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Shawn G.

Experienced tutor for English and ACTs, SATs, and GREs

Experienced tutor for English and ACTs, SATs, and GREs

$50/hour

  • 1 hours tutoring

  • Wakefield, MA 01880

About Shawn


Bio

My name is Shawn and I am an experienced tutor and teacher. I have taught within several disciplines, both academic and non-academic, including English, linguistics, swimming, climbing and rescue skills.

I also have experience in geology, earth science, ancient history, and Egypt!

I have:
BAs from Umass Amherst in Linguistics and Philosophy
BS from Stony Brook in Geology
MA from Boston College in Linguistics
MA from NYU in Egyptology.

My name is Shawn and I am an experienced tutor and teacher. I have taught within several disciplines, both academic and non-academic, including English, linguistics, swimming, climbing and rescue skills.

I also have experience in geology, earth science, ancient history, and Egypt!

I have:
BAs from Umass Amherst in Linguistics and Philosophy
BS from Stony Brook in Geology
MA from Boston College in Linguistics
MA from NYU in Egyptology.


Education

UMass Amherst
Linguistics
Boston College
Masters
NYU
Masters

Policies

  • Hourly rate: $50
  • Tutor’s lessons: In-person and online
  • Travel policy: Within 25 miles of Wakefield, MA 01880
  • Lesson cancellation: 6 hours notice required
  • No background check

  • Your first lesson is backed by our Good Fit Guarantee

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Subjects

Business

GRE

Corporate Training

ESL/ESOL, Grammar, Latin

Elementary Education

Elementary Math, Elementary Science, Grammar, Vocabulary

English

Linguistics,

Linguistics

I have my undergraduate and graduate degree in Linguistics, multiple years of additional coursework several years of summer programs, tutoring experience, and teaching experience as both an assistant and the primary instructor.
ACT English, English, ESL/ESOL, Grammar, Literature, TOEFL, Vocabulary

History

Classics,

Classics

I minored in Greek and Latin, researched Greek and Latin from a linguistics standpoint, as well as studied peripheral languages, like the remaining Italic languages. My later degrees often drew upon classical sources as well, so I am familiar with the resources.
American History, European History, Geography, Philosophy, Social Studies, World History

Homeschool

Algebra 1, Algebra 2, English, ESL/ESOL, Geometry, Prealgebra

Language

ESL/ESOL, Latin, TOEFL

Math

Logic,

Logic

I have my undergraduate degree from UMass Amherst where I studied logic under Prof. Gary Hardegree. I have taken multiple classes on pure logic, as well as multiple classes on logic as it applies to language based arguments.
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Geometry, Prealgebra

Most Popular

Algebra 1, Algebra 2, English, ESL/ESOL, Geometry, Prealgebra

Other

ESL/ESOL, Geography, Philosophy

Science

Archaeology,

Archaeology

I have taken numerous classes on archaeology as well as having participated on several archaeological digs. I have experience digging in Turkey at a Hellenistic period site, organizing pottery, and creating site plans.
Geology, Philosophy, Physical Science

Sports/Recreation

Bodybuilding,

Bodybuilding

I am a certified ACE trainer and was a certified trainer at the YMCA. I have been actively weight training for the last 15 years.
Chess,

Chess

I first learned chess when I was 5 years old. I have played intermittently for the last 30 years. I am also familiar with some historical variations such as Byzantine chess and Indian four player chess.
Fitness,

Fitness

I am a certified ACE trainer and was a certified trainer at the YMCA. I have been actively training for the last 15 years. I am an experienced triathlete, caver, mountain climber, and an aspiring multi-day adventure racer.
Swimming

Swimming

I was a swim instructor and lifeguard at the YMCA for 3 years. I also trained several individuals to improve their speed and efficiency. I have studied the Total Immersion methods and completed over 30 triathlons at different distances, often in the top 10% during the swim portion.

Summer

Swimming,

Swimming

I was a swim instructor and lifeguard at the YMCA for 3 years. I also trained several individuals to improve their speed and efficiency. I have studied the Total Immersion methods and completed over 30 triathlons at different distances, often in the top 10% during the swim portion.
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, ESL/ESOL, GED, Geometry

Test Preparation

ACT English, GED, GRE, PSAT, TOEFL

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$50/hour

Shawn G.

$50/hour

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