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David W.

Dallas, TX

$50/hr

Russian Tutor/Translator

Usually responds in about 1 day

Russian Tutor/Translator

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My name is David, and I’m 27 years old and live in Dallas, Texas. I was born in Ulyanovsk, Russia and raised in an orphanage house since I was a baby until age of 14. In 2001, my three brothers, twin sister, and I were adopted by a Christian family in the United States from a small town called Atoka, Oklahoma. My adopted parents have a total of eighteen children; three of which are their own biological children and fifteen adopted. When I moved to the United States I spoke only rudimentary English. After attending private school for only a year, I quickly overcame the obstacles of learning a difficult language in a new country, and earned the opportunity to attend high school. From this, I realized how important and valuable higher education can be in my life, and how this education can open many doors in my future.

Between high school and my freshman year in college every summer I traveled to Atlanta, Georgia to First Baptist Church for Adoption Summer Program. My responsibilities were to assist with language skills and communication between potential adoptive parents and their future children. The adoption agency with First Baptist church help brought the kids from Russia to the U.S. for two months to live in the potential parents’ home. The two-month period was used to determine if the family was prepared to adopt a child. My part was to stay with a family for a week and translate and teach the child basic English. I taught kids English and how to adjust to the new American culture. I also taught parents about the kids’ behavior, attitude, and the best way to adjust to their different needs. I had to learn English and American culture before I could assist them with my skills. The parent had goals they wanted it to achieve with their new child and I would show them the steps to accomplish them. Every time they learned a new step, they would gain satisfaction in the achievement.

Language:
Russian
Corporate Training:
Russian

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Russian

I was born in Russia and have been adopted at age of 14 to a new family in Oklahoma. I can still write, read and speak fluent in Russian. I have previous background experience in teaching Russian. I’m very confident that I can be a best fit for this tutoring job.

Ashford University
Yes
MBA

Education

Ashford University

Yes (MBA)

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $50.00

Cancellation: 3 hours notice required

Travel policy

David will travel within 25 miles of Dallas, TX 75204.


About David

My name is David, and I’m 27 years old and live in Dallas, Texas. I was born in Ulyanovsk, Russia and raised in an orphanage house since I was a baby until age of 14. In 2001, my three brothers, twin sister, and I were adopted by a Christian family in the United States from a small town called Atoka, Oklahoma. My adopted parents have a total of eighteen children; three of which are their own biological children and fifteen adopted. When I moved to the United States I spoke only rudimentary English. After attending private school for only a year, I quickly overcame the obstacles of learning a difficult language in a new country, and earned the opportunity to attend high school. From this, I realized how important and valuable higher education can be in my life, and how this education can open many doors in my future.

Between high school and my freshman year in college every summer I traveled to Atlanta, Georgia to First Baptist Church for Adoption Summer Program. My responsibilities were to assist with language skills and communication between potential adoptive parents and their future children. The adoption agency with First Baptist church help brought the kids from Russia to the U.S. for two months to live in the potential parents’ home. The two-month period was used to determine if the family was prepared to adopt a child. My part was to stay with a family for a week and translate and teach the child basic English. I taught kids English and how to adjust to the new American culture. I also taught parents about the kids’ behavior, attitude, and the best way to adjust to their different needs. I had to learn English and American culture before I could assist them with my skills. The parent had goals they wanted it to achieve with their new child and I would show them the steps to accomplish them. Every time they learned a new step, they would gain satisfaction in the achievement.

Education

Ashford University
Yes
MBA

Education

Ashford University

Yes (MBA)


Tutor Policies

Cancellation
3 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 25 miles of Dallas, TX 75204

David’s Subjects

Language:
Russian
Corporate Training:
Russian

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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