Esther F.


Esther F.

Tutor

Miami, FL 33180

Will travel 7 miles

$75 per hour.

4.99 118 ratings

English and Reading Skills Specialist

I have a BA in English and Latin from New York University, an MA in English and Remedial Education from Columbia University and a New York State and New York City teaching license. For over three decades, I have been teaching and tutoring students of all ages and all levels of English competence, including non-English speakers. My specialties are reading fluency and comprehension, vocabulary enrichment, and English as a second language. I also teach my students how to write clearly, conci... [more]


Vocabulary


Grammar


Latin


Reading


Writing

I teach writing to elementary school children with a step by step approach starting with teaching correct sentence formation. Then I teach paragraph writing skills. The next step is to put paragraphs together using appropriate transition words. After that, I teach introductory and summary paragraphs. The majority of English words follow certain spelling rules. I teach these rules one by one, as well as the exception to these rules.


English


ESL/ESOL


Literature


SAT Reading

I have an MA in English. I am a qualified high school English teacher. I have successfully tutored many students for college entrance tests.


SAT Writing


Spelling


ACT Reading


ACT English


Phonics

I have a Master's degree from Teachers College, Columbia University, New York in learning disabilities. This course included training in phonics. I have taught phonics successfully to many students.


Study Skills

I have a Master's degree from Columbia University Teacher's College in English and Learning Disabilities. I have taught Study Skills to elementary and high school as well as university students. I have also assisted students with SAT and ACT preparation.


ADHD

I have a Master's degree in learning disabilities from Teachers College, Columbia University in New York. This course included methodology in teaching children with ADD and ADHD, such as concentration skills and the Orton-Gillingham multi-sensory approach. I have taught students with this condition for over three decades. Most of my experience has been teaching in small groups, but I have also taught individual students who have an attention deficit with or without hyperactivity.


Dyslexia

I have a BA in English and Latin from New York University, an MA in English and Remedial Education from Columbia University and a New York State and New York City teaching license. For over three decades, I have been teaching and tutoring students of all ages and all levels of English competence. My specialties are overcoming dyslexia, reading fluency, reading comprehension, and writing skills. I use interactive computer programs, which give practice in the skills I teach. These programs help me pinpoint problem areas, monitor progress, and make lessons both rigorous and enjoyable.