...I enjoy working on grammar and Literature analyses. As an avid reader, I look forward to the challenge of reading the books, poems, short stories that you are working on and aiding you in finding an understanding and appreciation of the work. Beyond my efficiency in the use of the English langu...
Tacoma, WAView Tutor
...Drama is my passion, and I have taught high school drama for over 25 years. I also work with children's musicals at church. All in all, I have directed more than 70 plays: one acts, dinner theater musical revues, and full-length works such as Arsenic and Old Lace, The Princess Bride, and Shre...
...I have found tutoring to be a fulfilling experience for me and the children as well.I have worked with K-5th grades and adults in learning and improving their reading skills. Last year I tutored 16 children in reading and literacy. I employed activities such as chanting, games, acting and songs to help the kids learn spelling rules, understand word meanings and develop fluency.
...I tailor my methods to the interests and goals of the student (and when relevant, their parent(s)) and tend to use games, books, and websites to teach. I have lived in South Korea for about 4 years and have my undergraduate degree from there and am set to get my Master's degree from there as well and take classes in both English and Korean. I have passed the TOPIK level 5 test as well.
...As a tutor, it's imperative to be patient, empathetic, but still firm and authoritative in demeanor towards students. I work to gain their respect, and I hope they will allow me to respect them as well. I don't believe in coddling students, I don't believe in sugar coating the truth.
Auburn, WAView Tutor