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Melissa

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I grew up in Austria speaking German where I earned a Bachelor in Elementary Education before moving to the states. While learning another language I know firsthand how difficult it can be to speak up and actually use what you know. I want to foster confidence in students ability to speak and listen to German by giving them plenty of time to practice with me and in turn allow them to meet their educational goals. Not only can students learn the ins and outs of the German language but I can show them insights into Austrian or German culture and traditions.

Melissa’s Qualifications

Education & Certification

Undergraduate Degree: Pdagogische Hochschule Linz - Bachelors, Elementary Education

Hobbies

working out, reading books, playing piano, meet with friends

Tutoring Subjects

Adult ESL/ELL

Conversational German

Elementary School

Elementary School Reading

English

German

German 1

German 2

German 3

German 4

Languages

Other


Q & A

What is your teaching philosophy?

Fostering self-confidence in a student is critical. With students being afraid to fail, they are afraid to try. I like to build their confidence in German by not only emphasizing what they know but challenging them to grow and learn new words and rules of the language.