...Teaching a foreign language, in my opinion, has to be as much fun as possible. This does not mean that one can make the grammar part pure enjoyment, but the teaching should not become a pure sequence of chores either. Interspersing conversation and grammar is my favorite approach. (read more)
...I work with the student on all English grammar, subject/predicates, punctuation, sentence formation, phrases, nouns,verbs, adjective, adverbs, pronouns, verb tenses, phonics, phonemes, diphthongs, vowel pairs, analogies, diagramming sentences, etc., as necessary. I also work with them on spellin... (read more)
...For 3 years at Pomona College, I worked as a Writing Fellow, tutoring other students in all aspects of expository, persuasive, and creative writing, including grammar, usage, style, vocabulary, and structure. Writing Fellows are recommended by professors, and the College pays them for their serv... (read more)
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I have long been passionate and enthusiastic about teaching math & chemistry. What I love to teach the most is providing life-long understanding of concepts (with fun facts on life applications) and not simply pure memorizations. I do emphasize the importance of building a strong basic foundation as it's vital for learning advanced topics. (read more)
...What makes this even more impressive is that I only saw my students an average of 2.5 times per week (2 days one week, 3 days the next, alternating).
I was trained as a Classicist, a Chemist, and a Mathematician. I have enjoyed tremendous success as a teacher and tutor of Mathematics, Science a... (read more)