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Tracey S.

Seattle, WA

$35/hour

Experienced ESL/Literacy/Speech Tutor

Background check passed as of 1/12/14
4.5 average from 22 ratings
Patient and personal
— Tracey, Seattle, WA on 3/7/16

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Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, TX
journalism
Seattle University TESL/TEFL
Graduate Coursework

Education

Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, TX (journalism)

Seattle University TESL/TEFL (Graduate Coursework)

About Tracey

I am an experienced English tutor to adult and teenage students who are learning English as their next language. There is nothing more rewarding than helping a student learn language through reading, writing and conversation. I really enjoy meeting people from all over the world who want to learn.

I have always chosen careers where I helped others and fed my curiosity about the world around me. Before I was an ESL tutor and teacher's aide, I was an editor and writer in newspaper and television news. I have also been a business trainer and volunteer public speaker. Since childhood, I have pursued music, dancing and choral singing as a means of self-expression.

Communication and information, in all forms, are important in today's world. Literacy should also play a lead role. It often takes a back seat to math, science and technology, but it shouldn't. Our global economy requires workers and leaders who are adaptable and proficient in many diverse areas.
I am an experienced English tutor to adult and teenage students who are learning English as their next language. There is nothing more rewarding than helping a student learn language through Read more

Policies
Cancellation
8 hours notice required

Discount given on group rates and multiple lesson packages.

Travel Radius
Travels within 10 miles of Seattle, WA 98103
Background Check: Passed

"Patient and personal"

- Tracey, Seattle, WA on 3/7/16

"Competent TOEFL tutor"

- RACHELLE ANN, Everett, WA on 2/9/15

"Great tutor and great friend"

- Victoria, Lynnwood, WA on 4/21/14

"Great tutor."

- Marwa, Lynnwood, WA on 1/14/14
English:
ACT English, English, ESL/ESOL,
Grammar, Literature, Proofreading, Public Speaking,
Reading, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, TOEFL, Vocabulary, Writing
Test Preparation:
ACT English, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, TOEFL
Computer:
Microsoft Word
Language:
ESL/ESOL,
Speech, TOEFL
Elementary Education:
Grammar, Reading, Vocabulary
Business:
Microsoft Word, Public Speaking

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

In June 2011, I completed a nine-month certification program at S-TESL, accredited by Seattle University. I completed a TESOL internship at Shoreline Community College in March 2011. I have been volunteering since January 2011 at Shoreline Community College as an ESL teacher's aide and co-teacher. I have been a paid ESL tutor since April 2012. I have experience with all levels of English learning, from beginning (preliterate) to advanced (college prep.)

Public Speaking

I have been a volunteer public speaker since high school, when I became an activist in politics and local government. I have taken public speaking classes in college. As a former broadcast journalist and current teacher-in-training, public speaking is natural to me.

Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, TX
journalism
Seattle University TESL/TEFL
Graduate Coursework

Education

Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, TX (journalism)

Seattle University TESL/TEFL (Graduate Coursework)

Patient and personal — Tracey helped me on my writing in emails and some documents. She was patient, personal and knowledgeable. Really enjoyed our first lesson. ...

— Tracey, Seattle, WA on 3/7/16

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $35.00

Cancellation: 8 hours notice required

Discount given on group rates and multiple lesson packages.

Travel policy

Tracey will travel within 10 miles of Seattle, WA 98103.