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If you’re planning to hire an English tutor to help you sharpen your reading or writing skills you first need to figure out how to find the perfect tutor for you. Depending on what level you’re at, there could be hundreds of tutors available in Seattle. With countless options, you need to come up with a system that will allow you to filter all the profiles and find someone with enough experience and that you like. You want to find the best teacher for you. You first need to define your goals, what is it you want to gain from English lessons? Then, you need to look for tutors teaching at your level and with experience teaching other students who have a similar skill set and age. You also need to pay attention to the space you’ll use during your tutoring lessons, and make sure you find an environment prone for learning. Defining all of these factors will help you narrow down your search because you can rule out any tutor who doesn't fit the profile you’re looking for. Another factor to consider is the skill you wish to learn. If you are looking for a tutor to help you prepare for the English SAT, or you want someone to teach you how to write a speech, or you want help passing a college-level English class. All these factors will help you find the perfect tutor! Keep in mind that the majority of tutors here on Superprof offer the first lesson for free. Use that free trial to figure out any doubts you might have about them or their teaching methods.
Private lessons have different costs depending on the experience and skillset of the tutor and the length of the lesson. English tutors in Seattle are charging around $15 to $40 per hour or lesson. If you want to hire a tutor that has been working in the field for years, who has an established teaching method and experience with countless students, the price might be higher. Your English level can also influence the price of a lesson. If you need a tutor to help you out on general things, like reading comprehension or writing skills, odds are you will be able to find a cheaper option. However, if you need help writing a college essay because you’re applying to Harvard, then you will probably want to hire someone with a specific skill set, and that might be a little more expensive. The length of the lessons is also a factor that can change the price. One-hour lessons are standard but if you want 90-minute lessons once a week, or if you rather have 30-minute lessons 5 times a week, all this can change the price. Once you start interviewing tutors you can ask them questions regarding different formats to see if their prices are flexible. You can see if they offer package prices. Some tutors lower their prices for students who commit to multiple classes at once. You can also ask if they give discounts if, for example, you invite a friend or want to receive lessons in a group. You’ll find a variety of profiles of tutors available to teach English in Seattle on Superprof.
An English tutor can help you overcome any obstacles you might be having in English class. For example, a tutor can help you sharpen your reading comprehension skills. They can help you with your summer readings, guide you through book analysis, help you understand the basics of literature, and so on. They can also help you with writing and give you important tips to organize your thoughts before you start writing an essay. A tutor can also help you prepare for the English part of the SAT. They can give you tips for the test, they can help you learn the vocabulary and more. An English tutor can also help students at the college level with any other obstacle or challenge the student might have. To find the perfect tutor you should first define what exactly you need help with, or if you need help with everything! Just make sure you find someone who is experienced enough both in the English subject and as a teacher or tutor.
Having language tutoring sessions can have many benefits but the biggest one is that you’ll acquire important language skills faster. With all the attention of your tutor focused on you, the lessons can go as fast or slow as you wish. This means that your needs will be a priority, compared to a classroom, where the priority is getting 20 other students through the lessons too. Your tutor can understand and cater to your needs, help you solve any obstacles you’re finding in your path, and explore your strengths. If your weaknesses and strengths are addressed, the learning process will be much faster compared to the speed you’d be learning, at an English class or course. You’re also going to have all of your questions answered without having to wait for the teacher to call on you. A tutor can be flexible with the lesson plan and they can hear your opinion and take it into account for future lessons. If you’re curious about a specific topic you can ask your tutor to include the topic in the lesson plan. You won’t have to follow a strict curriculum, as you would have to do in a language class or institution. Finally, having a private tutor can be beneficial for your self-confidence because as you progress faster you will gain confidence in yourself and your knowledge. Your grades will improve, your skills will sharpen, and you’ll have a better, more positive perspective on the subject.
In Seattle, English tutors charge on average $30 for English lessons.
Prices will differ depending on:
97% of Superprof private teachers give the first hour of English classes for free.
On Superprof, we have a number of highly skilled English teachers available to offer private tuition.
An English teacher can help you with many things:
You can decide with your teacher what you hope to accomplish from your private English lessons.
On Superprof, you can browse our range of tutor profiles to find the best solution for your English tuition.
You can refer to a tutor's individual adverts and choose the English tutor that suits to your needs.
Once you have found a tutor you can get in touch with them via the messaging service on our platform to discuss the details of your lessons.
There are currently 31 private English teachers are available to teach English courses in Seattle and the suburban areas.
Students gave their English tutors an average rating of out of five from a sample of recommendations.
A customer relationship manager from the Superprof team will be on hand to find a solution (by telephone or e-mail all week) if you have any questions about your lessons.