"Experienced ESL and test prep tutor"
I have more than 5 years of full time teaching experience in ESL, including TOEIC, TOEFL test prep, general English, ESP (Banking and Finance, Human Resources), and Business English including BEC. I thoroughly enjoy helping my students achieve comprehension and improved ability in using my native language. I have extensive experience with middle/high school, college and adult learners, a passion for assisting my students in achieving their individual goals and a sensitivity to the challeng... ... More
I recently decided that I wanted to go back to school to allow me to broaden my future job opportunities. I am originally from Russia and have been in the United States for about fourteen years. While able to carry on an English conversation, when it comes to reading and writing, my skills are somewhat limited. I knew I needed to look for help.
After doing some internet searches, I came across WyzAnt. I spent some time reviewing the profiles of the English tutors in my area and decided to email three of them to see if any might be an appropriate fit. After careful consideration, I decided on Christy and couldnâ€™t be more pleased. Christyâ€™s prompt and professional response, especially the fact that she took the time to carefully read the finer points in my rather long email, sealed the deal for me.
During our initial consultation, Christy took extensive notes and listened intently to me as I explained exactly what I was looking to accomplish. When I finished, we together worked on a plan of attack. Improving my reading comprehension and speed, along with developing the proper mechanics in my writing were put on top of the list. Also, knowing that I will likely be required to take some form of admissions exam or standardized test in the near future, we have been working on my vocabulary, including roots, prefixes and suffixes.
Christy and I have been meeting once a week for ninety minutes since May. She provides me with homework each week, which we go over at the start of our next session before moving on to new material. That review at the beginning of our lesson has also helped to improve my conversational English.
Christy is always well prepared and punctual for our lessons. Any necessary communications between lessons have been easily accomplished through email, cell phone and text. Christy is not only knowledgeable and professional in what she does she is also a very compassionate person who is supportive and wants to see me achieve my goals.
I highly recommend Christy.
Inna K. from New London, CT
"Reading, Writing, and ACT, ASVAB, ESL, GED, GRE, PRAXIS, SAT"
I am a certified English Teacher with special love for grammar. I diagram sentences for fun! If you need proofreading, syntax, or punctuation help, look no further. ... More
"First Grade Teacher looking to Tutor Elementary Students"
Hi there! I'm a first grade teacher at a New Haven public school. I love reading and teaching others how to become better readers. A lot of that can stem from understanding new vocabulary and how sentences are formed. Whether you have new words you don't know and need to learn, or you have a hard time creating full sentences in the correct way, I am ready to help you achieve your goals!
I am a Magna Cum Laude graduate of the Honors College at Southern Connecticut State University. I double m... ... More
"Certified teacher with great patience; makes learning fun!"
Unlock your child's potential and provide him or her with the skills that are necessary in ALL subject areas!
Teacher with over 20 years experience has taught in urban schools and suburban/rural schools. I am known for my ability to reach even the most reluctant learner and make connections.
Kids love me--I am funny, and make learning relevant and meaningful for your child. I am patient, kind and encouraging.
I use many research-based strategies that will produce results! I will not tuto... ... More
"For the love of Science!"
In 1994 I was diagnosed with ADD. I graduated from high school in 1998 and have since gone on to receive my B.S. and M.A. During my student teaching internship (fall 2011) I worked directly with 10-14 students with ADD/ADHD. These personal experiences have prepared me to work with students with a variety of learning disabilities. ... More
"Creative, young scientist seeks biology tutor opportunities"
To Whom this may concern:
I am an entomologist (a person who studies insects) that is transitioning to teaching biology. I am currently enrolled in the Alternate Route to Certification Program, ARC, which is a Connecticut Higher Education program that prepares professionals in their subject area to transition to teach in their area of expertise. My experience as a co-teacher in a middle school classroom, a private tutor, a substitute teacher and a teacher at a summer science camp have pr... ... More