Over 300 tutoring hours

Roberta S.

Clifton Park, NY

$40/hour

Experienced Foreign Language Tutor

In-person lessons
5.0 average from 114 ratings
Very committed!
— Kathy, Clifton Park, NY on 10/2/14

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New York University
SUNY Albany, NY
Graduate Coursework

Education

New York University

SUNY Albany, NY (Graduate Coursework)

About Roberta

I am a graduate of Washington Square College of New York University. I have been a French and Spanish teacher in the public schools for over thirty years. I have traveled to France on six separate occasions and have visited Quebec province, Mexico, the Dominican Republic, and Puerto Rico as well. I enjoy teaching foreign languages and helping students achieve their goals. I can help students with the four phases of language learning--speaking, comprehending, reading and writing in the target language. In my teaching career I taught levels 1 through SUNY French and I also taught Spanish I through Spanish III. I have had student winners in the National French Contest. I know I enjoy helping students be successful whether the tutoring involves just one session or many. I believe it is important to establish the areas of language learning that need strengthening at the outset of the tutoring process so that the student can progress successfully onto the next level. I look forward to working with you. I am a graduate of Washington Square College of New York University. I have been a French and Spanish teacher in the public schools for over thirty years. I have traveled to France on six separate occasions and have visited Quebec Read more

Policies
Cancellation
24 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 15 miles of Clifton Park, NY 12065
In-person lessons

"Very committed!"

- Kathy, Clifton Park, NY on 10/2/14

"Awesome"

- Tina, Clifton Park, NY on 1/14/14

"Professional teacher"

- Michaela, Latham, NY on 7/27/13
English:
ESL/ESOL
Language:
ESL/ESOL,
French,
Spanish

Approved subjects are in bold.

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ESL/ESOL

I have many years of experience teaching foreign languages in both public and private schools. This experience provides a strong background for teaching English to speakers of languages other than English.

French

I have a permanent teaching certification in French in New York State.

Spanish

I have had over ten years experience teaching Spanish in both public and private schools in New York State.

New York University
SUNY Albany, NY
Graduate Coursework

Education

New York University

SUNY Albany, NY (Graduate Coursework)

Very committed! — Roberta is exceptional! She is very committed to helping my daughter succeed in French class! She goes above and beyond. My daughter loves her and finds her extremely helpful! ...

— Kathy, Clifton Park, NY on 10/2/14

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $40.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Roberta will travel within 15 miles of Clifton Park, NY 12065.