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Elena G.

Henderson, NV

$40/hour

Persistence and confidence are the ingredients for success

200+ Hours
Background check passed as of 2/20/12
5.0 average from 67 ratings
Elena is helping me be more successful in class.
— Steven, Las Vegas, NV on 11/5/15

$40/Hour


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UNLV
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Education

UNLV (Bachelor's)

UNLV (COUNSELING in progress) (Master's)

About Elena

My name is Elena and I am a native Spanish speaker from Argentina. Regarding my experience in tutoring, I have tutored ESL, Spanish and French for beginners at CSN for three years. Currently, I am working as an instructional assistant at an elementary school level for students with special needs.

I finished a B.A in Spanish with a minor in French. Also, I took translation courses in Argentina and UNLV. In addition, I have an A.A in Hotel Management.
In my spare time, I love exercising with my DVD’s at home. Exercising gives me energy and makes me feel great. Moreover, I enjoy reading mystery books, listening to jazz, classical and soft music. My passion is to travel and to visit interesting places. Among other activities, I like learning.

In my opinion, the key for success is to have patience, persistence and confidence. Therefore, I always encourage students and give them compliments. Every student is unique because they have different learning styles as well as different learning paces. Students appreciate when a tutor understands their needs and desire to succeed.
My name is Elena and I am a native Spanish speaker from Argentina. Regarding my experience in tutoring, I have tutored ESL, Spanish and French for beginners at CSN for three years. Currently, I am working as an instructional assistant at an elementary school level for students with special needs.

I finished a B.A in Spanish with a
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Policies
Cancellation
24 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 7 miles of Henderson, NV 89015
Background Check: Passed

"Elena is helping me be more successful in class."

- Steven, Las Vegas, NV on 11/5/15
Elena replied on 11/6/2015

Good afternoon Steven,

I appreciate your positive comment. I am so glad that my tutoring helped you.

"Excellent Tutor"

- Marilyn, Boulder City, NV on 4/15/13

"Fun and friendly"

- Vyonne, Henderson, NV on 2/11/12
English:
ESL/ESOL,
Grammar,
Reading,
Writing
Language:
ESL/ESOL,
French,
Spanish
Special Needs:
Special Needs
Elementary Education:
Grammar,
Reading

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 tutored English as a Second Language (ESL) at CSN. The majority of the students were Spanish speakers. Since I am bilingual, I was able to explain the differences in English and Spanish grammar, so they could understand better and feel more confident. I also helped them with conversation, writing and reading. They had successful tests too.

French

I have experience tutoring French for high school and beginning French for college for reading, vocabulary and grammar.

Grammar

I have experience in tutoring grammar to students of elementary and high school. Also, I tutored ESL grammar at college level.

Reading

I have expertise in reading for elementary and high school students.

Spanish

I have experience in grammar, conversation and writing for adults and children at all levels.

Special Needs

I have been working for five years as an instructional assistant for special needs children at elementary school level.

Apart from that, I tutor students who need help using hands-on material for example; blocks, fake money, clocks to tell time and flash cards. Also, I use worksheets and white boards which students love.

I am very patient with children and I do my best for them to learn.

UNLV
Bachelor's
UNLV (COUNSELING in progress)
Master's

Education

UNLV (Bachelor's)

UNLV (COUNSELING in progress) (Master's)

Elena is helping me be more successful in class.

Elena reviews how I did in my Spanish class. It is great to have one-on-one instruction on the curriculum that I need additional help in.

— Steven, Las Vegas, NV on 11/5/15

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $40.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Elena will travel within 7 miles of Henderson, NV 89015.