111 Vocabulary Tutors Found Near Berkeley, CA



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Alison H.

Vocabulary Tutor

Oakland, CA 94611

Will travel 30 miles

$60 per hour.

4.84 200 ratings

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Effective English Tutor Focusing on Reading, Comprehension + Test Prep

Do you want to learn better, faster, remember more? It's FUN! My gift and great joy is to turn on your student's light of learning, discover their style of learning, and build their potential. We will strengthen the strong areas as well as the weaker. With your child's unique learning style, I help your child learn techniques and strategies for the many different learning assignments and tests of learning that require different approaches and techniques. I have found that awareness builds stu... [more]


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Kenisha C.

Vocabulary Tutor

Oakland, CA 94612

Will travel 0 miles

$63 per hour.

4.96 53 ratings

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Potent Tutoring & Test Prep: English, Algebra, HSPT/SAT/ACT/CBEST

To help me help you: 1. Please, be sure to have payment information on file. I may not respond to you otherwise. 2. Know that messages sent during holidays do not receive responses until the next business day. 3. Know that diagnostic exams are given to everyone at the regular hourly rate. No exceptions. 4. Submit serious inquiries only. Be ready to state and honor a definite start date. Be ready to see your program through 'til the end. 5. Understand that I don't take a fast food approach to... [more]


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John M.

Vocabulary Tutor

Berkeley, CA 94704

Will travel 40 miles

$85 per hour.

4.99 678 ratings

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Experienced, Friendly, Ivy League Tutor

I am just finishing my PhD in Anthropology from Columbia University. I have a lot of teaching experience, from lecturing in 300 student classes to one-on-one tutoring. I've taught children with reading problems in Holt Michigan, and taught English as a second language to children in Hong Kong, where I also worked as a private tutor. I have taught archaeology and anthropology classes at Columbia University in New York City and at Community College in Baltimore. In sum, I have taught a variety... [more]


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Eric M.

Vocabulary Tutor

Walnut Creek, CA 94595

Will travel 0 miles

$40 per hour.

5.0 271 ratings

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English, Writing Tutor Extraordinaire; Patient and Knowledgeable.

I have always loved writing and teaching. I have published some of my essays and poetry and have been teaching and tutoring English and ESL for many years. I have worked, as well, as a social worker. I tutored English and ESL for the English department of City College of San Francisco, and have had my own tutoring and education consulting service since 1996. I got my BA in writing and psychology at City College of NY; went on to get a master's in teaching from University of San Francisco; ... [more]


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James B.

Vocabulary Tutor

San Francisco, CA 94118

Will travel 40 miles

$80 per hour.

4.93 666 ratings

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Math/Econ/GRE/GMAT/SAT tutor

I have a PhD in Economics from UCDavis and a Masters in Mathematics. I have a broad background in Math/Science and Economics. I have taught a number of courses and have previously worked as a GRE/GMAT/SAT/ACT instructor. I am well regarded as an excellent instructor and am able to deal with students with a wide range of abilities in math, finance and economics. I worked a number of years as a data analyst and computer programmer and am well versed in communicating with people who have a varie... [more]


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Judith N.

Vocabulary Tutor

Walnut Creek, CA 94595

Will travel 0 miles

$75 per hour.

4.89 71 ratings

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Essay/Writing help by former scorer of SAT Essay Exam

Besides being a tutor, I'm a highly successful and experienced writer who has worked for such esteemed clients as the Discovery Channel, National Geographic, Bank of America, AOL, IT&T, CBS and many, many others. Through a 35 year career, much of it serving educated audiences,it has been essential and inevitable to develop and hone a highly sophisticated vocabulary. I'm also the writer/co-writer of three published books and the editor/consultant on numerous others. A rich and broad vocabulary is simply a requirement for my work. My tutoring, which has been chiefly but not exclusively focused o [more]


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Julie H.

Vocabulary Tutor

Walnut Creek, CA 94595

Will travel 15 miles

$85 per hour.

0.0 0 ratings

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Professional Educator, Ph.D.

Dear Parents and Students, I am a Professor of Literature trained at UC Berkeley who has taught reading, analysis, and composition to students at all the UC campuses. Because of my professional training as an educator, I am a qualitatively different teacher than other "tutors". I work with students one-on-one to improve their analytical skills in test taking and coursework, including AP classes and SAT prep. I also bring these skills to students who are in elementary and middle school,... [more]


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Sanjay H.

Vocabulary Tutor

San Francisco, CA 94103

Will travel 5 miles

$200 per hour.

4.0 8 ratings

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Berkeley PhD w. 15+ years experience

Hello! I am a PhD from the department of Rhetoric at UC Berkeley who has 15+ years of tutoring and teaching experience. In addition to several years teaching at UC Berkeley, I have privately tutored and taught Kaplan courses for the following tests: SSAT, ACT, SAT, LSAT, and GRE. I have also worked with clients on reading and writing skills, aided students with college and grad school applications, and I have done targeted work with youth (high school and middle school). My core area of inte... [more]


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Alyza S.

Vocabulary Tutor

Hercules, CA 94547

Will travel 7 miles

$40 per hour.

4.6 87 ratings

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Not afraid of Virginia Woolf or math formulas!

The best way to develop a large vocabulary is to read, read, read! Keeping a little notebook of "new" words and jotting down a short definition (preferably in your own words) and reviewing these words once a week will work wonders. I can work with students on getting to know some Greek and Latin word origins, learning the meanings of specific prefixes and suffixes, and learning how to get the most use out of what a good dictionary offers. I have worked with students of all ages and levels, from preschool through graduate school. While I have expertise in teaching reading, literature, writin [more]


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Lyna F.

Vocabulary Tutor

Alameda, CA 94501

Will travel 5 miles

$40 per hour.

5.0 15 ratings

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Learn Practical English with Experienced Tutor

I am certified to teach English as a foreign language to adults and children. I have taught students from Nepal, China, Mexico, Saudi Arabia, Myanmar, and Vietnam. My students range from elementary level (low English proficiency) to expert level (business English). I try to inject real-world situations into my lessons and focus on their practical needs. I help students navigate and interpret the American vocabulary, idioms, and cultural cues. I have a natural curiosity for different cult... [more]