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Elizabeth D.

English Language Tutor

English Language Tutor

$35/hour

  • 441 hours tutoring

About Elizabeth


Bio

It is a true joy for me to work with students from other countries and help them develop their English language skills. For eight years I taught ESOL classes to adults from dozens of countries: China, Colombia, Iraq, Mexico, Laos, Russia, and more. The students ranged in experience from literacy to college-prep, and were from 18 to 72 years old. No matter their age, native language or culture, I enjoyed hearing their stories of travel, family and how they settled into their new homes and...

It is a true joy for me to work with students from other countries and help them develop their English language skills. For eight years I taught ESOL classes to adults from dozens of countries: China, Colombia, Iraq, Mexico, Laos, Russia, and more. The students ranged in experience from literacy to college-prep, and were from 18 to 72 years old. No matter their age, native language or culture, I enjoyed hearing their stories of travel, family and how they settled into their new homes and navigated life in a new country. It was a privilege for me to study with them whether we were practicing pronunciation, conjugating verbs, writing journals, or studying pronouns.
When teaching, and now tutoring which I have been doing for about 2 years, the most important ingredient for me is patience. Not only with the students, but the students with themselves. Learning can be frustrating, but it is also very rewarding! Knowing you can write an essay, take a test, or have a conversation in another language is a major accomplishment.
In addition to having patience, I believe it’s important to use students' experiences and interests to help them learn. It is much easier to practice writing when you enjoy and can relate to what you’re writing about! Meeting students where they are is key. Incorporating games and physical activity is another great tool to keep students engaged.
My own experiences as a language student aided me greatly. For four years in high school I studied both Latin and French. And for three years in college, I continued to study French; I relate to students' frustration and enjoyment when learning another language. But no matter the skill, big or small, learned, or how long (or short!) it took to learn it, it is something of which to be proud.
Learning takes time, and it can be challenging. But studying opens up so many opportunities and doors that make the time and effort worth it.


Education

Kent State University Kent, Ohio
English
Kent State University Kent, Ohio
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Subjects

Corporate Training

ESL/ESOL,

ESL/ESOL

I have taught ESOL for almost 8 years and have tutored ESOL students in elementary school to adult.
Proofreading,

Proofreading

I majored in English in college and have helped many students improve their writing.
Grammar

Elementary Education

Grammar, Reading, Spelling, Vocabulary

English

English,

English

I have a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature and have experience editing essays and papers and assisting students of different ages with their writing skills.
ESL/ESOL,

ESL/ESOL

I have taught ESOL for almost 8 years and have tutored ESOL students in elementary school to adult.
Proofreading,

Proofreading

I majored in English in college and have helped many students improve their writing.
Writing,

Writing

I majored in English in college and have helped many students improve their writing.
Grammar, Reading, Spelling, TOEFL, Vocabulary

Homeschool

English,

English

I have a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature and have experience editing essays and papers and assisting students of different ages with their writing skills.
ESL/ESOL,

ESL/ESOL

I have taught ESOL for almost 8 years and have tutored ESOL students in elementary school to adult.
Writing,

Writing

I majored in English in college and have helped many students improve their writing.
Reading, Spelling

Language

ESL/ESOL,

ESL/ESOL

I have taught ESOL for almost 8 years and have tutored ESOL students in elementary school to adult.
TOEFL

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English,

English

I have a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature and have experience editing essays and papers and assisting students of different ages with their writing skills.
ESL/ESOL,

ESL/ESOL

I have taught ESOL for almost 8 years and have tutored ESOL students in elementary school to adult.
Writing,

Writing

I majored in English in college and have helped many students improve their writing.
Reading

Other

ESL/ESOL

ESL/ESOL

I have taught ESOL for almost 8 years and have tutored ESOL students in elementary school to adult.

Summer

ESL/ESOL,

ESL/ESOL

I have taught ESOL for almost 8 years and have tutored ESOL students in elementary school to adult.
Writing,

Writing

I majored in English in college and have helped many students improve their writing.
Reading

Test Preparation

TOEFL

Examples of Expertise


Elizabeth has provided examples of their subject expertise by answering 1 question submitted by students on Wyzant’s Ask an Expert.

Ratings and Reviews


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Reviews


Very Helpful

wonderful tutor. she helped me with my research paper. I got an A+ on my paper. she is an excellent tutor who will guide you and will help you whenever you have a doubt. would totally recommend her to anyone taking college-level English classes.

Moisha, 5 lessons with Elizabeth

Great!

Elizabeth is a great teacher.I like her being flexible and modifying lesson based on my needs.She helps me editing my essays. I highly recommend her.

Hande, 27 lessons with Elizabeth

Great Tutor

Elizabeth assists my daughter with high school geometry. My daughter enjoys her sessions and originally hated math. Elizabeth is very patient and knowledgeable. She helped my daughter understand and learn to figure the problems out. My daughter was not passing the course and has now passed. Thanks Elizabeth!

Tiffanie, 15 lessons with Elizabeth

She's knew how to teach well , also helpful and lovely one

My kid reading and writing . And she do alot of thing with her like exbline the idea with many way and do some fun with her

Ghayda, 25 lessons with Elizabeth

Great tutor

She is a very good teacher, and she is very good at explaining so that I can understand. She has worked with different a lot of different students. When some teachers tutor I cannot understand, but I always understand with Elizabeth.

Huda, 4 lessons with Elizabeth

Thorough, flexible, and considerate tutor.

She teaches two of our employees. Elizabeth is extremely thorough, flexible, and considerate tutor. Our employees think very highly of her.

Maiko, 32 lessons with Elizabeth
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$35/hour

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Elizabeth D.

$35/hour

  • No subscriptions or upfront payments

  • Only pay for the time you need

  • Find the right fit, or your first hour is free

Contact Elizabeth

Response time: 5 hours