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Raquel
« Sara was my ESL teacher in Queens College, she has a lot knowledge... More »
R
Raquel
« Sara was my ESL teacher in Queens College, she has a lot knowledge to share and teach. She is so kind and patient with the students. Along with her having a passion to teach anyone, it doesn't matter what English level you are on. I really recommend her as a teacher. »
$28/h
1st lesson free!
Verified profile and diploma
Response Time 1h
Lessons offered by Sara
  • Individual
The lessons will be held
Taught subjects
  • ESL
  • Oral expression - English
  • Writing comprehension - English
  • Listening comprehension - English
  • Writing expression - English
  • Accent reduction - English
Levels
  • All Levels

Experienced, dedicated ESL and writing tutor in New York with a master's degree and a lot of patience

Methodology

I approach my students as individuals who want a caring teacher and lessons that fit their needs. I've taught all levels and language skills, and everyone is unique. First, I would find out exactly what you need and create lessons that were interactive and challenging for you. I am known for my attention to students and taking the time to help them as much as they need.

Background

I have a master's in TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) and many years of experience teaching students from all over the world at two universities in New York. I have helped students from total beginners to very advanced levels achieve their goals in English, and I have gotten great evaluations for years.

Rates

Rate for online lessons : $28/h
Rate for 5 hours of lessons : $115

Details

Please give me at least two hours of notice if you need to cancel.

Lessons offered by Sara
Individual
The lessons will be held
Taught subjects
  • ESL
  • Oral expression - English
  • Writing comprehension - English
  • Listening comprehension - English
  • Writing expression - English
  • Accent reduction - English
Levels
  • All Levels

Sara's resume

Sara Miller
Experienced teacher of ESL (English as a second language), composition, and college-entrance writing exam preparation to students from all over the world at several U.S. universities and in Japan. ​Passionate about teaching, with a proven record of helping college and high school students of all skill levels from many countries attain verbal and written fluency as well as confidence in English. Eager to use my language- teaching expertise and flexibility to help people with their English verbal, writing, and grammar skills.

TEACHING EXPERIENCE
Feb. 2003 to Present
LaGuardia Community College (City University of New York): The English Language Center (TELC),
Long Island City, NY ​
ESL Adjunct Lecturer
​•​ ​Teach all skills (reading, writing, listening, and speaking) to adult ESL students with a wide range of proficiency levels, specializing in writing and grammar, using various interactive techniques both in person and online

Jan. 2001 to June 2020
Queens College (City University of New York): College ESL, Continuing Education, and English Language Institute (ELI), Flushing, NY
​ESL Instructor/Adjunct Lecturer
• Taught all skills to adult ESL students at various proficiency levels
• Efficiently managed mixed class levels to maximize language learning
• Prepared advanced students, both native and nonnative speakers, to pass the
ACT (college-entrance writing exam)
• Prepared Korean university students for business and workplace English
• Updated testing materials used for student assessment
• Trained Japanese professors preparing to teach various college subjects in
English-speaking countries

May 2002 to Aug. 2002
National Institute of Technology, New York City
​ESL Teacher
• Taught TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) preparation to
advanced ESL students

Feb. 2000 to May 2000
Hunter College (City University of New York): International English Language Institute (IELI), New York City
​Assistant ESL Teacher/Substitute ESL Teacher
​ • Taught all skills to adult ESL students at various proficiency levels

Aug. 1994 to Aug. 1995
Board of Education, Osaka City, Japan
Assistant ESL Teacher
• Taught English conversation and grammar, with a Japanese teacher, to Japanese high-school and junior-high-school students

Education
• Master of Arts, Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL), Hunter College
• Bachelor of Arts, English, cum laude, Queens College

The 2 reviews on Sara
  • 5/5

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2 recommendations

R
Raquel

Sara was my ESL teacher in Queens College, she has a lot knowledge to share and teach. She is so kind and patient with the students. Along with her having a passion to teach anyone, it doesn't matter what English level you are on. I really recommend her as a teacher.

M
M ds

We have known each other more than a decade, and have worked together numerous times in different venues. there is no finer teacher, editor or colleague than Ms.Miller. She has exceptional dedication to her work, is a precise and superior business associate, and has impeccable integrity and necessary grit. She is a plus-plus asset. Whether she is an exemplary instructor or a communications resource, she easily commands approval and admiration in the exercise of her duties. MDS Dreyfus

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