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Tyler B.

Columbus, OH

$25/hour

Improve Your Spoken and Written English

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4.8 average from 4 ratings

$25/Hour


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University of Michigan
Philosophy

Education

University of Michigan (Philosophy)

About Tyler

Hello Friends,

It would be a great pleasure for me to be your personal English language tutor. I have taught conversational and business English in Korea, mainland China, and Taiwan. I have worked with adults and kids, business people and university students, individual and group. I have my own unique method of learning languages.

I have taught myself French and Mandarin Chinese. I will gladly share these methods with you as we begin our journey together to learn English. I have a flexible schedule, and will be happy to meet you at your place or in a public location such as a coffee shop. I have a Bachelor of Arts degree in Philosophy and one in Linguistics, both from the University of Michigan. I scored in the upper 96th and 94th percentile in the analytical writing and verbal sections of the Graduate Records Examination (GRE).

If you have any other questions, just send me a message! I'm ready to start our lessons today!



Hello Friends,

It would be a great pleasure for me to be your personal English language tutor. I have taught conversational and business English in Korea,
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Policies
Cancellation
6 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 20 miles of Columbus, OH 43202
In-person lessons
English:
English, ESL/ESOL, Grammar, Literature, Reading, TOEFL, Vocabulary, Writing
Test Preparation:
GED, TOEFL
Language:
Chinese, ESL/ESOL, TOEFL
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th),
Grammar, Reading, Vocabulary

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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Elementary (K-6th)

I have a BA in linguistics and philosophy from the University of Michigan (2010). During my attendance, I took linguistics courses which focused on how children learn language, and others which required me to work with at-risk children. I taught reading and writing to these children, totaling 50 hours of volunteer time.

After graduating I taught spoken and written English to elementary students at a private language school. It was here that I really learned how to balance fun and instruction in a way that holds students' interest.

Later, while living in Taiwan, I taught one-on-one English lessons to a child of 12 during a period of eight months. We worked primarily on reading, speaking, and listening, and would have continued had I not been obliged to return to the US.

I also worked as a sailing instructor for children between the ages of 7-17. This has added to the sum of my experience teaching children.

I submit these experiences in support of being approved in k-6th grade tutoring.

University of Michigan
Philosophy

Education

University of Michigan (Philosophy)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $25.00

Cancellation: 6 hours notice required

Travel policy

Tyler will travel within 20 miles of Columbus, OH 43202.