Allison S.


Allison S.

Tutor

Falls Church, VA 22042

Will travel 10 miles

$75 per hour.

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Friendly Neighborhood Tutoring - French/Italian/Spanish/English

I would like to welcome new students of all ages and all backgrounds (from 4 years old to adults)! I teach with a friendly, caring approach backed up by credentials and experience, such as a B.A. in French from the University of Virginia and a Master's in Science in Applied Linguistics with a concentration in Italian from Georgetown University. I have 30 years of language teaching experience, including 10 years in Fairfax County Public Schools in French Resource, French Immersion and ESOL gra... [more]


Vocabulary


Grammar


French

I have a BA in French from the University of Virginia and MS in Applied Linguistics with a concentration in Italian from Georgetown University I worked for an international software company for a decade and specialized in writing, grammar, pronunciation and communication.


Reading


Spanish

I have been tutoring Spanish for many years. I have a Master's of Science in Applied Linguistics from Georgetown University. I have worked as a computational linguist for an international software company, traveling to Spain, Mexico, and the Dominican Republic for business, and for Fairfax County Public Schools. I have done simultaneous interpretation in Spanish and worked on translation software. I also teach English to Spanish speakers. I very much like helping people improve their language capabilities and get better grades at school - while enjoying the process. I focus on grammar, speaking, and writing. I look forward to helping you!


Writing


Geography


English

I have a Master's of Science in Applied Linguistics from Georgetown University. I have done writing and editing for various publications for decades.


ESL/ESOL


World History


Italian

I have a Master's in Applied Linguistics with a concentration in Italian from Georgetown University. I also traveled to Milan for business and worked on Italian translation software. But my favorite was participating on an archaeological dig in Sicily for a summer.


Proofreading


TOEFL


Art History


Spelling


Elementary Science


Elementary (K-6th)

I taught French and ESOL in elementary grades 1-6 for nine years in Fairfax County Public Schools with a focus on pronunciation and writing. I also taught social studies and science in grades 1-6.


Phonics

I have a Master's Degree in Applied Linguistics with a concentration in Italian from Georgetown University and a B.A. in French from the University of Virginia. I also worked for a decade as a Computational Linguist for Globalink, an international software company.


Social Studies

I have taught social studies in the elementary school and in private tutoring. I bring history alive for students. My last social studies student aced his last three tests!


Handwriting

I have taught handwriting for decades, both cursive and print. I also have numerous resources to teach handwriting. I have even successfully taught handwriting to students with dysgraphia.