Private English Tutoring: ESL, Reading & Writing
This one-time English class is personalized to your learner's reading, writing, conversation, or grammar goals. Native and non-native English learners are welcome!
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Completed by 34 learners
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How does a “One-Time” class work?
Meets once at a scheduled time
Live video chat, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
Great for exploring new interests and different styles of teachers
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Welcome to Bilingual Bridges! Our online English tutoring lessons are ideal for ESL learners and native English speakers. Learn English from scratch, improve essay writing skills, or even master English public speaking skills. These lessons can focus on: - English as a second language (ESL/EFL/ESOL) - Reading comprehension, phonics & fluency - Creative writing - Essay writing - Grammar - Vocabulary building - Test preparation - Speaking & pronunciation - Homework help In order to...
Students will improve their English language and literacy skills based on their individual needs and goals.
**COURTNEY GORDON** Courtney is a fantastic, certified, K-6th literacy specialist teacher who lives in Portland, Oregon. She has had over 15 years of experience teaching a variety of subjects to preschool and elementary students, including: ESL, reading, writing, and math. She has a Bachelor's degree in Elementary Education from University of Portland, a Master's degree in Education from Lewis & Clark College, and teaching licenses in PreK-6th, ESOL, and reading. Courtney's energy is infectious and she's had the opportunity to teach in public and private schools with the youngest of our English learners. Courtney is especially passionate about math and literacy, and has a special knack for making learning rigorous, but FUN! -------------------------------------- **VICKY CLOUTIER** Vicky is a certified, fun-loving English teacher from Wales, Maine. With over 10 years of experience teaching students in-person and online, she has developed a passion of sharing her love of learning with children of all ages - especially at-risk readers. Vicky holds a Bachelor's degree in Elementary Education, as well as a Master's degree in Early Childhood Education from the University of Maine. She is also a certified children's yoga instructor! Vicky's teaching philosophy centers around the development of unique, interactive learning opportunities that infuse language and literacy development into high-interest activities, like: art, craft projects, baking, and yoga. -------------------------------------- **GAIL ENCERRADO** Gail is a highly skilled English teacher from El Paso, Texas. With over 20 years of experience teaching in-person and online, Gail has developed a passion for teaching English and Spanish language, literacy, and math classes through high-interest activities, like: cooking, baking, crafts, and life skills focused classes. Gail holds a Bachelor's degree in Linguistics from University of Texas, a TESOL certification, and is currently pursuing a Master's degree in Education. She is experienced in teaching students of all ages, and has worked extensively with children with autism. Gail's teaching philosophy centers around developing strong student rapport and personalized learning experiences to maximize achievement. -------------------------------------- **KIMBERLY KNAPP** Kimberly is a fun, certified, English teacher from Calgary, Canada, who now calls Oaxaca, Mexico "home." She has over 10 years of experience teaching languages to students of all ages, from around the world. Kimberly holds bachelor's degrees in French, Spanish, and Pedagogy; as well as a TESOL certification. She is a very patient teacher who loves creating exciting activities that encourage student interaction, communication, and expression. Kimberly loves connecting with her students and learning about their cultural backgrounds. -------------------------------------- **CHRISTINE MILTON** Christine is a passionate and highly qualified English teacher who holds a teacher certification in the USA. She has lived in Scotland, St. Lucia, Myanmar, Thailand, and now Malaysia. Christine has 5 years of experience teaching literacy to students ages 3 to 8 years old in SE Asia and the Caribbean. She holds a B.A. in Human Services from Western Washington University and an M.A. in Education from Columbia University. She also has a TESOL Certification from The International TEFL Academy. Christine strives to create fun lessons that are engaging and relevant to her students’ real lives and needs. Her philosophy is to create a student-centered environment where the student is engaged in their own learning. -------------------------------------- **ARIANA PEARSON** Ariana is an eclectic English teacher from Indianapolis, Indiana who now calls Costa Rica, "home." After studying, working, and living abroad in Peru and Costa Rica, Ariana considers herself to be truly bilingual and bicultural. Ariana holds a Bachelor's degree from IUPUI (Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis), along with a TESOL teaching certification. She enjoys teaching online and her experiences have helped her gain a deeper understanding of pedagogy and language acquisition in the virtual learning environment. Ariana's teaching philosophy centers around the importance of creating a relaxing, engaging learning environment that maximizes student language output. -------------------------------------- **MARK STUBBS** Mark is a licensed English and special education teacher from Maine who has a multitude of interests and experiences that help him to easily connect with all types of learners. He has over 15 years of teaching experience and holds a B.S. in Early Childhood Education from Kaplan University. Mark has worked with K-12 students of all ages, but is especially passionate about teaching preschool and elementary aged students. He loves teaching functional sign language, ASL, early literacy, emotional and social regulation, and social skills.
Individualized homework assignments are available upon request.
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
30 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
Immersive Learning in 8 Languages
🇺🇸Lives in the United States
494 total reviews
1571 completed classes
Bilingual Bridges is on a mission is to bring high-quality, language and academic instruction to the fingertips of language learners everywhere. Its doors were opened in 2017 by an Alaskan bilingual teacher, Kelly Minks, who was frustrated by the...