James V. - Tutor
French, ESL, Accent Reduction, ACT and SAT, Chess
Hourly Fee: $50
Location: Cleveland, OH
Travel Radius: 5 miles
Your first hour with any tutor is always 100% refundable!
I am a retired teacher and school administrator. I have worked as a professional educator throughout my career and I have 35+ years of experience teaching languages (French), and ESL including accent reduction training. I have worked successfully with students of all ages, from Kindergarten through adults at the university and corporate level. I have taught test preparation (ACT and SAT), business courses, as well as courses in leadership and management. In addition to teaching many academ...
I have know James for several years at our local Parma Chess club. I did not know that James taught chess. The first thing we did was to play a game of chess to review my strength and weakness. He attempted to teach me how to count the pieces on the board and what pieces were under attack. Where there other pieces protecting those pieces. Look for open files and diagonal for the rooks, bishops, Queen. Look for good moves and find a the best movie. Look for hanging pieces. Suggested playing live chess a move a day.
- Debra A B. from North Royalton, OH