My name is Maralea and I'm a lifelong learner and the daughter of 2 educators. I also enjoy teaching and I try to get know my students, what their English level is, how I can best help each student achieve their goals. Each student is an individual, and everyone has their way of learning. I attended a public high school and was a good student. I went to college right after high school and found that I was just not ready to complete the college curriculum and declare a major. I went back to ... [more]
When you need help making sure that your written and spoken communication is professional or worthy of a high grade you can count on a great tutor to be there for you. I can help you learn the rules of good grammar. When your teacher says, "This is a run on sentence." we often need another explanation of what 'run on sentence' means. I enjoy helping with grammar for both native and foreign English speakers, so whether you need help in class, help with professional communication or help learning the rules of a new language I look forward to meeting you.
I work with students who are needing to increase their English skills for vocational exams including the PELLETB for California law enforcement. I also work with students who need help in making sure that written course work such as preparing to write essays or stories. I enjoy working with students who need a better understanding of the rules of English - what the heck does, "I before E, except after C" mean anyway?! I can help with that.
I currently teach immersion English in an online format to young learners in Asia and I started tutoring English in college to ESL students who were studying here in the US.