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Pauline K.

New York, NY

$35/hour

ESL/English Language Arts Instructor With a Personalized Approach

500+ Hours
Background check passed as of 10/10/16
4.9 average from 212 ratings
She is a professional English tutor
— Hyung, Fort Lee, NJ on 1/22/17

$35/Hour


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Seton Hall University
English
NYU Gallatin School of Individualized Study
Master's

Education

Seton Hall University (English)

NYU Gallatin School of Individualized Study (Master's)

About Pauline

As an ESL/English Language Arts Instructor, I like working with those who want to master the language, based on their individual needs. I specialize in teaching people how to use and master American English conversation, pronunciation, grammar, vocabulary, and general comprehension skills in their daily lives. I love English, and enjoy sharing my knowledge and enthusiasm for English with students who are eager to learn and open to creative teaching methods.

I graduated Magna Cum Laude from Seton Hall University with a Bachelor's Degree in English, and went on to pursue my Master's Degree in Travel and International Studies from New York University's Gallatin School of Individualized Study. After that, I decided to focus on helping non-native English speakers with my TESOL (Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages) certification, which I received in April 2005. I trained for several months in a private language school in Newark, New Jersey, and then moved to Indonesia for more than a year to teach English to students of all ages. As one of two native English speakers on staff at OSSC Laurensia School in Serpong-Tangerang, Indonesia, I was responsible for editing all of my colleagues' students' progress reports before distribution, the school's quarterly newsletter, and drafts of short plays written by other teachers before they were produced.

After returning to the United States, I worked in the publishing and international relocation industries. I have always worked with people from countries and cultures other than my own throughout my professional and academic careers, so I am very comfortable working with non-native English speakers. Since September 2013, I have focused on teaching ESL and English Language Arts to small classes and individuals in the New York City and Northern New Jersey areas, and I enjoy it very much.

The only thing I require from all of my students is to be open to using traditional, practical, and creative exercises to help them with their studies. Everyone is different when it comes to learning, so I like to develop individualized lesson plans tailored to each student's particular needs. I look forward to working with beginner, intermediate, and advanced English language learners in the New York City metropolitan area!
As an ESL/English Language Arts Instructor, I like working with those who want to master the language, based on their individual needs. I specialize in teaching people how to use and master American English conversation, pronunciation, grammar, vocabulary, and general comprehension skills in their daily lives. I love English, and enjoy sharing my Read more

Policies
Cancellation
2 hours notice required

My updated rates for new students (as of March 2017) are as follows: $35 per hour for in-person lessons and $25 per hour for online lessons. Please contact me for more details.

Travel Radius
Travels within 25 miles of New York, NY 10018
Background Check: Passed

"She is a professional English tutor"

- Hyung, Fort Lee, NJ on 1/22/17

"Excellent teacher"

- Rajni, Jersey City, NJ on 1/16/17

"Excellent Professor"

- Tamarra, Brooklyn, NY on 12/2/16

"Good teacher"

- Seonmi, New York, NY on 9/27/16

"Patient, Kind, helpful..."

- Kate, Ridgewood, NJ on 9/27/16

"My great tutor"

- Alex, Fort Lee, NJ on 12/4/14
English:
English,
ESL/ESOL
Language:
ESL/ESOL
History:
American History

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.

American History

I am very familiar with American history, because I constantly read about the subject using reliable texts and Internet resources. I also did well in American history when I was in high school and college. As an American history tutor, I will focus on specific events and time periods using source materials and examine relevant points in each, depending on the student's particular academic needs.

English

I have always loved English, and enjoy sharing my enthusiasm and knowledge of the language with others. In addition to creative writing, I have additional experience writing and editing business letters, emails, newsletters, blog posts, and magazine articles. As an English teacher, I always teach my students how to use correct grammar, pronunciation, and vocabulary in their daily lives. I also work on strengthening my students' reading, writing, speaking, and listening comprehension skills.

ESL/ESOL

I received my TESOL (Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages) certificate in 2005, and taught ESL to students of all ages in Indonesia for one year. I have been teaching English to students from various countries and backgrounds in the New York City and New Jersey areas since September 2013.

In addition to my TESOL certification, I also possess a Bachelor of Arts degree in English, with a Minor in Communications, which I received from Seton Hall University. I also have a Master's Degree in Travel and International Studies from New York University's Gallatin School of Individualized Study.

Seton Hall University
English
NYU Gallatin School of Individualized Study
Master's

Education

Seton Hall University (English)

NYU Gallatin School of Individualized Study (Master's)

She is a professional English tutor

She is a professional English tutor who is very eager to teach. She taught high level English without having break for full 2 hours using I pad which was very effective.She even gave related data by e mail after the class.

— Hyung, Fort Lee, NJ on 1/22/17

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $35.00

Cancellation: 2 hours notice required

My updated rates for new students (as of March 2017) are as follows: $35 per hour for in-person lessons and $25 per hour for online lessons. Please contact me for more details.

Travel policy

Pauline will travel within 25 miles of New York, NY 10018.