Mission

To provide an encouraging environment for writers, English language learners, and students to achieve their goals and dreams.



Why Use Allison Merten?

Her Qualifications
  • B.A. in English: Language & Linguistics from the University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages from UW-Madison
  • Master's Courses in TESOL at Edgewood College

Teaching Experience
  • Over 10 Years of Tutoring 
    • ESL
      • Beginner, Intermediate, and Advanced-Level Learners
        • Grammar
        • Listening/Speaking
        • Reading
        • Slang
        • Pronunciation
        • Public Speaking
        • Writing
    • K-12 Students
      • Reading
      • Writing
    • Test Prep
      • ACT
        • English, Reading, & Writing Skills
      • IELTS
      • TOEFL
      • Test of Academic Proficiency (TAP)
        • Reading & Writing Skills
  • 5 Years Teaching ESL at Private Institute
    • Beginner, Intermediate, and Advanced-Level Learners
      • Grammar
      • IELTS Prep
      • Listening/Speaking
      • Reading
      • Slang
      • Pronunciation
      • Public Speaking
      • Writing

Editing Experience
  • Over 8 Years of Editing Focusing on:
    • Company Handbooks
    • Cover Letters
    • Manuscripts
    • Marketing Materials
    • Novels
    • Papers
    • Personal Statements
    • Reports
    • Resumes
    • Sales Proposals
    • Screenplays 
    • Short Stories
    • Speeches
    • Standard Operating Procedures
    • Theses
    • Website Content
  • Possesses Extensive Knowledge of the English Language

What Allison Merten Can Offer You



ESL Tutoring
  1. Conversational English Practice
  2. Analysis of Your English Errors
  3. Comprehensive English Lessons
  4. Varying Levels of Tutoring Designed to Meet Your Needs
  5. Offered in Person in Madison, WI or Online 

Tutoring for K-12 Students Struggling with Reading and/or Writing
  1. For Native and/or Non-Native Speakers of English
  2. Comprehensive Reading and/or Writing Lessons
  3. Varying Levels of Tutoring Designed to Meet Student's Needs
  4. Offered in Person in Madison, WI or Online 

Editing
  1. Thorough Grammatical Analysis 
  2. Analysis of Ease of Comprehension
  3. Assessment of the Reader's Experience
  4. Evaluation of Content Flow
  5. Offered to Clients in Any Location

Interview Coaching
  1. Analysis of Your Interview Skills
  2. Detailed Coaching on Individual Answers
  3. Guidelines for Handing Potential Interview questions
  4. Mock Interview Sessions