Missouri Western State College (1981) (English)
Southern Illinois University/Carbondale (PhD)
I have been a professional English professor in both the US and Asia since 1991. With more than 20 years experience teaching English in colleges and universities in two different continents, I can offer you the best individualized instruction that you can expect to receive. I expect students to work hard, to write and read on a daily basis, and to show that they are self-motivated individuals who are excited about their future employment opportunities. I do not accept students who are simply looking for someone to correct their work for them. I do expect students to be prompt, to have prepared any assigned materials beforehand, and to be prepared be accept positive, but critical feedback so that they can learn to be more confident about their own abilities.
I specialize in English composition and all areas of literary study. Be prepared to read, to read widely, to read perceptibly in order to enjoy the maximum benefits from our sessions. Becoming a good writer and reader is not easy, and you should be prepared to accept and overcome challenges. Students who expect me to do all the work for them may wish to choose a different tutor. I will make you work, and hopefully I will make you enjoy your work! If you cannot make a session, I do expect you to contact me at least 8 hours before the scheduled meeting, but if you cannot make that deadline, at least show that you have made an effort to contact me, even if it's at the last minute. I look forward to hearing from you.
I am an outstanding tutor, because I have been doing the job for more than 20 years as a professional full-time university lecturer in the USA, Singapore, and Vietnam. I have earned degrees in English, both at the undergraduate and graduate levels from reputable universities in the US.
I am excited to be your English tutor, and I look forward to your first contact. We can even have a trial session first, if you wish, so that you can see what kind of work you can expect over the next few weeks. I have been a professional English professor in both the US and Asia since 1991. With more than 20 years experience teaching English in colleges and universities in two different continents, I can offer you the best individualized instruction that you can expect to receive. I expect students to work hard, to write and read on a daily basis, and to
$65/hr for one-on-one sessions. $40/hr each for 2 students at one time. $25/hr each for 4 students.
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