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West Covina
$15/hr
Crystal
(3 reviews)
1st lesson offered free !

Got an essay due soon? Need help? I am here to help at an affordable price!

I approach every assignment with the instructor's rubric in mind, making sure the student attains a full understanding of the requirements and work with them to create an above-average product. I am patient, thorough, and committed. I have experience tutoring between the ages of 4 and 35. I am able to travel to student's home, meet with them in a public space, and tutor online.

West Covina
$25/hr
Rania
1st lesson offered free !

Former 2 Year School Newspaper Editor-in-Chief & IB Student, aspiring teacher who loves to help

My teaching method is to teach by example. I will show my students examples of what they should and should not do. I will have them analyze texts by themselves at first, then go over what is good and what is not good in each text. We will go cover what makes an essay a "good essay".

San Clemente
$35/hr
Annette
1st lesson offered free !

Experienced, Positive, Credentialed English Teacher Who Delivers Results in South Orange County!

I've worked with children from the 1st grade though 12th grade. I have taught ESL, Reading, Language Arts, and lower grade Math. We generally use grammar books and reading comprehension books in most lessons. I provide a lot of positive feedback and patience.

Los Angeles
$50/hr
Marcie
1st lesson offered free !

Harvard grad can help you tackle those stressful writing assignments and more!

I tailor my lessons for each student, trying to find what inspires, what motivates and how to use a combination of standard workbooks and outside material to improve understanding, vocabulary proficiency and confidence.

San Diego
$20/hr
Willow
1st lesson offered free !

Mira Mesa, San Diego - English Literature and Language Tutoring K-12 Essays

I am a home schooled student who has recently moved on to college, looking to get a degree in English. I believe in the Socratic method, and in the potential of every student to be fantastic. My teaching method is mostly inventive, helping the student to enjoy study as much as I do.

San Jose
$50/hr
Mariana
1st lesson offered free !

Creative Writer and Native Spanish Speaker 20 plus years of experience gives lessons to all ages at home.

Education: Undergraduate TESOL (Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages) certificate from San Jose State University. Creative Writer and Poet since age 15 years old. Published a Fiction Short Stories mini Novella Book called Cassandra's World with 2 poems in it. In the process of publishing 2 children's books either through Amazon.

Long Beach
$20/hr
Elizabeth
1st lesson offered free !

Writer and rhetorician with a Masters degree and over 1 year of teaching experience

I approach learning English in the same way a carpenter approaches building a house. I start with a strong foundation in English (sentence structure, concepts of grammar, subject-verb identification), and then I help my students build their knowledge of English, to the point where students feel comfortable and confident speaking, reading, writing, and listening in English.

Merced
$23/hr
Kenya
1st lesson offered free !

Reading and Coverletter/Resume Tutor with 3 years of experience in Merced CA

My teaching philosophy is best described as engaging, inclusive, and developing. My educational background and experiences have greatly shaped my philosophy of teaching and the way I approach students. A lot of my teaching experience has been providing Violin instruction to 4th and 5th graders, a mentor to youth, and as an elementary teacher assistant.

Ontario
$20/hr
Elvira
1st lesson offered free !

Lovely Educator with 5 years of k-6 teaching experience available this summer only!

I firmly believe that not all students learn the same. Students require differentiated teaching strategies in order to acquire a new skill in given subject area. My teaching method vary by subject taught, but I normally begin by understanding a student's area of need then moving forward to introducing a couple of strategies that can support the student in meeting their goal.

Seaside
$45/hr
Taya
1st lesson offered free !

College student in journalism/writing gives lessons in essay writing and english, as well as english speaking, to grades k-12. Lives in Seaside

I am a third year college student attending CSUMB. I enjoy writing, reading and all things creative. I paint and play piano, but maintain excellent structure in my education. I have spent four years tutoring in history, english/writing, english speaking, algebra, spanish, and life/earth sciences. I typically tutor all grades, from kindergarten to 12th grade.

Los Angeles
$20/hr
Milo
1st lesson offered free !

A current English major studying at Yale University offering to tutor in the Los Angeles area.

My teaching method is very personal. I first get to know my student, both academically and more personally so that I can best tailor my lessons to them as an individual student. I strongly believe that every person learns differently, and I believe that we should embrace and use this rather than generalizing our methods of education.

Oakland
$20/hr
Sean
1st lesson offered free !

English Professor with 8 years of experience ready to support your learning goals!

I work collaboratively with learners to uncover their goals, difficulties and individual situations. I use student-centered teaching methods that allow the learner to set the agenda so their concerns come first and I apply skills that will support them best achieve their goals.

Riverside
$20/hr
Elayne
1st lesson offered free !

Grammar Grandma with a Bachelor's degree in English and 40 years of experience is patient, kind, and wants to help YOU improve your English skills!

Learning is a highly personal experience, and it occurs naturally and most effectively when information is presented in a way that is meaningful to the individual. Students need to know why it is important to master particular concepts and in what ways it will benefit them to acquire this knowledge.

Long Beach
$17/hr
James
1st lesson offered free !

English tutor with 20 plus years of experience. Will give private or group tutoring sessions in and around Long Beach, California.

I love to teach and I love working with children and this is what God put me here for. I have taught in various capacities for over twenty years and i wish to keep on teaching for as long as God will allow me to do so.

San Diego
$22/hr
Lauren
1st lesson offered free !

Teacher/ Experienced Professional for all writing, reading, literacy, & resume/cover letter writing needs

My teaching method is by establishing a basis of your knowledge and building a lesson plan from there. We will establish a set of goals together. Each lesson will be a set of building blocks that will bring you towards those goals.

Oxnard
$19/hr
James
1st lesson offered free !

Graduate of top Preparatory School focusing on English Levels 1 and 2

My teaching methodology is a consultative approach along with using visual tools and examples. I also employ sided by side personal teaching methods. I believe given the right information delivered in the correct way results in genuine long term learning.

Los Angeles
$30/hr
Jody
1st lesson offered free !

Creative Writer offering help in multiple subjects in and around the Westside of Los Angeles

Wherever you are is the starting place. Wherever you'd like to be is the destination. I'll help you get there, get close to there, or get to someplace you'd never even imagined you could go. It's all about personalized instruction.

Hemet
$20/hr
David
1st lesson offered free !

Talented writer wishes to help you with your writing at any level and on any project.

My teaching methodology is driven by establishing smaller goals that break up complicated tasks into smaller ones. From there, once a few tasks are knocked out, I find that students get the hang of the work quickly and can tackle just about any writing task.

Fresno
$17/hr
Lawrence
1st lesson offered free !

Retired teacher/tutor offering online tutoring to individuals and small groups in Academic English.

I prefer to work with my students very closely using the tools of assessment, commentary, followed by a second assessment. There's no pressure in this. It's just to make sure the students are all on the same page and absorbing the material.

Windsor
$25/hr
Craig
1st lesson offered free !

Mastering Words in a Digital World: All genuine literacy skills, (reading, writing, speaking, spelling, phonetics,) are today both rare & more important than ever.

I teach using both traditional & proprietary methods. Teaching a single student allows for a more personalized technique , whereas as teaching a class requires a more generalized approach. The fundamentals of effective instruction for full literacy are essentially unchanging in either case.

South Gate
$25/hr
Rocio
1st lesson offered free !

20-year Elementary Veteran Teacher offering to teach struggling readers of all ages

Getting to know student strengths and weaknesses is the first step in designing lessons that will address the specific difficulties that need development. In addition, getting to know the type of learner I'm dealing with helps me understand what strategies to pull into my lessons.

San Diego
$22/hr
Taylor
1st lesson offered free !

Experienced and avid reader/writer, looking to provide any help I can to those in need of developing and/or fine-tuning their English reading/writing skills.

A teaching method is something that can and should be extremely variable, as is every student's learning style; this is why I adjust MY teaching method accordingly. The method in which I employ is solely based on that of what I mentioned above: the learning style of the student.

Downey
$25/hr
Robert
1st lesson offered free !

Political Science and Communications student offering English, Literature, and Essay Composition lessons to students of all ages.

I am currently pursuing my undergraduate degree at UCLA in both Political Science and Communications. I graduated from Downey High School in 2016 as Salutatorian (#2 out of 1000 graduates) with a 4.8 GPA. I will be offering lessons to high school and middle school students looking to improve their overall mastery of English grammar, syntax, and composition.

San Diego
$20/hr
Andrew
1st lesson offered free !

A Recent College Grad Ready To Help Other Students Succeed From San Diego

My teaching method is to present the students with concrete details on a new subject while asking what sticks out to them. It is also important to have the students work environment be as comfortable as possible. Teaching how to accomplish new tasks is also important to students.

Salinas
$10/hr
Areli
1st lesson offered free !

High School Student gives English and Math Lessons to Middle School and High School in Salinas, CA

I am a High School student and I can give lessons through High School level. My lesson of instruction is to analyze the student's difficulty and ensure a simple step by step instruction.

Solana Beach
$40/hr
Jincy
(1 review)
1st lesson offered free !

Professional and published creative writer provides after school tutoring and lessons to junior and middle school levels in Encinitas, making it a fun, creative exercise.

I have a bachelor's degree in Economics and I am a creative writer and a coach. - I enjoy making teaching a creative, fun and enjoyable experience for the student. My lesson structure follows the OPA approach: Objective - I make the objective of the lesson clear to the student. Purpose - What is the purpose of this lesson in the student's life.

San Francisco
$14/hr
Petrina
1st lesson offered free !

Patient tutor with a B.A. in English from the University of California, Irvine

I offer the following services: 1. Basic Grammar 2. Sentence Composition 3. Paragraph Composition 4. Verbal Communication 5. Public Speaking 6. Reading Comprehension 7. Essay Writing 8. SAT Prep 9. ACT Prep 10. College Prep 11. Test Prep I can tutor in ESL.

Hemet
$25/hr
Susan
1st lesson offered free !

VERY experienced ESL and Spanish teacher/tutor/counselor in Hemet, CA, seeks students who want to not only succeed in school, but excel in life!!

My teaching method is eclectic and student-needs based. I analyze the student's current linguistic situation and design a plan from there! I use a variety of methods, depending on the ages, interests, and resources of my students.

Los Angeles
$25/hr
Zenobia
1st lesson offered free !

Academic Tutor, Mentor, and Coach with 15 years of experience working with grades 5th-undergrad

My teaching method is to be overly prepared, with clear and concise expectations. Provide an interactive and co-operating learning supported by repetition and patience which is key for any learning environment. Most importantly, providing a supportive and attentive learning space.

Torrance
$21/hr
Stefanie
1st lesson offered free !

Fun tutor with a Child Development degree enhancing English literacy skills in Torrance, CA.

I approach each topic by meetings my students where they are and working our way up. I believe in positive reinforcement to encourage students. I am fun energetic and outgoing. I have worked with all middle school levels. I have enjoyed watching my students grow.

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