299 Vocabulary Tutors Found Near Chicago, IL



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Stephanie O.

Vocabulary Tutor

Chicago, IL 60641

Will travel 4 miles

$55 per hour.

4.73 89 ratings

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Ivy Grad - Flexible, Friendly, Gets Results (10+ Years Experience)

I got an 800 on the Verbal section and a 750 on the Writing section of the SAT. I was known as "The Walking Dictionary" in grade school. I like to read. I have a large vocabulary and enjoy wordplay and seeing how words relate, especially from Greek or Latin roots. I went to Princeton University and majored in molecular biology. I've been tutoring continuously since high school, both as a private tutor and as a volunteer, in subjects all across the board. I simply really love education -- both learning and teaching. And I always excelled at standardized testing, so I enjoy helping students su [more]


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Edith C.

Vocabulary Tutor

Chicago, IL 60630

Will travel 1 miles

$40 per hour.

4.9 98 ratings

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Certified Elementary Teacher

I am a certified teacher for grades K-9 and have several years experience teaching spelling and phonics, including word study. As a classroom teacher I expanded my students' vocabularies, teaching them how to determine a word's meaning from its prefix, root word and suffix. I also taught them how to use the various types of context clues to determine word meaning in context and the difference between denotation and connotation. I am a certified elementary teacher with four years of experience as an elementary school teacher (3 years of middle school Language Arts and Reading and one year of al [more]


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Czarina S.

Vocabulary Tutor

Chicago, IL 60614

Will travel 2 miles

$50 per hour.

5.0 2 ratings

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Licensed Teacher Available for Tutoring

I am a dually licensed (general education and special education) teacher, and currently work as a Special Education teacher at a Level A+ Chicago Public School location. I received my Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology and Applied Psychology from the University of California, Santa Barbara, and my Master of Education degree in Special Education from Loyola University, Chicago. I have also completed summer programs at UCLA, New York University, and University of Hawaii at Manoa. I am a l... [more]



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Charlie M.

Vocabulary Tutor

Evanston, IL 60201

Will travel 20 miles

$75 per hour.

4.91 43 ratings

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Experienced ACT/SAT tutor, Certified Teacher, Math and English

Developing vocabulary is a vitally important component in developing critical reading. My approach to developing vocabulary is through word study, to help students better identify common suffixes, prefixes and root words. I am a certified teacher with 16 years of teaching experience and nearly seven years of tutoring experience, specializing in preparing students for the ACT and SAT. I have a solid history of results with students typically making gains of 5-8 points on their ACT composite, and increases of between 150-300 points on their SAT total scaled score. I also have particular expertis [more]


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Alexander L.

Vocabulary Tutor

Chicago, IL 60613

Will travel 10 miles

$45 per hour.

4.93 15 ratings

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Writing, Reading, and Critical Thinking for the Humanities

I have seen the difficulties that students have with writing from several different angles. I teach (and grade papers!) at the college level, and have been doing so for ten semesters, in 100- and 200-level and adult education courses. As a result, I know what your professors will be looking for! The classes themselves have been philosophy, literature, and writing courses, which all involve critical reading and writing, so I have been teaching those skills as part of those classes for just as... [more]


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Denise C.

Vocabulary Tutor

Chicago, IL 60638

Will travel 20 miles

$35 per hour.

4.82 320 ratings

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Attentive and Knowledgeable K-12 Tutor. Former CPS teacher.

To my prospective students and parents, I'm an educator with a few college degrees in science and health science. I enjoy tutoring children K-12. For the last five years, I've been a volunteer-tutor in community organizations. I am fluent in Portuguese and Cantonese, seconded by Spanish. I'd like to share with you my goal as your tutor. I am attentive to your needs while working with you. I am resourceful, creative, and tireless to help you learn the objectives of your daily lessons and hom... [more]


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Judy W.

Vocabulary Tutor

Chicago, IL 60610

Will travel 4 miles

$50 per hour.

4.97 232 ratings

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Dedicated, Inspirational, Engaging English, ESL, Business Tutor

Hello Prospective students! I believe students have the most useful information within them -- information that can help me reach and engage them. What's most important, perhaps, is that when I ask students questions, I ask with an open heart and an open mind -- willing to listen to whatever they say, as well as willing to listen for what's not said. Everyone deserves to be listened to. My goal is to coach students to be successful English communcators and achieve their goals. I strive eve... [more]


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Carrie F.

Vocabulary Tutor

Chicago, IL 60625

Will travel 5 miles

$80 per hour.

4.97 147 ratings

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Math and science tutor

I have over 20 years of experience tutoring in math and science. I have a strong math and science foundation. I received my PhD in Molecular Genetics in 2006 from the University of Illinois at Chicago, and I currently work at the University of Chicago as a research scientist. I use math and science in my everyday life. My goal as a tutor is not only to help students learn math and science, but also to share my enthusiasm and passion for these subjects. When I work with students, I make sure t... [more]


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Laurie L.

Vocabulary Tutor

Chicago, IL 60614

Will travel 15 miles

$40 per hour.

5.0 37 ratings

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Love to read! Patient and kind reading specialist, ESL

With my passion for lifelong learning and 12 years of teaching experience, I believe my instructional skills; interpersonal skills and work ethic would guarantee your success in school. My experience in teaching is vast and includes an array of leadership positions and responsibilities. In the last 12 years I have served as an English as a Second Language educator, which included a caseload ranging from 50 to 70 students from 25 different countries of origin. As a reading specialist, I als... [more]


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Cristina S.

Vocabulary Tutor

Chicago, IL 60626

Will travel 8 miles

$45 per hour.

5.0 2 ratings

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Dynamic public speaker, accomplished marketer and project manager

Hi, I'm Cris! Fast facts: born and raised at the Jersey Shore. Graduated Quinnipiac University (CT) with a BS in International Business. I spent 15 years in both sales and marketing, specializing in strategy development, experience creation and continuous improvement. I have lived in NJ, CT, PA, CO, and now IL. I have worked every kind of job you can imagine in my lifetime. My north star has always been education in all its forms - continuous growth through knowledge. Being close to my commun... [more]