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Lessons offered by Arthur
  • Individual
  • In group
The lessons will be held
  • at his home
  • at your home
  • By webcam
Taught subjects
  • Academic English
  • Reading
  • Literature
  • Creative writing
  • Poetry
  • English literature
Levels
  • All Levels

English teacher with 20 years experience gives English lessons to all ages

Methodology

I have an MA in English and an MFA in Creative Writing. My teaching method is based on reading, writing , and collaborative learning. I find that students who are empowered to express their imagination during lesson to be the best way to cultivate education.

Background

I am a poet, and an educator at the college level. I have been giving lessons as a tutor and a teacher for over 10 years, I have 100's of students. Students have passed exams and learned how to write clear essays.

Rates

Transportation Fee : $60
Rate for online lessons : $40/h
Rate for 5 hours of lessons : $160
Rate for 10 hours of lessons : $360
Lessons offered by Arthur
Individual
In group
The lessons will be held
at his home
at your home
webcam
Taught subjects
  • Academic English
  • Reading
  • Literature
  • Creative writing
  • Poetry
  • English literature
Levels
  • All Levels

Arthur's resume

ARTHUR KAYZAKIAN
801 E Cypress Ave, Burbank, CA. 91510 | (concealed information) | (concealed information)
EDUCATION
San Diego State, University, San Diego, CA
MFA in Creative Writing 2014 – 2017
Manuscript: “Asylum”

California State University, Northridge, Northridge, CA
M.A. in English
Honors: Graduated with Distinction 2010 - 2013
Manuscript: “The Foreseeable God”
California State University, Northridge, Northridge, CA
B.A. in Journalism 2001 - 2005
Areas of Concentration: Public Relations
CAMPUS LEADERSHIP EXPERIENCE
Writer’s Collective, President, San Diego State, University 2015 – 2017
Poetic Youth, President, San Diego State University 2015 – 2017
Poetry Translation Club, Treasurer, San Diego State University 2015 – 2017
TEACHING & ADVISING EXPERIENCE
Pasadena City College
English 001A – Reading and Composition 2017 - Present
Developed critical reading and writing skills, syllabus, lead lectures and group activities

English 001C – Critical Thinking & Argument 2017 - Present
Assisted students in advanced critical reading and writing skills, lectures, and group activities

San Diego State University
Introduction to Creative Writing Instructor – ENGL 280 2016
Developed creative writing skills, implemented workshops of poems and short stories

Rhetoric Writing Studies Instructor - RWS 100 2015 - 2017
Developed syllabus, overall course structure and administered all grades

Rhetoric Writing Studies Tutor – RWS 100 and RWS 280 2014 - 2017
Assisted professor with lecture notes, administered grades and held conferencing hours

California State University, Northridge
Supplemental Instructor of English Composition 2012
Created lesson plans, lead discussion and administered all grades
RELATED EXPERIENCE
Best Hybrid Works
Co-Founder
In the process of curating an anthology of hybrid work that includes poetry, prose, and art
from journals and seeking non-published work as well. 2017 - Present

The B-Side Literary Journal
Editor
Wrote book reviews, commentaries, and conducted interviews with artists for our online journal. 2016 -2017
Participated in social media to raise awareness of our journal and to keep with the larger conversations
in the literary world.


Poetry Translation Club
Presentation Representative 2015
Presented a publishing salon event for visiting writers to Associated Students for funding of event.

Poetry International
Contributing Editor 2014 – Present
Assisted in development of the internal copy-editing process, collaborated with the Arts department for a Broadside project, worked with international poets to translate poetry and post translations to the online blog, communicated with poets and contributors for mailing, ad exchanges and finalizing the issue before publication. Participated in reading submissions.

Poetic Youth
Workshop Facilitator 2014 – Present
Assisted workshop coordinator in poetry workshops by creating and utilizing prompts for students at Monarch school. Provided lessons, materials and room set up before the workshop.
PUBLICATIONS & REVIEWS
The Hunger
Circular of Ruin
I Dedicate This to Whatever We Were 2018

Taos Journal of International Poetry & Art
Anniversary 2017

Tupelo Press
30 poems for 30 Days Fundraiser 2017

Live Encounters
Heroes
A Breaker’s Prayer
Ode to Breakdancing
I Used to Dance 2017

Steve Kowit Prize Honorary Mention
Ode to Peeing in the Streets 2017

Black Napkin Press
Not Another Elegy
Exiled to Los Angeles 2017

Rufous City Review
“8 Days After the Hard Clap of the City” 2017

The Food Poet
“Avocado” 2016

Poetry International
“Marine Petrossian translated from Armenian with the author” 2016

The B-Side
“How the Sound of Words Influence Meaning” 2016

The B-Side
“The Get Down Revolution” 2016

The B-Side
“In Praise of Strength: A Review of Ellen Bass Reading at San Diego State University” 2016

Serving House Journal
“The Neanderthal” 2016

San Diego Poetry Annual
“My Shadow” 2016

Southern Humanities Review
“Exiled in Los Angeles” 2016

2015
LANGUAGES
English – native language
Armenian – speak fluently, read and write with basic competence
SCHOLARSHIPS
Minas Savvas Fellowship awarded in 2016
PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS
Association of Writing & Writing Programs (AWP)

REFERENCES
Sandra Alcosser, Professor
Director of MFA Program, Fall Semester
Department of English & Comparative Literature
San Diego State University
(concealed information)

Ilya Kaminsky, Professor
Director of MFA program, Spring Semester
Department of English & Comparative Literature
San Diego State University
(concealed information)

Blas Falconer
Los Angeles Review of Books
Los Angeles Review
Poet/Professor/Editor
(concealed information)

Leilani Hall, Professor
Department of English
California State University, Northridge
(concealed information)

Hari Alluri, Instructor & MFA
Co-Founder & Editor of Locked Horn Press
Department of English
San Diego State University
(concealed information)

Chris Werry, Associate Professor
Director of Lower Division Writing Program
Rhetoric & Writing Studies
San Diego State University
(concealed information)

Isela Ocegueda
Dean of English Division
Pasadena City College
(concealed information)

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