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Subjects Taught


Price Guide
Early Development $30.00
Elementary $30.00
Secondary $30.00
College / University $30.00
Casual $30.00


Price Guide
Elementary $30.00
Secondary $30.00


Price Guide
Early Development $30.00
Elementary $30.00
Secondary $30.00
College / University $30.00
Casual $30.00


Price Guide
Early Development $25.00
Elementary $25.00
Secondary $25.00
College / University $25.00
Casual $25.00

Study Skills / Essay Writing

Price Guide
Secondary $30.00
College / University $30.00
Casual $30.00

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Personal Description:

Hello, my name is Andrew . I am originally from Vancouver, but have been living in Japan for the past 29 years. I have a BA in Cultural-Historic Geography from UBC. I also have TESL training from UBC and VCC, and completed a practicum at KEC. I earned an M.Ed. in Curriculum Studies from Acadia University. I enjoy teaching and look forward to helping you improve your skills in various content areas.

Tutoring Experience:

- Pacific Coast Language School
- Surrey School Board, Continuing Education
- Japan Communication Services
- Private Tutoring in Kurume, Japan
- Nakamura Gakuen Sanyo Junior High School
- Kyushu Institute of Technology
- Nakamura Gakuen Junior College
- Okinawa University
- Okinawa Christian University
- Okinawa Junior Women’s College
- Ryukyu Rehabilitation Academy
- Okinawa International University
- Saga University
- Kurume University
- Ryukoku Buddhist College
- Nakamura Gakuen University

Tutoring Approach:

- guided study approach for tutoring
- build lessons on students needs and interests
- elicit previous knowledge (what students already know, what they want/need to know, and how to get there)
- checklists to determine mastery of content and/or skills
- for an ESL classroom setting, I focus on the communicative approach, cross-cultural studies, and critical thinking skills
- for academic writing, I incorporate a process-based approach

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Native Language: English
Additional Languages: Japanese
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
References Available: Yes (✔ On File)


  • VCC (2009) - TESOL (Professional) (✘ Not On File)
  • Acadia University (2005) - M.Ed., Curriculum Studies (Masters) (✔ On File)
  • King Edward College (1988) - Practicum (Professional) (✔ On File)
  • UBC (1988) - BA, Geography (Bachelors) (✔ On File)

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