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My passion in helping students stems from the fact that I was once one myself, and not a very good one. College was a door to a new opportunity of learning. As soon as I became a college freshman, I saw a different world opening before my eyes. Today, I work with many diverse students in different scenarios: Pre-K to college level; foreign students needing to learn English for careers as well as scholastically; and SAT and ACT preparation for students seeking to get into college. The one thing that's common in these various scenarios is my passion to help students that are apprehensive to learn because they don't know what to do, and teach them how to break down a situation and discover for themselves how to study, learn, and find out to derive the answer for themselves. My Bachelor of Arts degree in English from Syracuse University and my Master's certificate in TEFL/TESOL from Learning Tutoring were not easy to obtain, However, that goal was worth it as they prepare me each day to to teach, interesting, diverse students, and assist them in achieving their educational goals. In addition to proven teaching experience, I have 30+ years' work experience in three different industries--banking, advertising, and hospitality. Since I am teach for a variety of accredited institutions composed of students of many ages and from diverse cultures and backgrounds, my subjects include, but are not limited to: English (verbal, written and phonics), literature, essay writing, SAT and ACT English and math, history, science, filmmaking (award winning filmmaker), acting (union actor--SAG, AEA), 2D animation, drawing, painting, and Adobe Creative Suite. My favorite subject to teach is English--phonics, verbal, reading, and literature. My teaching style is hands-on. I just don't stand or sit there and lecture. Lectures are boring. As my resume and other documents state, I have 30 years experience as a union actor in good standing. Much of this acting experience has been in improvisation and role playing. I bring a lot of role playing activities into my class, especially when I am teaching foreign adults who need to know English for their jobs/or if the relocated to the U.S. My lessons are based on the students themselves. They're tailored to student individual needs. We do a student scenario, say applying for a graduate degree scholarship. If they are employed in an English speaking environment, we might do something where they are interviewing for a promotion. My philosophy is all about the 'individual student's needs,' whether I am teaching a class of six students or one-on-one. Outside of the class, I am interested in kayaking, filmmaking, and writing scripts and plays.

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Peter’s Qualifications

Education & Certification

Undergraduate Degree: Syracuse University - Bachelor in Arts, English

Graduate Degree: Global Learning Teaching - Certificate, Teaching English as a Second Language (ESL)


I have many hobbies and interests that I want to share with you in my classes. They include, but are not limited to, the following: reading literature, filmmaking, play writing, screen writing, animation, drawing, special effects, and kayaking.

Tutoring Subjects

6th Grade AP Language Composition


ACCUPLACER ESL - Sentence Meaning

Adobe Illustrator


Adult Literacy




Audition Prep

British Literature


Business Writing

CAHSEE English



CLEP English Literature

College English

College Level American History

College Level American Literature

College World History


Computer Animation

Creative Writing

Dissertation Writing


Elementary School

Elementary School English

Elementary School Reading

Elementary School Writing


English Grammar and Syntax


Essay Editing

European History

Executive Functioning

Fiction Writing


Graduate Test Prep

Graphic Design

GRE Analytical Writing

GRE Subject Test in Literature in English

GRE Subject Tests

High School English

High School Level American History

High School Level American Literature

High School World History

High School Writing


IB Music




ISEE Prep - Upper Level Class

ISEE-Lower Level Reading Comprehension

ISEE-Lower Level Writing


Learning Differences


Mac Basic Computer Skills



Microsoft Office

Middle School English

Middle School Math

Middle School Reading

Middle School Reading Comprehension

Middle School Writing


Music Theory


PC Basic Computer Skills

PCAT Writing

Performing Arts





PRAXIS Core Writing

PRAXIS English



Professional Certifications

PSAT Critical Reading

Public Speaking



Social Studies

Spelling Bee


SSAT- Elementary Level

SSAT- Middle Level

SSAT- Upper Level

Technology and Coding

Test Prep

Thesis Writing

Visual Arts



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