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Brittany B.

Pittsburgh, PA

About Brittany

I have taught every summer during my time as an undergraduate at the University of Pittsburgh. Most recently as a graduate, I have been involved with the Western Pennsylvania Writing Project through the Young Writers Institute where I teach creative writing at the Cathedral of Learning in Pittsburgh. As an instructor of writing, my primary goal is to motivate students to uncover the benefits and the value of the practice. I believe every student is able to be inspired by the act of writing and literature. As with most skills, practicing is a large component in helping students achieve comfort when writing and sharing what they've wrote. The habit of writing, whether it be fiction or nonfiction, is highly beneficial to constructing a sense of self and confidence for the student. I have ...

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gabe G. May 12, 2015
ESL · In home
hi, i am looking for an instructor in English, i'd like free instructor!! i speak french and arabic
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Gizelxanath R.

Pittsburgh, PA

About Gizelxanath

Gizelxanath was born in Mexicali, Baja California, Mexico. A naturally talented opera singer, she has extended her repertoire range to an almost all encompassing one which includes musical comedy, french popular songs, latin american boleros, jazz, sacred music, Afro-Peruvian-style pieces, Argentinean tango and Mexican folklore, in addition to the standard operatic repertoire.  Her artistic qualifications include operatic studies and Masterclasses in highly prestigious universities such as: The Mozarteum Hochschule für Musik (Salzburg, Austria), The Ark Institute for the Performing Arts (San Diego, California), The Conservatory of Music (Tijuana, México) and The University of Baja California. She has  been the recipient of many noteworthy awards including: The University of Fresno ...

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Jacob S.

Pittsburgh, PA

I have successfully taught ESL for four years. Everything from improving your language skills to work in the US to preparing to enter an American university. Improve your writing skills to write essays, and your speaking and listening skills to understand your professors, neighbors, and co-workers.

About Jacob

Experienced English teacher with years of experience. I have taught English primarily as a Second Language. I have a strong background in English Writing (BA and MFA degrees) that I have utilized to teach Creative Writing, Essay writing, academic preparation. I have also taught English to non-native speakers in workplace place environments. I am a community-focused educator with a student-focused approach to teaching. The lessons will incorporate materials that are useful to your goals. I am dedicated to my students, expect them to take their learning seriously, and I try to make my classes interesting, fun, and engaging.

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Alex F.

Pittsburgh, PA

As a language student and writing center tutor, I have gained experience teaching English as a second language. I can help anyone, undergrad to post-doc, with English skills.

About Alex

I am an experienced tutor and classroom instructor in my 5th year of teaching. I have taught subjects ranging from the 9th grade English to ACT test prep to 200-level university writing courses.

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John Paul K. February 25, 2015
One year ago I took one a creative writing course taught by Alex. He enlightened me with his technical knowledge but, more than that, he inspired me with his own passion for both writing and reading. Alex made it his personal mission that each of his students would become a better writer. Before his class I was a wishful writer who had romanticized notions of the craft but who seldom committed anything to paper. Afterwards, I was a real, struggling writer and I have continued to practice my craft everyday out of sheer love for the challenge. To convey Alex's dedication to his students, I'll mention that some six months after my class with him ended, he emailed me for an update on my progress. Now, a year later, I still send much of what I write to him because he provides me with such helpful, incisive review comments that are intended not only to improve my work, but also my abilities as a writer. When you work with Alex you will be refreshed by his tendency to be a genuine human who doesn't put on the synthetic front so typical of many educators who make themselves unknowable, unapproachable. Alex inspires his students, challenges them.
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Jacob R. February 23, 2015
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Alex Friedman is an exceptional educator. Having taken a semester long creative writing course with him at Miami University, his dynamic methods forced me to examine my writing process in ways I had not in the past. I refer to him as dynamic in the sense that he is both encouraging and realistic, honest in his feedback, and more than willing to engage in open dialogues surrounding writing. I felt that Mr. Friedman actually encouraged me to write, freely yet critically, as opposed to simply talking about writing, which has not always been the case with other instructors of writing. His approachable demeanor, professional background, and ability to critically analyze have earned him a place among my favorite and most effective instructors of all time.
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Davi R.

Pittsburgh, PA

Hi there! I have a PhD in Applied Linguistics, a master's degree in Educational Technology, and a bachelor's degree in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL), all from American universities. I've been teaching ESL and EFL to students from various nationalities since 1997, in both private and public schools/universities in both Brazil (where I'm from) and the U.S. I use various teaching methods based on student preference and needs. If you're ready to learn, just let me know!

About Davi

Hello! I'm a resident of Pittsburgh, PA and hold a PhD in Applied Linguistics from Penn State University, a master's degree in Educational Technology, and a bachelor's degree in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) from the University of Northern Iowa. I've been teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language (ESL/EFL) since 1997 in various contexts (language schools, public schools, universities, literacy councils, and private tutoring) and for various age levels (children, adults, and seniors). If you have any questions, feel free to ask!

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