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Louis Y.

Arabic, English and Translation

Durham, NC (27701)

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Dear Student:
I am delighted that you took a look at my profile and I hope to be in touch with you to discuss your tutoring needs.

I tutor Arabic, English, and Translation (Arabic/English and vice versa), with all the required credentials and experience to professionally tutor these topics. I have a B.A. in English (Literature, Linguistics and Translation) from the University of Baghdad and a master’s degree in English (World Literature) from Lehigh University in Pennsylvania, where I was a Fulbright Scholar.

My work experience has been in the field of teaching languages, interpreting and cultural advising since 2003. I have held positions such as a Linguist, Cultural Advisor and the Head of Translators with institutions like the U.S. Army, U.S. Embassy Office and USAID in Iraq.

After obtaining my graduate degree in English Literature, I worked as an Arabic Language Expert/Content Author at Rosetta Stone and taught Arabic language for a cross-cultural program at the university level in Virginia. Currently, I continue to work in the field by tutoring students Arabic and English as well as teaching different levels of Arabic courses at the university level. I am highly experienced with teaching Alif Baa, Al-Kitab and other textbooks. I also design my own materials that delve deeply into Arabic grammar, creative writing and other parts of the language, and depending on students personal needs and level of advancement.

Lastly, I would like to let you know that I always make sure to dedicate the first session to evaluate the student and see what are his/her needs and determine their exact level to design the teaching plan accordingly.

I am very much looking forward to hearing from you and discussing your plans!

Kind regards,
Louis

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Arabic

Dear students,

I am a native speaker of Arabic, and was educated all my life in this language. Additionally, my education background is in languages, translation and literature (English & Arabic). I have a B.A. in English from College of Languages, University of Baghdad, and a master's degree in English from Lehigh University in Pennsylvania.

All of my work experience has been in the field of languages. I have worked as an Arabic/English Linguist, Interpreter, Translator, Content Author and Cultural Advisor. I currently teach Arabic and Middle Eastern Cultures at the university level.

English

I hold a B.A. in English (Literature, Linguistics and Translation) from the University of Baghdad and a master's degree in English Literature from Lehigh University, USA. I have taught English for both native and foreign learners at different levels and capacities.

Literature

I hold a B.A. in English (Literature, Linguistics and Translation) from the University of Baghdad and a master's degree in English Literature from Lehigh University, USA. I have taught Arabic and English literature for both native and foreign learners at different levels and capacities.

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Education

College of Languages, University of Baghdad (Iraq) (English )

Lehigh University (Bethlehem, PA) (Master's)

Great Tutor — My sessions with Louis have been fantastic! He challenges you, makes you work on your weaknesses while highlighting your strengths in a way that is encouraging and helpful. He puts a lot of thought into all aspects of teaching a language: - - into the appropriate word or phrasing for the context and tone of what you are trying to say - - into the materials he uses - - into the vocabulary and g ...

— Piotr, Philadelphia, PA on 7/11/12

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