Award-Winning French Tutors in University of Wisconsin-Madison, WI
Anna ...success in academics is true understanding. When a student understands why something works, memorization becomes a tool that is only rarely needed. Students that understand concepts can also tackle complex and challenging questions with confidence. As a tutor, I work to ensure that my students fully understand the material with which they are working.... It is absolutely essential that students understand why they are doing something rather than just memorizing when to do it. When a student truly understands a concept, then memorization is rarely even necessary; it makes sense for the student to use a specific skill in a given situation. True understanding always leads to greater success.
University of Wisconsin-Madison - Current Undergrad, Music Performance
Olivia ...that I had growing up, because that guides me through life. I especially enjoy teaching writing and math. I'm sure this is heavily influenced by the fact that I learned those skills from two of the greatest teachers I ever had -- my mom for math, and a woman named Amy for writing.... Listen first. Understand a student's perspective, background and learning style. Then engage on their level. If something doesn't work, try something new. I firmly believe that the 'aha' moment when a student finally grasps a difficult concept is one of the most rewarding experiences as a student or a teacher, and that it is inherently motivating to both student and teacher.
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill - Bachelors, Journalism
Garrett ...the University of Minnesota - Twin Cities with a degree in Spanish and a minor in Teaching English as a Second Language. I have teaching and tutoring experience in both fields and I am excited to meet with you and discuss personalized lesson plans and work with you towards your goals in language learning!
University of Minnesota-Twin Cities - Bachelors, Spanish
Andrea ...French), but I also have taught science and English for 7 years. I have good strategies in standardized test preparation that will certainly improve your scores, as I´ve gone through it myself plenty of times with very good results! My undergraduate degree is in geology from Oberlin College, and I have Master's degrees from the...
University of Arizona - MA, Geography and Regional Development
Universidad Mayor de San Simon - Masters, GeoInformation
Oberlin College - BA, Geology
Eleanor ...figure out their specific learning style, as languages lend themselves to many different teaching styles. Whether you learn best by using concrete formulas, by abstract theory, through music, art or games, you can learn French! In my spare time, I love movies, music, and theatre. I did theatre all through high school and college. I...
Concordia College-Moorhead - BA, French
Ben ...with a Bachelor of Arts in Linguistics. I scored exceptionally well on my SAT and earned a perfect score in the writing section. At Columbia, I took a wide variety of courses in areas ranging from computer science, calculus, and statistics to philosophy and political theory. My previous teaching and mentoring experiences include working as...
Columbia University - BA, Linguistics
University of Cambridge - MPhil, Linguistics
Anna ...to create a free zone for my students to express themselves. That means that speaking practice is always in first place for me. I work through new themes and play different communicative situations with my students to let them use the things they learn and hone their skills in a fun way. At the moment,...
Secondary School of General Education - BA, General Education
Moscow State Linguistic University - Specialist 5 year degree, Linguist, Teacher (French)
Sara ...situations in a creative way. This means I like to look at something from several different angles. When it comes to teaching, this means I can teach one thing in several different ways depending upon how the student needs to learn. It is fun and rewarding for me. I am passionate about reading and writing,...
University of Maryland - BA, Romance Languages - Spanish and French
Lisa ...it in a real world platform' that is the success that I seek from the student- teacher mentorship. A little about me: In my free time I enjoy reading philosophy and writing my own political dissertations about current politics. I am currently attempting my hand at screenplay writing and often play tennis. I like to...
University of Central Florida - BA, Political Science; International Relations
Grand Canyon University - M.A.ed., Secondary Education
Caroline ...exciting to travel and see the world. Since I've returned, I have been teaching and tutoring in the Austin area. While I have tutored a wide range of subjects including English, Chemistry, Physics, Social Studies, French, Arabic and ESL, my favorite subject to teach is Math. I have loved math since I was a student...
Baylor University - BA, Language and Linguistics