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The Best English Tutors in Washington, DC

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Matt B.
100/hour

Washington, DC

Georgetown Honors Grad helping with Writing, Language, and Music!

...America. I have a love for both languages, but also a knack for unique cultural insights and aspects of Spanish and Arabic! I have taken multiple courses in English, was an Assistant Editor of the Georgetown Undergraduate Law Review, and was granted Honors for my Senior Government Thesis. I would be happy to work on reading... read more

100/hour
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...America. I have a love for both languages, but also a knack for unique cultural insights and aspects of Spanish and Arabic! I have taken multiple courses in English, was an Assistant Editor of the Georgetown Undergraduate Law Review, and was granted Honors for my Senior Government Thesis. I would be happy to work on reading... read more

Abigail D.
100/hour

Washington, DC

Ivy League grad and Adjunct Professor to help with college essays

I am an Adjunct Professor interested in helping your student become a better writer. Whether it is a college application essay or a cover letter, I look forward to working with your student to develop his or her writing skills. I teach at an Ivy League school, received a BA from said school, and earned a MA from a top... read more

100/hour
5.0 (4)
1 hours tutoring English out of 7 hours
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I am an Adjunct Professor interested in helping your student become a better writer. Whether it is a college application essay or a cover letter, I look forward to working with your student to develop his or her writing skills. I teach at an Ivy League school, received a BA from said school, and earned a MA from a top... read more

Shandell R.
50/hour

Washington, DC

Curriculum Writer/ Language Acquisition and English Teacher

I am educator who is passionate about student achievement through the development and deliverance of curriculum and lessons for K-5 students. I am certified to teach Elementary and English as a Second Language under the Regular II License. In my 5 years teaching, in the District of Columbia Public Schools, I have... read more

50/hour
5.0 (7)
6 hours tutoring English out of 18 hours
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I am educator who is passionate about student achievement through the development and deliverance of curriculum and lessons for K-5 students. I am certified to teach Elementary and English as a Second Language under the Regular II License. In my 5 years teaching, in the District of Columbia Public Schools, I have... read more

Eliza P.
40/hour

Washington, DC

Creative and engaging English/Public Speaking tutor

Before then, I graduated Summa Cum Laude from high school, where I received a perfect 36 on the English and Reading sections of the ACT. I specialize in tutoring all things English: ACT English, SAT Writing & Language, ACT Writing, ACT Reading, SAT/ACT Grammar, middle school English,... read more

40/hour
5.0 (1)
1 hours tutoring
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Before then, I graduated Summa Cum Laude from high school, where I received a perfect 36 on the English and Reading sections of the ACT. I specialize in tutoring all things English: ACT English, SAT Writing & Language, ACT Writing, ACT Reading, SAT/ACT Grammar, middle school English,... read more

Christopher H.
35/hour

Washington, DC

Biology/Chemistry/Writing Tutor and COVID-19 Researcher

I received my bachelor's degree in biology with a minor in chemistry from Clemson University with a 4.0 GPA in 2018. During that time, I was also a writing tutor and a Division 1 athlete as a member of the Clemson soccer team. Since I graduated, I have been conducting biological research in the Netherlands and at the... read more

35/hour
5.0 (4)
4 hours tutoring
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I received my bachelor's degree in biology with a minor in chemistry from Clemson University with a 4.0 GPA in 2018. During that time, I was also a writing tutor and a Division 1 athlete as a member of the Clemson soccer team. Since I graduated, I have been conducting biological research in the Netherlands and at the... read more

Mahder T.
30/hour

Washington, DC

Mahder to the rescue

As a native Amharic speaker, I had to learn English as my second language in a new country while trying to assimilate to the new cultural context and environment. Needless to say, I know how hard the English language can be to comprehend, let alone create literary work with. I would like to be an... read more

30/hour
5.0 (4)
5 hours tutoring English out of 28 hours
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As a native Amharic speaker, I had to learn English as my second language in a new country while trying to assimilate to the new cultural context and environment. Needless to say, I know how hard the English language can be to comprehend, let alone create literary work with. I would like to be an... read more

Kaitlan C.
30/hour

Washington, DC

Patient and Compassionate Georgetown University Tutor

It took a lot of work to get to where I am with no small amount of help. Now, I am ready to help out others like me. I have tutored throughout high school and college in various subjects, namely Art History, English, and History, though I am prepared to tutor in any of my listed subjects and beyond. I am organized... read more

30/hour
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It took a lot of work to get to where I am with no small amount of help. Now, I am ready to help out others like me. I have tutored throughout high school and college in various subjects, namely Art History, English, and History, though I am prepared to tutor in any of my listed subjects and beyond. I am organized... read more

Haley B.
30/hour

Washington, DC

History Major and Former Professional Editor with Tutoring Experience

English was one of my strongest subjects in high school and college. I have years of experience writing and researching for English and History papers as well. In addition, I have years of experience helping elementary and middle school students with English homework, essays, and analysis. read more

30/hour
9 hours tutoring
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English was one of my strongest subjects in high school and college. I have years of experience writing and researching for English and History papers as well. In addition, I have years of experience helping elementary and middle school students with English homework, essays, and analysis. read more

Ariel W.
40/hour

Washington, DC

College Senior at GW - American Studies, Journalism, Poli Sci

In high school, I tutored students of all ages in English and Math at the Refugee Empowerment Program. I've also tutored students for their Bar and Bat Mitzvahs. I'm thinking of becoming a teacher after graduation, and tutoring allows me to gain the necessary experience to do so! I got a 34 in Reading... read more

40/hour
5.0 (4)
2 hours tutoring English out of 8 hours
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In high school, I tutored students of all ages in English and Math at the Refugee Empowerment Program. I've also tutored students for their Bar and Bat Mitzvahs. I'm thinking of becoming a teacher after graduation, and tutoring allows me to gain the necessary experience to do so! I got a 34 in Reading... read more

Yaffa W.
60/hour

Washington, DC

Elementary through Algebra 1 Math and Writing Tutor

I have taken rigorous college level literature and writing courses, as well as scoring a 5 on the AP English language and literature exam. I have also written professionally for my job as a biologist. read more

60/hour
4.5 (6)
31 hours tutoring
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I have taken rigorous college level literature and writing courses, as well as scoring a 5 on the AP English language and literature exam. I have also written professionally for my job as a biologist. read more

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