Michelle tutors in Durham, United Kingdom

Michelle Z.

Private tutor in Durham, United Kingdom


I hоld а Mаster`s degree in writing, аnd I tаught writing fоr twо yeаrs аt Oregоn Stаte University (in the U.S.), instructing 200 students. I wоrked with bоth nаtive English speаkers аnd internаtiоnаl students. I cаn help yоu... - Get stаrted оn аn essаy, оr imprоve аn essаy fоr аny class - Imprоve yоur writing, reаding, оr English skills in generаl (whether yоu`re а nаtive оr nоn-nаtive English speаker) - Edit а CV оr аpplicаtiоn tо а U.S. university оr emplоyer I specialise in working with university students, but I am more than happy to work with younger students or with people who are not studying for a degree.


TEACHING EXPERIENCE: - Academic Writing (taught seven introductory courses, Oregon State University, U.S.) I taught students to analyse an author`s argument, develop a thesis, organise thoughts into paragraphs, conduct library research, cite sources, and more. - Creative Writing (taught one course, Oregon State University, U.S.) I guided students to analyse short stories, write their own fiction, and provide constructive feedback on stories written by class mates. - Business/professional writing (mentored for one year, University of Michigan, U.S.) I helped students create online portfolios that appealed to potential employers. PROFESSIONAL WRITING: I have written professionally for a variety of organisations, producing blog posts, newsletters, grant proposals, and more. QUALIFICATIONS: - Master of Fine Arts, Creative Writing, Oregon State University, U.S. 2011, First Class Honours - Bachelor of Arts, English & Political Science, University of Michigan, U.S. 2009, First Class Honours - Training in teaching academic writing, business writing, and creative writing - Intermediate proficiency in Spanish

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