I have 4 years experience teaching high school, and about 20 years experience providing technical support for my previous company's customers. I worked at Bio-Rad Laboratories for almost 25 years. Technical support involves a significant amount of tutoring and coaching in the use of the products. I love to help people, and always see the good in people. I have years of life experience as well, and easily understand people and perceive what's going on with them. I am very empathetic, an... [more]
I know several methods to help you learn new words easily. I understand the various meanings of a word and how each meaning applies in different situations. I know how to make our time together interesting and fun.
Using words correctly, having correct grammar, especially in your written work, improves your chances of success. I can help you understand grammar, so that correct usage becomes automatic for you.
I can help you understand the English language so that writing will soon become easy and natural for you. I have written all types of non-fiction, including essays and research papers. I truly enjoy teaching and passing along what I know to others.
I have a large general and scientific vocabulary, and I read a lot to relax. I have studied and used my knowledge of English language structure and function for years. I have a general secondary teaching credential from the State of California. I really enjoy helping people and teaching what I know.
I am currently teaching another student to proofread. I can provide exercises to help you learn to do this.
I usually produce two to three sweaters per year. I also knit infinity scarves, gloves, hand warmers with thumb covers, hats, and most any pattern if I can figure it out. I taught my neighbor how to start a crocheted baby blanket, and helped her knit a sweater jacket with pockets. I taught both my daughters to knit. I enjoy teaching knitting.