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Angela A.

Ann Arbor, MI

$35/hour

English literature and composition

In-person lessons

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UNC-Chapel Hill
English
University of Michigan-Ann Arbor
Master's

Education

UNC-Chapel Hill (English)

University of Michigan-Ann Arbor (Master's)

About Angela

A lifelong love of literature led me to specialize in English as an undergraduate at UNC-Chapel Hill and in graduate school at the University of Michigan. My area of specialization was Shakespeare and English Renaissance Drama.

As a graduate student at U-M, I served as a grader for one year and taught independent sections of Composition and Literature for five years. I thoroughly understand college standards for writing and am well able to teach them.

I also look to inspire students with my own love of literature. As a teacher, this led me to develop a special section of Composition taught completely through pop music lyrics and lyric poetry. For Intro to Literature, I developed a class on Science Fiction that included "texts" from TV and film, as well as novels.

I have also volunteered as an ESL literacy tutor for adults, and a tutor for disadvantaged grade-school students through the Urban League.

I hope you will contact me if you are looking to build your skills in comprehension, vocabulary, critical thinking, or composition.
A lifelong love of literature led me to specialize in English as an undergraduate at UNC-Chapel Hill and in graduate school at the University of Michigan. My area of specialization was Shakespeare and English Renaissance Read more

Policies
Cancellation
4 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 15 miles of Ann Arbor, MI 48108
In-person lessons
English:
Grammar, Literature, Proofreading, Public Speaking,
Vocabulary
Elementary Education:
Grammar, Vocabulary
Business:
Public Speaking

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Public Speaking

I spent six years in fundraising as a Campaign Manager and Executive Director. Over that period, I gave hundreds of presentations to potential donors, special-event attendees, and Board members. I am both comfortable and experienced as a public speaker.

UNC-Chapel Hill
English
University of Michigan-Ann Arbor
Master's

Education

UNC-Chapel Hill (English)

University of Michigan-Ann Arbor (Master's)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $35.00

Cancellation: 4 hours notice required

Travel policy

Angela will travel within 15 miles of Ann Arbor, MI 48108.