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
Mary G. Reston VA.
Cornell University Alumna Specializing in Math and Science Tutoring
Hello, my name is Mary! I obtained my B.A. in Biological Sciences from Cornell University and my M.S. in Data Science from The George Washington University. I have over 2 years of high school math and science tutoring experience. Through tutoring, I hope to encourage and help students in their math and science courses. Also, I hope to inspire students to pursue careers in STEAM.... Read more
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, American History, Biology, Chemistry, Vocabulary, Geometry, Prealgebra
Kristin S. Leesburg VA.
Master English Teacher and Reading/ELL/GED Tutor
Hello! Thank you for viewing my tutoring profile! I am a Virginia licensed teacher in 9-12 English, K-12 ESL, and K-12 Reading with 21 years of high school teaching experience. After graduating from James Madison University and completing my student teaching, I taught 9th grade English in Fairfax County for five years and in Loudoun County for seven years. I completed my Master's Degree in Reading through Shenandoah University in 2011 and am a licensed K-12 Reading Specialist. I have been a H... Read more
Vocabulary, Reading, Writing, English, ESL/ESOL, Literature, GED, Study Skills
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
Sharon K. Chantilly VA.
NYU Grad for English/ Writing Tutoring
I graduated from New York University with a degree in Education Studies. After two semesters of vigorous writing courses, I took on more writing workshops in my free time to aid my peers and friends with essay writing. These experiences have sharpened my eyes to notice sentence structure, appreciate the power of storytelling, and utilize writing as a tool for effective communication. I?m looking forward to journeying through the process of writing and learning English with you! ... Read more
Vocabulary, Writing, ESL/ESOL, TOEFL
Afaf K. Herndon VA.
Experienced Arabic teacher, Georgetown and Columbia graduate
I am an experienced and passionate teacher and tutor, currently a PhD candidate at Teachers College, Columbia University, completing my dissertation. My language instruction background is unique, because I have mastered the highest levels of academic English as a non-native speaker and the highest levels of formal Arabic, as well as a deep knowledge of Arabic dialects throughout the Arab world. As an Arabic tutor, I can provide the student with focused instruction on high levels of grammar a... Read more
Vocabulary, Writing, Geography, Literature, World History, Proofreading, TOEFL, Homeschool
Saira S. Herndon VA.
French Tutor (PhD)
Hello! I am an experienced French instructor with a PhD in French. I am excited to help students of all levels with French. I have been studying French for over 15 years and have been teaching undergraduate students at UVA for the past 5 years. I have experience with French vocabulary, grammar, reading, writing, oral comprehension, and literature. I love working with students and am excited for more opportunities to teach and tutor the language! I began studying French 15 years ago in ... Read more
Vocabulary, Grammar, French, Reading, Writing, Literature
Abdul F. Reston VA.
English Tutor and Bilingual Interpreter
My name is Abdul H. F. and I would like to help you achieve your goals by learning new skills and culture in a comfortable and fun atmosphere. I have been living in the United States since 2016. I learned so many things here. I have been teaching for over ten years now. Along with teaching languages, I am a professional bilingual translator for the last several years that I worked for local and international organizations. For some reason, I chose to start a teaching career to help students ... Read more
Vocabulary, Geography, English, ESL/ESOL, World History, Proofreading, Farsi
Kelly C. Herndon VA.
Elementary Math is my specialty!
Hi! My name is Kelly and I'd love to help your child succeed in the subject of math. I have been teaching for 30 years and have a knack for explaining concepts in "plain English" so students can understand. I, myself, am a visual learner so I love to teach with manipulatives and real-life, hands-on materials. I homeschooled both my daughters and my oldest one is now a teacher herself! I taught many math classes in homeschool co-ops but before that I taught kindergarten and, later, 5th and 6... Read more
Vocabulary, Grammar, Prealgebra, Reading, English, ESL/ESOL, Spelling, Elementary Math
Shannon P. Chantilly VA.
Elementary ed., writing, reading
I have 20 years of award-winning teaching experience and specialize in teaching struggling readers to decode, comprehend, and appreciate literature. I take education very seriously, both professionally and personally. I graduated Summa Cum Laude from my Master's program and currently hold a 4.0 average in my doctoral program. I am organized, efficient, and able to match the needs of the learner to a strategy that works. I began tutoring college athletes while pursuing my undergraduate degree ... Read more
Vocabulary, Grammar, Reading, Writing, Literature, Spelling, Elementary Science, Elementary (K-6th)
- 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!