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Annette tutors in Seattle, WA

Annette P.

Private tutor in Seattle, WA

Education

University of Washington-Seattle Campus - BA, English , University of California - Irvine - MFA, English

Experience

After receiving my Bachelor of Arts from the University of Washington, I enrolled in a master's program at the University of California, Irvine, and received my MFA. Since then, I've been actively working in education, where I've helped college-level students improve their English, reading, and writing skills. Not only do I have more than 25 years of experience as a college lecturer, I've also worked overseas as an ESL instructor. At the moment, I am working as a teacher for the University of Phoenix, where I teach humanities courses to students in the distance learning program. Throughout my career as a teacher and private tutor, I've had the privilege of helping students improve their communication skills, learn how to write compelling persuasive essays, and learn how to speak English like a native speaker. I love working one-on-one with students because it gives me the opportunity to take a hands-on approach, where I can really focus on helping them overcome their weaknesses. I believe that everyone has the potential to do great things in the classroom as long as they have a good teacher whose patient and invested in their success. Along with English literature, I also like writing stories, taking long walks with my dog, and practicing yoga.

Availability

Weekdays at any time, Weekends at any time

Can Meet

Up to 30 minutes away at my regular hourly rate

Hobbies

Reading, creative writing, long walks with my dog, tai chi, yoga, ongoing adult education classes, going out to interesting movies and plays

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