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Allyson

One of my greatest passions in life involves teaching English and Spanish. I have dedicated my education and profession to becoming an expert in these languages and in teaching them. I received a bachelor’s degree from Brigham Young University where I double majored in Secondary Education (emphasis in English Language Arts) and in Spanish Studies. While studying at the university, I taught Spanish online as part of the university’s independent study program. After graduation, I taught seventh grade English for one year. I absolutely loved teaching, but left to be able to move to Chicago with my husband. Now, as my husband is attending the University of Chicago Law School, I hope to reach as many students as possible through tutoring.
I believe that every student is unique and therefore deserves individual instruction. If I see that a lesson is not helping a student succeed, I immediately adapt that lesson. I am willing to put in all the work that is necessary for the benefit of the student. That being said, I also believe that a student has a responsibility to put in their best effort as well.

Although I do love teaching English and Spanish, there are many other things I love to do. In my free time I enjoy reading, singing, playing the piano, ballroom dancing, Zumba, trying new foods, traveling, and watching movies with my husband and cat.

Undergraduate Degree:

 Brigham Young University-Provo - Bachelors, English Teaching

Reading, Singing, Latin Ballroom Dance/Zumba, Playing the piano, Swimming, Running, Traveling with my husband

Adult ESL/ELL

Adult Literacy

American Literature

College Level American Literature

Conversational Spanish

Elementary School Reading

Elementary School Writing

High School English

High School Level American Literature

High School Writing

Middle School Reading

Middle School Reading Comprehension

Middle School Writing

Music

Music Theory

Other

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