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Dorit H.

Experienced Tutor for German and English

Marina Del Rey, CA (90292)

Travel radius
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Hourly fee
$65.00
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I have more than 10 years teaching experience as an instructor for German at college and community education level. I have taught individual learners of different social and cultural backgrounds, and learners with special needs. I enjoy getting to know my students and designing lesson plans specifically for their language needs.

I hold a PhD from the School of Education, University of Nottingham, and a Master's degree from the University of Jena, Germany, in German as a Foreign Language, English & American Studies and Intercultural Business Communication.

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Dorit’s subjects

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English

I have studied English as part of my Masters degree, which included English literature, linguistics, history and social studies. I have also obtained a PhD in Applied Linguistics/Language Learning from the University of Nottingham, UK.

I have worked as a technical writer/documentation developer and as Lecturer in Communication. Both positions require superior knowledge of the English language in multiple user settings.

ESL/ESOL

I have studied English as part of my Masters degree. I have also obtained a PhD in Applied Linguistics/Language Learning from the University of Nottingham, UK, which investigated the use of reading strategies when reading in a foreign language.

I have taught English as a Foreign Language and I have worked as Lecturer in Communication. In both positions, I worked with a large number of non-native speakers of English and helped them improve their speaking and writing skills.

German

As part of my Masters degree, I studied German as a Foreign Language as my major. I have also obtained a PhD in Applied Linguistics/Language Learning from the University of Nottingham, UK. My thesis investigated reading strategies when reading academic German.

I have worked as German instructor at university level and at community colleges. Apart from teaching groups, I have also worked with individual students, including students with special needs, whether these were learning or physical disabilities.

Grammar

I have studied English as part of my Masters degree, which included English literature, linguistics, history and social studies. I have also obtained a PhD in Applied Linguistics/Language Learning from the University of Nottingham, UK.

I have worked as a technical writer/documentation developer and as Lecturer in Communication. Both positions require superior knowledge of the English language in multiple user settings.

Proofreading

I have studied English as part of my Masters degree and I have obtained a PhD in Applied Linguistics/Language Learning from the University of Nottingham, UK.

I have worked as a technical writer/documentation developer and as freelance translator. In both positions, I was able to demonstrate meticulous proofreading skills.

Reading

I have studied English as part of my Masters degree, which included English literature, linguistics, history and social studies.

I have also obtained a PhD in Applied Linguistics/Language Learning from the University of Nottingham, UK, which investigated the use of reading strategies when learning a foreign language.

Writing

I have studied English as part of my Masters degree and I have also obtained a PhD in Applied Linguistics/Language Learning from the University of Nottingham, UK.

I have worked as a technical writer/documentation developer and as Lecturer in Communication. Both positions require superior knowledge of the English language in multiple user settings.

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Education

Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena, Germany (German)

Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena, Germany (Master's)

University of Nottingham, Great Britain (PhD)

Exactly What I Needed! I turned to Dorit's tutoring skills as a non-German speaker needing to memorize and perform German text. This was quite a task, and Dorit helped me achieve my goal! She was extremely helpful, patient, and flexible to work within the short window of time I had. ...

— Brooke from Los Angeles, CA on 6/30/14);

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $65.00

Cancellation: 8 hours notice required

Travel policy

Dorit will travel within 10 miles of Marina Del Rey, CA 90292.

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