Christine - Prof ESL - Castro Valley

Christine

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  • Hourly rate $40
  • Response Time 1h
  • Number of students 18
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College English professor here to help you learn English and WRITE WELL.

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My personal teaching philosophy was built on the idea that education should be personalized—tailored to the needs of each individual. Some students get on fine in the classroom but just need a little help staying organized. Others aren’t challenged enough at school and need additional stimulation. And some fail to keep up with the pace at which the teacher is moving and need intervention before their grades, and confidence plummet. I can help ANY student, including those requiring special accommodations.

For ESL students, I know how difficult it is to learn English, and I know how scary it can be to practice with English-speaking people. But if you don't practice, it will take much longer for you to reach fluency. I can teach Listening & Speaking, and Reading & Writing, and I have experience with helping students prepare for the IELTS. I can also hold speaking sessions where we simply have conversations that allow you to practice speaking, and give me the opportunity to provide you with feedback and helpful tips to improve.

I offer two different services:

The first service is homework help, where I work with a student to complete the homework that is given to them by their school teachers. With this service, I have taken students with >2.0 GPAs to 3.5 and up in just one semester. This service is recommended for students in grade 7 and up.

The second service I offer is what I call Supplemental School. This is where I act as the student’s teacher by creating my own lesson plans specific to them and their needs, and giving them homework (optional) to complete in between sessions. As a college professor, I have access to a vast amount of teaching material that helps me create effective, personalized lessons for each student. Of course anyone can enroll in this service, however it is recommended for children in grade 6 and below, and adults who have already completed high school.

subjects

  • ESL
  • English Vocabulary
  • English reading
  • +2

    English listening

    IELTS

languages

  • English

levels

  • Elementary School
  • Middle School
  • Sophomore
  • +10

    Junior

    Senior

    College / University

    Adult Education

    Kindergarten

    Beginner

    Intermediate

    Advanced

    Proficient

    children

About Christine

I have a Bachelor's and Master's in English. My BA has an emphasis on Language & Discourse, while my MA has an emphasis on TESOL. Because of this, I am qualified to teach both English and ESL subject material. I have been teaching college since 2014, and have been tutoring students of all ages for the past several years. Currently, my youngest student is in kindergarten just learning how to read, and my oldest student is a high school senior writing college admission essays.

Before becoming a teacher, I worked for a childcare company as a nanny, and eventually a manager. While in grad school, I worked for the Boys & Girls of America Club, teaching elementary school students how to read and write. While completing my undergrad, I taught people of all ages how to swim; mainly children, but occasionally adults. I believe my varied experience is why I am able to successfully work with children, teenagers, and adult of all ages.

My pronouns are she/her.

Rates

packages

  • 5h: $200
  • 10h: $400

webcam

  • $40/h

free lessons

  • 30mins

Details

My rates include the time I spend outside of your tutoring session preparing original lesson plans tailored just for you and your academic needs. FREE 30 min. consultation provided.

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