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Ms. Catherine N.

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"Want to improve your grades? Interested in learning a new language? I've been told I have a talent for teaching along with patience, tenacity and a sense of humor. I use the analytical and communication skills I honed in law school to break down information and explain it in simple, easy to understand language. I follow the traditional teaching method using explanations, examples and demonstrations but I more...

"Want to improve your grades? Interested in learning a new language? I've been told I have a talent for teaching along with patience, tenacity and a sense of humor. I use the analytical and communication skills I honed in law school to break down information and explain it in simple, easy to understand language. I follow the traditional teaching method using explanations, examples and demonstrations but I also believe in the Socratic method. That is I like to guide the student through his own reasoning and analysis. Although some material needs to just be memorized it is a critical part of education to learn how to think. Check out my background. I would love to help.

My Services:

*individual or group tutoring in Spanish, French, English and

ESL all levels-can work with adults or children on grammar,

literature and writing as well as pronunciation in these

languages

*tutoring in history, government, political science and

psychology at high school and college levels

*tutoring in social studies, language arts, science and math

at the elementary school level

*proof reading essays, term papers, compositions-all levels

*test preparation in above subjects

My Education:

*B.A. in French, Psychology and Spanish with Honors-Stephen F.

Austin

*Juris Doctor-Baylor University School of Law

*enrolled in an alternative teacher certification program for

high school Spanish and French and have passed state subject

exams required for obtaining teaching certificate

My Background and Experience:

*completed study abroad programs in Montpellier, France,

Quito, Ecuador and Guadalajara, Mexico.

*traveled and lived in France and Latin America

*taught bilingual 3rd and 4th grades all academic

subjects including ESL with the Nacogdoches Independent

School District for 2yrs.

*worked my way through college tutoring high school and

college students

*served as a simultaneous Spanish/English interpreter at

Nacogdoches Memorial Hospital for 2 yrs

*translated documents/website/pamphlets as part of my

duties while a" less...

Details

fee: $60 (for 60 min)
travel distance: 18 miles
meeting type: either in-person or online

Contact

website: on file

Education and Qualifications

certified: Catherine N. is a certified tutor

Stephen F. Austin State University, undergrad

Baylor University, J.D.

Austin, TX 78731

Subjects Tutored

American History - Vocabulary - Grammar - European History - French - Latin - Spanish - Geography - English - ESL/ESOL - Government & Politics - Psychology - Proofreading - Law - TOEFL - Macroeconomics - Microeconomics - Elementary (K-6th) - Study Skills - Criminal Justice