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Alice S.

Rockville, MD

$60/hour

English Enrichment Tutor

In-person lessons
20+ Hours
1.0 average from 1 ratings

$60/Hour


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Loyola University, Chicago
English
Georgetown University, Washington
Master's
University of Colorado
Graduate Coursework

Education

Loyola University, Chicago (English)

Georgetown University, Washington (Master's)

University of Colorado (Graduate Coursework)

About Alice

As a former college and university instructor, I emphasize reading comprehension, vocabulary, and detailed writing. Writing is an art as well as a method. Students will not do well on standardized tests unless they have a solid background in the use of the language. I have worked with students of all ages and backgrounds as a high school teacher, a community college and university instructor, and an adult education teacher. I also substitute at a few high schools in the Montgomery County area. I enjoy giving students techniques to enhance their creative use of language. As a former college and university instructor, I emphasize reading comprehension, vocabulary, and detailed writing. Writing is an art as well as a method. Students will not do well on standardized tests unless they have a solid background in the use of the language. I have worked with students of all ages and backgrounds as a high school teacher, Read more

Policies
Cancellation
24 hours notice required

If two hours are needed each week, I could reduce second hour by $10.

Travel Radius
Travels within 10 miles of Rockville, MD 20850
In-person lessons
English:
ACT English,
ACT Reading, English,
ESL/ESOL, Grammar, Literature,
Proofreading, Reading, SAT Reading,
SAT Writing, TOEFL, Vocabulary, Writing
Test Preparation:
ACT English,
ACT Reading, PSAT, SAT Reading,
SAT Writing, SSAT, TOEFL
Language:
ESL/ESOL, TOEFL
History:
Social Studies
Elementary Education:
Grammar, Handwriting,
Reading, Vocabulary

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 taught English at the college level for 10 years.

English

I have an MA English from Georgetown University. I am an English Composition Instructor.

Handwriting

I have been teaching English for many years, and I have an excellent command of writing. Although I was schooled in the Palmer method, I know various printing methods. The student has to develop an individual style which is consistent and legible.

Literature

I have an MA in English literature.

SAT Reading

Taught High school and college level English.

Loyola University, Chicago
English
Georgetown University, Washington
Master's
University of Colorado
Graduate Coursework

Education

Loyola University, Chicago (English)

Georgetown University, Washington (Master's)

University of Colorado (Graduate Coursework)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $60.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

If two hours are needed each week, I could reduce second hour by $10.

Travel policy

Alice will travel within 10 miles of Rockville, MD 20850.