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Susan H.

Portland, OR

$50/hour

language success and enjoyment

In-person lessons

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Finch College
Psychology
Portland State University
Master's

Education

Finch College (Psychology)

Portland State University (Master's)

About Susan

I have always enjoyed the language arts and helping students of all ages improve their language skills. I have tutored native English speakers and non-native English speakers with reading, writing, listening, and speaking and it's always a pleasure to see students recognize their own improvements.

It's particularly rewarding to see children recognize improved facility with reading and writing. I have tutored privately and through the volunteer tutoring program at Portland State University.
Before I begin with a student, I determine what individual needs they have and what their goals are. If the student has a school based goal we will follow the school's guideline.

My time is quite flexible but I would appreciate a 24-hour cancellation time. I can tutor in the student's home or in my apartment, in downtown Portland.

I hold an Applied Linguistics degree Portland State University. I graduated summa cum laude and have a certificate in Teaching of English as a Second Language. Because I love languages, I have learned several languages which is helpful in gaining a deep understanding of the foundations of language and universal grammar which in turn assist with teaching English.

With no charge involved, I would be glad to meet with a students and a student's parents, if that is applicable, to discuss student needs and goals. Please contact me with any questions.
I have always enjoyed the language arts and helping students of all ages improve their language skills. I have tutored native English speakers and non-native English speakers with Read more

Policies
Cancellation
2 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 5 miles of Portland, OR 97209
In-person lessons
English:
English, ESL/ESOL, Grammar, Reading, TOEFL
Test Preparation:
TOEFL
Language:
ESL/ESOL, TOEFL
Elementary Education:
Grammar, Reading

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Finch College
Psychology
Portland State University
Master's

Education

Finch College (Psychology)

Portland State University (Master's)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $50.00

Cancellation: 2 hours notice required

Travel policy

Susan will travel within 5 miles of Portland, OR 97209.