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Katherine B.

Seattle, WA

$40/hour

Experienced ESL Tutor

In-person lessons
Background check passed as of 8/12/13
4.9 average from 591 ratings
Fun, Intelligent, International
— Humayun, Redmond, WA on 3/11/16

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Smith College
Economics

Education

Smith College (Economics)

About Katherine

My name is Katherine and I am a new Seattle resident who simply loves teaching. While working on my Washington State Certification, I continue to teach and put the things I learn into practice. If you are looking for an effective, enthusiastic and professional tutor, please consider my qualifications.

I have had seven years of English/ESL classroom experience abroad and have taught students from age 6 to 60. My teaching experience includes TOEFL prep, English conversation, public speaking, business writing, grammar and much more. I also have 3 and a half years of experience in developing custom curricula for my clients. In addition, I have TEFL certification in progress. I graduated from Smith College in 1998 with majors in Economics and History and am quite knowledgeable in these fields. In fact, I was an economics tutor in university.

As a teacher and tutor, I have always been able to connect with my students and I have the patience to work with them until the subject or skill is mastered. Learning is not a passive experience and I do expect a lot of work from my students. In return, my students can be confident that I have also given 100%.
My name is Katherine and I am a new Seattle resident who simply loves teaching. While working on my Washington State Certification, I continue to teach and put the things I learn into practice. If you are looking for an effective, enthusiastic and professional tutor, please consider my qualifications.

I have had seven years of
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Policies
Cancellation
12 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 15 miles of Seattle, WA 98102
Background Check: Passed
In-person lessons

"Fun, Intelligent, International"

- Humayun, Redmond, WA on 3/11/16

"Katherine knows how to improve a student's skills"

- Seunghan, Bellevue, WA on 9/29/15

"Interested in helping"

- Nicole, Seattle, WA on 9/4/15

"Patient, comprehensive and funny"

- Alicia, Seattle, WA on 7/19/15

"Excellent Tutor: Relates Well With Teens And Very Patient"

- Stephen, Bellevue, WA on 5/9/14

"Great Tutor!"

- Gabriela, Seattle, WA on 1/8/14

"Great Tutor"

- Howard, Seattle, WA on 12/31/13

"Great English Tutor!"

- Cristina, Seattle, WA on 9/19/13
Math:
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Calculus, Geometry, Precalculus, Statistics
English:
English, ESL/ESOL, Grammar, IELTS, Proofreading, Public Speaking, Reading, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, TOEFL, Vocabulary, Writing
Test Preparation:
GED, IELTS, ISEE, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, TOEFL
Computer:
Microsoft Windows
Language:
ESL/ESOL, French, IELTS, TOEFL
History:
American History, European History, World History
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th), Grammar, Reading, Study Skills, Vocabulary
Business:
Accounting, Business, Economics, Finance, Public Speaking

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Smith College
Economics

Education

Smith College (Economics)

Fun, Intelligent, International — Katherine is seeing my son and it's only been one session but she is fun, intelligent and appreciating of his background from England. We want him to improve comprehension and her suggestions are fabulous. ...

— Humayun, Redmond, WA on 3/11/16

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $40.00

Cancellation: 12 hours notice required

Travel policy

Katherine will travel within 15 miles of Seattle, WA 98102.