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Susan R.

Experienced ESL Teacher

Experienced ESL Teacher

$45/hour

  • 96 hours tutoring

  • Southwest Portland Portland, OR 97219

About Susan


Bio

I am an English teacher with an ESL certificate from Queens College in Belfast, N.I. I taught ESL in China full time for three years and have volunteered as a tutor. I spent three years working in a school, teaching early reading and working in a Spanish Immersion classroom. I am experienced in teaching early reading, writing, conversation, vocabulary and especially ESL. I am a college graduate, recently retired. I am skilled at working with both older and young students. You will be...

I am an English teacher with an ESL certificate from Queens College in Belfast, N.I. I taught ESL in China full time for three years and have volunteered as a tutor. I spent three years working in a school, teaching early reading and working in a Spanish Immersion classroom. I am experienced in teaching early reading, writing, conversation, vocabulary and especially ESL. I am a college graduate, recently retired. I am skilled at working with both older and young students. You will be pleased with how professional I am. English conversation is one of my areas of competence. I have taught students from Iraq, Nepal, Mexico, China and Germany. I am dedicated to my students and fully prepared. We will set your goals together and you will reach them.


Education

Akron State University
English
BA Liberal Arts
Graduate Coursework
ESL certificate from Queens College, Belfast N.I.
Graduate Coursework

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Subjects

Corporate Training

ESL/ESOL,

ESL/ESOL

I have a BA degree in Liberal Arts with a major in English. In Oregon, I had certification to teach English in grades 5 through 12. I am currently retired. At Queens College in Belfast, Northern Ireland, I took a certificate to teach ESL in 1990. Following that, I taught adult post-graduate agriculture students in China. I am currently actively working with graduate students, and students from all over the world. I have Chinese, Iraqi and a student from Brazil currently. I can help you meet your goals.
Grammar

Elementary Education

Vocabulary,

Vocabulary

I have a degree in English and certificate to teach ESL. I regularly teach lessons in vocabulary to graduate students and working adults. I use a large vocabulary , which is probably my best strength. I target lessons to student's interests.
Grammar, Reading

English

ESL/ESOL,

ESL/ESOL

I have a BA degree in Liberal Arts with a major in English. In Oregon, I had certification to teach English in grades 5 through 12. I am currently retired. At Queens College in Belfast, Northern Ireland, I took a certificate to teach ESL in 1990. Following that, I taught adult post-graduate agriculture students in China. I am currently actively working with graduate students, and students from all over the world. I have Chinese, Iraqi and a student from Brazil currently. I can help you meet your goals.
Vocabulary,

Vocabulary

I have a degree in English and certificate to teach ESL. I regularly teach lessons in vocabulary to graduate students and working adults. I use a large vocabulary , which is probably my best strength. I target lessons to student's interests.
Writing,

Writing

Held state certification for English grades 5-12. Certified to teach ESL and taught for three years in China. Worked for Americorps for three years in early reading and ESL. I focus on vocabulary and conversation with adults and reading and confidence building with children.
English, Grammar, Literature, Reading

Homeschool

ESL/ESOL,

ESL/ESOL

I have a BA degree in Liberal Arts with a major in English. In Oregon, I had certification to teach English in grades 5 through 12. I am currently retired. At Queens College in Belfast, Northern Ireland, I took a certificate to teach ESL in 1990. Following that, I taught adult post-graduate agriculture students in China. I am currently actively working with graduate students, and students from all over the world. I have Chinese, Iraqi and a student from Brazil currently. I can help you meet your goals.
Writing,

Writing

Held state certification for English grades 5-12. Certified to teach ESL and taught for three years in China. Worked for Americorps for three years in early reading and ESL. I focus on vocabulary and conversation with adults and reading and confidence building with children.
English, Reading

Language

ESL/ESOL

ESL/ESOL

I have a BA degree in Liberal Arts with a major in English. In Oregon, I had certification to teach English in grades 5 through 12. I am currently retired. At Queens College in Belfast, Northern Ireland, I took a certificate to teach ESL in 1990. Following that, I taught adult post-graduate agriculture students in China. I am currently actively working with graduate students, and students from all over the world. I have Chinese, Iraqi and a student from Brazil currently. I can help you meet your goals.

Most Popular

ESL/ESOL,

ESL/ESOL

I have a BA degree in Liberal Arts with a major in English. In Oregon, I had certification to teach English in grades 5 through 12. I am currently retired. At Queens College in Belfast, Northern Ireland, I took a certificate to teach ESL in 1990. Following that, I taught adult post-graduate agriculture students in China. I am currently actively working with graduate students, and students from all over the world. I have Chinese, Iraqi and a student from Brazil currently. I can help you meet your goals.
Writing,

Writing

Held state certification for English grades 5-12. Certified to teach ESL and taught for three years in China. Worked for Americorps for three years in early reading and ESL. I focus on vocabulary and conversation with adults and reading and confidence building with children.
English, Reading

Other

ESL/ESOL

ESL/ESOL

I have a BA degree in Liberal Arts with a major in English. In Oregon, I had certification to teach English in grades 5 through 12. I am currently retired. At Queens College in Belfast, Northern Ireland, I took a certificate to teach ESL in 1990. Following that, I taught adult post-graduate agriculture students in China. I am currently actively working with graduate students, and students from all over the world. I have Chinese, Iraqi and a student from Brazil currently. I can help you meet your goals.

Summer

ESL/ESOL,

ESL/ESOL

I have a BA degree in Liberal Arts with a major in English. In Oregon, I had certification to teach English in grades 5 through 12. I am currently retired. At Queens College in Belfast, Northern Ireland, I took a certificate to teach ESL in 1990. Following that, I taught adult post-graduate agriculture students in China. I am currently actively working with graduate students, and students from all over the world. I have Chinese, Iraqi and a student from Brazil currently. I can help you meet your goals.
Writing,

Writing

Held state certification for English grades 5-12. Certified to teach ESL and taught for three years in China. Worked for Americorps for three years in early reading and ESL. I focus on vocabulary and conversation with adults and reading and confidence building with children.
Reading

Ratings and Reviews


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Reviews

Very flexible in meeting student's needs

Susan was very accommodating of our schedule and meeting location. She did a great evaluation to figure out where to start with our son just learning English. Very happy to have met her.

Fanita, 18 lessons with Susan

Well prepared and patient

Susan is very patient and good at using study materials. I am very appreciative that Susan could teach my son and hope to meet the goal.

Jenny, 26 lessons with Susan
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$45/hour

Susan R.

$45/hour

  • No subscriptions or upfront payments

  • Only pay for the time you need

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

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