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Laura R.
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New to English? I can help! Let's write and speak English together!
Hi! Learning English can open up a whole new world for you! I have over 25 years of experience teaching English to student of all ages and levels. My classes are fun, interesting, challenging and memorable! We will cover all kinds of topics from culture and entertainment to business and academic subjects. I especially like to help students with their writing and pronunciation. I look forward to meeting you and helping you reach your language goals!
About Laura R.

Hi! I've been a teacher all of my adult life--from coaching acting at summer camps, teaching theater, film and speech to high school students, English as a Second Language to students from middle school through adult professionals, research paper writing, education, and even yoga and martial arts! I love helping people discover new worlds, create new opportunities, and gain confidence through learning just about anything. The goal of a good teacher is to provide a space where the student has the tools to become successful, but still has a safe space to make mistakes and grow. Aside from teaching, I've been a published writer, columnist, and book author, have owned my own independent film company, and most recently managed a yoga studio in Los Angeles, California. I love anything creative and believe the arts are an amazing tool for learning. I look forward to meeting you and getting to know your interests and learning goals--let's learn some stuff!

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Teaches all skill levels

Teaching since

Teaching since 1990

Education

Advanced Certificate in Educational Leadership and Technology

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Teaches ages 12+

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Speaks English, Spanish

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Avatar of the tutor
Laura R.
Teaches Online
New to English? I can help! Let's write and speak English together!
Hi! Learning English can open up a whole new world for you! I have over 25 years of experience teaching English to student of all ages and levels. My classes are fun, interesting, challenging and memorable! We will cover all kinds of topics from culture and entertainment to business and academic subjects. I especially like to help students with their writing and pronunciation. I look forward to meeting you and helping you reach your language goals!
About Laura R.

Hi! I've been a teacher all of my adult life--from coaching acting at summer camps, teaching theater, film and speech to high school students, English as a Second Language to students from middle school through adult professionals, research paper writing, education, and even yoga and martial arts! I love helping people discover new worlds, create new opportunities, and gain confidence through learning just about anything. The goal of a good teacher is to provide a space where the student has the tools to become successful, but still has a safe space to make mistakes and grow. Aside from teaching, I've been a published writer, columnist, and book author, have owned my own independent film company, and most recently managed a yoga studio in Los Angeles, California. I love anything creative and believe the arts are an amazing tool for learning. I look forward to meeting you and getting to know your interests and learning goals--let's learn some stuff!

Levels taught

Teaches all skill levels

Teaching since

Teaching since 1990

Education

Advanced Certificate in Educational Leadership and Technology

Teaches ages +

Teaches ages 12+

Speaks

Speaks English, Spanish

Speaks

Has background check

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