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Sarah V.

Columbus, OH

$40/hour

Certified ESL Teacher and Spanish Tutor

In-person lessons
5.0 average from 4 ratings
Awesome!
— Rachel, Granville, OH on 10/11/16

$40/Hour


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Ohio University
Spanish

Education

Ohio University (Spanish)

About Sarah

I specialize in teaching Spanish to young adults and adults, and I am certified in teaching English to non-native speaking adults. I am a native English speaker with a bachelor's degree in Spanish and a CELTA certificate (the internationally recognized equivalent of TEFL).

I earned my CELTA from The University of Cambridge several years ago and have experience teaching English to Spanish speakers in Ecuador. I earned my bachelor's degree in Spanish from Ohio University, where I excelled in classes and won several department awards for my performance in classes. I also lived and studied in Ecuador for about four months. I was employed by the Athens Language Center (formerly the Athens Progressive Education Language Center) in Athens, Ohio, in 2014, where I taught beginner and intermediate Spanish to adult learners. I also have experience tutoring high schoolers in Spanish. I continue to work on my own Spanish fluency by reading Spanish language books, talking with Spanish-speaking friends and listening to Spanish language radio.

Typically, I give a short proficiency test to new learners to gauge their level of proficiency and get a sense of where they do well and where they could improve. I structure lessons from there, keeping the learner's goals and objectives in mind. I typically give homework assignments and periodic assessments.

Generally I am available from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesdays through Sundays in the Columbus, Ohio, area, though I prefer to give lessons in the evenings and on weekends. I would be glad to speak with learners (or their parents or guardians) prior to setting up a tutoring session. Please let me know at least 12 hours prior to canceling a session.
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Policies
Cancellation
12 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 20 miles of Columbus, OH 43201
In-person lessons

"Awesome!"

- Rachel, Granville, OH on 10/11/16
Math:
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Prealgebra
English:
ESL/ESOL, Grammar
Language:
ESL/ESOL, Spanish
Elementary Education:
Grammar

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.

Ohio University
Spanish

Education

Ohio University (Spanish)

Awesome! — Sarah was great to work with. Very patient with a beginner and very knowledgeable. I had fun and also felt like I learned a lot. ...

— Rachel, Granville, OH on 10/11/16

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $40.00

Cancellation: 12 hours notice required

Travel policy

Sarah will travel within 20 miles of Columbus, OH 43201.