- Levels Taught:
- High School
- Teaches students:
- Ages 5+ and special needs
- Teaching since:
Learning always takes on a new exciting flavor when you're working with someone who is truly passionate about seeing their students succeed, and that's me! I have been teaching all ages for about 16 years and I love my work.
My passion is English, English literature, Writing (I am a published fiction author), and helping people acquire English through ESL instruction. I have students from Hong Kong to Houston and I love it! I also teach SAT and ACT verbal and essay writing sections and scored a perfect 6 on the essay for the GRE exam. I am a supportive and insightful writing coach and editor. I worked at the Paris Review just out of college in the editorial department and great works of English literature and non-fiction excite me profoundly. I have students now from middle school through to their 50's and I love them all.
I only teach online using Skype which is the easiest and most flexible way for me to work with my students from all over the world.
I work out of the EST time zone.
I teach students of all ages all subjects in the humanities with a special emphasis on English, ESL and English literature and writing instruction.
Needed to get to work on my capstone project in social history, had no idea where to start. Amanda literally put me on course, had an outline in an hour and a list of 10 philosophers to look into for my topic, she has encyclopedic knowledge of philosophers and literature. I scored finding her will be back for editing.+ Read More
ESL I have been through several teachers and she is definitely the best.
Really getting a lot out of lessons with Amanda. She diagnosed my level and is working directly on the problems to help me improve what I need. Big thing is I am getting practice to do as well between lessons. Highly recommend.
Amanda is working with our son on his English and his grammar and writing skill. We are in Korea but we will live in the US starting next year and his skills are coming along very quickly with her help. He especially loves the writing exercises in creative writing she gives to help him improve understanding of grammar, he is in 6th grade.+ Read More
She is the best 😍
Amanda is one of the most amazing teacher I have been working in this process of learning a second lenguage. She is very professional, and she is always looking for the best methods to teach you!! I recomend her with all my heart.
Just got my 1530 SAT score back and it never would have happened without this kick a** teacher! She knows her stuff she's got strategy I worked with her exclusively for 4 months after my older SAT score tanked and I got 150 more points. Thank you!
I'm working with this tutor on all my papers for my film studies class at NYU. It's going great was pure coincidence she was a cinema studies student at Columbia she knows pretty much every film every director and screenwriter and every novel a film was ever made from. Hacks for writing your best paper.+ Read More
I'm a sophomore at Howard and I get help with English and political science from Amanda. Lots of writing support, incredible research tips, brainstorming and editing and she's fun to talk to. Have gotten As on my last 3 assignments. :-)
I came to Amanda because I had turned in an English essay twice and it got rejected twice by my professor. I was blown away how much we got done in an hour. I'm working with Amanda for the rest of the school year on my papers. She's a very strong writer!+ Read More
I work with this teacher to get better spoken English skills and we also work on my college writing assignments together, I attend a US university. She doesn't charge enough for how much benefit I get out of the sessions. My grade is 20% higher than before and it's always a pleasure to get through the lessons.+ Read More
Started with SAT essay writing practice for weeks. My junior year started doing all my essays for AP English lit and APUSH with her everything got better and I got so much more confident in writing essays. She's patient and a really good writer!
She's a good teacher, knows exactly what she's doing and has a plan in place already for helping me improve. Looking forward to the next lesson.
SAT prep for 6 months. It made a big difference for my score, I got a 1530 which was huge for me. It was enjoyable working with Amanda on this every week.
Learning more spoken English with Amanda has been great and easy I live in Dubai and work in Geneva and I can make classes where ever I am. The teaching is conversational and very proficient I have practice work and personal made audio files every week made by Amanda to help me practice every time between lessons.+ Read More
I do ESL and English for school with Amanda. Have been with her for over a year. I can't get through my assignments without her help and my skill in speaking has gone way up working with her.
I started out prepping for the PSAT with Amanda and have moved into general English tutoring and writing help. It has helped me a lot to be able to have one on one discussion about the novels I am reading for class and I get a lot of depth working with Amanda that way and my essays and assignments are coming back as As since I understand more.+ Read More
I was with Amanda for SAT prep and most of all practice for the essay writing portion of the exam. We worked together for 6 months getting ready. My essay skill went up a lot. I wrote about 15 essays with Amanda practicing and English is not my native language. By the end I could do it with a blindfold. I got 1510 on the SAT and a perfect score for my essay. It was worth the hard work and I looked forward to working with my tutor every week.+ Read More
Amanda teaches and has been teaching our 6th grade son a variety of subjects in school. Chinese is his first language so he is mastering speaking English as well as learning subjects in English at school, social studies, science, history and writing in English. His skills have improved a great deal since working with Amanda 2 times a week over the last year. Any time she is assigning him English practice homework she keeps him engaged with the subject matter that is interesting to him: go karts, insects, Warriors basketball. She really gets it with kids this age.+ Read More