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Burbank Public Library

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Judith and Adwa
In a little over 2 years we have progressed from very basic ideas: like the sounds of each letter to more advanced concepts such as identifying nouns, pronouns, verbs and adjectives. We have used a variety of materials like newspapers, games and recipes. Adwa is proud that she is able to apply what she has learned. She enjoys speaking English with the customers on her job. She is better able to help her daughters with their homework.

One-to-one tutoring for adults, 18 or older, who speak and understand English and read below an 8th grade level. Meet twice-a-week, 1.5 hours per session for a minimum commitment of 6 months.

Ready To Read: tutoring for children, 4th-12th grade, reading below grade level. Meet twice-a-week after school, 1 hour per session usually during the school year, but sometimes also during summer and breaks if that is convenient with everyone's schedule.

Attend a free 15-hour Workshop. No experience is required!

Please note: volunteer tutors must be at least 16 years of age for our program. You will need permission from a parent or guardian if you are under 18 and will only work with children. If you are under 18, when responding to this post, please include in the comments section the name of a parent or guardian and either a phone number or email where we can contact them with information about our program. Thank you!

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110 N. Glenoaks BlvdBurbank, CA 91502







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