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Prof. Rebekah Hendershot

Professor Rebekah Hendershot obtained her Master's of Professional Writing from the University of Southern California and has had experience teaching and editing under her own company since 2006.

Advanced English Grammar Advanced

Prof. Rebekah Hendershot

Professor Rebekah Hendershot continues her grammar series to help you speak, read, and write English like a native. Each lesson begins with an overview of the grammar concept, detailed explanation with real-life examples, and ends with practice questions to test what you just learned. The course covers more advanced concepts of grammar and also a few sections on commonly confused words. Rebekah utilizes her Master's of Professional Writing from the University of Southern California as well as her experience teaching and editing under her own company since 2006.

72 ratings & 7 reviews

AP English Language & Composition Advanced

Prof. Rebekah Hendershot, M.A.

Professor Rebekah Hendershot focuses on the nuances of rhetoric and how to score a 5 on the AP English Language & Composition exam. She condenses a college composition course while focusing on the multiple choice and essay writing portions of the AP test.

92 ratings & 10 reviews

AP English Literature and Composition Advanced

Prof. Rebekah Hendershot

In Educator's AP English Literature & Composition course, Professor Rebekah Hendershot teaches everything necessary to score well on the exam. She focuses on multiple choice and essay writing portions of the AP test, while still giving individual attention to both prose and poetry. Topics include major literary movements, in-depth reviews of Shakespearean plays and sonnets, literary criticism, and a walk-through of a previous AP exam. Rebekah uses her Master's of Professional Writing from USC as well as her extensive editing experience to make sure this course is equal parts engaging and preparative.

32 ratings & 1 reviews

Application Essays Intermediate

Prof. Rebekah Hendershot

Rebekah Hendershot gives a fun and informative overview of how to write the perfect application essay for college and beyond. As a graduate of the University of Southern California’s Masters of Professional Writing program and the founder of her own English tutoring company, Rebekah combines years of coaching experience to help native and foreign speakers alike craft a compelling and brilliant admissions essay. She explains all aspects of the writing process, including brainstorming and editing, and helps you with everything from an opening hook to a winning conclusion. Her course includes information on what schools are looking for, common writing prompts, the structure of a strong essay, and examples of professionally written essays.

186 ratings & 6 reviews

English Grammar Online Intermediate

Prof. Rebekah Hendershot, M.A.

Professor Rebekah Hendershot makes learning English Grammar fun for both native speakers and English learners. She begins with explanations of grammar concepts, then dives into detail with examples from pop culture and classic literature, before ending lessons with hands-on examples in useful contexts.

352 ratings & 52 reviews

SAT Critical Reading Upper Intermediate

Prof. Rebekah Hendershot

Professor Rebekah Hendershot's SAT Critical Reading course will show you why literature is one of the most beautiful treasures of the human experience, and how to approach it in a timed and tested environment. Professor Hendershot will guide you through the different type of passages that you will encounter on the test and teach you ways to effectively get through the material. She will point out exactly how you can both read quickly and ask tough questions from what you have read, find connections in seemingly unrelated texts, conduct close readings, and identify the important parts of a passage. Rebekah also works through several sample sections in The Official SAT Study Guide. Once you have the tools, you can continue to build on your skills for college and beyond. Professor Hendershot has a master’s degree in Professional Writing from the University of Southern California and has been an editor and instructor for over 6 years. Recommended supplementary material to view SAT questions featured in lesson answer guides: The Official SAT Study Guide by the College Board.

812 ratings & 8 reviews

SAT Writing Upper Intermediate

Prof. Rebekah Hendershot

The SAT is more than just filling in the right bubbles; you also need to know how to craft a well-developed essay. Professor Rebekah Hendershot’s SAT Writing course is designed to help you master the important skills necessary to organize, plan, and write an impressive essay. Your SAT essay shows the admissions boards that you can effectively answer written prompts, organize your thoughts, and clearly communicate your ideas. She will walk you through her own essay writing process on screen in real-time and teach you how to write clear, concise, and engaging essays. Rebekah will also work with you on grammar, sentence structure, word choice, and style for the multiple choice section of the SAT Writing section. Professor Hendershot has been an editor and instructor for over 6 years, and graduated from the University of Southern California with a master’s degree in Professional Writing. Recommended supplementary material to view SAT questions featured in lesson answer guides: The Official SAT Study Guide by the College Board.

185 ratings & 5 reviews

Shakespeare: Plays and Sonnets Intermediate

Prof. Rebekah Hendershot

Shakespeare can be confusing, but with Professor Rebekah Hendershot's clear and detailed explanations, understanding the famous playwright is easy. She first sets the stage by providing a glimpse into Shakespeare’s life and times, then goes over the plays and sonnets you will see in school. These works include everything from Romeo and Juliet, Hamlet, and Macbeth, to King Lear, Othello, and A Midsummer's Night Dream. Each lesson begins with an overview of the background, setting, major characters, and plot sequence. Rebekah also dissects major passages from each play and provides helpful essay jumping-off points. Professor Hendershot uses her Master's of Professional Writing from USC as well as her extensive editing experience to make sure this Shakespeare course is equal parts engaging and preparative.

273 ratings & 2 reviews

Advanced English Grammar Advanced

Prof. Rebekah Hendershot

By Anthony VillaramaJune 11, 2018
I liked this lesson. Thank you.
By Xin LeiJune 26, 2017
I recently read a book and it used some double negatives. Are there any times where double negatives do make your writing better?

Thank you.
By Muhammad Asad Ullah MOAVIAMay 12, 2015
I got it. Thank you Professor!

AP English Language & Composition Advanced

Prof. Rebekah Hendershot, M.A.

By Jim TangJuly 19, 2015
Also, that in itself is also pretty subjective -- your feedback would be great.
By Abhinav ChickakuragoduApril 10, 2015
This is the actual link that works.  Thank you.
By Chenthil Kumar SankaramoorthyJanuary 28, 2015
Hi Professor,

I understand that good language use is so important. What is the best way to develop it?

AP English Literature and Composition Advanced

Prof. Rebekah Hendershot

By Constance KangSeptember 12, 2013
Hey, so I took AP Language Composition last year and Im thinking about self study AP Lit on Educator.com (you seems like a great teacher) do you think I could get a 5 on AP exam without taking formal lessons at school? Do I need any other supplements? Thx.

Application Essays Intermediate

Prof. Rebekah Hendershot

By Antonio NuceraDecember 14, 2015
Thanks teacher i  ended up your class and it was very useful
By abdulaziz bagabasDecember 8, 2013
hi professor hendershot, i would like  ask you  about what is the meaning of prompt,because i searched in the dictionary for this word over and over again but i couldn't  know its meaning, thank you.  
By osias souzaJuly 1, 2013
Hi Rebekah, I have to say you this, are great teacher!! as I like more numbers than words, I feel bored when I have to study english gramar and writting for my toefl exam, but your teaching approach is very nice, smart and I don't feel bored learning english anymore. good job!!!

English Grammar Online Intermediate

Prof. Rebekah Hendershot, M.A.

By Anthony VillaramaJune 3, 2018
I liked the idea of sentence boundaries to explain sentence, fragments, and run-ons. Good job.
By Evan WangMarch 12, 2018
This lesson helped me a lot. Thanks!
By Anthony VillaramaDecember 28, 2017
What is the difference of their and theirs? And can you give an example?

Another questions is how does relative pronoun modifies noun and pronoun?

Please help. Thank you.

SAT Critical Reading Upper Intermediate

Prof. Rebekah Hendershot

By Magic FuFebruary 21, 2017
Hi, Professor Hendershot, I am currently a high school sophomore and English is my second language. So, did you have any suggestions for me to improve my SAT vocabs? Thank you very much!

By Kishor PantDecember 22, 2014
Thank you so much! Your series has been quite helpful. These tips are so refreshing! :)
By Rishabh KasarlaJanuary 25, 2014
Hi professor Hendershot!

I am an 8th grade student and wanted to study for the SAT. I am currently reading the Percy Jackson series... is reading any of these books a good idea for helping me on the SAT?

Thanks in advance!

SAT Writing Upper Intermediate

Prof. Rebekah Hendershot

By Francisco GonzalezMay 29, 2016
Good job.
By nehemiah washingtonMarch 27, 2014
Hi Professor Hendershot,
My copy of The Crazy Years arrived today, and already I have a question. One page 1 "Introduction" the author has a 2 sentence paragraph. When are those okay to use? By those, I mean a paragraph that consist of only 2 sentences.

Thank you,
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By lemar stanekzaiOctober 1, 2013
Thank you for your wonderful teaching!

Shakespeare: Plays and Sonnets Intermediate

Prof. Rebekah Hendershot

By Joselin jiJuly 30, 2017
This video is very well organized and presented. I hated Shakespeare and you have made it pretty interesting! Thank you!
By Yujin KimApril 2, 2015
I found that your lectures are entertaining and understandable at the same time. Thank you
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