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
Jennifer K. Great Falls VA.
Ivy League BA and MA Experienced Teacher in Writing
I have an MA in Anthropology from Boston University. I also have an MA in Asian Studies from Cornell University. I taught at Boston University and have tutored for the last three years on a variety of topics, especially writing, English, history, and social sciences. I teach for the AP Exams, do standardized test prep, and help with applications. I love learning, teaching, and working with lots of different people. I have spent extensive time living, studying, and researching in North India. ... Read more
American History, Vocabulary, European History, Reading, Writing, English, ESL/ESOL, Government & Politics
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 so much can be 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 undergraduate... Read more
Vocabulary, Grammar, French, Reading, English, Spelling
Mariam M. Leesburg VA.
Online Experienced K-12 Tutor Specializing in Core Subjects
*I am currently only tutoring online* Hi, my name is Mariam! I recently graduated from High School with an Advanced Studies Diploma along with a Governor's Seal, a Board of Education Seal, a Board of Education's Career and Technical Education Seal, and the Board of Education's Advanced Mathematics and Technology Seal as a result of my Certification in both Microsoft Word and PowerPoint. I have a year of experience from tutoring a middle school student in a fast-paced advanced math class. I ... Read more
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Vocabulary, Geometry, Microsoft Word, Microsoft PowerPoint, Prealgebra, Reading
Sabrina G. Reston VA.
Licensed Teacher, Phi Beta Kappa Member, and Scientific Researcher
Hi, my name is Sabrina and I am a licensed teacher with extensive experience in academia, scientific research, and written communication. I have tutored students in over 100 different subjects with students representing 50 universities and 40 K-12 school districts. New students and diverse subject matters power my love for teaching. Please reach out to me if I meet your subject needs (see below) or if you want to learn more about me. Academic Background & Qualifications: I graduated from Mou... Read more
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, American History, Biology, Chemistry, Vocabulary, Grammar, Microsoft Excel
Zoe T. Ashburn VA.
Experienced High School Tutor
I?m Zoe! I am a recent graduate of Chantilly High School and will be attending the University of Virginia in the fall. In college, I will be majoring in Human Biology on the pre-med track. Throughout high school, I took rigorous courses on the honors, dual enrollment, and AP levels. I am most familiar with Calculus, Biology, and English (literature and writing), having received a 5 on both my Calculus AB and English Language AP Exams. However, I am flexible with tutoring a variety of subjects... Read more
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, American History, Biology, Calculus, Vocabulary, Writing, English
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
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
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
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
- 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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