Literacy is one of my passions. If reading or vocabulary isn't your or your child's favorite thing, allow me to share the skills that I've honed to make it both enjoyable and the key to expanding knowledge and performance. If the thought of Public Speaking makes you or your child queasy, let's slay that dragon. I understand because it used to terrify me, too. Words are the keys that open the doors to many opportunities both in education and in life. I started tutoring in English and readi... [more]
I can read at up to 650 words per minute and still retain 85% comprehension, because of my extensive vocabulary. I was able to achieve scores above 99% on the SAT and 69% on the GRE in Reading because of my ability to quickly comprehend words. My graduate work in Language Development and Phonetics allows me to teach word comprehension to others teaching them word construction including root words, prefixes and suffixes.
In addition to my BA in Communication, I have successfully completed graduate work in Language Development, Phonetics and Communication Science. I can adapt to learners at all levels.
I have a BA in Journalism with an emphasis on Speech communication. My graduate work focused on Language Development and Communication Science. All of my college course work in English and Language received no less than an A-. I am a published author for Newspaper, magazines and on-line media services.
I scored in the 99th percentile on my SAT and 69% percentile for Reading on my GRE. I read 650 words per minute, and I can teach students my methods for increasing their reading speed while still retaining comprehension. I can show students how to prioritize their time so that they can get their best score. I can teach a student the vocabulary words on the SAT that they need to know in order to increase their score.