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Deborah D.

ESL Tutor for all Ages

ESL Tutor for all Ages

$40/hour

  • 18 hours tutoring

  • Columbia, SC 29203

About Deborah


Bio

I have taught overseas for ten years in an international school in Brazil and am fluent in Portuguese. I have been teaching ESL in the US for the past 4 years to college students and in the adult Ed program at a local school district. My experience has been with all levels: beginners up to those preparing for the TOEFL as well as professionals needing help with emails.

I have taught overseas for ten years in an international school in Brazil and am fluent in Portuguese. I have been teaching ESL in the US for the past 4 years to college students and in the adult Ed program at a local school district. My experience has been with all levels: beginners up to those preparing for the TOEFL as well as professionals needing help with emails.


Education

Bloomsburg University
Secondary Education
Trinity College & Seminary
Masters
Columbia International University, Columbia, SC
Masters

Policies

  • Tutor’s lessons: In-person
  • Hourly rate: $40
  • Travel policy: Within 20 miles of Columbia, SC 29203
  • Lesson cancellation: 8 hours notice required
  • Background check passed on 1/31/2013

  • Your first lesson is backed by our Good Fit Guarantee

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Subjects

Corporate Training

ESL/ESOL,

ESL/ESOL

I have taught ESL to beginners as well as those preparing for the TOEFL. My own experience learning a foreign language and living overseas for many years has also helped me to connect with students.
Portuguese,

Portuguese

I lived in Brazil from 1977-2010 and am fluent in Portuguese.
Grammar

Elementary Education

Elementary Math,

Elementary Math

I have taught Jr. High Math in the past 3 years.
Elementary Science,

Elementary Science

I have taught Earth Science and Life Science in middle school for about 12 years.
Study Skills,

Study Skills

I have two MAs - one in counseling and one in theological studies. My MA in counseling was mostly independent studies, and the other was in class. I've taught junior high and high school for 12 years and have experience in helping students learn to develop good study habits. I also home schooled our children for one year.
Grammar, Reading, Spelling, Vocabulary

English

English,

English

I have a certificate in English as a Second Language and have been teaching ESL for the past 4 years.
ESL/ESOL,

ESL/ESOL

I have taught ESL to beginners as well as those preparing for the TOEFL. My own experience learning a foreign language and living overseas for many years has also helped me to connect with students.
Grammar, Reading, Spelling, TOEFL, Vocabulary, Writing

History

Bible Studies

Bible Studies

I have an MA in Theological Studies from Columbia International Studies. I have taught Bible courses in Portuguese in Brazil, both in the church and in a layman's Bible school.

Homeschool

English,

English

I have a certificate in English as a Second Language and have been teaching ESL for the past 4 years.
ESL/ESOL,

ESL/ESOL

I have taught ESL to beginners as well as those preparing for the TOEFL. My own experience learning a foreign language and living overseas for many years has also helped me to connect with students.
Study Skills,

Study Skills

I have two MAs - one in counseling and one in theological studies. My MA in counseling was mostly independent studies, and the other was in class. I've taught junior high and high school for 12 years and have experience in helping students learn to develop good study habits. I also home schooled our children for one year.
Reading, Spelling, Writing

Language

ESL/ESOL,

ESL/ESOL

I have taught ESL to beginners as well as those preparing for the TOEFL. My own experience learning a foreign language and living overseas for many years has also helped me to connect with students.
Portuguese,

Portuguese

I lived in Brazil from 1977-2010 and am fluent in Portuguese.
TOEFL

Most Popular

English,

English

I have a certificate in English as a Second Language and have been teaching ESL for the past 4 years.
ESL/ESOL,

ESL/ESOL

I have taught ESL to beginners as well as those preparing for the TOEFL. My own experience learning a foreign language and living overseas for many years has also helped me to connect with students.
Study Skills,

Study Skills

I have two MAs - one in counseling and one in theological studies. My MA in counseling was mostly independent studies, and the other was in class. I've taught junior high and high school for 12 years and have experience in helping students learn to develop good study habits. I also home schooled our children for one year.
Reading, Writing

Music

Flute

Flute

I played flute in my high school band for 5 yrs. and one year in college. I've also taught flute in a Christian school, and had several other private lessons with students. I also took piano lessons for 7 years.

Other

Bible Studies,

Bible Studies

I have an MA in Theological Studies from Columbia International Studies. I have taught Bible courses in Portuguese in Brazil, both in the church and in a layman's Bible school.
ESL/ESOL,

ESL/ESOL

I have taught ESL to beginners as well as those preparing for the TOEFL. My own experience learning a foreign language and living overseas for many years has also helped me to connect with students.
Study Skills

Study Skills

I have two MAs - one in counseling and one in theological studies. My MA in counseling was mostly independent studies, and the other was in class. I've taught junior high and high school for 12 years and have experience in helping students learn to develop good study habits. I also home schooled our children for one year.

Special Needs

Study Skills

Study Skills

I have two MAs - one in counseling and one in theological studies. My MA in counseling was mostly independent studies, and the other was in class. I've taught junior high and high school for 12 years and have experience in helping students learn to develop good study habits. I also home schooled our children for one year.

Summer

ESL/ESOL,

ESL/ESOL

I have taught ESL to beginners as well as those preparing for the TOEFL. My own experience learning a foreign language and living overseas for many years has also helped me to connect with students.
Study Skills,

Study Skills

I have two MAs - one in counseling and one in theological studies. My MA in counseling was mostly independent studies, and the other was in class. I've taught junior high and high school for 12 years and have experience in helping students learn to develop good study habits. I also home schooled our children for one year.
GED, Reading, Writing

Test Preparation

GED, TOEFL

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Great teacher! Patient and knowledgeable

Debi has been teaching me for 3 lessons. She is awesome. She has a good background and is very patient with her students. I would highly recommend her for anyone looking to get better at English. Flexible with her schedule and you can tell she has a passion for teaching.

Elsa, 11 lessons with Deborah

$40/hour

Deborah D.

$40/hour

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