Award-Winning Languages Tutors in Washington, DC
Molly "...I studied Linguistics in college, which trained me in the critical thinking skills necessary for teaching Grammar, Foreign Languages, ESL, Math, and standardized test prep. I started tutoring when I was 15, and I was trained as a Student Teaching Intern with Breakthrough in 2010. I've tutored students ranging in age from 8 to 88..."
Christina "I double majored in Biochemistry and Public Health at the University of Washington. I believe that every student has the potential to succeed in school and no teacher should ever give up on a student. At my university, I helped students from historically underrepresented communities get into college..."
University of Washington, Seattle - BA, BA Biochemistry, BA Public Health
Lihui "...I have a solid understanding of mathematics and physics topics from basic to advanced levels. One of my favorite jobs has been working part time for two years as monitor for Paris VI university teaching and tutoring exercise sessions in statistics. I enjoy interacting with students, and at the same time being challenged..."
Shanghai Jiaotong University - BS, General Physics
Ecole Polytechnique X - PhD, Theoretical Physics
Joanne "I am a native Mandarin-Chinese speaker and have tutored and interpreted Mandarin in the past. I am pretty flexible and efficient and can help students according to their needs. In addition, I am currently working with the National Cancer Institute on data quality control and I have always have a strong background in math and statistics..."
University of Washington - BS, Biochemistry
University of Michigan - MPH, Epidemiology
Koki "...after graduating from Brown University with a B.S. in Chemical Biology. While in college, I had the opportunity to become a teaching assistant for both introductory and upper-level biochemistry courses, which I truly enjoyed. By using the insights I have gained through my experience as a teaching assistant, I would love to help students out by facilitating their learning process..."
Katelyn "... In my spare time, I practice the guitar, banjo, harmonica, and ukulele. I enjoy reading medical textbooks and all books! I cook, have a photography business, and love Wes Anderson movies. I take immense pride in providing the best tutoring..."
Johns Hopkins University - Current Undergrad, Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mathematics and Statistics; minor in Entrepreneurship and Management
Jessica "My decision to become a teacher came easy to me. My mother was a teacher and I always enjoyed helping others. I find it beautiful when students have that lightbulb moment when everything makes sense or a connection is made between what they are learning and their background knowledge..."
University of Maryland, College Park - BA, Spanish Language, Literature & Culture
University of Maryland - M.Ed., Secondary Education Curriculum & Instruction, Second Language Acquisition
State Certified Teacher
Brett "I graduated from Colby College in Maine. I double majored in Classics and Classical Civilizations, focusing on linguistics, grammar, ancient philosophy and ancient government. While at Colby, I tutored Latin and Ancient Greek, and I occasionally tutored students learning Roman and Greek History..."
Nora "... Since I was ten years old, crafts have held a special place in my heart; embroidery, crochet, and wire-and-bead jewelry claim most of my crafting time, and I design Celtic knotwork-inspired cross-stitched bookmarks. I've enjoyed gardening for nearly as long as crafting, and I love nurturing a vegetable or herb plant from seed to harvest. In keeping with my love of language, I'm also an avid reader..."
Allison "...I have always been a bit of a language nerd, so I gain special satisfaction from crafting a robust argument or sticking the correct ending on a German adjective. Writing and German grammar are my favorite subjects to tutor. My ability to tailor my instruction to my students’ individual needs and learning preferences is my greatest strength as an instructor..."