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
Claire S. Leesburg VA.
Patient French teacher and tutor with extensive experience
Bonjour! French is a beautiful language that I enjoy sharing with others. I value tutoring because I see how much can accomplished by working with students one on one. Tailoring the lessons according to the needs of the individual learner, I carefully select resources to develop his or her French speaking, listening, reading and writing skills. Having grown up in a French-speaking home, I developed basic communication skills from an early age. Later, I minored in French as an undergradu... Read more
Vocabulary, Grammar, French, Reading, English, Spelling
David S. Ashburn VA.
English, ESL, Spanish, reading, and writing tutor
I have taught hundreds of students in both group and individual settings. In these classes, I have helped students improve their understanding of English, Spanish, math, the SAT, and the ACT. I first started tutoring as a teenager helping my parents with the students struggling in the classes they taught. Through college, I tutored fellow classmates to passing grades in both English and Spanish. To this day, I continue on that course as a tutor and a full-time ESL professor at a privat... Read more
Algebra 1, Vocabulary, Grammar, Prealgebra, Reading, Spanish, Writing, English
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
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
Amie B. Poolesville MD.
Patient, friendly, experienced
I figured out a long time ago that a good teacher makes all the difference in learning. The teachers that made the subject enjoyable, and were really interested in making sure I understood the material, were the most effective. As a longtime K-12 homeschool instructor, I have always guided my students to a strong foundation in math, science, and language arts. With individual instruction, I have the opportunity to really engage a student's interest before providing a chance for them to pra... Read more
Vocabulary, Grammar, Prealgebra, Reading, Writing, English, Literature, Proofreading
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
Madeline L. Sterling VA.
A Future Teacher
I am a freshman in college and my dream job is to be an elementary school teacher! I think it?s the best feeling when a student feels confident in themselves, and recognizes their intelligence and strengths. I have always loved to learn new things, and I hope that I can help students feel the same way. I have 2+ years of tutoring elementary-aged students and I am currently pursuing a degree in Early Childhood Education in order to become an elementary school teacher. All of my tutoring ex... Read more
Vocabulary, Reading, World History, Elementary Math, Elementary Science
- 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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