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Christopher M.

Harrison, NY


ESL Teaching Professional Reading Writing Communication

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8 Ratings
16hrs Response Time
Great tutor!!
— Chiho, Astoria, NY on 6/25/13

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Art Institute of Pittsburgh


Art Institute of Pittsburgh

About Christopher

I make every effort to make learning English fun and interesting. I have developed numerous games and activities to motivate young students to excel beyond their own expectations. For business people I provide relevant focused lessons based on communicative skills.

Living in Japan and teaching students from 1 1/2 to 70 years old for more than twelve years and having owned my own school gave me the following skills and experiences.

1. I coordinated NYS Summer Immersion Programs from Japan to the US.
2. I developed curriculum for all levels of English skills and ages.
3. I had more than 40 teaching hours per week.
4. I created original class materials including flashcards and games.
5. I had wonderful relationships with students and their parents.

I look forward to helping each and every one of my students reach their goals and realize their potential.
I make every effort to make learning English fun and interesting. I have developed numerous games and activities to motivate young students to excel beyond their own expectations. For Read more

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Travels within 10 miles of Harrison, NY 10528
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"Great tutor!!"

- Chiho, Astoria, NY on 6/25/13
Reading, Writing
Elementary Education:
Reading, Writing
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I have taught English in Japan for over 12 years. I worked for a language school there, developing curriculums from the textbooks I chose for the wide range of classes there. I also opened my own school where I directed all educational programming including developing international English immersion programs for my students who wanted to study and experience culture in the USA.
I took a 100 hour TEFL certificate course and passed at the top of the class. I also completed a course in teaching children ESL/EFL as well as attending Teaching lectures and workshops as a member of English Teachers of Japan(ETJ).


I graduated from the Art Institute of Pittsburgh as a photojournalism major. As a student there I won best of show in the photography contest. I also worked as a professional portrait photographer with Artistic Photos. I volunteered for some non-profit organizations by taking photos of their events.

Art Institute of Pittsburgh


Art Institute of Pittsburgh

Great tutor!! — After moving to the U.S, I've tried many ways to improve my English skills. I realized that I needed personalized help. I think that each of us has different problems and weaknesses in English. Chris has a lot of experience and he knows how to approach us the right way. He has a great sense of humor and makes me relax in our class. I highly recommend him. ...

— Chiho, Astoria, NY on 6/25/13

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $50.00

Cancellation: 6 hours notice required

Travel policy

Christopher will travel within 10 miles of Harrison, NY 10528.

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