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Khadijah J. Near Urbana, IL, available for online & in-person tutoring
Khadijah J.
35/hour

Near Urbana, IL

Experienced ESL Tutor Specializing in English and Writing

Bachelors in English and minor in Creative Writing Experience teaching English as a second language on Japanese platform. Experience teaching English as a second language using immersive method in Pakistan. Perfect score on Writing portion of ACT. See Khadijah's full profile

35/hour
5.0 (2)
6 hours tutoring English out of 6 hours
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Bachelors in English and minor in Creative Writing Experience teaching English as a second language on Japanese platform. Experience teaching English as a second language using immersive method in Pakistan. Perfect score on Writing portion of ACT. See Khadijah's full profile

Siya D. Urbana, IL, available for online & in-person tutoring
Siya D.
55/hour

Urbana, IL

Top CS School Student specializing in CS/Chemistry/Math/Test Prep

I have two years of experience tutoring chemistry, math, JAVA, and test prep. I go to University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign for Computer Science (ranked #5 in CS nationally). I also received a 1600 on the SAT and a 35 on the ACT. I am very passionate about STEM subjects especially, as they are subjects I am very... See Siya's full profile

55/hour
5.0 (5)
31 hours tutoring
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I have two years of experience tutoring chemistry, math, JAVA, and test prep. I go to University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign for Computer Science (ranked #5 in CS nationally). I also received a 1600 on the SAT and a 35 on the ACT. I am very passionate about STEM subjects especially, as they are subjects I am very... See Siya's full profile

Rachel S. Near Urbana, IL, available for in-person tutoring
Rachel S.
60/hour

Near Urbana, IL

Reading? Writing? Testing? Research?

Hi, I'm Rachel, academic coach in language arts, social studies, humanities, communications, study skills, testing, research, public speaking, reading/writing/rhythm, the whole nine yards, all phases, all ages. With an MA in English/education and several years of classroom and private... See Rachel's full profile

60/hour
4.9 (16)
35 hours tutoring
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Hi, I'm Rachel, academic coach in language arts, social studies, humanities, communications, study skills, testing, research, public speaking, reading/writing/rhythm, the whole nine yards, all phases, all ages. With an MA in English/education and several years of classroom and private... See Rachel's full profile

Debbie C. Urbana, IL, available for online & in-person tutoring
Debbie C.
75/hour

Urbana, IL

Expert Help for Your Tutoring Needs

Currently, I work part time as a Corporate Language Acquisition Trainer for Global Language Training, where I tutor professional engineers, researchers, and managers from other countries in speaking and writing business English. I have tutored ESL for many years. Currently, I am a certified Wyzant tutor for the... See Debbie's full profile

75/hour
5.0 (365)
104 hours tutoring English out of 788 hours
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Currently, I work part time as a Corporate Language Acquisition Trainer for Global Language Training, where I tutor professional engineers, researchers, and managers from other countries in speaking and writing business English. I have tutored ESL for many years. Currently, I am a certified Wyzant tutor for the... See Debbie's full profile

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Adam M.
28/hour

ESL Instructor

I am certified in TEFL (Teaching English as a Foreign Language) through Bridge-TEFL in Denver, Colorado. From 2003-2007 I worked as an ESL teacher at The Language Studio in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, and in Terengganu, Malaysia at Pusat Bahasa... See Adam's full profile

28/hour
5.0 (275)
72 hours tutoring English out of 896 hours
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I am certified in TEFL (Teaching English as a Foreign Language) through Bridge-TEFL in Denver, Colorado. From 2003-2007 I worked as an ESL teacher at The Language Studio in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, and in Terengganu, Malaysia at Pusat Bahasa... See Adam's full profile

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Joanie M.
35/hour

Excellent English Tutor! Reading, Writing, ESL, and Test Prep

I earned a TEFL (Teaching English as a Foreign Language) certification - 2019. See Joanie's full profile

35/hour
5.0 (756)
937 hours tutoring English out of 1,440 hours
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I earned a TEFL (Teaching English as a Foreign Language) certification - 2019. See Joanie's full profile

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James D.
37/hour

Lecturer and Published Author with 12+ years experience, Engaging

I'm a published poet and a teacher with a double BA in Psychology and English. Currently enrolled in graduate school for an MFA. I can help with grammar, essay writing, phonics, reading comprehension, poetry, creative writing, and... See James's full profile

37/hour
5.0 (919)
142 hours tutoring English out of 2,555 hours
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I'm a published poet and a teacher with a double BA in Psychology and English. Currently enrolled in graduate school for an MFA. I can help with grammar, essay writing, phonics, reading comprehension, poetry, creative writing, and... See James's full profile

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Jihyun (Ellen) K.
40/hour

Experienced English and Korean Tutor

I have a Bachelor's degree in English Language and Literature and I have about ten years of experience helping international students with their English. I can help students with Grammar, Reading, Writing, Pronunciation, and... See Jihyun (Ellen)'s full profile

40/hour
5.0 (112)
224 hours tutoring English out of 315 hours
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I have a Bachelor's degree in English Language and Literature and I have about ten years of experience helping international students with their English. I can help students with Grammar, Reading, Writing, Pronunciation, and... See Jihyun (Ellen)'s full profile

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Mikayla L.
50/hour

Experienced English Tutor

With an expansive knowledge of English, grammar conventions, and reading comprehension, I know I can help students gain confidence and meet their goals in ACT English. See Mikayla's full profile

50/hour
4.9 (139)
481 hours tutoring English out of 782 hours
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With an expansive knowledge of English, grammar conventions, and reading comprehension, I know I can help students gain confidence and meet their goals in ACT English. See Mikayla's full profile

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Donald L.
50/hour

Four Decades of Experience Teaching/Tutoring English

I have 35 years of experience teaching English. I have taught literature, writing, test prep, vocabulary, and grammar. I combine good knowledge of subject matter with different strategies of practice and learning. I have always loved this... See Donald's full profile

50/hour
5.0 (364)
391 hours tutoring English out of 1,822 hours
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I have 35 years of experience teaching English. I have taught literature, writing, test prep, vocabulary, and grammar. I combine good knowledge of subject matter with different strategies of practice and learning. I have always loved this... See Donald's full profile

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Curt S.
50/hour

high school English teacher with 3+ years experience

Between reading, writing, and literature, English is pretty much my life. I have been teaching high school English for 3+ years, and have been an English tutor for 8+ years. In high school I received a 5 on the AP... See Curt's full profile

50/hour
4.9 (126)
317 hours tutoring English out of 812 hours
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Between reading, writing, and literature, English is pretty much my life. I have been teaching high school English for 3+ years, and have been an English tutor for 8+ years. In high school I received a 5 on the AP... See Curt's full profile

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Dianne T.
70/hour

Teaching English has been my forte for 25 years!

25 years teaching English/ESL (Accent Reduction, Pronunciation, Speaking, Grammar, Reading, and Writing). I started out teaching English in Buenos Aires, Argentina where I lived for almost 18 years. I've taught all kinds... See Dianne's full profile

70/hour
5.0 (244)
65 hours tutoring English out of 1,058 hours
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25 years teaching English/ESL (Accent Reduction, Pronunciation, Speaking, Grammar, Reading, and Writing). I started out teaching English in Buenos Aires, Argentina where I lived for almost 18 years. I've taught all kinds... See Dianne's full profile

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Linda B.
75/hour

English: Two MA's in English; 15 yrs. Exp. with All Skill Levels

I have been rated as "Highly Qualified" in every professional evaluation, and I have two Masters in English. What is more important, I have worked with a wide variety of learners over the years, so my bag of strategies has... See Linda's full profile

75/hour
5.0 (567)
346 hours tutoring English out of 2,936 hours
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I have been rated as "Highly Qualified" in every professional evaluation, and I have two Masters in English. What is more important, I have worked with a wide variety of learners over the years, so my bag of strategies has... See Linda's full profile

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Judy V.
80/hour

UBE Bar Exam, French, ESL, Job Interview Preparation, LSAT, and SAT

I have experience teaching at all levels and to all age groups, from pre-school children to post-graduate level, including business people seeking to acquire a working knowledge of English as a Second Language or French. As a British... See Judy's full profile

80/hour
5.0 (1216)
293 hours tutoring English out of 6,558 hours
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I have experience teaching at all levels and to all age groups, from pre-school children to post-graduate level, including business people seeking to acquire a working knowledge of English as a Second Language or French. As a British... See Judy's full profile

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Deborah P.
85/hour

Master's in Teaching: Highly Experienced in Teaching English

I have taught English as a Second Language and English as a Foreign Language for a total of 17 years. I do feel that English as a First Language is underrated. No subject is more important. Without knowing how to express... See Deborah's full profile

85/hour
5.0 (1658)
101 hours tutoring English out of 3,335 hours
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I have taught English as a Second Language and English as a Foreign Language for a total of 17 years. I do feel that English as a First Language is underrated. No subject is more important. Without knowing how to express... See Deborah's full profile

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Frank S.
85/hour

ASL English Teacher/Basketball Coach

I have studied ASL - American Sign Language - for several years. I also taught English at a State Deaf School in Pennsylvania as well as coached Boys Basketball. I am able to teach anyone the rudimentary elements of ASL such as the... See Frank's full profile

85/hour
5.0 (555)
71 hours tutoring English out of 2,015 hours
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I have studied ASL - American Sign Language - for several years. I also taught English at a State Deaf School in Pennsylvania as well as coached Boys Basketball. I am able to teach anyone the rudimentary elements of ASL such as the... See Frank's full profile

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Heidi J.
90/hour

Dynamic, Creative, Experienced Tutor: Reading, Writing, Math, Music!

I've been a teacher and tutor for 17 years and have taught reading from pre-school through high school. I currently teach reading, writing, English and theatre at Creative Learning Place in Los Angeles. I studied Child Development at... See Heidi's full profile

90/hour
5.0 (997)
1,040 hours tutoring English out of 3,442 hours
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I've been a teacher and tutor for 17 years and have taught reading from pre-school through high school. I currently teach reading, writing, English and theatre at Creative Learning Place in Los Angeles. I studied Child Development at... See Heidi's full profile

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Katelyn P.
100/hour

Expert Writing Tutor, College Essay Editor, Copy/Proofreading Editor!

... is not a carbon copy. I graduated from the University of Georgia and I am fully certified at the T-4 level to teach English Language Arts in grades 6-12. I am currently a teacher at a private academy; during non-school hours, I tutor professionally... See Katelyn's full profile

100/hour
5.0 (364)
100 hours tutoring English out of 911 hours
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... is not a carbon copy. I graduated from the University of Georgia and I am fully certified at the T-4 level to teach English Language Arts in grades 6-12. I am currently a teacher at a private academy; during non-school hours, I tutor professionally... See Katelyn's full profile

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Dylan R.
100/hour

Columbia University Graduate Tutoring Math, Language and Writing

... Japan -5 on the AP Spanish Literature Exam with departmental honors in high school -5 on the AP English Literature examination -34 on ACT English -34 on ACT Reading -34 on ACT Science -Experience working with both international and US students... See Dylan's full profile

100/hour
4.9 (198)
104 hours tutoring English out of 592 hours
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... Japan -5 on the AP Spanish Literature Exam with departmental honors in high school -5 on the AP English Literature examination -34 on ACT English -34 on ACT Reading -34 on ACT Science -Experience working with both international and US students... See Dylan's full profile

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Kaylena R.
105/hour

English Literature & Writing and Social Work Tutor

Hey there! As a graduate from Bethel University in St. Paul, MN, I taught 11th and 12th grade English Literature and Writing and tutored in the writing center at the high school in Coon Rapids, MN. I also taught 8th grade Language Arts in... See Kaylena's full profile

105/hour
4.9 (144)
97 hours tutoring English out of 622 hours
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Hey there! As a graduate from Bethel University in St. Paul, MN, I taught 11th and 12th grade English Literature and Writing and tutored in the writing center at the high school in Coon Rapids, MN. I also taught 8th grade Language Arts in... See Kaylena's full profile

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Steven K.
125/hour

Experienced and Patient Writing, Literature and Humanities Coach

I am a writer and editor with a PhD in English Language and Literature from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. I have over a decade's experience designing and teaching college writing and literature courses at UNC and at... See Steven's full profile

125/hour
5.0 (1740)
1,225 hours tutoring English out of 5,452 hours
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I am a writer and editor with a PhD in English Language and Literature from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. I have over a decade's experience designing and teaching college writing and literature courses at UNC and at... See Steven's full profile

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Jesse S.
125/hour

Experienced and Engaging Educator--AP English (Lang and Lit)

Achieve a score of 5 on your AP English Exam (Lang or Lit)! Working with me, you will achieve results and enjoy the process along the way. I have significant experience in readying my students to score well on both the MC and essay... See Jesse's full profile

125/hour
5.0 (1559)
963 hours tutoring English out of 4,004 hours
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Achieve a score of 5 on your AP English Exam (Lang or Lit)! Working with me, you will achieve results and enjoy the process along the way. I have significant experience in readying my students to score well on both the MC and essay... See Jesse's full profile

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Abby P.
130/hour

Certified College Counselor; ACT/SAT, English Expert; Macalester Grad

ACT English - I received a perfect score of 36 on the English section when I was in high school. I then pursued a degree in linguistics in college - my brain just understands language construction very well! See Abby's full profile

130/hour
5.0 (529)
39 hours tutoring English out of 1,898 hours
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ACT English - I received a perfect score of 36 on the English section when I was in high school. I then pursued a degree in linguistics in college - my brain just understands language construction very well! See Abby's full profile

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Jonathan K.
720/hour

Top Yale Grad Essay Mentor - College Essays / Transfer App Essays

I have a Master's of Education, Concentration in English from Tufts University and a Bachelor of Arts, with a distinction in the major, summa cum laude from Yale University. See Jonathan's full profile

720/hour
5.0 (1780)
18 hours tutoring English out of 4,619 hours
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I have a Master's of Education, Concentration in English from Tufts University and a Bachelor of Arts, with a distinction in the major, summa cum laude from Yale University. See Jonathan's full profile

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Holly W.
28/hour

Long-time teacher of English

As a graduate student, I taught English composition for many years at the college level. Then as a professor, I taught BA, MA, and Ed.D. students who were preparing to become English as a Second Language (ESL) teachers. I have also... See Holly's full profile

28/hour
5.0 (510)
365 hours tutoring English out of 1,619 hours
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As a graduate student, I taught English composition for many years at the college level. Then as a professor, I taught BA, MA, and Ed.D. students who were preparing to become English as a Second Language (ESL) teachers. I have also... See Holly's full profile

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