I have an enduring love for languages in general and English in particular. I grew up fully bilingual, speaking Russian and Ukrainian at the same time. In addition to those, at the present moment I can read in and work successfully with Hebrew, Greek and Spanish as well.
The roots of my expertise in English go back to my studies at the Military Academy in the Ukraine. I was learning English in order to become a Military Atache in one of the English-speaking countries of the world.
My studies continued in Moscow, as part of my Theological Education at the Seminary of the United Methodist Church in Russia. My knowledge of the language deepened and matured during my pursuit of the Master's Degree at Wesley Theological Seminary in Washington, DC.
As pastor of several congregations, both in Washington, DC and Minneapolis, MN, I taught English to immigrants from various countries of the world with some admirable success.
Despite of many years of passionate learning and teaching, I still proceed to enhance and broaden my excellence in the English Language and its teaching methods.
My desire is to help those who are willing to know this rich and expressive language on a level that most ESL programs simply cannot reach!
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