Are you looking for a vocabulary tutor near you? You aren’t the only parent or student that is! Students are learning more and more at earlier ages. English has the largest vocabulary of any of the 2,700 languages spoken on Earth. The Oxford English Dictionary approximately 171,000 +/- words but over 600,000 words and word phrases. That’s where a private vocabulary tutor can assist! They can work with you or your child in several areas and at the student’s level.
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Christina S. Sterling VA.
Humanities Teacher: 4th Grade through Adult
My teacher handed me the Iliad when I was fourteen, and I hated it. Eight years and two full tours of the Great Books later, I had learned to like the Western Canon but not how to understand or study it. I still felt like a person at a feast with a stuffy nose. Then I got hired to write Literature class plans and suddenly there was no more "try." What happened next was stranger than fiction, but that's a story I'll save for later. For now, can you relate to my experience? Maybe they kee... Read more
American History, Vocabulary, Grammar, European History, Reading, Writing, Geography, English
Avigayil K. Ashburn VA.
Humanities Tutor with a focus on English and Writing.
I am a writer and linguist. I am from an international family and I am trilingual. This means I speak and write in three languages, English, Italian, and Hebrew. I focus on helping students with clarity of thought and precision in all forms of writing/communication. I also focus on helping students develop confidence in their independent learning. I am an expert in English literature which is a multi-faceted area: beyond reading, writing, and poetry, it covers world history, philosophy, psych... Read more
Vocabulary, Grammar, Reading, Study Skills, Writing, English, Literature, Italian
Robert H. Ashburn VA.
Experienced teacher in reading and writing, also literature.
I have over 24 years of teaching experience, which includes tutoring in a class environment (at a tutoring school), one on one tutoring, and teaching junior high and high school students at several private institutions, one in Dallas, Texas, and one in Leesburg, Virginia. In addition, I have taught SAT preparation--reading, writing, etc. at a private institute in Virginia and several students for WyzAnt. I also have worked at community colleges and universities in the United States and in To... Read more
Vocabulary, Grammar, Reading, Writing, English, ESL/ESOL, Literature, World History
Sabrina G. Reston VA.
Phi Beta Kappa Teacher, Scientific Researcher, and Oceanographer
I am a licensed teacher with extensive experience in academia and scientific research. I am currently tutoring students in 33 different subjects with the possibility for more! New students and diverse subject matters power my love for teaching. Academic Background & Qualifications: I graduated from Mount Holyoke College at the top of my class with a triple major in biology, English, and education and varsity letter in swimming. I have experience teaching ages 2-60 year-old students. I have c... Read more
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, American History, Biology, Chemistry, Vocabulary, Grammar, Microsoft Excel
Marina M. Leesburg VA.
I have been teaching in Virginia for 26 years. I have experience in Elementary, special education, ELL and high school. I enjoy working with small groups and individually with students. I would love to work with your child to help him/her succeed in school. Teaching is my passion. My approach to teaching/tutoring is to first form a relationship of trust with the student. Then, I focus on the student's strengths and see what strategies work best for him or her. I believe in a lot of hand... Read more
Vocabulary, Reading, Writing, ESL/ESOL
Nathan V. Leesburg VA.
Love to learn? Me too!
As someone who spent a lot of time as a student after high school I know what it takes to succeed in academic life after high school. I graduated magna cum laude from undergrad and have a master's degree and a law degree. I have been practicing law for 11 years and I am looking to help others get where they want to go academically in the way that others helped me in the same way. I have taught at the University of Virginia School of law from 2005-2015, I have tutored undergraduate students... Read more
Vocabulary, Grammar, Reading, Writing, Literature, Proofreading
Lisa P. Ashburn VA.
Experienced Tutor (MA degree) for French, English & GED Prep
Hello! My name is Lisa and I am excited about the possibility of becoming your tutor! I graduated from the University of Michigan - Ann Arbor in 1996 with a BA in French. While an undergraduate, I studied at the Universite de Provence (France) for one year. I consider myself conversationally fluent in French. I hold a Master's degree in International Affairs from George Washington University. The focus of my degree is Education for Disadvantaged Youth. Professional Background: After rec... Read more
Vocabulary, French, Reading, English, Literature, Study Skills
Shahan Ara H. Chantilly VA.
French with native speaker from Switzerland
I am a French native speaker instructor. I will be able to help you to get the right pronunciation of words and also techniques unique to French native speaker to help you to understand better French concepts. I taught adults, high school students and middle school students. I have a very good knowledge of French syllabus taught in our schools. All my students improved their grade to "A". I personalized my French lesson according to each student needs. I taught from basic French to AP French.... Read more
Karen J. Leesburg VA.
Tutoring tailored for YOUR child's special needs!
Welcome to WyzAnt! I'm glad you found me here. I have a Master's Degree Education and have primarily taught K-3. I am a veteran public school teacher, however, I choose to tutor one-on-one to meet the individual needs of children with success. There are a variety of learning styles, teaching styles, and personalities. I strive to learn about my clients and design lessons customized to fit their needs. You'll find my personal hands-on approach to learning will benefit your child immensely!... Read more
Vocabulary, Grammar, Prealgebra, Reading, Writing, ESL/ESOL, TOEFL, Spelling
Tiffany L. Herndon VA.
Easy to Understand Science and Math Tutor
Specializing in calculus and chemistry! I listen to my students, observe their learning style as they explaining what they do understand, then utilize their own learning style as I help to untangle their problem-spots. Together, we reveal creative solutions to complex problems. We learn how to translate word problems into mathematical instructions and see difficult processes in new light. One by one, obstacles to comprehension are bridged, dissolved, or demolished as my students are educated,... Read more
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Biology, Calculus, Chemistry, Vocabulary, Grammar, Geometry
- Determining the meaning of a word based on its use
- Learning to sort familiar words into categories based on their meaning (for example, colors, shapes, etc.)
- Recognizing base words and their inflections (for example, cook, cooks, cooked, cooking)
- Identify the words that make up a contraction
- Understand compound words
- Identify common synonyms, antonyms, and homonyms
- Use knowledge of the root of a word to determine its meaning
- Analyze words for roots and affixes, including Greek and Latin roots
Depending upon the student’s grade and level, a vocabulary tutor can assist in class prep, homework, study and test review & preparation. It doesn’t take long for a student to feel more comfortable and confident in their vocabulary skills and abilities.We make it simple to get started! To begin improving your grades today, check out our tutor listings and just send them a message to learn more and see if there’s a fit. We make it easy and fast to get help. You also are not billed for the 1st hour if there’s not a fit. But with our tools, reviews and confidential conversations with tutors before starting, we’re sure you can find a private ttor that will help you reach your goals beginning now!