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Marissa A.

English as a Second Language Tutor

English as a Second Language Tutor

$35/hour

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Need a friendly, patient, positive, professional to help you with your English?

I have 25 years experience as an English as a Second Language teacher with an M.A. in TESOL (Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages) from Portland State University. I taught for many years at Lane Community College and most recently at the American English Institute at UO in Eugene, Oregon. I offer positive encouragement because I believe one's confidence and ability to realize their own progress and...

Need a friendly, patient, positive, professional to help you with your English?

I have 25 years experience as an English as a Second Language teacher with an M.A. in TESOL (Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages) from Portland State University. I taught for many years at Lane Community College and most recently at the American English Institute at UO in Eugene, Oregon. I offer positive encouragement because I believe one's confidence and ability to realize their own progress and educational gains is very important. I teach manageable chunks of material and build on the successes of previous lessons and provide opportunities for review and assessment.

I offer reasonable rates with discounts for long-term tutoring. I can work with you on listening and speaking skills, reading and writing, grammar, TOEFL or IELTS test preparation, pronunciation, or other skill areas. I can also consult with you on resume writing. When meeting in person, at least one 2-hour session per week is best, so you get the most benefit from the tutoring.

I am prompt and dependable and look forward to working with you!


Education

University of Oregon
Elementary Education
Portland State University
Masters

Policies

  • Tutor’s lessons: In-person
  • Hourly Rate: $35
  • Rate details: $50 an hour for a 2-hour session.
  • Travel policy: Within 5 miles of Corvallis, OR 97330
  • Lesson cancellation: 24 hours notice required
  • No background check

  • Your first lesson is backed by our Good Fit Guarantee

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Subjects

Corporate Training

ESL/ESOL,

ESL/ESOL

I have an MA in TESOL (Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages), from Portland State University. I taught academic English at the American English Institute at University of Oregon and taught English to adult immigrants for 10 years, mostly at Lane Community College here in Eugene, Oregon. I also taught in Granada, Spain and love the experience of learning about different cultures and helping non-native speakers improve their lives through language learning. I currently do private tutoring and can help you with TOEFL preparation skills, vocabulary, listening and speaking, pronunciation, grammar, reading and writing.
Grammar

Grammar

I have an MA in TESOL (Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages), from Portland State University. I taught beginning and intermediate level grammar classes at the American English Institute at University of Oregon. I also taught English as a Second Language to adult immigrants for 10 years, mostly at Lane Community College here in Eugene, Oregon. I also taught in Granada, Spain and love the experience of learning about different cultures and helping non-native speakers improve their lives through language learning. I can help you with TOEFL preparation skills, vocabulary, listening and speaking, pronunciation, grammar, reading and writing.

Elementary Education

Elementary (K-6th),

Elementary (K-6th)

I have a BA in Elementary Education from the University of Oregon. I taught grades K through 6 and most recently was a teacher's aide for two 5th grade teachers in Eureka, Montana. My most current teaching experiences have been in teaching English as a Second Language to adults.
Grammar,

Grammar

I have an MA in TESOL (Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages), from Portland State University. I taught beginning and intermediate level grammar classes at the American English Institute at University of Oregon. I also taught English as a Second Language to adult immigrants for 10 years, mostly at Lane Community College here in Eugene, Oregon. I also taught in Granada, Spain and love the experience of learning about different cultures and helping non-native speakers improve their lives through language learning. I can help you with TOEFL preparation skills, vocabulary, listening and speaking, pronunciation, grammar, reading and writing.
Phonics,

Phonics

With a BA in Elementary Education and an MA to teach English as a Second Language, I am very qualified to teach phonics. I taught all elementary grades as well as Title One reading and math.
Reading,

Reading

I have an MA in TESOL (Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages), from Portland State University. My experience teaching reading includes a Title One program at Eureka Middle School in Montana and academic English at the American English Institute at University of Oregon. I also taught English as a Second Language to adult immigrants for 10 years, mostly at Lane Community College here in Eugene, Oregon and in Granada, Spain. I love the experience of learning about different cultures and helping non-native speakers improve their lives through language learning.
Vocabulary

Vocabulary

I have an MA in TESOL (Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages), from Portland State University. Teaching vocabulary is critical to learning English. I utilized the AWL, Academic Word List, as well as discussion skills vocabulary at the American English Institute at University of Oregon. I also taught English to adult immigrants for 10 years, mostly at Lane Community College here in Eugene, Oregon. I love the experience of learning about different cultures and helping non-native speakers improve their lives through language learning.

English

English,

English

I have an MA in TESOL(Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages), from Portland State University. I am currently doing private tutoring after teaching academic English at the American English Institute at University of Oregon. I taught English to adult immigrants for 10 years, mostly at Lane Community College here in Eugene, Oregon. I also taught in Granada, Spain and love the experience of learning about different cultures and helping non-native speakers improve their lives through language learning. I can help you with TOEFL preparation skills, vocabulary, listening and speaking, pronunciation, grammar, reading and writing.
ESL/ESOL,

ESL/ESOL

I have an MA in TESOL (Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages), from Portland State University. I taught academic English at the American English Institute at University of Oregon and taught English to adult immigrants for 10 years, mostly at Lane Community College here in Eugene, Oregon. I also taught in Granada, Spain and love the experience of learning about different cultures and helping non-native speakers improve their lives through language learning. I currently do private tutoring and can help you with TOEFL preparation skills, vocabulary, listening and speaking, pronunciation, grammar, reading and writing.
Grammar,

Grammar

I have an MA in TESOL (Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages), from Portland State University. I taught beginning and intermediate level grammar classes at the American English Institute at University of Oregon. I also taught English as a Second Language to adult immigrants for 10 years, mostly at Lane Community College here in Eugene, Oregon. I also taught in Granada, Spain and love the experience of learning about different cultures and helping non-native speakers improve their lives through language learning. I can help you with TOEFL preparation skills, vocabulary, listening and speaking, pronunciation, grammar, reading and writing.
Reading,

Reading

I have an MA in TESOL (Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages), from Portland State University. My experience teaching reading includes a Title One program at Eureka Middle School in Montana and academic English at the American English Institute at University of Oregon. I also taught English as a Second Language to adult immigrants for 10 years, mostly at Lane Community College here in Eugene, Oregon and in Granada, Spain. I love the experience of learning about different cultures and helping non-native speakers improve their lives through language learning.
TOEFL,

TOEFL

I have an MA in TESOL (Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages), from Portland State University. I am currently doing private tutoring and I can help you with TOEFL preparation skills, vocabulary, listening and speaking, pronunciation, grammar, reading and writing. My experience includes teaching academic English at the American English Institute at University of Oregon and I also taught English to adult immigrants for 10 years, mostly at Lane Community College here in Eugene, Oregon. In addition, I taught in Granada, Spain and love the experience of learning about different cultures and helping non-native speakers improve their lives through language learning.
Vocabulary,

Vocabulary

I have an MA in TESOL (Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages), from Portland State University. Teaching vocabulary is critical to learning English. I utilized the AWL, Academic Word List, as well as discussion skills vocabulary at the American English Institute at University of Oregon. I also taught English to adult immigrants for 10 years, mostly at Lane Community College here in Eugene, Oregon. I love the experience of learning about different cultures and helping non-native speakers improve their lives through language learning.
Writing

Writing

I have many years experience teaching writing to adult learners. I taught academic writing skills at various levels at the American English Institute at University of Oregon and ESL to adult immigrants for 10 years, mostly at Lane Community College here in Eugene, Oregon. I can help you with TOEFL preparation skills, vocabulary, listening and speaking, pronunciation, grammar, reading and writing.

Homeschool

Elementary (K-6th),

Elementary (K-6th)

I have a BA in Elementary Education from the University of Oregon. I taught grades K through 6 and most recently was a teacher's aide for two 5th grade teachers in Eureka, Montana. My most current teaching experiences have been in teaching English as a Second Language to adults.
English,

English

I have an MA in TESOL(Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages), from Portland State University. I am currently doing private tutoring after teaching academic English at the American English Institute at University of Oregon. I taught English to adult immigrants for 10 years, mostly at Lane Community College here in Eugene, Oregon. I also taught in Granada, Spain and love the experience of learning about different cultures and helping non-native speakers improve their lives through language learning. I can help you with TOEFL preparation skills, vocabulary, listening and speaking, pronunciation, grammar, reading and writing.
ESL/ESOL,

ESL/ESOL

I have an MA in TESOL (Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages), from Portland State University. I taught academic English at the American English Institute at University of Oregon and taught English to adult immigrants for 10 years, mostly at Lane Community College here in Eugene, Oregon. I also taught in Granada, Spain and love the experience of learning about different cultures and helping non-native speakers improve their lives through language learning. I currently do private tutoring and can help you with TOEFL preparation skills, vocabulary, listening and speaking, pronunciation, grammar, reading and writing.
Reading,

Reading

I have an MA in TESOL (Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages), from Portland State University. My experience teaching reading includes a Title One program at Eureka Middle School in Montana and academic English at the American English Institute at University of Oregon. I also taught English as a Second Language to adult immigrants for 10 years, mostly at Lane Community College here in Eugene, Oregon and in Granada, Spain. I love the experience of learning about different cultures and helping non-native speakers improve their lives through language learning.
Writing

Writing

I have many years experience teaching writing to adult learners. I taught academic writing skills at various levels at the American English Institute at University of Oregon and ESL to adult immigrants for 10 years, mostly at Lane Community College here in Eugene, Oregon. I can help you with TOEFL preparation skills, vocabulary, listening and speaking, pronunciation, grammar, reading and writing.

Language

ESL/ESOL,

ESL/ESOL

I have an MA in TESOL (Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages), from Portland State University. I taught academic English at the American English Institute at University of Oregon and taught English to adult immigrants for 10 years, mostly at Lane Community College here in Eugene, Oregon. I also taught in Granada, Spain and love the experience of learning about different cultures and helping non-native speakers improve their lives through language learning. I currently do private tutoring and can help you with TOEFL preparation skills, vocabulary, listening and speaking, pronunciation, grammar, reading and writing.
TOEFL

TOEFL

I have an MA in TESOL (Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages), from Portland State University. I am currently doing private tutoring and I can help you with TOEFL preparation skills, vocabulary, listening and speaking, pronunciation, grammar, reading and writing. My experience includes teaching academic English at the American English Institute at University of Oregon and I also taught English to adult immigrants for 10 years, mostly at Lane Community College here in Eugene, Oregon. In addition, I taught in Granada, Spain and love the experience of learning about different cultures and helping non-native speakers improve their lives through language learning.

Most Popular

Elementary (K-6th),

Elementary (K-6th)

I have a BA in Elementary Education from the University of Oregon. I taught grades K through 6 and most recently was a teacher's aide for two 5th grade teachers in Eureka, Montana. My most current teaching experiences have been in teaching English as a Second Language to adults.
English,

English

I have an MA in TESOL(Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages), from Portland State University. I am currently doing private tutoring after teaching academic English at the American English Institute at University of Oregon. I taught English to adult immigrants for 10 years, mostly at Lane Community College here in Eugene, Oregon. I also taught in Granada, Spain and love the experience of learning about different cultures and helping non-native speakers improve their lives through language learning. I can help you with TOEFL preparation skills, vocabulary, listening and speaking, pronunciation, grammar, reading and writing.
ESL/ESOL,

ESL/ESOL

I have an MA in TESOL (Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages), from Portland State University. I taught academic English at the American English Institute at University of Oregon and taught English to adult immigrants for 10 years, mostly at Lane Community College here in Eugene, Oregon. I also taught in Granada, Spain and love the experience of learning about different cultures and helping non-native speakers improve their lives through language learning. I currently do private tutoring and can help you with TOEFL preparation skills, vocabulary, listening and speaking, pronunciation, grammar, reading and writing.
Reading,

Reading

I have an MA in TESOL (Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages), from Portland State University. My experience teaching reading includes a Title One program at Eureka Middle School in Montana and academic English at the American English Institute at University of Oregon. I also taught English as a Second Language to adult immigrants for 10 years, mostly at Lane Community College here in Eugene, Oregon and in Granada, Spain. I love the experience of learning about different cultures and helping non-native speakers improve their lives through language learning.
Writing

Writing

I have many years experience teaching writing to adult learners. I taught academic writing skills at various levels at the American English Institute at University of Oregon and ESL to adult immigrants for 10 years, mostly at Lane Community College here in Eugene, Oregon. I can help you with TOEFL preparation skills, vocabulary, listening and speaking, pronunciation, grammar, reading and writing.

Other

ESL/ESOL

ESL/ESOL

I have an MA in TESOL (Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages), from Portland State University. I taught academic English at the American English Institute at University of Oregon and taught English to adult immigrants for 10 years, mostly at Lane Community College here in Eugene, Oregon. I also taught in Granada, Spain and love the experience of learning about different cultures and helping non-native speakers improve their lives through language learning. I currently do private tutoring and can help you with TOEFL preparation skills, vocabulary, listening and speaking, pronunciation, grammar, reading and writing.

Special Needs

Phonics

Phonics

With a BA in Elementary Education and an MA to teach English as a Second Language, I am very qualified to teach phonics. I taught all elementary grades as well as Title One reading and math.

Summer

Elementary (K-6th),

Elementary (K-6th)

I have a BA in Elementary Education from the University of Oregon. I taught grades K through 6 and most recently was a teacher's aide for two 5th grade teachers in Eureka, Montana. My most current teaching experiences have been in teaching English as a Second Language to adults.
ESL/ESOL,

ESL/ESOL

I have an MA in TESOL (Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages), from Portland State University. I taught academic English at the American English Institute at University of Oregon and taught English to adult immigrants for 10 years, mostly at Lane Community College here in Eugene, Oregon. I also taught in Granada, Spain and love the experience of learning about different cultures and helping non-native speakers improve their lives through language learning. I currently do private tutoring and can help you with TOEFL preparation skills, vocabulary, listening and speaking, pronunciation, grammar, reading and writing.
Reading,

Reading

I have an MA in TESOL (Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages), from Portland State University. My experience teaching reading includes a Title One program at Eureka Middle School in Montana and academic English at the American English Institute at University of Oregon. I also taught English as a Second Language to adult immigrants for 10 years, mostly at Lane Community College here in Eugene, Oregon and in Granada, Spain. I love the experience of learning about different cultures and helping non-native speakers improve their lives through language learning.
Writing

Writing

I have many years experience teaching writing to adult learners. I taught academic writing skills at various levels at the American English Institute at University of Oregon and ESL to adult immigrants for 10 years, mostly at Lane Community College here in Eugene, Oregon. I can help you with TOEFL preparation skills, vocabulary, listening and speaking, pronunciation, grammar, reading and writing.

Test Preparation

TOEFL

TOEFL

I have an MA in TESOL (Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages), from Portland State University. I am currently doing private tutoring and I can help you with TOEFL preparation skills, vocabulary, listening and speaking, pronunciation, grammar, reading and writing. My experience includes teaching academic English at the American English Institute at University of Oregon and I also taught English to adult immigrants for 10 years, mostly at Lane Community College here in Eugene, Oregon. In addition, I taught in Granada, Spain and love the experience of learning about different cultures and helping non-native speakers improve their lives through language learning.

$35/hour

Marissa A.

$35/hour

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