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Petra
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Petra
« Paula helped me develop all the important base concepts that artists grow upon, from anatomy to light to scale and more. Her private lessons helped me build the eye for drawing that I have now and we still remain close friends even long after our private lessons in Connecticut ended when she moved out of state. She also introduced me to many different media forms, from oil to watercolor to charcoal, allowing me to experiment with different kinds of art and find my strengths and weaknesses. Because of her teaching, which was always constructive and kind (and most importantly relaxed and fun!) I am still very proud of my artistic abilities today, even years later. She has an incredible range of experiences to teach from and you will learn more than you could imagine if you chose her as a teacher. »
$60/h
1st lesson free!
Verified profile and diploma
Response Time 1h
Lessons offered by Paula
  • Individual
  • In group
The lessons will be held
  • at your home
  • By webcam
Taught subjects
  • Academic English
  • Academic tutoring
  • Modernist literature
Levels
  • Middle School
  • Sophomore
  • Junior
  • Senior
  • College
  • Adult Education

BA English and CELTA-certified teacher tutors English writing for teens and adults.

Methodology

I'm an experienced English teacher, certified to teach ESL students. I am patient and supportive, focusing on the student's individual needs and learning style.

I teach the basics of English composition, college essays, literary analysis, and basic research methods and writing at the high school and college levels.

We can structure lessons as a means of going over your classwork in progress, or we can follow a lesson plan for independent study.

Background

I have two years of experience teaching ESL writing courses for undergraduates and graduates at Northeastern University in Boston. As well, I have given research support as a reader and editor for science writers and ESL graduate students.

I have taught over 100 students from different countries, including China, Korea, Japan, Vietnam, Russia, Germany, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, Mexico, Venezuela and Argentina.


Rates

Rate for online lessons : $45/h
Rate for 5 hours of lessons : $220
Rate for 10 hours of lessons : $450

Details

Rate for in-person lessons includes cost of travel for locations up to 10 miles from me. Travel beyond 10 miles will add $10 to the per-lesson fee.

Lessons offered by Paula
Individual
In group
The lessons will be held
at your home
webcam
Taught subjects
  • Academic English
  • Academic tutoring
  • Modernist literature
Levels
  • Middle School
  • Sophomore
  • Junior
  • Senior
  • College
  • Adult Education

Paula's resume

EXPERIENCE
Lecturer, Northeastern University, Boston, MA. 2012-2014. Subjects: Basic and intermediate college writing for ESL students.

Reader and editor for ESL graduate students and professors. Berlin, Germany, 2010-2012 and Boston, MA, 2016-2017

Freelance Technical Writer. Houston, Texas, 1996-2001

EDUCATION/CERTIFICATION
CELTA Certificate, Berlin School of English, 2012.

BA English, University of Texas at Austin, 1993.

The 2 reviews on Paula
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Petra

Paula helped me develop all the important base concepts that artists grow upon, from anatomy to light to scale and more. Her private lessons helped me build the eye for drawing that I have now and we still remain close friends even long after our private lessons in Connecticut ended when she moved out of state. She also introduced me to many different media forms, from oil to watercolor to charcoal, allowing me to experiment with different kinds of art and find my strengths and weaknesses. Because of her teaching, which was always constructive and kind (and most importantly relaxed and fun!) I am still very proud of my artistic abilities today, even years later. She has an incredible range of experiences to teach from and you will learn more than you could imagine if you chose her as a teacher.

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Chris

Paula is conscientious, punctual, respectful and flexible. She genuinely cares about her students' progress and encourages them to take control of their individual learning experiences. She prepares herself thoroughly to teach and is organized and engaged. Her sense of humor and realistic approach make her lessons enjoyable and students can identify with her.

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