Alexandra M.


Alexandra M.

Tutor

Santa Monica, CA 90405

Will travel 2 miles

$60 per hour.

4.85 27 ratings

English tutor in ESL, reading, composition, theatre arts

I have a BA in Humanities, with a specialty in Drama, and a MFA in Professional Writing, both from USC. I am a credentialed teacher currently working in Santa Monica and Beverly Hills. For the past two years, I have been a certified Speech Examiner for the English proficiency test IELTS. I have a passion for the English language and can help you sharpen and expand your skills, whether you're a beginner, English is your second language, or you're preparing for college entrance exams. I a... [more]


Vocabulary

I have a MFA in Creative Writing from USC. I am a credentialed teacher working in Santa Monica. I have excellent skills to help you improve your English vocabulary, prepare for the SAT or other college entrance tests, or simply expand your command of the English language.


Reading

English teacher. Excellent with break down of words for meaning and sound. Passionate about the power and fun of reading.


Writing

I have a MFA in Professional Writing from USC. I have published fiction, plays, poetry, and song lyrics (2 Gold Albums with the Beach Boys.) I love to help students increase their skills and confidence in writing essays, term papers, college application letters, and any form of creative writing.


English

I've a master's degree in professional writing from USC. I'm a teacher credentialed by California to teach English, literature, and ESL. I am an expert with grammar, sentence structure, and pronunciation. I am a patient and enthusiastic teacher!


Literature

I have a Masters Degree in Creative Writing from USC. I'm passionate about American and British fiction, poetry, and plays. I can help you understand multiple levels of good literature and expand your appreciation of the written word.


Spelling

I have an excellent understanding and command of English spelling, vowel and consonant sounds, grammar rules, and pronunciation. I have a master's degree in creative writing. I'm a patient and playful teacher for all ages.


Grammar

Expert on English grammar. Can communicate parts of speech and syntax in clear, straightforward manner. Can teach sentence diagramming.


Study Skills

Understand the necessity of organization and study methods. Can assist and design unique approaches to study. Masters in Professional Writing from USC.


Theater

Professional actor. Worked in NYC, San Francisco, Los Angeles, and Honolulu. Have taught private acting classes in LA. Can help with any kind of scene study or monologue.


ESL/ESOL

I am a credentialed teacher currently teaching ESL at an Adult School, with a TESOL specialist certificate. I can help students improve their reading, writing, speaking and conversation skills. I have worked privately with Korean, Persian, Saudi, Afghani, Ethiopian, Chinese, Russian, Danish, Somalian, Brazilian and Latino students. I am a patient and excellent teacher for all levels, whether you're a new beginner, an intermediate speaker, or a professional wishing to hone your English skills.


Speech

I have 40 years' experience as an actor. I have 10 years' experience as a teacher of ESL and Brain Fitness and Acting Classes, standing in front of groups. I focus on components of communication: clarity, use of humor, organization of thought, feedback, and audience participation. I can impart confidence and enthusiasm to students.