Search for a Portola Valley English Tutor

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Ellie S. ...I have also tutored for the SAT for more than twenty years, and most students raise their SAT scores by around 300 points. I can provide recommendations from parents and students. I also teach students how to write high-scoring SAT essays, and assist students in writing impressive personal statement essays for their college applications.I have a Ph.D. in Intellectual History from U.C.
7 Subjects: including English, SAT reading, SAT writing, public speaking
$70.00/hr
Mill Valley, CA
Duncan B. ...I specialize in teaching English and Reading and Writing Skills, both for success in school and for the SAT and ACT. I have found that these skills are necessary for effective communication and permeate into all subject areas. I have always been passionate about writing and scored in the 95th percentile on the GRE writing portion.
32 Subjects: including SAT writing, vocabulary, ESL/ESOL, writing
$70.00/hr
Redwood City, CA
Brenda Y. ...I am willing to drill and repeat with you until you are comfortable with material. I am expert at helping people to feel relaxed with learning difficult material. I am a credentialed teacher K-12 and have worked in San Francisco, Daly City, Pacifica, South San Francisco, & Redwood City School Districts.
15 Subjects: including vocabulary, grammar, music theory, writing
$65.00/hr
Pacifica, CA
James E. ...I have a BS in mathematics and over 50 units in Post Graduate mathematics. During my undergraduate study, I took full quantifier calculus including identity and description in the philosophy department and mathematical logic in the mathematics department. During my graduate studies, I have take...
17 Subjects: including chemistry, calculus, physics, geometry
$45.00/hr
San Jose, CA
James D. ...My teaching emphasizes using active rather than passive voice. I also highly recommend Strunk and White's "The Elements of Style" (4th Edition) and a good writer's handbook. I use the "Random House Handbook" (6th Edition) by Frederick Crews.
9 Subjects: including vocabulary, grammar, reading, writing
$100.00/hr
Milpitas, CA