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I was born in Germany and celebrated my 20th birthday in the United States after I accepted a job in a family taking care of their two kids. I stayed with them for two years and then stayed another two years in the States until I went back to Germany to reunite with my family there. But I knew then that I could not stay in Germany and needed to come back to the United States, that was over 40 years ago. I have just recently become a United States citizen and most of my family still lives in Germany with occasional visits and that's the way it is going to be. I have not married the man I love and have no children, instead I have two precious dogs. I speak my native language regularly with friends and family and my love is art as I have a degree from Loretto Heights College. Another interest I have is understanding people and figuring them out and I went as far as getting another degree in the subject matter of psychology from Regis University. I love the English language and am also still learning Spanish, therefore I am inviting anyone who wants to expand their horizon into another culture and language such as German, I will be glad to be a tutor in my native language.
I am from a foreign country, have learned English as a second language and have acquired a college degree and a MA degree. My education qualifies me to teach and tutor English. I have already tutored for many hours German through WyzAnt and therefore have developed my skills well in tutoring students. I also enjoy the work of helping kids improve their language skills.
After I learn about the students' level of proficiency in the German language and also get to know them, I will choose activities and reading material for a good fit. I believe learning a language should be tailored to a student's interest and never be boring.
First, the student must listen then, learn to speak and pronounce properly, reading will follow and then learn to write.
I consider reading the prime tool for my advancement in life; it enabled me to receive a college degree and a University MA degree. I use reading as a tool for my students at WyzAnt to expand their ability to speak, pronounce, think and focus. My students are the proof of my very good results in my teaching methods.
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