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Ms. Veronica B.

specializes in Academic Writing, ESOL, Adult Basic Education, and GED Tutor · female

"Hi, I’m Veronica, a professional English tutor, book lover, Ravenclaw, and language learner. I also have a master’s degree in English literature and a certification in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages. I have worked for over ten years with high school, college, and adult students to help them improve their English writing and speaking skills. For some, this means discussing ideas for more...

"Hi, I’m Veronica, a professional English tutor, book lover, Ravenclaw, and language learner. I also have a master’s degree in English literature and a certification in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages. I have worked for over ten years with high school, college, and adult students to help them improve their English writing and speaking skills. For some, this means discussing ideas for assignments, learning how to find sources for research, organizing arguments, and following specific citation styles. For others, a focus on sentence structure, punctuation, and grammar rules is of greater necessity. For still others, simple conversations in English to help improve use of the language are the greatest tool.

As as tutor I worked with a variety of students with diverse backgrounds - from a student in his 20s working to achieve his GED, to an overnight nurse from Africa hoping for the same, to an immigrant from Guatemala who could neither read nor write in Spanish nor English, to a former prisoner hoping to be a mentor to boys, I have always been impressed by the students' desires to receive the education they missed.

This diversity is what I find most interesting about tutoring. Each student comes from a different background with different needs and goals, but all with the wish to better themselves. I aim to tailor my lessons to each student, working with them at their current level with the objective of meeting their desires, whether that is to get a better grade in a class or to help their children with their homework. While some lessons have involved traditional study aides, I have also used newspaper articles, games, "personal information" cut-out sheets, and even comic books. Every student is different and I believe that keeping them engaged, using material they find interesting, is far more effective than standard lesson plans.

Whether your goal is to pass your class, improve your writing for your job, help your children better with their homework, or feel more confident speaking and using Engli" less...

Details

fee: $35 (for 60 min)
travel distance: 5 miles
meeting type: online (only)

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website: on file

Education and Qualifications

certified: Veronica B. is a certified tutor

University of Chicago, Sociology, Psychology

DePaul University, Masters

Denver, CO 80203

Subjects Tutored

Reading - Writing - English - ESL/ESOL - Proofreading - GED