7/30/17

"Fun with German"

- Jane, East Haddam, CT on 7/4/17
English:
ACT English, ACT Reading, English, ESL/ESOL, Grammar,
Literature,
Proofreading,
Public Speaking, Reading, Vocabulary, Writing
Test Preparation:
ACT English, ACT Reading
Language:
ESL/ESOL, German,
Reading, Writing
History:
Writing
Special Needs:
Reading
Elementary Education:
Grammar,
Reading, Vocabulary, Writing
Business:
ESL/ESOL, Public Speaking, Writing

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.

German

My husband and I lived in Germany for one year, after I studied German at the high school and college level, getting a double major in English and German. I was one of three German teachers in the U.S. to win the Teacher of Excellence award (2011) from the Goethe Institute.

Grammar

As a grammar teacher, I am adept at the nuances of the English language. I also have mid-to-upper-level experience with German grammar. I have an English degree at the bachelor's level, and have additional college hours in writing and grammar.

Literature

I am a high school German/English/Language Arts/Journalism teacher with 15+ years of experience. I work primarily with teenagers, but I also have prior experience tutoring GED students in various subjects. Besides tutoring students in German, my main love is writing and literature and helping students working on their papers/speeches/etc. Please let me know if you have interest! Thanks!

Proofreading

As a writing teacher of 15 years, I am constantly proofreading student work, and often work of my colleagues. Proofreading and editing is one of my strengths. I am able to help students at any level improve their own writing.

Writing

I am highly qualified to tutor in writing, as I have an English Bachelor's degree and 15 years of experience teaching writing at the high school level. My senior English class is focused primarily on preparing college-bound students, so we practice and write a lot! I also have prior work experience tutoring GED and non-traditional students, and have worked with students as young as 4th grade. I love to help edit papers, and I will be than happy to help you with your writing--no matter what level.

Bethel College, Kan.
English, German
Mid-America Nazarene
Graduate Coursework
Friends University, Wichita, KS
Graduate Coursework

Education

Bethel College, Kan. (English, German)

Mid-America Nazarene (Graduate Coursework)

Friends University, Wichita, KS (Graduate Coursework)

Wonderful Tutor

My 6 year old son truly enjoyed the time spent together with Melanie. He has so much fun with all the activity games that Melanie comes up with while learning German at same time. Thank you , Melanie!

— Mon, Palo Alto, CA on 7/30/17

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $35.00

Cancellation: 12 hours notice required

Travel policy

Melanie will travel within 30 miles of Newton, KS 67114.