Sara G.


Sara G.

Tutor

Cold Spring, NY 10516

Will travel 20 miles

$40 per hour.

4.67 30 ratings

Professional writer, editor, educator - expert writing, study coach

Expert Writing Coach, English Tutor: NYU Educ MA; Author & Editor With a Master's degree from New York University School of Education, I have professional publications credits including 30 nonfiction books, and offer experience as educator for students of all levels and backgrounds in workshops and classrooms. My books include guides to study skills, test-success, classroom tactics, and online learning, as well as life- and time-management. Practical Approach to Clear Communication: In b... [more]


Vocabulary

As a well-published writer and experienced editor, my vocabulary, large to begin with, has continued to grow throughout my professional career. My interest in etymology and my education in classical languages combine to help people go to the sources and roots of words to discern their meanings.


Grammar

As a professional writer - author of 30 nonfiction books and numerous magazine articles for all ages, an thoroughly versed in correct grammar as well as in usage appropriate to a variety of styles. Good grammar is the foundation of all good writing - and a thorough knowledge of it allows skilled writers to work their own varieties.


Reading

As a writer and educator I am comfortable and experienced with helping students of various ages to improve their reading and retention skills.


Writing

As the author of 30 nonfiction books, many magazine articles and numerous papers and reports, and as an editor of manuscripts and academic papers, writing is my own primary skill. I have taught writing to students of all ages, in class and in specialized workshops, using techniques that stress simple steps.


English

As a professional writer - author of 30 nonfiction books and numerous magazine articles for all ages - I am an expert practitioner of English and have passed this skill to students of all ages in one-on-one, class, and workshop settings.


Proofreading

I have worked as a writer and editor for much of my professional career and thus have become skilled in proofreading and all other editing tasks. Because of my work in various settings, I am familiar with the specialized as well as generalized professional standards. I put these practices to work in my own work -- nonfiction books and numerous magazine articles -- as well.


Spelling

I am one of those people with innate spelling skills - can not misspell! But of more value, my many years as a writer, editor, and copyeditor which provides training and experience in proper spelling and spelling rules.


Study Skills

As the author of several books for young people and college students relating to how to succeed in class and in test-taking, I have become expert in presenting successful techniques for studying and testing. I have used these techniques in workshops for both young students, and adults, and they work: a set of simple steps that produce positive results!


Career Development

As the author of several books, for young people, college students, and adults in career- and life-management, I have been able to develop and implement simple and effective techniques for planning and pursuing ideal work lives. A step-by-step approach can make dreams literally come true, as demonstrated in workshops and classes that I present to pre-teen, teen, and adult students. My approach includes provision of plenty of practical resources, as well.