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
Robin J. Ashburn VA.
Experienced ESL tutor and writing teacher
I have my BS degree in Dietetics and have taken some graduate courses from Drexel University. The past 3 years I have taught ESL online and have really enjoyed working with kids from other nations! Lessons include learning phonics, reading, and better pronunciation. Years ago, I taught writing and helped children develop better styles in writing by learning how to think through their writing assignment and organize their thoughts before beginning their papers. I have my 120-hour TESOL c... Read more
Vocabulary, Grammar, Phonics, Reading, Writing, English, ESL/ESOL
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
Caitlin P. Chantilly VA.
Experienced Tutor - Reading/Writing, Algebra, Spanish
I have had a lot of experience tutoring elementary school students, middle school students, and high school students. I love tutoring because looking back on my study habits during the time, there are many things I would have done differently that I like to relay to my students. I have had tutors and mentors in the past who have given me various tips to excel in school and I am incredibly grateful for them. I love being able to help in any way I can so that my students can excel and grow in... Read more
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, American History, Biology, Vocabulary, Grammar, Reading, Spanish
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
Lavanya G. Herndon VA.
Experienced Math Tutor/Job Interview Preparation/PM at Microsoft
Hello! I'm Lavanya and I graduated from Virginia Tech with a BS in Computer Science. Now, I'm a Program Manager at Microsoft but I always loved tutoring. I started in high school and continued throughout college. In my experiences of tutoring and being a student, the most important part is having patience. When I used to get tutored, I always felt more comfortable when my tutor never felt rushed or discouraged me. I loved it when my tutor was more engaging and applied that to my approaches wh... Read more
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Vocabulary, Study Skills, Writing, Elementary Math, Microsoft Outlook, Project Management
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
Christine R. Leesburg VA.
K-5 Librarian, Patient and Tech Savvy, English Teaching Certification
I am beginning my twenty-first year as an educator. I've been an Elementary Library Media Specialist for eight years, in addition to thirteen years of experience as an English teacher and Library Media Specialist at the high school level. I earned my BA in English with Education Certification from Virginia Wesleyan College and my MS in Education and School Library Media Certification from Old Dominion University. I have a heart for my students, a love of literature, and a keen interest in ... Read more
Vocabulary, Grammar, Reading, Writing, Elementary Math
Roberto P. Aldie VA.
Master's Certified Teacher with Experience to Tutor Different Subjects
I have been teaching since 1996, after I discovered my vocation when I worked as a Human Resources Manager for a retail company. I used to train all new personnel and I enjoyed every minute of it, from preparing the training session to delivering it and evaluating it, making sure the new employees understood. Since then, my teaching and tutoring experience has been mostly in South Florida and abroad, however, now that I moved to Virginia with my wife and children, I'm teaching full time at a... Read more
American History, Vocabulary, Grammar, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Microsoft PowerPoint, Reading, Spanish
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
- 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
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