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Gennell L.

Asheville, NC

$55/hour

Experienced tutor/teacher for English, Latin, and German

In-person lessons
5.0 average from 17 ratings

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George Washington University
Seattle University
MEd

Education

George Washington University

Seattle University (MEd)

About Gennell

With more ten years of experience as university instructor, I have worked with a wide variety of both both native and nonnative English speakers in areas such as English grammar, composition, reading, writing, public speaking, and listening skill development. As a lifelong learner in languages, I am also fluent in German (I used to live there), and with more than ten years of study in Latin, I would be happy to work with beginning students who wish to tackle a language that will certainly increase their knowledge of English, as well as give them a strong foundation for learning other languages.

I have worked as an instructor for Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Tufts University, University of Washington, Boston University, and several community colleges. I don't rely on institutional "methods" such as rote learning or drill sheets, but instead write my own materials incorporating art, music and theater into learning plans. Above all, I truly apply humor into the learning process.

I look forward to meeting you and would be happy to arrange a free 30 minute session to access individual needs and working styles!

With more ten years of experience as university instructor, I have worked with a wide variety of both both native and nonnative English speakers in areas such as English grammar, composition, Read more

Policies
Cancellation
4 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 15 miles of Asheville, NC 28806
Background Check: Passed
In-person lessons
English:
ACT English, ACT Reading, English,
ESL/ESOL,
Grammar, Literature, Proofreading, Public Speaking, Reading, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, TOEFL, Vocabulary, Writing
Test Preparation:
ACT English, ACT Reading, GED, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, TOEFL
Language:
ESL/ESOL,
German,
Latin, TOEFL
History:
Classics, World History
Elementary Education:
Grammar, Reading, Spelling, Study Skills, Vocabulary
Business:
Public Speaking

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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English

Having taught advanced English writing classes in major U.S. research universities in addition to many years of English as a Second Language (ESL) teaching, I am highly qualified in all aspects of English instruction.

My instructional background includes 5 years of advanced English instruction for Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Tufts University, Boston University, and the University of Seattle, in addition to 7 years in community college ESL programs.

I have designed and delivered over 100 courses in English writing, grammar, reading, speaking, listening, and pronunciation using a wide variety of instructional methods.

ESL/ESOL

Over 13 years of experience teaching ESL to students ages 16 to 70+ in community college basic studies programs, university bridge programs, and in matriculated student programs (i.e., Tufts University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology). Particular expertise is in composition, pronunciation, academic reading/vocabulary, speaking, and grammar.

German

I have studied German throughout High School and college, and received an international scholarship to study at the University of Bonn after my undergraduate degree. Additionally, I have taught English to foreign students for over 10 years, and these techniques readily apply to any language instruction.

George Washington University
Seattle University
MEd

Education

George Washington University

Seattle University (MEd)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $55.00

Cancellation: 4 hours notice required

Travel policy

Gennell will travel within 15 miles of Asheville, NC 28806.