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Brian M.

Mount Pleasant, SC

$40/hour

The English Doctor

In-person lessons
10+ Hours
5.0 average from 9 ratings
Helpful teacher
— Carmen, Charleston, SC on 11/10/17

$40/Hour


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University of Southern California
UCLA
Master's
UTHSCSA Medical
MD

Education

University of Southern California

UCLA (Master's)

UTHSCSA Medical (MD)

About Brian

Learn from my experience, in English and in Medicine. I am an American with years of experience in higher education; 3 American degrees and a teaching certificate from Cambridge University. I focus now on language, writing and English instruction, but my medical background persists. I practiced for years here and am still board-certified. You may expect instruction that is personalized, polished and professional ('alliteration' -- See, you're learning already!). Neither Medicine nor English are easy to master; I am student of foreign languages myself. However, you will see your progress with every lesson, then exercise it in your own world. We'll call it "Language therapy"! Learn from my experience, in English and in Medicine. I am an American with years of experience in higher education; 3 American degrees and a teaching certificate from Cambridge University. I focus now on language, writing and English instruction, but my medical background persists. I practiced for years here and am still board-certified. You may Read more

Policies
Cancellation
24 hours notice required

Rate will drop to $30/hour for 4 lesson packet.

Travel Radius
Travels within 20 miles of Mount Pleasant, SC 29464
In-person lessons

"Helpful teacher"

- Carmen, Charleston, SC on 11/10/17

"Brian was patient and insightful in beginning his work with my son."

- Gaya, Mount Pleasant, SC on 8/4/15
Science:
Anatomy
English:
ESL/ESOL,
Grammar, Proofreading, Vocabulary, Writing
Language:
ESL/ESOL,
Writing
History:
Writing
Elementary Education:
Grammar, Vocabulary, Writing
Business:
ESL/ESOL,
Writing
Sports/Recreation:
Baseball, Basketball, Poker, Softball

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

In most cases, tutors gain approval in a subject by passing a proficiency exam. For some subject areas, like music and art, tutors submit written requests to demonstrate their proficiency to potential students. If a tutor is interested but not yet approved in a subject, the subject will appear in non-bold font. Tutors need to be approved in a subject prior to beginning lessons.

ESL/ESOL

I have my Certificate from Cambridge University (CELTA)

Writing

Writing with Purpose

To write is to speak to the reader. In a voice that is clear, directive and compelling. I have written for academic, professional and popular reasons. In each instance, it is critical to know the audience, to speak in a voice that they will understand (whatever their intelligence and vocabulary. To be CELTA trained is to review the rules of English grammar--an important qualification for students struggling with their writing.

University of Southern California
UCLA
Master's
UTHSCSA Medical
MD

Education

University of Southern California

UCLA (Master's)

UTHSCSA Medical (MD)

Helpful teacher

We met for first time and he worked with me to design the way I want to learn. He is flexible and helpful as a teacher. He was on time and was able to meet at a location that was convenient for me.

— Carmen, Charleston, SC on 11/10/17

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $40.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Rate will drop to $30/hour for 4 lesson packet.

Travel policy

Brian will travel within 20 miles of Mount Pleasant, SC 29464.