Subjects We Offer

Advancing students’ interests and skills in core academic subjects, as well as offering first-hand help on SATs, ACTs and college admission essays

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IvyLesson works with students of all ages looking to hone their skills in core academic subjects including English, Math and Science, as well as students ages 14-18 looking to apply to colleges in the U.S. seeking additional help with SAT, ACT and/or college essays. If you’re interested in receiving help on a subject that’s not listed below, please feel free to contact us directly and we’ll be happy to arrange lessons tailored to your individual needs.

English Basics (Vocabulary, Grammar and Mechanics)

IvyLesson's English Basics tutoring sessions are designed to improve your vocabulary, grammar, and mechanics skills. Our IvyLesson tutors will focus on honing your English skills so that you can become more fluent in your language capabilities. Your tutor will work with you individually to identify areas for improvement depending on your current proficiency level. Because of our one-on-one tutoring sessions, your tutor focuses on your needs, leading to faster improvement in your English skills. You can expect to work on expanding your vocabulary, practicing and understanding grammar and mechanics through conversations, educational games, and supplemental material with your tutor.

English (Public Speaking/Debate)

With IvyLesson, learn how to be an effective orator through our Public Speaking/Debate tutoring! Current IvyLesson tutors will work one-on-one with you to coach you through the basics of public speaking and to give practical advice for perfecting your oral presentation skills. Our tutors have had public speaking experience in the past, and will share their personal tips that have proved successful in their own public speaking endeavors. Customized for your individual progress, tutoring sessions will teach you how to critically analyze an argument, to command a room, and to communicate your ideas in a coherent, concise, and persuasive manner.

English (Reading and Writing)

IvyLesson's Reading and Writing tutoring sessions are for students who are looking to improve their English reading and writing skills. IvyLesson tutors will work individually with you to offer highly personalized help to ensure that you significantly improve your reading and writing, while making it fun in the process! Each session will depend on your needs and areas for improvement. Your tutor can help you with your homework, teach you how to write effective essays that will concisely communicate your ideas, and understand different concepts when reading.

English (Critical Thinking)

In IvyLesson's Critical Thinking tutoring sessions, tutors will work one-on-one with you to help you analyze arguments in writing and to form educated opinions about an article or issue. By reading different intellectual or current event articles, your tutor will aim to make critical thinking fun and exciting. Each session will depend on your interests as well as your English proficiency. By going through different articles and dissecting the argument to eventually form your own, your tutor will show you how inquisitiveness and critical thinking can be an integral part of your daily life.