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Nicole L.

Durham, NC

$35/hour

Experienced ESL/ESOL and writing tutor eager to assist you

In-person lessons
5.0 average from 5 ratings
The best tutor for you!
— Hee-Jin, Raleigh, NC on 10/30/12

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University of Central Florida
FrenchSpanish Combo
Argosy University Atlanta
MBA

Education

University of Central Florida (FrenchSpanish Combo)

Argosy University Atlanta (MBA)

About Nicole

ESL teacher-tutor with 6 years of experience. I have taught classes and conducted one-on-one tutoring sessions. I am skilled in writing, grammar, vocabulary and pronunciation. Experience ranges from assisting a high school student with SAT essay preparation, college essay enhancement, and editing term papers. Recently, I have begun helping an adult strengthen his speaking skills, by correcting pronunciation, reviewing grammar rules, and doing whatever it takes to help him feel confident.

I really enjoy creating lesson plans that are customized to the needs of my clients. I am flexible and able to change tactics quickly if needed.

Let me know how I can help you or your student.
ESL teacher-tutor with 6 years of experience. I have taught classes and conducted one-on-one tutoring sessions. I am skilled in writing, grammar, Read more

Policies
Cancellation
2 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 25 miles of Durham, NC 27703
In-person lessons

"The best tutor for you!"

- Hee-Jin, Raleigh, NC on 10/30/12
English:
ACT English, ACT Reading, English, ESL/ESOL,
Grammar, Reading, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, Vocabulary, Writing
Test Preparation:
ACT English, ACT Reading, Career Development,
PSAT, SAT Reading, SAT Writing
Language:
ESL/ESOL,
Spanish
Elementary Education:
Grammar, Reading, Vocabulary
Business:
Career Development

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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Career Development

Prior to moving to North Carolina, I worked for 5 years at an Art College in Atlanta. My title was Career Services Advisor and I assisted our graduates in finding employment opportunities within 6 months of graduating.

In this role I assisted them with writing cover letters, resumes and thank you notes. I also coached them on interviewing skills and how to dress properly for the interview.

Additionally, I marketed our graduates to local employers, sending out resumes, assisting with setting up interviews, as well as planning job fairs.

ESL/ESOL

In the early 2000s, I taught ESL for 4 years on a volunteer basis. My class was the advanced speaker class, the highest level of achievement in the organization I taught for. I worked with predominantly Hispanic students, but also had students from Poland, France, Brazil and Uzbekistan. We worked on vocabulary, enunciation, proper verb usage, listening skills, etc.

Since 2010, I taught ESL briefly for a local ESL program in Raleigh, and I worked with a Korean WyzAnt client for two years. We did grammar, SAT prep (English and Reading) and I assisted him with high school term papers and college essays.

Writing

I have been working with my ESL student editing research papers, helping him study for the SAT writing portion and now assisting with college application essays.

University of Central Florida
FrenchSpanish Combo
Argosy University Atlanta
MBA

Education

University of Central Florida (FrenchSpanish Combo)

Argosy University Atlanta (MBA)

The best tutor for you! — Nicole has been teaching me since 2010. At first I had poor grades at school due to lack of English skill. After I have met Nicole and worked together, however, I can saliently notice my improvement in English grammar, vocabulary, and writing skills. She enjoys teaching and feels responsible for her students. This unique characteristic distinguishes her from others. Even if I ask her a question ou ...

— Hee-Jin, Raleigh, NC on 10/30/12

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $35.00

Cancellation: 2 hours notice required

Travel policy

Nicole will travel within 25 miles of Durham, NC 27703.