Joshua W.


Joshua W.

Tutor

San Diego, CA 92109

Will travel 20 miles

$45 per hour.

5.0 4 ratings

Experienced Graduate Student Specializing in Language

I am a PhD student in Linguistics at UC San Diego. I received my B.A. in Linguistics from The Ohio State University. While completing my undergraduate a degree, I worked as a chef in the Ohio Union, which is the student union at OSU. My ultimate goal is to work as a professor, explaining complicated but interesting ideas to students. While working as a chef, one of my main responsibilities was not actually cooking, but training student employees in various culinary techniques (I was not a ... [more]


Algebra 1


Algebra 2


American History


Biology


Vocabulary


Grammar

I have a B.A., and am currently working on my PhD in linguistics, with a specialization in syntax (grammar). I have, in the past, worked as a thesis proof reader, editing both Master's and PhD level theses.


European History


French

Studied French in high school and college. Well versed in French grammar and vocabulary. Knowledgeable about French history, 800 AD - present. Knowledgeable about French literary and cinematic movements (Hugo, Baudelaire, Camus, Sartre, etc.) Familiar with French intellectual movements (Rouseau, Descartes, Voltaire, Montesquieu, etc.) Knowledgeable of this history of the French language, its descent from Vulgar Latin and Frankish dialects, its similarities and differences regarding other romance languages.


Geometry


Prealgebra


Spanish


Writing

As a PhD student, I have a great deal of experience writing papers (often between 5 and 30 pages long). I also have experience writing both short fiction and poetry. In the past, I have been a paid proofreader for Master's and doctoral theses (1 year's experience).


Geography


English


ESL/ESOL


Government & Politics


Literature


World History


Proofreading

I have one year's experience proofreading and editing Master's and Doctoral theses.


GED


Physical Science


Social Studies


ACT Reading


ACT English


Elementary Math


Linguistics

I have a B.A. in linguistics and am pursuing my PhD in linguistics. I have had extensive training in syntax, semantics, and morphology, as well as general training in phonetics, phonology, language acquisition, pragmatics, and language documentation. I am familiar with both current linguistic thought, as well as theories and methodologies stretching back to the 19th century.