Search for a Portola Valley Writing Tutor

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Lisa P. ...I specialize in English as a Second Language for adults and college students and writing for all ages. Together, we will develop goals and take steps to meet them, whether it is improving English conversation skills or earning a better grade in AP English. Also, for ESL students, I have empathy for the challenges and excitement of learning another language.
12 Subjects: including writing, English, reading, grammar
San Jose, CA
Robert P. ...I also got A's in all four semesters of Calculus, which forms the foundation of differential equations. I earned a BA in Physics and a BS in Astronomy, with a minor in Mathematics. I got A's in Linear Algebra, and used linear algebra frequently in several other classes, such as Mathematical Physics and Quantum Mechanics.
16 Subjects: including writing, English, physics, calculus
Fremont, CA
Bobby B. ...Also, I can cook some really good Chinese food now! About my teaching style - Part of my career has been mentoring those I work with. I was lucky enough to have great mentors and have adopted some of what worked from them.
8 Subjects: including writing, English, public speaking, photography
Burlingame, CA
Peter B. ...No matter what you pick up from history, it will always be with you and following a sequence of events from a time that is now gone and watching that sequence unravel again is an incredible experience. I teach history in context, great battles do not just happen, they are assembled very carefull...
7 Subjects: including writing, French, ESL/ESOL, public speaking
San Jose, CA
Richard M. ...As a graduate student in history, I studied seven months at the Goethe Institut and a semester at the University of Innsbruck. I very much enjoy teaching German because of the many ways in which it is like -- and unlike -- English, a ("Germanic") language I also teach. Over half of all words in English derive from Latin, one of the most logical and widely-spoken languages ever created.
50 Subjects: including writing, English, reading, French
Millbrae, CA