Homepage Help
Help Tutoring jobs
$30/h
1st lesson free!
Pending approval
Response Time 24h
Lessons offered by Greg
  • Individual
  • In group
The lessons will be held
  • at your home
  • By webcam
Taught subjects
  • ESL
  • Oral expression - English
  • Vocabulary - English
  • Writing expression - English
  • IELTS
  • TOEFL
Levels
  • All Levels

English Tutor, UCLA graduate, TOEFL guru, SAT master (verbal), essay writing specialist.

Methodology

A fun, outgoing educator focused on relevance. When students recognise that the lessons are relevant, they become motivated to learn and to apply their knowledge. I am a proponent of personalized learning and student-centered curriculums. What does that mean? It means that I care about your interests and passions. If you are passionate about Fortnite, you will write and present about it. If you are a YouTuber, I will encourage you to use newly learned words, expressions and concepts in your videos. A great educator will not force you to walk away from your passions to study for the TOEFL, SAT or any other test. If this approach speaks to you, shoot me a message.

Background

My family moved to California when I was eight years old and my English was non-existent. The move was from Moscow because of anti-Semitic gestures towards my family. I was placed into a specialized classroom for non-natives of English. My native language was Russian so I could not even communicate with my predominantly Spanish speaking classmates in the ESL classroom. My early English was a mix of Spanish and English because I had to talk to the teacher and my friends in class. I was a Russian kid forgetting Russian and replacing it with Spanish and English. It was not an easy academic year but by the end of it I was fluent in English and was able to attend regular classes with natives of English.

This experience has greatly affected my teaching style – I always approach students that use English as a second language with extra care and attention, I make adjustments in my lesson plans to fit the needs of my ESL students because I faced similar challenges. The school that I worked at for the past three years had a fifty-fifty ratio of natives and non-natives of English. Most of my classes had at least three kids with an Elementary knowledge of the language. I provided these students with extra attention and made sure to hand out scaffolds and personalized assignments to ensure that the students are challenged yet supported.

If you want to get a feel of my voice and personality, check out a YouTube video I made a while back for my ESL students on American slang. (bottom of page)

Rates

Rate for online lessons : $30/h
Rate for 5 hours of lessons : $25
Rate for 10 hours of lessons : $20
Lessons offered by Greg
Individual
In group
The lessons will be held
at your home
webcam
Taught subjects
  • ESL
  • Oral expression - English
  • Vocabulary - English
  • Writing expression - English
  • IELTS
  • TOEFL
Levels
  • All Levels

Greg's resume

Professional Experience

Freelance Teacher/Tutor of English | Orange County, CA | April 2013 – Present
• Provide persuasive writing, advanced grammar and general English lessons on a private basis
• Assist students in their preparation for the IELTS, TOEFL, GMAT (verbal), SAT (verbal), GRE (essay part) exams
• Organize online English (ESL) lessons via Skype
• Facilitate the process of writing personal statements and scholarship essays
• Proofread and edit short stories by students pursuing a career in writing

StudyLab Education | Teacher of English | Moscow, RU | May 2015 – June 2018
• Hosted seminars on critical thinking, logical fallacies, creative and persuasive writing
• Provided creative writing seminars for students aspiring to relocate to the USA for future studies
• Prepared students for the IELTS, TOEFL and SAT (Verbal) examinations
• Organized and taught a filmmaking course for teenagers as part of the StudyLab boarding school
• Mentored students in habits of success and the college application process
• Attended curriculum design workshops
• Collaborated with a team of English and History teachers to design student centered curriculums
• Organized school plays and performances with the Drama department

Jump School/Blab Club | Teacher of English | Moscow, RU | April 2013 – August 2013
• Taught advanced English grammar to students from different age groups
• Facilitated various discussions and engaging language games
• Offered one-on-one tutoring to students with various levels of English proficiency

Education
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) | B.A. in English | 3.6 GPA | Received June 2014
• Extensive coursework includes the study of literatures and cultures where English is the primary language, history and structure of the English language, Literary Criticism, Sociology, Psychology, Philosophy, Russian Studies, Jewish Studies, Public Speaking, Debating, Creative and Persuasive Writing

Orange Coast College | IGETC Transfer Program – English Major | 4.0 GPA | Completed June 2012
• Two-year transfer program to a higher institution, coursework in general education, Persuasive Writing, Critical Writing, Debating, English Literature and Film Studies

Language Skills
• Fluent Russian
• Elementary Portuguese (Brazilian)

Personal Interests
• Literature, History, Digital Media, Film Production, Surfing, Soccer, Health Education

Similar teachers

ESL lessons closeby? Here's a selection of teacher ads that you can check out.
Superprof can also suggest oral expression - english lessons to help you.
Learning isn't a problem, vocabulary - english lessons for all!
Taking writing expression - english lessons has never been easier: you're going to learn new skills.

Orange
When the student is ready, the teacher will appear (Unknown) Here I am. Highly qualified English teacher with 13 years teaching experience.
$50
Jason
1st lesson free!

I believe in getting to know who I'm working with. I truly want my students to get a positive and rewarding experience...

Lessons by webcam In-person lessons Approved profile
Anaheim
Friendly, experienced English Instructor. Have taught many years in Intensive English programs for International students.
$30
Peter
1st lesson free!

I have taught mostly in Intensive English programs , working with International students to improve their academic English...

Lessons by webcam In-person lessons Approved profile
Placentia
American Native English Speaker available for private lessons and tutoring in Moji das Cruzes, Brazil
$25
Cheyenne
1st lesson free!

We tailor each lesson to the students needs and wants, we can help with TOEFL and entrance exams, as well as preparation for...

Lessons by webcam In-person lessons Approved profile
Pomona
English teacher in California (TEFL certified). Online or in person, teenagers to adults.
$19
Carlos
1st lesson free!

I am a native English speaker (an American from California). I hold a bachelor's degree in Finance, as well as a TEFL...

Lessons by webcam In-person lessons Approved profile
Pasadena
An experienced ESL instructor gives lessons to adults helping them improve the 4 skills of listening, speaking, reading, and writing in the English language
$30
Bahram
1st lesson free!

Hello all and thanks for stopping by to read this message! I teach private and non-private (semi-private to public) lessons...

Lessons by webcam In-person lessons Approved profile
Royal Wootton Bassett, United Kingdom
Native Teacher from England. Speaking Abilities, Business English, Confidence, Comprehension, Grammar and Vocabulary. With a teaching certificate from Cambridge University
$45
Eugene
  • (55 reviews)
1st lesson free!

Hi, my name is Eugene I am a native English teacher from England. I love teaching English, and I will happily help you...

Lessons by webcam Approved profile
Puebla, Mexico
English teacher offers its special services for English teaching classes in Puebla
$10
Alan
  • (13 reviews)
1st lesson free!

I specialize in working with adults. However, also I have experience in all areas. I have taught from preschool to higher...

Lessons by webcam In-person lessons Approved profile
New York
English Online: Master's Degree in TESOL and 13 years of teaching experience
$30
Jennifer
  • (9 reviews)
1st lesson free!

I have been teaching since 2004 and have an Ed.M in TESOL. I have taught in the U.S.A. and abroad. I am fluent in Spanish...

Lessons by webcam Approved profile
Città metropolitana di milano, Italy
Paralegal title - General Inglese conversation, business lessons, Cambridge exams in Milan
$27
Cristina
  • (48 reviews)

Paralegal title in M ​​& A bank for 20 years Provides conversation lessons, both General and Business, preparation for...

Lessons by webcam In-person lessons Approved profile Responds within an hour
Ciudad de México, Mexico
Intensive English/Spanish (Get a good pronunciation and fluency, as well as excellent grammatical bases).
$11
Alberto
  • (14 reviews)
1st lesson free!

I am a Bilingual English teacher in Mexico City. I have been teaching English for 7 years (Proficiency level C1). I give...

Lessons by webcam In-person lessons Approved profile
Lyon 3e, France
American teacher gives English lessons I TOEIC, TOEFL, BULATS, IELTS, SAT, ..
$46
English Academy
  • (32 reviews)

English and English teacher (certified trainer) for 14 years, I give English lessons for all levels. This type of course...

Lessons by webcam In-person lessons Approved profile
Sheffield, United Kingdom
Study English in an Innovative way with an ''Experienced Cambridge Certified English Tutor''.
$19
Samuel
  • (37 reviews)
1st lesson free!

• A brief description of yourself and the kind of students your lessons are geared towards : Experienced Cambridge...

Lessons by webcam Approved profile
Paris 10e, France
Colombo - American with 13 years experience teaches English - TOEIC - IELTS - TOEFL in Paris 1-12ème
$46
Salomé
  • (12 reviews)
1st lesson free!

As Colombo-American with 13 years experience of tutoring, I offer English classes and Spanish for excellence at all levels...

Lessons by webcam In-person lessons Approved profile
Paris 7e, France
Amazing Class
$44
Aldo
  • (71 reviews)
1st lesson free!

TO BE COMPLETED ....TO BE COMPLETED ....TO BE COMPLETED ....TO BE COMPLETED ....TO BE COMPLETED ....TO BE COMPLETED ....TO...

Lessons by webcam In-person lessons Approved profile
Paris 16e, France
French tutor delivers language courses in Paris, in small groups or personal lessons
$57
Elsa
  • (17 reviews)
1st lesson free!

Former student of one of the most prestigious French business schools teaches now in universities and prestigious schools. I...

Lessons by webcam In-person lessons Approved profile
Puyloubier, France
Learn English or French the fun way, via skype or face to face, with an experienced teacher from the South of France , bilingual French/English
$40
Dominique
  • (18 reviews)
1st lesson free!

My courses are meant for professionals, for students aiming at a degree /diploma or simply for passionate language...

Lessons by webcam In-person lessons Approved profile
Retamar, Spain
FCE & CAE Cambridge Exams Coach. Get ready to ace your exam!
$21
Alberto
  • (8 reviews)
1st lesson free!

I help intermediate and advanced students who need to prepare for Cambridge exams. My lessons are tailor-made and...

Lessons by webcam Approved profile Responds within an hour
at his home at your home By webcam
1 hour Not available $30 $30
5 hours Not available $25 $150
10 hours Not available $20 $300
Request a lesson