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Dorit H.

Mountain View, CA

$65/hr

Experienced Tutor for German and English

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Excellent Tutor--experienced and professional
— Justin, Stanford, CA on 5/29/15

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Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena, Germany
German
Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena, Germany
Master's
University of Nottingham, Great Britain
PhD

Education

Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena, Germany (German)

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

University of Nottingham, Great Britain (PhD)

About Dorit

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.
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… Read more

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Cancellation
8 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 15 miles of Mountain View, CA 94040
Background Check: Passed

"Excellent Tutor--experienced and professional"

- Justin, Stanford, CA on 5/29/15

"Best tutor I've ever had"

- Saira, Los Angeles, CA on 11/25/14

"Exactly What I Needed!"

- Brooke, Los Angeles, CA on 6/30/14

"First Lesson and Extremely Happy"

- Eric, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA on 2/11/14

"Excellent German Language Tutor"

- Christopher, Inglewood, CA on 12/13/13
Language:
ESL/ESOL,
German
Elementary Education:
Grammar,
Reading
Homeschool:
English,
ESL/ESOL,
Reading,
Writing
Corporate Training:
ESL/ESOL,
German,
Grammar,
Proofreading

Approved subjects are in bold.

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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.

Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena, Germany
German
Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena, Germany
Master's
University of Nottingham, Great Britain
PhD

Education

Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena, Germany (German)

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

University of Nottingham, Great Britain (PhD)

Excellent Tutor--experienced and professional — Dorit was an excellent tutor and helped get me through an independent study German course in a limited amount of time. She was easy to communicate with and always prompt for our lessons. Dorit is patient and very knowledgeable and help to build my confidence with a new language. She is highly recommended and I feel fortunate to have found her. ...

— Justin, Stanford, CA on 5/29/15

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $65.00

Cancellation: 8 hours notice required

Travel policy

Dorit will travel within 15 miles of Mountain View, CA 94040.

Background Check Status for Dorit H.

Dorit H. passed a background check on 1/6/14. The check was ordered by Dorit through First Advantage. For more information, please review the background check information page.

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