73 Vocabulary Tutors Found Near Sunnyvale, CA



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Colleen O.

Vocabulary Tutor

Los Gatos, CA 95030

Will travel 20 miles

$75 per hour.

4.98 111 ratings

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Reading, K-Prep. Specializing: Dyslexia, Learning Disabilities

In order to understand information and express oneself a command of the English vocabulary is imperative. I teach my students techniques to learn new vocabulary from their academic materials, as well as, challenge them to use new words while writing. Throughout the years, I have found my methods help students increase the complexity of their writing. I hold a master?s degree in teaching, been a certified teacher and have enjoyed working with students for over 30 years. I adore elementary students because they get so excited when they finally understand something they have been struggling over [more]


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Nancy C.

Vocabulary Tutor

Santa Clara, CA 95054

Will travel 20 miles

$60 per hour.

5.0 41 ratings

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Patient, experienced ESL/ English tutor- all grades including adults

I've taught English at all grade levels including adults. My most recent experience is training teachers who teach ESL so I have all of the best teaching materials. I enjoy working with students at their levels and I know how to help students progress quickly. I have a complete understanding of the science and research behind the way English as a second language is learned. I love technology and enjoy using it as a tool in my work. I'm flexible and can adapt quickly to the way each individ... [more]


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Tim C.

Vocabulary Tutor

Fremont, CA 94538

Will travel 22 miles

$45 per hour.

4.7 370 ratings

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Strive for success in reading/writing/SAT/ACT/TOEFL/IELTS

I have been teaching students how to learn, retain and use vocabulary as part of ESL studies for the past 25 years. Acquiring vocabulary is essential if students are to express themselves adequately and competently in another language. For native speakers preparing for SAT and ACT, I have also demonstrated the importance of learning vocabulary, which is a lifelong skill that can give students the confidence to express themselves, and lead them to be more successful in their academic and professional lives. [more]


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Tess M.

Vocabulary Tutor

Campbell, CA 95008

Will travel 20 miles

$65 per hour.

4.88 388 ratings

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All Elementary/Middle School - ADD/ADHD - ABA Therapist

Vocabulary building is often overlooked as a language art skill. It is one thing to review and learn to spell all the words on a weekly list, but the most important step, that of incorporating the words into one's personal vocabulary, is often not emphasized enough. I offer my students incentives for using their new vocabulary words in their daily speech and writing. Proper use of a dictionary is another important tool for building vocabulary which I make sure my clients understand well. I love working with elementary and middle school age kids and have been a private tutor for the last eight [more]


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Vivek V.

Vocabulary Tutor

Saratoga, CA 95070

Will travel 20 miles

$65 per hour.

4.97 70 ratings

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Sciences, Test Prep, English & Math, Literature, and Biology

My passion for teaching was founded by my own experience as a student. Throughout my academic career, the challenges I encountered refined my own approach to understanding subjects, and the ensuing success after overcoming such obstacles brought me further love for learning and those subjects. I want to transmit that feeling of accomplishment to students as they master their own subjects, and hopefully foster a passion for further learning and success in any of their other endeavors. As a to... [more]


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Alan Z.

Vocabulary Tutor

San Jose, CA 95129

Will travel 10 miles

$75 per hour.

4.97 182 ratings

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Retired Aerospace Engineer. Professional Tutor for Math and English.

As a Kumon Instructor for 11 years, I taught every aspect of English, from phonics, phonetics, and phonemic learning to college level argument and debate. During that time, I have taught hundreds of students, from children and teens to young adults, to understand that English is our primary form of communication. More importantly, I have taught that all of the concepts are related so closely to everyday life that anyone can learn to understand and use them. I was the principal instructor for a major test preparation company for a number of years, and I am certified to teach test prep for the P [more]


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David B.

Vocabulary Tutor

Saratoga, CA 95070

Will travel 5 miles

$45 per hour.

4.71 70 ratings

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Patient and interactive retired professional for English, literature

Hello! Education has always been a high priority. My formal education includes a B.A. in history and a PhD in ethics. Each year of my adult life I have taken courses to keep my mind alert and my knowledge growing. I have done much writing for newspapers and periodicals. Currently I am researching and writing toward publication about people who have influenced me. In terms of English I am competent to help in vocabulary, proofreading, public speaking, grammar and in structuring an essay o... [more]


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Lane P.

Vocabulary Tutor

Menlo Park, CA 94025

Will travel 20 miles

$60 per hour.

4.82 55 ratings

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The Art of Language and the Language of Art

My goal as an educator is not only to help you learn a particular subject, but to help you learn to enjoy learning. As an instructor with a Bachelor's degree for high school teachers and an MFA in Theatre, I'm well-equipped to assist you with your reading, writing, comprehension, public speaking, and speech-related needs. I've accrued a fair bit of life experience over the years, but the preponderance of my work falls into three broad categories: education, grant-writing and theatrical pr... [more]


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Ms. D. S.

Vocabulary Tutor

San Jose, CA 95124

Will travel 10 miles

$60 per hour.

4.84 73 ratings

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Teacher Muse (grades 2-9); math, writing, ELA, core, and more...

CA multiple subject credentialed and experienced Teacher Muse for tutoring support (grades 2 through 9). My BA and teaching credential are from UCLA. My multiple subject (elementary) credential includes supplementary subject authorizations (through 9th grade) in mathematics (including Geometry) and English. The makings of a mused middle school math teacher... My teaching background began with middle school core (Language Arts and World History). Then, 6th and 7th grade combination class... [more]


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Frank B.

Vocabulary Tutor

Mountain View, CA 94043

Will travel 20 miles

$50 per hour.

5.0 28 ratings

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Retired Attorney, Practicing Short Story Writer and Novelist

I am a 67 year old retired attorney, one time public defender, later prosecutor, appellate litigator (death penalty defense before the California Supreme Court), entrepreneurial lawyer - lots of stuff. I am also a working writer, with a couple of short stories going strong on Amazon (30,000 plus sales) and two novels. This may sound like the back of a book jacket, but I am not writing to boast, but to provide the basis of the claim of a substantial background in all types of writing, particul... [more]