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Lessons offered by Jane
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  • Oral Expression
  • ACT prep
  • SAT prep
  • All Levels

Test Prep and ESL tutor for over 30 years in various parts of the world.


I prefer to teach/tutor one-on-one because then I can focus on the needs of that individual. I stress grammar for both native and non-native speakers. Often Americans are weak in grammar because it is generally not taught in our schools. Otherwise, I work with the student in whatever area he/she is weakest in. I also teach the strategies and techniques needed be successful on a standardized test.


I have taught ESL, EFL, IELTS, TOEFL and TOEIC, as well as the verbal sections of GMAT, SAT, SSAT and ACT to students from many countries, both in the U.S. and abroad. I lived in Paris, France for 3 years, where I obtained my Master's in French, and in Cairo, Egypt, for over 20 years. I speak French, basic Spanish and some Arabic, mostly Egyptian.


Rate for online lessons : $30/h
Rate for 5 hours of lessons : $125


If you need to cancel, you must notify me by the morning of the lesson. Otherwise, you will charged $25 for that class, regardless of the hourly rate.

Lessons offered by Jane
The lessons will be held
at your home
Taught subjects
  • Test Prep
  • Oral Expression
  • ACT prep
  • SAT prep
  • All Levels

Jane's resume

Educational Background
High School: The Fox Lane School, Bedford, NY 10506
College: The King’s College, Briarcliff Manor, NY 10510 B.A. Modern Foreign Languages
Graduate: University of Paris at the Sorbonne, Paris, France, M.A. in French Language and Civilization.
(Permanently certified to teach French, grades 7-12, in the State of New York)
Other: Licensed real estate sales associate in the state of Florida.
TESOL Certification, American TESOL Institute, Tampa, FL

Teaching Experience
September 2017 to January 2019: Ugarit Linguistics Institute. Teacher of ESL and French, Education Coordinator.
October 2011 to present: Global-LT, Troy, Michigan. Teacher of ESL (non-academic) on a one-to-one or small-class basis. Most students are executives or their spouses. ESL classes are part of of the Incentive Package offered to them to move from their country of origin to the United States. English is usually non-academic.

November 2013 to June 2015: Advanced Learners (Tutoring). SAT Critical Reading and Writing tutor.

October-November 2013: Florida English Language Institute, Dunedin, FL. Teacher of ESL, TOEFL preparation and SAT preparation. (Critical Reading and Writing).

April 2008 to January 2014: inlingua Language School, Tampa, FL. (CEA accredited). Teacher of ESL. In addition to all levels of general ESL, I also teach Academic Writing, Business English, TOEFL Prep, Accent Reduction and other specialized courses. I also write and conduct Continuing Education workshops for current instructors (for Inlingua’s state-wide Virtual Classroom) as well as interview and train new instructors.

April 2011: I was named Accreditation Coordinator to oversee the Tampa Center’s role in inlingua-IF accreditation process.
In addition to workshop presentations (primarily in the areas of Intercultural Communication and Second Language Acquisition), I recently wrote the Level 5 Final Exam (Achievement Test) for inlingua International, our parent company.

January 2009 to June 2015: Advanced Learning Center, St. Petersburg, FL. Subject tutor, elementary school through high school. (AKA, SES approved)

October 2009 to March 2010: Sylvan Learning Center, No Child Left Behind program, Robyn Byrd, Center Director. Tutored math and English skills to elementary school students of lower income backgrounds.

February to September 2008: Huntington Learning Center, St. Petersburg, FL. Tutor of Verbal Skills and SAT Prep.

January to June 2008: Our Savior Lutheran School, St. Petersburg, FL. Taught French to middle school students, Spanish to kindergarten students.

January 2008: ELS Language School, Eckerd College, Continuing Education Department. Teaching English as a Second Language to foreign students. Temporary.

2003: Berlitz, Orlando, FL as needed. See below for job description.

2001-2004: Taught private students ESL as well as French on a one-to-one basis.

1982-2001: Various institutes and other centers for teaching ESL in Cairo, Egypt, including London Business Institute, Conrad Hotel (Taught ESL to staff)

Knowlegy International (headquarters Falls Church, VA), the American University in Cairo, as well as two language centers owned and/or managed by my husband and me.
During this time I participated in teaching English and language skills to 7th and 8th graders during the American University’s Summer Camp Program.

1975-1981: Defense Language Institute, Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas
Taught all levels General ESL as well as Specialized English to international military personnel through the U.S. Department of Defense. This position took me to Cairo, Egypt with a group of English language experts to set up a local English language program, co-sponsored by the Egyptian Ministry of Defense.

1975: San Antonio Christian School, San Antonio, Texas
Taught French, Spanish, 11th grade English, high school art, junior high music

1974-1975: The Fox Lane School Continuing Education Program, Bedford, NY
Taught Intermediate ESL to immigrants in the Citizenship Program sponsored by the U.S. Justice Department. Developed my own material.
Miscellaneous teaching and tutoring French to American high school students

1972-1973: Berlitz School of Language, Paris, France
Taught all levels of English as a Second Language (ESL) to non-Americans

Additional Information
1) While in Cairo I corrected and edited a lengthy translation from Arabic to English which was subsequently published in CD form. Prior to this I corrected numerous other translations, as well as translating several documents from French to English.

2) Have published articles on cultural adaptation and teaching overseas in both Egyptian and American publications.
3) I speak fluent French, basic Spanish and basic Arabic.

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