"Inspirational and Friendly Math, Science, and English Tutor"
As a tutor, our job is normally secondary to the teacher's. The teacher's job is to cover a certain amount of material in a given amount of time, making sure all students do their best. The tutor's job is to go over this material with usually just one student and further elaborate on this material. Sometimes, tutors realize that a particular student may be incredibly intelligent but may not organize notes well or know exactly what to material to focus on. That is where tutors can teach study skills. Study skills may include knowing how to read and outline technical textbooks or speed study Pow ... More
I was very pleased with my first lesson with Johanna. We had a good conversation in Italian, and she was able to help correct an Italian letter that I had written to friends in Italy. I am very confident that my Italian will improve with her guidance. And since I am not taking Italian classes at this time, but studying on my own, this will prove invaluable.
Liza D. from Bronx, NY
"Italian Language Tutor"
I am an Italian tutor with 10 years of experience. I have worked with students of all ages. I like to see my students improving while they are having fun. Learning a new language could be very challenging and interesting in the same time and also can lead you toward new experiences, opportunities and friendships.... ... More
"Effective English, ESL/ESOL, and TOEFL Tutor"
The area of tutoring English as a second language (ESL) involves teaching and aiding the student in all aspects of the English language, including reading, writing, and conversational use. An ESL student's primary native language is one other than English and usually seeks additional tutelage to further understand other material that utilizes the English language. Depending on what each student's native language is, tutoring ESL may have varied paces. Students whose native tongue is a romance language will often have the easiest time in picking up English due to the languages' similarities, wh ... More
"Experienced Chinese Tutor"
I graduated from Shanxi Normal University in China with a major in Chinese language and literature. After graduation, I taught Chinese language and literature at a teacher training academy in China. I taught the teachers. I them worked for 20 years as a reporter, editor, and chief editor for Xinhua, the largest news agency in China. As a student, teacher, writer, and editor, I have worked professionally with the Chinese language all my working life.
I have been in the U.S. since September, 2007. I have a valid current Michigan teaching certificate for Chinese language and culture for grades ... More
I can't say enough about John. He's just remarkable. He's pulled our son's grades up, our son really likes him (very important) and he even gave me a session so i could understand what my son is doing enough to help him, too.
Caroline L. from Hoboken, NJ
"Private School Teacher, Ivy League Tutor!"
During high school for approximately 2 years, I had been tutoring as a volunteer for grades 1-5 in math, science and English in a Hartford, Connecticut public elementary school. After graduation, I had been working as a private tutor for elementary (K-6th) students in the Northern NJ area. I currently tutor one student in elementary school for general reading, math and science. Previously, I have tutored 3 elementary school students in everything from general science to reading comprehension to Spanish review. I also currently volunteer with a non-profit organization called Paterson Education ... More
In my opinion it is going to be a great opportunity to increase my knowledge. This meeting was very useful and the tutor is really professional. At the end, after 4 days studying I got the best result in my interview. I really appreciate her help, thanks Mrs. Nicole, I will see you soon.
Geobel S. from Miami, FL
"Immersion-oriented Language Tutor"
I started teaching ESL privately and in classrooms in Argentina, China, and Italy. Here in the US, I have kept several students from abroad that I teach online. I have acquired new students, and have taught in international schools as well. Most recently I taught a certification course for those interested in teaching ESL abroad (TESOL). ... More