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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Rebecca P. Irvington NY.
NYS Certified Elementary Teacher
It is my passion to help children tackle tough concepts and improve their conceptual understanding and performance. Is there anything more frustrating for a parent than watching their child struggle in school? I'm here to help. I work with each child to form a personalized approach to learning that encourages discovery, excitement, and critical thinking. As a parent of a nine-year-old, I have unlimited amounts of patience and empathy for the struggles children face. I graduated at the top of ... Read more
Vocabulary, Reading, Writing, Elementary Math, Elementary (K-6th)
Troy C. Independence KY.
There is a Key for Every Locked Door
I have had the pleasure to tutor many students over the past decade. And because I am able to teach nearly every subject, I have seen common learning deficiencies spread across the entire spectrum of learning. However, each student has been unique with various strengths and weaknesses. For this reason, I create highly personalized lesson plans for each student I encounter. This results in much faster learning than a "one size fits all" approach and promotes better learning retention. During ... Read more
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Biology, Chemistry, Vocabulary, Grammar, Microsoft Excel, General Computer
Nathan B. Maitland FL.
Experienced Professional Tutor Specializing in Languages and Test Prep
?About Me? I am a full-time professional Master's level tutor providing customized, comprehensive instruction and support. I specialize in languages, linguistics, study skills, and standardized test tutoring. Whether we are working on Spanish, French, English, or SAT/ACT/GRE, my goal is the same: to help my students succeed. Because I customize lessons to each of my students' needs to help them realize their potential, my students consistently see tangible improvements. An improvement of at l... Read more
American History, Vocabulary, Grammar, French, General Computer, Reading, Spanish, Study Skills
Laura S. Plano TX.
Reading, Writing, and Arithmetic from SAT/ACT Prep to Elementary
As Valedictorian of my high school class and a Cum Laude graduate of Texas A&M University, I have a record of excellence in education. With a BA degree in English and a minor in accounting, I have a flair for all things English and all things math. For several years, I have honed my tutoring skills in 2 arenas: English and test prep. I am an expert in English (grammar, reading comprehension, and writing), and I love math. For several years, I have taught an ACT test prep class, and I have ... Read more
Algebra 1, American History, Vocabulary, Grammar, European History, Prealgebra, Reading, Writing
Tim C. Fremont CA.
Succeed in K-12 Reading/Writing/SAT/ACT/TOEFL/IELTS & CBEST
My goal is to turn students' weaknesses into strengths and to enable them make the changes they need to get the grades they want in exam preparation and in their school coursework. I believe in guiding rather than instructing; by leading students on a path of discovery to learn, retain and apply, in order to avoid making the same mistakes twice. Students are responsible for their own learning which is to say that firstly, hard graft is required to acquire a vocabulary base substantive to pass... Read more
Vocabulary, Grammar, European History, Reading, Writing, English, Literature, Proofreading
Neil L. Evanston IL.
Verbal tutoring: Grammar, Logic, Rhetoric, Test Prep
Hello! As a tutor of all things verbal, I bring a wide range of experience and training. I hold an MA in English and Creative Writing from the University of Illinois at Chicago. I did two years of additional graduate work in Comparative Literature at Kent State and I studied English and American Literature with a concentration in Modern Literature at the University of Kentucky. I have published poetry in a number of literary magazines and am the author of a chapbook of poems. I spent ten... Read more
Vocabulary, Reading, Writing, English, Literature, SAT Reading, Grammar, LSAT
Paul H. Shakopee MN.
Expertly helping students navigate today's increasing academic demands
Our society is increasing the academic expectations for students of all ages; consequently, many students need extra support to thrive. That?s where I come in! I help bridge the gap between academic expectations and one-on-one expertise. Contact me to set up a schedule for keeping your student(s) moving forward all throughout the school year! As for my background, I have enjoyed tutoring through Wyzant for the past four years. Prior to that, I managed a private national learning center, work... Read more
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Vocabulary, Grammar, Geometry, Prealgebra, Precalculus, Reading
Susan C. Saint Joseph MI.
Early Childhood Reading to 5th grade Math, English, and Science
Hello, I come from a large family that has always had numerous children at every age level, whether it was children, grandchildren, nieces or nephews. Being around lots children during my childhood, I came to love the curious and energetic way that children learn. I was a top notch learner myself and often helped other students both at the elementary and high school levels. I have a degree in Early Childhood Education and worked as a nanny and childcare provider for over 20 years profess... Read more
Algebra 1, American History, Vocabulary, Grammar, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Microsoft PowerPoint, Prealgebra
Carol J. Hastings On Hudson NY.
Expert Essay Coach / Test Prep Tutor: SAT, ACT, ISEE, SHSAT
Hi! I'm Carol, and I have experience helping students win acceptance to Harvard, U.C. Berkeley, U Penn, and Dartmouth among other colleges as well as elite NYC prep and specialized high schools. I'm also a professional writer for companies like Scholastic and Bio.com, and am patient and passionate about helping students to achieve their goals. I joined Wyzant after 5 years of tutoring in SAT, ACT, ISEE, SSAT, and SHSAT for Kaplan Test Prep and Riseman Education. I've helped many students to... Read more
Vocabulary, Grammar, Reading, Writing, English, Literature, SAT Reading, SAT Writing
Cheryl A. Lebanon NJ.
MIT Grad/Former Kaplan Tutor/College Professor
Learning math can be fun with a tutor who is knowledgeable, patient and has a sense of humor. With 100s of success stories, I can help you increase your confidence and and improve your scores., whether you are focused on your academic performance of a standardized test. I love to help students improve their writing. I'm especially skilled at helping students find their own narratives in crafting compelling college admission essays. I have won prizes for my writing both in college and... Read more
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Calculus, Vocabulary, Grammar, European History, Geometry, Physics
- 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!