My Writer

My Writer

1 employee
4 years in business

About this tutor

Professionally published writer and teacher with the ability to connect with people and to communicate ideas or concepts effectively and in human terms.

Personal interest in all phases of humanities, history, and current events allows for a more complete perspective of issues and situations in the classroom.

Studies in linguistics and grammar strengthen mechanical knowledge in writing style. Have previous experience in a variety of writing fields, both professional and creative, coupled with 15 years experience working in fields outside academia create a well-rounded perspective.

Being able to see that "a-ha" moment when the intricacies (or weirdness) of the English language and writing suddenly fall inyto sensible place.

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Glendale, CA 91202
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What is your typical process for working with a new student?

Meeting informally to learn each one's strengths and weaknesses as well as discovering where the greatest obstacles are.

Fcousing on the student's problems using a set of priorities.

Finding the mehtod that will best assist them in learning methods for future use.

What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?

Over 20 years as a college instructor as well as three eyars teaching English in Puerto Rican high schools. As a student I tutored extensively, usually being paried with ESL students

Do you have a standard pricing system for your lessons? If so, please share the details here.

Would work on an hourly (or partial hourly) rate

How did you get started teaching?

Began immediately after completing my BA in English

What types of students have you worked with?

A wide variey including internationl and diabled students.

Describe a recent event you are fond of.

Personally, having my manuscript of poetry being accepted by a publisher.

What advice would you give a student looking to hire a teacher in your area of expertise?

Look for two attributes in the person: a level of ocmfort but moreimportantly, a display of competence in the field.

What questions should students think through before talking to teachers about their needs?

What do I need? What do I want? How can I strike a balance between the two?

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