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Helen C.

English Tutor - Elementary to College level

English Tutor - Elementary to College level

$50/hour

  • 55 hours tutoring

  • Columbia, MD 21046

About Helen


Bio

English - reading, writing and interpretation can be fun. Let me show you how!

My tutoring philosophy is to totally engage you in the subject. So, I will tailor lessons to your interests and abilities. Together, let's find the teaching and learning style that suits you best.

I have a BA in English from the University of Maryland Baltimore County with a Major in English Literature and a Minor in Rhetoric and Communication. I began tutoring in 2003 as a volunteer at The Learning Bank in...

English - reading, writing and interpretation can be fun. Let me show you how!

My tutoring philosophy is to totally engage you in the subject. So, I will tailor lessons to your interests and abilities. Together, let's find the teaching and learning style that suits you best.

I have a BA in English from the University of Maryland Baltimore County with a Major in English Literature and a Minor in Rhetoric and Communication. I began tutoring in 2003 as a volunteer at The Learning Bank in Baltimore, and since then have tutored professionally at UMBC and Howard Community College. I am currently an English tutor at HCC, a private tutor, and a Substitute Teacher within the Howard County Public School System.


Education

University of Maryland, Baltimore County
English

Policies

  • Hourly rate: $50
  • Tutor’s lessons: In-person
  • Travel policy: Within 10 miles of Columbia, MD 21046
  • Lesson cancellation: 4 hours notice required
  • Background check passed on 1/2/2015

  • Your first lesson is backed by our Good Fit Guarantee

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Subjects

Corporate Training

Grammar,

Grammar

English grammar contains many exceptions and proves challenging to many students. I will work patiently with you to overcome particular challenges. Each lesson will be tailored to your needs and abilities.
Proofreading

Proofreading

As a department manager in a corporate environment, I proofread daily for more than seventeen years.

Elementary Education

Grammar,

Grammar

English grammar contains many exceptions and proves challenging to many students. I will work patiently with you to overcome particular challenges. Each lesson will be tailored to your needs and abilities.
Reading,

Reading

Whether you are seeking to improve basic reading skills, or are getting ready to take a SAT or ACT test, I can help improve your ability to comprehend what you read and to glean key points from the material quickly.
Vocabulary

Vocabulary

A well-developed vocabulary is key to success in English. I like to select grade appropriate vocabulary for students and incorporate this into any writing materials we use.

English

ACT English,

ACT English

BA - English; Major - Literature, Minor - Rhetoric and Communication Since I am currently employed as a private and college level English tutor, I have experience tutoring usage, grammar, sentence structure, and rhetorical skills. All of these will be tested on the ACT. In addition, I can teach time saving and test taking strategies.
ACT Reading,

ACT Reading

BA - English; Major - Literature, Minor - Communication I am currently employed as both a private and college level English tutor. Therefore, I have experience in providing reading comprehension strategies which are necessary to successfully complete the literal and interpretive questions on the ACT.
English,

English

I am currently an English tutor at Howard Community College, and have previously tutored English at The Learning Bank in Baltimore and at the University of Maryland Baltimore County.
Grammar,

Grammar

English grammar contains many exceptions and proves challenging to many students. I will work patiently with you to overcome particular challenges. Each lesson will be tailored to your needs and abilities.
Literature,

Literature

I have a BA in English. I majored in Literature and minored in Rhetoric and Communication.
Proofreading,

Proofreading

As a department manager in a corporate environment, I proofread daily for more than seventeen years.
Reading,

Reading

Whether you are seeking to improve basic reading skills, or are getting ready to take a SAT or ACT test, I can help improve your ability to comprehend what you read and to glean key points from the material quickly.
SAT Reading,

SAT Reading

BA - English; Major - Literature; Minor - Rhetoric and Communication I am currently an English tutor at Howard Community College, and have previously tutored at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County and The Learning Bank.
SAT Writing,

SAT Writing

BA - English; Major - Literature; Minor - Rhetoric and Communication I am currently employed as both a private and college level tutor, so I have experience helping students sharpen their skills in writing effective essays to maximize their SAT scores. Further, I can help students learn to pace themselves while taking practice tests and give them feedback that will help them focus on areas that need improvement.
Vocabulary,

Vocabulary

A well-developed vocabulary is key to success in English. I like to select grade appropriate vocabulary for students and incorporate this into any writing materials we use.
Writing

Writing

I enjoy working with students on their written English and have a proven track record in writing in both business and academia. I've taught writing from elementary to college level to native and non-native speakers alike.

Homeschool

English,

English

I am currently an English tutor at Howard Community College, and have previously tutored English at The Learning Bank in Baltimore and at the University of Maryland Baltimore County.
Reading,

Reading

Whether you are seeking to improve basic reading skills, or are getting ready to take a SAT or ACT test, I can help improve your ability to comprehend what you read and to glean key points from the material quickly.
SAT Reading,

SAT Reading

BA - English; Major - Literature; Minor - Rhetoric and Communication I am currently an English tutor at Howard Community College, and have previously tutored at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County and The Learning Bank.
Writing

Writing

I enjoy working with students on their written English and have a proven track record in writing in both business and academia. I've taught writing from elementary to college level to native and non-native speakers alike.

Most Popular

English,

English

I am currently an English tutor at Howard Community College, and have previously tutored English at The Learning Bank in Baltimore and at the University of Maryland Baltimore County.
Reading,

Reading

Whether you are seeking to improve basic reading skills, or are getting ready to take a SAT or ACT test, I can help improve your ability to comprehend what you read and to glean key points from the material quickly.
Writing

Writing

I enjoy working with students on their written English and have a proven track record in writing in both business and academia. I've taught writing from elementary to college level to native and non-native speakers alike.

Summer

Reading,

Reading

Whether you are seeking to improve basic reading skills, or are getting ready to take a SAT or ACT test, I can help improve your ability to comprehend what you read and to glean key points from the material quickly.
Writing

Writing

I enjoy working with students on their written English and have a proven track record in writing in both business and academia. I've taught writing from elementary to college level to native and non-native speakers alike.

Test Preparation

ACT English,

ACT English

BA - English; Major - Literature, Minor - Rhetoric and Communication Since I am currently employed as a private and college level English tutor, I have experience tutoring usage, grammar, sentence structure, and rhetorical skills. All of these will be tested on the ACT. In addition, I can teach time saving and test taking strategies.
ACT Reading,

ACT Reading

BA - English; Major - Literature, Minor - Communication I am currently employed as both a private and college level English tutor. Therefore, I have experience in providing reading comprehension strategies which are necessary to successfully complete the literal and interpretive questions on the ACT.
SAT Reading,

SAT Reading

BA - English; Major - Literature; Minor - Rhetoric and Communication I am currently an English tutor at Howard Community College, and have previously tutored at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County and The Learning Bank.
SAT Writing

SAT Writing

BA - English; Major - Literature; Minor - Rhetoric and Communication I am currently employed as both a private and college level tutor, so I have experience helping students sharpen their skills in writing effective essays to maximize their SAT scores. Further, I can help students learn to pace themselves while taking practice tests and give them feedback that will help them focus on areas that need improvement.

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$50/hour

Helen C.

$50/hour

  • No subscriptions or upfront payments

  • Only pay for the time you need

  • Find the right fit, or your first hour is free

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