...I have been teaching the reading and writing sections of the SAT for many years, and my students usually get very high scores and are accepted into the colleges they want. I also help students with their essays. I have been tutoring students for the verbal sections of the SAT and ACT for more than 20 years.
Mill Valley, CAView Tutor
...They can be explained in simple terms and there are ways to remember key concepts. This can be a fun subject when the student has confidence about the basics. I am a native English speaker, but having lived abroad for over 10 years and having traveled for work extensively, I learned to speak English in a clear, proper and enunciated manner -- so that I could be better understood.
Sonoma, CAView Tutor
...Too many students focus on everything equally, or only take into account what components of a class are the most difficult for them. This underestimates the enormous advantage that comes from working smart (and knowing where the easiest points can come from on an exam) as opposed to merely worki...
Berkeley, CAView Tutor
...I recently completed a PhD in Romance Languages, and a large part of my dissertation deals with Cervantes' Don Quijote, as well as the seminal works of other Spanish Medieval and Renaissance authors. I began tutoring Italian in college and I have continued to teach all levels of Italian. I have continued to study Italian at the graduate level as well.
Oakland, CAView Tutor
...I then design specific homework assignments and "brain exercises" to not only improve their grades, and their performance in future classes, but improve their ability to think. My goal is to impart skills, not just information. I break down Algebra 2 into the major classes of fundamental problems that will be presented.
Santa Rosa, CAView Tutor