I am a native German speaker. I am fluent and have a lot of knowledge of the culture and customs. Furthermore, I am fluent in English and am able to help anyone pursuing up to college level English.
Education & Certification
Undergraduate Degree: Glendale Community College - Current Undergrad, German
Cooking, traveling, playing guitar
Basic Computer Literacy
Elementary School Math
Elementary School Reading
Elementary School Science
Elementary School Writing
High School English
Middle School Reading
Middle School Reading Comprehension
Middle School Writing
Technology and Computer Science
Q & A
What is your teaching philosophy?
I would try to find out why they are struggling with it and work on those areas. Furthermore, I would try to take the stress off of learning by making my sessions interesting.
What might you do in a typical first session with a student?
I would try to get to know their study concepts and a little bit about their interests. I would ask about their strengths and weaknesses, and also give them a test so I can see where they are at. Depending on their preferences, I will start teaching
How can you help a student become an independent learner?
I will teach them simple ways to remember the lectures, and additionally, teach them some study tips that helped me a lot.
How would you help a student stay motivated?
I am certain my teaching methods deliver results. I will set up a step-by-step plan where students can track their achievements and performances.
If a student has difficulty learning a skill or concept, what would you do?
I would analyze the mistakes and explain those to the student. Then, I will propose to work on those mistakes before moving on to the new lecture.
How do you help students who are struggling with reading comprehension?
I practice reading with them. I will teach them how to look for key words and how to analyze a paragraph step by step.