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Robert G.

Woodbridge, VA

$50/hr

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Robert is a great tutor!
— Mary, Manassas, VA on 12/23/14

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George Mason University
English
George Mason University/Languages/Business
Master's

Education

George Mason University (English)

George Mason University/Languages/Business (Master's)

About Robert

I am well versed in many different aspects of English. I have a bachelor's degree and a master's degree in English. My MA program was The Teaching of Writing and Literature. I currently teach English composition at NVCC and enjoy the challenge of helping all of my students progress as writers. I have been an English tutor for over six years, and I love tutoring students of all ages, backgrounds, and skill levels.

Here are a few of my specialties: Writing an Essay, Grammar, Literature, Poetry (writing and analyzing), and Communicating in English.

I also help students with math (up to Algebra 1).

I can tutor through Skype for a $10/hr discount!
I am well versed in many different aspects of English. I have a bachelor's degree and a master's degree in English. My MA program was The Teaching of Writing and Read more

Policies
Cancellation
24 hours notice required

Skype/online rate: $30/hr! Group rates: 2 students = $30 per student/hour 3 students = $25 per student/hour 4 students = $20 per student/hour 5 students = $17 per student!/hour

Travel Radius
Travels within 20 miles of Woodbridge, VA 22192
Background Check: Passed

"Robert is a great tutor!"

- Mary, Manassas, VA on 12/23/14

"Worked well with my son."

- Julie, Manassas, VA on 7/18/13

"Great Patience"

- Marivel, Burke, VA on 10/12/12
Math:
Algebra 1, Geometry, Prealgebra
English:
English,
ESL/ESOL,
Grammar,
Literature, Proofreading, Reading, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, Vocabulary, Writing
Language:
ESL/ESOL
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th), Elementary Math,
Grammar,
Reading, Spelling, Vocabulary
Special Needs:
ADD/ADHD, Aspergers, Autism, Dyslexia, Hard Of Hearing
Homeschool:
Algebra 1, Elementary (K-6th), English,
ESL/ESOL,
Geometry, Prealgebra,
Reading, SAT Reading, Writing
Test Preparation:
ASVAB,
SAT Reading, SAT Writing
Corporate Training:
ESL/ESOL,
Grammar,
Proofreading

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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ASVAB

I have taken the ASVAB myself, and I achieved a very high score.

I have a knowledge base that is sufficient for taking, and doing well in, the ASVAB.

As an English instructor, I can certainly help with the English sections, but I am also educated in science and math and have a great interest in electronics.

I can definitely help students develop successful ways to confront the many facets of the ASVAB test.

Elementary Math

Elementary math is an essential foundation for higher levels of math. I have tutored students in elementary math for over six years. There are several approaches to many problems, and I work with the students in order to find the best approach for the individual. I am patient and can explain things in a way that makes math less intimidating than it used to be for students.

English

I am well versed in many different aspects of English. I enjoy the challenge of helping all of my students progress as writers.

Here are a few of my specialties:

-Writing an Essay
-Grammar
-Literature
-Poetry (writing and analyzing)
-Reading

ESL/ESOL

I have helped ESL students in ESL classes as a tutor and have tutored them privately for many years.

I enjoy working with people from all nations; I am very good at understanding students with heavy accents.

I love helping students improve their skills in reading, writing, and speaking the English language.

Grammar

I am very well versed in English grammar. I have techniques for teaching grammar that have been proven to work quite well with students of all ages and skill levels.

Prealgebra

I love helping students with difficult challenges. For many people, it is math.

I think my English background helps me tremendously because I can explain things very well.

I have tutored math students for over six years, and the students often tell me that I am better at explaining things than their teachers.

Writing

I have been tutoring students in writing for over six years; I love helping them progress as writers.

I can help in all aspects of writing. This includes:

Prewriting
Organization
Essay writing
Mastery of various writing forms
Sentence structure

This is not an exhaustive list. I welcome students of all ages and skill levels.

George Mason University
English
George Mason University/Languages/Business
Master's

Education

George Mason University (English)

George Mason University/Languages/Business (Master's)

Robert is a great tutor! — Robert has been a great tutor for my son; he keeps him on track while helping him through the process of writing research papers. He has been a godsend for us. Thank you, Robert! ...

— Mary, Manassas, VA on 12/23/14

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $50.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Skype/online rate: $30/hr! Group rates: 2 students = $30 per student/hour 3 students = $25 per student/hour 4 students = $20 per student/hour 5 students = $17 per student!/hour

Travel policy

Robert will travel within 20 miles of Woodbridge, VA 22192.

Background Check Status for Robert G.

Robert G. passed a background check on 7/9/14. The check was ordered by another user through First Advantage. For more information, please review the background check information page.

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