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Steve S.
Chicago, Illinois
Improve your grammar skills with the help of an experienced tutor
I have a graduate degree in education and nearly 20 years of teaching and private tutoring experience.
About Steve S.

I have over 13 years of teaching experience at both the secondary and post-secondary level, and I have lived and taught for nearly 10 years in Japan. I have an undergraduate degree in English with a concentration on writing, and a graduate degree in education with a specialization in TESL/TEFL. I am also a professional actor. I am an individual who is passionate about teaching and learning. I want to be available to everyone, regardless of one's financial situation. Please contact me if you'd like to set up a sliding scale fee.

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Teaches Elementary, Middle School, High School, College

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Teaching since 1995

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M.S., Education

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Avatar of the tutor
Steve S.
Chicago, Illinois
Improve your grammar skills with the help of an experienced tutor
I have a graduate degree in education and nearly 20 years of teaching and private tutoring experience.
About Steve S.

I have over 13 years of teaching experience at both the secondary and post-secondary level, and I have lived and taught for nearly 10 years in Japan. I have an undergraduate degree in English with a concentration on writing, and a graduate degree in education with a specialization in TESL/TEFL. I am also a professional actor. I am an individual who is passionate about teaching and learning. I want to be available to everyone, regardless of one's financial situation. Please contact me if you'd like to set up a sliding scale fee.

Levels taught

Teaches Elementary, Middle School, High School, College

Teaching since {{year}}

Teaching since 1995

Education

M.S., Education

Teaches ages {{minAge}}+

Teaches ages 12+

Speaks {{languages}}

Speaks Spanish, Japanese, English

Speaks {{languages}}

Has background check

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Steve chooses very interesting topics to talk about and it does not feel like static learning. It feels like learning not only the language, but also getting even more knowledge about other topics. Highly recommend without any hesitation.

Posted Jul 20, 2022
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Steve is a friendly, intelligent and patient tutor. He corrects errors in English naturally, without cutting off the flow of the conversation, so you can enjoy it. I usually take his lessons in person, but when we have a lesson online, he uses chat box to correct me and teach me better expressions. He is also an intelligent person. I can not only learn English but also understand how people in English-speaking countries think by discussing news, culture, and social issues with him. He is a best tutor for those who want to learn a lot through conversations.

Posted Jul 4, 2022
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excellent teacher, my gratitude to you for all you have done today. I enjoyed every minute of your lecture and your marvelous sense of humor. God bless you

Posted Jun 13, 2022
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