Essay Writing-IELTS, TOEFL, Business Writing
BACKGROUND: I'm Briana Songer, owner of an online English school called Visa English Academy. I have been teaching for over 10 years (English) to children, high school, and adult students. Currently I am doing marketing for a software company and running my online school. You can check out my profile on Linkedin.
EDUC ATION: Bachelor's Degree in Liberal Arts, California Teaching Credential for grades K-12 and adult ESL. English supplementary degree.
Experience: 12 years
This class is for writing skills only. If you need speaking, listening, pronunciation, etc, please see our other profile for visaenglish.
The first "class" is free. I will send you an essay or writing assignment and correct/edit/comment on your writing. I will also send you a writing diagnostic so I can see your strengths and weaknesses as a writer. This is the "free" class.
Please choose a class type:
FOR EXAM PREP (IELTS/TOEFL):
This is will not be a live class. I will send you essay tips and topics. Students write the essays on their own and email me. I will edit, write comments, and fill out a rubric according to the test you are studying and email them back to you. All essays will be returned within 24 hours after I receive them.
IELTS-you will learn/receive:
- Tips on IELTS writing and preparation (PDF)
- Explanation of writing band scores
- How to get band score 8
- Detailed editing and written comments on your essays
- Rubric with score for Band 1-8
- Both Academic and General Writing Topics
- Vocabulary Book (PDF) to improve your writing and speaking
TOEFL-you will learn/receive:
- TOEFL strategies book for writing and vocabulary (PDF)
- TOEFL test tips (PDF)
- How to get a 5 score
- Integrated Writing Topics (read-listen-explain)
- Independent Writing Topics (opinion)
- Writing Rubric with Score (0-5)
FOR BUSINESS ENGLISH:
This is not a live class. I will assign send you two books for grammar, structure and style (PDF) and writing assignments which you will also submit to my email. I will provide editing and written comments on how to improve. We will cover the following topics:
- Tone, Organization, Style, Grammar, Sentence Structure
- Business Letter/Email Format
- Request Letters
- Social Business
- Sales and Public Relations
- News Release
- Complaints, Claims, and Adjustments
- Credit and Collection
- In-House Correspondence
- Business Reports and Proposals
- Employment Correspondence
Please message me with your EMAIL and I will send you the pricing packages with discounts.
Payments must be made before the materials will be sent. You may pay through Paypal, Skrill, or Western Union.
I look foward to helping you improve quickly!