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Colleen Y.

Altadena, CA

$40/hr

German Native Speaker Available for Tutoring

Usually responds in about 8 hours

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I graduated summa cum laude with two master degrees from UCLA and Berlin. I am bilingual in German and English. I work as a videojournalist in Berlin and Los Angeles and teach German to beginning and intermediate students. I help with homework, exam prep, term papers and essays -- or if you are in need of some business jargon or conversational German, please contact me.

English:
English, Grammar, Literature, Vocabulary, Writing
Computer:
Video Production
Language:
German, Latin
Elementary Education:
Grammar, Study Skills, Vocabulary
Homeschool:
English, Study Skills, Writing
Corporate Training:
German, Grammar, Latin

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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Film

I graduated from UCLA with a BA in Film and TV. I graduated from the Free University Berlin with a Master's in Film. I am a video journalist and filmmaker with my own company. In the past, I have taught classes on the basics in filmmaking and video production.

Theatre

I graduated from UCLA and from Berlin with a master's in Theatre Studies. I worked at the national theater company Deutsches Theater Berlin, the second largest theater in Germany. I directed several plays, including Neil Simon's "Rose & Walsh". I give private acting lessons and help students with demo reels and auditions.

Video Production

I graduated from UCLA and from Berlin with a masters in Film Production and Studies. I worked for a public access TV station in Pasadena several years. Now I work as a video journalist in Berlin and in Los Angeles. I am familiar with studio cameras, LED lighting, editing.

I teach an introductory video production class. Over the course of ten weeks, students will learn about camerawork, lighting, basic editing. There will be three projects we will be working on.

UCLA
Freie Universität Berlin, Germany
Master's
Freie Universitaet Berlin, Germany
Master's

Education

UCLA

Freie Universität Berlin, Germany (Master's)

Freie Universitaet Berlin, Germany (Master's)

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $40.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

I also offer workshops and classes for beginners and advanced students. Classes meet twice a week for 4 weeks. $350 per student. Please contact me for details, discounts and more.

Travel policy

Colleen will travel within 20 miles of Altadena, CA 91001.


About Colleen

I graduated summa cum laude with two master degrees from UCLA and Berlin. I am bilingual in German and English. I work as a videojournalist in Berlin and Los Angeles and teach German to beginning and intermediate students. I help with homework, exam prep, term papers and essays -- or if you are in need of some business jargon or conversational German, please contact me.

Education

UCLA
Freie Universität Berlin, Germany
Master's
Freie Universitaet Berlin, Germany
Master's

Education

UCLA

Freie Universität Berlin, Germany (Master's)

Freie Universitaet Berlin, Germany (Master's)


Tutor Policies

Cancellation
24 hours notice required

I also offer workshops and classes for beginners and advanced students. Classes meet twice a week for 4 weeks. $350 per student. Please contact me for details, discounts and more.

Travel Radius
Travels within 20 miles of Altadena, CA 91001

Colleen’s Subjects

English:
English, Grammar, Literature, Vocabulary, Writing
Computer:
Video Production
Language:
German, Latin
Elementary Education:
Grammar, Study Skills, Vocabulary
Homeschool:
English, Study Skills, Writing
Corporate Training:
German, Grammar, Latin

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

In most cases, tutors gain approval in a subject by passing a proficiency exam. For some subject areas, like music and art, tutors submit written requests to demonstrate their proficiency to potential students. If a tutor is interested but not yet approved in a subject, the subject will appear in non-bold font. Tutors need to be approved in a subject prior to beginning lessons.


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