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. Leesburg 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
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)
Ananya R. Ashburn VA.
Math, English, and Music Tutor
Hi, my name is Ananya! l am a college student and was the valedictorian of my high school with the highest GPA. I have 4 years of tutoring experience working with younger students in a variety of subjects. Your first lesson will be completely free, and please contact me for more information! I am looking forward to working with you! *Online Tutoring Only*... Read more
Vocabulary, Grammar, Reading, Study Skills, Writing, English, ESL/ESOL, Spelling
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
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 23 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
Susan M. Ashburn VA.
Passionate and Qualified English Tutor and College Counselor
Hi there! I?m Sue! I have a passion for helping others and have enjoyed working with students in different capacities throughout my professional career. My background is in English instruction and College Counseling, with Master?s degrees in both fields. I also have a decade of combined work experience. I served as a ninth grade English teacher for five years and high school college counselor for four years. Additionally, I privately tutored students in English and assisted them in college es... Read more
Vocabulary, Grammar, Reading, Writing, English, Literature, Proofreading, College Counseling
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
Jacqui K. Ashburn VA.
Licensed General and Special Education Teacher- MSEd
I am a licensed teacher in Virginia and North Carolina. I have been teaching, K-8. General and Special education students for 13 years. My experience includes working in the public and private schools as well as homeschooling other families? children. I have tested highly qualified, by the state, to teach math. I have been successful using many reading programs. The main components of comprehension are addressed including Main Idea/Supporting Details, Sequencing, Inferences, Fact and ... Read more
American History, Vocabulary, Grammar, Phonics, Reading, Writing, English, Literature
Sneha M. Sterling VA.
Neuroscience Graduate & Experienced STEM Tutor
Hello! I'm Sneha, and I'm in my gap year before medical school. I work for an anesthesiologist / pain specialist and am looking to help students for the MCAT and to help prep their applications for medical school! I graduated with a degree in Neuroscience and minor in Chemistry and Spanish, with a certificate in the Conceptual Foundations of Medicine from the University of Pittsburgh. I studied during the pandemic and then into early 2022 to take the MCAT June 2022. I help write essays ... Read more
Biology, Chemistry, Vocabulary, Spanish, Writing, Psychology, Anatomy, Physiology
- 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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