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Marc S.

Wexford, PA
Starting at $30
  • Speaks French
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaching since 1982
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Marc S.

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Students will learn how to write, evaluate, and edit their writing. How to create source materials, and how to get a superior grade in writing. I have studied creative writing at the University of Illinois, and Stanford University. Also, I worked as a technical writer and web developer in the tech industry (Sun Microsystems).

About Marc

I have been teaching French at universities for 30 years and would love to share my passion for the language, literature, history, and culture to students. French is my first language, and I have spent many years living in French-speaking countries; I have lived in Vietnam, Lebanon, Morocco, and (o

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Stephen A.

Coraopolis, PA
Starting at $35
  • Teaches Middle School, High School, College
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaching since 1979
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Stephen A.

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I have over forty years of teaching and writing experience, from middle school writing, to high school, to the University level, including professional and business writing. I served as the Writing Specialist for the Pennsylvania's Department of Education and also was a founding member of the Pennsylvania Writing Project. My work on my Ph.D. took me to understanding composition at it's most basic level, and I studied carefully the advent of writing as a science and as a fundamental form of expression. My thesis centered around the development of grammars and the development of the paragraph. I've received many awards, positions, and commendations for my expertise and success of teaching writing at all levels.

About Stephen

I have 40 years of teaching high school and university writing and composition. I was a reader and a question developer for the SAT and the ACT program as well as the AP program. I can work with students who need assistance with their writing from grades 5 through 12 and also at the University leve

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Matthew H.

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Pittsburgh, PA
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, Spanish, Portuguese, Turkish, Modern Greek
  • Teaching since 2005
  • Awarded Young Leadership Award from Federation of Hellenic Organizations of New Jersey
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Matthew H.

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Writing is an important way to communicate with others. Whether if you need to for work, school or any other reason, expressing yourself with the written word can be challenging without the proper foundation. I will use my academic experience as well as time as editor-in-chief of a publishing company to guide you through the process.

While there are several differences in the type of writing needed for an academic paper rather than a creative piece, all styles share many commonalities. I will help you find your voice and allow you to express yourself in the best possible way in a given situation.

About Matthew

I am a world traveler with over 13 years of tutoring experience. I also have weight trained for about 15 years. Currently working on my PhD in sociolinguistics at the University of Pittsburgh, I received my MA in Spanish from NYU and can help you with many different areas. My experience as an edito

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The first session with Matthew, I can tell things are going to be okay. This makes me feel better; I could say right off the bat; he knows what he is teaching.

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Carlene B.

Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Italian, English
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Masters in Music Performance from Bowling Green State University
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Carlene B.

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I have a Masters in Early Childhood Education teacher, K-4. I will assist you in improving and strengthen your Writing skills, while having fun!

All learners welcome, special needs, IEP, GIEP learners alike. I will teach and modify lessons to each individual student.

About Carlene

I am a Mom of four. I have been teaching piano and clarinet lessons for over 20 years to children and adults of all ages and levels. I have a Bachelors and Masters in Music as well as a Masters in Education in Early Childhood K-4. In addition to teaching private lessons in piano and clarinet, I te

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Catherine D.

Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Speaks French, Catalan, Spanish, English
  • Teaching since 2010
  • B.A. in Spanish Literature and Global Studies from UC Irvine
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Catherine D.

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I have tutored and taught writing-centric courses, and I know it's hard! I make it fun and supportive, and we use interesting topics to encourage more refined writing skills.

About Catherine

I'm a world travel junkie and coffee lover. I grew up in the SF Bay Area in a bilingual household, and continued to explore the world and the diverse and vibrant people who fill it. I studied Spanish and International Studies as an undergrad, and used my language skills to tutor throughout universi

Emilie C.

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Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Teaching since 2005
  • English, Asian Studies from Rice University
  • Awarded GRAMMY Amplifier Finalist from GRAMMYs, Recording Academy
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Emilie C.

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I grew up loving language and reading all the time, eventually majoring in English at a top-tier university. Throughout and since then, I have immensely enjoyed helping others with their writing. I have wide experience in teaching and editing for varied purposes, be the work academic, professional or creative. I'd love to help you in your writing endeavors!

About Emilie

Hello! I'm Mesmi, owner of my own studio, a boutique multimedia house that provides personalized music/audio services, visual work and artist consultation. Specialties include all types of writing (songwriting, branding, etc.), vocal production, art direction and independent music strategy. As

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Krista M.
I really enjoyed lessons with Emilie! She is well organized and has a clear lesson plan for each session, with follow up homework and exercises. I learned so much about technique and the "how to" of drawing. Everything she put together was appropriate for my level and included exercises that challenged me to improve. I could tell Emilie is well trained and skilled at drawing. She is also very nice and I felt relaxed and comfortable with her. Her studio is warm and inviting. Overall it was a great experience and I am looking forward to taking some additional lessons with Emilie!
Ava C.
So happy to have found Emilie! I work for a family with a four year old child who is extremely engaged in art and we wanted to find private lessons for her. Emilie has been extremely accommodating and very intentional in making sure we were ready for our first lesson. Will be scheduling more lessons and look forward to her being apart of my charges explorative learning!

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Average Cost of Writing Lessons in Pittsburgh, PA

The average cost of 60-minute writing lessons in Pittsburgh is $66. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $35 and $110 per hour.
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"Encourages you and helps make the writing subject the top of your list."
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Took Writing lessons from Dr. D. B.
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"I found great teacher in the world she is amazing teacher and coach tutor in the writing I learned a lot of stuff from dr Bernard i just say thank you so much my lovely teacher"
Mehmet
Took Writing lessons from Dr. D. B.
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"Wow! Very thorough and caring professional. Interested in evaluating where the individual's writing skills are; what are their goals; and how to develop a lesson plan based on the age and school district requirements. On our second lesson, my 13 y/o daughter's sentence structure has already noticibly improved! Can't wait to see how much more she improves!
Would recommend without hesitation!"
Danni
Took Writing lessons from Dr. D. B.
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"Great tutor, caring and friendly"
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"Dr.Bernard was so helpful with helping me write and revise my resume and cover letter. I am so grateful to have gotten the chance to work with her. This session with her was concise and informative."
Rastafari
Took Writing lessons from Dr. D. B.
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"Dr. Dianala is very personable and professional."
Ellis
Took Writing lessons from Dr. D. B.
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"Ally is a deep, introspective writer. She touches upon the human condition in her writing, which can be related upon by anyone."
Nick
Took Writing lessons from Ally Z.
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"Anne is learning a lot. Great job Morgan."
Anne
Took Writing lessons from Morgan L.
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"Quick and precise hints for better writing. We made a great plan for future lessons. Alexandra doesn't waste words, but uses the available time optimal."
Jørgen
Took Writing lessons from Alexandra W.
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"Very caring, empathetic manner. Able to easily connect with my 8 year old daughter."
Asha-Kaelyn
Took Writing lessons from Dr. D. B.
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