I offer private tutoring in the
following subjects:


High School and College English. Reading comprehension, literary analysis, grammar, and writing. Doing research and citing sources.


All stages of writing, in various modes: creative writing, fiction, nonfiction, essays, and Master’s thesis projects. Writing coaching and editing services provided as well.


Private instruction in the creative process, film aesthetics, and basic filmmaking skills (operating cameras, lighting, video editing, etc.).

ACT & SAT Prep

The English, Reading, and Science sections of the ACT and the Reading and Writing & Language sections of the SAT/PSAT. General test prep strategies.


Introductory linguistics, basic phonetics, and basic phonology.

Film Studies

Film history, theory, and criticism. Film appreciation and analysis. East Asian film. Assistance for most college film courses.

I have been tutoring for two years and have received an average rating of 5 stars from my clients. For $50 per hour, I can help improve your abilities in any of the above subjects, either online or in person (if you live near me). My schedule is flexible and I am currently accepting new students.


“Thank you for the support provided. I have seen my daughter more confident in her writing assignments now.” – March 10, 2022

“William is great.” – February 21, 2022

“Very thorough, good understanding of my daughter’s strengths and weaknesses.”
– November 30, 2021

“I thought it was a very helpful session for my English essay.” – September 29, 2021

Sign Up Now!

Interested in setting up tutoring for yourself or for your child? Download the application form below, fill it out, and email it to me at william.kohler@siu.edu. I will get back to you as soon as I can. If you have any questions, please feel free to email me and ask. I look forward to hearing from you!

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