Carefully selected, highly-credentialed English tutors in Houston, TX
"I also served as a Youth Ambassador to Taipei, Taiwan and participated in an exchange/hosting experience. Thanks to my education, I scored well on the PSAT and became a National Merit Scholar. In 2007, I graduated high school and was offered a full-tuition scholarship to Texas A&M University. After a summer studying in Tuscany, Italy, I started my four year undergraduate career at A&M. I have a Bachelor's in French, having studied abroad in Normandy."
- Texas A&M University - BA, French
Tutoring Subjects:Reading, Writing, French, Essay Editing, SAT Verbal, Grammar and Mechanics, History
"I have always been fascinated by the amazing differences in languages all over the world and I believe it's truly a gift to not only speak with someone from another part of the world but to truly connect with them in their native tongue. I love the quote, "If you say you can't do something, chances are you can't." I truly believe that language-learning is for everyone and if you keep a positive attitude, we will succeed, together! Whatever your goals may be. My main teaching methods are to keep things light-hearted and to exercise patience. Learning languages takes time and hard work but there's no reason not to have fun with it! I have been ...
- University of Houston - BA, Double Major, French & Spanish
Tutoring Subjects:Spanish, French, Essay Editing, Reading
" Before leaving for Japan, I enjoyed working as a susbitute for Katy ISD. I graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with a degree in history, and I also feel very comfortable teaching grammar, reading, writing, editing, and Japanese. In my free time, I enjoy playing tennis, reading books, riding my bike, or watching any of Houston's great sports teams. Go Texans!!."
- University of Texas at Austin - BA, History
Tutoring Subjects:History, Writing, Phonics, Reading, Essay Editing, Grammar and Mechanics, College Essays
"I also tutor in reading, language and social studies up to 8th grade and some selective high school courses. I am completely bilingual and am able to tutor in Spanish through the high school level. My tutoring style is focused but understanding and very patient. I really take the time to make sure the student understands what he/she is working on. In my spare time I like to read and spend time with my family."
- University of Houston - BA, Spanish
- State Certified Teacher
Tutoring Subjects:Grammar and Mechanics, Reading, Spanish, Elementary Math, History
"I try to relate the material to the student in creative and interesting ways, in order to inspire curiosity and exploration. "If you want to build a ship, don't drum up the men to gather wood, divide the work and give orders. Instead, teach them to yearn for the vast and endless sea." -Antoine de Saint-Exupéry."
- University of Houston - BA, Economics
Tutoring Subjects:Elementary Math, Algebra, Statistics, Reading, Economics, Physics, Spanish, Middle School Math
"I have continued tutoring since then, and am now one of the Head Academic Mentors at my college, providing academic mentorship to my peers at Rice. After graduating from Rice, I hope to attend medical school to fulfill my long-term goal of becoming a pediatrician. I love working with kids of all ages - I believe I can learn from them just as much as I can teach them, and hope to inspire confidence and a love for learning. Outside of academics, I am a theater enthusiast, avid book reader, and amateur crotcheter. On the weekends I am usually exploring the Houston restaurant scene with my friends, or enjoying a quiet evening with a movie, popcorn, ...
- Rice University - BA, Cognitive Science
Tutoring Subjects:SAT, SAT Writing, ACT Reading, Essay Editing, Trigonometry, ACT Science, SAT Math, Middle School Math, ACT, Algebra, Reading, Pre-Calculus, ACT Writing, College Essays, Biology, SAT Verbal, ACT Math, ACT English, Elementary Math
" I have spent extensive time within Texas classrooms with students ranging from Pre-K to middle school. I also spent time in college tutoring fellow students, giving me the knowledge and ability to work effectively with learners of all ages. When I am not teaching, I love spending time with my family and friends, playing with my dog, and enjoying the great outdoors!."
- Sam Houston State University - Bachelor of Science, Interdisciplinary Studies
Tutoring Subjects:Writing, Grammar and Mechanics, Reading, Essay Editing, History, Elementary Math, Middle School Math, Phonics
"I majored in Biochemistry and Cell Biology at Rice University in 2011, and then worked as a research assistant in a Microbiology lab at UMass-Amherst. Needless to say, I have a solid background in mathematics and sciences. But don't let that fool you into thinking that I am not an avid reader and writer! I am a meticulous writer and editor and I look forward to assisting you!."
- Rice University - BA, Cell Biology & Biochemistry
Tutoring Subjects:Geometry, Chemistry, SAT Writing, SAT, SAT Verbal, SAT Math, Biology, Elementary Math, Essay Editing, Algebra, Organic Chemistry, College Essays, Physiology, Anatomy, Middle School Math, Reading
"My teaching style is very interactive and hands-on, my most important goal is to meet your student's needs. My interests are running, teaching, cooking, traveling, volunteering, and being with family and friends. I believe that every day is a chance to grow and a chance for self-improvement, so let's begin!."
- Baylor University - B.A., English Literature and Composition
- Houston Baptist University - M.Ed, Curriculum and Instruction/Bilingual ACP
Tutoring Subjects:Essay Editing, Spanish, Reading, Phonics, Writing
"Equally valuable to my tutoring ability is my experience as a successful student; as stated above, I graduated summa cum laude with honors in my major. I know what it takes to get straight As in college, and I am a firm believer that many students could benefit from the study skills I learned and the resources I collected in my quest to be an outstanding student. Additionally, the good rapport I establish with my students ensures good communication during sessions and allows me to maximize session efficiency and quality. I work to keep the sessions fun by adapting them so that they appeal to the interests and the sense of humor of the student ...
- Whitman College - BA, Biology
Tutoring Subjects:Physiology, Writing, SAT, Essay Editing, Anatomy, Biology, SAT Verbal, SAT Math, Reading
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