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Andrew K.

Columbus, OH

$25/hour

English or Russian tutoring and proofreading

In-person lessons
Background check passed as of 10/16/13
5.0 average from 26 ratings
Relaxed learning experience.
— Jeanette, Utica, OH on 1/7/14

$25/Hour


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Virginia Commonwealth University
Music Composition
University of Arizona
Master's
Ohio State University
PhD

Education

Virginia Commonwealth University (Music Composition)

University of Arizona (Master's)

Ohio State University (PhD)

About Andrew

Hello! My name is Andy and I want to help you if you are learning English as a second language, or if you are a native English speaker looking for some help with grammar, vocabulary, writing style, or proofreading. I can also help you learn to speak, read, and write Russian. I have a Ph.D. in Slavic Languages from OSU, and am fluent in Russian, having lived and worked in Moscow. Whether you are a beginner or are at a more advanced level, I can teach you this important world language. I understand exactly the unique challenges facing English speakers learning Russian -- since as a native English speaker, I faced these same challenges when I began learning Russian.

My lesson plans are suited to your individual needs, and involve a variety of interesting and relevant materials.
Hello! My name is Andy and I want to help you if you are learning English as a second language, or if you are a native English speaker looking for some help with grammar, vocabulary, writing style, or proofreading. I can also help you learn to speak, read, and write Russian. I have a Ph.D. in Slavic Languages from OSU, and am fluent in Russian, Read more

Policies
Cancellation
6 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 15 miles of Columbus, OH 43221
Background Check: Passed
In-person lessons

"Relaxed learning experience."

- Jeanette, Utica, OH on 1/7/14
English:
English, ESL/ESOL, Grammar,
Proofreading,
Vocabulary, Writing
Language:
ESL/ESOL, Russian
Elementary Education:
Grammar,
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.

Grammar

I am a native English speakers who holds a Ph.D. and two Master's degrees. I have published several papers in peer-reviewed academic journals. My wife is Russian. I have tutored her as well as other immigrants learning English as a second language, helping them learn the grammar they need in order to write resumes and cover letters, take exams, and engage in everyday conversation.

Proofreading

I have published several scholarly papers, and have completed a Master's thesis and a doctoral dissertation. Additionally, I have proofread scholarly papers for several of my colleagues at Ohio State University over the past ten years. I am familiar with MLA, APA, and Chicago formats for citations.

Russian

I have a Ph.D in Slavic Languages from The Ohio State University. I lived and worked in Moscow for a year and am fluent in Russian. I have experience tutoring individual students in written and spoken Russian.

Virginia Commonwealth University
Music Composition
University of Arizona
Master's
Ohio State University
PhD

Education

Virginia Commonwealth University (Music Composition)

University of Arizona (Master's)

Ohio State University (PhD)

Relaxed learning experience.

Andy provides a wonderful, relaxed atmosphere for learning. Students can make mistakes (which is often when learning Russian) without feeling intimidated. He recommended a textbook that allows us to progress in an organized manner, without feeling overwhelmed. Happily recommend.

— Jeanette, Utica, OH on 1/7/14

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $25.00

Cancellation: 6 hours notice required

Travel policy

Andrew will travel within 15 miles of Columbus, OH 43221.