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Suzanna D.

Seattle, WA

$50/hour

Experienced & Well Traveled English Tutor

In-person lessons
4.5 average from 2 ratings
Professional Tutor
— AKIN, Seattle, WA on 10/2/15

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Portland State University
University of Washington Department of Classics
Master's

Education

Portland State University

University of Washington Department of Classics (Master's)

About Suzanna

I have more than five years of tutoring, teaching, and training experience with a diversity of adults and youth on topics such as ESL, writing, political science and international relations at the University of Washington, health training with villages in Africa, computers for business and projects, local dance and theatre, and service learning with Seattle Public Schools. As my technology skills are highly developed, I am able to help students apply this knowledge with software and online platforms.

My background in the theatre has served as an excellent foundation for my innovative and interactive teaching approach, and enables me to adapt my training to a variety of settings. I have international experience in more than five African and Middle Eastern countries as well as most of Western Europe. In addition, I hold a Master of Public Administration degree from the University of Washington, and have extensive experience in a number of fields; hence I am always able to provide context and advice on resources, opportunities, and best approaches for a student’s desired career path.

I look forward to hearing from you and knowing how I may contribute to your learning needs.
I have more than five years of tutoring, teaching, and training experience with a diversity of adults and youth on topics such as ESL, writing, political science Read more

Policies
Cancellation
24 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 40 miles of Seattle, WA 98103
In-person lessons

"Professional Tutor"

- AKIN, Seattle, WA on 10/2/15
Music:
Composition (Music), General Music, Music History
Art:
Adobe Photoshop, Composition (Music), Theatre,
Video Production
English:
English, ESL/ESOL,
Grammar, Literature, Proofreading, Public Speaking,
Reading, TOEFL, Vocabulary, Writing
Test Preparation:
TOEFL
Computer:
Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Desktop Publishing, General Computer, HTML, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Publisher, Microsoft Word, Video Production, Web Design
Language:
ESL/ESOL,
TOEFL
History:
Geography, Government & Politics, Music History, Social Studies, World History
Elementary Education:
Grammar, Reading, Vocabulary
Business:
Business, Marketing, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Public Speaking
Sports/Recreation:
Fitness

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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ESL/ESOL

I scored 100% on WyzAnt’s ESL certification exam. I have more than five years of tutoring experience with adults and youth on ESL, including conversation and public speaking, writing, reading comprehension, exam preparation, and more. With my background in the theatre, I am able to quickly develop scenarios and models that allow the learner to immediately apply the material of focus. I hold a Master of Public Administration degree from the University of Washington. In addition, I have knowledge and experience in a number of fields; hence I am able to offer suggestions, best approaches, resources, and opportunities for a student’s desired academic or career path.

I look forward to hearing from you and knowing how I may contribute to your learning needs.

Public Speaking

I have an extensive background in the theatre as well as more than a decade of experience as a presenter, emcee, and class instructor. I've also received training specifically on public speaking and have coached others in performance preparation. My tutoring on this subject has yielded excellent capabilities!

Theatre

I have more than five years of teaching experience and hold a Bachelor of Arts in Theatre with Honors. This comprehensive program required in-depth training in many areas, including method acting and improvisation, along with intensive practical application in directing and all aspects of production. While pursuing this degree I acquired more than several years of stage, camera, and film experience, and was represented by Ryan Artists (talent agency). I also independently obtained about 18 months of focused training on camera acting. All of this training was of the highest caliber and had a profound impact in my development. I find surprising opportunities to apply its many elements throughout my every day life! Upon graduation, the dean of the theatre department implored me to pursue directing. I would be excited to I bring these skills to you!

Portland State University
University of Washington Department of Classics
Master's

Education

Portland State University

University of Washington Department of Classics (Master's)

Professional Tutor — She is one of the most professional and helpful tutor I've ever seen and knows very well how to approach to student. ...

— AKIN, Seattle, WA on 10/2/15

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $50.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Suzanna will travel within 40 miles of Seattle, WA 98103.