Excel In English

Excel In English

4.8 (4)
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1 employee
23 years in business

About this tutor

I have been an ESL Teacher for more than 18 years. My grammar is advanced and I have helped countless students with their English writing, reading, and speaking skills.  My students have ranged from 4 years of age to 60 years of age. I give dynamic classes because I strongly believe you can learn something better if you’re having fun doing it! I’ve been told by my students that my classes are funny and very informative. Additionally, I have a Master’s Degree and a TEFL certificate. I have taught inside traditional classrooms, have provided in-home tutoring, and have also given online classes.

Teaching is such a rewarding job.  I feel so wonderful knowing I have helped a student. When a light goes on in their head, I know I have made a difference. I love that feeling!

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Brooklyn, NY 11209
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4 Reviews


  • Boryana and Stefan

    We have known Excel since 2007. She was our English teacher and tutor for six years. Excel is very intelligent and well educated person, always punctual and attentive in her teaching. Her lessons are organized and effective and to be her students is a pleasure.

  • raul canals

    my experience with ms cammie is fabulous, rigth now i am her students and she is a good person and a great teacher

  • Julieta Fung

    Cammie is a great tutor. She always finds creative ways to make you understand easily and remember what she teaches. I’d recommend her to anyone learning English at any level.

  • Nicholas Raisie

    I gained a lot of useful information and Cammie is an excellent tutor. I recommend her to anyone who need help!

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What is your typical process for working with a new student?

I start assessing the student’s level of English competency by asking some basic questions first. If the student handles them with ease, I make the next questions more difficult to further judge their skills. 

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

I have been teaching ESL for more than 18 years, in classrooms, at home with tutoring, and online. I have a 120-hour TEFL certificate and a Master’s degree. 

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

For private one-on-one tutoring sessions, I normally charge $30-$40 per hour, depending on the student's needs. For small-group tutoring (of 3-4 students), I charge $15 per hour per student. 

How did you get started teaching?

It was a weekend job as I was pursuing my Master’s degree. I fell in love with the dynamics of an English-learning environment and enjoyed the cultural exchange I had with my students. The rewarding experiences I had also encouraged me to continue teaching.

What types of students have you worked with?

I have taught all levels of English. The last ESL institute I was working in, there were eight levels of English competency and I taught all eight levels, as I was employed there for more than 18 years. My students’ strengths and weaknesses have varied tremendously, so I am comfortable with all types of students. 

Describe a recent event you are fond of.

Just this summer, as I was finishing up a private tutoring session, the student said, “ You are such a great teacher. Your class is worth much more than I’m paying.” That was a huge compliment and she went on to refer two acquaintances to take classes with me.

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

”Look for passion in your teacher. If a teacher teaches with passion, it means he or she loves what she does. Therefore, you can only benefit from that love of teaching. You’ll be a much better student because of it.”

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

- Why is learning this subject important to me? What are my goals in regards to this skill?

- How dedicated will I be as a student? Am I willing to work hard to be where I want to be?