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Melanie W.

Kernersville, NC

$30/hour

Experienced Teacher Continuing To Serve

In-person lessons
20+ Hours
5.0 average from 6 ratings
Excellent with one on one
— Bethany, Winston Salem, NC on 3/9/16

$30/Hour


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Jacksonville State University

Education

Jacksonville State University

About Melanie

I taught German and English since graduating college in 1998 to 2014. Living in Germany for 3.5 years after my studies gave me the boost I needed to gain proficiency in all areas of mastering a foreign language. While there I taught a variety of individual and group courses. I also had the opportunity to teach in the profession's college at my language school. I gained much insight into the German business world while teaching Business English, German to English translation, and cultural studies for America and the United Kingdom.

Aside from my enthusiasm and expertise in German, helping native and non-native speakers of English gain confidence in their reading, writing, speaking, and understanding brings me great pleasure. My toughest project: teaching my own child to read. She has always read well above grade level and carries on my legacy of exploring worlds through literature. I have helped individuals and small groups with business English test preparation as well as the TOEFL. Whatever your level, whatever your need, my goal will be to help you achieve your goals.
I taught German and English since graduating college in 1998 to 2014. Living in Germany for 3.5 years after my studies gave me the boost I needed to gain proficiency in all areas of mastering a foreign language. While there I taught a variety of individual and group courses. I also had the opportunity to teach in the profession's college at my Read more

Policies
Cancellation
24 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 20 miles of Kernersville, NC 27284
In-person lessons

"Excellent with one on one"

- Bethany, Winston Salem, NC on 3/9/16
English:
English, ESL/ESOL,
Grammar, Literature, Proofreading, Reading, TOEFL, Vocabulary, Writing
Test Preparation:
TOEFL
Language:
ESL/ESOL,
German,
TOEFL
Elementary Education:
Grammar, 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.

ESL/ESOL

I have taught ESL before for 3.5 years and am currently tutoring an ESL student.

German

I have a Bachelor's in Secondary Education, concentration in German, lived in Germany for 3.5 years, and taught German for 15 years.

Writing

High school and middle school English teacher

Jacksonville State University

Education

Jacksonville State University

Excellent with one on one

I am terrible at learning new languages. Melanie made German easy to understand and is very patient. My confidence in learning the language and chances of doing well in class has already gone up after one session.

— Bethany, Winston Salem, NC on 3/9/16

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $30.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Melanie will travel within 20 miles of Kernersville, NC 27284.