Mary Jane S.


Mary Jane S.

Tutor

Fort Lauderdale, FL 33317

Will travel 20 miles

$40 per hour.

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MJ Tutor Gets You There

Good communication is a huge part of what a student learns in his or her educational career. That's why I selected communications as my major. Drama was my minor, and, when I taught ESL literacy, I found myself acting out words in order to build a student's vocabulary. Next, I became a tutor for students with disabilities at the college level and discovered the creativity of devising methods that worked with the abilities that the students had while working around those that they didn't h... [more]


American History


Vocabulary


European History


Reading


Writing

I'm a writing coach, which means I assist students with their learning of different types of writing. Using a good English handbook is a skill that involves marking areas where the student is having difficulty and noting where errors are occurring. Writing for speaking is its own skill, and that's another coaching area in which I've helped students to succeed.


English


ESL/ESOL

Five years of work as a tutor and lab assistant for ESL students has taught me to tailor programs to individual students' needs. Some have needed to get U.S. licenses or other qualifications to return to professions they had in their home countries. I welcome a variety of challenges.


Government & Politics


Literature


Proofreading

I passed the proofreading test with a 100 score and often work with students on submitting correct work. The student has the ideas and I work with them on the details. The student often learns much in the process that applies to their subject area and to the general study of English.